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SBI launches integrated digital platform YONO

Nov 26, 2017
All the financial services product from SBI and its subsidiaries SBI Life, SBI General, SBI Mutual Fund, SBI Caps and SBI Cards will be integrated on the app. YONO will offer customised products and offers from over 60 e-commerce sites, besides a range of banking and financial services.

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Top 5 Current Affairs: 25 November 2017

Nov 25, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 23 November 2017 launched the UMANG App, a platform that brings 162 government services on a single mobile app. The UMANG App was launched with an aim to make the government accessible on the mobile phone of the citizens.

N Sambasiva Rao appointed as DGP of Andhra Pradesh

Nov 25, 2017
The Union Home Ministry had twice rejected the list of names forwarded by the state for the post of DGP saying it was in contravention of the Supreme Court orders in the Prakash Singh case. Besides Rao, the Ministry objected to the names of S V Ramana Murthy (1982 batch) and M Malakondaiah (1985) as they are due to retire within a year.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women observed globally

Nov 25, 2017
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women was observed across the globe on 25 November 2017 with theme ‘Leave no one behind: end violence against women and girls.’

Defence of Andaman & Nicobar Islands Exercise 2017 held

Nov 25, 2017
The exercise was crucial as at present, Indian Ocean Region (IOR) witnesses the increased Chinese footprint. China has been participating actively in anti-piracy operations in the region. It claims that the Indian Ocean is not India's Ocean.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 24 November 2017

Nov 24, 2017
In a first, Indian Navy inducted Shubhangi Swaroop as its first woman pilot on 23 November 2017. Shubhangi Swaroop, a native of Uttar Pradesh, will soon be flying Maritime Reconnaissance aircraft.

PM Narendra Modi launches UMANG App

Nov 24, 2017
Whether one needs to pay utility bills, file income tax, book a gas cylinder, know about your Provident fund account or have Aadhaar related query, UMANG provides all these services. The app was developed by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and National e-Governance Division (NeGD).

Union Government promulgates Indian Forest (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017

Nov 24, 2017
The ordinance aims to promote cultivation of bamboo in non-forest areas to achieve twin objectives of increasing the income of farmers and also increasing the green cover of the country.

NCSK suggests NITI Aayog to bring some welfare schemes for Safai Karamcharis under its purview

Nov 24, 2017
The commission raised the issue of empowering the Commission by making it a statutory or constitutional body and confer it with the powers of a civil court so that it can discharge its mandate effectively.

Government approves Rs 1 Lakh crore worth projects for Tamil Nadu

Nov 24, 2017
The projects will cover Highways, Shipping and Port. They are also aimed at finding a permanent solution to the irrigation and drinking water requirements of the state.

Union Government promulgates ordinance to amend Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016

Nov 24, 2017
The Ordinance aims to prevent unscrupulous, undesirable persons from misusing the provisions of the Code. The amendments aim to bar individuals who are wilfully defaulters and are associated with non-performing assets or are habitually non-compliant, therefore, pose a risk to the company.

Centre suggests Odisha Government to enhance rural road construction target to 10000 km

Nov 24, 2017
The Union government on 23 October 2017 suggested to the state government of Odisha to enhance its rural road construction target under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) from 7,000 km to 10,000 km during the current fiscal year.

Five Indian films nominated for ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Medal

Nov 24, 2017
The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) has nominated nine movies for this year’s International Council for Film, Television and Audio-visual Communication (ICFT) UNESCO Gandhi Medal.

Shubhangi Swaroop becomes first woman to be inducted as Pilot in Indian Navy

Nov 24, 2017
Swaroop was among four women officers who had passed out of the Ezhimala Naval Academy in Kerala. The other three women officers are Aastha Segal, Roopa A and Sakthimaya S. These three women cadets were inducted at the Naval Armament Inspectorate (NAI), where no female officer has ever worked.

Morning Current Affairs: 24 November 2017

Nov 24, 2017
Shubhangi was among four women officers who had passed out of the Ezhimala Naval Academy in Kerala. The other three women cadets will soon become a part of the Naval Armament Inspectorate (NAI), where no female officer has ever worked.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 23 November 2017

Nov 23, 2017
According to the latest study, Asia-Pacific region accounts for more than half of the world’s Internet users and is the biggest region globally in terms of e-commerce sales, has seen a massive rise in cybercrime.

Union Government constitutes Task Force for drafting New Direct Tax Legislation

Nov 23, 2017
The task force will draft an appropriate Direct Tax Legislation keeping in view the direct tax system prevalent in various countries, international best practices and economic needs of the country. The Task Force will set its own procedures for regulating its work and will submit its report to the Government within six months.

Home Ministry to conduct mega mock exercise on tsunami preparedness

Nov 23, 2017
The Ministry of Home Affairs through National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) would be conducting a multi-State mega mock exercise on tsunami preparedness.

CCEA approves expansion of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao for Pan India coverage

Nov 23, 2017
The expansion includes Multi sectoral intervention in 244 districts in addition to existing 161 districts and 235 districts will be covered through Alert District Media, Advocacy and Outreach.

Union Government sends a proposal to UN for declaring year 2018 as International Year of Millets

Nov 23, 2017
Millets can help tackle the health challenges such as obesity, diabetes and lifestyle problems as they are gluten free, have a low glycemic index and are high in dietary fibre and antioxidants. Moreover, in times of climate change, they will be the last crop standing and will be a good risk management strategy for resource-poor marginal farmers.

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