14 Sep 2017

The Vice-President of India, Venkaiah Naidu took to Twitter to congratulate the young archer. 

5-year-old Chrukuri Dolly Shivani made two records in archery on Sunday and secured a place in the India Book of Records and the Asian Book of RecordsIn her first attempt, the girl shot 103 arrows at a target placed 10 metres away in just eleven minutes and nineteen seconds. In her second, she shot 36 arrows at a target placed twenty metres away in five minutes and eight seconds. Her total scored rounded to an applause-worthy 290 points out of 360.

15 Jul 2017

Indian Railways launches new train services from Bhubaneswar and Bhopal

The Indian Railways on Thursday launched two train services from Bhubaneswar and Bhopal to cater to growing demand of passengers from the region.The weekly 'Humsafar Express' was pressed into service from Bhubaneswar for Krishnarajapuram and daily 'Intercity Express' was launched between Bhopal and Khajuraho by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu through videoconferencing in Delhi.A foundation stone of mechanised laundry was also laid at Bhubaneswar, while WiFi services were made operational at Sambalpur and Vizianagaram stations.
5 Jun 2017

Microsoft will now PAY you to switch from Google to Bing - here's how the deal works

from today will start paying people in the UK to use Bing instead of for all of their search needs.
The Microsoft Rewards programme was previously only available in the US, and offers points for every Bing search you do.
These points can then be used to cash in on different rewards - such as Xbox digital gift cards, Groove Music passes and Skype credits.
Microsoft have also partnered with a number of charities to let you donate these points instead.
4 Jun 2017

Women commandoes in Indian Army : Army Chief Gen Rawat

Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat said the process is moving fast and initially women will be recruited for positions in military police.

In a transformational move, the Indian Army is all set to open up combat positions for women, a gender barrier broken by only a few countries.

Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat said the process is moving fast and initially women will be recruited for positions in military police.
30 May 2017

Dangal earns record₹1000 crore in China

Aamir Khan’s Dangal has created an unrepresented landmark in China by becoming the 33rd film in Chinese cinema history to cross one billion Yuan Renminbi. The revenue in Indian currency amounts to about Rs 1,000 crore.

According to Maoyan, a popular ticketing website in China, “Dangal’s gross earnings it joining the exclusive club of just 32 films in China cinema history.”
17 May 2017

Government's decision to set up 10 atomic power plants to generate 33400 jobs, Rs 70000-crore opportunity

Seeking to ramp up India's domestic nuclear power production, the Union cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to indigenously build 10 atomic reactors, the largest ever approval granted for such facilities in one go.This marks India's biggest expansion in nuclear power capacity, currently at 6,780 mw, and will be a flagship Make in India project, the government said. Another 6,700 mw of projects under construction will be ready by 2022, enewable energy and mines minister Piyush Goyal told reporters

16 May 2017
15 May 2017

Income Tax dept. simplifies linking PAN with Aadhaar

The Income Tax Department has made it easy for taxpayers to link their PAN with Aadhaar.
Taxpayers can go to www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in and click on the link on the left pane-> Link Aadhaar, provide PAN, Aadhaar no. and ENTER NAME EXACTLY AS GIVEN IN AADHAAR CARD (avoid spelling mistakes) and submit. After verification from UIDAI, the linking will be confirmed.

Responding to grievances of taxpayers regarding difficulties in linking PAN with Aadhar as their names did not match in both systems, the department has come out with a simple solution now.
14 May 2017

Social Entrepreneurs To Benefit From Swachh Bharat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Entrepreneurship has been inherent part of Indian system. said Prime Minister Narendra ModiNew Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said social entrepreneurs can benefit from Swachh Bharat programme as it has huge business element, while stressing on the need to convert waste into wealth.

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