Saturday, October 23, 2021

Assam

Indian Railways introduces innovative ideas and registers record landmarks freight movement during COVID-19 lockdown

Indian Railways introduces innovative ideas and registers record landmarks freight movement during COVID-19 lockdown

Annapoorna Trains from North and Jai Kisan Special from South mark the beginning of long distance super heavy fast special Freight trains.

Almost 5000 tons and more than 80 rakes long long haul loaded foodgrain trains run fast to connect the nation

More than 3.2 Million Tonnes of food grains have been loaded between 1st April - 16th April this year as compared to 1.29 Million Tonnes in the same corresponding period last year.

Indian Railways in its endeavor to ensure transportation  of essential items during the nationwide lock down due to COVID-19, continues to deliver essential commodities like food grains through its freight services to strengthen Government’s efforts in managing the challenges and adverse impact of corona virus in the country.

All existing Visas granted to Foreigners and all Incoming Passenger Traffic into India through Immigration Check Posts, except certain categories, to remain suspended till 3rd May, 2020

All existing Visas granted to Foreigners and all Incoming Passenger Traffic into India through Immigration Check Posts, except certain categories, to remain suspended till 3rd May, 2020

 In the wake of continuing COVID-19 outbreak in the country, Union Ministry for Home Affairs (MHA) has decided to extend the suspension of all existing visas granted to foreigners, except to those belonging to diplomatic

IASST Inspire fellow developing plasmonic semiconductor nanomaterials to remove toxic materials from water

IASST Inspire fellow developing plasmonic semiconductor nanomaterials to remove toxic materials from water  

Biswajit Choudhury working as an Assistant Professorat the Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology Assam is exploring ways to develop plasmonic semiconductor nanomaterials (which are metal-like

Modernisation of Defence Industry

Modernisation of Defence Industry

 The following steps have been taken by the government which would help in bringing in critical technologies and modernize the Defence Industry in the country:-

Institutes set up for Defence Products Manufacturing

Institutes set up for Defence Products Manufacturing

 One approval for 100% FDI inflow has been given by till date.  Government has issued 464 licenses till February, 2020 for manufacture of a wide range of defence items to Indian companies, out of which a total of 238 licenses have been issued since the launch of the ‘Make in India’.

Defence export of the country

Defence export of the country

 Various reforms/steps have been taken to enhance Defence exports. These reforms have provided a big boost to defence exports in the recent times. 

Relaxation of FDI norms in Defence Sector

Relaxation of FDI norms in Defence Sector

 In May 2001, the Defence Industry sector, which was hitherto reserved for the public sector, was opened upto 100%

Capital outlay for Defence Budget

Capital outlay for Defence Budget

 M/o Finance has allocated Rs 1,13,734.00 crore for BE 2020-21 under Grant No. 20-Capital Outlay on Defence Services, 

Bridge constructed by Border Roads Organisation over Teesta River in North Sikkim opened for traffic

Bridge constructed by Border Roads Organisation over Teesta River in North Sikkim opened for traffic

 In a relief to the residents of Lachen in North Sikkim, the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) today opened for traffic 360 feet long bailey suspension bridge over Teesta River in Munshithang near Chungthang town.

Govt caps prices of hand sanitizers, masks; States/UTs asked to maintain essential supplies

Govt caps prices of hand sanitizers, masks; States/UTs asked to maintain essential supplies

 Government has issued orders to cap the retail prices of hand sanitizers at Rs. 100 per bottle of 200 ml. Retail prices of surgical mask (3 ply) 

Govt caps prices of hand sanitizers, masks; States/UTs asked to maintain essential supplies

Govt caps prices of hand sanitizers, masks; States/UTs asked to maintain essential supplies

 Government has issued orders to cap the retail prices of hand sanitizers at Rs. 100 per bottle of 200 ml. Retail prices of surgical mask (3 ply) 

Cabinet approves promotion of the Domestic Manufacturing of Medical Devices in country

Cabinet approves promotion of the Domestic Manufacturing of Medical Devices in country

 The Union Cabinetchaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved the following schemes:

Cabinet approves Production Linked Incentive Scheme for Large Scale Electronics Manufacturing

Cabinet approves Production Linked Incentive Scheme for Large Scale Electronics Manufacturing

 The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Production Incentive Scheme (PLI) for Large Scale Electronics Manufacturing. 

