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The scheme was earlier expected to be launched around January 26.
"We had a January target but people were reeling under the immediate impact of demonetisation and so bank transactions were getting difficult to come buy," a source said.
A senior DDA official, when contacted said, "C...
The Chief Advisor of the Akhilesh government Alok Ranjan has directed the LMRC Managing Director Kumar Keshav and officials to complete all the work for the trial run at the speed of 30-km between the Transport Nagar and Charbagh covering about eight stations in between the two destinations and the commercial run by March 26 positively.
The tenders for the smart cards have already been floated for 50,000 cards for the first phase of...
There was a need to empower people in rural India by developing technology products that could facilitate and accelerate health and education, the minister added.
Prasad was speaking at an event where chip manufacturer Qualcomm announced investment of $8.5 million to expand their design initiatives in India that will support companies in the areas of rural technology, biometric devices, payment terminals and others.
The Road, Transport and Highway ministry has sanctioned the remaining stretch of Itanagar-Banderdewa 4-lane project. The tender process for the first phase of the 4-lane project from Itanagar to Naharlagun has been initiated and work will start by March 2017. Work on the remaining portion is expected to commence by October.
The four new highways in the state will be Akajan-Likabali-Bame (119 km), Margherita- Changlang (44 km), Paka Gongo-...
M. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Information and Broadcasting, will inaugurate the 67th diploma course in Development Journalism and the First P.G. diploma course in Urdu Journalism later in the day, an official statement said.
He will also release the revamped journal of the IIMC, "Communicator" here at the Shastri Bhawan.
The proposed train would take travellers to a mix of popular pilgrimage destinations across the eastern part of the country at affordable rates, a release said.
It is in line with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's focus on removing isolation of northeast areas of the country through pro-active 'Act East Policy', the release said.
In a statement, the ministry said that child sexual abuse was a multi-layered problem which negatively impacts children's safety, health and well being for which it had planned to set up the national alliance aimed at engaging parents, schools, communities and NGO partners.
Local governments, as well as police and lawyers will also be the part of the alliance to ensure better implementation of the legal framework, policies, national s...
NDMC had partnered with Tata Teleservices in 2014 to provide the service in inner and outer circles of Connaught Place, one of the significant business and leisure centres in the city.
The civic body had claimed that the service is the largest in India. Similarly, NDMC had partnered with Tata Docomo to provide the facility in Khan Market.
Delhi Police is collaborating with National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) and UNICEF, which will help them design a set of guidelines for the proposed plan.
An entrance and exit separate from the police station, plain clothed policemen, mandatory deployment of women police personnel, toys, colourful rooms and cartoons are some of the suggestions discussed for the child "thanas".
The bio gas plant is to be set up over a two acre land near Goyala Dairy Road in Nazafgarh zone of South Delhi Municipal Corporation(SDMC) said a senior municipal corporation officer.
The project will be executed on build, operate and transfer(BOT) basis for 10 years and will be further extendable up to five years with consent of both the parties, the officer said.
The project will ...
The flat-screen technology can produce a wide-range, wireless power transfer devices, say engineers from Duke University and University of Washington, adding that the technology already exists to build such a system and it is only a matter of time to design it.
"Whether its headphones, cell phones, watches or even your mouse and keyboard, a major irritation for consumers is the hassle of being tethered to cords to recharge batter...