Day: November 8, 2020

Four indigenous games included in Khelo India Youth Games

Sports Ministry approves six centres as Khelo India
Centre of Excellence

The Sports Ministry has approved six centres as the Khelo India Centre of Excellence. The Ministry has also sanctioned over 67 crore rupees in the current financial year to upgrade these six centres. The Sports Ministry has said that the financial support will be extended for the next four subsequent years in an effort to …

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Centre of Excellence
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India and Italy sign 15 agreements in various sectors

India and Italy sign 15 agreements in various sectors

India and Italy signed 15 agreements in various sectors following a Virtual Bilateral Summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Italian counterpart Giuseppe Conte last evening. The agreements signed will provide for cooperation in a diverse range of areas including energy, green energy, shipbuilding and media sector. The Summit provided an opportunity to the …

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India hosts 5th Joint Working Group on Coal

India hosts 5th Joint Working Group on Coal between
India and Indonesia through video conference

India successfully hosted 5th Joint Working Group (JWG) on Coal between India and Indonesia through video conference due to travel restrictions on account of Covid-19 pandemic. The JWG was co-chaired from the Indian side by Vinod Kumar Tiwari, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Coal, Government of India and by Jonson Pakpahan, Director for Mineral and Coal, …

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India and Indonesia through video conference
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Online application process for Haj 2021 starts today

Online application process for Haj 2021 starts

Online application process for Haj 2021 started today with Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mr. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi announcing Haj 2021 with significant changes keeping in view the Corona pandemic. These include accommodation, period of stay of pilgrims, transportation, health and other facilities both in India and Saudi Arabia. While announcing Haj 2021 at HajHouse, …

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India’s latest Earth Observation Satellite EOS-01
launched successfully; nine satellites of foreign
countries also put into orbit

India’s workhorse rocket PSLV-C49 has successfully launched India’s latest Earth Observation Satellite EOS-01 and placed into its intended orbit this afternoon. In a copybook style mission, the launch vehicle also put nine other customer satellites into space. The weather at the national spaceport in Sriharikota slightly delayed the launch leading to its lift off at …

India’s latest Earth Observation Satellite EOS-01
launched successfully; nine satellites of foreign
countries also put into orbit
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FASTags

FASTags to be mandatory for all four wheelers from 1st
January, 2021

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a notification making FASTags mandatory for all four wheel vehicles from 1st January 2021. This will apply to old vehicles as well as M and N category of motor vehicles sold before 1st December, 2017. As per Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989, the FASTag had been made …

FASTags to be mandatory for all four wheelers from 1st
January, 2021
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AIM-Sirius Innovation’ programme

AIM-Sirius Innovation’ programme launched for Indian
& Russian school children

Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and Sirius, Russia, today launched ‘AIM-Sirius Innovation Programme for Indian and Russian school children. NITI Aayog in a statement said, the AIMSirius programme seeks to develop technological solutions for the two countries. Over a twoweek programme, from 7th to 21st of November , 48 students and 16 educators and mentorswill create …

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US President elect Joe Biden unveils 1.9 trillion dollar Coronavirus relief package

Joe Biden wins US presidency, Kamala Harris becomes first Indian origin Vice President

US Election 2020 Results LIVE Updates: Democratic Party candidate and former vice president Joe Biden has defeated Republican Party’s nominee and incumbent President Donald Trump to become the 46th President of the United States. Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes put Biden over the 270 electoral votes needed to win. California Senator Kamala Harris becomes the nation’s …

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