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Current Affairs Pocket : 17th Jan. 2019

India’s Satyarup Becomes World’s Youngest Mountaineer To Climb 7 Peaks, 7 Volcano Summits Mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta conquered Antartica’s highest point, Mount Sidley. With this feat, he became the first Indian and youngest man to climb the 7 highest peaks and volcanic summits across all continents. He achieved the feat at the age of 35 years

Current Affairs Pocket : 16th Jan. 2019

Government launches two national science channels DD Science, India Science The Department of Science and Technology (DST) along with Doordarshan (DD), Prasar Bharati launched two science communication initiatives –DD Science and India Science. While inaugurating the two key initiatives, Union Science & Technology Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that it is a watershed moment not

Current Affairs Pocket : 15th Jan. 2019

Macedonia Renamed As ‘The Republic Of Northern Macedonia’ The Parliament of Macedonia has passed the resolution to amend the constitution of the country to rename it as the Republic of Northern Macedonia. The name change will help resolve a decades-long dispute with neighboring Greece opening the way for Skopje to join NATO and the European

Current Affairs Pocket : 10th – 14th Jan. 2019

India’s 1st Manned Mission To Space By December 2021: ISRO ISRO Chairman Dr. K Sivan has announced that the organization is well prepared to meet the targets of launching Gaganyaan manned mission to outer space by December 2021. Under Gaganyaan project, India is planning to send three astronauts to outer space for seven days and

Current Affairs Pocket : 9th Jan. 2019

IndiaMoneyMart Receives NBFC -P2P Certification from RBI Reserve Bank of India (RBI) granted NBFC – P2P (Non-Banking Financial Company – Peer to Peer) Certificate to IndiaMoneyMart and this certification will enable IndiaMoneyMart to expand operations and target loan disbursals worth INR 100 Crore by the end of financial year 2018-19. The step will validates IndiaMoneyMart’s

Current Affairs Pocket : 8th Jan. 2019

Cabinet Approves 10% Job Quota For ‘Economically Weaker’ Upper Castes The Union Cabinet approved a 10% reservation for ‘economically backward’ upper castes in government jobs. Ahead of the General Elections this year, the government has announced reservation in jobs for those belonging to the upper castes and earning less than Rs 8 lakh per year.

Current Affairs Pocket : 5th – 7th Jan. 2019

Andhra Tops ACI’s Ease Of Doing Business Index Andhra Pradesh emerged on top of Asia Competitiveness Institute (ACI), Singapore’s 2018 Ease of Doing Business (EDB) Index ABC rankings for economies of 21 states of India, while Maharashtra and Delhi came in second and third place, respectively. EDB index is based upon three parameters called ABC

Current Affairs Pocket : 4th Jan. 2019

HDFC MF Surpasses ICICI Prudential MF to Become Largest AMC in India HDFC Mutual Fund has pipped ICICI Prudential MF to become the country’s largest asset management company after a gap of over two years. As of December-end, HDFC MF manages assets to the tune of Rs 3.35 lakh crore, while those of ICICI Prudential