Current Affairs

  • Australia Govt lifted ban on facial coverings in Public areas

    Australia Govt lifted ban on facial coverings in Public areas

    Current Affairs October 24, 2014 11:23 am no comments

    A move to force Muslim women who cover their faces to sit in a separate enclosed public gallery at Australia’s Parliament House has been reversed, media reported . Earlier this month, Speaker Bronwyn Bishop and Senate President Stephen Parry approved new rules applying to anyone wearing “facial coverings”, ABC News […]

     
  • Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary to be ‘Rashtriya Ekta Divas’

    Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary to be ‘Rashtriya Ekta Divas’

    Current Affairs October 24, 2014 11:15 am no comments

    The central government will commemorate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s birth anniversary Oct 31 as “National Integration Day”, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar announced. The central government will create awareness about the contribution of Sardar Patel during India’s Independence movement and towards national integration, he said. “Awareness about Sardar Patel’s […]

     
  • Saturn’s moon Titan glowing at dusk and dawn

    Saturn’s moon Titan glowing at dusk and dawn

    Current Affairs October 24, 2014 11:12 am no comments

    In an unexpected and potentially groundbreaking discovery, NASA has spotted Saturn’s moon Titan glowing at dusk and dawn. New maps of Saturn’s moon Titan reveal large patches of trace gases shining brightly near its north and south poles. These regions are curiously shifted off the poles, to the east or […]

     
  • PM Modi Marks Diwali In Siachen, Announces Rs.745 Crore More For Kashmir

    PM Modi Marks Diwali In Siachen, Announces Rs.745 Crore More For Kashmir

    Current Affairs October 24, 2014 11:01 am no comments

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew to the icy heights of Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir where he lauded the armed forces and promised a national memorial for Indian soldiers. He later announced an additional relief package of Rs.745 crore for the flood-ravaged state. The Siachen halt marked the start […]