Current Affairs

  • Modi To Be First Indian PM To Visit Nepal In 17 Years

    Modi To Be First Indian PM To Visit Nepal In 17 Years

    Current Affairs August 2, 2014 10:26 am no comments

    As part of his policy to engage with India’s neighbourhood, Narendra Modi travels to Nepal Sunday on a two-day visit – the first bilateral trip by an Indian prime minister to the Himalayan nation in 17 years. Modi, who will be accompanied by a 101-member delegation including seven ministers, officials […]

     
  • Sabine Lisicki sets record of fastest serve in women’s tennis

    Sabine Lisicki sets record of fastest serve in women’s tennis

    Current Affairs August 1, 2014 11:49 am no comments

      German Tennis player Sabine Lisicki was set the record of fastest serve in the women’s tennis by serving at 131 miles per hour during the first-round loss in the Bank of the West Classic Stanford, USA.   The previous record of fastest serve in women’s tennis was held by Venus Williams […]

     
  • Dipa first Indian woman to clinch CWG gymnastics medal

    Dipa first Indian woman to clinch CWG gymnastics medal

    Current Affairs August 1, 2014 11:17 am no comments

    Dipa Karmakar became the first Indian woman and the second person from the country to clinch a historic Commonwealth Games medal in artistic gymnastics when she won the women’s vault bronze at the SSE Hydro here Thursday. Ashish Kumar had won India’s maiden gymnastics medals in CWG when he scalped […]

     
  • Gen. Suhag takes over as new Indian Army chief

    Gen. Suhag takes over as new Indian Army chief

    Current Affairs August 1, 2014 11:12 am no comments

    General Dalbir Singh Suhag Thursday took over as the new chief of the 1.3 million strong Indian Army. He succeeds General Bikram Singh, who retired Thursday. General Suhag assumed charge after his predecessor handed over to him the Chief of Army Staff baton in his South Block office here. The […]