Day: October 10, 2018

William, Paul won Nobel prize for economics

William, Paul won Nobel prize for economics The 2018 Nobel prize for economics has been awarded to William Nordhaus and Paul Romer of the United States for their work on sustainable growth. The research of the two US economists focuses on how climate change and technology have affected the economy. Prof Nordhaus was the first […]

Odisha launched ‘Nirman Kusuma’ programme

Odisha launched ‘Nirman Kusuma’ programme Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched ‘Nirman Kusuma’ programme on 6 October 2018. It will provide financial assistance to the children of the construction workers for their education in Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and polytechnics. An ITI student will be entitled to get financial assistance of Rs. 23,600, a diploma student […]

ESIC wins ‘ISSA GOOD Practice Award 2018′

ESIC wins ‘ISSA GOOD Practice Award 2018′ The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has won the ‘ISSA Good Practice Award’ at the “Regional Social Security Forum for Asia and the Pacific” held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The award recognizes the measures taken by ESIC for the administrative solution for Coverage Extension. ISSA (International Social Security […]

Arunachal govt launched scheme for farmers

Arunachal govt launched scheme for farmers Arunachal Pradesh government launched two schemes for farmers to increase production and their income on 8 October 2018. The two schemes are the Chief Minister’s Sashakt Kisan Yojana (CMSKY) and the Chief Ministers Krishi Samuh Yojana (CMKSY). The CMSKY would subsume three programmes – Employment Generation Scheme, Agri-Mechanization Programme […]

Jharkhand to become partner state at GIIF

Jharkhand to become partner state at GIIF Goa International Film Festival (GIFF) from 20th to 28th of November 2018 will have Jharkhand as a partner state. This will allow Jharkhand to showcase its culture and favourable film making incentives announced by the state government. The film festival is conducted jointly by the Ministry of Information […]

Ukraine launched large-scale air exercises

Ukraine launched large-scale air exercises Ukraine began large-scale air force exercises with the United States and other NATO countries. The “Clear Sky 2018” war games, which will run until 19 October 2018, are being held in western Ukraine. The aim is “to enhance regional capabilities to secure air sovereignty and promote peace and security through […]

Govt sets up key panel under NSA

Govt sets up key panel under NSA The government has set up a Strategic Policy Group (SPG) to assist the National Security Council. The SPG will be chaired by National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval. SPG will undertake a long-term strategic review of the country’s security affairs. National Security Council advises the prime minister on matters of […]

World Post Day observed on 9 October

World Post Day observed on 9 October World Post Day is celebrated every year on 9 October. On 9 October, the Universal Postal Union was established in 1874 in Bern, Switzerland. The Posts in many countries use the event to introduce or promote new postal products and services. It was declared World Post Day by the […]

Jeremy Lalrinnunga won gold in weightlifting

Jeremy Lalrinnunga won gold in weightlifting Weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga won gold medal in the men’s 62 kg category at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The silver medal was won Turkey while Colombia won the bronze medal. In early 2018, Lalrinnunga claimed a silver medal (youth) and a bronze medal (junior) in the Asian […]

Statue of Sir Chhotu Ram unveiled in Rohtak

Statue of Sir Chhotu Ram unveiled in Rohtak Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 64-Feet tall statue of Deenbandhu Sir Chhotu Ram at Sampla in Rohtak district. Sir Chhotu Ram was a prominent leader in the Punjab Province. He belonged to Jat community and worked ceaselessly for the welfare of farmers. Prime minister also laid the foundation stone of the Rail Coach […]