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ExMP’s kitchen serving food for attendants of corona patients in govt hosp

Udaipur : As the intensity of the second wave of the pandemic increases and almost a thousand patients on an average get infected, more people are coming ahead to extend help and relief. Setting a model for others, Raghuveer Meena, former parliamentarian has set up a special kitchen in his house compound where food packets for  200 persons are being prepared daily. Meena ... Read More »

Sans budget, survival becomes difficult for shelter homes across Rajasthan

Udaipur : On one hand the authorities are getting stricter on voluntary organisations and state aided shelter homes to make sure adherence of COVID protocols at these places while on the other hand these centers are on the verge of dysfunctioning since they have not received the annual budget for the financial year April 2020-March 2021. There are some 100 state aided open ... Read More »

Violation of marriage protocols attract heavy penalty, parents worried

Udaipur : The state government’s decision barring marriage functions till May 31 has increased the woes of families that had planned wedding ceremonies of their children in the coming days. Meanwhile, the district administration is getting stricter on those  people violating the COVID protocol regarding marriage functions. As per the latest directives, marriages have to be kept a very low key affair with only the bride ... Read More »

Army Recruitment Common Entrance Exam At Jaipur And Jodhpur Stands Postponed

Common entrance exam for Army Recruitment to be held at Jaipur and Jodhpur for rally and medically fit candidates scheduled on 30 May 2021 stands postponed owing to COVID 19 situation. Fresh dates will be intimated later.  Candidates should check news papers and join Indian army website ( for fresh dates accordingly. Tag : army recruitment 2021, army recruitment 2021 udaipur, ... Read More »

Transfer of CSIR-CMERI technologies to three MSMEs

CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute transferred its Oxygen Concentrator Technology and High Flow Rate Iron Removal Plant Technology virtually on 05.05.2021. Oxygen Concentrator Technology was transferred to M/s. C and I Calibrations Pvt. Ltd, Kota, Rajasthan and M/s. SA CORP, IMT Manesar, Gurgaon. The High Flow Rate Iron Removal Plant Technology was transferred to M/s Maa Durga Sales Agency, Guwahati. Prof. (Dr.) Harish Hirani, ... Read More »

Mandatory online certification of disability through UDID portal w.e.f. 01.06.2021.

The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Government of India has issued Gazette notification SO 1736(E) dated 05.05.2021 making it mandatory for all States/UTs to grant certificate of disability through online mode only using UDID portal w.e.f. 01.06.2021. The Central Government notified the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017 under RPwD Act, 2016 on 15.06.2017. Rule 18(5) ... Read More »

PM Modi reviews public health response to Covid-19

PM Modi today undertook a comprehensive review of the Covid-19 related situation in the country. He was given a detailed picture on the Covid outbreak in various states and districts. He was informed about the 12 states which have more than 1 lakh active cases. PM was also apprised about the districts with high disease burden. PM was briefed about ... Read More »

To achieve self-sufficiency in pulses Union Government formulates strategy for Kharif 2021

With an aim to attain self-sufficiency in the production of pulses, the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has formulated a special Kharif strategy for implementation in the ensuing Kharif 2021 season. Through consultations with the state governments, a detailed plan for both area expansion and productivity enhancement for Tur, Moong and Urad has been formulated. Under the strategy, utilising all the ... Read More »

Revenue Deficit Grant of Rs. 9,871 crore released to 17 States

The Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance today released the 2nd monthly installment of Post Devolution Revenue Deficit (PDRD) Grant of Rs. 9,871 crore for the year 2021-22 to 17 States. With the release of 2nd installment, a total amount of Rs. 19,742 crore has been released in the first two months of the current financial year as Post Devolution Revenue Deficit Grant to ... Read More »

StarAgri & Agribazaar donates oxygen concentrators worth Rs. 2 crore to govt hospitals in Rajasthan

Udaipur : In collaboration with StarAgri&Agribazaar, India’s premieragri warehousing and online agri-trading company, recently announced donating 300  imported state-of-the-art oxygen concentrators worth Rs. 2  crore to various state government-run hospitalsin various districts  like  Jaipur, Alwar, Ajmer, Kota, Bikaner, Sri Ganganagar, Kotputli, Bharatpur , Jodhpur of  Rajasthan towards India’s fight against COVID-19.The oxygen concentrators will help treat COVID19 patients who require oxygen as India ... Read More »

[What’s Cooking] The Taste of Comfort with Kadhi Pakora

The purest of joys in life come from the simplest of things. This Friday is one such day when we share the recipe of a very simple yet comforting dish.. Amidst the doom and gloom, lets just stir up our ladle to make Kadhi Pakora—a simple dish that is easy to make, is delicious and totally healthy. Best served with ... Read More »

