Medharam Jathara 2022: Asia’s Largest Tribal Festival, the Medharam Jathara commences with traditional fervor in Telangana

The celebrations of the First Day of the auspicious and much-awaited biennial “Medaram Jathara” commenced on the 16th of February 2022 as the arrival of Saralamma on to the ‘Medaram Gaddhe’ (Platform) was undertaken by the Koya Tribe of Telangana. Medaram Jatara is the second-largest fair of India, after the Kumbh Mela, celebrated by the second-largest … Read more

Shri Sarbananda Sonowal flags off maiden voyage of shipment of steel from Haldia to Pandu through the Indo Bangladesh Protocol Route (IBP Route)

Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and  AYUSH Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, today flagged off the maiden voyage of barges with a consignment of 1798 MT of finished steel products of Tata Steel Limited from Haldia to Pandu ( in Assam) through the Indo-Bangladesh Protocol Route (IBP Route) in presence of Shri Shantanu Thakur,  MoS … Read more

ISRO successfully launched Earth Observation Satellite EOS-04 and two small satellite on PSLV-C52

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched the Earth Observation Satellite (EOS-04) onboard the PSLV C-52 rocket on 14th February 2022 from Sriharikota.  The launch also carried two other rideshare satellites into orbit. The launch was conducted at 5.59 am from First Launch Pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre of Sriharikota to deploy EOS-04 in the Sun-Synchronous … Read more

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar Passes away at the age of 92

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, known by the affectionate moniker ‘Nightingale of India’, passed away early Sunday aged 92. The Bharat Ratna awardee passed away at 8:12 a.m. after suffering a multiple-organ failure on Saturday night at Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital, said medical sources. Hospital CEO Dr. N. Santhanam attributed the iconic singer’s death to post-Covid-19 … Read more

Scientists develop self-disinfecting, biodegradable face masks to combat COVID-19

A team of Indian Scientists in collaboration with an industry partner have developed a self-disinfecting ‘Copper-based Nanoparticle-coated Antiviral Face Mask to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The mask exhibits high performance against the COVID 19 virus as well as several other viral and bacterial infections, is biodegradable, highly breathable and washable. Public mask wearing is most … Read more

Rashtriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram Scheme for the period 2021-22 to 2025-26

With a view to achieving the objectives of developing the personality and leadership qualities of the youth and to engage them in nation building activities, the Government has decided to continue the Scheme of “Rashtriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram” over the 15th Finance Commission Cycle (2021-22 to 2025-26) at an outlay of Rs 2,710.65 Crore. The … Read more

Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship 2022 announced – More details inside

The Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India under its “Waste to Wealth” Mission announced the “Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship 2022” to empower young innovators who are engaged in community work of waste management, waste awareness campaigns, waste surveys etc. as Swachhta Saarthis and implement actions to reduce waste for a greener planet. The … Read more

Scheme for Pension and Medical Aid to artistes: Objective, Categories and How to apply – Full details here

The Ministry of Culture administers a Scheme by the name of ‘Scheme for Pension and Medical Aid to artistes’.  The objective of the Scheme is to improve financial and socio-economic status of the old aged artistes and scholars who have contributed significantly in their specialized fields of arts, letters etc. but are in penury condition.  … Read more

Chandrayaan-3 is scheduled for launch in August 2022

On 3 February, 2022 Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that Chandrayaan-3 is scheduled for launch in August 2022. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha yesterday, … Read more