Current Affairs 2019 - Current Affairs Today

Investigation Tracking System for Sexual Offences (ITSSO) and Safe City Implementation Monitoring Portal launched

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister for Women and Child Development, Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi launched the Investigation Tracking System for Sexual Offences (ITSSO) and Safe City Implementation Monitoring Portal as part of the women safety initiatives. ContentsInvestigation Tracking System for Sexual Offences (ITSSO)Safe City Implementation Monitoring Portal Investigation Tracking System for Sexual Offences (ITSSO) Read More…

Emergency Response Support System (ERSS) launched in 16 States and UTs

The 112 helpline which was earlier launched in Himachal Pradesh and Nagaland was launched in 16 states and UTs by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh under the Emergency Response Support System (ERSS). The 16 states and Union Territories where the helpline was launched were Andhra Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Read More…

RBI to transfer Rs 28,000 crore as Interim Dividend to Government

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will transfer Rs 28,000 crore as interim dividend to the government. RBI had already transferred Rs 40,000 crore to the government in August 2018 and with the additional 28,000. The government would receive a total of Rs 68,000 crore from the central bank in the current fiscal. This dividend Read More…

National Cyber Forensic Lab and CyPAD Inaugurated

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a national cyber forensic lab and Cyber Prevention, Awareness & Detection Centre (CyPAD). The National Cyber Forensic Lab (NCFL) is part of the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C) initiative and CyPAD is the Delhi Police’s cybercrime unit. ContentsCyber Prevention, Awareness & Detection CentreNational Cyber Forensic Lab (NCFL) Cyber Read More…

Bhopal to host 79th Indian History Congress

The 79th Indian History Congress (IHC) will be held at Barkatullah University in Bhopal Madhya Pradesh from February 26. Earlier the 79th Indian History Congress was supposed to be held at Pune but was cancelled citing financial constraints to host the congress. The Indian History Congress will be held at Madhya Pradesh for the second time. Read More…

Foundation stone laid for Hastshilp complex in New Delhi

The Union Minister for Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani laid the foundation stone of a Hastshilp Complex in New Delhi. The complex would be named after Deendayal Upadhyaya as Deen Dayal Antarashtriya Hastshilp Bhawan. How this Complex will help the Artisans? The complex will provide space for awardee artisans on a rotation basis and preference will be Read More…

Dr G C Anupama elected as President of Astronomical Society of India

Dr G C Anupama has been elected president of the Astronomical Society of India (ASI). Dr G C Anupama was elected to the post in the ASI Executive Council elections for triennium 2019-22. She has become the first woman to head the prime association of professional astronomers in the country. ContentsDr G C AnupamaAstronomical Society of India Dr G C Anupama Dr Read More…

National Survey on Extent and Pattern of Substance Use in India

The report of the National Survey on Extent and Pattern of Substance Use in India conducted by National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre (NDDTC) of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi sponsored by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has been submitted. ContentsMajor findings of the SurveyAlcoholCannabisOpioids SedativesInhalantsPeople Who Inject Drugs Major findings of Read More…