National Current Affairs (Page : 9)

  •  Indian Railways needs large-scale reform plan

    Monday, Aug 10, 2015

    Indian Railways needs large-scale reform plan

    Two days after the derailment of two passenger trains on flooded tracks in Madhya Pradesh, the relief and rescue operations have already come to a close, Govern

  • Dedicated Freight Corridor : Rail route towards logistics transformation

    Monday, Aug 10, 2015

    Dedicated Freight Corridor : Rail route towards logistics transformation

    Under the Eleventh Five Year Plan of India(2007–2012), Ministry of Railways is constructing a new Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) covering about 3300 rout

  • Rock Garden creator Nek Chand took his last breath

    Saturday, Jun 13, 2015

    Rock Garden creator Nek Chand took his last breath

    Nek Chand, creator of the iconic Rock Garden who has amazed people for decades with his unique sculptures made from waste, died following cardiac arrest at at

  • MoU Between Indian Army and Punjab National Bank

    Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015

    MoU Between Indian Army and Punjab National Bank

    On 09th June 2015 a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Indian Army and Punjab National Bank (PNB) on the Defence Salary Package. The signi

  •  Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

    Tuesday, Jun 09, 2015

    Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

    The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has been established under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which consolidates various acts

  • National Emblem of various countries

    Friday, May 29, 2015

    National Emblem of various countries

    National Emblem of various countries Country Emblem India Sarnath Lion Capital Australia Kangaroo

  • Delhi sets a

    Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015

    Delhi sets a "Benchmark" by launching India's first 'e-ration card' facility

      e-ration card facility makes its debut in India at Delhi. This would enable beneficiaries to print the ration card from Delhi govt web portal "http

  • Major Recommendations on FCI Revamp

    Saturday, Feb 28, 2015

    Major Recommendations on FCI Revamp

      The high-level committee headed by Shri Shanta Kumar for restructuring of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) has submitted its report. Major recom

  • India aims for self-sufficiency in Bulk Drugs

    Thursday, Feb 26, 2015

    India aims for self-sufficiency in Bulk Drugs

      Year 2015 is going to be celebrated as the 'Year of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients' in a reformative step to make India self-sufficient in Bulk Dru

  • HAL to supply fourteen 'Do-228' aircraft to IAF

    Friday, Feb 06, 2015

    HAL to supply fourteen 'Do-228' aircraft to IAF

      Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) bags Rs 1090 Crore contract for supplying 14 Do-228 aircraft to Indian Air Force. The deal also includes six re


National Tidbits ( Feb 06, 2015 - Aug 10, 2015 )

  • Aug 10, 2015 Union Government to allow Aadhaar enrolments of NRIs, PIOs, OICs show

  • Jul 24, 2015 National Broadcasting Day observed across the country  show

  • Jul 23, 2015 Puducherry city emerges first to get Smart city nomination show

  • Jul 11, 2015 Akash Missile Inducted into IAF show

  • Jun 25, 2015 Government cancels licences of over 2,000 NGOs show

  • Jun 22, 2015 The famous Ambubachi Mahotsava of Kamakhaya temple in Assam begans from today show

  • Mar 31, 2015 Delhi sets a "Benchmark" by launching India's first 'e-ration card' facility. - read more

  • Mar 28, 2015 Railways moves further up the North-East; Lumding-Silchar (Assam) 'Broad Gauge' railway line becomes operational. - read more

  • Mar 27, 2015 India inks $300 million loan agreement with ADB for improving regional road connectivity along the North Bengal-North Eastern Region (NER).  show

  • Mar 25, 2015 Centre rolls out 'Twitter Samvad' - a digital initiative to enable government bodies and leaders communicate directly with citizens on a daily basis via Tweets and SMS on their mobile devices.  show

  • Mar 21, 2015 Wi-Fi in Indian trains: Howrah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express is the only train to enjoy this facility.  show

  • Mar 20, 2015 Centre to develop a 1620-km long navigable waterway between Allahabad and Haldia.  show

  • Mar 19, 2015 For every convict, there are more than 2 undertrials in Indian jails.  show

  • Mar 19, 2015 Department of Consumer Affairs launches a web portal "GAMA" (Grievances Against Misleading Advertisements) for redressal of grievances against misleading advertisements show

  • Mar 17, 2015 Lifts and Escalators at Indian Railway Stations: 244 escalators at 96 stations while 44 railway stations are equipped with 101 lifts as of today.  show

  • Mar 17, 2015 Only 7 railway stations boast of Wi-Fi facility at present in India.  show

  • Mar 17, 2015 Center launches a 'National Rural Drinking Water and Sanitation Awareness Week' at Gurgaon (Haryana).  show

  • Mar 16, 2015 International Financial Services Centres (IFSC) to be set up to help India become a Producer and Exporter of global financial services show

  • Mar 16, 2015 Uttar Pradesh (265) registered the highest number of cases under Domestic Violence Act followed by Kerala (124) during 2014.  show

  • Mar 16, 2015 9,36,488 registered doctors in the country (till 2014) as per Medical Council of India report.  show

  • Mar 11, 2015 A total 42 Mega Food Parks (MFPs) have been sanctioned by the government for setting-up in the country.  show

  • Mar 10, 2015 There are 289 communities identified as Scheduled Tribes in the Presidential Orders since 1990.  show

  • Mar 10, 2015 The first bullet trains in India will ply on 'Mumbai-Ahmedabad' route.  show

  • Mar 07, 2015 Centre to roll out Aadhar Linked Digital Locker facility to replace the usage of physical documents with e- documents show

  • Mar 04, 2015 There are 2.68 crore persons with disabilities in the country as per Census 2011; 1.18 crore of them being women show

  • Feb 23, 2015 DRI makes the biggest seizure of Mephedrone, a stimulant drug of the amphetamine class, in Indian history.  show

  • Feb 20, 2015 PM to inaugurate first train from Arunachal Pradesh to Delhi today on its 29th 'statehood day' anniversary.  show

  • Feb 14, 2015 The villages adopted under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) will now get rural roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) on priority basis.  show

  • Feb 13, 2015 National Legal Services Authority (Nalsa) to organize Lok Adalats through out the country Once in every Month to help clear the judiciary bottleneck.  show

  • Feb 11, 2015 Centre amends the Kerosene order, 1993 (Restriction on Use and Fixation of Ceiling Price) to ease the sale and availability of white Kerosene (market priced Kerosene).  show

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