Page-2 of GKToday Archives: September, 2016

Indian Classical Dance

The common root of all Indian classical dance forms can be traced to Bharata’s Natyasastra. It contains deliberations on the different kind of postures, the mudras, the kind of emotions, the kind of attires, the stage, the ornaments and the ..

Role of Civil Services in Democracy

The globalization of the society with the advancement in the information technologies has led to a dramatic change in the role of civil services. Their role is not restricted merely to maintenance of law and order and district administration. The ..

S Sivakumar appointed as full time member of 21st Law Commission of India

The Union Government has appointed S. Sivakumar as a full-time Member of the 21st Law Commission of India (LCI). He is the professor at the Indian Law Institute (ILI) in New Delhi. He hails from Kerala and has authored several ..


Union Government notifies constitution of Monetary Policy Committee

The Union Government has notified the constitution of the six members Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). In this regard, the Union Finance Minister has used powers designated under the section 45ZB of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Act, 1934 to ..


Defence Acquisition Council clears proposals worth Rs 1,900 crore

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has cleared proposals worth 1,900 crore rupees (close to $3 billion). All these approved proposals will be executed under ‘Buy India’ by Indian contractors. Decision in this regard was taken by DAC meeting chaired by ..


Telugu writer Kalakaluri Enoch conferred with Moortidevi Award of Bharatiya Jnanpith

Noted Dalit voice, poet and Telugu writer Prof.Kalakaluri Enoch was conferred with the prestigious Moortidevi Award of Bharatiya Jnanpith for the year 2015. The prestigious literary award was bestowed upon him for his novel Anantajivanam by Veteren art historian Dr ..