PM dedicates Bogibeel bridge to the nation; flags off first passenger train

Bogibeel bridge passenger train

PM dedicates Bogibeel bridge to the nation; flags off first passenger train The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, today dedicated the Bogibeel bridge in Assam, to the nation. The bridge, which spans the River Brahmaputra between Dibrugarh and Dhemaji districts of Assam, is of immense economic and strategic significance for the nation. At a massive public meeting in Kareng Chapori, on the northern bank of the Brahmaputra, the Prime Minister also flagged off the first passenger train passing through the bridge. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister paid homage…

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GSLV-F11 successfully launches GSAT-7A

GSLV-F11 successfully launches GSAT-7A l ISRO successfully launches GSAT-7A

GSLV-F11 successfully launches GSAT-7A Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F11) successfully launched the communication satellite GSAT-7A from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota today. The GSLV-F11 lifted off from the Second Launch Pad at SDSC at 04:10 pm IST, carrying 2250 kg GSAT-7A and about 19 minutes later, injected GSAT-7A into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) of 170.8 km x 39127 km which is very close to the intended orbit. An ISRO team lead by Chairman Dr K Sivan, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC)…

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Iran for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Iran for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post-facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Iran for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors. The MoU was signed on 17th February 2018 during the visit of the President of Iran to India. The MoU provides for cooperation in the areas of agricultural crops, agricultural extension, horticulture, machinery, post-harvest technology, plant quarantine measures,…

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Whistle Blowers Protection Act; Bill is presently before the Rajya Sabha; Prime Minister’s Office

Whistle Blowers Protection Act

Whistle Blowers Protection Act; Bill is presently before the Rajya Sabha; Prime Minister’s Office The Whistle Blowers Protection Act, 2011 (No. 17 of 2014) has been notified on 12th May 2014. In terms of section 1(3) of the Act, the provisions of the Act shall come into force only on such date, as the Central Government may notify. The said Act requires some amendments aimed at safeguarding against disclosures affecting sovereignty and integrity of India, security of the State, etc. before it is brought into force. To make these amendments…

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Deep Sea Submarine Rescue System Inducted into the Indian Navy at Mumbai

Deep Sea Submarine Rescue System Inducted into the Indian Navy at Mumbai

Deep Sea Submarine Rescue System Inducted into the Indian Navy at Mumbai Indian Navy’s first flyaway Deep Sea Submarine Rescue System was formally inducted by Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of the Naval Staff, at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai. Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command, former CNS/Cs-in-C as well as the senior management of the Original Equipment Manufacturer, M/s James Fisher and Sons Pvt. Ltd, UK were present during the induction ceremony. Acquisition of this capability is a significant and pioneering…

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Antarctic Expedition : PM hands over tricolor to Arunima Sinha

PM hands over tricolour to Arunima Sinha on her expedition to Mount Vinson, Antarctica

PM hands over tricolor to Arunima Sinha on her expedition to Mount Vinson, Antarctica Antarctic Expedition The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today, handed over the tricolor flag to Arunima Sinha, marking the beginning of her expedition to Mount Vinson, Antarctica.Ms. Arunima Sinha, the first female Divyang to climb Mount Everest, called on the Prime Minister at New Delhi and apprised him of her upcoming mountaineering expedition to Antarctica. Shri Modi lauded her impressive achievements and extended his best wishes for her latest venture. Arunima Sinha had earlier conquered the…

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All INDIA SAINIK SCHOOLS ENTRANCE EXAM ON 06TH JAN: ADMIT CARDS AVAILABLE AT SCHOOL WEBSITE

SAINIK SCHOOLS ENTRANCE EXAM ADMIT CARDS AVAILABLE AT SCHOOL WEBSITE

All INDIA SAINIK SCHOOLS ENTRANCE EXAM ON 06TH JAN: ADMIT CARDS AVAILABLE AT SCHOOL WEBSITE Admit Cards for All India Sainik School Entrance Exam 2019 scheduled to be held on 06th January 2019 (Sunday) are being disbursed through the website www.sainikschooladmission.in.Candidates are requested to use their User ID and Password for downloading Admission tickets. For any further clarification please contact the school on Phone No.0471-2167590 or 2418247 during working hours between 0900 hrs to 1400 hrs.

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COMBINED GUIDED WEAPON FIRING EXERCISE AT AIR FORCE STATION SURYALANKA

FIRING EXERCISE AIR FORCE STATION SURYALANKA

COMBINED GUIDED WEAPON FIRING EXERCISE AT AIR FORCE STATION SURYALANKA Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC,Chief of the Air Staff arrived at Air Force Station Suryalankla on 07 Dec 18 on a two day visit to witness the combined guided weapons firing exercise of Surface to Air Missiles, code named Exercise CROSS BOW – 18. He was received by Air Marshal B Suresh AVSM VM, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Air Command and Gp Capt RM Kumarasamy, Station Commander, Air Force Station Suryalanka. This was a…

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Tourism Ministry formulates Guidelines for approval of Online Travel Aggregators

Tourism Ministry formulates Guidelines for approval of Online Travel Aggregators

Tourism Ministry formulates Guidelines for approval of Online Travel Aggregators; Guidelines to be rolled out by December end this year The Ministry of Tourism have formulated the guidelines for approval /re-approval of Online Travel Aggregators (OTA’s). These guidelines for approval /re-approval ofOTA’s have been devised to ensure that there are adequate safeguards against deficiency of service, alternate arrangements if needed and punitive deterrence. This is a voluntary scheme open to bonafide online travel aggregators to bring them on a common platform in the organized sector and the guidelines will be…

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Thaawarchand Gehlot unveils life size painting of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar at DAIC, New Delhi

Thaawarchand Gehlot unveils life size painting of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar at DAIC, New Delhi

Thaawarchand Gehlot unveils life size painting of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar at DAIC, New Delhi In order to mark the “Mahaparinirvan Diwas” of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar on 06th December, 2018, the Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot and the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Shri Vijay Sampla unveiled a life size painting of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar at Dr. Ambedkar International Centre (DAIC), 15 Janpath, New Delhi.

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