Home Ministry: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Karnataka Government approves state flag proposal

Published: March 9, 2018

Karnataka Government has decided to accept state flag proposed and designed by 9-member committee constituted by state Kannada and Culture department. It will be official flag in place of an unofficial red and yellow flag that is currently used in the state to signify local pride. Key Facts The committee has recommended new tricolour having ..

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42 Indian languages heading towards extinction

Published: February 19, 2018

42 languages or dialects in India are considered to be endangered and are believed to be heading towards extinction as only few thousand people speak them. According to report of Census Directorate, there are 22 scheduled languages and 100 non-scheduled languages in country, which are spoken by large number of people — one lakh or ..

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Home Ministry organises Watan Ko Jano programme

Published: February 19, 2018

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) had recently organized Youth Exchange Programme- Watan Ko Jano programme. Under it, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh met youth of Jammu and Kashmir in New Delhi. Around 200 youth from state visited different places of country as part of the programme. Watan Ko Jano The ..

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Government extends anti-narcotics scheme for 3 more years

Published: February 15, 2018

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has extended the Anti-Narcotics Scheme for 3 more years to combat illicit trafficking in drugs and psychotropic substances. Anti-Narcotics Scheme The scheme was first launched in October 2004 for period of five years. It was later extended twice in subsequent years. It aims to assist states and Union ..

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MHA to set up Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre in New Delhi

Published: January 29, 2018

The Union Home Ministry will set up Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C), an apex coordination centre in New Delhi to deal with cybercrimes. It also has asked States to establish similar mechanism in every district and released funds for setting up of cyber-forensic training laboratory-cum-training centre for police officials in each State. It also ..

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