PSLV-C50 will launch communication satellite CMS-01 on 17 December: ISRO

ISRO is all set to launch its communication satellite CMS-01 from Sriharikota’s Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC) on 17th of December. This information was given by the Indian Space Research Organization on Friday. The space agency said, “CMS-01 will be launched from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) via PSLV-C50, the 52nd mission of PSLV, on … Read more

UNESCO to launch international award in the name of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has announced an international award in the name of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. On 7 March 1971, Bangabandhu delivered a 20-minute speech at the then Racecourse (Suravardi) Maidan in Dhaka. UNESCO has also listed that speech as a World Heritage. UNESCO has decided to give the … Read more

Union Cabinet approved PM-WANI – Here’s everything you need to know about PM-WANI Scheme

Wi-Fi revolution is coming after digital revolution in the country. For this, the Cabinet approved the PM-Public Wi-Fi Axis Network Interface (PM-WANI) scheme on Wednesday. Talking about the PM-WANI scheme, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that, after the digital revolution in the country, the Wi-Fi revolution is going to start. According to him, after … Read more

Current Affairs – IDFC First Bank to launch first ever debit card enabled payment system in India

IDFC First Bank is planning to launch “SafePay,” a contactless debit card-based payment facility. This payment facility will allow contactless debit card payments by simply waving one’s smartphone against a Near Field Communication (NFC)-enabled POS terminal. How will SafePay Transaction work?  To enable SafePay, the user needs to link the IDFC First Bank Debit card to the mobile application.  … Read more

Current Affairs 19-09-2020 : Rajya Sabha passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2020

On 19th Septmber, 2020 The Rajya Sabha passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2020, whereby fresh insolvency proceedings will not be initiated for at least six months starting from March 25 amid the coronavirus pandemic. What is Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2020 The Code provides a time-bound process for … Read more

Current Affairs of India :18-09-2020 – New Agricultural Bills passed in Parliament – Cabinet Minister Resigns

It is a controversial cum significant day in Lok Sabha as three agricultural bills passed in parliament on 18th of September, 2020. The Bills are – The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill 2020 Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020 Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill On … Read more

India’s longest river ropeway over Brahmaputra in Guwahati

India's longest river Ropeway

India’s Longest River Ropeway, situated at the gateway of Northeast, was launched by Assam’s Finance & Health Minister Dr. Himanta Bishwa Sarma in the presence of other Cabinet Ministers. It is situated over the mighty Brahmaputra.  Key Highlights of India’s Longest River Ropeway –  Length 2 KM Estimated cost of the Project 56 Crore Time … Read more

Current Affairs of Assam – 14-09-2020 – A New Political Party formed in Assam

Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP)

A New Political Party in Assam – Ahead of 2021 Assam Legislative Assembly Election, All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP), spanned a new political party called Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP). The name of the party formally announced by Assam Advisory Committee conveners Krishna Gopal Bhattacharjya and Basanta Deka. With … Read more