- UNAIDS has envisioned to achieve ‘90-90-90’ target by 2020, which will result in controlling HIV infection to sustainable state by 2030.
- As per the ‘90-90-90’ target,
- 90% of all HIV infected persons should get diagnosed and know their HIV positive status.
- 90% of these diagnosed HIV positive persons are to be provided regular Antiretroviral Therapy (ART).
- 90 % of persons taking ART should show signs of viral suppression which reduces their scope of infection.
- Hampi Festival or Vijaya Utsav is one of the most marvellous festivals in Karnataka.
- The festival is all about dance, music, drama, puppet shows, vibrant processions and fireworks.
- The Hampi Festival is a three day festival which is generally celebrated from 3rd to 5th November
- It is a festival of Nagaland.
- It is also called the ‘Festival of Festivals’.
- It revolves around agriculture.
- The first festival was held in 2000.
- The festival is named after the Indian hornbill, the large and colourful forest bird which is displayed in the folklore of most of the state’s tribes.
- The Nagas consider their festivals sacred, so participation in these festivals is essential.
- It is a tribal community of Rajasthan.
- It has been classified as a particularly vulnerable tribal group because of low development indices.
- It has a population of about 70000.
No local currency trade with India
- China has not accepted India’s proposal to carry out bilateral trade in local currencies.
- The proposal was aimed at bridging the ballooning trade deficit.
- India’s exports to China stood at only $13.4 billion and imports aggregated to $76.4 billion in 2017-18, leaving a trade deficit of $63 billion. It was $51.11 billion in 2016-17.
- India has also proposed trade in national currencies with other countries, including Russia, Iran and Venezuela with which New Delhi has a trade deficit.
- Jammu and Kashmir State Lands (Vesting of Ownership to the Occupants) Act, 2001, is popularly known as the Roshni Act.
- The Roshni Act envisaged the transfer of ownership rights of state land to its occupants, subject to the payment of a cost, as determined by the government.
- The government’s target was to earn Rs 25,000 crore by transferring 20 lakh kanals of state land to existing occupants against payment at market rates.
- The government said the revenue generated would be spent on commissioning hydroelectric power projects, hence the name “Roshni”..