Transform Your Laundry Experience with Samsung’s latest AI Ecobubble™, Simple, Gentle & Intelligent Wash

Have you ever wished for a washing machine that was intelligent enough to know what kind of washing care your dirty laundry needed?   Samsung’s latest AI Ecobubble washing machines come equipped with artificial intelligence (AI) features that offer a customize laundry process to consumers. The AI learns and remembers laundry habits and suggests the most frequently used wash cycle. ... Read More »

Bixby Becomes More Intelligent as Samsung Rolls out Support for Indian English

Samsung, India’s most trusted smartphone and consumer electronics brand, announced the addition of Indian English as part of Bixby 3.0 update. Since its launch in 2017, Bixby has evolved from an intelligent voice assistant for users to an open, scalable AI platform that is available anywhere, anytime across mobile devices, wearables and digital appliances. To improve user experience and make ... Read More »

Marathwada region registers 6,738 Covid cases, 168 fatalities

Aurangabad : Covid situation continues to remain grim in the eight districts of the Marathwada region in Maharashtra as the region recorded the highest spike of 6,738 Covid positive cases and 168 fatalities in the past 24 hours, according to the health authorities. Details from all the district headquarters collected by UNI show that out of the eight districts of ... Read More »

Gehlot targets Modi govt over fuel price rise after assembly polls

Jaipur : Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday hit out at the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government over rise in fuel prices after the completion of assembly elections in five states. He said the central government should reduce the tax on petrol and diesel and give relief to the “already troubled” people. The chief minister stressed that as ... Read More »

Good Samaritans supplying medicines, food, ration for COVID hit households

Udaipur : Amid the stories of black marketting, stockpiling, there are stories showcasing acts of kindness to extend relief to thousands of families affected by the pandemic. While there are people who have started free food packet delivery services to households hit by the virus,there are also organisations that  are providing help by distributing corona kits for those tested COVID positive.Individual ... Read More »

Experts advice people to be cautious from child trade rackets during pandemic

Udaipur : Not just the economy, social life too has been badly hit by the corona and a new challenge is posing before the police and society-child  trading. The child rights department and the state adoption and resource agency has cautioned the public to remain aware of malicious messages spreading these days on social media regarding appeals to adopt children orphaned after their parents death ... Read More »

Singer Arijit Singh’s mother hospitalised

Mumbai :  Playback singer Arijit Singh’s mother has been admitted to a hospital in Kolkata, actor Swastika Mukherjee said on Thursday. Mukherjee took to the social media to seek blood donors for the singer’s mother, who has been admitted at AMRI Dhakuria in Kolkata. “Need A- blood for singer Arijit Singh’s mother, admitted in Amri Dhakuria. Need it today. Pls ... Read More »

Kejriwal thanks PM after Delhi receives 730 MT of oxygen on May 5

New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the national capital received 730 metric tonnes of oxygen on May 5.  In a letter, Kejriwal said that it was for the first time the national capital received more than 700 metric tonnes of the life-saving gas. “Delhi has a consumption of 700 metric tonnes ... Read More »

4-year-old boy falls into open borewell in Rajasthan

Jaipur : A four-year-old boy fell into a 70-foot-deep open borewell in Rajasthan’s Jalore district on Thursday, police said. The child, identified as Anil Devasi, is alive, and efforts are underway to rescue him, they said. Oxygen is being pumped into the borewell, the police added. Read More »

Steel plants supply 4076 MT Liquid Medical Oxygen

Steel companies from across the country, from both the public and private sectors, have stepped up efforts to meet the nation’s requirement of medical oxygen. Yesterday, the Total Liquid Medical Oxygen(LMO) Production by the Steel plants was 3680.30 MT, and Total LMO Supply was 4076.65 MT. In comparison, the LMO supply was 3131.84 Metric Tonnes to various states on the 25th April ... Read More »

Indian Navy steps up COVID Relief Operations: Nine Warships transporting Oxygen, Medical Equipment from Abroad

The Indian Navy has stepped up its COVID relief Operation Samudra Setu II with ships from all three Naval Commands in Mumbai, Visakhapatnam and Kochi, deployed for shipment of Liquid Medical Oxygen and associated medical equipment from friendly foreign countries in Persian Gulf and South East Asia. On the Western seaboard, Indian Naval Ship Talwar entered the port of New ... Read More »

ECI decides to defer bye-elections of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies in various States/UT in view of Pandemic.

