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Delhi Police gets added manpower

The Passing out Parade of 107th (Male) and 108th (Female) batches of Recruit Constables was held at Police Training College, Jharoda Kalan yesterday. They took the oath in a colourful ceremonial parade after successfully completing their basic training. Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju took the salute of the marching contingents. The parade was attended by...

Net benefits for rural India on anvil

A tripartite Memorandum of Understanding has been signed yesterday among BBNL, Department of Posts and BSNL for providing broadband connectivity of BharatNet to Post Offices in rural areas. The MoU signed under the chairmanship of Minister of Communications, Manoj Sinha is the first tri-partite agreement to provide broadband connectivity to about 1.3 lakh, post offices in rural areas and...

Child dies in accident in Vasundhara Sector 17

A young boy aged around 9-10 yrs, son of a Dhobi residing in Sector E Pocket of Vaundhara died today around 3 pm in an accident near Vasundhara Sector 17, F Block, while he was riding his cycle. The boy was hit by a motorcycle coming at a high speed from the wrong side. The motorcycle rider hit the boy...

टाउन वैन्डिगं कमैटी की बैठक ही नही होगी तो वैन्डर्स व्यवस्थित कैसे होगें- आरडब्ल्युए फेडेरेशन गाजियाबाद

28 अप्रैल 2017, मुख्यालय आरडब्ल्युए फेडरेशन गाजियाबाद: 2014 में माननीय सर्वोच्च न्यायलय के आदेश पर स्ट्रीट वैन्डर्स एक्ट बनाया गया। इस एक्ट के मुताबिक नगर निगम ने 17 सितम्बर 2014 में टाउन वैन्डिगं कमैटी का गठन किया जिसमें आरडब्ल्युए फेडरेशन गाजियाबाद के कुछ सदस्यो को नामित किया गया। तत्पश्चात बार-बार लिखने के बाद, बार बार व्यक्तिगत स्तर पर मिलने...

UNICEF reaches almost half of the world’s children with life-saving vaccines

New York/ New Delhi: UNICEF procured 2.5 billion doses of vaccines to children in nearly 100 countries in 2016, reaching almost half of the world’s children under the age of five. The figures, released during World Immunization Week, make UNICEF the largest buyer of vaccines for children in the world.  Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan, the three remaining polio-endemic countries, each received more...

BHEL commissions 3 MW Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Power Plant

New Delhi, April 28: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commissioned a 3 MW Solar PV Power Plant in the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. The Solar PV Power Plant was recently inaugurated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Sh. Narendra Modi. BHEL has executed this project on turnkey basis for Dadra and Nagar Haveli Power Distribution Corporation...

NTPC’s Masala Bond offering

NTPC Limited (NTPC), the largest power generating company in India, priced its second INR denominated 5 year Masala Bonds offering for Rs. 2,000 crores, in the international markets on April 25, 2017, becoming the only State Owned Enterprise to tap Masala Bonds market twice. This is the eighth offering under the company’s US$ 4 billion Medium Term Note (MTN)...

Tough legislation for doping on anvil

Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports, Vijay Goel has said that there is Zero Tolerance for doping and there is a need to encourage clean sports. In his inaugural address at the Consultation Meeting to consider a legislation against doping at Vigyan Bhawan here, the Sports Minister said that towards this end, there is a...

NITI Ayog organizes workshop on ‘Smart Cities and Informed Urbanisation’

Minister of Urban Development, M. Venkaiah Naidu asserted that implementation of Smart City Mission is certainly changing the way the city governments are addressing issues of urban planning and execution. He spoke on various aspects of development of smart cities in the country at the Knowledge sharing workshop on ‘Smart Cities and Informed Urbanisation’ here today, organized by NITI...

Need to have an efficient and speedier IPR Policy: Minister

Commerce and Industry Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman has said that mindset of the government is to make IPR (Intellectual Property Rights) policy more efficient and speedier. Addressing the gathering on the occasion of World Intellectual Property Day celebrations and 9th National Intellectual Property Awards Ceremony organised by DIPP and CII in New Delhi she said India’s IPR policy is TRIPS...

President presents CII president’s Award for Lifetime Achievement and CII Foundation Woman Exemplar Award

President Pranab Mukherjee presented CII President’s Award for Lifetime Achievement to Rahul Bajaj and CII foundation Woman Exemplar Award in New Delhi today (April 27, 2017). Speaking on the occasion, the President congratulated all the awardees – Rahul Bajaj, Chairman, Bajaj Auto Ltd. for receiving this year’s CII President’s Award for Lifetime Achievement and those conferred with Woman Exemplar Awards....

President confers the 52nd Jnanpith Award on Prof. Sankha Ghosh 

President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the 52nd Jnanpith Award on Prof. Sankha Ghosh in New Delhi on April 27, 2017. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that a poet and critique par excellence, a teacher of reputation, a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi award, way back in 1977, Padma Bhushan Prof. Sankha Ghosh is indeed the most deserving recipient of...

