NammaKPSC Current Affairs - December 2022
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.
The Karnataka government’s ambitious cow adoption scheme ‘Punyakoti Dattu Yojane’ has seen a mere minority adoption hit by poor response
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
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.
Shuttler Ashwini Bhat, basketballer Lopamudra Thimmaiah and Anargya Manjunath, the teenage table tennis talent, are among 15 sportspersons picked for the Ekalavya 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 .
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.
Ministry of Culture organizes International conference on the contributions of “J C Bose: A Satyagrahi Scientist” as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsava.
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 […]
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.
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.
The Karnataka Skill Development Authority (KSDA) soon to start training around 50 artisans in Kinnal craft. The initiative, aims to revive the traditional craft.
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
The Hornbill Festival is an annual festival celebrated from 1 to 10 of December in the Northeastern Indian state of Nagaland.
The Digi Yatra paperless airport entry facility is functional at three airports in the country, at Delhi, Varanasi and Bengaluru .
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.
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
Ukhrul town in Manipur have been scanning “gambling dens” after reports of wild animals dead or alive being offered as prizes for raffle draws
NITI Aayog releases study report on ‘Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) Policy Framework and its Deployment Mechanism in India’
Bharat Biotech’s intranasal COVID19 vaccine iNCOVAC has been given emergency use approval as a heterologous booster in adults over 18 years
NammaKPSC Current Affairs - November 2022
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.
Certain services at CDSL were disrupted due to a suspected cyber-attack over the weekend
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
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.
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
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 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
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.
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
Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying announces National Gopal Ratna Awards 2022 in three categories conferred on National Milk Day
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
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.
India carried out a successful launch of Agni-3 Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile from A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha.
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.
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.
Buddhist sect finds ‘reincarnation’ of famous Taklung Setrung Rinpoche, a scholar known for his knowledge of Tibetan Tantric school from spiti valley
India has been ranked amongst top 5 countries in the world, and the best among the G20 countries, based on its Climate Change performance.
Two nuclear-powered icebreakers launched by Russia to ensure year-round navigation in the Western Arctic.
Lukewarm response to project Unnati, which aims to reduce dependence on the MGNREGS by imparting skill training to its beneficiaries
The Assam government to celebrate the 400th of Birth anniversary of Lachit Borphukan at New Delhi
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.
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
Solar-powered Hubballi Airport is Karnataka first ‘green airport’
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.
The Mission Olympic Cell in its 86th meeting approved Olympic gold medallist NeerajChopra’s proposal to train at Loughborough University in the United Kingdom.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the 600 MW Kameng hydropower project in Arunachal Pradesh’s West Kameng district to the nation
After assuming the G20 Presidency, Prime minister Narendra Modi to assume the Chair of Global Partnership on AI (GPAI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally inaugurated the month-long Kashi-Tamil Sangamam in Varanasi
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.
India’s first private rocket- Vikram-S lifts of from ISRO spaceport
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.
Karnataka government finally approved the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) policy, which aims to boost vertical growth along public transit corridors.
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.
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 .
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
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). […]
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
The third edition of the ‘pan-India’ coastal defence Exercise ‘Sea Vigil-22’ is being conducted
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.
Youth Affairs and Sports Ministry has announced the National Sports Awards 2022.
The birth anniversary of the iconic tribal leader Birsa Munda is observed as Janjatiya Gaurav Divas by government
India’s National Grid Operator “Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO)” has changed its name to “Grid Controller of India Limited”.
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.
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).
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 exported for first time; to serve in Bangladesh President entourage
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
Karnataka Government launched their new classroom scheme ‘Viveka’ on Children’s Day in Kalaburagi district.
Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) participates in COP 27, Egypt
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.
PM Modi paid the tribute to Acharya Kripalani on his Jayanti
National Education Day is celebrated annually on November 11 to mark the birth anniversary of India’s first Education Minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.
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.
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
The birth anniversary of the famous poet shri kanakadasa celebrated as kanakadasa Jayanthi by the government of Karnataka .
