Current Affairs 01st March 2016
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Zika infection can bring about serious neurological issue: Study
- Scientists from France have discovered first proof that mosquito-borne Zika infection may bring about a serious neurological issue called Guillain-Barré disorder (GBS).
- GBS is an uncommon condition in which the body’s resistant framework assaults a part of the sensory system that controls muscle quality prompting muscle shortcoming in the legs and arms.
- The disorder is be brought on by bacterial contaminations and in addition the dengue and chikungunya infections transmitted by be vector Aedes aegypti mosquitoes (additionally have for Zika Virus).
Indira Gandhi International Airport wins three universal recompenses
- Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has won three worldwide grants for 2015 year given by the Airports Council International (ACI).
- In the ACI’s Airport Service Quality (ASQ) overview, IGAI has scored 4.96 on a size of 1 to 5.
Mahesh Kumar Singla board of trustees constituted to consider ST status to 6 groups of Assam
- The Union Government has constituted a board of trustees to consider Scheduled Tribe status to six Communities of Assam.
- These six Communities are Moran,Koch Rajbongshi, Tai Ahom, Matak, Chutia and Adivasi (Tea Tribes).
- It will be going by Mahesh Kumar Singla, Special Secretary (Internal Security) Ministry of Home Affairs.
Seventh India-Seychelles Joint Training ‘Ex Lamitye’ closes
The seventh version of India, Seychelles joint military activity LAMITYE 2016 closed in Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles.
- The fourteen day activity was led at Seychelles Defense Academy (SDA), Victoria from February 15 to 28, 2016.
Previous CJI HL Dattu assumes control as Chairman of NHRC
- Previous Chief Justice of India (CJI) HL Dattu assumed responsibility as the Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).
- With this, he turns into the seventh Chairman of the NHRC, most elevated government organization securing human privileges of nationals.
Rozle Prezelj chose as new Chairman of IAAF Athletes’ Commission
- Slovenian high-jumper Rozle Prezelj (36) has been chosen the new director of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Athletes’ Commission.
- He will supplant Namibian Frank Fredericks with quick impact who achieved the end of his term. England’s marathon world record-holder Paula Radcliffe was designated bad habit director of the commission.
MS Swaminathan Research Chair for Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences
- The MS Swaminathan Research Foundation has marked a MOU with Bhubaneswar-based Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) to build up a Research Chair.
- The Chair will be named after MS Swaminathan, father of Indian Green Revolution for advancing information and ability for strengthening for less advantaged kids in India.
- This is the first-ever activity of the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation to set up a Research Chair in any private organization in the nation. The Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) is the biggest private establishment for the tribals on the planet.
- It gives free of cost settlement, instruction, nourishment, human services from Kindergarten to Post Graduation to more than 25,000 offspring of whom 12,200 are young ladies.
Tamil Comedy Actor Kumarimuthu passes away
- Incredible Tamil Comedian Kumarimuthu passed away in Chennai, Tamil Nadu because of some age-related sicknesses. He was 77. He was known for his comic parts and had featured in about 50 movies in his vocation crossing more than three-decades. He was best known for his mark chuckle. His introduction film was Nandu in 1981.
- Some of his other best movies are Sahadevan Mahadevan, Idhu Namma Aalu, Marumagan and Oru Oorla Oru Rajakumari.
- He was likewise connected with Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Party in his brief spell in legislative issues.
US actor George Kennedy passes away
- US actor George Kennedy passed away in the city of Boise, Idaho. He was 91.
- He had won an Oscar (Academy Award) in 1968 for Best Supporting Actor for his depiction of portrayal of a savage chain-gang convicts exemplary Cool Hand Luke.