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 »

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

Akshay Kumar in support of Janta curfew tweeted that this is an excellent initiative by PM Narendra Modiji. Dilip Kumar, Bollywood icon said that he is under complete isolation just for precaution and to avoid any kind of infection from coronavirus. There are many posts and videos on twitter and Instagram through which not only… Read More »