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Home Minister Amit Shah launches Green Sohra Afforestation Campaign in Cherrapunji

14 hrs ago
Union Home Minister Amit Shah launched the Green Sohra Afforestation Campaign at Sohra (Cherrapunji) during his visit to Meghalaya. Read all you need to know.

National Research Foundation proposed to be set up to strengthen research ecosystem

15 hrs ago
The National Research Foundation will mainly aim to seed, grow and facilitate research at academic institutions, especially in universities and colleges, where research capacity is currently in a nascent stage. 

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to visit India, Pak, Afghanistan sponsored terror, COVID on agenda

16 hrs ago
With Antony Blinken’s visit to India, the Government looks forward to taking forward the conversation with the US on various issues, be it Indo-Pacific, Afghanistan, Bilateral, Pakistan-sponsored terrorism, addressing COVID-19, or the global developments.

What is Essential Defence Services Bill? All you need to know

2 days ago
The Essential Defence Services Bill aims at preventing the staff of the government-owned ordnance factories from going on strike or any form of agitation. The factories form an integrated base for the indigenous production of defence hardware and equipment.

Center announces portal to register children orphaned by COVID-19

3 days ago
The Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani informed Rajya Sabha on July 22, 2021, that the government has introduced the portal to all the States and the Union Territories on July 15, 2021.

Kerala, RDIF to sign agreement for filling Sputnik V vaccine vials

3 days ago
In a bid to set up a unit for filling COVID-19 vaccines vials, Kerala will be signing an agreement with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF). Read all you need to know.

National Broadcasting Day 2021: India's first-ever radio broadcast - All you need to know

3 days ago
On July 23, 1927, the first-ever radio broadcast in India went on-air from the Bombay (now Mumbai) station. Since then, this day has been observed as National Broadcasting Day.

Third wave of COVID-19 likely to hit India by Sept-Oct, vaccine for children to be out soon: AIIMS Director

3 days ago
AIIMS director stressed that studies show that children also got the infection to a large extent in the first and second wave of COVID-19  but they had a milder infection and recovered from it. The children were shown to have up to 60 percent antibodies in their study. 

Farm laws: 200 Farmers get go ahead for protest at Jantar Mantar everyday, heavy security ahead of agitation

Jul 22, 2021
Farmers' Protest: The farmers get the go-ahead to stage protests from July 22 to August 9, 2021, subject to the participation of a maximum of 200 protestors per day from 11 am to 5 pm. 

All 15 Kashmir Valley Railway Stations to get public Wi-Fi Network

Jul 20, 2021
Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said that "it is a crucial step for Digital India mission and will go a long way in connecting the unconnected."

4th National Serosurvey: Overall seroprevalence found to be 67.6%, children also included

Jul 20, 2021
The ICMR DG further said that there was no difference in seroprevalence in male and female and rural and urban areas.

Mizoram-Assam Border Dispute – All you need to know

Jul 19, 2021
The Mizoram-Assam Border Dispute has been ongoing since Mizoram came into existence, first as a Union Territory (UT) in 1972 and then as a State in 1987.

Monsoon session of Parliament begins today- Key bills expected to be passed as opposition raises raging issues

Jul 19, 2021
As the Government during the Monsoon Session of Parliament will push for key bills to be passed, the opposition is geared up to corner the Center on a range of issues including farmers’ protest, COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination strategy, and fuel price hike.

What is ‘R’ factor of COVID-19? All you need to know

Jul 17, 2021
R Factor of COVID-19 refers to the reproduction rate which denotes the number of people getting infected by one infected person.

Indian Navy receives MH-60 Romeo helicopters from the US

Jul 17, 2021
Indian Navy received two MH-60 ‘Romeo’ multi-role helicopters from the US Navy. Read all you need to know.

Centre releases Rs 75,000 crores to States, UTs as GST compensation

Jul 16, 2021
The Ministry of Finance released Rs 75,000 crores to the States and Union Territories (UTs) to compensate them for the shortfall in revenue due to GST implementation. Read all you need to know.

SC to implement system for safe digital transmission of bail orders to jails across country

Jul 16, 2021
The Supreme Court announced that a system for safe digital transmission of its bail orders to jails across the country. Read all you need to know.

PM Modi inaugurates Gandhinagar Capital Railway Station, Gujarat Science City - Key Highlights of projects

Jul 16, 2021
Gandhinagar Capital Railway Station was virtually inaugurated by PM Modi along with multiple other railway projects and 3-new attractions at Science City, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

COVID Vaccine clinical trial for children on verge of completion: Government to Delhi HC

Jul 16, 2021
A bench consisting of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh observed, “Let the clinical trials be done, otherwise it will be a disaster if the COVID vaccines are administered without trials that too in the case of children”.

Tribal Affairs Ministry launches ‘COVID Teeka Sang Surakshit Van, Dhan and Uddyam’

Jul 16, 2021
Arjun Munda, Minister of Tribal Affairs launched the ‘COVID Teeka Sang Surakshit Van, Dhan and Uddyam’ nationwide campaign in partnership with WHO and UNICEF. Read all you need to know.

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