India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Gujrat government signs pact with Delaware State of America for sister state

The Gujarat Government has recently signed the Sister State MoU with elaware State of America in Gandhinagar.  This is the first sister state MoU signed by Gujarat with any state of America. According to official sources, cooperation in the field of services and investment opportunities in GIFT IFSC have also been discussed during the meeting. ..

Indian Government seeks Army’s help to save the Great Indian Bustard

The Indian Government has decided to take the help of the Indian Army to help conserve a part of the population of the critically endangered Great Indian Bustard bird who’s current range current extends into the Pokhran firing range of Rajasthan. What has happened? The Indian Government has decided to enlist the help of the ..

Odisha celebrates Nuakhai festival

Odisha is currently celebrating the Nuakhai festival with such fervour. This festival is usually celebrated one day after the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi in the Western part of Odisha. What happens in the Nuakhai Festival? The festival of Nuakhai is celebration done after the harvesting of food grains by the farmers of Odisha. On this ..

Ashok Leyland becomes India’s first commercial vehicle maker to get BS-VI certification for heavy duty trucks

Ashok Leyland has become the first Indian Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to meet the Bharat Stage VI (BS-VI) emission norms across its full range of heavy-duty trucks with gross vehicle weight of 16.2 tonnes and above. The company has recently received certificates from Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) confirming compliance with BS-VI emission standard. ..

India accepts Consular Access to Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistani Jails

The Indian Government was offered and accepted the offer made by Pakistan which aims to provide consular access to imprisoned Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav. While Pakistan claims that Kulbhushan Jadhav is an Indian Spy, India claims that he has no relation with the Indian Intelligence agencies. The Indian government maintains that Mr. Jadhav was running ..