National Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021 of NITI Aayog

Context Recently, NITI Aayog has released National Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021 baseline report. About National Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021 Basing itself on the National Health Family Survey (NHFS) for 2015-16,…

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Pochampally village selected as best Tourism Villages by UNWTO

Context Pochampally village in Telangana has been selected as one of the best Tourism Villages by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).  Key Details The Best Tourism Villages by…

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Srinagar joins UNESCO network of creative cities

Context Recently, Srinagar joins UNESCO network of creative cities among 49 cities as part of the creative city network under the Crafts and Folk Arts category. Srinagar joins UNESCO network…

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Mount Harriet in Andaman to be named Mount Manipur

Context As a tribute to the freedom fighters of Manipur, the Union government has decided to rename Mount Harriet, an island peak in Andaman and Nicobar islands. It will now…

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Kushinagar International Airport

Context Recently, Prime Minister inaugurated the Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh, which will help connect key Buddhist pilgrimage sites. Key Details Importance of Kushinagar International Airport The inauguration of…

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