Category: Current Affairs

India to purchase 240 bombs,131 Barak Missiles to strengthen its Defence

India to purchase 240 bombs,131 Barak Missiles to strengthen its Defence Prime Minister Narendra Modi led central government right from the day one of its rules taken various initiatives, decisions that have anonymously strengthened our country’s defense sector. Notably, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman cleared two procurement proposals in a bid to strengthen armed forces. The […]

India exempts biometric enrolment for cruise tourists arriving with e-visa aims to boost tourism

India an attractive cruise tourist destination the central government has exempted cruise tourists arriving with e-visa from the requirement of biometric enrolment for a period of three years i.e. till 31.12.2020. The decision was taken by Ministry of Home Affairs on request of the Ministry of Shipping. This will make immigration clearance of such passengers […]

First Draft of National Register of Citizens in Assam Released

First Draft of National Register of Citizens in Assam Released The citizen of Assam witnessed the release of the first draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) containing the first batch of 19 million names of genuine Indian citizens in compliance with the Supreme Court ‘s orders. Registrar General of India Sailesh released the document. […]

Reserve Bank of India Bonds Scheme Being Replaced by 7.75% Savings Bonds Scheme

Reserve Bank of India Bonds Scheme Being Replaced by 7.75% Savings Bonds Scheme According to the Finance Ministry, RBI Bonds Scheme closed but the interest rate on such papers lowered to 7.75 percent. The 8 percent Savings Bonds Scheme, also known as RBI Bonds Scheme, is not being closed but is being replaced by 7.75 […]

One Hundred Seventy First Araadhanai Music Festival Begins in Tamil Nadu

One Hundred Seventy First Araadhanai Music Festival Begins in Tamil Nadu The 171st Aradhana Music Festival of one of the Trinities of Carnatic music Saint Thyagaraja begins in Thiruvaiyaru, Tamil Nadu. The festival was inaugurated by Governor Banwarilal Purohit. The main function of the festival is the choral singing of Thyagaraja’s five kritis in Ghana […]

G Sathiyan Becomes Indias Highest-Ranked Player in Latest ITTF Rankings

G Sathiyan Becomes Indias Highest-Ranked Player in Latest ITTF Rankings G Sathiyan becomes India’s highest-ranked player in the latest International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rankings. He surpasses his compatriot the legendary Sharath Kamal. The current ranking of Sathiyan is 49, pushing Kamal to the second spot at 51. As for the women, Manika Batra is […]

Pakistan State Bank Allows use of Chinese Currency Yuan for Bilateral Trade & Investment Activities

Pakistan State Bank Allows use of Chinese Currency Yuan for Bilateral Trade & Investment Activities Pakistan allowed Chinese currency Yuan for exports and financing transactions. According to Pakistan, external affairs ministry, both public and private sector enterprises of Pakistan and China are free to choose Yuan for bilateral trade and investment activities. As per current […]

HDFC Bank Partners with Rajasthan Government to Promote Startup Culture

HDFC Bank Partners with Rajasthan Government to Promote Startup Culture HDFC Bank announced a partnership with Rajasthan Government to promote and nurture startups in the state. Under this partnership, HDFC Bank will team up with the state government to provide end-to-end solutions like current accounts, credit cards and other solutions to startups under its SmartUp […]

UNESCO Enters Turkey’s Endangered ‘Bird Language’ in Intangible Cultural Heritage List

The unusual and very efficient whistle language commonly called “bird language” used as a means of communication by villagers in remote northern Turkey entered the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. UNESCO accepted the “bird language” of Black Sea villagers as an endangered part of world heritage in need of urgent protection.

Karnataka to Hold Largest B2B Travel Event in the Country

Karnataka to Hold Largest B2B Travel Event in the Country The Karnataka government announced that ‘Karnataka International Travel Expo’ (KITE) will be held from February 28, billing it as the “largest” B2B travel event in the country.  The three-day event will see close to 400 delegates from 25 countries take part. The main aim is […]