Kochi Current Affairs, GK & News

INS Nireekshak rescued fishermen stranded off the coast of Kochi

The INS Nireekshak was recently involved in the rescue of 10 fishermen who were stranded off the coast of Kochi. INS Nireekshak INS Nireekshak is a vessel of the Southern Naval Command which is based in Kochi, Kerala. It is a diving support vessel that was commissioned in 1989. It was initially used for ONGC’s ..

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India’s first commercial LNG bus launched in Kerala

India’s first commercial Liquified Compressed natural gas (LNG) bus, which was developed by Petronet, was recently launched in the city of Kochi, Kerala. It is claimed that the bus will be able to travel up to 900 km in a single filling. Petronet also has plans to open 28 LNG dispensing stations in India and four stations ..

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National Conclave on Emerging Opportunities in Natural Gas Sector conducted in New Delhi

The ‘National Conclave on Emerging Opportunities in Natural Gas sector’ was held in New Delhi on Thursday, 23rd January 2020. The Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan presided over the conclave. The Minister said that that the current share of gas in India’s energy basket is 6.2 percent and the target is ..

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Farmers continue to suffer due to the Decline in Pepper Prices

The price of pepper was down by Rs.2 per kg at a trading hub in Kochi on Wednesday, 15th January 2020. The Prices for black pepper were Rs 760 a Kg in 2017, which had fallen to the range of Rs 290-350 a Kg in the last 2 years. This Season the reason for the ..

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Sub Lieutenant Shivangi First Women Pilot of Indian Navy

Sub Lieutenant Shivangi became the first women pilot of the Indian Navy on 2nd December 2019. A native of Muzaffarpur, Bihar, SLt Shivangi was awarded the coveted golden ‘Wings” after being qualified as a Dornier pilot under the 7th Dornier Conversion Course (DOCC).   The ‘Wings” award marks the beginning of one year of flying ..

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