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NGT directs DPCC to stop polluting activities at Ghazipur Murga Mandi

New Delhi : The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee to identify, initiate prosecution and stop polluting activities and recover compensation from violators at Ghazipur Murga Mandi. A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel also asked the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to take steps to prevent slaughtering of chickens in a haphazard manner, ... Read More »

New Polyhouse Technology for Horticulture CROPS

Dr. (Prof.) Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur inaugurated a “Naturally Ventilated Polyhouse Facility” and laid foundation stone of “Retractable Roof Polyhouse” at Ludhiana in Punjab. Briefing about the technology, Prof. Hirani said that the farmers face number of problems such as excessive or insufficient cold, heat, rain, wind, and other factors associated with insufficient transpiration, and ... Read More »

India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses the landmark of 46 Cr

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 46 Cr yesterday. Cumulatively, 46,15,18,479 vaccine doses have been administered through 54,94,423 sessions, as per the provisional report till 8 am today. 52,99,036 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. These include:   HCWs 1st Dose 1,03,02,313 2nd Dose 78,22,150 FLWs 1st Dose 1,79,32,882 2nd Dose 1,12,50,974 Age Group 18-44 years 1st Dose 15,22,17,587 2nd Dose 80,61,768 Age Group 45-59 ... Read More »

Rescue & relief operations by BRO in flood-hit Himachal Pradesh

Key Highlights: BRO deploys its personnel and equipment to clear landslides in different places Restores traffic in Manali – Sarchu road BRO teams rescue stranded people and move them to safer locations Two BRO personnel lose their lives in the operations Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is carrying out rescue & relief operations in Himachal Pradesh that is witnessing flash floods ... Read More »

Need collaborative and innovative efforts to protect our languages: Vice President

The Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu today called for innovative and collaborative efforts to protect and rejuvenate Indian languages. Stressing that preserving languages and ensuring their continuity is possible only through a people’s movement, Naidu said that people must come together in one voice and pool in efforts to pass on our heritage of language to our future generations. Touching ... Read More »

General Officer Commanding-In-Chief Southern Command Visits Eklingarh Military Station

Jaipur :  Lieutenant General JS Nain, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Command visited Eklingarh Military Station. Udaipur from 27 – 29 July 2021. Army Commander reviewed the operational readiness of the formation and exhorted all ranks to lay emphasis on operational effectiveness, tri services synergy and cooperation with sister services to gain a holistic picture of the situation for a better ... Read More »

PG degree from OU without UG degree has no value: Madras HC

Chennai : Post Graduate degree obtained in the Open University System without a basic Under Graduate degree cannot be considered either for appointment or promotion, the Madras High Court has ruled. A division bench of Justices Pushpa Sathyanarayana and Krishnan Ramasamy gave the ruling on Tuesday while allowing a writ appeal from the Inspector General of Registration and the secretary ... Read More »

Youth held for sodomising, killing boy in Rajasthan

Jaipur : A 20-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly sodomising and killing a 12-year-old boy in Rajasthan”s Sikar district, police said. On July 21, the accused Vikram Singh Rajput lured the boy and took him to a secluded place. He sodomised the boy and then killed him by hitting him on his head with a heavy stone, Sikar ... Read More »

18 killed, 25 injured after truck hits bus in UP

Barabanki : Eighteen people were killed and 25 injured after a truck rammed into a stationary double-decker bus here, police said on Wednesday. The accident took place on the Lucknow-Ayodhya highway under the Ram Sanehi Ghat area late on Tuesday night. It was raining heavily when the accident took place and this posed some problems in the rescue operation, a ... Read More »

John Hopkins-CCP with support from Bernard van Leer Foundation conclude training for Social and Behavioural Changes for UMC and City Officials

Udaipur : Udaipur Municipal Corporation (UMC) and City Officials received training on aspects of Social and Behavior Change (SBC) from lens of young children and their families. The workshop series was designed by John Hopkins-Centre for Communication Programs and supported by Bernard van Leer Foundation, an independent foundation working towards early childhood development. The aim of this initiative was to support city officials in ... Read More »

Rajnath Singh begins 3-day visit to Dushanbe to attend SCO meet

New Delhi : Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is expected to pitch for concerted efforts to deal with terrorism and other security challenges facing the region at a conclave of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Dushanbe on Wednesday. China”s Defence Minister Wei Fenghe is also attending the SCO conclave but no bilateral meeting has yet been scheduled between Singh and ... Read More »

