Category Articles: India

Sitharaman announces measures to boost housing, export sector, says inflation under control

September 14, 2019

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced a host of measures to boost the housing and export sector in the country while asserting that inflation is under control and there is a clear indication of improvement in industrial production. Addressing a press conference here, the Finance Minister said inflation has been kept under 4 per cent. She said revival signs are being seen in industrial production and fixed investment. The Finance Minister said measures we...Read More

PM launches National Animal Disease Control Programme and National Artificial Insemination Programme

September 11, 2019
PM launches National Animal Disease Control Programme and National Artificial Insemination Programme

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the National Animal Disease Control Programme (NACDP) to control and eradicate the Foot & Mouth Disease (FMD) and Brucellosis amongst the livestock in the country, at Mathura today. The 12,652 Crore fully Central Government sponsored programme will vaccinate over 600 million cattle in the country in an effort to mitigate the two diseases. The Prime Minister also launched the National Artificial Insemination Programme and a country wide w...Read More

PM launches Swachhata Hi Seva (SHS) 2019: joins plastic waste segregation with women’s group

September 11, 2019
PM launches Swachhata Hi Seva (SHS) 2019: joins plastic waste segregation with women’s group

Delhi: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi launched Swachhata Hi Seva (SHS) 2019, a massive countrywide awareness and mobilization campaign on Swachhata at Mathura today. SHS 2019, with special focus on ‘plastic waste awareness and management’ is being organized from 11th September to October 2nd 2019, as the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) is poised to dedicate an ODF India to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary. The launch of SHS was organized jointly by the central Departments of...Read More

Dhirubhai Ambani International School ranked among global top 10 IB schools

September 07, 2019
Dhirubhai Ambani International School ranked among global top 10 IB schools

Mumbai: Nita M Ambani-led Dhirubhai Ambani International School (DAIS) situated at Bandra-Kurla Complex in Mumbai, is the only Indian school to be ranked amongst the Top 10 International Baccalaureate (IB) Schools in the world at 10th position in the “Global Top 50 IB Schools 2019” list, as per the assessment by Education Advisers Limited, UK-based independent education consultants. These rankings are based on the Average IB Diploma Score for 2019. In the 2019 IB Diploma Class XII examina...Read More

Mission Chandrayan 2 updates : Vikram lander lying tilted on moon, but in single piece

September 07, 2019

Vikram there on moon as a single piece, not broken into pieces. It’s in a tilted position New Delhi: Chandrayaan-2’s ‘Vikram’ lander is lying in a titled position on the surface of the moon but is in one piece, an official of the Indian Space Research Organisation has said amid efforts by the space agency to re-establish communication with it. Vikram lander, named after the father of India’s space programme Vikram Sarabhai, had lost contact with the orbiter of the Chandrayaan-2 m...Read More

Have a look at PM Modi’s day and night schedule in service of nation

September 06, 2019
Have a look at PM Modi’s day and night schedule in service of nation

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is keeping a breath-taking pace of activities,engagements and meetings. Prime Minister, after attending the Far East Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia landed back in Delhi early this morning. Without losing any time he then actively engaged in various matters of national importance during the course of the day. He then flew to Bengaluru to personally witness this glorious day in India’s journey into space when the Vikram Lander reaches Moo...Read More

Countdown begins for landing of Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram Lander

September 06, 2019

 Bengaluru: Hours before Chandrayaan-2's 'Vikram' module's proposed soft landing on the Lunar surface, ISRO Chairman K Sivan said on Friday things are progressing as per plan for the much-awaited event. The touch-down of 'Vikram' lander is scheduled between 1.30 am and 2.30 am on Saturday, followed by the rollout of rover 'Pragyan' between 5.30 a.m and 6.30 a.m. The soft landing will be telecast live from 1.10 a.m on Doordarshan, webcast on ISRO website and streamed on YouTube, Faceb...Read More

Crocodile on track near Bharuch: Rail movements on Mumbai – Delhi route affected for two hours

September 06, 2019
Crocodile on track near Bharuch: Rail movements on Mumbai – Delhi route affected for two hours

Bharuch: Rail movements on Mumbai - Delhi track were delayed by one hour due to presence of a 7 - ft crocodile over railway track at Chavaj near Bharuch in Central Gujarat in the evening on Wednesday. A crocodile was spotted on railway track here by engine staff of Jodhpur bound train from Mumbai. The train was stopped and railway control room was contacted for shifting of crocodile. A 130 kg crocodile which was 7-8 ft in length was relocated after efforts employed by forester, RFO and volun...Read More

66.8 per cent respondents very much satisfied with Modi govt: ABP News C-Voter survey

September 06, 2019
66.8 per cent respondents  very much satisfied with Modi govt: ABP News C-Voter survey

New Delhi: In a survey conducted by ABP News through CVoter Narendra Modi emerged as the strongest and the most popular Prime Minister of the country with over 67 per cent considering him as the strongest prime minister India ever had. About 10.1 per cent chose Indira Gandhi and 9.7 per cent preferred Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Jawaharlal Nehru was the choice of 7.2 per cent respondents while 6.2 per cent chose to dodge the question. Sample size of the survey was 11,308 covering all states of cou...Read More

JioFiber – fiber to home service commences; here are all details including tariff you want to know

September 05, 2019
JioFiber – fiber to home service commences; here are all details including tariff you want to know

Mumbai: Jio, the world’s largest mobile data network, has today announced the commencement of JioFiber, its Fiber to the Home service, across 1,600 cities in India. With JioFiber, Jio continues to deliver on its promise of connecting the unconnected while bringing about transformational changes to Indian homes, that it started with its mobility service three years ago, on 5th September 2016.   Currently, the average fixed-line broadband speed in India is 25 Mbps. Even in America, wh...Read More