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  • Indian Air Force joins locust control operations in Rajasthan

    Indian Air Force has joined locust control operations in Rajasthan. An IAF’s Mi-17 helicopter sprayed pesticides over large swathes of desert land in Jodhpur district yesterday, the first such instance in the history of the air force. A private helicopter, hired by the Agriculture Ministry, had started locust control operations on Saturday carrying out its […]

    Air India to operate 36 flights between India, US under Vande Bharat Mission from July 11

    Air India will operate 36 flights between the United States and India from July 11 to July 19 under the Vande Bharat Mission. In a statement, Air India said, tickets may be booked through Air India website only from 8 pm today. Under the fourth phase of the Vande Bharat Mission, Air India will operate […]

    All centrally protected monuments to open from today in non- containment zones

    Government has decided to open all the Centrally protected monuments by completely abiding with safety protocols from today. Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel has said, only those monuments and museums which are in the non-containment zones will be opened for visitors. He said, all Centrally protected monuments and sites will be bound by the […]

    Buyers to pay interest for late payment on GeM portal: Govt

    The government has said that buyers’ organisations will have to pay one percent interest per month on late payment to vendors for purchases made on the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) platform. Office of the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in a tweet said that in order to promote greater discipline and timeliness in payment to vendors, […]

    Govt blocks 40 websites of unlawful organization SFJ

    The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has blocked 40 websites of Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), an unlawful organization under the provisions of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. The organization had launched a campaign for registering supporters for its cause. On recommendation of the Union Home Ministry today, the Electronics Ministry issued orders under relevant sections […]

    Traders’ body CAIT urges govt to boycot China’s Huawei, ZTE from bidding for 5G network in India

    Confederation of All India Traders, CAIT has urged Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad not to include Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corporation in the bidding for 5G network in India. In a letter to the Minister, National General Secretary of CAIT , Praveen Khandelwal, has said, that 7 crore traders of the Country […]

    Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel Covid Hospital built by DRDO in record time of 12 days becomes operational

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh along with Home Minister Amit Shah and Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today visited the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID hospital in Delhi. The one thousand -bedded hospital with 250 ICU beds became operational from today. The facility was built in a record time of 12 days by Defence Research and Development Organisation, […]

    Govt conducts locust control ops across nine States; no significant crop loss reported

    Government today said that the locust control operations have been done in around 2.5 lakh hectares area in nine States from 11th April this year. These states are Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Bihar. Agriculture Ministry said, no Significant crop losses have been reported in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya […]

    Vice President urges every Indian to adopt Aatma Nirbhar Bharat campaign to transform Local India into Global India

    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has urged every Indian to adopt Aatma Nirbhar Bharat campaign to transform Local India into a Global India. Speaking at the virtual launch of Elyments mobile App through video conferencing, Mr Naidu said the Aatma-Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan was aimed at giving a new boost and a quantum jump to the […]

    National Covid-19 recovery rate improves to 60.77per cent; 409,083 people recovered in country

    The Government today said, a total of four lakh nine thousand 83 people affected with coronavirus have recovered in the country and the COVID19 recovery rate has improved to 60.77 per cent. In the past 24 hours, 14 thousand 856 people have recovered from Covid-19. In terms of recovery rate, the top five States and […]