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Scientists discover world’s largest bacteria, the first to be visible to the naked eye

Thiomargarita magnifica: In a significant development, researchers have discovered the largest bacterium named 'Thiomargarita magnifica'in the Caribbean, which is an organism that resembles vermicelli. Key Highlights: The bizarre bacterium has been found in several locations in Guad ...

भारत केजीसैट-24 (GSAT-24) उपग्रह को फ्रेंच रॉकेट से लांच किया गया

जीसैट-24: 23 जून को भारत ने अपना GSAT-24 उपग्रह लॉन्च किया, जिसे इसरो द्वारा न्यूस्पेस इंडिया लिमिटेड (NSIL) के लिए बनाया गया है ...

Scientists from ZSI discover New thick-thumbed bat species in bamboo forest in Meghalaya

Glischropus meghalayanus: A team of scientists from the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Shillong, and Natural History museums of Europe have discovered a new species of bamboo-dwelling bat in Ri Bhoi district of Meghalaya. Key Points: The discovery has been published in the latest issue o ...

Maharashtra CM vacates official residence amid revolt in Shiv Sena

Maharashtra Political Crisis: Maharashtra Chief Minister and Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray recently left his official residence Varsha and moved back to Matoshree, the residence of Thackeray family at Bandra, Mumbai after offering to quit the top post. Key Highlights: The move comes ami ...

Ruchira Kamboj appointed next Permanent Representative of India to the UN

Ruchira Kamboj: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) recently announced that Ruchira Kamboj has been appointed as the next Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations in New York. Key Highlights: Ruchira Kamboj is currently the Indian Envoy to Bhutan. She will succeed TS Tir ...

The US state of New York passes world's first 'right to repair' law for digital electronics

Fair Repair Act: The U.S. state of New York recently passed the Fair Repair Act. Key Points: According to US’s Fair Repair Act, manufacturers must provide repair manuals, equipment, and supplies to independent repair shops and not just their own stores or partners. This provides con ...

23 जून: संयुक्त राष्ट्र लोक सेवा दिवस (United Nations Public Service Day)

संयुक्त राष्ट्र लोक सेवा दिवस: 20 दिसम्बर, 2002 को प्रस्ताव 57/277 को 20 अपनाकर संयुक्त राष्ट्र महासभा ने 23 जून को संयुक्त रा ...

Hate speech, IPC Sec 295A, and how courts have read the law

Section 295A of IPC: The recent controversy over the remarks made by BJP spokespersons Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal has drawn attention to the law that governs criticism of or disrespect to religion. Key Points: The BJP today took action against two-party leaders over their controversial ...

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates 'Vanijya Bhawan'-new premises of Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Vanijya Bhawan & NIRYAT: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on June 23 2022 inaugurated the new premises of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Vanijya Bhawan in New Delhi. Key Highlights: PM Modi also launched a new portal- National Import-Export Record for Yearly Analysis of Trade (NIRY ...

International Olympic Day 2022: Theme, history, significance

International Olympic Day 2022: International Olympic Day is observed annually on June 23 across the globe to celebrate sport, health and being and together. Key Points: The main reason for celebrating this day is also to commemorate the beginning of the modern Olympic Games. The day mark ...

UPSC Civil Services Prelims result 2022 declared

  The result of Prelims 2022, UPSC/IAS Civil Services Examination has been announced.  The result has been announced in record 17 days.  Candidates who appeared in the exam can check their results at the official website – upsc.gov.in To Download the Civil Services ( ...

ऑपरेशन संकल्प

ऑपरेशन संकल्प : भारतीय नौसेना का स्टील्थ फ्रिगेट, आईएनएस तलवार वर्तमान में भारत के समुद्री हितों की सुरक्षा के उद् ...

AIIMS-Delhi develops Anti-Gravity Body Suit for yoga in space

Anti-Gravity Body Suit: Experts at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS-Delhi) have developed an anti-gravity body suit that will allow astronauts to perform yoga in space. This was announced by the doctors of AIIMS doctors on the eve of International Yoga Day on 21 June. About t ...

