Daily Archives: October 27, 2017

Amanpreet wins bronze in maiden outing, Jitu seventh | ISSF World Cup

Amanpreet SINGH

India’s Amanpreet Singh clinched a bronze medal in his maiden appearance in an ISSF World Cup Final, but the fancied Jitu Rai fizzled out to finish a poor seventh on the fourth day of competition.World Cup silver medallist Amanpreet shot 202.2 to win the bronze in the final of men’s 50m pistol at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Ranges.Rai could manage… Read More

New Mission-Based deployment concept to result in greater presence and visibility in IOR

Admiral Sunil Lanba,

The four-day Naval Commanders’ Conference concluded on 27 Oct 17 where the senior leadership of Navy reviewed major operations, training and administrative activities undertaken in the last six months.

During the Conference, the Hon’ble Raksha Mantri addressed and interacted with the Naval Commanders, which was also attended by senior MoD officials.… Read More

Agartala Rajdhani Express inaugural run tomorrow

Agartala Rajdhani Express

The much awaited Rajdhani Express would be formally flagged off from Agartala railway station by Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain tomorrow, official sources said.

Agartala-Anand Vihar Rajdhani Express train would be flagged off from Agartala railway station on October 28 by Union Minister of State for Railways, Rajen Gohain. Tripura Governor… Read More

Rohan Barooah bags 3 gold, 1 silver medal

swimmer Rohan Barooah-

Veteran swimmer Rohan Barooah won three gold and a silver medal, emerging as the best swimmer in his age group in the recently-concluded Jorhat Open State Masters Swimming Championship.Representing Kamrup district in the championship, organised by the Jorhat Swimming Society, Rohan won gold medals in 100 Metre Freestyle, 50M Butterfly and 50M Breast Stroke… Read More

Ashok and Samrat hotels not to be disinvested | Mahesh Sharma

Mahesh Sharma

Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma today said two ITDC hotels, Ashok and Samrat, would not be disinvested due to security concerns arising out of these being located close to the prime minister’s residence — 7, Lok Kalyan Marg. Speaking at the 112th Annual Session of the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry here, Sharma said barring these two,… Read More

Railways launches first set of solar plants in Delhi

solar plants

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal launched the railways’ first set of solar plants with a total capacity of 5 megawatt peak (MWp), an ambitious project aimed at reducing the national transporter’s carbon footprint.The project is part of the government’s National Solar Mission in which Indian Railways plans to commission 1,000 MWp solar… Read More

24th CVC lecture on the topic New India @ 2022

NITI Aayog

The 24rd  lecture of the “Lecture Series” organized by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), was delivered by Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, here yesterday on the topic “New India @ 2022”.

In his lecture, Dr Rajiv Kumar spoke about many facets of India’s development, covering a broad historical perspective of our national development… Read More

Government observes 31st October as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas

The Government observes 31st October all over the country as a day of special occasion, to foster and reinforce the Government’s dedication to preserve and strengthen unity, integrity and security of our nation, by celebrating it as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, one of the founding fathers of the… Read More

Piyush Goyal inaugurates International Conference on Green Initiatives & Railway Electrification

Piyush Goyal

Minister of Railways & Coal Shri Piyush Goyal inaugurated International Conference on Green Initiatives & Railway Electrification organised by Ministry of Railways through Institution of Railways Electrical Engineer (IREE) India here i.e. 27th October 2017.

Minister of State for Railways & Minister of State for Communications (IndependentRead More

PM asks IAS trainees to research governance issues

IAS trainees

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held an interaction with IAS officer trainees here and asked them to research governance issues in depth, so that they could understand those well.He held the interaction with over 360 officer trainees of the 92nd Foundation Course at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), a day ahead of his… Read More

Sibi George appointed Ambassador to Switzerland

Sibi George IFS

In an Indian Bureaucracy appointment news update, Shri Sibi George IFS (1993) presently Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Aftairs has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Switzerland vice Ms Smita Purushottam. He is expected to take up his assignment shortly.

Shri George has also served as deputy chief of mission of Indian embassy … Read More