CM asks builders and housing authorities to put their HOUSE in order

Builders in Noida and Gr. Noida as well as Gr. Noida West (read Noida Extension) have been dilly dallying with their housing projects and as a result, all stakeholders, from the buyers or even the development authorities have to bear the cost of their indiscretion. While a buyer who has invested his or her life savings is the worst...

I&B Minister condoles passing away of Vinod Khanna

Minister for Information & Broadcasting, M Venkaiah Naidu has condoled the passing away of cinestar and Member of Parliament, Vinod Khanna. In a condolence message to the bereaved family, Naidu said: “I am deeply saddened by the passing away of a great film personality and Member of Parliament (Gurdaspur) Shri Vinod Khanna. I am shocked at his untimely death....

“सेवा राष्ट्र का आधार” विषय पर प्रबुद्ध नागरिक गोष्ठी का आयोजन

गाजियाबाद: आज दिनांक 27अप्रैल 2017 को नेहरूनगर स्थित सरस्वती विद्या मंदिर में राष्ट्रीय सेवा भारती महानगर गाजियाबाद द्वारा "सेवा राष्ट्र का आधार" विषय पर प्रबुद्ध नागरिक गोष्ठी का आयोजन किया गया, जिसमें गाजियाबाद के सैंकड़ों समाजसेवी एवं जागरूक नागरिकों ने भाग लिया। विचार गोष्ठी में विषय रखते हुये राष्ट्रीय सेवा भारती के राष्ट्रीय संगठन मंत्री राकेश जैन जी ने बताया...

लोनी स्टेट बैकं ऑफ इण्डिया ने प्रारम्भ किया पूर्व सैनिको का सम्मान

27 अप्रैल 2017, स्टेट बैंक ऑफ इण्डिया, लोनी, गाजियाबादः आज यहाँ राष्ट्रीय सैनिक संस्था के तत्वाधान में स्टेट बैक ऑफ इण्डिया, लोनी  के पूर्व सैनिको और देश भक्त नागरिक पेन्शनरो की एक बडी सभा आयोजित की गई। इस सभा में स्टेट बैंक ऑफ इण्डीया के क्षेत्रिय प्रबन्धक श्री सुनिल कुमार गोयल, बैक मैनेजनर श्री राकेश कुमार को भी आमन्त्रित...

PM for bringing air fares down to earth

A scheme for the Aam Admi of the country, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today launched UDAN – the Regional Connectivity Scheme for civil aviation, from Shimla Airport. Under this scheme, flights have begun today from Shimla, Nanded and Kadapa Airports. The Prime Minister also unveiled an e-plaque to mark the laying of Foundation Stone of a Hydro Engineering College at...

New PCR Van for F’bad Police

Police Commissioner of Faridabad, Hanif Qureshi at the launch of PCR Van for patrolling, that is being handed over by Crown Interiorz Mall, Mathura Road staff to Faridabad Police today. Seen in the picture is R.S. Gandhi, Chairman of Crown Group with Police Commissioner.

After ages, finally a Passport Kendra for Faridabad

The city of Faridabad got its first Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) on April 26. The Union Minister Krishan Pal Gurjar inaugurated this Kendra. Now the citizens of the city will not have o go to either Gurugram or Delhi to submit their applications for a passport, which was the norm till now. The residents of this industrial...

दिल्ली एमसीडी चुनाव में भारतीय जनता पार्टी की भारी विजय की बधाई

Ghaziabad: क्षेत्रीय महामंत्री सतेंद्र सिसोदिया जी को शाहदरा जिले के 19 वार्डों की जिम्मेदारी पार्टी की,तरफ से सौपी गई थी सत्येंद्र जी ने गाजियाबाद महानगर संगठन की टीम को 19 वार्ड पर अलग-अलग जिम्मेदारी दी जिसमें से 18 वार्डो मैं भारी मतों से विजय हासिल कीI दिलशाद गार्डन मान सिंह गोस्वामी आनंद विहार महामंत्री राजीव अग्रवाल विवेक विहार राजेश...

Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar appointed as DG, CRPF; R.K. Pachnanda to be next DG, ITBP 

The Government has appointed Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar, IPS (UP:1983), Director General, Narcotics Control Bureau to the post of Director General, Central Reserve Police Force, from the date of joining the post and up to December 31, 2019, that is the date of his superannuation or till further orders, whichever is earlier. The Government has also appointed R.K. Pachnanda, IPS (WB:1983),...

Govt. claims call drops dropped down to 7% in 3 months

In order to obtain direct feedback from subscribers about Quality of Mobile Services, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) launched an Integrated Voice Response System (IVRS) in a phased manner between December 2016 and March 2017 covering all states in the country, through which, subscribers received an IVRS call from short code 1955 and were asked a few questions on...

Indo-Russian cooperation will continue to grow: Arun Jaitley

The Defence Minister had a warm and productive meeting with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Shoigu. In his remarks to the media after his meeting with the Russian Defence Minister, Jaitley said, “India has traditionally been participating in the Moscow Conference on International Security. This year it was decided that Indian Defence Minister will participate in the Conference. Both in the...

