Railway Zone

Railway Zone Headquarters Year Central Railway Mumbai CST 1951 Southern Railway Chennai 1951 Western Railway Church Gate, Mumbai 1951 Eastern Railway Kolkata 1952 Northern Railway Northern Railway 1952 North Eastern Railway Gorakhpur 1952 South Eastern Railway Kolkata 1955 North East Frontier Railway Maligaon, Guwahati 1958 South Central Railway Secunderabad 1966 East Central Railway Hajipur 2002 […]

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19 January

National News Affairs Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to India Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on a six-day official visit to India starting from January 14, 2018. i. It is to be noted that Mr. Netanyahu is the second Israeli Prime Minister after Ariel Sharon to visit India in the last 25 years of India-Israel diplomatic relationship. ii. India and […]

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18 January

International News Affairs For the first time, India has attended the meeting of International Military Cooperation Departments of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). This meeting was held inin Beijing (China). The government of Iran has lifted restrictions on use of Internet, including messaging app Telegram. Note: These restrictions were put after protests against unemployment and rising consumer prices in December 2017. National News Affairs […]

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17 January

International News Affairs The US today officially opened its new embassy in London which is believed to be the world’s most expensive embassy.  The embassy worths over 6,400 crore and is designed like a crystalline cube. Indo-US joint military exercise Vajra Prahar will be held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) in Seattle (USA) in last week of Jan 2018. National News Affairs To […]

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16 January

International News Affairs The 13th annual Iron Fist exercise between American and Japanese military forces was recently kicked off at California (USA). National News Affairs To make learning more interesting, the Centre has decided to launch ‘Operation Digital Board‘. This programme will help students view diagrams and presentations through digital tools.  President Ram Nath Kovind today inaugurated the ‘Economic Democracy Conclave‘ at […]

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Important Railway Year

1825:- world first railway service started in England on 27 Sept, 1825. 1853 : – Railways were first introduced to India, between Bombay and Thane on the 16th of April 1853. 1863:- The London Underground first opened as an “underground railway” in 1863 and its first electrified underground line opened in 1890, making it the world’s first […]

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15 January

National News Affairs  Chhattisgarh HC Makes Aadhaar Mandatory for Bail Chhattisgarh High Court has issued a directive to all trial courts in the state to mandatorily obtain Aadhaar Cards of accused persons and sureties before issuing release warrant of a prisoner/accused. Quick Facts about Chhattisgarh: ♦ Capital – Naya Raipur ♦ Current Governor – Balram Das […]

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14 January

National News Affairs Bhogali Bihu celebrated in Assam with traditional fervour & gaiety on 14thJanuary 2018, the Bhogali Bihu also called as Magh Bihu festival began in Assam. Bhogali Bihu:  The Bhogali Bihu is a harvest festival celebrated in Assam. The festival kick-started with the burning of traditional Meji and Bhelaghar made from thatch and fire woods. […]

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13 January

International News Affairs Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be on a 6 Day visit to India from Tomorrow.  Mr Netanyahu will meet PM Narendra Modi on 15th January for delegation level talks.   National News Affairs The 4th ASEAN-INDIA Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture and Forestry was held at NASC Complex, New Delhi. Representatives from 10 ASEAN countries […]

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12 January

International News Affairs The Ecuadorian Foreign Ministry today announced that it has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. For the first time in more than 60 years, the Sri Lankan government today announced that it is going to allow women over the age of 18 to buy alcohol legally.  National News Affairs Today (12th January) is National Youth Day. This day […]

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