PM congratulates Bajrang Punia on winning Gold in 65 kg freestyle wrestling at Asian Games 2018

August 19, 2018

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated Bajrang Punia on winning Gold in 65 kg freestyle wrestling at Asian Games 2018. “Congratulations Bajrang Punia for the memorable victory in the 65 kg freestyle wrestling. This win is even more special because it is India’s first Gold in the Asian Games-2018. Best wishes for your […]

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Conclusion: Exercise Pitch Black 2018, RAAF Base Darwin, Australia (24 Jul 18 – 18 Aug 18)

August 19, 2018

Ex Pitch Black a biennial multi-national large force employment warfare exercise was hosted by Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) from 24 Jul 18 to 18 Aug 18 in Darwin, Australia. Indian Air Force had earlier participated in the exercise as observers and this was for the first time that IAF participated with air assets in […]

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Successful Flight Tests of Smart Anti Airfield Weapon

August 19, 2018

Indigenously designed and developed guided bombs Smart Anti Airfield Weapon (SAAW) were successfully flight tested from IAF aircraft at Chandan  range.  The weapon system was integrated with live warhead and has destroyed the targets with high precision. The telemetry and tracking systems captured all the mission events. This weapon is capable of destroying variety of […]

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We are extending all support for the flood relief measures in Kerala: J P Nadda

August 19, 2018

“Under the guidance of the Prime Minister, the Health Ministry is extending all support for the flood relief measures in Kerala. We are monitoring the flood situation in Kerala on a regular basis. Secretary (Health) is in Regular communication with the State health functionaries and monitoring the situation daily through the disease surveillance network”. This […]

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Smt Harsimrat Kaur Badal appeals to Food Processing Companies to contribute generously to Kerala cause

August 19, 2018

Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Smt Harsimrat Kaur Badal has appealed to all Food Processing Industries across the country to contribute generously to the Kerala cause here today. The appeal by the Union Minister has come in the backdrop of severe floods that have ravaged the state of Kerala and left thousands homeless. Smt […]

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Closing Ceremony: Indo – Thailand Joint Exercise Maitree 2018

August 19, 2018

 Exercise Maitree 2018, a two week long platoon level joint military exercise between Indian Army and Royal Thai Army culminated on 19 August 2018. The Exercise Maitree is an annual event designed to strengthen the partnership between Royal Thai Army and Indian Army and the exercise commenced on 06 August 2018 in Thailand.  The exercise […]

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Back Series of National Accounts Statistics – A Clarification

August 19, 2018

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) has been regularly bringing out macro-economic aggregates and indicators. The statistical processes involved in producing such estimates are open, transparent and in line with the best international practices and standards. The processes and estimates are evolved after detailed deliberations in various technical committees and the recommendations placed […]

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Ease of Living Index of MOHUA Covers Larger Delhi Urban Agglomeration of Around 1488 Sq. Kms. Comprising of Municipal Corporation Limits of East, South, North and New Delhi

August 19, 2018

Ease of Living Index of MOHUA Covers Larger Delhi Urban Agglomeration of Around 1488 Sq. Kms. Comprising of Municipal Corporation Limits of East, South, North and New Delhi Global Liveability Covers Only Metropolitan Area of New Delhi Comparative Analysis for Mumbai and Delhi in the Ease of Living Index of MOHUA and the Global Liveability […]

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Hundreds of rescue teams aided by more than 90 aircraft and 500 motorboats engaged in massive rescue & relief operations in Kerala

August 18, 2018

The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), in its third meeting today in three days, reviewed the ongoing massive rescue and relief operation in the flood affected areas in Kerala. The meeting held under the chairmanship of the Cabinet Secretary Shri PK Sinha, discussed in a video conference with the Chief Secretary of Kerala the current […]

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International team of scientists including 18 Indian scientists decode complex wheat genome

August 18, 2018

In a major scientific breakthrough, a team of international researchers, including 18 from India decoded the wheat genome, considered insurmountable so far. The information generated will help to identify genes controlling complex agronomic traits such as yield, grain quality, resistance to diseases and pests, as well as tolerance to drought, heat, water logging and salinity. […]

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