Tag: Currents Affairs Update

18th September 2018 Current Affairs

PayU India gets RBI approval to operate as NBFC Online payment service provider PayU has received RBI approval to operate as a non-Banking financial institution (NBFC). The approval is subject to certain pending RBI compliance. PayU is a fintech company owned by the Naspers Group, which is headquartered in South Africa. SBI appoints Prashant Kumar […]

17th September 2018 Current Affairs

ISRO inaugurates S-band Polarimetric Doppler weather radar The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has inaugurated its S-band Polarimetry Doppler Weather Radar at Sriharikota. Doppler Weather Radar (DWR) is used for the observation of the weather system up to a range of 500 km. DWR helps in early warning of severe weather events. ISRO launches 2 […]

15th September 2018 Current Affairs

Govt launches National Scholarship Portal mobile app The Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, has launched the country’s first “National Scholarship Portal Mobile App” (NSP mobile app). The app aims to ensure a smooth, accessible and hassle-free scholarship system for students from poor and weaker sections. Through the National Scholarship Portal, all scholarships […]

14th September 2018 Current Affairs

Cabinet approves new umbrella scheme ‘Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay Sanrakshan Abhiyan’ (PM-AASHA) The Union Cabinet has approved a new umbrella scheme titled ‘Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay Sanrakshan Abhiyan’, or PM-AASHA. The scheme aims to ensure that farmers get remunerative prices for their produce as announced in the Union Budget for 2018. The goal is to […]

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Latest Current Affairs Date Wise Current Affairs Cabinet approves “Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay SanraksHan Abhiyan” Cabinet approves the continuation of Capacity Development Scheme  Sardar Singh announces retirement from international hockey Delhi, Seoul governments to ink pact for cooperation in urban regeneration Sonowal inaugurates Indo-Bhutan Border Centre View All Days >>  

13th September 2018 Current Affairs

Cabinet approves “Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay SanraksHan Abhiyan” Giving a major boost to the pro-farmer initiatives of the Government and in keeping with its commitment and dedication for the Annadata, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved a new Umbrella Scheme “Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay SanraksHan Abhiyan’ (PM-AASHA). The Scheme […]

12th September 2018 Current Affairs

NITI Aayog, Intel and TIFR join hands to set up an international center for AI NITI Aayog, Intel and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) are collaborating to set up a Model International Center for Transformative Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI). The aim is to develop and deploy AI-led application-based research projects. The Model ICTAI will be […]

11th September 2018 Current Affairs

Health Ministry implements HIV AIDS Act 2017 The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has announced the implementation of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) (Prevention and Control) Act, 2017. As per the act, every HIV infected or affected person below the age of 18 years has the right to […]

10th September 2018 Current Affairs

Ayushman Bharat call center inaugurated in Bengaluru The Ayushman Bharat call center has been inaugurated in Bengaluru by CEO of Ayushman Bharat, Dr. Indu Bhushan. The call center will run 24 hours a day and share information initially in English and Hindi. Nine more regional languages will be added later. Ayushman Bharat Yojana (or the […]

8th September 2018 Current Affairs

Section 377 Verdict: Supreme Court legalizes Homosexuality, partially strikes down Section 377 A Five Judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on September 6, 2018, decriminalized Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) by partially striking down some of its provisions. The bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra; Justices R F Nariman, A M […]

7th September 2018 Current Affairs

India, France sign agreement on “Mobilise Your City” (MYC) India and France have signed an implementation agreement on “Mobilise Your City” (MYC). Mobilise Your City (MYC) is part of an international initiative supported by the French and the German Governments. It was launched in December 2015. The European Union has agreed to 3.5 million euro […]

4th September 2018 Current Affairs

India to have ‘one-nation-one-card’ policy for transport soon: NITI Aayog NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant has said that India will soon unveil a ‘One Nation-One Card’ policy for public transport. The One Nation-One Card policy is for added connectivity between various modes of transport. The objective is to provide sustainable mobility and accessibility for the […]

2nd September 2018 Current Affairs

UIDAI relaxes minimum Aadhaar enrolment targets, related deadlines for banks UIDAI extended till November 1 the deadline for banks to do minimum Aadhaar enrolments and updations in identified branches. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has asked banks to ensure that at least eight enrolments or updations are carried out daily in each stipulated branch from November 1, […]

1st September 2018 Current Affairs

Idea Cellular, Vodafone complete merger The merger of Idea Cellular and Vodafone India has been completed. This creates India’s biggest telecom service provider with over 408 million subscribers, taking top spot from Bharti Airtel. Vodafone Idea Ltd will have all India revenue market share of 32.2%. Balesh Sharma has been appointed Vodafone-Idea’s first CEO. IWAI […]

31st August 2018 Current Affairs

IBM partners with Indian IT companies for disaster management solutions Global and Indian firms have joined the Call for Code Global Initiative for solutions to tackle natural disasters. The firms that have come together include IBM, Persistent Systems, Invest India, Wipro, Capgemini, and Nasscom. Call for Code is a global initiative that aims to build […]

30th August 2018 Current Affairs

India, ADB sign $375 million loan to improve irrigation efficiency in Madhya Pradesh The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a $375 million loan agreement to double farming incomes in Madhya Pradesh. The agreement will expand irrigation networks and system efficiency in the state. The Madhya Pradesh Irrigation Efficiency Improvement […]

28th August 2018 Current Affairs

Bhopal cleanest Indian city for transport: CSE survey Bhopal has topped a CSE survey of 14 Indian cities for lowest overall emissions and energy use from the urban commute. Delhi is worst for overall emissions and energy consumption. Among the six megacities – Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad – Kolkata has lowest per-trip […]