Samsung Soundbars: Enjoy the Cinematic Sound in Your Living Room

  Homes have become the center stage for both work and recreations, making in-home entertainment one of the most important stress busters today – be it binge-watching your favorite show or action movie or playing heart-racing video games. This trend has led to rise in demand for soundbars that offers immersive sound and elevates the audio-visual entertainment experience.   To ... Read More »

[Editorial] The Next Era of Smartphone Innovation is About to Unfold

Dr. TM Roh, President & Head of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics   At last August’s Unpacked event, I shared my strategy to bring more empowering mobile technology to as many people as possible, especially at a time when they needed it most. Now, around one year later, our world is slowly but surely preparing to reopen in many ways. ... Read More »

Here are Samsung’s Latest Must Buy Consumer Durables this Amazon Prime Day

  It’s time to upgrade your homes! Samsung has rolled out new products and exciting offers on your favorite consumer durable products.   Check out these amazing offers. Personalize The Frame 2021 The Frame 2021 comes with customizable bezels and Samsung has just added another one to the range. It is the beautiful Terracotta colour bezel with beveled type pattern ... Read More »

Lok Sabha witnesses repeated adjournments amid opposition protests over snooping row, farm laws

New Delhi :  Lok Sabha on Tuesday witnessed a series of brief adjournments amid uproar created by opposition members over various issues, including the Pegasus spying controversy and the three contentious agri laws. While no legislative business could be transacted, the House for the first time in the Monsoon session took up “matters of urgent public importance” wherein MPs raise ... Read More »

Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned till 4 pm amid Opposition uproar

New Delhi : The Rajya Sabha proceedings were again adjourned till 4 pm on Tuesday as Opposition members continued to raise slogans and protest in the Well of the House over the Pegasus snooping controversy. Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh adjourned the House after the protesting members refused to return to their seats. The Upper House of Parliament passed the ... Read More »

355 CAPF, Assam Rifles personnel killed in last 5 years: Govt

New Delhi : A total of 355 personnel of central paramilitary forces and the Assam Rifles were killed in the line of duty in the last five years, Parliament was informed on Tuesday. The maximum personnel were from the country”s largest central armed police force — the Central Reserve Police Force — at 209. The data was provided by Minister ... Read More »

3 Congress members join Shiv Sena in Manipur

Imphal : The Shiv Sena said that three Congress members switched sides and joined the party on Monday. Thagjam Shyam, who was the Congress candidate in the Khudrakpam seat in the last assembly elections, was among the leaders who switched sides, Shiv Sena”s Manipur unit president Moirangthem Tombi Singh told PTI. Besides, Congress Seva Dal additional chief organiser Okram Ibohanbi, ... Read More »

SC refuses to stay proceedings against Gambhir foundation in COVID drugs case

New Delhi : The Supreme Court Monday refused to stay the proceedings against BJP MP Gautam Gambhir”s foundation in a case relating to illegally procuring and distributing COVID-19 medicines. A bench comprising Justices D Y Chandrachud and M R Shah said people were running around for medicines and drugs, and in this situation suddenly a trust comes and says we ... Read More »

Kargil Vijay Diwas Celebrations 2021 At Jodhpur Military Station

Jaipur :  Kargil Vijay Diwas was celebrated by Konark Corps on 26 July 2021 at Jodhpur Military Station to commemorate the valour and saga of Indian Army during Kargil War. On the occasion, Lieutenant General PS Minhas, General Officer Commanding Konark Corps laid a wreath at Konark War Memorial to pay obeisance to the brave soldiers who made the ultimate ... Read More »

ISRO conspiracy case : HC grants interim protection from arrest to two ex-Kerala Police officers

Kochi : The Kerala High Court on Monday granted interim protection from arrest to two former Kerala police officers in a case registered by the CBI for various offences, including criminal conspiracy, kidnapping and fabrication ofevidence, in connection with arrest and detention of scientist Nambi Narayanan in the 1994 ISRO espionage matter. Justice Ashok Menon gave the relief to the ... Read More »

Heavy rainfall activity likely over north, east India over next three-four days: IMD

New Delhi : Heavy rainfall activity is expected over north and east India during the next three-four days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday. The low pressure area over northwest Madhya Pradesh has become less marked. However, the associated cyclonic circulation over northwest Madhya Pradesh and neighbourhood persists. Another cyclonic circulation lies over North Bay of Bengal. Under ... Read More »

