1. Airport Council International(ACI)
    • Passenger Traffic
    • 1) Vietnam - 8.5
    • 2) India - 7.5
  2. NCLT
    National Company Law Tribunal
  3. IRA 2.0
    HDFC Bank's interactive humanoid in Koramangala Branch Bengaluru.

    In collaboration with Invento Marketplace and Senseforth Technologies.

    EVA virtual assistant, on Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant
  4. NFC
    Near Field Communication
  5. AVM
    Add Valve Machines
  6. OMO
    Open Market Operations

    RBI will buy ₹10000 CR govt bonds
  7. NPCI
    National Payments Corporation of India
  8. UPI
    Unified Payments Interface
  9. PCA
    Prompt Corrective Action
  10. Agenda 25×25
    Launched by YES bank and YES Global Institute, to achieve 25% women entrepreneurs by 2025.

    Announced in 'Annual Startup Conclave' in partnership with NITI Aayoga, Invest and Startup India and Atal Innovation Mission.
  11. ICBC
    Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

    Launched China's first India - dedicated publicly offered investment fund

    Named as Industrial and Commercial Bank Credit Suisse India Market Fund
  12. Dena Bank
    Centre has infused about ₹3000 CR
  13. World Bank
    200 Mn dollar loan for India for the National Nutrition Mission (POSHAN) for 315 districts
  14. CVC
    Central Vigilance Commission
  15. RBI
    Frauds in between ₹250 - ₹500 mn addressed to CBI's Banking Security and Fraud Cell(BSFC).

    More than ₹500 mn addressed to Joint Director CBI
  16. YES Bank
    Launched 'Livelihood and Water Security' a CSR(Corporate Social Responsibility) initiative in Haryana and Rajasthan.
  17. World Bank and India MoU
    $250 mn for 5 years to accelerate research towards biopharmaceutical
  18. RRB
    • Regional Rural Banks
    • 4 Banks are selected to list in stock exchange.
  19. NABARD
    National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development

    Assistance to UP of ₹10012 cr for agriculture
  20. IPO
    Initial Public Offerings
  21. DRI
    Directorate of Revenue Intelligence
  22. BSE
    Bombay Stock Exchange
  23. DOSM
    Designated Offshore Securities Market by the US Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC)

    BSE is the first Indian exchange to be recognised
  24. IDR
    Indian Depository Receipts
  25. NSE
    National Stock Exchange

    Launched e-Gsec, which will allow retailers to invest in Govt securities
  26. CFTC
    • Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
    • US derivatives regulator

    NSE has received an approval to sell it's products
  27. SEBI
    Securities and Exchange Board of India
  28. FPI
    Foreign Portfolio Investor
  29. KYC
    Know Your Customer
  30. NRI
    Non Resident Indian
  31. OCI
    Overseas Citizen of India
  32. FDI
    Foreign Direct Investment
  33. FDI Confidence Index -2018
    • Released by AT Kearney
    • India -11
    • USA - 1
  34. PPI
    Producer's Price Index
  35. WPI
    Wholesale Price Index

    Measures Inflation in Goods and wholesale markets

    Central Statistics Office(CSO)
  36. CPI
    Consumer Price Index

    Measures Inflation in retail market and certain services

    Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation(MOSPI)
  37. Business Optimism Index
    Released By Grant Thornton

    • India - 6
    • Austria -1
  38. IIP
    Index of Industrial Production

    CSO
  39. PMI
    Purchasing Managers Index
  40. LIC
    Life Insurance Corporation of India
  41. PMVVY
    Pradhan Mantra Vaya Vandana Yojana

    Investment limit is raised from ₹7.5 lakh to ₹15 lakh.

    Scheme is for Senior citizens, Pension Plan
  42. GST
    Goods and Services Tax

    During financial year 2017-18 stood at ₹7.19 lakh crore
  43. TRAI
    Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
  44. UN WESP
    UN World Economic Situation and Prospects

    • GDP in 2018-19 is 7.6 %
    • GDP in 2017-18 is 7.5%

    Indian economy is fastest growing economy
  45. Largest Remittance receiving country
    India with USD 69 bn in 2017

    Report in RemitSCOPE
  46. USOF
    Universal Service Obligation Fund
  47. CTDP
    Comprehensive Telecom Development Plan for North Eastern Region (NER) in Meghalaya
  48. MIF
    • Micro Irrigation Fund
    • ₹5000 CR with NABARD under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana
  49. AIIMS
    All India Institute of Medical Science

    New Institute in Deoghar, Jharkhand worth ₹1103 cr
  50. NIMHR
    National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation

