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  • NGT imposed Rs.5 crore on the DJB

    374 days ago
    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a cost of Rs.5 crore on the Delhi Jal Board (DJB). It directed the DJB to complete work on the sewerage network in Inderpuri by May 2019. A Bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed the DJB to deposit a “performance guarantee” to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) within one month. The tribunal directed DJB that steps be taken at the earliest for disposal of municipal solid waste and cleaning of drains.... Read More


    Germany asks France to give its UN Security Council seat to EU

    374 days ago
    Germany's Vice-Chancellor Olaf Scholz has called for France to give up its permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council and turn it into a seat for the European Union (EU). This would allow the EU to speak "with one voice" at the world body. France could instead become the permanent EU ambassador to the UN. France has been one of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council since the body was first established in 1945 in the wake of World War II to prevent... Read More
    Category: International


    India, UK naval exercise Konkan 18 held in Goa

    374 days ago
    The Royal Navy of UK will be represented by HMS Dragon, a Type 45 Class Destroyer equipped with an integral Wildcat helicopter.
    The Indian Navy will field INS Kolkata, the first ship of latest Kolkata class destroyers, equipped with integral Seaking and an IN submarine during the sea phase between December 2 to 6. In addition, Indian Navy's maritime patrol aircraft Dornier will also participate in the exercise.
    Category: Defence

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    Uttarakhand adjudged best state; Himachal pavilion gets silver medal at India International Trade Fair, New Delhi

    374 days ago
    The states were awarded due to their pavilions showcasing potential to boost tourism and the promotion of local products. For Uttarakhand, Kedarnath reconstruction work, Home Stay scheme initiated by the Department of Tourism, nutraceutical products based on mountain grains, handloom products, and handicrafts were displayed at the Uttarakhand pavilion. For Himachal Pradesh, the traditional products like Kullu and Kinnauri shawls, Chamba Rumaal, Kangra and Thangka paintings and wooden and... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs


    Slovenia becomes only NATO country with female Army Chief

    374 days ago
    Slovenia became the first North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Country with the female Army Chief after the appointment of Major General Alenka Ermenc to the post of Head of its Army. The 55 years Old former Army Commander, Alenka Ermenc started her military career in 1991 when Slovenia won independence from former Yugoslavia.


    Bengaluru's proposed 102km elevated corridor to cost 26,000 cr

    374 days ago
    Bengaluru's Elevated Corridor Project, covering a distance of 102 kilometres with six corridors, is estimated to cost between 25,000 and 26,000 crore. The proposed elevated corridors along with the Peripheral Ring Road are proposed as the answers to decongest the city's roads. The project, expected to be completed by 2025-2026, awaits Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy's nod.
    Category: Indian Affairs


    A part of Eiffel Tower's staircase was auctioned for 1.34 crore

    374 days ago
    25 steps of Eiffel Tower was sold for 1.34 crore (€1,69,000), three times the original estimate, at an auction in Paris. The 129-year-old staircase, 14-feet in height, weighs about 900 kilograms and includes about 25 steps. It connected the top two floors of the Eiffel Tower, before it was cut out in 1983 to instal a lift. It is still the country's third tallest structure, and was the highest building in the world for 41 years until the construction of the Chrysler Building in New... Read More
    Category: International


    Global Water Monitor & Forecast Watch List released by IScience US based limited liability Corporation

    374 days ago
    According to the latest edition of Global Water Monitor & Forecast Watch List (November 2018), released by IScience (US-based limited liability Corporation), Water deficits will increase and intensify in India in 2019. Exceptional water deficits occur throughout Gujarat in the west and severe to exceptional deficits from Madhya Pradesh through Karnataka, as well as in Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana, and India’s far northeast. The forecast predicts severe to exceptional surplus water for... Read More


    Second India-UAE strategic conclave held in Abu Dhabi

    374 days ago
    The two day Second edition of India-UAE Strategic Conclave organized by Economic Times, India was held in the Capital of United Arab Emirates (UAE), Abu Dhabi. Indian Ambassador to the UAE, Mr. Navdeep Suri inaugurated the conclave where Key Business leaders and senior government officials lay down the blueprint to improve Economic cooperation between the two countries and explore the opportunities to enhance trade.
    Category: International


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    Karnataka Government and Numa launched DataCity urban challenge in Bengaluru

    374 days ago
    Karnataka government in partnership with start-up accelerator Numa, launched an initiative called ‘DataCity’ in Bengaluru. It will be jointly organised by Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) and French utility company Suez. About DataCity: It will be a 7-month innovative programme that will enable corporates to identify the relevant innovative start-ups. These startups will be chosen based on the solutions they provide using data and technology, for addressing... Read More


    Mumbai's largest sewage treatment plant gets green ministry nod

    374 days ago
    The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change have given a go ahead to the Mumbai’s largest sewage treatment plant (STP), worth Rs 2,020 crore, to come up in Malad.
    The STP will come up on 35 hectares of mangrove land.
    The STP, a part of the BMC’s Mumbai Sewage Disposal Project II, still needs approval from the state forest department for replantation of the mangroves.
    Category: Indian Affairs


