Current Affairs 2019

India continues to be the largest country of origin of international migrants

As per International Organisation for Migration’s (IOM) latest report, ‘Global Migration Report 2020’, India continues to be the largest country of ...

ISRO to transfer space-grade Li-Ion cell technology to BHEL

ISRO has transferred its indigenous technology to produce space-grade Li-Ion cells to BHEL. BHEL signed the Technology Transfer Agreement with ISRO ...

India plans to set up space-launch site at Kulasekarapattinam

Government of India is planning to set up a new rocket launch pad at Kulasekarapattinam in Tamil Nadu. Currently, the Indian Space Research ...

ADB and India Sign $451 Million Loan to Strengthen Power Connectivity

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Government of India signed a $451 million loan to strengthen power connectivity between the southern and ...

Defence Acquisition Council approved weapons worth more than Rs.22,800 crore

The Defence Acquisition Council approved procurements worth more than Rs 22,800 crore for the defence services which includes airborne warning ...

Rajya Sabha passed Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2019

The Parliament has passed the Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2019. It will streamline operations of collective investment schemes or chit funds, with ...

Saudi Arabia, UAE plan to make refinery in Maharashtra

A deal has been signed between Saudi Arabia's state-run oil company Aramco and Indian public sector oil companies to build a $60-billion oil ...

India is the fourth-largest emitter of Green House Gases

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) released ‘Emissions Gap Report’, according to which India is the fourth-largest emitter of Green ...

International Centre for Automotive Technology is organizing a NuGen Mobility Summit, 2019

The International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) is organizing a NuGen Mobility Summit, 2019, at Manesar, NCR, from 27th to 29th November ...

Government increase authorised capital of FCI to Rs 10,000 crore

Cabinet Committee approved to increase the authorized capital of Food Corporation of India (FCI) to Rs.10,000 crore from Rs.3,500 crore. With the ...

Assam bans gutkha, pan masala for a year

The Assam government has banned the gutka, pan masala and chewing materials containing tobacco and nicotine for a period of one year in the state ...

Indian Army inducted anti-tank guided missiles Spike along the LoC

The Indian Army has inducted anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMS) Spike along the LoC in northern command theatre in Jammu and Kashmir to bolster ...

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