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Friday, April 2, 2021

DAILY GK: 1 APRIL 2021

 DAILY GK: 1 APRIL 2021

1.‘INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN INDIA’S HEALTHCARE SECTOR’

      NITI Aayog Member Dr VK Paul, CEO Amitabh Kant, and Additional Secretary Dr Rakesh Sarwal released a report titled ‘Investment Opportunities in India’s Healthcare Sector’.

      The report highlights the range of investment opportunities in different segments of India’s Healthcare sector.

      As per the report,Investments in the Healthcare sector are expected to reach USD 372 Billion in 2022.

      It has the potential to generate 2.7 Million additional jobs in India between 2017-22 (over 500, 000 new jobs per year).

 

2.‘VAJRA PRAHAR 2021’

      The 11th Edition of the India-US Special Forces Exercise ‘Vajra Prahar 2021’ was conducted at Special Forces Training School at Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh in March, 2021.

      The navies of India & United States conducted a 2-day Passage Exercise ‘PASSEX’ in Bay of Bengal (Eastern Indian Ocean Region) from March 28-29, 2021.

 

3.INAS 310 CELEBRATES DIAMOND JUBILEE

      Indian Naval Air Squadron (INAS) 310, popularly known as the ‘Cobras’ celebrated its Diamond Jubilee on 21st March 2021.

      The air squadron was commissioned in 1961 in France.

      It has been continuously serving Indian Navy from INS Hansa for the last 60 years.

      INAS 310, equipped with Surveillance & Electronic Warfare equipment continuously monitors Indian Coastline.

 

4.ANNUAL MEETING OF NEW DEVELOPMENT BANK 2021

      Union Minister of Finance, Nirmala Sitharaman attended the 6th Annual meeting of the Board of Governors of New Development Bank (NDB, formerly known as BRICS Development Bank), 2021 through video-conference in New Delhi. 

      Due to pandemic, the Annual meeting took place in a virtual format.

      Theme of Annual Meeting – ‘New Development Paradigms: The Evolution of Infrastructure’.

      NDB approved a loan of up to USD 1 Billion to support healthcare workers treating patients for COVID-19 in Russia.

 

5.UNDERGROUND CABLES TO CONNECT USA WITH SOUTHEAST ASIA

      Facebook has partnered with Google & other regional telecom companies to connect the United States of America with Southeast Asian countries through undersea cables.

      These underground cables will improve internet connectivity in Singapore, Indonesia.

      At the initial stage, 2 undersea cables: Echo and Bifrost, will be connecting the US with Indonesia through a diverse sea route in the Trans-pacific region.

      Note- Facebook deploys 3000 Kms of fibre in Indonesia to develop public Wi-Fi hot spots.

      “Echo” – Constructed by Facebook in partnership with Google & XL Axiata, an Indonesian telecom company.

      It is expected to get completed by 2023.

      “Bifrost”- Constructed by Facebook in partnership with Indonesia’s Telin & Singapore’s Keppel.

      It is expected to get completed by 2024.

 

6.30% MARKET CAP ON UPI TRANSACTIONS FOR TPAPS

      National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has defined its guidelines and exemptions on the 30% market cap on Unified Payments Interface (UPI) transactions for third-party app providers (TPAPs) to limit the volume and value of transactions per customer.

      The limit of 30% will be calculated based on the total volume of transactions processed on UPI by the payment apps during the preceding three months.

 

7.SBI SIGNED A $1 BILLION LOAN AGREEMENT WITH JBIC

      State Bank of India (SBI) has signed a loan agreement of $1 billion (INR 10 Crores) with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) to provide loans for the whole range of business operations of the Japanese automobile manufacturers in India.

 

8.SARASWATI SAMMAN 2020

      KK Birla Foundation has selected well known Marathi writer Dr. Sharankumar Limbale, as the recipient of Saraswati Samman 2020 for his 2018 Marathi novel titled “Sanatan”.

      The Saraswati Samman 2020 marks the 30th Saraswati Samman.

      The book – Sanatan, features the story of socio-cultural struggles of the untouchables.

      The Saraswati Samman is an annual award instituted by KK Birla Foundation in 1991.

      The award includes a citation, a plaque and a cash award of Rs.15 lakh.

      The winner of the award is selected from the outstanding works from 22 Indian languages.

