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India Joins Select Group of Nations, Destroys Live Satellite in Low Earth Orbit

Submitted by dhananjay on Wed, 03/27/2019 - 22:25

New Delhi : Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) today successfully conducted an Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) missile test ‘Mission Shakti’ from the Dr AP J Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha. A DRDO-developed Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) Interceptor Missile successfully engaged an Indian orbiting target satellite in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) in a ‘Hit to Kill’ mode. The interceptor missile was a three-stage missile with two solid rocket boosters. Tracking data from range sensors has confirmed that the mission met all its objectives.

Advisory on fraudulent websites of Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) Scheme

Submitted by dhananjay on Mon, 03/18/2019 - 20:08

New Delhi : The Government of India has recently approved scheme for farmers for installation of solar pumps and grid connected solar power plants. Administrative Approval for the scheme has been issued by the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) on 08.03.2019. DISCOMs and State Nodal agencies shall be implementing this scheme for which the detailed guidelines will be issued shortly.

MCA releases national guidelines on responsible business conduct

Submitted by dhananjay on Wed, 03/13/2019 - 23:19

New Delhi : Ministry of Corporate Affairs has revised the National Voluntary Guidelines on Social, Environmental and Economic Responsibilities of Business, 2011 (NVGs) and formulated the National Guidelines on Responsible Business Conduct (NGRBC). These guidelines urge businesses to actualise the principles in letter and spirit.

Model Code of Conduct apply to the content posted on Social Media; ECI to keep vigil on Social Media platforms

Submitted by dhananjay on Tue, 03/12/2019 - 09:09

New Delhi : Election Commission of India (ECI) on Sunday announced schedule for Lok Sabha Elections 2019.Voting to elect the 17th Lok Sabha will take place in seven phases between April 11 and May 19. The Model Code of Conduct came into effect immediately after the announcement.

In a release to media, it’s made clear that all provisions of the Model Code of Conduct will be applicable to content on social media too. Here are the key points related to social media from ECI media release -