F1 2022: Max Verstappen wins Canadian GP

Canadian Grand Prix 2022: Red Bull wunderkind Max Verstappen claimed his fifth win at the 2022 Canadian Grand Prix and also claimed his sixth victory of the Formula 1 season. Key Highlights: Verstappen narrowly claimed his sixth victory of the Formula 1 season after withstanding pressure fr ...

Govt declares ICICI, HDFC, NPCI's IT resources as Critical Information Infrastructure

Critical Information Infrastructure: The Union Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) has declared IT resources of ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and UPI managing entity National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) as ‘critical information infrastructure’ (CII). Key Points: They have bee ...

Delhi University researchers discover Rare dinosaur 'egg-in-egg in MP

“Egg-in-Egg” Phenomenon: A team of researchers from the University of Delhi (DU) has discovered a unique set of fossilized dinosaur eggs with ovum-in-ovo (one egg inside another egg) in Madhya Pradesh which is probably the first time in the fossil history. Key Highlights: The Ov ...

मंगोलिया की खुव्सगुल झील यूनेस्को के विश्व नेटवर्क ऑफ बायोस्फीयर रिजर्व में शामिल

खुव्सगुल झील राष्ट्रीय उद्यान: मंगोलिया की खुव्सगुल झील यूनेस्को के विश्व नेटवर्क ऑफ बायोस्फीयर रिजर्व में शामि ...

Agnipath scheme: Key changes made by Centre for 'Agniveers'

Key Amendments to Agnipath Scheme: Amid outrage and violent protests, the central government has rolled out several amendments and support measures in the recently unveiled  Agnipath recruitment scheme into the armed forces. This has been done to calm down the protestors because protestors i ...

International Day for Countering Hate Speech: History, significance

International Day for Countering Hate Speech 2022: The International Day for Countering Hate Speech is observed on June 18. Key Points: This day is observed to highlight the need for combating hate speech and promoting tolerance and dialogue between different communities. According to the ...

A three-day international literary festival “Unmesh” held at Gaiety Theatre in Shimla

Unmesh: A three-day international literary festival called “Unmesh” was held on June 16, 2022, at Gaiety Theatre in Shimla. Key Highlights: It was officially started, by the Union Minister of State for Culture, Arjun Ram Mehjawal. Unmesh Festival was attended by approximately ...

Khuvsgul lake of Mongolia added to UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves

Khuvsgul Lake National Park: UNESCO recently added the Khuvsgul Lake National Park of Mongolia to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves along with 10 more new biosphere reserves in 8 countries, including three countries for the first time: Chad, Georgia and Zambia. Two existing biosphere reserv ...

बालिका पंचायत पहल (Balika Panchayat Initiative) क्या है?

बालिका पंचायत: भारत की पहली बालिका पंचायत, जिसे “बालिका पंचायत” कहा जाता है, गुजरात के कच्छ जिले के कई गांवों मे ...

FIFAe Nations Cup (FeNC) 2022, FIFA, Football, India, Denmark

FIFAe Nations Cup (FeNC) 2022: In Football, India scripted history by securing a spot at the highly coveted FIFAe Nations Cup (FeNC) 2022. Key Highlights: India defeated the Korea Republic and Malaysia in the FIFAe Nations Series 2022 playoffs to seal their qualification. The journey for ...

Union Cabinet approves proposal for signing of an agreement between India and UN on a ‘Way Finding Application’

Way Finding Application: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently approved the proposal for signing of an agreement between the Government of India and the United Nations on a ‘Way Finding Application’ to be used in the Palais des Nations, United Nations Office ...

PM Modi presides over All India Chief Secretaries' Conclave at Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh

All India Chief Secretaries' Conclave:  The First National Conference of Chief Secretaries was recently presided over by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at HPCA Stadium in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh. Key Highlights: The All India Chief Secretaries' Conclave was held from 1 ...

