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August, 2018

  • 19 August

    NITI Aayog – “Pitch to MOVE”

    NITI Aayog is organising ‘MOVE’, the 1st of its kind Mobility Summit in India. As a part of the main Summit, many featured events are also being planned. One of the …

  • 19 August

    UPI 2.0: Everything you need to know

    UPI 2.0, an upgraded version of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)’s Unified Payment Interface, has been announced with several new features. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel …

  • 17 August

    Current Affairs 17th August 2018

    Ashok Leyland unveiled Innoline, its new technology Ashok Leyland, the Hinduja Group’s flagship company, introduced Innoline technology. Innoline is a BS IV engine driven by an in-line fuel pump. This …

  • 16 August

    Current Affairs 16th August 2018

    UP government proposes renaming Bareilly airport to Nath Nagri The Uttar Pradesh government has approached the Centre for its approval to rename Bareilly airport to ‘Nath Nagri’, which is believed …

  • 16 August

    The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2018

    The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2018 was introduced in Lok Sabha by the Minister for Law and Justice, Mr. PP Chaudhary, on July 18, 2018. It seeks to amend …

  • 16 August

    All About Kanyashree Prakalpa scheme

    Department of Women Development and Social Welfare, Government of West Bengal (DWD&SW) has designed the Kanyashree Prakalpa – a conditional cash transfer scheme with the aim of improving the status and …

  • 15 August

    Computer Quiz for IBPS officers scale I and office assistants (multipurpose)

    Q1. Which of the following are machine-independent languages? (a) High-level languages (b) Low-level languages (c) Assembly languages (d) Machine languages (e) None of these Q2. FORTRAN is a programming language. …

  • 15 August

    Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0

    Under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) 2.0-a flagship program of MHRD, GOI 688 institutions are selected on a Challenge Mode (426 technical and 262 non- technical) which are reputed Higher Educational …

  • 13 August

    Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana

    The Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana was launched on 25 December, 2000 by the then NDA Government led by the Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The programme was introduced with …

  • 12 August

    \Current Affairs 12th August 2018

    Ajay Jayaram,Rituparna Das and Mithun Manjunath enter quarterfinals Vietnam Open In Men’s singles, Jayaram will face Canada’s Xiaodong Sheng. Manjunath will face China’s Zhou Zeqi. Women’s singles, Rituparna will play …

  • 10 August

    All About Nirbhaya Fund

    Nirbhaya Fund for Women Protection Violence against women has received unprecedented focus in governance and politics in the aftermath of Nirbhaya incident. Along with comprehensive reform of the Criminal Law …

  • 10 August

    Current Affairs 10th August 2018

    Cabinet extended PMGSY beyond the 12th five year plan period The government approved that the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) can be continued even beyond the 12th five year …

  • 9 August

    Current Affairs 9th August 2018

    RBI approved to transfer 50,000 crore surplus to government The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will transfer ₹50,000 crore of its surplus money to the government, for the year ended …

  • 9 August

    Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yoiana (PMKSY)

    Launched on 1st July, 2015 with the motto of “Har Khet Ko Paani”, the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) is being implemented to expand cultivated area with assured irrigation, …

  • 8 August

    Current Affairs 8th August 2018

    Japan commemorates 73rd Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombings On August 6, 1945 at 8:15 a.m., the US B-29 bomber Enola Gay dropped the 20 kiloton atomic bomb “Little …