Telangana Current Affairs, GK & News

Telangana

Telangana Issue History: The word Telangana is derived from Telugu + Gana, which literally means Telugu Speaking People. The region comprises 10 districts of modern Andhra Pradesh. It was under the Kakatiyas from 1083 AD to 1323 AD. Afterwards, it came under Delhi Sultanate, followed by Bahamani Kingdom, Qutab Shahi and Mughals. A separate Hyderabad ..

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Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution: What is C4IR Telangana?

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has announced the establishment of a Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR Telangana) in Hyderabad. It will focus on healthcare and life sciences, with the goal of accelerating product development and delivery innovation within the Indian healthcare system. The C4IR Telangana: A Collaborative Effort The C4IR Telangana will be ..

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Telangana Joins Free Rice Scheme

The Telangana government has recently made the decision to join the free rice scheme of the Central government under the National Food Security Act (NFSA). This initiative aims to provide assistance to families in need by distributing free rice to those who are eligible under the NFSA. The Telangana government’s decision to join this scheme ..

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“Most Popular GI” Award

Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry recently conferred the ‘Most Popular GI’ award to Hyderabadi Haleem and other GI products. Key facts Hyderabadi Haleem received the ‘Most Popular GI’ award under the food category and agriculture category. It received the award by beating dishes like Rasgulla, Bikaneri Bhujiya, and Ratlami Sev. The award was presented ..

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World Green City Award 2022

Hyderabad recently received the prestigious World Green City Award 2022. Key facts Hyderabad has beaten the cities like Paris, Bogota, Mexico City, Montreal and Fortaleza to receive World Green City Award 2022 – the best across all six categories. Hyderabad received the award at the International Association of Horticulture Producers (AIPH) 2022. The announcement of ..

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Bathukamma

Bathukamma is being celebrated in Telangana from September 25 to October 3 this year. Key facts Bathukamma is observed as the state festival of Telangana since the state’s inception in 2014. It is a flower festival celebrated mainly in Telangana and several parts of Andhra Pradesh. This 9-day festival is celebrated based on Sathavahana calendar ..

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3 Indian Cities in UNESCO Network of Learning Cities

Recently, three cities in India have joined the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities. These include two cities Thrissur and Nilambur in Kerala and Warangal in Telangana. Key Points Warangal is the second UNESCO recognition for Telangana. Earlier, Ramappa Temple in Mulugu district was included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This time, ..

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