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Extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places also very likely over Coastal & South Interior Karnataka on 11th September, 2020

Extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places also very likely over Coastal & South Interior Karnataka on 11th September, 2020

News 🗓 Wednesday September 9 2020 👁 360
According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre/Regional Meteorological Centre, New Delhi of the India Meteorological Department (IMD):   Significant Weather Features (September 09, 2020):   ♦ An off-shore trough at mean sea level runs from south Maharashtra coast to north Kerala coast. The east-west shear zone runs roughly along 13°N across the peninsular India at 3.1 km above mean sea level and a cyclonic circulation lies ... Read More
Induction Ceremony of Rafale Aircraft into Indian Air Force

Induction Ceremony of Rafale Aircraft into Indian Air Force

News 🗓 Wednesday September 9 2020 👁 349
The Indian Air Force will formally induct the Rafale aircraft on 10th September 2020 at Air Force Station, Ambala. The aircraft will be part of 17 Squadron, the “Golden Arrows”. The first five Indian Air Force Rafale aircraft arrived at Air Force Station, Ambala from France on 27th July 2020. Hon’ble Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh and Mrs Florence Parly Minister of the Armed Forces of France will be the Chief Guest for the event. Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, C ... Read More
India is working on clean energy mission with a collective mindset: Shri Piyush Goyal

India is working on clean energy mission with a collective mindset: Shri Piyush Goyal

News 🗓 Wednesday September 9 2020 👁 351
Union Commerce and Industry & Railways Minister Shri Piyush Goyal has said that India is working on Clean energy mission with a collective mindset. Speaking at the Valedictory function of the First World Solar Technology Summit organized by International Solar Alliance (ISA) on Tuesday, Shri Goyal said “The best part about India's own engagement with clean energy is that we are working with a collective mindset, breaking all departmental silos and working to support each other to finally ac ... Read More
PM to launch Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana on 10th September

PM to launch Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana on 10th September

News 🗓 Wednesday September 9 2020 👁 396
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will digitally launch the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) on 10th September. Prime Minister will also launch e-Gopala App, a comprehensive breed improvement marketplace and information portal for direct use of farmers. Several other initiatives in the fisheries and animal husbandry sectors in Bihar will also be launched by the Prime Minister on the occasion.   The Governor and Chief Minister of Bihar, along with Union Minister and Mo ... Read More
Telugu TV actor Sravani Kondapalli dies by suicide

Telugu TV actor Sravani Kondapalli dies by suicide

News 🗓 Wednesday September 9 2020 👁 418
Well-known Telugu TV actor Sravani Kondapalli died by suicide on Tuesday night. As per a report by The News Minute, she was found dead in her home in Hyderabad. However, her family alleges that the reason for her suicide is harassment. The report added that Sravani took her life after alleged harassment from a man called Devaraj Reddy, whom she had met on Tik Tik and got well acquainted with. As per the police, Sravani’s body has been shifted to Osmania General hospital for post mortem. ... Read More
 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline Kiran (1800-599-0019) launched in 13 Languages

24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline Kiran (1800-599-0019) launched in 13 Languages

News 🗓 Tuesday September 8 2020 👁 362
The 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline KIRAN (1800-599-0019) was launched by DEPwD, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in 13 languages to provide relief and support to persons with Mental Illness and in view of the growing incidence of mental illness, particularly in the wake of Pandemic COVID-19. Union Minister for SJ&E Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot launched it yesterday through Webcast along with poster, brochure and resource book on helpline. The helpline operates in ... Read More
India sets up a Project Preparation Facility to develop bankable Solar Energy projects in ISA member countries with the help of EXIM Bank of India

India sets up a Project Preparation Facility to develop bankable Solar Energy projects in ISA member countries with the help of EXIM Bank of India

News 🗓 Tuesday September 8 2020 👁 405
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in a message at the inaugural session of First World Solar Technology Summit read out by Shri R.K. Singh, the President, International Solar Alliance (ISA) Assembly and Minister of State (I/C) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, said, today, that technology holds the key to scale up the use of solar energy. Technological achievements have already brought about a significant reduction in the price of solar power. A further reduction in the cost will provide a major ... Read More
ESIC Clarification on reporting of alleged improper services at ESIC Hospital and Dispensaries, Noida

ESIC Clarification on reporting of alleged improper services at ESIC Hospital and Dispensaries, Noida

News 🗓 Tuesday September 8 2020 👁 444
ESIC in response to the news published in some of the newspapers about ESI IPs & their Beneficiaries not getting proper treatment at ESIC Hospital and Dispensaries, Noida, has clarified that ESIC Hospital, Noida has been providing dedicated medical care and all types of treatment related services to the IPs and their beneficiaries. This may further be substantiated by the relevant data which shows that ESIC Hospital has done remarkably well in providing medical care during such Covid-19 pandemic. ... Read More
Ministry of Education celebrates 54th International Literacy Day Celebration-2020 today

Ministry of Education celebrates 54th International Literacy Day Celebration-2020 today

News 🗓 Tuesday September 8 2020 👁 360
The National level function to celebrate 54th International Literacy Day was organized by Ministry of Education here today through online mode. Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Union Minister of Education was the Chief Guest on this occasion. Minister of State for Education, Shri Sanjay Dhotre was Guest of Honour the occasion. The Message of Director General, UNESCO was read by UNESCO Representative on the occasion.  Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy Smt Anita Karwal ... Read More
1 lakh tele-consultations conducted in the last 20 days

1 lakh tele-consultations conducted in the last 20 days

News 🗓 Tuesday September 8 2020 👁 375
‘eSanjeevani’ telemedicine service, the platform of the Health Ministry providing tele-consultations, has completed 3 lakh tele-consultations. Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare had presided over a meet to commemorate the platform’s completion of 1.5 lakh on 9th of August. The platform has  registered double that number of consultations within a month since then. One lakh of these tele-consultations were held in the last 20 days. The platform ... Read More
More than 42 crore poor people received financial assistance of Rs 68,820 crore under PMGKP

More than 42 crore poor people received financial assistance of Rs 68,820 crore under PMGKP

News 🗓 Tuesday September 8 2020 👁 372
As part of the Rs 1.70 lakh crore Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP), the Government announced free food grains and cash payment to women and poor senior citizens and farmers. The swift implementation of the package is being continuously monitored by Central and State governments. Around 42 crore poor people received financial assistance of Rs 68,820 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package.   ... Read More
ADB & India Sign $500 Million Loan for Delhi-Meerut RRTS Corridor

ADB & India Sign $500 Million Loan for Delhi-Meerut RRTS Corridor

News 🗓 Tuesday September 8 2020 👁 357
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed a $500 million loan, the first tranche of a total $1 billion facility, to build a modern, high-speed 82-kilometer Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) corridor that will improve regional connectivity and mobility in India’s national capital region (NCR). The signatories to the loan agreement for the Delhi-Meerut RRTS Investment Project were Shri Sameer Kumar Khare, Additional Secretary (Fund Bank and AD ... Read More
Cabinet approves Asset Monetization of subsidiaries of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited through Infrastructure Investment Trust

Cabinet approves Asset Monetization of subsidiaries of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited through Infrastructure Investment Trust

News 🗓 Tuesday September 8 2020 👁 357
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to: Power Grid Corporation of In ... Read More
PM condoles the death of Telugu actor Shri Jaya Prakash Reddy

PM condoles the death of Telugu actor Shri Jaya Prakash Reddy

News 🗓 Tuesday September 8 2020 👁 479
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi condoled the death of Telugu actor Shri Jaya Prakash Reddy. He tweeted “Jaya Prakash Reddy impressed everyone with his unique acting style. He played many memorable roles in his long career. The World of Cinema has become a lot  poorer with his passing away. My thoughts are with his family and fans.” జయ ప్రకాష ... Read More
DRDO successfully flight tests Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle

DRDO successfully flight tests Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 352
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully demonstrated the hypersonic air-breathing scramjet technology with the flight test of Hypersonic Technology Demonstration Vehicle (HSTDV) at 1103 hours from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Launch Complex at Wheeler Island, off the coast of Odisha today. The hypersonic cruise vehicle was launched using a proven solid rocket motor, which took it to an altitude of 30 kilometres (km), where the aerodynamic heat shields were separated at hyper ... Read More
PM congratulates DRDO for successful flight of the Hypersonic Test Demonstration Vehicle

PM congratulates DRDO for successful flight of the Hypersonic Test Demonstration Vehicle

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 359
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for successful flight of the Hypersonic Test Demonstration Vehicle. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, "Congratulations to DRDO for successful flight of the Hypersonic Test Demonstration Vehicle today. The scramjet engine developed by our scientists helped the flight achieve a speed 6 times the speed of sound! Very few countries have such capability today." ... Read More
Atal Innovation Mission and ScooNews Partner to spread awareness of Grassroots Innovations

Atal Innovation Mission and ScooNews Partner to spread awareness of Grassroots Innovations

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 360
In order to share and spread inspiring stories of grassroots, innovations Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, is collaborating with ScooNews, one of the largest education media houses in India. Through this collaboration, not only greater awareness of various initiatives of AIM and Atal Tinkering Labs will be generated among the education sector stakeholders, but also schools, faculties, educators and mentors will be provided quality perspectives, content and best practices from across the glo ... Read More
Atal Innovation Mission Partners with Freshworks to empower AIM Startup Innovators

Atal Innovation Mission Partners with Freshworks to empower AIM Startup Innovators

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 365
To provide robust support to innovators and entrepreneurs in India, Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, has partnered with Freshworks Inc., a customer-engagement software company. The collaboration aims to increase the efficacy of the institutions and startups in the AIM portfolio and foster innovation and entrepreneurship among startup innovators. Under this partnership, Freshworks will provide credits for its suite of products to AIM and its beneficiaries, which will empower startu ... Read More
Press Note on Global Multidimensional Poverty Index and India

Press Note on Global Multidimensional Poverty Index and India

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 381
NITI Aayog as the nodal agency has been assigned the responsibility of leveraging the monitoring mechanism of the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) to drive reforms. Global MPI is part of Government of India’s decision to monitor the performance of the country in 29 select Global Indices. The objective of the “Global Indices to Drive Reforms and Growth (GIRG)” exercise is to fulfil the need to measure and monitor India’s performance on various important social and econom ... Read More
Central, State governments and Industry working in synergy with Citizens is the solution to mitigate Air Pollution: Shri Prakash Javadekar

Central, State governments and Industry working in synergy with Citizens is the solution to mitigate Air Pollution: Shri Prakash Javadekar

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 356
Speaking at a webinar on the first ever International Day of Clean Air For Blue Skies Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that the government is committed to reduce the Air polllution level in 122 most polluted cities. Underscoring the problem of Air Pollution the Environment Minister said that in 2014, the government launched the Air Quality Index (AQI) monitoring and today we are tracking the levels of Pollution on eight parameters. ... Read More
Central, State governments and Industry working in synergy with Citizens is the solution to mitigate Air Pollution: Shri Prakash Javadekar

Central, State governments and Industry working in synergy with Citizens is the solution to mitigate Air Pollution: Shri Prakash Javadekar

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 355
Speaking at a webinar on the first ever International Day of Clean Air For Blue Skies Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that the government is committed to reduce the Air polllution level in 122 most polluted cities. Underscoring the problem of Air Pollution the Environment Minister said that in 2014, the government launched the Air Quality Index (AQI) monitoring and today we are tracking the levels of Pollution on eight parameters. ... Read More
Central, State governments and Industry working in synergy with Citizens is the solution to mitigate Air Pollution: Shri Prakash Javadekar

Central, State governments and Industry working in synergy with Citizens is the solution to mitigate Air Pollution: Shri Prakash Javadekar

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 355
Speaking at a webinar on the first ever International Day of Clean Air For Blue Skies Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that the government is committed to reduce the Air polllution level in 122 most polluted cities. Underscoring the problem of Air Pollution the Environment Minister said that in 2014, the government launched the Air Quality Index (AQI) monitoring and today we are tracking the levels of Pollution on eight parameters. ... Read More
Vice President suggests inclusion of milk in mid-day meal scheme

Vice President suggests inclusion of milk in mid-day meal scheme

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 356
The Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today suggested that milk could be given either as part of breakfast or the mid-day meal in order to improve the nutritional levels of children. Shri Naidu spoke to the Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Smt. Smriti Irani in this regard and made this suggestion. The Minister assured the Vice President that the central government would consider recommending to all the States to include milk in the mid-day meal scheme. Earlier in th ... Read More
Arjuna Awardee Madhurika Patkar appeals to all to participate in the Fit India Freedom Run

Arjuna Awardee Madhurika Patkar appeals to all to participate in the Fit India Freedom Run

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 357
The Sports Authority of India regional center in Mumbai organised an online interaction with Table Tennis player Madhurika Patkar on Monday. The paddler, who won the Arjuna Awards in 2020, at the virtual National Sports Awards last month, spoke on the importance of the ongoing Fit India Freedom Run. Organised by the Sports Ministry, it is the largest country-wideRun that was launched on August 14 by the Union Minister of Sports & Youth Affairs Shri Kiren Rijiju. The run, to go on till Octob ... Read More
Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot launches 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helplinekiran (1800-599-0019)

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot launches 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helplinekiran (1800-599-0019)

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 358
The 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline “KIRAN” (1800-500-0019) was launched by ShriThaawarchandGehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowermentthrough virtual modeWebcast here today to provide relief and support to persons with Mental Illness. DEPwD, M/o Social Justice & Empowerment launched it in view of the growing incidence of Mental Illness, particularly in the wake of COVID-19 Pandemic. Shri Gehlot also released the poster, brochure and resource book on the ... Read More
Thykoodam-Petta stretch of Kochi metro inaugurated

Thykoodam-Petta stretch of Kochi metro inaugurated

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 377
Kerala metro phase 1 has been completed with the commissioning of the Thykoodam-Petta stretch, announced  Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, MoS, I/C, Housing and Urban Affairs. Shri Puri added that Phase-1 of the Kochi Metro is now complete at a cost of ₹6218 crores. He further said that the proposal for Phase-2 of Kochi Metro is under active consideration of Govt of India and would be approved soon. Thykoodam-Petta stretch of Kochi Metro was inaugurated by Union Minister Shri Hardeep Singh Puri and Kerala ... Read More
#BiharFightsCorona In Bihar #Unlock_4 come into force from today. The complete lockdown is extended in containment zones till 30th September.

#BiharFightsCorona In Bihar #Unlock_4 come into force from today. The complete lockdown is extended in containment zones till 30th September.

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 407
#BiharFightsCorona In Bihar #Unlock_4 come into force from today. The complete lockdown is extended in containment zones till 30th September. ... Read More
Newly discovered interaction between light and molecules can power optical devices

Newly discovered interaction between light and molecules can power optical devices

News 🗓 Sunday September 6 2020 👁 404
Low reflection lenses, high reflection mirrors in devices such as better binoculars and telescopes, colour changing paints, and inks may now be powered by a newly discovered property of the interaction between light and molecules. Bengaluru based scientists have found that UV and blue light combination reversibly switches the system between 3D and 1D photonic structure --- a novel interaction that can help make tunable and effective optical devices. In their quest to develop materials for tunab ... Read More
JNCASR researchers develop diagnostic therapy for Lung Cancer

JNCASR researchers develop diagnostic therapy for Lung Cancer

News 🗓 Sunday September 6 2020 👁 371
Lung cancer, the most common cause of cancer-related death worldwide, is tough to detect at early stages, making it difficult to treat. Scientists may soon have a solution in the form of diagnostic therapy for lung cancer which paves the way for personalized medicine. Recently researchers from Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), an autonomous institute under the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India, have developed a therano ... Read More
Government of India Expands the support to Artisans manifold, for making Agarbatti, to make India Aatm- Nirbhar

Government of India Expands the support to Artisans manifold, for making Agarbatti, to make India Aatm- Nirbhar

News 🗓 Sunday September 6 2020 👁 368
Taking a holistic approach and looking to the enhanced interest of the stakeholders, Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), further expanded the reach and support to Artisans, involved in Agarbatti making, and to the Agarbatti Industry, by issuing new guidelines on 4th September, 2020. Further to its launching the support program on 30.07.20, Ministry has looked at all aspects of the industry, beyond just supply of machines for making Agarbatti. This includes ensuring supply of inputs and ... Read More
Shri Prakash Javadekar to chair a webinar on first ever International Day of Clean Air For Blue Skies.

Shri Prakash Javadekar to chair a webinar on first ever International Day of Clean Air For Blue Skies.

