1. Telangana government reduced age limit for availing the Asara scheme to:
Telangana State Chief Secretary SK Joshi instructed officials concerned to identity beneficiaries aged above 57 years for extending them the benefit of Asara pensions. The lower age limit for availing the scheme was reduced to 57 from 60 by the government
2. India's first private Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drone manufacturing facility has been inaugurated in:
India's first private Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drone manufacturing facility has been inaugurated in Hyderabad. The facility has been set up by Adani Defence & Aerospace, and Elbit Systems. The 50,000 square feet facility would also be the first facility outside Israel to manufacture Hermes 900 Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) UAV. It was inaugurated by Telangana Home Minister Mohammad Mahmood Ali
3. In which of the following places Union Cabinet approved All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Telangana?
In yet another boost to the proposed All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Telangana, the Union Cabinet has formally approved setting up of the AIIMS at Bibinagar at a cost of Rs.1050 crore. The time frame for establishment of the AIIMS is 45 months HLL Infra Tech Services (HITES) has been identified to conduct pre-investment activities and preparation of the preliminary report.
4. What is the name of APP launched by TS State election authority to check voters list?
The State election authority has launched another first-of-its-kind IT application enabling electors to check their names in the voters’ lists besides knowing about the polling station in which their names are placed. Christened as ‘Naa Vote’ (My Vote), the new app, operative on both Android and iOS phones, will allow the voter to search for his electoral photo identity card number with name which will in turn allow him/her to locate their respective polling station. The app would enable the user to locate the best route to reach the polling station under which he/she is enrolled, giving details of the nearest bus stop or railway station.