Daman and Diu: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu to be one Union Territory from 26th January 2020

The Home Ministry announced on Thursday, 19th December that the two union territories- Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli along the western coast of India, near Gujarat will be merged to a single union territory from 26th January 2020. The new name of the merged union territory will be- Dadra and Nagar Haveli ..

Bill for merger of two Union Territories in Parliament this week

On Friday 22nd November, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Arjun Ram Meghwal informed at the Lok Sabha that ‘The Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories) Bill 2019″ will be a part of the government business next week. The proposed merger is said to have named as Dadra, Nagar ..

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. ..

Naresh Harishchandra Patil sworn-in as new Chief Justice of Bombay High Court

Justice Naresh Harishchandra Patil has been sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court. Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao administered the oath of office to Justice Patil at a brief ceremony held at Raj Bhavan. The Bombay High Court is one of the oldest High Courts of India and its principle seat ..

Chandrabhaga beach becomes Asia’s first beach to get Blue Flag certification

The Chandrabhaga beach on the Konark coast of Odisha has become the Asia’s first beach to get the Blue Flag certification — the tag given to environment-friendly and clean beaches, equipped with amenities of international standards for tourists. The beach awarded the honour on World Environment Day (WED) on June 5, 2018. Apart from this, ..

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 ..