Telangana: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Officials use drones in the fight against COVID-19

The police in Telangana recently made use of drones from Marut Drones in various roles to help in the fight against COVID-19. For Disinfection The Marut drones were originally launched in 2018 for spraying insecticides on lakes for controlling mosquito population. The drones are now used for spraying disinfectants in public spaces like parks, warehouses, ..

US ambassador announces completion of restoration project in Qutb Shahi Tomb Complex

The Qutb Shahi Tombs were in news recently, as the United States Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster announced the completion of a US-funded restoration project of the tombs of Taramati and Premamati within the Qutb Shahi Tombs complex. They are 17th century tombs located in Telangana’s capital city of Hyderabad. In February 2019, the Ambassador ..

‘Antahpragnya 2020’ organized in Telangana

A National Level Rural Technical Festival titled ‘Antahpragnya 2020’ was recently organised in the state of Telangana at Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies-Basar (RGUKT-Basar). This is the country’s biggest technical festival. The three-day technical fest was conducted with the theme ‘Spot and encourage rural tech innovators’. It hosted more than 200 technical events including ..

Mohammed Hussamuddin bags Silver Medal at Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament

25-year-old Indian boxer hailing from Nizamabad, Telangana Mohammed Hussamuddin clinched the silver medal in the 57-kg category, at the Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament. The tournament was conducted in the capital city of Bulgaria, Sofia. Hussammudin, who is a Commonwealth Games bronze-winner, lost the final bout to Italy’s Francesco Maietta and settled with the silver. Strandja ..

Cabinet Approves Closure of Hindustan Fluorocarbons Ltd

In a meeting chaired by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi on Wednesday, 22nd January 2020, the Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the closure of the Hindustan Fluorocarbons Ltd (HFL), in which as on Wednesday, the approval of closure only 88 employees were reported to be working. Since 2013-14, the company had ..

Water Efficiency Report: Gujarat Topped

As a part of the mid-term review of the Central and the State government departments by the Jal Shakti Ministry, Gujarat has been ranked first in meeting the efficiency targets, to provide piped drinking water connection to every household in next 5 years. In 2018 ranking, Gujarat was ranked 7th, while Telangana topped the ranking. ..

Hyderabad adjudged ‘World’s Most Dynamic City’ 

The capital city of Telangana and a major hub of technology industries, Hyderabad was recently adjudged as the ‘World’s Most Dynamic City’ based on the parameters like commercial real estate, social-economic indicators, out of which Hyderabad scored the highest globally in economic indicators such as GDP growth, airport passenger growth, and retail sales as per ..

Probe ordered against Asian Paints by CCI

Asian Paints will be probed for allegedly stopping the entry of JSW Paints by virtue of it’s in the market. The probe has been ordered by the CCI (Competition Commission of India). The order was passed after JSW Paints filed a complaint against Asian Paints. It is known that Asian Paints had threatened dealers across ..