Sunday, March 17, 2013

Ordnance Factories - India

The first ordnance factory for manufacture of guns and shells was set up at Cossipore near Kolkata. There were18 ordnance factories at the time of independence. Now there are 39 factories. Two more factories are coming up.

Ordnance Factory Board

Source: Special supplement on Ordnance factory day, 18 March, 2013, Times of India

Saturday, March 16, 2013

India - General Knowledge - Current Events - 2013

March 2003

Inter religious marriages in India are valid under Special Marriage Act only. They are not valid under Arya Samaj Marriage Act or Arya Marriage Validation 1937. Judgment delivered in the case of of a Muslim woman and Hindu Man by Kerala High Court.

February 2003

14 Feb : Mr. Ashok Kumar Mukerji ws appointed the Ambassador/Permanent Representative of India to United Nations at New York. He replaced Mr. Hardeep Singh Puri.