There are notified three vacancies in Parliamentary Constituencies namely Dadra & Nagar Haveli, 28-Khandwa (Madhya Pradesh) & 2-Mandi (Himachal Pradesh) and eight vacancies in Assembly Constituencies namely 01-Kalka and 46-Ellenabad in Haryana, 155-Vallabhnagar in Rajasthan, 33-Sindgi in Karnataka, 47-Rajabala and 13-Mawryngkneng (ST) in Meghalaya, 08-Fatehpur in Himachal Pradesh and 124-Badvel (SC) in Andhra Pradesh. There are few more vacancies of seats ... Read More »

Gadkari: Need to adopt modern concepts of tunneling in India to reduce capital cost, without compromising with safety

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Nitin Gadkari said that there is need to adopt modern concepts of tunneling in India so that the big capital cost involved can be reduced. The Minister said that by developing smart cities, roadway amenities and other facilities near tunnels, revenue generation can be increased. Addressing an ... Read More »

Coast Guard apprehends Myanmarese poachers in Indian EEZ

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has apprehended four Myanmarese poachers fishing illegally in Indian waters off Barren Island. In the early hours of May 02, 2021, ICG ship Rajshree, during routine patrol in the area, sighted one boat operating off Barren Island close to the coast. The ICG ship tried to establish communication with the boat, however, the boat did not ... Read More »

Covid-19 Vaccination camp organised at Guwahati Airport

  The second covid vaccination camp, open for all above 18 years, has been organised at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (LGBI) Guwahati. The camp started on 3rd May 2021 and the vaccination is going on in the camp. Over 2000 people have been vaccinated and more are likely to get vaccinated tomorrow. Airports Authority of India in association with National ... Read More »

Govt. of India has so far provided more than 17.02 crore vaccine doses to States/UTs Free of Cost

The Government of India is at the forefront of the fight against the COVID19 pandemic in collaboration with the States and UT through a “Whole of Government” approach. In addition to Test, Track, Treat and COVID Appropriate Behaviour, Vaccination forms an integral component of the five point strategy of Government of India for containment and management of the pandemic. Implementation ... Read More »

India begins exports of organic millets grown in Himalayas to Denmark

In a major boost to organic products exports from the country, first consignment of millets grown in Himalayas from snow-melt water of Ganges in Dev Bhoomi (Land of the God), Uttarakhand would be exported to Denmark. APEDA, in collaboration with Uttarakhand Agriculture Produce Marketing Board (UKAPMB) & Just Organik, an exporter, has sourced & processed ragi (finger millet), and jhingora(barnyard ... Read More »

Asiatic Lions housed in Hyderabad zoo infected with SARS-COV2 recovering well.

Hyderabad zoo On the 24th April 2021 with an abundance of caution , Nehru  Zoological  Park  (NZP),  Hyderabad shared samples (as collected from nose, throat and respiratory tract under anaesthesia) with  CCMB-LaCONES for eight  Asiatic  lions  housed  in  the Zoo that had showed signs of respiratory distress.  Based on detailed diagnostic tests and report as shared by CCMB-LaCONES on 4th May ... Read More »

About 65% more wheat procured during current Rabi Marketing Season in comparison to corresponding period last year

Procurement of Wheat in ongoing RMS 2021-22 is continuing smoothly in the procuring States of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat Jammu & Kashmir and Bihar at MSP, as was done in previous seasons, and till now (upto 03.05.2021) a quantity of over 299.16 LMT of Wheat has been procured against the last year corresponding ... Read More »

Ministry of Ayush responds to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about “Ayush-64”

Described by experts as a ray of hope in the time of the pandemic, the polyherbal drug AYUSH- 64 which was originally developed in 1980 for treatment of malaria, has now been repurposed for Covid 19. The Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), a research institution under the Ministry of Ayush devoted to Ayurveda, recently concluded extensive and robust clinical trials of ... Read More »

DRDO to install five Medical Oxygen Plants in Delhi & Haryana

In order to tackle the surge in Covid-19 cases & subsequent requirement of oxygen, PM-Cares has allocated funds for the installation of 500 Medical Oxygen Plants across the country. These plants are planned to be set up within three months. Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), through its industries, is setting-up five Medical Oxygen Plants within the first week of ... Read More »

COVID-19 Vaccination Update- Day 109

India has scaled another peak in its effort to contain the COVID-19 virus with the administration of more than 16 Cr vaccine doses to its citizens. The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country stands at 16,04,18,105 as per the provisional report 08:00 pm today. India also administered more than 13 Cr (13,00,03,225) doses as the first dose and more than 3 Cr (3,04,14,880) vaccine ... Read More »

Government of India has so far provided more than 16.69 crore vaccine doses to States/UTs Free of Cost

