Page-3 of Current Affairs - March, 2018

Madhya Pradesh’s Kadaknath chicken gets Geographical Indication tag

Chennai based Geographical Indication Registry and Intellectual Property India has awarded Geographical Indication (GI) Tag to Madhya Pradesh’s Kadaknath chicken.  The GI tag will ensure that no one else can use name Kadaknath Chicken while selling any other black chicken. It will also translate into higher prices for producers. Kadaknath Chicken Kadaknath chicken breed is ..

Month: 

Topics: 

First National Conclave on Psychological Trauma, Child Protection, and Mental Illnesses held in New Delhi

The first National Conclave on Psychological Trauma, Child Protection, and Mental Illnesses held in New Delhi. It was aimed to provide comprehensive synthesis of research, service provision and clinical practice in addressing psychological trauma and subsequent mental illnesses in Indian children and adolescents Key Facts The two day conclave was organised by Ministry of Women ..

Month: 

Topics: 

China launches twin BeiDou-3 navigation satellites into space

China has successfully sent pair of twin Beidou-3MEO satellites – Beidou-30 and Beidou-31 –into space as part of its third and final stage of launching  its domestic Beidou (Compass) satellite navigation system. They were launched on board Long March-3B carrier rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. It was 269th mission ..

Month: 

Topics: 

Rajasthan’s first mega food park inaugurated at Ajmer

Rajasthan’s first mega food park-Greentech Mega Food Park Private Ltd was inaugurated at Roopangarh Village in Ajmer district. It was inaugurated by Union Minister for Food Processing Industry Harsimrat Kaur Badal. The park was set up under Central Government’s flagship Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana and ‘Make in India’ initiative. Key Facts The mega food ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Hindon Elevated Road: India's longest elevated road inaugurated in Uttar Pradesh

Hindon Elevated Road, India’s longest elevated road was inaugurated in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. It connects UP Gate to Rajnagar Extension and will make it easier to commute between Delhi and Ghaziabad. Key Facts The elevated six-lane road is approximately 10 kilometres-long. It is built on 227 single pillars. It was ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

India receives first US LNG shipment at Dabhol under long-term deal

India received its first Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) cargo from United States (US) under long-term supply deal. The first US-sourced LNG shipment was imported by state-owned GAIL on board of its chartered LNG ship ‘Meridian Spirit’ from Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass LNG export facility in Louisiana. It was discharged at GAIL’s Dabhol terminal, Maharashtra after ..

Month: 

Topics: