Category: Current Affairs

Vani Kapoor Becomes First Indian To Grab Australian LPGA Card

Vani Kapoor Becomes First Indian To Grab Australian LPGA Card Golfer Vani Kapoorbecomes the first Indian to grab Australian Ladies PGA Tour (LPGA) after securing 12th Rank tied with three others in the first-ever qualifying tournament at the Ballarat Golf Club in Australia.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi take on the financial estimates for New India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi take on the financial estimates for New India Prime Minister Narendra Modi take on the financial estimates for New India is considering three options for a relief package to help farmers suffering because of low crop prices at a cost of as much as Rs. 3 lakh crore, according to three government sources. […]

India and Algeria relations on new heights as investment expected in the energy sector

India and Algeria relations on new heights as investment expected in the energy sector India and Algeria are cooperating in space, defence and civil nuclear energy. The President invited Algeria to consider investments in oil reserves, refineries and LNG terminals. Extending cooperation to strategic areas Sushma Swaraj & Algerian Foreign Minister Messahel held productive talks on cooperation in […]

Mithali becomes first female to play 200 ODIs

Mithali becomes first female to play 200 ODIs India’s Women Cricket team captain, Mithali Raj became the first female player to play 200 ODIs during the 3rd and Final ODI against New Zealand. Mithali Raj has played in 200 out of 263 ODI matches that India have played till now. Mithali Raj has also scored […]

Paytm acquired Hotel Booking Platform and Night Stay

Paytm acquired Hotel Booking Platform and Night Stay Paytm launched hotel bookings on its platform and acquired Night Stay, which offers deals on last-minute bookings at luxury hotels as the Alibaba-backed payments and e-commerce company expands its travel business.

INS Dronacharya wins Kochi Area Boat Pulling Regatta 2019

INS Dronacharya wins Kochi Area Boat Pulling Regatta 2019 INS Dronacharya team won the Regetta trophy in the area Pulling Regatta Kochi 2019 of the (SNC Southern Naval Command) held in Kochi. It is one of the most prestigious and traditional naval sporting activities conducted by the Southern Naval Command.

South Korean footballer Ki Sung-yueng announces retirement

South Korean footballer Ki Sung-yueng announces retirement Midfielder Ki Sung-yuengannounced his retirement from the South Korean national team. The midfielder though decided to retire after the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia yet decided to compete in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, which held in United Arab Emirates, under the new national team coach Paulo Bento.

Ministry of Home Affairs extended the ban on SIMI

Ministry of Home Affairs extended the ban on SIMI The Ministry of Home Affairs extended the ban on the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) by five more years. The Ministry said SIMI was declared an “unlawful association” under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967. The law aimed at effective prevention of unlawful activities associations in India. Its main objective […]

Government sets up committee to explore prepaid payments by discoms to generator companies

Government sets up committee to explore prepaid payments by discoms to generator companies On the recommendation of Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha, the government constituted a committee under the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) to explore prepaid payments by state electricity distribution companies to power plants. About the Committee The formed committee, consist of the chairman of distribution companies […]

International conference on 8th century sage held to mark 50 years of India-Bhutan ties

International conference on 8th century sage held to mark 50 years of India-Bhutan ties The 50-years of formalization of diplomatic ties between India and Bhutan, a two-day international conference on 8th-century Himalayan sage Guru Padmasambhava was held in New Delhi. This conference was organized by the Centre for Escalation of Peace (CEP) and was titled ‘Life and Legacy of Guru […]