NammaKPSC Current Affairs - April 2024

  • SURYA TILAK PROJECT

    The Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) played a crucial role in the Surya Tilak Project at Ayodhya, aiming to bring sunlight onto the forehead of Sri Ram Lalla during Sri Ram Navami

  • WORLD CYBERCRIME INDEX

    World Cybercrime Index was released by University of Oxford and UNSW Canberra

  • IMPACT OF INTEGRATING NATIONAL AND STATE SCHEMES ON TB FIGHT IN KARNATAKA

    A study has revealed that Integrating the National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme (NTEP) with Karnataka’s Ayushman Bharat Arogya Karnataka scheme has had a positive impact on the overall management of tuberculosis patients

  • AGNI PRIME

    India test-fires Agni-Prime ballistic missile

  • SKOCH ESG AWARD 2024

    REC Limited, a Maharatna Central Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Power, receives the SKOCH ESG Award 2024 in Renewable Energy Financing.

  • IICA ESG PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMME

    IICA (Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs), under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, partners with HP India for the ‘HP Future Impact Leaders – IICA Certified Environmental – Social – Governance (ESG) Professional Programme’.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - March 2024

  • MONUMENTS OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE

    The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) recently decided to delist 18 protected monuments as they have ceased to be of “national importance”

  • SBI RESEARCH ON PER CAPITA INCOME OF STATES

    A report of Per Capita income of states was released by SBI recently

  • INDIA EMPLOYMENT REPORT 2024

    India Employment Report 2024 released by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Institute of Human Development (IHD)

  • KRISHI INTEGRATED COMMAND AND CONTROL CENTRE (ICCC)

    Agriculture Minister inaugurated the ICCC as a tech-driven solution to advance agricultural practices through informed decision-making

  • SIGNALS TECHNOLOGY EVALUATION AND ADAPTATION GROUP (STEAG)

    The Indian Army has initiated a significant development in its technological capabilities by establishing the Signals Technology Evaluation and Adaptation Group (STEAG)

  • GLOBAL AIR QUALITY RANKINGS

    A recent report on global air quality rankings has singled out Begusarai in Bihar as the world’s most polluted city, drawing attention to broader concerns about air pollution in India. However, the methodology behind these rankings, conducted by the Swiss company IQAir, raises questions about data accuracy and coverage.

  • NATIONAL DEEP TECH POLICY

    A national deep tech policy is nearing finalization in India, aimed at providing a comprehensive framework for high-end technology startups

  • WOMEN’S PREMIER LEAGUE (WPL)

    Royal Challengers Bangalore win Women’s Premier League (WPL)

  • PANDAVA GUTTALU

    Pandavula Gutta designated exclusive Geo-heritage site in Telangana

  • ULLAS SCHEME

    Foundational Literacy and Numeracy Assessment Test (FLNAT) to be conducted under the ULLAS – Nav Bharat Saaksharta Karyakram

  • INDIA’S HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX

    Human Development Index 2022 released

  • DIGITAL CRIMINAL CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (CCMS)

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah virtually inaugurated the digital Criminal Case Management System (CCMS) of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and e-inaugurated NIA’s new branch offices in Jammu and Kochi, along with a residential complex in Raipur.

  • NATIONAL MISSION FOR EDIBLE OILS – OIL PALM (NMEO-OP)

    Prime Minister recently inaugurated the first Oil Palm Processing Mill under Mission Palm Oil in Arunachal Pradesh

  • NITI AAYOG ‘VOCAL FOR LOCAL’ INITIATIVE

    NITI Aayog Launches ‘Vocal for Local’ Initiative

  • SOCIAL WELFARE INITIATIVES

    New social welfare initiatives were launched by government of India

  • CK NAYUDU TROPHY

    Karnataka wins first CK Nayudu Trophy

  • SIPRI REPORT ON ARMS IMPORT

    A analysis of arms imports by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute was recently released

  • LACHIT BORPHUKAN

    Recently, the Prime Minister of India unveiled a 125-foot bronze statue of Ahom general Lachit Borphukan at his burial site in eastern Assam’s Jorhat district

  • REVAMPED PHARMACEUTICALS TECHNOLOGY UPGRADATION ASSISTANCE SCHEME

    Revamped Pharmaceuticals Technology Upgradation Assistance Scheme launched

  • MISSION DIVYASTRA

    India successfully tested an Agni missile equipped with Multiple Independently Targetable Re-entry Vehicle (MIRV) technology, capable of carrying multiple warheads to hit various targets simultaneously. Named Mission Divyastra, the test aimed at strengthening India’s nuclear deterrence against China. The Agni-5 missile, developed by DRDO over a decade, has a range of 5,500 to 5,800 kilometers, making it an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). India’s move towards the nuclear triad, along with the MIRV technology, enhances its strategic capabilities Multiple Independently Targetable Re-entry Vehicle (MIRV) technology ensures that a single missile can deploy multiple war heads at different locations

  • FIFTH GENERATION FIGHTER AIRCRAFT

    Cabinet Committee on Security cleared the design and manufacture of Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA)

  • UTTAR POORVA TRANSFORMATIVE INDUSTRIALIZATION SCHEME (UNNATI)

    Union Cabinet approved the proposal for Uttar Poorva Transformative Industrialization Scheme, 2024

  • WOMEN, BUSINESS AND LAW INDEX

    Women, Business and Law index released

  • INS JATAYU

    Naval Detachment Minicoy will be commissioned as INS Jatayu, an upgraded naval base

  • ADITI SCHEME

    ADITI scheme launched

  • HOLISTIC PROGRESS CARD

    National Council for Educational and Research Training (NCERT) is introducing a new ‘holistic progress card’ (HPC)

  • VIKRAMADITYA VEDIC CLOCK

    Prime Minister recently inaugurated the Vikramaditya Vedic Clock, which is mounted on an 85-foot tower within Jantar Mantar in Ujjain.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - February 2024

  • SAMAR ASSESSMENT CERTIFICATES

    SAMAR assessment certificates conferred to 9 Defence industries

  • INDIA’S LONGEST CABLE-STAYED BRIDGE

    Prime Minister inaugurated Sudarshan Setu/Signature Bridge, India’s longest cable-stayed bridge, in the Gulf of Kutch

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND BROADCASTING PORTALS

    Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has launched four new portals

  • FALI S NARIMAN

    NEWS – Eminent jurist and Senior Advocate Fali S Nariman passed away LANDMARK CASES OF FALI S NARIMAN The Second Judges Case: Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association v. Union of India In 1981 Supreme Court gave the central government the final say in matters regarding judicial appointments and transfers by allowing the President to refuse recommendations […]

  • SAMMAKKA SARALAMMA JATARA

    The four-day Sammakka Saralamma Jatara which is said to be the world’s largest congregation of tribals kick-started at Medaram in Mulugu district

  • KAPILVASTU RELICS

    Buddha/ Kapilvastu Relics, bone fragments of Lord Buddha to be taken to Bangkok, Thailand from India

  • LIBERALIZATION IN SPACE SECTOR

    The Union Cabinet on Wednesday further liberalised the space sector by amending the Foreign Direct Investment norms, permitting an increased flow of foreign capital in areas related to the development and launch of satellites, and creating the ground infrastructure for the same

  • RANI CHANAMMA AND KITTURU

    Commemorating 200 years of Rani Chennamma’s rebellion against the British East India Company, several social groups across the country, including Act Now for Harmony and Democracy (ANHAD) and the National Federation of Indian Women (NFIW), organized a national campaign, Naanoo Rani Chennamma (I am Rani Chennamma too)

  • Jnanpith award

    The Jnanpith selection committee has announced two popular names for the recipients of the 58th Jnanpith Award, Urdu poet Gulzar and Sanskrit scholar Jagadguru Rambhadracharya

  • ELECTORAL BONDS

    Supreme Court struck down Electoral Bond scheme and several amendments that the government made in key laws to facilitate corporate donations to political parties

  • PM SURYA GHAR MUFT BIJLI YOJANA

    Prime Minister of India launched PM Surya Ghar Muft Bijli Yojana to provide free electricity to its beneficiaries

  • BOCHASANWASI AKSHAR PURUSHOTTAM SWAMINARAYAN SANSTHA (BAPS)

    BAPS Swaminarayan temple in Abu Dhabi is the first Hindu temple in the Gulf nation.

  • BHARAT RATNA

    Union government announced that Bharat Ratna would be bestowed posthumously on Charan Singh and P V Narasimha Rao and  M S Swaminathan

  • PRADHAN MANTRI MATSYA KISAN SAMRIDHI SAH-YOJANA (PM-MKSSY)

    Union Cabinet approved the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Kisan Samridhi Sah-Yojana (PM-MKSSY)

  • PRIMARY AGRICULTURAL CREDIT SOCIETIES (PACS)

    Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS) have been allowed by the Government to operate Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendras (PMBJK) under the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana

  • HEALTHY INDIAN PROJECT (THIP)

    Healthy Indian Project (THIP), a health information platform in India, is included as a member of the World Health Organization’s Vaccine Safety Net (VSN)

  • EDCIL VIDYANJALI SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME

    Union education ministry launched EdCIL Vidyanjali Scholarship Programme

  • GRAMMY AWARDS 2024

    The 2024 Grammy Awards were given away

  • INS SANDHAYAK

    Indian Navy commissioned its latest survey vessel, Sandhayak, at Naval Dockyard in Vizag

  • ITERATIVE EVOLUTION

    Flightless Aldabra rail went extinct over 130,000 years ago, but the species then reappeared via iterative evolution

  • REBATE OF STATE AND CENTRAL TAXES AND LEVIES

    Union Cabinet approved the continuation of the Scheme for Rebate of State and Central Taxes and Levies (RoSCTL) for the export of Apparel/Garments and made up to 31st March 2026

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - January 2024

  • TENNIS GRANDSLAM

    Rohan Bopanna became the oldest ATP Masters 1000 champion at 43 years  

  • ARMADO

    The new Mahindra Armado recently made its first appearance at the Republic Day Parade

  • ALL INDIA SURVEY ON HIGHER EDUCATION (AISHE) 2021-2022

    All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) 2021-2022 released

  • PADMA AWARDS 2024

    Padma Awards 2024 announced

  • KARPOORI THAKUR

    Former Bihar Chief Minister and socialist icon Karpoori Thakur was chosen for the country’s highest civilian award Bharat Ratna

  • AIRBUS A350-900

    Air India launched its maiden scheduled commercial flight of the Airbus A350-900 from Bengaluru to Mumbai

  • SIGHT

    MNRE launches SIGHT scheme to incentivise production of green hydrogen

  • STATES’ START-UP RANKING

    4th states’ Start-up Ranking a yearly capacity building exercise by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) released

  • HAMBI KEPATHU

    Hambi Kepathu sport of North east gets revival at Karbi Youth Festival (KYF)

  • FARSI LANGUAGE

    Government of India has decided to include Farsi (Persian) as one of the classical languages in India under the New Education Policy

  • ‘ONE VEHICLE, ONE FASTAG’ INITIATIVE

    National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has launched the ‘One Vehicle, One FASTag’ initiative

  • ASTRA MISSILE

    Astra Missiles for supply to the Indian Air Force (IAF) flagged off

  • KACHCHHI KHAREK

    Kachchhi Kharek gets GI Tag

  • GANGA SAGAR MELA

    Rising sea level and erosion of the beach in front of the Kapil Muni temple on Sagar Island are turning out to be a damper on the Ganga Sagar Mela

  • LENTIL

    India is set to become the world’s largest producer of lentil (masoor) during the 2023-24 crop years on account of higher acreage

  • SWACHH SURVEKSHAN AWARDS 2023

    Swachh Survekshan Awards 2023 conferred

  • UGRAM

    Defence Research and Development Organisation recently launched an indigenous assault rifle named ‘Ugram’

  • DRISHTI 10 ‘STARLINER’

    First indigenously manufactured Drishti 10 ‘Starliner’ Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for the Navy flagged off

  • CHANDUBI FESTIVAL

    Chandubi Festival was celebrated along the Chandubi Lake in the state of Assam

  • WORLD HERITAGE COMMITTEE

    India to become chair of World Heritage Committee first time

  • IAF C-130

    In a first, a C-130 Super Hercules tactical transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force made a night landing at the Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) in Kargil close to the Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan along with a team of Garud special forces

  • SIMPLIFIED CERTIFICATION SCHEME

    Union expands Simplified Certification Scheme to include 37 more products

  • PM VISHWAKARMA YOJANA

    Jammu and Kashmir becomes first UT to implement PM Vishwakarma Yojana

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - November 2023

  • 37th National Games

    The 37th National Games will be held at  Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Margao, Goa.

  • Banni festival

    Three people were killed and over a hundred injured during a stick-fight at the Banni festival in Devaragattu village

  • Puneeth Rajkumar Hrudaya Jyothi scheme

    Karnataka State heart attack project named Puneeth Rajkumar Hrudaya Jyothi scheme

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - October 2023

  • Asian Para Games 2023

    Indian athletes bagged 111 medals in Hangzhou Asian Para Games

  • Women Hockey Asia Championship 2023

    India is set to host, the Women Hockey Asia Championship 2023 in Ranchi, Jharkhand

  • Kasturi Cotton Bharat

    Union Minister of Textile, Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution launched website of Kasturi Cotton Bharat

  • Dogra architecture

    Maharaj Gunj market of Dogra architecture at Jammu and Kashmir gets a revival project

  • MODERATO application

    Moderato technology to be inaugurated in Bangalore

  • Cheetah and Chetak helicopters

    The Army will start phasing out Cheetah and Chetak helicopters from 2027 on completion of their total technical life and to induct the indigenous light utility helicopters (LUHs) to replace them

  • Chakra-II

    CBI launches Operation Chakra-II

  • Regional Rapid Transit System

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the country’s first Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) from Sahibabad to Duhai Depot in Uttar Pradesh

  • Saptakoshi High Dam

    Nepal and India have agreed to reduce the height of the proposed Saptakoshi High Dam

  • Special and Local Laws

    Special and Local Laws are kept  away from the ongoing reform process

  • Navratna Status

    Indian Railways’ PSUs, RITES Ltd and IRCON granted Navratna status

  • Iron Dome

    Since the beginning of the conflict between Hamas and Israel, the Iron Dome missile defense system in Israel have gained the global importance

  • Saraswati Samman

    Tamil writer Sivasankari presented with the ‘Saraswati Samman’ 2022 for her book of memoirs Surya Vamsam.

  • Asia Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development

    India Re-elected as President of Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) for a Third Successive Term

  • Nobel Prize

    Noble prizes were announced under different category

  • Zealandia

    Scientists recently discovered a new continent that had been missing from knowledge for 375 years called Zealandia

  • Air Force Day

    The Indian Air Force is celebrating its 91st anniversary on October 9th 2023

  • Rani Durgavati

    Prime Minister performed bhoomi poojan of ‘Veerangana Rani Durgavati Smarak aur Udyaan‘

  • Asian Games 2023

    The 19th Asian Games came to a close on, October 8th, with a grand closing ceremony at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Centre Stadium in China.

  • World Animal Welfare Day

    World Animal Day is an annual event that is celebrated around the world on October 4

  • National Service Award

    President of India conferred the National Service Scheme (NSS) Awards for the year 2021-2022.

  • C-295

    India’s first C-295 aircraft, formally inducted into IAF

  • Nobel 2023

    The 2023 Nobel Prize in Medicine has been awarded to Hungarian biochemist Katalin Karikó and American physician-scientist Drew Weissman.

  • PM-KUSUM

    Bescom and KREDL float tender for solarisation of agriculture feeders under PM Kusum Yojana

  • SASTRA Ramanujan Prize

    The 2023 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize will be awarded to Ruixiang Zhang of the University of California, Berkeley

  • CRIIIO 4 GOOD

    Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan launched ‘CRIIIO 4 GOOD’

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - September 2023

  • World Maritime Day

    Every year, World Maritime Day is celebrated on September 28.

  • World Rabies Day

    World Rabies Day is celebrated globally on September 28

  • Bharat Drone Shakti 2023

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a large-scale drone exhibition called “Bharat Drone Shakti 2023” at the Hindon airbase in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad.

  • Dadasaheb Phalke Award

    Veteran Bollywood actor Waheeda Rehman awarded Dadasaheb Phalke Lifetime Achievement Award for 2021

  • World Environmental Health Day

    Every year, World Environmental Health Day is celebrated on September 26.

  • World Pharmacists Day

    World Pharmacist Day is observed on September 25 every year

  • Buddhavanam project

    Team from Buddhavanam project visits Buddhist rock caves in Sri Lanka

  • Shankaracharya

    The  108-foot-tall statue of Adi Shankaracharya was unveiled on the Mandhata mountain in Omkareshwar at Khandwa district, Madhya Pradesh.

  • Konark Wheel

    India showcased Konark Wheel of Odisha at welcome handshake for world leaders at G-20 Summit

  • SHREYAS scheme

    The Scholarships for Higher Education for Young Achievers Scheme (SHREYAS) initiative plays a vital role in India’s commitment to empowering students from Scheduled Castes (SC) and Other Backward Classes (OBC) by granting them access to high-quality education opportunities.

  • London’s India Club

    London’s India Club, a meeting place for Indians in the United Kingdom during the independence movement, is set to close down permanently

  • World Bamboo Day

    World Bamboo Day is marked annually on September 18.

  • World Ozone Day

    World Ozone Day is observed annually on September 16.

  • Rashtriya Vigyan Puraskar

    Centre floats new science awards to recognise scientists on the lines of civilian awards

  • Standard Clubs

    Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) establishes Standard Clubs for students across nation

  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites

    3 Hoysala temples inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites

  • National Engineers’ Day

    Engineers’ Day is observed annually on September 15 in India, Sri Lanka, and Tanzania.

  • Skill India Digital (SID) Platform

    Government launched Skill India Digital platform for transforming India’s skill, education, entrepreneurship landscape

  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (SSB) Prizes

    Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (SSB) prize winners for 2022 were recently announced

  • Economic Corridor

    PM Narendra Modi and the President of USA,. Joe Biden co-chaired a Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGII) and India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC), held on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in New Delhi.

  • Phanigiri artefacts

    The Phanigiri artefacts, belonging to 200 BCE-400 CE was discovered in 1942, and are now on display at New York Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • MALVIYA MISSION

    Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship launched the Malaviya Mission – Teachers Training Programme

  • Gujarat Declaration

    Global Summit 2023 released ‘Gujarat Declaration’ underlining outcome of the first WHO Traditional Medicine

  • Adopt a Heritage 2.0

    The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) launched a revamped version of the ‘Adopt a Heritage’ programme

  • Koraput Kalajeera

    Koraput Kalajeera Rice from Odisha gets GI Tag

  • DIKSHA

    The National e-Governance Division (NeGD) is set to integrate Personalised Adaptive Learning (PAL) into its existing Digital Infrastructure for Knowledge Sharing (DIKSHA) platform.

  • National Small Industry Day

    The National Small Industry Day is observed in India on August 30 every year

  • Seethakali folk art

    Perinad Seethakali Sangham member group that revived the Seethakali folk art is set to perform first time outside the Kerala

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - August 2023

  • National Sports Day

    National Sports Day is celebrated on 29th August every year

  • Kuttikkanam Palace

    The 130-year-old Kuttikkanam Palace, once the summer residence of the kings of erstwhile Travancore, is set to be declared a historical monument.

  • National Handloom Day

    The  National Handloom Day is observed on August 07.

  • Amrit Bharat Station scheme

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Amrit Bharata station scheme across 508 railway stations in the country, out of which 13 stations are listed in Karnataka.

  • Organ Donation in Karnataka

    Karnataka with the Best Emerging SOTTO award

  • World Coffee Conference

    Bengaluru is all set to host the fifth edition of the World Coffee Conference (WCC 2023).

