Current Affair For Date “February 21, 2017”

Combatting Non-communicable Diseases

Date: February 21, 2017

Our country is afflicted with the dual burden of disease – non-communicable diseases (NCDs) posing a major public health challenge. On one end are the nutritional deficiencies/infectious diseases associated with poverty, deprivation and poor environmental conditions; while on the other are the NCDs caused due to dietary excesses/imbalances and metabolic disturbances.Text Box: Proportional...

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Bharat QR Codes: Launched by NPCI for Scan and Pay Without Using Debit Card

Date: February 21, 2017

The Govt of India has been making a big push for digital payments since demonetization of old currency notes. In a move to promote Digital India initiative and encourage cashless payments, the government has introduced Unified Payments Interface (UPI) for smartphones, and Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) based mobile banking for basic and feature phones. The government has also in...

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