Daily Archives: January 6, 2021

Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways

GS-3 5.FREIGHT BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PORTAL: RAILWAYS The Ministry of Railwayshas launched an exclusive portal to promote and develop the railways’ freight business – Freight Business Development Portal. With passenger train services suspended due to the coronavirus crisis, the railways is banking heavily on freight revenues for its earnings. The Dedicated …

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Lithium in Mandya District of Karnataka

Context: Preliminary survey shows deposits of Lithium in Mandya district of Karnataka. The Government today said that preliminary surveys on surface and limited subsurface by Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMD), a constituent unit of Department of Atomic Energy have shown Presence of Lithium resources of 1,600 tonnes …

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40th Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica Launched

Context: India today launched the 40thscientific expedition to Antarctica. This Indian expedition marks four decades of country’s scientific endeavour to the southern white continent. The 40th expedition journey will be flagged off from Goa on January 5, 2021, with 43 members onboard. The chartered ice-class vessel MV Vasiliy Golovnin will …

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