Current Affairs - January, 2019

Yuva Swabhiman Yojana

The government of Madhya Pradesh has announced the Yuva Swabhiman Yojana to provide employment for the unemployed youth from the economically weaker sections of the society. About the Scheme The features of the Yuva Swabhiman Yojana scheme are: It aims to provide employment to the youth belonging to the weaker section of the society mainly Read More…

Nari Shakti: Hindi Word of the Year 2018

The word Nari Shakti is chosen as the word of the Year 2018 by the Oxford dictionaries. The announcement regarding this was made in the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF). Why Nari Shakti was chosen as word of the year? The Oxford dictionaries have cited following reasons for choosing Nari Shakti as word of the year: Read More…

Australian Open 2019

Australian Open which is the first of the four Grand Slam tennis event concluded at Melbourne in Australia. Nicknamed as the happy slam, the Australian Open has grown to become the largest annual sporting event in the Southern Hemisphere. Grand Slam tennis events Apart from Australian Open, Other Grand Slam tennis events are  French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open. Winners of Read More…

Bharat Parv Begins at Red Fort

Bharat Parv is a five day event hosted as part of Republic Day celebrations. Bharat Parv organised at Red Fort, Delhi aims to generate a patriotic fervour and promote the rich cultural diversity of the country. Attractions of Bharat Parv Bharat Parv showcases the spirit of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat. The important attractions of Bharat Read More…

Three Mission Centres Inaugurated at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras

The Union Minister for Science and Technology inaugurated the three Department of Science and Technology (DST) mission centres at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) at the collective cost of Rs 50 crore. DST Mission Centres The three DST mission centres inaugurated were: DST -IITM Solar Energy Harnessing Centre: This will focus on a Read More…