Regional-Current Affairs January 2015
All the important Current news and events of different states in India.
- Maharashtra has approved field trials for GM food
- With this Maharashtra becomes the fourth state after Punjab, Delhi and Andhra Pradesh to approve field trials in GM crops.
- Experts claim that Purple Tea can be produced in Assam
- As of now, Kenya is the only known place in the world that has the climate suitable for this health-rich purple tea. This tea is three to four times expensive than black tea.
- Maharashtra government decides to buy a house in London where BR Ambedkar stayed.
- Chandigarh launched a smart city app named Smart Chandigarh.This app is launched to create awareness regarding consumer rights and responsibilities. It also aims to provide all types of citizen-centric and public utility services and information to the residents.
- Goa will host Indo-Russian Musical Festival ZimaFest.
- Kerala will get India’s first International Institute of Music.
- Netherlands, Thailand signed MoU with Sikkim to help in development of floriculture.
- Hyderabad will host World Congress on Information Technology in 2018.
- Jammu and Kashmir gets the National Award of e-Governance for Best District Level initiative.
- First Border Haat of Tripura opened at Srinagar-Feni border.This is the third border haat on India-Bangladesh Border.
- 7th Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2015 held in Gandhinagar.World Bank signed tripartite agreement for smart cities initiatives in the Vibrant Gujarat Summit.
- Dima Hasao District of Assam gets its first broad gauge railway track.
- Maharashtra government has launched online RTI application filing facility in the state.
- ICICI Bank launched Digital Village Project in Akodara Village of Gujarat.