Category Times of India

Teachers’ Day

• The President of India Ram Nath Kovind greeted teachers across the country on the occasion of Teachers’ Day. We celebrate the Teachers’ Day on the birth anniversary of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. About: • Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (5 September 1888 – 17…

Lok Adalat

• A National Lok Adalat is set to be held across India on September 11. About Lok Adalat: • Lok Adalat (people’s courts) is a body established by the government to settle disputes through conciliation and compromise. • Lok Adalat…

Vehicle scrappage policy

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the vehicle scrappage policy with an aim to phase out old and unfit vehicles in an environment-friendly manner. About: • As per law, a registration certificate for a passenger vehicle is valid for 15…

Assam earthquake

• After the earthquake of 6.4 magnitude on the Richter scale, Assam’s Sonitpur was again struck by six tremors. About: • An earthquake of magnitude 2.7 on the Richter scale struck Assam’s Sonitpur . The epicentre of the quake was…

Gram Ujala programme

• Union Minister of Power launched the Gram Ujala programme in Arrah, Bihar. About: • Under the programme, 7 watt and 12-Watt LED bulbs with 3 years warranty will be given to rural consumers against submission of working Incandescent bulbs.…

Development of Nomadic Tribes

• Minister of for Social Justice and Empowerment informed Rajya Sabha about initiatives for development of Nomadic Tribes. About: • To promote the socio-economic development of De-notified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities, the Development and Welfare Board for De-notified, Nomadic and…

Appropriation Bill

• The Lok Sabha cleared the Appropriation Bill 2021-22, allowing the Central government to draw funds from the Consolidated Fund of India for its operational requirements and implementation of various programmes. About • Under Article 114(3) of the Constitution, no…