PM to top bureaucracy: Come up with concrete plans

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi today chaired his eighteenth interaction through PRAGATI - the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation. The Prime Minister reviewed the progress towards handling and resolution of grievances related to Railways. Noting that a large number of complaints were related to corrupt practices of officials, he directed strictest possible action against Railway officials found...

Delhi Municipal BJP landslide hat-trick victory ; AAP & Congress routed

Delhi Municipal BJP landslide hat-trick victory ; AAP & Congress routed  Reported by : National Capital Region (NCR) Bureau «delhiNCRnews.in» रिपोर्ट: राष्ट्रीय राजधानी क्षेत्र (एनसीआर) ब्यूरो «दिल्लीएन०सी०आर०न्यूज़(डॉट)इन»  DELHI'S THREE MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS MCD ELECTION RESULTS 2017 In 2017 election results on 26th April 2017, BJP won total 185 (out of the 272) wards for third consecutive term in all three Municipal Corporations of Delhi (NDMC,...

UN Global Compact kicks off annual conference in New Delhi

New Delhi, April 26, 2017: Today, the United Nations Global Compact kicked off its two-day event, bringing together over 300 leaders from business, finance, civil society, government and the UN in New Delhi for its regional flagship event Making Global Goals Local Business - India. With less than 5,000 days left to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the...

BMW India Launches BMW M Performance training programme in Delhi NCR

BMW India announces the launch of the ‘BMW M Performance Training’ in India. The exclusive driver training program willdemonstrate the dynamism, versatility and high performance of the BMW M car range in Delhi, Aamby Valley and Bengaluru. ‘BMW M Performance Training’ program is a specially designed full day event by BMW driving experts on renowned race tracksin India. Performance car enthusiasts can test and hone their driving skills while experiencing the dynamic nature of BMW M models. The ‘BMW M Performance Training’ program will involve various driving conditions such as cornering, high-speed straights and dynamic braking and avoidance manoeuvres, dual lane changes, oversteering, understeering and timed slalomdramatic changes in elevation. The BMW M3 Sedan, the BMW M4 Coupe, the BMW M5 Sedan, the BMW M6 Gran Coupe, the BMW X5 M and the BMW X6 M will carry adrenaline levels to new heights with their prowess. Thus, guaranteeing a drive filled with pure, unadulterated excitement and ‘Sheer Driving Pleasure’. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India said, “The BMW M Performance Training program offers fast and dynamic actionon race track environment with the emphasis on highest levels of safety. Professional BMW instructors offer guidance onperformance and safe driving both on and off race track developing a perfect command on vehicles in any situation. We aredelighted to bring this exclusive program in India imparting petrolheads all the necessary skills a professional driver could ever need.”  

कल नेफोवा मुख्यमंत्री श्री योगी आदित्यनाथ जी के सामने रखेगा होम बायर्स की समस्याएँ

कल यानि 27 अप्रैल को नेफोवा का प्रतिनधिमंडल ग्रेटर नॉएडा वेस्ट, नॉएडा, ग्रेटर नॉएडा के हाउसिंग प्रोजेक्ट्स में घर बुक कराये होम बायर्स की समस्याओं को मुख्यमंत्री श्री योगी आदित्यनाथ के सामने रखेगा | कुछ हफ्ते पूर्व नेफोवा की टीम ने स्थानीय विधायक श्री पंकज सिंह से मिलकर माननीय मुख्यमंत्री जी तक होम बायर्स की समस्याओं को पहुँचाने का...

Domestic and foreign tourists throng to Rajasthan

Jaipur, April 26, 2017: In the year 2016 the arrival of the number of tourists to Rajasthan seems encouraging with around 18 percent increase in the domestic tourist arrivals and around 3 percent in the foreign tourist arrivals. This statistics was quoted by N.C. Goel, Additional Chief Secretary, Tourism, Government of Rajasthan in his inaugural address at Great Indian...

HKV & Chandni Chowk—shoppers’ delight

As I woke up in the morning I realized how tough life is when it comes to time-management. I have to go to my college and worry about attendance, among other things and of course—get ready to write down another blog. One of the projects assigned to me is on Hauz Khas Village: to do a visual study and cultural...

HUDCO to target 50,000 beneficiaries under EWS scheme

The Minister of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the 47th Foundation Day of Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd. (HUDCO) on April 25 and said that HUDCO is playing an important role in taking financial inclusion forward in the country, as it is taking care of the housing finance needs of the economically deprived sections. Venkaiah...

PM for time-bound completion of projects

PM Narendra Modi reviewed progress of key infrastructure sectors including roads, railways, airports, ports, digital, and coal. The review meeting, which lasted for about four and a half hours, was attended by top officials from PMO, NITI Aayog and all infrastructure Ministries of the Government of India. In course of the presentation made by CEO NITI Aayog, it was noted...

Venkaiah Naidu questions silence of human rights activists over Sukma massacre

According to a press statement of M. Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information & Broadcasting,, “The dastardly killing of a large number of CRPF Jawans on April 24, 2017 who were clearing roads for development works in Sukma district of Chattisgarh has shocked the nation. Several others were injured. This kind...

