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Railways Ministry launches ‘UTS on Mobile’ facility to enable seamless booking of unreserved tickets

Nov 3, 2018
After successful registration, the user is given user-ID and password through which the user can log-in and book ticket through this application within the ticketing area and outside the Geo-fenced area.

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PM Modi launches historic Support and Outreach Programme for MSME Sector

Nov 3, 2018
Various Central Ministers will visit these districts in order to apprise the entrepreneurs about various facilities being extended to MSME Sector by the Government and financial institutions.

Justices Hemant Gupta, R Subhash Reddy, MR Shah and Ajay Rastogi sworn-in as Supreme Court Judges

Nov 2, 2018
With their elevation, the number of judges at the Supreme Court rose to 28. The sanctioned strength of Supreme Court judges in 31. Two judges, namely, Justice Kurian Joseph and Justice Madan B Lokur are set to retire in November and December 2018 respectively.

Assam NRC: Supreme Court fixes December 15 as deadline for filing claims for inclusion of names in NRC

Nov 2, 2018
With the extension of the deadline, the court has set January 15, 2019 as the last date for the authorities to issue its notice. The verification of the documents will begin on February 1, 2019.

Union Cabinet Decisions: 2 November 2018

Nov 2, 2018
The Union Cabinet approved for moving a Resolution in the first Assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) for amending the Framework Agreement of the ISA for opening up the ISA membership to all countries that are members of the United Nations.

Location tracking devices, emergency buttons mandatory for new public service vehicles: Government

Nov 1, 2018
In case of older public service vehicles, registered up to December 31, 2018, the respective State Governments will notify the date by which these vehicles have to install Vehicle Location Tracking Device and Panic Buttons.

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas 2018 observed to commemorate 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Patel

Oct 31, 2018
On this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated world's tallest ‘Statue of Unity’ to the nation at Kevadiya in Narmada district of Gujarat. The Prime Minister also unveiled the ‘Wall of Unity’, a wall created with the earth samples collected from various states across the country.

Supreme Court prohibits plying of 15-year-old petrol, 10-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi-NCR

Oct 30, 2018
The bench directed the Central Pollution Control Board to immediately create a social media account on which citizens could lodge their complaint about pollution directly, which will be acted upon by the task force responsible for implementation of the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP).

Ayodhya Verdict: Supreme Court adjourns hearing till January 2019

Oct 29, 2018
The Supreme Court of India has adjourned the hearing on pleas challenging the Allahabad High Court verdict in the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid site title dispute to January 2019. The apex court will in January fix the date for commencing hearing on the matter.

List of major International Awards conferred upon Prime Minister Modi

Oct 27, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was recently awarded with the Seoul Peace Prize 2018 for his contribution to international cooperation and fostering global economic growth. Like this, PM Modi has been honoured with various awards and accolades since the time of taking the hold of premiership of the country in 2014.

Complete enquiry against Alok Verma in two weeks; Interim CBI chief can’t take any policy decisions: SC to CVC

Oct 27, 2018
The bench of CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justice S K Kaul and Justice K M Joseph was hearing the petition filed by CBI Director Alok Verma and PIL filed by NGO Common Cause against the orders of CVC and Central Government divesting Verma of the powers of CBI Director and giving the charge of CBI to M. Nageshwara Rao.

Government to set up National Sports Stadium for differently-abled in Meghalaya

Oct 26, 2018
The Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Thaawarchand Gehlot has announced that a stadium of international standard for differently-abled persons will be set up in Meghalaya. The stadium will be constructed at an estimated cost of over Rs 200 crore.

HRD Ministry launches the web portal of SPARC scheme

Oct 26, 2018
The SPARC scheme aims at improving the research ecosystem of India’s higher educational institutions by facilitating academic and research collaborations between Indian Institutions and the best institutions in the world.

Train 18: India’s first engineless train set for trials on October 29

Oct 25, 2018
Train 18 is regarded as a successor to the 30-year-old Shatabdi Express. Shatabdi was introduced in 1988 and is presently running on over 20 routes connecting metros with other important cities.

Madras High Court upholds disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs loyal to TTV Dinakaran

Oct 25, 2018
Speaker P Dhanapal disqualified the MLAsunder the anti-defection law after they met the Governor and expressed loss of confidence in Chief Minister K Palaniswami, after the merger of the Palaniswami and Panneerselvam parties that were formed after the death of J Jayalalithaa.

Government to create special fund to boost fish production by 2020

Oct 25, 2018
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for the creation of a special Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund (FIDF). The fund size is estimated to be around Rs 7,522 crore.

Detailed Analysis: Alok Verma, Rakesh Asthana removed from their CBI posts; M Nageshwar Rao appointed; Insights of Moin Qureshi case

Oct 25, 2018
The decision came after the ongoing tussle between CBI Chief Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana escalated over bribery allegations, hurled at each other. Earlier, the CBI divested Asthana of all the supervisory charges.

Government constitutes GoM to look into sexual harassment at workplace

Oct 24, 2018
The Union Government has constituted a four-member Group of Ministers (GoM) to examine and strengthen the existing legal and institutional frameworks for dealing with matters of sexual harassment of women at the workplace.

Union Cabinet approves constitution of high-level committee to monitor SDGs

Oct 24, 2018
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the constitution of a High-Level Steering Committee for periodically reviewing and refining the National Indicator Framework for monitoring of Sustainable Development Goals with associated targets.

Top Cabinet Approvals: 24 October 2018

Oct 24, 2018
The Union Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval for Memorandum of Understanding signed among the BRICS Nations on Environmental Cooperation. The agreement aims to expand cooperation in areas including air quality, water, biodiversity, climate change and waste management.