RBI added liquidity support that can be availed under the scheme which would be eligible to be classified as held to maturity (HTM), even in excess of 25% of the total investment that is permitted in the HTM portfolio. Current Affairs:The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced Rs.50,000 crore liquidityContinue Reading

The day was initiated with an aim to educate the public, particularly animal owners and producers, about the benefits of vaccination for the animal, human, and public health. Current Affairs:The World Veterinary Day was observed on 25 April 2020. The day is observed on the last Saturday of April ofContinue Reading

12 valuable herbs including Puranva, Ashwagandha, Mulethi, Harad, Baheda, and Sataver compounds have been used in both these products. Current Affairs:The Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP), Lucknow, researchers have developed scientifically proven two herbal products namely ‘CIM-Paushak’ and ‘Herbal Cough Syrup’ that can boost the immunity ofContinue Reading

The COVSACK is a kiosk for use by healthcare workers for taking COVID-19 samples from suspected infected patients. Current Affairs:Defence Research & Deve lopment Laboratory (DRDL), Hyderabad of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed COVID-19 Sample Collection Kiosk (COVSACK) to combat COVID-19. COVSACK:♦ COVSACK was developed by DRDLContinue Reading

As per the norms, the healthcare facilities will be graded and designated as COVID Care Centre (CCC), Dedicated COVID Health Centre (DCHC) and Dedicated COVID Hospital (DCH). 08 April 2020 Current Affairs:The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has framed detailed guidelines to manage suspected and confirmed COVID-19 cases inContinue Reading

IAF has allocated aircraft at nodal points to airlift medical supplies and equipment at short notice to proactively support operations against COVID-19. 08 April 2020 Current Affairs:Indian Air Force (IAF) has rendered continuous support in the fight against Coronavirus by providing medical supplies to all the states in the country.Continue Reading

In February 2020, the watchdog FATF gave Pakistan a 4-months of grace period to complete its 27-point actio 08 April 2020 Current Affairs:Global anti-money laundering watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has announced that it will review Pakistan’s performance to meet international commitments in the fight against terror financing. WorldContinue Reading

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is to hold virtual meeting for the first time by next week under the presidency of the Dominican Republic 02 April 2020 Current Affairs:The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is to hold a virtual meeting for the first time by next week under theContinue Reading

Now Gold prices, fall are feeling the pressure as lockdowns hurt physical demand. The coronavirus pandemic has frozen many markets, including India. At higher level gold rates are totally fourth time down the market. COVID-19: Gold Prices Fall Down Today At high rates of gold prices in India fell today withContinue Reading

The Prince of Wales will now be able to attend meetings and exercise according to medical and government recommendations after his self-isolation ends. After seven days Prince Charles has emerged from self-isolation. Last week the Prince of Wales tested positive for novel coronavirus and displayed moderate symptoms. His wife, Camilla,Continue Reading

With the investment now made by ADB into the NIIF platform, the FOF has now secured $700 million in commitments. 31 March 2020 Current Affairs:Asian Development Bank (ADB) has joined the Government of India (GOI) and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as an investor under the instruments of the NationalContinue Reading

As per the social distancing norms, troops have isolation themselves within a unit. It ensured regular sanitation and dividing troops into groups that maintain distance from each other. 31 March 2020 Current Affairs:The Indian Army has prioritized essential activities that are necessary for its functioning in view of the coronavirusContinue Reading

The project is expected to generate around 450 GWh of clean energy to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) by more than 200,000 tonnes a year. 31 March 2020 Current Affairs:Tata Power Company’s joint venture (JV) with Norway’s Clean Energy Invest (CEI), and International Financial Corporation (IFC) began itsContinue Reading

The app aims to issue e-passes to everyone associated with the delivery of essential services during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19. 30 March 2020 Current Affairs:Jharkhand state government has launched PRAGYAAM, a Mobile application, on 30 March. The app was launched by the State Chief MinisterContinue Reading