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Current Affairs Live Updates: 2nd Phase of Polling in WB, Assam, Immunization Drive for 45 and Above Begins, Get Latest & Daily Current Affairs Updates Here

Apr 1, 2021
Current Affairs Live Blog: Today i.e. on 1st April, the 2nd Phase of Polling will commence for the on-going assembly elections and also the COVID-19 immunization drive will be opened to people of 45 years and above. To help UPSC, Banking, SSC and other government exam aspirants a

Union Budget 2021 Highlights: PM Modi terms Active and Not Reactive, Focused on Covid-related reforms to Atmanirbhar resolve

Feb 1, 2021
Budget 2021: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented Union Budget 2021-22 today in the Parliament. Expectations from this year’s budgets were very high considering it had to provide much needed relief to the ailing economy and also address the traditional challenges or unemployment, f

Telecom Commission approved hike in FDI cap from 74 to 100 percent in Telecom Sector

Jul 3, 2013
Telecom Commission of India approved enhancement of FDI cap on telecom sector from 74 to 100 percent.

Sujata Singh designated as India's next Foreign Secretary

Jul 2, 2013
Sujata Singh (envoy to Germany) designated to be the next Foreign Secretary of India by Manmohan Singh. She will succeed Ranjan Mathai to the office.

SC ordered State Governments to Curb Sale of Adulterated Milk

Jul 2, 2013
SC ordered State Governments to curb the practice of sale of adulterated milk. The court directed them to share their steps to curb the practice of sale.

Government of India launched National Cyber Security Policy 2013

Jul 2, 2013
National Cyber Security Policy 2013 was launched by Government to protect information and build capabilities to prevent cyber attacks.

India successfully launched its first Navigational Satellite IRNSS-1A

Jul 2, 2013
India successfully launched its 1st dedicated navigation satellite, IRNSS-1A using PSLV. IRNSS-1A is the part of the seven satellites of the IRNSS satellites

Bhiwani, Mahendragarh and Bharatpur are now Part of Expanded NCR

Jul 2, 2013
NCR Planning Board approved Bhiwani, Mahendragarh and Bharatpur to be the part of NCR. Jaipur recognized as the Counter Magnet Area.

P. Sathasivam appointed as the Next Chief Justice of India

Jun 30, 2013
P. Sathasivam appointed as the next CJI after justifying the Collegiums System of appointment of Judges. He will succeed the Altamas Kabir.

India to host 2016 World T20 and 2023 World Cup

Jun 30, 2013
India awarded the opportunity to host World T20 for the first time in 2016 and its 4th 50-over World Cup in 2023 by ICC.

Government to set-up 51 new low-cost Airports to Increase Air Connectivity

Jun 29, 2013
Government took a decision to set-up 51 new airports in tier-II & III cities across India. The decision will boost the aviation sector in India.

Vice President of India released the book Ziauddin Barni’s Tarikh-I-Firoz Shahi

Jun 29, 2013
The book entitled Ziauddin Barni’s Tarikh-i-Firoz Shahi was released by Hamid Ansari. The book is brought out by Rampur Raza Library, Rampur (UP).

Bimal Julka appointed as Secretary of Information & Broadcasting Ministry

Jun 29, 2013
Bimal Julka, an IAS officer of 1979 batch of MP cadre, appointed as the next I&B Secretary. He will succeed Uday Kumar Varma, who retires on 30 June 2013.

US Senate passed landmark Immigration Bill

Jun 28, 2013
A landmark Immigration Reform Bill was passed by the US Senate on 27 June 2013. The bill will provide a pathway to citizenship for illegal migrants in US.

UNESCO declared Six Forts of Rajasthan as World Heritage Sites

Jun 22, 2013
UNESCO WHC declared six Forts of Rajasthan as World Heritage Sites. The recognition was granted at 37th session of WHC in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Indian Embassy in Riyadh appealed to Migrant Indians to avail Concessions

Jun 22, 2013
Indian Embassy in Riyadh has appealed to the Indian nationals in Saudi to get their exit passes issued or get their residency certificates corrected.

James Comey nominated as next FBI director by Barack Obama

Jun 22, 2013
James Comey was nominated as next Director of FBI by Brack Obama. The nomination awaits confirmation from the Senate of US.

Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated Gas-based Power Plant at Palatana in Tripura

Jun 22, 2013
Palatana Gas Based Power Project inaugurated by Pranab Mukherjee. Developed by ONGC this is the largest clean energy plants of the world.

Planning Commission finalized Annual Plan for 2013-14 for Goa

Jun 22, 2013
Planning Commission finalized an Annual Plan of 4715 crore for Goa for FY 2013-14. The state aims to improve on agriculture during in 12th plan period.

VK Duggal appointed as Nodal Officer for Relief and Rescue operations in Uttrakhand

Jun 22, 2013
VK Duggal was appointed as the nodal officer to establish coordination between the agencies engaged in relief and rescue operations in Uttrakhand.
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