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Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to remove  Minimum Qualification for  Driving License

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to remove Minimum Qualification for Driving License

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The move will benefit skilled persons in economically backward areas Stress to be on competent drivers training and stringent skill testing to ensure safety New Delhi : In a move to benefit skilled persons from economically underprivileged sections of the society, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle. Under Rule 8 of the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989, a transport vehicle driver needs to have passed class 8. However, there are large numbers of unemployed persons especially in rural areas of the country, who may not have a formal education, but are otherwise literate and skilled. In a recent meeting in the Transport Ministry, the Haryana government had requested for waiv...
Power Minister RK Singh Participates inG20 Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions in Japan

Power Minister RK Singh Participates inG20 Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions in Japan

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Karuizawa,Japan : India is implementing one of the largest Renewable Energy expansion programs, Energy Efficiency programmes and moving towards the achievement of our target to fulfill our commitments made in Paris Agreement on Climate Change’ said Shri RK Singh, Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy (IC) and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship today. The Minister was making interventions at theG20 Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions and Global Environment for Sustainable Growth being held in Karuizawa, Nagano Prefecture, Japan on 15-16 June, 2019. In the intervention made by the Minister, he highlighted the pathbreaking achievements in household electrification and providing energy access to all in India. The Minister also mentioned about the progressive
Your School/College Can Run Test Practice Centre for NTA

Your School/College Can Run Test Practice Centre for NTA

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Tejaswi / STI Correspondent New Delhi :  The Ministry of Human Resource Development has mandated the National Test Agency , NTA to set up, establish and create a network of Tests Practice Centres for candidates, especially in remote and rural areas to enable students to  practice and be comfortable in taking a Computer Based Test (CBT). This facility will be completely free of cost to the candidates This will facilitate  and ease the process of being able to take a Computer Based Test (CBT). The Remuneration to Test Practice Centre (TPC) will be given  indicated in MoU and can be revised  by the NTA.  All SCHOOLS/COLLEGES/INSTITUTIONS can  establish & run a TEST PRACTICE CENTRE by fulfilling the terms and condition of the NTA. Objectice Of TPC : The objective of TPCs is primar
Exam for Enrollment of GST Practitioners to be Conducted by NACIN

Exam for Enrollment of GST Practitioners to be Conducted by NACIN

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New Delhi : The National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN) has been authorized vide Notification No. 24/2018-Central Tax dated 28.5.2018, to conduct an examination for confirmation of enrollment of Goods and Services Tax Practitioners (GSTPs) in terms of the sub-rule (3) of Rule 83 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017. The GSTPs enrolled on the GST Network under sub-rule (2) of Rule 83 and covered by clause (b) of sub-rule (1) of Rule 83, i.e. those Meeting the eligibility criteria of having enrolled as Sales Tax Practitioners or Tax Return Preparer under the existing law for a period not less than five years, are required to pass the said examination before 31.12.2019 in terms of Notification no. 03/2019-Central Tax dated 29.01.2019. Two such examina...
WTO Ministerial Meeting of Developing Countries concludes in New Delhi today

WTO Ministerial Meeting of Developing Countries concludes in New Delhi today

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Heads of delegations of participating countries at the New Delhi WTO Ministerial Meeting pose for a group photo New Delhi : The WTO Ministerial Meeting of Developing Countries concluded in New Delhi today. The Ministerial Meeting began last evening with a dinner hosted by the Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu. The Director General of WTO, Roberto Azevedo, was also present during the dinner. In his address at the dinner, Suresh Prabhu, said that the New Delhi Meeting is taking place at a time when trade tensions show no signs of abating and protectionist tendencies are on the rise which makes it very essential to collectively debate and discuss the way forward in a multilateral framework. Commerce Minister added that the New Delhi Ministeri...
Cabinet approves Continuation of Phase 4 of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV)

Cabinet approves Continuation of Phase 4 of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV)

