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ISRO, Important Satellites, Rocket Launch Sites, Gaganyaan 2018-19

ISRO, Important Satellites, Rocket Launch Sites, Gaganyaan 2018-19

ISRO, Important Satellites, Launch Sites, Gaganyaan 2018-19 PDF ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) Headquarter: Bangalore Chairperson: Dr K. Sivan Antrix Corp: The commercial arm of ISRO Some Important Facts Aryabhata: First Indian Satellite Rohini: First Indian Satellite, launched by an Indian launch vehicle GSLV-Mk III: Heaviest rocket launched (carried GSAT-29 satellite) Rocket Launch Sites in India Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre – Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala Satish Dhawan Space Centre – Sriharikota, AP Abdul Kalam Island – Balasore, Odisha Indian Human Spaceflight Programme…

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List of Important National & International Days (Month-Wise) with Theme

List of Important National & International Days (Month-Wise) with Theme

List of Important National & International Days PDF Important Dates and Days of August 2018 Name Date Theme / Other Details World Breastfeeding Week 1-7 Aug An annual celebration, organized by WABA, WHO and UNICEF and held every year in more than 120 countries. Hiroshima Day 6 Aug Hiroshima Day commemorates 6 August 1945, the day when atomic bomb (Little Boy) was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. 76th Quit India Movement Day 9 Aug A movement launched at…

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Top 15 Most Important Government Schemes and Initiatives 2019 (With PDF)

Top 15 Most Important Government Schemes and Initiatives 2019 (With PDF)

Important Government Schemes/Initiatives 1. Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme / Sep 2018 CEO: Indu Bhushan Under: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare The biggest government-sponsored healthcare scheme in the world. Cashless coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation. Targetted Families: 10 Crore (50 Crore citizens) deprived rural families and identified occupational category of urban workers’ families as per the latest Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) data covering both rural and urban…

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Month Wise Current Affairs UPSC | IB | SSC | Banking | Railways

Month Wise Current Affairs UPSC | IB | SSC | Banking | Railways

This post covers all the month wise current affairs apart from Awards & Honors, International Current Affairs, Global & National index, Sports Current Affairs, Books & Authors and Miscellaneous CA. January 2019 Vinod Kumar Yadav appointed as Railway Board Chairman The GOI has approved the release of Rs 1,146 crore to TN for the people affected by the cyclone Gaja. Qatar, which was the first GULF country to join OPEC, is the first country to leave it. The US and…

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Awards and Honours (Current Affairs) 2018-19

Awards and Honours (Current Affairs) 2018-19

All updates on Awards, Prizes, Achievements for UPSC, SSC, Banking and Railway Examinations. For Awards related to Sports, follow Sports Current Affairs and for Awards and Honours related to Books & Authors, follow Most Important Books and Authors. Table of Contents Lokmat Parliamentary Awards 2018 Indian Honors National Film Awards Nobel Prizes Indian Reality Shows Winners 2018 US-based Kathak exponent Anindita Neogy Anaam honoured with the National Nritya Shiromani award for promoting the dance-form across the world. Sonam Kapoor is…

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International Current Affairs | UPSC | SSC | IB | Railways

International Current Affairs | UPSC | SSC | IB | Railways

Various Summits & Venues BRICS BRICS is an acronym for the association of 5 fastest growing economies in the world. They are also seen as having large influence on regional affairs in their area. BRICS – Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa 1st BRICS Summit: 2009 Yekaterinburg, Russia 10th BRICS Summit: 2018 Johannesburg, South Africa 10th BRICS Theme: “Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution” 11th BRICS Summit: 2019 Brazil G20 The G20 (or Group…

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Important Global & National Index (Current Affairs) for IB, SSC & Railways

Important Global & National Index (Current Affairs) for IB, SSC & Railways

International Rankings 1. Climate Change Performance Index 18 By Germanwatch, NewClimate Institute and Climate Action Network Europe Sweden (4), India (11), Soudi Arabia (60) 2. Ease of Doing Business by World Bank India: 77th rank (23 Spots Up) A high ease of doing ranking means the regulatory environment is more conductive to the starting and operation of a local firm. Various factors that are considered: Starting a Business, Dealing with Construction Permits, Getting Electricity, Registering Property, Getting Credit, Protecting Minority…

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Sports Current Affairs | SSC | IB | UPSC | SBI | IBPS | Railways

Sports Current Affairs | SSC | IB | UPSC | SBI | IBPS | Railways

Sportsperson in News Sports Awards Sporting Events 2018 Schedule of Major Sports Events List of Flag Bearers for India Important Sports Players ICC: Hall of Fame Tennis Football Latest 30 Sportsperson in News Jasprit Bumrah (78 wickets) is the highest wicket-taker across all formats in 2018. Virat Kohli (2735 international runs, 11 hundreds) is the highest international run-getter of 2018 for the third consecutive year. India opener Smriti Mandhana received the Rachael Heyhoe Flint award (named after the late former…

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