Current Affairs

COVID-19 Vaccine for All Adults from 1st May, Production to be incentivised, ramped up

The Central Government has decided to open up COVID-19 vaccination for all above the age of 18 years from May 1, 2021.

The decision was announced by the Government on April 19, 2021, that all those above the More..

Ambedkar Jayanti 2021: Centre declares April 14th as public holiday

The central government has declared a public holiday on April 14, 2021 to commemorate Dr. BR Ambedkar’s 130th birth anniversary. 

The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions issued a notification on Apr More..

Parakram Diwas: Government to celebrate January 23 as Parakram Diwas every year

The Indian government has decided to celebrate January 23rd as 'Parakram Diwas' every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and inspire the youth of the country More..

Petroleum Ministry launches month-long ‘SAKSHAM’ Campaign

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas on January 16, 2021 launched a month long ‘SAKSHAM’ campaign in order to create awareness among the consumers about the fossil fuels. The campaign will also highlight th More..

India will not have foreign head of state as Chief Guest for Republic Day 2021: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs announced on January 14, 2021, that there will be no foreign leader as a chief guest for the celebrations of Republic Day this year because of the global situation arising out of the More..

Unlock 4: Centre may permit operations of metro, local trains, single screen movie halls, auditoriums in next phase

The Indian government has been considering giving relaxations to various sectors in Unlock 4 in order to increase the economic activities and employment opportunities that have been deeply affected due to the COVID-1 More..

Former President Pranab Mukherjee's condition continues to be critical, on ventilator support

Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s health condition continues to remain critical, as per the latest medical bulletin released by the Army Research & Referral (R&R) Hospital in Delhi.


India overtakes Russia, records world’s 3rd highest COVID-19 cases after US, Brazil

India overtook Russia to record the world’s third-highest COVID-19 cases on July 5, 2020. India surpassed Russia’s coronavirus case count as new infections rose by almost 25000 during the day, which is a record high. More..

Freya Thakral, Delhi School Girl named among 2020’s Diana Award roll of Honours
Freya Thakral, a 13 year old student of the British School New Delhi received the 2020 Diana Award for her Recycler App, which she developed to connect users with waste-handlers as a measure to help the ragpickers of More..

Stamp Duty Rules 2020: Centre introduces new rationalised collection mechanism of stamp duty
Stamp Duty Rules 2020: The new amendments in the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 brought through Finance Act 2019 and Rules came into effect on July 1, 2020. The new stamp duty rules comprise a rationalised collection m More..

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