Human Rights Day 2019: The theme for this year is 'Youth Standing Up for Human Rights', under which the UN aims to celebrate the potential of youth as agents of change, amplify their voices and engage a broad range of global audiences in the promotion and protection of rights.
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray was elected as nominee for Maharashtra Chief Minister's post, following which their leaders met Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and staked claim to form government of the "Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi".
The Finance Bill, 2017 introduced “Electoral bonds” as interest-free bearer instruments (like Promissory Notes) that will be available for purchase from the State Bank of India within a designated window of 10 days in every quarter of the financial year.
For the assembly elections in the state, the VBA fielded candidates in 243 out of 288 constituencies in the state, both to expand the organisational footprint and to make inroads in Western Maharashtra, where the BJP-Shiv Sena and Congress-NCP are poised for a big fight.
Started in Sweden by Erik Ahlström in 2016, plogging is an eco-friendly exercise through which people pick up trash while jogging or brisk walking as a way to clean up litter and also take care of their health.
The Senate has the "sole power to try all impeachments," meaning that it has the power to convict. When the president is tried, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court presides over proceedings.
Longest Electrified Railway Tunnel in India: The single line, which was commissioned on June 25 this year, has significantly reduced the freight rate per rake for commodities such as coal, fertilizer, iron ore and limestone.
Started in 1957, the Magsaysay award celebrates the memory and leadership example of the former Philippine president and is given every year to individuals or organisations in Asia.
It usually occurs after the nose or eyes of a person comes in contact with environmental allergens, such as pollens, dust mite, moulds and animal hair. Pollens from grasses are also amongst the most common causes.
National Parents' Day is celebrated a month after Father's Day, observed in June, followed by Mother's Day, celebrated in May.
Article 356 of the Constitution of India empowers the President to withdraw from the Union the executive and legislative powers of any state “if he is satisfied that a situation has arisen in which the government of the state cannot be carried on in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution”.
Encephalitis (Chamki Fever) Symptoms, Causes, Precautions, Treatment, Prevention: The exact cause is yet to be identified in the latest Muzaffarpur outbreak. The cause of death in most this year has been attributed to hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level).
The space shuttle will explore the southern part of the moon making India the first country to do so. It will carry 13 scientific satellites and will weigh about 3.8 tonnes, Sivan claimed.
Under section 376E of the IPC, a repeat rape offender will have to be imprisoned for the rest of his life or sentenced to death.
The Election Commission invoked Article 324 of the Constitution to curtail the campaigning for the last phase of the election on May 19.
Radar Imaging Satellite or RISAT is a series of Indian radar imaging reconnaissance satellites built by ISRO. The latest RISAT satellite will be placed into an orbit of 555 km at an inclination of 37 degrees, the Indian space agency said in a statement.
Apart from the US Army, these aircraft have found their way into the defence fleet of several nations like Greece, Japan, Israel, Singapore and UAE.
Psychedelic mushrooms, also known as " magic mushrooms" is a hallucinogenic chemical obtained from certain types of fresh and dried mushrooms.
The Iron Dome is a mobile all-weather air defence system developed by Israel to intercept and destroy short-range rockets and artillery shells fired from short distances.
This day is considered to be very auspicious, people buy gold and undertake new activities like building houses or starting a new business.