Daily Current Affairs | 25th May 2019

NATIONAL ICGS and Assam Rifles signed “Affiliation Charter” in Shillong The Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) ‘Shaurya’and the 3rd (Naga Hills) Battalion of the Assam Rifles has signed an ‘Affiliation Charter’ at Laitkor in Shillong. The objective is to enhance inter-armed forces cooperation and utilise each other’s assets for training and sports. The ‘Affiliation Charter’ was signed by director generals of […]

Daily Current Affairs | 24th May 2019

NATIONAL MOU signed between Department of Biotechnology(DBT) and Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) for joint collaboration on cancer research  Department of Biotechnology (DBT), M/o Science and Technology and Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India have signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MOU) for supporting joint collaborative research programmes in the area of Cancer. The MOU was signed by Dr […]

Daily Current Affairs | 23rd May 2019

NATIONAL Mumbai tops the list of most vulnerable cities to cyberattacks in 2019  Recently, Quick Heal Security Labs in its report titled “The Annual Threat Report 2019” has disclosed that Mumbai topped the list of 15-city which are more vulnerable to cyberattcks in 2019. The other two cities which followed Mumbai are: Delhi, Bengaluru, Kolkata, andPune i. The report has also revealed […]

Daily Current Affairs | 22nd May 2019

NATIONAL 8th Indo-Myanmar Coordinated Patrol began in Port Blair The 8th Indo-Myanmar Coordinated Patrol (IMCOR) has started at Andaman and Nicobar Command in Port Blair which will be held from May 20 to 28, 2019. Myanmar Navy Ship UMS King TabinShweHtee (773) and UMS Inlay (OPV-54) and Indian Naval Ship Saryu have participated in coordinated patrol (CORPAT).  The CORPAT initiative […]

Daily Current Affairs | 20th May 2019

NATIONAL Afghanistan’s High Peace Council Secretary- Umer Daudzai’s visit to India  Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs Minister met Umer Daudzai, (during his visit to India) Afghanistan’s High Peace Council Secretary who briefed her on the outcome of the recently held the historic ‘Loya Jirga’ or peace meeting in Kabul. i. “Loya jirga” peace summit in Kabul was held in May, 2019 […]

Daily Current Affairs | 19th May 2019

NATIONAL India finds fault in OECD that ranks countries based on their services trade policies India has found problems with the current method under which the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) ranks countries based on their services trade policies, indicating the outcomes are biased and counter-intuitive. Services Trade Restrictiveness Index (STRI): STRI was launched in 2014. […]

Daily Current Affairs | 18th May 2019

NATIONAL The (CBIC) Government launches Project SPARROW for CBIC officers for over 400 formations of CBIC across India The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) notified that for better human resource management, it will conduct annual performance appraisal report (APARs) of over 46,000 Group B and C officers (IRS– Indian Revenue Service officers in Customs and Central Excise in 2016-17) online in SPARROW (Smart […]

Daily Current Affairs | 17th May 2019

NATIONAL A Lancet study evaluated that India had the highest mortality rate among children under five years of age in 2015 Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, US (United States) evaluated India’s state-level information on the causes of casualty among children under 5 years of age for the years 2000-2015, to find that India had progressed from reducing the […]

Daily Current Affairs | 16th May 2019

NATIONAL NMCG, HCL Foundation and INTACH inked MoU for Rudraksh Plantation in Uttarakhand National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), HCL Foundation and Indian national Trust for Art and Culture Heritage (INTACH) signed tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Plantation of Rudraksh Trees in Uttarakhand under the ‘Namami Gange’ Programme. The objective is to create a greener ecosystem in the Ganga Basin along […]

Daily Current Affairs | 15th May 2019

NATIONAL India hosted a 2-day ministerial meeting of WTO in New Delhi to discuss issues facing the multi-lateral trading system India hosted a 2-day (May 13-14, 2019)ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in New Delhi in which ministers from 16 developing nations and 6 least developed nations had participated to discuss major problems and challenges facing the multi-lateral trading system. […]

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