Tag: Current Affairs of 5 October 2017

India’s coffee output pegged at record 3.5 lakh tons in 2017-18

  Coffee output in India, is pegged to be a record 3.50 lakh tonnes in the 2017-18 marketing year started this month on higher acreage. Releasing the first crop estimate, the Coffee Board said the crop’s forecast for 2017-18 is placed at 3.50 lakh tonnes, comprising 1.03 lakh tonnes of Arabica and 2.47 lakh tonnes

Government constitutes a High Level Committee for proper management of water resources in North Eastern Region

  The Government has constituted a high-level committee for proper management of the water resources in the North Eastern Region (NER) under the Chairmanship of Vice-Chairman, Niti Aayog. The Committee would facilitate optimising benefits of appropriate water management in the form of hydro-electric power, agriculture, bio-diversity conservation, reduced flood damage erosion, inland water transport, forestry,

Cabinet approves renaming of Kandla Port as Deendayal Port

  The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the renaming of Kandla Port as Deendayal Port. Ports in India are generally named after the city or town in which these are situated.  However, the Government, in special cases, after due consideration, have renamed the