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New Delhi : The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved ongoing GSLV continuation programme Phase-4 consisting of five GSLV flights during the period 2021-2024. The GSLV Programme - Phase 4 will enable the launch of 2 tonne class of satellites for Geo-imaging, Navigation, Data Relay Communication and Space Sciences. Financial implications: The total fund requirement is Rs. 2729.13 Crores and includes the cost of five GSLV vehicles, essential facility augmentation, Programme Management, and Launch Campaign along with the additional funds required for meeting the scope of the ongoing GSLV Continuation Programme. Benefits: The GSLV Continuation Programme - Phase 4 will meet the launch requirement of satellites for providing critical Satellite ...
SGT University  to Organise Two Day National Conference ‘Manthan ‘19′

SGT University to Organise Two Day National Conference ‘Manthan ‘19′

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GURUGRAM : The Faculty of Mass Communication and Media Technology is organizing its second 2-Day National Conference ‘Manthan ‘19'on Media Literacy – Tools, Technology and Challenges on 12 -13 April. Prof. Sachidanand Joshi, Member Secretary Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi will presidethe event and Satish Jacob, Senior Journalist, will be the chief guest. DrAnubhuti Yadav, Associate Professor and Head, Department of New Media at IIMC, New Delhi will be the Key Note speaker on the theme of the conference. Prof. Pradeep Krishnatray of Johns Hopkins University Centre for Communication Programmes, will be the Chief Guest during the Valedictory Session.   The conference aims to highlight the Tools, Techniques and Challenges of Media Literacy. Teachers of
FTII Announces Acting & Film Making Course for Children During Summer Holidays

FTII Announces Acting & Film Making Course for Children During Summer Holidays

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FTII Announces Acting and Film Making Courses for Children During Summer Holidays. Post Date: 30 Mar, 2019 FTII Announces Acting and Film Making Courses for Children During Summer Holidays. For the third consecutive year in a row, children have a lot to look forward to from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune this summer! Short courses in Acting and Film Making have been announced. A 15-day BASIC ACTING WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN of age 7-17 will be held from 7-21 May 2019 in two batches (forenoon and afternoon). (a) Age 07 to 11 years – Morning batch (9.30 am to 1 pm) (b) Age 12 to 17 years – Afternoon batch (2.30pm to 06 pm) The Workshop aims to help kids shape their body language and improve their learning skills. It will familiarize them with a range of ac
NEET 2019 : Official Website Now Working, Applicants  Can Check Relevant Details

NEET 2019 : Official Website Now Working, Applicants Can Check Relevant Details

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New Delhi : For aspirants of MBBS/BDS Courses the form filling process is almost complete. Now a candidate can ammend /rectify its information if NEET conducting agency allows . For that purpose National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, NEET 2019 official website ntanee.nic.in is now working. All the candidates who have applied for the examination can check their details on the official site of NEET 2019 . They can also go through and download the relevant information released by the TEST agency. Infact it found that the NEET 2019 website was not working for some time. The candidates were complaining that the website was showing a server error that is called as 'a runtime error. The required information was not being displayed on it. It was unresponsive for for some hours. Now it's is wor...
Higher Budget Allocation for Space Technology 

Higher Budget Allocation for Space Technology 

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New Delhi :  Presenting the Interim Budget 2019-20 in Parliament today, the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways & Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal said that seventh dimension of our vision for the next decade aims at the Outer Skies. Our space programme – Gaganyaan, India becoming the launch-pad of satellites for the World and placing an Indian astronaut into space by 2022 reflect this dimension of our vision, the Minister said.   Given below is the budget allocation for some major schemes of Department of Space:   (Rs in crore)   Scheme 2017-18 Actuals 2018-19 BE 2018-19 RE 2019-20 BE Space Technology 5,948 6,576 6,993 7,483 Space Applications 1,540 1,746 1,595 1,885 INSAT Satellite Systems 565 412 1,330 884