Sacrifice of CRPF personnel will not go in vain, says Rajnath Singh 

The Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh paid tributes to the martyred CRPF personnel, in Raipur, Chhattisgarh today. The Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Dr. Raman Singh and the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Hansraj Gangaram Ahir also paid tributes to the bravehearts who sacrificed their lives in a Naxal attack in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh yesterday. While paying tributes...

ERP solution enterprise Ginesys launches EasemyGST

New Delhi, April 25, 2017: Ginesys, the leading ERP solution provider company for retail businesses, has launched India’s most comprehensive GST compliance and ERP integrated solution - EasemyGST. It is an innovative digital platform for businesses to switch their operations to GST tax regime. It provides a well-defined tax compliance technological solution incorporating the most secure and trustworthy computing. “As the newly-constituted tax reform...

Haryana CM launches projects worth Rs 200 crores for Faridabad

Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal, while inaugurating projects worth Rs 200 crores in Faridabad said that he would ensure water supply from the Satluj Yamuna Link (SYL) for Haryana as a whole and questioned the Punjab Govt’s credentials to stop the water supply to Haryana. He was addressing a gathering of people from Ballabgarh and NIT areas in Faridabad...

BHEL bags project worth Rs. 10,000 crore for 1,320 MW power project in Bangladesh

New Delhi, April 25: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited’s (BHEL) largest ever export order, valued at Rs.10,000 crore (US$1.5 billion), for setting up 1,320 MW (2x660 MW) Maitree Super Thermal Power Project in Bangladesh, has taken-off, following the issuance of the Notice To Proceed by the developer. Significantly, won against stiff international competitive bidding, this is BHEL’s largest power project order in the...

School students to get lessons on Intellectual Property Rights

The Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM) in collaboration with the International Trademark Association (INTA) kicked off the IPR Awareness campaign for schools across the country in New Delhi at Kendriya Vidyalaya, RK Puram Sector 2. The National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy, which was approved by the Union Cabinet on May 12, 2016, is a significant move forward...

Pulses to hit record production of 22.14 mn tons, as per Govt. estimate

The National Conference on Agriculture for Kharif Campaign – 2017 is being organised on April 25-26, 2017 at New Delhi.  The conference was inaugurated by Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare and also addressed by Parshottam Rupala and Sudarshan Bhagat, Ministers of State for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare. The conference was attended by Secretary, Department of...

More agencies needed to accredit institutions

 Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar today inaugurated the one-day National Consultation on Revised Accreditation Framework here in New Delhi. Highlighting the importance of quality education the minister said any accreditation process or any certification or assessment process must also take into account the final product of it. Subject knowledge is one thing, the delivery of subject...

Yogi’s mantra—Empower Panchayats to foster development

Lucknow:  UP CM Yogi Adityanath yesterday said that the Panchayats were the basic unit and foundation of development of the country and hence it was necessary that they should be the key focus area of development. He was speaking on the occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day, held on April 24. The chief minister said it was also necessary for...

Tata Power announces 100 percent cashless payments

Tata Power, India's largest integrated power company, has always supported initiatives that strive to make India state-of-the-art technologically. In line with this commitment, Tata Power announced that it has achieved complete zero cash payables. The company is working towards bringing down cash collections from its electricity customers, albeit with regulatory support. This initiative by Tata Power complements the call...

UNDP Executive Board welcomes appointment of Achim Steiner as new Administrator

New York: The President of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today welcomed the appointment of Achim Steiner as the Organization’s new Administrator. Steiner’s nomination for UNDP Administrator was forwarded by Secretary-General António Guterres to the General Assembly, which today confirmed him as the Administrator of UNDP for a term of four years. UNDP supports countries around the...

World Bank and AIIB sign cooperation framework

Washington: World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank President Jin Liqun today signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen cooperation and knowledge sharing between the institutions. The memorandum of understanding provides an overall framework for cooperation between the World Bank Group and AIIB in common areas of interest, including development financing, staff exchanges, and analytical...

Photo exhibition by National Trust

Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment inaugurated a Documentary Photo exhibition “The Paths We Walk” here today. The exhibition has been organized by The National Trust under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in collaboration with Society for Child Development, New Delhi. Ramdas Athawale, Minister of State for Social Justice and Employment graced the occasion as...

महिलाओ के बिना “राष्ट्रीय एकीकरण” असम्भव है-महिला ब्रिगेड, राष्ट्रीय सैनिक संस्था

कृष्णा इन्जिनियरिगं कॉलेज(के ई सी), मोहन नगर गाजियाबाद,24 अप्रैल 2017: आज यहाँ “राष्ट्रीय एकीकरण में महिलाओ का योगदान” विषय पर एक अत्यन्त सामरिक सेमिनार आयोजित की गई। ऑल इण्डिया विमेन कॉन्फेरेन्स की राष्ट्रीय अध्यक्षा ने, बतौर मुख्य अतिथि बोलते हुए कहा कि महिला सशक्तीकरण का सीधा सम्बन्ध राष्ट्रीय एकीकरण से है। एक देश भक्त महिला दो परिवारो को देश भक्त...

