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Digital bridge should not become digital divide: Vice President Naidu

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, AUG 26, 2021 Vice President M. Venakaiah Naidu on Thursday called for an inclusive approach to online and distance education and cautioned that issues pertaining to access, quality and affordability might get accentuated with the pandemic and exclude many students in the process. While noting the power of online education as a ‘digital bridge’ for people ...

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Jio consolidates No. 1 position in Odisha with nearly 1.5 crore subscribers; adds 2.53 lakh new mobile subscribers in June 2021: TRAI Data

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, AUG 23, 2021 Cementing its leadership position even further as the most preferred and No. 1 digital service provider in the state, Reliance Jio has added 2.53 lakh new mobile subscribers in Odisha in the month of June 2021, as per the latest telecom subscriber data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). With this, ...

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Finance Minister launches National Monetisation Pipeline

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, AUG 23, 2021 Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman, today launched the asset monetisation pipeline of Central ministries and public sector entities: ‘National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP Volumes 1 & 2)’. The pipeline has been developed by NITI Aayog, in consultation with infrastructure line ministries, based on the mandate for ‘Asset Monetisation’ under Union ...

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Honda launches all-new CB200X at Rs 1.44 lakh

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, AUG 19, 2021 Setting a new trend in the evolving 180-200cc motorcycle segment, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd on Thursday launched the all-new CB200X in India. The all-new CB200X, ready for both a busy weekday city commute as well as short weekend relaxed rides beyond cityscapes, is priced at Rs 1,44,500 ex-showroom (ex-showroom, Gurugram). The ...

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75th Independence Day: PM announces Rs 100 lakh crore ‘Gati Shakti’ national master plan

TBB BUREAU New Delhi, Aug 15, 2021 Addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 75th Independence Day on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the government would soon launch the ‘PM Gati Shakti National Master Plan’ worth Rs 100 lakh crore which would help in employment opportunities for lakhs of youths and lay foundation ...

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PM announces National Hydrogen Mission

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, AUG 15, 2021 In a major boost for India’s energy sufficiency and security targets, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced to launch a National Hydrogen Mission. Addressing the Nation on the occasion of the 75th Independence Day today, the Prime Minister stressed on the need for energy independence and said that the plan involves India ...

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India must set new standards for sulphur dioxide emission

Air pollution is a public health emergency. Besides suspended air particles, sulphur dioxide (SO2) is a major pollutant contributing to deaths from air pollution worldwide. Power plants burning coal and oil along with refineries are responsible for two-thirds of anthropogenic SO2 emissions. With about 90% of power generated in India coming from coal-based plants (comprising about 55% of the country’s ...

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World Bank signs $250-million project to make existing dams safe and resilient across India

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, AUGUST 5, 2021 The Government of India, the Central Water Commission, government representatives from 10 participating states and the World Bank have signed a $250 million project, to support the Government of India’s long-term dam safety program and improve the safety and performance of existing dams across various states of India. The Second Dam Rehabilitation and ...

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