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  • Every family in over 1 lakh villages in country has functional household tap water connection: Govt

    Union Government today said that every family in over one lakh villages in the country has a functional household tap water connection. In a tweet, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said, Jal Jeevan Mission has crossed a very important milestone today. Jal Jeevan Mission was announced by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 15th […]

    DA for Central Govt employees increased to 28%

    The Union Cabinet today took several decisions to boost exports in garment sector, promoting investment in the Animal Husbandry and Shipping sector. The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its approval to hike the Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief to pensioners from existing 17 per cent of the […]

    India Aims to Target over 100 Billion “Blue Economy” Through Deep Ocean Mission and Ocean Resources – Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh

    Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today said that in the years to come, India aims to target over 100 billion “Blue Economy” through its Deep Ocean Mission (DOM) and ocean resources. […]

    Shri Dharmendra Pradhan takes charge as Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship; Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar joins office as Minister of State

    New Delhi: Shri Dharmendra Pradhan assumed charge of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship as Cabinet Minister and Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, from Karnataka, took office as the Minister of State (MoS) of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, who was Minister of Skill Development and […]

    New solar thermal components testing facility at Hyderabad to give further fillip to India’s growing solar sector

    A newly established Concentrated Solar Thermal (CST) based test rig facility at Hyderabad can help the growing solar industry in India to test capability and performance of solar thermal components like solar receiver tubes, heat transfer fluids, concentrating mirrors.  The facility set up by the International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials […]

    Legendary Actor Dilip Kumar passes away in Mumbai

    Legendary actor Dilip Kumar today passed away after a prolonged illness in Mumbai today. He was 98. The actor was admitted to a city hospital on last Wednesday after facing breathlessness. Dilip Kumar made his Hindi film debut in 1944 with the movie ‘Jwar Bhata’. In a career spanning over six decades, Dilip Kumar gave […]

    7 crore people of Maharashtra get free foodgrains under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana during May-June 2021

    Nearly 7 crore people of Maharashtra and 5.32 lakh people of Goa have benefitted by the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic during May- June 2021. Food Corporation of India (FCI) has been at the forefront of implementing the PMGKAY scheme and has already positioned adequate […]

    India’s indigenous vaccine COVAXIN shows efficacy rate of 93% against severe Covid-19 disease, 65% efficacy against Delta variant in phase 3 clinical trials

    India’s indigenous vaccine COVAXIN has showed an efficacy of 77.8 per cent in symptomatic Covid-19 cases in phase 3 clinical trials. Bharat Biotech announced safety and efficacy analysis data from phase 3 clinical trials of COVAXIN today. COVAXIN has been developed by Bharat Biotech in partnership with Indian Council of Medical Research and National Institute […]

    ‘eSanjeevani’, Govt. of India’s free Telemedicine service completes 70 Lakh consultations

    Union Health Ministry’s National Telemedicine Service – eSanjeevani has crossed another milestone by completing 7 million (70 lakh) consultations. Patients consult with doctors and specialists on a daily basis using this innovative digital medium to seek Health services. In another significant milestone, in June it served around 12.5 lakh patients, which is the highest since the […]

    Vice President asks the think tanks to focus on the world after Covid and its implications for India

    The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today termed the Covid-19 pandemic as the most serious challenge that has faced humanity in living memory and wanted the Indian strategic and academic community to focus on the world after Covid and its implications for India. The Vice President, Shri Naidu, also the ex-officio President of the […]