News 🗓 Sunday September 6 2020 👁 357
Union Environment Minister, Shri Prakash Javadekar will be chairing a webinar on the first-ever International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies tomorrow, September 7, 2020. Shri Javadekar will also be reviewing the progress of the activities under National Clean Air programme (NCAP) during the course of the webinar. The webinar can be joined live on the following link : https://youtu.be/lHDTNbaAZ2c The webinar will be ... Read More
Link Kisan Rail from Sangola- Manmad- Daund also to run Tri-weekly

Link Kisan Rail from Sangola- Manmad- Daund also to run Tri-weekly

News 🗓 Sunday September 6 2020 👁 358
Due to overwhelming demand, Railway has decided to increase the frequency of Devlali-Muzaffarpur Bi-weekly Kisan Rail as Tri-weekly with effect from 08.9.2020 onwards. Giving this information in a press communiqué issued yesterday, the Public Relations Department of Central Railway said that CR will also increase the frequency of Link Kisan Rail from Bi-weekly to Tri-weekly between Sangola and Manmad which will be attached/detached to Devlali-Muzaffarpur Kisan Rail at Manmad. The details are as un ... Read More
Images sent by Chandrayaan-1 indicate  possible impact of Earth's atmosphere on Moon

Images sent by Chandrayaan-1 indicate  possible impact of Earth's atmosphere on Moon

News 🗓 Sunday September 6 2020 👁 361
Disclosing this here today, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and MoS Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that ISRO’s maiden mission to the Moon has sent images which show that Moon may be rusting along the poles.  The sign of this finding is that even though the su ... Read More
National Facility at IRSHA, Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune: A National Biopharma Mission supported Facility

National Facility at IRSHA, Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune: A National Biopharma Mission supported Facility

News 🗓 Saturday September 5 2020 👁 413
Department of Biotechnology, Government of India has taken myriads of initiatives to increase investments in research and development (R&D) of affordable Biotech healthcare products. Establishment of National Biopharma Mission is one such endeavour to identify the needs and gaps of Biotherapeutics, Vaccine and Devices Industry and address those capacity bottlenecks. Vaccine development requires extensive evaluation in humans to establish safety, immunogenicity and clinical efficacy. Central ... Read More
Scientists have developed a neural-based (machine learning-based) practical approach for automatic interpretation of 3D seismic data

Scientists have developed a neural-based (machine learning-based) practical approach for automatic interpretation of 3D seismic data

News 🗓 Saturday September 5 2020 👁 397
Scientists struggling with the manual interpretation of growing seismic data to explore causes of earthquake, particularly when the area is geologically complex, are now armed with a machine learning-based solution that can help in automatic interpretation of this data. Effective detection of subsurface geologic features from surface seismic data is very important for understanding the geotectonic, basin evolution, resource exploration, and process that causes earthquakes (seismogenesis) of an ... Read More
Indian Railways to start Computer Based Test for notified vacancies from 15th December 2020

Indian Railways to start Computer Based Test for notified vacancies from 15th December 2020

News 🗓 Saturday September 5 2020 👁 350
Indian Railways is going to start computer based tests for notified vacancies from 15th December 2020. Indian Railways had notified 3 types of vacancies. These were 35208 for NTPC (non technical popular categories like guards, office clerks, commercial clerks etc), 1663 for Isolated & Ministerial categories (Steno & Teaches etc) and 103769 for Level 1 vacancies (track maintainers, pointsman etc). In all RRBs had notified a total of 1.40 lakh such vacancies for NTPC categories, Level-1 P ... Read More
Indian Railways to run additional 40 pairs of more special trains w.e.f. 12th September 2020

Indian Railways to run additional 40 pairs of more special trains w.e.f. 12th September 2020

News 🗓 Saturday September 5 2020 👁 349
Ministry of Railways (MoR) in consultation with Ministry of Health & Family welfare (MoHFW) and Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA) has decided to run 40 pairs (80trains) of more special trains from 12th September 2020. These 40 pairs of special trains shall be operated as per the details mentioned in the annexure. (link is given below). The booking of accommodation in these trains shall start from 10th September, 2020. These will be fully reserved trains.  ... Read More
National Education Policy 2020 is a revolutionary reform for the 21st Century – Prakash Javadekar

National Education Policy 2020 is a revolutionary reform for the 21st Century – Prakash Javadekar

News 🗓 Saturday September 5 2020 👁 379
Union Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar has termed the National Education Policy 2020 as a revolutionary reform of the 21st Century.   Delivering the key-note address at the Centenary Year Teachers’ Day Celebration of the Parle Tilak Vidyalay Association of Mumbai through video link, he said early childhood education, enquiry-based education, teacher training, foundational and numeric literacy, have all been laid emphasis on.  The Minister said NEP 2020 will empower our youth, which wi ... Read More
President of India appreciates the role of Teachers through Digital Education during COVID times

President of India appreciates the role of Teachers through Digital Education during COVID times

News 🗓 Saturday September 5 2020 👁 401
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, conferred National Awards on 47 teachers from across the country in the first ever award ceremony held virtually today (September 5, 2020) on the occasion of Teachers’ Day. The President in his speech congratulated the winners of the award and appreciated the steps taken by the teachers in order to improve school education qualitatively. He observed that about 40 percent of the winners of the National Awards were women and appreciated the role women hav ... Read More
Indian Army rescues Chinese Citizens in North Sikkim

Indian Army rescues Chinese Citizens in North Sikkim

News 🗓 Saturday September 5 2020 👁 354
The Indian Army extended a helping hand to three Chinese citizens who lost their way in Plateau area of North Sikkim at an altitude of 17,500 feet on 03 September 2020.      Realising danger to the lives of the Chinese citizens which included two men and one woman in sub zero temperatures, the soldiers of Indian Army immediately reached out and provided medical assistance including oxygen, food and warm clothes to protect them from the vagaries of extreme altitude and harsh ... Read More
Ranking of states based on implementation of Business Reform Action Plan for the year 2019 declared;

Ranking of states based on implementation of Business Reform Action Plan for the year 2019 declared;

News 🗓 Saturday September 5 2020 👁 482
Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, today announced the 4th edition of Business Reform Action Plan (BRAP) ranking of states. The announcements were made in the august presence of Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Minister of Commerce & Industry; Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister for Commerce & Industry and Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Mini ... Read More
PM expressed gratitude to teachers on Teachers Day

PM expressed gratitude to teachers on Teachers Day

News 🗓 Saturday September 5 2020 👁 379
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi expressed gratitude to teachers on Teachers Day and also paid tributes to Dr S Radhakrishnan. In a series of tweets, he wrote “We remain grateful to the hardworking teachers for their contributions towards shaping minds and building our nation. On Teachers Day, we express gratitude to our teachers for their remarkable efforts. We pay tributes to Dr. S. Radhakrishnan on his Jay ... Read More
Enabling a smooth journey for NEET & JEE exam candidates, South Western Railway is running 6 pairs of special trains.

Enabling a smooth journey for NEET & JEE exam candidates, South Western Railway is running 6 pairs of special trains.

News 🗓 Friday September 4 2020 👁 444
Enabling a smooth journey for NEET & JEE exam candidates, South Western Railway is running 6 pairs of special trains. Students need not fear, Railways i ... Read More
Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot to Launch 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline (1800-599-0019) KIRAN On 7th September, 2020

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot to Launch 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline (1800-599-0019) KIRAN On 7th September, 2020

News 🗓 Friday September 4 2020 👁 353
Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment will launch the “24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline “KIRAN” (1800-500-0019)” through virtual mode Webcast on 07th September 09, 2020 (Monday). This Helpline has been developed by the Department of E ... Read More
Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot to Launch 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline (1800-599-0019) KIRAN On 7th September, 2020

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot to Launch 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline (1800-599-0019) KIRAN On 7th September, 2020

News 🗓 Friday September 4 2020 👁 357
Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment will launch the “24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline “KIRAN” (1800-500-0019)” through virtual mode Webcast on 07th September 09, 2020 (Monday). This Helpline has been developed by the Department of E ... Read More
Portable Sterilization unit using new hybrid sterilization technology can decontaminate PPEs rapidly

Portable Sterilization unit using new hybrid sterilization technology can decontaminate PPEs rapidly

News 🗓 Friday September 4 2020 👁 351
Scientists have developed a portable sterilisation unit using a new technology called the hybrid sterilization system that can decontaminate personal protective equipment (PPE) necessary for combating COVID 19, easily and rapidly, allowing them to be used multiple times. I ... Read More
CSIR-CMERI develops Affordable Solar Powered Battery based Sprayers to tackle Water Crisis in Agriculture

CSIR-CMERI develops Affordable Solar Powered Battery based Sprayers to tackle Water Crisis in Agriculture

News 🗓 Friday September 4 2020 👁 448
Water is a precious resource and water scarcity is looming large over the entire Nation. Agriculture, which consumes around 70% of Water, for irrigation purpose, is the most vulnerable sector of the Economy owing to this crisis. To address this issue there has been discussion on implementing solar pump in almost every farmland. Apart from solar pumps, CSIR-CMERI isworking on methods to reduce water consumption required for irrigation. Initially, Drip irrigation was considered but later it was r ... Read More
Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah conveyed his best wishes to Indian Police Service (IPS) officers of 71RR (Regular Recruit, 2018 batch) on their Dikshant Parade

Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah conveyed his best wishes to Indian Police Service (IPS) officers of 71RR (Regular Recruit, 2018 batch) on their Dikshant Parade

News 🗓 Friday September 4 2020 👁 351
The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modiinteracted with the Indian Police Service (IPS) officers of 71RR (Regular Recruit, 2018 batch) on their Dikshant Parade at the iconic Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA), Hyderabad via video conferencing today.Union Home Minister, Shri Amit Shah also participated in the Parade via video conferencing. Expressing gratitude to the Prime Minister fo ... Read More
Holding of Bye-elections due in various States

Holding of Bye-elections due in various States

News 🗓 Friday September 4 2020 👁 357
Commission meeting was held today regarding holding of bye-elections due in various states. Presently, there are 65 clear vacancies due for bye-elections in Assembly/Parliamentary Constituency, out of which there are 64 vacancies in the State Legislative Assemblies of various states and 1(one) vaca ... Read More
Simplilearn Strengthens Operations in the United Kingdom: Partners With ILX to Offer Programs in Digital Transformation Technology

Simplilearn Strengthens Operations in the United Kingdom: Partners With ILX to Offer Programs in Digital Transformation Technology

News 🗓 Friday September 4 2020 👁 393
04 September 2020: Simplilearn, a leading global digital skills training provider, today announced its partnership with ... Read More
Harvard Business School Publishing (HBSP) lists Amara Raja Group’s HRM Practices; The case study developed by IIM Ahmedabad

Harvard Business School Publishing (HBSP) lists Amara Raja Group’s HRM Practices; The case study developed by IIM Ahmedabad

News 🗓 Friday September 4 2020 👁 477
India, 04 September 2020: Harvard Business School Publishing has listed an educative case-study based on Amara Raja Group’s HRM practices, titled - “The Amara Raja Group (A): Building HRM Capabilities”. Impressed by the effectiveness of the Amara Raja HR Organization structure and the culture, the case study was developed by Professor Biju Varkkey, IIM Ahmedabad and PhD Student of IIM Trichy, Ms. Farheen Fathima. Professor Biju Varkkey initiated a deep dive study with t ... Read More
Research by TRIs should focus on future development of Tribals and help achieve the goal of Mera Van Mera Dhan Mera Udhyam: Shri Arjun Munda

Research by TRIs should focus on future development of Tribals and help achieve the goal of Mera Van Mera Dhan Mera Udhyam: Shri Arjun Munda

News 🗓 Thursday September 3 2020 👁 374
Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Shri Arjun Munda has said that the Ministry of Tribal affairs is funding  26 Tribal Research Institutes (TRIs) for research under Grant to TRIs and is engaged in quality research in collaboration with reputed Government and Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) spread over the country. National Institute for Tribal research is being set up in partnership with IIPA at the IIPA premises in Delhi, the Minister said. These partner organizations are designated as Centres o ... Read More
E-Foundation stone laid for National Training Academy for Rural Self Employment Training Institutes in Bengaluru

E-Foundation stone laid for National Training Academy for Rural Self Employment Training Institutes in Bengaluru

News 🗓 Thursday September 3 2020 👁 432
E-Foundation stone laying ceremony of the new training Institute building of National Academy of RUDSETI (NAR) was held yesterday. The NAR undertakes monitoring, mentoring and capacity building of the Rural Self Employment Training Institutes staff (585 RSETIs are spread across 566 districts of the country), State/UT Rural Livelihood Mission staff and the concerned Bank officials on behalf of the Ministry of Rural Development. Addressing the participants, Shri Nagendra Nath Sinha, Secretary Rur ... Read More
Promotion of Digital and IT based payment of fees through FASTag

Promotion of Digital and IT based payment of fees through FASTag

News 🗓 Thursday September 3 2020 👁 357
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has notified draft notification GSR 541 (E) dated 1st September, 2020 to seek comments and suggestions from the stakeholders on making FASTag mandatory for old vehicles sold before 1st December, 2017. The amended provision in CMVR, 1989 is proposed to be put in force wef 1st Jan 2021. ... Read More
Team NTPC beats 112 organisations to emerge winner at AIMA - Chanakya (Business Simulation Game) National Management Games 2020

Team NTPC beats 112 organisations to emerge winner at AIMA - Chanakya (Business Simulation Game) National Management Games 2020

News 🗓 Thursday September 3 2020 👁 395
Team NTPC overcame a stiff challenge to emerge as winner at the recently concluded All India Management Association (AIMA) - Chanakya (Business Simulation Game) National Management Games (NMG) 2020. The victory was also significant since NTPC won the prestigious National Management Games for the first time in five years. NTPC Limited, the Central PSU under Ministry of Power mentioned in a statemen ... Read More
Jal Jeevan Mission promotes research and development

Jal Jeevan Mission promotes research and development

News 🗓 Thursday September 3 2020 👁 350
Jal Jeevan Mission is being implemented in partnership with States, to enable every household in villages to have functional household tap connection by 2024. This Mission aims at ensuring potable water supply in adequate quantity (@ the rate of 55 litres per person per day) and of prescribed quality to every rural household on regular and long-term basis. On completion of 1st year of Jal Jeevan Mission, announced by the Prime Minister in his Independence Day address to the nation from the ... Read More
Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan empowering villagers with livelihood opportunities - Success stories of beneficiaries

Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan empowering villagers with livelihood opportunities - Success stories of beneficiaries

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 427
The Garib Kalyan RojgarAbhiyaan (GKRA) has been launched to boost employment and livelihood opportunities for migrant workers returning to villages and similarly affected citizens in rural areas, in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak. The Abhiyaan is taking action on mission mode to provide employment to migrant workers who have returned to their native villages of 6 states namely Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. The Abhiyaan is now empowering villagers with livelihood op ... Read More
Union Power Minister launches Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM) in electricity through video conferencing

Union Power Minister launches Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM) in electricity through video conferencing

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 350
As a first step towards Greening the Indian short term power Market, Shri R. K. Singh, the Minister of State (IC) Power and New & Renewable Energy & Minister of State (Skill Development and Entrepreneurship), launched pan-India Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM) in electricity through video conference in New Delhi, today, the 1st September 2020. ... Read More
Rs. 86,449 crore of gross GST revenue collected in the month of August

Rs. 86,449 crore of gross GST revenue collected in the month of August

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 352
The gross GST revenue collected in the month of August, 2020 is Rs. 86,449 crore of which CGST is Rs. 15,906 crore, SGST is Rs. 21,064 crore, IGST is Rs. 42,264 crore (including Rs. 19,179 crore collected on import of goods) and Cess is Rs.7,215 crore (including Rs. 673 crore collected on import of goods). The government has settled Rs. 18,216 crore to CGST and Rs. 14,650 crore to SGST from IGST as regular settlement. The total revenue earned by Central Government and the State Governments afte ... Read More
IBBI announces results of the National Online Quiz on the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016

IBBI announces results of the National Online Quiz on the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 495
The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI), in collaboration with MyGov.in, conducted a ‘National Online Quiz on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016’ from 1st July to 31st July, 2020 to promote awareness and understanding of the Code among various stakeholders across the country. The Quiz was open for all Indian citizens above ... Read More
Department of Fertilizers is observing Swachhta Pakhwada from 1st  to 15th September 2020

Department of Fertilizers is observing Swachhta Pakhwada from 1st to 15th September 2020

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 370
nUnion Department of Fertilizers is observing Swachhta Pakhwada from 1st  - 15th September 2020. All PSUs and other Organizations under the  Department  are participating in the Swachhta Abhiyan in a big way.  Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers Shri DV Sadananda Gowda said in a tweet that Swachhta Pakhwada has gained even greater importance this year in view of the outbreak of COVID 19 pandemic.  Shri Gowda  said that the efforts of the entire Fe ... Read More
Shri Rajiv Kumar takes over as new Election Commissioner

Shri Rajiv Kumar takes over as new Election Commissioner

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 367
Shri Rajiv Kumar today assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India. Sh Kumar joins the Election Commission of India with Chief Election Commissioner Shri Sunil Arora and Election Commissioner Shri Sushil Chandra. Born on 19thFebruary 19 ... Read More
Sports Ministry's efforts ensure athletes from 20 new disciplines are now eligible for Government jobs under sports quota

Sports Ministry's efforts ensure athletes from 20 new disciplines are now eligible for Government jobs under sports quota

