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Union Government launched Website, Logo, Vision, Mission of NHIDCL

Published on: 29-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The NHIDCL as a fully owned company of the Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India was incorporated on 18 July 2014.

Union Cabinet approved MoU on Tourism between India and Oman

Published on: 29-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The MoU will strengthen cooperation in the field of tourism between tourism ministries of both the countries.

66th Republic Day celebrated across the Nation

Published on: 28-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 91 people agreed

Main theme of 2015 Republic Day Parade was Women Empowerment (Nari Shakti).

PM Narendra Modi launched Sukanya Samridhi Yojana under BBBP campaign

Published on: 23-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 265 people agreed

Sukanya Samridhi Yojana will enable parents to open bank accounts of girls who are under 10 years of age.

Union Government launched National Heritage Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY)

Published on: 22-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 40 people agreed

The Union Ministry of Urban Development on 21 January 2015 launched the HRIDAY campaign that seeks to preserve and rejuvenate the rich cultural heritage of the country.

Union Government banned mobile handsets with fake, duplicate identity numbers

Published on: 20-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

Union Government prohibited imports of all kind of mobile handsets with fake or duplicate Unique Identity Numbers. The move will help the security agencies to track callers using different SIM cards.

Union Government launched two schemes to support Scheduled Castes

Published on: 17-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 53 people agreed

Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment on 16 January 2015 launched two schemes Venture Capital Fund for Scheduled Castes and Green Business scheme.

Union Government reconstituted Pollution Control Board Working Group

Published on: 14-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

Union government reconstituted pollution control board working group to simplify procedures to get consent certificates and categorisation of industries.

Supreme Court sought assistance of Premier institutes to find missing children

Published on: 14-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

The Supreme Court sought assistance of Premier institutes to find missing children every year.

Idukki in Kerala became first District of India to have Complete Rural Broadband Coverage

Published on: 14-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

As part of it, 8 Block Offices & 52 Gram Panchayats of the Idukki district were connected on Optical Fiber and one Gram Panchayat, namely Edamalakudy, was connected through VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal).

Union Ministry of Health proposed COTPA (Amendment) Bill 2015

Published on: 14-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

The Union Ministry of Health proposed the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) (Amendment) Bill 2015.

Supreme Court issued notice to Union Government on voting rights for inter-state migrants

Published on: 13-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The Supreme Court gave notice to Union Government on voting rights for inter-state migrants.

Ministry of Railways inaugurated India’s first CNG powered train

Published on: 13-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 127 people agreed

Union Railway minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated India’s first compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered train.

President signed Ordinance to amend Mines and Minerals Development & Regulation Act, 1957

Published on: 13-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

An ordinance that amends the Mines and Minerals Development and Regulation (MMDR) Act, 1957 received assent of President Pranab Mukherjee. It paved way for introduction of competitive bidding for allocation of mines other non-coal minerals.

India to provide 69 million rupees assistance to Nepal for goitre control

Published on: 09-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

Indian Government on 8 January 2015 decided to provide 69 million rupees to Nepal as assistance to launch the Iodine Deficiency Disorder Control Programme (IDDCP)

Union Government launched National Toll Free Helpline to assist the drug dependent persons

Published on: 08-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 47 people agreed

The helpline was launched by the Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment Thaawar Chand Gehlot

Union Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers approved 100 percent production of Neem-Coated Urea

Published on: 08-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

The Union Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers allowed fertiliser firms to produce 100 percent Neem-Coated Urea to boost income of the farmers.

President signed Ordinance to amend Citizenship Act, 1955

Published on: 07-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 24 people agreed

Ordinance that amends’ Citizenship Act, 1955 and provides life-long Indian visa facility to PIOs was signed by the President on 6 January 2014. The ordinance was signed before the three-day meet of Indian diaspora in Gujarat during Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2015.

Union Cabinet approved promulgation of ordinance for amending MMDR Act, 1957

Published on: 06-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Union Cabinet approved promulgation of ordinance to amend the Mines and Minerals Development and Regulation (MMDR) Act of 1957.

Union Petroleum ministry launched LPG schemes for benefitting BPL families

Published on: 06-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

The Union Petroleum Ministry launched the sale of subsidised 5 kg cooking gas cylinders to benefit Below Poverty Line (BPL) families, students and migrant labourers.

PM launched National Programme for LED-based Home and Street Lighting

Published on: 05-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 39 people agreed

Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi on 5 January 2015 launched a National Programme for LED-based Home and Street Lighting in New Delhi to reduce energy consumption.

Union Government accepted Bezbaruah panel report on safety of North East people

Published on: 03-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

Union Government accepted recommendations of Bezbaruah Committee, set up to look into the concerns of the people of the North East living in other parts of India.

Union Government formed NITI Aayog to replace Planning Commission

Published on: 02-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 75 people agreed

To replace the 65 year old Planning Commission, the Union Government has set up the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog.

President signed National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014

Published on: 02-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 118 people agreed

The President signed 121 constitutional Amendment Bill that approves to set up National Judicial Appointments Commission.

IRDA renamed to Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India

Published on: 31-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 352 people agreed

The change in name came in to effect after the promulgation of Insurance Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2014, by the President of India on 26 December 2014.

Union Government constituted a Committee to look into NATGRID

Published on: 31-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

Union Government constituted a high-level committee in order to allay apprehension of data sharing by various government agencies with NATGRID.

President Pranab Mukherjee appointed Governors of Mizoram, Uttarakhand and Meghalaya

Published on: 31-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 230 people agreed

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee on 30 December 2014 appointed the Governors of Mizoram, Uttarakhand and Meghalaya.

Department of Disabilities Affairs renamed as Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

Published on: 30-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Government of India rechristened the Department of Disability Affairs as Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.

DeitY announced to set up Fast Track Task Force to boost mobile manufacturing

Published on: 30-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

As part of boost mobile manufacturing, the task force aims to achieve production of 500 million units of mobile handsets by 2019.

Union Cabinet approved promulgation of ordinance on amendments to Land Acquisition Act, 2013

Published on: 30-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

Union Cabinet approved promulgation of ordinance that amends the RFCTLARR Act, 2013 and serve farmer welfare and strategic and developmental needs of India.

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