March 18, 2019March 18, 2019

21min100

India

Pulwama Terror Attack

A vehicle-borne suicide bomber attacked a convoy of over 70 vehicles carrying security personnel on the Jammu Srinagar National Highway at Lethpora (near Awantipora) in the Pulwama district on 14 February, 2019. 

 The attack on CRPF convoy that killed 40 jawans is one of the biggest terror attacks in the past five years. T…


February 5, 2019February 5, 2019

18min460

India

Himachal Pradesh becomes the first state to launch a single emergency number, ‘112’

On 28 November 2018, Himachal Pradesh became the first state to launch a pan-India single emergency number, ‘112’, where all kinds of immediate help can be sought. This number w…


January 19, 2019January 19, 2019

2min590

Environment

Deadly ‘volcano tsunami’ hits Indonesia after Krakatoa eruption:

During the busy pre-Christmas weekend 2018, a midnight eruption at Anak Krakatau volcano triggered a tsunami which struck Indonesia the following day. The devastating midnight disaster affected the coastlines of western Java and the southern Sumatra islands.

Krakatoa, or …


January 19, 2019January 19, 2019

17min640

Sports Current Affairs

P.V. Sindhu becomes the first Indian to win gold at BWF World Tour Finals

Pv Sindhu

Made history on 1 December 2018 by becoming the first Indian to win the season-ending BWF World Tour Finals tournament. She gave a brilliant all-round display and beat Jap…


January 19, 2019January 19, 2019

5min450

Sports Current Affairs

P.V. Sindhu becomes the first Indian to win gold at BWF World Tour Finals:PV Sindhu

P.V.Sindhu made history on 1 December 2018 by becoming the first Indian to win the season-ending BWF World Tour Finals tournament. She gave a brilliant all-round display an…