Undersea line from Iran to port Cheap Gas

A 1300 km undersea pipeline from Iran, avoiding Pakistani waters, has been proposed to port cheap gas. It is said that this pipeline can bring natural gas from the...

India to flag worry on pace of services talks at RCEP

At the forthcoming ministerial-level meeting on the proposed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) involving 16 Asia-Pacific nations, India has decided to raise concerns regarding the ‘slow’ pace of negotiations on...

DIKSHA Portal : National Teachers Portal

The government has launched Diksha Portal “diksha.gov.in” – National Digital Infrastructure for Teachers. Through this portal, all teachers across the nation will be equipped with advanced digital technology.Key facts: DIKSHA...

No move to fix national minimum wage at Rs. 18,000/month

Seeking to clear the air, the labor ministry has clarified that the Centre has not fixed Rs 18,000 as national minimum monthly wage under the Code on Wages Bill....

NITI Aayog has launched the National Nutrition Strategy

The recently published NFHS-4 results reflect some progress, with a decline in the overall levels of under nutrition in both women and children. However, the pace of decline is...

Haryana govt bans use of liquid nitrogen in food and drink

The Haryana food and drugs administration department has banned flushing/mixing of liquid nitrogen with any drink or food article. The ban was imposed under section 34 of the Food...

Maharashtra Govt launches online portals MahaDBT, MahaVASTU

Maharashtra Government has launched two online portals MahaDBT and MahaVASTU to streamline the process of direct benefit transfer (DBT) and to bring in more transparency in construction sector. With...

Maharashtra Govt to raise $270 m from Green Climate Fund

The 2030 Water Resources Group (2030WRG) has decided to help the Maharashtra Government to raise $270 million from the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The amount raised will be invested...

UP Government launches Namami Gange Jagriti Yatra

The Uttar Pradesh Government has launched Namami Gange Jagriti Yatra, an awareness drive along banks of Ganga River to maintain cleanliness. The campaign was flagged off by Chief Minister...

Karnataka govt launches Cloud Seeding Project

Karnataka Government has launched clouding seeding Project Varshadhari in Bengaluru under which an aircraft will spray chemicals to induce rainfall. The cloud seeding project is an experimental project that...