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Monthly Current Affairs 2019

Funds transferred from Provident Fund to National Pension System not taxable PFRDA

Mar 8, 2017
The subscriber should approach the recognised provident or superannuation fund trust through the current employer requesting transfer to the NPS account.

China overtakes eurozone as world’s biggest bank system

Mar 8, 2017
The analysis indicates China’s increasing global influence and its reliance on growth driven by debt.

EU launched fifth satellite of Copernicus observation program

Mar 8, 2017
The first satellite of Europe's Copernicus observation program was launched in April 2014.

Brexit Bill: House of Lords votes to give Parliament a final say

Mar 8, 2017
Theresa May’s plan of initiating the Brexit process suffered a second blow when the House of Lords voted to give Parliament the final say in the bill’s passing.

First smart tribal village Habbi inaugurated in Jammu and Kashmir

Mar 8, 2017
The village is developed under the Rural Development Department of the State Government. The village has been introduced with smart classes in the schools, better roads, electricity and water facility.

Bengali singer Kalika Prasad Bhattacharjee passes away

Mar 8, 2017
Bhattacharjee co-founded the band Dohar and was the lead singer of this Bangla band.

International Yoga fest to begin in New Delhi

Mar 8, 2017
India’s capital city, New Delhi will be hosting the two-day International Yoga Festival on 8 March 2017.

Indo-Nepal joint military exercise Surya Kiran XI commences

Mar 8, 2017
During the 14-day long exercise, the Nepal Army is being represented by the officers and troops of the elite Durga Baksh Battalion. The Indian Army is represented by the Ekta Shakti Battalion of the Punjab Regiment.

National Conference on Jal Kranti Abhiyan organised in Delhi

Mar 7, 2017
A national conference was organised by the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation on Jal Kranti Abhiyan on 7 March 2017 in New Delhi.

The Rise of Sivagami: Book 1 of Baahubali - Before the Beginning by Anand Neelakanthan

Mar 7, 2017
SS Rajamouli, the director of the blockbuster film Bahubali, revealed the cover of the book at the Jaipur Literature Festival in 2017.

Pablo Cuevas wins 2017 Brasil Open

Mar 7, 2017
Once the game resumed, Cuevas, the world No 33, quickly took control, winning the second set 6-4 and then taking the third by the same score against the Spaniard.

International Women’s Day: Women Empowerment Schemes of Narendra Modi Government

Mar 7, 2017
On the occasion of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2017, we are providing you with some of the schemes launched by the Narendra Modi Government to empower Indian women.

India's accession to the Customs Convention on International Transport of Goods approved

Mar 7, 2017
Accession to the TIR Convention does not result in any direct financial implication for India as it pertains to India's accession to an international convention.

International Women's Day: Celebrating India’s women scientists who made India proud

Mar 7, 2017
International Women’s Day gave us a time to celebrate the achievement of women who made India proud by their activities in the field of science and space.

PM Narendra Modi releases commemorative postage stamp on 100 years of Yogoda Satsang Math

Mar 7, 2017
The Yogoda Satsang Math are the headquarters of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India (YSS). Its major aim is to reveal the complete harmony, basic oneness and common foundations of all true religions.

Scientists unearth world's oldest fossils in Quebec, Canada

Mar 7, 2017
The conclusion was reached after examining rock found along the eastern shore of Hudson Bay in northern Quebec, Canada. Carbon dating techniques indicate that these rocks are at least 3.77 billion years old and might even be 4.28 billion years old.

K Srinath Reddy appointed as adviser to the Odisha Government

Mar 7, 2017
Padma Bhushan awardee, K Srinath Reddy was accorded with a Cabinet minister rank in the Odisha government to help in the smooth delivery of the state’s ongoing health programmes.

India, Portugal MoU on renewable energy approved

Mar 7, 2017
The MoU was signed on 6 January 2017 in New Delhi during the visit of the Prime Minister of Portugal Antonio Costa to India.

North Korea temporarily bans Malaysians from leaving the country

Mar 7, 2017
North Korea in a notification announced its decision of banning Malaysians from leaving the country until Malaysia guaranteed a fair and swift settlement in the recent Kim Jong Nam murder case.

Cabinet approves development of 50 un-served and under-served airstrips

Mar 7, 2017
The approved 50 un-served, under-served airports & airstrips will be revived at an estimated cost of Rs 4500 crore in 3-financial years starting from 2017-18.
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