Category: Places in News

Taj Mahal second-best UNESCO world heritage site after Angkor Wat

Taj Mahal in Agra Uttar Pradesh of India is named as second-best UNESCO world heritage site after after Cambodia’s Angkor Wat as per the newly conducted new survey. India’s iconic ivory-white marble mausoleum was rated based on the number of visitors per year. As per the survey Taj Mahal witnesses more than 8 million visitors per […]

Kerala Government Raised Legal drinking age to 23

Kerala government has increased minimum age limit for drinking from 21 to 23 at a state cabinet meeting held on Wednesday. The government has introduced an ordinance regarding age limit increase which will amend the Abkari Act. The previous UDF regime had followed a liquor prohibition policy. They taken decision to shut down bars and […]

ADB Approves $580 million for Reliance’s Bangladesh power plant project

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved the funding of US $580 million for Reliance Bangladesh power plant project. ADB has approved it for the development of Reliance Bangladesh Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Power Project. Main Points of Reliance’s Bangladesh power plant project The financing package of ADB comes in two forms which includes loans […]

Patanjali group and Telangana Government Signed MoU to set up food Park

Patanjali group led by Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev has signed a MoU with Telangana Government for setting up a food park in the state. TRS Lok Sabha member from Nizamabad K Kavitha along with government officials met Patanjali’s top management at Haridwar, Uttarakhand and explained them the state’s newly launched food processing policy. The MoU […]

NGT limits number of pilgrims visiting Vaishno Devi shrine per day to 50,000

To avoid possibility of any mishap, National Green Tribunal (NGT) put restrictions on the number of pilgrims visiting Vaishno Devi shrine to 50,000 per day. NGT also directed to open new separate path for pedestrians from November 24 at a cost of Rs 40 crore. NGT Directions: Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board was also […]

Maharashtra government to set up Village Climate Resilient Committees

Maharashtra govt to set up village climate resilient committees

The Maharashtra government to put focus on climate resilience is going to set up committees in more than 5,000 villages of 15 districts in the state. Village Climate Resilient Agriculture Management Committees (VCRMCs) will be set up which will be cost Rs 4,000 crore as per a Government Resolution under the Nanaji Deshmukh Krushi Sanjivanee […]

Surat got Best City Bus Services Award attracted 87 percent of private vehicle users

Surat got best city bus services award

Surat Municipal Corporation was selected for the ‘Best City Bus Services Award‘ on Monday by the Central government. Surat Municipal Corporation got it by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. Why Surat Municipal Corporation for Best City Services Award: Surat Municipal Corporation has attracted 87 percent of private vehicle and auto-rickshaw users to its busses which […]

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