Young batting sensation Prithvi Shaw will lead India in the ICC Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand next month. The 16-team event will be held from January 13 to February 3, 2018. India’s record: Previously India won this tournament in 2000,2008 and 2012 respectively
The first phase of the Shahid Beheshti Port in the Sistan-Baluchestan province inaugurated by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on 03rd December. Significance: Construction of the Chabahar port in Iran will contribute to regional trade It helps to bilateral and regional trade and economic development. . . . .
The Central government is working on issuing a new set of enhanced pictorial and text warnings and planning to print the national toll-free anti-smoking helpline number on the packets of all tobacco products to amplify the message. Exam point: The National Tobacco Cessation QuitLine-1800 227787 is a dedicated toll-free. . . . .
The government has announced a draft notification to amend Central Motor Vehicles Rules to prevent registration of BS-IV compliant automobiles built before April 1, 2020, beyond June 30, 2020. Objective: In a major step to curb vehicular pollution, the government last year decided that the country will move directly from. . . . .
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is likely to present India’s first post-GST and the current government's last full Budget on 1 February 2018.This will be Jaitley's 5th Budget in a row The Budget session of Parliament may begin on 30 January with President Ram Nath Kovind addressing the Joint Session of both the Houses. . . . .
Operations at all the Agriculture Produce Market Committees (APMC) in the State to be integrated with the all-Indian electronic trading portal of the National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) well before Kharif-2018. The e-NAM motto is “one nation and one market” Uses: Promoting online services in the marketing. . . . .
The swashbuckling batsman Virat Kohli, who has been dominating in all the formats as a player, is equally good as a captain as well. The added burden of captaincy hasn't affected him at all.In fact, Kohli's form got better with the captaincy. The Team Indian captain who scored his career's 20th Test ton and the third consecutive. . . . .