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New Framework guidelines for Eco-tourism The Ministry of Environment and Forests has come up with a detailed set of framework guidelines for eco-tourism, in which it asks the state Governments to check unplanned tourism in and around natural eco-systems in the country. The states have been asked to prepare site-specific eco-tourism plan for each of ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2011
Events, Happenings & Observances:Remembering Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and SukhdevMarch 23, 2010 marked the 79th martyrdom anniversary of Shaheed-e-azam Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev. Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were hanged to death on March 23, 1931. World Meteorological DayEach year, on 23 March, the World Meteorological Organization, its 189 Members and the worldwide meteorological community ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Bhagat Singh • Bhutan • Countries • Current Affairs 2010 • Faridabad • Geography of Asia • Hydroelectricity in India • NHPC Limited • Punjabi people • Revolutionary movement for Indian independence • South Asia • Sukhdev Thapar
Awards & Honors:Lokmat-Darda awardsThe Lokmat Newspaper Group awards were given to Sahara Group Chief Editor and Chief Executive Sanjiv Srivastava(for 2004-05), ETV Rajashan News Coordinator Anil Lodha(for 2005-06), Manohar Prabhakar(2007-08) and freedom fighter and veteran Journalist Rajendra Kumar “Ajaye” (for 2008-09). National Updates:Rural Business HubsRural Business Hubs is an initiative by the Ministry of Panchayati ..
Topics: Andhra Pradesh • Countries • Current Affairs 2010 • India • Indian caste system • International Organizations • Jatra • Jyoti Basu • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation • Other Backward Class • Reservation in India • South Asia
October 27, 2009: 2009 India-Nepal Treaty of Trade and Agreement of Cooperation to Control Unauthorized Trade2009 India-Nepal Treaty of Trade and Agreement of Cooperation to Control Unauthorized Trade was signed in Kathmandu by Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma and his Nepalese counterpart Rajendra Mahto.Salient Features: Raising the number of trade points from existing 22 ..
October 13, 2009: Stamp on Dineshnandini Dalmia:Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar recently released a special commemorative stamp of Dr. Smt. Dineshnandini Dalmia on 11.10.2009. at Teen Murti Bhavan.Padma Bhushan Dr. Smt. Dinesh Nandini Dalmia’s personal and literary journey portrays a bold departure from the prevailing trend of her times. Her life story has a fictional ..
Topics: Adivasi • British Raj • Countries • Current Affairs 2009 • Deorala • Dinesh Nandini Dalmia • India • Sati • South Asia • Suicide in India • Superstitions of India • Violence against women in India