Prasar Bharati’s digital network has carved out a niche in the Indian digital media industry by focussing on inclusive growth, instead of just revenue driven growth. Serving the mandate of the public broadcaster even in the digital world, Prasar Bharati’s digital platforms in the remotest areas of Northeast have registered significant milestones by together clocking more than 220 Million Views… Continue reading "Northeast powers Prasar Bharati’s Digital Growth"
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Shri Nitin Gadkari emphasizes on fixing driving hours for truck drivers of commercial vehicles, calls for a policy at par with European standards
Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari has emphasised on deciding driving hours for truck drivers of commercial vehicles, similar to pilots, to reduce fatigue-induced road accidents. In a National Road Safety Council (NRSC) Meeting today with the Non-Official Co-Opted Individual Members he directed officers to work on a policy to include On-Board Sleep Detection Sensors in Commercial Vehicles,… Continue reading "Shri Nitin Gadkari emphasizes on fixing driving hours for truck drivers of commercial vehicles, calls for a policy at par with European standards"
The Income Tax Department carried out a search and seizure operation on 17.09.2021 on a prominent group engaged in manufacturing of steel products. 25 premises consisting of 8 residences, 9 offices and 8 factories, spread over Kolkata, Durgapur, Asansol and Purulia and other regions of West Bengal were covered in the operation. The search operation has led to the detection of… Continue reading "Income Tax Department conducts searches in West Bengal"
Government has decided to appoint Air Marshal V R Chaudhari, PVSM, AVSM, VM, presently Vice Chief of Air Staff, as the next Chief of the Air Staff after the retirement of Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC on 30th September, 2021. Air Marshal V R Chaudhari, PVSM, AVSM, VM, was commissioned into the Fighter stream of Indian Air… Continue reading "Air Marshal V R Chaudhari appointed next Chief of Air Staff"
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi spoke on telephone today with His Excellency Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic of France. The two leaders discussed regional issues including recent developments in Afghanistan. In this context, they shared their concerns about possible spread of terrorism, narcotics, illicit weapons and human trafficking, as well as the need to ensure human rights, rights of… Continue reading "PM speaks on telephone with President of France"
India recorded 26,115 fresh Covid cases, 13.6% lower than yesterday’s figures. The new infections took the country’s total caseload to over 22.9 crore. 252 deaths in the last 24 hours pushed the death count to 4,45,385. Maharashtra, which has the highest number of coronavirus cases in India, recorded 2,583 new infections. 15,692 people tested positive for the virus on Monday… Continue reading "India reports 26,115 fresh coronavirus cases"
A day after Narendra Giri, the head of a top religious body – Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad – allegedly died by suicide in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj, three of his close aides have been detained for questioning, including one of his top disciples. One of the detained men, Anand Giri, was Narendra Giri’s protege and closest aide until they fell out… Continue reading "3 disciples arrested in alleged suicide of Narendra Giri"
Union Minister for Ports, Shipping, Waterways & Ayush Shri Sarbananda Sonowal Flags-off Dwarf Container Train at JNPT
Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, virtually flagged-off the dwarf container train service from Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) today. With this, the first consignment of laden Dwarf containers from Dwarf container depot (DCD) at the port was moved by train to ICD Kanpur. The port is set to gain steadily from the implementation the Dwarf… Continue reading "Union Minister for Ports, Shipping, Waterways & Ayush Shri Sarbananda Sonowal Flags-off Dwarf Container Train at JNPT"
The Income Tax Department carried out a search and seizure operation on 17.09.2021 in the case of a prominent public figure in Nagpur and his family members. The group is having wide business interest spanning the fields of Education, Warehousing and Agri-business in Nagpur and other parts of Maharastra. More than 30 premises were covered in the search and survey… Continue reading "Income Tax Department conducts searches in Nagpur"
The 15th India-Nepal combined battalion level military training exercise ‘SURYA KIRAN’ commenced at Pithoragarh (UK) today and will continue till 03 October 2021. During the exercise, an Infantry Battalion each from the Indian Army and the Nepali Army will be training together to develop inter-operability and share their experience of counter terrorism operations and disaster relief operations. A traditional opening… Continue reading "Indo-Nepal Joint Military Training Exercise Surya Kiran begins at Pithoragarh (Uk)"