Month: September 2018

India Won Silver In Asian Team Snooker Championship

India Won Silver In Asian Team Snooker Championship India defeated Pakistan at the goal of 2-3 in the final of the Asian Team Snooker Championship. Pankaj Advani and Malkeet Singh represented India while Babar Masih and Mohammad Asif were from the Pakistani side. About Asian Team Snooker Championship It is the premier non-professional snooker tournament […]

BSNL signed deal with SoftBank, NTT to roll out 5G in India

BSNL signed deal with SoftBank, NTT to roll out 5G in India  BSNL Chairman Anupam Shrivastava announced that BSNL with Japan’s SoftBank and NTT Communications may launch 5G internet service and Internet of Things (IoT) technology by 2020 in India. BSNL has signed agreement with Nokia and Cisco as well for developing 5G ecosystem.

India seeks DAC approval to procure SPIKE missiles from Israel

India seeks DAC approval to procure SPIKE missiles from Israel The Army has brought its idea to buy the Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Israel before the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) for approval. DAC is to conduct some validation trials for the procurement process. The deal is for 170 launchers, 4,500 missiles and 15 simulators. Spike is a fourth-generation, man-portable missile, fire-and-forget […]

IRDA Raised Minimum Driver Insurance Cover To INR 15 Lakh

IRDA Raised Minimum Driver Insurance Cover To INR 15 Lakh Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority raised the minimum insurance cover for owner-driver to Rs. 15 lakh for a premium of Rs. 750 per annum, a move to provide some succour to road accident victims. Currently, the capital sum insured (CSI) under this section for motorized two-wheelers and […]

Scientist Dr VR Lalithambika is heading India’s First Human Space Mission

Scientist Dr VR Lalithambika is heading India’s First Human Space Mission The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has chosen veteran scientist Dr VR Lalithambika to head its Gaganyaan mission to put an Indian in space by 2022. The 56-year-old scientist has 30 years of experience in space missions with ISRO. She was also a key member of the team responsible […]

Corporation Bank & NeSL ink pact for sharing security information under IBBI rule

Corporation Bank & NeSL ink pact for sharing security information under IBBI rule Corporation bank inked a pact on information utility (IU) agreement with National e-Governance Services Ltd (NeSL). Corporation Bank: Headquarters: Mangalore. MD & CEO: Shri Jai Kumar Garg. Tagline: A Premier Public Sector Bank, Prosperity for all. Full form of NCLT: National Company Law Tribunal.

Anil Kumar Chaudhary replaced P K Singh as new SAIL chairman

Anil Kumar Chaudhary replaced P K Singh as new SAIL chairman Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) appointed Anil Kumar Chaudhary as the new chairman of the Steel Authority of India till his superannuation in December 2020. PK Rath appointed as CMD of the Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) He is […]

Pavithra Naveen claimed Pan Tech-Abu Dhabi 83rd State senior championships

Pavithra Naveen claimed Pan Tech-Abu Dhabi 83rd State senior championships Pavithra Naveen claimed the Pan Tech-Abu Dhabi 83rd State senior championships at the EISA Badminton Academy, at Ettumanoor, Kerala.  The unseeded Pavithra defeated Kozhikode’s fifth-seeded N.Aswathy 16-21, 21-16, 21-16 in the women’s final.  In men’s final Kozhikode’s unseeded Mohammed Munawar won the title by defeating Ernakulam’s top-seeded M. Shyam […]

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India’s 100th airport, Sikkim’s 1st at 4,500 feet

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India’s 100th airport, Sikkim’s 1st at 4,500 feet 24 September 2018 Current Affairs: PM Narendra Modi today inaugurated Pakyong Airport near Gangtok in Sikkim, which is India’s 100th airport and the state’s first airport situated at an altitude of 4,500 feet above sea level. The first commercial flights would begin from October 4. The reinforcement wall […]

Maana Patel set record in Glenmark 72nd National swimming championship at Kerala

Maana Patel set record in Glenmark 72nd National swimming championship at Kerala    Maana Patel set a new meet record in the 100m backstroke event in the Glenmark 72nd National swimming championship at the Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Aquatic complex, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. She clocked 1:04.33 and smashed her own old record of 1:04.40 which was set in 2015.  Kerala’s swimmer Sajan Prakash won his fifth […]