India hosted the 2nd BIMSTEC Agriculture Ministers meeting
Prime Minister unveiled the Logo, Theme and Website of India’s G20 Presidency
The chiefs of Indian an French Air Forces joined the Air Exercise Garuda-VII in Jodhpur
The Raman Research Institute (RRI) will be celebrating its Platinum Jubilee Year
A plane operated by Tanzania’s Precision Air crash-landed into Lake Victoria on approach to the lakeside city of Bukoba
Guru Nanak Jayanti or Gurpurab was celebrated on November 8, 2022. It will be observed as the 553rd birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev
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.
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 district’s tag as the tur bowl of Karnataka may turn shaky as farmers are switching over to other commercial crops.
Dance drama based on the life of Raja Ram Mohan Roy to be organized under the theme ‘Nari Samman’ on Central Vista
A.P. and Telangana to survey Polavaram backwater effect
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.
October services signals uptick on improved demand in Purchasing Managers’ Index(PMI)
The Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education released the Performance Grading Index (PGI) for States/UTs for 2020-21.
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.
Tanzania’s army has deployed hundreds of troops to help firefighters who have been battling a blaze on Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro
Gandhian, SEWA founder, and women’s empowerment activist Elaben Bhatt passed away
Panamaram heronry in Kerala is set to get a new lease of life.
Ukraine has carried out a “massive” drone attack on the Black Sea Fleet in the Crimean port city of Sevastopol, damaging one warship
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 […]
The foundation stone for the Bengaluru suburban rail project was laid and an ambitious 40-month target to “decongest Bengaluru” was set.
Kannada rajyotsava is celebrated on November 1st every year.
The controversy around Bhoota Kola ritual depicted in the movie Kantara.
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.
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.
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.
Indian Agriculture Research Institute has successfully tested two new dwarf varieties of paddy in Uttar Pradesh that give double the yield
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.
NammaKPSC Current Affairs - October 2022
State-level Kittur Utsav was celebrated by Karnataka government .
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.
Wayanad farmer creates Ashoka Chakra using paddy art. Farmer hopes his experiment will attract people to paddy cultivation
Actor late Puneeth Rajkumar will be conferred with the ‘Karnataka Ratna’ award the highest civilian honour in Karnataka
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”
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
The Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has sought the declaration of Mangarh Dham as the memorial for tribals as a monument of national importance.
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.
A Sitrang cyclone that lashed Bangladesh left about 8 million without power across the delta nation.
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
Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF), a body under the Department of Telecommunications, officially launched Telecom Technology Development Fund (TTDF).
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
In the next few years, the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), Tejas, will be able to carry and launch the BrahMosNG supersonic cruise missile
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’
In the coffee heartland of Karnataka, comprising the Kodagu, Chikkamagaluru and Hassan districts, coffee saplings were destroyed by heavy rains between July and September.
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
The Embassy of Japan, New Delhi, has filed an application seeking Geographical Indication (GI) tag for nihonshu/Japanese sake, an alcoholic beverage. Institute
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”
The renewed interest in knowing more about one of the oldest and longest-ruling dynasties in the history of Southern India
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
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.
The Ministry of Culture released the third Comic book on stories of 20 Tribal Freedom Fighters at Tiranga Utsav celebration in New Delhi.
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.
The government has accorded infrastructure status to data centres with more than 5-megawatt capacity of IT load
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.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has proposed dedicated ‘Bharat Krishi Satellite’ programme for supporting the country’s agriculture sector
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.
The Union Cabinet approved a proposal to develop a container terminal at Tuna-Tekra, Deendayal Port, in Gujarat under the public-private partnership mode.
A revised action plan was created to fight the pollution in New Delhi and the National Capital Region
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.
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.
Modi inaugurated the 900-metre-long Mahakal Lok corridor built at the Mahakaleshwar temple in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh.
The indigenously developed Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) ‘Prachand’, meaning fierce was formally inducted into the Indian Air Force at the Jodhpur airbase.
Kodagu district has won the first prize for its tableau at the Dasara procession in Mysuru.
NammaKPSC Current Affairs - September 2022
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
The State Health Department is contemplating extending the Karnataka Brain Health Initiative (Ka-BHI) to all districts.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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 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.
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
From September 1-7, Russia held annual military exercises in its eastern region, with about 13 countries including India and China sending contingents.
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.
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’, the third stealth frigate of project 17A was launched by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd. (MDL) in Mumbai.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
The State government announced monetary aid for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes patients who are suffering from rare diseases that require expensive surgeries.
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.
