Social Progress Index 2022 was released recently. What is Social Progress Index? The Social Progress Index (SPI) for States and Districts, released recently by the Institute for Competitiveness and Social Progress Imperative, ranks states and districts based on the SPI ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
The Ministry of Earth Sciences has recently informed the Lok Sabha that out of the 6,907.18 km long Indian coastline in the mainland, around 34 per cent is facing erosion, 26 per cent of it is of an accreting nature, ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal to impose President’s Rule in Puducherry. This proposal was approved days after the Congress-led government in the union territory lost power after a vote of confidence. Highlights This decision was taken because no ..
In a combined effort to bring back the native birds, Puducherry-based Indigenous Biodiversity Foundation (IBF) in association with The Living Earth has started ‘Let’s Save Our Native Birds’ project in order to offer an alternate habitat for the birds by ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
The Supreme Court has refused to interfere with the Madras High Court order that curbed Puducherry Lieutenant Governor’s powers on the administrative control of the Union Territory of the Puducherry. The Supreme Court has asked the Lieutenant Governor (LG) to ..
Under Puducherry smart city development plan, the Union Territory government has decided to introduce Bi-cycle sharing scheme in a couple of months. The registered users or customers can use bicycles to hop from one place to another within the boulevard ..