PM Modi in Himachal Pradesh News: The foundation stone of Hydropower Projects worth over Rs. 11,000 crores were laid down by Prime Minister Modi in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. He also inaugurated Renukaji Dam Project that was lying pending for three decades and will prove extremely beneficial for Delhi.
CRPF women commandos, for the first time, are ready to be deployed in VIP security details of Z-Plus personalities such as Home Minister Amit Shah, senior Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as well as other high-risk facing personalities. They will be deployed as part of the house protection team of the VIPs as well as for other duties.
PM Modi in Varanasi: PM Modi during his visit to Varanasi launched and laid the foundation stone of the multiple development initiatives including ‘Banas Dairy Sankul’ and a biogas-based electricity generation plant, among others. Check the full list of development projects in Varanasi.
The Armoured Engineer Reconnaissance Vehicle will enhance the existing engineer reconnaissance capabilities of the Indian Army. As per army officials, it would be a major game-changer in support of mechanised operations in future conflicts.
YouTube channels banned in India: The Government of India has announced to ban 20 YouTube Channels and 2 websites as they were used to post the divisive content in a coordinated manner on topics such as the Indian Army, Kashmir, Minority communities in India, CDS General Bipin Rawat, Ram Mandir, among others.
Nuclear Power Plants in India: The approval to the nuclear power reactors has been accorded to a site in Maharashtra’s Jaitapur which will make it the largest nuclear power generating site in India with a total capacity of 9,900 MW.
Bhutan's Highest Civilian Award: Bhutan has honored Prime Minister Modi with the country's highest civilian award- Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo. It is an acknowledgment of unconditional friendship between India and Bhutan which has further strengthened under PM Modi's leadership.
The Parliament has passed the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 that sees to link electoralroll with Aadhaar cards. The bill also seeks to make the electoral process gender-neutral for service voters. Check key features of the bill here.