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Darjeeling Green Tea & White Tea receive GI Tag

On November 16, 2019, two tea varieties of Darjeeling were registered under “Geographical Indication of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999”. It includes Green Tea and White Tea of Darjeeling. ContentsDarjeeling TeaGI TagGreen TeaWhite Tea Darjeeling Tea Darjeeling produces 85 lakh kilograms of tea. Of this Green Tea constitutes 10 lakh kilo grams and White Read More…

Home Ministry, UN Women Launches Campaign to End Violence Against Women

Union Ministry of Home Affairs in collaboration with UN Women launched an awareness campaign to end violence against women.  As part of campaign a ‘UNiTE to End Violence Against Women’ Metro was flagged of at the Sultanpur Metro station in New Delhi.  The flag-off took place as part of 16 Days of Activism ‘Orange The Read More…

Pakistan: First Country to introduce WHO approved Typhoid Vaccine

Pakistan becomes the first country to introduce WHO approved typhoid vaccine. The Vaccine is to be used in southern Sindh province as more than 10,000 cases of Typhoid were documented since 2017. ContentsHighlightsTyphoid Conjugate VaccineTyphoid Highlights A four-week campaign will be conducted targeting 10 million children of age nine months to 15 years. The campaign Read More…

DPIIT establishes Development Council for Bicycle

Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) under Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry has set up a Development Council for Bicycle. The council has been constituted for a period of two years. It will stimulate value chain and fuel accelerated demand growth of Make-in-India. About Development Council for Bicycle Mandate: It has Read More…

AIIB to invest 100 million USD in solar and wind projects in India

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) which is headquartered at Beijing expects an investment of 100 million USD in India in a year. The foreign investment is to enter India through the bank in Wind and solar projects. ContentsAIIB approves 500 million USD for MUTP 3AIIB Investments in IndiaAIIB Projects AIIB approves 500 million USD Read More…

India completes Agni II test fire successfully

India on November 11, 2019, conducted its first night trial of AGNI II missile successfully. It is the first night trial being tested by the country. The nuclear capable missile was tested at the Abdul Kalam Island of Odisha Coast. ContentsHighlightsAGNI Missile Highlights The missile was developed by DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organization) The Read More…

BIS: Water Quality Report for state Capitals and New Delhi released

The Water Quality Report was released by the Union Minister of Consumer Affairs Shri Ram Vilas Paswan. The report is in line with the Jal Jeevan Mission that was launched to provide clean and safe drinking water to all by 2024. ContentsWater Quality ReportParametersHighlights of the report Water Quality Report In order to make sure Read More…

NDRF: New unit to save heritage structures

The National Disaster Response Force is to establish a specialized unit for heritage structures. ContentsHighlightsAbout the UnitStrategies of UNESCO: To preserve disaster prone Heritages Highlights The specialized unit is to be established in every battalion of the NDRF. It will help preserve monuments and heritage structures that are damaged and battered by natural disasters. It Read More…