Day: August 10, 2018

Inauguration of architectural illumination at the historic Red Fort in the presence of Culture Minister, Dr. Mahesh Sharma

August 10, 2018

The historic Red Fort came alive as it saw thefirst ever architectural illumination of its front fortification wall and the two important gateways Lahori Gate and Delhi Gate this evening. The illumination ceremony was held in the presence of Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge), Dr. Mahesh Sharma. The world famous 17th century Mughal […]

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President-elect of the United Nations General Assembly calls on Prime Minister

August 10, 2018

Ms. Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces, President-elect of the United Nations General Assembly called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today.  Prime Minister congratulated Ms. Espinosa on her election to the post of President of the 73rd UN General Assembly. Ms. Espinosa shared her priorities for the upcoming session of the UN General Assembly. Prime Minister […]

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Transport Ministry Issues Draft Notification Regarding Retro-Fitment of Electric Kit to Motor Vehicles

August 10, 2018

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has invited objections and suggestions from general public on  proposed amendments to Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 regarding retro fitment of electric kits to motor vehicles vide notification dated 7th August 2018. As per the draft amendment retro-fitment of Hybrid Electric System Kit to motor vehicles or conversion […]

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HADR operations by IAF in KERALA

August 10, 2018

Many parts of Northern Kerala are completely isolated by landslides and floods due to heavy rains. Kerala state government had requested IAF to provide urgent assistance in Wayanad for providing relief to the affected people. IAF had responded immediately to the crisis and is extending all possible assistance to the people affected by landslides and […]

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Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production and Use-Based Index for the Month of June, 2018 (Base 2011-12=100)

August 10, 2018

STATEMENT II:  INDEX OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION – (2-DIGIT LEVEL) (Base: 2011-12=100) Industry Description Weight Index Cumulative Index Percentage growth code     Jun’17 Jun’18* Apr-Jun Jun’18* Apr-Jun           2017-18 2018-19   2018-19 10 Manufacture of food products 5.3025 89.3 94.8 90.6 101.4 6.2 11.9 11 Manufacture of beverages 1.0354 105.4 116.5 […]

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PM to visit Mumbai on 11th August, 2018

August 10, 2018

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will visit Mumbai on 11th August, 2018. He will deliver the Convocation Address, at the 56th Annual Convocation of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. After the Convocation, the Prime Minister will inaugurate the new building of the Department of Energy Science & Engineering; and Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering, […]

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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan car cum bike rally

August 10, 2018

A Car cum Bike Rally from new Delhi to Thoise via Manali-Leh was flagged off by Air Marshal NJS Dhillon AVSM, Senior Air Staff Officer, HQ Western Air Command New Delhi on 10 Aug 18.The objective of the Rally is to promote Prime Minister’s noble mission of ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’.The Rally aims at spreading awareness […]

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President of India inaugurates ‘One District one Product’ Summit

August 10, 2018

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the ‘One District One Product’ Summit today (August 10, 2018) in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that micro, small and medium enterprises are called the backbone of our economy. These enterprises are engines of inclusive development. After the agricultural sector, most […]

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PM addresses event to mark World Biofuel Day

August 10, 2018

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today addressed an event to mark World Biofuel Day in New Delhi. He addressed a diverse gathering, consisting of farmers, scientists, entrepreneurs, students, government officials, and legislators. He said biofuels can provide fresh momentum to India in the 21st century. He added that it is fuel produced from crops, […]

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ACC appointments

August 10, 2018

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the following appointments:  1). Shri Raghvendra Singh, IAS (WB:83), Secretary, Ministry of Culture as Secretary, Ministry of Textiles vice Shri Anant Kumar Singh, IAS (UP:84); 2). Shri Anant Kumar Singh, IAS (UP:84), Secretary, Ministry of Textiles as Secretary, Department of Land Resources in the vacancy caused on […]

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