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Current Affairs

Latest Current Affairs Date Wise Current Affairs Delhi Police inducts first all-woman SWAT team for anti-terrorist operations Govt approves proposal for setting up of water aerodromes in the country Santhali becomes first Indian tribal language to get its own Wikipedia edition Pune ranked first in Ease of Living Index 2018: Delhi at 65 Govt announces 50% […]

14th August 2018 Current Affairs

Delhi Police inducts first all-woman SWAT team for anti-terrorist operations The Delhi Police has inducted India’s first all-woman Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team for anti-terrorist operations. The 36 women commandos from the northeastern states have undergone 15 months’ of rigorous training from specialists all across India and abroad. 13 members of the squad are […]

12th August 2018 Current Affairs

Blockchain: Exim Bank signs MoU with BRICS development banks On August 12, 2018, Exim Bank of India signed an MoU with member development banks of BRICS on collaboration in Blockchain Techonology.  Exim Bank of India is the nominated member development bank under the BRICS Interbank Cooperation Mechanism. Other member banks under this umbrella are: Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social […]

13th August 2018 Current Affairs

India to launch 2nd lunar mission ‘Chandrayaan-2’ on January 3, 2019 India will launch its second lunar mission, dubbed Chandrayaan-2, on January 3, 2019. The mission objective is to land on the moon with a lander and rover. The Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission will cost 800-crore rupees. The 3,890-kg Chandrayaan-2 will be launched on board the […]

10th August 2018 Current Affairs

R S Sharma re-appointed TRAI chairperson till 2020 Ram Sewak Sharma was given a two-year extension as the chairperson of telecom regulator TRAI. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the reappointment of Sharma as chairperson of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) up to September 30, 2020. In July 2015, Sharma was […]

9th August 2018 Current Affairs

Khangchendzonga becomes 11th biosphere reserve from India to be included in World Network of Biosphere Reserves The Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve has become the 11th Biosphere Reserve from India that has been included in the UNESCO designated World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR). The decision was taken at the 30th Session of International Coordinating Council (ICC) […]

8th August 2018 Current Affairs

Pacific Endeavor-2018 under MCIP starts in Kathmandu Pacific Endeavor-2018, a 12-day communication exercise under the Multinational Communications Interoperability Program (MCIP), has been kicked off in Kathmandu. The basic objective is to develop Communications Operating Procedures so that military forces in the Asia Pacific region can collectively work together in the wake of disasters. Around 270 […]

7th August 2018 Current Affairs

Govt launches Bidder Information Management System and Bhoomi Rashi-PFMS linkage portals Nitin Gadkari launched Bidder Information Management System (BIMS) and Bhoomi Rashi and PFMS linkage portals. The BIMS and Bhoomi Rashi and PFMS linkage portals aim at making the pre-construction processes relating to bidding and land acquisition easier. Bhoomi Rashi is a portal developed by […]

6th August 2018 Current Affairs

Government approves 122 new research projects under ‘IMPRINT-2’ scheme The government has approved 122 new research projects under its Impacting Research Innovation and Technology ‘IMPRINT-2’ scheme. The cost of these research projects is expected to be around 112 crore rupees. The initiative aims to advance research in energy, security and healthcare domains in the high […]

3rd August 2018 Current Affairs

Andhra Pradesh Govt launches unemployment allowance scheme ‘Mukhyamantri Yuva Nestam’ The Andhra Pradesh Government has approved the ‘Mukhyamantri Yuva Nestam’ scheme for unemployment allowance. Unemployed youth in the state will be eligible for Rs.1,000 per month from the government. The website for the scheme will be launched in August 2018. 12 lakh youth in the […]

2nd August 2018 Current Affairs

IT Ministry launches e-Aksharayan Language Software At a symposium for Indian Languages Technology Industry “Bashantara” in New Delhi, the IT Ministry’s Ajay Prakash Sawhney has launched e- Aksharayan in 7 Indian Languages. E-Aksharayan is a desktop software that can convert scanned printed Indian Language documents into fully editable text format in Unicode Encoding. E-Aksharayan works […]

1st August 2018 Current Affairs

Reliance beats TCS to become India’s highest-valued company Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has just beaten Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to become the most valued company in India by market capitalisation. Reliance had a market capitalisation of Rs.7.46 trillion while TCS’s market cap fell to Rs.7.39 trillion. However, earlier this year TCS beat Reliance […]

31st July 2018 Current Affairs

Surendra Rosha named HSBC India CEO HSBC has announced the appointment of Surendra Rosha as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for HSBC India, subject to regulatory approvals. Rosha is currently HSBC’s Head of Financial Institutions Group (FIG) for Asia-Pacific and has 27 years of experience in the financial services sector. Rosha succeeds Jayant Rikhye as the […]

29th July 2018 Current Affairs

President launches Solar Charkha Mission President Ram Nath Kovind launched the Solar Charkha Mission, under which the Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) will cover 50 clusters, with each cluster employing 400 to 2,000 artisans. Under the scheme, the government will give a subsidy of Rs.550 crore to thousands of rural artisans, generating […]

28th July 2018 Current Affairs

Union HRD minister releases AISHE Report 2017-18 On the occasion of Guru Purnima, the Ministry of Human Resource Development organised a National Conference of Vice Chancellors & Directors of Higher Education Institutions of India in New Delhi. HRD’s Union Minister Prakash Javadekar released the All India Survey of Higher Education (AISHE) Report 2017-18, Higher Educational […]

27th July 2018 Current Affairs

NITI Aayog and MyGov launch “Innovate India Platform” as part of Atal Innovation Mission The Innovate India portal will serve as the common point for all the innovation happening across the nation. Innovate India is an innovations platform for registering both grassroots and deep-tech innovators at a national level. The Innovate India platform is open […]

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