Current Affairs - February, 2019

Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016

February 12, 2019

Bhupen Hazarika’s son has rejected late father’s Bharat Ratna award. The wholesome blame he has given to the Citizenship Amendment Bill,2016 which is in favour of providing citizensenship to non-muslim immigrants. Features of Citizenship Amendment Bill,2016 The bill is amending Citizenship Act,1955. Aim : to provide citizenship to illegal migrants who are Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists,

Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

February 12, 2019

The Centre has designated Dera Baba Nanak land Check post in Gurdaspur district of Punjab as an authorised immigration checkpoint to exit and entry for visiting the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan. The Chief Immigration Officer has been appointed as the Civil Authority for this purpose. What is the Kartarpur Sahab Gurudwara? The Gurdwara Darbar

Grammy Awards 2019

February 11, 2019

The Grammy Awards 2019 were awarded to the winners at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards on 10th February. The award-show was held at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles. Nominations were announced on December 7, 2018. Childish Gambino and Kacey Musgraves got the most wins of the night with four each. Cardi B became the

‘Exercise Rahat’ Conducted in Jaipur

February 11, 2019

The Jaipur-based Sapta Shakti Command of the Indian Army is conducting ‘Exercise Rahat’, a two-day Joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Exercise on 11th and 12th February. After Jaipur it will be followed by Kota and Alwar. ‘Exercise Rahat’ is the eighth such exercise conducted by the Indian Defence Forces and involves all stakeholders at

Petrotech 2019 Inaugurated by PM Modi

February 11, 2019

The Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the 13th International Oil and Gas Conference – PETROTECH-2019 in Greater Noida on 11th February 2019. In his speech he stressed for the need to have a responsible pricing of Oil and Gas so that the interests of both the consumers and producers are in equilibrium.