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Modi govt is ‘Dhokha Jeevi’, democracy not in the BJP-RSS DNA

Udaipur : Polit bureau member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Brinda Karat, on Wednesday said tribals in South Rajasthan are totally bereft of their land and forest rights. ” They have not been granted pattas, they cannot use sand from the land or timber from the forest and hence big traders from Gujarat are selling them these products at ... Read More »

Banswara man hangs self after strangling 4 sons to death

Udaipur : In a heart rendering incident , a 40-year-old man strangled his four sons to death with a wire and later committed suicide by hanging by a tree in Kushalgarh block of Banswara district on Tuesday late night. The incident was known on wednesday morning when someone saw the body hanging and informed the police. When the cops went ... Read More »

43 percent turnout on first day of Army recruitment rally in Udaipur

Udaipur : The soldiers recruitment rally being organised by the Indian Army at Maharana Pratap Khelgaon at Chitrakoot Nagar here began on Monday morning where hundreds of enthusiastic youths participated in the physical fitness test. Though only 43 percent viz 1543 youths against the 3585 aspirants called for the test, turned out on the first day, however there was much vigor ... Read More »

Dalit woman’s hubby arrested on rape charges

‘Illicit relation cause of brawl between the women’ Udaipur : The Chittorgarh police has arrested Dalla Meghwal, husband of the Dalit woman Sosar Bai who was stripped and thrashed by a mother-son duo on January 28 in Alod village of Dungla block of the district. The accused woman Chandi Bai Teli wife of Lal, had filed a cross complaint against Dalla ... Read More »

Scribe Vikas Sharma died of post-corona complication, PEC urges everyone not to take Covid-19 lightly

Geneva/ Guwahati : As the Covid-19 pandemic continues claiming more journalists around the world, the Switzerland based media watchdog  Press Emblem Campaign (PEC)  urges every one not to take novel corona virus infection lightly. Mentioning about popular Indian television news presenter Vikas Sharma, who died of post-corona complications, the forum highlighted the persisting danger even after recovering from the infection. “Till date, we have recorded the deaths of  736 ... Read More »

PIL to declare 10 kms of Indo-Pak border areas ‘No Mining Zone’ in Rajasthan

‘Demand to re-establish CID chowkies’ Udaipur : Hearing on a civil writ petition by Seemajan Kalyan Samiti Vs Union of India and others, a divisional bench of the High Court at its principal seat at Jodhpur, headed by Chief Justice Indrajit Mahanty and Justice Dinesh Mehta on Thursday, has issued notices to central and state governments seeking replies on illegal mining ... Read More »

Woman burnt alive after house catches fire in Chittorgarh

Udaipur : A 45-year-old woman was burnt alive when the hut caught fire in Rolheda village under Chanderiya police station of Chittorgarh district on Monday afternoon. The victim Noji Bai wife of Mangilal Bheel, was alone and sleeping on a charpoy inside the room when the house caught fire. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained though it is ... Read More »

Dalit woman assaulted, stripped by neighbors in Chittorgarh

Udaipur : In yet another distressing incident, a dalit woman was stripped, beaten up mercilessly by a mother-son duo in Aalod village under Dungla police station limits of Chittorgarh district. The accused and victim were neighbors and had had an ugly verbal spat a few days back and this humiliation was in continuance of the quarrel.  The perpetrators stripped the woman’s lehenga and ... Read More »

Rajsamand police arrest couple for branding, torturing 7-year old girl

‘Couple sent to judicial remand for 14days’ Udaipur : Rajsamand police has arrested a couple for ill treatment and torturing a 7-year old girl for over two months in Peladol village under Bhim police station of the district. The couple who were her distant relative, made her do all the household chores, did not feed her well and on petty mistakes served severe ... Read More »

LLB student (connection with ABVP) arrested for rape threats to journalist

Udaipur : Udaipur police on Saturday arrested an LLB student for giving rape and life threats to a Delhi based journalist. Rohini SIngh, the scribe had taken to the social media and complained to chief minister Ashok Gehlot and Udaipur IG Satyaveer Singh urging the government to take action against the man. “Our team has arrested Kapil Singh (26) son of ... Read More »

President Shri Ram Nath Kovind approves 455 Gallantry & other defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel on Republic Day

The President has approved awards of 455 Gallantry and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others on the eve of 72nd Republic Day celebrations. These include one Mahavir Chakra, 05 Kirti Chakras, 05 Vir Chakras, 07 Shaurya Chakras, 04 Bar to Sena Medal (Gallantry),130 Sena Medal (Gallantry), one Nao Sena Medal (Gallantry), 04 Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry), 30 Param ... Read More »

