Page-2 of Current Affairs - June, 2018

ReUnite Mobile app launched to trace missing children

The Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation has launched mobile application “ReUnite” in New Delhi to track and trace missing and abandoned children in India. The app is available for both Android and iOS. It has been developed by Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi‘s NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan and IT company Capgemini. Key ..

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NITI Aayog, GNFC ink SoI for research on Blockchain Technology for fertilizer subsidy management

NITI Aayog has signed Statement of Intent (SOI) with Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited (GNFC) to work together for implementing Proof-of-Concept (PoC) application for fertilizer subsidy management using Blockchain Technology. Key Facts Under this collaboration, NITI Aayog and GNFC will jointly develop PoC application, under take research, develop blockchain solutions, exchange learnings, organise ..

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Integral Coach Factory launches first stainless steel bodied MEMU

The Integral Coach Factory (ICF) for first time has rolled out three phase energy efficient eight car Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) train set built with stainless steel bodies in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. MEMU is suburban train system that caters to needs of medium distance inter-city passengers. Key Facts Rake formation: The stainless steel MEMU ..

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PM lays foundation stone of National Centre for Ageing at AIIMS in New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for National Centre for Ageing at All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. The Centre will be developed at cost of Rs. 330 crores and shall be completed by February 2020. National Centre for Ageing The Centre will provide state of art clinical care to ..

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Indian Railways eliminates all unmanned level crossings from four zones

The Indian Railways has eliminated all unmanned level crossings (UMLC) from its four zones viz. West Central Railway, Central Railway, Eastern Railway and South East Central Railway. These four zones aggregating 11,545 route kilometers have now become UMLC free on broad gauge route. Key Facts Indian Railways has target of September 2018 for eliminating UMLC ..

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