 

9.ISSF WORLD CUP 2021

      The 2021 ISSF World Cup took place at Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Ranges, New Delhi from March 18-29, 2021.

      India topped the Medals Tally with 30 Medals (15 Gold, 9 Silver, 6 Bronze), while USA Grabbed the 2nd place with 8 Medals & Italy took the 3rd place with 4 Medals.

      The World Cup featured events across 3 disciplines (Rifle, Pistol & Shotgun).

      It is India’s most successful outing in a single edition of the World Cup stage.

      It is India’s 6 consecutive No.1 Finish at the ISSF championships in the rifle/pistol events.

Country        Gold       Silver     Bronze  Total

India              15           9              6              30

USA                4              3              1              8

Italy               2                            2              4

 

10.SECOND COUNTRY TO PASS MISCARRIAGES BEREAVEMENT LEAVE LAW

      The New Zealand Parliamenthas recently passed legislation to provide leave for miscarriage and for stillbirth The Bill allows mothers and their partners the right to paid leave following a miscarriage or still birth, without having to tap into sick leave.

      Employees will get three days leave when a pregnancy ends with a stillbirth.

      With this, New Zealand has become only the second country in the world to do so.

      India is the only other country in the world with similar legislation that provides leave for miscarriage and stillbirth.

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DAILY GK: 28,29,30 MAR 2021

 DAILY GK: 28,29,30 MAR 2021

1.CITY-SPECIFIC ACTION PLANS IN 132 CITIES UNDER NCAP

      Representatives of State Pollution Control Boards, Urban Local Bodies & Institutes of Repute (IoR) for 132 identified cities signed a MoU for implementation of city specific action plans under National Clean Air Programme (NCAP).

      NCAP, a national level strategy aims to tackle air pollution by achieving 20%-30% reduction in Particulate Matter concentrations (i.e. PM2.5 and PM10) in at least 102 cities by 2024 (with 2017 as base year).

 

2.     A&N ATTAINS 100% FUNCTIONAL HOUSEHOLD TAP CONNECTION

      Lt. Governor of Andaman & Nicobar, Admiral D K Joshi, announced the Union territory (UT) as 100% Functional Household Tap Connection (FHTC) under Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM).

      With this Andaman & Nicobar becomes India’s 1st UT and the 3rd state/UT to achieve the target (only after Goa & Telangana).

      Target of JJM-Tap Water connection to all rural households by 2024.

 

3.TB SUMMIT 2021

      Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan virtually addressed the India TB Summit 2021.

      The theme for the summit is “Reimagining TB Care in India“.

      The Summit was organized by Survivors Against TB & Pi Consulting & hosted in partnership with The Indian Express.

      Note – World TB Day is observed on 24th March, 2021.

      Target- India targets to eradicate Tuberculosis by 2025, five years ahead of United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals target – 2030.

 

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Saturday, March 27, 2021

DAILY GK:27 MAR 2021

 DAILY GK:27 MAR 2021

1.116TH MEETING OF PERMANENT INDUS COMMISSION

      India & Pakistan held the 116th Meeting of Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) under the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) at New Delhi from March 23-24, 2021.

      The Indian side was led by Pradeep Kumar Saxena, India’s commissioner for IWT & advisors from Central Water Commission, the Central Electricity Authority and the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation.

      The meeting coincided with the Pakistan Day (Pakistan Resolution Day or Republic Day) being celebrated on March 23, 2021.

Pakistan’s Objections

      During the meeting, Pakistan raised objections over the designs of 2 Hydroelectric projects in J&K – Pakal Dul Hydro Electric Project & Lower Kalnai Project.

      Pakal Dul Hydro Electric Project (1, 000 MW) is proposed on the Marusudar river, a tributary of the Chenab river, in Kishtwar district in J&K.

      Lower Kalnai project (48 MW) is proposed in Kishtwar & Doda districts over Chenab River.

 

2.SUPREME COURT RULES OUT EXTENSION OF 6-MONTH MORATORIUM

      Supreme Court (SC) Bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy & MR Shah rejected the further extension of six-months Loan Moratorium Period (March 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020) offered by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to traders, Corporate bodies & Big Borrowers.

      SC also added that no Interest on Interest (Compound Interest) will be charged on borrowers during the Moratorium period irrespective of the Loan Amount.

