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28 September 2018 Current Events Parakram Parv exhibition inaugurated in Jodhpur by PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in Unified Commanders' Conference in Jodhpur, Rajasthan today. He inaugurated an exhibition named ‘Parakram Parv’ at Jodhpur Military Station in order to showcase the might of Indian Army and its contribution in Nation Building. He also paid homage to martyred soldiers of 1965 and 1971 wars. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and commanders of all three wings of Indian armed forces were also present in the conference held at Jodhpur.


World Rabies Day celebrated worldwide today

World Rabies Day is celebrated on September 28 every year in order to raise awareness regarding the prevention and also to highlight the progress in defeating this dangerous disease. Another motive is to improve awareness and engage communities in order to help endemic countries to build successful and sustainable rabies programmes. French chemist and microbiologist Louis Pasteur who developed the first rabies vaccine is also remembered on this day.


Central Government announces 15% increase in contribution to State Disaster Relief Funds

The central government has declared to raise its contribution towards the State Disaster Relief Funds by 15 percent w.e.f. April this year. Initially, the central government contributed 75 percent to the fund, but after the rise, it will contribute 90 percent. The SDRF is a fund available to the states to bear the expenses of relief operations of immediate nature occurred due to disasters.




Parakram Parv exhibition inaugurated in Jodhpur by PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in Unified Commanders' Conference in Jodhpur, Rajasthan today. He inaugurated an exhibition named ‘Parakram Parv’ at Jodhpur Military Station in order to showcase the might of Indian Army and its contribution in Nation Building. He also paid homage to martyred soldiers of 1965 and 1971 wars. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and commanders of all three wings of Indian armed forces were also present in the conference held at Jodhpur.

World Rabies Day celebrated worldwide today

World Rabies Day is celebrated on September 28 every year in order to raise awareness regarding the prevention and also to highlight the progress in defeating this dangerous disease. Another motive is to improve awareness and engage communities in order to help endemic countries to build successful and sustainable rabies programmes. French chemist and microbiologist Louis Pasteur who developed the first rabies vaccine is also remembered on this day.

Central Government announces 15% increase in contribution to State Disaster Relief Funds

The central government has declared to raise its contribution towards the State Disaster Relief Funds by 15 percent w.e.f. April this year. Initially, the central government contributed 75 percent to the fund, but after the rise, it will contribute 90 percent. The SDRF is a fund available to the states to bear the expenses of relief operations of immediate nature occurred due to disasters.






FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
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