National Current Affairs (Page : 12)

  • M-Sand: Effective alternative to river-sand

    Thursday, Feb 20, 2014

    M-Sand: Effective alternative to river-sand

    The bullish rise in construction sector is leading to the overexploitation of sand present in the river. Emptying out the riverbed to mine sand poses a ver

  • Odia gets Classical Language status

    Thursday, Feb 20, 2014

    Odia gets Classical Language status

    Central government has finally approved the proposal of according Odia a classical language status. Following the decision it will join the

  • Luxury train services in India

    Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014

    Luxury train services in India

      India, a country rich in culture and heritage, seems to be waking up to the tremendous growth potential of global tourism industry. And the introducti

  • Decline in Rates of Maternal and Infant Mortality

    Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014

    Decline in Rates of Maternal and Infant Mortality

    As per the Sample Registration System (SRS), Registrar General of India (RGI-SRS), Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) has shown a decline from 212 per 100,000 live

  • Child Sex Ratio : Census 2011

    Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014

    Child Sex Ratio : Census 2011

    The Census 2011 figures has shown that despite several counter measures by Government, worrying trend of continuous decline in Child sex ratio (0-6 ye

  • Pam Rajput Committee on 'Status of Women'

    Monday, Feb 17, 2014

    Pam Rajput Committee on 'Status of Women'

    Why is it in news ? Pam Rajput Committee recently (on February 3, 2014) submitted its completed report to the Ministry of Women and Child Development.

  • India to break all previous records in foodgrain production in 2013-14

    Saturday, Feb 15, 2014

    India to break all previous records in foodgrain production in 2013-14

    In what seem to be a great news to the people marred by foodgrain inflation, government has predicted the highest ever foodgrain production in the country for t

  • Indian Navy concludes international maritime exercise Milan 2014

    Monday, Feb 10, 2014

    Indian Navy concludes international maritime exercise Milan 2014

    Milan 2014, the 9th and the largest edition of this biennial international maritime exercise, finished off the coast of Andaman and Nicobar islands. The six day

  • Centre clears implementation of National Mission Agricultural Extension and Technology (NMAET).

    Saturday, Feb 08, 2014

    Centre clears implementation of National Mission Agricultural Extension and Technology (NMAET).

    Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved implementation of National Mission Agricultural Extension and Technology (NMAET) during the 12th

  • Rajiv Awas Yojana approved

    Saturday, Feb 08, 2014

    Rajiv Awas Yojana approved

    Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY), that dream of a “Slum Free India" where every citizen at least has a decent shelter over his head, has been approved by the cent


National Tidbits ( Feb 08, 2014 - Feb 20, 2014 )

  • Feb 20, 2014 Government announces proposal to set up Indian Railway Institute of Financial Management (IRIFM) at Secunderabad. show

  • Feb 20, 2014 Odia gets classical language status - joins Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam as sixth language of India in this league. - read more

  • Feb 20, 2014 Cabinet finally clears "Equal Opportunities Commission" (EOC) as per the recommendation of Justice Sachar Committee (set up to study socio-economic backwardness of Muslims). show

  • Feb 19, 2014 Luxury train services in India. - read more

  • Feb 19, 2014 Centre grants `site clearance` for Greenfield Airport at Ongole (Andhra Pradesh).    show

  • Feb 18, 2014 Tamil Nadu transport department creates Guinness world record for organising the largest blood donation camp show

  • Feb 17, 2014 Following resignation of Arvind Kejriwal led AAP government, Delhi put under President Rule. However assembly has not been dissolved and the house has been kept under suspended animation. show

  • Feb 17, 2014 With 2nd Advance estimate of 263.20 million tonnes, India to break all previous records in foodgrain production for the year 2013-14. - read more

  • Feb 15, 2014 The government approves setting up of 2 Semiconductor Wafer Fabrication Manufacturing Facilities in the country.   show

  • Feb 13, 2014 Geological Survey of India (GSI) acquires an Oceanographic Research Vessel (ORV) namely R.V. Samudra Ratnakar.     show

  • Feb 13, 2014 The direct rail route all the way to foothills of Vaishno Devi shrine to soon begin operation.  show

  • Feb 12, 2014 Government mandates all the public transport vehicles plying in major cities (with a population of over 10 lakh ) to install GPS by 20 February 2014.      show

  • Feb 11, 2014 International Olymic Committee (IOC) revokes India's suspension in the wake of recent IOA (Indian Olympic Association) election. Tirangaa to fly at the closing ceremony at Sochi Winter Olympics 2014.

  • Feb 11, 2014 Uttarakhand gets its own AIIMS at Rishikesh. show

  • Feb 10, 2014 Indian Navy concludes international maritime exercise Milan 2014. - read more

  • Feb 10, 2014 The National Green Tribunal bans burning of tyres at public places to check its harmful effect. Many groups indulge in this hazardous activity to demonstrate protest or festivities.

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