4th International Yoga Day Celebrations Main Event to be Organized in Dehradun
The main event of 4th International Yoga Day celebrations (IDY-2018) will be held on 21st June 2018 at Dehradun in Uttrakhand.
Shri Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha, Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH announced today that Dehradun (Uttarakhand) has been selected as the venue for Mass Yoga Demonstration (Main Event) of 4th International Day of Yoga on 21st June, 2018
Civil Aviation Ministry to prepare a holistic ‘Vision – 2035’ document
Shri Suresh Prabhu, Minister for Civil Aviation today reviewed the growth of airport infrastructure in India and called for preparation of a holistic “Vision – 2035” document. The vision document is expected to address issues such as congestion at airports, runways and airspace; development of unserved and under-served airports; ways and means to boost the air connectivity to small cities and towns – thereby increasing revenues. It will further provide a direction to the economic development in these areas in terms of job creation and cargo infrastructure development.
Joint indo-Bangladesh Army Trekking Expedition to Nanda Devi east base camp flagged off
A Joint Indo-Bangladesh Army Trekking Expedition to Nanda Devi East Base Camp (4300m) was flagged off by Director General of Military Training on 28 May 18 at New Delhi. It consists of 16-member team of Indian Army and 10-member team from Bangladesh Army.
Mt Nanda Devi East Base Camp is located at an altitude of 4300M and is one of the challenging trekking routes of Himalayas. The Expedition will negotiate treacherous, rocky and glaciated terrain, slippery meadows and streams enroute. It will test the soldiers for technical skills, mental & physical courage.
NIC launches new data centre in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar becomes the fourth National data centre of National Informatics Centre (NIC) after Delhi, Hyderabad and Pune.The new cloud-enabled National Data Centre aims to offer round-the-clock operations with secure hosting for various e-governance applications of Central and State Governments and has ability to support 35,000 virtual servers.
Tourism Minister attends the 108th session of UNWTO Executive council in San Sebastian, Spain
The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism, Shri K. J. Alphons along with a delegation of senior officials attended the 108th session of UNWTO Executive Council from 23rdto 25th May 2018 held in San Sebastian, Spain. The Executive council decided that in order to address new challenge and trends, the organization will pay special attention to scaling up innovation and digitization in the sector.
Akshay Kumar launches ad campaign for Swachh Bharat
Eminent actor, Shri Akshay Kumar, today launched an advertisement campaign for the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) in the capital. The campaign was launched at a Collectors Convention for Toilet Technology organized in the capital. The campaign focuses on promoting the twin pit toilet technology in rural India, and also features actor, Ms Bhumi Pednekar along with Shri Kumar.
Daniel Ricciardo Wins Monaco Grand Prix 2018
Australian Formula One racer Daniel Ricciardo handed Red Bull a victory in their 250th race in the Formula One at Monaco GP. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, last year’s winner at the Monaco GP, finished second while Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton was third.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Launches Survey On NaMo App
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a survey on the NaMo App, asking people to rate the performance of the government at the Centre and MPs and MLAs in their constituencies. He launched the initiative, to mark the completion of four years of the NDA government, which came to power at the Centre in 2014.