The Government of India is leading the fight against the COVID19 pandemic in collaboration with the States and UT through a “Whole of Government” approach. Vaccination forms an integral component of the five point strategy of Government of India of containment and management of the pandemic (including Test, Track, Treat and COVID Appropriate Behaviour). Implementation of the Liberalised and Accelerated ... Read More »

Delhi to receive 244 tonnes more Oxygen Today; With this, Oxygen Expresses would deliver nearly 450 MT of LMO to Delhi alone in 24 hours, counting from deliveries that took early hours today

Overcoming all hurdles and finding new solutions, Indian Railways is continuing its journey of bringing relief by delivering Liquid Medical Oxygen(LMO) to various states across the country. So far, Indian Railways has delivered 1585MT (approx) of LMO in 103 tankers to various states across the country. 27 Oxygen Expresses have already completed their journey and 6 more loaded Oxygen Express ... Read More »

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh appeals to all Central Government Employees aged 18 years and above to get themselves vaccinated at the earliest

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today appealed to all the eligible employees of the age of 18 years and above to get themselves vaccinated at the earliest. A circular in this regard was already issued by the DoPT on 22.04.2021. ... Read More »

Narendra Singh Tomar releases the new framework for implementation of SVAMITVA Scheme

Union Minister for Panchayati Raj Narendra Singh Tomar released the new framework for implementation of the SVAMITVA Scheme and Coffee Table Book (CTB) to mark the nationwide roll-out of the SVAMITVA Scheme today. The Minister also addressed the States and other stakeholders virtually on this occasion. The SVAMITVA Framework developed by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj provides a detailed roadmap ... Read More »

Benefiting the tribal livelihoods of Odisha through the Van Dhan Yojana

As a part of TRIFED’s “Sankalp se Siddhi” – Village & Digital Connect Drive, teams (comprising officials from TRIFED and State Implementation Agencies/Mentoring Agencies/Partners) have beenvisiting villages  to activate and understand the status of Van Dhan Vikas Kendras. The visits are taking place across the country and have helped Team TRIFED to oversee the ground-level implementation of the Van Dhan ... Read More »

Petroleum Minister flags off 1st supply of Used Cooking Oil-based Biodiesel from Indian Oil’s Tikrikalan Terminal;

Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan today remotely flagged off the first supply of UCO (Used Cooking Oil) based Biodiesel blended Diesel under the EOI Scheme from IndianOil’s Tikrikalan Terminal, Delhi. Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas Tarun Kapoor and Chairman, IndianOil S M Vaidya were also present on the occasion. To create an eco-system ... Read More »

Effective Allocation by Government of India of COVID -19 supplies received from the Global Community for Fight against the Global Pandemic

The Government of India is leading the fight against the COVID19 pandemic in collaboration with the States and UT through a “Whole of Government” approach. There has been an unprecedented surge in the number of COVID19 cases across the country. The health infrastructure of several States and UTs has been overwhelmed by the very high number of daily cases and ... Read More »

Telecom Department gives go-ahead for 5G Technology and Spectrum Trials

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Government of India, approved today, permissions to Telecom Service Providers (TSPs) for conducting trials for use and applications of 5G technology. The applicant TSPs include Bharti Airtel Ltd., Reliance JioInfocomm Ltd., Vodafone Idea Ltd. and MTNL. These TSPs have tied up with original equipment manufacturers and technology providers which are Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung and C-DOT. ... Read More »

Husband accuse medical negligence after pregnant wife dies in COVID hosp

Udaipur : A man accused mismanagement and negligence on the part of staff at the government covid hospital at Chitrakoot Nagar here after his pregnant wife died on Tuesday. Rajesh Rathore said his  wife  Yogita was admitted in the hospital after being tested  positive,8 days ago. He said she was alright and walked without any support  when he brought her to ... Read More »

Samsung Pledges USD 5 Million to India’s Fight Against Covid-19; Extends Support to Govts, Essential Medical Equipment Being Flown in

Samsung has pledged USD 5 million (INR 37 Crores) as its contribution to India’s fight against the current surge of Covid-19, providing donations to central and state governments, and boosting the healthcare sector with essential medical equipment for hospitals, as part of its citizenship initiatives.   The decisions have been taken after due consultations with various stakeholders in India and ... Read More »

Mamata to meet guv at 7 pm to stake claim to form govt

Kolkata : TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee will meet West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at 7 pm on Monday and stake claim to form the government, after her party’s stupendous win in the assembly elections, Raj Bhavan sources said. The ruling TMC has won 212 of the 292 seats where polling was held in eight phases in March and April, and ... Read More »