Page-6 of Current Affairs - July, 2014

Rs 150 crore allocated for Rashtriya Gokul Mission for 2014-15

The “Rashtriya Gokul Mission” which aims to conserve and develop indigenous breeds in a focused and scientific manner will be allocated Rs 150.00 crores for 2014-15. The Rashtriya Gokul Mission is a focused project under National Programme for Bovine Breeding and Dairy Development, with an outlay of Rs 500 crore during the 12th Five Year ..

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Gokul Grams to be set up for developing indigenous cattle breeds

The Ministry of Agriculture has a proposal to set up Integrated Indigenous Cattle Centres or Gokul Grams in the breeding tracts of indigenous breeds. Key features of Gokul Grams: These centres will be established in the native breeding tracts and near metropolitan cities for housing the urban cattle. Centres for development of Indigenous Breeds and ..

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PM Modi launches “MyGov” web platform to get citizens' ideas for governance

A new web platform – MyGov– launched by PM Narendra Modi will now make it much easier for the common man and experts from different fields to reach out to the government with their ideas and suggestions. The web platform – www.mygov.nic.in– allows the citizens to discuss their ideas with experts within and outside the ..

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Researchers discovered new species of 'Mayfly' in India

Researchers have found a new species of mayfly in the southern Western Ghats of India. As per scientists, this is the first time that any mayfly belonging to the genus Labiobaetis has been found in peninsular India. The new species, called Labiobaetis soldani, ” has been named after Dr T Soldan honoring his remarkable contribution ..

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Kaptan Singh Solanki is new Governor of Haryana

The President of India appointed veteran BJP leader and Rajya Sabha member Kaptan Singh Solanki (75) as the Governor of Haryana in place of Jagannath Pahadia whose tenure is over. Solanki, a former professor, belongs to Bhind district of Madhya Pradesh and was renominated to Rajya Sabha in August, 2012.

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