Current Affairs

‘Pani Maah’ observation in Ladakh

Under Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), Pani Maah (Water Month) is being observed by the UT of Ladakh in two phases.Pani Maah is a comprehensive 1-month campaign which was launched on ...

India's First Earthquake Early Warning Mobile App

India's first early warning mobile application which can alert users before an earthquake was recently launched in Uttarakhand.

e-RUPI: A Digital Payment Solution

e-RUPI, a person and purpose specific digital payment solution was launched on 2nd August 2021.

India hosts ICCP - 'Olympics of Cloud Physics'

The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, is hosting the 18th International Conference on Cloud and Precipitation (ICCP) in Pune.This is for the first time, the event is being ...

100m Sprint Event: Tokyo 2020

Men’s: Marcell JacobsItaly's Marcell Jacobs won the men's 100m gold at Tokyo Olympics. He is the first Italian to take the most coveted title in athletics and doing it with ...

P V Sindhu wins Bronze in Tokyo 2020

Shuttler P V Sindhu won a bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics, becoming the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals. Sindhu won silver at Rio 2016.Sindhu defeated He Bing ...

Philippines: First Country to approve Golden Rice for Planting

The Philippines has become the first country in the world to approve commercial cultivation of vitamin A-rich Golden Rice.

NIFTEM Bill Passed by the Parliament

Parliament has passed the National Institutes of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Bill, 2021With this, two educational institutes - National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM), Kundli (Haryana) ...

KASEZ: India’s First Green Industrial City”

Kandla Special Economic Zone (KASEZ), the oldest export zone in the country, has become the “first green industrial city” in India to receive a platinum rating under IGBC Green Cities Rating for existing cities in the industrial cities category.

INDRA 2021 to be held at Volgograd (Russia)

12th Edition of Indo-Russia joint military Exercise INDRA 2021 will be held at Volgograd, Russia from 01 to 13 August 2021.The exercise will entail conduct of counter terror operations under ...

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