PIB GIST BI-WEEKLY : PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU | PIB GIST OCTOBER 2ND WEEK 2018

PIB Gist- Press Information Bureau 11th to 14th  October, 2018

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What is IND-INDO CORPAT

 It is coordinated patrol done by India-Indonesia held in Belawan, Indonesia between 11 to 28th October 2018. Both countries undertakes patrolling on their respective sides with ships and aircrafts of the 236 nautical miles long International Maritime Boundary Line.

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pic source: commons.wikimedia.org    INS Kulish in Bay of Bengal

Indian Naval Ship Kulish, a Kora class missile corvette and an Indian Dornier (naval maritime time patrol aircraft) from Andaman and Nicobar command are participating in the opening ceremony of the 32nd edition of India – Indonesia coordinated patrol     (IND-INDO CORPAT).

To keep Indian Ocean region (IOR) safe and secure for commercial shipping and international trade, both the countries is carrying out this coordinated patrolling twice a year since 2002. This patrolling  is done near the International Maritime Boundary.


What is Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention (MGISC)

Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention (MGISC) was a four-day international conference that brought together Sanitation Ministers and other leaders in WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) from around the world.

A host of national and international dignitaries attended the event, which was inaugurated by the President and addressed by the Vice President of India.

Started on 29th September 2018 and culminated on 2nd October, Gandhi Jayanti.

Gandhi Jayanti is also celebrated as the Swachh Bharat Diwas.

Concluding function was addressed by the India Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, and the United Nations Secretary General, Mr António Guterres.


National Human Rights Commission of India celebrated its silver jubilee establishment

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, addressed the Silver Jubilee Foundation Day function.

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Image source: wikipedia

NHRC is an autonomous public body constituted on 1993 under the Protection of Human Rights Ordinance. It got statutory basis by the Protection of Human Rights Act.

Its Chairperson, should be a retired Chief Justice of India.

 

 

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