Chandigarh: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

World Archery lifts suspension of Archery Association of India

On Thursday, 23rd January 2020, the World Archery has conditionally lifted the suspension of the Archery Association of India, ahead of Tokyo Olympics 2020. The Archery Association of India had been suspended since August 5th, 2019, following two fractions of the Association conducting separate elections in New Delhi and Chandigarh simultaneously on 9th June last ..

Junior National Ice Hockey Championship-2020 begins in Leh

The Ice Hockey Association of India(IHAI) is conducting the 5th edition of the Junior National Ice Hockey Championship in Leh. The National Championship started on Thursday, 2nd January 2, 2020, and will continue till next Tuesday, 7th January 2020. The tournament is played in the Under-20 (U-20), junior category of both boys and girls. The ..

Highlights from Good Governance Index Report

States and Union Territories were grouped in following categories for the Index ranking- Category 1: Big states- 18 Indian States, Category 2: North East and the Hill States- all 8 northeastern states of India along with Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Uttarakhand, Category 3: All 7 Union Territories At the time of preparation of ..

 Advanced Forensic DNA Analysis Lab in CFSL, Chandigarh

The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai inaugurated the Advanced Forensic DNA Analysis Lab in the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) of Chandigarh on Monday, 23 December 2019.  The new advanced lab is being set up at a cost of Rs 99.76 crores under the Nirbhaya Fund Scheme and will provide the state-of-art ..

Chandigarh gets BCCI affiliation

After nearly four decades, Chandigarh has finally received affiliation from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Now, the city can also have its own team in the Ranji Trophy and other domestic tournaments organised by the BCCI. This was stated by Union Territory Cricket Association (UTCA) President Sanjay Tandon. Following the development, ..

Healthy States Progressive India: NITI Aayog’s Health Index Report

The Healthy States, Progressive India report of the Niti Aayog takes a comprehensive look at health in terms of health outcomes in several health indicators, governance and impact of policy decisions. The second edition of the report focuses on measuring the overall performance and incremental improvement over a two-year period — 2016-17 and 2017-18 — ..

Punjab and Haryana High Court declares Animals as legal persons

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has recently ruled that all animals are legal persons entitled to legal rights like human beings in Haryana. The verdict comes nearly a year after Uttarakhand High Court passed a similar order to protect and promote greater welfare of animals. Both the orders were written by Justice Rajiv Sharma, ..

Chandigarh venue of 2018 Military Literature Festival (MLF)

On December 7, the 2nd edition of Military Literature Festival (MLF) 2018 was held in Chandigarh with an aim to offer an opportunity for the younger generation to get acquainted with India’s glorious military heritage. It also brought a host of cultural activities, food cuisines and competitions to the public. Besides, marshal dances, weapons display, ..