17 जून : मरुस्थलीकरण और सूखे का मुकाबला करने के लिए विश्व दिवस

विश्व मरुस्थलीकरण और सूखा रोकथाम दिवस : संयुक्त राष्ट्र हर साल 17 जून को मरुस्थलीकरण और सूखे का मुकाबला करने के ...

India leaps 6 places to 37th rank on IMD's World Competitiveness Index

IMD's World Competitiveness Index 2022: The annual World Competitive Index (WCI) was recently released by the Institute for Management Development (IMD). Key Highlight: India witnessed the sharpest rise among Asian countries with a six-position jump from 43rd to 37th rank on the annual ...

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurates Industrial Decarbonization Summit 2022 in New Delhi

Industrial Decarbonization Summit 2022: The Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari recently inaugurated the Industrial Decarbonization Summit 2022 (IDS-2022) – Road Map for Carbon Neutrality by 2070 in New Delhi. Key Details: The ‘Industrial Decarbonization Summit 20 ...

Nomination process begins for Indian Presidential election 2022

President Election 2022: The process to file nominations for the Presidential election began on June June 15, 2022, with the Election Commission of India (ECI) issuing a notification calling upon the electors to fill the vacancy. Key Highlights: The President Election 2022 is scheduled to b ...

पीएम मोदी ने श्रीसंत तुकाराम महाराज मंदिर (Shrisant Tukaram Maharaj Temple) का उद्घाटन किया

श्रीसंत तुकाराम महाराज मंदिर : 14 जून, 2022 को प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने महाराष्ट्र में पुणे के पास देहू में एक मंदि ...

Government clears Anand Mahindra, 3 Others for RBI Board

Non-Official Directors on the Central Board of RBI: The Central Government has nominated Anand Mahindra, Pankaj Ramanbhai Patel, Ravindra H Dholakia, and Venu Srinivasan,  as part-time non-official Directors on the Central Board of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Key Highlights: In a ...

Paavo Nurmi Games 2022: Neeraj Chopra Sets New National Record With 89.30 Metre Javelin Throw

Paavo Nurmi Games 2022: India’s ace javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra set a new national record at Paavo Nurmi Games 2022 in Finland. Key Points: The 24-year-old scripted history on June 14, 2022, with his career’s best throw of 89.30 meters. He bagged a silver medal in the tourna ...

India, Israel, UAE And US Form New I2U2 Grouping, 1st Summit Next Month

I2U2 Summit: The new I2U2 grouping of India, Israel, UAE and the US will soon hold its first-ever I2U2 virtual summit in July 2022. Key Details: The United States is the latest addition to the grouping which is now being termed I2U2 (India, Israel, US and UAE). As per the White House, the ...

15 जून : विश्व बुजुर्ग दुर्व्यवहार जागरूकता दिवस (World Elder Abuse Awareness Day)

विश्व बुजुर्ग दुर्व्यवहार जागरूकता दिवस:  हर साल 15 जून को मनाया जाता है।  यह दिन दुनिया भर में बुजुर्ग आबादी क ...

Agnipath scheme for four-year military tour of duty unveiled byMinister of Defence Rajnath Singh

Agneepath Yojana Entry Scheme 2022: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on May 14, 2022, approved a new short-term recruitment policy called "Agnipath" for Indian youth to serve in the armed forces as "Agniveers". Key Details: Following extensi ...

Minister of Railways launched Indian Railways Innovation Policy

Indian Railway Innovation Policy: Union Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw recently launched “Start-Ups for Railways” in Rail Bhavan, New Delhi to improve operational efficiency & safety. Key Points: This policy document establishes a wide framework for the Ministry of ...

United States Department of State launches Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative

Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative: The United States (US) Department of State recently launched the Gandhi King Scholarly exchange initiative. Key Details: This initiative announced by the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs is a first-of-its-kind ...

केरल में सुरक्षा-मित्र प्रोजेक्ट (Suraksha-Mitra Project) लांच किया गया

सुरक्षा-मित्र प्रोजेक्ट: केरल में सुरक्षा-मित्र प्रोजेक्ट (Suraksha-Mitra Project) लांच किया गया. सुरक्षा-मित्र परियोजना क्या ह ...

