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Ministry of Defence launches Campaign against Single-Use Plastic

The Ministry of Defence will be organising plogging programme to raise awareness amongst the citizens of the country to collect plastic waste and make the surrounding clean, at more than 400 different locations throughout the country on Saturday, 7th December 2019. All three forces of Defence, Military, Naval and Air force along with Indian Coast ..

Shillong Declaration on e-Governance

The Shillong Declaration on e-Governance was adopted at the 22nd National Conference on e-Governance held at Shillong. Shillong Declaration The Shillong Declaration’ outlines the future trajectory the country would take in terms of e-Governance. The declaration states that: The Government of India and State Governments would collaborate to improve the citizen’s experience with Government services by ..

22nd National Conference on e-Governance 2019

The 22nd National Conference on e-Governance 2019 will be held with the theme “Digital India: Success to Excellence” on 8-9th August 2019 at Shillong, Meghalaya. It is being organized by Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), in association with Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), and the State Government of Meghalaya. ..

Supreme Court stays Meghalaya HC contempt order against Shillong Times editor

The Supreme Court has issued notice and stayed Meghalaya High Court’s judgment against the Shillong Times editor Patricia Mukhim and publisher Shobha Chaudhuri guilty of contempt of court. The Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and other Justices have stayed the order of the Meghalaya High Court, which had found two journalists of the Shillong Times ..

News Today: November 6, 2018

Here are the main headlines for current affairs of November 6, 2018. National Current Events Ayurveda Day observed on Dhanawantari Jayanti (November 5) Ayurveda Day and Dhanwantari jayanti is observed on November 5. Ministry of AYUSH organized “National Seminar on Entrepreneurship and Business Development in Ayurveda” to promote ayurveda culture across the nation. Nuclear submarine ..

Meghalaya hosts 67th plenary meeting of North Eastern Council

The 67th plenary meeting of North Eastern Council (NEC) has started at Shillong in Meghalaya on 9th of July, which was chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. NEC is a regional planning body of eight Northeastern states. DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh, Governors and Chief Ministers of all the Northeastern states took take part in ..

Shillong selected as 100th Smart City under Smart Cities Mission

Shillong, the capital city of Meghalaya, has been selected as 100th Smart City of India by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs after evaluating the proposal the proposal submitted by it. With the selection of Shillong, the total proposed investment in the finally selected 100 cities under the Smart Cities Mission would be Rs.2,05,018 ..

Union Cabinet approves nomination of Ministry of Home as ex-officio Chairman of North Eastern Council (NEC)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the nomination of the Union Home Minister as the ex-officio chairman of the North Eastern Council (NEC). The NEC is a statutory body with Governors and Chief Ministers of all the eight North Eastern States as its Member. The Cabinet also approved that ..