Current Affairs - September, 2019
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Network has decided to make Aadhaar authentication or physical verification mandatory for new dealers from January 2020 so as to check malpractices in GST. Aadhaar authentication was earlier optional. The announcement in this regard was made by Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi, who heads the Group ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
Spain captured its second FIBA basketball World Cup title after defeating Argentina with 95-75 in the gold medal game held at Wukesong Arena in Beijing, China. The Spaniards won their 1st basketball World Cup title in 2006 in Japan. Key Highlights The Spaniards capped a dominant run as they finished undefeated at 8-0. Point guard ..
Category: Sports Current Affairs
Survey of India (SoI), the oldest scientific department of country will for the first time rely on drones to map the country. SoI which is India’s National Survey and Mapping Organization is in charge of mapping and surveying entire country. SoI is affliated to the Department of Science and Technology (DST). Key Highlights Objective: To ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
The renovated Jayakar Bungalow, a classic heritage site situated inside the premises of National Film Archives of India (NFAI) in Pune, Maharashtra was inaugurated by Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting. During the inauguration a special booklet ‘Parampara: An ode to Jayakar Bungalow’ that chronicles the history of bungalow along with the story ..
Topics: Grade I Heritage structure • Jayakar Bungalow • Maharashtra • Mukundrao Ramrao Jayakar • National Film Archives of India • Prakash Javadekar • Pune • Union Minister for information and Broadcasting
A commemorative pillar in memory of Polish families and individuals who had made India their home during World War II was unveiled at Valivade village in western Kolhapur district of Maharashtra. Around 5,000 refugees from Poland lived in Kolhapur’s Valivade village between 1942 and 1948. The Memorial pillar was unveiled by Deputy Foreign Minister of ..
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs