Sunday, July 3, 2022
India-US have plans to strengthen cooperation in the fields of skill development & education through joint collaborations. The two countries are also mobilizing plants to promote student and scholar mobility. They aim of building people-to-people linkages between the two nations. Overview: Keeping in line with the...
103 years ago, on 13th April 1919, the horrific Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place. To date, it is one of the country’s darkest days in history. On this day, General Reginald Dyer of the British Empire ordered his troops to fire upon the people who were protesting peacefully at Jallianwala Bagh. The firing by the troops killed around...
An Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming, and Comics (AVGC) Promotion Task Force is constituted by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. This sector has a lot of growth potential and can promote the government’s “Create in India” and “Brand India”. Overview of AVGC: By 2025, India has...
The ‘Airport as Venue for Skilled Artisans of the Region’ (AVSAR) scheme. An exclusive scheme launched by the Airport Authority of India (AAI). Firstly, The aim is to encourage the talent of craftsmen, women, and artisans. Additionally to provide them with proper opportunities. Overview of AVSAR: The opportunity will help...
GRAVITY:  The universal force of attraction acting between all matter. It is by far the weakest known force. Thus plays no role in determining the internal properties of everyday matter. It is because of the gravitational force. That we are able to walk and easily perform our day-to-day activities. But, certain places on earth do not...
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar expressed grief at the killing of a 21-year old Indian student in Toronto. He succumbed to his injuries after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds. The Toronto Police Service said that police responded to a radio call at a local subway station about a shooting. The victim, identified...
Karnataka Chief Minister, Basavaraj Bommai Establishing the ‘Nandini Ksheera Samridhi Cooperative Bank’ is a revolutionary initiative, which will provide greater financial strength for the milk producers. Karnataka is the only state in the country to set up an exclusive bank for milk producers. Union Home Minister Amit Shah launched the logo of “Nandini Ksheera Samurdhi Sahakar Bank”. About...
Punjab National Bank has implemented the Positive Pay System (PPS) compulsory for cheque payments worth Rs 10 lakh and above. This is done as a move to protect its over 180 million customers from any security threats. The bank had announced to make the Positive Pay System mandatory last month. Also the same is implemented today. High-value cheques worth Rs 10...
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022: Five academic programmes of the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi gas featured in the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022 released on Wednesday, April 6. Firstly, The five IIT Delhi programmes, which achieved top-100 ranks globally are Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Chemical Engineering and...
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation informed in a media release about the country's first COVID sub-variant XE detected in the city of Mumbai. However, the Union Health Ministry said that the present evidence does not suggest the presence of the new Coronavirus variant. Official sources informed that though scientific evidence so far does not display a case of...