Current Affairs Today - Current Affairs 2018

हिंदी करंट अफेयर्स प्रश्नोत्तरी 2018 के लिए यहाँ क्लिक करें.

Central assistance of Rs. 41 Crore to protect Pashmina Goats

image The Union Government will provide a financial assistance of Rs 41.21 crore to protect Pashmina goat which produces world-famous fine luxury fibre.
The government is concerned over the recent deaths of thousands of Pashmina goats in the Ladakh region.

As per the assistance, there is plan which envisages a new Pashmina Wool Development Scheme with a special package and a financial allocation of Rs 41.21 crore.

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Renowned painter Ganesh Pyne passed away

imageLegendary painter Ganesh Pyne (76) passed away in Kolkata. 

Described famously as ‘an artist’s artist, a philosopher’s philosopher and master fantasist of them all’, Pyne had received several awards and honors for his works. He blended romanticism, fantasy and free form and an inventive play of light and shade to create a world of ‘poetic surrealism’.

Awards and Honors:

  • Raja Ravi Varma award by Kerala Government.
    Lifetime achievement award by Indian Chamber of Commerce.

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