Holy cities: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Swachh Survekshan report 2020: Indore bagged the award for fourth time in a row

Indore bagged the first prize as the cleanest city in the nation for the fourth year in a row. The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry released the Swachh Survekshan Report 2020 with the List of winning cities of India. Key Highlights of the report Swachh Survekshan sanitation survey was carried out in over 4,000 ..

India’s 2nd riverine Multi-Modal terminal (MMT) inaugurated by PM Modi

India’s 2nd riverine Multi-Modal terminal (MMT) has been inaugurated   by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Sahibganj in Jharkhand on 12th September 2019.  It is constructed by Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) on river Ganga under Jal Marg Vikas Project at a cost of Rs 290 crore in a record time of about 2 ..

Alaa Mashzoub, renowned novelist & critic Alaa Mashzoub shot dead

In Iraq, a renowned novelist & critic Alaa Mashzoub (51) was shot dead by unknown assailants on 2nd of February in the city of Karbala. He was known as a bold writer who was not afraid to broach political and religious taboos in his writings. His research into the history of his hometown was published ..

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) signs project agreement with World Bank for Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP)

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has signed a project agreement with the World Bank (WB) for Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) on Ganga to enhance navigation on National Waterway-1 from Varanasi to Haldia. Beside this, the Government of India and the World Bank has also signed a $375 million loan agreement for JMVP. ..