The Jokapatha village, located in Chhattisgarh’s Balrampur district, has received electricity connection for the first time since independence. This comes after Chief Minister Raman Singh launched an electricity development project for the village. “Now our children can study well and progress in life,” said the sarpanch of the tribal village.
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra has tweeted a poster put up by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) government in Kerala, which had a picture of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The poster was an invite for party members to attend a meeting on December 16 and 17.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has a great role in realising the ‘Make in India’ vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
GST Council makes e-way bill mandatory for movement of goods from 1 Feb. The all-powerful GST Council has approved mandatory compliance of e-way bill for intra-state movement of goods from 1 June 2018
Engines that can withstand low temperatures and run on different fuel with better insulation are among the priorities of the Indian Army, said the vice-chief of the Indian Army staff, Lt Gen Sarath Chand. He pointed out that Coimbatore could look at manufacturing small arms and ammunition for them.
The aviation arm of the Indian Navy will double its aircraft fleet in the coming decade to nearly 500, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba said here today.
UIDAI suspends Airtel, Airtel Payments Bank’s eKYC licence. UIDAI’s action follows allegations of Airtel using the Aadhaar-eKYC based SIM verification process to open payments bank accounts of its subscribers without their informed consent.
Madhu Koda awarded 3-year rigorous imprisonment. The special CBI court awards three-year jail term to former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda in a coal block allocation scam and imposed a fine of Rs25 lakh on him.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday the Centre is committed to put all the state capitals of the northeast on the rail map and is executing 15 new projects in the region.
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that it’ll be mandatory for all school buses carrying female students to deploy women conductors. School bus operators have also been directed to install CCTV cameras, Chouhan added. The CM was attending a felicitation programme after the state Cabinet approved a resolution to award death penalty for raping girls aged below 12.