  • Prototype electric bus

    Karnataka transport minister launched first electric bus prototype in Bengaluru

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - July 2023

  • World Cities Cultural Forum

    Bengaluru becomes first city to join World Cities Cultural Forum

  • National Conclave on Standards & Regulations for Technical Textiles

    Ministry of Textiles, under its flagship scheme National Technical Textiles Mission (NTTM), organized the 6th National Conclave on Standards & Regulations in association with FICCI and BIS, emphasizing on importance of Standards, Quality regulations & Rationalization of HSN codes for Technical Textiles in India

  • “Credit Guarantee Scheme” for Livestock Sector

    First ever “Credit Guarantee Scheme” for Livestock Sector launched for rebooting rural economy by leveraging MSMEs

  • Tankai method

    Ministry of Culture and the Indian Navy sign an MoU to revive the ancient stitched shipbuilding “Tankai method”.

  • International Moon Day

    The United Nations General Assembly declared July 20 to be celebrated as International Moon Day every year.

  • ECI’s Digital time vouchers

    Election commission of India (ECI) to issue digital time vouchers to National & State political parties for campaigning on Doordarshan & All India Radio during elections

  • Rock art

     A fascinating fusion of rock art is found in Andhra Pradesh’s Rudragiri

  • Namda Art

    The first batch of Namda Art products was flagged off for export to the UK

  • BHOOMI SAMMAN 2023

    President of India presented Bhoomi Samman awards

  • SOLAR MAXIMUM

    Sun to reach solar maximum by 2025, likely to cause complete global internet outrage

  • Export Preparedness Index (EPI) Report

    Third edition of Export Preparedness Index (EPI) for States/UTs of India for the year 2022 has been published.

  • Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Act, 2001

    The Delhi High Court reject PepsiCo India’s patent appeal for its unique Lays’ potato

  • Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)

    According UNDP, 415 million Indians came out of multidimensional poverty in 15 years.

  • Rafale-Marine fighters

    Indian Navy to get 26 Rafale-M fighters and three attack submarines from France

  • Lambani Art

    PM hails Guinness World Record for ‘largest display of Lambani items’ during 3rd G20 Culture Working Group Meeting in Hampi, Karnataka

  • G20 Culture Working Group

    Third  G20 Culture Working Group (CWG) meet held in Hampi, Karnataka

  • India TB Report 2023

    According to data from National AIDS Control Programme (NACP), Karnataka has third highest number of TB-HIV co-infection cases in India

  • Trin Trin

    Trin Trin is all set to be taken a notch higher with the Karnataka Government embarking on a project to revamp it with technological interventions.

  • Chinkara

    In a first-of-its-kind judgment, a Sessions Court in Rajasthan has ordered the payment of half of the fine amount, imposed on a convict in a chinkara killing case, to the informer as a prize for helping in the detection of crime against wildlife.

  • Alluri Sitarama Raju

    President Droupadi Murmu attended 125th birth anniversary celebration of freedom fighter Alluri Sitarama Raju at Hyderabad

  • Dharma Chakra Pravartana Divas

    Government of India to celebrated  Ashadha Purnima on 3 July, 2023 as the Dharma Chakra Pravartana Divas at National Museum, New Delhi.

  • QS World University Rankings

    QS World University Ranking 2024 has released

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - June 2023

  • National Statistics Day

    National Statistics Day is celebrated every year on June 29 in recognition of contributions made by Professor Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in the fields of statistics and economic planning

  • Global Competitiveness Index 2023

    International Institute for Management Development (IMD) have released  Global Competitiveness Index 2023.

  • PM-PRANAM

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the PM-PRANAM (PM Programme for Restoration, Awareness, Generation, Nourishment and Amelioration of Mother Earth) scheme, a promise made in the last Budget

  • Global Liveability Index 2023

    Austria’s capital and most populous city, Vienna has been ranked as the most liveable city in the world of 2023

  • GE Aerospace’s F414 engines

    GE Aerospace, HAL sign MoU to coproduce LCA-Mk-II -Tejas “F414 engines” jet engines in India

  • Laboratory-grown diamond

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted, 7.5-carat eco-friendly laboratory-grown diamond to the U.S. First Lady Jill Biden.

  • Global Gender index

    India climbs eight places to 127 in global gender index

  • International Yoga Day

    International Yoga Day is celebrated annually on June 21.

  • ‘Natural Arch’ in Odisha

    GSI proposes ‘Geo Heritage’ tag for Jurassic age ‘Natural Arch’ in Odisha

  • INS Kirpan (P44)

    India gifted the indigenously-built in-service missile corvette INS Kirpan to Vietnam to enhance its naval capabilities.

  • Mesolithic-era rock painting

    Archaeologist finds Mesolithic-era rock painting in Guntur

  • Rainbow Diet

    The ICAR-Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (CTCRI) is gearing up to extend its tuber crop-based ‘rainbow diet’ campaign to more areas in the country with sizeable tribal populations.

  • Gandhi Peace Prize

    Gita Press, Gorakhpur, awarded Gandhi Peace Prize for 2021

  • Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana

    Generic drugs for diabetes, gastric issues, cardiovascular ailments see high demand in Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Kendra

  • General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper

    The Defence Acquisition Council approved the procurement of 31 armed MQ-9 Reaper Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) from General Atomics from US

  • Cycle for Change

    Bengaluru gets selected for national Cycle for Change campaign under smart city campaign

  • Palkhi festival

    G20 Delegates from several countries attended the Digital Economy Working Group Conference, got a glimpse of the 800-year-old Warkari community’s palkhi festival.

  • INS Trishul

    INS Trishul left from Durban after three days of community activities in South Africa.

  • Foucault’s pendulum

    The newly inaugurated Parliament has a unique device called Dubbed Foucault’s pendulum, installed by the National Council of Science Museums

  • Ramayan Railway Circuit

    With Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ visit to India, Ramayana Circuit is expedited to strengthen the religious and cultural ties between India and Nepal. 

  • 3D printed temple

    The world’s first 3D-printed Hindu temple is being built in Telangana.

  • Yakshagana

    The beginning of monsoon is no longer the end of Yakshagana performances in the Karnataka’s coastal districts. With an abundance of venues opening up over the last decade, Yakshagana theatre is thriving throughout the year.

  • Grain storage plan

    The Union Cabinet approved forming and empowering an Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) to create the “world’s largest grain storage plan in the cooperative sector” by converging eight ongoing schemes of three ministries

  • CITIIS 2.0

    ‘City Investments to Innovate, Integrate and Sustain 2.0 (CITIIS 2.0)’, launched

  • Pre-Mauryan era signs

    A fresh round of excavations at the site of Delhi’s Purana Qila (Old Fort) have uncovered evidence of the continuous history of the city since the pre-Mauryan era. The findings include shards of Painted Gray Ware pottery which are usually dated to around 1200 BC to 600 BC.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - May 2023

  • Mapping of major tourist destinations

    For the smooth implementation of its initiative under Prime Minister (PM) Gati Shakti’s programme, the Ministry of tourism will do a mapping of all major tourist destinations and attractions

  • Sengol

    ‘Sengol’ to be installed in the new parliament building when it is inaugurated on May 28.

  • New metric- the root mean square (rms) granulation contrast

    Scientists from the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) have proposed a new metric, which can help quantify image quality of the Sun taken from ground-based telescopes.

  • ‘Sustain: The Craft Idiom’ cultural exhibition

    ‘Sustain: The Craft Idiom’ a specially curated cultural exhibition at Kala Bhoomi inaugurated by Shri G. Kishan Reddy and Shri Naveen Patnaik at the 2nd G20 Culture Working meet in Bhubaneshwar.

  • Rabindra Jayanti

    Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts(IGNCA) in collaboration with Shree Guru Gobind Singh Tricentenary University and Sanrachna Foundation held Rabindra Jayanti Celebrations on 12th May in New Delhi.

  • SAKSHAM

    The Union Health Secretary launched the SAKSHAM (Stimulating Advanced Knowledge for Sustainable Health Management), a Learning Management Information System (LMIS) of MoHFW.

  • One Station One Product outlets

    As on 01.05.2023, 728 stations are covered with 785 OSOP outlets in 21 States and 3 Union Territories across the country.

  • Jan Suraksha schemes

    Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMJJBY), Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMSBY) and Atal Pension Yojana (APY) complete 8 years of providing social security cover

  • ‘M.V. MSS Galena’

    Minister of State for Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Shri Shantanu Thakur flagged off the vessel ‘M.V. MSS Galena’ from V.O. Chidambaranar Port, as the Direct Shipping Service between Tuticorin to Maldives.

  • Tungnath temple

    Tungnath temple, the third of the five Panchkedars of Uttarakhand, will be declared a national monument. 

  • Vaisakh Purnima

    The Ministry of Culture along with IBC will celebrate the auspicious day of Vaisakh Purnima with reverence and piety on 5th May. International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) in coordination with the Himalayan Buddhist Culture Association (HBCA) will be celebrating the event at the National Museum, New Delhi.

  • Project Dantak

    The Prime Minister has praised the initiative by Border Roads Organisation Project Dantak to commemorate 64th Raising Day.

  • Uniform Civil Code

    In  its manifesto for the Karnataka Assembly Elections 2023, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has promised it will implement Uniform Civil Code (UCC) if it returns to power in the state.

  • The most ‘innovative’ State

    A survey on the degree of innovation among manufacturing firms found that Karnataka, overall, is the most “innovative” State, followed by Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu (DNH&DD), Telangana, and Tamil Nadu.

  • Labour Day 2023

    Labour Day, also known as May Day or Worker’s Day, is celebrated on May 1 to recognize and appreciate the invaluable contributions made by the labour class.

  • Labour Day 2023

    Labour Day, also known as May Day or Worker’s Day, is celebrated on May 1 to recognize and appreciate the invaluable contributions made by the labour class.

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  • National Panchayati Raj Day 2023

    National Panchayati Raj Day is celebrated on April 24 every year in India to commemorate the historic day when the Panchayati Raj System was introduced in the country.

  • Earth Day 2023

    “Earth Day” is an annual global event celebrated on April 22 to promote environmental consciousness and raising awareness of the various issues that impact our planet

  • UDAN 5.0

    The government has launched the fifth round of the Regional Connectivity Scheme — UDAN 5.0 — to further enhance the connectivity to remote and regional areas of the country.

  • World Bank logistics index 2023

    India has improved its ranking on the World Bank’s Logistic Performance Index (LPI) 2023 by jumping to 38th position from 44th place among 139 countries in terms of investment in technology and logistic infrastructure

  • World’s most populous nation

    India has surpassed China to become the world’s most populous nation with 142.86 crore people, according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in its State of World Population (SOWP) report, ‘8 Billion Lives, Infinite Possibilities’

  • Karnataka tops in Fasal Bima

    Karnataka was declared topper in the implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) scheme, during a national conference in Chhattisgarh

  • Savings account launched by Apple

    Apple launched a savings account linked with its Apple Card, which will offer a high annual percentage yield (APY) of 4.15 per cent.

  • Mukhyamantri Street Light Yojana

    The Delhi government will install 70,000 street lights across the city under the Mukhyamantri Street Light Yojana to make the national capital safer for its citizens, especially women.

  • Global Buddhist Summit

    India will host an international summit on Buddhism in Delhi on April 20 and 21.

  • NATIONAL PANCHAYAT AWARDS

    The President of India, Smt Droupadi Murmu  presented National Panchayat Awards and inaugurated National Conference on Incentivization of Panchayats in New Delhi

  • Uttaramerur inscription

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi referred to the Uttaramerur inscription in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, while discussing India’s democratic history.

  • Ambedkar Jayanti

    Ambedkar Jayanti or Bhim Jayanti is observed on 14 April to commemorate the memory of B. R. Ambedkar, Indian politician and social reformer. This year marks 132nd birth anniversary

  • Jallianwala Bagh massacre

    Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Day 2023 marks 104 years since the tragic incident that is seen as a turning point in Indian History.

  • Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited

    Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has been accorded the status of Miniratna Category-I Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE)

  • Exercise Cope India 23

    Exercise Cope India 23, a bilateral Air Exercise between the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the United States Air Force (USAF) is being held at Air Force Stations(Base) Arjan Singh (Panagarh), Kalaikunda and Agra.

  • National Safe Motherhood Day

    National Safe Motherhood Day is celebrated on 11 April every year and it is an important day for all the mothers or expecting mothers that aimed to reduce maternal and neonatal deaths.

  • State Energy Efficiency Index 2021-22

    Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Rajasthan and Telangana, front-runners in State Energy Efficiency Index 2021-22.

  • Mera Gaon Meri Dharohar Survey

    Government has identified and documented distinctive features of more than one lakh villages across the country under Mera Gaon Meri Dharohar Survey.

  • Ramakrishna Math

    125th Anniversary celebrations of Sri Ramakrishna Math  Chennai, Tamil Nadu held

  • Indian Space Policy 2023

    The government  approved the Indian Space Policy 2023 that seeks to institutionalise the private sector participation in the space sector, with ISRO focusing on research and development of advanced space technologies.

  • Jagjivan Ram

    Nation commemorates 116th birth anniversary of  Jagjivan ram  on April 5

  • National Maritime Day

    National Maritime Day is celebrated on 5 April in India. The first event of the National Maritime Day or the inaugural ceremony was celebrated in 1964 with an aim to increase awareness about the economy and global trade.

  • Basohli Painting

    The world famous ‘Basohli Painting’ – popular for its miniature art style from Kathua district, Jammu has obtained the Geographical Indication (GI) Tag followed approval by the NABARD.

  • World Autism Awareness Day

    On 2nd April every year we observe the World Autism Awareness Day to spread information about Autism Spectrum Disorder and help the global ASD population lead a healthy social life.

  • Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)

    ICCR to build ambassador programme among foreign students in India.

  • Vaikom Satyagraha

    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin inaugurated the centenary celebrations of the historic anti-untouchability movement at a ceremony in Vaikom

  • Drugs for rare diseases

    All drugs and food for special medical purposes imported for personal use for treatment of all rare diseases listed under the National Policy for Rare Diseases, 2021 are now fully exempted from basic customs duty, the Union government declared through a general exemption notification.

  • Defence Contract

    To boost ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in defence, Ministry of Defence signed three contracts  two with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), Ghaziabad and one with NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) – at a total cost nearly Rs 5,400 crore, to bolster the defence capabilities of the country.

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  • Mario Molina

    Google Doodle celebrates the 80th birthday of Dr. Mario Molina, a Mexican chemist who successfully convinced governments to come together to save the planet’s ozone layer.

  • World Sparrow Day 2023

    The world observes World Sparrow Day every year on March 20 to raise awareness about the bird, it is also called as ‘Gauraya Diwas’.

  • PM MITRA

    The Centre has selected sites in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh to set up new textile parks, a year and a half after the PM Mega Integrated Textile Regions and Apparel (PM MITRA) scheme was announced.

  • Zojila Pass

    The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) opened the strategic Zojila Pass located in the Greater Himalayan Range at an altitude opened in record 68 days

  • President’s Colour Award

    President Droupadi Murmu presented the President’s Colour to INS Dronacharya, Indian Navy’s gunnery school at Fort Kochi.

  • GPT-4

    AI powerhouse OpenAI announced GPT-4, the next big update to the technology that powers ChatGPT and Microsoft Bing, the search engine using the tech.

  • IN-SPACe

    The Department of Space’s Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Centre (IN-SPACe) announced a seed fund scheme aimed at promoting space technology in the country.

  • World Consumer Rights Day

    World Consumer Rights Day is celebrated on March 15 every year with an aim to raise global awareness about consumer rights and promote consumer protection.

  • Suspension of Operations (SoO) agreement

    Manipur government decided to withdraw from the Suspension of Operations (SoO) agreement with Kuki National Army (KNA) and Zomi Revolutionary Army (ZRA) )

  • SIPRI Report

    According to SIPRI report India remains world’s largest importer of arms. 

  • NATIONAL PLATFORM FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

    3rd Session of the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR) held in New Delhi

  • ONE NATION, ONE CHALLAN INITIATIVE

    Why in news?  The Gujarat government recently told the High Court, which was hearing a public interest litigation seeking the setting up of virtual traffic courts in the state, that it was already in the process of doing so under the ‘One Nation One Challan’ initiative What Is The One Nation, One Challan Initiative? Initiative […]

  • Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM)

    The Indian Navy carried out a successful test-firing of a Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM) from frontline warship INS Visakhapatnam.

  • HUID

    Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution reported that, the sale of gold jewellery will not be allowed without a Hallmark Unique Identification (HUID) number.

  • Buddhist stupa

    The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) stumbled upon a 1,300-year-old stupa in the middle of a mining site in Odisha’s Jajpur district

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  • Unying Festival

    Siang Unying Festival is an important festival of the Adi community at Boleng ,Arunachal Pradesh.

  • Sansad Ratna Awards

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated fellow Members of Parliament who will be conferred the Sansad Ratna Awards 2023

  • Aubrite meteorite

    Second aubrite meteorite found in India in 170 years at Gujarat

  • AERO INDIA 2023

    The 5-day Aero India show successful at the Indian Air Force (IAF) station in Yelahanka, Bengaluru

  • Jawaharlal Ji Darda

    Birth centenary celebrations of freedom fighter and founder of ‘Lokmat’ Jawaharlal Darda was recently celebrated

  • Windfall taxes

    Union government hiked the windfall profit tax levied on domestically-produced crude oil as well as on the export of diesel and aviation turbine fuel (ATF).

  • Sant Sevalal Maharaj

    Sant Sevalal 284th Birth anniversary will be celebrated on  February 15th.

  • Saptakoteshwar Temple

    Prime minister lauded the government efforts for renovating the 350-year-old Shree Saptakoteshwar Temple in Goa

  • Dayananda Saraswati

    The Prime Minister, inaugurated the year-long celebrations commemorating the 200th birth anniversary of Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati, at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Delhi.

  • Keeladi

    Archaeological Survey of India (ASI’s) Keeladi report pushes Sangam age further back to 800 BCE

  • INS Vikrant

    In a major milestone, the naval variant of the indigenous light combat aircraft (LCA) landed on the first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant.

  • Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited’s helicopter factory ,the country’s largest chopper manufacturing facility in Tumakuru district of Karnataka.

  • Ravidas

    The birth anniversary of saint-poet Guru Ravidas is celebrated on Magh Purnima called as  Guru Ravidas Jayanti on 5th of February .

  • Wetlands Day

    World Wetlands Day is celebrated each year on 2 February to raise awareness about wetlands

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - January 2023

  • Amrit Udyan

     The Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan were renamed ‘Amrit Udyan’  in keeping with the theme of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.

  • Jatar Deul

    An ancient terracotta temple jatar deul  in West Bengal’s Sundarbans, that  survived  from millennia, is now facing a sea winds threat.

  • Grassroots Innovators

    Shri C V Raju and Shri Moa Subong, grassroots innovators from Andhra Pradesh and Nagaland, respectively, are amongst the 106 Padma Shri awardees announced for the year 2023.

  • Republic Day Parade

    Nation celebrated 74th Republic day and witness zeal, enthusiasm, patriotic fervour and ‘Jan Bhagidari’, as envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar

    Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar-2023 conferred upon 11 children by President of India

  • Padma awards

    The government announced one Padma Vibhushan and 25 Padma Shri awards.

  • INS Vagir

    The fifth Scorpene class conventional submarine was commissioned into the Indian Navy as INS Vagir at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai.

  • Buddhist monastery

    Recent excavations at Bharatpur in Paschim Bardhaman district of West Bengal have revealed the presence of a Buddhist monastery.

  • China’s New dam

    China is constructing a dam on the Mabja Zangbo river in Tibet, close to the tri-junction of India –Nepal and China

  • Ahom burial sites

    The Centre has decided to nominate Assam’s Charaideo Maidams ,the Ahom equivalent of the ancient Egyptian pyramids for the UNESCO World Heritage Site status this year.

