Tag archive for ‘current events’
By gktoday On Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Terrorist attack on Methodist church in Pakistan

A suicide bomb and gun attack on a Methodist church in Pakistan has killed at least five people, reports say. The attack happened in the city of Quetta, some 65km (40 miles) from the border with Afghanistan. More More...

By gktoday On Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Euro Cup 2012 Final Spain Vs. Italy

Spain and Italy take on each other at the final of Euro 2012 on Sunday (today )at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev. Euro 2012: Final Venue: Olympic Stadium, Kiev Date: Sunday, 1 July Kick-off: 19:45 BST   Euro More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

BRICS trade ministers meeting today in New Delhi 28 Mar 2012

Trade ministers of Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa (BRICS) will meet in New Delhi today to discuss ways to strengthen economic ties ahead of the BRICS Summit.The summit will be held on Thursday.Commerce and More...

By gktoday On Saturday, March 24th, 2012

PF Rate reduced to 8.25% from 9.50%

Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has slashed the return on statutory savings to 8.25% for the current fiscal from 9.5%  last year, on cues from finance minister Pranab Mukherjee. A notification for More...

By gktoday On Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Ramnath Goenka Journalist of the Year Award goes to J Gopikrishnan

The Pioneer’s special correspondent J Gopikrishnan won yet another laurel when he received the Ramnath Goenka Journalist of the Year Award in print category here on Monday. CNBC managing editor Udayan Mukherjee More...

By gktoday On Thursday, August 4th, 2011

NATGRID-the National Intelligence Grid

NATGRID gets in-principal approval After the establishment of National Investigation Agency (NIA) to probe terror cases, the Union Home Ministry has got the in-principle approval for it’s another show-case More...

By gktoday On Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Topics in the news-Current events and affairs Today

The 1318-km Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway opens after 39 months of construction. Amid heavy protests, the Greek parliament passes austerity measures in order to obtain the latest tranche of a 110 billion More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

The Global Peace Index

What is Global Peace Index? The Global Peace Index (GPI) is an attempt of the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) to measure the relative position of nations’ and regions’ peacefulness. The Institute More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

India Current Affairs-Spectrum Raja Arrested

Spectrum Raja  Arrested Former Telecom Minister A Raja was today arrested along with his two former associates in connection with the 2G Spectrum scam. Raja arrived at the CBI headquarters this morning, a day More...

By gktoday On Friday, January 21st, 2011

Mobile Number Portability

Now Keep Your Number, Change Your Telecom Service Provider Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today flagged off nation-wide Mobile Number Portability, a service that allows subscribers to change service provider while More...