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  • Aug 1, 2017
  • 1 Global Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons- 122 Countries [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The United Nations has adopted a historic global treaty banning nuclear weapons adopted by a vote of 122 members with Netherlands the only country voting against and Singapore abstaining from voting.

    Global Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons

    Global Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons

    Global Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons

    • No

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  • 2 RBI Limits Customer Liability in Online Banking [ Policy-Governance ]

    ‘Customer Protection – Limiting Liability of Customers in unauthorised electronic banking transactions’. This is to ease recent increase in customer grievances and also matches international standards.

    Image of RBI limits Customer liability in Online Banking

    Image of RBI Limits Customer Liability in Online Banking

    Image of RBI limits Customer liability in Online Banking

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  • 3 India to Join Global Foreign Exchange Committee [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    India will join Global Foreign Exchange Committee (GFXC) - newly-constituted forum of central bankers and experts for promotion of a robust and transparent foreign exchange (Forex) market. Committee set up under guidance of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).

    India join Global Foreign Exchange Committee

    India Join Global Foreign Exchange Committee

    India join Global Foreign Exchange Committee

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  • 4 State Flag: Constitutional Position of State Flag- Will Karnataka Get One? [ Policy-Governance ]

    Karnataka Government constitutes a nine-member committee for possibility of designing a separate state flag. Jammu and Kashmir is only state having separate flag of its own due to special status granted by Article 370 of the Constitution.

    Image of Constitutional Position of State Flag

    Image of Constitutional Position of State Flag

    Image of Constitutional Position of State Flag

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  • 5 G20 Hamburg Action Plan [ Policy-Governance ]

    The 12th G-20 summit in Germany’s Hamburg city adopted Hamburg Action Plan for achieving strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive growth by tackling climate change, harnessing digitalization, and sustainable prosperity and well-being.

    G20 Hamburg Action Plan

    G20 Hamburg Action Plan

    G20 Hamburg Action Plan

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  • 6 India and Israel- OCI Card, Air Connectivity, & Israeli Chrysanthemum [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    PM Modi’s visit to Israel resulted in signing of seven agreements on areas including space, tech, and agriculture. The other prominent takeaways of the visit include OCI Card, strategic partnership, and technological fund.

    Image of India and Israel- OCI card,Air Connectivity

    Image of India and Israel- OCI Card, Air Connectivity

    Image of India and Israel- OCI card, Air Connectivity

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  • 7 ‘Aaykar Setu- Tax Payer Service Module’- Enhance E-Access of Taxpayers [ Policy-Governance ]

    The Income Tax Department launched online facility to enable payment of taxes, tracking of tax deducted at source and filing of applications for permanent account numbers (PAN) called ‘Aaykar Setu’.

    Image of Aaykar Setu- Tax Payer Service Module

    Image of Aaykar Setu- Tax Payer Service Module

    Image of Aaykar Setu- Tax Payer Service Module

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  • 8 Prime Minister Visit to Israel (July 5, 2017) - List of MoUs/Agreements [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    In the first such visit to the country by an Indian Prime Minister, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Israel from July 4 - 6, 2017 at the invitation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel.

    Image of PM India & PM Israel

    Image of PM India & PM Israel

    Image of PM India & PM Israel

    Important Ann

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  • 9 Nai Udaan- Financial Assistance for Minority Community Candidates for Civil Services Examination [ Edu. ]

    Some candidates, belonging to Minority communities, selected in the prestigious civil services examination will get financial assistance under “Nai Udaan” scheme, for coaching and preparation of competitive exams.

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    Image of Nai Udaan

    Image of Nai Udaan

    • Financial assistance u

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  • Aug 1, 2017
  • 1 “JIGYASA” - Student-Scientist Connect Programme Launched [ Edu. ]

    Jigyasa, a student- scientist connect programme was launched in which Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), joined hands with Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) to promote scientific temperament in the students.

