5 Crore mark achieved by Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana; Anganwadi Centres (AWCs); Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme; Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin (SBM-G); Vidya Lakshmi Portal for Education Loan; National Sports University Bill, 2018; What is ‘Social Media Hub’? Strategic Investment Fund; National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF); Kadaknath chicken; First foreign lender to get RBI nod for subsidiary; WOW app; e-Aksharayan; etc.
1-7 August: World Breastfeeding Week; Ballistic Missile Interceptor AAD; What is Mukhyamantri Yuva Nestam scheme? World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA); Importance of breast feeding; MAA programme; Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016; What is benami transaction? 123rd Constitutional Amendment Bill; National Commission on Backward Classes (NCBC); 141st birth anniversary of Pingali Venkayya; National Flag of India; Move Hack; What is Outstanding Parliamentarian Award? Indian-Australian mathematician wins Fields Medal; etc.
‘Seva Bhoj Yojna’; Restore the provisions of Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act; Policy Framework for exploration and exploitation of Unconventional Hydrocarbons; First extension of Concessional Financing Scheme (CFS); ‘State Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index’; Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE); Geographical indication logo & tagline; What is a Geographical Indication? Gaofen-11; High-resolution Earth Observation System (CHEOS); What is Safeguard Duty? What is Oxytocin? etc.
New geometric shape – the ‘scutoid’ discovered; Homoeopathy Central Council Amendment Bill, 2018; National Policy on Biofuels – 2018; Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM); What are the Common Services Centers (CSCs)? India Post Payments Bank (IPPB); Payments banks; Difference between Payment Banks and Small Finance Banks; US gives India Strategic Trade Authorisation-1 status; What are epithelial cells? NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission; etc.