National Current Affairs (Page : 10)


National Tidbits ( Aug 25, 2014 - Jan 22, 2015 )

  • Jan 22, 2015 Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) makes its way into Guinness book of World Records for most bank accounts opened in single week.   show

  • Jan 22, 2015 Centre clears proposal of four laning of the Ramban-Banihal (32 km) and Udhampur-Ramban section (40 km) of National Highway-1A (now NH-44) in Jammu & Kashmir.  show

  • Jan 16, 2015 Union 'Transport Minister' Nitin Gadkari launches a "road safety website".   show

  • Jan 09, 2015 Only 2% of India's population comes into the 'skilled workforce' category; as against 60% of the developed countries: Skill Development Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy   show

  • Jan 09, 2015 Government plans to launch Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan to create interest among the students in Science, Technology and Mathematics fields: Smriti Irani (HRD Minister)   show

  • Jan 08, 2015 Centre to bring ordinance to get E-rickshaws back on roads.  - read more

  • Jan 03, 2015 Ministry of Labour and Employment introduces accreditation system for ITIs across the country.   show

  • Jan 03, 2015 Home Ministry implements recommendations of MP Bezbaruah Committee.   show

  • Jan 02, 2015 Government makes insurance regulator (IRDA) more 'nationalist' with prefix 'India' in the moniker.   show

  • Dec 29, 2014 Each state to have SMART Police Stations; soon - read more

  • Dec 19, 2014 The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) clears 4444-crore for defence purchases.   show

  • Dec 18, 2014 UGC approves a special scholarship scheme ‘Ishan Uday’ for students from North-Eastern Region beginning academic year 2014-15.    show

  • Dec 17, 2014 Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launches a “National Health Portal” to provide healthcare information to the citizens of the country.    show

  • Dec 16, 2014 10 crore Aadhaar numbers are linked to bank accounts so far.    show

  • Dec 13, 2014 New scholarship program "Pragati" for 'Girl Child' launched.  - read more

  • Dec 12, 2014 AADHAR enabled bio-metric attendance system (AEBAS) to be used in all offices of the central government, including attached/sub-ordinate offices.    show

  • Dec 11, 2014 Centre constitutes a six-member expert panel, chaired by Justice Prabha Sridevan, to formulate intellectual property rights (IPR) policy.   show

  • Dec 10, 2014 To protect our fishermen from drifting into foreign waters, government to devise a tracking system namely Automatic Identification System (AIS) network.   show

  • Dec 09, 2014 Centre has commissioned the National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA) to develop a national school standards and school evaluation/assessment framework for the government school sector.   show

  • Dec 02, 2014 Right to the City campaign launched. show

  • Dec 01, 2014 High Level Committee (HLC) to review environmental laws advices caution on GM food crops.

  • Dec 01, 2014 Mechanism to address army suicides to be formed very soon. show

  • Nov 28, 2014 Centre to remove German from  Kendriya Vidyalyas. show

  • Nov 28, 2014 China emphasizes on new silk road initiatives in SAARC sumit. show

  • Nov 28, 2014 RBI sets Rs100 cr floor capital for small finances, payment banks. show

  • Nov 26, 2014 Centre launches the 'Swachh Bharat Kosh' to build toilets in schools of rural and urban areas.   show

  • Nov 24, 2014 National Cadet Corps (NCC) marked its 66th anniversary on November 23, 2014.   show

  • Nov 20, 2014 China is the country in focus at the 45th International Film Festival being held in Goa.   show

  • Nov 13, 2014 Only 5% of all marriages are inter-caste in India: India Human Development Survey   show

  • Nov 08, 2014 NTPC’s first International Technical Summit titled ‘Global Energy Technology Summit’ (GETS) 2014 inaugurated. 

