Saturday, 2 February 2019

Important Current Affairs February 01 One liner

Important Current Affairs February 01 One liner


   
Important Current Affairs February 01 One liner



  • Gujarat government has announced an increase in Dearness allowance of more than 9.61 lakh employees and pensioners by 2 per cent.
  • US imposed visa restrictions on Ghana.
  • Celebrations for 40th anniversary of Iranian revolution.
  • The United Nations Security Council has adopted a resolution to extend sanctions against the Central African Republic (CAR) for another year.
  • Sri Lanka brings resolution in parliament for formation of national government.
  • Germany, France and the UK have set up a payment channel with Iran called INSTEX, to help continue trade and circumvent US sanctions.
  • The GST collections in January this year has crossed one lakh crore rupees mark.
  • Fianance Minister Piyush Goyal presented Interim Budget 2019-20 in Parliament.
  • 6,000 rupees yearly direct support to farmers through PM-KISAN Programme.
  • 3,000 rupees pension for unorganised sector workers earning upto 15,000 rupees through a mega Pension Scheme – Pradhan Mantri Shram- Yogi Maandhan.
  • Present Income Tax rates to continue; Full tax rebate upto income of 5 lakh rupees for individual tax payers; Standard deduction raised to 50,000, a hike of 10,000 for salaried class.
  • A prgoramme for genetic upgradation of cow – Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog.
  • A separate Department of Fisheries.
  • Allocations to Defence budget crosses three lakh crore rupees for the first time.
  • Government e-Market place – GeM to be extended to all Central Public Sector Enterprises.
  • An All India Institute of Medical Sciences – AIIMS for Haryana.
  • One lakh more villages to get digital connectivity; A National Centre on Artificial Intelligence Centre;
  • Indigenous development of semi-high speed Vande Bharat Express train.
  • The fiscal deficit pegged at 3.4 percent of GDP is the highlight of the Interim Budget for 2019-20.
  • Gupteshwar Pandey – Bihar’s New Director General of Police (DGP)
  • To provide an assured income support to small and marginal farmers Govt. is launching Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN).
  • Defence Acquisitions Council, DAC chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman approved indigenous construction of six submarines.
  • India captain Mithali Raj became the first female cricketer to play 200 ODIs.



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