Kargil Vijay Diwas: VP Naidu pays tribute to war heroes

New Delhi : Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday paid tributes to the heroes of the 1999 Kargil War, recalling their valour and sacrifice. In 1999, the Indian armed forces defeated attempts by Pakistan to capture strategic heights in Kargil. It was named ”Operation Vijay” (victory). “On Kargil Vijay Diwas, I join the nation in remembering our armed forces” ... Read More »

Samsung to Introduce Hygiene Steam Washing Machine, Refrigerators & New Bezel for The Frame 2021 on Amazon Prime Day

  Samsung, India’s most trusted consumer electronics brand, has announced new launches and exciting offers across its popular consumer durables product range during the Amazon Prime Day sale on July 26 and July 27, 2021.   To address the need for washing machines with high standards of cleaning and hygiene, Samsung is introducing Front Load Washing Machine with Hygiene Steam ... Read More »

Samsung Launches #WattaMonster Galaxy M21 2021 Edition

  Samsung, India’s most trusted smartphone brand, today announced the launch of Galaxy M21 2021 Edition. The #WattaMonster smartphone provides all-round performance to Gen Z and millennial consumers. Galaxy M21 2021 Edition comes with monster 6000mAh battery for extended battery life, True 48MP Triple Camera with GM2 Sensor and stunning 6.4” Super AMOLED FHD+ Infinity-U Display.   “Galaxy M21 received ... Read More »

[Interview] Exploring Infinite Possibilities for Lifestyle TVs

▲ (From left) Kyuseong Lee, Kang-il Chung and Sunwoo Kim, the lifestyle TV product planners at Samsung Electronics’ Visual Display Business   The characteristics of TVs are continuing to evolve in line with the latest trends and lifestyle patterns. Against this backdrop, the role of the television has expanded. Whereas it used to simply be a device for delivering entertainment, ... Read More »

[Invitation] Galaxy Unpacked: Get Ready To Unfold

We live in a time of accelerated change – from rapid shifts in work culture to the rise of cutting-edge communication technologies. Now more than ever, there is a need for flexible, versatile mobile devices that can keep up with the fast pace of our lives so we can maximize and enjoy every moment.   Join Samsung Electronics this August ... Read More »

Bring Home a Cinematic Experience with Samsung Big TV Days; Get Free Soundbar of Upto INR 1,04,900 & EMIs as Low as INR 1,990 on Premium Samsung Smart TVs

  Samsung, India’s most trusted consumer electronics brand, has brought back Big TV Day offers on its 55-inch and above premium range of televisions on popular demand from July 15 to August 20, 2021. These offers will be available at all leading consumer electronics retailers across the country.   The demand for big screen TVs has been on the rise ... Read More »

[Interview] Photographer Dean West on How The Frame Offers a Sunny Escape

  Versatility is one of the greatest strengths of Samsung’s award-winning lifestyle TV, The Frame. Not only does it offer customization to fit any home décor and stunning QLED picture quality, but the Art Store also transforms the user’s display into a window to the world. With over 1,500 pieces to choose from, including world-renowned artworks like Vincent Van Gogh’s ... Read More »

Samsung Introduces 3-Door Convertible French Door Refrigerators Designed for Compact Modern Kitchens

  Samsung, India’s most trusted consumer electronics and No.1 refrigerator brand, today launched a new range of 3-Door Convertible French Door Refrigerators that are skillfully designed for compact modern kitchens. With this, Samsung is expanding its Side-by-Side portfolio to address the demand for large capacity refrigerators among consumers in India.   The convertible option in French Door Refrigerators gives freedom ... Read More »

BJP demands Cong MLA”s dismissal from Rajasthan Assembly

Udaipur : The BJP on Friday demanded the dismissal of Dungarpur Congress MLA Ganesh Ghoghra from the Rajasthan Assembly for allegedly using indecent language against the Rajasthan governor, PM and the Union home minister. The Congress MLA on Thursday allegedly used unparliamentary language against Governor Kalraj Mishra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah during a protest ... Read More »

No fresh COVID-19 case in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Port Blair :  The union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands did not record any new COVID-19 case in the last 24 hours, a health department official said on Saturday. The COVID-19 tally in the archipelago remained at 7,525. The union territory now has 17 active COVID-19 cases of which 15 are in the South Andaman district and two in ... Read More »

Government working to boost connectivity, comfort in aviation sector: PM

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said his government is working towards boosting connectivity and comfort in the aviation sector. He was replying to of a Twitter user who shared a picture of him and his father boarding a flight from Bihar”s Darbhanga airport. “For the first time I am boarding in flight with My Father. Thank you ... Read More »