  • Purana Qila

    Archaeological Survey of India all set to begin  Excavation at Purana Qila again

  • Agnipath scheme

    Prime Minister virtually addressed the first batch of Agniveers undergoing training at various centres across the country

  • 2023 Men’s FIH Hockey World Cup

    The international hockey federation (FIH) Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 will be held in the Indian state of Odisha

  • Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas

    ‘17th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas’ that is commemorated on January 9  held in Indore, Madhya Pradesh

  • MV Ganga Vilas

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the world’s longest river cruise  MV Ganga Vilas  and the tent city at Varanasi.

  • National Youth Festival

    PM inaugurated the 26th National Youth Festival in Hubbali, held on National Youth Day(Jan 12), celebrated on the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, to honour and cherish his ideals, teachings and contributions

  • National Health Authority

    National Health Authority (NHA) introduces new system to measure and grade performance of hospitals empanelled under Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY scheme

  • e-NAM

    e-NAM initiative of Ministry of Agriculture won Platinum Award in the Digital Empowerment of Citizens Category in Digital India Award 2022

  • First-port-of-call

    The Royal Navy’s(UK)  offshore patrol vessel, HMS Tamar, sailed to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands as part of its permanent deployment in the Indo-Pacific

  • Broadcasting Infrastructure and Network Development (BIND)’ Scheme

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the proposal of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting regarding Central Sector Scheme “Broadcasting Infrastructure and Network Development” (BIND) for infrastructure development of Prasar Bharati

  • Narayana Guru

    A delegation led by Minister for Kannada and Culture and Energy to Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and submitted a petition seeking the establishment of a corporation after the 19th-century social reformer Narayana Guru.

  • Swadesh Darshan scheme

    Hampi and  Mysuru included in Swadesh Darshan scheme

  • Pope Benedict XVI

    Pope Benedict XVI passed away.

  • Sammed Sikharji

    Jharkhand government decide to change Sammed SikharAji at Parasnath Parvat (hill), Giridih district, from a “place of pilgrimage” to a “religious tourist destination”

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  • Development work

    Government of India provided a major fillip to the tourism sector through PRASAD scheme for a project at Bhadrachalam temples and another one at the Rudreshwar or the Ramappa temple

  • Vibrant Village Programme

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah asked the border-guarding forces to use the Vibrant Village Programme (VVP) for strengthening patriotic citizens in border villages .

  • Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize

    The Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize 2021-22 jointly won by Sudeep Sen and Shobhana Kumar

  • Sammakka Saralamma Janjathi Pujari Sammelan

    President Murmu inaugurates Sammakka Saralamma Janjathi Pujari Sammelan at Bhadrachalam

  • Asian Development Bank

    India and  Asian Development Bank (ADB) sign $125 million loan to improve Urban Services in Tamil Nadu

  • Dhanu jatra

    Bargarh town turns into Mathura as 11-day Dhanu Yatra started

  • Trademark

    Delhi High Court, in the case of Hamdard National Foundation (India) vs Sadar Laboratories Pvt. Ltd, judgment observed that the trademark ‘Rooh Afza’ is prima facie a strong mark requiring a high degree of protection as it has immense goodwill.

  • Srisailam temple

    President of India inaugurated the project “Development of Srisailam Temple in the State of Andhra Pradesh” at Srisailam Temple Complex, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh.

  • Madan Mohan Malaviya

    Prime Minister paid tributes to Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya on his Jayanti(December 25) at parliament

  • Veer Baal Diwas

    Government decided to observe 26th December every year as ‘Veer Baal Diwas’ to mark the martyrdom of Sahibzada Zorawar Singh  and Sahibzada Fateh Singh .

  • Joynagar moa

    Joynagar moa, the popular Bengal sweetmeat available only during the colder months of the year, with the number of registered manufacturers witnessing a massive rise and its Geographical Indication tag getting a 10-year extension.

  • Centrally protected monuments

    Uttar Pradesh has the largest number of Centrally Protected Monuments that have been encroached upon, closely followed by Tamil Nadu

  • One Rank, One Pension

    Union Cabinet approves pending One-Rank-One-Pension revision for veterans

  • Sahitya Akademi Award

    Tamil author M. Rajendran, Telugu writer Madhuranthakam Narendra and Sanskrit poet Janardan Prasad Pandey ‘Mani’ are among the 23 authors  who won the Sahitya Akademi awards for 2022

  • Srinivasa Ramanujan

    To remember the great contribution of Srinivasa Ramanujan to mathematics, every year December 22 is celebrated as national mathematics day.

  • Social Progress Index

    Social Progress Index (SPI) for States and Districts made by the Institute for Competitiveness and Social Progress Imperative was submitted and  to Economic Advisory Council- Prime Minister

  • UNESCO Tentative list

    Gujarat’s Vadnagar town, the iconic Sun Temple at Modhera, and the rock cut sculptures of Unakoti in Tripura have been added to the tentative list of UNCESO World Heritage Sites

  • Ladakh GI tag

    Ladakh got its first ever Geographical Indication (GI) Tag to its Raktsey Karpo Apricot.

  • Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Project (UTKHEP)

    India’s opposition to the use of Chinese contractors in the projects is cause of concern in India-Nepal power trade

  • INS Mormugao

    INS Mormugao ship was commissioned on the eve of the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Goa from Portuguese rule.

  • Kambala

    The first kambala (buffalo race in slushy paddy fields) of the season was set in motion at Kakkepadavu in Bantwal taluk of Dakshina Karnataka district

  • Wayanad rice festival

    Kerala-based organisation named Thanal has embarked on a unique conservation experiment, planting 300 climate-resilient varieties of traditional rice on 1.5 acre of land at its agro ecology centre in Panavally in the Wayanad district.

  • Kanheri Caves

    G20 delegates visited the Kanheri Caves in Mumbai after attending the development group meeting of G20

  • Vijay Diwas

    Vijay Diwas or Victory Day is commemorated on December 16, marking the end of the 1971 Indo-Pak War and the liberation of Bangladesh.

  • Youth Co:Lab

    Atal Innovation Mission and UNDP India launch 5th edition of Youth Co:Lab for Young Entrepreneurs

  • Nataraja idol

    The Idol Wing CID (IWCID) of the Tamil Nadu police successfully stopped the scheduled auctioning of a bronze idol of Nataraja by Christies.com, France. The rare variety bronze idol was suspected to have been stolen from Kayathar in Thoothukudi district half a century ago.

  • Pradhan Mantri Adi Adarsh Gram Yojana

    The Ministry of Tribal Affairs has revamped the existing scheme of  Special Central Assistance to Tribal Sub-Scheme with renaming it as ‘Pradhan Mantri Adi Adarsh ​​Gram Yojana (PMAGY) ‘ for implementation during 2021-22 to 2025-26

  • Aurobindo Ghosh

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to participate in the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of noted Bengali scholar, poet, nationalist and spiritual guru Aurobindo Ghosh .

  • BHANDARKAR ORIENTAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE

    Murty Trust, has announced a grant of 7.5 crore to the over-a-century-old Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute (BORI), Pune.

  • Gamma Ray Burst

    Photometric observations taken with the 3.6 m Devasthal Optical Telescope detects unexpected kilonova emission from ‘a long-duration gamma-ray burst’

  • Karnataka Youth Policy

    The Cabinet cleared the new Karnataka Youth Policy that promises interventions in education, training, employment, health and sports programmes for youngsters, besides a dedicated budgetary outlay.

  • Human rabies

    The State government declared human rabies a fatal viral disease that spreads through the bite of rabid animals (mainly dogs)  as a notifiable disease under the Karnataka Epidemic Diseases Act, 2020.

  • ‘Punyakoti Dattu Yojane

     The Karnataka government’s ambitious cow adoption scheme ‘Punyakoti Dattu Yojane’ has seen a mere minority adoption hit by poor response

  • International Labour Organisation (ILO)

    Integrated policy agenda for a human–centred recovery that is inclusive, sustainable and resilient” is the theme of the 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) of the International Labour Organisation held in Singapore

  • India- Germany

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his German counterpart Annalena Baerbock inked a mobility partnership pact to make it easier for people to study, do research and work in each other’s country.

  • Ekalavya Award

    Shuttler Ashwini Bhat, basketballer Lopamudra Thimmaiah and Anargya Manjunath, the teenage table tennis talent, are among 15 sportspersons picked for the Ekalavya award

  • Nadoja Award

    Cardiologist and director of Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research C.N. Manjunath, writer Krishnappa G. and social activist and businessman S. Shadakshari have been selected for the Nadoja Award .

  • ‘Resilient Karnataka Programme’

     A delegation from the World Bank held discussions with the Karnataka government regarding the ‘Resilient Karnataka Programme’, aimed at making the state climate-resilient and also strengthen it to mitigate disaster risks, along with international expertise.

  • J. C Bose

    Ministry of Culture organizes International conference on the contributions of “J C Bose: A Satyagrahi Scientist” as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsava.

  • OPEC v/s OPEC+

    Why in news? Major oil-producing countries led by Saudi Arabia and Russia agreed to maintain their current output levels in a climate of uncertainty and ahead of fresh sanctions against Moscow coming into force. Highlights The sanction is done by G-7 nations With $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil, that prevents seaborne shipments of Russian […]

  • Japanese encephalitis

    Around 48 lakh children, between the age group of 1 and 15 years, in the State will receive the Japanese Encephalitis vaccine in a special vaccination drive which will start from December.

  • Fly joint patrols over Pacific

    Russian and Chinese strategic bombers flew a joint patrol over the western Pacific in a show of increasingly close defence ties between the two countries.

  • Kinnal craft

     The Karnataka Skill Development Authority (KSDA) soon to start training around 50 artisans in Kinnal craft. The initiative, aims to revive the traditional craft.

  • Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojana (PMAY-G)

    Centre will withdraw its share of funds allocated to States under the Centrally sponsored Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojana if,  states unable to provide land to the landless beneficiaries

  • Hornbill Festival

    The Hornbill Festival is an annual festival celebrated from 1 to 10 of December in the Northeastern Indian state of Nagaland.

  • Digi Yatra

    The Digi Yatra paperless airport entry facility is functional at three airports in the country, at Delhi, Varanasi and Bengaluru .

  • Anaemia

     According to the National Family Health Survey-5 (NFHS 2020-21), 65.5 per cent of children aged 6-59 months in Karnataka are anaemic.

  • ‘Monument health card’

    Archaeological Survey of India (Bangalore Circle) is preparing  the “monument health card” for all 129 protected monuments across 17 districts in Karnataka to create a complete database of all monuments in its jurisdiction, for the first time

  • Gambling dens

    Ukhrul town in Manipur have been scanning “gambling dens” after  reports of wild animals  dead or alive being offered as prizes for raffle draws

  • Carbon capture utilisation and storage policy framework

    NITI Aayog releases study report on ‘Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) Policy Framework and its Deployment Mechanism in India’

  • iNCOVAC

    Bharat Biotech’s intranasal COVID­19 vaccine iNCOVAC has been given emergency use approval as a heterologous booster in adults over 18 years

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  • ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal

    Iranian film Nargesi by Director Payam Eskandari has won the ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal at the 53rd edition of International Film Festival of India, given for a film that best reflects Mahatma Gandhi’s ideals of peace, tolerance and non-violence.

  • Central Depository Services (India) Limited(CDSL)

    Certain services at CDSL were disrupted due to a suspected cyber-attack over the weekend

  • Blue bugging

    Cyber security experts note that apps that let users connect smartphones or laptops to wireless earplugs can record conversations, and are vulnerable to hacks, even iPhones are not immune from the threats

  • Namma Clinics

    In view of the preventable risk factors for non communicable diseases (NCDs), the State Health Department to start screening all those aged above 30 years for diabetes.

  • UNESCO award

    The restoration of the 100-year-old Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya in Mumbai has won the ‘Award of Excellence’ in this year’s UNESCO Asia-Pacifc Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation

  • Khalanga Mela

    Annual Khalanga Mela was held at the Khalanga War Memorial in remembrance of the Gorkha warriors who fought bravely against the British in the battle of Nalapani on the outskirts of Dehradun

  • China’s Indian Ocean forum

    China convened a first “China­Indian Ocean Region Forum” bringing together 19 countries from the region  and all of India’s neighbours, except for India itself, the lone absentee from a new Beijing strategic initiative

  • Himalayan Yak

    the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) has given the ‘food animal’ tag to Himalayan Yak. The decision comes after the latest census.

  • Kudankulam Plant

    The Russian state owned nuclear energy corporation Rosatom has offered a more advanced fuel option to India’s largest nuclear power station at Kudankulam, allowing its reactors to run for an extended two-year cycle without stopping to load fresh fuel

  • National Gopal Ratna Award

    Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying announces National Gopal Ratna Awards 2022 in three categories conferred on National Milk Day

  • International Electro technical Commission

    India wins the International Electro technical Commission (IEC) Vice Presidency and Strategic Management Board (SMB) Chair for the 2023-25 term held recently in San Francisco

  • National Suicide Prevention Strategy

     The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare unveiled the National Suicide Prevention Strategy  the first-of-its-kind policy formulated by the government to prevent suicides as a public health priority.

  • AGNI -3

    India carried out a successful launch of Agni-3 Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile from A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha.

  • Indo-Pacific Regional Dialogue (IPRD )2022

    IPRD-2022 conducted in physical format in New Delhi this year after COVID -19 on a review of India’s opportunities and challenges in the Indo-Pacific region.

  • Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awards

    The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India announced the National Adventure Awards called “Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award” (TNNAA) for the year 2021.

  • The Nyingma sect

    Buddhist sect finds ‘reincarnation’ of famous Taklung Setrung Rinpoche, a scholar known for his knowledge of Tibetan Tantric school from spiti valley

  • Climate Change Performance Index

    India has been ranked amongst top 5 countries in the world, and the best among the G20 countries, based on its Climate Change performance.

  • Arctic Power

    Two nuclear-powered icebreakers launched by Russia to  ensure year-round navigation in the Western Arctic.

  • Unnati project

     Lukewarm response to project Unnati, which aims to reduce dependence on the MGNREGS by imparting skill training to its beneficiaries

  • Lachit Borphukan

     The Assam government to celebrate the 400th of Birth anniversary of Lachit Borphukan at New Delhi

  • CITES

    The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change stated that any number of Dalbergia sissoo timber-based items can be exported as a single consignment in a shipment without CITES permits if the weight of each individual item of this consignment is less than 10 kg.

  • Kannada Goddess’s image

     A five-member committee appointed by the Karnataka government has finalised the image of the Goddess Bhuvaneshwari, the deity representing the Kannada identity, which will be used in all official programmes

  • Hubballi Airport

    Solar-powered Hubballi Airport is Karnataka first ‘green airport’

  • Great Knot

    A Great knot from Russia, belonging to the endangered Calidris tenuirostris (Horsfield, 1821) has found its way to Kerala’s coast, flying over  for a winter sojourn.

  • Target Olympic Podium Scheme

      The Mission Olympic Cell in its 86th meeting approved Olympic gold medallist NeerajChopra’s proposal to train at Loughborough University in the United Kingdom.

  • Kameng Hydro Electric Project

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the 600 MW Kameng hydropower project in Arunachal Pradesh’s West Kameng district to the nation

  • Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI)

    After assuming the G20 Presidency, Prime minister  Narendra Modi  to assume the Chair of Global Partnership on AI (GPAI)

  • Kashi- Tamil Sangamam

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally inaugurated the month-long Kashi-Tamil Sangamam in Varanasi

  • Subramania Bharathi

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi while highlighting the strong bond between Kashi and Tamil Nadu referred to links of eminent poet and freedom fighter Subramania Bharathi with the city.

  • Vikram-S (rocket)

    India’s first private rocket- Vikram-S lifts of from ISRO spaceport

  • Digital Life Certificates

     The Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has launched a nation-wide campaign for promotion of Digital Life Certificate for Central Government pensioners.

  • Transit-oriented development policy

    Karnataka government finally approved the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) policy, which aims to boost vertical growth along public transit corridors.

  • Black Sea Grain Initiative

    The United Nations Secretary General  welcomed an agreement by all parties to extend the Black Sea grain deal to facilitate Ukraine’s agricultural exports from its southern Black Sea ports.

  • G-20

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accepted the ceremonial gavel from Indonesian President Joko Widodo during the conclusion in Bali to next G-20 summit in India .

  • Infosys Science awards

    The Infosys Science Foundation (ISF) announced the winners of the Infosys Prize 2022in six categories – Engineering and Computer Science, Humanities, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences

  • ‘No Money For Terror’ forum

    Why in news? 3rd Ministerial Conference on Countering Financing of Terrorism – No Money for Terror held in New Delhi. Highlights Hosted by : Ministry of Home Affairs, This Conference aims to progress the discussions on combating terrorist financing held by the international community in the previous two Conferences in Paris (2018) and Melbourne (2019). […]

  • Golden Chariot

    The luxury train Golden Chariot, introduced by the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC), is all set to make its comeback to enhance state tourism

  • Sea Vigil-22

    The third edition of the ‘pan-India’ coastal defence Exercise ‘Sea Vigil-22’ is being conducted

  • The International Film Festival of India (IFFI)

    The 53rd edition of IFFI, the International Film Festival of India, has officially rolled out in  Goa during November 2022 will showcase a collage of the best of contemporary and classic films from India and around the globe.

  • National Sports Awards 2022

     Youth Affairs and Sports Ministry has announced the National Sports Awards 2022.

  • Janjatiya Gaurav Divas

    The birth anniversary of the iconic tribal leader Birsa Munda is observed as Janjatiya Gaurav Divas by government

  • Grid Controller of India Limited

    India’s National Grid Operator “Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO)” has changed its name to “Grid Controller of India Limited”.

  • India’s Net Zero Plan

    India announces long-term strategy at COP-27. It will help the nation be carbon neutral by 2070, a commitment made by Prime Minister at Glasgow.

  • Extra-regional fishing fleets

    Chinese fishing vessels have been monitored in the Indian Ocean by Indian Navy, even as illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing continues to rise beyond India’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

  • Eklavya Model Residential School

    The Tribal Affairs Ministry intends to go ahead with its plan to build new Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) on 15 acres of land in all sub-districts which have Scheduled Tribe communities of more than 20,000 people, who make up at least 50% of their total population

  • Marwari horses

     Marwari horses exported for first time; to serve in Bangladesh President entourage

  • Vande Bharat Express train

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off south India’s first Vande Bharat Express train, connecting Mysuru and Chennai via Bengaluru, at KSR Railway Station in Bengaluru

  • Viveka Scheme

    Karnataka Government launched their new classroom scheme ‘Viveka’ on Children’s Day in Kalaburagi district.

  • Solar Energy Corporation of India

    Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) participates in COP 27, Egypt

  • PM Gati Shakti Multimodal Waterways Summit

     Prime Minister’s Gati Shakti Multimodal Waterways Summit organised by the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) under the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India at Varanasi.

  • Jivatram Bhagwandas Kripalani

    PM Modi paid the tribute to Acharya Kripalani on his Jayanti

  • National Education Day

    National Education Day is celebrated annually on November 11 to mark the birth anniversary of India’s first Education Minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.  

  • “India Agribusiness Awards 2022”

    National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), Hyderabad, a vibrant organization under the Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India was one of the organisation to be awarded  with “India Agribusiness Awards 2022” for the best Agribusiness Award under Fisheries Sector.

  • Bhakta Salabeg

    In the maiden to Odissa, President got down from vehicle at Balagandhi on Grand road ,the place of Bhakta Salabeg Samadhi stal and started walking towards puri jagantha temple 

  • Kanaka Dasa

     The birth anniversary of the famous poet shri kanakadasa celebrated as kanakadasa Jayanthi by the government of Karnataka .