Centre determined to bring its glory back to Kargil: Prahlad Singh Patel

Union Minister of State (IC) for Tourism and Culture, Prahlad Singh Patel  inaugurated the National Tourism Day at Ice Hockey Rink Biamathang in Kargil district of the Union Territory of  Ladakh today. The Union Minister announced the setting up of a branch of Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering (IISM) there in order to encourage and groom the local talent ... Read More »

Prime Minister’s address at Climate Adaptation Summit 2021

Excellencies, India welcomes the Climate Adaptation Summit and applauds the leadership of Prime Minister Mark Rutte towards this cause. Climate Adaptation is more significant today than ever before. And, it is a key element of India’s developmental efforts. We have promised ourselves that: We will not just meet our Paris Agreement targets, but exceed them; We will not just arrest environmental ... Read More »

Farmers protest intensifies, gates of several Delhi Metro stations closed

New Delhi : Protests against the Central agri laws intensified in the national capital on Tuesday as groups of farmers were seen indulging in vandalism of public property and targeting police personnel deployed for Republic Day security. Reports of farmers breaking barricades to enter Delhi and indulging in vandalism poured from several parts of the city. Protesting farmers have now ... Read More »

11th National Voters’ Day (NVD) to be celebrated on 25th January 2021

Election Commission of India is celebrating 11th National Voters Day on 25th January 2021. Honourable President of India, Ram Nath Kovind will be the Chief Guest at the national function being organized in New Delhi by the Election Commission of India. The event will be held at the Ashok Hotel, New Delhi and the Honourable President shall grace the occasion virtually from Rashtrapati Bhawan. ... Read More »

India’s Active Caseload further contracts to 1.84 Lakhs

In a testament to the successful TEST-TRACK-TREAT-TEST-TECHNOLOGY strategy, India continues on its steady trajectory of reporting a sustained downfall in the daily new cases and consequential decline in the active cases. India’s active cases today stand at 1,84,408. The share of Active Cases in the total Positive Cases has further shrunk to 1.73%. With 15,948 recovered cases in the last 24 hours, a net ... Read More »

India’s Top Thought Leaders provide their vision and ideas on draft STIP

A post-draft consultation process that saw the participation of some of the top experts and thought leaders from a range of disciplines brought in enriching ideas to strengthen the draft of the 5th National Science Technology and Innovation Policy. “There has been a digital revolution with immense changes in Technology in last few years. While accounting for this change, we need ... Read More »

Post-COVID North-Eastern Region will be the favourite tourist and trade destination: Dr Jitendra Singh

The 69th Plenary of the North Eastern Council which was inaugurated by the Union Home Minister Amit Shah on 23rd Jan, 2021 came to a successful conclusion today. The two-day NEC Plenary focussed on all-round developmental plans for the North-Eastern Region and discussed about the progresses made so far of the various projects that have been implemented in the region. Augmenting investments ... Read More »

Indian scientific diaspora discuss open science policy, opportunities for innovators, young researchers at the STIP post-draft consultation

Indian scientific diaspora, including academicians, thought leaders, stakeholders, members of Science India Forum, and distinguished community leaders from gulf countries deliberated on open science policy, fellowships in India, opportunities for innovators, young researchers at -draft STIP consultation with Indian diaspora from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries viz., Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, UAE and Oman on, 22nd January 2021. “The uniqueness ... Read More »

MoU signed for continuation of MoRTH Professorial Chair at IIT Roorkee

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here today for continuation of MoRTH Professorial Chair focusing on research and development, teaching and training in the area of Development of Highway Infrastructure. The MoU was signed by Indresh Kumar Pandey, Director General – Road Development & Special Secretary and ... Read More »

PM condoles loss of lives in Shivamogga

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the loss of lives in Shivamogga. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “Pained by the loss of lives in Shivamogga. Condolences to the bereaved families. Praying that the injured recover soon. The State Government is providing all possible assistance to the affected.”   *** Read More »

India’s Active Caseload further contracts to 1.92 Lakhs

India’s active cases today stand at 1,92,308. The share of Active Cases in the total Positive Cases has further shrunk to 1.81%. The rising daily recoveries and declining new cases has ensured a total net reduction of the Active Caseload. A net decline of 4,893 cases has been recorded in the total active cases in last 24 hours. Following the national trend of consistent ... Read More »

Hundreds bid tearful adieu to ‘Bunty Banna’

Udaipur : Hundreds of people from various walks of life attended the cremation of Vallabhnagar MLA Gajendra Singh Shaktawat (48) at Bhinder town in Udaipur district on Thursday afternoon. Shaktawat, fondly known as ‘Bunty Banna’ died after prolonged illness at a hospital in New Delhi on Wednesday. Shops and markets remained closed in Bhinder town as a mark of respect as ... Read More »

