JATAN: special software for Digitization of Archaeological Museum
The Minister of State (I/c) of Culture and Tourism, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel informed Lok Sabha about JATAN: Virtual Museum software. JATAN has been developed by Human Centres Design and Computing Group, C-DAC, Pune, Maharashtra.

Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft successfully launched by GSLV MkIII-M1
Chandrayaan-2, India’s 2nd moon mission (after Chandrayaan-1, 2008) was successfully launched by GSLV-MkIII-M1 from Second Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. This successful launch comes exactly a week after More..

NAM Ministerial Meeting held in Caracas, Venezuela
Ministerial meeting of Coordinating Bureau of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) was held in Caracas, capital of Venezuela. Theme for 2019 Meet was- Promotion and Consolidation of Peace through Respect for International Law More..

Lt Gen. Manoj Mukund Naravane appointed next Vice Chief of Indian Army
In a major rejig in Indian Army, Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane has been appointed as next vice-chief of armed force. He will succeed Lt Gen D Anbu who is set to retire on 31 August 2019.


Lok Sabha passes Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019
Lok Sabha has passed Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 amidst strong objection from Opposition with 218 members voting in its favour and 79 against it.

Summary: The bill seeks to amend More..

INAS 313: 5th Dornier aircraft squadron commissioned into Indian Navy
Indian Naval Air Squadron (INAS) 313, the 5th Dornier Aircraft Squadron was commissioned into Indian Navy by Admiral Karambir Singh, PVSM AVSM ADC Chief of Naval Staff at a ceremony held at Naval Air Enclave, Meenambakkam, Chennai.

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Sangita Kalanidhi Award: Carnatic vocalist S. Sowmya wins
Noted Carnatic vocalist S. Sowmya won the 2019 Sangita Kalanidhi award of Music Academy. She will preside over 93rd annual conference of Academy to be held between 12 December 2019 and 1 January 2020. She along with other awardees will be conferred w More..

Project Sampark: Defence Minister inaugurates Ujh and Basantar Bridges in J&K
Union Minister of Defence Rajnath Singh inaugurated 1 km long Ujh bridge in Kathua district and 617.40 m long Basantar bridge in Samba district of Jammu & Kashmir. Both of these bridges have been constructed by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) und More..

UDAN Scheme: 8 more air routes added
Civil Aviation Ministry  announced addition of 8 more air routes under UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik), the regional air connectivity scheme. These air routes have become functional and started operations.


Motihari-Amlekhgunj Oil Pipeline ready for commercial operation
The landmark Motihari-Amlekhgunj Petroleum Products Pipeline between India and Nepal is now completed and is ready for commercial operation. The testing transfer of the pipeline was successfully completed by Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) and Nepal Oil More..

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