Page-3 of Varanasi Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s first ever fresh vegetable export to Dubai by Sea Route

On December 20, 2019, the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) sent its first trial shipment of fresh vegetables from Varanasi to Dubai by sea route. APEDA is the organization under Ministry of Commerce and Industry that promotes export of agricultural and processed food products from India. Highlights APEDA sent 14 Metric ..

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Destination North East Festival held in Varanasi

The Ministry of Development of North East Region conducted a four day long North East festival in Varanasi. The festival is to be conducted between November 23, 2019 and November 26, 2019. It aims to fuse the cultures of Ganga and Brahmaputra. Highlights A theme song of the festival was launched earlier. The previous editions ..

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Destination North East – Festival in Varanasi from 23rd- 26th November

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Dr. Jitendra Singh will inaugurate the ?Destination North East? Festival to be held in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh from 23rd to 26th November 2019. The four-day event is being organized by the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region. All 8 Northeastern ..

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UNESCO designates Hyderabad as Creative City of Gastronomy

On the occasion of World Cities Day (WCD-2019), UNESCO has announced that Mumbai and Hyderabad have been designated as Creative City of Films and Creative City of Gastronomy, respectively. By joining the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN), the cities pledge to share their best practices and develop partnerships involving public and private sectors as well ..

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India’s 2nd riverine Multi-Modal terminal (MMT) inaugurated by PM Modi

India’s 2nd riverine Multi-Modal terminal (MMT) has been inaugurated   by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Sahibganj in Jharkhand on 12th September 2019.  It is constructed by Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) on river Ganga under Jal Marg Vikas Project at a cost of Rs 290 crore in a record time of about 2 ..

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