  • BIMSTEC

    India hosted the 2nd  BIMSTEC Agriculture Ministers meeting

  • G-20

    Prime Minister unveiled the Logo, Theme and Website of India’s G20 Presidency

  • Garuda-VII

    The chiefs of Indian an French Air Forces joined the Air Exercise Garuda-VII in Jodhpur

  • Raman Research Institute

    The Raman Research Institute (RRI) will be celebrating its Platinum Jubilee Year

  • Lake Victoria

    A plane operated by Tanzania’s Precision Air crash-landed into Lake Victoria on approach to the lakeside city of Bukoba

  • Guru Nanak Dev

    Guru Nanak Jayanti or Gurpurab was celebrated on November 8, 2022. It will be observed as the 553rd birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev

  • Tribal hut replicas

    In a first-of-its-kind bid to showcase the heritage of tribal communities, especially those of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs), the Anthropological Survey of India (AnSI) has recreated the huts of several communities at its different regional centres.

  • NADA

    Why in news? NADA India issued notices to athletes for not filing their whereabouts in stipulated time. Highlights: It is India’s national organisation responsible for promoting, coordinating, and monitoring the doping control program in sports in all its forms. As listed on its official web portal, the agency deals with adopting and implementing anti-doping rules […]

  • Kalaburagi’s ‘Tur bowl’ tag

    Kalaburagi district’s tag as the tur bowl of Karnataka may turn shaky as farmers are switching over to other commercial crops.

  • Ram Mohan Roy

    Dance drama based on the life of Raja Ram Mohan Roy to be organized under the theme ‘Nari Samman’ on Central Vista

  • Polavaram Project

     A.P. and Telangana to survey Polavaram backwater effect

  • Renewable Energy Sector

    Karnataka will soon be the flag bearer of the country’s renewable energy sector as it is already the single largest ethanol production hub in Asia, opined an expert panel on energy spoke at Global Investors’ Meet in Bengaluru.

  • Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI )

    October services signals uptick on improved demand in Purchasing Managers’ Index(PMI)

  • Performance Grading Index

    The Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education released the Performance Grading Index (PGI) for States/UTs for 2020-21.

  • First avian documentation exercise

    Nagaland is undertaking the first avian documentation exercise going beyond the Amur falcons, the migratory raptor that put the State on the world birding map.

  • Mt. Kilimanjaro

    Tanzania’s army has deployed hundreds of troops to help firefighters who have been battling a blaze on Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro

  • Elaben Bhatt

    Gandhian, SEWA founder, and women’s empowerment activist Elaben Bhatt passed away

  • Panamaram Heronry

    Panamaram heronry in Kerala is set to get a new lease of life.

  • Drone attack on Black Sea Fleet

    Ukraine has carried out a “massive” drone attack on the Black Sea Fleet in the Crimean port city of Sevastopol, damaging one warship

  • Machchhu River

    Why in news? A suspension bridge in the city of Morbi that crossed the river collapsed Which was reopened after repairs and renovation done by a private trust Morbi bridge It was a pedestrian suspension bridge over the Machchhu River It was connecting the districts of Mahaprabhuji and Samakantha Dates for its construction vary, but […]

  • Decongestion of Bangalore City

    The foundation stone for the Bengaluru suburban rail project was laid and an ambitious 40-month target to “decongest Bengaluru” was set.

  • Kannada Rajyotsava

    Kannada rajyotsava is celebrated on November 1st every year.

  • Bhoota Kola

    The controversy around Bhoota Kola ritual depicted in the movie  Kantara.

  • The News Broadcasting & Digital Standards Authority (NBDSA)

     The News Broadcasting & Digital Standards Authority (NBDSA), a self-regulatory agency set up by news and digital broadcasters, has fined the Hindi TV channel for turning a news debate on hijab into a “communal issue” and not adhering to guidelines.

  • Rashtriya Ekta Diwas 2022

    The National Unity Day or Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is celebrated every year on October 31 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, India’s first Home Minister.

  • C-295 aircraft facility

    Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of C-295 transport aircraft manufacturing facility – the country’s first in the private sector – in Vadodara, Gujarat.

  • Kalanamak rice

    Indian Agriculture Research Institute has successfully tested two new dwarf varieties of paddy in Uttar Pradesh that give double the yield

  • Kannada Rajyotsava Award 2022

    Following the tradition of awarding Rajyotsava Award every year to eminent persons who have rendered significant service in various fields,on 67th Kannada Rajyotsava (state formation day) this year on November 1.

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  • Kittur Utsava

    State-level Kittur Utsav was celebrated by Karnataka government .

  • Swachhata Special Campaign 2.0

    Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Bhupendra Yadav inspected the “Swachhata” Special Campaign 2.0 at the Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History under the MoEF&CC. Cleanliness and good governance are the key pillars of this campaign.

  • Ashoka Chakra using paddy art

    Wayanad farmer creates Ashoka Chakra using paddy art. Farmer hopes his experiment will attract people to paddy cultivation

  • ‘Karnataka Ratna’ award

     Actor late Puneeth Rajkumar will be conferred with the ‘Karnataka Ratna’ award  the highest civilian honour in Karnataka

  • ‘Blue Flag’ tag

    Two more Indian beaches  Minicoy Thundi beach and Kadmat beach, both in Lakshadweep  have been accorded the coveted International eco-label ‘Blue Flag’, taking India’s tally to 12 in the list of the world’s cleanest and most eco-friendly “beaches, marinas, and sustainable boating tourism operators”

  • Tombs of devotees of Krishna

    Amid the forested lanes of Gokul in Mathura are the once forgotten tombs of Raskhan and Taj Bibi, arguably the two most famous devotees of Lord Krishna

  • Mangarh Dham

     The Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has sought the declaration of Mangarh Dham as the memorial for tribals as a monument of national importance.

  • India’s first flex fuel station

    Jamkhandi in Bagalkot district, will get a ‘flex fuel’ station that will be India’s first, according to the company that is setting it up.

  • Cyclone Sitrang in Bangladesh

    A Sitrang cyclone that lashed Bangladesh left  about 8 million without power across the delta nation.

  • Rozgar Mela – recruitment drive

     The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi launched Rozgar Mela  the recruitment drive for 10 lakh personnel. During the ceremony, appointment letters were handed over to 75,000 newly inducted appointees

  • Telecom Technology Development Fund scheme

    Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF), a body under the Department of Telecommunications, officially launched Telecom Technology Development Fund (TTDF).  

  • New Chairman of Quality Council of India

    Shri Jaxay Shah, former Chairman of CREDAI and founder Chairman of Savvy Group has been appointed as the Chairman of Quality Council of India (QCI) for a period of three years

  • Tejas to be integrated with BrahMos-NG missile

    In the next few years, the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), Tejas, will be able to carry and launch the BrahMosNG  supersonic cruise missile

  • FATF ‘grey list’

     Four years after it was placed on the ‘grey list’ and penalised with severe financial strictures by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Pakistan won a major reprieve, as the international watchdog on terror financing and money laundering agree to remove Pakistan’s namefrom the list of countries under ‘increased monitoring’

  • Coffee industry

    In the coffee heartland of Karnataka, comprising the Kodagu, Chikkamagaluru and Hassan districts, coffee saplings were destroyed  by heavy rains between July and September.

  • Swadesh Darshan 2

     Prayagraj, Chitrakoot, and Gwalior are among the cities identified in 15 States across the country to be romoted as part of India’s new domestic tourism policy which moves away from theme-based tourist circuits and focuses on revving up destination tourism

  • Japan seeks GI tag for Nihonshu

    The Embassy of Japan, New Delhi, has filed an application seeking Geographical Indication (GI) tag for nihonshu/Japanese sake, an alcoholic beverage. Institute

  • Merger of State four RTCs

    Despite a recommendation to the contrary of M.R Srinivasa Murthy committee( Reject the idea of merger) , the state government has decided to merge all four state-run road transport corporations “to plug operational losses and increase efficiency”

  • Kalingattuparani

    The renewed interest in knowing more about one of the oldest and longest-ruling dynasties in the history of Southern India

  • MBBS course in Hindi

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah launched MBBS textbooks in Hindi,making Madhya Pradesh the first State in the country to offer medical education in the language

  • Environmental compensation

    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed environmental compensation of Rs 2,900 crores on the state of Karnataka for allegedly not managing solid as well as liquid waste management causing harm to the environment.

  • Tana Movement

    The Ministry of Culture released the third Comic book on stories of 20 Tribal Freedom Fighters at Tiranga Utsav celebration in New Delhi.

  • Global Hunger Index

    India ranks 107 out of 121 countries on the Global Hunger Index in which it fares worse than all countries in South Asia barring war-torn Afghanistan. It is Published by Concern Worldwide annually, the report has been jointly prepared by Irish aid agency Concern Worldwide and German organisation Welt Hunger Hilfe.

  • Infrastructure status

    The government has accorded infrastructure status to data centres with more than 5-megawatt capacity of IT load

  • G. N. Ramachandran

    Oct 8, 2022 marked the 100th birth anniversary of a great Indian physicist G. N. Ramachandran, who is in the same league as physicists C.V. Raman, M.N. Saha and S.N. Bose.

  • Dedicated satellites for the agricultural sector

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has proposed dedicated ‘Bharat Krishi Satellite’ programme for supporting the country’s agriculture sector

  • Heritage buildings

    The notified heritage buildings in Mysuru will be graded based on their architectural importance and their existing condition in an exercise that will help prioritise structures that require immediate intervention for conservation.

  • Deendayal Port

    The Union Cabinet approved a proposal to develop a container terminal at Tuna-Tekra, Deendayal Port, in Gujarat under the public-private partnership mode.

  • The Graded Response Action Plan

    A revised action plan was created to fight the pollution in New Delhi and the National Capital Region

  • Yeshasvini scheme

    The registration for the relaunched Yeshasvini health scheme in the State will commence from November 1. The scheme is set to become operational from January 1, 2023, and will cover 1,650 diseases.

  • GRAAM’s report

    A comprehensive report titled ‘21 st Century Skills in India; State of the Sector Report 2022” brought out by Mysuru-headquartered Grassroots Research and Advocacy Movement (GRAAM) under UNICEF’s YuWaah project was released in New Delhi.

  • Mahakal Lok corridor

    Modi inaugurated the 900-metre-long Mahakal Lok corridor built at the Mahakaleshwar temple in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh.

  • The Indian-made LCH ‘Prachand’

    The indigenously developed Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) ‘Prachand’, meaning fierce was formally inducted into the Indian Air Force at the Jodhpur airbase.

  • Dasara tableaux

    Kodagu district has won the first prize for its tableau at the Dasara procession in Mysuru.

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  • Oscars 2023

    The Film Federation of India has chosen Pan Nalin’s semi-autobiographical Gujarati drama  Chhello Show ( Last Film Show) as India’s official entry for the 95 th Academy Awards in the Best International Feature Film Category.

  • Government expenditure report

    The government expenditure in India on early childhood education (ECE) for children between the age of three years and six years is a mere 0.1% of the GDP, and the average spend per child of ₹8,297 per annum is at least a fourth of desired levels, according to a new study.

  • Moonlighting

    Wipro Ltd. has sacked some 300 employees for ‘moonlighting’ as the IT services firm toughens its stand against staffers taking a second job after work hours.

  • National logistics policy

    The Union Cabinet approved the National Logistics Policy which aims to reduce the cost of logistics and bring efficiency by “streamlining processes, regulatory framework and skill development.”

  • Star-rating for packaged food

    The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has issued a draft notification on front-of-package labelling, which proposes “Indian Nutrition Rating” (INR) modelled on the health star-rating system.

  • Karnataka Brain Health Initiative (Ka-BHI)

    The State Health Department is contemplating extending the Karnataka Brain Health Initiative (Ka-BHI) to all districts.

  • WORLD DAIRY SUMMIT 2022

    The PM, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated International Dairy Federation World Dairy Summit (IDF WDS) 2022 organised at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida. New Delhi.

  • The Eastern Economic Forum

    Russia hosted the seventh Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) Vladivostok from September 5 to 8. The four-day forum is a platform for entrepreneurs to expand their businesses into Russia’s Far East (RFE).

  • United Nations World Water Development Report

    The UNESCO United Nations World Water Development Report of 2022 has encapsulated global concern over the sharp rise in freshwater withdrawal from streams, lakes, aquifers and human-made reservoirs, impending water stress and also water scarcity being experienced in different parts of the world.

  • ‘India Coffee’ brand

    Coffee Board of India, a body that represents coffee growers and the coffee industry in the country, has decided to expand its reach by launching four premium coffees under the ‘India Coffee’ brand as well as two affordable coffees under the ‘Coffees of India’ brand on Amazon.

  • ‘Wonder on Wheels’

    The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike(BBMP) started a programme called “Wonder on Wheels’” across the city by procuring 10 buses from Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC).

  • The Matru Poorna yojane

    The State government has decided to handover ration at the doorstep of pregnant women to ensure nutritious diet in six districts in Karnataka, even as demands came to extend it across all districts.

  • Queen Elizabeth II

    Britain’s longest reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, died on September 8 at the age of 96. Her death at her Scottish estate, Balmoral Castle, was announced by Buckingham Palace

  • Vostok-22

    From September 1-7, Russia held annual military exercises in its eastern region, with about 13 countries including India and China sending contingents.

  • UNDP’s Human Development Index

    India ranks 132 out of 191 countries in the Human Development Index (HDI) 2021, after registering a decline in its score over two consecutive years for the first time in three decades.

  • Exercise Parvat Prahar

    Army chief General Manoj Pande visited the Ladakh sector to review Exercise Parvat Prahar and was briefed on operational preparedness by Commanders on ground.

  • ‘Taragiri’

    ‘Taragiri’, the third stealth frigate of project 17A was launched by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd. (MDL) in Mumbai.

  • Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile

    India has successfully completed six flight-tests of the Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) system from the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur off the Odisha coast, as part of evaluation trials by the Army.

  • India’s updated Nationally Determined Contribution

    In August 2022, India formally updated its nationally determined contribution (NDC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) which was made on October 2, 2015.

  • PM Shri schools scheme

    The Union Cabinet approved the ‘PM Schools for Rising India’ (PM SHRI) scheme to turn existing government schools into model schools for implementation of the National Education Policy, 2022.

  • Kartavya Path

    Why in news? The 2-km stretch from India Gate to Rashtrapati Bhawan called Kartavya Path, which was known as Rajpath till earlier this week,was inaugurated and the statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate was unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi Background of Rajpath: The ceremonial boulevard of the national capital running from […]

  • Treatment of rare diseases

    The State government announced monetary aid for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes patients who are suffering from rare diseases that require expensive surgeries.

  • Kempe Gowda statue

    Ahead of the unveiling ceremony of 108-feet bronze statue of Bengaluru founder Kempe Gowda on the Bengaluru International Airport premises, the State government has decided to launch a 45-day campaign involving the public.

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  • ‘Atal Bridge’

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the pedestrian-only ‘Atal Bridge” on Sabarmati river in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad city

  • NIDHI-PRAYAS grant

    The Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) has chosen ideas of 14 start-ups in the hardware sector and other innovators from the State for the NIDHI-PRAYAS grant, a flagship initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, to foster indigenously developed innovations and products.

  • E-hundi facility

    The authorities of Goddess Chamundeshwari Temple atop Chamundi Hills here have introduced e-hundi facility (electronic hundi collection) for the benefit of devotees visiting the temple.

  • ‘Vidya Nidhi’

    Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that the State Cabinet has decided to extend the ‘Raita Vidya Nidhi’ scheme to the children of farm labourers along with farmers’ children.

  • National award

    Two teachers from Karnataka have got the National Teachers Award-2022 from the Union Ministry of Education.

  • Millet Conclave-2022

    Millet conclave was held at Raichur and was inaugurated by chief minister.

  • Adopt a Monument scheme

    The State Government has finalized five monuments under the Adopt a Monument scheme announced by the Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai in his Budget presentation earlier this year.

  • ‘Kerala Savari’

    Kerala has soft launched ‘Kerala Savari’, to ensure decent service to passengers along with fair remuneration to auto-taxi workers. It is operated by the Motor Workers Welfare Board under the aegis of the Labour Department.

  • World Folklore Day celebrations

    The campus of Dravidian University echoed with the performance of artisans from various parts of South India, marking the World Folklore Day celebrations.

  • Netanna Nestham aid

    Weavers owning spinning wheels will get an annual sustenance under the YSR Netanna Nestham.

  • Savarkar Rath Yatra

    The former Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa inaugurated the Savarkar Rath Yatra in Mysuru with a call to counter the “negative propaganda” against Hindutva ideologue V.D. Savarkar in the State by spreading his message.

  • Swiss firm Hitachi

    Hitachi Energy, a technology player that offers advanced solutions for a sustainable energy future globally, set up a new facility to manufacture power quality products (devices that test and check the quality of power) at Doddaballapur on the outskirts of Bengaluru.

  • Vision document for healthcare sector

    Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai unveiled a vision document that, according to the State government, aims to outline a long-term plan for the holistic development of the healthcare sector in the State.

  • India and Philippines

    India and the Philippines have vowed to expand their ties in sectors like civil aviation, fintech, education, defence, and security.

  • D. Devaraj Urs

    The 107th birth anniversary of former Chief Minister D. Devaraj Urs was observed

  • Sadhbahavana Dina

    the Karnataka government has advanced the date of ‘Sadbhavana Dina’ to August 18, 2022, while it was earlier observed on August 20 to coincide with former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s birth anniversary.

  • HAL opens office in Kuala Lumpur

    Hindustan Aeronautics Limited will set up an office in Kuala Lumpur to tap business opportunities in Malaysia and the entire Southeast Asian region .

  • FIFA bans AIFF

    The apex body of the sport, FIFA, suspended the country’s top administrative organisation, the All India Football Federation, for “undue influence from third parties”.

  • Venezuelan petcoke

    Indian companies are importing significant volumes of petroleum coke from Venezuela for the first time, as the OPEC nation boosts exports not specifically targeted by U.S. sanctions.

  • Scotland

    Scotland becomes first country to make period products free for all.

  • NIDAAN portal

    The portal — NIDAAN or the National Integrated Database on Arrested Narco-offenders — has been developed by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).

  • Super Vasuki

    The Railways conducted a test run of its longest freight train, Super Vasuki, with 295 loaded wagons carrying over 27,000 tonnes of coal, on August 15, as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations.

  • Centre to study Indian Knowledge Systems

    The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, has launched a Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems.

  • Paalan 1000

    Dr. Pawar virtually launched the ‘Paalan 1000’ National Campaign and Parenting App at the Early Childhood Development Conclave in Mumbai.

  • World Elephant Day

    World Elephant Day was celebrated on 12th August bringing into focus the challenging task of ensuring the jumbos’ conservation amidst habitat destruction and disturbance and the resultant increase in human-elephant conflict.

  • London home of Dadabhai Naoroji

    The south London home where Dadabhai Naoroji, a prominent member of the Indian freedom struggle and Britain’s first Indian parliamentarian, lived for around eight years at the end of the 19th century has been honoured with a commemorative Blue Plaque.

  • ILO report

    India experienced severe working-hour and employment losses in 2020 and 2021, and Indian youth employment deteriorated in 2021 compared to 2020, according to the Global Employment Trends for Youth 2022 report released by the International Labour Organisation

  • Global indices

    Global indices 2022

  • United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP)

    U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres has appointed Rear Admiral Guillermo Pablo Rios of Argentina as the Head of Mission and Chief Military Observer for the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP)

  • Audio Visual Co-production Treaty

    The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of an Audio Visual Co-production Treaty between India and Australia, which is aimed at facilitating joint production of films between the two countries.

  • Tribal dance festival

    The International Day of the World’s Indigenous People was observed in Mysuru on August 9th.

  • CLEAN DRINKING WATER PLANT

    Volvo Group has set up an RO plant at Robertsonpet, KGF in Kolar district, to offer safe and clean drinking water to people in this area as bore well water contains high levels of fluoride and TDS (Total Dissolved Solids).

