Union Territories Current Affairs, GK & News

GoI establishes Khelo India State Centres of Excellence

The Ministry of Sports has launched Khelo India State Centres of Excellence. The centre aims to create robust sporting ecosystem in the country. Highlights The Sports Ministry has identified state owned sports facilities in 8 states of India. The facilities are to be upgraded into Khelo India State Centres of Excellence. The funds for the ..

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GoI: Recovery rate of COVID-19 patients in the country is 17.47%

On April 21, 2020, the Government of India announced that the recovery rate of COVID-19 patients in the country is 17.47%. There are more than 61 districts in 23 states and union territories where no fresh cases have been reported in 14 days. Highlights The Government of India has issued detailed guidelines for all states ..

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April 21: Civil Services Day

Every year, India celebrates Civil Service Day on April 21. The main aim of celebrating the day is to motivate the efforts and works of civil servants. Awards On the Civil Service Day, India rewards various officers with Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration. The awards work as an inspiration to the civil ..

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Jammu Kashmir Statehood to be restored soon

On March 15, 2020, at a political delegation Home Minister Amit Shah announced that statehood of Jammu and Kashmir is to be restored. Highlights While resuming statehood of the state, the GoI is to release people from detention, relax curfew and restore internet. Also, an industrial policy is to be created soon for rapid industrial ..

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Ladakh and J&K to come under Central Administrative Tribunal

On February 17, the Minister of State in the PMO (Prime Minister Office) announced that the Union Territory of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir are to be brought under the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT). The announcement was made by the Minister at the annual Conference of the tribunal. Highlights The CAT has so far had ..

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