Population of Indian Rhinoceros in the Kaziranga National Park Increased

Population of Indian Rhinoceros in the Kaziranga National Park Increased: The population of the greater one-horned or Indian rhinoceros in the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve has increased by 200 in four years, the latest census of the World Heritage Site’s flagship animal has revealed. Population of Indian Rhinoceros in the Kaziranga National Park … Read more

Assam and Meghalaya have partially resolved a 50-year-old border dispute

Northeastern States Assam and Meghalaya have partially resolved a 50-year-old border dispute in six of the 12 sectors along their 885-km boundary. Assam and Meghalaya have partially resolved a 50-year-old border dispute: Key-Points Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad K. Sangma signed a “historic” agreement for closure in six disputed … Read more

India will set up hybrid power projects in three islands off Jaffna

India will set up hybrid power projects in three islands off Jaffna, effectively replacing the Chinese venture cleared by Colombo last year. India will set up hybrid power projects in three islands off Jaffna: Key-Points The MoU for the project was among those signed during a meeting between visiting External Affairs Minister (EAM) S. Jaishankar … Read more

India-UAE Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA)

India-UAE Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA): The India-UAE Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), set to come into force on May 1, includes a chapter on government procurement, granting UAE-based companies treatment on par with domestic companies. India-UAE Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA): Key-Points This is the first instance of India including government procurement in a … Read more

Narendra Modi addressed Matua Dharma Maha Mela 2022

Narendra Modi addressed Matua Dharma Maha Mela 2022: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed Matua Dharma Maha Mela 2022 at Shreedham Thakurnagar, Thakurbari in West Bengal on the occasion of the 211th birth anniversary of Shree Shree Harichand Thakur. Matua Dharma Maha Mela 2022: Key-Points Shree Shree Harichand Thakur Ji devoted his life to the … Read more

Indian-American Raj Subramaniam takes over as FedX President & CEO [UPSC]

Indian-American Raj Subramaniam takes over as FedX President & CEO: Indian-American Raj Subramaniam has become the President and CEO of FedEx, the US-based multinational transportation and courier delivery giant has announced. Indian-American Raj Subramaniam takes over as FedX President & CEO: Key-Points Subramaniam, 54, joined FedEx in 1991 and was elected to the FedEx Board … Read more

Scientists find microplastics in blood for the first time

Scientists find microplastics in blood for the first time: Scientists have discovered microplastics in human blood for the first time, warning that the ubiquitous particles could also be making their way into organs. The tiny pieces of mostly invisible plastic have already been found almost everywhere else on Earth, from the deepest oceans to the … Read more

ONGC Videsh Sells Russian Sokol Oil to India Refiners

ONGC Videsh Sells Russian Sokol Oil to India Refiners: India’s ONGC Videsh Ltd. sold at least one cargo of Russian Sokol oil to India refiners Hindustan Petroleum Corp. and Bharat Petroleum Corp. after failing to draw interest in a tender earlier this month. ONGC Videsh Sells Russian Sokol Oil to India Refiners: Key-Points Indian companies … Read more

Prevent Elephant Deaths On Railway Tracks

Prevent Elephant Deaths On Railway Tracks: Elephants are known to be one of the most intelligent animals on planet Earth, but they haven’t applied that smart to The Indian Railways. The Indian Ministry of Environment, Forests, and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has set up a permanent coordination committee to prevent incidents of elephant deaths on railway … Read more