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Fee for SC/ST students restored to Rs. 50: CBSE

On the direction of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said on Tuesday it has decided to restore the practice of charging only Rs. 50 from Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe students of Delhi government and aided schools. The CBSE had recently hiked …

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Centre’s new app for waste collection

An app that will allow users to have waste — solid, wet or construction and demolition (C&D) — collected by their urban local bodies, was launched by the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry on Tuesday, along with a new protocol on wastewater treatment that would become a part of …

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Chief Justice advocates more autonomy to CBI

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Tuesday recommended a comprehensive legislation to make the Central Bureau of Investigation functional as an efficient and impartial investigative agency.Delivering the 18th D.P. Kohli Memorial Lecture, Chief Justice Gogoi listed legal ambiguity, weak human resource, lack of adequate investment, accountability, and political and …

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A source of inspiration: Modi

The country has lost a much loved leader who epitomised dignity, courage and integrity in public life: President President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Ministers and Opposition leaders have condoled the death of former Union Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday. “Extremely shocked to hear of the passing of …

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App to facilitate cattle transportation legally

The Dakshina Kannada administration will release a mobile app, Livestock Logistics Control, on Google Play Store to help those legally transporting cattle to get authenticity for their transaction, said Deputy Commissioner S. Sasikanth Senthil on Tuesday. Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/app-to-facilitate-cattle-transportation-legally/article28841632.ece

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Modi asks MPs to nurse constituencies

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called upon BJP MPs on Sunday to work with a positive mindset. In his address at the concluding session of the two-day training programme for over 380 party lawmakers, he also referred to the next Lok Sabha election, scheduled for 2024, and told them to nurse …

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Railways approves officials’ request to fly for trips

‘Airfares are cheaper than AC-1, AC-2 train fares’ Contending that airfares to Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata from their centres are “cheaper” than AC-1 and AC-2 train fares, the Hubballi -headquartered South Western Railway (SWR) has approved its officials’ request to fly to these destinations instead. The General Manager, South Western …

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Expert panels to the aid of LSGIs

To address safety threats posed to old and small structures Technical committees comprising experts of prominent engineering colleges would come to the aid of local self-government institutions (LSGIs) for addressing complaints on safety threats posed to old and small structures due to reckless digging and piling. Local Self-Government Department sources …

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Deaths on rail network fall by 13% in 2019

GRP registers 16 accidental deaths on July 18; majority of deaths due to trespassing On July 18, the Government Railway Police (GRP) registered 16 accidental deaths, among the highest in recent years. However, overall accidental deaths on the suburban railway network in the city have seen a dip of around …

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