Page-9 of Current Affairs - January, 2019

Yuva Swabhiman Yojana

The government of Madhya Pradesh has announced the Yuva Swabhiman Yojana to provide employment for the unemployed youth from the economically weaker sections of the society. About the Scheme The features of the Yuva Swabhiman Yojana scheme are: It aims to provide employment to the youth belonging to the weaker section of the society mainly ..

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Australian Open 2019

Australian Open which is the first of the four Grand Slam tennis event concluded at Melbourne in Australia. Nicknamed as the happy slam, the Australian Open has grown to become the largest annual sporting event in the Southern Hemisphere. Grand Slam tennis events Apart from Australian Open, Other Grand Slam tennis events are  French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open. Winners of ..

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Three Mission Centres Inaugurated at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras

The Union Minister for Science and Technology inaugurated the three Department of Science and Technology (DST) mission centres at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) at the collective cost of Rs 50 crore. DST Mission Centres The three DST mission centres inaugurated were: DST -IITM Solar Energy Harnessing Centre: This will focus on a ..

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IBSA Gandhi-Mandela Memorial Freedom Lecture

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered the first IBSA Gandhi-Mandela Memorial Freedom Lecture. Highlights from the Speech are: Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela wanted to see the elimination of poverty and a world where nations respect one another and multilateralism was upheld and respected and there was tolerance for each other’s religion, race, caste and ..

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Samantha Express

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will launch a new train Samantha Express on February 14 from Nagpur. The Samantha Express will cover prominent places associated with Gautam Buddha and chief architect of the Constitution Dr B R Ambedkar. Journey of Samantha Express The Samantha express will run through the following places: Chaityabhoomi (Mumbai): Dr Ambedkar was cremated ..

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