Current Affairs This Week (14-07-2019)

Dutee Chand: 1st Indian sprinter to win Gold in the 100m Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has clinched a Gold medal in the 100-metre dash event at the 30th World University Games (WUG-2019) at Napoli in Italy. With the Gold, Dutee has become the first Indian woman track and field athlete to win the coveted yellow metal at the event.   11 July: World Population Day observed Its observance is aimed to shift focus towards urgency and significance of issues related to population. The World Population Day was established by the Governing Council of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in 1989. … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (14-07-2019)

IBPS RRB VIII – 2019

   ALERT    Click to view Official IBPS RRB VII Notification (2019) The recruitment notification for IBPS RRB 2019 has been released on 14th June 2019 by IBPS. You can download the Official Notification by clicking on the link mentioned below. With release of Official Notification, IBPS has released exam dates, vacancies, pattern and syllabus. IBPS RRB PO 2019 will be conducted on 3rd, 4th & 11th August 2019 (Preliminary Exam) and the mains exam for the same will be conducted on 22nd September 2019. This year, a single exam will be conducted for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II & III on 22nd September … Continue reading IBPS RRB VIII – 2019

Current Affairs This Week (07-07-2019)

New Zealand bans Single-Use Plastic shopping bags New Zealand has officially banned single-use plastic shopping bags with effect from 1 July 2019. It has also introduced hefty fines for businesses that continue to provide them. As per United Nation Environment Programme (UNEP) more than 80 countries have already introduced similar bans.   WBC Asia: Indian Pro Boxer Vaibhav Yadav wins Indian pro boxer Vaibhav Yadav became World Boxing Council (WBC) Asia silver Welterweight Champion after winning the title bout held in Pattaya, Thailand.   Tamil yeoman: now Tamil Nadu’s State Butterfly The southern State formally notified this by an order … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (07-07-2019)

Current Affairs This Week (30-06-2019)

26 June:Day Against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking To raise awareness against drug abuse and the illegal drug trade. The United Nation General Assembly (UNGA) by adopting the resolution 42/112 of 7 December 1987.   RAW It was established in 1968 following the intelligence failures of India-China and India-Pakistan wars. It is headquartered in New Delhi.It is under the direct command of Prime Minister and reports on administrative basis to the Cabinet Secretary of India, who in turn reports to the PM. Samanat Goel appointed as RAW Chief.   ‘goAML’ launched by UAE The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (30-06-2019)

Current Affairs This Week (23-06-2019)

Govt restores ration in kind provision to military officers The Govt of India has approved Union Ministry of Defence proposal for restoration of ‘ration in kind’ to military officers stationed in peace areas. This is one of the 1st major decisions taken by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh after he assumed the new portfolio role in Modi govt 2nd term.   Facebook’s Cryptocurrency ‘Libra’ It will let its user to send or receive money and buy things at nearly zero fees. Users can pseudonymously buy/cash out their Libra online or even local exchange points (ex- grocery stores), and can spend it … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (23-06-2019)

Current Affairs This Week (16-06-2019)

Leader of Rajya Sabha (Upper House of Parliament) A Leader of House is a Rajya Sabha member who either holds a rank of cabinet minister or another nominated minister. The Leader has a seat next to ex-officio Chairperson of Rajya Sabha (the Vice President of India), in the front row. The term Leader of the House has been defined in Rule 2(1) of Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Rajya Sabha.   Indian girl honoured in UAE for Green efforts An eight-year-old Indian expat student has collected nearly 15,000 kg of paper waste in Dubai as part … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (16-06-2019)