3 JULY 2018

●Assam’s National Register of Citizens;–>to identify illegal immigrants from Bangladesh and recognise the Indian citizens in Assam●Census of India;-(Mo Home Affairs)->data of Census-2021 will be stored electronically•first complete census->1881(beginning in 1872)•Ain-e-Akbari;-{Akbar 1556-1605)->administrative report on population, industry etc●Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP);–>to educate citizens, electors and voters about the electoral process->National Voters’ Day -> […]

2 JULY 2018

●216-feet-tall statue of Ramanuja (Hyderabad)become the world’s second tallest sitting statue after the Great Buddha of Thailand(302-feet)•Ramanujacharya;–>Hindu theologian, philosopher, and one of the most important exponents of the Sri Vaishnavism tradition->His philosophical foundations for devotionalism were influential to the Bhakti movement●India gets its 37th WORLD UNESCO World HERITAGE SITE;-•37th site-> Victorian Gothic and Art Deco […]

30 JUNE 2018

●Transformation of Aspirational Districts;- ->Scheme aims to quickly and effectively transform some of the most underdeveloped districts of the country.•Delta ranking(by NITI Aayog);- ->incremental progress for the Aspirational Districts on Basic Infrastructure,education,health, etc.●Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (MoHFW);–>to provide free health check-ups to pregnant women at government health centres and hospitals.• IPledgeFor9’ Achievers Awards ;–>To identify […]

29 JUNE 2018

●Sant Kabir;-•June 28-> Kabir Jayanti(500th)He didn’t believe in any religious but accepted all the religions•Maghar(tourist destination),UP-> Hindus have built a temple in memory of Kabir●Global Real Estate Transparency Index 【Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. (JLL)】;-•India->40(2014),36(2016) & 35(2018)●The Financial Action Task Force (FATF);- ->Is an inter-governmental body established in 1989 on the initiative of the G7.-> It […]

28 JUNE 2018

●Women Entrepreneurship Platform;-( NITI Aayog)->This initiative is aimed at building an ecosystem for women across India to realize their entrepreneurial aspirations●Export Credit Guarantee Corporation;–> It provides export credit insurance support to Indian exporters -> is controlled by Mo Commerce•HQ-> Mumbai●Higher Education Commission of India(MoHRD);-(Repeal of UGC act-1956)->Focus of the Commission will be on improving academic standards […]

27 JUNE 2018

●World Poverty Clock study(by Brookings Institute);–>study defines poverty as living on less than $1.9 a day•Nigeria ->87 million people(growing 6 people/minute )•India->73 million people(decreasing 44 people/minute)•Africa -> about two-thirds of the world’s extreme poor●Enforcement Directorate;-(officers from IAS,IPS,IRS );–>It is a law enforcement agency and economic intelligence agency responsible for enforcing economic laws and fighting economic […]

26 JUNE 2018

●Van Dhan Vikas Kendras;-This initiative aims to promote(Minor Forest Produce )MFPs-centric livelihood development of tribal gatherers and artisans->Van Dhan Scheme is an initiative of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and TRIFED.●’Women in Prisons’ report;–>Published by MoWCD●Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (Urban);-Is launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA),-> with an aim to […]

25 JUNE 2018

●Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT);- Is a major step towards the enhanced operational interaction between two Navies. -> India has CORPATs with Indonesia, Myanmar ,Thailand & Bangladesh (agreed) ●Suryashakti Kisan Yojana (SKY) scheme;- To promote solar energy( Gujarat ) ●Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB);- Is a multilateral development bank with a mission to improve social and economic […]

23 JUNE 2018

●Ambubachi Mela(Mahakumbh of the East);- ->Is an annual Hindu mela held at Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati, Assam. ->celebrated during the monsoon season. ●Chabahar port(Iran);- Iran’s Chabahar port is located on the Gulf of Oman and is the only oceanic port of the country. ->India can bypass Pakistan in transporting goods to Afghanistan. ●SDGs;- 1->No Poverty.  […]

22 JUNE 2018

● 2+2 Dialogue;-With an aim at enhancing peace and stability across the Indo-Pacific region•The India-U.S. “2 + 2 dialogue” would replace the existing India-U.S. Strategic and Commercial Dialogue for trade and commercial issues●Greece crisis;Eurozone nations have agreed on the final elements of a plan to get Greece out of its eight-year bailout program(unable to pay […]

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