Day: November 7, 2018

Guidelines for ‘Operation Greens’ issued

Guidelines for ‘Operation Greens’ issued Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) has approved the operationalisation strategy for Operation Greens. Operation Greens was announced in the Budget speech of 2018-19 with an outlay of Rs 500 crores. It was launched to stabilise the supply of Tomato, Onion and Potato (TOP) crops and to ensure availability of TOP […]

MoU signed between India & South Korea – I

MoU signed between India & South Korea – I The Ministry of Tourism signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Government of South Korea in the field of Tourism on 5 November 2018. The aim of the MoU is to expand bilateral cooperation in the tourism sector and to increase the exchange of information and data related to […]

MoU signed between India & South Korea – II

MoU signed between India & South Korea – II A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of India and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea on 5 November 2018. The MoU was signed in the field of sports cooperation. The cooperation under […]

MoU signed between India & Malawi

MoU signed between India & Malawi India and Malawi signed three MoUs on extradition, cooperation in atomic energy and visa waiver for diplomats and officials on 5 November 2018. India will also construct a Mahatma Gandhi Convention Centre in Malawi. India will also extend the new line of credit of $215.16 million for 18 water […]

INS Arihant completes Nuclear Triad

INS Arihant completes Nuclear Triad INS Arihant, India’s first nuclear-powered submarine, successfully completed its first deterrence patrol. This means that INS Arihant is now prowling the deep seas carrying ballistic missiles. Ship Submersible Ballistic Nuclear (SSBN) submarine is part of Indian Navy’s Eastern Naval Command. The vessel has been designed by the Indian Navy’s Submarine Design […]

Ram Mohan Roy award for N. Ram

Ram Mohan Roy award for N. Ram Veteran journalist and The Hindu Publishing Group Chairman N. Ram has been chosen for the prestigious Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award 2018. The award is presented by the Press Council of India (PCI) for his outstanding contribution to journalism. Ruby Sarkar, the chief correspondent of Deshbandhu, and Rajesh Parshuram Joshte […]

India allowed to buy Iranian oil: US

India allowed to buy Iranian oil: US India is one of the eight countries to receive temporary exemptions from U.S. sanctions on Iran that came into effect on 5 November 2018. The other countries that have been exempted are China, Italy, Greece, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Turkey. U.S. said that each country on the list […]

‘Preventing the environment from War’ observed

‘Preventing the environment from War’ observed The ‘International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict’ is observed every year on 6 November. The aim is to educate people about the damaging effects of war and armed conflict on the environment. The day was declared by the United Nations on […]

No anti-dumping duty on PTFE resin

No anti-dumping duty on PTFE resin The US International Trade Commission (USITC) has ruled against putting an anti-dumping duty on the imports of a synthetic fluoropolymer from India and China. The fluoropolymer is a key ingredient in the non-stick coating for pans and other cookware. A polymer of tetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is used because of its chemical […]

Tourist Facilitation Counter inaugurated

Tourist Facilitation Counter inaugurated K.J. Alphons, Union Minister for Tourism inaugurated the Tourist Facilitation and Information Counter at Indira Gandhi International Airport New Delhi on 5 November 2018. The counter will be connected to the 24×7 Helpline ‘1363’ of the Tourism Ministry. It shall also cater to non-English speaking tourists. It is located at the […]