Country’s second tulip garden to be built in Uttarakhand
The government of Uttarakhand has obtained the permission to develop the tulip garden over 50 hectares of forest land in Pithoragarh district at a cost of Rs 50 crore. It will be the second Tulip garden in the country after the one located in Srinagar of Jammu and Kashmir.
India’s 1st Geographical Indication Store opened in Goa
Union Civil Aviation minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated India’s 1st Geographical Indication store at Goa International Airport in Dabolim. The store is located on the first floor on Departure Terminal, and jointly set up by Airports Authority of India and The Cashew Export Promotional Council of India.
Haj GST reduced to 5 percent
India replaces Japan to become the 2nd top steel producer in the world
India has replaced Japan as world’s second largest steel producing country, while China is the largest producer of crude steel accounting for more than 51 per cent of production, according to World Steel Association (worldsteel).
SUMMITS & CONFERENCES
Community Radio Awareness workshop
- Shri Ajay Kumar Gupta, Secretary Power and Civil Supplies, Andaman and Nicobar Administration inaugurated Community Radio Awareness workshop in the conference hall of the TSG Emerald View in Port Blair.
- The Workshop is being organized by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in partnership with Seeking Modern Applications For Real Transformation (SMART).
- The Swasth Bharat Yatra, the world’s biggest cyclothon to push people to eat right, culminated in New Delhi. The campaign was flagged-off on 16th October last year on the occasion of World Food Day. Message – ‘Eat Safe, Eat Healthy and Eat Fortified’.
Rayudu banned from bowling in international cricket
India’s Ambati Rayudu has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect after the part-timer’s action was reported during the first ODI against Australia earlier this month.
India Vs New Zealand Women ODI Series
- India beat New Zealand by 8 wickets in the second ODI. India have now taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three match series.