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World Defence Day is celebrated on 1 March - 01 Apr 20

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ICDO: A fact file

Tata Power commissioned Shuakhevi HPP in Georgia - 01 Apr 20

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Joint Venture: A fact file 

ADB to invest $100 mn in NIIF FOF - 01 Apr 20

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NIIF FOF: A fact file 

DheeYantra launched Virtual assistance to curb fake messages on Coronavirus - 01 Apr 20

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What is Aham! ?

Sudhir Rajkumar resigns from UN Joint Staff Pension Fund - 01 Apr 20

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Sudhir Rajkumar: A fact file

India, China will stay away from world recession:UN report - 01 Apr 20

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Pape Diouf passed away due to complications from coronavirus - 01 Apr 20

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Pape Diouf: A fact file

Tokyo Olympics games rescheduled to 2021 July - 02 Apr 20

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International Olympic Committee (IOC): A fact file

Pravin Jadhav resigns as MD and CEO of Paytm Money - 02 Apr 20

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Pravin Jadhav:
Paytm Money:
Paytm: A fact file 

Indigram awarded the winners of the Adhunik Gram program - 02 Apr 20

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Adhunik Gram: A fact file

Wimbledon championship cancelled for the first time since World War II - 02 Apr 20

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Wimbledon Championships 2020: A fact file

World Autism Awareness Day is observed on 2 April - 02 Apr 20

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Zero Discrimination Day is observed on 1 March - 02 Apr 20

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India bagged USD 40 million defence deal with Armenia - 02 Apr 20

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SWATHI weapon: A fact file

Amit Shah inaugurated NSG Regional Hub at Kolkata - 02 Apr 20

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  • Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah inaugurated the National Security Guard (NSG) Regional Hub campus at Kolkata, West Bengal. It aims to provide adequate facilities to the brave NSG jawans. He also various welfare projects for NSG, amounting to over Rs. 245 crores, across Kolkata, Manesar, Chennai, and Mumbai. It will ensure to boost the capabilities of the force and raising the morale of the jawans.
NSG Regional Hub campus:A fact file 
  • NSG Regional Hub campus is worth over Rs.162 crores. 
  • The Residential and Non Residential complexes can house 460 persons and families, office accommodation and modern training facilities including Baffle firing range, indoor shooting ranges swimming pool, sports complex, and artificial rock craft wall, etc. 
  • It has become a model regional hub of the NSG, which will help in honing the professional acumen of the NSG commandos.
  • It will contribute significantly to the capacity building of the first responders, the Police forces of the States.   
  • The campus will hold the responsibility of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, and the entire North-Eastern region. 
  • National Security Guard (NSG) was formed in 1986.
  • Headquarters: New Delhi

Railways launched first Restaurant on Wheels at the Asansol Railway station - 02 Apr 20

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World Bank offered USD 1 bn for proposed India project - 02 Apr 20

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NASA to launch SunRISE mission to study Solar Particle Storms - 02 Apr 20

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SunRISE Mission: A fact file
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NPPA sets up Price Monitoring and Resource Unit in JK - 03 Apr 20

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Price Monitoring & Resource Unit (PMRU): A fact file

Centre launched DARPGs National Monitoring Dashboard - 03 Apr 20

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National Monitoring Dashboard: A fact file

UN report stated COVID-19 is worst crisis since World War II - 03 Apr 20

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World Athletics Championships rescheduled to 2022 due to Tokyo Olympics - 03 Apr 20

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World Athletics:  A fact file          

Govt launches AarogyaSetu mobile app to track spread of coronavirus - 03 Apr 20

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IISc building indigenous ventilator prototype for COVID- 19 - 03 Apr 20

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China to host the 3rd edition of the Asian Youth Games - 04 Apr 20

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Olympic Council of Asia: A fact file
What is Asian Youth Games ?

Action COVID-19 Team launched in India to combat COVID-19 crisis - 04 Apr 20

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Action COVID-19 Team: A fact file

Chief executives of OBC, UBI designated as OSD in PNB - 04 Apr 20

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NTPC appointed Dilip Kumar Patel as Director of Human resources - 04 Apr 20

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Dilip Kumar Patel: Brief History
NTPC Limited: A fact file

Centre permits farmers to use eNAM to avoid market place - 04 Apr 20

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What is eNAM:

Hockey India donates additional 75 lakh rupees towards PM-CARES Fund - 04 Apr 20

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India seeks $6 billion of loans from ADB, AIIB to fight coronavirus pandemic - 05 Apr 20

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Mo Prativa:Odisha government launches online cultural competition - 05 Apr 20

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Mo Prativa: A fact file

International Mine Awareness Day observed on 4 April - 05 Apr 20

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Official mascots of 19th Asian Games unveiled in Hangzhou China - 05 Apr 20

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Olympic Council of Asia: A fact file

Arogya Sanjeevani Policy Cigna launched with IRDAI guidelines - 05 Apr 20

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Arogya Sanjeevani Policy: A fact file

Pravin Rao is appointed as the new chairman of Nasscom - 05 Apr 20

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Nasscom: A fact file 

IOC sets new deadline for the qualification period of Tokyo Olympics - 06 Apr 20

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International Olympic Committee: A fact file

FIFA Under-17 Women World Cup scheduled in November postponed - 06 Apr 20

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FIFA: A fact file

IIT-Roorkee launched Prana-Vayu, a low-cost portable ventilator - 06 Apr 20

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Prana-Vayu: A fact file

Jeevan: Railways' Kapurthala unit makes low-cost ventilator prototype - 06 Apr 20

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Bione launches India’s first COVID-19 home screening test kit - 06 Apr 20

