Daily GK Update 29 April, 2017

 National News

Union Health Minister JP Nadda has launched the Test and Treat policy for for HIV patients
Launching the policy at a function in New Delhi, Mr. Nadda stated, under it, the government will provide Anti- Retroviral Therapy (ART) treatment to the patients free of cost. It is a centrally sponsored scheme and people suffering from HIV will benefit from it. Under the scheme, a person detected HIV positive will be provided ART treatment.

India’s 1st book village to come up in Maharashtra
Bhilar will become India’s first ‘book village’ where tourists and locals can come and read books, magazines, newspapers stacked at 25 premises. Near the popular the British-era hill station of Mahabaleshwar, Bhilar already attracts a large number of tourists, who come to taste the locally produced strawberries.
Devendra Fadnavis is present Chief Minister of Maharashtra.

Kerala organizes first ever transgender athletic meet
Kerala has organized the country’s first transgender one-day athletic meet at Thiruvananthapuram in which 132 participants from 12 districts participated.
Pinarayi Vijayan is present Chief Minister of Kerala.

 Awards

Indian Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik wins gold medal in Moscow competition in Russia.
Internationally renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik from Odisha won the jury prize gold medal at the 10th Moscow Sand art Championship.
The Indian ambassador to Russia is Pankaj Saran.

 Sports

Jehan Daruvala becomes 1st Indian to take pole in FIA F3 European Championship
Jehan Daruvala, in his rookie season at the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, is already making waves. The 18-year-old product of Force India Academy, became the first Indian to take pole in the F3 European series, securing the top spot on the starting grid for Race 1 of the second round of the championship in Monza, Italy.

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