Miscellaneous Related Current Affairs: In this chapter, information has been given about the latest current affairs based on India and the world in the month from the point of view of upcoming competitive examinations.
|11 November 2019 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
Remains of 14 mammoths 15000 years old have been found during excavation in Mexico. According to Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology, these remains of giant elephants have been found in 2 man-made pits dug 15,000 years ago.
|30 October 2019 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman released a Rs 125 commemorative coin of Paramahansa Yogananda, the father of yoga in the west, on the occasion of his 125th birth anniversary in New Delhi.
|27 October 2019 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
The Central Government has changed the name of Rohtang Pass to "Atal Tunnel". Rohtang tunnel connecting Manali to Leh will now be known as Atal tunnel.
|23 August 2019 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
The Saudi Arabian government carried out a reform to allow women over the age of 21 to obtain passports and travel abroad without the permission of a male 'guardian'.
|9 May 2019 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
The US has proposed to lawmakers to increase the application fee for H1-B visas. US Labor Minister Alexander Acosta has proposed to increase the application fee for H1-B visa in lawmakers
|12 March 2019 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
The Indian Sundarbans was given the status of 'Wetland of International Importance'. These include the presence of rare species and threatened ecological communities, biological diversity, and representative fish and migration routes.
|10 March 2019 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
Exim Bank has extended Line of Credit worth $180 million to Ghana for two projects. The bank has provided a loan facility of $30 million for rehabilitation and upgrading of the drinking water system in Yendi.
|29 January 2019 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
Uttarakhand will have the country's second tulip garden after the one located in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar. It will be set up in 50 hectares of forest land in Pithoragarh district at a cost of Rs 50 crore. ONGC will develop it under its Corporate Social Responsibility programme.
|18 January 2019 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
The International Observatory of Human Rights has launched the 'world's first television channel dedicated to human rights' in London.
|16 January 2019 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
Election Commission of India will set up Voter Awareness Forums in Ministries, Government Department, Non-Government Department and other institutions. Its purpose is to promote electoral awareness.
|14 January 2019 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
He is an American politician serving as the US Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district since 2013. Is a member of the Democratic Party. She is the first Samoan-American member and the first Hindu member of the United States Congress.
|28 December 2018 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
Train 18 will replace the existing Shatabdi Express. Shatabdi Express trains are a series of fast passenger trains operated by the Indian Railways to connect metro cities with other cities important for tourism, pilgrimage or business. Shatabdi Express are day trains and they return to the origin station on the same day.
|20 December 2018 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
Department of Posts released a postage stamp on Rajkumar Shukla in New Delhi. Raj Kumar Shukla was the person who helped Mr. M.K. Gandhi on a visit to Champaran He was born in 1875 in Satwariya village of Champaran, where his Bhatt Brahmin ancestors had lived for 200 years. Mr. Shukla himself told about this before the Champaran Agriculture Committee.
|14 October 2018 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
State Minister of Textiles Ajay Tamta inaugurated the 46th edition of the IGHF (Indian Handicrafts and Gifts Fair) Delhi exhibition. It is Asia's largest handicrafts exhibition.
|4 September 2017 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
9th BRICS summit started in Xiamen, China with the theme “BRICS: Stronger Partnership for a Brighter Future”. It will conclude on 5th September.
|7 January 2017 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
The 14th edition of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) began in the country’s IT hub Bengaluru, Karnataka. The theme of this edition is “Redefining Engagement with the Indian Diaspora”.
|15 December 2016 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
The Gujarat government on December 15, 2016, approved an order to ban hookah bars across the state. The decision was taken at a meeting of the State Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.
|9 December 2016 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
The Enforcement Directorate has summoned the officials of AirAsia India to investigate the airline’s alleged violation of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) regulations
|1 December 2016 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
Yoga, India’s one of the ancient practices to keep oneself healthy, has been inscribed on UNESCO’s Representative List as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
|8 November 2016 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that 1000 and 500 rupees notes will cease to be legal tender from midnight 8-9 November 2016. The announcement was made via a special nationwide televised address on 8 November 2016.PM Modi in his announcement appealed that those who are in possession of these notes can deposit the notes in their accounts in banks and post offices from 10 November to 30 December 2016.
|11 October 2016 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) on 11 October 2016 released the 2016 Global Hunger Index (GHI). It says if hunger declines at the same rate as it has since 1992, more than 45 countries including India, Pakistan, Haiti, Yemen, and Afghanistan will still have moderate to alarming hunger scores in 2030.
|23 August 2016 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
Forbes on 23 August 2016 released the list of The World's Highest-Paid Actresses 2016. Jennifer Lawrence topped the Forbes magazine list for the second straight year with earnings of 46 million US dollars. Indian actress Deepika Padukone is the only newcomer to the World’s Highest-Paid Actresses list and the only Indian star to make the cut.
|10 August 2016 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
The Lok Sabha on 10 August 2016 passed the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2016. The Bill seeks to amend the Income Tax Act, 1961 and the Customs Tariff Act, 1975. The Bill introduced in the Lok Sabha on the same day was passed by voice vote after a short debate.
|8 August 2016 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
The Lok Sabha on 8 August 2016 passed The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014. The bill was passed by two-third majority, with 443 members voting in its favour and none against in the final vote.
|1 August 2016 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
The Tamil Nadu Assembly on 1 August 2016 unanimously passed a resolution to rename the Madras High Court as the Tamil Nadu High Court. The resolution on the matter was moved by Chief Minister J Jayalalitha as most of the High Courts established after the formation of new states based on linguistic lines have been named after the states only.
|27 July 2016 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
The Union Cabinet on 27 July 2016 cleared changes to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Constitutional Amendment Bill. The changes include dropping 1 percent manufacturing tax and providing guarantee to compensate states for any revenue loss in the first five years of rollout of the proposed indirect tax regime.
|22 July 2016 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
The United Nations Department of Field Support (DFS) on 22 July 2016 announced that India provided 100000 US dollar for the Trust Fund in support of victims of sexual exploitation and abuse. With this, India has become the first country in the world to make a contribution to the Trust Fund.
|15 July 2016 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
Madhya Pradesh Cabinet on 15 July 2016 gave its nod to set up Happiness Department in the state. The department will work as knowledge resource centre on the subject of happiness.
|28 April 2016 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
Union government issued a notification banning the import of dogs for commercial breeding. The imports are allowed only for research or defence purposes.
|25 April 2016 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs|
Four of South Africa’s leading sports federations were banned by the sports minister from bidding for or hosting major international sports events for at least a year over their failures to create opportunities for black players. Rugby, cricket, athletics and netball all missed targets they agreed on with the government. Soccer was the only one to meet its target.
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