PM Modi to interact with participants of Toycathon-2021 on Thursday

Delhi, June 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with participants of Toycathon-2021 on Thursday at 11 AM via video conferencing. Toycathon 2021 was jointly launched by the Ministry of Education, WCD Ministry, MSME Ministry, DPIIT, Textile Ministry, I&B Ministry and AICTE on 5th January 2021 to crowd-source innovative toys and games ideas. Around 1.2 […]

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NHAI makes drone survey mandatory for all National Highways projects

Delhi, June 16: In order to enhance transparency, uniformity and leverage latest technology, the National Highways Authority of India, under Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has made mandatory use of drones for monthly video recording of National Highway projects during all stages of development, construction, operation and maintenance. According to a Ministry of Road […]

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SOA only university from Odisha to figure in QS World University Rankings

Bhubaneswar, June 9: Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan, the city-based Deemed to be University, has figured among 35 selected Indian institutions of higher education included in the 2022 edition of the prestigious QS World University Rankings released on Tuesday. These highly-ranked institutions included nine IITs, Indian Institution of Science, Bengaluru, and several other famous Indian universities with […]

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BCCI to donate 10-Litre 2000 Oxygen concentrators to boost India’s efforts in overcoming COVID-19 pandemic

Delhi, May 24: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced that it will contribute 10-Litre 2000 Oxygen concentrators to boost India’s efforts in overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic. The nation has been hit by an unprecedented second wave of the coronavirus with demands for medical equipment and life-saving oxygen witnessing a […]

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PM Modi reviews preparedness & planning to tackle Cyclone ‘Yaas’

Delhi, May 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took a high level meeting to review the preparedness of States and concerned Central Ministries and agencies to deal with the situation arising out of Cyclone ‘Yaas’. India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that Cyclone ‘Yaas’ is expected to cross West Bengal and north Odisha coasts by […]

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Cabinet Secretary chairs National Crisis Management Committee meeting to review preparedness for Cyclonic Storm ‘Yaas’

Delhi, May 21: The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) under the chairmanship of Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba met on Saturday to review the preparedness of Central and State/UT Governments and agencies to deal with Cyclonic Storm ‘Yaas’ in the Bay of Bengal. India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director General Mrutyunjaya Mohapatra briefed the committee about the […]

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DRDO develops COVID-19 antibody detection kit

Delhi, May 21: The Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), a laboratory of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), has developed an antibody detection-based kit ‘DIPCOVAN’, the DIPAS-VDx COVID-19 IgG Antibody Microwell ELISA for sero-surveillance. According to a Ministry of Defence statement, the DIPCOVAN kit can detect both spike as well as nucleocapsid […]

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Army Chief reviews operational readiness & security situation in north-east

Nagaland, May 21, 2021: Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane has arrived at Dimapur in Nagaland on a two-day visit to review the operational readiness along the Northern Borders of Arunachal Pradesh and security situation in hinterland of North East. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) has arrived in Dimapur on Thursday. On arrival at […]

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