Current Affairs

Flooded Chennai Airport

Chennai experienced heavy rains through the month of November. This was followed by a heavy downpour on the first day of December that resulted in 500 mm of rainfall in the city in in a single day. The city was flooded as a result of this. More than 500 people died and over 1.8 million people were displaced. The damages are estimated to be more than 15,000 crores. The rapid

Ratnagiri Gas & Power Private Limited (Dabhol) power plant resumes operations

The Ratnagiri Gas & Power Pvt. Ltd. (RGPPL) commonly known as Dabhol power plant at Ratnagiri resumed its operations and began supply of electricity to railways recently. The plant saw its completion in the year 2001 with a capacity of 1967 MW electricity. It was built at a cost of 12000 crores and has been working on and off since its construction in 2001. After the original owners Enron, stepped

 ​ अमेरीका ने इराक युद्ध जीत लिया, ऐसी गर्जना राष्ट्रपति बराक ओबामा ने सन २०११ के दिसम्बर मास में की थी। अमेरीका ने इराक से नौं साल बाद सेना को वापस बुलाया था। ४५०० सैनिकों का बलिदान और अरबों डॉलर खर्च करके अमेरीका ने उन नौं सालों में क्या हासिल किया? इस प्रश्न का ‘विजय’ ही एकमात्र उत्तर था। अर्थात अमेरीकी राष्टपति जिसे विजय कहते थे, क्या वह विजय है,

Junior Asia Cup Hockey Tournament

Congratulations to the Indian junior hockey team for winning the final of the 8th Asia cup on 22nd November 2015 in Malaysia. The team began the campaign on a winning note by defeating Japan 2-1, followed by a close match with host Malaysia. India drubbed Oman 9-0 in the quarterfinals and then beat Japan 6-1 in the semi-finals. Drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh with 15 goals was awarded the Top Scorer of the


Volkswagen better known as VW is the second-biggest carmaker of Germany and a brand known and famous for its quality all over the world. Recently, the name Volkswagen has been in news for many wrong reasons. National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued a notice to Volkswagen, Ministry of Heavy Industry and Ministry of Environment to cease the manufacture and sale of all Volkswagen cars in the country. NGT has asked

Mobile App developer Imran Khan from Alwar, Rajasthan

Mobile app developer Imran Khan, staying in the Alwar district of Rajasthan, won’t ever forget that Friday night. Like every day he went to sleep. The next day he started receiving phone calls and messages congratulating him from his friends. He could not understand why his friends were congratulating him. But after knowing the reason his happiness knew no bounds. While addressing a huge NRI crowd at Wembley Stadium in United

The King of Indian Two-wheelers

Early this week we heard about passing away of a legend who geared the Indian two-wheeler sector. I am talking about Dr. Brijmohan Lall Munjal the founder and chairman of Hero MotoCorp Ltd., the world’s largest manufacturer of two-wheelers. Starting his career with Army Ordnance Factory he later came to the city of Ludhiana in India as an immigrant after the partition. Then as a middle-class commoner Dr. Munjal had

Birth Rates and Upbringing of Children

Just last week China ended its famous “One-Child Policy” as a result of its rapidly aging population. The Chinese couples will now be allowed to have two children. India too on its part has been having its two children campaign, which was the first population control campaign in the world at its launch in the year 1950. Globally most of the developed nations like United States, Japan, etc. and most

Linking of Godavari and Krishna – A major milestone in National River Linking Project

India is witnessing a very deficient monsoon this year that is threatening agriculture, industry and people equally. Yet states in North East and Western India have recently experienced floods that not only led to loss of lives and property but also led to wastage of the most precious resource of the 21st century, ‘WATER’. After hearing disheartening news about these floods, recently there was a news which caught me very

Dan Brown says “Science and religion are two languages trying to tell the same story”

Last year ‘Digital Fortress’ and ‘Deception Point’ had featured in the list of the novels that I had read. I had liked them and hence I had praised them and their author, Dan Brown through couple of my blogposts. If you too admire Dan Brown then this week would have been very exciting for you especially if you happened to be in India. Dan Brown who was named one of