  • “Ex Vajra Prahar 2022”

    The 13th Edition of the Indo-US Joint Special Forces exercise “Ex Vajra Prahar 2022” commenced at the Special Forces Training School (SFTS), Bakloh in Himachal Pradesh on August 8.

  • U.S. Navy ship in India

    In a first, a U.S. Navy Ship, Charles Drew, arrived in India for carrying out repairs and allied services at the Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Shipyard at Kattupalli, Chennai, adding a new dimension to the fast expanding Indo-U.S. strategic partnership.

  • Combined Maritime Forces

    India formally commenced cooperation with the Bahrain-based multilateral partnership, Combined Maritime Forces (CMF).

  • Quit India movement anniversary

    PM Modi remembered freedom fighters on Quit India movement anniversary 

  • 10th-century Kannada inscription

    A hero stone inscription in Kannada belonging to the 10th century CE, with reference to Rashtrakuta King Krishna III, was discovered in the fields of a village in Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu, recently.

  • State Institute for Transformation of Karnataka

    On the lines of National Institute for Transformation of India (NlTl Aayog), the Karnataka government restructured the Karnataka State Policy and Planning Commission (KSPPC) as the State Institute for Transformation of Karnataka (SITK).

  • Logo competition

    Karnataka Health and Medical Education Minister K. Sudhakar has invited interested citizens to submit logo designs for the State government’s “Namma Clinics” initiative

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  • NATIONAL FILM AWARDS 2020

    Tamil movie “Soorarai Pottru” bagged national awards for the Best Feature Film, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Background Score and the Best Screenplay at the 68th National Film Awards-2020.

  • INDIA AND MALDIVES

    The Union Cabinet, approved the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the field of judicial cooperation, between India and Judicial Service Commission of Maldives.

  • FREEDOM FIGHTERS TILAK AND AZAD

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to freedom fighters Chandra Shekhar Azad and Bal Gangadhar Tilak on their birth anniversaries saying they epitomised courage and patriotism.

  • INDIA’S ONLY BIS-CERTIFIED FLAG-MAKING UNIT

    The country’s sole Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)-recognised national flag manufacturing unit of Karnataka Khadi Gramodyog Samyukta Sangha, Bengeri, at Hubballi in northern Karnataka, is not making preparations for the platinum jubilee celebrations of Independence. This is the unit which supplies the Tricolour to be hoisted atop the Red Fort.

  • RHETT-BUCKLER AWARD

    Noted ophthalmic surgeon from Hubballi, Srinivas M. Joshi of M.M. Joshi Eye Institute bagged the Rhett-Buckler Award for a record sixth time at the annual conference of the American Society of Retinal Specialists (ASRS) held at New York in the U.S. recently.

  • BALAMANI AMMA

    Google celebrated the 113th birth anniversary of famous Malayalam poet Balamani Amma with a Doodle illustrated by Kerala-based artist Devika Ramachandran.

  • VARANASI

    The holy city of Varanasi, showcasing India’s culture and traditions over the ages, will be declared the first “Cultural and Tourism Capital” of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.

  • ‘BHARATIYA BHASHA SANGAM’

    Why in news? The Mysuru-based Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL) has proposed to launch the Language Repository of India and it may be named as “Bharatiya Bhasha Sangam”. About “Bharatiya Bhasha Sangam” It will be a repository of languages, including languages from the Scheme for Protection and Preservation of Endangered Languages (SPPEL), Bhasha Mandakini, […]

  • ‘ONE DISTRICT-ONE SKILL’ PROGRAMME

    Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai launched ‘one district-one skill’ programme aimed at rejuvenating the traditional skills practiced in Karnataka as part of World Youth Skills Day event.

  • BHOOCHETANA SCHEME

    Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai announced that Bhoochetana programme of improving soil health will be reintroduced in Karnataka.

  • GLOBAL GENDER GAP INDEX

    India ranks 135 among a total of 146 countries in the Global Gender Gap Index 2022 and is the worst performer in the world in the “health and survival” sub-index where it is ranked 146.

  • THE FIRST‘BENGALURU DESIGN FESTIVAL’

    Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai unveiled the logo of the first-ever Bengaluru Design Festival scheduled to be held from November 11 and launched the festival campaign.

  • BHARATH GAURAV TRAIN

    The Bharat Gaurav train connecting important pilgrimage centres in the north with Karnataka will be launched by the end of August

  • WORLD ZOONOSIS DAY

    World Zoonosis Day is observed annually on July 6 to commemorate the first immunisation against a zoonotic illness

  • VARANASI DECLARATION

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a three-day summit in Varanasi that culminated with the adoption of the Varanasi Declaration on higher education.

  • NEW RULES TO KEEP ADVERTISEMENTS IN CHECK

    The Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) recently issued guidelines to prevent false or misleading advertisements.

  • THE VIDYALAYA CHOLO ABHIYAN

    The Tripura government has decided to restart the Vidyalaya Cholo Abhiyan to bring back around 9,000 students aged between six and 14 who dropped out of 4,300 schools across the State during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • ‘’MAITRI”

    A pilot project on distribution of menstrual cups as a hygiene device for adolescent girls was launched at B.R. Hills in Chamarajanagar

  • DRONE SURVEY

    Minister for Handloom, Textiles, Sugarcane Development and Sugar said that it has been planned to irrigate 10,000 hectares of farmland through the Sri Yogeshwar Lift Irrigation Project in Navalgund and Hubballi taluks.

  • SANNATI

    The excavation by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) between 1994 and 2001, the ancient Buddhist site on the bank of Bhima river near Kanaganahalli (forming part of Sannati site) in Kalaburagi district, has finally got some attention.

  • YESHASWINI SCHEME

    Five months after Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai announced the reintroduction of Yeshaswini health scheme for farmers, there is still no clarity on how the scheme will be made available in a new form.

  • TEJAS AIRCRAFT

    Malaysia has narrowed down on the Indian aircraft notwithstanding stiff competition from China’s JF-17 jet, South Korea’s FA-50 and Russia’s Mig-35 and the Yak-130 plane

  • THE KAI CHUTNEY

    In Odisha, scientists are now fine-tuning their research to make a presentation for the geographical indications (GI) registry of Kai Chutney.

  • VALLARPADAM BASILICA

    The 500-year-old painting of Our Lady of Ransom that adorns the main altar of the Vallarpadam Basilica has been reinstalled after restoration.

  • ALLURI SITARAMA RAJU

    Why in news? Modi to launch year-long celebrations to remember contributions of Alluri Sitarama Raju Highlights: Hundred years ago, in August 1922, the forests of the Godavari Agency in Madras Presidency witnessed attacks on three police stations over three continuous days. Alluri Sitarama Raju, along with 500 tribals, attacked the police stations of Chintapalli, Krishnadevipeta, […]

  • HAR GHAR TIRANGA:

    The Karnataka State government has issued a circular ordering all higher educational institutions and institutions under the Department of Collegiate & Technical Education (DCTE) to ensure the success of the Union government’s Har Ghar Tiranga campaign.

  • ‘SELFIE WITH A DOCTOR’ CAMPAIGN

    To mark National Doctors’ Day that is observed on July 1, the State Health and Family Welfare Department has launched a “Selfie with a doctor” campaign.

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  • RAIN-FED FARMING IN UTTARAKHAND

    The World Bank has approved a project worth ₹1,000 crore for taking rain-fed farming to new heights in the hilly regions of Uttarakhand.

  • KUDUMBASHREE

    More than 26,000 enterprises have been started by the Kudumbashree under the Start-Up Village Entrepreneurship Programme (SVEP) since it was rolled out in 2016-17. The programme is also being implemented in 25 blocks in Kerala, the highest in the country.

  • FASAL BHAVANTAR KAWACH

    Fasal Bhavantar Kawach an Insurance scheme launched to protect chilli farmers in A.P. from price fluctuations

  • NEW BARGE FROM KSINC

    Amrita’ oil barge from the Kerala Shipping and Inland Navigation Corporation (KSINC) is ready for service.

  • WGC REPORT

    According to the World Gold Council (WGC) report  titled ‘Gold refining and recycling’, India has emerged as the fourth largest recycler in the world and the country has recycled 75 tonnes in 2021

  • KAYAKING IN MANANTHAVADY RIVER

    The Wayanad District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) is preparing to launch kayaking, an adventure tourism-cum-sports activity, in more water bodies in the district.

  • INDIA’S FIRST PUBLIC YOGA DAY EVENT POST-PANDEMIC

    Mysuru hosted the main event of the 8th edition of International Day of Yoga (IDY) with a mass yoga demonstration after a gap of two years. It was the first International Day of Yoga (IDY) public event after the outbreak of COVID-19.

  • PRITHVI-II MISSILE

    India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed, nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile during night time as part of a user training trial from a test range off the Odisha coast.

  • THE 2022 GLOBAL STARTUP ECOSYSTEM REPORT

    The GSER was released in the backdrop of the ongoing London Tech Week 2022, which brings together global governments and corporate leaders, inspirational start-up founders and investors to discuss the power of technology for societies.

  • COMPETITIVENESS INDEX

    India has witnessed the sharpest rise among the Asian economies, with a six-position jump from 43rd to 37th rank on the annual World Competitiveness Index compiled by the Institute for Management Development, largely due to gains in economic performance.

  • THE AGNIPATH SCHEME

    The Cabinet approved the Agnipath scheme for temporary recruitment to the armed forces

  • KARNATAKA LAUNCHES PORTAL ON EV

    Karnataka Minister of Energy, Kannada and Culture Sunil Kumar along with British High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis launched an electric vehicle awareness portal called ‘EV Jagruthi’.

  • MANVANTARA 2.

    Considering the overwhelming response for its Manvantara, a unique initiative for cultivating reading habits and critical outlook among people in general and children in particular, the Koppal district administration has announced the second edition: Manvantara 2.

  • INDIA-UAE PACT

    The Union Cabinet signed a MoU between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on cooperation in the field of industries and advanced technologies

  • INDIA AND VIETNAM

    India and Vietnam signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on mutual logistics support in presence of the two Defence Ministers during the ongoing visit of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to the Southeast Asian nation.

  • FOOD SAFETY INDEX

    Tamil Nadu has topped the Fourth State Food Safety Index 2021-22 of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), replacing Gujarat, which slipped to the second spot among 17 large states, followed by Maharashtra on the third place.

  • ENVIRONMENTAL INDEX RANKING

    India has objected to a report, called the Environmental Performance Index (EPI), 2022, that places India last in a list of 180 countries on managing climate change, environmental health, and ecosystem vitality.

  • ‘SUCHITWA SAGARAM, SUNDARA TEERAM’

    The State-level ‘Suchitwa Sagaram, Sundara Teeram’, an ambitious project aimed at making the sea and coast plastic-free was inaugurated in Kerala.

  • IISC BENGALURU

    The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, is the fastest rising South Asian University among the coveted QS World University Rankings top 200 varsities, having gained 31 places while four IITs have also figured in the category attaining a higher rank compared to the previous edition.

  • RESEARCH INITIATIVE ON TRIBAL HEALTH

    A five-year-long research initiative on tribal health was launched in Chamarajanagar district.

  • STRATEGIC MISSILE AGNI-4

    A successful training launch of an Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile, Agni-4, was carried out on June 06, 2022 from APJ Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha.

  • BALTIC SEA NAVAL EXERCISES

      NATO kicked off nearly a two-week United States-led naval exercise on the Baltic Sea with more than 7,000 sailors, airmen and marines from 16 nations, including two aspiring to join the military alliance, Finland and Sweden.

  • WORLD’S FIRST FISHING CAT CENSUS

    The Chilika Lake, Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon, has 176 fishing cats, according to a census conducted by Chilika Development Authority (CDA) in collaboration with The Fishing Cat Project (TFCP).

  • HEAVY METAL POLLUTION

    Three out of every four river monitoring stations in India posted alarming levels of heavy toxic metals such as lead, iron, nickel, cadmium, arsenic, chromium and copper according to the State of Environment Report 2022.

  • WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

    The World Environment Day was observed on 5th June

  • SIR M VISVESVARAYA TERMINAL

    The Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal is the country’s first largest air-conditioned rail concourse, which will give passengers an airport kind of experience.

  • NALWADI KRISHNARAJA WADIYAR

    The 138th birth anniversary of Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar, the erstwhile ruler of Mysuru, was celebrated in Mysuru

  • KARNATAKA INCUBATORS

    Two incubators supported by the departments of Electronics, IT, BT, and Science and Technology have bagged the top rankings, as per an annual survey that covered 40 bio-spectrum initiatives across the country in the public sector.

  • RASHTROTHANA SAHITYA

    Rashtrothana Sahitya, an affiliate of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, has been selected for the best publisher award with a cash prize of ₹1 lakh for 2021 by the The Kannada Book Authority (KBA).

  • LARGEST KNOWN PLANT

    Researchers have discovered what is now believed to be the largest plant in the world

  • INS NISHANK, INS AKSHAY DECOMMISSIONED

    The Indian Navy decommissioned its two ships, INS Akshay and INS Nishank, after 32 years of service including participation in Operation Talwar and Operation Parakram.

  • RADAR STATIONS

    The phase II project of the coastal surveillance system developed by the public-sector undertaking Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) will be operational along India’s coastline by 2023 with the installation of 38 radar stations and four mobile stations.

  • ECO-SENSITIVE ZONE

     The Supreme Court directed that every protected forest, national park and wildlife sanctuary across the country should have a mandatory eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) of a minimum one km starting from their demarcated boundaries.

  • BRICK WALLS BELIEVED TO BE OF KUSHAN AGE

    The Patna circle of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has dug up remnants of brick walls, which officials believe could be at least 2,000-year-old, at the site of a pond rejuvenation work in Kumrahar area in Patna.

  • SUPER-EARTHS

    The James Webb Space Telescope will begin with in-depth scientific observations. Among the investigations that are planned for the telescope’s first year are two exoplanets classified as “super-Earths”: the lava covered 55 Cancri e and the atmosphere-less LHS 3844 b.

  • NEPTUNE IS BLUER THAN URANUS

     New research led by Professor Patric Irwin at the Department of Physics, University Oxford, suggests that a hazy layer that exists on both planets is behind the different shades of blue.

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  • PM CARES FOR CHILDREN

    Prime Minister releases PM CARES benefits for ‘COVID orphans’

  • INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE

    Gujarat Titans won 15th edition of  Indian Premier League

  • JAL JEEVAN MISSION

    Jal Jeevan Mission Achieves 50% Completion Milestone

  • INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE

    Indian writer Geetanjali Shree has become the first Indian author to win the prestigious International Booker Prize for Hindi novel ‘Tomb of Sand’

  • NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT SURVEY (NAS) 2021 REPORT

    Ministry of Education released the National Achievement Survey (NAS) 2021 report

  • BHARAT GAURAV TRAINS

    The State government of Karnataka has accorded in-principle approval to operate the first Bharat Gaurav train of Karnataka

  • WORLD OF WORK REPORT

    Ninth edition of “world of work” report released by International Labour Organisation

  • RAJIV GANDHI

    Death anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi observed

  • RAM MOHAN ROY

    NEWS : Birth Anniversary of Raja Ram Mohan Roy celebrated RAJA RAM MOHAN ROY • Great scholar and an independent thinker, was a prominent Indian social reformer of 19th century modern India. • Known as the ‘Father of Indian Renaissance’ for his contribution to socio-religious reforms of contemporary Indian society. • Born in Radhanagar, Hooghly […]

  • WORLD BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP

    India’s Women Boxing fraternity added another feather to its cap with Nikhat Zareen winning the Gold Medal at the Women’s World Boxing Championship

  • NASM-SR

    The Navy recently tested an indigenous Naval Anti-Ship Missile (Short Range) or NASM-SR from a Sea King helicopter at the Integrated Test Range in Balasore, Odisha

  • INS SURAT & UDAYAGIRI

    Union Defence Ministerh recently launched two frontline warships of the Indian Navy – ‘Surat’ and ‘Udaygiri’ – at Mazagon Docks Limited (MDL).

  • THOMAS CUP

    India wins THOMAS CUP for the first time in history after defeating Indonesia

  • BUDDHA POORNIMA

    Full moon day of the Hindu month Vaishakha is celebrated as Buddha Poornima, which marks the birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha, founder of Buddhism.

  • AYUSHMAN BHARAT – PRADHAN MANTRI JAN AROGYA YOJANA

    More than 18 crore health cards have been issued under the Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) scheme so far and over 3.2 crore people have availed the hospital facilities, as per recent statistics

  • NATIONAL TECHNOLOGY DAY

    India observes its National Technology Day on 11th May every year

  • CIVIL REGISTRATION SYSTEM REPORT, 2020

    Civil Registration System (CRS) report 2020 was released recently

  • CHAR DHAM YATRA

    Char Dham Yatra commenced recently

  • PRADHAN MANTRI GARIB KALYAN ANNA YOJANA

    Central Government reduced the wheat allocation to some states and UTs under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) till September. However, the reduced wheat quota will be replenished with rice to keep the overall figure intact.

  • TN NEET EXEMPTION BILL

    Governor of Tamilnadu has forwarded the NEET exemption Bill to the Union Home Ministry to be sent to the President of India for his assent

  • NATGRID

    NATGRID campus was inaugurated in Bengaluru recently

  • REPORT ON CURRENCY AND FINANCE (RCF)

    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released the Report on Currency and Finance (RCF) for the year 2021-22

  • PURCHASING MANAGERS’ INDEX

    S&P Global India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index recently released

  • BASAVA JAYANTI

    Prime Minister greeted the people of India on of Basava Jayanti

  • E SHRAM

    Union Labour and Employment Ministry is working on a mechanism to process accident insurance claims by unorganised workers registered on the e-Shram portal

  • PRADHAN MANTRI UJJWALA YOJANA

    Ujjwala Diwas celebrated to commemorate launching of PM Ujjwala Yojana

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  • ANTI-SHIP VERSION OF BRAHMOS MISSILE

    Anti-ship version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired jointly by the Indian Navy and the Andaman and Nicobar Command

  • MUSEUMS GRANT SCHEME

    Ministry of Culture and Tourism has granted Rs 3.75 crore under the ‘Upgradation of Museums Scheme’ as part of Museums Grant Scheme for project in Eluru town, Andhra Pradesh.

  • ATAL NEW INDIA CHALLENGE 2.0

    Atal Innovation Mission launched the phase 1 of the 2nd edition of the Atal New India Challenge

  • UNNAT BHARAT ABHIYAN 2.0

    Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0 (UBA 2.0) has successfully completed four years

  • MSME SUSTAINABLE (ZED) CERTIFICATION SCHEME

    Ministry of MSME launched MSME sustainable (zed) certification Scheme , an extensive drive to enable and facilitate MSMEs adopt Zero Defect Zero Effect (ZED) practices

  • MEGALITHIC BURIAL

    A megalithic burial cluster close to a site of human habitation belonging to the Iron Age has been discovered near Kollegal in Chamarajanagar district

  • INFORMATION SOCIETY (WSIS) FORUM PRIZES 2022

    The government of Meghalaya’s Planning Department’s initiative of the “e-Proposal System”- Meghalaya Enterprise Architecture (MeghEA) Project, has won the UN Award – World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum Prizes 2022

  • ARUNACHAL-ASSAM BORDER DISPUTE

    Chief Ministers of Arunachal Pradesh and his Assam have decided to form district-level committees for settling their inter-state boundary disputes

  • KHELO INDIA UNIVERSITY GAMES

    Second edition of Khelo India University Games recently begun at Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium in Bengaluru

  • INNOVATIONS FOR DEFENCE EXCELLENCE

    Defence Minister launched Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) Prime and the sixth Defence India Start-up Challenge (DISC–6) meant to encourage defence start–ups during DefConnect 2.0

  • TIDAL FLOODING

    A long-term people’s campaign to document the worsening tidal flooding in Ernakulam district of Kerala was launched in 14 coastal villages earlier this week

  • ONE NATION ONE RATION CARD

    The Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD) gets Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration, 2020 for the ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ scheme

  • GURU TEGH BAHADUR

    The 401st birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur was observed on 21st April, 2022.

