GK & Current Affairs!
The 6th Edition of the 4-day international textile and apparel fair, 'VASTRA' will be organized in Jaipur during September 21 – 24, 2017 at Jaipur Exhibition and Convention Centre (JECC), Sitapura.
The First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ (BIMSTEC DMEx-2017) will be conducted by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).
Chhattisgarh High Court has ordered state government to grant books and uniform instead of cash to the Below Poverty Line, BPL, students studying in private schools under Right to education.
Constitution Day is being observed in Nepal today. The new constitution of Nepal was promulgated on this day in 2015.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today inaugurated an exhibition Kurai Onrum Illai in New Delhi to mark the birth centenary of Bharat Ratna Dr M S Subbulakshmi.
Singapore will set up a Skill Center at Guwahati which will cater to the entire North-Eastern region.
Dr Kirpal Singh Chugh, fondly called father of nephrology in India, has passed away. He was 85.
Riz Ahmed has become the first man of Asian descent to win an acting award at the Emmys. He is a British actor of Pakistani descent.
Senior IPS officer Y.C Modi, who was part of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team that probed the 2002 Gujarat riot cases, was named chief of the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat announced the appointment of Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar as the brand ambassador of the Swachh Bharat Mission in the state.
Jammu and Kashmir governor N N Vohra inaugurated the second International Yoga Festival and International Yoga Sports Championship 2017 in which about 300 people from across the world are participating.
Tripura has became the first state in the country to set up family welfare district committees to deal with the issue of fake and biased complaints by women against their husbands, in-laws and husband's relatives.
The Ministry of Women and Child Development will hold the first ever National Conference in New Delhi tomorrow on Mission Mode to address Under-Nutrition in the country.
Bandhan Tod: An Android app to fight child marriage in Bihar
Japan releases postage stamps on Indian yoga experts
India ranks 128th in terms of meeting the UN's health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, with low scores on air pollution, sanitation, hepatitis B and child wasting, according to a global health review published in The Lancet.
A mathematician by training and a lawyer by profession, Roxna Swamy has written a book, ‘Evolving with Subramanian Swamy – A roller coaster ride’.
The world’s oldest person has died in Jamaica. Violet Brown was 117 years and 189 days old.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu felicitated film-maker S S Rajamouli with the prestigious ANR National Award for his contribution to the Telugu film industry.
A major IT firm along with Maharashtra Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) is building a tool for storage of DNA profile of criminals to help police investigations dealing serious crimes against women and children.