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J-K admin to provide special pension, scholarship to families of Covid victims under Saksham scheme

Jammu : The Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Council headed by Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday approved the grant of financial relief through the Special Assistance Scheme for Covid mortalities (SASCM/Saksham) to the families of victims, an official spokesman said. The scheme aims to ensure sustenance of families who have lost their sole breadwinner due to coronavirus. At a meeting ... Read More »

Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh despatches a consignment of ration items for COVID affected people of his Lok Sabha constituency of Udhampur-Kathua-Doda.

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh today dispatched a consignment of ration items for COVID affected people of his Lok Sabha constituency of Udhampur-Kathua-Doda. The consignment consisting of separate packs of rice, cereals, Dal, etc is a part of the regular community support being rendered by Dr Jitendra Singh over the last one month or so, in different parts of Jammu ... Read More »

Recommendations of 43rd GST Council meeting

The 43rd GST Council met under the Chairmanship of Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman through video conferencing here today. The meeting was also attended by Union Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur besides Finance Ministers of States & UTs and senior officers of the Ministry of Finance & States/ UTs. The GST Council ... Read More »

PM reviews damage due to cyclone Yaas

On Friday, 28th May 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Odisha & West Bengal to review the situation arising out of Cyclone Yaas. He undertook an aerial survey of the cyclone affected areas in Bhadrak and Baleswar districts of Odisha, and Purba Medinipur in West Bengal. In Bhubaneswar, the Prime Minister chaired a meeting to review the relief and rehabilitation ... Read More »

COVID-19 UPDATE

Active Caseload further declines to 23,43,152 Active Cases decrease by 76,755 in last 24 hours At 1.86 Lakh Cases, declining trend in new cases continues. Daily new cases are lowest in last 44 days. 2,48,93,410 total Recoveries across the country so far. 2,59,459patients recovered during last 24 hours. Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for the 15th consecutive day ... Read More »

COVID-19 Vaccination Update- Day 133

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country exceeded 20.86 Cr (20,86,12,834) as per the 7 pm provisional report today. 13,36,309 beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years received their first dose and 275 beneficiaries of the same age group received their second dose of COVID vaccine today. Cumulatively 1,66,47,122 across 37 States/UTs since the start of Phase-3 of the vaccination drive. Bihar, Delhi, Gujarat, ... Read More »

HC seeks detailed compliance report on vax of ppl without prescribed i-cards

Udaipur : After hearing on the second consecutive day on a suo motu civil writ petition related to the Pakistani minority migrants residing in Rajasthan, a division bench of the High Court at Jodhpur, on Friday directed the state government to submit a detailed report by June 3, regarding compliance of the guidelines given in SOP (standard operating procedures) on COVID-19 ... Read More »

Newlywed bride’s body found in Banswara

Udaipur : In a gruesome incident, a newly wed bride’s body was found a  kilometer away from her home in GhodiTejpur village under Dhanpur police station limits of Banswara. Her head had been smashed by a huge stone and police suspect it to be a murder. 19-year old Laxmi’s body was found on Friday morning. She was married two days ago. Banswara SP ... Read More »

[Express Your Epic] From Movies to Magazine Covers, See How Leading Creators Have Been Harnessing the Galaxy S21 Series’ Camera System

To truly capture great experiences, you need great technology. In January of this year, Samsung Electronics delivered that technology with the release of the Galaxy S21 series and its pro-grade camera. With features like improved 8K Snap, 60fps Super Steady video and the ability to capture using the front and rear cameras simultaneously, the Galaxy S21’s enhanced camera is enabling ... Read More »

Panel formed to look into ways of conducting exams in Rajasthan universities amid COVID-19 pandemic

Jaipur : Rajasthan Minister Bhanwar Singh Bhati on Wednesday said a committee has been formed to look into the ways of conducting exams in state universities for the 2020-21 session amid the coronavirus pandemic. The panel will also give suggestions on timely commencement of the upcoming academic session, the state”s higher education minister said. He said the convenor and members ... Read More »

Govt asks large social media cos to immediately report status of compliance with new IT rules

New Delhi : The government on Wednesday asked large social media platforms to immediately report their status of compliance with the new digital rules. In a note to ”significant social media intermediaries”, the IT Ministry said the additional due diligence required from such large digital platforms has come into effect from Wednesday. The ministry has sought details and contact information ... Read More »

COVID-19 Vaccination Update- Day 131

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country exceeded 20.25 Cr (20,25,29,884) as per the 7 pm provisional report today. 8,31,500 beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine today and cumulatively 1,38,62,428 across 37 States/UTs since the start of Phase-3 of the vaccination drive. Bihar, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh have administered more than 10 lakh ... Read More »

