Current Affairs – September, 2019

PIO cards to continue as valid travel document upto March 2020

The Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cards along with valid foreign passport will be considered for exit or entry into India till 31 March 2020. Government of India had earlier advised all PIO card holders to convert their cards to Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) cards by 30 September 2019. Key Highlights The Indian Consulate Read More…

Corps of Army Air Defense at Gopalpur honored with President Colors

President Ram Nath Kovind presented President’s Colors award to the Corps of army air defense. The Supreme Commander of the Indian armed forces recalled the participation of Air Defense troops in world war II, Burma Campaign, siege of Imphal and Kohima, Arakan operations, recapture of Rangoon. The award was provided on the occasion of 25 Read More…

Bathukamma-2019: The Telangana Flower Festival begins

Bathukamma, the flower festival of Telangana, is being celebrated in state’s Warangal district. The nine-day long festival of flowers will be celebrated from 29 September to 6 October 2019. Bathukamma marks the beginning of Sharath Ruthu and it is widely celebrated by young girls and women. About Bathukamma What is Bathukamma? The ‘Bathukammas’ are basically Read More…

K. Siva Reddy awarded Saraswati Samman

K Siva Reddy is a Telugu poet. He was awarded the Saraswati Samman award for his collection Pakkaki Ottigilite in 2018. About Saraswati Samman The award is considered as the highest recognition in the field of Indian literature. It carries a cash prize of Rs 15 lakhs. The award is instituted by the KK Birla Read More…

West Bengal’s Midnapore becomes 5000th Wi-Fi enabled railway station

The Midnapore railway station has become the 5,000th railway station to be Wi – Fi enabled. According to RailTel, Rail Wire Wi – Fi is the biggest public Wi Fi in the world. About Rail Wire Wi – Fi Rail Wire is an initiative by RailTel under the Indian Railways. It is a joint venture Read More…