TNPSC 13th APRIL 2022 CURRENT AFFAIRS TNPSC SHOUTERS ENGLISH PDF

 

A further Rs. 6,000 crore military aid - Joe Biden

  • Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24. Russian forces have been besieging the nearby city of Mariapol since the 2nd of last month and have been carrying out heavy offensives as they enter the Donbass region of Donetsk and Luhansk regions in eastern Ukraine controlled by their allies.
  • In this case, following the announcement by President Volodymyr that all weapons in the possession of the Ukrainian army would be exhausted, an additional Rs. US President Joe Biden has announced the supply of modern weapons worth Rs 6,000 crore.
Complete abolition of customs duty on cotton imports - Federal Government Notification
  • The tariff on cotton imports has been completely abolished by the central government amid calls from various quarters, including the textile sector, to curb the rise in cotton and yarn prices.
Equality Day will be celebrated across Tamil Nadu on April 14 - Chief Minister MK Stalin
  • Departmental grant requests are being debated in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. In this context, I am pleased to announce that Chief Minister MK Stalin, who addressed the Assembly under Rule 110, will no longer celebrate April 14th as Equality Day and that the Equality Day Pledge will be taken up throughout Tamil Nadu.
Approved to continue the National Rural Self Government Plan till 2026
  • The Union Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was held in Delhi. Approved to continue the National Rural Sovereignty Plan until 2026. The project paves the way to create villages with improved livelihoods, hygienic and child-friendly environment.
  • The project will also help in establishing drinking water facilities, greenery, self-sufficient infrastructure, social security, development and good governance in the villages. The total financial cost of the project is Rs 5,911 crore.
  • Of this, the central government's share is Rs 3,700 crore; The share of state governments is Rs 2,211 crore. Across the country, 60 lakh elected representatives, activists and other stakeholders in rural local bodies will be the direct beneficiaries of the scheme.
Memorandum of Understanding between Chennai IIT - Indian Air Force
  • The Indian Air Force and IIT Chennai have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for various development projects to cater to the needs of the Indian Air Force.
  • Air Commodore S Bahuja, Chief Engineer (Systems), Maintenance Base, Indian Air Force and Prof. HSN Murthy, Head, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Chennai IIT signed the Memorandum of Understanding at the Tughlaqabad Air Force Base, Delhi.
Tamil Nadu tops in poultry farming - Information in the policy brief
  • As the debate on the sectors including Animal Husbandry, Agriculture and Dairy is taking place in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly today, the Ministers of the respective sectors are submitting policy briefs. Accordingly, the Department of Animal Husbandry submitted a policy brief.
  • It is reported that Tamil Nadu ranks first nationally in the number of chickens, fourth in the number of sheep, seventh in the number of goats, 13th in the number of cows and 14th in the number of buffaloes.
Union Cabinet approves policy for use of land acquired under the Coal Mining Act 1957
  • The Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the use of land acquired under the Coal Mining Act 1957 with a view to utilizing practically impossible land for mining or mining coal and increasing investment to create employment in the coal sector.
  • This policy will categorize development work on non-mining land and the construction of structures related to coal and energy projects. This law categorizes the areas where the coal mine is located to be freed from predators.
Cabinet approves Bilateral Memorandum of Understanding between SEBI and the Manitoba Securities Commission of Canada
  • The Central Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and the Manitoba Security Commission of Canada.
  • The Memorandum of Understanding seeks a formal basis for cross-border cooperation in the regulation of securities and facilitates mutual assistance, contributes to the efficient functioning of supervisory functions, enhances technical knowledge and enables effective enforcement of laws.
  • It also helps in the rules governing bond markets. The MoU will enable Manitoba-based investors to register with SEBI. Companies located in the Canadian province of Manitoba want to register as a foreign equity investor in SEBI. This deal will lead to that.
Union Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding on Indo-Japan Cooperation in Decentralized Sewage Management
  • The Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Water Resources of the Union Ministry of Water Resources and the Ministry of Environment of the Government of Japan on cooperation in decentralized household wastewater management.
  • A management committee will be set up to implement this MoU. The group will develop comprehensive activities related to cooperation and monitor its progress. This agreement with Japan will be very useful for the efficient use of purified water using decentralized domestic wastewater management and Johkasou technology.
  • The agreement will also facilitate the treatment of wastewater collected in residential areas, under the Jaljivan movement, for purification and freshwater use. It will also help urban local bodies to carry out advanced planning for wastewater treatment.

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