Pooja Desai from Gujarat crowned as Mrs India 2019

  • On September 25, 2019, Pooja Desai from Vadodara, Gujarat has been crowned as Mrs India – Pride of the Nation 2019 (a beauty pageant for married women that celebrates and admires the accomplishments and achievements of a wife, daughter and a mother) in grand finale at The Leela Ambience Gurgaon, Haryana.
  • She is the first from Gujarat to win this title.

PMJAY to offer teleconsultation to boost scheme coverage

  • The Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) health insurance scheme is set to offer teleconsultation services to its patients.
  • It is due to the centre’s plans to widen the coverage of the scheme and thus reduce health expenditures.

Govt launches ‘UMMID’ initiative for new-born babies

  • Science and Technology and Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan launched ‘UMMID’ initiative to tackle inherited genetic diseases of new-born babies.
  • He also inaugurated NIDAN Kendras.

Multipurpose ID Card: Amit Shah said passport, Aadhaar and voter ID should be all in one card

  • Union Home Minister Amit Shah has spoken of a multipurpose ID card.
  • According to the idea given by the Union Home Minister, they want that different cards like Aadhaar, Passport, Driving License, Voter Card are all included in one card. Not only this, they have given the idea that bank account should also be linked with this card.
  • Amit Shah has given the idea to integrate all these into one card.

India's first National Police University will be formed in Greater Noida

  • The country’s first National Police University will be constructed in Greater Noida.
  • This university will be made by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • According to the information given by the Ministry of Home Affairs, the primary agenda of the government is to establish World Class National Police University (NPU).