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Current Affairs Pocket : 19th July 2019

Sri Lanka signs agreement with India to upgrade railway lines* Sri Lanka has signed an agreement with India to upgrade tracks in a key railway segment connecting the north and south at a cost of $ 91.26 million.* This is the first time in 100 years that the 130 km-long-tracks, running from Maho town in

SSC MTS Admit Card 2019 Download

Staff Selection Commission had invited applications for SSC MTS 2019 (Multi tasking Staff) for General Central Service Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial post in various Central Government Ministries / Departments / Offices, in different States/ Union Territories. The applications for SSC MTS 2019 were received from 22nd April to 25th April. Now SSC has released the

Current Affairs Pocket : 18th July 2019

ADB cuts India’s GDP growth rate from 7.2% to 7% for FY20* Asian Development Bank lowered India’s GDP growth rate from 7.2% to 7% for the current fiscal year.* India is expected to grow by 7% in 2019 and 7.2% in 2020, slightly slower than projected in April, ADB said in its supplement to the

Current Affairs Pocket : 17th July 2019

Justice AK Sikri appointed as judge in SICC* Former Supreme Court judge, Justice AK Sikri, has been appointed as an international judge of the Singapore International Commercial court (SICC).* The President of the Republic of Singapore has made the appointment of Justice Sikri. It currently has 16 international judges as part of its panel.* The

Current Affairs Pocket : 16th July 2019

Bollywood Actor Shah Rukh Khan bagged with an Honorary Doctorate by Melbournes La Trobe University* Shah Rukh Khan conferred with an Honorary Degree, Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) from Melbourne-based La Trobe University at the 10th edition of Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) at Bundoora, Australia.* He is recognized for contributions to underprivileged children,

Current Affairs Pocket : 13th – 15th July 2019

Anshula Kant has been appointed as next MD and CFO of the World Bank Group* The World Bank Group announced that Anshula Kant, an Indian national, has been appointed as its next MD and CFO on 12 July. Anshula Kant is the first woman CFO of the Bank. She will be responsible for financial and

Current Affairs Pocket : 11th – 12th July 2019

LinkedIn appoints Ashutosh Gupta as country manager for India*LinkedIn has appointed Ashutosh Gupta as the new country manager for India operations. Gupta will replace Mahesh Narayanan, who was the country manager for India for period from January-June 2019. MN Rao appointed DG of Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guard* The Central government appointed M

Current Affairs Pocket : 9th – 10th July 2019

Deposits in Jan Dhan Yojana accounts crosses Rs 1 lakh crore* Deposits in bank accounts opened under Jan Dhan scheme have crossed the Rs 1 lakh crore mark. As per the latest finance ministry data, the total balance in over 36.06 crore Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana accounts was at Rs 1,00,495.94 crore as on