1) Good Governance Day is being observed on 25th December, which is the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. 2) Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that free WiFi services will be provided to all villages across the country through Bharatnet till March next year. 3) The next decennial Census is due in 2021 and...
1) The nation celebrated Vijay Diwas on December 16 to commemorate India's victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war. 2) The government, on December 18, launched the National Broadband Mission, which aims to fast track growth of digital communications infrastructure, bridge the digital divide, and provide affordable and universal access of broadband for all. The main objective of the NBM...
1) Parliament passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019, with Rajya Sabha passing it on December 11; Lok Sabha passed the Bill on December 9. 2) Talking at a high-level meeting at the continuous UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP 25 in the Spanish capital Madrid, the Union Environment Minister offered India's stand and said the nation is "walking...
1) Head Of State Ram Nath Kovind led the country in commemorating Bharat Ratna Dr. BR Ambedkar on his 64th Mahaparinirvan Diwas on sixth December. 2) US Legislature Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said that the house is drafting articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. 3) Google's India-born CEO Sundar Pichai will assume the leadership at its parent company Alphabet after...
1) The Golden Jubilee Celebrations of IFFI ended in Goa on Thursday. The movie 'Particles' directed by Blaise Harrison won The Golden Peacock Award for the best film. Malayalam director Lijo Jose Pellissery won the Silver Peacock Award for the Best Director for the flick Jallikkattu. 2) Oil to telecom major Reliance Industries (RIL) on November 28 surpassed the Rs...
1) Constitution Day to be commemorated on 26th November. 2) President Ram Nath Kovind says the federal government has made collective efforts to boost India's position on the Ease of Doing Business Index. Now, it intends to enhance the Ease of Living for all citizens. 3) Over seven crore farmers have been profited under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) plan....
1)The Press Council of India has announced the names of the champions of National Awards for Quality in Journalism for the year 2019. Distinguished journalist and Chairman of Rajasthan Patrika Gulab Kothari has been picked for Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award for his impressive contribution in the field of journalism. 2)The Central Bureau of Investigation has established an online Child...
1)PM Narendra Modi will visit Brazil from Nov 13-14 to attend a yearly summit of BRICS, a grouping of 5 countries. The BRICS consists of Brazil, Russia, India, China as well as South Africa. 2)Prime Minister Narender Modi, on 7th November, inaugurated the two-day Global Investors Summit at Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh. 3) Senior officials of the 'Quad' nations - India,...
1) Believers take 36 hours fast to pay oblations to the setting Sun throughout the Chhath puja. Chhath will wrap up after paying Oblations to the rising Sun on the early morning of 3rd November. 2) Mining by the Archaeological Survey of India in Gottiprolu, Andhra Pradesh, has uncovered a trade center of early historical duration. The team located a...
1) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change today launched the very first nationwide method to identify the snow leopard populace in the country in the event of International Snow Leopard Day. The Day is commemorated on 23rd October annually to protect as well as conserve the snow leopards and preserve the gorgeous wildlife of the Himalayas. 2) Indonesia's President...
1) India will hold the 91st Interpol General Assembly in 2022 as part of the events of the 75th anniversary of Indian Independence. 2) President Ram Nath Kovind, who is on a visit to the Philippines, will undoubtedly attend India Business Summit in Manila on 19th October 2019. 3) The 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics has been collectively won by Indian-American...
1) Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mamallapuram, likewise known Mahabalipuram, for the 2nd informal India-China Summit. 2) Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan, together with several State Health Ministers, launched Surakshit Matritva Aashwasan, SUMAN, initiative in New Delhi. The initiative aims at ensuring reasonable, respectful, and top quality health care at...
1) The country admires Former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his birth anniversary on the second October 2019. He provided the country the powerful motto of Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan, to excite soldiers and also farmers. 2) Israeli lawmakers were vouched into the brand-new Parliament, or Knesset, on third October 2019 without a brand-new federal government formed. 3) To memorialize...
1) The United Nations World Tourism Organization commemorates 27th September as International Tourist Day since 1980. Each year the day sees a brand-new motif as well as a new country as a host. This year, for the very first time India is organizing World Tourist Day with the theme 'Tourist and Jobs: a much better future for all'. As...
1) PM Narendra Modi departs for the United States; PM Modi, during his seven-day visit to the US, will participate in the 'Howdy Modi' occasion at Houston along with the US Head Of State Donald Trump on September 22; PM to also address the UN General Assembly on September 27; PM says the visit would certainly offer India as...
1) The Conference of Parties 14 of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification wrapped up in Greater Noida on 13th September 2019. The 12-point Delhi Declaration elevates enthusiastic targets with a people's first method of land restoration. 2) India's indigenously established Light Fight Aircraft Tejas effectively accomplished an apprehended landing in Goa, a significant turning point in the advancement...
1) Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially ushered in the freshly created 'Garvi Gujarat Bhawan' in New Delhi on Monday. The structure is spread over 7066 square meters and has been built at the cost of Rs 131 crore 2) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu met PV Sindhu who recently became the very first Indian shuttler to acquire gold in the...
1) India hosts Conference Of the Parties 14 (COP 14) to Combat Desertification: To combat the hazard of desertification, India, for the first time, is holding the UN Convention to Combat Desertification or UNCCD from September 2 in Greater Noida. Desertification is a worldwide problem directly impacting 250 million people as well as a 3rd of the earth's land surface...