Page-44 of Current Affairs - July, 2019

ISALEX19: ISAs joint security exercise begins

Abu Dhabi, capital of United Area Emirates (UAE) is hosting International Security Alliance (ISAs) first joint security exercise named ISALEX19. About ISALEX19 Activity Undertaken: It will simulate a real-life security threat in a virtual context, to test readiness of different teams and to evaluate strategies, procedures and tools developed jointly between member countries since formation ..

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What is SDG Dashboard launched by Statistics Ministry?

Union Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) launched India’s first Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) dashboard in a bid to effectively track country’s progress on Agenda 2030 adopted by UN. It was launched on occasion of National Statistics Day (on June 29) which marks birth anniversary of Prof. P C Mahalanobis. About SDG Dashboard It ..

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30 June: International Day of Parliamentarism

Every year 30 June is celebrated across the world as International Day of Parliamentarism. It marks day of establishment of Inter-Parliamentary Union, the global organization of parliaments in 1889. About International Day of Parliamentarism Background: It was established by United Nations General Assembly in 2018 by adopting n its resolution A/RES/72/278. The day seeks to ..

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India sign Rs.200 crore deal with Russia to acquire Strum Ataka

India has signed Rs.200 crore deal with Russia for acquiring Strum Ataka anti-tank missile for its fleet of Mi-35 attack choppers of Indian Air Force (IAF). This deal comes in wake of an IAF’s attempt to keep itself battle-ready in situations like post-Balakot aerial strikes. Key Highlights This Rs.200 crore deal for Strum Ataka anti-tank ..

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1 July: GST Day

1st July 2019 is being celebrated as GST (Goods & Services Tax) Day. This year marks the 2nd anniversary of implementation of historic tax reform of Goods & Services Tax. Background First GST Day was celebrated on 1 July 2018, as to mark the first anniversary of new indirect tax regime i.e. Goods and Services ..

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