state

Which Indian state/UT launched the 'Namaste over Handshake' Campaign to prevent from COVID-19?






The Karnataka Government launched 'Namaste over Handshake' campaign in order to avoid the spread of COVID-19 (CoronaVirusDisease-19) and advises people to keep a safe distance from one another. The poster also consists of 24/7 toll free health helpline number 104 for public queries on the viral disease.

The Hubballi-Ankola railway line project belongs to which state?






The Hubballi-Ankola railway line project saw stiff opposition from a majority of the board members of the Karnataka State Wildlife Board. The proposed 164.44-km railway line passes through forests between two major protected areas - Kali Tiger Reserve and Bedthi Conservation Reserve.

Pankaj Advani belongs to which game?






Pankaj Advani clinches National 6-Red Snooker Championship in Ahmedabad.

"Attukal Pongala", one of the largest all-women religious congregations began recently in which state?






The annual "Attukal Pongala", one of the largest all-women religious congregations began recently amid the COVID-19 virus threat. Pongala is a ten-day-long festival of Attukal Bhagavathy Temple.

Divya Kala Shakti event is being held by which state?






Tamil Nadu State government is to host the first-ever regional event "Divya Kala Shakti: Witnessing the abilities in disabilities a unique cultural" event at Kalaivanar Arangam, Chennai on 12 March 2020. The event will be witnessed by Governor of Tamil Nadu Shri Banwarilal Purohit.

India's First Living Culinary Arts Museum is in which state?






The culinary museum in Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA), Karnataka, has been listed in Limca Book of Records as India's First Living Culinary Arts Museum. The culinary art museum was opened in April 2018. The museum is spread approximately over 25,000 sq ft. It is shaped in the form of a giant pot very similar to the ones found in Harappa.

Hola Mohalla festival was celebrated in which state?






Hola Mohalla festival was celebrated at Anandpur Sahib Punjab from 10-12 March 2020. Hola Mohalla is a Sikh festival celebrated in the month of Phalguna, a day after Holi.

Which State Assembly has approved a bill on caste validity certificate?






Maharashtra State Assembly approved a bill on caste validity certificate. The Bill was unanimously passed by the Maharashtra state assembly on 11 March 2020. The Bill will allow gram panchayat members to submit their caste validity certificates within a year of winning elections.

Parivara and Talawara tribal communities belong to which state?






Rajya Sabha approves minor changes made by Lok Sabha in the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order Amendment Bill, 2019; bill includes Parivara and Talawara tribal communities of Karnataka in ST category

Which State/ UT government approved the implementation of "happy hour" for autorickshaws?






Maharashtra State government approved the implementation of "happy hour" for autorickshaws. The move was recommended by Khatua panel, which is led by retired IAS officer BC Khatua and the four-members of the panel.The government resolution stated that fares would be slashed by 15% between 12 noon and 4 pm, barring the minimum fare first 1.5 km.