Current Affairs - November, 2018
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched country’s first advance earth observation satellite Hyper Spectral Imaging Satellite (HysIS) along with 30 other satellites from eight countries. These satellites were launched on board of ISRO’s workhorse PSLV-C43 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. About mission PSLV-C43 was 45th flight of ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Topics: Antrix Corporation • earth observation satellite • Hyper Spectral Imaging Satellite • Hyperspectral imaging • HySIS • Indian Space Research Organisation • ISRO • Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle • PSLV-C4 • PSLV-C42 • PSLV-C43 • Satish Dhawan Space Centre • Science and Technology • Science and technology in India • Space programme of India • Space technology • Spacecraft • Spaceflight
Indian Railways unveiled ‘eDrishti’ software that will help Union Railway Minister to keep track of punctuality of trains as well as freight and passenger earnings and much more from anywhere in the country. The software has been developed by Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS) to help Minister keep track of all information related to ..
Topics: Centre for Railway Information Systems • Drishti • Economy of India • eDrishti software • India • Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation • Indian Railways • Public transport in Melbourne • Rail freight transport • Rail transport • Train Punctuality • Transport
UNESCO adds Jamaican reggae, Georgian wrestling and Japanese rituals in coveted list of intangible heritage
UN cultural agency UNESCO has added six new elements viz. Jamaican reggae, Georgian wrestling and Japanese ritual into its coveted list of “intangible heritage”. They were added at UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage meeting held in Mauritius Six new elements added in list are Chidaoba: It is Georgia’s traditional ..
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Topics: Art and Culture • As-Samer • Cultural anthropology • Cultural heritage • Cultural heritage of India • Cultural studies • Culture • Intangible cultural heritage • Kalbelia • List of Intangible Cultural Heritage • Mudiyett • Raiho-shin • Ramman • Traditional knowledge • Traditions • UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists
India and China signed protocol on hygiene and inspection requirements for exports of fish meal, fish oil imports from India to China. It was signed as part of discussions between India’s Commerce Ministry and six-member Chinese delegation led by Vice Minister, General Administration of Customs of China, Hu Wei on easing market access for exports ..
Topics: Adulteration • bilateral trade • China • East Asia • exports • Fish Imports • Fishery Sector • Food and drink • India • India China • National • Protocol on Hygiene and Inspection • Rice • Trade • Tropical agriculture • World
The naval exercise Konkan 18 between India and United Kingdom will be conducted from November 28 to December 6, 2018 off Goa with units participating from both navies. The harbour phase is scheduled from November 28 to November 30 2018 followed by the sea phase from 2-6 December, 2018. Key Facts For this edition of ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs