Current Affairs 19th-February-2019

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Iran unveiled first semi-heavy missile-equipped submarine: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has unveiled the first Iranian made semi-heavy submarine. The submarine named ‘Fateh’ (‘Conqueror’ in Persian), capable of being fitted with missiles. The Fateh has subsurface-to-surface missiles with a range of about 2,000 kilometers (1,250 miles), capable of reaching Israel and U.S. military […]

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Current Affairs 18th-February-2019

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS J P Morgan Became First US Bank With Cryptocurrency: JP Morgan rolled out the first US bank cryptocurrency. The currency is designed to be decentralized so that no one has control over transactions being sent over the network. Cryptocurrencies are used successfully to move money between the bank and a client which usually runs on a blockchain technology. […]

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Current Affairs 17th-February-2019

NATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Government gets Rs. 10,000 crore from additional offering of Bharat-22 ETF: The government has raised Rs. 10,000 crore by additional offering of Bharat-22 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF). With the successful Bharat-22 ETF offering, the government has mopped up approximately Rs. 46,000 crore by way of disinvestment. The government has so far raised Rs. […]

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Current Affairs 16th-February-2019

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS 5th India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Committee Meeting Held In New Delhi: The 5th India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Committee Meeting, co-chaired by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Foreign Affairs Minister of Bangladesh Dr. Abdul Momen was held in New Delhi. The last Joint Consultative Committee Meeting between the two countries was held in October 2017 at Dhaka. Earlier, Mrs. Swaraj held a […]

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Current Affairs 15th-February-2019

NATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Government implemented new pension scheme Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi MaanDhan (PMSYM): Government implemented new pension scheme Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (PMSYM). Under the scheme workers of the unorganised sector will receive a minimum assured pension of Rs. 3000 per month after attaining the age of 60 years. Around 42 crore workers […]

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Current Affairs 14th-February-2019

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Women with four children to get life tax exemption in Hungary: According to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, women in the country with four children or more will be exempted for life from paying income tax. The move aims at boosting the country’s population. For women who raise at least four children, a subsidy […]

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Current Affairs 13th-February-2019

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS 7 session of World Government Summit held in Dubai: Seventh session of World Government Summit held in Dubai with the participation of more than 4,000 people from 140 countries. The World Government Summit is a neutral, non-profit organization at the intersection of government and innovation. The World Government Summit is a global […]

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Current Affairs 12th-February-2019

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Abu Dhabi included Hindi as third official court language: Abu Dhabi has decided to include Hindi as the third official language used in its courts, alongside Arabic and English, as part of a move designed to improve access to justice. The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) stated that, it has extended the […]

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Current Affairs 11th-January-2019

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Hindi Included As 3rd Official Court Language in Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi has decided to include Hindi as the third official language used in its courts, alongside Arabic and English, as part of a move designed to improve access to justice. The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) announced that it has extended the adoption of interactive […]

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Current Affairs 10th-February-2019

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Multinational Maritime Exercise ‘Aman 19’ commenced in Karachi: The five-day Multinational Maritime Exercise “AMAN-19” commenced in Karachi with the slogan “Together for Peace”. The flag of 46 countries including Pakistan presented a march-past. According to Pakistan Vice Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi, it is a step to enhance cooperation, take benefit from mutual advantage and understand each […]

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