Novak Djokovic slips to third as Daniil Medvedev tops ATP rankings

ATP Rankings for men's singles players: Russian star Daniil Medvedev gained the No. 1 spot in the ATP Rankings for men's singles players. Key Highlights: He has replaced 20-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic who has now slipped to the 3rd position with Germany's Alexander Z ...

Senior Indian diplomat Amandeep Singh Gill appointed by UN chief as his Envoy on Technology

Amandeep Singh Gill: Amandeep Singh Gill is a senior Indian diplomat who has recently been appointed by the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as his Envoy on Technology. The UN described Gill as a “thought leader on digital technology” who has a solid understanding ...

Giant tortoise believed to be extinct a century ago found alive on Galapagos Islands

Chelonoidis phantasticus: A rare species of ‘giant’ tortoise, long believed to have gone extinct, has been found alive after over a century on the Galápagos Islands. Key Details: Named Fernanda after her Fernandina Island home, the tortoise is the first of her species, Ch ...

13 जून: अंतर्राष्ट्रीय ऐल्बिनिज़म जागरूकता दिवस (International Albinism Awareness Day)

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय ऐल्बिनिज़म जागरूकता दिवस: हर साल, अंतर्राष्ट्रीय ऐल्बिनिज़म जागरूकता दिवस 13 जून को मनाया जाता है ...

Cabinet approves for India-UAE pact on industrial cooperation

MoU between India and the UAE: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today has approved the proposal for signing a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on cooperation in the field of industries and advanced techno ...

Union Government Notifies Green Open Access Rules 2022

Green Open Access Rules 2022: The Union Government taking another step forward to accelerate India's renewable energy programmes recently notified the Green Open Access Rules 2022. Key Highlights: The Ministry of Power (MoP) stated in its notification of the Electricity (Promoting Renewabl ...

Summit of the Americas 2022

Summit of the Americas 2022: The ninth Summit of the Americas 2022 recently took place from June 6 to June 10, 2022, in Los Angeles (L.A.), United States (US). Key Highlights: This year, the main focus of discussion was on immigration, including discussions on what can be done to prevent illeg ...

5 Planets Lined Up In Rare Planetary Parade To Be Visible This Month

A rare celestial event close to the Earth has been set in motion this month, June, offering a chance to see the five planets visible to the naked eye across the pre-dawn sky. Conjunction of Five Planets Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn have aligned in order of their distance from th ...

Odisha launched a state animal helpline number and a tele veterinary service

The helpline will be functional round the clock. Now citizens can make call on 1962 or 155333 to avail all necessary help pertaining to the animals through this service. Protection For The Stray And Abandoned Animals Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday launched a state animal he ...

'Hyper-Sensitive' Airports To Install Intrusion Detection System

The airports coming up under RCS will plan the installation of PIDS at the development stage itself, BCAS (Bureau of Civil Aviation Security) said in the circular issued on Jun 6, Monday. Airport Categorisation The categorisation of airports, on the basis of intelligence inputs as well as o ...

Colombia Discovers 2 Other Historical Shipwrecks Near San Jose Galleon

Colombian naval officials conducting underwater monitoring of the long-sunken San Jose galleon have discovered two other historical shipwrecks nearby, President Ivan Duque said on Monday. Key Details The San Jose galleon, thought by historians to be carrying treasure that would be worth bil ...

15 Nations Condemn Remarks On Prophet As Blowback Against India Spreads

The diplomatic outrage over the remarks on Prophet Muhammad by BJP leaders Nupur Sharma and Naveen Kumar Jindal continued even as the government sought to defuse the anger in various countries, asserting that it respects all religions. 10 Key Updates over the Issue At least 15 count ...