  • INS VAGSHEER

    The sixth and last of the French Scorpene-class submarines, INS Vagsheer, was launched into water at the Mazagon Docks in Mumbai

  • BATTERY SWAPPING

    NITI Aayog has prepared draft battery swapping policy

  • NATIONAL CIVIL SERVICES DAY

    National Civil Services Day is celebrated on April 21

  • PARABOILED RICE

    Central government has expressed its desire to stop the purchase of excess parboiled rice

  • KARNATAKA DATA CENTRE POLICY 2022

    The State Cabinet approved the Karnataka Data Centre Policy 2022 with a focus on creating demand and value for data centres, by providing a robust and well-connected ecosystem for the growth of data centres in the State

  • BENGALURU KARAGA

    The 9-day Karaga festival comes to end in Bengaluru

  • PRIME MINISTER’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

    Civil Aviation Ministry’s “UDAN” scheme selected for Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration

  • DATA SECURITY COUNCIL OF INDIA (DSCI) REPORT ON CYBERSECURITY STRATEGY

    Data Security Council of India (DSCI) has prepared a report to ensure a safe and vibrant cyberspace for India focussing on areas like large scale digitisation of public services, State-level cyber security etc

  • VIDYA SAMIKSHA KENDRA

    PM visited Vidya Samiksha Kendras in Gujarat

  • AYUSHMAN BHARAT – HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTRES

    4th Anniversary celebrations of Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centres was recently observed

  • UNIFORM CODE FOR MEDICAL DEVICE MARKETING PRACTICES

    The Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP) recently published the draft Uniform Code for Medical Device Marketing Practices (UCMDMP)

  • MODERNISATION OF PRISONS PROJECT

    Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has recently issued guidelines to states and union territories asking that they modernize prisons as part of the Modernisation of Prisons Project

  • HIMACHAL DAY

    April 15 is observed as Himachal Day

  • RASHTRIYA GRAM SWARAJ ABHIYAN

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved continuation of the revamped Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) till 2026

  • DR BR AMBEDKAR

    Birth anniversary of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar celebrated as Ambedkar Jayanti

  • MAHAVIR JAYANTI

    Mahavir Jayanti celebrated on 14 April 2022. It marks the birth of Vardhamana Mahavira

  • RONGALI BIHU

    Rongali/Bohag Bihu celebrated in Assam

  • CANISTER LAUNCHED ANTI-ARMOUR LOITER AMMUNITION SYSTEM

    Indian Army has issued a Request for Information (RFI) for the Canister Launched Anti-Armour Loiter Ammunition (CALM) System of its mechanised forces

  • SVANIDHI SE SAMRIDDHI

    NEWS The Union Government has launched the ‘SVANidhi se Samriddhi’ program DETAILS Additional program of PM SVANidhi Scheme Launched by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Implemented by Quality Council of India (QCI) AIM Provide social security benefits to street vendors for their holistic development and socio-economic upliftment Socio-economic profiling of PM SVANidhi beneficiaries and […]

  • MEGALITHS OF ASSAM

    Recently, Archaeologists have identified 65 large sandstone jars (Megaliths) believed to be used for ritual burials across four sites in Hasao district, Assam

  • JALLIANWALA BAGH MASSACRE

    103 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre observed

  • Helina: Anti-Tank Guided Missile

    India has successfully flight-tested Helina, an Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM), in Pokhran

  • SEEMA DARSHAN PROJECT

    As part of the Seema Darshan project an Indo-Pakistan border viewing point in Nadabet in Gujarat (Located in the Rann of Kutch region)  known as the ‘Wagah of Gujarat’ – was recently inaugurated

  • JYOTIBA PHULE

    Birth Anniversary of Jyotiba Phule celebrated.

  • GLOBAL NETWORK OF SILK CITIES

    Bengaluru has become the first Indian city to get into the global network of silk cities

  • BANKIM CHANDRA CHATTERJEE

    Death anniversary of Bankim Chandra Chatterjee observed

  • GURU NABHA DASS

    Punjab government has announced gazetted holiday on the birth anniversary of Guru Nabha Dass, a 16th century saint

  • PM AWAS YOJANA

    As per Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is taking rapid strides to fulfill the government’s vision- ‘Housing for all by 2024’, with over 3 crore pucca houses already constructed under the program.

  • PRADHAN MANTRI MUDRA YOJANA

    Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana completes 7 years

  • WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION

    The government introduced The Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Amendment Bill, 2022 in Lok Sabha

  • DRAFT GUIDELINES FOR MEDICAL REGISTRATION

    National Medical Commission (NMC) put out a set of three draft regulations on the registration of doctors to the National Medical Register recently

  • MISSION INTEGRATED BIO-REFINERIES

    Government of India launched Mission Integrated Bio-refineries

  • STAND-UP INDIA

    Stand-up India scheme was launched by the Indian government completed six years recently

  • BABU JAGJIVAN RAM

    NEWS 114th birth anniversary of Babu Jagjivan Ram  celebrated ABOUT National leader, a freedom fighter, a crusader of social justice, a champion of depressed classes and an outstanding Parliamentarian Born on 5th April 1908 in Chandwa in Bihar to a Dalit family Pursued his schooling at the nearby town of Arrah where he faced discrimination […]

  • SHREE MANDIRA PARIKRAMA PROJECT

    Shree Mandira Parikrama Project (SMPP) of Odisha government has already run into a controversy

  • TATKAL SERVICES

    ‘Tatkal services’ proposed to be brought under Sakala Mission

  • RENEWABLE ENERGY IN KARNATAKA

    Karnataka distribution companies (discoms) have become the top seller of renewable energy under the Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM) at Indian Energy Exchange Ltd. (IEX).

  • RAMP SCHEME

    Union Cabinet approved the “Raising and Accelerating MSME Performance” (RAMP) scheme

  • UTKAL DIWAS

    Utakala Dibasha or Odisha Day is celebrated every year on April 1

  • P-8I AIRCRAFT SQUADRON

    The second P-8I aircraft squadron of the Navy has been commissioned by the Indian Navy in a ceremony that was held at INS Hansa, Goa

  • DARLONG COMMUNITY

    Darlongs – a small community of around 11,000 people in Tripura – was officially included in the list of Scheduled Tribes after the Lok Sabha passed the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2022.

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  • HARICHAND THAKUR

    In the context of ongoing ‘Matua Dharma Maha Mela 2022’, Harichand Thakur is being remembered

  • ZOJILA TUNNEL

    Zojila tunnel deadline advanced to 2024

  • MEDIUM RANGE SURFACE TO AIR MISSILE (MRSAM)

    Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted two successful flight tests of the Army version of Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) at off the coast of Odisha

  • ARTICULATED ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES

    The Indian Army has issued a Request For Information (RFI) for the supply of Articulated All-Terrain Vehicles to be deployed in Ladakh and Kutch.

  • PRADHAN MANTRI GARIB KALYAN ANNA YOJANA

    Cabinet approves extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PM-GKAY) for 6 months

  • RAINWATER HARVESTING THEME PARK

    BWSSB’s rainwater harvesting theme park completes 10 years

  • EXPORT PREPAREDNESS INDEX

    Niti Aayog released export preparedness index. Gujarat topped the list

  • INS VALSURA

    President of India presented the President’s Colour to INS Valsura, the Navy’s premier technological training establishment

  • GSAT 7B SATELLITE

    The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has given the Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) for capital acquisition proposals for GSAT 7B satellite, along with equipment like Night Sight (image intensifier), 4X4 light vehicles, and Air Defence Fire Control Radar (light).

  • ONE STATION, ONE PRODUCT’ SCHEME

    The KSR Bengaluru Railway Station will market ‘Channapatna toys’ under the ‘One Station, One Product’ (OSOP) scheme

  • ASSAM ACCORD

    Assam government informed the Assembly that nearly 1.44 lakh illegal foreigners had been identified in the state until January 31 this year based on the 1985 Assam Accord

  • TAX FREE FILMS

    NEWS Haryana, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Karnataka, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand, have declared the Kashmir Files movie tax-free. WHAT QUALIFIES A FILM TO BE DECLARED TAX-FREE? There are no fixed criteria for a film to claim or enjoy tax exemption Decision to give up its claim on tax revenues is taken by state governments […]

  • WORLD HAPPINESS INDEX

    Report Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the United Nations

  • DEMOCRACY REPORT 2022

    REPORT BY V-Dem Institute

  • PRADHAN MANTRI FASAL BIMA YOJANA

    Maharashtra has decided to withdraw from the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana (PMFBY) if changes to it are not carried out

  • ONE RANK – ONE PENSION

    The Supreme Court upheld the Centre’s one rank, one pension (OROP) scheme for the armed forces

  • INDIA-JAPAN ACT EAST FORUM

    India and Japan held the sixth joint meeting of the India-Japan Act East Forum (AEF) recently

  • NATIONAL VACCINATION DAY/NATIONAL IMMUNISATION DAY

    National Vaccination/Immunisation Day is observed every year on March 16 to convey the significance of vaccination as well as its role in public health

  • NATIONAL POLICY FOR MEDICAL DEVICES, 2022

    The government of India is proposing National Policy for Medical Devices, 2022 to reduce India’s dependence on import of high-end medical devices

  • TOTAL FERTILITY RATE

    As per recently released economic survey , Karnataka State’s Total Fertility Rate falling faster than national trend.

  • DANDI MARCH

    PM paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and all the eminent persons who marched to Dandi in order to protest injustice and protect our nation’s self-esteem. The day also marks beginning of Civil Disobedience Movement

  • AMRUT 2.0

    Government of India launched ‘India Water Pitch-Pilot-Scale Start-up Challenge’ under AMRUT 2.0 which will select 100 start-ups through this challenge and provide Rs.20 lakh each as funding support

  • MSME INNOVATIVE SCHEME

    NEWS Government of India launched the MSME Innovative Scheme THE SCHEME AIM Guide the MSMEs in developing business ideas into viable business propositions Acts as a hub for innovation activities OTHER DETAILS Provide support through guidance, financial and marketing assistance, technical support, etc. to ensure the scaling up of MSMEs Launched with the combination of […]

  • NATIONAL CRIME RECORDS BUREAU

    37th Foundation Day celebrations of National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) was recently held

  • INDIA AT INTERNATIONAL SPORT FEDERATION (ISSF) WORLD CUP

    The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup 2022 was held in Cairo, Egypt

  • ‘CAPTIVE EMPLOYER’ INITIATIVE

    A webinar on Captive Employment Policy under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) was recently held

  • LABOUR MINISTRY AWARDS

    Union Minister of Labor and Employment presented Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskar (VRP) and National Safety Awards (NSA). They are presented by the Ministry of Labor & Employment since 1965

  • MINES AND MINERALS (DEVELOPMENT AND REGULATION) ACT, 1957

    Cabinet approves Amendment of the Second Schedule to the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 for specifying rate of royalty in respect of certain minerals

  • PAL-DADHVAV KILLINGS

    On  March 7, the Gujarat government marked 100 years of the Pal-Dadhvav killings

  • INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

    March 8 is celebrated as International Women’s Day across the world to promote women’s rights and honour their achievements across the political, economic, social and cultural spheres

  • CENTRAL INDUSTRIAL SECURITY FORCE

    53rd Raising Day celebrations of Central Industrial Security Force was recently celebrated

  • “DONATE A PENSION” SCHEME

    The Union Labour and Employment Ministry launched the “donate a pension” scheme allowing any citizen to pay the premium amount on behalf of an unorganised worker under the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan Scheme.

  • HANSA

    HANSA-NG has completed sea-level trials in Puducherry

  • JANAUSHADHI DIWAS

    India celebrated 7 March as ‘Janaushadhi Diwas’

  • HOST COUNTRY AGREEMENT

    Government of India & International Telecommunication Union (ITU) signed the Host Country Agreement (HCA)

  • KALIYATTAM FESTIVAL

    The Kaliyattam festival is an annual Theyyam festival held in the temples in Kerala’s Malabar region

  • MODERNISATION PLAN-IV FOR CENTRAL ARMED POLICE FORCES

    Government has approved the scheme – Modernisation Plan-IV for Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) in continuation of the scheme “Modernisation Plan-III for CAPFs.

  • RIGHT TO FAIR COMPENSATION ACT, 2013

    Andhra Pradesh government announced that ₹5 lakh per acre financial package would be given to the farmers who parted with their lands for the Polavaram irrigation project prior to the enactment of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013.

  • QUAD SUMMIT

    Quad Summit was recently held

  • DEFENCE ACQUISITION PROCEDURE 2020

    Ministry of Defence (MoD) has offered four projects to the Indian Industry for design & development under Make-I category of Defence Acquisition Procedure (DAP) 2020.

  • RELIEF AND REHABILITATION OF MIGRANTS AND REPATRIATES’ SCHEME

    Under “Relief and Rehabilitation of Migrants and Repatriates scheme”, Central Government has approved the proposal for continuation of seven existing sub schemes for the period 2021-22 to 2025-26.

  • INS VISAKHAPATNAM

    India’s indigenous INS Visakhapatnam was dedicated to the Visakhapatnam city formally

  • STATE OF INDIA’S ENVIRONMENT REPORT 2022

    The State of India’s Environment Report, 2022 of the Centre for Science and Environment was released recently

  • FIFA

    FIFA decided to indefinitely suspend all Russian teams, whether national representative teams or club teams, from participation in all competitions run by the two football bodies

  • UTHRALIKKAVU POORAM

    NEWS Uthralikkavu Pooram festival celebrated UTHRALIKKAVU POORAM Annual Hindu festival held in Vadakkancherry Held every year in the Malayalam month of Kumbham (usually falls on February / March) Eight-day celebration Traditional musical ensembles like the Panchavadyam and the Pandimelam can be seen About twenty-one elephants in the traditional attire line up with colourful parasols; swaying […]

  • DEOCHA PACHAMI COAL BLOCK

    The West Bengal government’s ambitious Deocha Pachami coal block mining project despite the announcement of a relief and rehabilitation package, saw widespread protests which resulted in the arrests of nine people including economist-activist Prasenjit Bose.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - February 2022

  • VEER SAVARKAR

    Death anniversary of Veer Savarkar observed

  • MORARJIBHAI DESAI

    Sixth Prime Minister of India, Morarji Desai was born on 29th February 1896 in Gujarat

  • CV RAMAN

    National Science Day is celebrated every year on 28 February to mark the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’ by Sir C.V. Raman on 28 February 1928

  • GOA CARNAVAL CELEBRATION

    Goa celebrates its annual ‘Carnaval’ or carnival, the colourful festival, a vestige of the state’s erstwhile Portuguese rulers

  • IMMIGRATION VISA FOREIGNERS REGISTRATION TRACKING (IVFRT) SCHEME

    The Government of India has approved the continuation of the Immigration Visa Foreigners Registration Tracking (IVFRT) Scheme for a period of five years to 2026

  • DAYANAND SARASWATI

    Birth anniversary of the Dayanand Saraswati recently celebrated

  • USCC INTERNATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INDEX

    International Intellectual Property Index published by US Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center

  • P-8I AIRCRAFT

    Aviation and defence colossus Boeing delivered India’s 12th maritime surveillance and anti-submarine warfare P-8I aircraft

  • RAMANUJAN PRIZE FOR YOUNG MATHEMATICIANS 2021

    Professor Neena Gupta, conferred the Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians 2021

  • ASSOCIATION OF TENNIS PROFESSIONALS (ATP) RANKINGS

    Russia’s Daniil Medvedev will be the new ATP No. 1, replacing Djokovic who would have held the spot for a record 361 weeks

  • NARSINH MEHTA

    Researchers of Bhakta Kavi Narsinh Mehta University (BKNMU), Junagadh, discovered a new species of spider and named it Narsinhmehtai in honour of Narsinh Mehta. However it is being opposed

  • NATIONAL WASH CONCLAVE-2022

    NEWS National WASH Conclave-2022 was organized recently DETAILS WHO ORGANIZED – National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) COLLOBARATIONS – Ministry of Jal Shakti, Ministry of Panchayati Raj, UNICEF, WaterAid and other development partners THEME – “WASH Forward: Advancing Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Panchayats” CONCLAVE OBJECTIVES Bringing Government and WASH sector players […]

  • KARAKATTAM DANCE

    The Kerala Nattukala Kshema Sabha (KNKS), an outfit that works for the promotion of local art forms in the state, has demanded that Karakattam (also known as Kumbakkali in certain parts) be recognised as the agricultural art form of Kerala

  • AYUSH START-UP CHALLENGE

    The All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) in association with Startup India has launched the ‘Ayush Start-up Challenge’ to encourage start-ups and individuals working on innovations in the field of Ayurveda and alternative healing

  • ANGADIAS

    An FIR has been registered against three Mumbai Police officials last week for allegedly threatening Angadias and extorting money from them in south Mumbai

  • PM CARES FOR CHILDREN

    PM CARES for Children Scheme Extended

  • PRADHAN MANTRI AWAAS YOJANA – GRAMIN

    Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAYG) Dashboard was recently launched

  • KHAJURAHO DANCE FESTIVAL

    NEWS 48th edition of Khajuraho Dance Festival was recently held KHAJURAHO DANCE FESTIVAL 2022 48th edition of this festival Madhya Pradesh State Rupankar Kala Award and National Kalidas Award for dance will be presented to the various artists Feature a number of major events which will focus on the cultural landscape of the various genres […]

  • PRESIDENT’S FLEET REVIEW

    NEWS President of India took  part in the Indian Navy’s 12th Presidential Fleet Review WHAT IS THE PRESIDENT’S FLEET REVIEW? In simplest terms, it is the country’s President taking stock of the Navy’s capability Showcases all types of ships and capabilities the Navy has Takes place once under every President, who is the supreme commander […]

  • STATEHOOD DAY OF ARUNACHAL PRADESH & MIZORAM

    PM greets people of Mizoram & Arunachal Pradesh on their Statehood Day

  • SANGANAKALLU

    Karnataka tourism department to set up digital museum at Sanganakallu

  • INDIAN NEUTRINO OBSERVATORY

    Tamil Nadu has made it clear to the Supreme Court that it does not want the Indian Neutrino Observatory (INO) to be set up in a sensitive ecological zone in the Western Ghats at a great cost to wildlife and biodiversity, and by ignoring the local opposition to the project.

  • MEDARAM JATHARA FESTIVAL

    Medaram Jathara 2022 recently commenced.

  • TARAPUR MASSACRE

    Bihar Chief Minister said February 15 would henceforth be commemorated as “Shahid Diwas” in memory of the 34 freedom fighters who were killed by police in Tarapur town of Bihar

  • DELHI POLICE

    75th raising day of Delhi police recently celebrated

  • CRIMSON ROSE BUTTERFLIES

    The pristine beach of Dhanushkodi at the southern-most tip of the Rameswaram island in the Indian peninsula has witnessed a rare phenomenon over the past few days. Thousands of Crimson Rose butterflies swarmed all available flowering plants along the beach.

  • UPPER BHADRA PROJECT

    NEWS The high-powered committee set up by the Union Government has approved the proposal to declare the Upper Bhadra Project as a national project, which would enable the State to get a ₹12,500 crore grant from the Centre to implement it UPPER BHADRA PROJECT WHAT – Major lift irrigation Scheme AIM – Irrigate 2.25 lakh […]

  • 4TH INDIA – AUSTRALIA ENERGY DIALOGUE

    The 4th India – Australia Energy Dialogue was recently held

  • GURU RAVIDAS

    PM visited Guru Ravidas shrine in UP on account of Guru Ravidas Jayanti

  • PRADHAN MANTRI AWAS YOJANA-URBAN

    Project proposals for more than 60,000 houses were approved for construction in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka and Rajasthan at the 58th meeting of Central Sanctioning and Monitoring  Committee (CSMC) under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) recently

  • IISC MEDICAL SCHOOL

    The Indian Institute of Science (IISc.) in Bengaluru has received its single largest private donation of ₹425 crore, which will be used to set up a postgraduate medical school along with a multispeciality 800-bed hospital on its Bengaluru campus.

