Shinku La Tunnel

The Shinku La or Shingo La is a mountain pass located on the border between HP and Ladakh. It is at an altitude of 5,091 metres. In 2016, the Border Road Organization built a road to the pass. However, the ..



Jharkhand’s Farm Loan Waiver Scheme

The Jharkhand Cabinet recently approved a loan waiver up to Rs 50,000 for 9.07 lakh farmers. The cabinet has earmarked Rs 2,000 crores for the purpose. Key Highlights According to the State Government of Jharkhand, there are 12.93 lakh farmers ..


Cabinet approves India-Nigeria Space Cooperation

On October 21, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Indian Space Research Organisation and the National Space Research and Development agency of Nigeria. About the MoU The agreements were signed in June 2020 at ..


Union Cabinet approves Rs 5,718 crore World Bank’s Project STARS

On October 14, 2020, Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approved the project STARS aided by the World bank. Key highlights The cabinet has approved Rs 5,718 crores of aid from World Bank to implement project STARS. ..


Natural Gas Marketing Reforms approved by the Union Cabinet

On October 7, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the natural gas marketing reforms. The reforms aim to fix the gas prices in the market through transparent and competitive processes. Natural gas marketing reforms E-Bidding ..


Rs 2130 Crores Worth of Water Supply Projects Sanctioned in Punjab

The Punjab Government has sanctioned two water supply projects in the state for $285 million or approximately Rs 2130 crores. The project, being aided by World Bank, is aimed for the supply of water in Amritsar and Ludhiana in the ..