Human behavior: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Highlights from the National Aquatic Championships

In the ongoing 73rd Glenmark Senior National Aquatic Championship is being held to promote the competitive swimming amongst the Indian population and aims to provide the Indian swimmers with a platform to showcase their talent. Highlights from the 73rd Glenmark Senior National Aquatic Championship  Several national records were broken in the event with four national ..

T M Bhasin heads CVC committee to examine bank frauds above 50 crore

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has constituted Advisory Board for Banking Frauds (ABBF) to examine bank fraud over Rs 50 crore and recommend action. The panel in its previous avatar called the Advisory Board on Bank, Commercial and Financial Frauds. The 4-member ABBF, which is headed by former Vigilance Commissioner T M Bhasin, has been ..

First-ever International Day for Victims of Acts of Violence based on Religion or Belief

The first-ever International Day for Victims of Acts of Violence based on Religion or Belief is observed on 22nd of August 2019 to honour the victims and survivors of heinous acts who often remain forgotten. This is a great opportunity to raise awareness about religious intolerance, and violence and discrimination against anyone based on their ..

All universities in India to get final subscription to access Swedish anti-plagiarism software Urkund

According to the University Grants Commission (UGC), all universities in India – public and private – will get final subscription to access the Swedish anti-plagiarism software Urkund from September 1, 2019. The Urkund software was chosen through a global tender process. As part of the exercise to prevent plagiarism in the coming years, the software ..

India ranked at 52nd in Global Innovation Index

India has improved its rank by five places to stand at 52nd in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019 of the world’s most innovative economies and maintained its position as the top exporter of IT services. The list continues to be topped by Switzerland while Israel finds its place in the top ten for the ..