Daily Current Affairs for Exams

21 Jul, 17

21 Jul, 17    Tags: Science & Tech.

Google officially released a new tool named ‘Hire’ to help small and medium sized businesses recruit talent

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21 Jul, 17    Tags: Appointment

Tamil film actor Kamal Haasan has been appointed brand icon of Pro Kabaddi League franchise Tamil Thalaivas, co-owned by India batting legend Sachin Tendulkar.

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21 Jul, 17    Tags: Appointment

Lord Davies appointed as the Chair Of The UK India Business Council

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21 Jul, 17    Tags: Awards/Honors

Advani gets Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions in Lok Sabha

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21 Jul, 17    Tags: Defence

The Union Cabinet gave its nod to Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) for raising Rs. 660 crore in bonds for extra budgetary resources in 2017-18

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21 Jul, 17    Tags: Economics

The Cabinet approved sale of government’s 51.11 percent stake in oil refiner HPCL to India’s largest oil producer ONGC for a potential Rs 26,000 crore to Rs 30,000 crore

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21 Jul, 17    Tags: Economics

ICICI Bank has launched a facility whereby its existing salaried customers can avail personal loans at ATMs, up to 15 lakhs in their savings account instantly

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21 Jul, 17    Tags: International

Australia’s foreign minister Julie Bishop has signed the framework agreement to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA)

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21 Jul, 17    Tags: International

The landmark India-Japan civil nuclear agreement came into force. Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar exchanged the diplomatic notes with the Japanese envoy to India to formalise the completion of the process

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21 Jul, 17    Tags: Defence

In a major upgrade to its defences, the Indian Army has signed a MoU with the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to raise one regiment of the advanced Medium Range Surface to Air Missiles (MRSAM)

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21 Jul, 17    Tags: Regional

Telangana Government launched a portal “Janahitha” grievance Redressal system to submit public complaints online smoothly and to get speedy redressal

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21 Jul, 17    Tags: National

Climate projects of three States get Centre’s nod Proposals for climate adaptation projects submitted by Rajasthan, Gujarat and Sikkim have been approved by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change

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21 Jul, 17    Tags: National

The Lok Sabha passed the IIIT Public Private Partnership Bill 2017

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21 Jul, 17    Tags: National

Second phase of rural connectivity project BharatNet gets approval under which 1,50,000 gram panchayats would be connected with optic fibre cable (OFC)

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21 Jul, 17    Tags: Regional

Telangana puts restrictions on school bag weight acting on proposals submitted by the Commissioner and Director of School Education, to reduce the weight of school bags for children in the State.

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21 Jul, 17    Tags: National

Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY) is a pension scheme announced by the government exclusively for the senior citizens aged 60 years and above which is available from May 4, 2017 to May 3, 2018

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21 Jul, 17    Tags: Appointment National

Ram Nath Kovind was on Thursday declared elected as India’s 14th President polling 65.6% of the vote defeating, former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, who secured 34% of the vote

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20 Jul, 17

20 Jul, 17    Tags: Awards/Honors

Leading oil marketing company Indian Oil has bagged the WPC Excellence Award for its innovative and ground-breaking INDMAX technology at 22nd edition of the World Petroleum Congress in Istanbul.

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20 Jul, 17    Tags: Awards/Honors

The J&K Tourism Department has received the award in the category of ‘Best Adventure Tourism Destination and Eco-Tourism Destination’ by Indian International Travel Mart

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20 Jul, 17    Tags: Economics

RBI has set up an Enforcement Department (EFD) which would serve as a centralised department to speed up regulatory compliance.

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20 Jul, 17    Tags: Awards/Honors

A group of seven Indian students has bagged two awards at the first global robotics Olympiad in the US where 157 countries participated

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20 Jul, 17    Tags: Sports

Mumbai youngsters Neel Joshi and Ananya Dabke bagged the under-15 boys and girls titles, respectively, in the Dutch Open Junior Squash Championships, in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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20 Jul, 17    Tags: Sports

Former national-level hockey player Amit Saroha clinched silver medal in the club throw event in the F-51 category — below waist paraplegic category — at the ongoing World Para Athletics Championships in London

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20 Jul, 17    Tags: Sports

Karnataka’s Manudev won the title in the first National Masters snooker tournament 2017

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20 Jul, 17    Tags: International

Arab’s Minister of State for Tolerance Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi has topped a poll of the most powerful Arab women in government this year

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20 Jul, 17    Tags: Regional

In order to provide qualitative education to the students, ‘Hamari Shala Kaisi Ho’ and ‘Shala Siddhi Karyakram’ are being implemented by the School Education department in Government schools of Madhya Pradesh

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20 Jul, 17    Tags: National

UIDAI or Unique Identification Authority of India has launched a new mobile app, called mAadhaar, that will negate the need to carry the Aadhaar card in wallets

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20 Jul, 17    Tags: Regional

The Maharashtra government approved a revised policy of the ‘Majhi Kanya Bhagyashree’ scheme, by which families who have a yearly income of upto Rs 7.5 lakh will be benefited

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20 Jul, 17    Tags: National

The Supreme Court allowed the Centre to replace the oversight committee set up to supervise the functioning of the Medical Coucil of India (MCI) with a fresh panel of five eminent doctors

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20 Jul, 17    Tags: Regional

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik dedicated the state’s longest bridge to nation and named it after Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

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