NammaKPSC Current Affairs - August 2022
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the pedestrian-only ‘Atal Bridge” on Sabarmati river in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad city
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.
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.
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.
Two teachers from Karnataka have got the National Teachers Award-2022 from the Union Ministry of Education.
Millet conclave was held at Raichur and was inaugurated by chief minister.
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 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.
The campus of Dravidian University echoed with the performance of artisans from various parts of South India, marking the World Folklore Day celebrations.
Weavers owning spinning wheels will get an annual sustenance under the YSR Netanna Nestham.
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.
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.
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 the Philippines have vowed to expand their ties in sectors like civil aviation, fintech, education, defence, and security.
The 107th birth anniversary of former Chief Minister D. Devaraj Urs was observed
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.
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited will set up an office in Kuala Lumpur to tap business opportunities in Malaysia and the entire Southeast Asian region .
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”.
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 becomes first country to make period products free for all.
The portal — NIDAAN or the National Integrated Database on Arrested Narco-offenders — has been developed by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).
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.
The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, has launched a Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems.
Dr. Pawar virtually launched the ‘Paalan 1000’ National Campaign and Parenting App at the Early Childhood Development Conclave in Mumbai.
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.
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.
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
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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)
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.
The International Day of the World’s Indigenous People was observed in Mysuru on August 9th.
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).
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.
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.
India formally commenced cooperation with the Bahrain-based multilateral partnership, Combined Maritime Forces (CMF).
PM Modi remembered freedom fighters on Quit India movement anniversary
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.
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).
Karnataka Health and Medical Education Minister K. Sudhakar has invited interested citizens to submit logo designs for the State government’s “Namma Clinics” initiative
NammaKPSC Current Affairs - July 2022
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Google celebrated the 113th birth anniversary of famous Malayalam poet Balamani Amma with a Doodle illustrated by Kerala-based artist Devika Ramachandran.
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.
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, […]
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.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai announced that Bhoochetana programme of improving soil health will be reintroduced in Karnataka.
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.
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.
The Bharat Gaurav train connecting important pilgrimage centres in the north with Karnataka will be launched by the end of August
World Zoonosis Day is observed annually on July 6 to commemorate the first immunisation against a zoonotic illness
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a three-day summit in Varanasi that culminated with the adoption of the Varanasi Declaration on higher education.
The Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) recently issued guidelines to prevent false or misleading advertisements.
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.
A pilot project on distribution of menstrual cups as a hygiene device for adolescent girls was launched at B.R. Hills in Chamarajanagar
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.
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.
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.
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
In Odisha, scientists are now fine-tuning their research to make a presentation for the geographical indications (GI) registry of Kai Chutney.
The 500-year-old painting of Our Lady of Ransom that adorns the main altar of the Vallarpadam Basilica has been reinstalled after restoration.
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, […]
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.
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.
NammaKPSC Current Affairs - June 2022
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.
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 an Insurance scheme launched to protect chilli farmers in A.P. from price fluctuations
Amrita’ oil barge from the Kerala Shipping and Inland Navigation Corporation (KSINC) is ready for service.
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
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.
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.
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 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.
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 Cabinet approved the Agnipath scheme for temporary recruitment to the armed forces
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’.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
The State-level ‘Suchitwa Sagaram, Sundara Teeram’, an ambitious project aimed at making the sea and coast plastic-free was inaugurated in Kerala.
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.
A five-year-long research initiative on tribal health was launched in Chamarajanagar district.
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.
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.
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).
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.
The World Environment Day was observed on 5th June
The Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal is the country’s first largest air-conditioned rail concourse, which will give passengers an airport kind of experience.
The 138th birth anniversary of Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar, the erstwhile ruler of Mysuru, was celebrated in Mysuru
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, 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).
Researchers have discovered what is now believed to be the largest plant in the world
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NammaKPSC Current Affairs - May 2022
Prime Minister releases PM CARES benefits for ‘COVID orphans’
Gujarat Titans won 15th edition of Indian Premier League
Jal Jeevan Mission Achieves 50% Completion Milestone
Indian writer Geetanjali Shree has become the first Indian author to win the prestigious International Booker Prize for Hindi novel ‘Tomb of Sand’
Ministry of Education released the National Achievement Survey (NAS) 2021 report
The State government of Karnataka has accorded in-principle approval to operate the first Bharat Gaurav train of Karnataka
Ninth edition of “world of work” report released by International Labour Organisation
Death anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi observed
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 […]
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
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
Union Defence Ministerh recently launched two frontline warships of the Indian Navy – ‘Surat’ and ‘Udaygiri’ – at Mazagon Docks Limited (MDL).
