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Induction of Ninja UAV by Indian railways for better surveillance

The railway has inducted unmanned aerial vehicles named Ninja for monitoring tracks and workshops and enhancing security surveillance systems. The drone technology will also be used in rescue, recovery, restoration operations at disaster sites. A team of Railway Protection Force has been trained for drone operation, surveillance and maintenance. A total of 9 drones have ..

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‘National Cancer Registry Programme Report 2020’ released by ICMR estimated an increasing trend

‘National Cancer Registry Programme Report 2020’, released by the Indian Council of Medical Research raised concern over the assumption of increasing cancer cases in India by 12% in the next five years. Key findings The report estimated 1.5 million people are going to suffer from non-communicable diseases by 2025. Cancer caused by tobacco will contribute ..

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Madhya Pradesh to introduce reservation of state Government jobs for local people

In a historic decision, the Madhya Pradesh government announced its intention to reserve the seat of all state government jobs for the people of the state. If this happens, Madhya Pradesh will become the first state of India to reserve seats for all state government jobs for the domicile population. Will it violate the Constitutional ..

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The renaming of Manduadih railway station as Banaras received final consent

The Union Home Ministry has given green light to the Uttar Pradesh government’s request of renaming Manduadih railway station as Banaras railway station. The no-objection certificate for changing the name has been received by the government of UP. The Diesel Locomotive Works is located near Manduadih station which is four kilometers away from Varanasi Cantt ..

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What are the National Recruitment Agency and Common Eligibility Test (CET)?

The cabinet approved the setting up of the National Recruitment Agency that will be responsible for conducting the Common Eligibility Test (CET). Key highlights The recruitment examination of Railways, Bank, and SSC will come under one examination named Common Eligibility Test. The online mode of Tier-1 examination of the CET will be conducted by the ..

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