GOVERNMENT AWAAZ

114 million people are using Aarogya Setu

AMN / PIB / NEW DELHI More than 114 million people are using Aarogya Setu mobile App for helping augment the efforts of limiting the spread of COVID19.The App was launched on 2nd April 2020, with an objective of enabling Bluetooth based contact tracing, mapping of likely hotspots and dissemination of relevant information about COVID19. … Continue reading 114 million people are using Aarogya Setu

FCI to ensure availability of food grains across country

AMNAs per the Food Corporation of India report, FCI currently has 271.27 LMT rice and 400.48 LMT wheat. Hence, a total of 671.75 LMT food grain stock is available (excluding the ongoing purchase of wheat and paddy, which have not yet reached the godown). About 60 LMT food grains is required for a month under … Continue reading FCI to ensure availability of food grains across country

PM Modi asks Chief Ministers to suggest broad strategy on lockdown by May 15

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked Chief Ministers to share with him, a broad strategy by the 15th of his month as to how they would want to deal with the lockdown regime in their states.He asked them to make a blue print on how to deal with various nuances during and after the … Continue reading PM Modi asks Chief Ministers to suggest broad strategy on lockdown by May 15

Sanjay Kothari takes over as Central Vigilance Commissioner

AMN Sanjay Kothari, a retired IAS officer, took oath as Chief Vigilance Commissioner today. President Ram Nath Kovind administered him the Oath at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and others were also present at the ceremony. Social distancing was strictly followed at the ceremony.

Govt suspends DA hike of employees, pensioners

WEB DESK Government has put on hold increase in Dearness Allowance for its employees because of the strain on its finances due to COVID- 19. In view of the crisis arising out of COVID-19, it has been decided that additional instalment of Dearness Allowance to employees and Dearness Relief to pensioners due from 1st of … Continue reading Govt suspends DA hike of employees, pensioners

BRO constructs bridge in record time on a key road connecting strategic areas in Arunachal

AMN Border Roads Organisation (BRO) constructed bridge over Subansiri river in Arunachal Pradesh in a record span of just 27 days. Chief Minister Pema Khandu inaugurated the bridge today over video conferencing and opened it for public use. Amidst the nationwide lockdown, BRO undertook the developmental work for construction of the Daporijo bridge maintaining utmost … Continue reading BRO constructs bridge in record time on a key road connecting strategic areas in Arunachal

Report of Railways Ministry planning to cut salary is FAKE

AMN Centre has rejected a report that Railways Ministry is planning to cut the salary of over 13 lakh officers and employees in view of lockdown. In a tweet, the Press Information Bureau termed the claim as fake and said, no such plan is being made by Ministry of Railways.

No cut in central government pensions: Govt

AMN The Government has dismissed a news report that a twenty per cent cut in Central Government Pensions is being planned. It has termed the news as false. In a tweet, Ministry of Finance has clarified that there will be no cut in pension disbursements. The Ministry also clarified that salaries and pensions will not … Continue reading No cut in central government pensions: Govt

Smart cities use latest technology to create awareness about COVID-19

STAFF REPORTER Different smart cities are using latest technology for Covid-19 awareness and safety of people Initiatives by Smart Cities are as follows Bengaluru Model COVID-19 War Room at Bengaluru – Covid-19 data dashboard of Karnataka has been inaugurated by State Minister for Medical Education on 7 April 2020 at Bengaluru Smart City COVID War … Continue reading Smart cities use latest technology to create awareness about COVID-19

Defence export of India grow many folds

Various reforms/steps have been taken to enhance Defence exports. These reforms have provided a big boost to defence exports in recent times. The authorisation for defence exports in the country have grown seven folds in the last two years. The steps taken to promote defence exports are as follows:- Special Chemicals, Organisms, Materials, Equipment and … Continue reading Defence export of India grow many folds

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Hockey Legend Balbir Singh (Sr) is no more

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi The grand old man of Indian hockey Balbir Singh (Senior) is no more. Conside ...

Football; U-17 girls keen to get back to the pitch; Ccoach Thomas Dennerby

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi National U-17 Women’s Team Head Coach Thomas Dennerby has opined that his p ...

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ممتاز مزاح نگار مجتبیٰ حسین انتقال کرگئے۔

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مارک زکربرگ کے اثاثوں میں 2 ماہ کے دوران 30 ارب ڈالرز کا اضافہ

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TECH AWAAZ

Bill Gates leaves Microsoft

Bill Gates and wife Melinda WEB DESK Microsoft Co-founder Bill Gates has left the Board of directors of ...

Larry Tesler, inventor of ‘cut-copy-paste’ dies at 74

Scientist copied the printing technique of physically cutting and glueing printed text WEB DESK Larr ...

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60,000 marriages cancelled in Haryana

WEB DESK The wedding industry has been badly hit by the lockdown in Haryana. More than 60,000 marriages sch ...

Transgender activists ask Govt to halt Transgender Rules, 2020

FILE PHOTO WEB DESK More than 150 transgender activists from across India  have urged the governmen ...