TRIFED Launches transformational “Tech For Tribals” program in partnership with Institutes of National Importance (INIs) to develop Tribal entrepreneurship

TRIFED Launches transformational “Tech For Tribals” program in partnership with Institutes of National Importance (INIs) to develop Tribal entrepreneurship

 A game changing and unique project aimed to transform 5 crore Tribal Entrepreneurs under the name “Tech for Tribal” has been launched by TRIFED. It was launched on19thMarch 2020 by TRIFED

Women to the Fore as Air Force Station Sarsawa Conducts Para Jumping Adventure Course

Women to the Fore as Air Force Station Sarsawa Conducts Para Jumping Adventure Course

 The skies over Air Force Station Sarsawa have a bee-hive of activity over last few days, with a large number of colourful parachutes dotting the skies. A para jump camp has been underway at the base from 

PM meets 24 member delegation from J&K’s Apni Party

PM meets 24 member delegation from J&K’s Apni Party

 Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi met a 24 member delegation from Jammu & Kashmir’s  Apni Party led by Shri Altaf Bukhari at Lok Kalyan Marg in New Delhi today.

Government working towards enhancing penetration of 13 flagship and 44 individual Beneficiary-centric schemes in both districts of Ladakh: Shri G. Kishan Reddy

Government working towards enhancing penetration of 13 flagship and 44 individual Beneficiary-centric schemes in both districts of Ladakh: Shri G. Kishan Reddy  

26,786 Long Term Visas granted to Foreigners, including 25,782 from Minority Communities in Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan, from 01.01.2015 to 31.12.2019: Shri Nityanand Rai

26,786 Long Term Visas granted to Foreigners, including 25,782 from Minority Communities in Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan, from 01.01.2015 to 31.12.2019: Shri Nityanand Rai

Target of Blue Revolution

Target of Blue Revolution

 India, one of the major fish producing nations in the world stands 2 nd in aquaculture production in the world.

“Synergy and Cooperation instead of politics and blame game over pollution should be the way forward”: Shri Prakash Javadekar

“Synergy and Cooperation instead of politics and blame game over pollution should be the way forward”: Shri Prakash Javadekar

Union Minister Flags off E-Vehicles procured by Information & Broadcasting Ministry

Current 5 Lakh Petrol and Diesel Cars used by government and its agencies to be replaced by E-Vehicles in a phased manner

 Giving a fillip to electric-mobility in India, the Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) and Information & Broadcasting, Shri Prakash Javadekar today flagged off e-vehicles, procured by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at an event in New Delhi.

Rs 95,380 crore gross GST Revenue collected in October

Rs 95,380 crore gross GST Revenue collected in October

 The gross GST revenue collected in the month of October, 2019 is ₹ 95,380 crore of which CGST is ₹ 17,582 crore, SGST is ₹ 23,674 crore, IGST is ₹ 46,517 crore (including ₹ 21,446 crore collected on imports) and Cess is ₹ 7,607 crore (including ₹ 774 crore collected on imports). The total number of GSTR 3B Returns filed for the month of September up to 31st October, 2019 is 73.83 lakh.

मत्स्य उत्पादन बढ़ाने के लिए वैज्ञानिक टीम पहुंची बिलासपुर - सतपाल मैहता


मत्स्य उत्पादन बढ़ाने के लिए वैज्ञानिक टीम पहुंची बिलासपुर - सतपाल मैहता 
बिलासपुर। निदेशक एवं प्रारक्षी मत्स्य विभाग सतपाल मैहता ने जानकारी देते हुए बताया कि हिमाचल प्रदेश के बिलासपुर में मानव निर्मित गोबिंदसागर जलाश्य में मत्स्य उत्पादन को कैसे बढ़ाया जाए इस पर वैज्ञानिक अध्ययन करने के उद्वेश्य से वैज्ञानिकों की एक टीम डॉ. सलीम सुल्तान, पशुपालन, डेयरी व मत्स्य पालन विभाग, नई दिल्ली के नेतृत्व में दो दिवसीय दौरे पर मत्स्य निदेशालय बिलासपुर पहुंची है।

