Current Affairs

January 24 , 2020

ECI to host 10th Annual Meeting of Forum of Election Management Bodies of South Asia

Election Commission of India will host the 10th annual Meeting of the Forum of the Election Management Bodies of South Asia (FEMBoSA) in New Delhi. Election Commission of India will take over the Chair of the forum for the year 2020. On the occasion, International Conference on the theme ‘Strengthening Institutional Capacity’ is also being organize...

January 23 , 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviews progress of several projects worth about Rs. 24000 crores spread over nine states

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the 32nd PRAGATI interaction and discussed progress of several projects. Out of these, nine were delayed projects worth over Rs.24000 crore spread over nine states including Odisha, Telangana, Maharashtra, Bihar, Karnataka Kerala and Uttar Pradesh. The delayed projects are related to Railways, Road Transport and...

January 22 , 2020

UP Govt launches Mukhyamantri Krishak Durghatna Kalyan Yojana

Uttar Pradesh Government has launched Mukhyamantri Krishak Durghatna Kalyan Yojana which will provide financial assistance to family of farmers who die or become handicapped while working in fields. That government has also decided to implement Mukhyamantri Paryatan Samvardhan Yojana to boost tourism in state. Under the 'Mukhyamantri Krishak Durgha...

January 21 , 2020

Ravi Shankar Prasad to inaugurate second edition of NIC Tech Conclave-2020

Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad will inaugurate the second edition of NIC Tech Conclave-2020 in New Delhi. The two-day event is being organized by the National Informatics Centre. This Conclave will contribute immensely to the capacity building of Government officers across the country and help in deliv...

January 20 , 2020

Venkaiah Naidu to inaugurate classical Telugu centre in Andhra's Nellore

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu is scheduled to inaugurate a new Centre of Excellence for Studies in Classical Telugu in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh on January 21. The establishment of this Centre at Nellore would facilitate to focus its activities for the development of this rich classical Telugu through Research, seminars, debates and vari...

January 11 , 2020

Shah inaugurates I4C, launches National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal

Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C) to fight cyber crimes and the National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal through which people can report cyber crimes online. That I4C is a 7 pronged scheme to fight cyber crime. I4C is a 7 pronged scheme to fight cyber crime which includes cyber crime reporting p...

January 10 , 2020

Census India-2021 to begin on 1st April to be conducted through mobile app

Census India-2021 will begin on 1st of April this year and will end on 30th of September. Census India-2021 will be conducted through a mobile phone application, moving away from the traditional pen and paper.  Enumerators of the census will seek the information of mobile number of the head of the family, information related to toilets, TV, Interne...

January 9 , 2020

PM’s ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha-2020’ programmes to be held on Jan 20

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interaction Programme with school students, Pariksha Pe Charcha-2020 will be held in New Delhi on 20th this month. In this programme, the Prime Minister will interact with the cross section of Students and Teachers from India and abroad to beat exam stress. Around two thousand students, parents and teachers will be pa...

January 8 , 2020

Union Home Minister Amit Shah lays foundation stone of ‘Delhi Cycle Walk’

Union Home Minister and BJP National President Amit Shah stressed on the need for promoting cycling, which is a pollution-free mode of transport. Addressing the foundation stone laying ceremony of Delhi Cycle Walk in New Delhi, Amit Shah riding a bicycle is a great way to contribute to the preservation of our eco system....

January 7 , 2020

ASCEND 2020-Kochi to host Global Investors Meet on 9-10 Jan

An electronic hardware and a defence park in Kerala are among 18 mega projects the state government will highlight at the Global Investors Meet on 9 and 10 January. The government will highlight, among others, a Kochi-to-Palakkad integrated manufacturing cluster, a defence park at Ottapalam and an electronic hardware park in Ernakulam district. Als...

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