www.tnpsc.Academy – TNPSC Current Affairs in English: Sep.11, 2016 (11/09/2016)
Medals at RIO Olympics:
Mariappan from Tamil nadu won Gold medal in men’s high jump T-42 at the Paralympics in Rio de Janerio.
His record in Rio Olympics is 1.89 metres.
Varun Singh Bhatia from Noida won Bronze medal in the same men’s high jump T-42 at the Paralympics in Rio de Janerio.
Mariappan is the first Indian who won gold medal at Paralympics in Olympics.
He is from Periyavadagampatti, Salem dt, Tamil nadu.
Tamil nadu Chief Minister Jayalalitha, announced 2 crore as a reward to Mariappan.
About Varun Singh Bhatia:
He is from Noida.
He recorded 1.86 metres at Paralympics in Rio Olympics.
Flood Management Committee:
To provide suggestions on flood management, The Madras High court directed the state government to form an expert committee within 15 days under Disaster management act.
Disaster Management Act:
The disaster management act, 2005 is the act which is passed to deal with the management of disasters.
The act which forms the structure as three tiers, namely National, State, and district levels.
The funds like NDMA, SDMA, NEC, NDRF, NIDM and other related disaster funds have to be implemented under this disaster management act 2005.
Ban on registration of unauthorisied Housing layouts:
Madras High ordered to ban all the registrations which constructed in unauthorisied layouts in Tamil nadu.