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Daily Current Affairs – 28th April 2017

Daily Current Affairs - 28th April 2017

Following are the Current Affairs for 28th April 2017: Below you will find Daily current affairs for 28th April 2017 divided into various categories. National 1. Withdraw funds from EPF account without doctor certificate Over four crore members of the retirement fund body EPFO can now withdraw funds from their EPF account for treatment of illness and purchasing equipment to deal ...

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Daily Current Affairs – 19th April 2017

Daily Current Affairs - 19th April 2017

Following are the Current Affairs for 19th April 2017: Below you will find Daily current affairs for 19th April 2017 divided into various categories. National 1. Government bans use of Beacon Lights from May 1 Seeking to end VIP culture, the Union Cabinet today decided that beacon light will be removed from all vehicles, including that of the Prime Minister, from ...

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Daily Current Affairs – 15th April 2017

Daily Current Affairs - 15th April 2017

Following are the Current Affairs for 15th April 2017: National 1. Buying fertilisers to go Cashless from June In the kharif season starting June, farmers in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, among others States, can make cashless purchases of fertilisers through the BHIM-Aadhaar Pay digital payments platform launched on Friday by PM Narendra Modi. About 10,000 fertiliser shops across Gujarat and other ...

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Daily Current Affairs – 24th March 2017

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Following are the Current Affairs for 24th March 2017: Business & Economy 1. Airtel buys Tikona’s 4G Spectrum Airtel has bought Tikona’s 4G business for almost 1600 crore rupees, though both companies have disagreed to open up about the deal. Apart from this Airtel will also acquire Tikona’s 400 to 500 crore rupees of debt. This acquisition remains significant as it ...

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ISRO launches India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-18 from French Guiana

ISRO launches India’s latest communication satellite, GSAT-18

India’s latest communication satellite, GSAT-18 was inducted into the INSAT/GSAT system on October 06, 2016 from Kourou, French Guiana by Ariane-5 VA-231. Weighing 3404 kg at lift-off, it carries 48 communication transponders to provide Services in Normal C-band, Upper Extended C-band and Ku-bands of the frequency spectrum. The satellite carries Ku-band beacon as well to help in an accurately pointing ground antennas ...

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ISRO launches PSLV C-35 & establishes SCATSAT-1 in orbit

ISRO launches PSLV C-35 & establishes SCATSAT-1 in orbit

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle in its thirty seventh flight (PSLV-C35), launched the 371 kg SCATSAT-1 for weather related studies and seven other co-passenger satellites together weighing about 304 kg at lift-off. The other satellites are from Algeria, Canada and the USA as well as two satellites from Indian University/Academic Institute. The total weight of all the eight satellites carried on-board ...

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