The Hindu+PIB Current Affairs 27 March 2019

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The Hindu and PIB Current Affairs

1.World’s Largest e-waste Recycling Hub opened at Dubai

The world’s largest e-waste recycling plant has been opened in Dubai Industrial Park, Dubai by ‘Enviroserve’ company with a total cost of $5 million.

2.BJD symbol promotes folk dance form

Biju Janata Dal(BJD) election symbol has become a catalyst for promotion of a traditional folk dance form named ‘Jodi Sankha’ from Ganjam district.

3.India’s CO2 emissions forecast to increase by 6.3% this year

India emitted 2,299 million tonnes of carbon dioxide in 2018, a 4.8% rise from last year, according to a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA).

4.President Ram Nath Kovind honoured with highest civilian award of Croatia

Ram Nath Kovind, the president of India has awarded with Croatia’s highest civilian award — the Grand Order of the King of Tomislav during his visit to Croatia to strengthen the bilateral ties.

5.Laurus Labs enters into a strategic partnership agreement with Global Fund

Laurus Labs Limited announced on Tuesday that it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Global Fund for a period of 3.5 years for supply of AIDS drugs.

6.Govt. notifies new rules for drugs, clinical trials

Health and Family Welfare Ministry have notified the Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019 with an aim to promote clinical research in the country.

7.First Indian Army Mountaineering Expedition to Mt Makalu (8485m) flagged off

First Indian Army Mountaineering Expedition to Mt Makalu (8485m) comprising five Officers, two JCOs and eleven OR was flagged off.

8.Network of Lakes found beneath Antarctica

Scientists have discovered a network of lakes beneath the largest glacier in East Antarctica, a finding that may be critical in predicting how the melting of polar ice will change the world’s oceans in the future.

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