Committee Setup on Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act

The Centre has formed a committee to frame uniform rules for the states to avoid delay in proper implementation of the Rights of Persons...

Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) Released

ASER stands for Annual Status of Education Report. This is an annual survey that aims to provide reliable annual estimates of children’s schooling status...

World Record Created by Singing National Anthem

Over 3.5 lakh people set a new world record by singing the national anthem at an event at Kagvad in Rajkot, Gujarat. The occasion was...

Demand for Lifting Ban on Kambala in News

Kambala is an annual Buffalo Race held traditionally under the auspices local land lords and households (Aramane, Beedu, Guthu/Mane, Dodmane) or Patel of village,...

Kudankulam Project Attained Maximum Capacity

The second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project attained its maximum capacity of 1,000 MWe. After attaining criticality on July 10, 2016, power generation was...

Cost of Printing Currency in India

According to Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Pvt Ltd (BRBNMPL), it costs ₹3.09 to print a new ₹500 note, and ₹3.54 for the ₹2,000...

Tableaux from 17 States in Republic Day Parade

This year Republic Day Parade on Rajpath will witness tableaux from 17 States and Six Ministries of the Central Government. These tableaux will showcase...

New Species Named in Honor of Trump

Biologist Dr. Vazrick Nazari named a new species of moth in the honour of new US President Donald Trump. The new moth, officially described as...

World’s Most Endangered Marine Mammal

An ambitious, emergency plan to help save the vaquita porpoise from extinction in the northern Gulf of California has been recommended by the International...

Myanmar Crackdown Over Rohingya in News

The Rohingya persecution in Myanmar refers to the ongoing military crackdown by the Myanmar military forces on Rohingya Muslims in the country's western region...