Young Rishabh Pant became the fastest Indian wicket-keeper to claim 50 dismissals in Test cricket, surpassing former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The 21-year-old wicket-keeper batsman on Sunday claimed his 50th victim in his 11th Test while Dhoni had taken 15 Tests to touch the milestone. Pant took an easy
Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Shri Prakash Javadekar and Executive Secretary, UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), Mr.IbrahimThiaw on 2nd September 2019 jointly inaugurated the 12- day 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida.
Daily Current Affairs Capsule PDF For UPSC Civil Service, Banking, SSC, State Civil Services, Railways, CLAT and other competitive exams in India. The Daily Current Affairs Capsule for 2nd September 2019 contains news related to the appointment of new Governors, India’s Longest Electrified Rail Tunnel, FPI pulling out money, GST revenue
The Indian Institute of Management will offer a voluntary course on Sanskrit to its students and faculty members. This move, based on popular demand, will be in addition to ongoing yoga classes, with an aim to promote “Indian ethos”. IIM Indore offers language electives in the second year for its
Foreign investors pulled out a net amount of Rs 5,920 crore from the Indian capital markets in August 2019. This has happened even as the government announced for the revocation of enhanced super-rich tax on foreign and domestic equity investors imposed in this year’s Budget. As per the latest depositories
The President of India has appointed five new Governors in various states of India i.e. Telangana, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Maharastra and Rajasthan. Himachal Pradesh: Bandaru Dattatreya has been appointed as the new Governor of Himachal Pradesh. He has replaced Kalraj Mishra, who has been appointed as the new Governor of
Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenues have fallen to a six-month low of ₹98,202 crore in August 2019. But the Average collections of GST in this financial year are still above ₹1.02 lakh crore. The total gross GST revenue collected in the month of August 2019 is ₹98,202 crore out
Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane has taken over the charge as vice-Chief of the Indian Army. He has succeeded Lt. Gen. D. Anbu who retired from service on August 31. He is the most probable candidate for the Army chief’s post when incumbent Gen. Bipin Rawat retires on December 31.
India’s longest Electrified Rail Tunnel was inaugurated on 01st September 2019 by honourable vice-president M. Venkaiah Naidu. This tunnel, which has 44 trolley refuges and 14 cross-passages in a horseshoe design, is located between Cherlopalli and Rapuru in Andhra Pradesh. The total construction cost of this tunnel is Rs 437
Bandaru Dattatreya has been appointed as the new Governor of Himachal Pradesh on 01st September 2019. He will replace Kalraj Mishra, who has been appointed as the Governor of Rajasthan. About Bandaru Dattatreya: Bandaru Dattatreya is an Indian politician and belongs to Hyderabad. He was the Member of Lok Sabha