Current Affairs today 13 june 2017

Current Affairs today 13 june 2017

Current Affairs Today 13 june 2017

Environment compensation
The National Green Tribunal announced that anyone found dumping electronic waste (e- waste) on the banks of river Ramganga in Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh would have to pay Rs.1 lakh as environment compensation.
India and UK
The First Home Affairs Dialogue between India and UK was held in New Delhi.
The Indian side was led by Union Home Secretary, Rajiv Mehrishi and the UK delega- tion was led by Ms. Patsy Wilkinson, Second Permanent Secretary, Home Office, and Government of UK.
The meeting was held as a follow up of UK Prime Minister’s visit to India in November, 2016 and the commitment of the two Prime Ministers for enhanced and strengthened Dialogue.
Swachh Jungle ki kahani, Dadi ki Zubani
Books published in 15 Indian languages by Publications Division to enable development of cleanliness habit amongst children.
M. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for Information
&Broadcasting released a set of books titled ‘Swachh Jungle ki kahani – Dadi ki Zubani’ published by Publications Division.
The set of four books written in a storytelling format by renowned children’s author Dr. Madhu Pant would convey the message in an interesting manner through the clean Jungle tales.
First wind auction Scheme
The Memorandum of Agreements (MoAs) for purchase of 1000 MW wind power under MNRE’s first wind auction Scheme were signed between PTC India, the trading company, and Discoms of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Delhi, Odisha and Assam.
The signing ceremony took place during the two days Conference of Power, New & Renewable Energy & Mines Ministers of States and UTs.

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