Current Affairs - January, 2019
The Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare has released the final estimates for 2017-18 and the first estimates for 2018-19 of area and production of horticulture crops. Findings from the Estimates The important findings from the estimates are: India’s horticulture ..
The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has been renamed as the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade. Mandate for the Newly Named Department The newly named department will work under the Union Ministry of Commerce. The ..
In the backdrop of the meeting of the P5 (UK, US, France, Russia and People’s Republic of China) to discuss issues related to nuclear disarmament, China has again reiterated its previous stand that India’s accession to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) ..
The State of Talent Acquisition Report by the Mercer-Mettl’s highlights the following important facts: India Companies are expected to raise their hiring budgets by 34 per cent and volumes by 31 per cent in 2019. Due to this increase in hiring the companies ..
January 30 is celebrated as Martyrs Day to honour the brave martyrs of India who have sacrificed their lives for the country. Why January 30 is celebrated as Martyrs Day? January 30 marks the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. On ..
UNESCO has declared 2019 as the International Year of the Period Table of Chemical Elements to commemorate the 150th birthday of the periodic table of chemical elements. The Periodic table of the Chemical elements was first published by Russian scientist ..