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FSSAI bans stapler pins in tea bags from January 2018

12 hrs ago
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The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has also directed all food safety commissioners to take action to prevent the use of unsafe packaging materials by companies.

Fact Box: Project-75 (India) of Indian Navy

14 hrs ago
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India initiated the "mother of all underwater defence deals" with France, Germany, Russia, Sweden, Spain and Japan to build six advanced stealth submarines.

Ramnath Kovind takes oath as 14th President of India

14 hrs ago
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He was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of India Justice JS Khehar at a special function in the Parliament.

Rajya Sabha passes Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2017

15 hrs ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Bill provides for prioritization of maritime claims and maritime liens while providing protection to owners, charterers, operators, crew members and seafarers at the same time.

Mithali Raj named Captain of ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 team

18 hrs ago
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

She was at her best in the quarter-final against New Zealand in Derby when she scored 109 to enter into the semifinals with a 186-run victory.

Union Government launches mobile app Aarambh for road maintenance

18 hrs ago
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Aarambh is a mobile phone based app for performance based maintenance contracting and community contracting for maintenance of rural roads.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 24 July 2017

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

President Pranab Mukherjee in his farewell address said, ordinance route should only be adopted in compelling circumstances and there should be no recourse to ordinances on monetary matters.

Union Government launches SHe-box portal for sexual harassment complaints

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development in October 2016 announced to launch an online portal for sexual harassment cases after the ministry received complaints from women employees in various ministries.

Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017 introduced in Lok Sabha

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

It empowers RBI to issue other directions for resolution, appoint or approve authorities or committees to advise the banking companies for stressed asset resolution.

Gopal Baglay appointed as Joint Secretary in PMO

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Baglay's appointment as the Joint Secretary came less than five months after he took charge as Head of the ministry's external publicity division.

HS Prannoy beats Parupalli Kashyap to lift 2017 US Open Grand Prix Gold badminton title

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

In the women’s singles category of the tournament, Aya Ohori of Japan won the final by defeating Michelle Li of Canada.

Madhya Pradesh Government constitutes Food Commission

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The Madhya Pradesh Food Commission will be headed by IAS (retd.) Rajkishore Swain. Other members of the commission are Durga Dawar, Kishore Kahndelwal and Rajeev Chandra Dubey.

India to host Global Conference on Cyber Space 2017

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

It is the first time ever that the Global Conference on Cyber Space is taking place outside Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) nations.

Senior Congress Leader and Freedom Fighter Shivajirao Giridhar Patil passes away

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Senior Congress leader, social activist and father of late veteran actress Smita Patil passed away in Mumbai at the age of 92. He is survived by two daughters and actor grandson, Prateik Babbar.

UP Government announces to launch all-women 'Pink' AC buses with CCTV cameras

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Union Ministry sanctioned funds for the 50 buses from its 'Nirbhaya Fund' for the 'Pink' buses in UP.

UR Rao, former ISRO chairman and man behind India's first satellite Aryabhatta, is no more

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Prof Rao was the first Indian space scientist to be inducted into the Hall of Fame of International Astronautical Federation (IAF).

England beats India by 9 runs to lift ICC Women's World Cup 2017

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The 2017 Women's Cricket World Cup was the eleventh edition of the Women's Cricket World Cup, and the third to be held in England after the 1973 and 1993 tournaments.

National Food Security Act not implemented as it should be: Supreme Court

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The court asked the secretary of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs to think over finding ways and means to effectively implement the provisions of the NFS Act, 2013 in 'letter and spirit'.

Sanjay Kothari appointed as Secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Kovind was on 20 July 2017 elected as the President of India, defeating his United Progressive Alliance (UPA) rival Meira Kumar in a straight fight.

Sean Spicer resigns as Press Secretary of US White House

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Following his resignation, Spicer’s top deputy Sarah Huckabee Sanders was appointed as Press Secretary.

Kerala to host literary festival with ‘Tolerance’ as theme

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The state of Kerala will be hosting the fifth edition of South India Writers Ensemble (SIWE) with the core theme ‘Tolerance’.

Union Government launches Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana

Jul 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The Scheme can be purchased offline as well as online through Life Insurance Corporation of India which has been given the sole privilege to operate this scheme.

Punjab Government releases 90 lakh for construction of modern cattle pond

Jul 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Punjab Government has released Rs. 90 lakh for the construction of an ultra-modern cattle pond at a village called Kanian Kalan in Jalandhar district.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 21 July 2017

Jul 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Harmanpreet hammered 20 fours and seven towering sixes during her blistering knock at the strike rate of 148.69, which is next only to New Zealand’s Suzie Bates’ 160.00.

DDA signs MoU with NIUA for preparing Delhi Master Plan 2041

Jul 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The Master Plan for Delhi (MPD) 2041 will be an enabling strategic plan which would be the guiding framework of the planning and growth of Delhi till 2041.

Pranab Mukharjee inaugurates Bicentenary Celebration of Paika Rebellion of Odisha

Jul 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Paikas rose in rebellion under their leader Bakshi Jagabandhu and, projecting Lord Jagannath as the symbol of Odia unity.

Union Government launches quality mark logo for milk and milk products

Jul 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

NDDB's quality mark will provide dairy cooperatives and producer institutions the much-needed brand identity and a competitive edge.

Harampreet’s unbeaten 171 helped India to dethrone Australia in ICC Women's World Cup

Jul 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Harmanpreet took just 26 balls to move from her half-century to a century. She used just 18 more deliveries to bring up her 150 from 100.

Lord Mervyn Davies appointed as Chair of UK India Business Council

Jul 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Lord Davies is a Partner and the Chairman of Corsair Capital, a private equity firm specialising in financial services.

Chhattisgarh sets target of planting 8 Cr saplings by August end

Jul 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Government of Chhattisgarh has set a target of planting over eight Cr plant saplings by the end of August 2017.

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