India wins THOMAS CUP for the first time in history after defeating Indonesia
Full moon day of the Hindu month Vaishakha is celebrated as Buddha Poornima, which marks the birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha, founder of Buddhism.
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
India observes its National Technology Day on 11th May every year
Civil Registration System (CRS) report 2020 was released recently
Char Dham Yatra commenced recently
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.
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 campus was inaugurated in Bengaluru recently
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released the Report on Currency and Finance (RCF) for the year 2021-22
S&P Global India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index recently released
Prime Minister greeted the people of India on of Basava Jayanti
Union Labour and Employment Ministry is working on a mechanism to process accident insurance claims by unorganised workers registered on the e-Shram portal
Ujjwala Diwas celebrated to commemorate launching of PM Ujjwala Yojana
NammaKPSC Current Affairs - April 2022
Anti-ship version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired jointly by the Indian Navy and the Andaman and Nicobar Command
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 Innovation Mission launched the phase 1 of the 2nd edition of the Atal New India Challenge
Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0 (UBA 2.0) has successfully completed four years
Ministry of MSME launched MSME sustainable (zed) certification Scheme , an extensive drive to enable and facilitate MSMEs adopt Zero Defect Zero Effect (ZED) practices
A megalithic burial cluster close to a site of human habitation belonging to the Iron Age has been discovered near Kollegal in Chamarajanagar district
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
Chief Ministers of Arunachal Pradesh and his Assam have decided to form district-level committees for settling their inter-state boundary disputes
Second edition of Khelo India University Games recently begun at Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium in Bengaluru
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
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
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
The 401st birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur was observed on 21st April, 2022.
The sixth and last of the French Scorpene-class submarines, INS Vagsheer, was launched into water at the Mazagon Docks in Mumbai
NITI Aayog has prepared draft battery swapping policy
National Civil Services Day is celebrated on April 21
Central government has expressed its desire to stop the purchase of excess parboiled rice
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
The 9-day Karaga festival comes to end in Bengaluru
Civil Aviation Ministry’s “UDAN” scheme selected for Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration
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
PM visited Vidya Samiksha Kendras in Gujarat
4th Anniversary celebrations of Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centres was recently observed
The Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP) recently published the draft Uniform Code for Medical Device Marketing Practices (UCMDMP)
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
April 15 is observed as Himachal Day
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved continuation of the revamped Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) till 2026
Birth anniversary of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar celebrated as Ambedkar Jayanti
Mahavir Jayanti celebrated on 14 April 2022. It marks the birth of Vardhamana Mahavira
Rongali/Bohag Bihu celebrated in Assam
Indian Army has issued a Request for Information (RFI) for the Canister Launched Anti-Armour Loiter Ammunition (CALM) System of its mechanised forces
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 […]
Recently, Archaeologists have identified 65 large sandstone jars (Megaliths) believed to be used for ritual burials across four sites in Hasao district, Assam
103 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre observed
India has successfully flight-tested Helina, an Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM), in Pokhran
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
Birth Anniversary of Jyotiba Phule celebrated.
Bengaluru has become the first Indian city to get into the global network of silk cities
Death anniversary of Bankim Chandra Chatterjee observed
Punjab government has announced gazetted holiday on the birth anniversary of Guru Nabha Dass, a 16th century saint
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 completes 7 years
The government introduced The Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Amendment Bill, 2022 in Lok Sabha
National Medical Commission (NMC) put out a set of three draft regulations on the registration of doctors to the National Medical Register recently
Government of India launched Mission Integrated Bio-refineries
Stand-up India scheme was launched by the Indian government completed six years recently
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 (SMPP) of Odisha government has already run into a controversy
‘Tatkal services’ proposed to be brought under Sakala Mission
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).
Union Cabinet approved the “Raising and Accelerating MSME Performance” (RAMP) scheme
Utakala Dibasha or Odisha Day is celebrated every year on April 1
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
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.
