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14 May 2017 Current Affairs
UP Govt. planning No School Bag Day on Saturdays in schools
The UP Government is planning to declare no school bag day on Saturdays in all the state run schools. The proposal for the same was submitted at a meeting chaired by Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on 12 May 2017 in Lucknow. The move aims to encourage more involvement of Children in creative activities on at least one day in a week. It will also help establish good relations between students and teachers and help in their personality development.
Bihar last while Kerala tops in Public Affair Index
Kerala has secured first rank and Bihar has ranked last on this year’s Public Affairs Index (PAI), compiled on basis of a survey by Bengaluru based think tank Public Affairs Centre (PAC). The survey was based on 10 themes, 26 focus subjects and 82 indicators. It was released by imminent personalities viz. former Chief Justice of India MN Venkatachaliah, Former Karnataka Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde, Director of Public Affairs Centre (PAC) G. Guru Charan and former Chief Secretary of Rajasthan.
India Claim 2 Medals At World Para Athletics Grand Prix
India Claimed a gold medal and a bronze medal and at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix held in Beijing, China, Para Atheletics events are going on in Beijing. Ramudu Someshwara Rao, who became the fastest Indian blade runner in the recently conducted 17th National Para Athletics Championships at Jaipur, won a gold medal in the 200 m race at World Para Athletics Grand Prix, Beijing. Shot Putter Hokato Sema who also won gold at 17th National Para Athletics Championships at Jaipur, won bronze at World Para Athletics Grand Prix 2017.
International Mother’s Day is on today May 14,2017
International Mother’s Day is a ceremony honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the importance of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the World most commonly in the months of March or May. International Mother’s Day celebrates the moms in your life at one of these events happening around Metro Vancouver.