Google Ordered To Pay $515,000 To Politician Over Defamatory Videos

The Federal Court found that Google, which owns YouTube, earned thousands of dollars by hosting two videos attacking the former Australian lawmaker. Google to Pay Penalty An Australian court ordered Google to pay A$715,000 ($515,000) to a former senior lawmaker on Monday after finding that ...

Heavy Metal Pollution in water Reported in India

75% Of River Monitoring Stations Recorded Heavy Metal Pollution According to the report by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the seven states and Union Territories which are under threat are Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh. R ...

Qatar is expecting a public apology from the government of India

Saudi joins Arab fury over prophet remarks, India has said that the remarks were made by "fringe elements" and did not reflect the government's opinion. Gulf countries including Saudi Arabia have condemned remarks on Prophet Muhammad made by two BJP leaders that were described ...

China To Launch Crewed Mission Tomorrow To Build Space Station

Shenzhou-14 will be China's third of four crewed missions and the seventh of a total of 11 missions, needed to complete the space station by the end of the year. Key Details A Long March-2F rocket carrying the Shenzhou-14 spacecraft is set to blast off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Cent ...

'Dead' Witness Appears Before Court, CBI Show Caused

Journalist Rajdev Ranjan, who worked with Hindi daily 'Hindustan', was shot dead in 2016 by a group of five miscreants on his way home in Siwan, sparking nationwide outrage and protests. The 'Dead' Witness Appeared A witness declared dead by the CBI in the journalist Ra ...

Google Pays Tribute To Indian Physicist With Special Doodle

On this day in 1924, Satyendra Nath Bose sent his quantum formulations to the German scientist Albert Einstein who recognised it as a significant discovery in quantum mechanics. Brief History of Satyendra Nath Bose Satyendra Nath Bose, born January 1, 1894, Calcutta, Indian mathematici ...

"100 Days Of War": Russia Now Holds 20% Of Ukraine As Assault Intensifies

President Volodymyr Zelensky told Luxembourg lawmakers about 20 per cent of Ukrainian territory was now in Russian hands. Ukraine War Status Ukraine marked 100 days since Russia's invasion on Friday with fighting raging across the east of the country, where Moscow's forces are tight ...

Kerala Chief Minister Says Will Not Implement Citizenship Act In State

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday asserted that his government would not implement the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's statement  The government has a clear position on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). That wil ...

70 Years On Throne, Queen Elizabeth's Celebration of Her Past Jubilees

Queen Elizabeth II and Queen Victoria, who ruled from 1837 to 1901, have had silver, golden and diamond events to mark their 25th, 50th and 60th years as monarch. But Elizabeth is the only one to celebrate her 70th year on the throne. 1977 Silver Jubilee The festivities saw nationwide stree ...

Why Neptune And Uranus Are Different Colours Despite Similarities: Explained

Neptune has a distinctly bluer colour whereas Uranus is a pale shade of cyan. The two farthest planets from the Sun are similar in mass, size and atmospheric composition but Neptune is distinctly bluer than its neighbour. Scientist's Explanation of Neptune and Uranus  A hazy layer ...

India's First Deluxe Train Deccan Queen Completes 92 Years

India's first deluxe train, the Deccan Queen Express which connects two major cities of Maharashtra, Pune and Mumbai, on Wednesday completed 92 years of service. About the 'Deccan queen' The introduction of the 'Deccan Queen' between the two premier cities of Maharashtra ...

Defence Ministry Seals Deal To Procure Air-To-Air Missile Astra

ASTRA MK-I BVR AAM has been indigenously designed and developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) based on the staff requirements issued by the Indian Air Force. Key details The Defence Ministry signed a contract with Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) for the supply of ...

Singer KK Dies After Concert In Kolkata

Singer KK, 53, collapsed at the hotel where he was staying after a concert in Kolkata's Nazrul Mancha auditorium. Doctor at CMRI hospital said the singer was brought dead. Who is KK? Krishnakumar Kunnath popularly known as KK, was an Indian playback singer. He recorded songs in Hindi, T ...

