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Exam Specific Current Affairs for UPSC Aspirants – 13 February 2019

RBI penalizes seven banks for violating various norms The Reserve Bank of India imposed monetary penalty on seven banks for non-compliance with numerous directions issued by the RBI on observing of end use of funds, KYC norms and exchanging information with other banks etc., in the first week of February 2019. Under the provisions of […]

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Exam Specific Current Affairs for UPSC Aspirants – 11 February 2019

Abu Dhabi adds Hindi as third official court language The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department has added Hindi as the third official language, alongside Arabic and English. Hindi will be used in city courts from now on. The objective of this move is to let foreigners know their rights, duties and litigation procedures without any language […]

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Exam Specific Current Affairs for UPSC Aspirants – 9 February 2019

Jammu & Kashmir Government grants Divisional Status to Ladakh Region Satya Pal Malik, the Jammu and Kashmir Governor granted the Divisional Status to Ladakh Region on February 8, 2019, while exercising its powers under Section 5 of Land Revenue Act, 1996.Leh and Kargil districts will come under The Ladakh Division, with the headquarter at Leh. […]

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Exam Specific Current Affairs for UPSC Aspirants 8 February 2019

US-India CEO Forum to be held on February 14; American members of Forum announced Wilbur Ross, US Commerce Secretary announced the names of the American private sector members of the US-India CEO Forum on February 7, 2019. Ajay Banga, CEO of MasterCard and Steve Mollenkopf, CEO of Qualcomm Are amongst the members of the US-India […]

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Exam Specific Current Affairs for UPSC Aspirants 7 February 2019

Union Cabinet approves MoU between India, Finland in the field of Biotechnology On February 6, 2019, Union Cabinet, which is chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the MoU between India and Finlandcollaborationbased on mutual interest in the field of Biotechnology, where both the country will be funding and executing aspiring industry-led transnational and innovative […]

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Exam Specific Current Affairs for UPSC Aspirants 6 February 2019

India’s communication satellite GSAT-31 launched from French Guiana GSAT-31, ISRO’s latest communication satellite was successfully launched aboard the launch vehicle “Ariane 5”, a launch vehicle built by Arianespace, from the launch base in French Guiana on February 5, 2019. The launch vehicle Ariane 5 VA-247 launched from Kourou spaceport in Guiana Space Center (CSG) carryingtwo […]

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Exam Specific Current Affairs for UPSC Aspirants 5 February 2019

UK government approves Vijay Mallya’s extradition order UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid signed the order to extradite Vijay Mallya, the liquor baron and Indian business tycoon from UK to India. A 14 days window has been given to Mallya to appeal in High Court against the order. After considering all the relevant matters carefully, the […]

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Current Affairs 2019 Vajirao IAS Academy Exam Specific Current Affairs for UPSC Aspirants 4 February 2019

Rishi Kumar Shukla appointed as new CBI director Rishi Kumar Shukla, 1983 batch IPS officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre, was appointed as the new chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on February 2, 2019.  Mr. Shukla will be serving for a fixed term of two years. Shukla’s appointment to the post was approved […]

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Exam Specific Current Affairs for UPSC Aspirants 28 January 2019

Bharat Ratna 2019: Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh, Bhupen Hazarika conferred with highest civilian honour The President, Ram Nath Kovind on January 25, 2019 conferred the country’s highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna Award2019, on Congress leader and former president Pranab Mukherjee. The award was also conferred on singer Bhupen Hazarika and RSS ideologue Nanaji Deshmukh and, […]

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Exam Specific Current Affairs for UPSC Aspirants 23 January 2019

President Ram Nath Kovind confers Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019 The President of India,  Ram Nath Kovind conferred the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019 on January 22, 2019 to  26 shortlisted awardees including one joint award for National Child Award (now renamed as Bal Shakti Puraskar) under the category of innovation, scholastic, sports, […]

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