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Kerala’s Munnar adjudged 'Best Destination for Romance'

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Kerala’s popular hill station, Munnar won the award for best romantic destination at the 2017 Lonely Planet Magazine Indian Travel Awards.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath launches JE vaccination drive in 38 districts of UP

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

CM Yogi also launched a toll free number to get or provide any information about encephalitis.

PM Modi inaugurates series of projects in Gujarat

May 23, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

At Kandla Port Trust, Modi unveiled plaques to mark the laying of Foundation Stone for the construction of the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Convention Centre and the development of the 14th and 16th General Cargo Berth.

Bhindawas bird sanctuary to be developed as tourist resort: Haryana CM

May 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Under the plan, the youth of the area would be trained to offer their services as guides for the tourists visiting the Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary.

CCEA approves setting up of Indian Agricultural Research Institute in Assam

May 18, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The proposal of Department of Agriculture Research and Education (DARE) /Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) under the scheme, the establishment of the "Indian Agricultural Research Institute (lARI)-Assam" seeks to set up the Institute on 587 acre of land provided by the Govt. of Assam.

Elephant census in Karnataka begins

May 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The last elephant census of Karnataka was held in the year 2012, which pegged the State elephant population at 6072.

Venkaiah Naidu announces separate 24x7 DD Channel for Jharkhand

May 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Naidu urged State Government to make use of the platform of Community Radio to ensure last mile reach. The Community radio was an empowering tool which caters to the information needs of the people in local language/dialect.

UP Assembly passes Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, 2017

May 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The CGST Bill makes provisions for levy and collection of tax on intra-state supply of goods and services by the Union Government.

West Bengal makes Bengali compulsory in all schools

May 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government has made Bengali compulsory in all school including private English medium ones.

Mumbai airport busiest with 1 flight every 65 seconds

May 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Mumbai airport has overtaken London’s Gatwick airport to become the world’s busiest single runway airport with one flight in every 65 seconds.

PM Modi launches Narmada river conservation project in MP

May 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Narendra Modi released a road map for steps to be taken for the conservation of Narmada, to ensure it is pollution free.

Yogi Adityanath to declare no school bag day in UP government schools

May 13, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The Uttar Pradesh government is planning to declare "no school bag day" on Saturdays in all the state-run schools.

TN Government to form a panel to study harmful 'Seemai Karuvelam' trees

May 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The Tamil Nadu government has formed a 7-member committee under the Chairmanship of the Chief Conservator of Forest (Research) to study the various aspects of the harmful 'Seemai Karuvelam' trees.

Ahmedabad to host a mega-event to celebrate International Yoga Day

May 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Ahmedabad in Gujarat would be hosting a mega event on the occasion of International Yoga Day on 21 June 2017.

Only 606 bridges safe in Kerala

May 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Only 606 bridges out of the total 2300 have been deemed safe in Kerala and around 365 are in grave condition and require immediate replacement.

Adityanath’s government to merge local bodies of Mathura-Vrindavan & Ayodhya-Faizabad

May 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The merger was done with an aim to provide better services in local bodies, all-round development and providing employment to the local population.

Rajasthan to launch action plans for reducing infant mortality rate

May 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The Rajasthan government will be launching district-level action plans to reduce the infant mortality rate in the state.

Every house in Haryana to get a smart ID

May 8, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Haryana residents would soon have a smart house ID, with a detailed collection of data of every resident and each of their houses directly linked with the biometric.

Gadkari inaugurated country’s 1st bio refinery plant

May 8, 2017
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Gadkari inaugurated India’s first bio refinery plant that produces ethanol from a variety of biomass in Pune.

Assam declared as ‘Disturbed’ Area Under AFSPA for 3 More Months

May 7, 2017
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The entire state of Assam besides the bordering areas of Meghalaya were declared as “Disturbed Areas”.

Andhra Pradesh’s Banganapalle mango gets Geographical Indication tag

May 5, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The Andhra Pradesh government is the registered proprietor of the GI tag for Banganapalle mangoes, often hailed as “the king of mangoes.”

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan inaugurates world level weapon production unit in Bhind district

May 5, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The unit, first small weapon manufacturing unit in private sector of the country, was set up in the joint partnership of Punj Lyod and Israel Weapon Industry under the Make in India Programme.

Odisha’s Sualgiri, Swalgiri communities notified as Scheduled Castes

May 4, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Scheduled Castes category status will entitle these communities to reservation in government jobs and admission in educational institutions, along with other financial benefits.

Cabinet approves Vijayawada Airport as International Airport

May 4, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The cabinet led by Prime Minister approved the proposal demanding for upgradation of Andhra Pradesh’s Vijayawada Airport to an international airport.

Madhya Pradesh becomes 1st state to shift to January to December financial year

May 3, 2017
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Changing the financial year to January-December would mean shifting the tax assessment year, changes in infrastructure, especially at the company level.

Haryana Government appoints BS Sandhu as state’s DGP

Apr 28, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

B S Sandhu, a 1984-batch IPS officer has been appointed as the new Director General of Police in Haryana, replacing current chief K P Singh.

Uttar Pradesh cancels 15 government holidays

Apr 27, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Uttar Pradesh State government has cancelled almost 15 public holidays that marked the birth and death anniversaries of eminent personalities.

Hospitals can't hold patients hostage for unpaid bills: Delhi High Court

Apr 27, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

A two-judge bench of High Court said even if dues are outstanding, custody of patients cannot be withheld to extract money towards unpaid bills of the hospital.

Haryana’s Ballabgarh renamed as Balramgarh

Apr 26, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

State’s MLA Moolchand Sharma and the Raja Nahar Singh Society had been demanding name change of the town from a long time. They wanted it to be renamed after its founder King Balram Singh.

Delhi MCD Elections 2017 results

Apr 26, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The counting of votes for the high-stakes Delhi Municipal Corporation (MCD) elections is underway and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is headed towards an overwhelming majority.

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