Category Archives: India

GI TAG FOR KASHMIR SAFFRON

The Union Government has issued a certificate of Geographical Indication (GI) registration for Saffron grown in the Kashmir Valley. About: What is it? The GI certification establishes specific geographical origin and certifies certain unique qualities of the product and enables those who have the right to use sign in order to prevent third parties using… Read More »

WORLD’S FIRST ELECTRIFIED RAIL TUNNEL

FOR RUNNING DOUBLE-STACK CONTAINERS The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation (DFCC) completed the construction of the world’s first electrified rail tunnel that is fit to run double-stack containers through Aravalis in Sohna. The one-km tunnel is located on the Rewari-Dadri section of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC). The tunnel connects the Mewat and Gurgaon district… Read More »

ENCOUNTERS

The killing of gangster Vikas Dubey by the Uttar Pradesh Police has put the spotlight back on encounters or executive killings. The Supreme Court and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) have framed guidelines that are to be followed in cases of custodial deaths. NHRC guidelines: In 1993, the Commission had issued general guidelines that… Read More »

India – State wise coronavirus helpline number list

Government of India have taken several measures to fight against corona virus. They provided free helpline numbers so that people can consult regarding tehri health issues and other services to fight against corona virus. Central Helpline Number for coronavirus- +91-11-23978046 Other than this each state has been assigned with some helpline number to provide assistance… Read More »

Bollywood fighting corona virus – no shoots, no movie release and self -isolation

With the outbreak of coronavirus whole world is shaking and so does Bollywood. Bollywood celebrities decides to fight against coronavirus and thus decide to go for self-isolation to prevent themselves and their connections from coronavirus. Above all of this, a single case of Bollywood celebrity who tested positive for coronavirus came up. Kanika Kapoor, Bollywood… Read More »

Indian Government initiatives against Coronavirus/COVID-19

As the news of unknown illness in China became international, Indian government issued travel advisory, guidelines for clinical management, and ordered thermal screening to be done for people having recent travel history to China. The first case of the illness now known as novel coronavirus/COVID-19 in India was found on 30 Jan 2020, the same… Read More »