    At Bhopal
  51. India and France
    In the field of Renewable Energy
  52. India and Denmark
    In the field of cooperation in the food safety
  53. India and Moracco
    Cooperation in Renewable energy and share their experience and expertise in the field of law and legislation and in the field of Mining and Geology
  54. India and Singapore
    In the field of personnel management and public administration
  55. India and Angola
    In the field of electronics and information technology
  56. India and Brunei Darussalam
    For the exchange of information and assistance in collection with regards to taxes
  57. India and Swaziland
    In the field of Health and Medicine
  58. India and Suriname
    Cooperation in the field of electoral management and administration, including exchange of knowledge and experience of organizational and technical development of electoral process
  59. India and Equatorial Guinea
    Cooperation in the field of Traditional Systems of Medicine and Medicinal Plants
  60. India and Columbia
    Cooperation on Traditional Systems of medicine of India
  61. NALSA
    National Legal Services Authority

    Gives aid to the poor women who are face financial hardship after dehumanising sexual assault or a severe trauma like an acid attack, gives ₹5 lakh and ₹10 lakh
  62. GOBAR Scheme
    Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources

    Launched by Uma Bharthi, Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation in NDRI ( National Diary Research Institute) Karnal, Haryana
  63. MNRE
    Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

    Scheme - National Wind - Solar Hybrid Policy
  64. Samartha Scheme
    Scheme for Capacity Building in Textiles Sector under SKILL INDIA project

    Launched by Smriti Irani, Min of Textiles
  65. National Intellectual Property Rights Policy
    Held in New Delhi

    Min Commerce and Industry launched IP Nani
  66. GSDP
    Green Skill Development Programme

    Launched by Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan and also a related mobile app named GSDP-ENVIS

    To train 5.5 workers in environment and forest sectors.
  67. Adopt a Heritage
    MoU between Dalmia Bharat Lmt and Tourism Ministry to take up Red Fort and Gandikota Fort(Andra Pradesh)
  68. ICCC
    Integrated Control and Command Centre

    First in India, launched by Madhya Pradesh Govt in Bhopal

    SCM- Smart City Mission
  69. Assistance to affected states
    ₹1161.17 CR for states and UTs from central govt
  70. Rythu Bandu
    • Telangana Scheme
    • Will give ₹4000 for every acres
    • Total ₹12000 CR from the budget
  71. Shirui Lilly State Festival
    Manipur State
  72. 7/12 Receipts
    • It is a digitally signed land record receipt
    • Maharashtra is the first in country to issue
  73. Panel for Blackmoney
    Headed by Murali Manohar Joshi
  74. BVR
    Beyond Visual Range missile successfully launched by Tejas LCA( Light Combat Aircraft)
  75. Vijay Prahar
    Military exercise concluded in Mahajan Field Rangers in Bikaner , Rajasthan
  76. Wealthiest Country
    • 1 st - USA - 62584 bn dollar
    • 2nd - China - 24803 bn dollar
    • 3rd - Japan
    • 6th - India - 8230 bn dollar
  77. NCB
    Narcotics Control Bureau
  78. Panama President
    Juan Carlos Varela
  79. Peru President
    Martin Vizcarra
  80. Indonesia President
    Joko Widodo
  81. Indian Ambassador to Nepal
    Manjeev Singh Puri
  82. Prime Minister of Nepal
    KP Sharma Oli
  83. Ekatha
    Warfare training exercise between India and Maldives
  84. Lowy Institute Asia Power Index
    India - 4th
  85. UN Secretary General
    Antonio Guterres
  86. UN's climate summit
    Will be held in Newyork in sep
  87. 12th SAARC Finance Ministers Meeting
    Held in Manila, Philippines
  88. Harimau Shakti
    Joint drill between India and Malaysia
  89. RSF
    Reporters Without Border
  90. Press Freedom Index
    • India - 138
    • Norway - 1
    • North Korea - last
    • A/c RSF
  91. Biggest Military Spenders - 2017
    • 1st - US
    • 2nd - China
    • 3rd - Saudi Arabia
    • 4th - Russia
    • 5th - India
    • A/c to SIPRI(Stockholm International Peace Research Institute)
  92. Korean Summit
    • North Korea - Kim Jong Un, President
    • South Korea - Moon Jae In, President
  93. New Chairman of IRDAI
    Subhash Chandra Kuntia
  94. New CMD to CIL(Coal India Limited)
    • Anil Kumar Jha
    • HQ: Kolkata
  95. Chairman of CII Eastern Region
    Chandra Sekhar Ghosh, MD and CEO of Bandhan Bank

