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Gold Council in India

In order to promote the growth and boost exports of gold jewellery, the government announced setting up of a domestic Gold Council. The announcement was made by the Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu while inaugurating the 2nd Edition of India Gold and Jewellery Summit in New Delhi on November 23, 2018.


Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) Programme

The programme was launched by the HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on November 21, 2018. The purpose of this programme will be to encourage innovation in all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) across the country.


Witness Protection Scheme to be Implemented

The Supreme Court will soon ask all states to implement the draft witness protection scheme. The announcement was made by the apex court on November 19, 2018. It will be turned into a law at a later stage.


Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway Inaugurated

The Kundli-Manesar section of the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) western peripheral expressway was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 19, 2018.


AirSewa 2.0 Launched

The upgraded version of AirSewa 2.0 was launched by the Union Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu and Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha on November 19, 2018. AirSewa 2.0 is a web portal and a mobile app.