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19 July 2019 Current Events EWS Reservation in West Bengal

As per recent news update the West Bengal Government has issued a notification on July 9, 2019 announcing 10 percent reservation for the economically weaker sections (EWS) in the general category for the posts of government jobs and educational institutions. The government notification states that the applicant should have gross annual family income of less than 8 lakhs per annum. It also stated that a person whose family does not own or possess five acres of land (all the land clubbed together) only is eligible. The person should not own a residential flat of 1,000 sq ft or own a residential plot of 200 square yards and above in areas other than notified municipalities. They should also not possess a residential plot of 100 square yards and above in notified municipalities. The applicant has to show an income and asset certificate that is to be issued by a district magistrate, additional district magistrate, sub-divisional officer or the DWO for the Kolkata Municipal Corporation areas.


ATM like Dispensers will Dish Out Drugs in Tamil Nadu

Edappadi K Palaniswami, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, announced to the media on Wednesday that 32 self-service booths dispensing vital drugs will be placed at various cities in Tamil Nadu, such as Chennai. This will include 23 government medical college hospitals and remaining at urban primary health centres. Moreover, the machines placed will dispense drugs for chronic ailments such as hypertension, diabetes and tuberculosis. Machines like these will help patients to save their time, as they need not stand in queues for long hours outside dispensaries. In order to collect drugs, patients must use a QR code prescribed in the prescription. Meanwhile, the CM informed the media houses that such kiosks planned to be set up will cost the government Rs 80 lakhs.


EWS Reservation in West Bengal

As per recent news update the West Bengal Government has issued a notification on July 9, 2019 announcing 10 percent reservation for the economically weaker sections (EWS) in the general category for the posts of government jobs and educational institutions. The government notification states that the applicant should have gross annual family income of less than 8 lakhs per annum. It also stated that a person whose family does not own or possess five acres of land (all the land clubbed together) only is eligible. The person should not own a residential flat of 1,000 sq ft or own a residential plot of 200 square yards and above in areas other than notified municipalities. They should also not possess a residential plot of 100 square yards and above in notified municipalities. The applicant has to show an income and asset certificate that is to be issued by a district magistrate, additional district magistrate, sub-divisional officer or the DWO for the Kolkata Municipal Corporation areas.

ATM like Dispensers will Dish Out Drugs in Tamil Nadu

Edappadi K Palaniswami, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, announced to the media on Wednesday that 32 self-service booths dispensing vital drugs will be placed at various cities in Tamil Nadu, such as Chennai. This will include 23 government medical college hospitals and remaining at urban primary health centres. Moreover, the machines placed will dispense drugs for chronic ailments such as hypertension, diabetes and tuberculosis. Machines like these will help patients to save their time, as they need not stand in queues for long hours outside dispensaries. In order to collect drugs, patients must use a QR code prescribed in the prescription. Meanwhile, the CM informed the media houses that such kiosks planned to be set up will cost the government Rs 80 lakhs.

Pakistan Reopens the Airspace

The recent news reports state that flights connecting Delhi and the west will encounter a drop in travel time by four hours, as Pakistan has decided to reopen its airspace after 140 days. Meanwhile, it was closed on February 27, 2019, because of Indian Air Force's strike on the terror camp of Balakot in Pakistan. This led to longer routes for aircrafts to and from the western countries, resulting in higher consumption of fuel and longer flight times. Notice issued at 12:41am by the Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority to airmen (NOTAM) conveyed that this airspace has been reopened once again for coordinating all types of civil traffic published on air traffic service (ATS) routes.




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