India crosses 20 Crore Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage

India achieved a significant milestone in its ongoing COVID-19 vaccination drive today. On 130th day of the drive, the cumulative COVID Vaccination Coverage crossed the 20 crore mark (with 20,06,62,456 doses including 15,71,49,593 first dose and 4,35,12,863 second dose of COVID-19 vaccines), as per data available at 07:00 AM today. India’s COVID-19 Vaccination drive, the world’s largest vaccination drive so far, ... Read More »

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh says, vaccination drive is proceeding smoothly in India having over 135 crore population

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 said that India’s vaccination drive is unmatched in its scale and despite a large population of over 135 crore and heterogeneous character of the country, the vaccination drive is proceeding smoothly. In Jammu & ... Read More »

Dungarpur model included in ULBs functioning guide-booklet

Udaipur : Dungarpur, the first ODF city in Rajasthan and only city to have been awarded by Netherlands government for solid waste management, has become a role model for the rest  of the municipalities in Rajasthan. The Department of Local Self  Government has recently included Dungarpur’s success story as motivational mantra in the ‘Rajasthan Nagar Palika Karya Sanchalan Margdarshika’ ( Municipality ... Read More »

15-year-old raped by step-father in Chittorgarh

Udaipur : Chittorgarh police took a man in custody on Wednesday for reportedly having raped his step daughter a day ago. The  incident  took place under  Bhadesar police station limits on Tuesday when the accused raped the minor at his home.  The accused hails from Rajsamand and presently works in Chittorgarh. He had married a woman under the ‘Nata’ custom and ... Read More »

Samsung Imports 1 Million Innovative Low Dead Space Syringes to Support Covid Vaccination in India, Optimize Vaccine Usage by up to 20%

  Samsung is importing one million innovative Low Dead Space (LDS) syringes to support India’s Covid vaccination drive. This is part of the Company’s Covid Support program for the country.   LDS syringes minimize the amount of drug left in the syringes after an injection, reducing vaccine wastage, and thereby enabling 20% more people to get the dose with the ... Read More »

ICICI Bank links UPI ID facility to its ‘Pockets’ digital wallet

Mumbai: ICICI Bank today announced the launch of a unique facility of linking a UPI (Unified Payments Interface) ID to its digital wallet ’Pockets’, marking a departure from the current practice that demands such IDs be linked with a savings bank account. New users, including those who are not customers of ICICI Bank, can now instantly get a UPI ID, which is automatically ... Read More »

Municipality chairman goes absconding after B-I-L arrested for taking 2L bribe in Chittorgarh

Udaipur : The Anti Corruption Bureau sleuths on Tuesday arrested an accused who is brother-in-law of Chittorgarh’s Badi Sadri Municipality chairman Nirmal Pitaliya, for withdrawing 2 lakh rupees from the bank against a bribe from the complainant. Kush Sharma son of Suresh Chandra Sharma was caught redhanded by the ACB unit Udaipur with 2 lakh rupees which he got after encashing the ... Read More »

Udaipur artist qualifies in Guiness record painting event

Udaipur : Udaipur based artist Deepika Bhansali Jain, presently living in Bangalore , has qualified in the Guinness World Record painting event. The motive of this event was to use Art as a medium to bring positivity during the current pandemic situation. The event of the most photos of people painting uploaded to Facebook in one hour, organised by Radart foundation ... Read More »

Minor girl refuses to go with parents, CWC grants custody to aunt

‘Parents are offenders under Child Marriage Act, claims CWC’ Udaipur : The members of the Child Welfare Committee, Chittorgarh had to face a puzzling situation on Monday when a minor girl who was produced before them by the police refused to go with  her parents and said that she wanted to live with her husband. The girl had run away with her husband ... Read More »

Udaipur leads in road accidents data feeding on iRAD app

‘Experts to suggest corrective measures in road designs’ Udaipur : Udaipur is leading on the first place in Rajasthan to report road accidents  on the iRAD  ( Integrated Road Accident Database ) application. The district  has  reported 188 mishaps taken place under various police station limits and the data has been uploaded on the  application. The project  is an initiative of ... Read More »

[DIY] Keep Your Air Conditioner Clean and Safe with these Simple Steps

Summer’s peaking and your AC needs service. As you’re home, and our service teams may not be able to reach you right now because of lockdown restrictions, here are useful tips that will help you get your AC in good shape before we are allowed to visit you in person.   With all of us staying indoors, our air conditioners ... Read More »

