New President Elected In Slovak

The election took place in March and April 2024.  The incumbent president, Zuzana Čaputová, announced her decision not to run for a second term.  In the first round, Ivan Korčok led with 42.5% of votes, followed by Peter Pellegrini with 37%.  A runoff was scheduled on 6 April due to […]

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UPI To Be Available For Depositing Cash

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das announced a new UPI-based cash deposit facility.  UPI, developed by the National Payments Corporation of India, is gaining popularity due to its convenience, speed, and interoperability.  The new facility will allow users to deposit cash at Cash Deposit Machines (CDMs) using UPI, […]

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On The Spot Unit Citrated To INS Sharda

Admiral R Hari Kumar, Chief of the Naval Staff, awarded ‘On the Spot Unit Citation’ to INS Sharda for successful anti-piracy operations.  The ship was involved in the safe release of all 19 crew members of the Iranian fishing vessel Omari, held hostage by pirates off Somalia.  The ship’s aggressive […]

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NCERT Is Bringing Changes in Textbooks Including History

NCERT, an autonomous body formed by the union government, has undergone changes in its syllabi over the years.  Recent changes, part of the syllabus ‘rationalization’ exercise, have been criticized for deleting important portions of social sciences, including India’s medieval and contemporary socio-political history.  NCERT has been updating its books regularly […]

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15th Construction Industry Development Council Awards Presented

SJVN Limited won ‘The Achievement Award for Creating Social Development & Impact’ and ‘CIDC Partners in Progress Trophy’ at the 15th CIDC Vishwakarma Awards 2024.  Chairperson& Managing Director, Smt. Geeta Kapur, and Chairperson of CSR Foundation, Smt. Geeta Kapur, acknowledge SJVN’s commitment to positive change through innovative CSR initiatives.  SJVN […]

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Emergency Landing Will Be Activated All Across India by Air Force

Indian Air Force (IAF) recently operated from the Emergency Landing Facility (ELF) in Kashmir Valley during the Gagan Shakti-24 exercise.  Troops were airlifted and landed using Chinook, Mi-17 V5, and ALH Mk-III helicopters.  IAF plans to practice similar drills in other sectors, involving coordination with state government administrations.  IAF fixed […]

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