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1. Axis Bank opens innovation lab for start-ups in Bengaluru i. Private sector lender Axis Bank launched an innovation lab on Wednesday to hone start-ups and announced that it will create a dedicated fund to invest in these new-age companies that would benefit its business. ii. The bank launched the 10,000 sq ft lab at Bengaluru with an in-house .. More »
1. Prime Minister Narendra Mod

1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address 'Mann Ki Baat' to be broadcast in Bangladesh i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ will now also be telecast to Bangladesh. The programme which reaches crores of people in real time featuring PM Modi talking on various subjects related to social, economic and political  whi.. More »
1. Suresh Prabhu launches NIVA

1. Suresh Prabhu launches NIVARAN portal i. Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Minister of Railways  has launched "NIVARAN portal", an online system for redressal of service related grievance of serving and former railway employees.  ii. Nivaran portal is an online system that seeks to facilitate the employees to lodge their grievances and als.. More »
1. Anti-submarine torpedo Varu

1. Anti-submarine torpedo Varunastra inducted in Navy i. Indigenously-built heavyweight anti-submarine torpedo Varunastra has been successfully inducted in the navy, making India one of the 8th countries to have the capability to design and build such a system. ii. Developed by Naval Science and Technological Laboratory (NSTL), a premier laboratory.. More »
1. Majuli in Assam becomes Ind

1. Majuli in Assam becomes India’s first island district i. Majuli was in news  as the Government of Assam approved its up gradation as a district.With this approval, Majuli has become the first island district in the country. ii. At present, Majuli is a Mohkuma, a sub division of the Jorhat District and represented by the Chief Minister Sar.. More »
1. N S Vishwanathan appointed

1. N S Vishwanathan appointed as the new deputy governor of RBI i. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has cleared the appointment of NS Vishwanathan as the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).  ii. He is currently working as an executive director at the RBI since April 2014 and overseeing the banking regulation and .. More »
1. India became the 35th full

1. India became the 35th full member of Missile Technology Control Regime i. India has joined the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) today as a full member. This entry would be mutually beneficial to enhance global non-proliferation norms. ii. The document for this has been signed by Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar in the presence of Ambassad.. More »
1. First flight of BrahMos missile from SU-30 MKI aircraft successfully conducted i. BrahMos Aerospace for the first time successfully demonstrated integration of the world’s most formidable supersonic cruise missile system BrahMos on the Sukhoi SU-30 MKI fighter aircraft.  ii. In this regard, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited’s (HAL) Nasik di.. More »
1. Nagaland Governor launches

1. Nagaland Governor launches women's helpline number '181' i. Governor of Nagaland and Assam P B Acharya has launched women helpline number - 181 in the premises of District Hospital Dimapur in Nagaland and also inaugurated Sakhi, a one stop Centre, intended to support women affected by violence both in private and public spaces under one roof.&nb.. More »
1. Brexit wins as Britain vote

1. Brexit wins as Britain votes to leave European Union in historic referendum i. The United Kingdom has voted by 52 % to 48 % to leave the European Union after 43 years in a historic referendum.  ii. According to a newspaper London and Scotland voted strongly to stay in the Union but the remaining vote has been done against it which mainly co.. More »