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2019- 7th Warmest Year in India in last 119 Years

According to a report published by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) named ‘Climate Summary’ on Wednesday, 8th January 9, 2020, since record-keeping commenced in the year 1901, 2019 was the 7th warmest year in India as per the records of previous 119 years available. From 1980-2010 the average of mean temperature is defined, as in ..

Students clean up beaches as part of ‘Nirmal Tat Abhiyaan’

Around 460 students of government schools cleaned up the beaches in the city as part of the ‘Swachh – Nirmal Tat Abhiyaan’ that was launched on 11 Nov. The Environment Ministry is undertaking a mass cleanliness-cum-awareness drive in 50 identified beaches under the initiative. The weeklong programme is being conducted in the coastal cities and towns on ..

Vipin Anand Monday newly appointed Managing Director of LIC

Vipin Anand Monday has recently taken charge as the new Managing Director (MD) of the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). Prior to this, he was in charge of LIC’s western zone, comprising of 23 divisions, covering the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and Union Territories of Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli. ..

United States clinchs a strategic port deal with Oman

The United States has recently clinched a strategic port deal with Oman that allow American ships and warplanes to take advantage of two Arabian Sea ports of Duqm and Salalah located near strategic Strait of Hormuz. The framework agreement is aimed at bolstering Omani-American military relations. With this pact, the US military will have better ..

National Academy of Coastal Policing (NACP)

The Union home ministry recently sanctioned the launch of the National Academy of Coastal Policing (NACP) from a campus of Gujarat’s Fisheries Research Centre located in coastal Okha in the newly created Devbhoomi Dwarka district. It is the first-of-its-kind institution of the country will be created and run by a multi-agency team of paramilitary and defence forces ..

Port of Duqm

The Port of Duqm is strategically located situated on southeastern seaboard of Oman, overlooking Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean. It is straddled along critical sea lanes in  Arabian Sea and Gulf of Aden. It is located in close proximity to Chabahar port in Iran ( being developed by India open a trade route to Afghanistan ..

Leads Index

Logistics Ease Across Different States (LEADS) is a composite indicator to assess international trade logistics across States/UTs. It is based on stakeholders’ survey conducted by Deloitte for Ministry of Commerce and Industry. It is calculated based on eight parameters such as infrastructure, services, timeliness, track and trace, competitiveness of pricing, safety of cargo, operating environment ..