Current Affairs – October, 2019

Indian Army inducts US made precision-guided Excalibur artillery ammunition

To boost to its firepower, the Indian army has inducted US made precision-guided Excalibur artillery ammunition and indigenous Dhanush howitzer in its inventory. The announcement regarding ammunition’s induction was made in an Army Commander’s Conference. About Excalibur Artillery Ammunition This precision-guided Excalibur is capable to annihilate targets at extended ranges. It is capable of hitting Read More…

Eat Right India movement: Food Safety Mitra Scheme

To mark World Food Day, on October 16, 2019, the Health and Family Welfare Ministry launched the Food Safety Mitra Scheme. The main objective of the scheme is to scale up Eat Right India movement. The campaign along with Fit India movement will achieve huge success according to the ministry. Key Features of the Scheme Read More…

Team Cashless India: Mastercards’ campaign to promote digital payments in India

Payment technology major Mastercard along with its brand ambassador MS Dhoni launch a nationwide campaign dubbed as ‘Team Cashless India’ to accelerate the acceptance and adoption of digital payments in India. The Team Cashless India’ is in line with government’s ‘Digital India’ vision and is an important step towards Mastercard’s goal to equip 10 million Read More…

Leonel Messi wins 6th Golden Shoe award

Barcelona FC captain Leonel Messi won the Golden Shoe for the 2018/19 season, for being the top scorer in the European leagues with 36 goals (in 34 games). This is his sixth Golden Shoe. Key Highlights Messi has won the trophy for a 3rd straight year (or consecutively) after scoring 36 goals. His goals are Read More…

Van Dhan Internship Programme to help Tribals

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs launched the Van Dhan Internship Programme on October 17, 2019. Under the ministry, the program will be organized by the TRIFED (Tribal cooperative marketing Development Federation of India). The program will train the interns and the interns will help the tribal population in becoming self reliant and entrepreneurs. Highlights of Read More…