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  • 19-Sep-2018
  • PM Modi, Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina Jointly Launched Indo-Bangla Pipeline Project 

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday described the cooperation between India and Bangladesh as an example for the world as he and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina jointly inaugurated the construction of a friendship pipeline project through video conferencing.

    The 130-kilometre India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline Project will connect Siliguri in West Bengal in India and Parbatipur in Dinajpur district of Bangladesh.

  • Union Home Secretary Launches ‘e-Sahaj’ Portal For Grant Of Security Clearance 

    The Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba launched an online ‘e-Sahaj’ portal for grant of Security Clearance. The portal will facilitate an applicant to submit application online and also to view the status of his application from time to time.
    With the introduction of online portal, the process has become standardized, resulting in a process which will be faster, transparent and easy to monitor.

  • PM Inaugurates Key Development Projects In Varanasi 

    The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the Foundation Stone for several important development projects, at a public gathering in Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
    Among the projects inaugurated are the Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) for Puraani Kashi; and an Atal Incubation Centre at BHU.
    Among the projects for which the Foundation Stone was laid is the Regional Ophthalmology Centre at BHU. The cumulative value of all projects which were inaugurated, or for which foundation stone was laid is over Rs. 550 crore.

  •  Germany Launches World's 1st Hydrogen-Powered Train 

    Germany has rolled out the world’s first hydrogen-powered train, signalling the start of a push to challenge the might of polluting diesel trains with costlier but more eco-friendly technology.
    The two Coradia iLint trains were built by French train-maker firm Alstom. It started operating on a 100 km (62-mile) route between Cuxhaven, Bremerhaven, Bremervoerde and Buxtehude in northern Germany.

  • 18-Sep-2018
  • India’s 1st ‘Smart Fence’ Pilot Project Inaugurated By Rajnath Singh 

    India’s first ‘smart fence’ pilot project was inaugurated by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh along the Indo-Pak border at the BSF Headquarters in Ploura, Jammu. Smart fencing uses a number of devices for surveillance, communication and data storage. 

  • 17-Sep-2018
  • Bengal Scheme to Combat Human Trafficking: Swayangsiddha

    In an attempt to combat human trafficking, the West Bengal government has rolled out a scheme, Swayangsiddha, in different districts of the State. Swayangsiddha, which means self-reliance, will be executed by the West Bengal Police.
    The scheme aims to empower young boys and girls to make informed choices so that they are less vulnerable to trafficking and child marriage. As the per the NCRB data, West Bengal has highest recorded case of trafficking among the States.

  • Rajnath Singh Inaugurates 2 CIMBS Pilot Projects In Jammu

    Union Minister of Home Affairs Rajnath Singh inaugurated two Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) pilot projects along the India-Pakistan border in Jammu region.
    The pilot project includes two 5.5 kilometre-stretches in Jammu, the performance of which will be monitored, and based on the feedback improvements will be made for the rest of the system.

  • 13-Sep-2018
  • PM Modi Announces Launch Of ‘Swachhata Hi Seva Movement’ 

    To mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced the launch of ‘Swachhata Hi Seva Movement’ from September 15.

    The mission-which also celebrates the fourth anniversary of the SBM – will take place across the length and breadth of the country and will continue till Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary on October 2, the Prime Minister said. The initiative will see people from all walks of life taking part in various cleanliness drives across the length and breadth of the country.

  • 12-Sep-2018
  • 1st Ever Bus Services Between Bihar And Nepal Flagged Off

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday flagged off the first bus service between Bihar and Nepal.

    After flagging off the bus from Patna, Nitish said the initiative will strengthen the relations between Bihar and Nepal. The bus services were commissioned following the agreement between two regions.

  • Indian Railways Launches Web Portal 'Rail Sahyog' 

    The Minister of Railways and Coal, Piyush Goyal launched a web portal 'www.railsahyog.in'.
    The web portal will provide a platform for the Corporates and PSUs to contribute to the creation of amenities at/near Railway Stations through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds.

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