Bhim App: launched

Prime Modi has today launched Aadhaar based mobile payment application called BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money). The app is rebranded version of UPI (Unified Payment Interface) and USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data). PM lanched the at the Digi Dhan Mela event in Talkatora stadium in New Delhi. At the event, PM also made payment to Khadi using the Bhim mobile application. What is UPI Unified Payment Interface(UPI) is an instant payment Continue Reading

Important Days December 2016

December 1:World AIDS Day Why Celebrate:  To provide an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. Theme 2016: Hands up for #HIVprevention. AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome   December 3: International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) Why celebrate: to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and Continue Reading

National Current Affairs Summary: December 2016

National Current Affairs Summary: Union Government has decided to observe birth anniversary of the father of Indian Constitution B R Ambedkar (April 14) as “Water Day” in the country. As many as 6,117 Kuchipudi dancers set a new Guinness World Record by performing together in a single event in Vijayawada district of Andhra Pradesh. Union Government has launched ‘Smart Consumer’ mobile App and an ‘Online Consumer Mediation Centre (OCMC)’ to provide Continue Reading

Defence Current Affairs Summary: December 2016

India has successfully test-fired Agni-V: Surface-to-surface Nuclear capable ballistic missile Launched from Integrated Test Range from the Abdul Kalam Wheeler Island off Odisha coast. Three-stage solid propellant ICBM Range > 5,000 Kms. The Defence and Research Development Organization (DRDO) successfully flight tested Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW) from Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft at integrated test range in Chandipur, Odisha. Indigenously designed and developed 120 kilogram class smart weapon. Capable of engaging Continue Reading