Current Affairs - March, 2015

Union Government launches Twitter Samvad for direct communication between Government and citizens

Union Government has launched a new digital platform ‘Twitter Samvad’ in association with social networking giant Twitter. The digital platform was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on 24 March 2015 during his meeting with Twitter Chief Executive Dick Costolo. About Twitter Samvad The service aims to boost the nation’s e-governance plans ..

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Three Immediate Support Vessels Commissioned in Indian Navy

Three Immediate Support Vessels (ISVs) were commissioned on 24 March 2015 in Indian Navy at the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) base in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. These three ISVs are second batch of the vessels and have joined the 84th ISV Squadron of the Indian Navy located at ENC. With commissioning of these vessels, ENC now ..

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Veteran poet Gopaldas Neeraj awarded National Kavi Pradeep Samman

Noted Hindi poet Gopaldas Neeraj on 24 March 2015 was awarded with first National Kavi Pradeep Samman. He was presented the award by Madhya Pradesh Culture Minister Surendra Patwa at a function held in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. About Gopaldas Neeraj He is among the renowned poets and authors in Hindi literature and also is a ..

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Artist Bharti Kher awarded with France’s Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters

Indian contemporary artist Bharti Kher was awarded with France’s highest cultural award Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres). She was bestowed the prestigious honour for her contribution to contemporary art landscape by French ambassador to India Francois Richier in New Delhi. Bharti Kher’s artworks span ..

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India Railways launches RuPay pre-paid debit card service

Indian Railways has launched RuPay pre-paid debit card service for the railway passengers. The service was launched by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) in collaboration with the Union Bank of India (UBI) and the National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI). Key facts By using RuPay pre-paid cards, passengers now can book their tickets, ..

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