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    Daily Current Affairs: 20th June, 2018

    Posted on June 20, 2018 by in Current Affairs, News
    ‘Year of Disabled Soldiers in Line of Duty’ The Indian Army is observing the year 2018 as the ‘Year of Disabled Soldiers in Line of Duty’ to honour soldiers who have been disabled in the line of duty while serving the nation. The main aim of the observance is to alleviate the sufferings of the soldiers, who have done their duty with utmost dedication to the nation and have been disabled for life.  Also aims to provide one-time financial assistance to disabled soldiers, who have been put out service on medical grounds and are rendered non-employable due to their medical… Continue Reading
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    Daily Current Affairs: 12th June, 2018

    Posted on June 12, 2018 by in Current Affairs, News
    Simona Halep wins 2018 French Open women’s singles crown Romania’s Simona Halep (World number one) beat American Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 at Roland Garros to win the first Grand Slam title ‘French Open Women’s Singles 2018’. Now, she became the second Romanian woman to win a Grand Slam title after the 1978 French Open champion Virginia Ruzici. This was Halep’s fourth major final and has lost all three in the past ‘Rail MADAD’, ‘Menu on Rails’ mobile apps Ministry of Railways introduced two mobile applications ‘Rail MADAD’ and ‘Menu on Rails’ to improve the travelling experience. Rail MADAD’, ‘Menu… Continue Reading
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    Daily Current Affairs: 11th June, 2018

    Posted on June 11, 2018 by in Current Affairs, News
    Two MoUs on sharing of Brahmaputra river data and supply of non-Basmati rice by India & China India and China June 9, 2018 signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) for sharing the hydrological data of the Brahmaputra River; and for supplying non-Basmati rice to China Under the MoU on sharing of Brahmaputra river data China will start sharing hydrological information of the Brahmaputra River with India again during the flood season from May 15 to October 15 every year. This MoU was signed between China’s Ministry of Water Resources and India’s Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.… Continue Reading
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    Daily Current Affairs: 10th June, 2018

    Posted on June 10, 2018 by in Current Affairs, News
    Candidate with varicose veins unfit to join Army : Delhi High Court The Delhi High Court has ruled candidates suffering from varicose veins as unfit to join the armed forces. The armed forces require working in extreme conditions and involve more physical activity. Court said that the person may be medically fit for civilian jobs. Varicose Veins Occur when veins become enlarged, dilated and overfilled with blood. The veins in this condition typically appear swollen and raised and have a bluish-purple or red colour. They are often painful. The condition is very common, especially in women. Causes: Varicose veins occur… Continue Reading
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    Daily Current Affairs: 9th June, 2018

    Posted on June 9, 2018 by in Current Affairs, News
    Lyricist Rasaraj Narayan Prasad Singh passes away Rasaraj Narayan Prasad Singh (86-year) was the lyricist of several popular melodious songs in Odia cinema. Some of his soulful and melodious songs in Odia cinema are ‘Jeevan Jamuna re Juara uthere’, ‘Ratani gaja gamani’, ‘Ae ta kali kaal reeti biparita bhai re’. Short-Term Subsidised Crop Loan To Be Implemented Through DBT Mode Reserve Bank of India stated that interest subsidy scheme on short-term crop loans of up to three lakh rupees will be implemented through the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) mode from the current financial year. The notification adds that the scheme… Continue Reading
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    Daily Current Affairs: 8th June, 2018

    Posted on June 8, 2018 by in Bank Exams, Current Affairs, News
    Business First Portal The Punjab Government on June 7, 2018 launched a ‘Business First Portal’ to give a big push towards the ease of doing business in the state Online portal would facilitate the industrialists for regulatory clearances and fiscal approvals and real-time tracking of applications on a common platform. Key Features  Punjab government launches Business First Portal The portal aims to be a one-step solution for industrialists. Regulatory clearances of all departments would be integrated in the portal.  Further, it would provide self access facility to the traders for the first time.  The facility would enable the applicants to… Continue Reading
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    Daily Current Affairs: 7th June, 2018

    Posted on June 7, 2018 by in Current Affairs, News
    RTI Portal The Election Commission of India launched its online RTI Portal. The portal – rti.eci.nic.in will facilitate applicants seeking information under the Right to Information Act. The portal also facilitates online reply to applications and also for making first appeal and reply thereto. Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Flags-in NIMAS expedition team to Mt Everest This expedition conducted successfully by National Institute for Mountaineering & Allied Sports (NIMAS), Dirang, Arunachal Pradesh in New Delhi. Sitharaman congratulated the team led by Director and Team Leader Col Sarfraz Singh for their remarkable achievement. It is for the first time that any National Institute expedition… Continue Reading
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    Daily Current Affairs: 6th June, 2018

    Posted on June 7, 2018 by in Current Affairs, News
    India among the top five countries generating e-waste Acc. to an ASSOCHAM-NEC study India continues to be among the top five countries generating e-waste.The other countries topping the chart of e-waste generation are China, USA, Japan and Germany. The study was published coinciding with “Environment Day” (June 5). In India, Maharashtra contributes the largest e-waste of 19.8 per cent. E-waste typically includes discarded computer monitors, motherboards, Cathode Ray Tubes (CRT), Printed Circuit Board (PCB), mobile phones and chargers, compact discs, headphones etc. Outstanding Power Bill Waiver Scheme The Madhya Pradesh government announced an outstanding power bill waiver scheme for labourers and… Continue Reading
  • Daily Current Affairs: 28th May, 2018

    Posted on May 29, 2018 by in Current Affairs
    1. Barbados, an Island Country, Elects Mia Mottley as First Woman PM Barbados, an island country in the Lesser Antilles, in the Caribbean region of North America has elected its first woman prime minister since gaining independence from Britain in 1966. Mia Mottley led her Barbados Labour Party (BLP) to a crushing victory over the Democratic Labour Party (DLP). The BLP has defeated DLP, that governed the popular tourist paradise for the past 10 years, most recently under Prime Minister Freundel Stuart. The key challenges for the newly elected PM are to revive the sluggish economy, reduce the government debt and… Continue Reading
  • Daily Current Affairs: 27th May, 2018

    Posted on May 27, 2018 by in Current Affairs
    1. PM Modi, Sheikh Hasina Inaugurate Bangladesh Bhavan Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina arrived at Santiniketan to attend the convocation of Visva Bharati University. Hasina, who is on a two-day visit on the invitation of Prime Minister Modi to India, was received by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The two leaders inaugurated the Bangladesh Bhavan within the campus here, as a symbol of the cultural ties between the two countries. 2. “Samagra Shiksha” : Government Launches Scheme to Improve Quality of School Education The Union Minister of Human Resources and Development Mr. Prakash Javedekar… Continue Reading
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