30-31.03.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Daily Current Affairs

GUJARAT Adani becomes first Indian port operator to record 200 million tonnes cargo movement in 2018-19 Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) has claimed that its portfolio of nine ports and terminals handled 200 million metric tonnes (MMT) of cargo in 2018-19, becoming the first Indian port operator to achieve the milestone. The Gautam Adani-led company doubled its cargo handling … Read more

29.03.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Daily Current Affairs

GUJARAT At 52MT, gold imports plunge to an 8-year low The gold imports in Gujarat have plunged to an eight-year low in the financial year 2018-19 that ended on March 31. According to data by Ahmedabad Air Cargo Complex, the imports of the yellow metal stood at 51.98 metric tonne (MT) in Gujarat in FY 2018-19. This … Read more

28.03.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Daily Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat ATS and Indian Coast Guard capture 9 international smugglers with heroin worth Rs 500 crore The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad and the Indian Coast Guard captured nine international drug smugglers. The smugglers were reportedly carrying 100 kgs of contraband worth Rs 500 crore in the boat, which they had destroyed after they were trapped by the … Read more

27.03.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Daily Current Affairs

GUJARAT Ukai dam has sufficient water to meet demand until July  Irrigation department and Ukai dam authorities had ensured that there was sufficient water in the reservoir for drinking purposes in the city during the months of April, May and June. The water level in the dam was now at 295.21 feet and it could go empty if there … Read more

26.03.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Daily Current Affairs

GUJARAT India’s milk output to double in 10 years’  India’s milk production is set to double over the next 10 years to 100 crore litres per day, from the current 43 crore litres a day, according to Gujarat Cooperative MilkMarketing Federation (GCMMF). Of the current production of 43 crore litres per day, the organized sector only produces some 9 crore … Read more

24-25.03.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Daily Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat MPs fourth richest in India: ADR According to an analysis by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), the average annual income of MPs in India was Rs 30.29 lakh. From the figures Gujarat’s MPs declared, their average income was Rs 59.5 lakh per annum, the fourth highest after Chandigarh, Andhra Pradesh and Orissa. Two MPs … Read more

23.03.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Daily Current Affairs

GUJARAT • IIT-Gandhinagar develops tool to spot dementia by tracking eye movements  Scientists at IIT Gandhinagar have developed a technology that can non-invasively diagnose dementia by tracking a person’s eye movements, much before the symptoms appear.  With a significant rise in ageing population, neurodegenerative disorders are becoming a serious health issue. While dementia … Read more

21-22.03.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Daily Current Affairs

GUJARAT • IIPHG to launch Conquer Exam, Be a Warrior app  Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar, Gujarat, (IIPHG) joined hands with National Mental Health Program, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Gujarat for developing a mobile application called as ‘Conquer Exam, Be a Warrior’ to reduce the exam pressure for the … Read more

20.03.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Daily Current Affairs

GUJARAT ● Health dept prepares year-long action plan for seasonal diseases ⇨ The health department has made a year-long action plan to combat seasonal diseases. ⇨ The plan will focus on surveillance, capacity building, organising outreach camps and sensitising vulnerable section of the society. ⇨ According to the new action plan, all seasonal diseases will … Read more

19.03.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Daily Current Affairs

GUJARAT • Govt’s apathy unabated towards monuments  Though the Gujarat Government spent around Rs 3000 crore for building the world’s tallest statue, Statue of Unity(SOU) and still spending more to popularise it as the international/national tourist destination but it does not have few thousands to even guard the state’s archaeological monuments which are several … Read more