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Outreach Drive to Address Concerns about CAA begins today

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be conducting 30 rallies across the country to address the concerns raised by the opposition parties over the conflation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) with the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the NPR- National Population Register. The first rally in the series of 30 starts today, 3rd ..

IAF’s MiG 27 roars through the skies for the last time

The MiG 27 aircraft’s last squadron comprising of seven aircraft retired on Friday, December 27, 2019, at the Jodhpur Airbase. The last squadron with the upgraded version known as MiG-27 UPG, took the skies for the last time at the air force station in Jodhpur. The Mikoyan-Gurevich design bureau in Russia originally built the MiG ..

UNESCO ties up with Rajasthan to promote its Intangible Cultural Heritage

The UNESCO has tied up with the Rajasthan government  to promote community-based responsible tourism based on the rich Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of the state. The project will be implemented in the districts of Jodhpur, Barmer, Jaisalmer and Bikaner and seeks to spur the socio-economic growth of selected artist communities. It will focus on intangible ..

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat takes charge as Union Minister in newly formed Ministry of Jal Shakti

The Government of India (GoI) has formed a new ‘Jal Shakti’ Ministry by merging the ministries of Water Resources and Drinking Water and Sanitation with Gajendra Singh Shekhawat at its helm. The ambit of the Ministry will encompass issues ranging from international and inter-states water disputes, the Namami Gange project, the flagship initiative to clean ..

India & Israel celebrate 100 years of Battle of Haifa

India has recently celebrated the 100 years of Battle of Haifa with a grand function in New Delhi on September 23, 2018. It is being commemorated in Israel, Delhi and Jaipur. On this day, in 1918, the Indian soldiers from the Mysore, Hyderabad and Jodhpur Lancers liberated the strategically important city of Haifa, known for ..

Jodhpur declared cleanest railway station in A1 category, as per 2018 cleanliness survey for Indian Railways

The 2018 cleanliness survey for Indian Railways has been conducted by the Quality Council of India (QCI) i.e. announced by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal in New Delhi on August 13. Among the A-1 category stations, Jodhpur has been declared the cleanest railway station in the A1 category, followed by Jaipur and Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh). In ..

Railways to establish NHSRC to execute bullet train project

With the aim to accelerate the ambitious high speed corridor project, the government will establish a corporation to exclusively deal with aspects like its tendering process and execution. The National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRC) will be created very soon to focus on execution of the bullet train project, including tendering, pre-feasibility study and awarding ..