Category: Current Affairs & GK 2017

Word Class Center of Excellence in Maritime and Ship Building to come up in Mumbai and Vishakhapatnam

  A world class Center of Excellence in Maritime and Ship Building (CEMS) is being set up by Ministry of Shipping in collaboration with Siemens and Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) under the Ministry’s flagship Sagarmala Programme. CEMS will have campuses at Vishakhapatnam and Mumbai, and will provide industry-relevant skill development, equip students with employable engineering and

Health Ministry notifies amendment to Food Safety & Standards (Contaminants, Toxins & Residues) Regulations, 2011

  Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, through FSSAI, has notified amendment to Food Safety & Standards (Contaminants, Toxins & Residues) Regulations, 2011 on 7th November, 2017. This notification contains maximum permissible limits of various antibiotics in meat and meat products including chicken. Maximum permissible limits of 37 antibiotics and 67 other veterinary drugs are

Canada – the Country of Focus at IFFI, Goa 2017

  The International Festival of India features a Country of Focus every year. Through this category, prominent films made by the country of focus are screened at IFFI Goa 2017. The festival encourages friendly ties between India and other countries through this category, by encouraging delegations from the country, as well as respected individuals from the country’s film

Daily Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Preparation: 21 & 22 November 2017

Word Class Center of Excellence in Maritime and Ship Building to come up in Mumbai and Vishakhapatnam A world class Center of Excellence in Maritime and Ship Building (CEMS) is being set up by Ministry of Shipping in collaboration with Siemens and Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) under the Ministry’s flagship Sagarmala Programme. CEMS will have campuses

Daily Current Affairs: GK Today- 21 & 22 November 2017

Canada – the Country of Focus at IFFI, Goa 2017 The International Festival of India features a Country of Focus every year. Through this category, prominent films made by the country of focus are screened at IFFI Goa 2017. The festival encourages friendly ties between India and other countries through this category, by encouraging delegations from the country,

Indo-Bangladesh Exercise ‘SAMPRITI 2017’ comes to an end

  Closing ceremony for the seventh Indo-Bangladesh joint exercise SAMPRITI was held at Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School, Vairengte in Mizoram. Exercise SAMPRITI is an important bilateral defence cooperation endeavour between India and Bangladesh. The exercise is aimed at strengthening and broadening the aspects of interoperability and cooperation between the Indian and Bangladesh Armies

ICAO Carries out Universal Safety Oversight Audit for India

  Under the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme, a five member audit team carried out the audit of India in areas of Personal Licensing, Airworthiness, Operations, Legislation and Organization from 6th to 16th November. The audit involved verification of response provided by DGCA against protocol questions made available by ICAO.