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What Happened on 04 June 2018


04 June 2018 Current Events Central Government constitutes Cauvery Water Management Authority


The Central Government formed a Cauvery Water Management Authority (CMA) on the directions of the Supreme Court to resolve the dispute over sharing of river water among Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, and Puducherry. The decision was announced in February 2018, which stated that the authority should be formed within six weeks of the passing of the judgment.


Approval on construction of 1.5 lakh houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)

The Union Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has given a green signal to the construction of another 1.5 lakh houses at affordable prices under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) for the benefit of the urban poor. The decision was taken in the 34th meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee.


Odisha government launches Gopabandhu Sambadika Swasthya Bima Yojana for state journalists

Gopabandhu Sambadika Swasthya Bima Yojana, a new health insurance scheme, has been launched by the Odisha's state government for the journalists. The scheme will provide Rs. 2 lakh per annum health insurance cover to all the journalists working in Odisha. It has come into effect w.e.f. June 1, 2018.


Nipah Virus: The rage continues, export of fruits and veggies from Kerala banned across Gulf

As the Nipah virus continues to take over the state of Kerala, the fruits and vegetables which were exported across Arabian Gulf have been banned in the major nations of the Gulf. The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have already restricted imports of the fruits and vegetables from Kerala last week. Now, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Kuwait have also officially announced the banning of imports in both the categories till further notice


Central Government constitutes Cauvery Water Management Authority

The Central Government formed a Cauvery Water Management Authority (CMA) on the directions of the Supreme Court to resolve the dispute over sharing of river water among Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, and Puducherry. The decision was announced in February 2018, which stated that the authority should be formed within six weeks of the passing of the judgment.

Approval on construction of 1.5 lakh houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)

The Union Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has given a green signal to the construction of another 1.5 lakh houses at affordable prices under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) for the benefit of the urban poor. The decision was taken in the 34th meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee.

Odisha government launches Gopabandhu Sambadika Swasthya Bima Yojana for state journalists

Gopabandhu Sambadika Swasthya Bima Yojana, a new health insurance scheme, has been launched by the Odisha's state government for the journalists. The scheme will provide Rs. 2 lakh per annum health insurance cover to all the journalists working in Odisha. It has come into effect w.e.f. June 1, 2018.

Nipah Virus: The rage continues, export of fruits and veggies from Kerala banned across Gulf

As the Nipah virus continues to take over the state of Kerala, the fruits and vegetables which were exported across Arabian Gulf have been banned in the major nations of the Gulf. The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have already restricted imports of the fruits and vegetables from Kerala last week. Now, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Kuwait have also officially announced the banning of imports in both the categories till further notice




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