    Image shows the Model of Engagement

    Image Shows the Model of Engagement

    Image shows the Model of Engagement

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  • 2 National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) [ Policy-Governance ]

    National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) is an Indian constitutional body was established through Constitution (89th Amendment) Act, 2003 to safeguard the interests of Scheduled Tribes.

    National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

    National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

    National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

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  • 3 First Edition of WINGS 2017 – “Sab Uden, Sab Juden”- Expanding Regional Connectivity [ Policy-Governance ]

    Around 338 delegates from Government and Civil Aviation sector participated in the first edition of WINGS-2017 whichbrought together Aviation Sector such as States, Tourism Departments and Tour Operators.

    First Edition of WINGS 2017 “Sab Uden, Sab Juden”

    First Edition of WINGS 2017 “Sab Uden, Sab Juden”

    First Edition of WINGS 2017 “Sab Uden, Sab Juden”

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  • 4 Skill India and SANKALP- Biggest Global Skill Park to Be in Bhopal [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    India’s biggest Global Skill Park will come up on 37 acre land allotted in Bhopal. It will be established with the support of Singapore’s Institute of Technical Education and Education Services (ITEES).

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    Image of Skill India

    Image of Skill India

    About Global Skill Park

    • Prepar

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  • 5 ‘COMMIT’ Program for State Government Officials [ Policy-Governance ]

    Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C) launched a new training programme Comprehensive Online Modified Modules on Induction Training (COMMIT) for State Government officials.

    ‘COMMIT’ Program for State Government officials

    ‘COMMIT’ Program for State Government Officials

    ‘COMMIT’ Program for State Government officials

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  • 6 Who Was Mahalanobis? 125th Anniversary Celebrations of Professor P.C. Mahalanobis [ Important Days ]

    President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee attended the 125th birth anniversary celebrations of Professor P. C. Mahalanobis in Kolkata. Indian Statistical Institute started by Prof. Mahalanobis imparts high quality education.

    Image of P.C. Mahalanobis

    Image of P. C. Mahalanobis

    Image of P. C. Mahalanobis

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  • 7 Launch of NDR and OALP for India’S E&P (Exploration & Production) Sector [ Policy-Governance ]

    National Data Repository (NDR) and Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP) provide progressive, market driven Hydrocarbon Exploration and Licensing Policy (HELP). Hydrocarbon Exploration and Licensing Policy (HELP) is investor friendly world-class policy for the next bidding round.

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  • 8 ISRO’S GSAT-17 Launched Successfully from French Guiana [ Sci-Tech ]

    Latest communication satellite GSAT-17. Heavy duty rocket of Arianespace from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana (Flight VA238), 3, 477 kg Launched into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO).

    Image of satellite GSAT-17

    Image of Satellite GSAT-17

    Image of satellite GSAT-17

    • Carries payloads in No

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  • 9 MoU Between India and Israel on National Campaign for Water Conservation in India [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The two countries to enhance cooperation at the national, regional, and international level to design, implement and monitor National Water Conservation campaign in India. Agree to work on the water conservation campaign to achieve the following objectives:

    Objective of National Campaign for Water Conservation

    Objective of National Campaign for Water Conservation

    Objective of National Campaign for Water Conservation

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  • Aug 1, 2017
  • 1 Disinvestment of Air India and Five of Its Subsidiaries [ Eco. ]

    Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, has given its approval based on the recommendations of Core Group of Secretaries on Disinvestment (CGD) and fourth tranche recommendation of NITI Aayog on strategic disinvestment of CPSE.

    Image shows the Current Structure of Air India

    Image Shows the Current Structure of Air India

    Image shows the Current Structure of Air India

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  • 2 Memorandum of Cooperation Between India and the United States of America on Homeland Security [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Coordination and interactions among the six Sub-Groups proposed under Homeland Security Dialogue between the two countries (HSPD-6): Ready access to information on Internet content hosted on US-based servers for counter-terror operations.

