Category: Current Affairs

SEBI eases norms for cyber security operations

SEBI eases norms for cyber security operations Market regulator SEBI relaxed guidelines pertaining to setting up cyber security operations centre for small market intermediaries as they lack knowledge in cyber security. Under the new framework, small intermediaries can utilise services of market security operations center (SOC). The SOCs is proposed to be set up by […]

India Post introduces internet banking service

India Post introduces internet banking service India Post launched internet banking services for all the Post Office Savings Bank (POSB) account holders on 14 December 2018. India Post has introduced the net banking facility to push the digital payments. Under India Post internet banking facility, customers will be eligible to transfer funds from one post […]

Indian currency banned by Nepal government

Indian currency banned by Nepal government The Nepal government banned the use of Indian currency notes of Rs 2,000, Rs 500 and Rs 200 denominations. The Indian currency is extensively used by Nepalese people and businesses for their savings and transactions. India is Nepal’s largest trade partner and supplies the majority of its consumer goods.

CDAC & France’s Atos signed Rs 4.5-bn deal

CDAC & France’s Atos signed Rs 4.5-bn deal India’s Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) and France’s IT services company Atos signed a three-year industrial contract for designing, building and installing the ‘BullSequana’. ‘BullSequana’ is the high-performance supercomputer. This contract has been awarded to Atos under the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM).

OBOPAY partners with Federal Bank & Mastercard

OBOPAY partners with Federal Bank & Mastercard Global financial technology company, OBOPAY, announced the launch of a new generation pre-payment instrument in partnership with Federal Bank and Mastercard. The OBOPAY card can be availed by all the business entities including corporate, distributor – retailer ecosystem, colleges, factories etc. The card includes ‘Split transaction’ feature which provides […]

Hubble discovers a vanishing planet

Hubble discovers a vanishing planet Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have discovered a planet roughly the size of Neptune, evaporating at a rate 100 times faster than a previously identified exoplanet of similar size. The name of the planet is ‘GJ 3470b’. GJ 3470b is 96 light-years away from earth and circles a red […]

Delhi Police launches ‘Prahari’ scheme

Delhi Police launches ‘Prahari’ scheme Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik launched the ‘Prahari’ scheme in the southwest district of Delhi on 14 December 2018. The aim of the scheme is to prevent crime and maintain law and order. Under the scheme, civic personnel such as chowkidars and security guards, deployed in commercial and VIP areas, will […]

Railways offers 25% discount

Railways offers 25% discount The railways will give a discount of 25% on the extant haulage rate per Twenty Feet Equivalent Unit (TEU) on the transport of empty containers as well as empty flat container wagons. It is expected to enhance the efficient handling of traffic at ports and attract a larger share of container […]

INDRA NAVY: the bilateral maritime exercise between indian Navy and Russian Federation Navy exercises held in Visakhapatnam

INDRA NAVY: the bilateral maritime exercise between indian Navy and Russian Federation Navy exercises held in Visakhapatnam The 10th Edition of the bilateral exercise between the Indian Navy and Russian Federation Navy (RuFN) started at Visakhapatnam. The Maritime exercise will conclude on December 16. The Primary aim of the exercise is to increase interoperability amongst […]

President arrives in Gorakhpur on a two day visit

President arrives in Gorakhpur on a two day visit President Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh on a two-day visit. During his visit, he will grace the Founder’s Week Celebrations ofMaharana Pratap Shiksha Parishad in Gorakhpur. He will also offer puja at the sanctum of the Gorakhnath temple and meet representatives of the […]