09.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN

  • RERA seeks state nod to make registration mandatory
  • To control the unregulated property dealers’ functioning, the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA), Rajasthan has sent a proposal to the state government seeking permission to make RERA registration mandatory. The proposal has been mooted to bring more transparency and professionalism in the sector. As per the RERA Act, to safeguard interests of consumers, registration of property consultants is mandatory, and they cannot facilitate sale or purchase any plot, apartment or building without obtaining registration. 

    INTERNATIONAL

     

    ·        World’s first AI news anchor unveiled in China

     

    • Chinese press agency Xinhua unveiled AI-based anchor that can read the news in English and Chinese, as naturally as a professional news anchor.
    • The system, developed with Beijing-based search engine operator Sogou, produces realistic-looking speech, lip movements and facial expressions.

     

    • AI anchors who will report “tirelessly” all day every day, from anywhere in the country.

     

    • The AI technology is not limited to news presenting. The systems can be customised to different clients in other industries.

     

    • Artificial intelligence (AI) is an area of computer science that emphasizes the creation of intelligent machines that work and react like humans.

     

     

     

    ·        India economic growth to slow to 7.3% in 2019: Moodys

     

    • Indian economy will expand 4 percent in 2018, but the growth will slow down to 7.3 percent in the next fiscal.
    • The economy grew 7.9 percent in the first half (January-June) of 2018, reflecting post demonetization base effect.

     

    ·        India hosts “Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities, 2018” from 9 November

     

    • Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities, 2018″ (GITC) is being organised by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment here during 9-11 November, 2018.
    • This year, India is hosting the event in collaboration with Government of Korea and Rehabilitation International (RI).
    • It propagates implementation of United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) – Article 21 relates to access to information.

     

    NATIONAL

     

    ·        National Legal Services Day: November 9

     

    • National Legal Services Day (NLSD) is observed every year in India on 9th November to spread awareness for ensuring reasonable fair and justice procedure for all citizens.

     

    • The aim of celebrating this day is to offer free of charge, proficient and legal services to the people belonging to weaker sections of society. It also seeks to make sure availability of free services to weaker section people as well as making them conscious about their rights.

     

    • It was started by Supreme Court of India in 1995 to provide help and support to poor and weaker sections of the society.

     

    ·        West Bengal to observe ‘Rosogolla Day’ on Nov 14

     

    • West Bengal government has decided to observe ‘Rosogolla Day’ on November 14, to commemorate the first anniversaryof the state’s famous sweet getting Geographical Indication (GI) tag as ‘Bengal’s Rosogolla’.
    • The GI tag is a sign that identifies a product as originating from a particular place.

     

    • India has given 303 GIs, including for 11 foreign products like Scotch and cognac

     

     

     

    Jammu & Kashmir

    Pashmina
    Hand-Knotted Carpet
    Papier Mache
    Walnut Wood Carving

    Himachal Pradesh-
    Kangra Paintings
    Kullu Shawl
    Chamba Rumal

    Sikkim
    Large Cardamom

    Arunachal Pradesh

    Arunachal Orange

    Nagaland
    Naga Mircha
    Chakshesang Shawl
    Naga Tree Tomato

    Assam
    Muga Silk
    Joha Rice
    Tezpur Litchi

    Manipur
    Shaphee Lanphee
    Wangkhei Phee
    Moirang Phee
    Kachai Lemon

    Mizoram
    Mizo Chilli

    Tripura
    Tripura Queen
    Pineapple

    West Bengal
    Darjeeling Tea
    Santiniketan
    Leather Goods
    Khirsapati (Himsagar)
    Mango

    Meghalaya
    Khasi Mandarin
    Memong Narang

    Bihar
    Madhubani Paintings
    Bhagalpur Silk
    Sikki Grass Work
    of Bihar

    Uttar Pradesh
    Varanasi Glass Beads
    Lucknow Chikan Craft
    Mango Malihabadi Dusseheri
    Banaras Brocades and Saris

    Rajasthan
    Blue Pottery of Jaipur
    Kathputlis
    Sanganeri Hand-Block Printing

    Gujarat
    Agates of Cambay
    Kutch Embroidery
    Patan Patola

    Madhya Pradesh
    Chanderi Fabric
    Leather Toys of Indore
    Ratlami Sev

    Chhattisgarh

    Dhokra
    Bastar Wooden Craft
    Bastar Iron Craft
    Odisha
    Konark Stone Carving
    Pattachitra
    Ganjam Kewda Flower

     

    Maharashtra

    Puneri Pagadi
    Nashik Valley Wine
    Mahabaleshwar Strawberry
    Warli Painting

     

    Telangana

    Silver Filigree of Karimnagar
    Hyderabad Haleem
    Narayanpet
    Handloom Sarees

     

    Goa

    Feni

     

    Karnataka

    Channapatna Toys & Dolls
    Mysore Sandal Soap
    Mysore Jasmine

    Andhra Pradesh
    Pochampalli Ikat
    Kondapalli Bommallu
    Tirupathi Laddu

     

    Puducherry

    Villianur Terracotta Works

     

     

    Tamil Nadu

    Kancheepuram Silk
    Coimbatore Wet Grinder
    Thanjavur Paintings
    Temple Jewellery of Nagercoil

    Kerala
    Aranmula Kannadi
    Palakkadan Matta Rice
    Balaramapuram Saris and Fine Cotton Fabrics

     

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