EU Supports Ukraine Strongly

European Union leaders meeting in Brussels have agreed to send Ukraine nine billion euros to support its economy in the face of Russia's invasion, EU chief Charles Michel announced on May 30th. Strong and concrete support to Ukraine EU will continue helping Ukraine with its immedia ...

Bodies Of All 22 Nepal Air Crash Victims, Including 4 Indians, Recovered

The Nepal plane was carrying four Indians, two Germans and 13 Nepali passengers, besides a three-member Nepali crew. Air crash key details The Tara Air plane was crashed in Nepal's mountainous Mustang district on Sunday with 22 people on board, including four Indians, minutes after taki ...

3 Nigerian Nationals Arrested For Cheating Over 1,000 People

Three Nigerian nationals were arrested for allegedly cheating over 1,000 people of several crores of rupees in the last eight years via matrimonial sites and social media platforms, police said on May 30. The matter came to light after a resident of Central Delhi filed a complaint on the National ...

Civil Service final Results 2021

The final results of the civilservice exams are out. The merit list is based on the written part of Civil Services Examination, 2021 held by the Union Public Service Commission in January, 2022 and the interviews for Personality Test held in April-May, 2022.  A total number of 685 candidates ...

Lithuanians Raise Funds To Buy Drone For Ukraine

Some 3 million euros have been raised in just three days - out of the 5 million euros needed - largely in small amounts Ukraine's support from ordinary people Hundreds of Lithuanians are clubbing together to buy an advanced military drone for Ukraine in its war against Russia. Some 3 ...

India Faces Wider Coal Shortages, Worsening Power Outage Risks

India expects domestic coal supply of 154.7 million tonnes, 42.5 million tonnes short of the projected requirement of 197.3 million tonnes in the September quarter. Higher-than-expected power demand for Coal Due to higher growth in power demand and lower output from some mines, the country ...

Shooting at Texas elementary school kills at least 21

Texas police faced angry questions Thursday over why it took an hour to neutralize the gunman who murdered 19 small children and two teachers in Uvalde, as video emerged of desperate parents begging officers to storm the school. Facing rapid-fire questioning by journalists on the police response, ...

Import Of Paper To Be Brought Under Compulsory Registration From Oct 2022

The import policy of major paper products has been amended from 'free' to 'free subject to compulsory registration under Paper Import Monitoring System', the Union Ministry of Commerce & Industry. Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) issued a notification to this effect ...

Four colonies in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida were demolished

Government Land Worth ₹ 100 Crore Freed Of Encroachment In Noida   Four illegal colonies had come up in the land notified under the Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) in the Dhoom Manikpur village area and the land measuring 50,000 square metres, ...

Elon Musk To Provide $6.25 Billion More In Equity To Fund Twitter Deal

Elon Musk on Wednesday pledged an additional $6.25 billion in equity financing to fund the $44-billion offer for Twitter Inc, reducing the billionaire's margin loan against his Tesla Inc shares to zero. Musk in working to complete the deal with Twitter Musk said on May 25th, he was ...

Indian Navy's Guided-Missile Hits Target With Absolute Accuracy

The Indian Navy shared a video on Thursday where we can see an anti-submarine stealth frigate successfully engaging a low-flying target. The video begins with a missile coming out of its silo and taking position to hit its target. Once launched, the missile heads to its target and there's a b ...

Is Monkeypox Sexually Transmitted? Is There A Vaccine?

The World Health Organization has revealed that there are now 131 confirmed cases of monkeypox, and a further 106 suspected cases, in 19 countries. Experts describe the event as "random" but "containable". What is monkeypox? It's an orthopoxvirus, like other well-kno ...

Jharkhand Panchayat Polls: More Than 70% Voter Turnout In 3rd Phase

Jharkhand Panchayat Elections: Panchayat polls in the state are being held in four phases in the state with the last round scheduled on May 27. Status of the Election Over 70 per cent of the 46.94 lakh voters exercised their right to vote in the third of the four-phase panchayat elections o ...

The first Indian climber to have climbed four 8,000 metre peaks in a single season.

