Page-10 of GKToday Archives: September, 2016

29 September: World Maritime Day

The World Maritime Day is observed across the world on 29 September to highlight the importance of shipping safety, maritime security and the marine environment. Several events are organised to mark this day by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), member ..

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CCEA approves implementation of Project SAKSHAM for CBEC’s GST integration

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved ‘Project SAKSHAM’. The Project SAKSHAM is a New Indirect Tax Network (Systems Integration) of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC). It ..

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India to invest $2 billion in Sri Lanka

India is going to invest 2 billion dollars in Sri Lanka in the next three-four years. It was announced by Union Minister for State (MoS) Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman during her visit to Sri Lanka. She had visited Sri ..

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Union Cabinet approves MoU between India, Singapore to give a boost to Innovation, Creativity and Technological Advancement

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of Industrial Property Cooperation. The MoU will be signed at the upcoming official state visit of Singapore’s Prime Minister to India from 4 to ..

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Telangana inks MoU with ISRO to promote education

The Telangana government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to promote education. The MoU was inked between Department of Information Technology, Electronics & Communication of Telangana and ISRO’s Development & Educational Communication Unit ..

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Fine particulates causing chronic illnesses: WHO Study

As per the study conducted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) air pollution caused by fine particulate matter (PM) is causing long-lasting disease chronic illnesses. About a fifth of the 3 million people died worldwide because of exposure to fine ..

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