Puducherry: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Puducherry Body Starts ‘Let’s Save Our Native Birds’ Project

Published: July 28, 2020

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 distributing customized nest boxes at areas once frequented by these birds. The Living Earth is ..

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SC refuses to Intervene in Puducherry Power Tussle

Published: July 13, 2019

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 seek relief in the Madras High Court. What was the Verdict of the Madras High ..

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Puducherry decides to introduce Bi-cycle sharing scheme

Published: July 8, 2019

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 area. The bicycles can be left at any of the docking stations after use. For ..

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P V Ramesh appointed as the director-general of the National Archives of India

Published: March 6, 2019

The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of P V Ramesh appointed as the director-general of the National Archives of India. Currently, he is serving as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Rural Electrification Corporation. National Archives of India The genesis of National Archives of India can be traced to the traced to ..

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Government Approves Construction of more than 5 lakh Affordable Houses

Published: February 27, 2019

The Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has approved the construction of another 560,695 more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). The approval was given by the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee under the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs. The details of the projects approved are ..

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