10th January 2018 Current Affairs Notes Download Short Notes PDF
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A UK wide ban on the manufacturing of products containing microbeads has come into force on 9th January manufactures can no longer add tiny pieces of plastic to wash off cosmetic and personal care products such as exfoliating scrubs, shower gels and toothpaste. However this isn’t a complete ban on leave on products such as sunscreen and makeup and will still be allowed to contain microbeads following the cosmetic industry’s resistance.
A one-day National conference on welfare of laboratory animals was recently organised by CPSEA, ministry of environment, Forest and Climate change, with the theme of `Implementation of 3rs (Replacement, Reduction and Refinement) while using animals in academic research and regulatory testing in India. The conference laid emphasis on the issue of ethical use of animals in academics in regulatory testing in India. The discussion were focussed of evaluating the possibilities of exemption of animal experiments in academics and regulatory testing.
Haryana has achieved the distinction becoming the first state in the country to launch High Risk pregnancy (HRP) portal. The union ministry of health and family welfare and Niti ayog have acknowledged the portal as a good practice to be implemented . The innovative web application has been designed to track every high risk pregnant woman till 42 days after delivery, so that she receives adequate treatment during the ante-natal period for healthy outcome of pregnancy.
The folk painting of Madhubani will soon be seen decorating the walls of various government buildings in Bihar, the eastern India state where the art hails from . The idea behind the painting the town in Madhubani is to give visitors a first-hand experience of how the paintings are blended with the regions culture. Madhubani basically means ‘Forest od honey’ and is a style of folk painting old enough to find mention in some of the ancient Indian texts like the Ramayana . It is also known as Mithila for it’s origin is said to be the Mithila region in Bihar.