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 359
The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Government of India, has accepted the proposal of the Department of Sports to grant benefit of the sports quota to athletes of 20 new disciplines on Tuesday, the 1st September, 2020. The list of sports which qualify for appointment of meritorious sportspersons in Central Government offices has now thus been revised from 43 to 63, and includes indig ... Read More
NIDHI-EIR Brochure featuring Entrepreneurs in Residence launched

NIDHI-EIR Brochure featuring Entrepreneurs in Residence launched

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 380
A brochure featuring Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) under the National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovations (NIDHI) programme was launched by DST Secretary Professor Ashutosh Sharma at the National Get-Together of NIDHI-EIR Family. ... Read More
Historic Interventions made by the Central Government to Ensure Timely Payments to MSMEs

Historic Interventions made by the Central Government to Ensure Timely Payments to MSMEs

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 362
To help the MSMEs in this long standing problem, Government of India has taken a series of measures recently. Union Finance Minister, as part of AtmaNirbhar Bharat package, had announced that Government entities should make such payments within 45 days. The Ministry of MSM ... Read More
Water Heroes Contest 2.0

Water Heroes Contest 2.0

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 394
One of the primary objectives of the Ministry of Jal Shakti is to make waterconservation a people’s movement and strengthen the water consciousness in the country. For furthering this objective, the Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Ministry of Jal Shakti has launched the ‘Water Heroes – Share Your Stories’ Contest from September 1, 2 ... Read More
Advisory issued on safety precautions for rural Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) service providers

Advisory issued on safety precautions for rural Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) service providers

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 352
In compliance of the Hon’ble Supreme Court Order dated 3.4.2020 in WP (PIL) No.10808/2020 for ensuring safe drinking water during lock down period due to CoVID-19 pandemic, Department of Drinking Water & Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shakti had issued an advisory to all States/ UTs on April 13, 2020. ... Read More
Ministries/Departments/PSUs/PSBs and all other organs of the government  to adopt innovative means to use digital or online methods

Ministries/Departments/PSUs/PSBs and all other organs of the government to adopt innovative means to use digital or online methods

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 349
Given the prevailing circumstances in which the world is increasingly moving towards adopting digital force-multipliers for productivity, the Government of India has decided to follow this best practice. There ... Read More
CBDT provides ITR Filing Compliance Check Functionality for Scheduled Commercial Banks

CBDT provides ITR Filing Compliance Check Functionality for Scheduled Commercial Banks

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 348
Central Board of Direct Taxes in exercise of powers conferred under section 138(1)(a) of Income Tax Act, 1961, has issued Order inF.No. 225/136/2020/ITA.II dated 31.08.2020, for furnishing information about IT Return Filing Status to Scheduled Commercial Banks, notified vide notification No. 71/2020 dated 31.08.2020 under sub-clause (ii) of clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 138 of the Act. ... Read More
Cabinet approves Mission Karmayogi- National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB)

Cabinet approves Mission Karmayogi- National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB)

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 388
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approvedlaunching of a National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB)with the following institutional framework:-   ... Read More
JEE (Main) 2020: Exam begins with strict COVID-19 protocols, students abide by social distancing norms

JEE (Main) 2020: Exam begins with strict COVID-19 protocols, students abide by social distancing norms

News 🗓 Tuesday September 1 2020 👁 395
Amid widespread protests and controversies, the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains 2020 have begun today (i.e. Tuesday, September 1) in the backdrop of the deadly coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak. Students were seen arriving at the test centers to appear for the exams across several cities in India, such as in Kolkata, Lucknow, Kerala, Jammu, and Kashmir, Jharkhand, etc. 1. JEE (Main) Exams 2020 ... Read More
Health Ministry to rush Central teams to UP, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Odisha

Health Ministry to rush Central teams to UP, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Odisha

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 349
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has decided to deploy high level Central teams to four States of Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Odisha. These States are seeing a sudden surge in the number of COVID cases and some of them are also reporting high mortality.   The teams will support the State efforts towards strengthening containment, surveillance, testing and efficient clinical management of the positive cases. They shall also guide the States in effectively managing the c ... Read More
Summary of Flood Situation and Advisories

Summary of Flood Situation and Advisories

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 350
Heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls at a few isolated places over West Madhya Pradesh; East Rajasthan, Gujarat and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim; heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over Madhya Maharashtra, Assam and Konkan & Goa and heavy rainfall at isolated places over East Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh & Coastal Karnataka occurred in the morning. 20 Stations (7 in Bihar, 4 in Uttar Pradesh, 2 each in Odisha & Maharashtra, 1 each in As ... Read More
Khadi Masks Popularity soars; KVIC Receives Repeat Order for 10.5 lakh Face Masks from Red Cross Society

Khadi Masks Popularity soars; KVIC Receives Repeat Order for 10.5 lakh Face Masks from Red Cross Society

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 353
Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has received a repeat order and the biggest order so far for supply of 10.5 lakh high quality face masks to the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS). The new purchase order comes less than a month after its previous order for 1.80 lakh face masks out of which KVIC has already supplied 1.60 lakh face masks to the Society. ... Read More
Skilled Manpower is a must to make India a Manufacturing hub: Shri Nitin Gadkari

Skilled Manpower is a must to make India a Manufacturing hub: Shri Nitin Gadkari

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 351
Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and Road Transport & Highways inaugurated Technology Centre set up at Bhiwadi in Alwar District of Rajasthan today via video conferencing. He said that manufacturing sector contributes around 22 to 24% in the GDP of the Country and in wake of 'Atmanirbharat Bharat’ call of the Prime Minister, he informed that we are making 15 new Technology Centres (TCs) and upgrading 18 existing TCs to create skilled manforc ... Read More
Government decision on National Recruitment Agency to be Game-Changer in the recruitment sector that brings Recruitment to the villages and towns, says Dr.Jitendra Singh

Government decision on National Recruitment Agency to be Game-Changer in the recruitment sector that brings Recruitment to the villages and towns, says Dr.Jitendra Singh

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 353
National Recruitment Agency to bring paradigm shift in recruitment system and help meet the aspiration of the youth in finding the right job, experts opined in a Webinar organised by Press Information Bureau, Kolkata on the topic today. Experts from Industry, Government sector along with academicians deliberated and discussed about ... Read More
CSIR-CMERI develops World Largest Solar Tree

CSIR-CMERI develops World Largest Solar Tree

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 364
CSIR-CMERI has developed the World’s Largest Solar Tree, which is installed at CSIR-CMERI Residential Colony, Durgapur. Prof.(Dr.) Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-CMERI, while elaborating about the technology stated that, “The installed capacity of the Solar Tree is above 11.5 kWp. It has the annual capacity to generate 12,000-14,000 units of Clean and Green Power”. ... Read More
RRI Scientists find a new way for quantum state estimation that can make crucial quantum operations simpler

RRI Scientists find a new way for quantum state estimation that can make crucial quantum operations simpler

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 351
Scientists experimenting with new ways to manipulate quantum states so that they can be harnessed for computing, communication, and metrology, has found a novel way to characterise and estimate such states. This method of characterisation called Quantum State Interferography, can help make such manipulations simpler so that several crucial operations in quantum technolog ... Read More
PM condoles the passing away of former President Bharat Ratna Shri Pranab Mukherjee

PM condoles the passing away of former President Bharat Ratna Shri Pranab Mukherjee

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 375
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has condoled the passing away of former President Bharat Ratna Shri Pranab Mukherjee. The Prime Minister said, "India grieves the passing away of Bharat Ratna Shri Pranab Mukherjee. He has left an indelible mark on the development trajectory of our nation. A scholar par excellence, a towering statesman, he was admired across the political spect ... Read More
Air Force Sports Control Board Conferred with Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2020

Air Force Sports Control Board Conferred with Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2020

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 634
Air Force Sports Control Board was conferred with ‘Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2020’ for the outstanding contribution in helping sportsperson to excel in their respective disciplines and implement robust sports welfare measures. The award is for sustained efforts towards encouragement and promotion of sports ... Read More
One-step laser-based fabrication of self-cleaning metallic surfaces can help prevent rusting

One-step laser-based fabrication of self-cleaning metallic surfaces can help prevent rusting

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 361
Ecofriendly self-cleaning surfaces that can protect biomedical and other applications from rusting and bacterial growth may soon be a reality with an ultrafast laser-based process that scientists have developed for fabrication of surfaces without use of coatings or additional surface treatment. ... Read More
PM greets people on Onam

PM greets people on Onam

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 351
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the people on the auspicious festival of Onam. ... Read More
Landslide susceptibility mapping of Mussoorie and its surrounding areas in Uttarakhand Himalaya

Landslide susceptibility mapping of Mussoorie and its surrounding areas in Uttarakhand Himalaya

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 364
Like most hill townships, Mussoorie, the popular hill station in Uttarakhand, has witnessed several landslides, probably resulting from an increased spate of developmental activities. The increased disaster hazard has led scientists to map the landslide susceptibility of Mussoorie and surrounding areas, showing that 15 percent of the region is highly susce ... Read More
Government Jobs During Corona Pandemic

Government Jobs During Corona Pandemic

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 471
When we think of government jobs, a very vast number and name of exams come to our mind. We are amid a pandemic, which has made many people jobless, and many are not even sure of what will happen with their career. The world is trying their best to protect themselves from getting infected from Coronavirus, but financially and emotionally, they are getting affected in the long run. Many people were preparing to get good Online Sarkari Results ... Read More
Entire face of Gadchiroli will be transformed in around two years, due to road network connectivity projects: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

Entire face of Gadchiroli will be transformed in around two years, due to road network connectivity projects: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

News 🗓 Sunday August 30 2020 👁 403
Entire face of Gadchiroli will be transformed in around two years, due to road network connectivity projects: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari   Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari today inaugurated through video link, three important bridges and two road improvement projects in the Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra.  The Min ... Read More
Shri B S Yediyurappa, Chief Minister of Karnataka and Shri Suresh C. Angadi, Minister of State of Railways flags off first ever RORO service of South Western Railway from Nelamangla (near Bengaluru) to Bale (near Solapur)

Shri B S Yediyurappa, Chief Minister of Karnataka and Shri Suresh C. Angadi, Minister of State of Railways flags off first ever RORO service of South Western Railway from Nelamangla (near Bengaluru) to Bale (near Solapur)

News 🗓 Sunday August 30 2020 👁 354
Shri B S Yediyurappa, Chief Minister of Karnataka and Shri Suresh C. Angadi, Minister of State of Railways today flagged off first ever RORO service of South Western Railway from Nelamangla (near Bengaluru) to Bale (near Solapur). Speaking on the occasion, Shri B S ... Read More
Finance Minister to Review with Scheduled Commercial Banks and NBFCs, the implementation of the resolution framework for COVID-19 related stress in bank loans

Finance Minister to Review with Scheduled Commercial Banks and NBFCs, the implementation of the resolution framework for COVID-19 related stress in bank loans

News 🗓 Sunday August 30 2020 👁 362
Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman will review with the top management of Scheduled Commercial Banks and NBFCs, the implementation of the resolution framework for COVID-19 related stress in bank loans on Thursday, 3rd September 2020. ... Read More
English rendering of PM address in the 15th Episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat 2.0’ on 30.08.2020

English rendering of PM address in the 15th Episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat 2.0’ on 30.08.2020

News 🗓 Sunday August 30 2020 👁 444
My dear countrymen, Namaskar. Generally, this period is full of festivals; fairs are held at various places; it’s the time for religious ceremonies too. During these times of Corona crises, on the one hand people are full of exaltation and enthusiasm too; and yet in a way there’s also a discipline that touches our heart. Broadly speaking in a way, there is a feeling of responsibility amongst citizens. People are getting along with their day to day tasks, while taking care of themselves and ot ... Read More
Unlock 4.0: Full list of guidelines and rules

Unlock 4.0: Full list of guidelines and rules

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 505
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued new guidelines today for opening up of more activities in areas outside the Containment Zones. In Unlock 4, which will come into effect from September 1, 2020, the process of phased re-opening of activities has been extended further. The new guidelines, issued today, are based on feedback received from States and UTs, and extensive consultations held with related Central Ministries and Departments. ... Read More
Petroleum Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan along with Education Minister Shri R P Nishank Lays Foundation Stone for New Facilities at Central University of Odisha

Petroleum Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan along with Education Minister Shri R P Nishank Lays Foundation Stone for New Facilities at Central University of Odisha

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 356
Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan today, along with Union Minister of Education, Shri Ramesh PokhriyalNishank laid the foundation stone for academic block, library and staff quarters at Central University of Odisha(CUO) in Koraput. ... Read More
Union Minister of Education and Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel jointly lay the foundation stone of three permanent buildings of CentralUniversity of Odisha

Union Minister of Education and Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel jointly lay the foundation stone of three permanent buildings of CentralUniversity of Odisha

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 353
The Central University of Odisha celebrated its 12th Foundation Day today in virtual mode. On the occasion foundation stone of three permanent buildings was laid by the the Union Minister of Education Shri. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and  the Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan.  In his address, Shri Pokhriyal congratulated the University for rising to the occasion and becoming one of the prominent universities of India within fe ... Read More
Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah greeted the sportspersons on National Sports Day

Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah greeted the sportspersons on National Sports Day

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 359
Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah greets the sportspersons on National Sports Day.In his tweets Shri Amit Shah said“On National Sports Day, I salute all our sportsperson who have been making India proud through their passion and hard-work”.He asserted that “Modi government is committed and playing an instrumental role in promoting sports and nurturing the young talent through initiatives like Khelo India and Fit India”. ... Read More
Import data in GSTR-2A

Import data in GSTR-2A

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 355
Two new tables have been inserted in GSTR-2A for displaying details of import of goods from overseas and inward supplies made from SEZ units / SEZ developers. Taxpayers can now view their bill of entries data which is received by the GST System (GSTN) from ICEGATE System (Customs). The present data upload has been done on a trial basis to give a feel of the functionality and to get feedback from the taxpayers on the same.   Currently, the system is displaying data up to 6th Augus ... Read More
Borrowing options to meet the GST Compensation requirement for 2020-21

Borrowing options to meet the GST Compensation requirement for 2020-21

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 351
The two borrowing options to meet the GST Compensation requirement for 2020-21 consequent to the discussions in the 41stmeeting of the GST Council held on 27th August, 2020 has been communicated to States,as per the document attached with this press note, to communicate their preference within seven working days. A meeting of State Finance Secretaries with the Union Finance Secretary and Secretary (Expenditure) is scheduled to be held on 1st September, 2020 for clarifying issues, if any. ... Read More
Launch of GSTR-2B for the month of July 2020

Launch of GSTR-2B for the month of July 2020

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 420
The GST Council, in its 39th meeting held on 14th March 2020, had recommended to adopt and implement the incremental approach of linking the present system of filing of GSTR-3B and GSTR-1 and other significant changes like enhancements in GSTR-2A and its linking to GSTR-3B. One such enhancement that the Council recommended was introduction of an auto-drafted input tax credit (ITC) statement which would aid in assisting / determining the ... Read More
Plastic Waste Handling Facility Inaugurated at Naval Base, Kochi

Plastic Waste Handling Facility Inaugurated at Naval Base, Kochi

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 355
The Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command (SNC) Vice Admiral Anil K Chawla, PVSM, AVSM, NM, VSM, ADC inaugurated a Plastic Waste Handling Facility at Naval Base Kochi on 29 Aug 20. He also released A BIRD BOOK titled “Kaleidoscope - Feathered Friends @ KatariBagh” on the occasion as part of environment friendly initiatives of SNC at Kochi.    This pilot project has been successfully implemented through the Ernakulam District Administration as a Corporate ... Read More
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launches completely wireless BSNL Bharat AirFibre for rural areas in Bihar

Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launches completely wireless BSNL Bharat AirFibre for rural areas in Bihar

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 409
BSNL takes a leap forward to fulfil Government of India’s vision of Broadband to All. Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Communications and Electronics & IT and Law & Justice, inaugurated a Next Generation Network Telephone Exchange at New Bihar Vidhan Mandal compound and Bharat Air Fibre service at Danapur Telephone Exchange in Bihar through Video conferencing from New Delhi on 29th August. Shri Sushil Kumar Modi, Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, Shri Awadhesh Narain Singh, Chairman Biha ... Read More
PM greets sportspersons on National Sports Day; pays tributes to Major Dhyan Chand

PM greets sportspersons on National Sports Day; pays tributes to Major Dhyan Chand

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 357
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the sportspersons on National  Sports Day. Prime Minister also paid tributes to legendary Indian Hockey player Major Dhyan Chand. The Prime Minister said, "National  Sports Day is a day to celebrate the remarkable achievements of all those exemplary sportspersons who have represented India in various sports and made our nation proud. Their tenacity and determination are outstanding. Today, on National Sports Day, we pay ... Read More
PM inaugurates College and Administration Buildings of Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University, Jhansi through video conferencing

PM inaugurates College and Administration Buildings of Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University, Jhansi through video conferencing

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 360
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today inaugurated the College  and Administration Buildings of Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University, Jhansi, UP through video conferencing. He interacted with the students of the University. PM congratulated everyone and expressed hope that students after graduating from this university will actively contribute in empowering the country’s agriculture sector. He hoped that new facilities provide ... Read More
President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind will virtually confer the National Sports and Adventure Award 2020 tomorrow

