Daily Archive: September 9, 2016

AIR spotlight summary on Green Highways Project

    AIR spotlight summary on Green Highways Project     Introduction Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari launched the initial plantation drive on 1,500 km of National Highways at a cost of about Rs 300 crore under the National Green Highways Mission. The launch was announced at a workshop organized by the National...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 September 2016

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 September 2016   Paper 1 Topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.   Cleanest Districts in India   The ‘Swachh Survekshan’ for rural India was recently released.   Background: A total of 22 hill districts and 53 plain areas were assessed under the Gramin Swachh Survekshan launched in May 2016. The...

Insights into Editorial: Building US-India defence relations

    Insights into Editorial: Building US-India defence relations   After more than a decade of discussions on the topic, recently, India and the US signed an agreement on the provision of military logistics services. This will help India build a stronger defence partnership with the US.   Background: The deal on military logistics exchange, known as the Logistics Exchange...