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  • Railways offer New Year bonanza for lowest grade pay employees

    Railways have announced New Year Bonanza for its lowest grade pay employees. The Minister of Railways, Ms. Mamata Banerjee has extended, for the first time, the facility of 3rd AC travel with family once in a year for the lowest grade pay employees of Indian Railways. An official release says these employees include Gangman, Khalasi […]

    Centrally sponsored cyclone risk mitigation scheme to be implemented in Andhra, Orissa

    A Centrally sponsored cyclone risk mitigation scheme will be implemented in Andhra Pradesh and Orissa to minimise the vulnerability to cyclones. It will also make people and infrastructure disaster resilient. The first phase of the National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project (NCRMP), which will be implemented at an estimated cost of over 1496 crore rupees, was […]

    EC launches special campaign to enroll young voters

    Election Commission has launched a special campaign to enroll young voters. This is part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of the Commission. The Commission has also launched a major initiative to make voters aware of the importance of their democratic right. This was revealed today by the Director General of the Election Commission Akshay Raut […]

    Pranab asks states to remove supply chain bottlenecks

    Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday asked State Governments to remove all bottlenecks in the supply chain to bring down the rising food prices. In a press release, Mr Mukherjee attributed price rise to the widening gap between wholesale and retail prices. He asked the State governments to check the local factors which result in […]

    India attains high degree of self reliance in cutting-edge technologies

    The country has attained a high degree of self reliance in cutting-edge technologies that it can interact with other agencies at an equal level. Speaking to AIR on the sidelines of the Indian Science Congress near Chennai, Director, Directorate of Public Interface, Ravi Kumar Gupta said that they need to strengthen the base in terms […]

    PM arrives in Mumbai

    Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh arrived in Mumbai on Thursday afternoon. He was received by Governor of Maharashtra K. Sankaranarayanan, Chief Minister of Maharashtra Mr. Prithiviraj Chavan and Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra Ajit Pawar at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport. Prime Minister will be visiting Bhabha Atomic Research Centre at Trombay. Later in the […]

    Srikrishna Committee recommends creation of Telangana Regional Council

    The Srikrishna Committee has recommended that a United Andhra Pradesh with constitutional and statutory measures for empowerment of the Telangana region by creating statutorily empowered Telangana Regional Council is the best way forward. It says that this is the most workable option in the given circumstances and keeping the national perspective in mind this option […]

    Scope of defence offsets expanded to aerospace, security

    The indigenous aerospace and internal security industry on Thursday received a major boost as the Govt announced major changes in its defence procurement policy that are likely to encourage investments worth billions of dollars in these sectors. Under the Defence Procurement Policy 2011 announced today, the scope of offsets has been enhanced to “include civil […]

    India’s technological prowess put on display at Pride of India Expo

    India’s technological prowess was put on full display at the impressive Pride of India Expo on the sidelines of the Indian Science Congress. More than 23 DRDO labs from all over the country have showcased their models, prototypes, tanks and other stare of the art equipment. An actual Arjun Main Battle Tank minus the ammunition […]

    All India conference of Directors of Finger Print Bureaux begins

    In Madhya Pradesh, the 13th All India conference of Directors of Finger Print Bureaux began in Bhopal today. The two day conference is discussing ways to use finger prints in different types of investigations more efficiently. Our Bhopal correspondent reports that state’s home minister Umashankar Gupta inaugurated the conference. Voice Cast The two day conference […]