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Uttar Pradesh-First State to Geo Tag Community Kitchens

On April 19, 2020, Uttar Pradesh became the first state to geotag community kitchens. Around 7,368 community kitchens located in 75 districts were geo tagged. Highlights The State Government of Uttar Pradesh joined hands with Google to geo tag community kitchens in the state. The kitchens produce 12 lakh food packets per day. The State ..

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Mobile app of Red Cross Society launched by President

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind launched a mobile application that will provide hassle-free availability of blood from the nearest available blood bank to its registered members. The mobile application is developed by the Indian Red Cross Society’s (IRCS) Telangana branch. A person will have to become a member of the Indian Red Cross ..

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Gurugram Police ties up with Google for traffic updates

The Gurugram traffic police have tied up with Google maps for dissemination of traffic related information such as planned road closures, diversions, traffic alerts regarding road crash etc. in real time for public use. The basic idea behind this arrangement is to prompt commuters to make intelligent choices in order to make their commuting experience ..

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Government to introduce Commercial Space Activities Bill in the Budget session

The government is likely to introduce the Commercial Space Activities Bill in the budget session. The government has said in Lok Sabha that “Steps are being taken so that the Bill could be possibly introduced during the Budget session 2019”. Features of the Space Activities Bill, 2017 The Space Activities Bill, 2017 is aimed at ..

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#LooReview Campaign launched by Union Government in partnership with Google

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, under the aegis of Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban (SBM – U), has partnered with Google to launch Loo Review campaign to encourage all local guides in India to rate and review public toilets on Google Maps. This campaign is part of a feature which allows all citizens ..

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