06 April 2017 Current Affairs

6 April – International Day of Sport for Development and Peace The International Day of Sport for Development and peace (IDSDP) is an annual celebration of the power of sport to drive social change, community development and to foster peace and understanding. Creating a historical link to the first modern Olympic Games in 1986, 6 April was declared as the International Day of Sport for … Continue reading 06 April 2017 Current Affairs

05 April 2017 Current Affairs

Geeta johri as Gujarat’s First Female DGP Geetha Johri, Gujarat’s newly appointed Deputy General of Police has scored many firsts to her credit. Gujarat’s first female IPS officer, also became the first female DGP after the outgoing DGP – in – charge PP Pandey decided to step down due to litigation against him. Panday, a 1980 batch Gujarat cadre IPS officer, had made headlines after … Continue reading 05 April 2017 Current Affairs

04 April 2017 Current Affairs

IISC ranked best educational institution by HRD Ministry The Indian Institute of Science (IISC), Bangalore, the first Indian institution to make it to the top 10 in a global ranking, has been ranked at the top in the annual national rankings released by the HRD Ministry. Seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITS) have also made it to the list of top 10 educational institutions released … Continue reading 04 April 2017 Current Affairs

02 April 2017 Current Affairs

Sindhu lifts India Open Badminton title Olympic Silver medalist P.V. Sindhu defeated Carolina Marin in straight sets 21-19, 21-16 in 47 minutes at the India open Badminton Championship in New Delhi. Sindhu had lost to Caroline Marin in the Rio Olympics final and had to be content with silver medal. However the victory will be a huge booster for the Indian and soothe the pain … Continue reading 02 April 2017 Current Affairs

01 April 2017 Current Affairs S

space X Launch the First Recycled Rocket Space X made history by successfully launching the first re-used rocket. The launch is scheduled to take place from the Kennedy Space Center, at pad 39 A, in cape Canaveral, Florida. The Falcon 9 completed an unmanned resupply mission to the ISS this time last year, before returning to Earth and landing on a platform at sea. It … Continue reading 01 April 2017 Current Affairs S

31 March 2017 Current Affairs

Indian Army Chief receive the honorary General title of Nepal Army Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat was conferred the title of honorary General of the Nepal Army by Nepalese President Bidya Devi Bhandari. General Rawat was honoured at a special ceremony at the president’s official residence ‘Sheetal Nivas’ in Kathmandu. She handed over a sword, an insignia and a certificate with regard to the … Continue reading 31 March 2017 Current Affairs

30 March 2017 Current Affairs

Siddhartha Upadhyay appointed on governing body of Sports Authority of India Society for Transformation, Inclusion and Recognition through Sports (STAIRS) founder and secretary general Siddhartha Upadhyay has been appointed to the governing body of Sports Authority of India. Sports entrepreneur and Philanthropist Siddhartha Upadhyay is leading the change in sports at grassroots levels through STAIRS, a not for profit organization working towards sports, education, health … Continue reading 30 March 2017 Current Affairs

29 March 2017 Current Affairs

Bhubaneswar to host men’s hockey World League Final 2017 The International Hockey Federation (FIH) and government of Odisha have recently confirmed that the Men’s Hockey World League Final 2017 and Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018 will be held at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. Fans will descend upon the Kalinga stadium to share the glory of two of hockey’s biggest events. Where World League Final 2017 … Continue reading 29 March 2017 Current Affairs

28 March 2017 Current Affairs

Anupam Kher receives Kata Ratan Award Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher was honoured with the Kala Ratan Award by vice president Hamid Ansari at Punjab University, Chandigarh. He was received this award for his contribution to Indian Cinema. Anupam Kher has completed almost four decades in Bollywood and worked in more than 400 films including several Hindi Block busters, superhits and International films. Kher honoured … Continue reading 28 March 2017 Current Affairs