GOVERNMENT AWAAZ

NCC is able to boost sense of national pride among youth: Rajnath Singh

AMN / NEW DELHI Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has said that National Cadet Corps (NCC) is able to boost the sense of national pride among the youth. Addressing the NCC cadets in New Delhi today, Mr Singh said, every school and college should have NCC. He also complimented the NCC fraternity for contributing towards National … Continue reading NCC is able to boost sense of national pride among youth: Rajnath Singh

Procurement of defence equipment worth over Rs 5,000 cr approved

WEB DESK Defence Acquisition Council, DAC has approved procurement of equipment worth over five thousand 100 crore rupees from indigenous sources to promote indigenization. They include sophisticated Electronic Warfare Systems for the Army designed by Defence Research and Development Organization, DRDO and manufactured locally by the Indian industry. These systems will be used in deserts … Continue reading Procurement of defence equipment worth over Rs 5,000 cr approved

Digital India should mean technology from classes to masses: Prasad

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad today said Digital India should mean technology from the classes to technology for the masses. He said, technology has become the biggest enabler for governance which is transformational in character. The Minister was speaking at the inauguration the second edition of … Continue reading Digital India should mean technology from classes to masses: Prasad

Gadkari asks institutes to utilize natural resources with appropriate use of technology

AMN / NAGPUR Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari today called upon the Research institutes in Vidarbha to utilize abundant reserves of natural resources like forest produce, coal with appropriate use of the technology. Speaking after inaugurating the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of VNIT (Vishveshwarya National Institute of Technology) here, Mr. Gadkari … Continue reading Gadkari asks institutes to utilize natural resources with appropriate use of technology

‘Pariksha Pe Charcha-2020’ to be held on Jan 20

WEB DESK Students, teachers and parents across India are eagerly awaiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s interaction programme ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha-2020’. The event will be held at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi on coming Monday. Over two thousand students, parents and teachers will be participating from all over the country. Class 10 student from Jawahar Navodaya … Continue reading ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha-2020’ to be held on Jan 20

Anand Prakash Maheshwari takes over as new DG of CRPF

Staff Reporter / New Delhi IPS officer Anand Prakash Maheshwari today took over as the new director-general of the CRPF. Soon after joining the new DG stated that it was a homecoming for him as he has served in the force for nine years, including as the Inspector General (operations), and also as its IG … Continue reading Anand Prakash Maheshwari takes over as new DG of CRPF

State Energy Efficiency Index 2019 released

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Government Saturday released the State Energy Efficiency Index 2019, which tracks the progress of Energy Efficiency initiatives in 36 States and Union Territories. Power Minister R K Singh released the index in New Delhi. The index is developed by Bureau of Energy Efficiency in association with Alliance for an Energy … Continue reading State Energy Efficiency Index 2019 released

Cabinet approves ordinance to amend Mineral laws

AMN / NEW DELHI Cabinet has approved promulgation of Mineral Laws (Amendment) Ordinance 2020. The Ordinance will amend Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation ) Act 1957 and Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act 2015. Briefing reporters in New Delhi after cabinet meeting Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi said, these amendments will open up new era to … Continue reading Cabinet approves ordinance to amend Mineral laws

125 crore residents of India have Aadhaar

AMN The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) announced a new milestone achieved by the Aadhaar project – crossing of the 125 crore mark. This means that over 1.25 billion residents of India have the 12-digit unique identity. The achievement comes along with the rapidly increasing use of Aadhaar as the primary identity document by … Continue reading 125 crore residents of India have Aadhaar

5 crore households to get clean drinking water in 5 years

Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI Launching the Atal Bhujal Yojana in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, Atal Jal Yojana or the guidelines related to the Jal Jeevan Mission are big steps to deliver water to every household in the country by 2024. He said, the water crisis not only affects citizens and families … Continue reading 5 crore households to get clean drinking water in 5 years

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SPORTS

Khelo India Youth Games: MP’s Amit battles illness, top seed to claim badminton gold

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TT: Indian men’s squad upbeat with decent draw, but women could run into rough weather

New Delhi India’s men team could not have asked for a better draw on the eve of the 2020 ITTF World Team ...

Khelo India: On penultimate day, Harsh wins first medal for Daman and Diu

HSB / Guwahati With just one day left in the Khelo India Youth Games, tiny Daman and Diu broke into the med ...

ART & CULTURE

Difference between World Hindi Day and Hindi Divas

WEB DESK There is some confusion over World Hindi Day and Hindi Divas. We must know the difference between ...

New Delhi World Book Fair-2020 begins

This Book Fair is Asia’s biggest book fair and I am hopeful that this fair would soon become the world’s b ...

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MARQUEE

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

AMN The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, will operate and manage luxury train, Golden ...

Qutub Minar glitters amid LED illumination

  QUTUB MINAR Staff Reporter / New Delhi The historic Qutb Minar came alive ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

FILMI TIDBITS-2; ‘Chhapaak’, a story of acid attack survivors

ENTERTAINMENT DESK Deepika Padukone’s ‘Chhapaak’; a story of acid attack survivors Deepika Pad ...

FILMI TIDBITS -Salman was thrown out of school in 4th grade

Salman Khan was thrown out of school in 4th grade Salman Khan by his own admission was “very difficult” ...

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