NammaKPSC Current Affairs - March 2022
In the context of ongoing ‘Matua Dharma Maha Mela 2022’, Harichand Thakur is being remembered
Zojila tunnel deadline advanced to 2024
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
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.
Cabinet approves extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PM-GKAY) for 6 months
BWSSB’s rainwater harvesting theme park completes 10 years
Niti Aayog released export preparedness index. Gujarat topped the list
President of India presented the President’s Colour to INS Valsura, the Navy’s premier technological training establishment
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).
The KSR Bengaluru Railway Station will market ‘Channapatna toys’ under the ‘One Station, One Product’ (OSOP) scheme
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
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 […]
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Maharashtra has decided to withdraw from the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana (PMFBY) if changes to it are not carried out
The Supreme Court upheld the Centre’s one rank, one pension (OROP) scheme for the armed forces
India and Japan held the sixth joint meeting of the India-Japan Act East Forum (AEF) recently
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
The government of India is proposing National Policy for Medical Devices, 2022 to reduce India’s dependence on import of high-end medical devices
As per recently released economic survey , Karnataka State’s Total Fertility Rate falling faster than national trend.
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
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
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 […]
37th Foundation Day celebrations of National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) was recently held
The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup 2022 was held in Cairo, Egypt
A webinar on Captive Employment Policy under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) was recently held
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
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
On March 7, the Gujarat government marked 100 years of the Pal-Dadhvav killings
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
53rd Raising Day celebrations of Central Industrial Security Force was recently celebrated
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-NG has completed sea-level trials in Puducherry
India celebrated 7 March as ‘Janaushadhi Diwas’
Government of India & International Telecommunication Union (ITU) signed the Host Country Agreement (HCA)
The Kaliyattam festival is an annual Theyyam festival held in the temples in Kerala’s Malabar region
Government has approved the scheme – Modernisation Plan-IV for Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) in continuation of the scheme “Modernisation Plan-III for CAPFs.
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 was recently held
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.
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.
India’s indigenous INS Visakhapatnam was dedicated to the Visakhapatnam city formally
The State of India’s Environment Report, 2022 of the Centre for Science and Environment was released recently
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
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 […]
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
Death anniversary of Veer Savarkar observed
Sixth Prime Minister of India, Morarji Desai was born on 29th February 1896 in Gujarat
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 celebrates its annual ‘Carnaval’ or carnival, the colourful festival, a vestige of the state’s erstwhile Portuguese rulers
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
Birth anniversary of the Dayanand Saraswati recently celebrated
International Intellectual Property Index published by US Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center
Aviation and defence colossus Boeing delivered India’s 12th maritime surveillance and anti-submarine warfare P-8I aircraft
Professor Neena Gupta, conferred the Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians 2021
Russia’s Daniil Medvedev will be the new ATP No. 1, replacing Djokovic who would have held the spot for a record 361 weeks
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
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 […]
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
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
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 Scheme Extended
Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAYG) Dashboard was recently launched
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 […]
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 […]
PM greets people of Mizoram & Arunachal Pradesh on their Statehood Day
Karnataka tourism department to set up digital museum at Sanganakallu
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 2022 recently commenced.
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
75th raising day of Delhi police recently celebrated
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.
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 […]
The 4th India – Australia Energy Dialogue was recently held
PM visited Guru Ravidas shrine in UP on account of Guru Ravidas Jayanti
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
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.
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.
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 […]
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).
Prime Minister pays his obeisances to Sri Madhwacharya on Madhwa Navmi
Recently, Andhra Pradesh government banned a 100-year-old play named ‘Chintamani Padya Natakam’
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.
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PM pays tributes to Lala Lajpat Rai on his Jayanti
Decommissioned INS Khukri to be converted into museum. The Navy vessel handed over to Diu administration
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
ISRO successfully conducted a 25-second qualification test for its liquid propellant-based Vikas engine to be used under the Gaganyaan mission.
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.
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 celebrates mark its golden jubilee
Election commission of India announced postponement of Punjab general elections on account of Guru Ravidas Jayanti
Union defence ministry has rejected Tableaux proposals of Kerala and West Bengal
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.
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.
