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Largest Deobandi Madrasa closed by Bangladesh Government

The Education Ministry in its order said that the Hathazari Madrasa at Chittagong will be closed due to the breach of conditions. On August 28, the Ministry had allowed Madrasas to resume their academic activities on the condition that the health guidelines issued by the government are followed.  The Madrasa …

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Tips from the Expert: Shaaz Jung on Capturing in the Wild #withGalaxy

    Smartphone users are shooting and sharing photographs and videos more than ever before. That’s why Samsung has packed the flagship Galaxy Note20 and Galaxy Note20 Ultra’s camera with innovations that makes it easier to capture content anytime, anywhere. Capabilities such as Super Resolution Zoom, Single Take, Pro-Mode and …

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Delhi Capitals Salutes COVID Warriors from the City

As a small token of gratitude, Delhi Capitals, through its digital initiative “Salaam Dilli”, recognised the contribution of some frontline workers from Delhi NCR. Inspired and humbled by the efforts of these courageous citizens, the Delhi Capitals official match jersey will bear the “Thank You COVID Warriors” message for the …

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PM Modi to dedicate historic Kosi Rail Mahasetu to the Nation

Apart from this the Prime Minister shall also inaugurate 12 rail projects related to passenger facilities for the benefit of the Bihar State. These include a new railway bridge on the Kiul River, two new railway lines, 5 Electrification projects, one Electric Locomotive Shed and 3rd Line Project between Barh-Bakhtiyarpur. The …

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Contract for Old Pension Scheme

National Pension System (NPS) was introduced for Central Government employees by a Notification of Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs) dated 22nd December, 2003. NPS is mandatory for all new recruits to the Central Government service from 1st January, 2004 (except the armed forces). However, in some specific court cases, like …

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Measures for welfare of Pensioners during COVID-19

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, DrJitendra Singh said in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today that several measures have been taken for the benefit of pensioners during COVID-19. The Department of …

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2932 athletes under Khelo India scheme and 10248 athletes under SAI schemes have been selected for further training: Sports Minister

‘Sports’ being a State subject, the responsibility of promotion of sports, including identification of young talent and its nurturing, rests with State Governments. Government of India supplements the efforts of State Governments and National Sports Federations (NSFs) under its various schemes such as Khelo India, Assistance to National Sports Federations …

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NYKS is one of the largest youth organizations in the world: Shri Kiren Rijiju

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports implements different youth centric activities for youth development through its three major schemes, namely (i) RashtriyaYuvaSashktikaranaKaryakram (ii) National Service Scheme (NSS) (iii) Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD). Please click here for details of the Schemes of the Department of Youth Affairs. …

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Union Education Minister virtually confers Second Utkrisht Sansthan Vishwakarma Award on Vishwakarma Divas Celebration

Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ virtually confers SecondUtkrishtSansthanVishwakarma Award in 14 categories to the Institutions under AICTE on Vishwakarma Divas Celebration. The Utkrisht SansthanVishwakarma Award is being organized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) since 2019, which aims to motivate, recognize and honor the AICTE approved institutions to …

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Number and Per Capita Income of Handloom Weavers

According to 4th All India Handloom Census 2019-2020, total number of handloom worker households is 31,44,839.  However number of handloom worker households as per 3rd Handloom Census of India 2009-2010 was 27,83,271. As per 3rd handloom census: Average earning of Handloom Households (Rs/Annum, 2009-10): Rs. 36498 (i.e. Rs. 3042 per Month). According to …

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Employment Opportunities in Textile Sector

Textile Sector in India provides largest source of employment in the country with over 4.5 crore people employed directly and another 6 crores people in allied sector including large number of women and rural population through various schemes and public programmes such as:-   Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme is …

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Setting Up of Common Facility Centres

The Government of India, Ministry of Textiles is implementing National Handloom Development Programme(NHDP) and Comprehensive Handloom Cluster Development Scheme(CHCDS), wherein there is provision under Block Level Cluster(BLC) for setting up of Common Facility Centres(CFCs) for housing the technical facilities to meet the local requirements of weavers. This may include loom …

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Income Tax Department carries out searches in Jammu & Kashmir

The Income Tax Department carried out a search and seizure operation on a prominent Hotelier, owning a chain of Hotels at  Srinagar, Gulmarg, Sonamarg and Pahalgam with another hotel under construction at Leh. Various incriminating documents and materials evidencing unexplained investments in immovable properties, construction of hotels and residences aggregating …

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KVIC Creates 1500 Employment in 10 Cities to Celebrate Sewa Diwas

Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) extended the benefits of various employment generation schemes to nearly 1500 persons in 10 Indian cities to celebrate “Sewa Diwas” on Thursday which marks the birthday of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. From Arunachal Pradesh on the North Eastern Frontier to Bikaner on …

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HDFC Bank launches Video KYC facility

With Video KYC, prospective customers can open a full KYC all benefit account quickly through an online and secure journey HDFC Bank today announced the launch of Video KYC (Know Your Customer) facility. After successful completion of the pilot project, HDFC Bank has deployed consent-based Video KYC facility as an alternate …

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