Commonwealth republics: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Om Birla leads Indian delegation at 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) 2019

Recently, India has strongly opposed Pakistan’s propaganda on Kashmir at the General Assembly of 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC-2019) in Uganda’s capital Kampala. The Indian parliamentary delegation was led by the Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla. Earlier, Pakistan had raised the same issue during the 4th South Asian Speakers’ Summit in Male, Maldives. Though, the ..

Current Affairs: January 3, 2012

99th Indian Science Congress Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Bhubneshwar is hosting the 99th Indian Science Congress. Inauguration by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India on January 3, 2012. A total of 15,000 delegates including 20 Nobel Prize winner scientists from across the globe will be attending the five-day long Indian Science Congress. US President ..

Current Affairs : November 2, 2011

Odisha Government prepares Rs 20 crore Plan to protect elephant from electrocution After some 100 elephants lost their lives, Orissa government has formulated a Rs 20 crore action plan to protect the wild elephants from electrocution in elephant corridors. It will be first implemented in Dhenkanal, Angul and Keonjar elephant corridors. Under the plan, the ..

Current Affairs: August 24, 2011

60 Crore Aadhaar cards to be issued by 2014 Target set by the Government to issue 60 Crore UID Cards, Aadhaar by the year 2014 The Chairman of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Nandan Nilekani stated that nearly 2.87 Aadhaar cards have been issued to people in 9 states till now Steve Jobs of ..

Current Affairs : June 12, 2011

India clinches five-match ODI series against West Indies Jyoti Dey: A senior journalist working with an English tabloid “Mid-Day” in Mumbai was shot dead. He extensively covered underworld and crime for over two decades. Book: He wrote a book titled ‘Zero Dial’ on the underworld.    Singhey Khababs Festival: A 3-day long Hindu festival ; ..