Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan has launched supply of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) for the residents of Bhubaneswar. With this, GAIL started supply of environment-friendly PNG to 255 houses in Nalco Nagar located at Chandrasekharpur area. The commencement of supply of natural gas is an
Tag: Current Affairs of 21 October 2017
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has restored the special family pension for widows of government employees killed by extremists. He also agreed to extend the Red Card scheme to families of police personnel killed during the militancy period in the state. The special pension scheme was revoked by the erstwhile Akali government in 2016.
India has put in place a stricter regime for trade with North Korea in line with the restrictions imposed by the United Nations. Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has come out with a notification to widen the prohibition on direct or indirect import and export of specified items from North Korea. The items
Lebanon’s parliament has approved the first state budget in 12 years, a vital step towards reforming the fragile economy and preventing rising debt spinning out of control. Successive governments have failed to pass annual budgets due to a string of political crises since the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri. A main