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Month: July 2019

Quick Revision Daily Current Affairs || 27 July 2019

●Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY);-•PMFBY envisages use of improved technology to reduce time gap for settlement of claims of farmers.•It envisages a uniform premium of only 2% to be paid by farmers for Kharif crops, and 1.5% for Rabi crops.•The scheme is mandatory for farmers who have taken institutional loans from banks [It’s optional […]

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Quick Revision Daily Current Affairs || 26 July 2019

●Kargil Vijay Diwas: 26 July🇮🇳•Indian Army declared the Kargil mission successful on July 26, 1999; since then the day has been celebrated annually as Kargil Vijay Diwas.•The war took place between May and July of 1999 in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kargil district. It began with the infiltration of both Pakistani troops and terrorists into Indian […]

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Quick Revision Daily Current Affairs || 25 July 2019

●Unlawful Activities (Prevention)Act,1967;-•Lok Sabha passes the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019.•The Bill amends the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967. •Under the Act, the central government may designate an organisation as a terrorist organisation if it: (i) commits or participates in acts of terrorism, (ii) prepares for terrorism, (iii) promotes terrorism, or (iv) is otherwise involved in terrorism•Organizations Banned Under […]

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Quick Revision Daily Current Affairs || 23 July 2019

●Inter-ministerial group suggests banning of private cryptocurrencies in India•Inter-Ministerial Committee on Virtual Currencies headed by finance secretary has also proposed a draft bill ‘Banning of Cryptocurrency & Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2019’.•Key recommendations:Ban on all forms of private cryptocurrencies.!?!•Cryptocurrency :has been defined as “any information or code or number or token not being part […]

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Quick Revision Daily Current Affairs ||23 July 2019

●Swadesh Darshan scheme: launched by ‘Tourism Ministry’•Objective is to develop theme-based tourist circuits in the country. These tourist circuits will be developed on the principles of high tourist value, competitiveness and sustainability in an integrated manner•Aims to leveraging tourism as a force multiplier for revitalizing the rural economy and for giving both domestic and international tourists […]

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