Day May 18, 2021

AspirantWorld One liners : 18th May

• The Indian government has evaluated the present method for the Petroleum and Explosive Safety Organization (PESO) to approve worldwide manufacturers for importing oxygen cylinders. • In Assam, 18 elephants died on a hilltop. According to the preliminary post-mortem investigation,…

Cyclone Tauktae

• The Indian Navy and the Coast Guard launched a rescue mission after four vessels went adrift off the Mumbai coast due to inclement weather and heavy rains arising from Cyclone Tauktae. About: • In the early hours of May…

Gholvad Sapota

• ‘In a major boost to exports of Geographical Indication (GI) certified products, a consignment of Dahanu Gholvad Sapota (chikoo) from Palghar district of Maharashtra was today shipped to the United Kingdom. About: • GI certification of Ghovad Sapota is…

Subsidy on DAP

• Government takes historic pro-farmer decision of hiking fertiliser subsidy. About: • PM Narendra Modi chaired a high level meeting on the issue of fertiliser prices. It was discussed that the price of fertilisers is undergoing an increase due to…