Day: July 21, 2022

India elects first president from tribal community

MUMBAI, July 21 – Indian lawmakers on Thursday chose Droupadi Murmu as the country’s first president from the tribal community. “India scripts history,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Twitter. “A daughter of India hailing from a tribal community born in a remote part of eastern India has […]

Justice Mir (Retd) takes over as chairperson Selection Committee under Juvenile Justice

JAMMU, JULY 21: Former Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court, Justice (Retd) Mohammad Yaqoob Mir, today assumed the charge of the Chairperson Selection Committee Under Juvenile Justice Rules J&K here. Ms Harvinder Kour, Mission Director Vatsalaya; Rajiv Kumar Khajuria, renowned child protection expert and president National Development […]

Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has ‘very mild symptoms’

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday and is experiencing “very mild symptoms,” underscoring the persistence of the highly contagious virus as new variants challenge the nation’s efforts to resume normalcy after two and a half years of pandemic disruptions. White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said […]

Indian opposition leader Sonia Gandhi questioned in money-laundering probe

NEW DELHI, July 21 – Indian opposition leader Sonia Gandhi was questioned by money laundering investigators on Thursday, prompting her Congress Party to accuse Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government of running a “political vendetta”. The complaint against 75-year-old party president and her son Rahul Gandhi was lodged nine […]

Over 20,000 students, 500 schools sensitised in Career Conference by DSEJ

Over 20,000 students, 500 schools sensitised in Career Conference by DSEJ JAMMU, JULY 21: To ensure that students take the right courses and prepare for future studies and career options while inculcating habits that are essential to achieve success in a particular field, Directorate of School Education, Jammu […]

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JK reports 505 fresh positive cases, 451618 recovered SRINAGAR, JULY 21:The Government today informed that 505 fresh positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19)have been reported today; 277from Jammu division and 228 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases to 458456. Moreover, 152 more […]

Ministry of Power issued revised Guidelines & Standards with remarkable features for charging infrastructure

JULY 21, 2022 Ministry of Power issued the revised consolidated Guidelines & Standards for charging infrastructure on 14.01.2022. The salient features as stipulated in the guidelines and standards are as under: i. Tariff for supply of electricity for Public Charging Station (PCS) shall be a single part tariff […]

Dr Jitendra Singh: Ministry of Earth Sciences developed indigenous technology

Minister says, three desalination plants based on the Low Temperature Thermal Desalination (LTTD) technology have been developed and demonstrated at Kavaratti, Agati and Minicoy Islands of Union Territory of Lakshadweep ​​​​​​​The capacity of each of these LTTD plants is 1 Lakh litre of potable water per day JULY […]

Human Development Index (HDI) in NER

Government of India has accorded top priority for the development of North Eastern Region. In all, 55 non-exempted Central Ministries/Departments are mandated to spend at least 10% of their Gross Budgetary Support (GBS) for Central Sector and Centrally Sponsored Schemes in North Eastern Region (NER). The Central Government […]