Category General Knowledge

University Grants Commission (UGC)

The University Grants Commission (UGC) came into existence on 28th December 1953 and became a statutory Organization of the Government of India by an Act of Parliament in 1956. It is for the coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of…

Shaphari Scheme

Commerce Ministry wants to build confidence in quality, antibiotic-free shrimp products from India for the global market. The Marine Products Exports Development Authority (MPEDA) has developed a certification scheme for aquaculture products called ‘Shaphari’, a Sanksrit word that means the…

National Miner’s Day

National Miner’s Day – राष्ट्रीय खान दिवस National Miners Day, December 6, was established in 2009 to remember miners who died working in the mines and to honour the hard work and commitment of today’s miners. – World’s Biggest Pink…

Armed Forces Flag Day

It is an annual day that is observed to honour the martyrs and the men in uniform who serve our country. On August 28, 1949, a committee was set up under the then Defence Minister of India. The committee decided…

Space Station

A space station, also known as an orbital station or an orbital space station, is a spacecraft capable of supporting a human crew in orbit for an extended period of time that lacks major propulsion or landing systems. Stations must…

World Environment Day Themes

The past themes of World Environment Day and World Environment Day 2020 theme are listed below 2020 – “Time for Nature.” 2019 – “Beat Air Pollution.” 2018 – “Beat Plastic Pollution.” 2017 – “Connecting People to Nature in the city…

Emmy Awards 2020

This year, the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards was different courtesy the coronavirus pandemic. The award ceremony, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, saw the winners accepting their awards virtually.  Best Comedy “Schitt’s Creek” (Pop) Best Drama…