Legislatures: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

5th India International Science Festival (IISF) inaugurated by PM Modi

On 5th November 2019, the 5th edition of India International Science Festival (IISF) inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with theme “RISEN India – Research, Innovation and Science Empowering the Nation” at Biswa Bangla Convention Centre in Kolkata through video conference. The prime objective of the 4-day fest is to instil scientific temper among the ..

Ayodhya gets World Guinness Record for lighting 4 lakh diyas

On October 26, 2019, in the city of Ayodhya 4 lakh earthen lamps were lit along the banks of Sarayu river. The event was organized by the Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath. It was the third and largest Deepotsav in Ayodhya after he came to power. Last year around 3 lakh lamps were lit. The ..

Govinda be appointed as brand ambassador of Madhya Pradesh

Film star Govinda has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Madhya Pradesh to promote the state’s traditions and tourist places. It is state government’s intention that the message about the state’s traditions and tourist destinations should reach the masses. The Kamal Nath government has also plans to set up a film city in the ..

World Bank sanctions Rs 3,000 crore aid for food parks in India

The World Bank (WB)  will provide Rs 3,000 crore assistance to finance, mini and mega food parks across the country. This move will help boost farmers’ income. This information was revealed by the Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Rameswar Teli during the  15th Indo-US Economic Summit. The summit was organized by the ..

Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank launches a school education portal ‘Shagun

Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has recently launched a school education portal ‘Shagun’, which links over 15 lakh schools across the country to provide all the information on school education. The schools have been geo-tagged and all the data provided by them can be accessed through this portal. According to HRD officials, ..