Maharashtra Current Affairs, GK & News

Maharashtra Day: May 1

Every year, Maharashtra Day is celebrated on May 1. It commemorates the formation of the state of Maharashtra. It was formed on May 1, 1960. About Maharashtra Day The States Reorganisation Act, 1956 redefined the boundaries of Indian states based on the languages. Maharashtra was formed on the basis of this act. Different languages were ..

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What is Cycle threshold (Ct) Value in a RT-PCR Test?

The Ct Value in a RT-PCR test is cycle Threshold value. This value determines if a patient is COVID-19 positive or not. Why is it in news? The State Government of Maharashtra recently asked the Indian Council of Medical Research if it was advisable to treat a person as COVID-19 negative if his Ct value ..

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Govt & IIT-B to form Centre of Excellence in Gaming

The Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting said that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is associating with IIT Bombay to form a Centre of Excellence in gaming and other related areas. Highlights This announcement was made while addressing a virtual exhibition and prize announcement of “Khel Khel Mein” which us a Pan Maharashtra toy ..

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Maharashtra to begin ‘Jail Tourism’

The government of Maharashtra has decided to start a ‘jail tourism’ from the Yerawada prison of Pune. It will start on January 26, 2021. This initiative is being launched in the state with the aim of facilitating the people to visit and see the historical prisons in the state. This is being done as memories ..

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Maharashtra Police: Operation Blackface, TRACE and Crawler

Context in Current Affairs: The cyber wing of Maharashtra police has recently acquired a software called the “Crawler” from the INTERPOL that will help to track down child pornography. A core unit of 12 officers has been formed to implement a mission involving the software. These twelve officers went for training to the South Asian ..

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