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India-Japan To Work Closely on 5G, Telecom Security & Smart Cities

New Delhi: India and Japan signed MoU to enhance cooperation in the field of Information and Communications Technologies on Friday. MoU was signed by Union Minister for Communications, Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad and the Japanese Minister for...

Thiruvananthapuram Smartly Surpasses other Smart Cities

Surpassed Round -1 and Round – 2 Smart Cities in implementation Took a leap to 46th rank from 90th rank Most projects in execution phase Set to complete major projects by 2022 Thiruvananthapuram: Smart City Thiruvananthapuram Ltd (SCTL), SPV...

Tamil Nadu becomes 11th State to Complete One Nation One Ration Card System Reform

Chennai: Tamil Nadu has become the 11th State in the country to successfully undertake “One Nation One Ration Card system” reform stipulated by the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance. Thus, the State has become eligible to mobilise additional...

PM to Launch 3rd Phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana Tomorrow

New Delhi: The third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 3.0) will be launched on Friday in 600 districts across all states of India. Spearheaded by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), this phase will...

Indian Citizens Can Now Extend International Driving Permits While Travelling Abroad: MoRTH

New Delhi: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a  notification  last week to facilitate the issuance of International Driving Permit (IDP) for Indian citizens whose IDP has expired while they are abroad. There was no mechanism for its...

Making Groundwater Management Efficient with Technology: Experts Agree in APAC Webinar

New Delhi: Technology led efficient usage of groundwater, specially for industrial settings. This is the need of the hour. It was highlighted by the policymakers, industry leaders and watertech startup fraternity in a webinar organized by APAC News Network. The...

World Bank Signs $105 Million Project to Improve Waterways in West Bengal

New Delhi: The Government of India, the Government of West Bengal and the World Bank on Tuesday signed a $105 million project to improve the inland water transport infrastructure in Kolkata, West Bengal. The West Bengal Inland Water Transport,...

Gully Girl: Thiruvananthapuram gets India’s youngest mayor

Thiruvananthapuram: Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala, got its new Mayor on Monday following recent local body elections in the state. The 21-year-old CPI(M) candidate from Mudavanmugal ward, Arya Rajendran, has assumed charge as the mayor of Thiruvananthapuram Municipal Corporation,...

After Maharashtra, Karnataka Announces Night Curfew Till Jan 2 As Precaution

Bengaluru: After Maharashtra, Karnataka on Wednesday announced night curfew between 11pm and 5am from December 24 to January 2 across the state as a precautionary measure amid concerns over a new Covid-19 variant spreading in the UK. After a high-level...

Air Quality Commission Directs 1644 Industrial Units in Delhi to switch to PNG by January 31, 2021

New Delhi: The Commission for Air Quality Management in NCR and Adjoining Areas reviewed the progress of switching over of Industries operating in Delhi to Piped Natural Gas with the Government of NCT of Delhi, GAIL and Indraprastha Gas...
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Dignitaries unveil APAC Smart & Sustainable City Conclave brochure

Thiruvananthapuram: Key dignitaries from Kerala State Government including Chief Secretary, Govt of Kerala Dr Vishwas Mehta, Thiruvananthapuram Municipal Corporation...
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Opportunities Explored: Utarakhand-Netherlands Collaboration for Sustainable Water Management

New Delhi: The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, New Delhi and APAC News Network organised a virtual panel discussion on Friday. Marten ven...

AIC-CCMB gets NIDHI-Seed Support System from DST for its start-ups

New Delhi: The Atal Incubation Centre–Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (AIC-CCMB), Hyderabad has been awarded the NIDHI-Seed Support System (NIDHI-SSS) grant of INR...

Indian diaspora in the Gulf region deliberate on open science policy

New Delhi: The Indians from the Gulf region deliberated on the open science policy, fellowships and opportunities for innovators at the post-draft STIP consultation...

Wheels of change: Sanitary workers in Warangal given cycles

Warangal: Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation (GWMC) introduces an eco-friendly trend ‘Cycle for Change’ that would not only help the corporation workers and staff keep...