Himachal Pradesh Climber Scales Four 8,000 Metre Peaks In Less Than One Month Who Is Baljeet Kaur? The 27-year-old woman from Himachal Pradesh has scripted history by becoming the only Indian mountaineer to scale four 8,000-metre peaks in less than a month. The four mountain peaks she has ...

Russia Says Working On China Ties, Slams West's "Dictator's Position"

Russia's Foreign Minister Lavrov said, "If they (the West) want to offer something in terms of resuming relations, then we will seriously consider whether we will need it or not." Russia's decision Russia's Foreign Minister said on Monday that Moscow will consider offe ...

Quad A Force For Good, Makes Indo-Pacific Better, Says PM Modi: 10 Points

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders of the United States, Japan and Australia attended the second in-person meeting of Quad leaders in Tokyo. 10 Most important points about the Quad summit. In his opening remarks, PM Modi said that the Quad has gained a significant place on t ...

India took the lead to book a spot in the semifinals of the Chessable Masters 2022.

Young Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa, 16 year old, defeated China's Wei Yi by 2.5-1.5 to book a spot in the semifinals of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour Chessable Masters 2022 online tournament. Who is R Praggnanandhaa? Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa, the boy genius who became chess ...

Equity Firm General Atlantic To Invest $2 Billion In India, Southeast Asia

The market for startups, especially in India, is going through a rough patch. But a global private equity firm General Atlantic plans to plough $2 billion into India and Southeast Asia. Equity Firm General Atlantic General Atlantic (also known as "GA") is an American growth equity ...

Third India-Bangladesh Train Service To Begin From June 1

Third India-Bangladesh Train Service To Begin From June 1 The "Mitali Express" starts its engine soon. The Mitali Express specifics It is scheduled to begin its journey from West Bengal's New Jalpaiguri station in India to Dhaka in Bangladesh, from June 1 onwards. The train ...

PM Modi in Tokyo for the Summit.

PM Modi in Tokyo for the Summit. PM Modi In Japan: PM Modi arrived in Tokyo at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. His visit includes the Quad Summit, meeting fellow Quad leaders, interaction with Japanese business leaders and the vibrant Indian community. What is Quad Summi ...

KTR, Telangana Minister, Makes Education Push In London

KTR, Telangana Minister, Makes Education Push In London. The MoU was signed in the presence of state Minister for IT and Industries KT Rama Rao, who is currently camping in the UK. Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) ​The MoU was signed in the presence of state Minister for IT and Indu ...

Food Stocks Running Out, Hundreds Await Rescue In Flood-Hit Assam Villages

Food Stocks Running Out, Hundreds Await Rescue In Flood-Hit Assam Villages. Amid rising flood waters in Assam, the challenge for the government is to fast track its rescue and relief operations. Result of flood in assam More than 15 thousand people have been directly affected by this flo ...

Comply With Rules Or Leave India: Government To VPN Service Providers

Comply With Rules Or Leave India: Government To VPN Service Providers Some of the VPN companies have claimed that the new rule may lead to cyber security loopholes - an argument rejected by the minister. US-based tech industry body ITI, having firms such as Google, Facebook, IBM and Cisco as memb ...

US Confirms 1st Case Of Monkeypox - Man Who Recently Travelled To Canada

US Confirms 1st Case Of Monkeypox - Man Who Recently Travelled To Canada The United States on May 18th 2022 confirmed a case of monkeypox in a man who had recently traveled to Canada, after European health officials confirmed dozens of cases earlier this week. "The case poses no risk ...

Gurugram: Man Arrested For Issuing Fake GST Invoices Worth ₹ 160 Crore

Gurugram: Man Arrested For Issuing Fake GST Invoices Worth ₹ 160 Crore Ten such fake firms busted so far in the investigation and have fraudulently availed and passed on Input Tax Credit (ITC) in excess of ₹ 160 crore, official said. New Delhi:  Directorate Gene ...

