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NITI Aayog releases composite water management index

The composite water management index (CWMI) 2.0 was released by NITI Aayog.              The states are ranked across nine themes, including attention to groundwater and restoration of water bodies,and cover 25 states and two union territories….

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PV Sindhu Creates History, Becomes First Indian to Win BWF World Championships Gold

PV Sindhu became the first Indian to win the BWF World Championships, crushing Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 21-7, 21-7 in just 38 minutes in a one-sided final. With the win, Sindhu now has a full set of medals at World Championships – two bronze medals,…

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SHAHEED MADAN LAL DHINGRA: DEATH ANNIVERSARY

Madan Lal Dhingra was an freedom fighter, political activist and a revolutionary from Punjab. While studying in England, he assassinated Sir William Hutt Curzon Wyllie, a British official, hailed as one of the first acts of revolution. Dhingra was caught tried and sentenced…

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QUIT INDIA MOVEMENT: 77TH ANNIVERSARY

The Quit India Movement(August Movement or Bharat Chodo Andolan), a Civil Disobedience Movement,was launched at the Bombay session of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) by Mahatma Gandhi on August 8 1942,  at the Gowalia Tank Maidan. Gandhi followed up with famous…

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Article 370 scrapped, Jammu & Kashmir to be carved into two Union Territories

The Centre scrapped Article 370 of the Constitution that grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir;the government has decided to bifurcate the state into two Union Territories – Jammu and Kashmir, which will have a legislature, and Ladakh, which will be without a…