India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Government of India starts an annual award titled Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar

Published: January 24, 2019

The Government of India (GoI) has recently instituted an annual award titled Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar. The award is to be announced every year on 23rd January on the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. For the year 2019, 8th Battalion of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) located at Ghaziabad has been ..

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Andhra Pradesh decides to give 5% quota for Kapu community in 10% reservation for EWS

Published: January 24, 2019

The Andhra Pradesh government has approved a proposal to grant 5% quota to the Kapu community in the state, after the Central Government recently passed a Bill to provide 10% reservation to Economically Backward Classes (EBCs) from the general category in jobs and education. The decision to ensure that half of the quota under the ..

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Arunachal Pradesh declares Pakke Paga Hornbill Festival (PPHF) as “State Festival”

Published: January 24, 2019

The Arunachal Pradesh government has recently declared the Pakke Paga Hornbill Festival (PPHF)–the state’s only conservation festival, as a “State Festival”. The purpose of the fest is to recognise the role played by the resident Nyishi tribe in conserving hornbills in the Pakke Tiger Reserve (PTR), to devise alternative sources of income for a region ..

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Global Talent Competitive Index: Key Facts

Published: January 23, 2019

The Global Talent Competitive Index prepared by the INSEAD business school in partnership with Tata Communications and Adecco Group was released on the first day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2019. The Global Talent Competitive Index measures how countries and cities grow, attract and retain talent, ranking 125 countries and 114 cities across all ..

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2019 Edelman Trust Barometer report: Key Facts

Published: January 22, 2019

The 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer report by the Edelman Intelligence has been released. Edelman Trust Barometer report: Global Trust Index The Edelman Trust Barometer report is an international study based on the opinions of elites that focuses on the principles of trust in business, government, media and NGOs. Based on the findings the report calculates ..

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