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Who was reinstated as Prime MInister of Sri Lanka?
Jharkhand government announced an Rs 2,250-crore scheme to help 22.76 lakh
medium and marginal farmers of the state.
The name of the scheme is Mukhya Mantri Krishi Yojana.
Under the scheme, 22.76 lakh medium and marginal farmers will get Rs 5,000 per
acre from 2019.
The scheme will help farmers procure seeds, fertilizers, and other requirements for
Which of the following Senate passed the First Step Act?
The U.S. Senate passed the First Step Act, a criminal justice reform Bill, that would roll back what are seen as excessively punitive criminal justice policies that have been in place since the crackdown on crime in the 1980s.
What is the name of the scheme under which the Odisha government has announced Rs
10,000-crore for the overall development of farmers in the state, on 21 December 2018?
Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana
Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana
Mukhya Mantri Krishi Yojana
Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation
On 21 December 2018, Odisha government announced a Rs 10,000-crore scheme for
the overall development of farmers in the state.
The name of the scheme is 'Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income
Augmentation' (KALIA) scheme.
An amount of Rs 10,000 per family at the rate of Rs 5,000 each for Kharif and Rabi
seasons shall be provided as financial assistance for taking up cultivation.
Who has been appointed as the new Indian Ambassador to the United States?
NITI Aayog released a Baseline Index of Indian states’ performance on various UN
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on 21 December 2018.
Kerala got the first rank in the index.
Tamil Nadu and Telangana got second and third rank respectively.
The index tracked the performance of the states using 62 parameters associated
In which State is the festival Karavali Utsav celebrated?
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between National Backward
Classes Finance and Development Corporation (NBCFDC) and BSE Institute Ltd. on
21 December 2018.
The MoU will facilitate skill development training and upgradation of technical and
entrepreneurial skills for the target group of NBCFDC.
NBCFDC is under the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment.
Who has been appointed as the new coach of the India women's cricket team?
On 21 December 2018, Rajeev Mehta was appointed as the President of the South
Asian Fencing Federation (SAFF) for a four-year term.
At present, he is the president of Fencing Association of India (FAI).
He is also the secretary general of the Indian Olympic Association.
FAI secretary general Bashir Ahmed Khan will also hold a similar post at the South
Asian Fencing Federation.