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Ministry of Tourism starts Swadesh Darshan Awards in different categories, invites entries from States/UTs

Newdelhi:4/3/22:In order to acknowledge the efforts undertaken by the State Governments, Union Territory Administrations and various implementation agencies, the Ministry of Tourism has constituted Swadesh Darshan Awards in different categories. The awards will highlight best practices including achievement of planned objectives, innovative approach, adoption of sustainability principals in planning, design and operations, efficient project monitoring, ability to attract private investments ...

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Union Minister Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw inspects the trial of Kavach System

Secunderabad:4/3/22: Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw, Union Minister of Railways, Communication and Electronics & Information Technology inspected the trial of ‘Kavach’ working system between Gullaguda-Chitgidda Railway stations on Lingampalli-Vikarabad section in Secunderabad Division of South Central Railway. Shri V.K.Tripathi, Chairman & CEO, Railway Board and other senior officials were also present on this occasion. In the presence of the Hon’ble Union Minister, ...

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Government holds consultation with film industry on proposed amendments to Cinematograph Act

Mumbai/Chennai:4/3/22; The Information & Broadcasting Ministry has assured the film fraternity that suitable amendments would be proposed to the Cinematograph Act 1952 to combat film piracy.  Addressing a Consultation Meeting of Film Associations through video conferencing, I&B Secretary Shri Apurva Chandra said the issues with respect to the proposed Cinematograph Amendment Bill and anti-piracy issues will be addressed after consultation ...

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PM participates in virtual summit of Quad leaders

Newdelhi:4/3/22:Prime Minister participated today at a virtual summit of Quad leaders, along with US President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. The meeting reviewed the progress on Quad initiatives since the September 2021 Quad Summit. The leaders agreed on accelerating cooperation, with an objective to achieve concrete outcomes by the summit in Japan later ...

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200 Students and Indian Nationals from Ukraine arrive in Delhi as part of “Operation Ganga”

Newdelhi:3/3/22:Around 200 students and Indian citizens from Ukraine have been evacuated from Ukraine’s and brought back to India as part of the Government of India’s Operation Ganga. Shri Bhagwanth Khuba, Minister of State for Chemical and Fertilizers received the evacuees, most of them students, at Indira Gandhi International airport. The special Indigo flight landed at Delhi today morning. Welcoming all ...

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Over 6200 Indians have returned from Ukraine through special Civilian flights

Newdelhi:3/3/22:India has mounted a massive rescue operation named ‘Operation Ganga’ to bring back Indian citizens stranded in Ukraine. Ministry of External Affairs, in close coordination with Ministry of Civil Aviation, is making all efforts to bring the Indian students back to India at a fast pace. Indian Airlines are putting their resources in faster evacuation process. Four Union Ministers- Shri ...

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Union Minister for Jal Shakti inaugurated the ‘Roorkee Water Conclave 2022’

Roorkee:2/3/22:Union Minister for Jal Shakti Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat inaugurated the 2nd edition of the ‘Roorkee Water Conclave’ today at IIT, Roorkee and addressed the conference in virtual mode. The Conclave is being jointly organized from 2nd March to 4th March 2022 by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, and the National Institute of Hydrology. Focusing on the theme, ‘Water Security for ...

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National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) sends relief material to Ukraine

Newdelhi:2/3/22:The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has sent relief material to Ukraine. The NDRF has provided relief material including blankets, sleeping mats, and solar study lamps etc. for the people of Ukraine. The relief material was sent through a flight that left for Poland this morning and another on an Indian Air Force (IAF) flight that left for Romania this ...

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PM Modi chairs a high-level meeting on Ukraine situation

Newdelhi:1/3/22:Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting on Ukraine issue in Delhi on Tuesday evening. This was the third such meeting convened by the Prime Minister. Union Minister Dr. S Jaishankar and Piyush Goyal, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, and NSA Ajit Doval were among those who attended the meeting. On Monday, Mr. Modi chaired a high-level meeting to ...

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Mahashivratri is being celebrated across the country with religious fervour

Newdelhi:1/3/22:Maha Shivratri is being celebrated across the country today. Devotees worship Lord Shiva, the destroyer of evil, on this occasion. In Uttar Pradesh, a large number of people are reaching Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi to offer prayers. Devotees are also taking holy dip in Ganges. In Prayagraj, devotees are taking holy dip at Sangam. In the national capital, temples ...

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