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.

International Conference & Exposition of Society of Petroleum Geophysicists

  The 12th Biennial International Conference & Exposition of Society of Petroleum Geophysicists (SPG) India was inaugurated by Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship at Jaipur. The three days International Conference & Exposition of SPG India will remain open till 19th November 2017. During his second consecutive visit to

Daily Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Preparation: 18 November 2017

International Conference & Exposition of Society of Petroleum Geophysicists The 12th Biennial International Conference & Exposition of Society of Petroleum Geophysicists (SPG) India was inaugurated by Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship at Jaipur. The three days International Conference & Exposition of SPG India will remain open till 19th

Daily Current Affairs: GK Today- 18 November 2017

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

President inaugurates 37th India International Trade Fair in New Delhi

  President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the 37th India International Trade Fair (IITF) at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. The 14-day annual event is organised by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO). The theme of the fair is “Startup India Standup India”. Vietnam is the Partner Country, while Kyrgyzstan is the Focus Country. Jharkhand is

Cabinet clears setting up of GST anti-profiteering authority

  Cabinet has approved creation of National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA) under GST, to ensure benefits of reduction in indirect tax rates are passed on to consumers. The authority will comprise a standing committee, screening committee in every state and Director General of safeguards in the central board of Excise and customs. The constitution of NAA

NEA, CTGC sign JV pact for construction of West Seti Hydropower Project

  Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has signed a joint venture agreement with a Chinese company to construct 750-MW West Seti Hydropower Project. The agreement was signed in Kathmandu by NEA Executive Director Kulman Ghising and representatives of China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC). It will be one of the largest reservoir type hydro project in Nepal.