श्री थावरचंद गहलौत ‘विश्व आयुर्वृद्धि और वृद्धजनों के मानवाधिकार’ विषय पर तीसरे एएसईएम (एशिया-यूरोप मीटिंग) सम्मेलन में हिस्सा लेने के लिए सियोल (कोरिया) रवाना

श्री थावरचंद गहलौत ‘विश्व आयुर्वृद्धि और वृद्धजनों के मानवाधिकार’ विषय पर तीसरे एएसईएम (एशिया-यूरोप मीटिंग) सम्मेलन में हिस्सा लेने के लिए सियोल (कोरिया) रवाना

 

उदीयमान स्टार्ट-अप के लिए ‘पिच टू मूव’ नामक एक मोबिलिटी पिच प्रतिस्पर्धा का अंतिम दौर

उदीयमान स्टार्ट-अप के लिए ‘पिच टू मूव’ नामक एक मोबिलिटी पिच प्रतिस्पर्धा का अंतिम दौर

   ‘पिच टू मूव’ का अंतिम दौर 4 सितंबर 2018 को यहां आयोजित हुआ। इसका आयोजन नीति आयोग ने इंवेस्ट इंडिया और सोसाइटी ऑफ इंडियन ऑटोमोबाइल मैनुफैक्चरर्स (एसआईएएम) के सहयोग से किया था। अंतिम दौर में मोबिलिटी से संबंधित 32 स्टार्ट-अप पेश किये गये, जिन्होंने उद्योग विशेषज्ञों और उपक्रम निवेशकों के निर्णायक मंडल के समक्ष अपने-अपने विचार रखे।

मानव संसाधन विकास राज्य मंत्री श्री उपेंद्र कुशवाहा ने पूरे देश में सीबीएसई संबद्ध स्कूलों के 37 शिक्षकों और प्रधानाध्यापकों को सीबीएसई शिक्षक पुरस्कार (2017-18) प्रदान किए

मानव संसाधन विकास राज्य मंत्री श्री उपेंद्र कुशवाहा ने पूरे देश में सीबीएसई संबद्ध स्कूलों के 37 शिक्षकों और प्रधानाध्यापकों को सीबीएसई शिक्षक पुरस्कार (2017-18) प्रदान किए  

 

   भारत सरकार के मानव संसाधन विकास राज्य मंत्री  श्री उपेंद्र कुशवाहा ने आज राजधानी में वर्ष 2017-18 के लिए सीबीएसई संबद्ध स्कूलों के 37 शिक्षकों एवं प्रधानाध्यापकों को शिक्षा के क्षेत्र में उनके उल्‍लेखनीय योगदान और कक्षा शिक्षण में नवाचारों के लिए सम्मानित किया।

Fourth BIMSTEC Summit Declaration, Kathmandu, Nepal "Towards a Peaceful, Prosperous and Sustainable Bay of Bengal Region”

Fourth BIMSTEC Summit Declaration, Kathmandu, Nepal 
"Towards a Peaceful, Prosperous and Sustainable Bay of Bengal Region”

IAF MIG-27 Crash

IAF MIG-27 Crash

 Today morning a MiG-27 aircraft, that had got airborne from Jodhpur, crashed during a routine mission. Pilot ejected safely. A Court of Inquiry will investigate the cause of accident.

Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puraskar Pao Contest: Mohd. Amjad, Supreeth Dev and Chandan Kumar win prizes in the second fortnight

Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puraskar Pao Contest: Mohd. Amjad, Supreeth Dev and Chandan Kumar win prizes in the second fortnight

 The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation announced the winners for the second fortnight (25 July- 08 August) of the Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puraskar Pao contest. Mohd Amjad from Patna,

31st meeting of Central Hindi Committee concluded under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister

31st meeting of Central Hindi Committee concluded under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister

 Today, 31st  meeting of the Central Hindi Committee was held in New Delhi under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.

In his address, the Prime Minister congratulated all the members of the committee for creative and practical suggestions.