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 […]
PM extends best wishes to Indian Army personnel on Army Day
Ministry of AYUSH hosted the first-ever global Surya Namaskar demonstration programme where about 10 million people participated
S Somanath appointed tenth chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation
Birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda celebrated
High court of Calcutta has imposed More curbs for Ganga Sagar mela 2022
UK firm Henley & Partners released its latest global passport ranking index recently
India Tests Advanced ‘Sea-To-Sea’ Variant Of BrahMos Missile From INS Visakhapatnam
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
Bharath Subramanian becomes 73 chess grandmaster of India. He completed his third and final GM norm at Vergani Cup Open in Italy.
Adi Sankaracharya’s birthplace in Kerala likely to be declared as national monument
Various district administrations in Tamilnadu have banned the conduct of Jallikattu events, ahead of Pongal festival, as part of safety measures.
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, is likely to be commissioned in 2022.It successfully conducted Sea Trials
North Korea has successfully tested a hypersonic missile in the first major weapons test by the nuclear-armed nation this year.
Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has called for more effective utilisation of drone applications
PM inaugurated Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport in Tripura
Delhi Assembly passed an amendment Bill to the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Act, 1971, recognising Takht Damdama Sahib as the fifth Takht of Sikhs.
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 (DRDO) celebrated 64th Foundation Day
Aviation Ministry releases draft National Air Sports Policy
Birth anniversary of Savitri Bai Phule celebrated
Union Education Minister launched a 100-day Reading Campaign called ‘Padhe Bharat’.
Success of Yuva initiative of Delhi police is being discussed
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.
Defence Minister inaugurated 27 projects built by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) recently
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The Sahitya Akademi announced its prestigious Sahitya Akademi Awards, Yuva Puraskar and Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2021 in various languages.
Added by British for stability, sand inside Konark Sun Temple may be cleared
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 was recently released.
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
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) handed over technology for indigenous extreme cold weather clothing system (ECWS) to 05 Indian companies
NITI Aayog, has released the health index of States and Union Territories taking 2019-2020 as the reference year.
Vikram Misri former Ambassador to China has been appointed Deputy National Security Adviser
As part of deployment undertaken by Indian Navy under Mission SAGAR, Indian Naval Ship Kesari entered Port of Maputo, Mozambique.
PM pays tributes to Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya on his Jayanti
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
Union home minister will inaugurate the Bharat Darshan Park in Punjabi Bagh area of South Delhi built with scrap and waste material
Vice Admiral Tarun Sobti, VSM assumed charge as Director General, Project Seabird
President of India Unveils a Statue of Late Shri P.N. Panicker
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.
The National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) has regained the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accreditation.
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.
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.
The first batch of next-generation Armoured Engineer Reconnaissance Vehicles (AERV) was formally inducted into the Indian Army
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.
Government of India does not agree with the conclusions drawn by Reporters Without Borders about press freedom in India for various reasons
India’s K. Srikanth’s won Silver BWF World badminton championship
Delhi hosted the Grand Finale of All India Vande Bharatam, Nritya Utsav
60th anniversary of the liberation of Goa was celebrated
One-year celebrations of the Bodoland Territorial Region Council (BTR) was recently held.
DRDO successfully tests nuclear-capable Agni Prime missile from APJ Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha.
President of India inaugurated the reconstructed Ramna Kali temple in Ramna, a part of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka
Durga Puja in Kolkata has been included by UNESCO in its representative list of ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity’.
December 15 marks the death anniversary of the great “unifier of the nation”, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
Supreme Court of India permitted the Central Government for double lane widening of the roads for the Char Dham Project
President of India pays homage to Pranab Mukherjee on his Birth Anniversary
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
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)
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 […]
PM pays tributes to C. Rajagopalachari on his Jayanti
Assamese poet Nilmani Phookan Jr has won the 56th Jnanpith Award, and Konkani novelist Damodar Mauzo has won the 57th Jnanpith Award.
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
The Prime Minister has paid tributes to Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji on his martyrdom day.
India and Russia have signed a number of agreements, contracts and protocols covering small arms and military cooperation
President of India visits Raigad fort and paid tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
Nagaland CM calls for scrapping of AFSPA
Russia wins Davis Cup after 15 years
December 6 is observed every year all over India as Mahaparinirvan Din, the death anniversary of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar.
President of India pays floral tributes to R. Venkataraman, former President of India, on his birth anniversary
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
Prime Minister has greeted the people of Goa on the day of the Feast of St. Francis Xavier.