    CII(Confederation of Indian Industry)
  96. CIA's first female Director
    Gina Haspel
  97. UN's new special envoy on Myanmar
    Christine Schraner Burgener
  98. First woman lawyer to be directly appointed as a Supreme Court Judge
    Indu Malhotra
  99. Haryana's brand ambassador for two health programmes
    Gauri Sheoran
  100. Director general of the Press Information Bureau
    Sitanshu Ranjan Kar
  101. New chief justice of Manipur High court
    Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar
  102. Chairman of Lalit Kala Akademy
    Uttam Pacharne, artist and sculptor
  103. Vice president of Badminton Asia Confederation(BAC)
    Himant Biswa Sharma, President of Badminton Association of India(BAI)
  104. Chairman of ICC (International Cricket Council)
    Shashank Manohar
  105. New Prime Minister of Armenia
    • Nikol Pashinyan
    • Farmer - Serzh Sargsyan
  106. President of Costa Rica
    Carlos Alvarado
  107. President of Venezuela
    Nicolas Maduro
  108. Prime Minister of Netherlands
    Mark Rutte
  109. Secretary General of SCO
    Rashid Kutbiddinovitch Alimov
  110. India - South Africa Business Summit
    • Johannesburg, South Africa
    • Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation
  111. 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas
    Inaugurated by PM and PM of Mauritius Pravind Jugnauth

    Theme : Role of Indian Diaspora in building a new India
  112. Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas - 2019
    Varanasi
  113. 15th Asia Media Summit
    New Delhi, Inaugurated by Rajyavardhan Rathore, Minister of state for Information and Broadcasting, youth affairs and sports.

    Theme : Telling our stories - Asia and more
  114. India's first railway station run by solar power
    Guwahati
  115. Swachh Survekshana -2018
    • 1st Cleanest - Indore
    • 2nd - Bhopal
    • 3rd - Chandigarh
  116. 3rd edition of UNPCAP (United Nations Peacekeeping Course for African Partners)
    Held in New Delhi, conducted by CUNPK( Centre for United Nations Peacekeeping) in partnership with US
  117. 3rd South Asian Junior Athletics Championship
    • Held in Shrilanka
    • India - 1st
  118. 21 st FIFA World Cup
    • Russia
    • Final match in Luzhniki Stadium in Mascow
  119. Tourmoi World Cup Satellite Fencing Championship - Reykjavik, Iceland
    • Alexis Browne - US - Gold
    • CA Bhavani Devi - India - Silver
  120. Hockey India Coach
    Harendra Singh
  121. Azerbaijan Grand Prix - 2018
    • Lewis Hamilton - Mercedes - 1st
    • Kimi Raikkonen - Ferrari - 2nd
  122. Spanish Grand Prix
    • Lewis Hamilton - Mercedes - 1st
    • Vlatteri Bottas - Mercedes - 2nd
  123. 1st rank in 10m air pistol
    Indian Shooter Shahzar Rizvi
  124. International Shooting Competition of Hannover(ISCH)
    Heena Sidhu
  125. Adu Dhabi Open Squash Title
    Ramit Tandon - India
  126. Barcelona Open, Italian Open
    Rafael Nadal
  127. Man Booker International Prize - 2018
    • English Translation of Polish Novel 'Flights'
    • Written by Olga Tokarczuk
    • Translated by Jennifer Croft
  128. S&P Global Platts Global Metals Award 2018 in CSR Category
    • Iron Ore mining company NMDC Ltd
    • CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)
  129. Saraswathi Samman - 2017
    Eminent Gujrati poet Sitanshu Yashashchandra's poetry collection 'Vakhar'
  130. Banga Bibhushan Award
    • Highest Civilian Award of West Bengal
    • Asha Bhosle, Singer
    • Prosenjit Chattarjee, Bengali Superstar
    • Justice Shyamala Kumar Sen
  131. 11 th KISS Humanitarian Award - 2017
    Muhammad Yunus, Father of Microfinance, in Bhubaneswar
  132. Lifetime achievment award at annual Red Ink Awards
    Mark Tully, Journalist held in Mumbai
  133. Shri Jayadev Rastriya Yuva Pratibha Puraskar -2018
    Anindita Anaam, US based Kathak Player for contribution to the field of ART
  134. DRDO Award
    P Sivakumar, YST Raju and S Vazhani Kumar, Director of CVRDE, Combat Vehicles Research and Development in Chennai
  135. Swara Mauli Award
    Lata Mangeshkar
  136. National Intellectual Property Award - 2018
    CSIR ( Council of Scientific and Industrial Research)
  137. European Golden Shoe
    Lionel Messi, For 5th time
  138. Gaofen - 5
    New satellite launched by China for comprehensive observation of the atmosphere, including air pollution
  139. Navika Sagar Prikrama
    Concluded in Goa, Led by Lt commander Vartika Joshi
  140. REPLACE
    Launched by WHO to eliminate trans fats from global food supply
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