Current Affairs




After the talk of Xi-Hasina twenty six agreements are inked between Bangladesh and China

InterNational Affairs,InterNational Echonomy

Posted on : 19 Oct 2016

On the date of 14th October twenty six agreements were signed between Bangladesh and China in the major areas of railway communication, power and road. The inking of the agreements between the two countries were signed after the talks between Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina and the Preside... .... Click here for more...



In the 2016 BRICS Summit sixteen agreements are being signed between Russia and India in different sectors

National Echonomy

Posted on : 19 Oct 2016

On the date of 15th October sixteen agreements were signed between the Indian PM Narendra Modi and the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. The agreements were signed after talks on delegation level which was co chaired by Vladimir Putin and Narendra Modi. One of the signed agreements ... .... Click here for more...



At Tifsa World Games four medals are bagged by wrestlers of India

Game and Sports

Posted on : 19 Oct 2016

In the sixth Tifsa World Games wrestler Dalmiya bagged a gold medal. India has bagged four medals in the Games. Dalmiya won over Muhammad Sahan, a player of Azerbaijan. .... Click here for more...



Standards on fortification of food is being released by minister

National Affairs

Posted on : 19 Oct 2016

Anupriya Patel, the Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare released standards on food fortification. She also launched the logo of food fortification. Anupriya Patel opined that the controlling of micronutrient deficiencies is a necessary part of the Government's initiative t... .... Click here for more...



The longest manned space mission of China is successfully launched by the country

InterNational Affairs

Posted on : 19 Oct 2016

On 17th October, China launched a spacecraft with two astronauts in the longest planned manned space mission of the country. This made the country hop a step closer to setting up a permanent space station in the year 2020. The two astronauts who participated in the mission are Jing Ha... .... Click here for more...



Chaplin award is going to be received by Robert De Niro

Award and Record

Posted on : 19 Oct 2016

The forty forth (44th) Chaplin Award is going to be received by Robert De Niro. He has been named by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. De Niro has films like "Raging Bull", "Mean Streets", "Silver Linings Playbook" and "The Godfather" to his credit. On 8th May, 2017, the 44th annua... .... Click here for more...



N-triad is going to be completed by India with commissioning of Arihant

National Affairs

Posted on : 19 Oct 2016

INS Arihant, the first indigenously-constructed nuclear submarine of India, was commissioned into service in the month of August. India has now come quite close to handling the N-triad. Missiles of ranges of 3500 km and 700 km are going to be the equipments of INS Arihant. .... Click here for more...



The first aboriginal electric bus of India is unveiled by Ashok Leyland

Technology and Innovation

Posted on : 19 Oct 2016

On 20th October the first circuit electric bus of India was unveiled by Ashok Leyland. It was brought to action in Chennai. The bus has been fully developed and made in India. .... Click here for more...



According to Indian PM Narendra Modi India has the capability of playing a vital role in the strengthening of global economy

National Affairs

Posted on : 18 Oct 2016

Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi opined that the global economy, now facing a slowdown can be strengthened with Indian playing a vital role in the process of that. The necessity of promoting the industry of Khadi was also stressed on by Modi. The scheme of ZED Certification was ... .... Click here for more...



The oldest giant panda of the world dies at the age of thirty eight at theme park of Hong Kong

Environment

Posted on : 18 Oct 2016

Jia Jia, the oldest giant panda in captivity has died at the age of thirty eight (38) at a theme park jn Hong Kong. The panda's 38 years of life is equivalent to one hundred and fourteen (114) human years. Jia Jia was a female Panda and the theme park where she lived is named Ocean Pa... .... Click here for more...



A deal has been enabled by India to curb coolants which warm the planet

National Affairs

Posted on : 18 Oct 2016

On the date of October 15th, India joined almost two hundred countries to seal a legal deal that aims at reducing green house gases that damage the climate. The source of these green house gases vary from refrigerators to air-conditioners to shaving foams. This pact will come in activ... .... Click here for more...



Indian PM Narendra Modi stated that India is going to ratify the Paris agreement on change of climate on October 2nd

InterNational Affairs

Posted on : 18 Oct 2016

The Paris Agreement on climate change is going to be ratified by India on October 2nd. India is responsible for almost 4.1% of green house gas emissions. The agreement is signed with the aim of limiting global warming well below 2 degree Celsius. .... Click here for more...



