Current Affairs – February, 2019

Voter Verification and Information Programme Launched

The Voter Verification and Information Programme (VVIP) was launched by the Election Commission during the two-day intensive training-cum-workshop on the use of information & communication technology for the conduct of general elections. During the workshop, training was imparted on the c-VIGIL mobile application. The c-VIGIL app provides time-stamped, evidence-based proof of complaints relating to violation Read More…

Great Indian Bustard is the Mascot for COP-13 on Migratory Species

The Union Government has announced the Great Indian Bustard (GIB) as the mascot for the 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the UN Convention on the conservation of migratory species (CMS) to be held in Gujarat next year. The logo, mascot and the website for the 13th Conference of Parties (COP) was launched by the Union Minister for Environment, Forests and Read More…

India to Train Civil Servants from Bangladesh

During the ongoing visit of the Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, India and Bangladesh signed a MoU for training 1800 Bangladesh Civil Servants. The MoU was signed between India’s National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) and the Ministry of Public Administration of Bangladesh. The NCGG would be training the Bangladesh civil Read More…

“Law, Justice and Judicial Power – Justice P N Bhagwati’s Approach” Book Launched

The book “Law, Justice and Judicial Power – Justice P N Bhagwati’s Approach” written by Mool Chand Sharma was launched by the Chief Justice of India, Shri Justice Ranjan Gogoi. The first copy of the book was received by the President Ram Nath Kovind. The book is a collection of 24 essays celebrating Justice P N Read More…

Ladakh declared as third administrative division of J and K

The Jammu and Kashmir government ordered the creation of a separate administrative division for Ladakh region. It is hailed as a landmark decision by the governor ruled state under President Rule. Fact Box The State of Jammu and Kashmir had two administrative divisions of Jammu and Kashmir earlier. Ladakh would be the third administrative division. Ladakh Read More…