Daily Current Affairs Capsule for UPSC and State Civil Services- 21st August 2018 Current Affairs in Short| Fast and Quick Revision Former Army General Dalbir Singh Suhag awarded Legion of Merit by US Government Gopalkrishna Gandhi conferred with 2018 Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kharagpur has decided to set up Re-Water Research Center to replenish and rejuvenate water resources Rishabh Pant becomes fourth Indian wicket-keeper
Wrestler Bajrang Punia wins India’s first gold medal at 2018 Asian Games
Telangana Government launches Disaster Response Force in Hyderabad
Panini language laboratory inaugurated in Mauritius to promote Hindi
August 19 is celebrated as World photography day.
The World Humanitarian Day (WHD) observed on 19 August
Exercise Maitree 2018: India, Thailand joint military exercise concludes
All India Financial Inclusion Survey (NAFIS) released by NABARD
General Dalbir Singh Suhag awarded US ‘Legion of Merit’ 2018
Pitch Black 2018 Exercise concludes in Australia. Pitch Black – 18 (PB-18) is a biennial multinational air exercise hosted by Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) concluded recently inDarwin, Australia. India for the first time participated in it.
Australian bowler Mitchell Johnson announced retirement from all forms of cricket
The Uttarakhand High Court has appointed itself as the legal guardian of cows in the Uttarakhand state.
Uttarakhand has given this judgement recently.
It has also issued some directions to the state government in this regard.
Daily Current Affairs Capsule for UPSC and State Civil Services- 15th August 2018 Current Affairs in Short| Fast and Quick Revision 3rd Railways Station Cleanliness Report Released: Jodhpur, Marwar declared cleanliest rail stations This was the third edition of audit cum cleanliness survey conducted by Indian Railways to increase the level of cleanliness. Conducted under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan It was conducted by Quality Council of India (QCI). Top 5 A1
Daily Current Affairs Capsule – 14th August 2018 Current Affairs in Short| Fast and Quick Revision Ashish Kumar Bhutani appointed CEO of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) Appointed to post till May 2020. He is an IAS officer (1992 batch) of Assam-Meghalaya cadre. PMFBY is a farmers’ welfare scheme launched in 2016 It replaced earlier two schemes National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (MNAIS) and Modified National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (MNAIS)
Global Innovation Index 2018 UPSC Mains General Studies Paper II Topic: Social Justice Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. Download Global Innovation Index 2018 PDF What is Global Innovation Index 2018? Global Innovation Index is jointly released by Cornell University, INSEAD and World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). The Global Innovation Index (GII) 2018 is the 11th edition of the
The Jal Marg Vikas Project will facilitate plying of vessels with capacity of 1,500-2,000 tonnes in the Haldia- Varanasi stretch of the River Ganga.
Major works that are being taken up under Jal Marg Vikas Project are the development of fairway, Multi-Modal Terminals, strengthening of river navigation system, conservancy works, modern River Information System (RIS), Digital Global Positioning System (DGPS), night navigation facilities, modern methods of channel marking etc.
World Breastfeeding Week Observed from August 1 to August 7 World Breastfeeding Week is observed from August 1 to 7 every year. UPSC Mains General Studies Paper II Topic: Social Justice Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. Who organises the World BreastFeeding Week? World Breastfeeding Week is organised by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), WHO and UNICEF. What is
UPSC Mains General Studies Paper II Topic: Constitution, Governance, Polity Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill 2018 passed in Lok Sabha Lok Sabha has passed the Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill 2018. What is the aim of Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill 2018? Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill 2018 seeks to replace the Central Council of
UPSC Mains General Studies Paper III Topic: Science and Technology Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology. Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has started its operations TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) has officially started its science operations. Its first observations will be transmitted back to Earth at some point in August It will continue to send in new information for the next two years, at least. When