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Bione: A fact file

International Day of Conscience is observed on 5 April - 06 Apr 20

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International Day of Conscience: Brief History

UEFA postpones all the international matches - 07 Apr 20

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UEFA:A fact file

National Maritime Day is celebrated on 5 April in India - 07 Apr 20

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Indian-origin MP Lisa Nandy appointed as shadow foreign minister - 07 Apr 20

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Lisa Nandy : A fact file

Amitabh Kant chairs Empowered Committee to review stakeholders for COVID-19 - 07 Apr 20

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It aimed to formulated plans with three groups of stakeholders namely:

International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda is observed on 7 April - 07 Apr 20

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1994 Rwanda Genocide (massacre): A fact file

NASA to set up Artemis, the first human base camp on south pole of Moon - 07 Apr 20

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Edible oil imports in India declined to 32.44 percent in March - 08 Apr 20

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Solvent Extractors' Association of India (SEA): A fact file

DST sets up CAWACH to combat COVID-19 pandemic - 08 Apr 20

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CAWACH: A fact file

Krishi Vigyan Kendra’s door delivery of fish receives healthy response - 08 Apr 20

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John Prine,Grammy-winning bard of ‘broken hearts and dirty windows,’ dies of coronavirus - 08 Apr 20

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Japan declares Emergency in its Country - 08 Apr 20

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CCI approved acquisition of GMR Kamalanga Energy Limited by JSW Energy Limited - 08 Apr 20

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Cabinet approved ordinance to take 30 percent pay cut for one year - 09 Apr 20

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Consolidated Fund of India (CFI): A fact file

India relaxed ban on exports of paracetamol,hydroxychloroquine drugs - 09 Apr 20

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MHRD launched Samadhan, a challenge to find quick solution to COVID-19 pandemic - 09 Apr 20

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Samadhan: A fact file

India observed April 9 as CRPF Valour Day all over nation - 09 Apr 20

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Valour Day: Brief History:

MoHUA Launches Revised Version of Swachhata App to Handle Queries Specific to COVID 19 - 09 Apr 20

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The additional nine categories include:

400 million workers in India may sink into poverty amid coronavirus pandemic: ILO - 09 Apr 20

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New sectors to be added in the second phase of CPEC - 10 Apr 20

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CPEC: A fact file 

Swasth Ke Sipahi: A Doorstep Delivering Essential Services And Medicinesfor Patients And Elderly Under PMBJP - 10 Apr 20

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"Swasth Ke Sipahi": A fact file:

I-T department to release all pending income tax refunds to benefit 14 lakh taxpayers - 10 Apr 20

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What is I-T refunds :
Income Tax Department : A fact file 

India to export wheat to Afghanistan and Lebanon under G2G agreement - 10 Apr 20

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US military strengthens its defence in Indio Pacific Region amid COVID-19 pandemic - 10 Apr 20

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G-20 finance ministers, central bank Governors to meet on 15 April - 10 Apr 20

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Amazon to set up coronavirus testing lab for its employees - 11 Apr 20

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Amazon: A fact file

Veteran leader and Congressmen Ramkrishna Dwivedi passed away - 11 Apr 20

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Ramkrishna Dwivedi: A fact file

ADB assures 2.2 billion USD loan to India to combat coronavirus pandemic - 11 Apr 20

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Asian Development Bank (ADB): A fact file

MHRD launched Bharat Padhe Online campaign - 11 Apr 20

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Bharat Padhe Online: A fact file

Indonesian Anak Krakatau volcano witnessed longest eruption - 11 Apr 20

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Anak Krakatau: A fact file

National Safe Motherhood Day observed 11 April - 11 Apr 20

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White Ribbon Alliance India (WRAI): A fact file

World homeopathy day is celebrated on 10 April - 12 Apr 20

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Samuel Hahnemann: A brief History
What is Homeopathy?

Government sets up 586 dedicated COVID-19 Hospitals - 12 Apr 20

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National Pet Day is celebrated on 11 April - 12 Apr 20

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National Safe Motherhood Day observed 11 April - 12 Apr 20

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International day Day of Human Space Flight is observed on 12 April - 12 Apr 20

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Human Space Flight: A fact file 

Expert Committee constituted by UGC - 13 Apr 20

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  • On April 12, 2020, the University Grants Commission has constituted an expert committee to recommend the use of e-resources and enhance online education system in the country.
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  • The committee will recommend solutions to gather e-resources in a single platform and also to enhance online education in the country. 
  • This will help students staying home under lock down.
  • The GoI has been inviting suggestions and sharing ideas to boost e-learning in the country. 
  • This is being done to help students and teachers spend quality time improving their knowledge, to monitor research and development on COVID-19 related solutions. 
  • The Bharat Padhe Online portal was recently launched to encourage sharing of ideas between GoI and academic experts.
  • UGC had also constituted an expert committee to assess the exam delays due to the lock down. 
  • The committee constitutes of 7 members and will work on solutions to counter impact of COVID-19 on semester exams of several universities.

Helicopter Money: A Burning News in India - 13 Apr 20

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What is helicopter money and why is it in news?

Why is helicopter money in news now?
Is helicopter money the same as quantitative easing?

Easter festival is celebrated on 12 April - 13 Apr 20

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Easter Festival: A fact file

Union HRD Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal “Nishank” launches a web-portal YUKTI (Young India Combating COVID with Knowledge, Technology and Innovation - 13 Apr 20

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AIM, NITI Aayog, NIC launched CollabCAD in ATL schools - 13 Apr 20

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CollabCAD: A fact file

Odia New Year is celebrated on 13 April - 14 Apr 20

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