      Any amount collected will be refunded. According to estimates, the refunds are likely to be in the range of INR 7000-8000 Crore.

      Indian Government has already refunded the Interest on Interest to all borrowers of loans below INR 2 Crore.

 

3.‘FIYAVATHI HOME FOR VULNERABLE CHILDREN’

      Maldives Ministry of Gender, Family and Social Services inaugurated the renovated ‘Fiyavathi Home for Vulnerable Children’ in Hulhumale.

      A Cash grant of ~ 1.9 Million Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR) was allocated for the completion of this project.

 

4.JICA SIGNS 10 BILLION YEN LOAN AGREEMENT WITH TCCL

      Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a Loan agreement for a maximum amount of 10 Billion Japanese Yen (~ INR 66.6 Crore) with Tata Cleantech Capital Ltd (TCCL), a Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) for offering loans to Indian firms focussing on Clean Energy Projects.

 

5.ASIAMONEY BEST BANK AWARDS 2021

      HDFC Bank, was adjudged the ‘India’s Best Bank for Small and Medium Enterprises(SMEs)’ at the Asiamoney Best Bank Awards 2021 of Asiamoney for the transformation of its Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) business.

      HDFC’s advances to MSMEs as of December 31, 2020, is about Rs2.02 trillion ($28 billion) which is 38% higher than in 2019.

      It has a compound annual growth rate of 23% for the past six years, making it India’s second-largest bank for MSME lending.

 

6.VYAS SAMMAN 2020

      Established Hindi writer Professor Sharad Pagare from Madhya Pradesh has been chosen as the recipient of the prestigious Vyas Samman 2020 for his historic novel titled “Patliputru ki Samragi”.

      The 2020 Vyas Samman is the 30th Vyas Samman presented by KK Birla Foundation.

The novel – “Patliputru ki Samragi” was printed in the year 2010.

 

7.MAHARASHTRA BHUSHAN AWARD

      A committee chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray announced singer Asha Bhosle has been selected for the Maharashtra Bhushan award for the year 2020, Maharashtra State highest civilian award for outstanding individual achievements in their field, The award, instituted in 1996 carries a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh.

 

8.‘CENTRAL SCRUTINY CENTRE’ & IEPFA MOBILE APP

      Nirmala Sitharaman virtually launched 2 Tech-enabled initiatives of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) – Central Scrutiny Centre (CSC) & Mobile app of  IEPFA (Investor Education & Protection Fund Authority).

      i.Central Scrutiny Centre (CSC)  – For Scrutinizing Straight Through Process (STP) Forms filed by the corporates on the MCA 21 registry.

      ii.IEPFA app –  It has been launched to achieve the goal of financial literacy, spreading investors’ awareness, education and protection among investors in both rural & urban areas.

 

9.2021 PARA SHOOTING WORLD CUP

      India bagged 7 medals (2 Gold, 1 Silver & 4 Bronze) and finished at 3rd Position in the 2021 World Shooting Para Sport World Cup held at Al Ain, UAE from March 15-25, 2021.

      Ukraine topped the table with 11 Medals (5 Gold, 5 Silver, 1 Bronze), while UAE finished Second with 5 medals (3 Gold, 2 Silver).

      They are organized by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

      India’s Singhraj won the Gold Medal in the P1 Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1.

      India’s Manish Narwal clinched Gold Medal in the P4 mixed 50m Pistol SH1. He set a new World Record (WR) by finishing with 229.1 points, breaking the previous WR of Serbia’s Rastko Jokic (228.6).

 

10.INDIA’S 1ST GOVT. RUN VETERINARY AMBULANCE NETWORK

      Andhra Pradesh govt. is planning to set-up India’s 1st Government run Mobile Ambulance Veterinary Clinic network in the state.

      Each Assembly Constituency in the state will be provided with 1 Ambulance along with 1 veterinary doctor, 1 Para-veterinary worker.

      The Ambulance is equipped with a ‘Hydraulic Lift’ facility to shift the injured animal to the hospital.

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Monday, June 20, 2016

Special GK Booster-2 for SBI Clerk Mains Exam 2016

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Special GK Booster-1 for SBI Clerk Mains Examination 2016

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Sunday, December 27, 2015

GK Booster-2 For IBPS Clerk Mains 2015

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Thursday, December 10, 2015

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