Current Affair For Year “2016”

Handloom Items registered under the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection), Act, 1999.

Date: January 13, 2016

48 important and traditional handloom products are registered under the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection), Act, 1999.

The authorized officers of the central and state governments are instructed from time to time to pay special attention to the complaints on faking of G.I. registered handlooms products.

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73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 2016

Date: January 12, 2016

The 73rd Golden Globe Awards were organised at the Beverly Hills, California to honor the best in film and American television of 2015.The Golden Globe Award is an American accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign. 

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Ministry Of Overseas Indian Affairs To Merge With Ministry of External Affairs

Date: January 08, 2016

In order to avoid duplication of work and to improve efficiency, the government  merged the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) with the Ministry of External Affairs.

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1st “U.P. PRAVASI DIWAS” , 4-6 Jan 2016, Agra

Date: January 06, 2016

The Government of U.P.,in collabration with FICCI ( Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) FICCI is organizing 1st “U.P. PRAVASI DIWAS” from 4-6 January 2016, in the historical city of Agra. The proposed three-day “UP PRAVASI DIWAS” will provide an ample opportunity to interact with Cabinet Ministers, Senior Officers of Government of Uttar Pradesh and bu...

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R K Mathur is appointed as 8th Chief Information Commissioner

Date: January 06, 2016

Radha Krishna Mathur (62) has sworn in as the eight Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of the Central Information Commission. He was administered the oath of office by the President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony held in Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Mr. Mathur as the CIC will have tenure of about three years i.e. till 2019 till he attains the age of 65 years. 

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