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1. Parliament passes Indian Me

1. Parliament passes Indian Medical Council (Amendment Bill), 2016 i. The Parliament has passed Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to conduct of uniform entrance examination for admission to all medical educational institutions.  ii. The bill seeks to replace the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016 and its provisions .. More »
1. Suresh Prabhu flags off Aga

1. Suresh Prabhu flags off Agartala-Delhi train 'Tripura Sundari Express' i. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has flagged off maiden broad-gauge train service between Agartala and Delhi, ‘Tripura Sundari Express’. ii. The ‘Tripura Sundari Express’ will run weekly between Agartala and Anand Vihar in Delhi. The rail link was developed at an exp.. More »
1. PM Modi flags off 'Run for

1. PM Modi flags off 'Run for Rio' i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off the Run for Rio event in New Delhi today to celebrate the Olympic mood in the country.  ii. The mass run was announced by the Sports Minister Vijay Goel at a press conference. iii. Around 20,000 school children participated in the event, which commenced from Maj.. More »
1. CM Chandrababu Naidu launch

1. CM Chandrababu Naidu launches 'Mission Harita Andhra Pradesh'  i. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has launched 'Mission Harita Andhra Pradesh'., with the theme 'green cover for a happy living', by planting saplings at Sunkollu village under Nuzividu mandal in Krishna district. ii. The objective of the mission is to increase the green cov.. More »
1. International Tiger Day bei

1. International Tiger Day being observed today i. Every year 29th July is celebrated as the International Tiger Day. ii. The day is celebrated to raise awareness for tiger conservation and to give worldwide attention to the preservation of tigers.  iii. It was founded in 2010 at the St. Petersburg Tiger Summit, with the aim to double the big .. More »
1. World Hepatitis Day being o

1. World Hepatitis Day being observed today i. World Hepatitis Day is being observed today to raise global awareness of hepatitis and encourage prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.  ii. The theme for this year's global campaign is ‘Elimination’. 2016 is a pivotal year for viral hepatitis. The goal is to eliminate hepatitis as a public hea.. More »
1. Abdul Kalam’s statue unve

1. Abdul Kalam’s statue unveiled in Rameswaram i. Union Ministers Venkaiah Naidu and Manohar Parrikar unveiled a life-size statue of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam at Peikarumbu, his burial site in Rameswaram to mark his first death anniversary.  ii. Kalam passed away on July 27 last year after he suffered a massive cardiac arrest while delivering a lec.. More »
1. Kargil Vijay Diwas being ob

1. Kargil Vijay Diwas being observed today i. Today is 17th Kargil Vijay Diwas which named after the success of Operation Vijay. The day is observed on 26 July every year in honour of the Kargil War Heroes.  ii. On this day, 26 July 1999, India successfully took command of the high outposts which had been lost to Pakistani intruders. The Kargi.. More »
1. China unveils world's large

1. China unveils world's largest amphibious aircraft i. China has unveiled AG600, the world's largest aircraft which can land on both water and land and used to fight forest fires and perform marine rescues.  ii. The aircraft is around the size of a Boeing 737 - far larger than any other amphibious plane. It has a maximum flight range of 4,5.. More »
1. Kerala Government launches

1. Kerala Government launches first ever Water Metro project in the country i. Kerala Government has launched Kochi Water Metro project, the first ever Water Metro project of the country. It was launched by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at Kochi, Kerala.  ii. The project aims to provide water connectivity to people living between isla.. More »