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Smart City is a 'wholesome' concept and cannot be practiced in piece-meal or in parts: Jitendra

While addressing the Smart City Summit as Chief Guest today, Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said the Smart City is a "wholesome" concept and cannot be practised in piece-meal or in parts. Singh said the Smart City initiative is one of the flagship programmes of the Central Government, for which, the Urban Development Ministry has developed a very objective and scientific ..

Tripura initiates odd-even scheme to put check on fuel shortage

After Delhi, the Tripura Government has initiated the “odd-even” system to put check on extreme shortage of supply on ration, petrol and diesel. Addressing the issue, Tripura Food and Civil Supplies Minister Bhanulal Saha informed that state cabinet approved the proposal of introducing odd-even vehicle registration number system for rational distribution of petrol and diesel to all vehicles including two-wheelers...

Bilaspur to get its first hydro engineering college; aims to create more job opportunities

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, J P Nadda today signed an MoU between Government of Himachal Pradesh and NTPC & NHPC and termed it as a historic moment. On the occasion of the special MoU signed today, Nadda said that setting of the first Hydro Engineering College at Bilaspur shall boost regional development and provide more job opportunities for local educated youth and make available specialized work force to NTPC and NHPC. ..

Govt gives a brief account of measures taken for improving catering service in Indian Railways

As announced in Rail Budget 2016-17, it has been decided to extend stations based e-catering services to all A1 and A category stations on Indian Railways. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has tied up with renowned, reputed, popular and established brands in the field of catering services so that the passengers can order good quality and hygienic food of their choice on payment basis...

L&T Infotech and GE Digital join hands to develop digital industrial solutions

L&T Infotech, a global information technology services & solutions company, announced a strategic partnership on Wednesday with GE Digital combining LTI's diverse industrial capabilities with GE's Predix cloud-based operating system for the Industrial Internet. LTI and GE Digital will collaborate to develop innovative digital-industrial solutions powered by Predix analytics and real-time insights to enhance competitiveness and transform the way companies manage their assets and workforce...

Incessant rains cause havoc in many States; rescue and evacuation operation underway

The flood rescue and evacuation operation by NDRF in various flood prone areas of country is in full swing. 44 self-contained flood rescue teams of NDRF have been pre-positioned in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Jammu & Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal to assist the respective state administration in rescue and relief work. NDRF teams are fully equipped with boats, deep divers, Lifebuoy, Life Jackets and other flood rescue..

UN, OSCE condemn crackdown on journalists and media by Turkey Government

In the wake of the recent attempted coup in Turkey, two eminent freedom experts of the United Nations and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) condemned the ongoing crackdown on journalists and the media by the Government of Turkey, on Thursday. According to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), reports indicate that the Government ordered the closure of three news agencies, 16 TV channels, 23 radio channels, 45 papers and 15 magazines...

Effective public communication makes people enthusiastic partners in nation building: Naidu

Minister of Information & Broadcasting, Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that principal objective of public communication is to make people informed participants and enthusiastic partners in the task of nation building. Effective public communication was the backbone for change management and thus all officials of Ministry of I&B and its Media Units were important stakeholders in this process as change agents...

Indonesia delays death sentence of Indian drug smuggler; Govt trying hard for his release

Indonesia executed four drug traffickers to death on Friday, while Indian national Gurdeep Singh along with other 10 convicted in drugs trafficking has not been put to death. However, Gurdeep Singh was to get death punishment with four other but punishment at the last moment is postponed. Indonesian officials have not yet declared the reason about postponement of death punishment of Gurdeep Singh. Meanwhile, Sushma Swaraj has confirmed that Gurdeep Singh has not been given death punishment yet...