Prakash Javdekar

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Asia's Longest High-Speed Track Opened In Indore's Pithampur

Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Prakash Javdekar virtually inaugurated the Asia's longest and world's fifth longest high-speed track in Indore's Pithampur. The NATRAX facility is 11.3 kms long and 16 ms wide, with four independent lanes for automotive and components testing. With the new high-speed track, vehicles can now be tested in India, without having to be sent overseas for the same. 

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 - 05:35 PM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: Prakash Javadekar, asia's longest high-speed track, Union Minister, Automobile


RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat, 5 Members Lose Blue Ticks Of Twitter Handles

Right after vice president Venkaiah Naidu’s Twitter badge restoration, five functionaries of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh including its Chief Mohan Bhagwat have lost their twitter verification badge. Reportedly the verification badges of RSS functionaries were removed because of the accounts’ “inactivity.” Citing the act as “contempt of a constitutional post” the Ministry of Electronics and IT is likely to issue notice to the Twitter… read-more

Sat, 05 Jun 2021 - 07:08 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Venkaiah Naidu, Twitter, Verification badge, Prakash Javadekar, Blue Tick, Mohan Bhagwat, RSS

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Many Bollywood celebrities took to their social medias to spread awareness about World Environment Day

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World Env'ment Day: Bollywood Advocates For "Generation Restoration"

Renowned Bollywood celebrities including Shilpa Shetty, Ajay Devgn posted on their social media platforms advocating this year’s World Environment Day theme 'generation restoration.' Highlighting India’s rich wildlife and biodiversity the Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javdekar tweeted government’s efforts towards protection and conservation measures. Amidst the issues of deforestation, Telugu actor Allu Arjun launched a… read-more

Sat, 05 Jun 2021 - 05:16 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Bollywood, World Environment Day, ajay devgan, Prakash Javadekar, ALLU ARJUN, Generation Restoration

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Prakash Javadekar (left); Kamal Nath (right).

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Prakash Javadekar Slams Kamal Nath For Calling B.1.617 Indian Variant

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has slammed former MP CM Kamal Nath for labelling the B.1.617 variant of coronavirus as "Indian variant". He also criticised the opposition for weakening the fight against COVID-19. Accusing Nath of "insulting the nation", Javadekar questioned Congress president Sonia Gandhi for not taking action against the former CM. The WHO had earlier directed that no country's name should be attributed to any variant of… read-more

Sun, 23 May 2021 - 12:13 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Covid-19, Kamal Nath, Prakash Javadekar, WHO, indian variant

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Representational photo: Woman getting vaccinated.

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Centre Allows All 45+ For COVID Jab; Nixes Mandatory Health Certificate

The Centre, on March 23, announced to open COVID-19 vaccination for everyone above 45 years in its attempt to speed up the nationwide inoculation drive. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar clarified that people above 45-year-old will no longer require to produce co-morbidity certificates. The move came after the Centre widened the Covishield dosage gap from four to eight weeks on March 22. The government has requested several states to open… read-more

Tue, 23 Mar 2021 - 07:16 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Central Government, Prakash Javadekar, COVISHIELD, Inoculation Drive

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

PM Modi

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Editors Guild Pens PM Modi, Seeks Revocation Of Digital Media Rules

The Editors Guild of India has urged the Centre to revoke the recently issued new digital media rules. Urging for a "meaningful consultation" and "constructive approach", the Guild has written to PM Narendra Modi, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and I&B minister Prakash Javadekar in this regard. It also termed the rules "onerous and regressive" and highlighted its provisions that accord government excessive power to block/modify/delete… read-more

Tue, 23 Mar 2021 - 01:29 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Editorss Guild of India, IT Minister, PM Modi, Prakash Javadekar

Representational Image of Forest Fires


Centre Promises Expert Committee For Handling Odisha Forest Fires

Viewing the forest fires in Odisha's Simlipal National Park and similar forests, the Centre is planning to send an expert committee for effective containment of the fires through technical support. Reportedly, assurance arrived after the state's BJP delegation submitted a memorandum soliciting Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar's mediation. Besides, the memorandum sought efficient coordination between the central and the state forest… read-more

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 07:42 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Odisha, Simplipal forest, Forest Fires, Prakash Javadekar, Expert Committee, memorandum

Courtesy: Times Now News

President Kovind

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Cabinet Accedes Puducherry L-G's Proposal To Impose President's Rule

Yielding to Puducherry's current Lieutenant General Tamilisai Soundarajan's recommendation, the Union Cabinet has agreed to impose President's rule in the union territory. Tamilisai's proposal arrived following the back-to-back political developments in the UT, including the Congress-led government's collapse during a trust vote and CM V Narayanasamy's consequent resignation. Meanwhile, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has informed that the… read-more

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 06:03 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Puducherry, Union cabinet, President's rule, Tamilisai Soundarajan, V Narayanasamy, Prakash Javadekar

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Representational photo: Illustration showing Harley Davidson's exit from India.


5 Automakers Announce Their Closure In India In Last 5 Years

The Centre on February 9 apprised that five major automobile companies have halted their operations in India in the last five years. The companies include MAN Trucks, General Motors, Harley Davidson, UM Motorcycles and Honda Cars. Reportedly, the companies announced closure by 2020 end, shutting down some of their manufacturing plants in states like Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh. However, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar affirmed that the… read-more

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 - 11:03 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Prakash Javadekar, MAN Trucks, General Motors, Harley Davidson, Honda Cars

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Min Javadekar flags Awareness drive on Aatmanirbhar and COVID-19 vaccination

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Centre Launches Awareness Drive On Vaccination, Aatmanirbhar Bharat

To aware people about COVID-19 vaccination and Aatmanirbhar Bharat, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, on February 7, launched an awareness campaign in Pune. The mobile exhibition campaign plying 16 GPS-tracked vans will travel across 36 districts of Maharashtra and aware people by displaying messages through LEDs. Designed jointly by the regional outreach bureau, WHO, and UNICEF, the drive would use folk methods to curb misinformation and… read-more

Sun, 07 Feb 2021 - 08:19 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Awareness Campaign, Prakash Javadekar, Covid-19 Vaccination, Aatmanirbhar Bharat

Courtesy: Hindustan Times