Current Affairs – September, 2016

Kiran M Shaw appointed Knight of Legion of Honor by France

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Chairperson and Managing Director of Biocon Limited was appointed Knight of the National Order of the French Legion of Honour (Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur). Shaw was bestowed with this prestigious award for her contribution to biosciences and research. She will be presented with this award on behalf of Read More…

Gumthala Garhu becomes first Wifi hotspot village in Haryana

Gumthala Garhu Village near Pehowa in Kurukshetra district in Haryana became the first Wifi hotspot village in Haryana circle. The service was inaugurated by Chief Minister Manohar Lal from Chandigarh under the bulk plan of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) to provide internet services to rural areas. Key Facts The Wifi hotspot facility at the Read More…

Election Commission grants National Party status to All India Trinamool Congress

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has granted national party status to All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) Party led by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The party has fulfilled the required conditions to become a national party after getting status of state party in four states. The TMC is ruling the West Bengal Government Read More…

India and Egypt sign agreement in the area of Maritime Transport

India and Egypt have signed an agreement in the area of Maritime Transport to step up co-operation on the seas. The agreement was signed during the 3-day visit (from September 1 to 3, 2016) of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to India. The Maritime Transport Agreement will strengthen cooperation between both countries. It will Read More…

Union Government announces special package of Rs 200cr for J&K to engage youth in sporting activities

The Union Government has announced a special package of 200 crore rupees for Jammu and Kashmir to engage youth of the state in constructive sporting activities. The package will provide construction of indoor sporting halls in all districts of the state to provide playing facilities to youth during long winter. Under the special package Two Read More…