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24 September Current Affairs

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Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha In News: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the centenary celebrations of the Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha on September 22, 2018. About Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha: The organisation was established by Annie Besant in 1918 with support from Mahatma Gandhi, who became the founder president of the Sabha, who held the post till...

22 September Current Affairs

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Multidimensional Poverty Index 2018 In News: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) have released the 2018 Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI). About Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI): The MPI provides the most comprehensive view of the various ways in which 1.3 billion people worldwide experience poverty in their daily...

21 September Current Affairs

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Portals to strengthen Women Safety launched In News: The government has launched two portals to strengthen Women Safety: Objectives: Cyber Crime Prevention against Women and Children (CCPWC) portal to check objectionable online content. National Database on Sexual Offenders (NDSO) to aid in monitoring & investigation of sexual crimes. Details: Cyber Crime Prevention against Women and Children...

20 September Current Affairs

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Triple talaq Ordinance In News: The Union Cabinet has approved an ordinance making instant triple talaq or talaq-e-biddat a punishable offence carrying a jail term of up to three years. The step was taken after the government failed to pass the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017, in the Rajya Sabha during the recent monsoon session. Background: In August last year, a five...

19 September Current Affairs

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Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) In News: DAC has approved Procurement of Equipment Worth Rs 9,100 Crores. Details: DAC has approved procurement of- Akash Missile systems and IUWBA: Akash Missile Systems: The Missile to be procured is an upgraded version of the previously inducted Akash missiles and will include seeker technology, possess 360 degree coverage and will be of compact configuration...

18 September Current Affairs

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Govt proposes to merge Dena Bank, Vijaya Bank and Bank of Baroda In News: The Centre has proposed the amalgamation of state-owned Bank of Baroda, Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank to create India’s third largest bank as parts of reforms in the public sector banking segment. Details: The proposal will now need the approval of the boards of these individual banks. The banks’ boards will shortly meet and...

17 September Current Affairs

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‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ movement In News: ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ movement has been launched across the country on September 15, 2018. Details: Aim: Over the next two weeks leading to October 2 – Gandhi Jayanti – the Swachhata Hi Seva movement aims to ensure a high standard of cleanliness across the country, which was Mahatma Gandhi’s dream for the nation. Significance of the campaign: The campaign for a...