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Land handed over for first LIGO project in India

Hingoli income division handed around 225 hectares of land right in Maharashtra to the authorities of Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) venture. Key Points The land was handed over in order to organise primary facility within the nation. There are currently few such labs in the United States, at Hanford in Washington and Livingston in Louisiana. ..

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West Bengal launches ‘Duare Ration’ scheme

Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, inaugurated the “Duare Ration Scheme” on November 16, 2021. Highlights The Duare Ration (ration at doorstep) scheme is going to benefit around 10 crore people of the state. Government has also decided to enhance commission for ration dealers from Rs75 to Rs 150 per quintal of food grains. Under the scheme, ..

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CNG, LNG, 98 other advanced techs included under auto PLI scheme

The Union government added more than 100 advanced technologies, including alternate fuel systems like compressed natural gas (CNG) & Liquified natural gas (LNG) under the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for automobiles. Key Facts Now the scheme will also cover Bharat Stage VI compliant flex fuel engines, advanced driver assist system, e-quadricyle and electronic control units ..

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MPLAD Scheme restored

Union Cabinet restored the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLAD) scheme on November 10, 2021, citing economic recovery. Highlights This scheme was suspended in April 2020 and its funds were subsumed in the consolidated fund of India. It was suspended for two financial years that is, 2020-21 and 2021-22. However, as the covid-19 ..

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Delhi to launch ‘Anti-open burning campaign’

The Delhi government had announced on November 9, 2021 to launch “Anti-Open Burning Campaign”. The campaign will run from November 11 to December 11, 2021 in Delhi. Highlights This campaign was launched to curb instances of open burning and air pollution in Delhi. It was launched as the Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi turned ‘hazardous’ ..

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