Category Archives: State

Chances of confirmation of wait list tickets during holidays now high

confirmation of wait list tickets

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.

This… Read More

Government commited to improve sanitation facilities | PM

Narendra Modi

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

Centre deploys 50 additional companies of Para military forces to Assam

50 additional companies

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

Delhi smog | Trains delayed, cancelled due to low visibility

Northern India Trains

At least 49 trains were delayed, 14 rescheduled and one cancelled in Delhi on Saturday morning due to low visibility and operational reason.The national capital has been experiencing dense smog for about a month.

The air pollution level has hit a new high, leaving its people grasping for breath,Some parts of the region still continues to fall under very… Read More

Sushil Kumar and Geeta Phogat win gold in National Wrestling championship

National Wrestling championship - indian Bureaucracy

Two-time Olympic-medallist Sushil Kumar, India’s lone woman Olympic medal winner Sakshi Malik and Geeta Phogat won gold medal in their respective categories in the National Wrestling championship in Indore yesterday.

Sushil Kumar took less than three minutes to bag a gold medal as three of his rivals gave him a walkover in men’s 74kg freestyle… Read More

Sanjiv Kumar takes charge as Chief Electoral Officer | Karnataka

Sanjiv Kumar IAS

Shri Sanjiv Kumar IAS (Karnataka 1986) presently  Additional Chief Secretary, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Department, Election Commission of India (ECI) has appointed to Sanjiv Kumar as Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) for Karnataka State vice Shri Anil Kumar Jha IAS (Karnataka 1988). wishes Shri Sanjiv Kumar… Read More

DVC Observed Vigilance Awareness Week-2017

DVC Observed Vigilance

Vigilance Awareness Week-2017, was observed in all field formations including HQ in DVC from 30th  October to 4thNovember, 2017. The week started with a specialized pledge administered by the highest authority of the respective project/ department all over the valley. At DVC HQ the pledge was administered by Sri P.K. Mukhopadhyay, Member-Secretary, DVC.… Read More

NGT lifts ban on construction in Delhi-NCR

National Green Tribunal

The National Green Tribunal (NGT)  lifted its ban on construction activities in Delhi-NCR and allowed trucks to enter the national capital, while asking authorities to strictly monitor their movement.The green panel, however, refused to lift its ban on industrial activities causing pollution in the Delhi-National Capital Region region.

“All… Read More

Health Ministry introduces Daily Drug Regimen for treatment of Tuberculosis

Health Ministry introduces Daily Drug Regimen for treatment of Tuberculosis

The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has recently announced the launch of daily regimen for TB patients across the country under The Revised National TB Control Programme (RNTCP). The Health Ministry has been providing the thrice weekly regimen for the treatment of tuberculosis (TB), however it has now decided to change the treatment strategy for … Read More

Centre increases carpet area of houses under PM Awas Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Urban

The Centre approved the enhancement of the carpet area of houses for the middle income group (MIG) category under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Urban (PMAY-U), a move hailed by realtors’ bodies CREDAI and NAREDCO. Under the MIG-I category, the carpet area of the houses has been enhanced from 90 to 120, while under the MIG-II segment, it… Read More

40 IPS Officers of 1997 batch empanelled as Inspector General


In an Indian government empanelment news update, 40 IPS officers of 1997 batch have been empanelled as Inspector General (IG) in the Government of India.

The officers are:

  1. Shri Hargobinder Singh IPS ( AGMUT 1997);
  2.  Shri Omendra Nath Bhaskar IPS(Bihar 1997) ;
  3.  Shri Jaideep Singh IPS (Chhattisgarh 1997);
  4. Shri Amitabh Singh Dhillon IPS (Haryana 1997) ;
  5.  Shri
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NGT directs Delhi government to seize 10 year old diesel taxis

National Green Tribunal

National Green Tribunal has directed Delhi government to seize 10-year-old diesel taxis without any delay as they cause air pollution. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the city government to expeditiously take such vehicles off the roads.

The bench said that a large number of diesel taxis are operating in the national capital… Read More