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Edristi Navatra Current Affairs December-2017

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10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA)

10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture

Question:  Where was the 10th Global Forum for Food & Agriculture organized for food and agriculture from 18-20 January 2018?
(a) New York
(b) Paris
(c) Berlin
(d) New Delhi
Answer: (c) 
Related Facts: 

  • During 18-20 January 2018, 10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture was organized in Berlin, Germany.
  • The theme of this three-day forum was – ‘shaping the future of livestock- Sustainably, Responsibly, Efficiently’.
  • Under this, 10th Berlin Conference of Agricultural Ministers was also organized.
  • Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, lead the Indian delegation in this global forum.
  • Apart from this, bilateral meetings were also organized with the Agriculture Ministers / Heads of Germany, Uzbekistan and Argentina to increase cooperation in agriculture and related fields.
  • The Global Food and Agriculture Forum (GFFA) is an international conference that considers future questions of the global agricultural-food sector.

Reference:  
http://www.gffa-berlin.de/en/

Ronaldinho retires from professional football, says agent

Brazilian footballer retire from international football

Question: Which of the following Brazilian footballer recently announced the retirement?
(a) Nemar
(b) Ronaldinho
(c) Diego
(d) Gabriel Jace
Answer: (b) 
Related Facts:

  • Former Brazilian footballer and Barcelona midfielder Ronaldinho announced the retirement from international football. (January 17, 2018)
  • Ronaldinho’s brother, who is also his agent, gave this information on January 16th, which Ronaldinho confirmed on Instagram next day.
  • Ronaldinho scored 33 goals in 97 matches for the Brazil national team.
  • This includes a wonderful goal from the 40-foot distance against England in the 2002 World Cup.
  • Ronaldinho was also the winner of FIFA’s Ballon d’Or (Best Footballer) Award in 2005.

Reference:                 
https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/5358911/ronaldinho-retires-aged-37/
http://www.skysports.com/football/news/12027/11210622/ronaldinho-retires-from-professional-football-says-agent
http://www.espn.in/football/team/brazil/205/blog/post/3350901/with-retirement-difficult-to-say-what-ronaldinho-legacy-in-brazil-will-be?src=com
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronaldinho

Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura To Vote Next Month, Results On March 3

Announcement of the program for 2018 election for the Legislative Assemblies of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura

Question- On January 18th, 2018, the Election Commission announced the election program for the states of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura. When will the counting of votes in all 3 states will be held?
(a) March 5, 2018
(b) March 3, 2018
(c) March 18 2018
(d) February 28 2018
Answer- (b) 
Related Facts:

  • On January 18th, 2018, the Election Commission announced the program for elections in the North-Eastern states of Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya.
  • 60 member’s Tripura assembly elections will be issued on January 24th, 2018.
  • On 18th February, 2018 votes will be cast.
  • While the notification for elections in Nagaland and Meghalaya with 60-member assembly will be issued on January 31, 2018.
  • On 27th February, 2018 votes will be cast in both the states.
  • The counting of votes will be counted on March 3rd, 2018 in all the three states.
  • It is noteworthy that the term of the Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura assemblies ends on March 6, March 13, and March 14 respectively.
  • The three assemblies have strength of 60-60 members.

Reference:                               
https://www.jansatta.com/national/meghalaya-tripura-nagaland-assembly-election-2018-date-live-updates-meghalaya-tripura-nagaland-vidhan-sabha-chunav-date-to-be-announced-by-ec-today/551826/
https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/poll-dates-for-meghalaya-tripura-and-nagaland-to-be-announced-by-election-commission-today-1801533
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/ec-announces-polling-schedule-for-meghalaya-nagaland-tripura/articleshow/62551482.cms

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