30.06.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat to use Israeli capabilities to combat cyber crime   Gujarat plans to “extensively use” Israeli capabilities to combat cyber crime and has sought its cooperation to boost the state’s initiatives in the field of forensic science.   The chief minister is on a six-day visit to Israel to strengthen cooperation in the fields of internal security, water management … Read more

29.06.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Jews in Gujarat will get minority status’   The small Bene Israeli community in Gujarat broke into celebration when chief minister Vijay Rupani announced that his government had decided to grant minority status to the small community in Gujarat.   The Jewish population in Gujarat is so minuscule that they didn’t even figure separately in the Census … Read more

28.06.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT   CM announces joint working group for agri, horticulture with Israel   Chief minister Vijay Rupani met minister for agriculture and rural development, Israel, Uri Ariel and announced a joint working group between Gujarat and Israel in the fields of agriculture, horticulture and allied sectors.   The objective of the meeting was strengthening the Indo-Israeli agricultural cooperation and extension of … Read more

27.06.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Missing persons in Gujarat: 61% in 15-18 age group   Among rumours of child abduction leading to incidents of mob lynching in several parts of the state, Raksha Shakti University (RSU) has come up with an internal study about missing persons which says that out of the total data available of 22,500 persons going … Read more

26.06.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT ED signs MoU with Gujarat Forensic Science University   The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Gujarat Forensic Science University on Monday to strengthen its cyber and digital forensic operations. As part of its modernisation drive, the ED had last year initiated a project to set up six state of the art cyber forensic laboratories … Read more

24-25.06.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat to offer 2.5% SGST refunds in lieu of VAT sops   Taking a first step towards streamlining fiscal incentives under Goods and Services Tax(GST), Gujarat government has decided to reimburse 2.5% of State Goods and Services Tax (SGST) in lieu of sops offered to industries in the previous Value Added Tax (VAT) regime. To begin with, … Read more

23.06.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat govt announces hybrid power policy   To boost solar and wind power generation in the state, the Gujarat government has announced a new Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Policy.   The policy is meant to promote the production of wind and solar power simultaneously. Under the policy, developers can set up wind power unit on the land meant for a solar … Read more

22.06.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Lighting to become permanent feature at Ahmedabad heritage sites   The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has decided to appoint a consultant to suggest lighting on the heritage monuments in the city. The civic body is considering lightings as a permanent feature at heritage sites.   The decision was taken after the city got the World Heritage … Read more

20.06.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT ASI digs more evidence of deep Buddhist roots of Gujarat   The Taranga Hill, part of the Aravalli range in north Gujarat, has long been regarded as an important Buddhist centre, with Dev ni Mori, a 3rd century AD site, revealing a stupa and a casket containing relics associated with Lord Buddha.   As excavations by the Archaeological Survey … Read more

21.06.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Surat airport designated as immigration check-post   In an important development that will expedite the process of launching of international air services from the Diamond City, Central Government has designated Surat airport as an authorized immigration check-post. In a gazette notification published on June 12 by Ministry of Home Affairs, Surat airport has been designated as … Read more