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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

DAILY GK 28 JULY 2020


                                   DAILY GK 28 JULY                                                       
1. TRIFED SIGNED TRIPARTITE MOU UNDER UNNAT BHARAT ABHIYAN
·        The Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs(MoTA) signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) –  Delhi and Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA), a Swadeshi Science Movement under the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan(UBA), a flagship programme under the Ministry of Human Resource Development(MHRD).
·        To increase the opportunities for better livelihood and income generation for the tribal communities.
·        Unnat Bharat Abhiyan(UBA) is envisioning transformational changes in the rural development processes.
·        The UBA connects the villages with the educational institutions to enhance the social and economic conditions of the rural communities and to build an inclusive India.

2. SCO HEALTH MINISTER’S DIGITAL MEET
·        Harsh Vardhan participated digitally in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Health Minister’s Digital Meet at Nirman Bhawan, Delhi.
·        The meet was chaired by Mikhail Murashko, Minister of Health of the Russian Federation. 
·        The key topic discussed in the meet was about the ongoing COVID crisis.
·        Aarogya Setu app and ITIHAS, a cellular-based tracking technology, is used for the purpose of surveillance and identification of potential clusters of disease.


3. BANK OF MAHARASHTRA JOINED HANDS WITH UNIKEN
·        The state-owned Bank of Maharashtra has joined hands with Uniken, a pioneer in the field of digital security in India to secure its Internet banking channels on mobile, card, call centres and ATMs, among others, against cyber fraud.
·        In this regard, the bank will use Uniken’s REL-ID technology for Omni-channel security for its online banking app MahaSecure .
·        The REL-ID technology by Uniken has been modelled for defence-in-depth functions that will help secure the bank’s mobile apps by protecting them against phishing, pharming and malware attacks by delivering world class transaction capability.

4. “MAUSAM” APP FOR WEATHER FORECASTS
·        14th Foundation day of the Ministry of Earth Sciences(MoES), Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Earth Sciences launched the mobile app “Mausam” designed and developed by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune and the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
·        India has the best weather service in the world for disaster management with accurate warnings on tropical cyclones, heat waves and floods.

5. 4TH EDITION OF KHELO INDIA YOUTH GAMES 2021
·        The Minister of State  of Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju and Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar announced that Haryana will host the 4th edition of Khelo India Youth Games(KIYG) in 2021 through video conference.
·        The Games will be held in Panchkula in Haryana. 
·        Star Sports will be the Official Broadcast Partner like the previous year.
·        The games will take place after the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.

6. BOOK “THE INDIA WAY: STRATEGIES FOR AN UNCERTAIN WORLD”
·        The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain World, a book authored by External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar, argues about the standards of India in the global order.
·        The book was published under the HarperCollins India publications.
·        The book centers about the three burdens that India’s foreign policy carries.
·        He insisted that India should not only visualise its interest but also try to communicate effectively. 
·        The e-version of the book is available on Amazon. 

7. BOOK “QUEST FOR RESTORING FINANCIAL STABILITY IN INDIA”
·        The book titled “Quest for Restoring Financial Stability in India”authored by former Reserve Bank of India(RBI) deputy governor Viral  V.Acharya.
·        The book portrays his quest to restore financial stability in India and offers a concrete plan for sustained improvement.
·        The book is published by SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd.
·        The book is a compilation of his speeches, research and comments as a member of the Monetary Policy Committee, mostly concerned with central banking.

8. KARGIL VIJAY DIWAS 2020 – JULY 26
·        26th July 2020 is celebrated as the 21st Kargil Vijay Diwas which marks the 21st anniversary of India’s victory against Pakistan under Operation Vijay, launched to recapture the Indian Territories captured by the Intruders of Pakistani army in the Kargil Drass sector in 1999.

9. INCOME TAX DAY 2020 – JULY 24
·        In 2010, The Income Tax Department declared July 24th as the annual Income Tax Day to mark the 150th year of this levy, the income tax was first imposed as a duty and came into force on 24th July 1860.
·        Income tax was introduced in India by Sir James Wilson on 24th July 1860, to compensate for the losses of the British government due to the First war of Independence in 1857 

10. ‘ROZGAAR BAZAAR’ FOR JOB SEEKERS, EMPLOYERS 
·        Delhi CM, Arvind Kejriwal launched a free website http://jobs.delhi.gov.in named  ‘Rozgaar Bazaar 2020’ via video conference.
·        The portal connects the job seekers and the recruiters on one platform. 
·        To boost the economy and employment in Delhi. 
·        Also, those who are searching for a job can update their information of their qualification, experience and area of interest. 


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