Monthly Archives: July 2019

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South Asia Air Quality Tech Camp organised in Kathmandu

The U.S. Embassy in Nepal has organized a South Asia Air Quality Tech Camp in Kathmandu. The aim of camp is to address political, social, and scientific facets of the problem and improve the ability of civil society, media, and other influencers to engage governments, empower the public and take action to improve air quality […]

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India signs deal to acquire R-27 Missiles from Russia

India has signed a deal worth around Rs 1,500 crore to acquire R-27 air-to-air missiles from Russia to be equipped on the Su-30MKI combat aircraft. The R-27 missile is a medium-to-long-range air-to-air missile for MiG and Sukhoi series of fighter jets. Source: The Economics Times Find More News Related to Agreements  हिंदी में पढ़े

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Infosys launches Cyber Defence Center in Romania

Infosys announced the launch of its state-of-the-art Cyber Defence Center in Bucharest, Romania. The Defence Center is an expansion of services delivered through the Infosys Digital Innovation Center. The Center will provide end-to-end, real-time, 24/7 cybersecurity monitoring and protection services to support European and global businesses on their digital transformation journey. Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB […]

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Prithvi Shaw suspended by BCCI for doping violation

Prithvi Shaw has been suspended by Board of Control for Cricket in India for 8 months for a doping violation. Shaw was charged with the commission of an Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADRV) under the BCCI Anti-Doping Rules. Source: The Indian Express Find More Sports News Here हिंदी में पढ़े

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Pakistan opens historic Hindu temple in Punjab

Pakistan has opened a 1,000 year old Hindu temple in eastern city Sialkot for worship for the first time since partition on the demand of the local Hindu community. The Shawala Teja Singh temple, located in city’s congested Dhaarowal locality, some 100 km from Lahore, is more than 1,000 years old, according to the book […]

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ICC names two new umpires in elite panel for 2019-20

The International Cricket Council has named Michael Gough of England and Joel Wilson of the West Indies in the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Umpires for 2019-20 season. They will replace retired umpire Ian Gould and Ravi Sundaram who were part of the previous panel. Static/Current Takeaways Important For SBI Clerk Mains: ICC Chairman: Shashank […]

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Venugopal Rao announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Former India player and Andhra Ranji captain, Y. Venugopal Rao has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. He was the 2nd player to play for India from Andhra. He played for India in 16 ODIs and was also a member of the India under-19 World Cup-winning team in 2000. Source: The Hindu Find […]

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‘Pink coaches’ introduced by the Northeast frontier railway

Indian Railways ‘Northeast Frontier Railway zone’ has started a unique initiative to earmark a special portion of the SLR coach with pink colour. This is done to specially help the women passengers with better safety and security. 8 trains in Rangiya division of the Northeast Frontier Railway have begun operations with some pink coaches.  Static/Current […]

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22nd National Conference on e-Governance

The 22nd National Conference on e-Governance will be held in Shillong, Meghalaya. The theme of the conference is ‘Digital India: Success to Excellence’. The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), in association with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and the Meghalaya government will organise the 22nd National Conference. Source: The Business […]

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RBI relaxed norms for end-use of money raised through ECBs

The Reserve Bank of India has relaxed norms for end-use of money raised through external commercial borrowings for corporates as well as liquidity starved non banking lenders. The liberalisation will be applicable to ECBs taken for working capital, general corporate purpose loans or repayment of rupee loans. Static/Current Takeaways Important For EPFO/LIC ADO Mains: Governor […]