President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind will virtually confer the National Sports and Adventure Award 2020 tomorrow

News 🗓 Friday August 28 2020 👁 366
The President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind will virtually confer the National Sports and Adventure Award 2020 on 29 August 2020. Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Shri. Kiren Rijiju, President of the Indian Olympic Association Shri. Narendra Dhruv Batra and several other dignitaries will attend the ceremony from Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. 65 awardees are expected to attend the ceremony. The awardees will attend the ceremony from various places across the country - Bengaluru, Pune, Sonepat, Chand ... Read More
Eklavya Model Residential School teacher selected for National Award to Teachers 2020

Eklavya Model Residential School teacher selected for National Award to Teachers 2020

News 🗓 Friday August 28 2020 👁 356
This year’s National Award to Teachers 2020 holds special significance for Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) established under Ministry of Tribal Affairs as it witnessed its first NAT Awardee, Ms. Sudha Painuli, Vice Principal, EMRS-Kalsi, Dehradun, Uttarakhand since its establishment. Union Ministry of Education (formerly Ministry of Human Resource Development), Department of School Education & Literacy constituted an Independent Jury at National Level to bestow the National A ... Read More
Central Institutes of Hotel Management & Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management organise various Activities on Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Central Institutes of Hotel Management & Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management organise various Activities on Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat during the COVID-19 Pandemic

News 🗓 Friday August 28 2020 👁 355
Ministry of Tourism has been regularly working to promote the spirit of Ek Bharat Shreshtha through various activities. Even during the COVID-19 Pandemic Bharat Central Institutes of Hotel Management affiliated to NCHMCT & Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management organised various Activities on Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat since 8th May 2020 to 24th August 2020. The activities witnessed an enthusiastic participation  in the true spirit of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat. The  de ... Read More
POSOCO releases Nari Shakti video to celebrate and acknowledge the extraordinary role played by women employees at POSOCO

POSOCO releases Nari Shakti video to celebrate and acknowledge the extraordinary role played by women employees at POSOCO

News 🗓 Friday August 28 2020 👁 353
POSOCO, the National power grid operator and a PSU under Ministry of Power today released a video Nari Shakti to celebrate and acknowledge the extraordinary role played by women employees at POSOCO.The video was released by Meenakshi Davar, Director HR, from Corporate Centre Office during a webinar in which POSOCO Chairman & Managing Director, KVS Baba; Director System Operation, S R Narasimhan; Director Market Operation, S S Barpanda; Director Finance, R K Srivastava; S K Sonee, Advisor, POSOCO; all ... Read More
Big Boost to Local Production; KVIC Gets First Order for 1200 Quintal Mustard Oil from ITBP

Big Boost to Local Production; KVIC Gets First Order for 1200 Quintal Mustard Oil from ITBP

News 🗓 Friday August 28 2020 👁 356
The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has received the first order from Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) for supplying 1200 quintals of kacchi ghani mustard oil worth Rs 1.73 crore. The purchase order comes just weeks after the MoU signed between KVIC and ITBP on July 31, which is aligned with the Prime Minister’s call for “Aatmanirbhar Bharat” and “Vocal for Local”. As per a statement if KVIC, the order will be supplied to ITBP within 30 days from the date of ... Read More
Online Dashboard of PM SVANidhi launched

Online Dashboard of PM SVANidhi launched

News 🗓 Friday August 28 2020 👁 484
Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Housing and Urban Affairs launched the PM Street Vendor's AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) online dashboard today, through video conferencing. The online dashboard is dynamic, interactive and would provide a one stop solution to all stakeholders looking for information and tracking monitoring of progress of PM SVANidhi up to city level.  Since the commencement of online submission of applications on PM SVANidhi portal ... Read More
Nominations for Padma Awards-2021 open till 15th September, 2020

Nominations for Padma Awards-2021 open till 15th September, 2020

News 🗓 Friday August 28 2020 👁 366
Online nominations/recommendations for the Padma Awards to be announced on the occasion of Republic Day, 2021 have started from 1st May, 2020. The last date for nominations for Padma Awards is 15th September, 2020. The nominations/recommendations for Padma Awards will be received online only on the Padma Awards portal https://padmaawards.gov.in . Already 8035 registrations have been made on the portal against which 6361 nominations/recommendations have been comple ... Read More
IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Launches Chunauti- Next Generation Start-up Challenge Contest

IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Launches Chunauti- Next Generation Start-up Challenge Contest

News 🗓 Friday August 28 2020 👁 349
Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad today launched “Chunauti”- Next Generation Startup Challenge Contest to further boost startups and software products with special focus on Tier-II towns of India. The government has earmarked a budget of Rs. 95.03 Crore over a period of three years for this programme. It aims to identify around 300 startups working in identified areas and provide them seed fund of upto Rs. 25 Lakh and other fac ... Read More
CLAT Exam 2020 has been officially postponed today

CLAT Exam 2020 has been officially postponed today

News 🗓 Friday August 28 2020 👁 352
CLAT Exam 2020 has been officially postponed today Consortium of National Law Universities (NLU Consortium) has issued a notification informing that it has rescheduled CLAT exam once again. Now, CLAT 2020 is scheduled to be held from 2 pm to 4 pm on September 28. Earlier, it was informed that CLAT 2020 has been postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19 pandemic and then NLU Consortium released a notification informing that the law entrance exam would be held on September ... Read More
Grand finale to Textile Grand Challenge 2019 organized by Ministry of Textiles to bring forward innovative ideas aimed at phasing out plastic bags

Grand finale to Textile Grand Challenge 2019 organized by Ministry of Textiles to bring forward innovative ideas aimed at phasing out plastic bags

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 368
Union Minister of Textiles and Women & Child Development Smt Smriti Zubin Irani today said that the innovative spirit of India needs to be institutionalized for developing eco-friendly and cost-friendly alternative ideas that can also be utilized to create job opportunities. Speaking at the award giving ceremony for winners of the Textile Grand Challenge 2019 organized by Ministry of Textiles in keeping with Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s clarion call to take decisive action for ... Read More
Union Education Minister virtually inaugurates Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) Exam Centre of Aligarh Muslim University

Union Education Minister virtually inaugurates Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) Exam Centre of Aligarh Muslim University

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 355
Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'  inaugurated Examination Centre of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC),  Aligarh Muslim University through a video conferencing platform. The examination centre has been built on a government grant of rupees two cores Speaking on the occasion, the Union Minister said t ... Read More
Union Education Minister virtually addresses inaugural session of World Urdu Conference organised by National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language ( NCPUL )

Union Education Minister virtually addresses inaugural session of World Urdu Conference organised by National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language ( NCPUL )

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 489
Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' virtually addressed the inaugural session  of the two days World Urdu Conference organised by  National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language ( NCPUL ) today in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion Shri Pokhriyal emphasized that Urdu is a language of not only composite culture and interfaith bonds but also of humanness and heart and soul. He added that  this webinar has been conducted to celeberate the quintessentia ... Read More
Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) to celebrate its Golden Jubilee Anniversary on 28th August, 2020

Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) to celebrate its Golden Jubilee Anniversary on 28th August, 2020

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 367
The Bureau of Police Research and Development is celebrating its Golden Jubilee Anniversary tomorrow, i.e., 28th August, 2020. Sh. G Kishan Reddy, MoS Home, has consented to be the Chief Guest and Sh. Ajay Kumar Bhalla, Home Secretary, MHA, will be the Guest of Honour.  Due to the Corona pandemic, the function will be conducted on virtual mode. The function will be viewed by the BPR&D Hqrs., its outlying units, States’ Police and CAPFs through the video link provided for this purpose.  ... Read More
Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launches mobile App for NCC Training

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launches mobile App for NCC Training

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 382
Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launched the Directorate General National Cadet Corps (DGNCC) Mobile Training App here today. The App will assist in conducting countrywide online training of NCC cadets.  In view of the restrictions imposed by COVID-19, training of NCC cadets has been affected adversely as it is mostly contact based training. Since schools/colleges are not likely to open in near future, a need was felt that training to NCC cadets should be imparted utilising the digital me ... Read More
Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh highlights Atmanirbhar Bharat initiatives of MoD at Defence Industry Outreach Webinar

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh highlights Atmanirbhar Bharat initiatives of MoD at Defence Industry Outreach Webinar

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 403
Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh listed out the salient features of the recently announced first Defence Production and Export Promotion policy at the Atmanirbhar Bharat Defence Industry Outreach Webinar which was jointly organised by Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM), Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Department of Defence Production (DDP), Ministry of Defence (MoD) here today. It may be recalled that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had highlight ... Read More
CCI approves proposed acquisition of compulsorily convertible preference shares and equity of Nxtra Data Limited by Comfort Investments II.

CCI approves proposed acquisition of compulsorily convertible preference shares and equity of Nxtra Data Limited by Comfort Investments II.

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 349
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves proposed acquisition of compulsorily convertible preference shares and equity of Nxtra Data Limited by Comfort Investments II. The proposed combination pertains to the acquisition of compulsorily convertible preference shares and a few equity shares of Nxtra Data Limited by Comfort Investments II. Further, it is stated that the CCPS shall be converted to equity shares upon completion of the valuation. Comfort Investments II is a speci ... Read More
78 New Routes Approved Under UDAN 4.0

78 New Routes Approved Under UDAN 4.0

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 464
78 new routes under the 4th round of Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS)- UdeDesh Ka AamNagrik (UDAN) have been approved following the three successful rounds of bidding by the Ministry of Civil Aviation. This will further enhance the connectivity to remote and regional areas of the country. The North Eastern Region, Hilly States and Islands have been given priority in the approval process for the new routes. ... Read More
Vice President calls for the nurturing of entrepreneurial talent among the youth

Vice President calls for the nurturing of entrepreneurial talent among the youth

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 357
The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called for the nurturing of entrepreneurial talent among the youth of the nation to make India ‘Atmanirbhar’ in the time to come.  He said that we must tap into theentrepreneurial talent and technological skill of every citizen of the nation and harness our local resources to attain self-reliance and to serve the humanity at large. He was addressing a Webinar on Acharya Vinoba Bhave’s contribution to the dissemination of Gandhi J ... Read More
Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) - National Mission for Financial Inclusion, completes six years of successful implementation

Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) - National Mission for Financial Inclusion, completes six years of successful implementation

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 606
Ministry of Finance is committed to provide financial inclusiveness and support to the marginalized and hitherto socio-economically neglected classes. Financial Inclusion is a national priority of the Government as it is an enabler for inclusive growth. It is important as it provides an avenue to the poor for bringing their savings into the formal financial system, an avenue to remit money to their families in villages besides taking them out of the clutches of the usurious money lenders. A key initiativ ... Read More
India's longest river ropeway connecting Guwahati and North Guwahati over Brahmaputra river inaugurated

India's longest river ropeway connecting Guwahati and North Guwahati over Brahmaputra river inaugurated

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 404
In Assam, the longest river ropeway of the country is inaugurated today connecting Guwahati and North Guwahati. Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Guwahati Development Department Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya inaugurated the 1.8- kilometre long ropeway service. The ropeway has been operated from Kachari Ghat in Guwahati to Dol Govinda temple in North Guwahati.     ... Read More
NITI Aayog releases report on Export Preparedness Index (EPI) 2020

NITI Aayog releases report on Export Preparedness Index (EPI) 2020

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 356
NITI Aayog in partnership with the Institute of Competitiveness released the Export Preparedness Index (EPI) 2020 today. The first report to examine export preparedness and performance of Indian states, EPI intends to identify challenges and opportunities; enhance the effectiveness of government policies; and encourage a facilitative regulatory framework. The structure of the EPI includes 4 pillars –Policy; Business Ecosystem; Export Ecosystem; Export Performance – ... Read More
NITI Aayog to Launch Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC)–Transport Initiative for Asia(TIA) India Component tomorrow, 27th August

NITI Aayog to Launch Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC)–Transport Initiative for Asia(TIA) India Component tomorrow, 27th August

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 420
NITI Aayog will virtually launch the India Component of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC)–Transport Initiative for Asia (TIA) tomorrow, 27 August.  GIZ Director, Division South Asia, Corinna Küsel, and Deputy Ambassador German Embassy, Stephan Grabherr, will open the event at 6 pm, followed by opening remarks by Dr Karsten Sach, Director General IK, International and European Policy, Climate Policy, Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Cons ... Read More
Ministry of Women and Child Development invites nominations for the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar-2021

Ministry of Women and Child Development invites nominations for the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar-2021

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 350
Ministry of Women and Child Development has invited nominations for the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar-2021from children, individuals and institutions. The Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskarwas instituted to felicitate meritorious children, individuals and institutions of the country. These awards are given under two categories - Bal Shakti Puraskar and Bal Kalyan Puraskar.   The Awards are given by the Hon'ble President of India in Darbar Hall, Rashtrapati Bhavan i ... Read More
IHM Srinagar and IHM Chennai organize online programme Fascinating Folk Dances of Tamil Nadu, Jammu& Kashmir, & Ladakh to foster spirit of Ek Bhrat Shreshtha Bharat

IHM Srinagar and IHM Chennai organize online programme Fascinating Folk Dances of Tamil Nadu, Jammu& Kashmir, & Ladakh to foster spirit of Ek Bhrat Shreshtha Bharat

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 376
To foster the spirit of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat, IHM Srinagar and IHM Chennai of Ministry of Tourism organized an onlineprogramme‘Fascinating Folk Dances of Tamil Nadu, Jammu& Kashmir,&Ladakh’this week.Students from IHM Chennai and 3 students from IHM Srinagar performed the folk dances for these  paired states under EBSB. The students performed in remote and recorded the performance and shared the videoonline. The performances were broadcasted using online p ... Read More
Postponement of launch of 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline of M/o SJ&E

Postponement of launch of 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline of M/o SJ&E

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 348
The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has regretted that the program regarding the launch of “KIRAN” TOLL-FREE Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline (1800-599-0019) number on 27-08-2020 through virtual mode has now been postponed and the fresh date of launch will be communicated. The Ministry has also regretted any inconvenience caused due to postponement. ... Read More
FASTag made mandatory for availing all discounts on the National Highways Fee Plazas

FASTag made mandatory for availing all discounts on the National Highways Fee Plazas

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 350
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has made the use of FASTag mandatory for availing return journey discount or any other exemptions on Toll Fee Plazas. Users who wish to claim a discount for making return journey within 24 hours or any other local exemptions, shall be required to have a valid functional FASTag on the vehicle. A Gazette notification no. 534 E dated 24th August, 2020 to amend the National Highways Fee (Determination of Rates and Collection) Rules, 2008  has been notified in this ... Read More
Central Government Civil pensioners can store Electronic PPO in Digi Locker

Central Government Civil pensioners can store Electronic PPO in Digi Locker

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 359
It had come to the notice of the Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare that several Pensioners, over a period of time, misplace the original copies of their Pension Payment Order (PPO) which, needless to say, is a very important original document. In the absence of their PPO, these pensioners have to face innumerable hardship at various stages of their retired life. For newly retiring officials, in view of the widespread Covid-19 pandemic, it was a dilemma to physically receive hard copie ... Read More
Interest on delayed payment of GST: CBIC

Interest on delayed payment of GST: CBIC

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 356
The Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) today clarified that the Notification No. 63/2020-Central Tax dated 25th August 2020 relating to interest on delayed payment of GST has been issued prospectively due to certain technical limitations. However, it has assured that no recoveries shall be made for the past period as well by the Central and State tax administration in accordance with the decision taken in the 39th Meeting of GST Council. This will ensure full relief to the taxpayers as ... Read More
Weather Warning for Northwest India

Weather Warning for Northwest India

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 375
MET- SUBDIVISION 26 Aug 27 Aug 28 Aug 29 Aug ... Read More
Ministry of Culture announces 7 new circles of Archaeological Survey of India

Ministry of Culture announces 7 new circles of Archaeological Survey of India

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 365
The Ministry of Culture has announced 7 new circles of Archaeological Survey of India. This information was shared by theUnion Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (IC), Shri Prahlad Singh Patel in a video message tweeted by him today. Shri Patel said that the Ministry of Culture has taken this step in accordance with the Prime Minister’s call to facilitate and strengthen the process of preservation and registration of archaeological monuments along with registration of artefacts with self dec ... Read More
Union Tourism Minister visits Hotel Ashok to review preparedness on the first day of its opening since lockdown

Union Tourism Minister visits Hotel Ashok to review preparedness on the first day of its opening since lockdown

News 🗓 Tuesday August 25 2020 👁 354
Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture Shri Prahalad Singh Patel visited Hotel Ashok , run by ITDC , under Ministry of Tourism to take stock of preparedness of ITDC Hotels subsequent to the order issued by The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), permitting hotels to operate in Delhi on 24th August. India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) announced the re-opening of its hotels in the state capital from 24th of August 2020.    While talking about re-opening of hote ... Read More
Payroll Reporting in India – A Formal Employment Perspective

