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Gujarat’s Garba dance Gets UNESCO heritage status

    06 Dec,23 11:33 pm
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO ) has added Gujarat's traditional Garba dance to its 'Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.' The inclusion of Garba now makes it India’s 15th inscription   Read More..

Exercise Malabar -23 Concludes

    21 Aug,23 10:11 pm
The 27th edition of Exercise MALABAR concluded on the East Coast of Australia off Sydney on 21 Aug 23. The exercise saw participation of Ships, Submarines and aircraft from the Indian Navy (IN), Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) and the US Navy (USN). Exe  Read More..

Digi Yatra to be launched at 6 more airports

    12 Aug,23 1:19 am
Digi Yatra facility will be launched at 6 more airports namely Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Lucknow, Jaipur, and Guwahati airports in the month of August 2023. The implementation and installation of Digi Yatra infrastructure at these airports will take place in a phased manner. The Digi Yatra policy  Read More..

INS Sahyadri and INS Kolkata in Jakarta

    18 Jul,23 11:55 pm
Two frontline Indian Naval ships INS Sahyadri and INS Kolkata arrived in Indonesia's Jakarta on 17 July 2023 to participate in the Maritime Partnership Exercise (MPX) with the Indonesian Navy. The ships were accorded a warm welcome by the Indonesian Navy. During the port call, personnel fr  Read More..

National Green Tribunal (NGT)

    06 Jul,23 11:55 pm
Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel who had taken over National Green Tribunal as Chairperson on 06.07.2018 completed his tenure of 5 years on 06.07.2023. During his period of 5 years, Justice Goel had brought in several innovative and people friendly methods for providing justice in the area of environment.   Read More..

Digi Yatra app user base crosses the one million mark

    23 Jun,23 12:01 am
The number of passengers who have installed the Digi Yatra application on their mobile phones has crossed one million this week. Since its inauguration by Minister of Civil Aviation and Steel Jyotiraditya M. Scindia on 1st December 2022, 1.746 million people have used this facility. The Digi Yatr  Read More..

Geological Survey of India Training Institute Gets NABET Accreditation

    14 Jun,23 12:07 am
The Geological Survey of India Training Institute (GSITI) has been awarded with the accreditation by the National Accreditation Board of Education and Training (NABET). GSITI functions under the Ministry of Mines, Government of India. The award has been given to the GSITI for the yeomen services   Read More..

Second Anti-Corruption Working Group Meeting (ACWG) of G20

    29 May,23 12:42 am
The second meeting of the Anti-Corruption Working Group under the G20 India Presidency recently concluded at the Tehri, Uttarakhand. Over 90 delegates from 20 member states, 10 invitees and nine international organizations participated in the three-day meeting. At the Second Anti-Corruption Worki  Read More..

Geological Survey of India (GSI)

    11 May,23 12:31 am
The Geological Survey of India (GSI) has termed media reports saying large lithium reserves being identified in Rajasthan as "baseless". Geological Survey of India said that no lithium found in Rajasthan's Nagaur district. It is to mention that GSI is carrying out exploration for  Read More..

Digi Yatra to be implemented by March 2023

    03 Feb,23 12:22 am
Digi Yatra will be implemented at Kolkata, Pune, Vijayawada and Hyderabad Airports by March this year.  The Digi Yatra policy is an initiative for a biometric boarding system using Facial Recognition Technology at airports.  Digi Yatra will be implemented across airports in a phased   Read More..

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