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PRACTICE QUESTION Which country has recently launched two satellites- SuperView-101 and 02. Select the correct option fromb a) JAPANN b) RUSSIA c) INDIA d) CHINA Post your answers below!(without googling) Yesterday's answer- Only 1st statement is correct, now four species of Laughingthrush in Kerala.
NATIONAL NEWS SC hints at SIT on Panama papers leak -SC hinted that it could create separate SIT for investigation on approximately 500 names that revealed in panama paper leak at 'relevant time' SC bench said everything cannot be covered under one SIT(SIT on black money under chairmanship of M.B. SHAH) and one SIT could not control everything 3 die in attack in J&K road engineers camp Suspected militants attack General Reserve Engineer Force(GREF), an organisation meant to build and maintain border roads in country meanttobuildandmaintainerderneerFine(GREF),an Ashley Tellis could be next envoy to India? Political appointees of Obama administration will not be given grace period, Richard Verma is expected to resign before Jan 20, Ashley is Mumbai born and a strong proponent of India US ties especially in defence sector
NATIONAL NEWS NO EXTRA CHARGE FOR CARD USAGES AT PETROL PUMP- Oil minister told reporters MDR charges will not be passed on the customers Merchant discount rate is the commission paid by the merchant to the acquiring bank for every transaction conducted on the Point of Sale machine installed by the bank. Since 2012, the Reserve Bank of India has capped the MDR for debit card transactions up to Rs2,000 at 0.75% and at 1% for all transactions above Rs2,000 Sex ratio in Haryana touches 900 mark for the first time in 20 years Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign was launched by PM in Panipat in Jan 2015 against female foeticide b. Beti Bachao Beti Padhao- Why scheme Launched? . . . i. The decline from 945 in 1991 to 927 in 2001 and further to 918 in 2011 is alarming, i. The decline in the CSR is a major indicator of women dis-empowerment ili. CSR reflects both, pre-birth discrimination manifested through gender biased sex selection, and post birth discrimination against girls. c. The Scheme was launched on 22nd January, 2015 at Panipat in Haryana. d. It is a tri-ministerial effort of Ministries of Women and Child Development, Health Family Welfare and Human Resource Development. . . Objectives i. Prevent gender biased sex selective eliminatiorn ii. Ensure survival & protection of the girl child 1. Ensure education of the g
NATIONAL NEWS o Second Scorpene submarine ad INS Khander, 2nd submarine under project 75-1 being built at MDL, Named after island fort of Maratha ruler Chatrapati Shivaji. 1stsubmarine under this project is INS Kalavari o 6 Scorpene submarines are being built with assistance and technology transfer of French DCNS. Submarines are being built under modular approach which will be later assembled and launched into the water. o This programme was earlier this year in news because of infamous 22,400 page data leak in Australia. o Indian history congress has voted in the favour lifting virtual Ban' on the book written by Historian Bipin Sharma. Book, India's struggle for independence' has termed revolutionary freedom fighter has revolutionary Terrorist o Historical congress has also shown its displeasure on ICHR's 'going slow' approach on publication of some volumes o Poll Panel deploys 200 expenditure observers o EC deployed 200 poll observers in 5 poll bound states i purpose is to keep watch on abuse of money power to (last 2 out of 5) Toward Freedom project. nfluence voters New instruction apprised to observers by CEC payment exceeding to 20,000 should be only through account payee cheque candidates are required to open separate bank account at the time of nomination and to incur all election related expenditures through that account only penditure incurred on the candidate's booth for distribution voter's slip on the day of election + if candidate partially or fully owned newspaper channels sponsoring parties or electioneering > expenditure on both should be included in account of candidate as per notified rate car
NATIONAL NEWS o TB institute warns against use of new drug o National institute of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease-NITRD told Delhi HC that new miracle drug could not be administered without proper test to anyone as it might led to TB Causing bacteria further drug resistance and may spread to the community o As per institute, conducting drug susceptibility test and waiting for its result is essential process before administering drug to a new patient and cannot be termed as bureaucratic process causing delay to administer drug to patient In India BDO is being rolled out in phased manner and its distribution is highly regulated case by case basis and availability is only on some fixed centres to avoid misuse and development of fatal BDQ resistance bacteria FACTS- Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by bacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) that most often affect the lungs. Tuberculosis is curable and preventable. About one-third of the world's population has latent TB-Six countries account for 60% of the total, with India leading the count, followed by Indonesia, China, Nigeria, Pakistan and South Africa. o HIV and TB form a lethal combination, each speeding the other's progress. In 2015 about 0.4 million people died of HIV-associated TB. About 35% of deaths among HIV positive people were due to TB in 2015 Bedaquiline is used in combination with other TB drugs to treat pulmonary TB in adults when they have multi drug resistant TB (MDR-TB).
INTERNATIONAL NEWS o India's first international stock exchange GIFT( Gujarat international finance tech) lunched near Gandhinagar. New exchange aims to garner a piece of offshore banking activities from Singapore, Dubai, HongKong where offshore banking and financial services are traded o UAE's crown prince to get royal welcome- As Republic day Guest. Why India choose Crown prince of UAE as guest on Republic Day? UAE has been for long supporter and friend of Pakistan in international community o Pakistani army traditionally trained and support UAE army, former ISI chief has served UAE in advisory capacity India does not enjoy that much special relation compared to Pakistan with UAE. This move is being seen as Indian attempt to dilute of Pakistan's primacy with UAE. o UAE-$75 bn infrastructure fund to invest in India. o Counter terrorism is an area in which India can work closely with UAE
BUSINESS NEWS o 50% jump smuggling of currenc Recent report released by DRI and customs show 50 % jump in smuggling of foreign counterfeit and Indian currency o Report also reveals a 100% rise in smuggling of electronic and narcotics, fabrics and aircraft parts-This report reflects trends of smuggling in previous year (ie. 2015-2016 up to march). o DRI-The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence was thus constituted on 4th December 1957, for dealing exclusively with the work relating to the collection and study of information on smuggling activities and the deployment of all anti- smuggling resources at the all India level o Start-ups may soon be able to access insurance, Pension Fund DIPP is nodal agency for start-ups policy in country Centre allows PF contribution via Private Banks o Companies can make statutory PF contribution to EPFO via private sector banks , issued by Labour ministry notification At present contributions can be made only through national ised banks and payment portal PayGov Air India's Fly For Sure' scheme (eead - Not so important. Just know the name) Air India's 'Fly For Sure, Scheme (read-Not so important. Just know the name)