Maharashtra: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Ajit Kumar Mohanty Appointed Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Published: March 7, 2019

The Ministry of Personnel has notified the appointment of Ajit Kumar Mohanty as Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre for the period of three years. Currently, he is the Director, Physics Group in BARC and Director, Saha Institute Institute of Nuclear Physics. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) is India’s premier nuclear research facility headquartered ..

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Swachh Survekshan Awards 2019

Published: March 7, 2019

Swachh Survekshan Awards are given by the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs based on the survey which covered all urban local bodies in the country. The Survey was the largest such cleanliness survey in the world. Swachh Survekshan Awards 2019 Indore was adjudged India’s cleanest city for the third straight year. The second ..

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Prayagraj Kumbha Mela 2019 makes it to the Guinness World Records

Published: March 4, 2019

The Prayagraj Kumbh Mela 2019 has made into Guinness World Records in the following three sectors: Largest traffic and crowd management plan. Biggest painting exercise of public sites under paint my city scheme. Biggest sanitation and waste disposal mechanism. Kumbha Mela Kumbh Mela, the festival of the sacred pitcher is the largest public gathering and ..

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Mahesh Elkunchwar recipient of 2019 META Lifetime Achievement Award

Published: February 28, 2019

Eminent Indian playwright Mahesh Elkunchwar has been chosen for the 2019 META Lifetime Achievement Award. He will be conferred upon with the award on March 12, along with the winners of the 14th Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) festival. Elkunchwar is critically-acclaimed and widely-known for having experimented with a wide range of drama and ..

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Government Approves Construction of more than 5 lakh Affordable Houses

Published: February 27, 2019

The Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has approved the construction of another 560,695 more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). The approval was given by the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee under the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs. The details of the projects approved are ..

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