31.12.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT 20% drop noted in industrial accidents, fatalities in Gujarat Official data relased by the state labour & employment department claim industrial accidents in the state, as well as fatalities declined by 20% in 2019. Data released by the Director of Industrial Safety and Health (DISH), which functions under the state labour and employment department, … Read more

29-30.12.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat worst than UP, WB Even as the Gujarat police boast of getting ‘President’s Colours’ for their ‘efficient’ work, the cops should have shown more seriousness to addressing the issue of custodial deaths as the latest figures from the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) have put the state in a bad light on this … Read more

28.12.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Only 17% properties in Gujarat registered in women’s name   Although the Gujarat government has accorded a 1% waiver in property registration fees for women since 2004-05, properties registered in the name of women have remained at a mere 17% of the total properties that have been registered over the years. Official records say that although … Read more

27.12.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat gears up for Parsi festival Gujarat is gearing up for a Parsi INTERNATIONAL UN gives green light to draft treaty to combat cybercrime   UN General Assembly approved it will start the process of drafting a new international treaty to combat cybercrime over objections from the European Union, the United States, and other countries. Russian-drafted resolution … Read more

26.12.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT 31st International Kite Festival launched in Ahmedabad The 31st International Kite Festival has been launched at Sabarmati riverfront in Ahmedabad. It will continue till 14th January- Makar Sankranti- the festival of Kites in different parts of the state. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has inaugurated the colourful kite festival, which is also attracting large number … Read more

25.12.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat to set up Vikram Sarabhai Children Innovation Center in state Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has announced the setting up of the Vikram Sarabhai Children Innovation Center (VSCIC). The aim is to identify, nurture and promote children’s innovation in the state. As part of it a letter of intent was exchanged between Gujarat … Read more

24.12.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT KVIC opened first silk processing plant in Gujarat Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) a first Silk Processing Plant inaugurated at Surendranagar in Gujarat. The cost of production of silk yarn increases the sale and availability of raw material for Gujarati Patola Sarees locally. The plant set up by a khadi institution at the cost … Read more

22-23.12.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT 10,000 cameras to be used for 2020 lion census in Gujarat Around 8,000-10,000 cameras will be used to carry out the 2020 lion census in Gujarat, the last abode of the Asiatic lion. As against 15,000 sq km area surveyed in the last census, lions will be counted across 25,000 sq km area spanning … Read more

21.12.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarati movie Hellaro gets best feature film award Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presented the 66th National Film Awards at a ceremony in New Delhi. Bollywood stars Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal were jointly awarded the best actor award for their roles in Andhadhun and Uri. Keerthy Suresh got the best actress award for … Read more

20.12.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT ICG conducted ‘Swachchh Samundra NW-2019’ off Vadinar in Gulf of Kutch, Gujarat The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) conducted a two-day regional level pollution response exercise named ‘Swachchh Samundra NW-2019’ at sea off Vadinar in Gulf of Kutch. The exercise was conducted to validate and reinforce the response mechanism for oil pollution incidents and enable … Read more