PM reviews works of various ministries

New Delhi, June 30 : Amid speculation about possible cabinet reshuffle, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met his council of ministers here on Thursday and reviewed important projects and works of various ministries, official sources said. Modi’s meeting with his council of ministers comes a day after he met Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit […]

HRD minister launches ‘Prashikshak’ teacher education portal

New Delhi, June 30 : Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday launched “Prashikshak” teacher education portal with a vision to strengthen District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs) and bring quality teachers into the school education system. Prashikshak is an IT initiative which will contain a comprehensive database of all DIETs in […]

India’s April-May fiscal deficit touches 43% of budget estimates

New Delhi, June 30 : India’s fiscal deficit during April-May at Rs 2.28 lakh crore touched 42.9 per cent of the Budget estimates for fiscal 2016-17, as compared to the 37.5 per cent it had reached in the same period a year ago, government data showed on Thursday. As per the Controller General of Accounts, […]

Odisha to prepare integrated shoreline management plan

Bhubaneswar, June 30 : The Odisha government has decided to prepare a long-term integrated shoreline management plan for its entire 480 km coastline, making it the first state to initiate such a plan, said an official on Thursday. “The main objective of the exercise is to make the costal environment more secure and sustainable for […]

Jain appointed Meghalaya police chief

Shillong, June 30 : Senior IPS officer Sunil Kumar Jain was appointed on Thursday as the acting chief of Meghalaya Police following the retirement from service of Rajiv Mehta. The state’s Congress-led government had written to the Union Home Ministry with a request to extend Mehta’s service for another three months in view of the […]

3M lauches 55-inch multi-touch displays

Bengaluru, June 30 : Technology company 3M India on Thursday launched a range of interactive 55 inch multi-touch displays for a wide variety of large format display applications. “The 3M-55 inch touch display employs unique technology using toughened glass as a touch sensor which enables enhanced aesthetics like full flat front surface designs,” said 3M […]