JP Nadda elected unopposed as 11th BJP National president

Jagat Prakash Nadda became the 11th National President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on January 20, 2020. He was elected unopposed to the position.

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India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable K-4 Ballistic Missile

India successfully test fired nuclear-capable, K-4 ballistic missile off the coast of Andhra Pradesh on January 19, 2020. It has a strike range of 3500km.

The K-4 ballistic missile was More..





SAG Awards 2020 Winners: Parasite wins best film, Avengers: Endgame and Game of Thrones win best action award

South Korean film Parasite has created history by becoming the first foreign-language film to win the SAG Award for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture, Renée Zellweger won the 'Best Actress' for Judy and Joaquin Phoenix won 'Bes More..





WEF Davos 2020 begins; Union Minister Piyush Goyal to attend 50th World Economic Forum

Union Minister for Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal will lead the Indian delegation at the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland. The four-day WEF event began on January 21, 2020 and will see the participation of over 50 heads o More..





Aadhaar mandatory to avail of benefits under Central Scheme for Civilian Victims of terror/violence

The Union Home Ministry on January 17, 2020 notified that it is mandatory for civilian victims of terror and communal violence to furnish Aadhaar Card Number or undergo Aadhaar authentication to ava More..





India, World Bank sign USD 88m loan agreement for Assam Inland Water Transport Project

The central government and Assam state government signed a USD 88 million loan agreement with the World Bank on January 16, 2020 to implement the Assam Inland Water Transport Project.

The pr More..





Indian advocate Harish Salve appointed as Queen's Counsel

Senior Indian Advocate Harish Salve has been appointed as the Queen's Counsel (QC) for the courts of England and Wales. The title of the Queen's Counsel is conferred upon those who have demonstrated particular skill and expertise in the legal fiel More..





Rajnath Singh flags off 51st unit of self-propelled K9 Vajra-T Guns

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flagged off the 51st unit of K-9 Vraj-T cannon at the Larsen & Toubro armored system complex at Hazira, Surat on January 16, 2020. He drove the K9 Vajra-T Gun around the Hazira comp More..





CPCB issues fresh guidelines for setting up new petrol pumps

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has recently issued guidelines to establish petrol pumps. These instructions have been issued because of the poor impact of petrol pumps on the environment. The Central Pollutio More..





Indian Navy to get high speed fuel to reduce carbon footprint
The Ministry of Defence announces new fuel upgradation for Indian Navy with revised technical specifications. The High Flash High Speed Diesel (HFHSD) was launched. The aim of the new fuel introduction is to reduce carbon footprint.



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