Axiom-1 Mission: SpaceX capsule carrying 3 paying customers, former NASA astronaut arrives at International Space Station

What is the News? The first-ever private mission to the International Space Station (ISS) named Axiom-1 has reached the ISS. What is the Axiom-1 Mission? Axiom Mission 1(Ax-1) is the first all-private astronaut mission to the International Space Station.  Organized by: US Based company Axiom Space. Launched from: The mission was launched from NASA’s Kennedy… Continue reading Axiom-1 Mission: SpaceX capsule carrying 3 paying customers, former NASA astronaut arrives at International Space Station

RBI proposes to make card-less cash withdrawal facility available across all banks, ATM networks using UPI

What is the News? Reserve Bank of India(RBI) has proposed to make cardless cash withdrawal facilities available at all ATMs, irrespective of banks, through the Unified Payment Interface(UPI). What is a cardless cash withdrawal facility? The cardless cash withdrawal facility does not require bank customers to use their debit or credit cards while withdrawing cash… Continue reading RBI proposes to make card-less cash withdrawal facility available across all banks, ATM networks using UPI

75 Digital Banking Units in different districts to be set up in consumer- friendly manner: Minister

What is the News? In the Union Budget 2022, the Finance Minister has proposed setting up 75 digital banking units (DBUs) in 75 districts across India through scheduled commercial banks. What are Digital Banking Units (DBUs)? Simply put, digital banking involves taking all traditional banking activity online — doing away with paperwork like cheques, pay-in… Continue reading 75 Digital Banking Units in different districts to be set up in consumer- friendly manner: Minister

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: IHRS Indian organisation founded in London on 18 Feb, 1905

What is the news? Under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the Government of India organised an event to recall the foundation of Indian Home Rule Society (IHRS). What is Indian Home Rule Society (IHRS)? Indian Home Rule Society (IHRS) was founded in 1905 in London. Founded by: It was founded by Shyamji Krishna Varma with support… Continue reading Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: IHRS Indian organisation founded in London on 18 Feb, 1905

Explained: Chauri Chaura incident that led Mahatma Gandhi to halt the Non-cooperation movement

What is the news? The Prime Minister inaugurated the Chauri Chaura Centenary Celebrations and released a postage stamp to mark the completion of the hundred years of Chauri Chaura incident. What is the Chauri Chaura Incident? The Chauri Chaura incident occurred on 4th Feb,1922 at Chauri Chaura in the Gorakhpur district of the United Province,… Continue reading Explained: Chauri Chaura incident that led Mahatma Gandhi to halt the Non-cooperation movement

Bilateral trade between India, China crosses 125 billion USD in 2021

What is the News? The bilateral trade between India and China has crossed 125 billion USD in 2021. What is the Data on Bilateral Trade between India and China? The two-way trade between India and China in 2021 stood at 125.66 billion USD, up 43.3% from 2020. India was China’s 15th largest trade partner in… Continue reading Bilateral trade between India, China crosses 125 billion USD in 2021

CBSE announces holding of 27th edition of National Conference of Sahodaya School Complexes

What is the News? The Central Board of School Education(CBSE) has announced the holding of the 27th edition of the National Conference of Sahodaya School Complex. What is the Sahodaya School Complex Concept? Sahodaya School Complex is a concept literally meaning ‘rising together’. This concept was first mooted by the Education Commission,1966. The National Policy… Continue reading CBSE announces holding of 27th edition of National Conference of Sahodaya School Complexes

Parliament passes National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (Amendment) Bill, 2021

What is the news? Parliament has passed the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2021. About National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2021 The Bill seeks to amend the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Act, 1998.  Aim: To ​​accord the status of ‘institute of national importance’ to… Continue reading Parliament passes National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (Amendment) Bill, 2021