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Month: November 2018

Portuguese in India A Brief History

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Portuguese in India A Brief History Fast Facts Portuguese Presence in India: 1505 – 1961 Portuguese East India Company: 1628 – 1633 Portuguese Capitals in India: Cochin (1505 – 1530), Old Goa (1530 – 1843), Nova Goa (1843 – 1961) Political Structure: Colony Portuguese Viceroys in India 1505–1509 Francisco de Almeida (first) 1896 Afonso, Duke […]

Do you Know Nirbhaya Act Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013

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Do you Know Nirbhaya Act Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013 Must Read for Woman Empowerment   The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013 (Nirbhaya Act) is an Indian legislation passed by the Lok Sabha on 19 March 2013, and by the Rajya Sabha on 21 March 2013, which provides for amendment of Indian Penal Code, Indian […]

CISF Recruitment (2018) – 519 Vacancies for Sub-Inspector

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CISF Recruitment (2018) – 519 Vacancies for Sub-Inspector Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has released a notification for the recruitment of 519 Sub-Inspectors. Interested candidates may check the vacancy details and apply from 05-11-2018 to 15-12-2018. More details about CISF Recruitment (2018), including number of vacancies, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, how to apply and important […]

Banking Awareness Notes : Reserve Bank of India ( RBI )

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Banking Awareness Notes : Reserve Bank of India ( RBI )   The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is India’s central bank and controls the monetary policy of the Indian rupee. It commenced its operations on 1 April 1935. The RBI was nationalized on 1 January, 1949. A central bank is a vital financial apex […]

The First Made in India Microprocessor, An ARM killer from IIT, Madras

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The First Made in India Microprocessor, An ARM killer from IIT, Madras? Story Highlights Shakti is a part of India’s homegrown program to develop its own processors, ranging from IoT to high-end servers, AI and ML processors. Physical manufacturing of chips – slated for first quarter of 2018 – could be the beginning off competition […]

Article 35A of the Constitution of India Jammu and Kashmir

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Article 35A of the Constitution of India Jammu and Kashmir Article 35A of the Indian Constitution is an article that empowers the Jammu and Kashmir state’s legislature to define “permanent residents” of the state and provide special rights and privileges to those permanent residents. It was added to the Constitution through a Presidential Order, i.e., […]

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