17th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meet

17th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meet: 17th BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) Ministerial meet, chaired by Sri Lanka, was held recently. The meeting drew participation from all the seven-member States, including Myanmar which is witnessing a large-scale crackdown against anti-military protesters. BIMSTEC: In an effort to integrate the region, the grouping […]

Election Commission Of India Delisted Star Campaigners

Election Commission Of India (ECI) Delisted Ex-Telecom Minister A. Raja From The List Of Star Campaigners:   The Election Commission of India (ECI) delisted Ex-Telecom Minister A. Raja from the list of star campaigners. He has also been reprimanded for violation of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) for making certain remarks during election times. […]

Who was Sivakumara Swamigalu?

Sivakumara Swamigalu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has bowed to Sree Sree Sree Sivakumara Swamigalu on his Jayanti. Shivakumara Swamigalu (1907 – 2019) was an Indian spiritual leader. He was a Lingayat religious figure and head of the Siddaganga Matha in Karnataka. He was described as the most esteemed adherent of Lingayatism. Educationist: He founded the […]

SHANTIR OGROSHENA 2021 Military Exercise

Multinational Military Exercise SHANTIR OGROSHENA 2021: Multinational Military Exercise SHANTIR OGROSHENA 2021 (Front Runner of the Peace) will be held in Bangladesh to commemorate the birth centenary of Bangladesh ‘Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and mark 50 years of liberation. Indian Army contingent comprising of 30 personnel including Officers, JCOs, and Jawans […]

MyNEP2020 Web Portal : Important Points

MyNEP2020: Union Education Minister launched the “MyNEP2020” Platform of NCTE Web Portal. The platform seeks to invite suggestions from the stakeholders for preparing a draft for the development of National Professional Standards for Teachers (NPST) and National Mission for Mentoring Program membership (NMM). The “MyNEP2020” platform will be operational from 1st April 2021 to 15th […]

Baikal-GVD : World’s Biggest Underwater Neutrino Telescope

World’s Biggest Underwater Neutrino Telescope: Russian scientists launched one of the world’s biggest underwater neutrino telescopes called the Baikal-GVD (Gigaton Volume Detector) in the waters of Lake Baikail, the world’s deepest lake situated in Siberia. The construction of this telescope, which started in 2016, is motivated by the mission to study in detail the elusive […]

Rules Of Procedure And Conduct Of Business : State Legislative Assembly

Haryana Has Amended Several Provisions Under Its Rules Of Procedure And Conduct Of Business In The Legislative Assembly Of The State: Several new provisions have also been added in order to maintain the decorum of the House and to ensure that prompt action is taken on recommendations made by the committees constituted by the Speaker. […]