  • CHANDERNAGORE

    The Registry Building, a two-storey structure at Chandernagore built in 1875 and a symbol of French settlement of the colonial town, has been awaiting restoration for a long time.

  • LCA TEJAS

    NEWS LCA TEJAS to participate in Singapore air show -2022 LCA TEJAS WHAT – Single engined, light weight, highly agile, multi-role supersonic fighter aircraft DESIGNATED MANUFACTURING UNIT – LCA-Production Group (LCA-PG) (launched in 2002 at HAL) DESIGNED BY – Aeronautical Development Agency ( designated project manager for the development of LCA ) FEATURES Has quadruplex […]

  • DEENDAYAL UPADHYAY

    To mark Deendayal Upadhyay’s death anniversary, the National Monuments Authority organised an international webinar on preserving monuments and heritage recently. The event saw participation by 20 countries including was held in collaboration with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).

  • MADHWACHARYA

    Prime Minister pays his obeisances to Sri Madhwacharya on Madhwa Navmi

  • CHINTAMANI PADYA NATAKAM

    Recently, Andhra Pradesh government banned a 100-year-old play named ‘Chintamani Padya Natakam’

  • HOYSALA TEMPLES

    The Sacred Ensembles of the Hoysala — the famed Hoysala temples of Belur, Halebid and Somananthpura in the State — has been finalised as India’s nomination for consideration as World Heritage for 2022-23.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - January 2022

  • LALA LAJPAT RAI

    PM pays tributes to Lala Lajpat Rai on his Jayanti

  • INS KHUKRI

    Decommissioned INS Khukri to be converted into museum. The Navy vessel handed over to Diu administration

  • AMAR JAWAN JYOTI AND NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL FLAME

    The government has put out the eternal flame of the Amar Jawan Jyoti underneath India Gate and merged it with the one instituted at the National War Memorial in 2019

  • VIKAS ENGINE

    ISRO successfully conducted a 25-second qualification test for its liquid propellant-based Vikas engine to be used under the Gaganyaan mission.

  • STATEHOOD DAY OF MANIPUR, MEGHALAYA AND TRIPURA

    On the Statehood Day of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura (21st January), Prime Minister and other leaders praised the traditions and culture of the three northeast states.

  • SARASWATI RIVER

    In a bid to revive the Saraswati river, the governments of Haryana and Himachal Pradesh will enter into an agreement that entails the building of a dam to supply round-the-year water flow to the river channel

  • INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CHANGE

    Institute for Social and Economic Change celebrates mark its golden jubilee

  • GURU RAVIDAS

    Election commission of India announced postponement of Punjab general elections on account of Guru Ravidas Jayanti

  • REPUBLIC DAU TABLEAUX

    Union defence ministry has rejected Tableaux proposals of Kerala and West Bengal

  • DESIGN LINKED INCENTIVE (DLI) SCHEME

    The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has invited applications from 100 domestic companies, micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) as well as startups for incentives under the design linked incentive (DLI) scheme.

  • PURPLE REVOLUTION

    Addressing first National Start-up day Union Minister Jitendra Singh highlighted that “Purple Revolution” is Jammu & Kashmir’s contribution to “Start-ups India”. It relates to growth of LAVENDER flowers.

  • THIRUVALLUVAR

    NEWS PM pays tributes to the great Thiruvalluvar on Thiruvalluvar Day ABOUT THIRUVALLUVAR Tamil poet Best known as the author of Thirukkural. Thirukkural is a collection of couplets on political and economic matters, ethics and love. No known details about the life of Thiruvalluvar. However, he is believed to have lived near Chennai between fourth […]

  • INDIAN ARMY DAY

    PM extends best wishes to Indian Army personnel on Army Day

  • MAKAR SANKRANTI

    Ministry of AYUSH hosted the first-ever global Surya Namaskar demonstration programme where about 10 million people participated

  • S SOMANATH

    S Somanath appointed tenth chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation

  • SWAMI VIVEKANANDA

    Birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda celebrated

  • GANGASAGAR MELA

    High court of Calcutta has imposed More curbs for Ganga Sagar mela 2022

  • HENLEY PASSPORT INDEX 2021

    UK firm Henley & Partners released its latest global passport ranking index recently

  • BRAHMOS ADVANCED VARIANT

    India Tests Advanced ‘Sea-To-Sea’ Variant Of BrahMos Missile From INS Visakhapatnam

  • TOPS SCHEME

    Ace rider Fouaad Mirza, golfers Anirban Lahiri, Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar and Alpine Skier Mohammed Arif Khan are among the 10 athletes added by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports’ Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) to the list of athletes who would be provided support under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme

  • CHESS GRANDMASTER

    Bharath Subramanian becomes 73 chess grandmaster of India. He completed his third and final GM norm at Vergani Cup Open in Italy.

  • MONUMENTS OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE

    Adi Sankaracharya’s birthplace in Kerala likely to be declared as national monument

  • JALLIKATTU

    Various district administrations in Tamilnadu have banned the conduct of Jallikattu events, ahead of Pongal festival, as part of safety measures.

  • VEER BAL DIWAS

    PM announces 26th December as ‘Veer Baal Diwas’ to mark martyrdom of Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji and Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji.They were sahibzades of Guru Gobind Singh

  • INS VIKRANT

    INS Vikrant, is likely to be commissioned in 2022.It successfully conducted Sea Trials

  • HYPERSONIC MISSILES

    North Korea has successfully tested a hypersonic missile in the first major weapons test by the nuclear-armed nation this year.

  • UTILISATION OF DRONE APPLICATIONS

    Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has called for more effective utilisation of drone applications

  • MAHARAJA BIR BIKRAM MANIKYA KISHORE

    PM inaugurated Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport in Tripura

  • TAKHT DAMDAMA SAHIB

    Delhi Assembly passed an amendment Bill to the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Act, 1971, recognising Takht Damdama Sahib as the fifth Takht of Sikhs.

  • RANI VELU NACHIYAR

    The Prime Minister has paid tributes to Rani Velu Nachiyar on her birth anniversary. She was the queen of Sivagangai

  • DEFENCE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION

    Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) celebrated 64th Foundation Day

  • DRAFT NATIONAL AIR SPORTS POLICY

    Aviation Ministry releases draft National Air Sports Policy

  • SAVITRI BAI PHULE

    Birth anniversary of Savitri Bai Phule  celebrated

  • ‘PADHE BHARAT’ CAMPAIGN

    Union Education Minister launched a 100-day Reading Campaign called ‘Padhe Bharat’.

  • YUVA INITIATIVE OF DELHI POLICE

    Success of Yuva initiative of Delhi police is being discussed

  • MYSURU DASARA

    Close on the heels of Durga Puja being accorded the UNESCO intangible cultural heritage tag, Karnataka is set to initiate the process to secure a similar status for Mysuru Dasara.

  • LADAKH BRIDGE ROAD

    Defence Minister inaugurated 27 projects built by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) recently

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - December 2021

  • SAHITYA AKADEMI AWARD

    The Sahitya Akademi announced its prestigious Sahitya Akademi Awards, Yuva Puraskar and Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2021 in various languages.

  • KONARK SUN TEMPLE

    Added by British for stability, sand inside Konark Sun Temple may be cleared

  • THOLPAVAKKOOTHU

    All-woman team performs Tholpavakkoothu, a first in history, breaking age-old conventions. Rajitha Ramachandra Pulavar, who led the performance at the District Panchayat Hall in Kerala’s Palakkad on Christmas, aptly titled the show Penpavakkoothu, meaning women’s Tholpavakkoothu.

  • ATAL RANKING OF INSTITUTIONS ON INNOVATION ACHIEVEMENTS (ARIIA) RANKINGS

    Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) Rankings was recently released.

  • SANNATI

    Efforts are on to include the Buddhist site excavated in and around Sannati, on the banks of the Bhima in Chittapur taluk of Kalaburagi district, in the World Heritage site list of UNESCO

  • EXTREME COLD WEATHER CLOTHING SYSTEM

    Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) handed over technology for indigenous extreme cold weather clothing system (ECWS) to 05 Indian companies

  • NITI AAYOG HEALTH INDEX

    NITI Aayog, has released the health index of States and Union Territories taking 2019-2020 as the reference year.

  • NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER

    Vikram Misri former Ambassador to China has been appointed Deputy National Security Adviser

  • MISSION SAGAR

    As part of deployment undertaken by Indian Navy under Mission SAGAR, Indian Naval Ship Kesari entered Port of Maputo, Mozambique.

  • MADAN MOHAN MALAVIYA

    PM pays tributes to Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya on his Jayanti

  • ATAL BIHARI VAJPAYEE

    The Good Governance Day (GGD) is celebrated every year in India on December 25 to mark the birthday anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee

  • BHARAT DARSHAN PARK

    Union home minister will inaugurate the Bharat Darshan Park in Punjabi Bagh area of South Delhi built with scrap and waste material

  • PROJECT SEABIRD

    Vice Admiral Tarun Sobti, VSM assumed charge as Director General, Project Seabird

  • P.N. PANICKER

    President of India Unveils a Statue of Late Shri P.N. Panicker

  • ABHYAS: HIGH-SPEED EXPENDABLE AERIAL TARGET (HEAT)

    The DRDO has successfully flight-tested ABHYAS – the High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast of the Bay of Bengal in Odisha. 

  • NATIONAL DOPE TESTING LABORATORY (NDTL)

    The National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) has regained the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accreditation.

  • CHOUDHARY CHARAN SINGH

    National Farmers’ Day is celebrated across the country on December 23 to honour India’s farmers. It marks the birth anniversary of the nation’s fifth PM Choudhary Charan Singh.

  • MISSILE ‘PRALAY’

    The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully conducted the maiden flight test of indigenously developed surface-to-surface missile ‘Pralay’, from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha.

  • AERV

    The first batch of next-generation Armoured Engineer Reconnaissance Vehicles (AERV) was formally inducted into the Indian Army

  • SRINIVASA RAMANUJAN

    National Mathematics Day is observed every year on December 22 to celebrate the life and work of Srinivasa Ramanujan, a great mathematician who was born on this day in 1887.

  • WORLD PRESS FREEDOM INDEX

    Government of India does not agree with the conclusions drawn by Reporters Without Borders about press freedom in India for various reasons

  • BWF WORLD BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIP

    India’s K. Srikanth’s won Silver BWF World badminton championship

  • ALL INDIA VANDE BHARATAM – NRITYA UTSAV

    Delhi hosted the Grand Finale of All India Vande Bharatam, Nritya Utsav

  • GOA LIBERATION DAY

    60th anniversary of the liberation of Goa was celebrated

  • BODOLAND TERRITORIAL REGION COUNCIL

    One-year celebrations of the Bodoland Territorial Region Council (BTR) was recently held.

  • AGNI PRIME MISSILE

    DRDO successfully tests nuclear-capable Agni Prime missile from APJ Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha.

  • RAMNA KALI TEMPLE

    President of India inaugurated the reconstructed Ramna Kali temple in Ramna, a part of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka

  • KOLKATA DURGA PUJA

    Durga Puja in Kolkata has been included by UNESCO in its representative list of ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity’.

  • SARDAR PATEL

    December 15 marks the death anniversary of the great “unifier of the nation”, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

  • CHAR DHAM ROAD PROJECT

    Supreme Court of India permitted the Central Government for double lane widening of the roads for the Char Dham Project

  • PRANAB MUKHERJEE

    President of India pays homage to  Pranab Mukherjee on his Birth Anniversary

  • KASHI VISHWANATH CORRIDOR

    The 400-metre-long Kashi Vishwanath Corridor in Varanasi connecting the ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva to the banks of the Ganges was inaugurated by Prime Minister

  • PINAKA ER

    Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) tested several weapons over the last three days including the extended range Pinaka missile with the Army and a flight test of the indigenously designed and developed Stand-off Anti-Tank Missile (SANT)

  • VL-SRSAM

    NEWS Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) designed for Indian Naval warships was successfully flight tested ABOUT Designed and developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation Has the capability of neutralising various aerial threats at close ranges including sea-skimming targets Tactic of sea skimming is used by various anti-ship missiles and some fighter jets to avoid […]

  • C RAJAGOPALACAHARI

    PM pays tributes to C. Rajagopalachari on his Jayanti

  • JNANAPEETH AWARDS

    Assamese poet Nilmani Phookan Jr has won the 56th Jnanpith Award, and Konkani novelist Damodar Mauzo has won the 57th Jnanpith Award.

  • BIPIN RAWAT

    Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat have been confirmed to be among the 13 people who died in the IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter crash near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu

  • GURU TEG BAHADUR JI

    The Prime Minister has paid tributes to Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji on his martyrdom day.

  • INDIA-RUSSIA RENEW MILITARY PACT

    India and Russia have signed a number of agreements, contracts and protocols covering small arms and military cooperation

  • RAIGAD FORT

    President of India visits Raigad fort and paid tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

  • ARMED FORCES (SPECIAL POWERS) ACT (AFSPA)

    Nagaland CM calls for scrapping of AFSPA

  • DAVIS CUP

    Russia wins Davis Cup after 15 years

  • DR BR AMBEDKAR

    December 6 is observed every year all over India as Mahaparinirvan Din, the death anniversary of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar.

  • R. VENKATARAMAN

    President of India pays floral tributes to  R. Venkataraman, former President of India,  on his birth anniversary

  • MORARJI DESAI

    A copy of the Bhagavad Gita, a Parker pen, a Gandhi topi (cap) and a tulsi mala are some of the personal effects of former Prime Minister Morarji Desai that will make their way to the Museum of Prime Ministers, New Delhi

  • ST. FRANCIS XAVIER

    Prime Minister has greeted the people of  Goa on the day of the Feast of St. Francis Xavier.

  • PAIKA REBELLION

    Centre has refused to accept Odisha state demand of declaring Paika revolution as first war of independence

  • GATEWAY OF INDIA

    Opening Ceremony of Gateway of India is being celebrated. The gateway was opened on 4th December 1924, by the Viceroy, the Earl of Reading

  • DR RAJENDRA PRASAD

    President of India Pays Homage to Dr Rajendra Prasad on His Birth Anniversary

  • 1971 INDO-PAK WAR

    Victory of India in 1971 war is being commemorated

  • BALLON D’OR

    Lionel Messi won Ballon d’Or award

  • BORDER SECURITY FORCE

    On 1 December 1965, India’s first line of defense, the Border Security Force (BSF) was formed.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - November 2021

  • MAHATMA PHULE

    Death Anniversary of Jyotiba Phule celebrated.

  • RANI KAMALAPATI

    Recently, Habibganj railway station of Bhopal has been renamed as ‘Rani Kamalapati’ station.

  • NATIONAL CADET CORPS

    73 annual rising day of National Cadet Corps celebrated

  • EARTHQUAKE IN MYANMAR

    A shallow and strong earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck the Myanmar-India border region

  • DR VERGHESE KURIEN

    Birth centenary of Dr. Varghese Kurien (Milk Man of India) is celebrated as National Milk Day

  • RANI GAIDINLIU

    Union Home Minister laid the foundation stone for the ‘Rani Gaidinliu Tribal Freedom Fighters Museum’ in Manipur’s Tamenglong district. The museum project was sanctioned by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs

  • AK-203 DEAL

    The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved deal for the manufacture of 6.71 lakh AK-203 assault rifles in India in cooperation of Russia

  • WORLD FISHERIES DAY

    World Fisheries Day is observed on the 21st November every year.

  • GENDER EQUALITY – SCHOOL CLOSURE – REPORT

    By : UNESCO

  • HEALTHCARE EQUITY IN URBAN INDIA

    By : Azim Premji University

  • SWACHH SURVEKSHAN AWARDS

    The President of India conferred awards to 342 cleanest cities of India at the ‘Swachh Amrit Mahotsav’ as part of Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban 2.0 by the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs

  • RANI LAXMI BAI

    The Prime Minister has paid tributes to Rani Lakshmibai on her Jayanti

  • INDIRA GANDHI

    Birth Anniversary of Indira Gandhi celebrated

  • REPORT ON GENERIC DRUGS IN INDIA

    By Competition Commission of India

  • RAKSHA SAMARPAN PARV

    PM participated in the event, at Lakshmi bai fort,Jhansi

  • REZANG LA

    Defence Minister to dedicate revamped Rezang La War Memorial.

  • GURU PURAB

    Guru Nanak Dev Ji Jayanti/ Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab  celebrates the birth of the first Sikh guru, Guru Nanak.

  • PURI HERITAGE CORRIDOR

    Odisha Chief Minister is expected to soon lay the foundation stone of the Puri heritage corridor

  • SABZ BURJ

    Conservation Of Delhi’s Sabz Burj Complete

  • POCHAMPALLY

    Pochampally village in Telangana is set to be named as one of the best Tourism Villages by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)

  • VISHAKAPATTANAM

    Visakhapatnam, a P15B stealth guided missile destroyer named after the port city of Andhra Pradesh on the East coast, is to be commissioned into the Indian Navy

  • KARTARPUR CORRIDOR

    The government is considering reopening the Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara corridor to Pakistan this week to allow Sikh pilgrims to cross over, more than 20 months after it was shut down due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

  • PANDIT JAWAHARLAL NEHRU

    Birth anniversary of Pandit Nehru is celebrated every year as Children’s day

  • BIRSA MUNDA

    The Centre has decided to observe November 15 as ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas,’ every year in honour of tribal people’s contribution to the freedom movement and nation-building. It is Birthday of Birsa Munda

  • ICC T20 WORLD CUP

    Australia wins ICC T20 World Cup

  • S-400 SYSTEMS

    Moscow has started deliveries of the S-400 air defence systems to India

  • ACHARYA JB KRIPALINI

    Birth anniversary of Acharya Kripalani was recently celebrated

  • MAULANA ABUL KALAM AZAD

    National Education Day of India is celebrated every year on 11 November to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

  • PROJECT 75

    The fourth submarine of the Project – 75, VELA  was delivered to the Indian Navy today recently

  • UNESCO CREATIVE CITIES NETWORK (UCCN)

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has picked Srinagar among 49 cities as part of the creative city network under the Crafts and Folk Arts category.

  • INDIA’S SUBMARINE STRENGTH

    CBI filed two chargesheets against serving and retired naval officers, and some others, for allegedly sharing details of the ongoing modernisation project of India’s Kilo Class submarines

  • PADMA AWARDS 2020

    President of India presented the prestigious Padma Awards of the year 2020 to achievers of various fields at a colourful ceremony held at Rashtrapathi Bhavan

  • BATHUKAMMA

    Bathukamma festival was screened on Burj Khalifa

  • CHHATH POOJA

    Politicization of Ban on Chhath Pooja is being witnessed

  • NATIONAL SPORTS AWARDS 2021

    Recently, the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports announced the National Sports Awards 2021.

  • ADI – SHANKARACHARYA

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 12-foot statue of Adi Shankaracharya at Kedarnath, where the acharya is believed to have attained samadhi

  • DHANVANTARI

    National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur celebrates National Ayurveda Day 2021

  • KHASI INHERITANCE OF PROPERTY BILL, 2021

    A district autonomous council in Meghalaya, which If implemented, the proposed Bill would modify an age-old customary practice of inheritance of the matrilineal Khasi tribe.

