PM flags off new Vande Bharat Express between Gandhinagar and Mumbai at Gandhinagar Station in Gujarat

Source: The post is based on the article “PM flags off new Vande Bharat Express between Gandhinagar and Mumbai at Gandhinagar Station in Gujarat ” published in PIB on 1st October 2022. What is the News? The Prime Minister flagged off Gandhinagar-Mumbai Vande Bharat Express at Gandhinagar station. This is being called as ‘Vande Bharat… Continue reading PM flags off new Vande Bharat Express between Gandhinagar and Mumbai at Gandhinagar Station in Gujarat

Behind the ‘world’s first CNG terminal’ at Bhavnagar, Gujarat

Source: The post is based on the article “Behind the ‘world’s first CNG terminal’ at Bhavnagar, Gujarat” published in Indian Express on 1st October 2022. What is the News? The Prime Minister has laid the foundation stone for the “world’s first CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) terminal” at Bhavnagar in Gujarat. About Bhavnagar Port Bhavnagar Port… Continue reading Behind the ‘world’s first CNG terminal’ at Bhavnagar, Gujarat

Why the wait for new trade policy just got longer

Source: The post is based on the article “Why the wait for new trade policy just got longer ” published in Livemint on 29th September 2022 What is the News? The Union government has extended the tenure of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20 by another six months till March 2023.  Why do we need a… Continue reading Why the wait for new trade policy just got longer

Dibang hydel project: Arunachal says no land for national park, NGT drops its own case

Source: The post is based on the article “Dibang hydel project: Arunachal says no land for national park, NGT drops its own case” published in Down To Earth on 28th September 2022. What is the News? National Green Tribunal (NGT) has dismissed the case it took up suo motu on the grant of forest clearance… Continue reading Dibang hydel project: Arunachal says no land for national park, NGT drops its own case

Survey shows increase in employment in fourth quarter of last fiscal, manufacturing largest contributor

Source: The post is based on the article “Survey shows increase in employment in fourth quarter of last fiscal, manufacturing largest contributor” published in The Hindu on 28th September 2022 What is the News? The Government has released the results of the fourth round of the Quarterly Employment Survey(QES). Note: QES is part of the… Continue reading Survey shows increase in employment in fourth quarter of last fiscal, manufacturing largest contributor

Subject of Akshay Kumar’s new movie, why Ram Setu is the bridge across history, mythology and controversy

Source: The post is based on the article “Subject of Akshay Kumar’s new movie, why Ram Setu is the bridge across history, mythology and controversy” published in Indian Express on 28th September 2022 What is the News? The teaser of Akshay Kumar’s new movie, Ram Setu has once again generated buzz around the Ram Setu… Continue reading Subject of Akshay Kumar’s new movie, why Ram Setu is the bridge across history, mythology and controversy

Centre to set out area limits for mineral mining in states

Source: The post is based on the article “Centre to set out area limits for mineral mining in states” published in The Hindu on 27th September 2022 What is the News? The Government of India is preparing to set out area caps for mining as it aims to carve out smaller mining areas to attract… Continue reading Centre to set out area limits for mineral mining in states

Foreign Trade Policy extended for six months

Source: The post is based on the article “Foreign Trade Policy extended for six months” published in PIB on 26th September 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Commerce has announced the extension of the existing Foreign Trade Policy (2015-20) by another six months. What is Foreign Trade Policy? Foreign Trade Policy provides a… Continue reading Foreign Trade Policy extended for six months

Govt commits Rs. 7,385 crore under Fund of Funds for Startup India Investment for 88 Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs)

Source: The post is based on the article “Govt commits Rs. 7,385 crore under Fund of Funds for Startup India Investment for 88 Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs)” published in PIB on 26th September 2022 What is the News? Fund of Funds for startups has committed Rs 7,385 crore to 88 alternative investment funds (AIFs). These… Continue reading Govt commits Rs. 7,385 crore under Fund of Funds for Startup India Investment for 88 Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs)

Community seed bank initiative traces & restores heritage rice varieties in Tamil Nadu

Source: The post is based on the article “Community seed bank initiative traces & restores heritage rice varieties in Tamil Nadu” published in PIB on 24th September 2022 What is the News? Around 20 heritage rice varieties of Tamil Nadu are being traced, collected, redeemed and restored through the Community seed bank Initiative. Background The… Continue reading Community seed bank initiative traces & restores heritage rice varieties in Tamil Nadu