Current Affair For Date “June 12, 2018”

India registers 22% reduction in maternal mortality ratio since 2013:Sample Registration System (SRS) data

Date: June 12, 2018

The maternal mortality rate (MMR) , according to the sample registration system (SRS) data released by the office of Registrar General of India shows decline to 130 in 2014-16 from 167 in 2011-13 — a significant improvement on a parameter widely used by analysts and developmental economists to rate a country’s progress.

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13 Indian beaches will become Asia’s first 'Blue Flag' environment-friendly beaches

Date: June 12, 2018

13 Indian beaches will now have environment-friendly resources and will live up to international standards as they are now going to be awarded with the Blue Flag certification.This certification is granted to beaches on the basis of cleanliness standards, being environment friendly and to be equipped with amenities of international standards for tourists.

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National Disaster Risk Index: Maharashtra most vulnerable among states, Delhi among UTs

Date: June 12, 2018

Maharashtra has been ranked at the top of the list of Indian states, vulnerable to natural disasters, followed by West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh, according to the National Disaster Risk Index.Among the Union Territories, Delhi is the most vulnerable to such disasters.

The index does not talk about the possibility ...

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