Current Affairs – February, 2019

Indian Air Force Strikes against Jaish-e-Mohammed camps in Pakistan

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has struck against Jaish-e-Mohammed camp in Balakot of Pakistan occupied Kashmir in the pre-dawn hours of 26th February 2019. The Mirage-2000 fighter jets were used to drop explosives on these training camps. A dozen Mirage-2000 fighter jets used to carry out the attack were escorted by four Sukhoi Su-30 aircraft. Phalcon Airborne Warning and Read More…

91st Oscar Awards

The Oscar Award list for the year 2019 is listed below: Documentary (Feature) —Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Free Solo. Actress in a Supporting Role — Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk. Cinematography — Alfonso Cuarón, Roma. Foreign Language Film — Alfonso Cuarón, Roma. Actor in a Supporting Role —Mahershala Ali, Green Book. Animated Feature Film —Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Bob Read More…

National Water Awards 2018 Presented

The Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development, and Rejuvenation presented 82 National Water Awards in 14 categories for the year 2018. The Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development, and Rejuvenation Arjun Ram Meghwal expressed his happiness over National Water Awards which have been resumed after a gap of 12 years and said that this is Read More…

National Institute of Design at Bhopal and Jorhat Inaugurated

The National Institute of Design has been inaugurated at Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh and Jorhat in Assam. The Union Minister for Commerce and Industries Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the Institutions. Establishment of National Institute of Design Design and innovation have taken prime importance in many sectors, policies, and schemes of the government like “Make in India”, Read More…

Railway Minister launches Rail Drishti Dashboard

The Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal has launched Rail Drishti dashboard. It encompasses all the digitisation efforts in Indian Railways and promotes transparency and accountability. Rail Drishti Dashboard The url of the dashboard is raildrishti.cris.org.in. The dashboard brings information from various sources on a single platform and gives access to key statistics and parameters to every Read More…