Category Archives: Press Releases
More than 200 central and state government websites publicly displayed details such as names and addresses of some Aadhaar beneficiaries, the Unique Identification Authority of India has said.The Aadhaar issuing body added, in response to an RTI query, that it took note of the breach and got the data removed from those websites.
It did not specify when the … Read More
Indian Railways is not looking at more funds in the upcoming Union Budget for 2018-19 as it is focussed on monetising assets within, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said.The Budget that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents on February 1 next year will be the second after the railway and Union budgets were merged in a break with the colonial-era tradition.
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Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) Chairman Shri P.K. Singh interacted with the Company’s entire marketing team and employees of local SAIL units at Kolkata .Acknowledging the efficiency of SAIL’s new marketing strategy aimed at gaining a competitive edge in the market he said, “For SAIL, the new marketing strategy, with customer retention through… Read More
Have a wait listed ticket for your next trip during holidays? Not to worry, you might just be able to make it on a confirmed ticket.A study by a popular travel portal has said that while the cancellation of wait list tickets was as high as 25.5 per cent during the Diwali of 2015 because of non-confirmation, the number has been stable at 18 per cent in 2016 and 2017.
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The government has not asked the Reserve Bank to pay any special dividend and is only seeking Rs 13,000 crore of surplus lying with the central bank, Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg has said.In August, the RBI had paid a dividend of Rs 30,659 crore for the fiscal ended June 2017. It was less than half the Rs 65,876 crore it had paid in 2015-16.
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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has provided some relaxation to banks in procurement of enrolment machines and hiring private data entry operators for their Aadhaar centres. Talking to news agency PTI, UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey said, the relaxation will speed up the opening of Aadhaar enrolment and updation centres at bank premises.… Read More
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reaffirmed the government’s commitment towards improving sanitation in the country. In a video posted on Twitter on the occasion of World Toilet Day today, Mr Modi stressed the need to end the concept of open defecation saying that this is the best gift that can be given to women.
The Prime Minister complimented all those… Read More
As a part of Navy Week celebrations, Indian Navy is conducting a free health camp for the general public from 18 to 20 November 2017 at Aurangabad, Palwal District, Haryana. Through this outreach programme, the Indian Navy aims to bring about awareness in the general public about the role and task of the Navy and also encourage youngsters to consider Navy as a … Read More
Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute celebrated its 32nd Annual Day on 18th November 2017 in The Air Force Auditorium, Subroto Park at 1030 hrs. The Chief Guest for the occasion was Air Marshal HN Bhagwat AVSM VM, Air Officer-in-Charge Administration, Indian Air Force. Mrs Shubhada Bhagwat graciously gave away the trophies and prizes to the exceptional achievers.… Read More
The Centre has deployed 50 additional companies of para military forces to Assam . Official sources in Guwahati said that, some of them have already arrived in the state while rest are expecting to arrive in a day or two. The Assam government has requested the Centre to depute additional forces in the state to maintain law and order situation ahead of publication… Read More
Shri Ashwani Lohani Chairman, Railway Board inaugurated the Indian Railways pavilion at the India International Trade Fair – 2017 held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi today. He was accompanied by senior Railway Officers of the Railway Board and Northern Railway.
This year, the Indian Railways pavilion at IITF showcases modernisation initiatives like Digital… Read More