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Kerala to soon deploy robots to clean up manholes

Feb 19, 2018
The Kerala government will soon be utilising the services of robots to clean the sewer holes in the state. Named 'Bandicoot', the robots are equipped with Wi-Fi, blue tooth and control panels and have four limbs and a bucket system attached to a spider web looking extension to scoop out the waste from sewers.

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Parbati Ghose, first female filmmaker of Odisha passes away

Feb 13, 2018
Parbati Ghose, the first female filmmaker of Odisha passed away recently following a prolonged illness in Bhubaneswar at the age of 85. Ghose was declared dead when she was rushed to the hospital around midnight after complaining of uneasiness.

Assam Government, NBCC sign MoU for construction of Twin Tower Trade Centre in Guwahati

Feb 3, 2018
The construction of this 65-storey twin towers has been receiving mixed reactions as people fear that Assam falls in Zone 5, a high-risk earthquake category. The tallest existing structure in Guwahati has G+15 floors though the Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) in 2013 granted environmental clearance to a 20-storey apartment complex.

New tunnel at Sela Pass to boost Defence Preparedness in border areas

Feb 2, 2018
The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced while presenting the Union Budget 2018 that the government would be building a tunnel through the Sela Pass in Arunachal Pradesh.

7th edition of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav begins in Karnataka

Jan 15, 2018
The seventh edition of the Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav, under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme, has begun in Bengaluru, Karnataka. The Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme was launched in 2017 to promote engagement among the people of different states to enhance mutual understanding and bonding.

Arunachal Pradesh becomes second ODF state in Northeast

Jan 2, 2018
The state of Arunachal Pradesh has become the second state in the Northeast, after Sikkim, to be declared Open Defecation Free. The feat was deemed completed after three remaining districts in the state - Upper Subansiri, Siang and Changlang - were declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) on 31 December 2017.

Assam CM launches skill development training centres

Dec 31, 2017
The Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal has launched skill development training centres across the state in a programme organised by the Department of Skill, Employment and Entrepreneurship in Guwahati.

Vijay Rupani, Nitin Patel get second term as CM and Deputy CM of Gujarat

Dec 23, 2017
The current Chief Minister of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani was confirmed to remain at the post for a second term in a row. Rupani was also elected as the leader of the BJP legislature party in the state. By continuing with the existing leadership and not making any big experimental changes, the BJP is gearing itself for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

BJP wins clear majority in Gujarat for sixth straight term

Dec 19, 2017
After an initial few hours of nail-biting suspense, the verdict for Gujarat is clear- the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) has secured its sixth-straight term in the state. Though the victory was predicted, what was not expected was the huge turnaround for Congress.

Counting of votes for assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh begins

Dec 18, 2017
The counting of votes for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections has begun. While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is the ruling party in Gujarat, is seeking a sixth straight term, the Indian National Congress (INC) under its new leadership is aiming to stage a comeback after serving as the opposition for nearly two decades.

Government approves Rs 1 Lakh crore worth projects for Tamil Nadu

Nov 24, 2017
The projects will cover Highways, Shipping and Port. They are also aimed at finding a permanent solution to the irrigation and drinking water requirements of the state.

Centre suggests Odisha Government to enhance rural road construction target to 10000 km

Nov 24, 2017
The Union government on 23 October 2017 suggested to the state government of Odisha to enhance its rural road construction target under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) from 7,000 km to 10,000 km during the current fiscal year.

Chennai included in UNESCO's Creative Cities Network for contribution in Music

Nov 9, 2017
UNESCO Creative Cities Network List highlights its members’ creativity within seven fields: Crafts and Folk Art, Design, Film, Gastronomy, Literature, Media Arts and Music. Presently, the list includes a total of 180 cities in 72 countries.

Goa to host Nobel Prize Event in February 2018

Nov 5, 2017
The state government of Goa has signed a trilateral memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Department of Biotechnology, Union Ministry of Science and Technology and Nobel Media, Sweden to host the Nobel Prize Series - India event during 1-28 February 2018.

Karnataka to create ecosystem for using nanotechnology across verticals

Nov 3, 2017
The state government of Karnataka would be creating an ecosystem to bring all stakeholders to use nanotechnology across verticals including energy, medicine, engineering, transport and communication.

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