‘Vittshala’, which is the financial literacy cell of SRRC is being launched by Arun Jaitley

National Affairs

Posted on : 18 Oct 2016

Arun Jaitley, the Union Finance Minister, launched 'Vittshala', a finance related literary cell of SRRC (Shri Ram College of Commerce) on the date of October 17th. This has been commemorating the ninetieth (90th) anniversary of the college. Jaitley unveiled the logo of Vittshala and s... .... Click here for more...



5-tranche of gold bonds is being issued by RBI which is worth Rs 3,060 crore

National Echonomy

Posted on : 18 Oct 2016

On the date of October 18th the RBI (Reserve Bank of India) announced that five tranches of SGB (Sovereign Gold Bonds) has been issued by it. The SGB is worth rupess 3,060 crore till date. .... Click here for more...



Consensus is being reached by the GST counsel on the matter of compensation for states

National Affairs

Posted on : 18 Oct 2016

The GST counsel has reached an unanimous decision on the definition of revenue to help and compensate the states in the matter of the loss of revenue. The GST counsel has been presented with five options on the rate structure of GST. .... Click here for more...



The cotton trade of Pakistan is being hit by the tension brewing between India and Pakistan

National Affairs

Posted on : 18 Oct 2016

The textile industry of Pakistan has been hit badly by the growing tension between India and Pakistan as most of the traders are not buying cotton from India. The traders are keeping themselves away from buying cotton from India to show their faithfulness towards their county. Khalid ... .... Click here for more...



The G20 Summit is going to focus on the steps which will boost growth in economy and trade

National Echonomy

Posted on : 17 Oct 2016

The main topics which are to be discussed in the G20 Summit are global economic slowdown, reforms in structure to expand trade globally, raising protectionism, creation of jobs, inclusive growth, innovation and climate finance. The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to join t... .... Click here for more...



Xi Jinping opines that China has to rely on reforms to maintain speedy financial growth

InterNational Echonomy

Posted on : 17 Oct 2016

The Chinese President Xi Jinping brought forward the view that China should rely on reforms to maintain a steady financial growth in the long term. Chiana is being pressured by US to step up to reduce its excess industrial capacity. .... Click here for more...



Rs 10,000 crore debt is being mulled by Air India under the new scheme of RBI

National Echonomy

Posted on : 17 Oct 2016

Optionally profitable Air India now planning to reconstruct debt worth rupess ten thousand crores under the scheme for sustainable restructuring of bad assets floated by the Reserve Bank. This scheme, S4A (Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets) was introduced in the month of June ... .... Click here for more...



Made in India GLC is being rolled out by Mercedes Benz

National Echonomy

Posted on : 17 Oct 2016

The made in India GLC SUV was being rolled out by Mercedes Benz in Pune from the assembly on the date of 29th September. This has been done with an aim to lessen the waiting time and continue to make high quality cars in India. The managing director and CEO, Mercedes Benz India, Rolan... .... Click here for more...



The yet longest crewed space mission of Chaina is being launched by the country

InterNational Affairs,Science and Innovation

Posted on : 17 Oct 2016

On the date of 17th October two astronauts of Chaina began the yet longest crewed space mission of the county. They will be staying for thirty (30) daya in an experimental space station. Chaina, along with US and Russia have the honour of independently launching human beings into spac... .... Click here for more...



Research claims that the universe has twenty times more galaxies than it is thought

Science and Innovation

Posted on : 17 Oct 2016

According to a new research the universe actually contains two trillion which is upto twenty times more than what was previously thought about the number of the galaxies. This recent observation has been brought forth by the studies of an international team which is being led by Christ... .... Click here for more...



Paris accord is going to be joined by India on October 2nd

InterNational Affairs

Posted on : 17 Oct 2016

Anil Madhav Dave, the environment minister of India made it clear on the evening of 1st October that there was no existing link between the bid of the country for the membership in the NSG (Nuclear Suppliers Group) the ratification of the global climate deal. He also mentioned the fact... .... Click here for more...



Tata steel is being ready for trade union talks in UK

National Echonomy

Posted on : 16 Oct 2016

The Tata Steel, which is the steel giant of India is set for talks with its UK representatives of trade union. The subject matter of the discussion is the settlement of the deadlock of a pension scheme worth rupess fifteen-billion-pound. .... Click here for more...



The third largest importer of Scotch is India

National Echonomy,Award and Record

Posted on : 16 Oct 2016

Since the year 2013 the sales of Scotch has increased for the first time. France and US are ahead of India in the import of Scotch. .... Click here for more...