Union Minority Affairs Minister Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi launches training programme to link Madrasa teachers with mainstream education system.

Union Minority Affairs Minister Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi launches training programme to link Madrasa teachers with mainstream education system.

Installation of STPs under Namami Gange Programme

Installation of STPs under Namami Gange Programme

 

Under Namami Gange Programme, following 12 Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) have been completed and commissioned during 2015-16 to 2017-18. The additional treatment capacity generated through these installed Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) is 137.35 Million Litres Per Day (MLD).

Foreign Participation in Defence Production under ‘Make In India’ Programme

Foreign Participation in Defence Production under ‘Make In India’ Programme

Indian Navy concludes two month Long War Game

            The Indian Navy concluded a gruelling two-month long War Game on 28 Feb 18. The extensive War Games saw the participation of all the operational ships, submarines and aircraft of the Navy along with men and equipment of the Army, all types of aircraft of the Air Force and ships and aircraft of the Coast Guard. 

13 Intangible Cultural Heritage elements from India inscribed on UNESCO’s List till date: Dr. Mahesh Sharma

13 Intangible Cultural Heritage elements from India inscribed on UNESCO’s List till date: Dr. Mahesh Sharma

 

NMM has documented 43 lakh manuscripts and digitized 2.85 lakh manuscripts till date: Culture Minister

NMM has documented 43 lakh manuscripts and digitized 2.85 lakh manuscripts till date: Culture Minister

 

Water Storage level of 91 major reservoirs of the country goes down by one percent

The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on March 01, 2018 was 57.684 BCM which is 36% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. This percentage was at 37 for the week ending on February 22, 2018. The level of water storage in the week ending on March 01, 2018 was 89% ofthe storage of corresponding period of last year and 91% of storage of average of last ten years.

Issue price shall be Rs2,961 per gram with Settlement on December 4, 2017.

Issue price shall be Rs2,961 per gram with Settlement on December 4, 2017. 

Government of India, in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), had floated Series III of Sovereign Gold Bonds 2017-18, for the period from October 09, 2017 to December 27, 2017 (with subscription period Monday to Wednesday every week). The Bonds will be issued on the succeeding Monday after each subscription period.

Defence of Andaman & Nicobar Islands Exercise (DANX-17)

Defence of Andaman & Nicobar Islands Exercise (DANX-17) 

             Defence of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Exercise (DANX) was conducted under the aegis of Andaman & Nicobar Command.  The five day exercise started on 20 Nov 2017 and culminated on 24 Nov 2017.

President attends Closing Ceremony of 42nd ICMM World Congress on Military Medicine

President attends Closing Ceremony of 42nd ICMM World Congress on Military Medicine 

The President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind attended the closing ceremony of the 42nd ICMM World Congress on Military Medicine, where 1,187 delegates from 74 member countries participated, at Vigyan Bhavan here today. 

’بدلتے منظرنامے میں فلمسازی ؛ ٹیکنالوجی، سامعین، تقسیم، معاشیات اور اسکریننگ سہولتوں پر توجہ‘ کے موضوع پر اوپن فورم مباحثۃ

 

’بدلتے منظرنامے میں فلمسازی ؛ ٹیکنالوجی، سامعین، تقسیم، معاشیات اور اسکریننگ سہولتوں پر توجہ‘ کے موضوع پر اوپن فورم مباحثۃ

نئی دہلی، 23  نومبر 2017،   فلمساز ڈاکٹر شرینس جین نے کہا ہے کہ ہندوستان کا بین الاقوامی فلم میلہ (آئی ایف ایف آئی) جوان فلمسازوں کے لئے سب سے بڑا پلیٹ فارم ہے۔ ڈاکٹر جین آج گوا میں جاری آئی ایف ایف آئی یعنی افّی کے دوران فیڈریشن آف فلم سوسائٹیز آف انڈیا کے زیر اہتمام منعقدہ اوپن فورم میں اظہار خیال کررہے تھے۔  کرناٹک کے بھرت مرلے اور این ودیا سنکر اور ویتنام سے لوآنگ ڈنہہ ڈنگ نے بھی اوپن فورم میں حصہ لیا۔

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