Category Articles: India

No need to go to RTO for these services; Govt issues notification

March 04, 2021
No need to go to RTO for these services; Govt issues notification

New Delhi: Union Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways today said certain services regarding Driving License and Certificate of Registration have been made completely online. Now these services can be availed without going to RTO. With Aadhaar authentication, on voluntary basis, anyone can get the benefit of these contactless services. This will reduce the compliance burden on citizens, helping them to avail these services in a hassle free, contact less manner. This will also reduce the footf...Read More

PM Modi’s next three foreign visit this year

March 01, 2021
PM Modi’s next three foreign visit this year

Japan K Pathak Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting three foreign nations this year. The countries are Bangladesh, Portugal and United Kingdom. This detail was shared by India's foreign secretary Shringla while speaking via video conference at an event of Pune International Centre on Sunday. The Prime Minister will visit Dhaka in Bangladesh on March 26 to attend the 50th anniversary of declaration of independence of Bangladesh, formerly East Pakistan. He will vi...Read More

PM Narendra Modi administered Covid19 vaccine

March 01, 2021
PM Narendra Modi administered Covid19 vaccine

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was administered the first dose of vaccine against Covid19 at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi at 6.25 am today. The Prime Minister tweeted a photograph of the moment with smiling face. He was wearing 'gamchha' scarf of Assam. The Prime Minister tweeted: Took my first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS. Remarkable how our doctors and scientists have worked in quick time to strengthen the global fight against COVID-19. I appea...Read More

ECI announces polling dates for West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry assemblies; counting on May 2

February 26, 2021
ECI announces polling dates for West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry assemblies; counting on May 2

New Delhi: The state of Assam will go to polls for Assembly elections in three on March 27, April 1 and 6, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in one phase on April 6, while West Bengal in eight phases on March 27, April 1,6,10,17,22, 26 and 29, with counting of all states and the UT on May 2, Election Commission of India announced here on Friday evening. The seats at stake are 294 in West Bengal, 126 seats in Assam, 234 in Tamil Nadu, 140 in Kerala and 30 in Puducherry. The term of Assembli...Read More

Govt of India notifies IT (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021

February 25, 2021
Govt of India notifies IT (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021

New Delhi: Amidst growing concerns around lack of transparency, accountability and rights of users related to digital media and after elaborate consultation with the public and stakeholders, the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021 has been framed in exercise of powers under section 87 (2) of the Information Technology Act, 2000 and in supersession of the earlier Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines) Rules 2011. While finaliz...Read More

Covid19 vaccination for those above 60 and above 45 with comorbidity from 1st March

February 24, 2021
Covid19 vaccination for those above 60 and above 45 with comorbidity from 1st March

New Delhi: The Government of India has decided that from 1st of March, about ten crore people above 60 age, and those above 45 with comorbidity will be administered Covid19 vaccine at 10,000 govt centres and over 20,000 private hospitals. Those who visit government centres for vaccine will get it for free, while those who visit private facility will need to pay fee, amount of which will be announced in next two-three days. These details were shared by union minister Prakash Javdekar during brie...Read More

Bullet train project: NHSRCL awards India’s largest infra contract in 35 days; construction starts for C-4 package

February 18, 2021
Bullet train project: NHSRCL awards India’s largest infra contract in 35 days; construction starts for C-4 package

New Delhi: NHSRCL (NATIONAL HIGH SPEED RAIL CORPORATION LIMITED) has awarded its first contract for its longest civil work (C4) package of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) Corridor to Larsen & Toubro (L&T). It covers Design and Construction of Civil and Building Works including Testing and Commissioning on Design of 237 Km viaducts, 4 stations, depot and one mountain tunnel for the MAHSR corridor. The C-4 package is worth around INR 25,000 crore and will cover nearly 47 per ...Read More

Gujarat govt forms committee for setting up a museum on former native states at Statue of Unity

February 18, 2021
Gujarat govt forms committee for setting up a museum on former native states at Statue of Unity

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has formed a committee for setting up a museum dedicated to contribution of former native states in creation of present political map of India. Among the members are SS Rathore (former additional chief secretary and former royal family member of Valasana), Mandhata Sinh (former royal family member of Rajkot), Raghuvirsinh (Sirohi), Divya Kumari (Jaipur), Karni Singh Jasol (Director, Mehrangadh Museum Trust, Jodhpur), Dr. Angam Zala (Professor in Harwad Univ...Read More

L&T Construction awarded significant contract to build two units of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project

February 18, 2021
L&T Construction awarded significant contract to build two units of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project

Mumbai: The construction arm of L&T has secured a significant order in the Nuclear sector from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) for its Heavy Civil Infrastructure business in India to construct the Main Plant Civil Works of the Kudankulam 5&6 units (KKNPP 5&6 – 2X1000 MWe) The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant is India’s first Light Water Reactor (LWR) of 6 units with a generation capacity of 1000 MWe each. The scope of work includes construction of the Reactor Bu...Read More

Asaram hospitalized in Jodhpur

February 17, 2021
Asaram hospitalized in Jodhpur

Jodhpur: A self-styled sect leader Asaram Bapu was admitted to Mathura Das Mathur Hospital in Jodhpur after he complained of chest pain, restlessness, discomfort in the knees, and other ailments on Tuesday, reports news agency ANI. There were minor changes in his ECG, but his condition is stable now, said a cardiologist who checked him. Asaram Bapu was accused of raping a minor girl in his ashram in the Manai area near Jodhpur on the night of August 15, 2013.He was found guilty of various charge...Read More