Current Affairs – June, 2015

Andhra Pradesh inks MoU with Australian firm for iron ore mining

Andhra Pradesh government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with an Australian firm for iron ore mining projects in Kurnool and Kadapa districts. The MoU was inked between Andhra Pradesh Mining Development Corporation and NSL Mining Resources India Pvt. Ltd, a subsidiary of Australian NSL Consolidated Ltd. As per the MoU, the Australian firm Read More…

Union Cabinet gives nod to revised estimate for East-West freight corridor

Union Cabinet has given to 81,459 crore rupees revised estimate for Eastern and Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) Project. Decision in this regard was taken in Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Cabinet also has given nod to include land costs and financing plan for this for East-West freight Read More…

Rajasthan becomes No. 1 state in solar energy in India

Rajasthan has become number one state in the country in terms of total installed capacity of solar energy. It was revealed in recently released data by the Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.  Rajasthan with total 1,167 megawatt (MW) installed capacity has surpassed Gujarat (1000 MW) which was previous number one state in the Read More…

Tennis Icon Steffanie Graf appointed as brand ambassador of Kerala’s Ayurveda

Kerala government has appointed Tennis Icon Steffanie Graf as Ayurveda brand ambassador. Decision in this regard was taken by cabinet meeting presided by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in Thiruvananthapuram. As an Ayurveda brand ambassador she will promote Ayurveda tourism of state in North America and Europe with theme Visit Kerala Destination. About Steffanie Graf Steffanie Read More…

Monsoon Session of Parliament to begin from July 21, 2015

The Monsoon Session of Parliament will begin from 21 July 2015. The decision to convene Parliament was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs. The committee also has recommended President Pranab Mukherjee to convene the three-week Session from 21st of July. Session of parliament Session of parliament is the period during Read More…