Useful Tips To Get Your Air Conditioner Summer Ready

Summer’s peaking and your AC needs service. As you’re home, and our service teams may not be able to reach you right now because of lockdown restrictions, here are useful tips that will help you get your AC in good shape before we are allowed to visit you in person.   With all of us staying indoors, our air conditioners ... Read More »

Daily COVID-19 cases in India fall below 2-lakh mark after over one month

New Delhi : The daily count of coronavirus cases in the country fell below the 2-lakh mark after over a month taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,69,48,874, while the death toll rose to 3,07,231, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday. A total of 1,96,427 new coronavirus infections were reported in a day. The country also ... Read More »

On-site Registration/Facilitated Cohort Registration in addition to Online Appointment for 18-44 years age group now Enabled on CoWIN

The vaccination exercise as a tool to protect the most vulnerable population groups in the country from COVID-19 continues to be regularly reviewed and monitored at the highest level. A graded, pre-emptive and pro-active approach has allowed for the exercise to be modified to suit present circumstances in wide consultation with all stakeholders. With launch of phase II of the ... Read More »

Powergrid Commissions Transformer at Referral Hospital Sub-Station, Nagaland for Reliable Power Supply to Oxygen Plant and Nearby Areas

Maharatna Government of India CPSU under Ministry of Power, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), is working proactively 24×7 to ensure reliable supply of power during the pandemic through its transmission network. To reduce the instances of power interruptions, and ensure efficient power supply to Nagaland’s only Oxygen Plant, Government of Nagaland, and its Department of Power Nagaland (DoPN) ... Read More »

Hindustan Zinc hands over 500 Oxygen Concentrators to Hon’ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan in fight against COVID

Oxygen concentrators given in a virtual program in the presence of Hon’ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot and Chairman Vedanta, Anil Agarwal The first tranche of 200 oxygen concentrators were further distributed across key districts of Rajasthan Company has invested over Rs 28 crores in COVID-19 relief efforts in the state in the last few weeks to battlethe 2nd ... Read More »

Volunteers hold UMC responsible for deaths of abandoned bovine in Udaipur

Udaipur : Reports of deaths of over hundreds of bovines  that were released in the Kewda- ki- Nal sanctuary area from the shelter house of Udaipur Municipal Corporation have infuriated activists and animal lovers. Organisations have demanded stringent action to be taken against the authorities responsible for the cattle deaths. Udaipur Municipal Corporation catches stray cattle found on roads that create ... Read More »

Banswara admn begins home delivery to promote indigenous mango varieties

Udaipur  : The only thing good about summer is Mangoes but due to the lockdown, people are not able to go out to the markets to buy them. In Banswara, which is known as the ‘Mango Hub’ of South Rajasthan, the district administration has taken initiative for promotion of the indigenous varieties produced here and hence begin home deliveries of mangoes. The district tourism development committee and ... Read More »

All missing on board barge P305, tugboat accounted for: Navy

Mumbai : All the 274 personnel who were on board barge P305 that sank and tugboat Varaprada that went adrift during Cyclone Tauktae fury have been accounted for with the recovery of 16 bodies along Maharashtra and Gujarat coasts, the Navy said on Monday. “A total of 274 crew were reported missing on May 17 (261 from Barge P305 and ... Read More »

Bihar reports 107 COVID-19 fatalities, 4,002 fresh cases

Patna : The COVID-19 situation continued to be grim in Bihar on Saturday as improvements in rates of infection and recovery notwithstanding, over 100 fatalities were reported and the death toll surged past the 4,500-mark. According to the health department, 107 more patients succumbed to the dreaded virus and the toll stands at 4,549. The state logged 4,002 fresh cases, ... Read More »

Black fungus: Experts to study possible causes including industrial oxygen use

Bengaluru : Experts in Karnataka will study whether the rise in the Mucormycosis cases is linked to use of industrial oxygen and its possible contamination. Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan, who is also the head of the state”s COVID task force, held a meeting on Sunday with the treatment protocol committee where the possible sources of the infection ... Read More »

Chittorgarh police bust ‘chilly spray’ loot gang, 3 arrested

Udaipur : Chittorgarh police on Sunday arrested three persons all members of a chilly spray gang that targeted pedestrians and two wheeler drivers on secluded roads in different parts of the city and looted mobiles, jewelry and cash. Heeralal (36) of Nimbaheda, Sonu (19) of Neemuch, MP and Nasir aka Murad (30) of Mandphiya were arrested while their fourth member Sunil ... Read More »