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Boundary Walls At Accident-Prone Spots Along Rail Tracks Planned

The railways are planning to construct boundary walls along the rail tracks in the accident prone locations. Many deaths occur on the tracks, when people try to cross over because of convenience. The Railway Protection Force will be identifying areas where people generally cross railway tracks.

Elaborate Security For Kumbh Mela

Elaborate security arrangements are being put in place for the Kumbh Mela, starting on 15th January 2019 in the Sangam city Prayag. The Anti-Terrorist Squad of UP Police, the National Security Guards will help.

No GST On Flats After Completion Certificate Issued

GST will not be levied on buyers of real estate properties for which completion certificate is issued at the time of sale. However, Goods and Services Tax (GST) is applicable on sale of under-construction property or ready to move in flats where completion certificate is not issued at the time of sale.

Free Education For Girl College Students In Karnataka

Karnataka government has decided to bear the education expenses of girl students pursuing pre-university, graduation and post-graduate courses in colleges run by it, to benefit 3.7 lakh girls.

From February Commercial Flights To Start From Hindon Airbase

The civil terminal at the Hindon Air Force base will be ready by February and commercial flights are likely to start for Pithoragarh, Jaisalmer, Gorakhpur, Allahabad and Kannur. (TOI)

IIT-D Partners In Fighting Crime

To assist Delhi Police in cyber policing, social media analysis and image processing IIT-Delhi is setting up a Centre for Technology and Policing. Read more at: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/partners-in-fighting-crime-tech-institute-to-give-cops-cutting-edge/articleshow/66888320.cms

Special 'Yojana' Issue On ‘Digital India’

The December issue of Yojana, the magazine published by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in 13 languages focuses on the initiatives of Digital India. The magazine provides an apt platform to showcase India’s position in the digital revolution as the country is generating future pathways powered by technology and leading towards Trillion Dollar Digital Economy. (PIB)

Medical College At Silvassa Approved

Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of Medical College at Silvassa in the Union Territory (UT) of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, at a capital cost of Rs. 189 crore to be incurred in two years, 2018-19 – Rs. 114 crore and 2019-20 – Rs. 75 crore with yearly intake of 150 students. The project will be completed by 2019-20. (PIB)

“Aadi Mahotsav” From 16th To 30th Nov In Delhi

“Aadi Mahotsav” a National Tribal Festival is being organized in New Delhi by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and TRIFED to celebrate, cherish and promote the spirit of tribal craft, culture, cuisine and commerce. the Mahotsav will be held from 16-30 Nov at Dilli Haat, INA; from 21-30 No at Nehru Park and from 16-19 Nov at Central Park, New Delhi. There will be display and sale of items of tribal art and craft, tribal medicine & healers, tribal cuisine and display of tribal folk performance, in which tribal artisans, chefs, folk dancers/musicians from 23 States of the country shall participate and provide glimpse of their rich traditional culture.

First Ramayana Express Flagged Off

The first Ramayana Express was flagged off from the Safdarjung railway station in New Delhi on Wednesday. IRCTC will run the train. The train will accommodate 800 passengers.

Central Tribal University To Come Up In Andhra Pradesh

The union cabinet has approved the setting up of Central Tribal University of Andhra Pradesh that will come up in Relli village of Vizianagaram District.

Ayurveda Departments To Be opened In The New 19 AIIMS

Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik has announced that Ayurveda Departments will be opened in the new 19 AIIMS. He said, work is already on to start  Ayurveda Departments in hundred  ESIC hospitals under Ministry of Labour.  Further, approval has been received from Home Ministry to open Ayurveda Deparments in seven hospitals of BSF and other Para military forces.

Jharakhand To Become ODF By 15th Nov

Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Uma Bharati said that with the present rate of sanitation coverage in the state, Jharkhand will become open defecation free state on it’s upcoming foundation day - 15th November. She was speaking in Ganga Gram Swachchhata Sammelan at Rajmahal in Jharkhand.

GST Revenue Collections For October Crosses One Lac Crore

The total gross GST revenue collected in October is Rs. 100,710 crore of which CGST is Rs. 16,464 cr, SGST is Rs. 22,826 cr, IGST is Rs. 53,419 cr (including Rs. 26,908 cr collected on imports) and Cess is Rs. 8,000 cr(including Rs. 955 ccollected on imports).

The total number of GSTR 3B Returns filed for the month of September up to 31st October, 2018 is 67.45lakh.

92% MGNREGA Wage Payments Generated On Time

In the Financial Year 2018-19, so far 92% wage payments under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has been generated within 15 days. This was 26.85% in 2014-15. The allocation of MGNREGA was also increased to a record Rs. 55,000 crore in 2018-19. (PIB)

Deadline For Nominations For Nari Shakti Puraskar Extended

Ministry of Women and Child Development has extended the deadline for receiving nominations for the coveted Nari Shakti Puraskar 2018 till November 30, 2018. Read earlier posting giving details http://bharatmahan.in/positive-news/nominations-invited-nari-shakti-puraskar-2018-2070

One Million WiFi Hotspots By December 2019

Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Communications Manoj Sinha, announced today that the Indian telecom industry will roll out one million WiFi hotspots in the country by December 2019. This initiative allows consumers to access Wi-Fi Hotspots of any of the partnering operators.

HEFA Approved Projects Worth 10+ Cr For Higher Education

Higher Education Funding Agency (HEFA) served in-principle approval to projects amounting to Rs.10,065.37 crores and sanctioned Rs. 5,260 crore till date. In July the Union Cabinet had permitted HEFA to mobilise ₹1 lakh crore to fund research and academic infrastructure in higher educational institutions by 2022.

100 Cr Award For States Completing Household Electrification Early

Government has announced Rs100 crore award for states that would complete the household electrification early under the Saubhagaya scheme. Apart from discoms, employees would also collectively get Rs50 lakh award for completing the task of electrifying households under the scheme. 

In Delhi Seniors Can Pay Property Tax At Home

South Delhi Municipal Corporation, from December, will make arrangements to collect property tax from senior citizens from their homes. This will be of great help to the seniors and they will not have to go to zonal offices for this.

'C-Vigil' App To Check Electoral Malpractices

 Election Commission is introducing a unique internet based mobile app C-vigil in the upcoming assembly polls. The ‘CVIGIL’, which stands for ‘citizens’ vigil’, will be operationalised for the first time as a pilot project. (AIR)

Khadi Store In Delhi Record Single Day Sale of 1.25 Cr

Khadi India's CP store in Delhi has registered a record Rs 1.25 crore sale in a day, an increase of 276 % than last year. It may be mentioned that PM Narendra Modi had been talking a lot appealing citizens to buy Khadi.

First Portal For Agri Biz Learning Launched

British Deputy High Commissioner Hyderabad Andrew Fleming on Friday launched the SRiX Agri-Business Academy, India’s first agri and food business online learning platform, at SR Innovation Exchange (SRiX) Campus, Warangal.

SRiX Agri-Business Academy is an Indo-UK collaborative initiative and is a technology business incubator under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. (IE)

Japan Offers Support To Swachh Bharat Mission

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe has offered his Government’s support to the Swachh Bharat Mission. In a written message, he said that Japan will cooperate with India, which promotes the Clean India initiative under Prime Minister Modi’s leadership. (PIB)

'Sports Philosophy' In Higher Education Institutions In Rajasthan

‘Sports Philosophy’ as a subsidiary subject for all streams in higher education institutes of Rajasthan may soon be a reality. State Governor Kalyan Singh has written to the state government to prepare content for the same. (TOI)

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