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Vision SBI PO: GA- 24 & 25 May 2017 Swachh Bharat App Launched Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma has launched Swachh Bharat app at the National Museum in New Delhi. The app will enable visitors to report garbage on the premises of the ASI monuments across the country. Around 30 galleries in the National...

world-turtle-day

Vision SBI PO: GA- 23 May 2017 May 23: World Turtle Day Every year May 23 is celebrated as the World Turtle Day as an annual observance aimed at protecting turtles and tortoises and their rapidly disappearing habitats across the world. The celebrations was started in 2000 by the American Tortoise...

international-day-for-biodiversity

Vision SBI PO: GA- 21 & 22 May 2017 22 May: World Biological Diversity Day Every year, May 22 is observed as International Day for Biodiversity or World Biodiversity Day. This date commemorates the date of Adoption of the Agreed Text of the Convention on Biological Diversity at UNEP Headquarters, Nairobi on 22 May...

isro

Vision SBI PO: GA- 20 May 2017 Madhav Chitale Committee Recommends Measures for De-silting Ganga The Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation had constituted a committee to prepare guidelines for desiltation of Ganga River last year. The four member committee is headed by Madhav Chitale (Expert...

gst

Vision SBI PO: GA- 19 May 2017 GST Council Announces GST Rates The GST Council headed by finance Minister Arun Jaitley has finalised tax rates and has approved all the seven rules for the GST regime that is scheduled to be implemented from July 1. The remaining two rules of the GST pertaining to...

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Vision SBI PO: GA- 18 May 2017 NITI Aayog Conducts First Samavesh Meeting NITI Aayog has conducted the first Samavesh meeting of the National Steering Group and other knowledge partners under the co-chairmanship of Amitabh Kant, CEO and Ratan P Watal, Principal Adviser, NITI Aayog.  The meeting was also attended by representatives of four...

nuclear-plant

Vision SBI PO: GA- 17 May 2017 ‘Maa’ committee to check mid-day meal quality in UP schools Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh govt has decided to form 'Maa' committees as a Mother’s Day gift for lakhs of children and their moms in Uttar Pradesh to keep an eye on mid-day meals served...

adiyogi

Vision SBI PO: GA- 16 May 2017 Adiyogi Shiva statue in Tamil Nadu declared largest bust by Guinness World Records The 112-feet tall bust of ‘Adiyogi’ Lord Shiva at the Isha Yoga Foundation has been declared the world’s largest bust by the Guinness Book of World Records. The Guinness had...

international-day-of-families

Vision SBI PO: GA- 14 & 15 May 2017 15 May: International Day of Families The International Day of Families is observed every year on May 15 to promote awareness of issues relating to families and increase knowledge of the social, economic and demographic progression that affects families. The theme...

TEJAS.

Vision SBI PO: GA- 13 May 2017 Forex Reserves reach Life-Time High of $375.71 billion According to RBI, India’s foreign exchange (Forex) reserves have increased by  $2.985 billion to touch a lifetime high of $375.71 billion in the week that ended on May 5.  The increase was due to increase in foreign currency...