The IPL (Indian Premier League) which is the biggest property of BCCI is being tried to be cashed on by Facebook

Game and Sports

Posted on : 16 Oct 2016

Facebook, the social media giant has brought the tender and is probably going to bid for the digital rights of the Indian Premier League. A jump in conversations has been seen by Facebook during the IPL year on year. During the time of 2016 IPL three hundred and sixty million (360) mi... .... Click here for more...



The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has been banned by AirAsia in all its flights

National Affairs,Technology and Innovation

Posted on : 16 Oct 2016

All the flights of AirAsia, including the company's flights in India has prohibited it's passengers to use Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on board due to issues related to safety. The prohibition will come into action from 17th October midnight. The prohibition came after the Transport Departm... .... Click here for more...



Orbital ATK has launched its resupply mission to space station

Science and Innovation

Posted on : 16 Oct 2016

Orbital ATK, a US aerospace firm has launched the sixth resupply mission of its. It is carrying the NASA cargo to the ISS (International Space Station). An upgraded Antares rocket has been used by it. .... Click here for more...



Eggs created by scientists which would allow women who are infertile to have child

Science and Innovation

Posted on : 16 Oct 2016

Working mammalian eggs have been created by scientists from scratch and they have used to produce healthy children. It is the first time that the eggs have been made completely without any help from animals. Despite the fact of the experiment being conducted only on mice and eggs it i... .... Click here for more...



India has taken a necessary step towards controlling emissions from the refrigerants which are climate damaging

National Affairs,Environment

Posted on : 16 Oct 2016

India has sped up its climate action by ordering the refrigerants' companies to control the emission from the refrigerators by using enhanced technology and innovation. The order and announcement came on the date of October 13th. The announcement was made during a crucial phase of neg... .... Click here for more...



US is again taken over by Chaina as the top crude importer of the world

InterNational Affairs

Posted on : 15 Oct 2016

Chaina's importing of record and large amount of crude oil in the month of September made it surpass the US as the crude oil importer of the world. The associate director of Oil Markets with IHS Energy, Harry Liu opined that the increase in the import of crude oil was mainly triggered ... .... Click here for more...



Ibibo and MakeMyTrip get merged to take the role of a dominanting player

National Echonomy

Posted on : 15 Oct 2016

With an ambition to take dominance over the industry of online travel agency and market, Ibibo (unlisted) and MakeMyTrip (Nasdaq-listed) have merged. Ibibo is owned by Naspers, a South African technological group and Tencent Holdings which is based in Chaina. After the merge with Make... .... Click here for more...



On next year key maneuver on Mars orbiter is going to be performed by ISRO

National Affairs

Posted on : 15 Oct 2016

As the Mars Orbiter Mission has completed two years, ISRO has announced that next year a major work of key maneuver is going to be done on the Mars Orbiter. Kiran Kumar, the Chairman of ISRO stated that MOM inspsite of having a original life of five months has completed two years. The... .... Click here for more...



NASA has probed tests thrusters on journey towards Bennu, the asteroid

Science and Innovation

Posted on : 15 Oct 2016

The spacecraft of NASA has been successfully trajectored to reach Bennu, the asteroid and bring back the sample of dust from there which may affect the earth in coming times. Bennu is an asteroid which is located near the earth and has the size of a small mountain. The spacecraft has ... .... Click here for more...



Fluid carved gully is going to be explored by Opportunity Mars rover of NASA

Science and Innovation

Posted on : 15 Oct 2016

For the first time for a Mars rover the probe Opportunity will search and explore a gully long ago carved by a fluid which may be water. Gullies carved by fluids existing in Mars had been visible since the years 1970s but none of them had been explored previously. .... Click here for more...



Gaint 'cannonballs' shot from stars have been spotted by Astronomers

Science and Innovation

Posted on : 15 Oct 2016

The Hubble space telescope data of NASA has helped the scientists to discover gas blobs which are super hot being ejected near a star that is dying. The hot gas blobs are twice the size of mars. .... Click here for more...



The leadership of India in the HFC pact has been applauded by climate experts and environmentalists

Environment

Posted on : 15 Oct 2016

India has been praised for its leadership qualities and flexibility in the exhausting negotiating process of the HFC pact. This movement is a critical step forward towards limiting global warming. Sunita Narain, environmentalist and director general of the Delhi-based think-tank CSE (... .... Click here for more...



G Mahalingam of RBI has been appointed Sebi whole time member

National Echonomy

Posted on : 14 Oct 2016

Executive Director of the Reserve Bank of India, Gurumoorthy Mahalingam was appointed Whole-Time Member of market regulator Sebi. He has been appointed to the post till he reaches the age of 65 or for five years whichever comes earlier. He will be paid a salary of rupees 3.75 lakh. .... Click here for more...



