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Successful Trial Of 'Nirbhay' Sub-Sonic Cruise Missile

DRDO today successfully test fired indigenously designed & developed Long Range Sub-Sonic Cruise Missile “Nirbhay” from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur Odisha.

32 Year Liver Donor Gives New Life To Two

A 32 year old Lady Sriram College graduate's liver has given new life to a 45 yr person from Maharashtra and a 49 yr person from Assam. When Sandhya Gautam was declared brain-dead, her father immediately consented to donate her organs. Read the complete story in TOI https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/family-shows-heart-brain-dead-32-year-olds-liver-gives-life-to-2/articleshow/68857369.cms

BSNL To Keep You Online On Flights

Passengers will soon be able to surf the net and send mails and Whatsapp messages while flying in and over Indian air space. Read more in TOI - https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/surf-the-net-while-flying-in-india-bsnl-gets-licence-for-in-flight-connectivity/articleshow/68701539.cms

Kolkata's Durga Puja Nominated For UNESCO List

Kolkata’s Durga Puja is India’s official nomination for UNESCO’s 2020 list of cultural institutions from around the world that require protection and preservation, according to Sangeet Natak Akademi, an autonomous body under the Union ministry of culture that is the nodal agency for this purpose. (HT)

India To Host U-17 Women’s 2020 World Cup

Good news for Football fans. India will host the U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020. This will be the second FIFA tournament India will be hosting, after the U-17 Men’s World Cup in 2017.

Twin Success For Man Portable Anti Tank Guided Missile

In a major boost for Army, Defence Research and Development Organisation successfully test fired indigenously developed, low weight, fire and forget Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile for the second time today in the ranges of Rajasthan desert, which is incorporated with advanced features including state-of-the-art Imaging Infrared Radar Seeker with integrated avionics. The first test was conducted on 13th March 2019.

Twin Success For Guided PINAKA

Defence Research and Defence Organisation (DRDO) today successfully test fired the Guided PINAKA from Pokhran ranges. The weapon system is equipped with state-of-the-art guidance kit comprising of an advanced navigation and control system. In both the missions, the weapon systems impacted the intended targets with high precision and achieved desired accuracy. Telemetry Systems tracked and monitored the vehicle all through the flight path. All the mission objectives were met.

59 Min Loan Portal Largest Lending Platform

PSBloansin59minutes.com, launched by PM Narendra Modi three months ago, has emerged as the country’s largest online lending platform, with loan sanctions exceeding over Rs 35,000 crore.

National Institute Of Unani Medicine At Ghaziabad Soon

Union Minister of State (IC) for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik laid foundation stone for National Institute of Unani Medicine (NIUM) today at Ghaziabad, in UP. This institute would be developed with an approximate cost of Rs. 300.00 crore on 10 acres of land. With a 200 bedded hospital, the institute would cater to the needs of the masses and would have facilities for quality research and education at postgraduate and PhD levels.

National Institute Of Unani Medicine At Ghaziabad Soon

Union Minister of State (IC) for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik laid foundation stone for National Institute of Unani Medicine (NIUM) today at Ghaziabad, in UP. This institute would be developed with an approximate cost of Rs. 300.00 crore on 10 acres of land. With a 200 bedded hospital, the institute would cater to the needs of the masses and would have facilities for quality research and education at postgraduate and PhD levels.

Digital Bharat, Saksham Bharat -A Compendium Released

A Digital India Compendium on Digital Bharat, Saksham Bharat was released on Thursday.

The document emphasizes Digital India initiatives that aim to transform India into a knowledge-based economy and digitally empowered society by ensuring digital access, digital inclusion, digital empowerment and bridging the digital divide.

Commerce Minister Launches ‘SWAYATT’ On GeM

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, launched SWAYATT in New Delhi today.  SWAYATT is an initiative to promote Start-ups, Women and Youth Advantage Through eTransactions on Government e Marketplace (GeM).

MSP Of Sugar Increased By 2 Rs Per Kg

With the aim of benefiting sugar farmers and in order to clear their arrears/cane dues, the Union Government has decided to increase the Minimum Selling Price (MSP) of sugar from Rs. 29 to Rs. 31 for the year 2019-20. 

MSP For Raw Jute Hiked

The Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Fair Average Quality (FAQ) of Raw Jute has been increased to Rs.3950/- per quintal for 2019-20 season from Rs. 3700/- per quintal in 2018-19 season.

New Viral Vaccine Manufacturing Unit To Come Up At Coonoor

The Union Cabinet chaired by P M Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for allotment of land measuring 30 acres to Pasteur Institute of India (PII) for establishment of new Viral Vaccine manufacturing unit at Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.

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