Category: Current Affairs

Germany amending Criminal Code to fix liability for operating online trading platforms

The Internet has made the exchange of goods and services easier in many ways. Trading platforms are accessible around the clock from almost anywhere in the world. They offer convenient and attractive options for customers, dealers and operators. However, there are not only platforms with legitimate offers, but also platforms on which prohibited items and services are traded. Such criminal platforms in the form of forums or marketplaces play an increasingly central role in certain areas of crime.

Iranian nuclear scientist Fakhrizadeh assassinated near Tehran

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, an Iranian high-ranking nuclear physicist , long suspected by the West of masterminding a secret nuclear bomb programme was killed in an ambush near Tehran on Friday Nov. 27, 2020. Fakhrizadeh has long been described by Western countries as a leader of a covert atomic bomb programme halted in 2003, which Israel and the United States accuse Tehran of trying to restore in secret, but  always denied by Iran.

PM’s address to Air Force personnel at Jaisalmer on 14 NOV 2020 

जैसलमेर एयरबेस पर मुझे कई बार आने का अवसर तो आया है लेकिन कार्यक्रमों की श्रृंखला ऐसी रहती है कि न कभी रूकने का, कभी किसी से बात करने का अवसर रहता है लेकिन आज मेरा सौभाग्‍य है कि मुझे एक्‍सक्‍लूसिवली आप सबके बीच समय और दीपावली का पर्व बनाने का अवसर मिला है। आपको, आपके परिवार के हर सदस्‍य को दीपावली की बहुत-बहुत शुभकामनाएं।

Central Govt abolished Interviews for jobs in 23 States and 8 UTs

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh disclosed here today that so far, interview for jobs has been abolished in 23 States and 8 Union Territories of India. This, he said, is a follow up to the abolition of interview for Group-B (Non- Gazetted) and Group – C posts in the Central Government ever since 2016.

Union Education Minister inaugurated Technology Business Incubator at IIIT Sri City AP

Union Minister for Education Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ virtually inaugurated the Gyan Circle Ventures, a MeitY funded Technology Business Incubator (TBI) of Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sri City (Chittoor), Andhra Pradesh through Video Conference here today. Shri Amit Khare, Secretary, Higher Education, Shri. Ajay Prakash Sawhney, Secretary, MeitY; Shri Satish Chandra, Special Chief Secretary HE, Government of Andhra Pradesh; Shri. Bala M.S. Chairman, Board of Governors, IIIT Sri City Chittoor; Shri. Srinivasa C. Raju, Chairman, Sri City; Prof. G. Kannabiran, Director, IIIT Sri City Chittoor and senior officials of the Ministry were present on the occasion.

PM मोदी ने वीडियो कॉन्फ्रेंस के माध्यम से कनाडा में इन्वेस्ट इंडिया कॉन्फ्रेंस को संबोधित किया

प्रधानमंत्री ने कहा कि भारत निर्विवाद रूप से एकमात्र ऐसा राष्ट्र है जो अपने सभी निवेश मानकों जैसे राजनीतिक स्थिरता, निवेश और व्यापार के अनुकूल नीतियां, शासन में पारदर्शिता, कौशल से परिपूर्ण प्रतिभाशाली समूहों और एक व्यापक बाजार के रूप में प्रगति कर रहा है। उन्होंने कहा कि यह संस्थागत निवेशकों, विनिर्माणकर्ताओं, नवाचार पारिस्थितिकी तंत्र और बुनियादी उद्योगों सहित सभी के लिए एक अवसर है।

India’s First RRTS Train Unveiled-speed 180 k/h

The state-of-the-art RRTS rolling stock will be first of its kind in India with a design speed of 180 kmph. With radiating stainless steel outer body, these aerodynamic RRTS trains will be lightweight and fully air-conditioned. Each car will have six automatic plug-in type wide doors, three on each side (Business Class will have four such doors, two on each side) for ease of access and exit.

आयुष मंत्रालय ने कार्य स्थल पर ‘योग हेतु अवकाश’(योग ब्रेक) की शुरुआत की

आयुष मंत्रालय ने कार्य स्थल पर ‘योग हेतु अवकाश’(योग ब्रेक) की फिर शुरुआत की DATE: 25 SEP 2020 आयुष मंत्रालय के योग ब्रेक प्रोटोकॉल से जुड़ी गतिविधियों को बढ़ावा देने के लिए […]

हाइड्रोजन ईंधन आधारित वाहनों के सुरक्षा मूल्यांकन के मानक अधिसूचित किए गए

Standards for Safety Evaluation of Hydrogen Fuel cells based vehicles notified हाइड्रोजन ईंधन आधारित वाहनों के सुरक्षा मूल्यांकन के मानक अधिसूचित किए गए DATE: 24 SEP 2020 सड़क परिवहन और राजमार्ग मंत्रालय […]