BOOKS - WRITERS - 2018 JUNE

June 15

Nitin Gadkari Releases 'Water productivity mapping of major Indian crops' book published by NABARD.
Gadkari released a book 'Water Productivity Mapping of Major Indian Crops', published by NABARD, at a function at New Delhi.
Union water resources minister Nitin Gadkari has Centre is considering a proposal to set up a desalination plant in Tuticorin for using seawater for irrigation.

June 19

Maneka Gandhi, Ahir to launch book on prevention of crimes against children.
Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi and Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir will jointly launch a handbook on ways to prevent crimes against children.
Titled "Legal Processes for the Police in Respect of Crime Against Children", keeping in view the need for preventing child abuse and to ensure congruent capacity building of the police to deal with this growing menace.

June 20

Vice President receives the book ‘Vedvigyan Alok’.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu received the book "Vedvigyan Alok" authored by Acharya Agnivarat Naishthik.
The book, divided into four broad volumes, is the scriptural verse in Vedas' prose. The Brahman textbooks are placed second in order of preference of Vedic literature. These texts were composed only by the Brahmin community.
The language is Vedic Sanskrit which has been considered extremely complicated. All these are written according to the Vedas that means all the four Vedas get different Brahmins.

June 22

SIPRI Yearbook 2018 Released, Number of Peacekeepers Declined.
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) launches the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2018.
At the start of 2018 nine states - the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) - possessed approximately 14,465 nuclear weapons.


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