Can you call your child ‘gifted’? Check out the qualifying criteria AICTE has come up with

What is the News? All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE) has released criteria that will allow institutions to set aside two more seats under the “gifted child” category. What is a Gifted Child? According to AICTE, a “gifted child” is one “who is curious in studies and discusses answers in detail beyond the scope of… Continue reading Can you call your child ‘gifted’? Check out the qualifying criteria AICTE has come up with

AAI airports provide platform to local artisans for promotion through AVSAR Scheme

What is the News? Airports Authority of India(AAI) has launched an initiative named “‘Airport as Venue for Skilled Artisans of the Region(AVSAR)”. What is AVSAR Initiative? Launched by: Airports Authority of India(AAI) Aim: To encourage the talent of craftsmen, women, and artisans and provide them with proper opportunities. Under the initiative, space will be allocated… Continue reading AAI airports provide platform to local artisans for promotion through AVSAR Scheme

‘Tour of Duty’ scheme to recruit soldiers only for 3-5 years being finalized

What is the News? The Department of Military Affairs is moving towards finalizing the “Tour of Duty(ToD)” scheme. What is the Tour of Duty(ToD) Scheme? The tour of Duty(ToD) Scheme involves hiring youth in the armed forces for a short span of 3-5 years. Suggested by: This scheme was being pushed by the late Chief… Continue reading ‘Tour of Duty’ scheme to recruit soldiers only for 3-5 years being finalized

UP’s Moradabad world’s 2nd noisiest city on UN list, 4 more Indian cities exceed noise levels

What is the News? The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has released a report titled ‘Frontiers 2022: Noise, Blazes and Mismatches’. The report measured noise levels in 61 cities of the world. What are the key findings of the report? Noisiest City: All the top three noisiest cities are from South Asia. Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka is… Continue reading UP’s Moradabad world’s 2nd noisiest city on UN list, 4 more Indian cities exceed noise levels

PM pays tributes to Rani Velu Nachiyar on birth anniversary

What is the news? The Prime Minister has paid tributes to Rani Velu Nachiyar on her birth anniversary. Who was Rani Velu Nachiyar? Rani Velu Nachiyar is the 18th century queen from Sivagangai district in Tamil Nadu, who fought against British rule to recapture her kingdom.  She was known as the first queen to fight… Continue reading PM pays tributes to Rani Velu Nachiyar on birth anniversary