Month: September 2018

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 […]

ISRO launched two U.K. satellites

ISRO launched two U.K. satellites ISRO launched two U.K. satellites from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, SHAR Sriharikota. The PSLV-C42 lifted off NovaSAR and S1-4, the two satellites from the United Kingdom. The two satellites were successfully launched in the desired orbit by ISRO. This was the 12th such launch of a core-alone version of the […]

Maldives defeated India To Lift SAFF Cup

Maldives defeated India To Lift SAFF Cup They defeated India with a goal 2-1. The win for Maldives comes 10 years after their first SAFF Cup title in 2008. About Maldives Capital: Male Currency: Maldivian rufiyaa.

Union HRD Minister inaugurated 3,404 Test Practice Centres

Union HRD Minister inaugurated 3,404 Test Practice Centres Prakash Javadekar, Union HRD Minister, inaugurated 3,404 Test Practice Centres (TPCs), spread across India, over Google Hangouts. The TCPs are to help students to get familiar with the pattern of competitive exams to be conducted by the newly established National Testing Agency (NTA). This is to benefit the students who can’t afford […]

World Ozone Day observed on September 16

World Ozone Day observed on September 16 On December 19, 1994, the UN General Assembly proclaimed September 16 to be the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, commemorating the date when the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer was signed in 1987. The theme for World Ozone Day 2018 – Keep Cool and Carry On. Ozone layer is […]

First ever dedicated dog park was constructed in Hyderabad

First ever dedicated dog park was constructed in Hyderabad The park is spread across an area of 1.3 acres. It was developed by Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) at a cost of Rs 1.1 crore. It is certified by the Kennel Club of India. It has the following amenities: Dog training equipment, Play equipment, splash pool, fountain, […]

DRDO successfully test fired an indigenous anti tank missile

DRDO successfully test fired an indigenous anti tank missile Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) successfully tested a low-weight indigenously developed Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile(MPATGM) from Ahmednagar test range for the second time. The two flight-tests were tested for different ranges, including maximum range capability. The MPATGM will complement the Spike Anti-Tank Guided Missile to be procured […]

Philippines hit by world’s strongest storm this year

Philippines hit by world’s strongest storm this year Super Typhoon Mangkhut, the world’s strongest storm this year, hit the northern coast of the Philippines, brought winds of up to 200 kmph and heavy rains. The name ‘Mangkhut’ means mangosteen fruit in Thai language. The deadliest storm on record in the Philippines was Super Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.