CRPF suffers heavy casualties in Sukma encounter

The 74th battalion of CRPF lost at least 25 of its men today in a deadly encounter with Maoists in Chattisgarh’s Sukma District. The area is one of the worst Maoist affected area in the state. Reports coming in said that the jawans were on duty at a under construction road site and were patrolling the area when they...

Inter-Ryan, school carrom competition held

Ryan International School, Mayur Vihar organized, Inter-Ryan Carrom Tournament recently for boys under different categories. Students from all the branches in Delhi enthusiastically participated in the tournament to as per the vision of Chairman, Dr. Augustine F Pinto—to enhance sportive spirit among one and all. Students are encouraged to involve themselves in all sports activities to remain in good...

FICCI urges Govt. to come up with tourism policy this year itself

New Delhi, April 24, 2017: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has recommended to the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, the announcement of National Tourism Policy in the year 2017. It is to be recalled that the draft of the policy had already been prepared in 2015 and had been distributed to the stakeholders for...

Indian Air Force inducts SU 30 MKI fighter aircrafts

In a solemn ceremony on April 24, 2017, the Su 30 MKI aircraft was inducted into 221 Squadron, ‘Valiants’, of the IAF. Air Marshal C. Hari Kumar AVSM VM VSM ADC, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Air Command IAF was the chief guest for the occasion. Among the distinguished guests were Daljeet Singh, CEO, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and other officials...

Renowned film director & actor Kasinadhuni Viswanath to be conferred Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2016

Renowned film director & actor, Kasinadhuni Viswanath is to be conferred the 48th Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2016. I&B Minister, M. Venkaiah Naidu today approved the recommendation of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award Committee.  The Award is conferred by the Government of India for outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian Cinema. The Award consists of a Swarn...

Celebration of nature at Arjangarh Metro Station

The Arjangarh Metro station on Delhi Metro’s Yellow Line (Samaypur Badli – HUDA City Centre) is all set for an artistic makeover, with Indian and international artists painting various illustrations across the walls of the station on themes related to environment. For this unique initiative, Delhi Metro has tied up with St+art India, which is a non profit organisation...

IndianOil R&D bagged Jawaharlal Nehru Centenary Award

IndianOil R&D bagged an award for “Best innovation in Refineries” under Team category for the performance improvement of FCC Unit of Gujarat Refinery through innovative hardware design. Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister MoP&NG presented the award to the team led by Dr. SSV Ramakumar, Dir (R&D) at the 21st RTM held at Vishakhapatnam on April 20,2017. KD Tripathi, Secretary MoP&NG, Sandeep...

NGT bans illegal borewells and submersible pumps

In an order that will have far reaching consequences for ground water management in Ghaziabad and Hapur, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) had ordered the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) to seal borewells being run by industries, builders as well as private persons indulging in widespread extraction of water in these areas. The NGT has directed the CGWA to...

Development banks to encourage pvt. funds for infra. boost across globe

Washington DC: Leaders of the top multilateral development banks (MDBs) have agreed to deepen their collaboration to encourage private sector investment in vital infrastructure needed to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth throughout the world. Under the theme of “Delivering Inclusive, Sustainable Infrastructure,” the Global Infrastructure Forum 2017 provided a venue to discuss how MDBs can best work with countries and the...

Low turnout for MCD polls

The Capital today voted for electing municipal councilors of their choice for 272 seats in South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) and East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC). However, a low voter turnout was recorded across the polling booths with reportedly EVMs not functioning at several booths. Delhi CM, Arvind Kejriwal was quick to ask what...

Army Commanders Conference deliberates on measures to enhance transparency and inclusiveness

Army Commander Conference came to an end on April 22 with the closing remarks of General Bipin Rawat. The Biannual Army Commanders’ Conference had commenced on 17 April 2017. During his closing address the Chief of Army Staff impressed upon the need to work in a collaborative manner for maintaining combat effectiveness of the Army. He expressed his confidence at the...

Jaitley raises H1B Visa issue with US

On the sidelines of the Spring Meetings of the World Bank and IMF, Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley held a bilateral meeting with his US counterpart and the US Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin in Washington D.C. yesterday. During the discussions, the Finance Minister highlighted the notable progress made in the Indo-US relations over the last few years and India’s ambitious...

Metro trains to be engine of growth for Make in India

With rapid expansion of metro rail projects in the country, Ministry of Urban Development has taken several far reaching decisions to promote Make in India campaign. These include stipulating certain mandatory conditions to be incorporated in Tender Documents of metro companies for procurement of metro cars and related critical equipment and sub-systems, procurement of only Made in India signaling...

PM urges states to speed up infra. development

PM Narendra Modi today said that as a former chief minister, he is convinced that the vision of “New India” can only be realised through the combined effort and cooperation of all states and chief ministers. Delivering the opening remarks at the third meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog, the Prime Minister said that “Team India” has...

