• 06 September 2022
  • By GyanOk

Daily Current Affairs Notes for 06 September 2022

Nation first-ever “Night Sky Sanctuary” to be set up in Ladakh

India’s first-ever ‘night sky sanctuary’ will be set up within the next three months in Hanle, Ladakh, Union Minister of Science and Technology, Jitendra Singh. This is a unique and first-of-its-kind initiative by the Indian government. The proposed dark sky reserve will be located at Hanle, Ladakh, and will boost astro-tourism in India, according to a statement released by the Union Ministry of Science and Technology.

About the Night Sky Sanctuary:
  • The night sky sanctuary will be set up as part of the Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary, the world’s second-largest nature reserve. The new project will be one of the world’s highest-located sites for optical, infrared, and gamma-ray telescopes. It will boost Astro tourism in India and will be one of the world’s highest-located sites for optical, infrared, and gamma-ray telescopes.
  • Ladakh has a very rich and wide variety of animals for leather research and industry and to promote the bio-economy of animal skin-derived products. He also complimented CSIR for organising 4 training workshops, two each at Leh and Kargil for the treatment of diseases of famous Pashmina Goats.

Dubai hosts the first Homeopathy International Health summit

First Homeopathy International Health summit: The first Homeopathy International Health summit hosted by Dubai aimed to teach and promote a homeopathic system of medicine, medications, and practices. Burnett Homeopathy Pvt Limited, a company that deals with homeopathic dilutions, mother tincture, lower trituration tablets, unique medicines including drops, syrups, skincare, hair care, and other homeopathic remedies, organised the summit.

Dubai hosts the first Homeopathy International Health summit: Key Points
  • Homeopathy is one of the greatest techniques to treat any sickness or ailment because its negative effects are so minimal in comparison to others.
  • The first global homeopathy health summit was also attended by a large number of top doctors from both India and throughout the world.
  • One of the largest health risks to people worldwide is climate change.
  • By 2030, it is predicted that the health industry will need to spend between 200 and 400 crore rupees annually due to climate change, as discussed in the first global homeopathy health summit.
  • The issue poses a threat to reverse the fifty years of progress made in reducing poverty and improving global health, as well as to exacerbate already-existing health disparities across and within communities.
  • The government of India is also taking initiatives to advance homeopathic medical practices.
Dubai hosts the first Homeopathy International Health summit: Attendees
  • Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Environment, Forestry, and Climate Change, virtually addressed the meeting.
  • Manoj Tiwari, a member of parliament
  • Mohammad Azharuddin, former captain of the Indian cricket team
  • Srishan, former Indian Cricketer.

UP: Bhartaul becomes First Village in State to have RO Water in Every Household

Bhartaul has become the first village in Uttar Pradesh to achieve the distinction of supplying RO water to every household. Bhartaul is located in Bithiri Chainpur block of Bareilly. It has around 7,000 people and every household is provided with clean and safe RO water. The installation of RO has been under the Adarsh Gram Panchayat initiative enabling the Village to get access to clean drinking water.

  • Till now, four RO plants have been installed in the village and more ROs are underway. These RO plants have been connected to the main supply tanks which helps to provide clean water to every household.
  • The village head Pravesh Kumari is in charge and has been taking care of the installation of the RO plants in the village. The Chief Development Officer, Bareilly, Jag Pravesh said that the installation of ROs in the village will decrease water-borne diseases.

Central govt female staff to get 60-day maternity leave in early child death

Special 60-day maternity leave: Central govt female staff to get a special maternity leave of 60 days. The leave will be granted in the event that a baby is lost before or during delivery, or if the infant passes away shortly after birth. A directive in this regard was issued by the Department of Personnel and Training. In accordance to the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, the decision was taken.

Special 60-day maternity leave: Key Points
  • The decision was made, according to the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, with consideration for any potential emotional damage that could result from a stillbirth or the death of a child soon after birth, which could have a profound effect on the mother’s life.
  • A baby born at or after week 28 of gestation may be said to have died still. Up to 28 days after delivery may be used to identify the situation for a child dying soon after birth. The time between conception and delivery is known as the gestational period.
60-day maternity leaveEligibilty

The benefit of Special Maternity Leave will only be available to Central govt female staff who have fewer than two living children, and it can only be used for childbirth in an approved hospital.


GoI announces to rename the Rajpath as Kartavya Path

The government of India has announced to change the name of Rajpath and Central Vista lawns into Kartavya Path. The decision is said to shed remnants of the British colony in India. The decision came after a special meeting on September 7, convened with the aim of renaming the Rajpath and Central Vista lawns.  Earlier, the Modi government had changed the name of the road on which the Prime Minister’s residence is, from Race Course Road to Lok Kalyan Marg.

About the Kartavya Path:
  • Kartavya Path includes the entire avenue and area from the Netaji Statue to the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The route runs from Rashtrapati Bhavan on Raisina Hill through Vijay Chowk and India Gate to National Stadium in Delhi. The decision comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the nation on independence day where he stressed the factors leading to the abolition of symbols and signs relating to the colonial mindset.
Central Vista Avenue:
  • Central Vista Avenue is part of the government’s ambitious Central Vista redevelopment project. Central Vista Avenue is ready for inauguration after the completion of construction work on both sides of the Rajpath.
  • The Central Vista redevelopment project includes a new triangular Parliament building, a common Central Secretariat, rejuvenation of the three-kilometre Rajpath, new Prime Minister’s residence and offices and a new Vice President’s Enclave.
  • Central Vista Avenue along Rajpath will have state-wise food stalls, red granite walkways with greenery all around, vending zones, parking lots and round-the-clock security, but people will miss just one thing Man Singh from India Gate.