Current Affairs: Nation
Rajnath Singh flies in the indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas to become the first defence minister doing so from the HAL airport in Bengaluru.
The production, import, export, distribution and all the activities related to e-cigarettes banned by the cabinet. Citizens found offending this law will face prison for 1 year with a fine of ₹1 Lakh for first-timers and prison for 3 years with a fine of ₹5 lakh for repeat offenders.
Almost 11 lakh non-gazetted railway employees who are working since last six years will be given a record bonus of 78 days’ wages, says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar.
The Defence Research and Development Organisation signs MoU with ISRO for India’s first manned space mission Gaganyaan by offering space food, survival kits for the crew and other facilities.
Ajay Kumar Singh, a political journalist was recently appointed as the Press Secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind.