Topic: India

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari pays tribute to Loknayak Birsa Munda

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari pays tribute to Loknayak Birsa Munda On the occasion of 144th birth anniversary of the great revolutionary freedom fighter at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai on 15 Nov. Freedom fighter Loknayak Birsa Munda was belonged to the Munda tribe.  He spearheaded a tribal religious Millenarian movement that arose in the Bengal Presidency in the late 19th century.  He is the only tribal ..

Amit Shah to Inaugurate the 15 Days’ “Aadi Mahotsav 2019

On 16 Nov, Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah to Inaugurate the 15 Days’ National Tribal Festival  “Aadi Mahotsav 2019” at Dilli Haat, INA, New Delhi. The theme of the Mahotsav is : “A Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Culture, Craft, Cuisine and Commerce”.  Union Tribal Affairs Minister Shri Arjun Munda, will preside over the inaugural ..

Delhi government launches Mukhyamantri Septic Tank Safai Yojana

On 14 Nov, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced the initiation of the Mukhyamantri Septic Tank Safai Yojana — a scheme which will enable citizens to get their septic tanks cleaned for free. The Delhi government would issue a tender for the hiring of an agency which would be assisted by officials of the Delhi ..

Jharkhand celebrates Statehood Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the people of Jharkhand on the 19th State Formation day on 15 November. The State was formed on 15 November 2000. Earlier it was the southern half of Bihar. Jharkhand borders with the five states- Bihar, UP, Chhattisgarh,  Odisha and West Bengal. The foundation day of the State falls on the ..

International Buyer- Seller Meet in Arunachal Pradesh

On 14 Nov, the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)  under the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, held the first ever international buyer seller meet on Agriculture & Horticulture produce in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh . Buyers from seven countries of Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Indonesia, UAE, Sultanate of Oman and ..

New President elected for Triplicane Culture Academy

On 14 Nov, R K Raghavan was elected as the President of the Triplicane Cultural Academy. The Academy runs a library of 40,000 books and conducts lectures and cultural programmes. He is a former diplomat whose latest position was that of India’s High Commissioner to Cypress. He was a police officer and Director of Central ..

Prince of Wales arrives in India

The Prince of Wales called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 13 Nov. The President said that India and the United Kingdom are natural partners bound by historical ties and shared values of democracy, rule of law and respect for multi-cultural society. Both the leaders emphasized that as the ..

DRDO organises workshop for Achieving Leadership in Future Technologies

On 13 Nov. Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) organised a workshop titled ‘DRDO-Academia Interaction for Achieving Leadership in Future Technologies’. The workshop was aimed to leverage the academic expertise available in the country andincrease the synergy with Academia. Various ideas were discussed to explore new horizons of collaboration so that research directly contributes towards ..