Current Affairs 2017

Current Affairs Pocket : 30th – 31st Dec. 2017

ISRO to launch 31 satellites in single mission on Jan 10 Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO announced to launch 31 satellites, including India’s Cartosat-2 series earth observation spacecraft, in a single mission onboard its Polar rocket on January 10. The mission will be the first Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) mission after the unsuccessful launch

Current Affairs Pocket : 29th Dec. 2017

India Signs Loan Agreement with World Bank for UP Tourism Project An agreement for IBRD Credit of USD 40 Million from World Bank for “U.P. Pro-Poor Tourism Development Project” was signed between India and the World Bank. The programme size is approximately USD 57.14 million, of which USD 40 million will be financed by the

Current Affairs Pocket : 28th Dec. 2017

Uttar Pradesh Introduces New Power Scheme Uttar Pradesh has launched a free household power connection scheme for the poor in the state to mark former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s birth anniversary. The government has a target of covering 16 million by 2018-end, driven by Yogi Adityanath government’s motto ‘Prakash hai to vikas hai’ (the

Current Affairs Pocket : 27th Dec. 2017

Modi to be First PM to Attend World Economic Forum in 20 years Prime Minister Narendra Modi will become the first PM in 20 years to attend the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual jamboree of the global elite. The meeting will be held in Davos town of Switzerland. The five-day Davos Annual Meeting of Geneva-based

Current Affairs Pocket : 23rd – 26th Dec. 2017

Made-In-India Surface-to-Air Missile QRSAM successfully test fired from Odisha coast Made-In-India’ Surface-to-Air Missile QRSAM was successfully test fired by the Defence Research and Development Organisation from a defense base off Odisha coast. The homegrown canister-based high-speed weapon system can deceive enemy radars making it difficult to be detected, is capable of destroying aerial targets, tanks,

Current Affairs Pocket : 22nd Dec. 2017

Hamesha Vijayee Exercise Held in Rajasthan The Indian Army’s Southern Command had conducted exercise ‘Hamesha Vijayee‘ in the deserts of Rajasthan to evaluate the capability of the armed forces to strike deep into the enemy territory in an integrated air-land battle. The military exercise is being carried in the general area of Barmer and Jaisalmer

Current Affairs Pocket : 21st Dec. 2017

Union Cabinet Approves Establishing India’s 1st National Rail and Transportation University The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi approved the Ministry of Railways’ transformative initiative to set up India’s first ever National Rail and Transport University (NRTU) in Vadodara, Gujarat to skill its human resources and build capability. The University will be set up

Current Affairs Pocket : 20th Dec. 2017

AU Small Finance Bank Joins Hands with Sahaj e-Village AU Small Finance Bank announced signing an MoU with Sahaj e-Village for extending its banking service in remote areas through Business Correspondent Agent (BC) model. With this MoU, AU Bank will be able to further foster its mission of financial inclusion and greater customer outreach. As