  • SATYAJIT RAY

    Chess, Costumes and a Crown from Satyajit Ray’s ‘Shatranj Ke Khilari’ is on display at the India International Centre, New Delhi

  • RASHTRIYA EKTA DIWAS

    Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day is celebrated on October 31, every year.

  • WORLD PEDESTRIAN DAY

    Punjab Police has submitted a proposal to Declare Guru Nanak Jayanti as WORLD PEDESTRIAN DAY

  • PROJECT 15B

    The first ship of the four Project-15B state-of-the-art stealth guided missile destroyers, Visakhapatnam, being built at the Mazgaon Docks Limited (MDL), was delivered to the Navy

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - October 2021

  • PUBLIC AFFAIRS INDEX 2021

    Public Affairs Centre has released Public Affairs Index 2021

  • U. MUTHURAMALINGAM THEVAR

    The Prime Minister has recalled the rich contributions of the illustrious Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar on Thevar Jayanthi.

  • HAMPI

    Tourism Minister of Karnataka urges centre to develop Hampi under iconic tourist destination scheme

  • KR NARAYANAN

    The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind paid homage to Shri K.R. Narayanan, former President of India

  • AGNI-5

    India successfully test-fired surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-5

  • CLIMATE VULNERABILITY INDEX

    The report ‘Mapping India’s Climate Vulnerability – A District-level Assessment’, which has been supported by the India Climate Collaborative and Edelgive Foundation was released by Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)

  • DEFEXPO 2022

    Raksha Mantri chairs Ambassadors’ Round Table for DefExpo 2022

  • PREM BHATIA AWARD

    Prem Bhatia awards for journalism was recently presented

  • QUEEN HEO HWANG-OK MEMORIAL PARK

    On the banks of the Sarayu in Ayodhya, acres of green space, mostly known as Ram Katha Park, have been through a major beautification exercise. Once inaugurated on November 4, the spruced-up space will be known as Queen Heo Hwang-ok Memorial Park, after a Korean queen believed to have had Indian roots

  • RK LAXMAN

    The Prime Minister has paid tributes to cartoonist RK Laxman on his 100th birth anniversary

  • PRIME MINISTERS MUSEUM

    The Prime Ministers’ Museum on the Teen Murti Bhavan premises is likely to miss yet another deadline, this time the “October, 2021” tentative date, for completion

  • INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF INDIA

    As the annual International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa, returns in a hybrid format on November 20, it tries to generates interest with some international personalities and talked-about titles of the year. It is 52 edition of film festival

  • RAMAPPA – KAKATIYARUDRESHWARA TEMPLE

    The Union Minister for Culture, Tourism   unveiled the UNESCO World Heritage Listing plaque at Ramappa – KakatiyaRudreshwara Temple in Palampet.

  • INDO-TIBETIAN BORDER POLICE

    ITBP is awarding Best Dog & Best Horse awards . These awards are being presented since 2016

  • INNOVATIONS FOR YOU

    NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) has launched – “Innovations for You” an attempt to showcase the success stories of Atal Innovation Mission’s Startups in different domains. These startups have worked to create new, disruptive and innovative products, services, and solutions that can pave a path for a sustainable future.

  • UDAN DAY

    Government of India celebrated UDAN day on October 21

  • GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY INDEX

    Report by London-based Economist Impact and is sponsored by Corteva Agriscience.

  • WORLD ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

    IMF unveiled its 2nd World Economic Outlook (WEO)

  • MAHARSHI VALMIKI

    Valmiki Jayanti celebrated

  • BHASKARABDA

    Bhaskarabda to be added to official calendar of Assam

  • NEBRA SKY DISC

    The British Museum in London will display an ancient object called the Nebra Sky Disc, which is thought to be the world’s oldest concrete depiction of stars.

  • KUSHINAGAR

    Kushinagar Airport in Uttar Pradesh  to be declared as an international airport .

  • SIR SYED AHMAD KHAN

    Birth Anniversary of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan celebrated recently

  • SOUTH ASIAN FOOTBALL FEDERATION CHAMPIONSHIP

    India crowned SAFF champions for 8th time as Sunil Chhetri leads Blue Tigers to 3-0 win over Nepal

  • INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE

    Chennai Super kings clinch fourth IPL title

  • GLOBAL HUNGER INDEX

    By : Irish aid agency Concern Worldwide and German organisation Welt Hunger Hilfe

  • DR GANGAKHEDKAR

    Dr R R Gangakhedkar, former head of epidemiology and communicable diseases at the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), has been selected for the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) expert group that will examine the origins of emerging and re-emerging pathogens of epidemic and pandemic potential, including SARS-CoV-2.

  • BORDER SECURITY FORCE

    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has extended the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) up to 50 km inside the international borders in Punjab, West Bengal and Assam.

  • MEDICAL TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2021

    The government has notified new rules under which the gestational limit for termination of a pregnancy has been increased from 20 to 24 weeks for certain categories of women under newly amended Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2021

  • APJ ABDUL KALAM

    Birth Anniversary of APJ Abdul Kalam celebrated

  • E-CHHAWANI

    In order to extend the facility for booking community halls of Cantonment Boards online without any physical application, a ‘Community Hall Booking module’ has now been made live on the eChhawani portal for greater ease of living for Cantonment residents.

  • NOBEL PRIZE FOR ECONOMICS

    Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2021 — often incorrectly referred to as the Nobel Prize in Economics — to three US-based economists.

  • AKASA AIRLINES

    Aviation venture SNV Aviation, which is planning an airline under the Akasa brand, has received a no-objection certificate from the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

  • SOUTH ASIA ECONOMIC FOCUS REPORT ON INDIA

    Report by World Bank

  • JIM CORBETT

    Jim Corbett National Park, a world-renowned tiger reserve in Uttarakhand, may be renamed as Ramganga National Park in the future.

  • JP NARAYAN

    Death anniversary of Jayaprakash Narayan recently celebrated.

  • INDIAN AIR-FORCE DAY

    Celebrated on OTOBER 8

  • NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

    Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah, 72, won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature “for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee”

  • BUDDHIST CIRCUIT

    Ministry of culture to provide financial push to Buddhist circuit

  • ANIMAL HUSBANDRY IN IVC

    Researchers at the Central University of Kerala (CUK) have found that domestication of sheep had taken place in the Indian subcontinent, especially in Indus Valley civilisation regions in the 6th or 7th millennium BC.

  • SC120-LOX

    The heaviest semi-cryogenic propellant tank (SC120-LOX) ever fabricated by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has been delivered to the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro).

  • NOBEL PRIZE FOR CHEMISTRY

    Germany’s Benjamin List and U.S.-based David MacMillan on Wednesday won the Nobel Chemistry Prize for developing a tool to build molecules which has helped make chemistry more environmentally friendly.

  • INDUSTRIAL PARK RATING SYSTEM (IPRS) REPORT

    The 2nd edition of the Industrial Park Rating System (IPRS) Report was launched by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry

  • NOBEL PRIZE FOR PHYSICS

    U.S.-Japanese scientist Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann of Germany, and Giorgio Parisi of Italy on Tuesday won the Nobel Physics Prize for climate models and the understanding of physical systems. It is being hailed as first Nobel prize for climate studies

  • WORLD ANIMAL DAY

    World Animal Welfare Day is observed all over the world every year on October 4.

  • SYAMJI KRISHNA VARMA

    The Prime Minister has paid tributes to Shyamji Krishna Varma on his Jayanti.

  • DRDO DARE TO DREAM 2.0 AWARDS

    Defence Minister felicitated the winners of ‘Dare to Dream 2.0’ Contest organised by Defence Research & Development Organisation

  • NOBEL PRIZE FOR PHYSIOLOGY

    U.S. scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian on Monday won the Nobel Medicine Prize for discoveries on receptors for temperature and touch.

  • MAHABAHU BRAHMAPUTRA RIVER HERITAGE CENTRE

    A British-era bungalow on a hillock that used to be the 17th century military office of the Ahom rulers has been converted into a heritage centre depicting life along the Brahmaputra. It has been named Mahabahu Brahmaputra River Heritage Centre

  • SUCHETGARH

    First ever retreat ceremony to be held at Suchetgarh

  • LAL BAHADDUR SHASTRI

    Birth Anniversary of Lal Bahaddur Shastri celebrated

  • CHACHA CHAUDHARY

    The centre will use Chacha Chaudhary, the popular comic book character, for sensitising children and youths about the cleaning of Ganga and other rivers under National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG)

  • SIVAJI GANSEAN

    Google Doodle celebrates SIVAJI GANESAN

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - September 2021

  • ORDNANCE FACTORY BOARD DISSOLVED

    Defence Ministry has issued an order to dissolve the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB)

  • BHAGATH SINGH

    PM pays tributes to Shaheed Bhagat Singh on his Jayanti

  • AKASH PRIME MISSILE

    The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully tested a new version of the Akash surface-to-air missile Akash Prime from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur, Odisha.

  • QUAD LEADERS’ SUMMIT 2021

    United States hosted the first ever in person meeting of QU
    AD leaders

  • IAF SHOW IN DAL LAKE

    The show saw a display by the IAF’s Surya Kiran Aerobatics Team, Paramotor and powered hang-glider display, flypast by MiG-21 Bison and aerobatics by Su-30 aircraft. It also included the Akashganga skydiving display, IAF symphony orchestra display and a photo exhibition depicting the history of IAF.

  • ARJUN’S MARK-1A

    The Ministry of Defence (MoD) Thursday said it has placed an order worth over Rs 7,500 crore to Heavy Vehicles Factory (HVF), Chennai for supply of 118 units of Main Battle Tank (MBT) Arjun’s Mark-1A variant for the Indian Army.

  • NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME AWARDS

    The President of India presented the National Service Scheme Awards for the year 2019-20

  • RAMDHARI SINGH DINAKAR

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid tributes to Rashtrakavi Ramdhari Singh Dinkar on his birth anniversary.

  • STATE FOOD SAFETY INDEX

    By Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

  • GLOBAL INNOVATION INDEX 2021

    India scores 46th rank in the Global Innovation Index 2021.

  • HELINA MISSILE

    The helicopter-launched Nag Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM), Helina, being developed indigenously, has completed all trials and the process for issuing of acceptance of necessity (AoN) by the Army. It is 3rd generation lock on Before Launch (LOBL) fire and forget class missile.

  • TRADE & DEVELOPMENT REPORT

    It is a report by UNCTAD

  • S K JOSHI

    QCI launched the Prof. S.K. Joshi Laboratory Excellence Award.This is country’s first-of-its- kind Laboratory Excellence Award. This Award has been instituted to promote Laboratory Quality and performance improvement in the country.

  • SHANKHALIPI SCRIPT

    Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) discovered remains of an ancient temple dating back to the Gupta period (5th century) in a village in Uttar Pradesh’s Etah district recently

  • ENGINEERS DAY

    Engineers Day 2021 was observed on September 15, to mark the birthday of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya.

  • RAJA MAHENDRA PRATAP SINGH

    PM Modi lays foundation stone of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh University in UP’s Aligarh

  • RAMCHARITMANAS

    On recommendation of the syllabus committee, the “applied philosophy of Shri Ramcharitmanas” has been introduced as an elective (optional) course under the philosophy subject for first-year students of graduation (BA) from the academic session of 2021-22 in Madhya Pradesh

  • GRANDSLAM TOURNAMENT

    British teenager Emma Raducanu becomes the first British woman in 44 years to win a Slam crown in US Open finals

  • ACHARYA VINOBA BHAVE

    The Prime Minister has paid  tributes to Acharya Vinoba Bhave on his Jayanti.

  • BATTLE OF SARAGARHI

    September 12 marks the 124th anniversary of the Battle of Saragarhi

  • MRSAM SYSTEM

    Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has handed over the first deliverable Firing Unit (FU) of Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) System to Indian Air Force (IAF)

  • V. O. CHIDAMBARAM PILLAI

    The Prime Minister has remembered freedom fighter V. O. Chidambaram Pillai on his Jayanti.

  • KARBI ANGLONG AGREEMENT

    The centre signed a tripartite agreement- “Karbi Anglong Agreement”  with representatives of Karbi outfits

  • AMAZON KISAN STORE

    Amazon India announced the launch of Kisan Store.

  • AVANI LEKHARA

    Avani Lekhara has become the 1st Indian women to win two Paralympic medals at a single edition of the Paralympics

  • VANNIYAR MOVEMENT

    Government in Tamil Nadu has announced the construction of a memorial in Villupuram to people killed in police firing and clashes in 1987, during a movement demanding reservation for the Vanniyar community.

  • STATE OF THE WORLD’S TREES REPORT

    It is a report by Botanic Gardens Conservation International

  • PANJ PIARE

    Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat has apologised for comparing Punjab Congress chief Navjot Sidhu and his four advisers to the Panj Piare

  • ZAPAD 2021

    NAGA Battalion group contingent of 200 Army personnel will participate in the multinational Exercise ZAPAD 2021 being held at Nizhniy, Russia from September 3 to 16

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - August 2021

  • HUNTER COMMISSION-JALLIANWALAH BHAG MASSACRE

    Prime Minister  inaugurated the newly renovated Jallianwala Bagh complex and museum in Amritsar

  • HARI SINGH NALWA

    In the wake of present afghan crisis, the legendary HARI SINGH NALWA is being remembered. He was legendary Sikh commander of Ranjith Singh, tamed the turbulent forces at play in Afghanistan and earned the reputation of the most feared Sikh warrior

  • KEY INDICATORS FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC 2021

    According to a new report titled “Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2021” released by Asian Development Bank (ADB), COVID-19 pandemic has pushed an estimated 75 million to 80 million people in developing Asia into extreme poverty as compared to what would have happened without COVID-19

  • SHREE NARAYANA GURU

    The Prime Minister has paid tributes to Sree Narayana Guru on his Jayanti.

  • ARMY-2021

    India pitched its indigenously built fighter aircrafts at the International Military-Technical Forum ‘ARMY-2021’ in Moscow.

  • S-400 AIR DEFENCE

    The S-400 air defence systems deal, for which deliveries are scheduled to begin in a few months, was on schedule said Russia

  • REPORT ON HUNGER IN AFGHANISTAN

    UN food agency has been able to negotiate with the Taliban in order distribute aid in one provincial capital in Afghanistan. However, it is unable to resume food deliveries to three other provincial capitals.

  • MOPPLAH / MALABAR REBELLION

    August 20, marks the centenary of the Malabar rebellion, which is also known as the Moplah (Muslim) riots. Also year 2021 will mark the 100th year anniversary of the Malabar rebellion of 1921.

  • IVC LINGUISTUCS

    New Study Suggests Indus Valley People Spoke Ancestral Dravidian Language.

  • SAINIK SCHOOLS

    Prime Minister during his address on 75th Independence Day celebration, announced that Sainik Schools across India will now be open for female students as well.

  • SUBHADRA KUMARI CHAUHAN

    Google Honours India’s First Woman Satyagrahi, Subhadra Kumari Chauhan, With A Doodle.

  • BABASAHEB PURANDARE

    Noted writer Babasaheb Purandare celebrates 100th birthday

  • MAHITI FOR MAINS – INDIA’S MARITIME SECURITY

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  • INDIRA GANDHI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, DELHI

    The Skytrax World Airport Award ranking 2021 was recently published in which Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi has emerged among world’s top-50 best airports in the 2021.

  • RAJIV GANDHI AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

    Maharashtra government has announced for creation of a new award named “Rajiv Gandhi Award for Excellence in Information Technology (IT)”

  • PM SHRAM AWARDS

    The Government of India  announced the Prime Minister’s Shram Awards (PMSA) for the year 2018.

  • GLOBAL YOUTH DEVELOPMENT INDEX 2020

    Report by coomonwealth secratariat

  • QUIT INDIA

    Remembrance day of Quit India celebrated

  • DARAH SHIKOH

    The final resting place of Mughal prince Dara Shikoh remains a mystery, with the Archaeological Survey of India saying it has not located the grave within the Humayun’s Tomb complex

  • NATIONAL HANDLOOM DAY

    National handloom day is celebrated every year on August 7 to pay tribute to handloom weavers and artisan communities across India

  • KHEL RATNA

    What is in news : The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna stands renamed as the “Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna”. About Khel Ratna awards : Highest sporting award By – Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports For – Spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four […]

  • ABANINDRANATH TAGORE

    Year-long celebrations marking 150 years of Abanindranath Tagore was started recently

  • IAC – 1

    Sea trials of the country’s maiden indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC-1), built by the public sector Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL).

  • PINGALI VENKAYYA

    Birth Anniversary of Pingali Venkaiah celebrated

  • NORTH EASTER BORDER DISPUTE SOLUTIONS

    To solve the Assam- Mizoram border dispute and to arrive at a permanent solution, the Centre has asked the North Eastern Space Application Centre (NESAC) to map and demarcate the State boundaries using satellite imaging.

  • OPERATION BLUE FREEDOM

    Government of India has accorded sanction to Team CLAW to lead a team of people with disabilities to scale Siachen Glacier and create a new world record for the largest team of people with disabilities.This is the land world record expedition part of ‘Operation Blue Freedom Triple World Records’ being undertaken.

  • REVAMPED DISTRIBUTION SECTOR SCHEME

    What is in news : This Union cabinet has recently approved a Reforms-based and Results-linked, Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme. Details : Subsumes – Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP) 2015 for the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) and […]

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - July 2021

  • LUDWIG GUTTMANN

    Google honours ‘founder of the paralympic movement’ Ludwig Guttmann with a doodle

  • HISTORIC URBAN LANDSCAPE PROJECT

    In the state of Madhya Pradesh, the cities of Orchha and Gwalior have been selected by UNESCO under its ‘Historic Urban Landscape Project.’

  • ST QUEEN KETEVAN

    After a long-standing request of Georgia, External Affairs Minister handed over the holy relics of 17th century Georgian Queen St. Ketevan nearly 16 years after they were found in Goa.

  • KANWAR YATRA

    Supreme court has asked UP government about allowing Kanwar yatra despite COVID

  • DR BIDHAN CHANDRA ROY

    ATIONAL DOCTORS DAY is observed on July 1 every year. The date marks the birth and death anniversary of a renowned physician and former Chief Minister of West Bengal Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy.

  • PERSONS IN NEWS: DILLIP KUMAR

    Bollywood Legend Dillip Kumar passed away recently

  • IDEX

    The Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence has approved a central sector scheme viz. Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX)

  • KESARIA BUDDHA STUPA

    Kesaria Buddha stupa has been waterlogged

  • SIR CHETTUR SANKARAN NAIR

    Filmmaker Karan Johar recently announced his decision to produce the biopic of Sir Chettur Sankaran Nair, an acclaimed lawyer and judge in the Madras High Court and one of the early builders of the Indian National Congress.

  • PROJECT – 75

    Kickstarting the formal process for building six conventional submarines indigenously under the Project 75 India or P-75I, the government issued a Request for Proposal (RPF) to the two selected Indian Strategic Partners (SP)

  • AFSPA

    AFSPA (Armed Forces Special Powers Act) extended in Nagaland for another six months by Home ministry

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - June 2021

  • GANDHI ASHRAM MEMORIAL PROJECT

    Gujarat state authorities have started the process of clearing residential properties within the Sabarmati Ashram premises to develop a world class memorial as part of a project planned under Project Gandhi Ashram Memorial and Precinct Development.

  • BALIDAN DIWAS

    The 67the death anniversary of Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee was observed as ‘Balidan Diwas’

  • NATIONAL MARITIME HERITAGE COMPLEX(NMHC)

    The Ministry of Culture (MoC) and  Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (MoPSW)  signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for ‘Cooperation in Development of National Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC) at Lothal, Gujarat

  • GURU ARJAN DEV

    Pakistan government, citing the second wave of Covid-19, has denied permission to a group of Sikh pilgrims from India who wanted to visit the historic Gurdwara Dera Sahib in Lahore to mark the martyrdom day Guru Arjan Dev, the fifth Sikh Guru.

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