Payroll Reporting in India – A Formal Employment Perspective

News 🗓 Tuesday August 25 2020 👁 349
The National Statistical Office(NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has released the press note on Employment Outlook of the country covering the period September, 2017 to June, 2020 based on the administrative records available with selected government agencies to assess the progress in certain dimensions. A detailed note is annexed. A detailed note  is anne ... Read More
Prime Ministers Awards for Excellence in Public Administration 2020

Prime Ministers Awards for Excellence in Public Administration 2020

News 🗓 Tuesday August 25 2020 👁 390
Government of India has instituted a scheme in 2006 namely, “The Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration” - to acknowledge, recognize and reward the extraordinary and innovative work done by Districts/ Organizations of the Central and State Governments. The Scheme was restructured in 2014 for recognizing the performance of District Collectors in Priority Programs, Innovations and Aspirational Districts. The Scheme has been restructured again in 2020, to recognize ... Read More
Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh interacting with All India Toppers of Civil Services Exam 2019 in New Delhi

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh interacting with All India Toppers of Civil Services Exam 2019 in New Delhi

News 🗓 Tuesday August 25 2020 👁 352
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today felicitated All India Toppers of IAS/ Civil Services Exam 2019, the result of which was declared recently. These included Pradeep Singh All India Rank - 1 hailing from Haryana, Jatin Kishore All India Rank - 2 belonging to Delhi and Pratibha Verma All India Rank - 3 whose home state is Uttar Pradesh. During t ... Read More
Union Education Minister holds a review meeting of National Bal Bhawan today in New Delhi

Union Education Minister holds a review meeting of National Bal Bhawan today in New Delhi

News 🗓 Tuesday August 25 2020 👁 354
Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' held a review meeting of National Bal Bhawan today in New Delhi. The meeting was attended by Secretary, SE&L, Smt. Anita Karwal, Joint Secretary, School Education, Shri R. C. Meena and senior officials of National Bal Bhawan. During the meeting the Education Minister reviewed various activities of National Bal Bhawan and directed officials to speedup NBB's activities in the present scenario.He also assessed the progress ma ... Read More
Structural Reforms are a Key Priority of the Government: Finance Minister

Structural Reforms are a Key Priority of the Government: Finance Minister

News 🗓 Tuesday August 25 2020 👁 361
Addressing the captains of the Indian Industry, Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman stressed that structural reforms are a key priority of the government as has been reflected in the slew of measures & policies announced since outbreak of COVID-19. Every policy which was introduced had a structural component. Consequently, thereforms are having significant impact on the recovery process which we are currently witnessing. Further, in order to facilitate t ... Read More
Isolated extremely heavy falls also very likely over Odisha on 25 & 26 and over Chhattisgarh on 27 August, 2020

Isolated extremely heavy falls also very likely over Odisha on 25 & 26 and over Chhattisgarh on 27 August, 2020

News 🗓 Tuesday August 25 2020 👁 361
According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre/Regional Meteorological Centre, New Delhi of the India Meteorological Department (IMD): Significant Weather Features Dated on 25-08-2020 (MID-DAY) ♦️ The Low Pressure Area over North Bay of Bengal &neighbourhood now lies as a Well Marked Low Pressure Area over the same region. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards during next 4-5 days. Under its influence: Wid ... Read More
Raksha Mantri calls for seamless implementation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes in Cantonment areas;

Raksha Mantri calls for seamless implementation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes in Cantonment areas;

News 🗓 Tuesday August 25 2020 👁 360
Ministry of Defence and Directorate General of Defence Estates (DGDE) organised a webinar to improve implementation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) in 62 cantonments around the country here today.  It was inaugurated by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh.   In his opening remarks Shri Rajnath Singh said this webinar was an important step towards seamless delivery of benefits of various centrally sponsored schemes and in improving the overall wellbeing of approximately 21 lakh ... Read More
INDIAN ARMY ORGANISES SEMINAR ON IMPACT OF DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES ON FIGHTING PHILOSOPHY IN FUTURE CONFLICTS

INDIAN ARMY ORGANISES SEMINAR ON IMPACT OF DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES ON FIGHTING PHILOSOPHY IN FUTURE CONFLICTS

News 🗓 Tuesday August 25 2020 👁 352
Warfare has undergone a sea change due to the emergence of new domains of warfare and disruptive technologies. There is a technology tsunami which is underway and it will compel militaries to reorganize and re-structure to fight future wars. In order to address various aspects of the impact of disruptive technologies, a seminar was organized on the “Impact of Disruptive Technologies on Our Fighting Philosophy in Future Conflicts” as part of the Defense and Strategy Seminar 2020 at Army War Co ... Read More
Central Government constitutes National Council for Transgender Persons

Central Government constitutes National Council for Transgender Persons

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 367
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 16 of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 (40 of 2019), the Central Government has constituted a National Council for Transgender Persons vide notification dated 21st August, 2020. The Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment will be Chairperson (ex-officio) and Union Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment will be Vice-Chairperson (ex-officio). The National Council shall perform the following functions ... Read More
ARIES, Nainital to organise online International Conference on Aerosol Air Quality, Climate Change and Impact on Water Resources and Livelihoods in the Greater Himalayas

ARIES, Nainital to organise online International Conference on Aerosol Air Quality, Climate Change and Impact on Water Resources and Livelihoods in the Greater Himalayas

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 608
Mid-September brings an opportunity to witness a major online international conference on Aerosol Air Quality, Climate Change and Impact on Water Resources and Livelihoods in the Greater Himalayas. The conference will deliberate on rapid increase in air pollution associated with industrialisation and urbanisation and its resultant impacts on regional and global air quality, visibility degradation, cloud formation, and atmospheric chemistry, radiation budget, ecosystem, Himalayan climate, and glaciology, ... Read More
Shri Gadkari calls for adopting advanced public transport models and use of biofuel, Electricity, CNG in Public Transport

Shri Gadkari calls for adopting advanced public transport models and use of biofuel, Electricity, CNG in Public Transport

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 348
Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari has said that public transport  may be modernised which is based on biofuels, CNG and electricity as fuel. Addressing a Webinar - 4th UITP India Bus Seminar today he said most of the State Road Transport Undertakings (SRTUs) are incurring huge expenditure on conventional fuels which are expensive. Shri Gadkari called for moving on to biofuels, CNG and Electricity as transportation fuel. This he said will not only save on fuel bill b ... Read More
Redevelopment of CSMT Railway Station

Redevelopment of CSMT Railway Station

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 378
After the in principle approval of Public Private Partnership Appraisal Committee (PPPAC) for the redevelopment of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (Mumbai) Railway Station on PPP mode, Request for Qualification (RFQ) for redevelopment of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (Mumbai) on PPP has been invited by IRSDC vide NIT published on 20.08.2020. The RFQ document is available on http://irsdc.enivida.com/. The Pre Bid Conference is schedu ... Read More
Clarification on SOP for media production released on 23rd August, 2020

Clarification on SOP for media production released on 23rd August, 2020

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 357
It is hereby clarified that the ‘ Guiding Principles and SOP on preventive measures for Media Production to contain spread of COVID-19’ released by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, on 23rd August, 2020, is applicable to all media production including shooting of films, televisio ... Read More
Union Education Minister reviews various activities of National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) today in New Delhi

Union Education Minister reviews various activities of National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) today in New Delhi

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 354
Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' reviewed various activities of NIOS in New Delhi today. The meeting was attended by Secretary, School Education and Literacy, Smt. Anita Karwal, Joint Secretary, School Education, Smt. Sweety Changsan and senior officials of NIOS. During the meeting Shri Pokhriyal stressed on transparent working of the Institution so that it may produce better results. The Minister also discussed on strengthening the examination mechanism. He said ... Read More
Government of India and AIIB sign agreement for $500 million to improve the network capacity, service quality and safety of the suburban railway system in Mumbai

Government of India and AIIB sign agreement for $500 million to improve the network capacity, service quality and safety of the suburban railway system in Mumbai

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 349
The Government of India, the Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) today signed a loan agreement for a $500 million Mumbai Urban Transport Project-III to improve the network capacity, service quality and safety of the suburban railway system in Mumbai.     The Project ... Read More
DRDO identifies 108 Systems and Subsystems for industry to design, develop and manufacture towards achieving Atmanirbhar Bharat

DRDO identifies 108 Systems and Subsystems for industry to design, develop and manufacture towards achieving Atmanirbhar Bharat

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 386
Responding to the clarion call given by Hon’ble Prime Minister for “Atmanirbhar Bharat”, the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) has taken several initiatives to strengthen the indigenous defence ecosystem.  Towards this, A DRDO delegation met with Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh today to apprise him about 108 systems and subsystems which have been identified for designing and development by the Indian Industry only. The list of technologies is enclosed at Appen ... Read More
Launch of IAF Mobile Application MY IAF

Launch of IAF Mobile Application MY IAF

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 351
Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, Chief of the Air Staff launched a mobile application ‘MY IAF’ at Air HQs Vayu Bhawan on 24 Aug 20 as a part of Digital India initiative. The application developed in association with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) provides career related information and details for those desirous of joining the Indian Air Force (IAF). The user friendly format of the app serves as a single digital platform interfac ... Read More
Inauguration of DRDO 500 Bed COVID Hospital in Patna

Inauguration of DRDO 500 Bed COVID Hospital in Patna

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 377
A 500 bed Covid Hospital with 125 ICU beds, set up by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) in Patna was inaugurated today by Shri Nityanand Rai, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Home Affairs. The hospital located in the newly constructed ESIC Hospital at Bihta, has been built on the lines of the 1000 Bed Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Hospital at Delhi Cantt built by DRDO.   Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARE ... Read More
Online Executive  Development Programme organised by National Sugar Institute, Kanpur inaugurated

Online Executive Development Programme organised by National Sugar Institute, Kanpur inaugurated

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 356
A five days ‘Executive Development Programme’ organized online by National Sugar Institute, Kanpur, UP was today virtually inaugurated by the Secretary, Food & Public Distribution, Shri Sudhanshu Pandey. The programme is being attended by around 100 senior executives from Indian & overseas sugar industry. In his inaugural address, Secretary DoFPD, talked about the global sugar scenario and greater need for developing flexi sugar factories producing sugar & ethanol as per relative ... Read More
The Home Ministry has issued Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) for international travel on non-scheduled commercial flights under the Vande Bharat Scheme and Air Transport Bubble arrangement.

The Home Ministry has issued Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) for international travel on non-scheduled commercial flights under the Vande Bharat Scheme and Air Transport Bubble arrangement.

News 🗓 Sunday August 23 2020 👁 352
The Home Ministry has issued Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) for international travel on non-scheduled commercial flights under the Vande Bharat Scheme and Air Transport Bubble arrangement. The SOP states that persons wanting to travel to India on the Vande Bharat flights will register themselves with the Indian missions in the country where they are stranded or residing, along with necessary details as prescribed by the External Affairs Ministry. Such registration may n ... Read More
Shri Gadkari to lay foundation Stone and inaugurate 35 highway projects worth over Rs 9400 crore in Madhya Pradesh

Shri Gadkari to lay foundation Stone and inaugurate 35 highway projects worth over Rs 9400 crore in Madhya Pradesh

News 🗓 Sunday August 23 2020 👁 356
Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Shri Nitin Gadkari will lay foundation stone of and inaugurate 35 highway projects in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday, the 25th of August, 2020. Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan will preside over the virtual function, to be attended by Union Ministers Shri ThavarchandGehlot and Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, MoSs Shri Prahlad Singh Patel, Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste and Gen (Dr) V K Singh(Rtd), Ministers from the State, several MPs, MLAs and senior offic ... Read More
Indian Railways generates more than 6,40,000 mandays of work till 21 August 2020 under Gareeb Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan These mandays of work generated in 6 States viz. Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh

Indian Railways generates more than 6,40,000 mandays of work till 21 August 2020 under Gareeb Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan These mandays of work generated in 6 States viz. Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh

News 🗓 Sunday August 23 2020 👁 388
Indian Railways has generated more than 6,40,000 mandays of work under Gareeb Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan in 6 States viz. Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.  Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry is closely monitoring the progress made in these projects and generation of work opportunities for the migrant labours of these states under this scheme. Around 165 Railway infrastructure projects are being executed in these states.  ... Read More
Ministry of I&B releases SOP for Media Production

Ministry of I&B releases SOP for Media Production

News 🗓 Sunday August 23 2020 👁 352
Media Production is a major economic activity that has contributed immensely to the GDP of our country.  Given the current COVID – 19 Pandemic, it is crucial that various stake holders involved in activities of Media Production take suitable measures to restrict the transmission of the pandemic, while at the same time resuming/conducting their operations and activities.    The Ministry of I&B, in consultation with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, h ... Read More
PM greets people on Nuakhai Juhar

PM greets people on Nuakhai Juhar

News 🗓 Sunday August 23 2020 👁 354
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Nuakhai Juhar. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, "The special occasion of Nuakhai is about celebrating the hardwork of our farmers. It is due to their efforts that our nation is fed.  May this auspicious day bring prosperity and good health for everyone.  Nuakhai Juhar!"  https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/1297375307347845120?ref_src=twsrc%5E ... Read More
New feature added in Arogya Setu App to facilitate safe functioning of business and economy

New feature added in Arogya Setu App to facilitate safe functioning of business and economy

News 🗓 Saturday August 22 2020 👁 351
Aarogya Setu app has started a new technological solution in order to help businesses and the economy to start functioning while b ... Read More
States & UTs can avail the Common Eligibility Test (CET) to be conducted by NRA for job selection: Dr. Jitendra Singh

States & UTs can avail the Common Eligibility Test (CET) to be conducted by NRA for job selection: Dr. Jitendra Singh

News 🗓 Saturday August 22 2020 👁 386
States and Union Territories can avail the Common Eligibility Test (CET) to be conducted by National Recruitment Agency (NRA) for job selection, the decision for which was passed at the Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sh Narendra Modi on Wednesday. Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh, said that the CET score could be shared with the R ... Read More
EPFO Makes Signficant Progress in Updating KYC of its Subscribers During July- 2020 Despite Covid Pendemic

EPFO Makes Signficant Progress in Updating KYC of its Subscribers During July- 2020 Despite Covid Pendemic

News 🗓 Saturday August 22 2020 👁 352
During the month of July 2020 EPFO has been successful in updating 2.39 Lakh Aadhaar's, 4.28 Lakh Mobile numbers & 5.26 Lakh Bank Account's in the UAN of its subscribers.   As the country faces the unprecedented challenge of the COVID 19 pandemic, the concept of social distancing has assumed immense importance. EPFO, as the principal social Security Organization in the country, has been striving hard, to provide unhindered services to its subscribers through digital m ... Read More
MHA asks States to allow unhindered movement of persons and goods and services during Unlock-3

MHA asks States to allow unhindered movement of persons and goods and services during Unlock-3

News 🗓 Saturday August 22 2020 👁 350
The Centre has asked the States that there should be no restrictions imposed on inter-State and intra-State movement of persons and goods and services during the present prevailing Unlock-3 guidelines. In a communication to Chief Secretaries of all States today, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has stated that it has been reported that local level restrictions on movement are being imposed by various districts/States.  Such restrictions are creating problems in inter-State movement ... Read More
Arunachal Pradesh will provide tap water to all rural homes by 2023

Arunachal Pradesh will provide tap water to all rural homes by 2023

News 🗓 Saturday August 22 2020 👁 350
Arunachal Pradesh has again received a very high rainfall in the current monsoon season. Many of the drinking water supply installations dependent on the surface sources have faced the fury of natural calamities in terms of flash flood, cloud bursts, landslides and erosions. The Ledum multi village water supply project feeding potable drinking water to Bilat circle, Oyan-Sille Circle and Ruksin headquarter covering 19 villages with population of 21,287 under East Siang D ... Read More
Aarogya Setu introduces Open API Service, a novel feature to help the people, businesses and the economy to return to normalcy

Aarogya Setu introduces Open API Service, a novel feature to help the people, businesses and the economy to return to normalcy

News 🗓 Saturday August 22 2020 👁 357
As Aarogya Setu move on to the new normal of learning to live with COVID19, Aarogya Setu team has worked on a new innovative feature which is called ‘Open API Service’. In order to help businesses and economy to start functioning while being safe, the Open API Service enables organizations to check the status of Aarogya Setu and integrate it into its various Work from Home features. The Open API Service of Aarogya Setu, addresses the fear/risk of Covid-19 infections and help the people, busin ... Read More
NFL Vijaipur unit to produce Compost from Biodegradable waste

NFL Vijaipur unit to produce Compost from Biodegradable waste

News 🗓 Saturday August 22 2020 👁 351
National Fertilizers Limited (NFL)a PSU  under the Department of Fertilizers ,Vijaipur  (MP ) is going to set up an Organic Waste Converter (OWC) Plant. The biodegradable waste collected in the unit shall be transported to OWC where the same shall be segregated from non-degradable parts. It will take around 10 days to convert it into ready to use compost.  ... Read More
बिजली बिल कैसे चेक करे? ऑनलाइन पेमेंट करने का तरीका