Centre has refused to accept Odisha state demand of declaring Paika revolution as first war of independence
Opening Ceremony of Gateway of India is being celebrated. The gateway was opened on 4th December 1924, by the Viceroy, the Earl of Reading
President of India Pays Homage to Dr Rajendra Prasad on His Birth Anniversary
Victory of India in 1971 war is being commemorated
Lionel Messi won Ballon d’Or award
On 1 December 1965, India’s first line of defense, the Border Security Force (BSF) was formed.
NammaKPSC Current Affairs - November 2021
Death Anniversary of Jyotiba Phule celebrated.
Recently, Habibganj railway station of Bhopal has been renamed as ‘Rani Kamalapati’ station.
73 annual rising day of National Cadet Corps celebrated
A shallow and strong earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck the Myanmar-India border region
Birth centenary of Dr. Varghese Kurien (Milk Man of India) is celebrated as National Milk Day
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
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 is observed on the 21st November every year.
By : UNESCO
By : Azim Premji University
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
The Prime Minister has paid tributes to Rani Lakshmibai on her Jayanti
Birth Anniversary of Indira Gandhi celebrated
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PM participated in the event, at Lakshmi bai fort,Jhansi
Defence Minister to dedicate revamped Rezang La War Memorial.
Guru Nanak Dev Ji Jayanti/ Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab celebrates the birth of the first Sikh guru, Guru Nanak.
Odisha Chief Minister is expected to soon lay the foundation stone of the Puri heritage corridor
Conservation Of Delhi’s Sabz Burj Complete
Pochampally village in Telangana is set to be named as one of the best Tourism Villages by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)
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
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.
Birth anniversary of Pandit Nehru is celebrated every year as Children’s day
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
Australia wins ICC T20 World Cup
Moscow has started deliveries of the S-400 air defence systems to India
Birth anniversary of Acharya Kripalani was recently celebrated
National Education Day of India is celebrated every year on 11 November to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
The fourth submarine of the Project – 75, VELA was delivered to the Indian Navy today recently
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.
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
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 festival was screened on Burj Khalifa
Politicization of Ban on Chhath Pooja is being witnessed
Recently, the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports announced the National Sports Awards 2021.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 12-foot statue of Adi Shankaracharya at Kedarnath, where the acharya is believed to have attained samadhi
National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur celebrates National Ayurveda Day 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.
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 or National Unity Day is celebrated on October 31, every year.
Punjab Police has submitted a proposal to Declare Guru Nanak Jayanti as WORLD PEDESTRIAN DAY
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
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Public Affairs Centre has released Public Affairs Index 2021
The Prime Minister has recalled the rich contributions of the illustrious Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar on Thevar Jayanthi.
Tourism Minister of Karnataka urges centre to develop Hampi under iconic tourist destination scheme
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind paid homage to Shri K.R. Narayanan, former President of India
India successfully test-fired surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-5
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)
Raksha Mantri chairs Ambassadors’ Round Table for DefExpo 2022
Prem Bhatia awards for journalism was recently presented
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
The Prime Minister has paid tributes to cartoonist RK Laxman on his 100th birth anniversary
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
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
The Union Minister for Culture, Tourism unveiled the UNESCO World Heritage Listing plaque at Ramappa – KakatiyaRudreshwara Temple in Palampet.
ITBP is awarding Best Dog & Best Horse awards . These awards are being presented since 2016
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.
Government of India celebrated UDAN day on October 21
Report by London-based Economist Impact and is sponsored by Corteva Agriscience.
IMF unveiled its 2nd World Economic Outlook (WEO)
Valmiki Jayanti celebrated
Bhaskarabda to be added to official calendar of Assam
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 Airport in Uttar Pradesh to be declared as an international airport .
Birth Anniversary of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan celebrated recently
India crowned SAFF champions for 8th time as Sunil Chhetri leads Blue Tigers to 3-0 win over Nepal
Chennai Super kings clinch fourth IPL title
By : Irish aid agency Concern Worldwide and German organisation Welt Hunger Hilfe
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.
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.
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
Birth Anniversary of APJ Abdul Kalam celebrated
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.
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.
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.
Report by World Bank
Jim Corbett National Park, a world-renowned tiger reserve in Uttarakhand, may be renamed as Ramganga National Park in the future.