Finance Minister participates in G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ meeting in Washington

Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley said that the emerging economies have become increasingly important, accounting for more than 75 percent of global growth. He said that among the emerging economies, India has been a major driver of global economic growth with an expected growth of 7.5 percent for 2017-18 as against 7.1 percent in 2016-17. He said that India’s...

Hero Challenge extended by another three years

Hero MotoCorp Ltd, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters for the past 16 consecutive years, has reaffirmed its commitment to innovation on the European Tour by extending the ‘Hero Challenge’ by another three years and to three marquee events. The exciting night-golf event made its debut at last year’s British Masters supported by Sky Sports, when the stars of...

25th Anniversary CBR1000RR Fireblade bookings open

Bringing the excitement closer to passionate bikers, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) announced commencement of bookings for the all new 25thanniversary Honda CBR 1000RR Fireblade & CBR 1000RR Fireblede SP in India, the flagship super sport motorcycles from global Honda line-up. The 2017 Fireblade will be introduced as a Completely Built Unit (CBU) in India. For...

BTA Signing Ceremony between RSGL & GAIL Gas Ltd

In a significant step towards setting up of retail gas infrastructure in Rajasthan and opening CNG corridors connecting key cities, the Business Transfer Agreement (BTA) was signed by Ravi Agarwal, Managing Director, RSGL & P.K. Pal, CEO GAIL Gas between Rajasthan State Gas Limited & GAIL Gas Ltd. The Business Transfer Agreement (BTA) is a momentous occasion which will pave...

Delhi-Rewari-Alwar RRTS project to boost connectivity

The Delhi-Rewari-Alwar Regional Rapid Transport System project was today discussed with the stakeholders ahead of submission of Detailed Project Report for the approval of competent authorities. Making a presentation on the salient features of this important rail based RRTS project, V.K. Singh, Managing Director of National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) informed that the 180.50-km-long project is estimated to cost...

UN event’s focus on the need to scale up national efforts to protect earth

Despite progress by a growing number of countries towards striking the balance between growth and respect for the planet, more concrete, holistic and law-based approaches would be needed for the drive to true sustainable development, the Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs told the General Assembly on April 21. Under-Secretary-General Wu Hongbo said that in order to realize that vision,...

Unique contest for students to showcase their innovative streak

Gurugram, April 22, 2017: The DST-Texas Instruments India Inc. Innovation Challenge Design Contest 2016 is moving towards the final phase by completion of the second semi-final round today at BML Munjal University.  The contest saw the participation of ~11,000 students from 624 engineering colleges from across India. The second semi-final event was inaugurated by Sanjay Srivastava, Director - University Program, Texas Instruments India & Nagaraja...

High time to raise the bar for fire services in NCR

The recent fire in a commercial building in Noida has exposed the vulnerability of so called modern buildings—commercial and residential—to fire, in Delhi NCR. The ghastly incident in which six people were charred to death has proved that fire as a hazard  can hit any building in NCR cities due to their under preparedness to deal with such incidents. “Be...

Javadekar called upon doctors to uphold ethics

Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar has exhorted upon young Doctors to go for ethical practice in their profession and perform that duty with passion. He said only passionate work can bring satisfaction in life. Javadekar was addressing the 7th Convocation Day of Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital...

India inks Defence MoU with Republic of Korea

India and the Republic of Korea (RoK) signed an Inter-governmental Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Defence Industry Co-operation in Shipbuilding here yesterday. The MoU was signed by Secretary (Defence Production), Ashok Kumar Gupta from the Indian side and Minister of Defence Acquisition and Programme Administration (DAPA), Mr. Chang Myoung-Jin from the RoK side. The MoU will help the ‘Make...

Minister talks about taking internet to masses

The Union Minister for Communications, Manoj Sinha said that present day telecommunication and networking is expanding its boundaries and voice based network are getting changed to data oriented networks. Speaking at the India-EU ICT Standardisation Conference at C-DOT here. He said that this has been possible because of the standardisation of telecom equipment and interconnectivity. The minister said that India...

Special Cell of Delhi Police busts inter-state gun racket

A team of Special Cell led by Inspector Satendra Mohan under the supervision of Govind Sharma, ACP/SR, Special Cell busted an inter-state gang of illegal firearm trading racket and apprehended one person namely Taiyab, 25 years and son of Roshan a resident of village Utawar ka Nangla, PO Sahpur, P.S. Kosi Kalan, District Mathura, UP. A total of 20...

Earth Day celebrated

Earth Day was celebrated in Ryan International School Montessori, Mayur Vihar with great enthusiasm among little Ryanites, under the revered the vision point given by Chairman, Dr.Augustine Francis Pinto, ‘Values, Environment’. Cheerful children began the special assembly with the verses of Holy Bible followed by prayer and worship songs. Banners and backdrop were put up reading “Go green” and...

Nissan Sunny at an attractive price

Nissan India announced its premium and  stylish Nissan Sunny will be offered at a very attractive starting price of 6.99 Lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi), making it the most affordable premium sedan in India. The Nissan Sunny’s new price range will be in effect from April 20, 2017, across India. Arun Malhotra, Managing Director, Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. (NMIPL) said, “Nissan...

