Fri Sep 24 18:12:27 IST 2021
This is the first that a candidate has not been nominated by the home country for the top post at the UN Health Agency.
Fri Sep 24 17:31:41 IST 2021
The day’s updated Current Affairs quizzes cover topics such as first-ever Himalayan Film Festival, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and oldest human footprints in North America among others.
Fri Sep 24 13:15:04 IST 2021
The C-295 military transport aircraft will replace Avro-748 planes of the Indian Air Force. This long-pending procurement was cleared by the Union Cabinet Committee on Security two weeks ago.
Fri Sep 24 11:34:01 IST 2021
The Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani starrer Shershaah, a movie based on the life of Capt Vikram Batra, will be the opening film of the first-ever Himalayan Film Festival.
Fri Sep 24 10:43:33 IST 2021
Main Battle Tank Mk-1A is a new variant of Arjun Tank that has been designed to enhance mobility, survivability and firepower.
Thu Sep 23 18:48:25 IST 2021
The day’s updated Current Affairs quizzes cover topics such as new SCO permanent member, bill banning online gaming, world's most dominant variant and International Sign Language Day among others.
Thu Sep 23 13:28:30 IST 2021
Iran had acquired observer status in the SCO bloc in June 2005. It had applied for full membership of the bloc first in 2008 and then again in 2010 but both times it was not successful.
Thu Sep 23 11:49:15 IST 2021
WHO has downgraded alpha, beta, gamma variants and three other variants – eta, iota and kappa – to “variants under monitoring”, indicating that they “no longer pose a major risk to global public health” as they are being out-competed by delta.
Thu Sep 23 10:14:47 IST 2021
The Prime Minister is scheduled to meet US Vice President Kamala Harris in her ceremonial office at the White House and hold bilateral meeting with Australian PM Scott Morrison today. He is also scheduled to meet CEOs of select corporates. Know full agenda here.
Wed Sep 22 17:50:06 IST 2021
The day’s updated Current Affairs quizzes cover topics such as SDG Progress award, UN Afghan Envoy, World Rose Day for cancer patients and SAARC Foreign Ministers meeting among others.
Wed Sep 22 16:29:04 IST 2021
DC vs SRH IPL Match will go ahead as per schedule today despite SRH Player T Natarajan testing positive for COVID-19. All-rounder Vijay Shankar is one of his six close contacts.
Wed Sep 22 15:58:34 IST 2021
Most of the prominent opposition leaders were barred from participating in the election. All organisations linked to jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny were declared extremist and banned from participating in the election.
Wed Sep 22 13:22:38 IST 2021
UN-sponsored SDSN conferred Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina with ‘SDG Progress Award’ for Bangladesh’s steady progress in achieving UN's sustainable development goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and that no one is left behind.
Wed Sep 22 12:32:52 IST 2021
As per reports, Pakistan did not want the participation of Afghan envoy from the previous Ashraf Ghani regime and instead demanded the SAARC member states to allow the Taliban regime in Afghanistan to send a representative for the SAARC meeting.
Tue Sep 21 19:14:19 IST 2021
The day’s updated Current Affairs quizzes cover topics such as Global Innovation Index 2021, German Elections 2021 and International Day of Peace 2021 among others.
Tue Sep 21 18:03:51 IST 2021
ECB issued a statement that read, "We know there are increasing concerns about travelling to the region and believe that going ahead will add further pressure to a playing group who have already coped with a long period of operating in restricted Covid environments."
Tue Sep 21 15:28:24 IST 2021
Asia's first hybrid flying car will be able to travel up to a range of 100km without the need of refueling and reach a maximum height of 3000ft.
Tue Sep 21 13:46:33 IST 2021
Sahitya Akademi Fellowship 2021: English author Ruskin Bond, Bengali writer Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay, Malayalam literary critic M Leelavathy and Hindi writer Vinod Kumar Shukla are among the eight writers who were selected for the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Fellowship 2021.
Tue Sep 21 12:11:04 IST 2021
UNGA General Debate week begins: US President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping will address the world leaders today at 76th UNGA General Debate, PM Narendra Modi will address the forum on September 25th.
Mon Sep 20 20:27:11 IST 2021
Vaccine Maitri initiative was put on hold in April 2021 amid the deadly second wave of COVID-19 that swept across the country to give priority to vaccinate own population.
Mon Sep 20 19:42:29 IST 2021
The day’s updated Current Affairs quizzes cover topics such as 16th Punjab CM, world's longest highway and Emmy 2021 Awards among others.
Mon Sep 20 16:05:24 IST 2021
The 11 states reporting Serotype-2 dengue cases include Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.
Mon Sep 20 14:10:27 IST 2021
Cuba decided to begin mass vaccination of children after the number of children being infected with COVID-19 rose sharply following the spread of Delta Variant in the country.
Mon Sep 20 13:09:52 IST 2021
As per the new amendment, if the bride or groom are underage, the groom is below 21 years and bride is under 18 years, their parents or guardians shall be responsible to submit the memorandum for registration of their marriage within a specified time of thirty days from the date of marriage.
Sun Sep 19 18:09:50 IST 2021
The week's updated current affairs quiz covers topics such as new Gujarat Chief Minister, Medicine from the Sky project, first woman Secretary-General of UNTACD and AUKUS security pact among others.
Sun Sep 19 17:55:23 IST 2021
Two other Congress MLAs, Sukhjinder S Randhawa and OP Soni were sworn in as deputy Chief Ministers of Punjab.
Sun Sep 19 14:51:48 IST 2021
The AUKUS military agreement scraps Australia's $40 billion French submarine contract in favour of building nuclear-powered submarines with the support of UK and the US.
Sun Sep 19 14:02:46 IST 2021
Congress MP Ambika Soni has turned down the offer of Punjab CM post saying, "I believe Punjab CM face should be a Sikh." Congress MLA Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa said that the decision regarding the new Punjab CM, will be taken in the next 2-3 hours in Chandigarh.
Fri Sep 17 20:56:20 IST 2021
45th GST council meeting: FM Nirmala Sitharaman shared that the GST Council members made it clear that they do not want petroleum products to be included under GST.
Fri Sep 17 19:11:59 IST 2021
The day’s updated Current Affairs quizzes cover topics such Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana, Prince Philip's will and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday among others.