Page-5 of Current Affairs - October, 2019

India-Saudi Arabia sign MoUs during PM Modi visit

PM Modi visited Saudi Arabia to attend the Future Investment Initiative. During his visit, the two sides held bilateral talks during which they reviewed historical and close relations between the countries. Highlights The leaders of the two sides re-affirmed their deep commitment to strengthen “Riyadh Declaration”. The leaders also expressed appreciation on the progress of ..

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PRAKHAR: Delhi Police’s anti-street crime vans

Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik flagged off 15 ‘PRAKHAR’ vans from the police headquarters at ITO, New Delhi. The vans are special vehicles to curb street crimes in the national capital.  The new vans are in addition to already operational 15 ‘PRAKHAR’ vans launched in September 2019, thus taking the total number of vans plying ..

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Himachal Pradesh: 2,000 Panchayats under Natural Farming

Around 2,209 panchayats were brought under natural farming under Prakritik Kheti Khushshal Kissan Yojana. The State is promoting Organic and Zero Budget Naturna Farming under the scheme. Features Under the scheme, a target of 50,000 farmers have been set for the year 2019. So far 20,579 farmers have been trained. Out of this, 15,391 are ..

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Commemorative Coin released on Paramahansa Yogananda

The Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt Nirmala Sitaraman released a commemorative coin on Paramahansa Yogananda to mark his 125th birth anniversary on October 29, 2019. Paramahansa Yogananda Paramahansa Yogananda was an Indian monk, guru and yogi who introduced millions of teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga through his organization Self-Realization Fellowship. He ..

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Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat Parv

The Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat Parv is to be inaugurated by Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank. It is organized by Kendra Vidhyalaya Sangathan under Ministry of HRD. Highlights of the event The event is organized to showcase the spirit of “Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat”. It promotes communication and artistic skills of ..

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Vice President unveils 15-point reform on Parliament Functioning

On October 29, 2019, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu unveiled a 15-point reform charter for a new political normal to enable effective functioning of the Parliament and State Legislatures. The Charter The pre and post Legislative Impact should be assessed The functioning of Department related Standing Committees of Parliament should be ensured through longer tenures instead ..

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