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14 scientists awarded Swarna Jayanti Fellowships for 2018-19

Swarna Jayanti Fellowships have been awarded to 14 Scientists associated with projects containing innovative research idea and with potential of making impact on R&D in the respective disciplines. The scientists, selected for the award through a rigorous three-tier process, will be allowed to pursue unfettered research with freedom and flexibility. […]

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107th Indian Science Congress begins on 3rd January

India’s largest annual gathering of scientific luminaries from countries across the world, the ‘107th Indian Science Congress’, will be held from January 3 to 7, 2020 at University of Agricultural Sciences (UASB), GKVK Campus, Bangalore, Karnataka focusing on ‘Science & Technology: Rural Development’. The Science Congress will be inaugurated by […]

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Self Propelled Accident Relief Medical Vans to improve disaster response of Railways; 175 tonnes cranes under procurement to improve capacity during restoration

Indian Railways is gradually replacing locomotive hauled Accident Relief Medical Vans (ARMVs) with Self Propelled Accident Relief Medical Vans (SPARMVs) to improve response during disaster. Specification of high speed Self Propelled Accident Relief Trains (HS-SPARTs) with speed of 160 kmph has been finalized and it is planned to be procured […]

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Indian Railway announces one integrated Helpline number “139” for any help, enquiry and grievances redressal during travel

To overcome the inconvenience over multiple helpline numbers for grievances and enquiry during railway travel, Indian Railway has integrated railway helplines into single number 139 for the passengers for quick grievance redressal and enquiry during their journey. As the new helpline number 139 will take over all the existing helpline numbers (except […]

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Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas signs Contracts for 7 Blocks Awarded under Open Acreage Licensing Programme (OALP) Bid Round – IV;

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas today here signed contracts for 7 blocks, awarded under Open Acreage Licensing Programme (OALP) Bid Round – IV. The Government had launched OALP Bid Round – IV on 27th August 2019. The Bid Round-IV offered 7 blocks  under International Competitive Bidding (ICB) process. The bidding […]

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Shri Amit Shah dedicates to the Nation the new campus of National Fire Service College (NFSC) and laid the foundation of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Academy in Nagpur

Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah dedicated to the Nation the new campus of the National Fire Service College (NFSC) in Nagpur, today. The Home Minister presented Fire Service Gallantry Medals and awards to meritorious students of the NFSC during the event. Further, he also laid the foundation of […]

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PM distributes Krishi Karman Awards

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi distributed Agriculture Minister’s Krishi Karman Awards for Progressive Farmers and Commendation Awards to the states at a public meeting in Tumkur, Karnataka today. He also released the 3rd installment of PM Kisan (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi) of Rs 2000 for the period December 2019 […]

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PM extends greetings on Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s Prakash Parv

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has extended his greetings on the occasion of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s Prakash Parv today. “We bow to the venerable Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji on his Prakash Parv. ਦਸਮ ਪਿਤਾ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਗੁਰੂ ਗੋਬਿੰਦ ਸਿੰਘ ਜੀ ਦੇ ਪ੍ਰਕਾਸ਼ ਪੁਰਬ ਮੌਕੇ ਅਸੀਂ ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ […]

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Text of PM’s Speech in Shri Siddhaganga Mutt

पूजनीय श्री सिद्धलिंगेश्वरा स्वामी जी, कर्नाटका के मुख्यमंत्री श्री बी एस येदियुरप्पा जी, केंद्रीय मंत्रिमंडल के मेरे साथी श्री डी वी सदानंद गौड़ा जी, श्री प्रह्लाद जोशी जी, कर्नाटका सरकार के मंत्रिगण, यहां उपस्थित आदरणीय संत समाज, श्रद्धालुगण, देवियों और सज्जनों, आप सभी को नमस्कार। तुमकुरू में डॉक्टर शिवकुमार स्वामी जी […]

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PM distributes Krishi Karman Awards

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi distributed Agriculture Minister’s Krishi Karman Awards for Progressive Farmers and Commendation Awards to the states at a public meeting in Tumkur, Karnataka today. He also released the 3rd installment of PM Kisan (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi) of Rs 2000 for the period December 2019 […]

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PM dedicates 5 DRDO Young Scientists Laboratories to the Nation

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation 5 Young Scientists Laboratories of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), in Bengaluru today. DRDO Young Scientist Laboratories (DYSLs) are located in five cities viz, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Hyderabad. Each lab will work on a key advanced technology of […]

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Text of PM’s Speech attends a programme by DRDO in Karnataka

कर्नाटका के मुख्‍यमंत्री श्रीमान येदियुरप्पा जी,  DRDO के चेयरमैन डॉ जी. सतीश रेड्डी जी, DRDO के अन्‍य शीर्ष अधिकारीगण, Apex Committees के Members! Young scientists के labs directors साथियो, आप सभी को सबसे पहले नववर्ष की बहुत-बहुत शुभकामनाएं। Happy New Year… ये संयोग ही है कि अब से कुछ समय पहले मैं किसानों के कार्यक्रम में था तुमकुर और अब यहां […]

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Year End Review: Ministry of Science and Technology

Indian Science Congress (ISC) 2019 was inaugurated by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 3rd January. The 106th Session of Indian Science Congress, 2019 was held from January 3-7, 2019 at Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar, and Punjab. During the Congress, significant lectures from three Nobel Laureates; 20 Plenary Sessions & several sectional […]

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Indian Railways rationalizes Passenger Fares

Indian Railways has continuously endeavored to augment passenger experience through modernization and provision of improved facilities over trains and stations. The last fare revision over Indian Railways was done in 2014-15. In order to expand passenger amenities and facilities at railway stations and trains, it has become imperative to increase […]

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Year End Review 2019: Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

The Winter Session, 2018 of Parliament commenced on Tuesday, 11th December, 2018. Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Tuesday, 8th January, 2019 which provided 17 sittings spread over a period of 29 days. Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die on Wednesday, 9th January, 2019 which provided 18 sittings spread over a period […]

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Prime Minister’s interaction programme – Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020 rescheduled to 20th January, 2020

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi’s interaction programmeParikshaPeCharcha 2020 with a cross section of Students and Teachersfrom India and abroad to beat exam stresshas been rescheduled to 20th January, 2020 at 11 a.m, on account of Pongal, Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Onam and other festivals across the country. The programme was earlier scheduled for 16th January, 2020. […]

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