  • Nov 05, 2014 India has 243 million Internet users; Mumbai tops the city list with 16.4 million followed by Delhi (12.1 million) and Kolkata (6.27 million).   show

  • Nov 04, 2014 Centre plans to set up a 'Centre of Zoo Sciences' at New Delhi.   show

  • Nov 03, 2014 Mudgal panel submits report to SC. show

  • Nov 03, 2014 UN climate change panel emphasizes on phasing out fossil fuel. show

  • Nov 01, 2014 Bank of Japan surprises global financial markets by expanding its massive stimulus spending . show

  • Nov 01, 2014 India to host a meeting of Indian and Chinese artists in jaipur. show

  • Nov 01, 2014 SENSEX and NIFTY their at peaks. show

  • Oct 31, 2014 Pankaj advani becomes first ever player to bag billiards triple double . show

  • Oct 30, 2014 WTO gives conditional nod to treat MDR TB with a new drug. show

  • Oct 30, 2014 BrahMos mini is being planned for air force and navy. show

  • Oct 30, 2014 FDI rules relaxed in construction. show

  • Oct 29, 2014 Govt. launches a scheme to lift human development indices of tribal peoples. show

  • Oct 29, 2014 Peoples in Sitamarhi on Jal Satyagraha. show

  • Oct 28, 2014 World banks predicts 5.6% growth this fiscal year for India show

  • Oct 28, 2014 Dilma rousseff elected for 2nd term as the president of brazil. show

  • Oct 27, 2014 1ST Parliamentry elections in Tunisia. show

  • Oct 27, 2014 Former union minister jairam ramesh to chair global research panel on sustainable development-future earth engagement committee. show

  • Oct 20, 2014 Aadhar card not mandatory to avail LPG direct transfer subsidy.   - read more

  • Oct 17, 2014 India has the largest burden of global blindness – about 3.5 million with 30,000 new cases being added each year.   show

  • Oct 16, 2014 Kotak Mahindra Bank rolls out Facebook-based money transfer platform KayPay.   show

  • Oct 16, 2014 Centre constitutes BN Talukar committee to probe the inordinate delay in oil and gas generation in ONGC's Krishna Godavari basin KG-D5 block.   show

  • Oct 15, 2014 3rd International Tourism Mart begins in Shillong, Meghalaya.   show

  • Oct 13, 2014 PM launched his pet project 'Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana'.   show

  • Oct 08, 2014 Centre to frame first ever official national policy on mental health.    show

  • Sep 30, 2014 Jaipur Literature Festival, the world’s largest free literary festival, introduces a new prize 'The Ojas Art Award'.   show

  • Sep 25, 2014 Government clears "Swachh Bharat Mission for Urban Areas".    show

  • Sep 24, 2014 Google India rolls out new campaign to enhance internet penetration among women.   show

  • Sep 24, 2014 Centre constitutes 'Bibek Debroy committee' to revamp Railway Board.   show

  • Sep 23, 2014 Hindi movie "Liar's Dice" to represent India at the Oscars next year.   show

  • Sep 20, 2014 November 7 to be observed all over the country as National Cancer Awareness Day.    show

  • Sep 18, 2014 Rajasthan becomes the first state to ratify the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Bill. show

  • Sep 12, 2014 58% of population is below the age of 29 years in India.   show

  • Sep 11, 2014 Centre approves 28 rural road projects in Leh (6) and Kargil (22) districts of Jammu and Kashmir under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY).    show

  • Sep 11, 2014 Union government clears Phase-V of the Unique Identification (UID) scheme for undertaking enrolments in the four States of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Uttarakhand.    show

  • Sep 04, 2014 Centre rolls out 3 schemes to promote energy efficiency.    show

  • Sep 02, 2014 National Organ & Tissue Transplantation Organisation: A brief - read more

  • Sep 02, 2014 Government set to replace the 'Motor Vehicles Act 1988' with a revived "Road Traffic Act”.   show

  • Aug 28, 2014 Government launches the .bharat domain name in devanagari script.   show

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