Current Affairs 2019 - Current Affairs Today

Kareena Kapoor Khan appointed ambassador of Swasth Immunised India campaign

Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan has been appointed as an ambassador of Swasth Immunised India campaign. The Swasth Immunised India campaign has been launched by Serum Institute of India (SII) and Network 18. ContentsSwasth Immunised India campaignSignificance of the Immunisation Swasth Immunised India campaign The Swasth Immunised India campaign aims to build a robust campaign aimed at Read More…

PM Modi awarded Seoul Peace Prize

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been honoured with the Seoul Peace Prize. The South Korean government has awarded the Seoul Peace Prize for PM Modi in recognition of his service to international cooperation, global growth and human development. The PM Modi dedicated the award to the people of India. He stated that the award belongs to Read More…

Government announces Free Air Travel for Paramilitary Forces to Kashmir

The government has issued an order approving the entitlement of air travel on Delhi-Srinagar, Srinagar-Delhi, Jammu-Srinagar and Srinagar-Jammu sectors to all the personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) which includes their journey for joining duty, transfer, tour or going on leave. The facility till now was available officers in the rank of Inspectors Read More…

India-Saudi Arabia bilateral Meeting

India and Saudi Arabia held a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the visit of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to India. The joint statement issued on the sidelines of the bilateral meet between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman highlights the following: Affirming that extremism and terrorism Read More…

Lockheed Martin unveils new F-21 Fighter Jet

US defence giant Lockheed Martin unveiled the F-21 multi-role fighter jet at Asia’s biggest air show Aero India-2019. Lockheed Martin will manufacture the plane in collaboration with Tata Advanced Systems under India’s flagship programme Make in India. ContentsF-21 Fighter JetIndia’s RFI for 110 fighter jets F-21 Fighter Jet The company states that the F-21 fighter Read More…

Centre signs pact with Canadian University for Research on Environmental Issues

The Central government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada to work on various environmental issues including climate change, forest resource management and wildlife. Features of the MoU The MoU was signed by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) for the next 10 years to explore opportunities for collaborations in the Read More…

India-Spain hold Bilateral Meeting

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held a bilateral meeting with her counterpart from Spain  Josep Borrel. Both the leaders met at  Madrid’s Viana Palace, the Spanish foreign ministry’s official headquarters to discuss the most pressing issues on the international agenda. ContentsHighlights of the Bilateral MeetGrand Cross of the Order of Civil Merit medal Highlights of the Read More…

Festival of India in Nepal Begins

A month-long Festival of India in Nepal is being held at Nepal. Nepal’s Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari was the chief guest of the opening ceremony. ContentsFestival of India in NepalSwami Vivekananda Cultural Center Festival of India in Nepal The Festival of India in Nepal is organised by the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Center at the Indian embassy in Kathmandu with Read More…