Gulf of Khambhat: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

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 ..

India’s first design development centre ‘Fashionova’ recently launched in Surat

In Gujarat, India’s first design development centre ‘Fashionova’ has recently launched in Textile city Surat to provide a platform to apparel business aspirants. It offers scope to fulfil all business needs from co-working space, technicians, expert advice to cognitive workshops and industry exposure. The main objective of this centre is to provide a strong platform ..

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 ..

The 5th edition of Nadi Mahotsava started in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh

The 5th edition of Nadi Mahotsava has started at Bandrabhan of Hoshangabad District of Madhya Pradesh on March 16, 2018. It was inaugurated by Nitin Gadkari, who is Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation. The 2-day mahotsava with various sessions of discussion is taking place for the conservation of Narmada River.

India signed $76 million of loan deal with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to upgrade Alang-Sosiya Shipyards

India has signed a loan deal of $76 million with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for a project to upgrade the environment management plan at Alang-Sosiya ship recycling yards. The total cost of the project will be $111 million, out of which $76 million will be provided as soft loan from JICA. Out of the ..

Paleo-river found near Narmada: Research

As per a group of researchers traces of Paleo- river has been found in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh. What is a Paleo-river? It is an inactive river or water stream buried under sediment. As per Mangal Panchayatam Parishad, the group doing research, the 65 million year-old river got buried under basaltic lava due to ..

Modi inclined to develop “Dholera SIR” by emulating Kobe

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, on visit to Japan, has expressed his wish to develop Dholera SIR (Special Investment Region) as a model port city just like Kobe city in Japan. Dholera– Dholera is a town in Gujarat. It is an ancient port-city in Gulf of Khambhat (Cambay), 30 km. from Dhandhuka village of Ahmedabad ..

News Today – April 5, 2010

Awards & Honors: Haryana : Government Literary Awards:Haryana Sahitya Rattan Samman for 2008-09 goes to Dr Harish Chander Verma and for 2009-10 to Rajya Kavi Uday Bhanu Hans. Some more award winners of Haryana Sahitya Academy Awards are hereKarnataka: Film Awards in the name of Vishnuvardhan, K.S. AswathKarnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa announces institution of ..