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Mumbai girl becomes the youngest to climb South America’s highest peak

Kaamya Karthikeyan a student from Mumbai, recently became the youngest girl in the world to scale Mt Aconcagua. Mt Aconcagua is the highest peak in South America, located in Argentina. It is the highest peak outside Asia with the height of 6962 metres. The student of Navy children school has already scaled the some of ..

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Tripura to host Hornbill Festival

Tripura government is to hold the two-day Hornbill Festival for the first time from February 8, 2020. The festival has been an important state festival of Nagaland, which is usually held in the month of December in the Naga heritage village of Nagaland. Tripura hosts the festival with an aim to conserve the Hornbill bird ..

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Jaipur formally certified as World Heritage site

The Pink City of India, Jaipur, was formally certified as a World Heritage site by the Director General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay. The World Heritage City certificate was presented at a ceremony held at the historic Albert Hall of Jaipur. It was also announced that UNESCO would collaborate with the Tourism department of Rajasthan Government ..

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India’s 13th major port to be set up in Maharashtra

The Union Cabinet of India recently approved to set up 13th major port of India, at Vadhavan in Maharashtra. The project is to entail a total cost of Rs 65,544 crore. The government is expected to hold 51 per cent stake in the project of the new port. All related business activities would be done ..

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UAE discovers new natural gas field

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) recently announced that it has discovered a new natural gas field with 80 trillion standard cubic feet of shallow gas resources. The new gas field was named ‘Jebel Ali gas field’. The field is located between the territories of Dubai and Abu Dhabi and reported to span around 5,000 square ..

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