Tag: Current Affairs of 1 October 2017

Environment Ministry notifies New Wetland Rules

  The Centre has notified a new set of rules under the head Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2017 replacing the Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2010. One of the outstanding rules of the notification is that encroachments on wetlands stand banned. The rules prohibit solid waste dumping, discharge of untreated waste and effluents from

High-Level Meeting on Railways Safety was Held in Mumbai

  A high-level meeting on Railways Safety was held in Mumbai, under the chairmanship of Hon’ble Minister of Railways, Shri Piyush Goyal to comprehensively review Safety measures in Mumbai Suburban Railways as well as entire Indian Railways. This meeting was held at WR headquarter’s at Churchgate. Various major decisions were taken in the meeting, wherein

President appoints Lt. Governor of Andaman & Nicobar Islands

  President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Admiral (Retd.) Devendra Kumar Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM, as the Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands in place of Prof Jagdish Mukhi, with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office. Devendra Kumar Joshi is a decorated Admiral of the Navy. Joshi served

Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurates ISRO exhibition at Surat

  An exhibition highlighting the achievements of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) was inaugurated by the Union Minister of State of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh, in Surat, Gujarat. The exhibition was held under the aegis