AspirantWorld One liners : 12th June

• The company stated on its website that Facebook has appointed Spoorthi Priya as its complaint officer in India. This move follows the 2021 New Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) rules that came into effect last month.

• Local wildlife lovers saw two marmosets at the same time in the Siang district in central Arunachal Pradesh. Monals is a colorful pheasant. One discovered species is While Himalayan monal also known as Lophophorus impedance. Widely distributed from Afghanistan to north-eastern India.

• At a recent cabinet meeting, the government of Assam decided to declare Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary as the seventh national park in the state. The newest national park, commonly known as Dehing Patkai Rainforest, has unique flower and animal diversity.

• The World Accreditation Day (WAD) is on June 9 each year to promote the role of recognition in trade and the economy. The theme of WAD 2021 is “Certification: Supporting the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”.

• The Department of Biotechnology supported the first CAR-T cell therapy performed at ACTREC at Tata Hospital in Mumbai. The first CAR-T cell therapy was performed in June 2021 at the Bone Marrow Transplant unit at ACTREC, Tata Memorial Centre in Mumbai.

• The Ministry of Power is implementing energy-saving measures with the goal of lowering CO2 emissions levels in the environment from industries, establishments, and the use of equipment/appliances. In this regard, the Power Ministry is implementing the PAT Scheme.

• The India Plastic Challenge – Hackathon 2021 was launched by the Environment Minister. It is a campaign that encourages start-ups/entrepreneurs and students at Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to create innovative solutions to reduce plastic pollution and find alternatives to single-use plastics.

• The government has issued guidelines for the creation of e-content for children with disabilities. e-Content for CwDs should be created with the four principles of ‘perceivable, operable, understandable and robust’.

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