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What is World Theatre Day

The first World Theatre Day International Message was written by Jean Cocteau (France) in 1962.  ITI has more than 85 centres throughout the world to encourage colleges, schools and theatre personalities to mark this day. 

One Nation One Card: All you need to know about India’s first common mobility card

Dubbed as 'One Nation One Card', the inter-operable transport card would allow the holders to pay for their bus travel, toll taxes, parking charges, retail shopping and even withdraw money.

All you need to know about AK-203 rifles, to be made in Amethi

The rifles will progressively replace the Army’s in-service INSAS and AK-47 rifles. The 200-series of AK rifles represent the next generation and evolution of the 100-series of AKs.

What is MiG21 Bison, the fighter jet Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was flying?

The back-bone of the Indian Air Force, a MiG-21 Bison was shot down by the Pakistan Army on February 27. IAF pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was flying this aircraft.

What is Mirage 2000 jet?

The Mirage 2000 fighter jets gained prominence after their remarkable success rate in the 1999 Kargil war. The jet was used to drop laser-guided bombs to destroy well-entrenched positions of the Pakistani forces

What is Nirbhay Cruise Missile

Equivalent of the famous American Tomahawk missile, Nirbhay missile can carry nuclear warheads of upto 300 kg. 

What is the contempt case against Anil Ambani’s Reliance Communications?

After Rcom, which has a debt of more than Rs 47,000 crore, failed to pay Ericsson, it moved an insolvency petition in the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT).

What is Jaish-e-Mohammed?

The JeM is a militant Islamic group founded by Maulana Masood Azhar in March 2000. Azhar had created the group with the sole aim of separating Kashmir from India and merging it with Pakistan.

What is the GSAT-31 satellite?

As per ISRO, the GSAT-31 will be used for supporting VSAT networks, television uplinks, digital satellite news gathering, DTH television services, cellular back haul connectivity and many such applications.

What is National Voters Day?

The national voters day is celebrated to promote people's participation in elections by encouraging and felicitating young voters and to increase voter enrollment.

What is ‘Satta Matka’?

The winner of 'Satta Matka' happens to be the person who guesses the correct number and is thereafter rewarded with a pre-determined amount of money. 'Kalyan and 'Worli' are the two most commonly organised 'Satta Matki' lotteries.

Guest house ‘assault’: The 1995 infamous incident that had turned SP-BSP bitter foes

While announcing the tie-up, BSP chief Mayawati said she was ready to "rise above" the 1995 infamous guest house scandal, the incident that made SP and BSP bitter foes.