Current Affairs – September, 2019

Nadubhagam Chundan snake boat wins 67th Nehru Trophy in Alappuzha

‘Nadubhagam Chundan’, the snake boat of Pallathuruthy Boat Club, lifted the 67th Nehru Trophy at Punnamada Lake in Alappuzha in Kerala. This year was67th  edition of coveted boat race. The event was inaugurated by Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala. Renowned cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was the chief guest of the event. Key Highlights Participants: A Read More…

India’s First Garbage Café to open in Chhattisgarh

India’s first ‘Garbage Café’ will soon be opened in Ambikapur city in north Chhattisgarh. It is initiative of Ambikapur municipal corporation. It aims to make Ambikar city plastic-free. India’s first ‘Garbage Café In this unique Café, poor people and rag pickers will get free food in exchange for one kilogram of plastic. Besides they will Read More…

‘Namaste Pacific’ Cultural Event held in New Delhi

A cultural event called ‘Namaste Pacific’ to showcase in India the culture of Pacific countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Fiji was held in New Delhi. The event was jointly organized by High Commissions of Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and Fiji. Key Highlights of Event Participants: Event saw participation Read More…

Govt. to set up 12,500 AYUSH Health and Wellness Centres across country

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced government’s target of setting up 12,500 AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) Centres across India. Out of which government is trying to set up 4000 such centres in 2019 itself. The announcement was made by PM Modi during giving away Yoga Awards to winners for Outstanding Contribution Read More…

Compost Plant in New Delhi is first composting plant in India to get carbon credits from UNFCCC

The composting plant in Okhla, New Delhi has become the first in India to receive the carbon credits from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The plant has received Rs 25 lakh as an advance against the Carbon Emission Reduction (CER) earnings from this plant. What are carbon credits? Carbon credit is Read More…