बिजली बिल कैसे चेक करे? ऑनलाइन पेमेंट करने का तरीका

News 🗓 Saturday August 22 2020 👁 665
भारत के अलग-अलग राज्यों में अलग-अलग बिजली कंपनियों द्वारा बिजली (Electricity) पहुंचाई जाती है ऐसे में यदि आप देश के अलग-अलग राज्यों के बिजली बिल चेक और उसका भुगतान करना चाहते हैं तो इस लेख में आपको ... Read More
National Sports Awards 2020 announced – Rohit Sharma, Mariyappan T., Manik Batra, Ms Vinesh and Ms Rani bag the Khel Ratna

National Sports Awards 2020 announced – Rohit Sharma, Mariyappan T., Manik Batra, Ms Vinesh and Ms Rani bag the Khel Ratna

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 365
Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four years; Arjuna Award is given for consistent outstanding performance for four years; Dronacharya Award goes to the coaches for producing medal winners at prestigiou ... Read More
Shri Arjun Munda e-inaugurates Tribes India Showroom in Mumbai through video conference

Shri Arjun Munda e-inaugurates Tribes India Showroom in Mumbai through video conference

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 523
Shri Arjun Munda, Union Minister for Tribal Affairs e-inaugurated via a video conference a ‘Tribes India Showroom’ in Indian Globe Chambers of LIC Western Zonal Office, Fort, Mumbai today. The inaugural event was attended by Secretary, MoTA Shri Deepak Khandekar, Chairman, TRIFED Shri R. C. Meena and MD, TRIFED Shri Pravin Krishna.  Renowned designer Ruma Devi and cine star Pooja Batra also participated in the  virtual inauguration. Addressing on the occasion, Shri Arjun M ... Read More
Industrial Training Institute, Berhampur files 3 Patents for COVID-19 related innovations;

Industrial Training Institute, Berhampur files 3 Patents for COVID-19 related innovations;

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 349
In an ongoing effort to use its technical expertise to help curtail the spread of COVID-19, Industrial Training Institute (ITI), Berhampur has registered three of its innovative products developed to fight against the novel Coronavirus in the patent journal, attesting its inherent strength to be able to rise to any challenge. This will give priority right to the institute over invention. Following the footsteps of IITs and NITs, ITI Berhampur has joined in the patent institute club of the country. In com ... Read More
Study initiated for low cost COVID 19 detection kit suitable for storage in less stringent conditions in rural areas

Study initiated for low cost COVID 19 detection kit suitable for storage in less stringent conditions in rural areas

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 359
The COVID 19 pandemic has thrown up the novel challenge of setting up rapid diagnostic facilities in remote areas which do not have adequate infrastructure. This calls for low cost devices that do not require very stringent storage facilities. Scientists have put in a research plan to meet this urgent requirement. With support from the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), a statutory body under the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Birla Institute of ... Read More
ARCI scientists convert tamarind waste & cotton waste to supercapacitor electrodes

ARCI scientists convert tamarind waste & cotton waste to supercapacitor electrodes

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 350
Tamarind seeds and cotton waste may soon be used to make low-cost supercapacitors for energy storage – thanks to the efforts of a group of Indian scientists who have used such waste biomass to develop materials for making cost-effective supercapacitor devices. This can pave the way towards affordable electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles which bank on supercapacitors significantly for their application in braking systems and start-stop cycles. Responding to the intense hunt for supercapac ... Read More
NHAI Planted 25 Lakh Plants in 25 Days to Mark its Silver Jubilee Year

NHAI Planted 25 Lakh Plants in 25 Days to Mark its Silver Jubilee Year

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 367
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), a public sector undertaking under the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, has developed a mobile App called ‘Harit Path' to monitor location, growth, species details, maintenance activities, targets and achievements of each of its field units  for each and every plant under all plantation projects.  The app was inaugurated by the Union Minister for RTH Shri Nitin Gadkari today. ... Read More
Railways enhances Rail Infrastructure and Urban Decongestion in areas near Delhi

Railways enhances Rail Infrastructure and Urban Decongestion in areas near Delhi

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 349
In order to enhance Railway infrastructure and assist in urban decongestion, Indian Railways is taking series of steps all across the country.  As a part of those activities, Northern Railways has converted the existing Rohtak-Gohana Railway line into a 4.8 km long elevated track. The work on the line is almost complete and it will be commissioned in the next three months.  The said Railway line  was going through the heart of the city. There are four level crossings on ... Read More
KVIC Serves Legal Notices to “Khadi Essentials” & “Khadi Global” for Fraudulently Using Brand Name Khadi

KVIC Serves Legal Notices to “Khadi Essentials” & “Khadi Global” for Fraudulently Using Brand Name Khadi

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 352
Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has issued legal notices to two firms – Khadi Essentials and Khadi Global –  stating that they are “unauthorizedly” and “fraudulently” using the brand name “Khadi”. KVIC in a statement has said today that the two firms are engaged in selling a range of cosmetic and beauty products through various e-commerce platforms using the brand name “Khadi” and thus misleading consumers. In the n ... Read More
Jal Jeevan Mission-A novel approach to provide safe drinking water through Community Participation

Jal Jeevan Mission-A novel approach to provide safe drinking water through Community Participation

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 368
‘Water cannot be increased but can only be managed’- Ramdas’s face turns stoic and tone more controlled while he delivers these wise lines. Being the deputy Sarpanch of a water stressed area of Pune district, he has earned this wisdom by seeing his clan suffer and struggle for every drop of water. Ramdas is a resident of Bhojanewadi, a hillock habitation placed at an altitude of 927 metres of Ugalewadi village of Pune, which has about 40 households. For years he has s ... Read More
Shri Ram Vilas Paswan launches online system of Registration and Renewal for Jewellers and online system of recognition and renewal of Assaying and Hallmarking (A&H) Centers

Shri Ram Vilas Paswan launches online system of Registration and Renewal for Jewellers and online system of recognition and renewal of Assaying and Hallmarking (A&H) Centers

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 352
The Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Shri Ram Vilas Paswan today virtually launched the online system of Registration and Renewal of Jewellers and online system of recognition and renewal of the Assaying and Hallmarking Centres. This online system can be accessed through Bureau of Indian Standards web portal www.manakonline.in.While launching the online system, Shri Paswan said that it was difficult tohandle thelar ... Read More
Bye Election to the Council of States from Uttar Pradesh

Bye Election to the Council of States from Uttar Pradesh

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 357
There is one casual vacancy in the Council of States from Uttar Pradesh as per following details: - State ... Read More
Guidelines for Conduct of General Election/Bye election during COVID-19

Guidelines for Conduct of General Election/Bye election during COVID-19

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 359
Election Commission of India approved the broad guidelines for conduct of general/bye elections during COVID-19 period. These are available at ... Read More
swachh survekshan 2020 : और भारत के सबसे गंदे शहर हैं....

swachh survekshan 2020 : और भारत के सबसे गंदे शहर हैं....

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 353
इंदौर को लगातार चौथे साल भारत का सबसे स्वच्छ शहर घोषित किया गया है। गुरुवार को घोषित स्वच्छता सर्वेक्षण पुरस्कार 2020 में दूसरा स्थान सूरत और तीसरा स्थान नवी मुंबई को मिला। प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र म ... Read More
BCCI announce Dream11 as Title Sponsor for IPL 2020

BCCI announce Dream11 as Title Sponsor for IPL 2020

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 453
The IPL Governing Council has announced Dream11 as the new Title Sponsor of the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League. Dream11 (Sporta Technologies Pvt. Ltd) is an Indian company based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Dream11’s association with sports has grown over the years and it is presently partnering a total of 19 sports leagues ... Read More
Effective price monitoring system is helping the farmers to get fertilizers at cheaper price: Shri Gowda

Effective price monitoring system is helping the farmers to get fertilizers at cheaper price: Shri Gowda

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 437
Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers Shri DV Sadananda Gowda has said that the Department of Fertilizers, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has initiated thorough scrutiny of the cost of production / imports in the country for all fertilizers under the Nutrient Based Subsidy (NBS) Scheme. Due to this initiative of effective monitoring system by the Department, Shri Gowda informed that the fertilizer companies have now adopted a voluntary self-regulatory mechanism and as such the bene ... Read More
Winners of Short Film Contest on Patriotism Announced

Winners of Short Film Contest on Patriotism Announced

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 363
As part of Independence Day celebrations 2020, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting along with National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) had organized an Online Short Film Contest to create a patriotic mood surrounding this year’s Independence Day. The contest went live on 14th July, 2020 on the MyGov portal and ended on 7th August 2020. The contest was hosted on the www.MyGov.in website for receiving the entries. The them ... Read More
Relaxation in eligibility criteria and enhancement in the payment of unemployment benefit under Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan yojana of ESIC

Relaxation in eligibility criteria and enhancement in the payment of unemployment benefit under Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan yojana of ESIC

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 349
The ESI Corporation during its 182nd meeting held late yesterday under the Chairmanship of Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State for Labour and Employment (I/C) has taken some very important decisions towards improvement in its service delivery mechanism and providing relief to workers affected by Covid-19 pandemic. Following important decisions were taken during the meeting: ESIC is implementing the Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyna Yojna under which unemployment benefit is paid to the workers ... Read More
Jharkhand: संविदा पर कंप्यूटर ऑपरेटरों की बहाली, नियम विरुद्ध सभी पद एससी-एसटी व ओबीसी के लिए आरक्षित

Jharkhand: संविदा पर कंप्यूटर ऑपरेटरों की बहाली, नियम विरुद्ध सभी पद एससी-एसटी व ओबीसी के लिए आरक्षित

News 🗓 Thursday August 20 2020 👁 392
Jharkhand Government भवन निर्माण विभाग ने बहाली में शत प्रतिशत आरक्षण किया। विभागीय सचिव का आदेश है। इसके बाद संयुक्त सचिव ने एजेंसी एसबीसी एक्सपोर्ट्स को पत्र लिखा। [आशीष झा] रांची आरक्षण की एक तय ... Read More
Govt sets up National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID-19 to keep India at forefront: MEA

Govt sets up National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID-19 to keep India at forefront: MEA

News 🗓 Thursday August 20 2020 👁 353
Government has set up an National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID-19. The purpose of the group is to keep India in the forefront of any ongoing effort worldwide to innovate, prepare, produce and launch candidate vaccines to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, for India and for the world.   Through the inputs and support of the External Affairs Ministry, this Expert Group will ... Read More
Our medical fraternity made the nation proud and shown to the world that India can be a trusted partner: Shri Piyush Goyal;

Our medical fraternity made the nation proud and shown to the world that India can be a trusted partner: Shri Piyush Goyal;

News 🗓 Thursday August 20 2020 👁 357
The Commerce and Industry Minister Shri Piyush Goyal has said that all our medical fraternity have made the nation proud and shown to the world that India can be a trusted partner when it comes to global engagement & trade. Speaking at the inauguration of CII’s 12th MedTech Global Summit here today, he said tha ... Read More
CCI approves proposed acquisition of C&S Electric Limited by Siemens Limited

CCI approves proposed acquisition of C&S Electric Limited by Siemens Limited

News 🗓 Thursday August 20 2020 👁 356
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves proposed acquisition of C&S Electric Limited by Siemens Limited. The proposed combination envisages acquisition of 100% of the share capital of C&S Electric Limited (C&S) by Siemens Limited (Siemens India). At the time of closing of the proposed combination, the scope of business of C&S shall include low-voltage (LV) switchgear components and panels, LV and medium voltage (MV) power busbars as well as protection and metering dev ... Read More
Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad announces Results of Grand Challenge for Developing Video Conference Solution

Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad announces Results of Grand Challenge for Developing Video Conference Solution

News 🗓 Thursday August 20 2020 👁 468
Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister for Electronics & IT, Communications and Law & Justice, announced today the results of Grand Challenge for Developing Video Conference Solution. Announcing the winners of the Grand Challenge, he said, “I am delighted that Indian entrepreneurs and innovators have responded to the clarion call for AatmaNirbhar Bharat given by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India and have come up with some world class video conferencing solutions in a short span of fou ... Read More
1.22 crore Kisan Credit Cards sanctioned with credit limit of Rs. 1,02,065 crore under the special saturation drive

1.22 crore Kisan Credit Cards sanctioned with credit limit of Rs. 1,02,065 crore under the special saturation drive

News 🗓 Thursday August 20 2020 👁 351
In an effort to buffer the agricultural sector from the shock of COVID-19, a special saturation drive is underway to provide concessional credit to farmers through Kisan Credit Card (KCC). As on 17.08.2020, 1.22 crore KCCs have been sanctioned with credit limit of Rs. 1,02,065  crore. This will go a long way in reviving the rural economy and accelerating agricultural growth. It may be recalled that as part of the Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Package, the Governmen ... Read More
Nominations for Sardar Patel National Unity Award extended till 31st October 2020

Nominations for Sardar Patel National Unity Award extended till 31st October 2020

News 🗓 Thursday August 20 2020 👁 352
The online nomination process for Sardar Patel National Unity Award, the highest civilian award in the field of contribution to the unity and integrity of India, has now been extended till 31.10.2020. Th ... Read More
Shri Santosh Gangwar launches Logo of Labour Bureau, says Data Base is very important in Policy making

Shri Santosh Gangwar launches Logo of Labour Bureau, says Data Base is very important in Policy making

News 🗓 Thursday August 20 2020 👁 351
The official logo of Labour Bureau, an attached office of Ministry of Labour and Employment, was launched here today by Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment in the presence of Shri Heeralal Samariya, Secretary, MoL&E and Shri D.P.S. Negi, Director General Labour Bureau & Senior Officers of Ministry at Shram Shakti Bhawan, to visually communicate the vision and objectives of the Bureau. ... Read More
Implementation of PMEGP Projects Records 44% Jump in 2020

Implementation of PMEGP Projects Records 44% Jump in 2020

News 🗓 Thursday August 20 2020 👁 355
At a time when the country's economy took a severe jolt due to Covid-19 lockdown, the flagship Prime Minister Employment Generation Program (PMEGP) implemented by Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) progressed at a much rapid pace. Thanks to a major decision of the Ministry of MSME introducing a new&faster mechanism  in approving the PMEGP projects, the approval of projects during the first five months of this financial year, i.e. from April 1, 2020 to August 18, 2020, increased b ... Read More
Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh virtually releasing a book on Cancer edited by noted Oncologist Dr Ashok Vaid.

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh virtually releasing a book on Cancer edited by noted Oncologist Dr Ashok Vaid.

News 🗓 Thursday August 20 2020 👁 420
Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh, who is himself a known Diabetologist and medical professional, released a book on Cancer edited by noted Oncologist and Padma Shree recipient, Dr Ashok K. Vaid DM (Oncology) in a special session organized exclusively for the ceremony during the 3 -day virtual conference on Oncology beginning here from today. Referring to the changing spectrum of disease in India, Dr ... Read More
About 21 crore mandays employment provided and Rs.16,768 crore spent by the seventh week of Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan

About 21 crore mandays employment provided and Rs.16,768 crore spent by the seventh week of Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan

News 🗓 Thursday August 20 2020 👁 358
The Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan (GKRA) is taking action on mission mode to provide employment to migrant workers who have returned to their native villages of 6 states namely Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. The Abhiyaan is empowering villagers with livelihood opportunities in 116 districts of these states. By the seventh week itself a total of about 21 crore mandays employment has been provided and Rs.16,768 crore has been spent so far. In the pursuit of ... Read More
The Skin conformal sensor has the ability to perform non-invasive and continuous monitoring of vital health parameters. Further, it has the potential to replace rigid and bulky health monitoring devices.

The Skin conformal sensor has the ability to perform non-invasive and continuous monitoring of vital health parameters. Further, it has the potential to replace rigid and bulky health monitoring devices.

News 🗓 Thursday August 20 2020 👁 358
Active research in the field of epidermal electronics has spawned an important class of wearable sensors that aim to deliver point of care diagnostics with comfortable and robust user experience. Conventional medical devices are bulky, rigid, and non-practical because they do not allow continuous monitoring of vital health parameters while continuing day to day life schedule. The soft and curvilinear shape of human body needs skin like sensors that can be tattooed on the body with an easy transfer proces ... Read More
DST encourages translational research on Carbon Capture, Utilisation & Storage (CCUS)

DST encourages translational research on Carbon Capture, Utilisation & Storage (CCUS)

News 🗓 Thursday August 20 2020 👁 356
Researchers interested in translational research on Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) now have a major opportunity to accelerate and mature their technology and research activities as solutions to the growing problem of global climate change. CCUS is ... Read More
Shri Arjun Munda Virtually Launches Trifood Project of Trifed in Raigad, Maharashtra and Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh

Shri Arjun Munda Virtually Launches Trifood Project of Trifed in Raigad, Maharashtra and Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh

News 🗓 Thursday August 20 2020 👁 380
Union Tribal Affairs Minister Shri Arjun Munda e-launched the tertiary processing centresof  “Trifood Project” of TRIFED, Ministry of Tribal Affairs in in Raigad, Maharashtra and Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh here today in the presence of Smt.Renuka Singh, Minister of State, Shri K.C. Padvi, Minister of Tribal Affairs, Maharashtra, Shri Ramesh Chand Meena, Chairman, TRIFED and Shri Pravir Krishna, Managing Director, TRIFED. Senior officials from the ministries and dignitaries from the two stat ... Read More
Atal Innovation Mission partners with India-Sweden Healthcare Innovation Centre to expand Start-up ecosystem

Atal Innovation Mission partners with India-Sweden Healthcare Innovation Centre to expand Start-up ecosystem

News 🗓 Thursday August 20 2020 👁 355
In line with a shared vision of expanding the culture of innovation in the country, Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog and Business Sweden on behalf of India Sweden Healthcare Innovation Centre are collaborating to promote the disruptive potential of Indian entrepreneurs, and, boost the vibrant start-up ecosystem across the country. A virtual Statement of Intent (SoI) was signed between AIM and India-Sweden Healthcare Innovation Centre here on Thursday, 20 August 2020. Und ... Read More
Cabinet approves Fair and Remunerative Price of sugarcane payable by sugar mills for the sugar season 2020-21.