How To Grow Plants On The Moon - What A New Study Reveals

How To Grow Plants On The Moon - What A New Study Reveals Growing Plants On The Moon: The lunar regolith is very different from terrestrial soils. For a start, it doesnt contain organic matter (worms, bacteria, decaying plant matter) that is characteristic of soil on Earth. Neither does it have a ...

CBI Arrests Congress MP Karti Chidambaram's "Front Man" Over Visas For Chinese Case

CBI Arrests Congress MP Karti Chidambaram's "Front Man" Over Visas For Chinese Case The ₹ 50 lakh alleged bribery case for clearing visas of 263 Chinese nationals is reported to have taken place in 2011 when Karti Chidambaram's father P Chidambaram was the Union Home ...

US Preps $500 Million Package To Wean India From Russian Weapons: Report

US Preps $500 Million Package To Wean India From Russian Weapons: Report The package under consideration would include foreign military financing of as much as $500 million, according to one person, which would make India one of the largest recipients of such aid behind Israel and Egypt. The U ...

Process All Green Cards Within 6 Months, US Presidential Panel Recommends

Process All Green Cards Within 6 Months, US Presidential Panel Recommends   To be sent to the White House now for approval, recommendations of the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, if adopted is likely to bring cheers to tens of thousands of Indian-Americans and thos ...

US Hopes India Would "Reconsider" Its Decision To Restrict Wheat Exports

US Hopes India Would "Reconsider" Its Decision To Restrict Wheat Exports India, the world's second-biggest wheat producer, has banned wheat exports in a bid to check high domestic prices amid concerns of wheat output being hit by scorching heat waves New York:  The US hop ...

"The Real Prize Was...": Anand Mahindra On India's Historic Badminton Win

"The Real Prize Was...": Anand Mahindra On India's Historic Badminton Win The Mahindra Group chairman has shared what the ace Indian shuttler had said about team spirit and urged everyone to "remember that: in business and in all of life." New Delhi:  Industrial ...

Supreme Court Orders IIT To Award Degree To 'Learning Disabled' Student

Supreme Court Orders IIT To Award Degree To 'Learning Disabled' Student The Supreme Court observed that the Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995 now stands replaced by the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016. New Delhi:  For a student suffering from 'learning disab ...

केंद्रीय सूक्ष्म, लघु और मध्यम उद्यम मंत्री (MSMEs) रुपे क्रेडिट कार्ड का दूसरा चरण लांच किया गया

MSME RuPAY क्रेडिट कार्ड : केंद्रीय सूक्ष्म, लघु और मध्यम उद्यम मंत्री (MSMEs) ने भारतीय राष्ट्रीय भुगतान निगम (NPCI) और 4 बैंकों- क ...

ISRO successfully tests solid rocket booster for Gaganyaan programme

HS200 Booster: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully carried out the static test of the human-rated solid rocket booster (HS200) solid rocket booster. Key Highlights: The successful completion of this test marks a major milestone for the prestigious human space flig ...

India's First 'Amrit Sarovar' Inaugurated in Uttar Pradesh

Amrit Sarovar: Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Swatantra Dev Singh, Uttar Pradesh Jal Shakti Minister inaugurated India’s first Amrit Sarovar (pond) in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh on May 13, 2022. Overview: Amrit Sarovar at Rampur’s Gram Panchayat Patwai ha ...

India elected as Chair of Association of Asian Election Authorities for 2022-24

Association of Asian Election Authorities (AAEA): India has been unanimously elected as the new Chair of the Association of Asian Election Authorities (AAEA) for 2022-2024. Key Points: India was appointed as the new Chair of AAEA at the meeting of the Executive Board and General Assembly in ...

Sri Lanka Economic Crisis: Ranil Wickremesinghe Returns As PM, Protests Continue

Ranil Wickremesinghe: Ranil Wickremesinghe, Sri Lanka’s veteran political leader, has been appointed as the next Prime Minister of Sri Lanka amid the ongoing protests in the country. Key Points: President Gotabaya Rajapaksa appointed , 73-years old,  Ranil Wickremesinghe after th ...

          
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