Hundreds bid tearful adieu to MLA Shaktawat

Udaipur : Hundreds of people from various walks of life attended the cremation of Vallabhnagar MLA Gajendra Singh Shaktawat (48) at Bhinder town in Udaipur district on Thursday afternoon. Shaktawat, fondly known as ‘Bunty Banna’ died after prolonged illness at a hospital in New Delhi on Wednesday. Shops and markets remained closed in Bhinder town as a mark of respect as ... Read More »

Covid vaccines safe, only 0.18% adverse events so far: Government

Of the total people vaccinated against COVID-19 so far, the government on Tuesday said 0.18% were adverse events following immunisation, while 0.002% had to be hospitalised which is fairly low. Addressing a press conference, NITI Aayog member (Health) V.K. Paul said concerns about adverse effects and serious problems post immunisation as of now seem to be unfounded, negligible, insignificant and stressed ... Read More »

Prahlad Singh Patel Chairs a meeting of the General Body of National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology

The Minster for Tourism and Culture (Independent charge) Prahlad Singh Patel chaired a meeting of the General Body of National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology. This body is established by Govt. of India as a Society with the objective of coordinated growth and development of hospitality education in India through common curricula, common admission system, common examination and ... Read More »

PM attends meeting of Shree Somnath Trust

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has attended the meeting of Shree Somnath Trust today. The meeting was held via video conferencing. The Trustees paid tributes to Late Keshubhai Patel, ex-Chairman of the Trust. The Trustees unanimously chose Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the next Chairman of the Trust, to guide it in the times to come. The Prime Minister accepted ... Read More »

Leaders from neighbourhood greet PM and Government of India for successful launch of vaccination drive against COVID-19

Leaders from neigbouring countries have greeted the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and Indian Government for successful launch of vaccination drive against COVID-19 on 16th January 2021. In a tweet, the President of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa said “My heartiest congratulations to Prime Minister @narendramodi on the successful roll out of the #COVID19 vaccine & his generosity towards friendly neighbouring countries.” In ... Read More »

DRDO hands over Motor Bike Ambulance ‘Rakshita’ to CRPF

Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), Delhi based DRDO laboratory, handed over Rakshita, a bike-based casualty transport emergency vehicle to Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)  in a ceremony held at CRPF HQ in New Delhi on 18 January 2021. DS & DG (LS), DRDO, Dr AK Singh handed over the model of Rakshita to DG CRPF, Dr AP Maheshwari, followed by ... Read More »

Update on COVID-19 Vaccination

The third day of the massive countrywide COVID-19 vaccination program was also conducted successfully. Total of 3,81,305 beneficiaries have been vaccinated till today through 7,704 sessions, as per the provisional report. 1,48,266 beneficiaries were vaccinated till 5 pm today, the third day of nationwide COVID19 vaccination. Final reports would be completed for the day by late tonight. S. No. State/UT Beneficiaries vaccinated (provisional) 1 Andhra ... Read More »

India’s Total Recovered Cases leap past Active Cases by more than 1cr

In a landmark achievement, India’s total recovered cases have leaped over the Active caseload by more than one crore today. The total number of recoveries has touched 1,02,11,342 while the Active Cases in the country stand at 2,08,012 today. The gap between the two has progressively grown to touch 1,00,03,330. The total recovered cases are nearly 50 times the active cases in the country. With ... Read More »

YEAR END REVIEW-2020: DST, M/o Science & Technology

Major Highlights:20 Major Success Stories of DST in 2020 The major challenges that 2020 put before the world helped India emerge as a forerunner in underscoring the critical role of science and technology in bringing positive transformations for a safe, secure, better society well prepared for the future. The country pole-vaulted into one of the top nations in science & ... Read More »

KVIC to sign two MOUs with Ministry of Tribal Affairs tomorrow aimed at creating local employment, strengthen Khadi artisans and the tribal population

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs will tomorrow ie Tuesday (January 19th) sign two MoUs. While one MOU is regarding the purchase of Khadi fabric for tribal students, the other MOU is on partnering of Tribal Affairs Ministry with KVIC as an implementing agency for Prime Minister Employment Generation Program (PMEGP). The MoUs ... Read More »

Details of the eight trains flagged off today and the Railway projects inaugurated by Hon’ble Narendra Modi

Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off 8 new trains from various destinations to Kevadiya and inaugurated the Dabhoi – Chandod Gauge converted Broad Gauge rail line (18 km), new Broad Gauge railway line from Chandod to Kevadiya (32 km), Newly electrified Pratapnagar – Kevadiya section (80 km), the new station buildings of Dabhoi Jn., Chandod&Kevadiyathrough video conferencing. The 50 ... Read More »

Technology Transfer Agreements to bring country’s first indigenous device for correcting ballooning of brain arteries & device for healing of heart hole

Indians will soon have access to the country’s first indigenous flow diverter stent for diverting blood flow away from localized ballooning of arteries in the brain and a device that promotes better healing of the hole in the heart. Nitinol-based occluder devices, which are presently used to heal Atrial Septal Defect(ASD) or hole in the heart that affects 8 out ... Read More »

Road Safety Month to be inaugurated tomorrow

National Road Safety Month is all set to be inaugurated tomorrow, to build awareness about road safety and reduce road accidents in India. The inaugural function is slated for tomorrow in Vigyan Bhavan , where it will be launched by Union Minister for DefenceShRajnath Singh and Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways & MSME, Sh. Nitin Gadkari. Minister of ... Read More »

Update on COVID-19 Vaccination, 1,91,181 beneficiaries were vaccinated

In a major leap in India’s public health history, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the COVID-19 vaccine drive in the country, the world’s largest vaccination drive so far. The first day of the massive countrywide COVID-19 vaccination program was conducted successfully.  A total of 3,352 sessions were held wherein 1,91,181 beneficiaries were vaccinated as per the provisional reports. Additional 3,429 beneficiaries were vaccinated in Defence institutions. As many ... Read More »

PM to perform Bhoomi Poojan of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II and Surat Metro Rail Project on 18th January

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform Bhoomi Poojan of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II and Surat Metro Rail Project on 18th January at 10:30 AM via video conferencing. Gujarat Governor, Union Home Minister, Gujarat Chief Minister and Union Housing & Urban Affairs Minister will be present on the occasion. The Metro Projects will provide an environment friendly ‘Mass Rapid Transit ... Read More »

Sanitization and Surveillance drills intensified in the National Zoological Park,Delhi.

National Zoological Park (NZP), New Delhi houses both captive and free ranging birds, including local migratory waterfowls and waders in its premises. Therefore, NZP has been strictly following the protocols and guidelines issued by the Central Zoo Authority (CZA), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India and Animal Husbandry Department of Government of NCT of Delhi ... Read More »

Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates three different projects in Bengaluru

The Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated three different projects in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Greeting the people on the occasion of Makar Sankranti festival, Amit Shah, in his address on the occasion, said that ‘Vaccination’, an important stage in the fight against Corona, started today under leadership of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Shah said that it is a matter of ... Read More »

Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani addresses the closing ceremony of 24th National Youth Festival in presence of Sh Kiren Rijiju

Union Minister of Textiles and Women and Child Development Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani addressed the closing ceremony of 24th National Youth Festival (NYF) in the presence of Union Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju in New Delhi today. The festival was celebrated in a hybrid mode from 20th December, 2020 in three phases namely, District level, ... Read More »

Disruption and diversification are the two big USPs of our start-ups: PM Modi

Disruption and diversification are the two big USPs of our start-ups: PM Modi   The Prime Minister said that the biggest USP of the startup world is its disruption and diversification capacity. He was addressing ‘Prarambh: Startup India International Summit’ today via video conferencing today. Disruption, as startups are giving rise to new approaches, new technology and new ways. They ... Read More »

This is the century of digital revolution and new age innovations: PM Modi

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that it is for BIMSTEC nations to make this century the century of Asia as they are one fifth of humanity and have the collectively strength of 3.8 trillion dollar GDP. He was addressing ‘Prarambh: Startup India International Summit’ today via video conferencing. The Prime Minister, noted the vibrant energy in the startup ... Read More »

Start-ups are playing a crucial role in making India self-reliant: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the contribution of India startups towards Aatamnirbharta during corona crisis. He was addressing ‘Prarambh: Startup India International Summit’ today via video conferencing. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister pointed out that 45 per cent startups are in tier 2 and tier 3 cities, working as the brand ambassadors of the local products. Every state ... Read More »

Ministry of Tribal Affairs Bags Prestigious SKOCH Challenger Award for “Best Performance In E-Governance”& 3 Gold Awards for Its Initiatives

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) received the coveted “SKOCH Challenger Award”-“Best Performance in e-Governance” today for its various initiatives taken during last year. The Award was received by the Union Minister for Tribal Affairs, Arjun Munda, at the Virtual SKOCH Summit.The Ministry also received 3 Gold Awards for its initiatives namely “Eco-Rehabilitation of tribal villages through Innovative design in ... Read More »