26th July 2019 Current Affairs

The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019 has been passed by Rajya Sabha. The bill seeks to enhance punishment, including a provision for death penalty, for committing sexual crimes against children. Replying to the debate on the Bill, Women and Child Development Minist...

25th July 2019 Current Affairs

PM Modi has released the book on former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar in New Delhi. The book titled ‘Chandra Shekhar- The Last Icon of Ideological Politics’ is written by Deputy Chairman in the Rajya Sabha, Harivansh and Ravi Dutt Bajpai. The Prime Minister presented the first copy of the ...

24th July 2019 Current Affairs

The Union Health Ministry has banned colistin, which is an antibiotic used in the poultry industry for producing animals, aqua farming, etc. With this ban, the government cracks down on misuse of antibiotics in poultry industry as growth promoters, which is one of the key reasons for growing antibi...

23rd July 2019 Current Affairs

India will be the first recipient of local currency financing by the Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank (AIIB). The objective of local currency financing is to provide more options to borrowers. The bank’s treasury has begun work on it and the swap mechanism is in place, so it would be easy...

22nd July 2019 Current Affairs

G7 Finance Ministers meeting in France today agreed a plan for taxing digital companies such as Facebook and Google that will set a minimum level of taxation for them. A statement from France said that Ministers fully supported a two-pillar solution to be adopted by 2020. France, which holds the ro...