Draft bill has been brought by centre to handle tricky issues regarding the sharing of river water

National Affairs

Posted on : 14 Oct 2016

With an ambition of resolving the inter state problems over sharing river water, centre has brought out a draft National Water Framework Bill, 2016. This will help to manage the river water basins in a way which would provide each state with equal benefit of the river water. The draft... .... Click here for more...



Human hair has been used by researchers of Kolkata to produce cathodes for solar cells

National Affairs

Posted on : 14 Oct 2016

The researchers of IISER (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research) have used human hair to produce metal free, cost effective cathodes which are to be used in solar cells. This proves to be the first case where a bio-waste-derived electrode has been used as cathode in a quan... .... Click here for more...



The young scientist award of the US has been bagged by an Indian originated scientist

Science and Innovation

Posted on : 14 Oct 2016

The honourable IAFP Young scientist scholarship award has been given to Kirtiraj Kundlik Gaikwad, who is an Indian scientist in the department of packaging. He has been awarded with this prestigious award because of his research work on "development of novel oxygen absorbing package in... .... Click here for more...



Maldives has left Commonwealth amid the democracy row

InterNational Affairs

Posted on : 14 Oct 2016

Maldives has left the Commonwealth as it accused the Commonwealth of unjust and unfair treatment and interference in domestic affairs. The Maldives was warned by the Commonwealth of getting suspended if it failed to show progress in matters related to democracy. According to a stateme... .... Click here for more...



Sixteen MoUs have been signed between India and Russia

InterNational Affairs

Posted on : 14 Oct 2016

As the Indian PM and Russian President held bilateral talks in the 17th India-Russia Annual Summit, sixteen MoUs were signed by both of the nations. The summit was held in Goa on 12th October. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Russian President Vladimir V. Putin were present... .... Click here for more...



HIMANSH the remote, high altitude station of India has been opened in Himachal Pradesh

National Affairs

Posted on : 13 Oct 2016

The Himalayan region possesses the largest concentration of glaciers outside the polar caps. This is the reason of the region being called the “Water Tower of Asia”. This region is also the source of ten major river systems that provide drinking water, irrigation and power... .... Click here for more...



Virat Kohli has been presented with ICC Test Championship mace which he considers to be special

Game and Sports

Posted on : 13 Oct 2016

Virat Kohli, the Indian captain was presented with the ICC Test Championship mace. New Zealand was defeated by India by 3-0 with the help of Ravichandran Ashwin who bagged the title of the Man of the Match and of the series. India however lost it's top position in the ICC to the count... .... Click here for more...



India has ranked a horrible 97 of 118 countries on hunger index

National Affairs

Posted on : 13 Oct 2016

On 11th October, the GHI (Global Hunger Index) released a a report according to which India has ranked 97 in a total number of 118 countries. The GHI (Global Hunger Index) is statistical tool of multidimension which is used to describe the hunger condition of the countries. India has ... .... Click here for more...



Uber ties up globally with Standard Chartered to offer discounted rides to customers

National Echonomy

Posted on : 13 Oct 2016

On the date of October 10th Standard Chartered bank announced it's tie up with Uber under which its credit cardholders, across six countries, will get a cash-back of up to 25 per cent for hailing cabs from the app. Shyamal Saxena the head of Standard Chartered retail banking opined tha... .... Click here for more...



Electroactive bandages of NASA have the capability of aiding wound healing

Technology and Innovation

Posted on : 13 Oct 2016

An electroactive bandage has been created by NASA which provides charge of electricity to help the process of healing wounds. NASA opined that these bandages will prove effective for the military personnels in the battle field. The bandages are made of electroactive materials. .... Click here for more...



Cabinet has approved a MoU between Exim Bank (Export-Import Bank of India) and NDB (New Development Bank) on General Cooperation along with other Development Financial Institutions of BRICS nations

National Affairs

Posted on : 13 Oct 2016

The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of PM Narendra Modi has given its approval to the signing of the MoU on General Cooperation with NDB (New Development Bank) through the BRICS Interbank Cooperation Mechanism by Government at the level of Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs/... .... Click here for more...



The next novel of Arundhati Roy is going to be out in 2017

Award and Record

Posted on : 13 Oct 2016

After a gap of nineteen years Arundhati Roy is ready with her latest novel 'The Ministry of Utmost Happiness' which is going to be out in July 2017. Her last work of fiction, 'The God of Small Things', published nineteen years ago, had won the Booker prize. Hamish Hamilton UK and Peng... .... Click here for more...