Visa-AP sign MoU to make Vizag India’s first 'less cash' city
Global payments network Visa has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Andhra Pradesh government to help transform Vishakhapatnam into India's first 'less cash' city.
India and Japan ink pact on rail safety
India signed an agreement with Japan on enhancing railway safety in the Indian Railways with focus on railway track and rolling stock safety.
Government launches Bharat QR code
The Union Government has launched Bharat QR code, a quick response (QR) code to enable digital payments without card swiping machines. It is world’s first interoperable payment acceptance solution launched by Indian Government to move towards less-cash economy.
India, Uganda to expand cooperation in energy sector
India and resource-rich Uganda agreed to expand cooperation in the energy sector and training of personnel for space programme and peaceful use of atomic energy.
Government launches ‘Cyber Swachhta Kendra’ to protect citizens
Union Minister of Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad launched "Cyber Swachhta Kendra" in New Delhi for Botnet cleaning and Malware analysis as a part of digital India initiative.
‘Saathiya Salah’ Mobile App for adolescents
Shri C K Mishra, Secretary, Health and Family Welfare launched the SAATHIYA Resource Kit including ‘Saathiya Salah’ Mobile App for adolescents, on 20th Feb 2017, as part of the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) program.
Indian Navy’s INSV Tarini inducted
Indian Navy’s second ocean-going sailboat INSV Tarini was inducted at the INS Mandovi Boat Pool on Saturday in Goa. INSV Tarini is a sloop built by Divar-based Aquarius Shipyard. It is slated to be the platform for the Indian Navy’s first Indian all-women circumnavigation of the globe expedition.
Vetiver Network launched
India Vetiver Network (INVN) has been launched at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.INVN is a not-for-profit scientific network to promote vetiver in India. Vetiver has worldwide application to tackle many environmental issues like soil erosion, mitigation of soil and water pollution.
Government launches TAMRA Portal and Mobile App
The Ministry of Mines has launched Transparency, Auction Monitoring and Resource Augmentation (TAMRA) Portal and Mobile Application to ensure transparent award of statutory Clearances for mining operations
Kerala: A group launches helpline number for waste management
In Kerala, Thanal, a city-based group in Thiruvananthapuram has launched a helpline for providing technical support in treating organic waste and managing non-biodegradable solid wastes.