    List of Homeland Security Dialogue between the two countries

    List of Homeland Security Dialogue between the Two Countries

    List of Homeland Security Dialogue between the two countries

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  • 3 The Union Cabinet Approved the Recommendations of the 7th CPC on Allowances [ Policy-Governance ]

    Come into effect from 1st July, 2017. Affect more than 48 lakh central government employees. Cabinet had set up the Committee on Allowances (CoA). Modifications are based on suggestions made by the CoA.

    Image of 7<sup>th</sup> Pay Commission

    Image of 7th Pay Commission

    Image of 7th Pay Commission

    7th CPC recommend

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  • 4 Kaushik Basu takes over as President of IEA [ Appointments ]

    Former chief economic advisor Kaushik Basu has taken over as president of the International Economic Association (IEA). Basu’s three-year term started from June 23. The chief economic adviser to the Government of India from 2009 to 2012.

    International Economic Association

    International Economic Association

    International Economic Association

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  • 5 Russian Diplomat Vladimir Voronkov Appointed as Chief of United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre [ Appointments ]

    Russian diplomat Vladimir Voronkov has been appointed as head of the newly established UN Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) as suggested by the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. UN Counter-Terrorism Centre is the despite growing tensions between the US and Russia.

    Image of Russian Diplomat Vladimir Voronkov

    Image of Russian Diplomat Vladimir Voronkov

    Image of Russian Diplomat Vladimir Voronkov

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  • 6 “Celebrating Yoga” Mobile App Launched [ Important Days ]

    “Celebrating Yoga” a Mobile App has been launched by Minister for Science & Technology Dr. Harshvardhan on the occasion of International Yoga Day 2017, It was developed by Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology.

    International Yoga Day

    International Yoga Day

    International Yoga Day

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  • 7 IOC, BPCL, HPCL Going to Set World’S Largest Refinery [ Eco. ]

    Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies such as Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum have signed the agreement to jointly set up the world’s largest refinery and petrochemical complex. The refinery will be developed at Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra.

    Location of Rajapur

    Location of Rajapur

    Location of Rajapur

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  • 8 Amazon Ask for Drone Technology Patent in India [ Sci-Tech ]

    Amazon has asked for patent in India for drones, or unscrewed autonomous vehicles (UAV) to deliver ordered books with extra anti-hacking protection according to the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office.

    Amazon's Proposed Parachute Delivery

    Amazon’s Proposed Parachute Delivery

    Amazon’s Proposed Parachute Delivery

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  • 9 French Open Mixed Doubles Won by Bopanna- Dabrowski [ Sports ]

    Rohan Bopanna of India and Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada duo have won maiden Grand Slam title by winning the French Open mixed doubles trophy by beating Anna-Lena Groenefeld of German and Colombian Robert Farah in the final.

    Rohan Bopanna of India and Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada

    Rohan Bopanna of India and Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada

    Rohan Bopanna of India and Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada

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  • Aug 1, 2017
  • 1 Kerala Government Adopts ’Green Protocol’ for Nature-Friendly Weddings [ Env. ]

    Kerala State government has taken big step in the direction of pollution free environment by adopting Green Protocol to make the weddings more nature-friendly. The protocol is adopted under anti-plastic drive and Green-Kerala Mission of Kerala government.

    Kerala Government Prohibition on disposable glasses and plates

    Kerala Government Prohibition on Disposable Glasses and Plates

    Kerala Government Prohibition on disposable glasses and plates

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  • 2 UP Board Books Replaced by NCERT Books from Next Academic Year [ Edu. ]

    The Uttar Pradesh state government is going to replace Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board textbooks by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) to make UP Board equivalent to the CBSE.

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    Image of NCERT

    Image of NCERT

    • NCERT books will be introduce

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  • 3 UGC, AICTE to Be Replaced by One Higher Education Regulator [ CBSE NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Modi Government has decided to replace the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) by Higher Education Empowerment Regulation Agency (HEERA).

    UGC, AICTE To Be Replaced By One Higher Education Regulator

    UGC, AICTE To Be Replaced By One Higher Education Regulator

    UGC, AICTE To Be Replaced By One Higher Education Regulator

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