21-07.2020 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Stress build-up at Kutch fault may trigger earthquake The Kutch Mainland Fault (KMF), the major east-west trending fault, which has been dormant for the last 1,000-odd years, has been accumulating stress within and could trigger an earthquake, suggests a study by scientists. The fault line extends for over 150 km from Lakhpat to Bhachau. … Read more

19-20-07.2020 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat government layoff nod not needed In a move aimed at making labour laws more flexible for employers, the Gujarat government has permitted industrial establishments with 300 or fewer workers to retrench or lay off workers or close down without prior permission of the state government. The exemption previously was available to industrial units … Read more

18-07.2020 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Earthquake of 4.8 magnitude hits Rajkot A medium intensity earthquake of 4.8 magnitude hit rural areas near Rajkot city in Gujarat’s Saurashtra region The epicentre of the earthquake was 20km south- southwest of Rajkot city, close to Shapar and Tranba villages. There are no damages due to the quake.     International PM Modi … Read more

17-07.2020 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT RERA disposed of 1,912 complaints The Gujarat Real Estate Regulatory Authority has resolved 1,912 consumer complaints since the new real estate law came into force across the country three years ago. With 1,912 consumer complaints resolved as of July 2020, Gujarat ranks sixth among Indian states in RERA cases resolved. Uttar Pradesh topped the … Read more

16-07.2020 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat to Create brand image of ‘Make in India’ Chief minister Vijay Rupani has called upon small and medium enterprises working in the state’s industrial estates to beat international competitors in quality, marketing and pricing and to create a global brand image of ‘Make in India’. CM allotted plots to 127 MSME units in … Read more

15-07.2020 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Govt may reduce syllabi loads of school students Keeping in view the loss in classroom teaching time because of the Covid-19 pandemic and consequent lockdown, the Gujarat government is planning to announce a major reduction in the state board syllabi for primary, secondary and higher secondary students. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) … Read more

14-07.2020 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT HSBC to set up IFSC Banking Unit at GIFT City The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) has got in-principle approval from the GIFT SEZ Authority to set up an IFSC Banking Unit at GIFT City. GIFT IFSC is setup as a hub to bring offshore financial transactions onshore Gandhinagar-based GIFT City is India’s … Read more

12-13-07.2020 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat Congress working president Hardik Patel named Gujarat Congress working president Mr. Patel, who had launched a massive agitation demanding quota for the Patidar community in Gujarat in 2015, is perhaps the youngest leader with State-level responsibility in the Opposition party.   International World Population Day- 11 July World Population Day is an annual … Read more

11.07.20 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

International   WHO experts to visit China as part of COVID-19 investigation World Health Organisation experts will lay the groundwork for a larger mission to investigate the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic. Scientists believe the virus may have originated in bats, then was transmitted through another mammal such such as a civet cat or an … Read more

10.07.20 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Govt to form 5-member panel for forest tribal rights The state cabinet, chaired by chief minister Vijay Rupani, decided on Wednesday to constitute a five-member commission to decide rightful beneficiaries of Rabari, Bharwad and Charan castes residing in areas of Gir, Barda, and Aalech forests. The decision will protect the constitutional rights of rightful … Read more