Telecommunications Department conducts another pan-India ’emergency alert’ test

Aiming to enhance public safety and provide timely alerts during emergencies, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) under the Central Government on Friday conducted a pan-India ’emergency alert’ testing. A sample test message titled ‘Emergency Alert: Severe’, was sent to subscribers on Vodafone Idea, Jio, Airtel, and BSNL networks. A similar alert was received […]

PM Modi to launch ‘PM Vishwakarma’ scheme for traditional artisans, craftspeople on September 17

In commemoration of ‘Vishwakarma Jayanti’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a ‘PM Vishwakarma’ scheme on September 17 for the benefit of traditional artisans. The event will take place at the India International Convention and Expo Centre in Dwarka, New Delhi on Sunday at around 11 am, according to a press release from […]

Andhra Pradesh CM inaugurates five new medical colleges in state

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS. Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurated five new medical government colleges at Vizianagaram on Friday. The Chief Minister inaugurated the college in Vizianagaram personally and the remaining four in Machilipatanam, Nandyala, Eluru, and Rajamundry virtually. Later, the Chief Minister inspected the photo exhibition at the medical college, where the officials briefed him on the […]

Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare receives first Raj Bhasha Kirti Puraskar for 2022-23

 The Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare (DoPPW), led by Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh, has been awarded the esteemed Raj Bhasha Kirti Puraskar for the year 2022-23 in the category of Ministries/Departments with fewer than 300 employees. This recognition marks the second consecutive year in which DoPPW, under the stewardship of Secretary […]

Karnataka: BJP dharna demanding civic nod for holding Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations on Idgah Maidan enters second day

The BJP on Friday continued its protest outside the Hubballi Dharwad Municipal Corporation commissioner’s office for the second day, demanding permission to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi, from September 19, at the Idgah Maidan. The sit-in protest is being led by Aravind Bellad, a sitting BJP MLA from Hubbali-Dharwad West. Bellad, along […]

Karnataka: Govt makes reading of Preamble to Constitution mandatory in schools, colleges

The Congress government in Karnataka on Thursday decided to make it mandatory for schools and colleges, both government-run and private, to read the Preamble to the Constitution every day. On International Democracy Day, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah attended a reading of the Preamble near the Vidhana Soudha, the state Assembly, on Friday. Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar and fellow cabinet members Dr […]

Tamil Nadu CM Stalin launches Kalaignar Women’s Rights Fund Scheme in Kanchipuram

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Friday launched the ‘Kalaignar Magalir Urimai Thogai Thittam’ scheme (Kalaignar Women’s rights fund scheme) at Kanchipuram Pachayappa College. According to the scheme, monthly financial assistance of Rs. 1,000 will be provided to all eligible women beneficiaries of Tamil Nadu. CM Stalin also distributed ATM cards to the beneficiaries of […]