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Daily Current Affairs – 8th April 2017

Daily Current Affairs - 8th April 2017

Following are the Current Affairs for 8th April 2017: National 1. Ganga clean-up: 26 projects worth Rs. 2,154 crore approved The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved 26 projects worth Rs. 2,154.28 crore under the Centre’s ‘Namami Gange’ programme, aiming to reduce the river’s pollution load. As part of the projects, the NMCG will set up sewage treatment plants ...

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Civil Aviation Ministry’s Regional Connectivity scheme ‘UDAN’ launched today

Civil Aviation Ministry’s Regional Connectivity scheme 'UDAN' launched

The Ministry of Civil Aviation took a major step today towards making flying a reality for the small town common man. The Civil Aviation Minister, Shri P Ashok Gajapathi Raju launched the Ministry’s much awaited Regional Connectivity Scheme ‘UDAN’ in New Delhi today. UDAN is an innovative scheme to develop the regional aviation market. It is a market-based mechanism in ...

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ASI protected Historical Monuments & Archaeological Sites declared Polythene free zones

Historical Monuments and Archaeological Sites declared Polythene free zones

All Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) protected Historical Monuments and Archaeological Sites have been declared ‘Polythene Free Zones’. Advisory has been issued to all State Governments/UTs to support ASI in keeping Monuments Polythene Free up to 300 meters from the protected boundaries of the Monuments. Ministry of Culture has sanctioned Rs. 350 crores to provide facilities like Protected Boundaries, Toilets ...

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5th International Buddhist Conclave in Varanasi-Sarnath from 2nd to 6th October

5th International Buddhist Conclave

With a view to showcasing and projecting the Buddhist heritage and pilgrim sites of India, the Ministry of Tourism is organizing the “5th International Buddhist Conclave” from 2nd to 6th October 2016 in Varanasi-Sarnath in collaboration with the State Governments of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. India, the birthplace of Buddhism, has a very rich Buddhist Heritage, with several important sites ...

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Delhi Sightseeing tour for Divyang children on World Tourism Day 2016

Delhi tour for Divyang children on World Tourism Day 2016

Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism and Culture flagged off a Sightseeing Tour of the Monuments and Heritage places of Delhi for Divyang children on the occasion of World Tourism Day 2016. This unique and noble way of celebration was organised by the Ministry of Tourism. 35 Divyang students from Class 2nd to 6th of Deen Dayal ...

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Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit 2016 begins

Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit 2016

“Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit 2016” is being organized in New Delhi’s Vigyan Bhawan from September 21 to 23, 2016. It is an initiative of the Ministry of Tourism, in association with Tourism Finance Corporation of India (TFCI) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). IITIS is a platform for domestic and international investors to meet project owners from across Indian states ...

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