10th October 2018 Current Affairs
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Scientists said AI may predict Alzheimers disease 5 years in advance
Researchers from the University of Toronto in Canada have created an Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithm that can accurately predict whether a person’s cognitive decline will lead to Alzheimer’s disease in the next five years.The algorithm learns signatures from Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), genetics, and clinical data. It can help predict whether an individual’s cognitive faculties are likely to deteriorate towards Alzheimer’s in the next five years. So far, there are only limited ways to treat Alzheimer’s and the best evidence is for prevention.
Yes Bank names TS Vijayan & OP Bhatt as external members for MD selection panel
The YES Bank constituted a 5 member committee to select the upcoming MD after the current MD Mr. Rana Kapoor leaves office after January 31st2019.
The Other internal members of the committee are:
- Brahm Dutt, Independent Director, who chairs the Committee
Mukesh Sabharwal an Independent Director and
- Subhash Chander Kalia, Non-Executive Non-Independent Director.
- They consist of the bank’s board’s Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
10th October 2018 Current Affairs – International News Updates
World Post Day is celebrated on October 9
This day commemorates the anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Postal Union in 1874 in Bern, Switzerland.
This day creates awareness about the role of the postal sector in the everyday activities of people its contribution to social and economic development.On this day, several countries introduce or promote new postal products and services.
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Nilgiris district administration proposed a 10 km road through the tiger reserve
09 October 2018 Current Affairs: The Nilgiris district administration has proposed a 10 km road that would cut through the core area of the Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve in Erode and the buffer zone of the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve in Udhagamandalam.
Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary:
State: Tamil Nadu
Region: Kongu Nadu
Established: 3 November 2008
IUCN Category: IV
Governing body: Tamil Nadu Forest Department
BBMP introduced an app for its health inspectors and medical officers
Karnataka’s Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has developed an in-house app for its health inspectors and medical officers. The app will help the health department officials to levy fines on those found to be using banned plastic items. They will be able to take a photo of the banned item.
It will also generate a challan online, which will also be sent to the offender, besides recording it in the database. The civic body had earlier announced that it would procure hand-held devices to levy on-the-spot fines. This was towards better implementation of the plastic bag in the city. There has been a delay in getting these hand-held devices.
The banned items are plastic bags, plastic banners, plastic buntings, flex, plastic plates, plastic cup, plastic spoons, and above items in thermocol (polystyrene), cling films, plastic sheets used to spread on dining tables, plastic microbeads.
10th October 2018 Current Affairs