    Reggae music gets into heritage list of UNESCO

    374 days ago
    Reggae music, with artists like Bob Marley, won international fame and secured a spot on the United Nations’ list of global cultural treasures. UNESCO, the world body’s cultural and scientific agency, added the genre that originated in Jamaica to its collection of intangible cultural heritage deemed worthy of protection and promotion. Reggae music emerged in the late 1960s out of Jamaica’s ska and rocksteady styles, also drawing influence from American jazz and... Read More
    Category: International


    NGT forms committee to prepare scrapping of banned diesel, petrol vehicles

    374 days ago
    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) formed a committee to prepare a policy for dealing with the scrapping of banned petrol and diesel vehicles.
    The committee will consist of the secretary, Ministry of Road Transport, central government with representatives from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Environment Ministry and the Delhi government. The Supreme Court order, the Delhi government has deregistered 40 lakh vehicles, which include petrol vehicles that are 15-years-old and... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs


    IIT Kharagpur, University of Auckland ink pact for research tie-up

    374 days ago
    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur and University of Auckland signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster academic exchange and research collaboration, faculty exchange and visiting/adjunct appointments and Student Mobility. It is the first strategic partnership of University of Auckland with a Higher Educational Institute of India.
    Category: Indian Affairs


    Pakistan to turn Rishi Kapoors ancestral home into museum

    374 days ago
    The Pakistan government has decided to convert Bollywood star Rishi Kapoor’s ancestral home in the Qissa Khwani Bazar in Peshawar into a museum soon. This is after the request by the actor. The Kapoor Haveli in Qissa Khwani Bazar was built by Basheswarnath Kapoor, the father of Bollywood icon Prithviraj Kapoor. Raj Kapoor, the son of Prithviraj Kapoor, was born in Peshawar on December 14, 1924. The actor-director is best known for a string of hit films he made in the 1950s and 1960s.


    Trump cancelled pre meet with Putin before G20 summit

    374 days ago
    U.S. President Donald Trump cancelled his planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He cited the reason as the naval stand-off in which Russian forces seized three Ukrainian ships. Mr.Trump had planned a meeting with Mr.Putin before attending the Buenos Aires Group of 20 meeting. The meeting was scrapped days after Russian forces seized three small Ukrainian naval vessels and more than 20 sailors, including at least three wounded in a shooting by the Russian side, and briefly... Read More
    Category: International


    RBI moves to ease liquidity for NBFC

    374 days ago
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has relaxed the securitization norms by relaxing the Minimum Holding Period (MHP) requirement in order to make more liquidity available to Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFC). The move follows a demand from the government for a special window for NBFCs, to provide them liquidity support. RBI has decided to relax MHP requirement for originating NBFCs, as they are now allowed to securitize loans with a maturity of more than five years after holding them for... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs


    Global Nutrition Report 2018 - One-third of world's stunted children live in India

    374 days ago
    Nearly one-third of the world's 150.8 million stunted children live in India, the 2018 Global Nutrition Report revealed. With 46.6 million children who are stunted, India tops the list of countries followed by Nigeria (13.9 million) and Pakistan (10.7 million). Over 46 million Indian children aged under five years are stunted due to malnutrition and 25.5 million more are 'wasted', meaning they don't weigh enough for their height. India is suffering from two forms of... Read More
    Category: Index / List


    Eight States achieve 100% household electrification under Saubhagya scheme

    374 days ago
    8 States which achieved 100% household electrification under Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana - Saubhagya scheme are Madhya Pradesh, Tripura, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Mizoram, Sikkim, Telangana and West Bengal. With this, total 15 States in India have 100 per cent household electrification. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Rs 16320-Crore ‘Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana'- Saubhagya on September 25, 2017 to mark the birth anniversary of Pandit... Read More
    Category: Schemes


    Georgia elects Salome Zurabishvili as first woman president

    374 days ago
    Salome Zurabishvili has won Georgia's presidential election, becoming the first woman to hold the office.
    The new president is expected to take office on Dec. 16. Zurabishvili, a government-backed independent candidate, won with 59.52 percent of some 1.98 million votes cast. Grigol Vashadze -- backed by former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili -- got some 40.48 percent of the vote.


    President Kovind presented the top IAF honour for Guwahati helicopter unit

    374 days ago
    During his two day visit to Assam, President Ram Nath Kovind took part in India Air Force's special programme held in Borjhar. He presented Standards to 118 Helicopter Unit in Guwahati and Colours to Air Defence College, Lucknow. The President in his speech said the world looks at India differently today. India is seen as an eminent power, expected to play a prominent role in shaping the global paradigm with regards to international security, trade and commerce, and environmental... Read More
    Category: Awards and Honours


    ISRO launched HysIS into orbit

    374 days ago
    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the Hyper Spectral Imaging Satellite (HysIS),  being dubbed ‘Sharp Eye’, into space along with 30 other foreign satellites on board the workhorse PSLV rocket on 29th November. HysIS with a mission life of five years was placed in an orbit 636 km above the earth. It will travel over the poles and always face the son. While 23 satellites were from the US, the rest were from Australia, Canada, Columbia, Finland, Malaysia, the... Read More




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