Vigilance Awareness Week 2018 commenced

Vigilance Awareness Week 2018 commenced

On October 29, 2018, the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) started observing the annual Vigilance Awareness Week which will continue till 3rd November, 2018. i. Birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (31st October) falls during this week. ii. The theme for 2018...
Train 18: India’s first engineless train set for trials

Train 18: India’s first engineless train set for trials

On October 29, 2018, India released its first semi-high speed train called- Train 18. i. It is a 16-coach prototype without a locomotive (engine) that will travel at a speed of up to 160 kmph. ii. It was developed by the city-based Integral Coach Factory, Chennai in...
189 feared dead in Indonesian jet crash

189 feared dead in Indonesian jet crash

• All 189 passengers and crew aboard an Indonesian Lion Air jet are likely to have died when the airliner crashed shortly after take-off on Monday, rescue officials said. • The officials announced that they had found human remains and would continue the search through...
SC sets January 2019 to fix a date for Ayodhya hearing

SC sets January 2019 to fix a date for Ayodhya hearing

• A three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, on Monday ordered the volatile Ayodhya dispute appeals to be listed in January 2019 before an appropriate Bench to fix a date for hearing. • Chief Justice Gogoi repeated that all...