Tata Motors launches AMT buses

Taking a step further in developing comfortable mass transportation solutions, Tata Motors launched AMT technology (Automated Manual Transmission) in its Starbus and Ultra brand of buses, ranging from 12 m and 9m, priced at Rs. 21 lakhs (ex-showroom New Delhi) Developed especially for city applications with heavy traffic, Tata Motors BS 4 compliant AMT buses and are available in...

Governor of Chelyabinsk Region, Russia invites Indian industry

Boris Dubrovsky, Governor, Chelyabinsk Region, Russia, invited Indian industry to explore the investment opportunities in the Chelyabinsk Region of Russia, which offers tax incentives to foreign investors. Speaking at an interactive session organized by FICCI, he held out the assurance that the Chelyabinsk Region would cooperate with the Indian businesses and their investment will be fully protected. Dubrovsky said...

The Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation to organize 76 blood donation camps on Monday

Delhi, April 21, 2017: The Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation will organize 76 blood donation camps across the country on Monday, April 24, 2017 as the Sant Nirankari Mission celebrates the day as Manav Ekta Divas (Human Unity Day) to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of Baba Gurbachan Singh Ji, who laid down his life on this day in 1980. The...

Tata Steel launches The Green School project in association with TERI

Joda: Today, Tata Steel launched The Green School project in association with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). The project was launched at Tata DAV Public School, Joda by Chanakya Chaudhary, group director, Corporate Communication and Regulatory Affairs, Tata Steel; Rajeev Singhal, VP, Raw Materials, Tata Steel; Mita Singhal and Livleen Kahlon, associate director, Environment Education and Awareness Area,...

PM urges civil servants to leverage social media to connect with people

PM Narendra Modi today presented awards and addressed civil servants on the occasion of the eleventh Civil Services Day. Describing this day as one of “rededication,” the Prime Minister said that civil servants are well aware of their strengths and capabilities, challenges and responsibilities. He said conditions prevailing today are quite different from about two decades ago, and would evolve much...

राष्ट्रीय सैनिक संस्था की महिला ब्रिगेड 24 अप्रैल 2017 को “राष्ट्रीय एकीकरण में महिलाओ का योगदान” विषय पर सेमिनार आयोजित करेगी

मुख्यालय 133 बी, मॉडल टाउन ईस्ट, गाजियाबाद, 21 अप्रैल 2017: आज यहाँ एक प्रैसवार्ता को सम्बोधित करते हुए राष्ट्रीय सैनिक संस्था की महिला ब्रिगेड की उत्तर प्रदेश  की  प्रदेश अध्यक्षा, नीलम पवार ने बताया कि ”राष्ट्रीय एकीकरण में महिलाओ का योगदान“ विषय पर 24 अप्रैल 2017 को अपरान्ह 2.30 बजे, कृष्णा इजिंरिगं कॉलेज, मोहन नगर में, एक सेमिनार आयोजित...

Delhi Airport capacity to be increased

The Ministry of Civil Aviation is working with stakeholders, on a roadmap to increase Airside Capacity of Delhi Airport from the current 67 movements per hour to 95 movements per hour at peak time in the next three years. By the end of 2017 the airside capacity is expected to rise by 10 percent, with around 72 to 73...

NALCO OFS over-subscribed 3 times; Government of India to raise Rs. 1200 crores

The Central Government has successfully divested 9.2% of paid-up capital in National Aluminum Company Ltd. (NALCO) to raise Rs. 1,200 crore to begin FY 2017-18 with a bang. Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM), Ministry of Finance, Government of India is set a record target of realizing Rs. 72,500 crore through disinvestment. This follows an all-time high...

Ministry launches free legal aid for marginalised sections

Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics & IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad appealed to all those involved in the delivery of justice to join hands in improving the system to ensure that assistance is available to every citizen irrespective of his socio-economic position. He said this after the launch of three key legal aid and empowerment initiatives of the...

Electric bill shock for Mulayam

The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd officials today suddenly swooped down at the Etawah residence of Mulayam Singh Yadav, the SP patriarch, and found him to be using more than the allocated quota of electricity by at least five to eight times, claimed media reports. It also came in that MSY had total pending dues of around Rs 4...

GE completes acquisition of LM Wind Power

Paris, April 20, 2017: GE (NYSE:GE) the world’s leading Digital Industrial company, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of LM Wind Power, a Denmark-based technology developer and manufacturer of rotor blades to the wind industry. The completion of the transaction follows regulatory approval in the European Union, the United States, China, and Brazil. GE reached an agreement with the...

Orange Day at Ryan, Mayur Vihar

Under the vision of their Chairman, Dr. A.F. Pinto “Academics, Health care, good living, leisure and Recreation” Ryan International School, Mayur Vihar, Montessori celebrated Orange Day on April 20, 2017. The little cherubs and teachers were dressed in shades of orange and were shining brightly. Children brought orange lolly pops and enjoyed eating them.  The classrooms were embellished in orange using flash cards, props...

