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Aero India February 2021

13th edition of Aero India 2021, an Aerospace, Defence and Civil Aviation Exhibition will be held form 3 - 7 February at Air Force Station, Yelahanka, Bengaluru. A total of 58 exhibitors is expected to participate 44 from India and 14 from foreign. A total of 7 countries.

The exhibition timings is as follows:-

Business Days

3rd Feb 2021 (13:00 hrs onwards)
4th Feb 2021 (09:00 - 18:00 hrs)
5th Feb 2021 (09:00 - 18:00 hrs)

Public Days

6th Feb 2021 (09:00 - 18:00 hrs)
7th Feb 2021 (09:00 - 18:00 hrs)

Asian Film Awards 2020

14th Asian Film Awards ceremony is scheduled on 14th October 2020 and will be held online.Anubhav Sinha directed and Taapsee Paanu starrer Thappad has bagged two nominations at the Asian Film Awards under the categories Best Film and Best Editing.Lijo Jose Pellissery directed and Antony Varghese starrer Jallikattu has bagged two nominations at the Asian Film Awards under the categories Best Cinematography and Best Original MusicZoya Akhtar directed and Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt Starrer Gully Boy has bagged two nominations at the Asian Film Awards under the categories Best Costume Designer and Best Production Design

2021 Formula One World Championship planned races

18 Grands Prix are under contract to be held as part of the 2021 FIA  Formula One World Championship


Abu Dhabi Grand Prix United Arab Emirates Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi
Australian Grand Prix Australia Albert Park Circuit, Melbourne
Azerbaijan Grand Prix Azerbaijan Baku City Circuit, Baku
Bahrain Grand Prix Bahrain Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir
Belgian Grand Prix Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Stavelot
British Grand Prix United Kingdom Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone
Canadian Grand Prix Canada Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montréal
Dutch Grand Prix Netherlands Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort
French Grand Prix France Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet
Hungarian Grand Prix Hungary Hungaroring, Mogyoród
Italian Grand Prix Italy Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Monza
Japanese Grand Prix Japan Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka
Mexico City Grand Prix Mexico Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, Mexico City
Monaco Grand Prix Monaco Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo
Russian Grand Prix Russia Sochi A…

e-passports in India from 2021

e-passports in India from 2021
An e-passport is the usual passport booklet that has an embedded microchip similar to a SIM card but with decrypted data.

All Indian citizens are expected to get an e-passport when they go in for renewal or issuance of a new passport starting from 2021.

Census 2021 activities postponed in India

India's last census was carried out in 2011, the population was 121 crore. The first phase of Census operations and other related field activities scheduled between April 1 to September 30 2021 have been postponed due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai's written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha on 16th September 2020.

Full List of Chief Ministers of India - updated Sep 2020

Complete List of Chief Ministers of India
StateChief MinisterAndhra PradeshY. S. Jaganmohan ReddyArunachal PradeshPema KhanduAssamSarbananda SonawalBiharNitish Kumar ChhattisgarhBhupesh BaghelNew DelhiArvind KejriwalGoaPramod SawantGujaratVijay RupaniHaryanaManohar Lal KhattarHimachal PradeshJai Ram ThakurJammu & Kashmir(President's rule)JharkhandHemant SorenKarnatakaB S YediyurappaKeralaPinarayi VijayanMadhya PradeshShivraj Singh ChouhanMaharashtraUddhav ThackeryManipurN. Biren SinghMeghalayaConrad SangmaMizoramZoramthangaNagalandNeiphiu RioOdishaNaveen PatnaikPuducherryV.NarayanasamyPunjabAmarinder SinghRajasthanAshok GehlotSikkimPrem Singh TamangTamil NaduEdappadi K PalaniswamiTelanganaK.Chandrashekar RaoTripuraBiplab Kumar DebUttar PradeshYogi AdithyanathUttarakhandTrivendra Singh RawatWest BengalMamata Banerjee

Holiday list 2021

Holiday list 2021

Republic Day 26th January 2021

Good Friday 2nd April 2021

Ambedkar Jayanti 14th April 2021

Ramanavami 21st April 2021

Labour Day 1st May 2021

Indian Independence Day 15th August 2021

Gandhi Jayanti 2nd October 2021

Dasara 15th October 2021

Karnataka Rajyotsava 1st November 2021

Diwali 5th November 2021

Christmas 25th December 2021

APGCL Power projects, Hyderabad Bicycle zone, Teachers Day award 2020

APGCL Power projects, Hyderabad Bicycle zone, Teachers Day award 2020

University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya along with the other institutions run by ERD Foundation Guwahati, honoured Prof Nirmal Kumar Chaudhury, former VC of Gauhati University with the ‘Great Teacher of All Teachers’ title

Power projects have been proposed by state-run Assam Power Generation Corporation Ltd (APGCL)

70-MWac Amguri Solar Power Project
25-MWac Namrup Solar Park
250-MW gas-based Chandrapur Power Project
734-MW gas-based Lower Assam Power Project
100-MWac Bilasipara Solar Power Project
1600-MW (2x800-MW) coal-based Thermal Power Project at Saleki NC village under Margherita subdivision
120-MW Lower Kopili Hydroelectric Project (HEP) near Umrangso Borapani Middle HEP (Stage-1 22.5 MW, Stage-II 24 MW)

Bicycle only’ zones to come up in Hyderabad, Warangal and Karimnagar

Forty teachers were conferred with the State Teachers Award- 2020 on the occasion of Teachers’ Day celebration at the DK Convention Centre, …

Xiaomi Redmi 9A, Flipkart Wholesale, Nexon compact SUV 2020

 Xiaomi Redmi 9A, Flipkart Wholesale, Nexon compact SUV 2020

Saudi Arabia will allow flights "from all countries" to cross its skies to reach the United Arab Emirates

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved for the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between textiles committee, India, and M/s Nissenken Quality Evaluation Centre, Japan, for improving quality and testing of Indian textiles and clothing for the Japanese market

Kazakhstan eyes $700 mn fund in cryptocurrency mining

India's Flipkart seeks launched an online wholesale service for mom-and-pop stores and other small businesses "Flipkart Wholesale"

SoftBank invests in India's Unacademy, boosting its valuation to $1.45 billion

Tata Motors launches XM (s) variant of Nexon compact SUV from 8.36 lakh onwards (ex-showroom, Delhi)

Piaggio India launched the racing-themed special edition Vespa Racing Sixties with 125 and 150 cc engines in India and are priced at Rs. 1.2 lakh a…

List of books written by Pranab Mukherjee

 List of books written by Pranab Mukherjee

Decentralised Planning and Panchayat Raj by Pranab Mukherjee and Malcom S. Adiseshiah

A Centenary History of the Indian National Congress - Vol. V: Volume-V: 1964-1984 by Pranab Mukherjee and Aditya Mukherjee

Beyond Survival: Emerging Dimensions of Indian Economy
by Pranab Mukherjee

Thoughts and Reflections by Pranab Mukherjee

Congress and the Making of the Indian Nation (Set of 2 Vols) by Pranab Mukherjee

The Turbulent Years: 1980 - 1996 by Pranab Mukherjee

The Coalition Years by Pranab Mukherjee

The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years by Pranab Mukherjee