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India plans to create Power Islanding systems
India plans to create power islanding systems in several cities of the country to protect the critical infrastructures from potential attacks on the electricity grid of the nation. Key Points Bengaluru and Jamnagar, which has two of India’s largest oil refineries, are included in the cities which are being assessed for an islanding system. ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2021
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs • Science & Technology Current Affairs
Topics: Bengaluru • India Smart Grid Forum • Jamnagar • Mumbai • power islanding systems • smart micro grids
‘Xcelerator Bengaluru’ Initiative unveiled in Bangaluru
The state of Karnataka has launched the “Xcelerator Bengaluru Initiative” in the bid to provide support to the women-owned micro-businesses. Government’s support to women The state presented the Budget for 2021-2021 on March 8, 2021 in which it has granted ₹37,188 crore for the women-centric programmes. Similarly, the government is also encouraging the small scale ..
Month: Current Affairs - March, 2021
Category: States Current Affairs
Topics: Bengaluru • Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI) • Sir M. Visvesvaraya • state of Karnataka • Women Empowerment • women entrepreneurs • Xcelerator Bengaluru Initiative
ADB signs 100 million USD loan to boost power supply in Bengaluru
The Asian Development Bank recently signed an agreement of 100 million USD modernize and upgrade the power distribution in Bengaluru city. Key Highlights The 100 million USD loan is to be used to enhance the quality and reliability of electricity supply in Bengaluru city under the Bengaluru Smart Energy Efficient Power Distribution Project. Also, the ..
Month: Current Affairs - January, 2021
Category: International / World Current Affairs
Topics: Asian Development Bank (ADB) • Bengaluru • Optical Fiber Cable • power distribution • Smart grid
Global Smart City Index: Indian cities slip; Singapore tops
On September 17, 2020, the Institute for Management Development along with Singapore University released the Smart City index for the year 2020. The report says that the Indian cities declined in their technological updates. Key highlights According to the report Indian cities slipped in their rankings. Hyderabad was at 85th position. The city was at ..
Month: Current Affairs - September, 2020
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Topics: Air pollution • Bengaluru • COVID 19 pandemic • COVID-19 • Singapore • Smart city
Housing Sales Hit in the First Half of 2020, NCR Affected the Most
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic hitting the country hard in 2020, housing sales across the major cities of India have been affected a lot with a decline of 54 per cent to 59538 units during the First Half of 2020. During the same period in the last year, over 1.29 lakh units were sold across ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2022
Topics: Bengaluru • Hyderabad • Knight Frank India • Kolkata • Mumbai • NCR • Real Estate
World’s First Yoga University outside India, Vivekananda Yoga University launched in Los Angeles
The world’s first Yoga University outside India was launched on 23rd June 2020 at United State’s Los Angeles city. The Yoga University has been named after Swami Vivekananda. The university will be known by the name- Vivekananda Yoga University. The University was launched as a part of the commemorations for the 6th International Yoga Day. ..
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Topics: Bengaluru • California • Los Angeles • Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana • Vivekananda Yoga University