Sam Pitroda: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Prasar Bharti Revamp

Introduction Today, we have more than 800 channels in our country, out of which around 185 channels are paid channels. Thus, Television in India is a huge industry. Doordarshan with its motto “Satyam Shivam Sundaram” was founded by Government of India in 1959. This was the modest beginning whereby, the terrestrial broadcast started in Delhi ..

News Today: January 25, 2012

India and Thailand sign MOU in Defense Cooperation On January 25, 2012, India and Thailand signed an MoU on defence cooperation. MoU on Defence Cooperation signed during the visit would help both sides to further streamline and facilitate this process on matters of mutual concern Both the countries also decided to step up bilateral cooperation ..

Sam Pitroda: Head of Expert Panel on Modernization of Railways

Government has constituted an expert committee headed by Sam Pitroda to recommend ways and means to modernize Indian Railways. The focus of the panel, which is to submit its interim report in December, will be on modernization of tracks, signalling, rolling stock, stations and terminals. The members of this committee are Deepak Parekh, HDFC Bank ..

News Today Notes: June 1, 2010

India’s First Smoke Free StateOn May 31, 2010, (World No Tobacco Day) Sikkim has become India’s First state to be declared as “Smoke Free State” in India. New DGP of Maharastra?D. Sivanandan takes charge as Maharashtra’s new Director General of Police (DGP), taking over from A.N. Roy, who was retired. New Chairman of Railway Board:Vivek ..

News Today : February 5, 2010

Awards & Honors:Bharat Asmita AwardsBharat Asmita national awards were instituted by the Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) group of institutions. The winners are P Sainath : The Hindu Jabbar Patel : Thetre Director. Infosys Founder N.R. Narayana Murthy and his wife Sudha Murthy – Infosys Professor Ajit Rangnekar, the dean of the Indian School of ..