01 January 2016 Current Affairs

Shyam Benegal to head panel to revamp censor board

The information and broadcasting ministry on 1 January 2016 constituted a panel under director Shyam Benegal to give recommendations for restructuring of censor board, which has been mired in controversies in the recent past.The panel, which would submit its report in two months, includes filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, adman Piyush Pandey and film critic Bhawana Somaaya.Apart from these, National Film Development Council MD Nina Lath Gupta and Joint Secretary (Films) Sanjay Murthy would also be part of committee.

Dress Code For Devotees Visiting Tamil Nadu Shrines From January

“Devotees entering temples in Tamil Nadu will have to follow a new dress code from January 1 as several important shrines have put up notice boards highlighting this.The dress code for entering the temples was being followed on the orders of the Madras High court on December 1. According to a notice board outside the Palani temple, male devotees have been advised to wear dhoti, shirt, pyjama or pant and shirt while women and girls should wear saris or chudidhar or ‘pavadai’ with half-sari.Devotees wearing lungi, bermudas, jeans and tight-leggings would not be allowed”.

Sikh community has the lowest sex ratio in India

According to the 2011 census, there were 828 girls in the age of 0 to 6 years in the Sikh community in comparison to 1,000 boys. Jain community has the second worst sex ratio as there were 889 girls against 1,000 boys in the age group of 0 to 6 years in the community.Among other communities, there were 958 Christian girls against 1,000 boys, 913 Hindu girls against 1,000 boys, 943 Muslim girls against 1,000 boys and 933 Buddhist girls against 1,000 boys.The child sex ratio of total population in the country was 918 girls against 1,000 boys.

One Response to “01 January 2016 Current Affairs”

  • Ponmani T says:

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