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NABARD sanctions Rs. 446 crores for drinking water projects in districts of Punjab

Jul 30, 2021
The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development has sanctioned Rs. 445.89 crores for the drinking water projects in Fazilka, Ferozepur, Rupnagar, and Hoshiarpur districts of Punjab.

Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2021 – All you need to know

Jul 30, 2021
The Lok Sabha passed the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2021. Read all you need to know.

COVID-19: Saudi Arabia to reopen borders to vaccinated tourists after 17 months closure

Jul 30, 2021
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Tourism has announced that the Kingdom will open its doors to foreign tourists, and will lift the suspension of entry for tourist visa holders from August 1, 2021.

COVID-19 Vaccines: CDSCO grants approval to mixing of COVAXIN and COVISHIELD

Jul 30, 2021
The CDSCO has also recommended granting approval to Bharat Biotech for conducting an interchangeability study on COVAXIN and adenoviral intranasal vaccine BBV154. Read all you need to know.

International Space Station briefly thrown out of control due to misfire, crew members never in danger: NASA

Jul 30, 2021
The incident at the International Space Station took place when the jet thrusters of a newly arrived Russia’s Nauka research module accidentally fired a few hours after it was docked to the orbiting outpost.

Parliament passes Factoring Regulation Amendment Bill- All you need to know!

Jul 30, 2021
The Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 seeks to amend the Factoring Regulation Act, 2011 to widen the scope of factors that can engage in factoring business, where an entity acquires receivables of another entity for an amount.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 8 India Full Schedule: Get Complete Schedule of Indian athletes- Date, Medal Events

Jul 30, 2021
Complete Schedule of Indian athletes: High-voltage clash awaits India on Day 8 of Tokyo Olympics 2020 with PV Sindhu to face off against Japan's home favourite Akane Yamaguchi. Get Complete Schedule of Indian athletes- Date, Medal Events and all other details. 

Center announces 27% reservation for OBCs, 10% for EWS candidates in medical courses

Jul 30, 2021
The decision of reserving seats in the medical and dental colleges will benefit nearly 1,500 OBC students in MBBS, 2,500 OBC students in postgraduation and 550 EWS students in MBBS, and around 1,000 EWS students in postgraduation.

Current Affairs in Short: 29 July 2021

Jul 29, 2021
The Centre informed that 780 new air traffic routes under the regional air connectivity UDAN scheme have been approved.

Current Affairs Quiz: 29 July 2021

Jul 29, 2021
The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as International Tiger Day, world’s largest star sapphire cluster and India's newest airline startup among others. 

ISRO’s Geo-imaging satellite EOS-03 to be launched in third quarter of 2021

Jul 29, 2021
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched its first Earth Observation Satellite in 1988 which is known as IRS-1A. Read all about the latest Geo-imaging satellite EOS-03.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 29 July 2021

Jul 29, 2021
Rajya Sabha has passed the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2021. 

PM Modi's address to education community: 14 engineering colleges to offer courses in 5 Indian languages

Jul 29, 2021
The Prime Minister announced that 14 engineering colleges in 8 states will start engineering studies in 5 Indian languages- Hindi-Tamil, Telugu, Marathi and Bangla.

Chhattisgarh to launch scheme to provide Rs. 6,000 per year to landless families

Jul 29, 2021
Under the scheme, the families who do not possess agricultural land and are dependent on agriculture labour or MGNREGA work in the rural areas will be given the assistance of Rs. 6,000 every year.

COVID-19: Nepal confirms cases of Kappa mutant of Delta variant

Jul 29, 2021
Nepal’s Ministry of Health and Population has confirmed the detection of the mutant Kappa variant (B.1.617.1) of COVID-19’s Delta variant. 

Alaska Earthquake: Parts of Alaska under Tsunami warning after 8.2 magnitude earthquake strikes

Jul 29, 2021
Alaskan Earthquake: An 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the Alaskan Peninsula on July 28, 2021, bringing parts of the region under Tsunami warning. 

World’s largest star sapphire cluster worth up to $100 million accidentally found in Sri Lanka

Jul 29, 2021
The Sapphire cluster weighs around 2.5 million carats or 510 kilograms. As per the experts, the cluster has an estimated value of up to $100 million in the global market.

India’s newest airline Akasa Air - All you need to know

Jul 29, 2021
India’s billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala has announced to launch his own ultra-low-cost airline called Akasa Air. Read all you need to know.

Government plans to create national farmers database: Objective, features and other key details

Jul 29, 2021
The government has been planning to create a federated National Farmers Database using digitized land records which will help to offer proactive and personalized services to the farmers.

Parliament passes Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill 2021

Jul 29, 2021
The Rajya Sabha passed the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill 2021, thereby amending the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children), Act, 2015.  Read all you need to know.

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