Category Archives: GK & Current Affairs

Eminent scientist Yash Pal dies at 90

The scientist was well-known for his contributions to the field of science education Professor Yash Pal, eminent scientist and academician, died at the age of 90 on Monday night at his home in Noida. Yash Pal was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1976 and the

Ramnath Kovind’s ceremony of assumption of office tomorrow

The Ceremony of assumption of office by Ramnath Kovind, the President-elect will be held on Tuesday, the July 25, 2017, at 12.15 PM in the Central Hall of Parliament House, New Delhi. The Chairman of Rajya Sabha, the Prime Minister, the Chief Justice of India,

It was really a special gift to Benjamin Netanyahu from Narendra Modi

The gift was really special for Israel Prime Minister  Benjamin Netanyahu. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had presented Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu replicas of two sets of relics from Kerala that are regarded as key artifacts in the long Jewish history in India. They

Who’s the real man behind India’s biggest tax reform GST?

India’s mega tax reform, Goods & Services Tax (GST), is set to be in force from 1st July 2017. It’s a national tax mechanism throughout India which is replacing taxes levied by the central and state governments. Here are some facts you should know about

UN Day for MSMEs

There’s a UN Day for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), and it’s June 27. India celebrated the day this year with a lot of good projects.  Kalraj Mishra, Union Minister for MSMEs, gave away the MSME Awards 2015 on June 27. Since the United Nations

June 11 is Ram Prasad Bismil Jayanti

Ram Prasad Bismil was a revolutionary freedom fighter (11 June 1897 – 19 December 1927) who challenged the British imperialism with arms in his hands. He participated in Mainpuri conspiracy of 1918, and the Kakori conspiracy of 1925. A patriotic poet who used to write

NASA names solar mission after Chicago physicist

It a prestigious moment for America, NASA has named solar mission after Chicago physicist. The US Space Agency has named the first mission to fly a spacecraft directly into the sun’s atmosphere in honor of Prof. Eugene Parker, who was an eminent physicist at the