June 6, 2009

Quiz 127 : Current Affairs May 2009

Read Some Notes About This Quiz Here 1.On April 27, 2009 the Government has cleared 22 FDI proposals including Nokia & Yamaha. How much amount these FDI proposals will

June 6, 2009

Quiz 129 Notes & Updates

May 5, 2009 :China Sweeps World Table Tennis Championships China swept all the gold and silver medals in the eight-day World Table Tennis Championships leaving only three bronzes to

November 27, 2009


On July 1, 2009, TerreStar-1, the largest commercial telecommunication satellite ever built, is successfully launched. This satellite will be operated by TerreStar Corporation and carries transponders which will be

November 27, 2009

Ottawa Treaty

The Ottawa Treaty is also called as Mine Ban Treaty and It was previously known as Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel

November 26, 2009

India-Bhutan Relations

India and Bhutan have traditionally enjoyed warm, cordial and mutually beneficial relationships. During British India : Bhutan became a protectorate of British India after signing a treaty in 1910

November 18, 2009

India-Nepal Relations

Skanda Purana has a separate volume known as ‘Nepal Mahatmya’, which explains in more details about the beauty and power of Nepal. Nepal is also mentioned in Hindu scriptures such

October 19, 2009

National Skill Development Corporation NSDC

On October 20, 2009, India’s Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has launched National Skill Development Corporation. Features: The NSDC is a unique Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Enterprise. As against 40 million

October 12, 2009

Bt Brinjal : Issues and Concerns

Background: Recently, India’s first experiment with commercial cultivation of genetically-modified (GM) vegetables has come one step closer to fruition when the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) cleared Btbrinjal for

September 13, 2009

Bharatendu Harishchandra Award

Bharatendu Harishchandra is also known as father of Modern Hindi literature.He is considered one of the greatest Hindi writers of modern India. A recognized poet, he was also a

August 28, 2009

Foreign Trade Policy 2009-14

  This article is outdated. To read about Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20, please click here. Abbreviations FTP – Foreign Trade Policy EPCG : Export Promotion Capital Goods Scheme FMS-

August 25, 2009

Indo-China Border Disputes

On August 25, 2009 India and China have resumed the long stewing talks for the border dispute. India’s side is being represented by National Security Adviser M.K. Narayanan. From

August 24, 2009

Politically Exposed Persons PEPs

The Financial Action Task Force Defines PEP as follows: current or former senior official in the executive, legislative, administrative, military, or judicial branch of a foreign government (elected or

August 23, 2009

Tipaimukh Dam Controversy

What is Tipaimukh Dam? Tipaimukh Dam is a proposed Hydroelectric project which is going to be built on Barak River in Manipur. India is planning to built this dam

August 22, 2009

New Exploration License Policy (NELP)-VIII

The New Exploration Licensing Policy (NELP) was launched by the Government for accelerating the pace of hydrocarbon exploration in the country. NELP provides a level playing field in which