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  • Google to open its cloud region in Delhi

    474 days ago
    Google to open the cloud region in Delhi. It will be made operational by 2021. This will be Google's second cloud region in India. The first one was in Mumbai that was launched in 2017. Open cloud region: ♦ The new cloud region will expand Google's existing network, which stands at eight regions in the Asia Pacific and 22 regions... Read More

    NABARD infused Rs 1.46 lakh crore in the rural banking system during current

    474 days ago
    National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has infused Rs.1.46 lakh crore in the rural banking system during the current fiscal. The bank stated that it had given Rs.66,397 crore in short-term credit and Rs.6,704 crore in long-term credit to rural cooperative banks. Regional rural banks (RRB) have availed Rs.14,141 crore in short-term... Read More
    Category: Banking & Finance

    ISRO postpones the launch of GISAT-1 satellite

    474 days ago
    ISRO launch of earth observation satellite GISAT-1 has been postponed due to technical reasons. Earlier, it was planned to launch the earth observation satellite on 5 March. ISRO has revised the launch date, and it will be informed in due course. The satellite was one of the key launches planned by the country's space agency for 2020. GISAT-1: ♦... Read More

    Centre approves ten projects worth Rs.301.54 crores for the food processing sector

    474 days ago
    The Inter-Ministerial Approval Committee (IMAC) held under the Chairpersonship of Union Food Processing Industries Minister Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal approved ten projects in New Delhi. The cost of the project worth Rs.301.54 crore and a total grant-in-aid of Rs.67.29 crore has been sanctioned. Highlights: ♦ The projects were sanctioned under... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    Gairsain was made the new summer capital of Uttarakhand

    474 days ago
    Gairsain was made the new summer capital of Uttarakhand. The announcement was made by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat at the assembly session convened in Gairsain. It partially fulfilled an over two-decade demand by statehood. CM dedicated the announcement to the people who sacrificed themselves for the formation of Uttarakhand state. Gairsain: Uttarakhand... Read More

    Mumbai to host 2023 IOC session

    474 days ago
    Mumbai will be hosting the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) session in 2023. The announcement was passed by IOC president Thomas Bach. Highlights: ♦ The committee chose India to encourage and support the National Olympic Committee of India and all the National Federations to promote and strengthen Olympic sport in the country. ♦... Read More
    Category: Sports

    JK government launched Student Health Card scheme for school children

    474 days ago
    Jammu and Kashmir government has launched Student Health Card scheme in Jammu on 5 March. It was launched by Lt. Governor G.C. Murmu at a programme organized by Directorate of Mid Day Meal, School Education Department in association with National Health Mission at Teachers Bhavan Jammu. Student Health Card scheme: ♦ The scheme will ensure... Read More
    Category: Schemes

    MoTA forms committee to examine CFR Guidelines

    474 days ago
    The Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) reintroduced the Model Guidelines for Conservation, Management, and sustainable use of Community Forest Resources (CFR Guideline) under the Forest Rights Act, 2006. MoTA created a committee to examine and recommend CFR Guidelines under FRA. The committee will be headed by NC Saxena, a former member of the... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    Workshop on Increasing Water Use Efficiency in Industries held in New Delhi

    474 days ago
    Workshop on "Increasing Water Use Efficiency in Industries" was inaugurated by the Secretary, Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation (WR, RD & GR) U.P. Singh. The workshop was organized by the National Water Mission (NWM) in Delhi as a part of the "HarKaamDeshkeNaam" initiative. Highlights: ♦... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    Janaushadhi week is celebrated from 1-7 March

    474 days ago
    Janaushadhi week is celebrated in India from 1-7 March 2020. During this occasion, various activities like health checkup Camp, Jan Aushadhi Paricharcha, Jan Aushadhi ka sath are being undertaken. Highlights: ♦ Campaigns for blood pressure checkups, sugar level checkups, free doctor consultation, and free medicine distribution are hosted at... Read More

    Sri Lanka will lead science, technology and innovation sector in BIMSTEC

    474 days ago
    The 20th Session of the senior officials' meeting (SoM) was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 3 March 2020. The meeting was chaired by Sri Lankan Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha. Highlights: ♦ In the meeting, it was decided that Sri Lanka will lead the science, technology, and innovation sector in the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral... Read More
    Category: International

    Chandrayaan-III mission to be launched in first half of 2021

    474 days ago
    The Union Minister Jitendra Singh announced that ISRO's Chandrayaan-III would be launched in the first half of 2021. A slight delay might happen in the launching of the third moon mission. Chandrayaan-III mission: ♦ Chandrayaan-III mission was configured based on the lessons learnt from Chandrayaan-II. ♦ The revised configuration... Read More

    Luxembourg became the worlds first country to offer entirely free public transport

    474 days ago
    Luxembourg has become the first government to have made free public transport free. The move came with effect from 1 March. As per the move, buses, trams, and trains in the country became completely free of charge. Aim: The move aims to encourage Luxembourg's inhabitants to use it and curb the continued traffic problems the country is experiencing. Highlights: ♦... Read More
    Category: International

    KPIT Sparkle 2020 winners awarded

    474 days ago
    KPIT announced the winners of KPIT Sparkle 2020 on 4 March. The 30 select teams who presented their ideas on transformative solutions in mobility and energy were awarded. Winners: Army Institute of Technology, Pune, was awarded gold and a cash prize of Rs.5 Lakhs Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur and Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced... Read More
    Category: Awards and Honours

    Cabinet approved amalgamation of PSBs with effect from 1 April

    474 days ago
    The Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the consolidation of ten Public Sector Banks (PSBs) into four. The amalgamation of the PSBs will be effective from 1 April 2020. The banks include: (i) amalgamation of Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) and United Bank of India into Punjab National Bank (PNB) (ii) amalgamation of Syndicate... Read More

    APEDA signed MoUs with various organizations to implement Agri Export Policy

    474 days ago
    Agricultural and Processed Food Export Development Authority (APEDA) signed MoUs with specialized institutions namely the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), Indian Chamber of Food and Agriculture (ICFA), SGT University, Pearl Academy, and Quality Council of India (QCI) Delhi, on 4 March 2020. The MoU aims to utilize its expertise to work... Read More
    Category: Agreements MoU

    Pragyan Conclave 2020 commenced in New Delhi

    474 days ago
    Pragyan Conclave 2020 commenced on 4 March 2020 at Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi. It will be held on 4-5 March. The two-day Indian Army International Seminar is being organized by the Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS). Aim: The event aims to bring together a cross-domain national and international experts to deliberate on the complex subject... Read More

    Cabinet approved MoU between India and Cote dlvoire for cooperation in the field of health

    474 days ago
    The Union Cabinet approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of India and the Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene of Cote d'Ivoire. The MoU was aimed to enhance cooperation in the field of health. MoU Provision: ♦ The MoU will regulate drugs and pharmaceutical products. ♦... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    Cabinet approves amendment on the FDI policy on civil aviation

    474 days ago
    The Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved to amend the existing Foreign direct investment (FDI) Policy to permit Foreign Investment(s) in M/s Air India Ltd. The amendment will allow foreign investment up to 100% by those Non-resident Indians (NRIs), who are Indian Nationals, in the case of M/s Air India Ltd. Amendment Provisions: ♦... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    Cabinet approves 2019 Companies Second Amendment Bill

    474 days ago
    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the Companies (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019 on 4 March 2020. The Bill will amend the Companies Act, 2013. Bill Provisions: ♦ The Bill will make 72 changes in the Companies Act. ♦ The Bill will remove criminality under the Act in case of defaults which can be determined... Read More
    Category: Bills & Acts

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