Cabinet approves Fair and Remunerative Price of sugarcane payable by sugar mills for the sugar season 2020-21.

News 🗓 Wednesday August 19 2020 👁 351
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) of sugarcane payable by sugar mills for 2020-21 sugar season (October-September) on the recommendations of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) asunder: ... Read More
Cabinet approves proposal for leasing out three airports - Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram - of Airports Authority of India through Public Private Partnership

Cabinet approves proposal for leasing out three airports - Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram - of Airports Authority of India through Public Private Partnership

News 🗓 Wednesday August 19 2020 👁 356
The Union Cabinetchaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approvedthe proposal for leasing out three airports namely Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram airports of Airports Authority of India (AAI) through Public Private Partnership (PPP).   The Union Cabinet accorded its approval for leasing of three AAI airports namely, Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram for Operation, Management and Development to M/s Adani Enterprises Ltd, who is declared as the success ... Read More
One Nation One Ration Card - Journey so far and journey ahead

One Nation One Ration Card - Journey so far and journey ahead

News 🗓 Wednesday August 19 2020 👁 354
The implementation of One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) plan is one of the top priorities of Department of Food & Public Distribution, Government of India to provide an option to all eligible ration card holders/beneficiaries covered under NFSA to access their entitlements from anywhere in the country. Under this plan, the distribution of highly subsidized food grains is ... Read More
India scales another peak: Total recoveries cross 2 million

India scales another peak: Total recoveries cross 2 million

News 🗓 Wednesday August 19 2020 👁 351
Fast on the heels of crossing 3 crore cumulative tests, India has recorded another high. Total number of recoveries has crossed 2 million today (20,37,870). Coupled with this is another achievement of highest ever single day recoveries of 60,091 in the last 24 hours. With this high number of COVID-19 patients recovering and being discharged from the hospitals and home isolation (in case of mild and moderate cases), the Recovery Rate has scaled the twin peak of ... Read More
Mobile App Launched to Provide User Friendly Digital Interface to Source Loan Applications of Street Vendors

Mobile App Launched to Provide User Friendly Digital Interface to Source Loan Applications of Street Vendors

News 🗓 Wednesday August 19 2020 👁 354
Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (I/C), Housing and Urban Affairs interacted with Urban Development Ministers, Chief Secretaries, UD Secretaries/Principal Secretaries, DGPs, Collectors / SPs / SSPs / Municipal Commissioners / Chief Executive Officers of 125 cities in the context of Prime Minister Street Vendors AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme which has been launched to provide credit for working capital to street vendors to resume their business. While the Scheme provides the credit faci ... Read More
Union Education Minister virtually releases Students’ Learning Enhancement Guidelines

Union Education Minister virtually releases Students’ Learning Enhancement Guidelines

News 🗓 Wednesday August 19 2020 👁 354
Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ virtually releases Students’ Learning Enhancement Guidelines in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion the Minister said that during the present-day epidemic of COVID-19, institutions under Ministry of Education worked together and attempted to take school education to children at home through digital means. The documents such as Alternative Academic Calendar, PRAGYATA Guidelines, Digital Education-India Report, NISHTHA-Online, etc. ... Read More
Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh hails setting up of the National Recruitment Agency (NRA) as a historic decision of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi

Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh hails setting up of the National Recruitment Agency (NRA) as a historic decision of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi

News 🗓 Wednesday August 19 2020 👁 352
The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today said that the decision of the Cabinet to set up a National Recruitment Agency to conduct Common Eligibility Test is a historic, visionary and revolutionary reform in the field of recruitment for Central Government Jobs. Briefing the media here, he said that the decision marks a paradigm shift in Government Recruitm ... Read More
Cabinet approves setting up of National Recruitment Agency to conduct Common Eligibility Test

Cabinet approves setting up of National Recruitment Agency to conduct Common Eligibility Test

News 🗓 Wednesday August 19 2020 👁 373
Cabinet approves creation of National Recruitment Agency (NRA), paving the way for a transformational reform in the recruitment process for central government jobs   NRA: A Multi-Agency Body to encompass the first level test by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) and the Institute of Banking Service Personnel (IBPS)   Common eligibility Test (CET) to screen candidates at the ... Read More
Cabinet approves measures to provide liquidity in the Power Sector Dues to the financial stress caused by COVID-19

Cabinet approves measures to provide liquidity in the Power Sector Dues to the financial stress caused by COVID-19

News 🗓 Wednesday August 19 2020 👁 356
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved a one-time relaxation to Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) for extending loans to Distribution Companies (DISCOMs) above limits of working capital cap of 25% of last year’s revenues under Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY). One-time relaxation would help in providing liquidity to the power sector and ensure payments by State Governments to DISCO ... Read More
SCTIMST & IIT Madras start-up set up portable hospital infrastructure for COVID -19

SCTIMST & IIT Madras start-up set up portable hospital infrastructure for COVID -19

News 🗓 Wednesday August 19 2020 👁 353
The COVID 19 pandemic has highlighted the need to set up systems to improve health infrastructure, particularly in rural areas. Portable hospitals for detecting, screening, identifying, isolating, and treating COVID-19 patients in local communities could soon be a solution to tackle the increasing demands for health infrastructure.  Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), an autonomous institute under the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt ... Read More
49 innovations in 5 focus areas receive Millennium Alliance Round 6 & COVID19 Innovation Challenge-Awards

49 innovations in 5 focus areas receive Millennium Alliance Round 6 & COVID19 Innovation Challenge-Awards

News 🗓 Wednesday August 19 2020 👁 352
The Millennium Alliance Round 6 & COVID19 Innovation Challenge-Award Ceremony, which recognized 49 innovative solutions in 5 focus sectors of India, highlighted the necessity of building a highly distributed innovation ecosystem. Announcing that DST will be soon launching a new program to have highly distributed innovation ecosystem, DST Secretary, Professor Ashutosh Sharma said that to have a startup doing innovation it is important to have networking, support, seed money, prototyping faci ... Read More
NRDC and NAL to incubate aerospace engineering start-ups

NRDC and NAL to incubate aerospace engineering start-ups

News 🗓 Wednesday August 19 2020 👁 359
Start-ups are the initiative to bring innovation in mainstream. The action plan is to focus on simplification and handholding. Another important aspect of start-ups is industry-academia partnership and incubation. Looking at these aspects National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Aerospace Laboratories (CSIR-NAL) joined hands to establish an Innovation cum Incubation Centre with external private funding to promote start-ups in the emerging ... Read More
Common Eligibility Test for IBPS, SSC and Indian Railways. Module to how to apply — explained

Common Eligibility Test for IBPS, SSC and Indian Railways. Module to how to apply — explained

News 🗓 Wednesday August 19 2020 👁 550
Common Eligibility Test for IBPS, SSC and Indian Railways. Module to how to apply — explained The new agency will conduct a Common Eligibility Test (CET) for all the competitive examinations Around 2 crore aspirants sit for various examinations for government jobs or banking jobs every year In a move ... Read More
Kerala University undergraduate admission 2020: First list for UG programmes to be out soon; all details here

Kerala University undergraduate admission 2020: First list for UG programmes to be out soon; all details here

News 🗓 Tuesday August 18 2020 👁 355
The university has provided all the relevant and necessary information on its official website. After the first allotment list, the university is likely to release the second allotment list on August 24. Kerala University UG allotment results are likely to be released very soon as the admission period for undergraduate programs ended yesterday. The university may release the first allo ... Read More
Haryana Chief Minister, Shri Manohar Lal distributed Parivar Pehchan Patra to the eligible beneficiaries on 04/08/2020 at Panchkula

Haryana Chief Minister, Shri Manohar Lal distributed Parivar Pehchan Patra to the eligible beneficiaries on 04/08/2020 at Panchkula

News 🗓 Tuesday August 18 2020 👁 352
The State Government has already decided to celebrate the year 2020 as Susashan Sanakap Varsh and the integration of schemes of all departments with Parivar Pehchan Patras (PPP). In a unique e-governance initiative that will enable the citizens to get the benefit of various centre and state government schemes at their door-step in a fair and transparent manner, Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal distributed Parivar Pehchan Patra (PPP) to the eligible families on 04/08/2020 at Panchkula ... Read More
Awards announced for Indo-U.S. Virtual Networks for COVID-19

Awards announced for Indo-U.S. Virtual Networks for COVID-19

News 🗓 Tuesday August 18 2020 👁 353
Eight binational teams consisting of researchers from India and the US have received awards to pursue cutting-edge research in pathogenesis and disease management of COVID-19 through Indo-US virtual networks. The areas of research they will pursue include antiviral coatings, immune modulation, tracking SARS CoV-2 in wastewater, disease detection mechanisms, reverse genetics strategies, and drug repurposing.   The Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) announced the awards ... Read More
Bengaluru scientists fabricate invisible shield for electromagnetic interference

Bengaluru scientists fabricate invisible shield for electromagnetic interference

News 🗓 Tuesday August 18 2020 👁 352
H G Wells’ ‘Invisible Man’ tweaked optical properties of the body to become invisible. Scientists have now achieved a similar feat by designing a metal mesh structure instead of continuous film on desired transparent substrates to make it a transparent shield for electromagnetic interference (EMI). The invisible shield can be used in various military stealth applications and can cover electromagnetic wave emitter or absorber devices without compromising their aesthetics. Scien ... Read More
Indian Railways introduces Drone based surveillance system for Railway Security

Indian Railways introduces Drone based surveillance system for Railway Security

News 🗓 Tuesday August 18 2020 👁 355
Drone surveillance technology has emerged as an important and cost effective tool for security surveillance over large areas with limited manpower. Mumbai Division of Central Railway in Indian Railways has recently procured two Ninja UAVs for better security and surveillance in Railway areas like station premises, Railway track sections, yards, workshops, etc. A team of four staff of Railway Protection Force (RPF), Mumbai has been trained for drone flying, surveillance and maintenance. These dr ... Read More
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi felicitates youths selected in Civil Services with assistance of free coaching schemes of the Minority Affairs Ministry

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi felicitates youths selected in Civil Services with assistance of free coaching schemes of the Minority Affairs Ministry

News 🗓 Tuesday August 18 2020 👁 349
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi felicitates youths selected in Civil Services with assistance of free coaching schemes of the Minority Affairs Ministry Union Minister of Minority Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said here that the Government’s resolute and effective efforts for “promotion and progress” of meritorious youths from Minority communities have resulted in selection of 22 youths from poor, weaker, deprived sections of Minority communities in the prestigious Civil Service ... Read More
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi felicitates youths selected in Civil Services with assistance of free coaching schemes of the Minority Affairs Ministry

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi felicitates youths selected in Civil Services with assistance of free coaching schemes of the Minority Affairs Ministry

News 🗓 Tuesday August 18 2020 👁 359
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi felicitates youths selected in Civil Services with assistance of free coaching schemes of the Minority Affairs Ministry Union Minister of Minority Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said here that the Government’s resolute and effective efforts for “promotion and progress” of meritorious youths from Minority communities have resulted in selection of 22 youths from poor, weaker, deprived sections of Minority communities in the prestigious Civil Service ... Read More
Union Education Minister participates in inaugural programme for 11th Batch of Post Graduate Programme and 9th Batch of Fellow (Doctoral) Programme of IIM Raipur

Union Education Minister participates in inaugural programme for 11th Batch of Post Graduate Programme and 9th Batch of Fellow (Doctoral) Programme of IIM Raipur

News 🗓 Tuesday August 18 2020 👁 350
Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal'Nishank'participated in inaugural programme for 11th Batch of Post Graduate Programme (PGP) and 9th Batch of Fellow (Doctoral) Programme (FPM) of IIM Raipur through online medium.Shri Shyamal Gopinath, Chairperson, BOG, IIM Raipur and Prof. Bharat Bhasker, Director, IIM, Raipur were present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion Shri Pokhriyal welcomed the 11th batch of PGP and the 9th batch of FPM to the IIM campus. He inaugurated the g ... Read More
19 Integrated Regional Offices to start functioning from 1st October

19 Integrated Regional Offices to start functioning from 1st October

News 🗓 Tuesday August 18 2020 👁 395
With a view to achieving outcomes related to the mandates of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) in an improved, timely and effective manner, and for this purpose to further enhance its outreach to stakeholders, undertake coordinated action and optimize the utilization of available resources, MoEFCC has approved establishment of 19 Integrated Regional Offices (IROs) of the MoEF&CC. These IROs will start functioning from October 1st, 2020. The IROs will be establ ... Read More
Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad launches “Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge” to realize the ambition of self-reliance and a momentous stride towards “Atmanirbhar Bharat”

Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad launches “Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge” to realize the ambition of self-reliance and a momentous stride towards “Atmanirbhar Bharat”

News 🗓 Tuesday August 18 2020 👁 356
Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister of Law & Justice, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, launched today “Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge- Innovate Solutionsfor #Aatmanirbhar Bharat” to provide further impetus to the strong ecosystem of Start-up, innovation and research in the country. IIT Madras and Center for Development of Advance Computing (CDAC) have developed two microprocessors named SHAKTI (32 bit) and VEGA (64 bit) resp ... Read More
Atma Nirbhar Bharat Schemefor Migrants - A holistic perspective

Atma Nirbhar Bharat Schemefor Migrants - A holistic perspective

News 🗓 Tuesday August 18 2020 👁 351
Amidst the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis in the country, the Government of India had announced various economic measures under the AtmaNirbhar Bharat Package (ANBP) in the middle of May 2020 for migrant workers across the country. Pursuant to this, the Department of Food & Public Distribution had allocated a total quantity of about 8 Lakh MT of foodgrains to all States/UTs which was communicated to all States/ UTs on 15th May 2020 under the “AtmaNirbhar Bharat Scheme (ANBS)&rd ... Read More
Dhanwantari Rath to bring Ayurveda at doorsteps of Delhi Police families

Dhanwantari Rath to bring Ayurveda at doorsteps of Delhi Police families

News 🗓 Tuesday August 18 2020 👁 397
Dhanwantari Rath to bring Ayurveda at doorsteps of Delhi Police families   A MoU was signed between All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) and Delhi Police today for extending the Ayurveda Preventive and Promotive health services in the residential colonies of Delhi Police. These services are to be provided through a mobile unit named ‘Dhanwant ... Read More
Prime Minister to Announce Results of Swachh Survekshan 2020 in “Swachh Mahotsav”, the Virtual Event Being Organized by Mohua

Prime Minister to Announce Results of Swachh Survekshan 2020 in “Swachh Mahotsav”, the Virtual Event Being Organized by Mohua

News 🗓 Tuesday August 18 2020 👁 349
Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister will announce the results of Swachh Survekshan 2020, at 11 AM on Thursday i.e the 20th of August, 2020. This is the fifth edition of the annual cleanliness survey of the country. A total of 129 awards will be handed over to the top performing cities and states in the programme, titled “Swachh Mahotsav”. The Prime Minister will also be interacting with select beneficiaries, swachhagrahis and SafaiKarmis under ... Read More
The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the PM Cares Funds need not be transferred to National Disaster Relief Fund (NDRF).

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the PM Cares Funds need not be transferred to National Disaster Relief Fund (NDRF).

News 🗓 Tuesday August 18 2020 👁 357
The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the PM Cares Funds need not be transferred to National Disaster Relief Fund (NDRF). A petition seeking transfer of PM Cares fund to National Disaster Relief Fund had been filed in the apex court.  The SC also stated that there is no statutory prohibition in making any contribution by any person/institution to NDRF. Center can utilise PM cares fund and NDRF funds both for Covid relief. ... Read More
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will announce the results of Swachh Survekshan 2020, at 11 AM on Thursday i.e the 20 August.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will announce the results of Swachh Survekshan 2020, at 11 AM on Thursday i.e the 20 August.

