Current Affairs – September, 2019

MASCRADE 2019 organised by FICCI in Delhi

‘MASCRADE 2019’- Movement Against Smuggling and Counterfeit Trade scheduled’, an annual flagship FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry) event was held from 26-27 September 2019 in New Delhi. This year was the sixth edition of MASCRADE event which was organised by FICCI CASCADE (Committee Against Smuggling and Counterfeiting Activities Destroying the Economy). Read More…

COAS Gen Bipin Rawat takes charge as Chairman of COSC

Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat takes charge as Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC). He received the baton of Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) from outgoing Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief Air Chief Marshal (ACM) BS Dhanoa, who retires on 30 September 2019. The ACM BS Dhanoa was appointed as Chairman, Read More…

UNWTO selects India as host country to celebrate World Tourism Day 2019

The World Tourism Day which observed globally on 27 September is hosted by a different country every year. India has been selected as the host country for celebration of World Tourism Day 2019 by United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). This is for the very first time that India will host the day in its Read More…

KAZIND-2019: lndo-Kazakhstan Joint Military Exercise to be held in Uttarakhand

A joint military exercise between India and Kazakhstan named KAZIND-2019 is scheduled to be held in Pithoragarh district, Uttarkhand from 3-15 October 2019. The exercise focuses mainly on counter terrorism operation. About KAZIND-2019 Objective: To conduct company level joint training between India and Kazakhstan with emphasis on counter terrorism operation in mountainous terrain. The KAZIND-2019 Read More…

2017-18 National Tourism Awards

National Tourism Awards for 2017-18 were presented by Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu in New Delhi on 27 September 2019 on occasion of World Tourism Day. This year a total of 76 awards were given under various categories. 2017-18 National Tourism Awards Winners Andhra Pradesh: The state won the first prize for Best State for Read More…