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Bhumi Pednekar Launches Climate Warrior

Socially responsible actress Bhumi Pednekar voiced her concern towards the ongoing climate change and launched a pan India campaign – “Climate Warrior” – to raise awareness on the same. Actress Bhumi took to her social media profile and made the official announcement. She wrote, “Climate Warrior is my attempt to …

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5 Afghan passengers held at IGI Airport; 370 ingested capsules of heroin of high purity worth Rs 15 crores recovered

Five male Afghan passengers , aged 18, 19, 20, 20 and 29 years respectively, arrived at T3, IGI Airport, New Delhi, by flight No. FG 311 (Kandahar-Kabul-Delhi) at 18:00 hrs on 14th September 2019. On the basis of specific intelligence indicating that these five passengers had ingested capsules containing a narcotic …

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Cabinet approves Promulgation of the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Ordinance

In a major health and wellness initiative for the country, the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Promulgation of the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (production, manufacture, import, export, transport, sale, distribution, storage and advertisement) Ordinance, 2019. Electronic-cigarettes are battery-operated devices that produce aerosol …

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Make water conservation and ending usage of single-use plastics a people’s movement

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon students, teachers and all educational institutions to build a people’s movement for water conservation and against the single-use plastics. Addressing a group of students who secured top ranks in the Uttarakhand 10th Board Examinations, he referred to Swachh …

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Piyush Goyal Flags off new passenger Train between Dumka and Poreyahat

Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal flagged off new passenger Train No. 53561/53562 between Dumka and Poreyahat in Jharkhand today i.e. 17.09.2019 through Video Conference in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Piyush Goyal said that Indian Railways is committed to bring economic progress and development …

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Indian Railways launches massive Shramdaan across the Country

Chairman Railway Board, Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav alongwith Member Rolling Stock, Shri Rajesh Agrawal, Member Traffic, Shri P.S Mishra, General Manager, Northern Railway, Shri T.P Singh and other senior officers of Railway Board and Northern Railway participated in Shramdaan at New Delhi Railway Station. As part of Swachhta Pakhwara, a …

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There is a need to spread awareness to curb plastic usage: Paswan

Highlighting the ill effects of Plastics the Union Minister of Consumer Affairs Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan informed at a media interaction that 95 lakh tonnes of plastic waste is generated by single use plastic out of this 6 lakh tonnes goes into the sea contaminating the waters. …

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Commerce and Industry Minister Launches Steel Import Monitoring System

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Railways, Piyush Goyal and Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, Hardeep Singh Purilaunched Steel Import Monitoring System (SIMS) in New Delhi today. The system has been developed in consultation with Ministry of Steelon the pattern of US Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis …

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Indian Railways signs Memorandum of Understanding with Confederation of Indian Industries for green initiatives

Indian Railways have undertaken some major Green initiatives as part of India’s contribution towards mitigation of global warming and combating climate change. To carry forward this green initiative, an MoU was signed between Ministry of Railways and Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) for facilitation of green initiatives in Indian Railways …

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