Shimla Current Affairs, GK & News

Global Potato Conclave 2020 Begins at Gandhinagar

The third Global Potato Conclave commenced at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on Tuesday, 28th January 2020 and will conclude on Friday, 31st January 2020. The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi addressed the conclave through video-conferencing on Tuesday and informed that the central government has transferred a record Rs 12,000 crore directly into the ..

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International Lavi fair being organised in Himachal Pradesh

The four-day-long International Lavi fair is being organised in Rampur district of Shimla, Himanchal Pradesh from 11 to 14 November 2019. It was inaugurated by Himachal Pradesh Governor Bandaru Dattatreya. The governor also inaugurated ‘Kinnauri market’ and an exhibition organised by various government departments. About International Lavi fair The Lavi Fair, is almost 400 years ..

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Himachal Pradesh makes GPS device mandatory for trekkers

The Himachal Pradesh (HP) government has made it compulsory for trekkers to carry a GPS (Global Positioning System) device to tackle any exigency. This decision was taken at a review meeting on preparedness for the monsoon chaired by Shrikant Baldi, Additional Chief Secretary cum-Pr. Secretary to Jai Ram Thakur, Chief Minister, HP. Key Highlights Need: ..

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Himachal Pradesh Celebrates 72nd State Day

Himachal Pradesh celebrated 72nd Himachal Day on 15th April with gaiety and fervour. Himachal Day is celebrated to commemorate its creation. Genesis of the Himachal Day Before independence, most of the areas of Himachal Pradesh was part of Punjab state and during that time this region was divided into four different regions such as Chamba, ..

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India signs Legal Agreements with World Bank for Shimla water supply

On 15th February, the Government of India (GoI), Government of Himachal Pradesh (GoHP) and the World Bank signed a $40 Million Loan Agreement to help bring clean and reliable drinking water to the citizens of the Greater Shimla area, who have been facing severe water shortages and water-borne epidemics over the last few years. The ..

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