March 2019

Quiz Revision ‘January 2019’

●Mahila Police Volunteers;-{by MoW&CD/ MoHA} ↪In order to provide a link between police and community and facilitate women in distress, one Mahila Police Volunteer (MPV) is envisaged per Gram Panchayat across the country •MPV must be atleast 21 years old & class 12th •Haryana is the first state to adopt the initiative. ●6th International Rice Research Institute (IRRI);-{built at Varanasi} ↪IRRI is an international agricultural research and training organization known… Read More »Quiz Revision ‘January 2019’

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Quiz Revision ‘December 2018’

1st DEC “QUICK REVISION” ●DiEM25;-{progressive movement arose after the debt crisis in Greece } ↪is oriented towards social justice and fundamental rights. European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund (or “the troika”). ●Carmichael project;- ↪The Carmichael coal mine is a proposed thermal coal mine in the north of the Galilee Basin in Central Queensland, Australia.  ↪ The mine is proposed by Adani Mining, a wholly owned… Read More »Quiz Revision ‘December 2018’

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Quiz Revision ‘October 2018’

🕵️ 1ST OCTO “QUIZ R” ●Brus(tribes);- ↪In 1997, some 40,000 Brus got displaced from Mizoram to Tripura. ●Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi ↪Is the first tomb to be built on the Persian charbagh plan of paradisiacal tombs. ●Metric system( universal system of measurement);- •was created by↪France ●Biomagnification of polychlorinated biphenyls(PCBs);- ↪chemical pollutants remain a deadly threat to animals at the top of the food chain ↪Is one of the following processes threatens… Read More »Quiz Revision ‘October 2018’

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21 March 2019

◆Worldwide Cost of Living 2019 ;-{ released by Economist Intelligence Unit } ~For the first time three cities share the title of the world’s most expensive city – Singapore, Hong Kong and Paris •Caracas, Venezuela’s capital was at the very bottom of the list this year, a position previously occupied by war-torn Syria in Damascus for obvious reasons ◆International Air Transport Association ~is the trade association for the world’s airlines,… Read More »21 March 2019

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Worldwide Cost of Living 2019

◆Worldwide Cost of Living 2019 ;-{ released by Economist Intelligence Unit }~For the first time three cities share the title of the world’s most expensive city – Singapore, Hong Kong and Paris•Caracas, Venezuela’s capital was at the very bottom of the list this year, a position previously occupied by war-torn Syria in Damascus for obvious reasons

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19 March 2019

◆International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (IWDRI) ~ is being organised by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in collaboration with United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) •workshop aims to i) identify good practices of disaster risk management in key infrastructure sectors, & discuss and co-create the broad contours of the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) as well as a notional roll-out plan for the next three… Read More »19 March 2019

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20 March v2019

◆32nd GST Council;- ~aimed at reducing the tax & compliance burden on small and medium enterprises •Highlights⤵ ~companies would be exempt from GST has been raised to ₹40 lakh(earlier ₹20L) for most States and ₹20 lakh(earlier 10L) for the North Eastern and hill states ~limit for eligibility for the Composition Scheme is raised to an annual turnover of ₹1.5 crore from April 1, 2019 •Union Finance Minister will be the… Read More »20 March v2019

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UN’s World Happiness Report- 2019

◆UN’s World Happiness Report- 2019.•The list is topped by Finland for the second year in a row.•India figures at 140th place, seven spots down from last year(133rd)•Pakistan is ranked 67th!! and China 93rd

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International Air Transport Association

◆International Air Transport Association~is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 280 airlines or 83% of total air traffic. Formed in April 1945•HQ~> in Montreal, Quebec, Canada 

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Real Estate Investment Trust

◆Real Estate Investment Trust~are similar to mutual funds. While mutual funds provide for an opportunity to invest in equity stocks, REITs allow one to invest in income-generating real estate assets.•REITs raise funds from a large number of investors and directly invest that sum in income-generating real estate properties 

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