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Delhi, Seoul sign MoU to tackle air pollution, improve infrastructure

2 days ago
The Delhi government has signed a 'Friendship and Cooperation Agreement' with the Seoul Metropolitan Government to work closely in the fields of environment, tourism, waste water and solid waste management, infrastructure and public health.

Jharkhand government introduces electric cars for official use

Sep 14, 2018
The state government of Jharkhand has introduced electric vehicles for official use. The energy department of the state got 20 such cars for its use. Use of electric vehicles will not only help curb pollution and protect the environment but it will also help save foreign currency.

Haryana assembly passes State Commission for SC Bill

Sep 14, 2018
The state assembly of Haryana has passed the Haryana State Commission for Scheduled Castes Bill, 2018, for development and safeguarding the interests of people belonging to the community. The bill was passed on the last day of the state assembly’s session.

Tamil Nadu bans sale of e-cigarettes with immediate effect

Sep 13, 2018
The order says, “Although advertisements of electronic cigarettes claim they do not cause any harm, tobacco is the only legally available consumer product which kills people when it is used entirely as intended.”

Telangana’s Sadarmatt anicut, Pedda Cheruvu get Heritage Irrigation Structure status

Sep 10, 2018
The Sadarmatt barrage, across Godavari in Khanapur of Nirmal district, is an iconic structure installed by the then Hyderabad ruler Nawab Ikbal-ud-Dowla in 1891-92. While, Pedda Cheruvu tank is located on the outskirts of Kamareddy district and was built in 1897 during the rule of Mir Mahaboob Ali Khan, the sixth Nizam of Hyderabad State.

Delhi Government launches doorstep delivery of 40 services

Sep 10, 2018
The Delhi government has launched a scheme that will enable doorstep delivery of 40 essential government services such as caste and marriage certificates, driving license and new water connections in the first phase.

PM Narendra Modi to unveil Sardar Patel statue on October 31: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani

Sep 9, 2018
The Statue of Unity is a dream project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This project was announced on October 31, 2013 by Narendra Modi, when he was the Chief Minister of Gujarat. For development of the project, Modi launched a country wide campaign to collect iron to build the Statue of Unity.

Dilbagh Singh appointed as DGP of Jammu & Kashmir; replaces SP Vaid

Sep 7, 2018
Singh replaces Shesh Paul Vaid, who was removed from the post and was appointed as the Transport Commissioner in the State’s General Administrative Department (GAD). Vaid, a 1986-batch IPS officer, was appointed as the Director General of Police in December 2016 and is due to retire in October 2019.

Telangana Cabinet passes resolution to dissolve Legislative Assembly

Sep 6, 2018
The Telangana Cabinet has passed a resolution to dissolve the Legislative Assembly and seek early elections. The legislative assembly polls in Telangana were originally scheduled to be held simultaneously with the Lok Sabha elections in 2019.

Delhi government raises prize money for Asian Games medal winners

Sep 5, 2018
The Delhi Government has increased the prize money for the players from the state who won medals for the nation at the recently-concluded 18th Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia. The CM also announced two new policies to promote sportspersons in the city.

Home for widows ‘Krishna Kutir’ inaugurated in UP's Vrindavan

Sep 1, 2018
The widows’ home ‘Krishna Kutir’ was set up by the Ministry of Women and Child Development under its ‘Swadhar Greh Scheme’. The Ministry started the ‘Swadhar Greh scheme’ to provide such facilities to abandoned women.

Uttarakhand HC declares fatwas as unconstitutional

Sep 1, 2018
The Uttarakhand High Court has declared fatwas as unconstitutional and illegal. The high court banned all the religious bodies and statutory panchayats in the state from issuing fatwas. The issuance of fatwa infringes upon the statutory rights, fundamental rights, dignity, status, honour and obligation of individuals.

India, ADB sign USD 346 million loan to improve state highways in Karnataka

Aug 31, 2018
This KSHIP-lll project will upgrade about 419 kilometres of state highways to two- and four-lane with paved shoulders; and will reconstruct, widen, and strengthen culverts and bridges.

Assam declares entire state ‘disturbed’; extends AFSPA by 6 months

Aug 30, 2018
In September 2017, the Central Government delegated the power to Assam and Manipur Governments to impose or withdraw AFSPA. Earlier on April 1, 2018, the AFSPA was completely removed from Meghalaya and some areas of Arunachal Pradesh.

Union Government, ADB sign USD 375 million loan agreement to improve irrigation efficiency in Madhya Pradesh

Aug 30, 2018
The Madhya Pradesh Irrigation Efficiency Improvement Project will support the efforts of the state for irrigation expansion and modernisation plan by maximizing irrigation efficiency and water productivity.

Punjab Assembly passes amendment bill to set up State Security Commission

Aug 29, 2018
The Punjab state assembly has passed the Police (Amendment) Bill 2018 that would pave way for setting up of a State Security Commission for selection of the director general of police. The bill seeks to amend the Punjab Police Act 2007, which was enacted on February 5, 2008.

Union Government, World Bank and Rajasthan sign agreement to improve power distribution in Rajasthan

Aug 29, 2018
This ‘Second Programmatic Electricity Distribution Reform Development Policy Loan’ for Rajasthan is the second in the series of two operations planned for a comprehensive turnaround of Rajasthan’s electricity distribution sector. The First Loan closed in March 2017.

CBSE to provide digital board exam documents to flood-hit Kerala students

Aug 28, 2018
In a special gesture to students from CBSE affiliated schools in Kerala, whose board exam documents such as mark sheets/ migration certificates/ pass certificates have got lost or damaged in the state’s floods, the CBSE will provide them with digital mark sheets, migration certificates and pass certificates through the ‘Parinam Manjusha’ portal/ DigiLocker.

India declines UAE’s Rs 700 crore offer for Kerala floods

Aug 23, 2018
The Union Government has decided to decline financial aid offer worth Rs 700 crore from UAE. Despite the generous monetary contributions and material supplies pouring in from different corners of the country, Kerala requires much more to help bring life back to normalcy.

Punjab Government to make sacrilege of religious text punishable with life imprisonment

Aug 23, 2018
The state cabinet of Punjab has approved amendments to the Indian Penal Code (IPC) to make sacrilege of all religious text punishable with life imprisonment. The main objective behind the decision is to preserve communal harmony.

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