National Maritime Heritage Complex: Lothal

National Maritime Heritage Complex: Lothal: The Ministry of Culture (MoC) and Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (MoPSW) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for ‘Cooperation in Development of National Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC)’ at Lothal, Gujarat. NMHC will be developed in Lothal region of Gujarat. It would be developed as an international tourist destination, […]

Electoral Trust Scheme, 2013

Electoral Trust Scheme, 2013: For the first time, an electoral trust (under Electoral Trust Scheme, 2013) has declared donation through electoral bonds and hasn’t revealed the names of the political parties that received the money, citing anonymity guaranteed under the electoral bond scheme. According to the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR), this “practice is against […]

60th Anniversary Of The Antarctic Treaty

60th Anniversary Of The Antarctic Treaty: The 60th anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty was celebrated. The Antarctic treaty remains the only example of a single treaty that governs a whole continent. It is also the foundation of a rules-based international order for a continent without a permanent population The Antarctic Treaty was signed between 12 […]

G20 Labour And Employment Ministers Meeting

G20 Labour And Employment Ministers Meeting: The Union Minister for Labour and Employment has said that India is making collective efforts to reduce gender gaps in labour force participation. He was delivering the Ministerial Address on Declaration and Employment Working Group Priorities at G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting. Issues Discussed: The Employment Working Group […]

Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC)

Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC): Union Cabinet approves merger of Central Railside Warehouse Company Limited (CRWC) with Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC). CWC is a Mini-Ratna Category-I CPSE. It is a statutory body which was established under ‘The Warehousing Corporations Act, 1962. It is a public warehouse operator established by the Government of India in 1957 for […]

Information Fusion Centre For Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR)

Information Fusion Centre For Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR): The United Kingdom has appointed a liaison officer to the Indian Navy’s Information Fusion Centre for Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR), which is meant for maritime domain awareness. The IFC-IOR was set up in 2018 to coordinate with regional countries on maritime issues and act as a regional […]