Day: September 24, 2018

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 […]

UP scored 1st place in Implementation of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

UP scored 1st place in Implementation of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced that the state has scored the first position in implementation of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) by providing houses to 11 lakh poor families. Further, in urban areas, this scheme has benefited over 4 lakh families. The target of 11 million homes by 2022 under Pradhan […]

India successfully conducted an interceptor missile test

India successfully conducted an interceptor missile test India successfully conducted an interceptor missile test on Prithvi Defence Vehicle mission from Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha on 23rd September. This set a major milestone in developing a two-layer Ballistic Missile Defence system. The is for engaging targets in the exo-atmosphere region at an altitude of above 50 km of the earth’s […]

PM Modi launched revival of Rs 13,000 crore Talcher fertiliser plant

PM Modi launched revival of Rs 13,000 crore Talcher fertiliser plant Talcher fertiliser plant in Odisha, once commissioned, will produce 1.27 million tonnesof neem-coated urea per annum. The Talcher plant is the first fertiliser unit in India to use coal-gasification technology and will reduce dependence on urea and gas imports. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also inaugurated a new airport named after freedom fighter Veer Surendra […]