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17 March 2019

British Army will recruit 800 Nepalese Gurkha

British Army will recruit 800 Nepalese Gurkha The British Army announced that it would create a new Specialised Infantry Battalion by recruiting more than 800 Nepalese Gurkha servicepersons this year. Who are the Gurkhas? Currently, the Gurkhas comp ... Read More

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RBI categorises IDBI Bank as Private Sector Bank; SBI, ICICI and HDFC remain Systemically Important Banks

RBI categorises IDBI Bank as Private Sector Bank; SBI, ICICI and HDFC remain Systemically Important Banks The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 14 March 2019 named State Bank of India (SBI), ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank as Domestic Systemically Important Ba ... Read More

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National Supercomputer Mission

National Supercomputer Mission IIT Kharagpur has signed a MoU with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) to set up a 1.3 Petaflop high-performance computing facility and data centre funded under the National Supercomputing Mission. The ... Read More

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GK of the Day: Electoral Bond Scheme

GK of the Day: Electoral Bond Scheme Electoral Bond Scheme was introduced during the 2017 Budget which aims to ensure accountability to donations made to major political parties. What is Electoral Bond? An electoral bond is designed to be a bearer in ... Read More

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Mercer’s Quality of Living Reports

Mercer’s Quality of Living Reports Global consulting firm Mercer has released its annual quality of living survey in which 231 cities across the globe were ranked based on various factors. This is the 21st edition. Parameters of Quality of Livi ... Read More

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UNNATEE (Unlocking NATional Energy Efficiency potential)

UNNATEE (Unlocking NATional Energy Efficiency potential) Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has developed a national strategy document- UNNATEE (Unlocking NATional Energy Efficiency potential)– for accelerating energy efficiency in India. UNATEE ... Read More

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West Nile virus (WNV)

West Nile virus (WNV) Indian Central Government on 14 March sent a special medical team to Malappuram district of Kerala from where a confirmed case of West Nile Virus (WNV) fever, a mosquito-borne disease was reported this week. The government has a ... Read More

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Tallest Shiva lingam in the country

Tallest Shiva lingam in the country Kerala now has the tallest Shiva lingam in the country after the India Book of Records certified the 111.2-feet structure of Maheshwaram Sri Shiva Parvathy Temple at Chenkal in Thiruvananthapuram district. The ... Read More

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Initiative–Womaniya on GeM

Initiative–Womaniya on GeM It is an initiative launched by the Government eMarketplace (GeM) to enable women entrepreneurs and self-help groups to sell different products at the platform. The initiative – Womaniya on GeM – seeks to ... Read More

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The signing of Bilateral Agreement for Exchange of Country-by-Country (CbC) Reports between India and the USA

The signing of Bilateral Agreement for Exchange of Country-by-Country (CbC) Reports between India and the USA India and US will sign bilateral agreement for exchange of Country-by-Country (CbC) report by 31 March 2019. It will help Indian subsidiarie ... Read More

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