Daily Current Affairs Update December 19, 2013

National National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF) (NSQF), a quality assurance framework which organizes qualifications according to a series of levels of knowledge, skills and aptitude. These levels are defined in terms of learning outcomes which the learner must possess regardless of whether they were acquired through formal, non-formal or informal learning. It will help shiftRead More…

Daily Current Affairs Update December 18, 2013

National India Inclusive Investment fund The Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises has proposed to set up a dedicated fund in the name of ‘India Inclusive Innovation Fund’ for promoting grass-root innovations with social returns as well as modest economic returns. This fund would, operate as a for-profit entity with a social investment focus.Read More…

Daily Current Affairs Update December 17, 2013

National New indigenous kit to detect Thalassemia Thalassemia is a inherited anemia which affects around 10,000 to 12,000 babies in India every year. The child cannot make enough hemoglobin, frequent blood transfusions are needed which in turn result in overload of iron. If both the parents have the disorder, then there is 25% chance inRead More…

Daily Current Affairs Update December 16, 2013

National National Project on bio-gas The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has formulated the following Schemes for exploring the potential of bio-energy-       Biomass Power and Biomass Cogeneration in Sugar Mills       Biogas Power Generation Programme (BPGP)       Biomass Gasifier Programme       Waste to Energy Programme       National Biogas and Manure ManagementRead More…

Daily Current Affairs Update December 15, 2013

National New name for Bangalore Airport Bangalore International Airport located in Devanahalli has been renamed as Kempegowda International Airport. Kempegowda is a 16th century ruler, who laid the foundation of erstwhile Bangalore city. India-Maldives relation gets a boost India donated second naval Advanced Light Helicopter to Maldives. Indian armed forces have helped the Maldives NationalRead More…

Daily Current Affairs Update December 14, 2013

National New provision in Code of Conduct for Ministers A new paragraph has been added to Section 2 of the Code of Conduct, which states that the “Minister shall uphold the political impartiality of the civil services and not ask the civil servants to act in any way which would conflict with the duties andRead More…