6th Meeting Of National Association Of Street Vendors Of India (NASVI)

6th Meeting Of National Association Of Street Vendors Of India (NASVI): The Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs addressed the 6th meeting of National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) with the theme as “From Encroachers to Self-Employed”. Street Vendor is a person who offers goods for sale to the public at large without […]

Swadesh Darshan Scheme 2.0

Swadesh Darshan Scheme 2.0: Ministry of Tourism (MOT) revamps Swadesh Darshan Scheme Key features of the revamped scheme: Develop sustainable and responsible tourism Development of benchmark and standards Promote domestic tourism mainly in tier-II and tier-III cities State government will designate implementing agencies for the projects (earlier ministry of tourism used to do that) 100% […]

Monarch Butterflies

Monarch Butterflies: Migratory monarch butterflies have been declared endangered in the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of threatened species. Monarch Butterfly :It’s a sub-species of the Danaus plexippus butterfly that travels around 4,000 kilometres across America. It’s the most recognizable butterfly species that are essential pollinators and further provides various ecosystem […]

Sakurajima Volcano Japan

Sakurajima Volcano Japan: The Sakurajima Volcano erupted on Japan’s major western island of Kyushu. In 2021, the Fukutoku-Okanoba Submarine Volcano exploded in the Pacific Ocean, off Japan. Sakurajima is one of Japan’s most active volcanoes and eruptions of varying levels take place on a regular basis. It is an active stratovolcano. The largest historical eruptions […]

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): Pakistan and China decided to welcome any third country joining the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). In context to Afghanistan, it had broken new ground in strengthening international and regional connectivity. Earlier, Pakistan signed a new agreement with China to begin the second phase of the USD 60 billion China-Pakistan […]

Fresh Milk And Pasteurised Milk Exempted From Goods And Service Tax (GST)

Fresh Milk And Pasteurised Milk Exempted From Goods And Service Tax (GST): The Government of India clarified that fresh milk and pasteurised milk are fully exempted from Goods and Service Tax (GST). Further, milk products like curd, lassi, butter milk and paneer are also exempted from GST if sold in forms other than those pre-packaged […]