Women Form the Largest Untapped Pool for the Manufacturing Sector: FICCI findings

Mumbai, April 19, 2017: The FICCI Panel on ‘Growing Influence of Women in Steel’ threw up some interesting findings. The panel formed part of the day’s proceedings at India Steel 2017 organised by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) here. The two-day event concludes today. The all-women panel was moderated by Vinita Bimbhet, Immediate Past President,...

मैन्टीनेन्स चार्ज और पावर कन्जम्पशन के बिल अलग-अलग दिये जाने चाहिए- आरडब्ल्युए एवं एओए फेडरेशन गाजियाबाद

मुख्यालय पश्चिमाचल विद्युत वितरण विभाग, आर डी सी, राजनगर, गाजियाबाद, 20 अप्रैल 2017: आज यहाँ बिजली विभाग एंव आरडब्ल्युए फेडरेशन गाजियाबाद की बैठक आयोजित कि गईं। बिजली विभाग के चीफ इंजिनीयर, एस.सी. गुप्ता से पूछा गया कि उन सोसाइटीज का सीगल पॉइन्ट कनैक्शन क्या नही काट देना चाहिए जहाँ मैन्टीनेन्स चार्ज और बिजली खपत दोनो को विद्युत प्रीपेड मीटर...

Gurugram outages due to work on highway

Due to the ongoing construction work along the NH 8, residents of Gurugram have to face long outages nowadays. The Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam,the discom said that residents of many sectors such as Sectors 17, 30, 31 and South City, among others went without power however there is no scarcity of power this summer. A resident of Patel...

Civil servants should introspect their commitment to people: Rajnath Singh

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the two-day 11th Civil Services Day programme here today. The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh also addressed the function. The Civil Services Day function is being organised by the Department of Administrative...

SCI awarded by IMD, Pune for Met observations by ships

The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI) gets awarded by India Meteorological Department (IMD), Government of India recently at the Office of the Head, Climate Research & Services, Pune. Two Awards, one Certificate of Merit and ten Additional Certificates were presented to SCI for SCI owned as well managed ships. The Awards, Certificates and Mementos were received by Capt....

Indian Oil Corporation inks MoU with NRL & PPT

Indian Oil Corporation Limited entered into an MoU with Numaligarh Refinery Limited and Paradip Port Trust in a glittering ceremony at Bhubaneswar in presence of Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport, Highways & Shipping, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Honourable Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, Finance Minister, Govt. of Assam, Chandra Mohan Patowary,...

Workshop on Instagram for Govt. Social Media Communication

The Principal Director General (M&C), Press Information Bureau, A.P. Frank Noronha delivering the welcome address at the inauguration of the “Workshop on Instagram for Government Social Media Communication”, jointly organised by the Social Media Cell, PIB and Instagram, in New Delhi on April 20, 2017. The Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information &...

National Action Plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance

“Antimicrobial resistance is a serious threat to global public health that requires action across all government sectors and society and is driven by many interconnected factors. Single, isolated interventions have limited impact and coordinated action is required to minimize the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance.” This was stated by J.P. Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare...

Govt.’s green signal to ban red beacons from May 1

In a refreshing move the Union Govt. banned red beacons atop all VIP vehicles, starting May 1 with no exceptions. However, blue beacons will be allowed for ambulance and fire services. The move has been welcomed by the Congress too and is being widely seen as the official acknowledgment of the fact that politicians and bureaucrats are not the...

Cabinet approves VVPAT units for 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Putting to rest all speculation and demand of the opposition parties as well as the Election Commission, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi has given its approval for procurement of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) Units for use in the General Elections, 2019 for purchase of  16,15,000 Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) Units  at a tentative...

Amway India and Gurugram Police partner for ‘Sabal’

Gurugram, April 19, 2017: Amway India, country’s leading direct selling FMCG Company, today partnered with Gurugram Police for Project ‘Sabal’. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Gurugram Police and Amway India today, in the presence of Sandeep Khirwar, IPS, Commissioner of Police, Gurugram and Anshu Budhraja, General Manager, Amway India. Under the Project, Amway India will undertake self-defenc e training of around 10,000 school-going girls...

Guinness record holder John Pritkin visits Ryan, Mayur Vihar

John Pritkin, an American resident visited Ryan International School, Mayur Vihar on April 18, 2017 for an interaction with the students. John Pritkin has to his credit of making his mark in the Guinness Book of World Records. He is a motivational speaker, who despite not-so-favourable circumstances had the never give-up attitude, which took him to pinnacle of success....

A make-up course for you

Do you know that women who are perceived as "good-looking" receive higher attention than "homely" women? When applied correctly, make-up enhances your own natural beauty; it calls attention to your best features. When it is done skillfully it gives you the sense of a modern successful woman. At Makeup 18, Delhi’s premier media make-up academy you know the principle and theories...

India lauds the enterprise and achievements of the people of Nepal, says President

President Pranab Mukherjee received Bidya Devi Bhandari, President Nepal yesterday at Rashtrapati Bhavan. He also hosted a banquet in her honour. Welcoming the President of Nepal, the President said that he was delighted to have this opportunity to receive her as the first woman President of the country. He said her choice of India for the first State Visit abroad...