Death anniversary of Jayaprakash Narayan recently celebrated.
Celebrated on OTOBER 8
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”
Ministry of culture to provide financial push to Buddhist circuit
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.
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).
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.
The 2nd edition of the Industrial Park Rating System (IPRS) Report was launched by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry
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 Welfare Day is observed all over the world every year on October 4.
The Prime Minister has paid tributes to Shyamji Krishna Varma on his Jayanti.
Defence Minister felicitated the winners of ‘Dare to Dream 2.0’ Contest organised by Defence Research & Development Organisation
U.S. scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian on Monday won the Nobel Medicine Prize for discoveries on receptors for temperature and touch.
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
First ever retreat ceremony to be held at Suchetgarh
Birth Anniversary of Lal Bahaddur Shastri celebrated
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)
Google Doodle celebrates SIVAJI GANESAN
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Defence Ministry has issued an order to dissolve the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB)
PM pays tributes to Shaheed Bhagat Singh on his Jayanti
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.
United States hosted the first ever in person meeting of QU
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.
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.
The President of India presented the National Service Scheme Awards for the year 2019-20
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid tributes to Rashtrakavi Ramdhari Singh Dinkar on his birth anniversary.
By Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
India scores 46th rank in the Global Innovation Index 2021.
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.
It is a report by UNCTAD
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.
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 2021 was observed on September 15, to mark the birthday of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya.
PM Modi lays foundation stone of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh University in UP’s Aligarh
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
British teenager Emma Raducanu becomes the first British woman in 44 years to win a Slam crown in US Open finals
The Prime Minister has paid tributes to Acharya Vinoba Bhave on his Jayanti.
September 12 marks the 124th anniversary of the Battle of Saragarhi
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)
The Prime Minister has remembered freedom fighter V. O. Chidambaram Pillai on his Jayanti.
The centre signed a tripartite agreement- “Karbi Anglong Agreement” with representatives of Karbi outfits
Amazon India announced the launch of Kisan Store.
Avani Lekhara has become the 1st Indian women to win two Paralympic medals at a single edition of the Paralympics
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.
It is a report by Botanic Gardens Conservation International
Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat has apologised for comparing Punjab Congress chief Navjot Sidhu and his four advisers to the Panj Piare
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
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Prime Minister inaugurated the newly renovated Jallianwala Bagh complex and museum in Amritsar
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
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
The Prime Minister has paid tributes to Sree Narayana Guru on his Jayanti.
India pitched its indigenously built fighter aircrafts at the International Military-Technical Forum ‘ARMY-2021’ in Moscow.
The S-400 air defence systems deal, for which deliveries are scheduled to begin in a few months, was on schedule said Russia
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.
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.
New Study Suggests Indus Valley People Spoke Ancestral Dravidian Language.
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.
Google Honours India’s First Woman Satyagrahi, Subhadra Kumari Chauhan, With A Doodle.
Noted writer Babasaheb Purandare celebrates 100th birthday
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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.
Maharashtra government has announced for creation of a new award named “Rajiv Gandhi Award for Excellence in Information Technology (IT)”
The Government of India announced the Prime Minister’s Shram Awards (PMSA) for the year 2018.
Report by coomonwealth secratariat
Remembrance day of Quit India celebrated
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 is celebrated every year on August 7 to pay tribute to handloom weavers and artisan communities across India
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 […]
Year-long celebrations marking 150 years of Abanindranath Tagore was started recently
Sea trials of the country’s maiden indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC-1), built by the public sector Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL).
Birth Anniversary of Pingali Venkaiah celebrated
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.
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.
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 […]
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Google honours ‘founder of the paralympic movement’ Ludwig Guttmann with a doodle
In the state of Madhya Pradesh, the cities of Orchha and Gwalior have been selected by UNESCO under its ‘Historic Urban Landscape Project.’
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.
Supreme court has asked UP government about allowing Kanwar yatra despite COVID
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.
Bollywood Legend Dillip Kumar passed away recently
The Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence has approved a central sector scheme viz. Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX)
Kesaria Buddha stupa has been waterlogged
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.
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 (Armed Forces Special Powers Act) extended in Nagaland for another six months by Home ministry
NammaKPSC Current Affairs - June 2021
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.
The 67the death anniversary of Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee was observed as ‘Balidan Diwas’
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
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.