Category: India

  • 21 Sep

    NMRC increases metro frequency on Aqua Line for UP International Trade Show

    The Noida Metro Rail Corporation will increase the frequency of trains on the Aqua Line from September 21 to 25 to accommodate visitors to the Uttar Pradesh International Trade Show. Trains will run every 7.5 minutes from 8 am to 10 pm. Visitors can reach the exhibition through the nearest metro station Knowledge Park. Parking is available at eight Aqua Line metro stations.

  • 19 Sep

    Lok Sabha Secretariat to Organize Walkthrough Session for MPs on Multimedia Devices

    The Lok Sabha Secretariat will organize a walkthrough session for MPs on the multimedia devices available in the new Parliament building. This comes after several MPs complained that they had not received copies of the women's reservation bill. The walkthrough session has been scheduled for Wednesday morning and will cover the features and functionalities of the multimedia devices. The Lok Sabha Secretariat has taken steps to reduce paper use and promote the use of the latest information technology tools. Parliamentary papers are uploaded on the members' portal, and members and their personal staff have been trained on how to use it. Physical copies of parliamentary papers and bills are still available to those members who request them.

  • 18 Sep

    Bihar CM Nitish Kumar says BJP planning early Lok Sabha polls, asserts opposition alliance intact

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has claimed that the BJP is planning early Lok Sabha polls and his opposition alliance is ready to face them. He also spoke about the importance of freedom of the press.

  • 18 Sep

    FSSAI Launches Nationwide Surveillance Study on Milk and Milk Products to Curb Adulteration

    FSSAI is conducting a nationwide study to assess the safety and quality of milk and milk products across India. The study will cover 766 districts and collect over 10,000 samples to test for adulterants, normal quality and compositional parameters, contaminants, antibiotic residues, and microbiological indicators. The findings of the study will be used to develop and implement effective food safety measures to protect consumers.

  • 16 Sep

    Former RBI Governor C Rangarajan Says India Needs to Grow Fast to Increase Per Capita Income

    Former RBI Governor C Rangarajan says India needs to grow fast to increase per capita income and become a developed economy. He says India needs to achieve 7% growth continuously over the next two decades, absorb new technologies, develop a skilled workforce, and create jobs.

  • 15 Sep

    Aditya L1 spacecraft successfully completes fourth earth-bound maneuver

    India's Aditya L1 spacecraft completed its fourth earth-bound maneuver, attaining a new orbit of 256 km x 121973 km. The next maneuver, TL1I, is scheduled for Sept. 19, marking the beginning of its journey to the L1 Lagrange point. The spacecraft carries seven payloads to study the Sun's atmosphere and its effects on space weather.

  • 14 Sep

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch slew of projects in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh today to launch a slew of projects worth over Rs 50,700 crore. In Madhya Pradesh, he will lay the foundation stone of a petrochemical complex at Bina refinery and 10 new industrial projects. He will also dedicate important rail sector projects worth around Rs 6,350 crore in Chhattisgarh. The projects are part of the government's efforts to boost economic growth and create jobs in the country. They are also expected to improve connectivity and infrastructure in the two states.

  • 13 Sep

    AAP Leader Claims Delhi Has Lowest Inflation Rate Due to Kejriwal’s Welfare Schemes

    AAP leader Raghav Chadha said Delhi has the lowest inflation rate among all states in India, thanks to the welfare schemes implemented by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. He cited the figures of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for August 2023, which showed that the CPI for Delhi stood at 6.46%, while the national average was 6.83%. Chadha said that the welfare schemes, such as free education, free healthcare, and free water, have helped to keep the cost of living low in Delhi.

  • 12 Sep

    Government earns Rs 600 crore by selling scrap

    The government has earned nearly Rs 600 crore by selling scrap so far. It is planning to hold a special campaign from October 2 to October 31 to further increase the revenue from this source. The government is targeting to earn Rs 400 crore and free up 100 lakh square feet of space in government offices.

  • 12 Sep

    US household wealth hits record high of $154 trillion

    US household wealth surged to a record high of over $154 trillion in the second quarter, boosted by a rebound in stock prices and property values. Household cash holdings continued to dwindle, declining for a record fifth straight quarter. Debt levels for households, businesses and governments kept rising in the second quarter, but the pace of increase varied widely by sector.