In 1918, Gandhi interfered in the dispute between Ahmedabad mill owner and workers. This was the first hunger strike of Gandhi.
Champaran Satyagraha is the first significant non-political activity of Gandhiji in the Champaran district in North Bihar. UPSC MPSC
Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced, the Hoshangabad city to be renamed Narmadapuram. Hoshangabad name derived from Sultan Hoshang Shah Gori.
In the second half of the 19th century, the Pune Sarvajanik Sabha became one of India leading organisation. An annual grant received to Parvati Temple, Pune, from the Government. The trustees of the temple mismanaged that fund/grant. At that time, Ganesh Vasudeo Joshi came forward and organised a meeting about mismanagement
The United Nation Capital Development Fund has appointed Preeti Sinha as its Executive Secretary. She is of Indian origin investment and development banker. Facts: The Executive Secretary post is the highest rank in the institution. It will focus on providing micro-finance assistance to women, youth, small and medium-sized enterprises in under-served communities. She will oversee
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will develop major projects of the oil and gas sector in Tamil Nadu on February 17, 2021, through video conferencing. PM Modi will address to the nation the Ramanathapuram – Thoothukudi natural gas pipeline and Gasoline Desulphurisation Unit at Chennai Petroleum Cooperation Limited, Manali. He will also lay the base
There are three types namely Impoundment, Diversion and Pumped Storage.
The Indian government passed Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020 in Rajya Sabha today. The bill aims at decentralizing decision making and to infuse professionalism in the governance of major ports. It also at reorienting the governance model in central ports to the landlord port model in line with the successful global practice. It will also
News: Denmark made official a plan to build the world’s first energy island. This energy island will be constructed in the North Sea. Facts: 1. Produce and store enough green energy to cover the electricity requirement of 3 million European households. 2. The artificial island will be the size of 18 football fields. 3. This
News: The Union Environment Minister Mr Prakash Javadekar released the report “the Status of Leopard in India 2018”. According to the report, the population of leopard increased by 60% in India and 12,852 leopards. The highest number of the population recorded in Madhya Pradesh 3421, Karnataka 1783 and Maharashtra 1690. Leopard (Panthera pardus) is the