Patna Current Affairs, GK & News

Bihar Government bans Tree-Felling

The Bihar Government recently announced ban on felling of trees in different cities of Bihar, citing increasing pollution as well as a fatal heatwave in the state as reason for the ban. Key Highlights Background: Bihar Government has taken this decision as most cities of Bihar are ranked in list of World’s most polluted cities ..

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Indian Cities and Air Pollution

The Air Pollution levels at the Indian cities are at an alarming level. Various Reports have time and again tried to shed light on the quantum of the problem. Air Pollution and Indian Cities A Delhi based Environment Body claims that the Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Lok Sabha constituency, is ranked third on the ..

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GSI Sets Up 22 GPS Stations across Country

The Geological Survey of India (GSI) has launched 22 permanent global positioning system (GPS) stations across India to identify seismically hazardous zones and encourage mapping activities. These 22 stations are part of the 35 stations planned by GSI to establish and maintain a network of continuously operating 35 permanent GPS stations. Fact Box: Bhuvisamvad Bhuvisamvad is an app launched by the Ministry of Mines to facilitate ..

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Kolkata-Patna become India’s 2nd container cargo sector on Inland Waterways

Kolkata-Patna has become the India’s second container cargo sector on Inland Waterways. The Inland Waterways Authority of India’s (IWAI) vessel ‘MV RN Tagore’ will be the first cargo vessel to reach Patna’s Gaighat IWT terminal on river Ganga (National Waterway-1). On December 6, the vessel sailed from Kolkata’s Garden Reach Jetty with the PepsiCo and ..

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India signs $200 million Loan pact with ADB for Bihar State Highways III Project (BSHP-III)

The Government of India has recently signed $200 Million Loan pact with Asian Development Bank (ADB) in New Delhi for the Bihar State Highways III Project (BSHP-III) . The pact was signed to finance widening and upgrading of about 230 Kilometers State Highways in Bihar to all-weather standards with road safety features. The improved roads ..

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