Monthly Archives: April 2023

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Mann Ki Baat 100th Episode: PM Modi addresses 100th episode of Mann Ki Baat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 100th episode of ‘Mann ki Baat’ broadcast globally: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s monthly radio program ‘Mann ki Baat’ reached a significant milestone on Sunday, April 30th, with the broadcast of its 100th episode. The program, which started in October 2014, has become an essential component of the Indian government’s outreach program […]

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ITC Overtakes Infosys to become India’s Sixth Most Valuable Company

ITC’s market capitalization surges, outpacing Infosys and HDFC Ltd ITC, one of India’s largest FMCG conglomerates, has surpassed IT major Infosys to become the country’s sixth most valuable company on the stock exchanges. With a market capitalization of Rs 5.11 lakh crore, ITC overtook Infosys on Monday after overtaking HDFC Ltd on Friday. This achievement […]

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Union Budget 2023-24 introduces MISHTI Scheme for Mangrove Conservation

Where launched? Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman introduced a new MISHTI (Mangrove Initiative for Shoreline Habitats & Tangible Incomes) scheme in the Union Budget 2023-24, presented on Wednesday (February 1). Buy Prime Test Series for all Banking, SSC, Insurance & other exams Ministry: – Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) Launch Year: – 2023 […]

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Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan: An Overview

Why the scheme is in the news? The Department of Social Justice & Empowerment signed an MoU with Art of Living to enhance the effectiveness and reach of the Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan. Buy Prime Test Series for all Banking, SSC, Insurance & other exams Ministry: – Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment Launch Year: […]

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IIT Bombay’s SHUNYA Takes Second Place in Solar Decathlon Build Challenge in the US

IIT Bombay’s SHUNYA Takes Second Place in Solar Decathlon Build Challenge The SHUNYA team from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay earned the second position in the Solar Decathlon Build Challenge held in the US. They designed a zero-energy house to tackle air pollution issues in Mumbai’s hot and humid climate. SHUNYA is a […]

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Siddhartha Mohanty appointed as Chairman of LIC Until June 2024

Siddhartha Mohanty appointed as Chairman of LIC The government announced the appointment of Siddhartha Mohanty as the Chairperson of the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) until June 29, 2024. Following this, he will serve as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer until June 7, 2025, as stated by LIC in a release. Mohanty, […]

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Emirates introduces first robotic check-in assistant in the world

Emirates introduces World’s first robotic check-in assistant Sara, the world’s first robotic check-in assistant, has been unveiled by Dubai-based airline Emirates. Sara is part of a new City Check-in and Travel Store which recently opened in Dubai’s financial district. The robot uses facial recognition technology to match customer’s faces with scanned passports, check them in, […]

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Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), IOA forms a two-member Ad Hoc committee

WFI, IOA forms a two-member Ad Hoc committee The Indian Olympic Association has announced that a two-member ad-hoc committee consisting of Bhupender Singh Bajwa, an IOA executive council member, and Suma Shirur, an accomplished IOA sportsperson, will oversee the Wrestling Federation of India‘s office. Ahead of the WFI’s election, a retired High Court Judge will […]

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launches ‘Reflections’

The Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman, launched a book called “Reflections” in Mumbai. The author of the book is Narayanan Vaghul, a well-known banker, and it provides a detailed account of his experiences in the financial landscape of India over several decades. Sitharaman praised Vaghul for his leadership qualities and extensive […]

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World Veterinary Day 2023 observed on 29th April

World Veterinary Day 2023 World Veterinary Day is an annual event celebrated on the last Saturday of April to increase awareness about the important work of veterinarians in promoting animal health, welfare, and public health. This year, the event falls on April 29th. The aim of World Veterinary Day is to recognize the hard work […]