TITBITS/PT Pointers:

23 August 2018

Neelakurinji is a tropical plant species.

POSHAN Abhiyan

24 August 2018

POSHAN Abhiyaan (National Nutrition Mission) was launched on 8th March, 2018.

Article 35A, Asian games, India breaks into top 100 in UN’s E-Government index

27 August 2018

Article 35A was inserted into the constitution as part of a raft of amendments made through a 1954 presidential order, imposed under Article 370.

Satya Tripathi

29 August 2018

Satya Tripathi appointed as assistant secretary-General of United nations and will head the New york office of United Nations Environment programme.

August's PT Point

31 August 2018

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) is a serious form of pneumonia. It is caused by a member of the coronavirus family of viruses (the same family that can cause the common cold), so it is also called SARS-CoV. It infects both humans and animals (livestock, birds, etc.). It had spread like a pandemic in Hong Kong in March 2003, and from there it transmitted to several other countries.

september 1 PT Points

01 September 2018

GDP grows 8.2% in April-June: The Indian economy grew 8.2% — the highest in two years — in the April-June quarter, driven by robust growth in the manufacturing, construction and farm sectors.