Minicoy Current Affairs, GK & News
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has given its approval on March 16, 2021 on the memorandum of understanding on cooperation in sports & youth affairs between India and Maldives. Background The MoU on cooperation in sports and youth affairs was signed in November 2020. It was signed between Ministry of ..
Category: International Current Affairs
Lakshadweep is an archipelago of 36 islands and scattered over approximately 78,000 square km of the Arabian Sea with population of approximately 65,000. Recently, the team of scientists at CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) carried out first-ever genetic studies on the people of Lakshadweep Islands. The team was was led by Dr. K ..
For the very first time scientists carried out genetic study on people of Lakshadweep Islands. It was conducted by a team of researchers at CSIR’s (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research) Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB). The authors studied major islands of Kadmat, Andorth, Chetlat, Agatti, Kalpeni, Bitra, Kiltan and Minicoy of Lakshadweep. ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Topics: Agatti • Amindivi • Andorth • Bitra • CCMB • Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology • Chetlat • Council of Scientific & Industrial Research • CSIR • Eight Degree Channel • Genetic Study • India • Island • Kadmat • Kalpeni • Kiltan • Laccadive • Lakshadweep • Maldives • Minicoy • Nine Degree Channel • Sri lanka • States and union territories of India
Island Development agency (IDA) was constituted in 2017 for the holistic development of islands. It will undertake holistic development in the project islands after giving due consideration to unique maritime and territorial bio-diversity of the islands. IDA is chaired by Union Home minister and members includes, cabinet secretary, home secretary, secretary (environment, forests and climate ..
Topics: Andaman and Nicobar Islands • Bangaram Atoll • Islands • Kalpeni • Lakshadweep • Landforms • Little Andaman • Minicoy • States and union territories of India • Suheli • Union Territories of India
The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the first meeting of the newly constituted Islands Development Agency (IDA) on July 24, 2017. After detailed consultations, ten islands namely Smith, Ross, Aves, Long and Little Andaman in Andaman & Nicobar and Minicoy, Bangaram, Suheli, Cherium and Tinnakara in Lakshadweep have been identified for holistic development in ..
Topics: Andaman • Andaman and Nicobar Islands • Andaman Sea • Bangaram Atoll • Geography of Asia • Lakshadweep • Landforms • Maritime Southeast Asia • Minicoy • States and union territories of India • Union Territories of India