News 🗓 Tuesday August 18 2020 👁 351
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will announce the results of Swachh Survekshan 2020, at 11 AM on Thursday i.e the 20 August. This is the fifth edition of the annual cleanliness survey of the country. A total of 129 awards will be handed over to the top performing cities and states in the programme, titled “Swachh Mahotsav”. The Prime Minister will also be interacting with select beneficiaries, swachhagrahis and SafaiKarmi ... Read More
छत्तीसगढ़ पुलिस ने फेसबुक के अंकित दास के खिलाफ FIR दर्ज की

छत्तीसगढ़ पुलिस ने फेसबुक के अंकित दास के खिलाफ FIR दर्ज की

News 🗓 Tuesday August 18 2020 👁 447
Chhattisgarh Police registered a first information report (FIR) against Ankhi Das, the public policy director of Facebook for India, South and Central Asia, and two others in Raipur late at night on Monday. They have been booked under sections 295 (a) (deliberate and malicious acts that are intended to outrage religious feelings of any cla ... Read More
Govt to release result of Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements today

Govt to release result of Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements today

News 🗓 Tuesday August 18 2020 👁 351
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu will release the results of the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements, ARIIA 2020 today. ARIIA is an initiative of the Ministry of Education to systematically rank higher education institutions and universities in India on indicators related to Innovation, Startup and Entrepreneurship Development amongst students and faculty.  The Chairman of AICTE, Prof. Anil Sahasrabudhe, highlighted that the world is observing a noteworthy improvement in performan ... Read More
Inviting Ideas for PM Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat on 30th August, 2020

Inviting Ideas for PM Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat on 30th August, 2020

News 🗓 Monday August 17 2020 👁 351
Inviting Ideas for PM Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat on 30th August, 2020   Last Date Aug 29,2020 23:45 PM IST (GMT +5.30 Hrs) Login to Participate PM Narendra Modi looks forward to sharing his thoughts on themes and issues that matter to you. The Prime Minister invites you to share yo ... Read More
Launch of Tribal Health & Nutrition Portal – Swasthya and Opening of National Overseas Portal & National Tribal Fellowship Portal

Launch of Tribal Health & Nutrition Portal – Swasthya and Opening of National Overseas Portal & National Tribal Fellowship Portal

News 🗓 Monday August 17 2020 👁 358
A series of initiatives were announced by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs here today, which included the Tribal Health and Nutrition Portal ‘Swasthya’ and e-newsletter on health and nutrition ALEKH; opening of National Overseas Portal and National Tribal Fellowship Portal. Present during the occasion were Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Shri Arjun Munda, Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Smt. Renuka Singh Saruta, Secretary (Coordination), Cabinet Secretariat Shri V.P. Joy and officers of M ... Read More
Independence Day themed Webinar Series of Ministry of Tourism concludes with a session on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel - Architect of United India

Independence Day themed Webinar Series of Ministry of Tourism concludes with a session on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel - Architect of United India

News 🗓 Monday August 17 2020 👁 363
The Ministry of Tourism’s Independence Day themed Webinars conducted as part of the Deko Apna Desh webinar series concluded in a grand manner with a webinar dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel -Architect of United India on 15th August 2020. Due to the ongoing pandemic the Ministry of Tourism this year chose to Salute the nation on web screen on run up to the 74th Independence Day 2020. The Ministry of Tourism had lined up five webinars to commemorate and honour nation’s most signi ... Read More
Ministry of Tourism presents4th Independence Day themed Webinar- Jallianwala Bagh: A turning point in the Freedom struggle under Dekho Apna Desh Series

Ministry of Tourism presents4th Independence Day themed Webinar- Jallianwala Bagh: A turning point in the Freedom struggle under Dekho Apna Desh Series

News 🗓 Monday August 17 2020 👁 354
Ministry of Tourism presented overall 48th and 4thIndependence Day themed Webinar on “Jallianwala Bagh: A turning point in the Freedom struggle” under Dekho Apna Desh Series as a run up to the Independence Day Celebrations. The 48th in the series of Dekho Apna Desh webinar was presented by Ms. Kishwar Desai, Chairperson, The Partition Museum/ The Arts and Cultural Heritage trust and author of the book; Jallianwala Bagh 1919, the real story.  Ms. Desai narrated the horrif ... Read More
Under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, 1858 roads of length 11,517 km and 84 bridges have been completed in Jammu & Kashmir

Under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, 1858 roads of length 11,517 km and 84 bridges have been completed in Jammu & Kashmir

News 🗓 Monday August 17 2020 👁 356
Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, is a flagship program of Govt. of India for providing connectivity to unconnected habitations, based on census 2001. In the UTs of J&K and Ladakh, all unconnected habitations of population above 250, are eligible under the program. In the UT of Jammu & Kashmir, 3,261 roads of length of 19,277 km and 243 bridges have been sanctioned, out of which 1858 roads of length 11,517 km and 84 bridges have been completed. Similarly, in the UT of Ladakh, 142 roads of length ... Read More
Shri Gadkari Lays Foundation Stone for 13 Highway Projects and Inaugurates a Road Safety Project in Manipur; Announces Slew of Development Measures for NE States

Shri Gadkari Lays Foundation Stone for 13 Highway Projects and Inaugurates a Road Safety Project in Manipur; Announces Slew of Development Measures for NE States

News 🗓 Monday August 17 2020 👁 372
Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Shri Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stones for 13 highway projects and inaugurated a Road safety project in the North-Eastern State of Manipur through video conference today. Chief Minister Shri N Biren Singh presided over the virtual function, attended by MoS (I/c) for DONER and PMO Dr Jitendra Singh, MoS RTH Gen (Retd) V K Singh, Ministers of the Manipur State, several MPs, MLAs and senior officers from the Centre and the State. These p ... Read More
ISA to showcase state of the art, next generation technologies at the First World Solar Technology Summit next month

ISA to showcase state of the art, next generation technologies at the First World Solar Technology Summit next month

News 🗓 Monday August 17 2020 👁 351
Shri R.K. Singh,President of the ISA Assembly and Union Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy (IC) and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, today shared details of the First World Solar Technology Summit being organized by ISA on a virtual platform on September 08, 2020. The objective of the event is to bring the spotlight on state-of-the-art technologies as well as next-generation technologies which will provide impetus to the efforts towards harnessing the solar energy more ef ... Read More
IIMC celebrates its 56th Foundation Day

IIMC celebrates its 56th Foundation Day

News 🗓 Monday August 17 2020 👁 349
Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) celebrated its 56th Foundation Day today. A series of online events were organized at the regional centers across the country and also at the headquarters here in Delhi. The Foundation Day Lecture was delivered by Shri Amit Khare, Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and M/o Information & Broadcasting, Government of India and Chairman, IIMC. Sh.Khare spoke on 'National Education Policy (NEP) - Philosophy ... Read More
Summary of Flood Situation as per Rainfall Forecast

Summary of Flood Situation as per Rainfall Forecast

News 🗓 Monday August 17 2020 👁 353
Based on the rainfall forecast, following advisories are issued by CWC for various States - Odisha, Andhra Pradesh &Telangana Heavy to very heavy with isolated extremely heavy falls are likely over Telangana, Vidarbha and Chhattisgarh during next 24 hours. Due to ongoing extremely heavy rainfall, River Godavari is also getting good flows due to rain in Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Telangana. Polavaram project on River Godavari in Andhra Pradesh is likely to get a ... Read More
The Vice-President of India to release results of Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) 2020 on tomorrow

The Vice-President of India to release results of Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) 2020 on tomorrow

News 🗓 Monday August 17 2020 👁 360
Atal Rankings of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) 2020 will be announced by the Vice-President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu on 18th day of August 2020 in esteemed presence of Union Minister for HRD, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and Union Minister of State for HRD Shri Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre. The announcement ceremony will be virtual and will be attended by Secretary, Higher Education Shri Amit Khare and the dignitaries from government and non-government organizations and h ... Read More
National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration meets the  Domestic Vaccine Manufactures

National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration meets the Domestic Vaccine Manufactures

News 🗓 Monday August 17 2020 👁 361
The National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration today met leading domestic vaccine manufactures- Serum Institute of India, Pune; Bharat Biotech, Hyderabad; Zydus Cadila, Ahmedabad; Gennova Biopharmaceuticals, Pune; and Biological E, Hyderabad. The meeting was mutually beneficial and productive. It provided the National Expert Group with inputs about the present stage of various candidate vaccines being developed by the indigenous manufacturers as well as their expectations from th ... Read More
Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme (PCGS) 2.0 extended with greater flexibility to respond to emerging demands

Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme (PCGS) 2.0 extended with greater flexibility to respond to emerging demands

News 🗓 Monday August 17 2020 👁 351
As part of Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, announced by the Government, Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme (PCGS) 2.0   was launched on 20.05.2020 to provide Portfolio Guarantee for purchase of Bonds or Commercial Papers (CPs) with a rating of AA and below issued by NBFCs/HFCs/ MFIs by Public Sector Banks (PSBs). It was envisaged to purchase Bonds/ CPs of Rs. 45,000 crore under PCGS 2.0 of which the maximum headroom permissible for purchase of Bonds/ CPs rated AA/AA- ... Read More
Government focused on enhancing forest quality and increasing tree cover in the country for maximizing carbon stock: Shri Prakash Javadekar

Government focused on enhancing forest quality and increasing tree cover in the country for maximizing carbon stock: Shri Prakash Javadekar

News 🗓 Monday August 17 2020 👁 372
“Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) is focused on enhancing forest quality and increasing tree cover for maximizing carbon stock.”, said the Union Environment Minister, Shri Prakash Javadekarat the States Forest Minister’s Conference held in New Delhi. Minister of State in the Environment Ministry, Shri Babul Supriyo, other officials in the Ministry, Chief Ministers of the State of Arunachal Pradesh and Goa, Deputy Chief Ministers and 24 Forest Ministers fr ... Read More
BRO constructs 180-feet bailey bridge under three weeks providing connectivity to 20 villages in Uttarakhand

BRO constructs 180-feet bailey bridge under three weeks providing connectivity to 20 villages in Uttarakhand

News 🗓 Monday August 17 2020 👁 348
Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has constructed a 180-feet bailey bridge in Jauljibi sector of Pithoragarh district, Uttarakhand in less than three weeks despite frequent landslides and heavy rains. The 50-metre span concrete bridge was completely washed out on July 27, 2020 when cloudburst hit the area and the nallas and rivers were flooded. This caused a mud flow of tremendous force. There were many casualties also due to landslides and the road communication was broken.    The ... Read More
NFRA issues Audit Quality Review Report of the Statutory Audit for FY 2017-18 of IL&FS Financial Services Limited

NFRA issues Audit Quality Review Report of the Statutory Audit for FY 2017-18 of IL&FS Financial Services Limited

News 🗓 Monday August 17 2020 👁 361
The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) has issued the Audit Quality Review Report (AQRR) of the Statutory Audit for the year 2017-18 of IL&FS Financial Services Limited (IFIN). The statutory auditor for this engagement was BSR & Associates LLP (BSR). The AQR was conducted pursuant to Section 132(2)(b) of the Companies Act, 2013, and NFRA Rules, 2018, which require the NFRA to, inter-alia, monitor and enforce the compliance with accounting standards and auditing standards. ... Read More
PM greets people on the occasion of Malayalam New Year

PM greets people on the occasion of Malayalam New Year

News 🗓 Monday August 17 2020 👁 348
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the people on the occasion of Malayalam New Year.   “As the month of Chingam commences, my greetings to everyone, especially my Malayali sisters and brothers. I pray that the coming year brings with it success, good health and prosperity for all”, the Prime Minister said.   https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/1295239470518870018?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7C ... Read More
PM condoles demise of Pandit Jasraj

PM condoles demise of Pandit Jasraj

News 🗓 Monday August 17 2020 👁 356
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has condoled the demise of Pandit Jasraj Ji.  ... Read More
नीतीश सरकार का फैसला:बिहार में नहीं बढ़ेगा लॉकडाउन, दुकान खोलने के समय में पूरी छूट; नाइट कर्फ्यू जारी रहेगा

नीतीश सरकार का फैसला:बिहार में नहीं बढ़ेगा लॉकडाउन, दुकान खोलने के समय में पूरी छूट; नाइट कर्फ्यू जारी रहेगा

News 🗓 Sunday August 16 2020 👁 398
नीतीश सरकार ने बिहार में लॉकडाउन को आगे बढ़ाने का फैसला नहीं किया है। कल 17 अगस्त से राज्य में अनलॉक थ्री लागू होगा। इसके साथ कुछ पाबंदियां भी लागू रहेंगी। इससे पहले कोरोना के बढ़ते संक्रमण को देख ... Read More
स्थानीयता, आरक्षण व संविदा कर्मियों के मुद्दे पर बनेगी उच्चस्तरीय समिति: मुख्यमंत्री

स्थानीयता, आरक्षण व संविदा कर्मियों के मुद्दे पर बनेगी उच्चस्तरीय समिति: मुख्यमंत्री

News 🗓 Sunday August 16 2020 👁 503
स्थानीयता, आरक्षण व संविदा कर्मियों के मुद्दे पर बनेगी उच्चस्तरीय समिति: मुख्यमंत्री राजधानी रांची के मोरहाबादी मैदान में आयोजित मुख्य राजकीय समारोह में किया झंडोत्तोलन ... Read More
Registration portal for PM-KUSUM Scheme under #Mnreindia

Registration portal for PM-KUSUM Scheme under #Mnreindia

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Claim: Websites claiming registration portal for PM-KUSUM Scheme under @Mnreindia #PIBFactcheck:@MNRE does not register beneficiaries under the Scheme through any websites/ portal. Any such websites are misleading & fraudulent Details: https://www.pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PR ... Read More
भारत सरकार खेती में यूरिया का उपयोग बंद करने वाली है।

भारत सरकार खेती में यूरिया का उपयोग बंद करने वाली है।

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दावा: एक अख़बार में छपी खबर में दावा किया गया है कि भारत सरकार खेती में यूरिया का उपयोग बंद करने वाली है। #PIBFactCheck : यह दावा फर्जी है! भारत सरकार ने खेती में यूरिया के उपयोग क ... Read More
A news agency has reported that the Central Government has decided to not re-open schools until December

A news agency has reported that the Central Government has decided to not re-open schools until December

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A news agency has reported that the Central Government has decided to not re-open schools until December. #PIBFactCheck: Government has not made any such decision. https://twitter.com/PIBFactCheck/status/1293834114798202880/photo/1 ... Read More
यूपीएससी द्वारा प्रारंभिक परीक्षा में शामिल होने के लिए कोरोना टेस्ट नेगेटिव होना अनिवार्य है।

यूपीएससी द्वारा प्रारंभिक परीक्षा में शामिल होने के लिए कोरोना टेस्ट नेगेटिव होना अनिवार्य है।

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दावा: यूपीएससी द्वारा प्रारंभिक परीक्षा में शामिल होने के लिए कोरोना टेस्ट नेगेटिव होना अनिवार्य है। #PIBFactCheck : यह खबर फ़र्ज़ी है। यूपीएससी द्वारा ऐसा कोई निर्देश नहीं द ... Read More
केंद्र सरकार पीएम किसान ट्रैक्टर योजना के तहत आधे दाम में ट्रैक्टर मुहैया करा रही है।

केंद्र सरकार पीएम किसान ट्रैक्टर योजना के तहत आधे दाम में ट्रैक्टर मुहैया करा रही है।

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दावा: केंद्र सरकार पीएम किसान ट्रैक्टर योजना के तहत आधे दाम में ट्रैक्टर मुहैया करा रही है। #PIBFactCheck : केंद्र सरकार द्वारा ऐसी कोई योजना नहीं चलाई जा रही।   ... Read More
दावा:एक अखबार के संपादकीय के अनुसार सूचना और प्रसारण मंत्रालय एक ऐसी योजना बना रही है जिसमे तीन हजार भिखारी चुने जाएँगे,जिनका काम होगा विभिन्न रेलगाड़ियों में यात्रियों के सामने मोदी सरकार की सफलताओं के गीत गाना तथ्य:ये दावा झूठा है| सरकार द्वारा ऐसी कोई योजना नहीं बनाई जा रही है

दावा:एक अखबार के संपादकीय के अनुसार सूचना और प्रसारण मंत्रालय एक ऐसी योजना बना रही है जिसमे तीन हजार भिखारी चुने जाएँगे,जिनका काम होगा विभिन्न रेलगाड़ियों में यात्रियों के सामने मोदी सरकार की सफलताओं के गीत गाना तथ्य:ये दावा झूठा है| सरकार द्वारा ऐसी कोई योजना नहीं बनाई जा रही है

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दावा:एक अखबार के संपादकीय के अनुसार सूचना और प्रसारण मंत्रालय एक ऐसी योजना बना रही है जिसमे तीन हजार भिखारी चुने जाएँगे,जिनका काम होगा विभिन्न रेलगाड़ियों में यात्रियों के सामने मोदी सरकार की स ... Read More
Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Kiren Rijiju launches nation-wide initiative of Fit India Youth Clubs to promote fitness among every citizen

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Kiren Rijiju launches nation-wide initiative of Fit India Youth Clubs to promote fitness among every citizen

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Union Minister of Youth and Sports Shri. Kiren Rijiju launched yet another nation-wide initiative, the Fit India Youth Club, on the occasion of the 73rd Independence Day of the country today. The Fit India Youth Club, a part of the Fit India Movement envisioned by Prime Minister, endeavours to harness the power of youth to create mass awareness about the importance of fitness, across the country.   ... Read More
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