Wednesday, August 22 2018

July 1, 2018

Foreign tourists and NRI quota ticket facility online by Indian Railways

Now IRCTC offers the benefit of booking rail tickets under foreign tourist quota on its website application.This quota facility can now be availed by Foreign tourists, including Non-Resident Indians holding a legal passport to book railway tickets online.Foreign tourists and NRIs can book tickets under foreign tourist quota up to 365 days in advance said IRCTC. For bookings done within current Advance Reservation Period, berths are allocated at the time of booking.

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July 1, 2018

Victorian buildings of Mumbai declared World Heritage

Victorian Gothic and Art Deco buildings declared World Heritage

Mumbai-Victorian Gothic and Art Deco buildings of Mumbai are declared as a World Heritage site by UNESCO at the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO in Bahrain. This is a great recognition of Mumbais history and heritage said PM in a tweet.This makes Mumbai city the second city in India after Ahmedabad to be included on the World Heritage List.PM Modi has congratulated the citizens of Mumbai on the inclusion of these buildings in the UNESCO World

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June 30, 2018

App for track and trace missing children in India launched

New Delhi-Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu launched a mobile application called ReUnite which helps to track and trace missing and abandoned children in India. Speaking on this occasion the Minister appreciated the work being done by the NGO,BachpanBachaoAndolan&Capgemini for developing this app.BachpanBachaoAndolan, (BBA) is Indias largest movement for the protection of children and works along with law enforcement agencies and policymakers. BBA has played a very important role in formulation of several lawsfor protection

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June 30, 2018

Indian deposits increased by 50% in Swiss Banks – Goyal

New Delhi-Indian deposits have increased by 50% in Swiss Banks in 2017 said Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal.He was reacting about Swiss bank deposits.Mr Goyal also said that India has automatic exchange of information with Switzerland and we will come to know who has deposited and whether it is black money or not.Reacting on falling Rupee,he said that there is no Knee Jerk Reaction Required and RBI will do the needful as and when required.

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June 30, 2018

New flight between Kathmandu and Varanasi start

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath flagged off a direct flight between Varanasi and Kathmandu.The first flight took off from the Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport at Babatpur at 6.20 PM. The flight will fly twice a week on Monday and Friday. Mr. Yogi said such a step will have a positive impact on the tourism industry.

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June 29, 2018

Make cancer treatment affordable in India : Naidu

Bengaluru -The Vice President of India,M Venkaiah Naidu has asked policy makers to put in efforts to make cancer treatment affordable. Addressing the gathering after inaugurating the new State Cancer Institute Block at Kidwai Cancer Institute, Bengaluru in Karnataka, he expressed concern over the rising cost of cancer treatment. Governor of Karnataka, Shri Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala, Chief Minister of Karnataka, Shri H.D. Kumaraswamy and other dignitaries were present at the venue. Vice President called for strengthening of preventive, curative and

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June 26, 2018

Swaraj introduces Passport Seva app in India

New Delhi-Mobile Passport Seva app has been launched External Affairs Minister Sushma Swara on the occasion of Passport Seva divas.In a Passport Officers conference, in New Delhi, the minister said now, through Passport Seva app, people can apply for a passport from any part of the country.Swaraj added that Police verification will be done on the address you will give on the app and then the passport will be dispatched to the address mentioned on the app.

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June 26, 2018

National Awards for Outstanding Services in the field of Prevention of Alcoholism & drug abuse

New Delhi-The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, presented the National Awards for Outstanding Services in the field of Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance (Drug) Abuse in New Delhi on the occasion of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.Speaking on the occasion, the President said that problem of drugs addiction and alcoholism negatively impacts the individual, family and society in multiple domains such as health, culture, development and politics. Drug addiction spurs poverty and also poses a

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June 26, 2018

India is a sweet spot where the rule of law prevails to attract investments

Mumbai-Union Finance Minister said​ that​ India is a sweet spot where the rule of law prevails to attract investments.Earlier participating in the ​Governors Seminar-I on the theme of​ Mobilizing Finance for Infrastructure, the Finance ​Minister pointed​-​ out that integrity of people and process would decide the investment discourse. The ​Union Minister for ​Railways,Coal, Finance and Corporate Affairs,Shri Piyush Goyal ​said that India is looking forward to investments in 9 more projects from Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank after having picked up

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June 25, 2018

Indian diaspora offers a window into each others country

Indian Diaspora - India News

Canberra – Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation of India, Suresh Prabhu co-chaired the 15th Session of the India-Australia Joint Ministerial Commission with the Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Steven Ciobo, in Canberra. Both Ministers emphasized the need forgrowth in two-way trade and investment. They discussed about how mutual strengths could contribute to economic modernization.Both Ministers noted that the Indian diaspora offers a window into each others country.Commerce Minister, Suresh Prabhu shared the experiences of Indias

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