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- De-addiction cum rehabilitation centres to come up in Punjab
The Central government will start 26 de-addiction cum rehabilitation centres across Punjab to curb the menace of drug abuse.
The first type such centre will start from Hoshiarpur on June 26 on the occasion of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
The people of Punjab especially youths have fallen in the trap of drug abuse and this initiative is to bring them back to mainstream.
- Swedish newspaper “Dagens Nyheter” !
The Swedish newspaper was recently asked it to delete the reference made by President Pranab Mukherjee to the Bofors scam in an interview to it, as a claim protested by the Indian Government on 27 May 2015. India has expressed disappointment over the disrespect shown to the President, the newspaper has defended its right to publish what was said during the interview
- FSSAI orders recall of four protein supplements
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has ordered recall of four protein supplements — Mulmin Pro, Mulmin Syrup, Mulmin Plus Capsule and Mulmin Drops with immediate effect.
This decision has been taken on the basis of recommendations made by the scientific panel for functional foods, nutraceuticals, dietic products and other similar products.
- At which place India’s first AC DEMU train was launched?
India’s first diesel electric multiple unit (DEMU) rail service will run on Angamaly-Ernakulam-Tripunithura-Piravomroute with an air-conditioned coach was flagged off in Kochi. The AC coach provides comfortable cushion seats for 73 passengers. The train is equipped with bio-toilets and with fully vestibule for free movement of passengers between coaches.
- Kerala declares June 22 as ‘Snake Bird Day’
Kerala government has declared June 22 as the ‘Snake Bird Day’ as part of a campaign to protect the endangered species.Snake bird is a large slender long-necked water bird and is mostly black with silver wing markings
- Name which is Japan’s biggest mobile carrier entered into wind venture with Bharti Enterprises and Taiwas’sFoxconn Technology to form a Joint Venture to set up a solar and wind energy projects in India.
SoftBank, owns one of Japan’s biggest mobile carriers and has the largest shareholder in Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba. Softbank will invest $10 billion in India over time, to take the lead and responsibility to make 20 GW as a minimum commitment in the solar space in India.
- Who is Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar !
Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar was crowned as the new Maharaja of of Mysuru (Mysore) royal family. He is the 23-year old grandson of Princess Gayathri Devi, who was the eldest daughter of the last Maharaja of Mysore, Sri Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar. The coronation was held at Mysuru’s famous Amba Vilas Palace, which was decked up for the occasion.