Current Affairs today 11 june 2017

Current Affairs today 11 june 2017

Current Affairs Today 11 june 2017

1000th birth anniversary
PM released a stamp on the occasion of the one thousandth birth anniversary of the great social reformer and Saint Shri Ramanujacharya.

  • Ramanuja (traditionally, 1017-1137) was a Hindu theologian, philosopher, and one of the most important exponents of the Sri Vaishnavism tradition within Hinduism.
  • His Vishishtadvaita philosophy has competed with the Dvaita philosophy of Madhvacharya, and Advaita philosophy of Adi Shankar
  • U.P. deploys ambulances for cows
    Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya flagged off an exclusive ambulance service for cows, complete with veterinarians and assistants.

  • The Gauvansh Chikitsa mobile van service will transport ill or injured cows to gau shalas or to a veterinary facility.
  • A toll-free gau seva number has been released for the people to report about cows in distress.In its initial phase, the service will be available in Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Mathura and Allahabad.
  • January-December fiscal format
    Madhya Pradesh became the first state to announce shifting of its financial year format to January – December from the present April- March cycle.The decision comes close on the heels of Prime Minister Narendra Modi making a pitch for shifting the fiscal year to January-December period during NITI Aayog’s governing council meet in the national capital recently.
    Tarang Sanchar
    The Minister of Communications Manoj Sinha launched ‘Tarang Sanchar’, a web portal for Information sharing on Mobile Towers and EMF Emission Compliances.The portal will allow users to get a tower or base station checked for radiation emission, for a fee of Rs.4,000.

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