Bhutan to soon use online system SMART Connect to monitor forest coverage, illegal poaching activities

Bhutan will soon use an online system called SMART Connect to monitor forest coverage, wildlife population and illegal poaching and logging activities. The system will be used by the World Wildlife Fund country office and the Department of Forest and Park Services. Foresters and officials from the Department of Renewable Energy are undergoing six-day training in […]

CM launches AI-driven traffic management at Merces junction in Goa

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has launched the Artificial Intelligence-driven security, Integrated Traffic Management and eChallan System at Merces junction. The AI could detect emergency vehicles such as ambulances and fire trucks and automatically clear the road, the CM told ANI. “Finally, this will also reduce toxic emissions within the state, as […]

Arunachal Pradesh: Indian Army helicopter crashes near Mandala hills, search ops for pilots underway

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter flying an operational sortie near Bomdila in Arunachal Pradesh crashed near the Mandala hills area of the state on Thursday, officals said. Defence Guwahati Public Relations Officer Lt col Mahendra Rawat said that the aircraft was reported to have lost contact with the Air Traffic Controller […]

MP protest over tribal woman’s death turns violent, 1 killed in police firing; CM Chouhan orders inquiry

An 18-year-old tribal man died after police resorted to aerial firing and tear gas shells to control a crowd of protestors in Dongargaon in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore district, a police official said on Thursday. The deceased man has been identified as Bherulal (18). The crowd was protesting the death of a 22-year-old tribal woman who was found dead on […]

CBI registers FIR against Sisodia, 5 others in Delhi government’s ‘Feedback Unit’ case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered an FIR against former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and five others over alleged irregularities in the Delhi government’s ‘Feedback Unit’. The FIR registered on Tuesday reads that a preliminary inquiry found that the unlawful manner of creation and working of the Feedback Unit […]

DMK govt’s Education Policy: Preliminary works almost complete, says Draft Committee Chairman

Draft Committee Chairman of State Education Policy, retired Justice Murugesan, on Wednesday, said that the preliminary works are almost complete and the report would be submitted to the Tamil Nadu government in a couple of weeks. “We almost completed the preliminary works, and we are awaiting the various sub-committees formed by the committee […]

Maharashtra: Amruta Fadnavis files FIR against woman designer, alleges threat, Rs 1 crore bribe bid in Mumbai

 Amruta Fadnavis, the wife of Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, has filed a complaint with Mumbai Police alleging she was threatened and offered a bribe of Rs 1 crore by an acquaintance named Anishka, a designer. The designer allegedly offered to provide Amruta with information on some bookies who can help her earn money, police said. […]

Chhatisgarh: BJP demands houses for poor under PMAY, stages agitation outside Assembly

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers on Wednesday staged a massive agitation in front of the Chhattisgarh Assembly in Raipur demanding houses for the poor under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). BJP, the main opposition party in the state, alleged that the state government is depriving the poor of houses under the PMAY. The police used […]