सामयिक विषय: Conference

3rd India International Science Festival

India International Science Festival 2017

Question: At which of the following places third India International Science Festival, 2017 is being organized?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Ahmedabad
(c) Chennai
(d) Kolkata
Answer: (c)
Related Facts:

  • During 13-16 October, 2017, the 3rd edition of IISF 2017 was organized at Chennai.
  • The festival was inaugurated jointly by the ministers of science and technology from Nepal, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Portugal.
  • The theme of the festival was ‘science for the common man’.
  • An important event of the IISF-2017 is the Science Village program which is linked with the Pradhan Manthri Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana to reach out to the rural masses and propagate science to the extent of seeking scientific solutions to the diverse challenges facing our society, particularly rural India.
  • Each Member of Parliament nominated 5 students from class 9th – 11th and 1 teacher to attend the festival from their adopted village.
  • Other expo, conferences, workshops, programs etc. were being organized on different dates under this festival.

Reference:
https://scienceindiafest.org/
https://scienceindiafest.org/downloads/Final-program-guide-book.pdf
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=171231

Union Textiles Minister inaugurates IHGF - Delhi Fair Autumn 2017

IHGF – Delhi Fair Autumn 2017

Question: The world’s largest handicrafts and gifts fair being organized between October, 12-16, 2017, in-
(a) Greater Noida
(b) Jaipur
(c) Guwahati
(d) Udaipur
Answer: (a)
Related Facts:

  • From October 12-16, 2017, the world’s largest handicrafts and gifts fair ‘IHGF-Delhi Fair Autumn’ -2017 is being organized.
  • The fair is being held at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida.
  • Union Information and Broadcasting and Textile Minister Smriti Irani inaugurated the fair.
  • On this occasion, she appreciated the role of Handicrafts Export Promotion Council in promoting the export of handicrafts.
  • It is important that handicraft exports have witnessed a year-on-year growth of 13.15% in 2016-17 and has touched Rs. 24,392 crores.

Reference:
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=171660
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintHindiRelease.aspx?relid=67644

International AYUSH Conference and Exhibition 2017, Dubai

First-ever AYUSH conference

Question: Where will the first International AYUSH Conference and Exhibition be organized between November 9-11, 2017?
(a) Dhaka
(b) Dubai
(c) Abu Dhabi
(d) Colombo
Answer: (b)
Related Facts:

  • International AYUSH Conference and Exhibition 2017′ will be organized at Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) from November 9-11, 2017.
  • The theme of the conference will be ‘Lifestyle diseases: Prevention and management through AYUSH’.
  • Science India Forum is organizing this conference with the help of AYUSH Ministry.
  • Experts from Australia, Canada, America, Singapore, Malaysia, Germany, Russia, India and Hungary, Sri Lankan’s policy makers, prominent personalities and experts of AYUSH systems will participate in this conference.

Reference:
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/india-to-hold-dubais-1st-ever-ayush-conference-in-nov/1/1067922.html
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/healthcare/biotech/healthcare/india-to-hold-dubais-1st-ever-ayush-conference-in-nov/articleshow/61066169.cms

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