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9th November 2021 Uttarakhand Divas Uttarakhand Celebrates Foundation Day 9th November

Uttarakhand came into being on the 9th of this month in 2000. Earlier, it was part of Uttar Pradesh....

23rd September 2021 Government Appoints Secretaries In Different Ministries

1988 batch IAS Rajiv Bansal who is currently CMD Air India will be Secretary Civil Aviation. Vice Chairman of Delhi Development Authority Anurag Jain will be Secretary Department of Promotion of...

22nd September 2021 Air Marshal VR Chaudhari To Be Next Chief Of Indian

Government has decided to appoint Air Marshal V R Chaudhari, presently Vice Chief of Air Staff, as the next Chief of the Indian Air Force. He will assume charge after the retirement of Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria on 30th of this...

21st September 2021 President Kovind Confers National Florence Nightingale

President Ram Nath Kovind today conferred the National Florence Nightingale Award 2020 to Deputy Director General of Military Nursing Service Brig S V Saraswati. She has been conferred the award in a virtual ceremony for her immense contribution t...

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20st September 2021 France has accused Australia and the US over a new security pact.

In an interview with French Media, Foreign Minister of France, Jean-Yves Le Drian has accused the countries of “duplicity, a major breach of trust and contempt”. Earlier, a trilateral security agreement was announced by the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom on Thursday.

17th September 2021 Nagaland’s first Software Technology Park of India

Union Minister of State for Entrepreneurship, Skill Development Electronics & Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar will inaugurate the Software Technology Parks of India Centre at Kohima and distribute the Kaushal Acharya Award and thereafter an inspection visit to ITI Kohima.

16th September 2021 World Ozone Day 2021

World Ozone Day, also known as International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, is observed every year on 16 September. This day is an opportunity to focus global attention and action on this vital environmental issue.

15th September 2021 I&B ministry launches its account on Telegram

The Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry launched its account on social media platform Telegram to counter fake news. It was launched as 'PIB Fact Check', which is one of the few government entities to have a telegram channel, and aims to verify information related to the Centre and disseminate to its subscribers.

14th September 2021 Hindi Diwas being celebrated across country today

Hindi Diwas is being celebrated across the country today. It was on this day in 1949 that the Constituent Assembly adopted Hindi written in Devanagari script as the official language of the country. Today, Hindi is one of the widely spoken languages

13th September 2021 Bhupendra Patel to be sworn-in as new Chief Minister

Ghatlodia BJP MLA Bhupendra Patel will be sworn-in as new Chief Minister of Gujarat today. State governor Acharya Devvrat will administer him the oath of office and secrecy at Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar.

11th September 2021 20th anniversary of 9/11 attacks on the world trade

The word 9/11 invokes in our memories the events that sent shockwaves around the world 20 years ago. It showed the ugly head of terror aided and abetted in the name of radical Islam by Al qaeda. Two decades ago , on this very day 19 AlQaeda terrorists hijacked four aircrafts in United

10th September 2021 World Suicide Prevention Day being observed

World Suicide Prevention Day is observed on September 10th every year to highlight various ways by which suicide can be prevented. This day was marked on September 10, 2003, for the first time as an initiative by the

9th September 2021 President Ram Nath Kovind appoints new Governors

President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed new Governors in Tamil Nadu and Uttarakhand. Nagaland Governor RN Ravi has been appointed as Governor of Tamil Nadu.Lieutenant General (Retd) Gurmit Singh has been appointed Governor of Uttarakhand

8th September 2021 Piyush Goyal appointed as India’s Sherpa for G20

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has been appointed as India’s Sherpa for the G20 which is an influential grouping that brings together the world's major economiesThe next G20 Summit is scheduled to take place from 30th to 31st of next month under

7th September 2021 Oval Test: India beat England by 157 runs

In Cricket, India defeated England by 157 runs. Chasing a victory target of 368 runs, hosts were bundled out for 210 in their second innings on the fifth and final day of the fourth Test at Oval in London.

6th September 2021 Former Union Health Secretary Keshav Desiraju

Keshav Desiraju, former Union Health Secretary and the grandson of former President Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan passed away in Chennai on Sunday. The 66-year old suffered a cardiac arrest early this morning. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK

4th September 2021 Taliban likely to form govt in Afghanistan

Taliban is likely to form government in Afghanistan today. According to Taliban sources, new government will be headed by the group’s co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar. MullahMohammad Yaqoob, the son of late Taliban chief Mullah Muhammad Omar, and Sher

3rd September 2021 Gujarat to host 12th Defence Expo-2022 in Gandhinagar

The Gujarat Government will host 12th Defence Expo-2022 in Gandhinagar next year. This was announced by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani after meeting with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Kevadiya on 2nd September, 2021.

2nd September 2021 India, Kazakhstan joint military exercise

The India – Kazakhstan joint military exercise KAZIND-21 commenced today at Training Node Aisha Bibi, Kazakhstan. This is the 5th Edition of Annual bilateral joint exercise of both Armies and will continue till 10th of September.

1st September 2021 Nine new Judges including three women take oath

Nine new Judges including three women took oath as Justices in Supreme Court of India. They are Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka, former Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court, Justice Vikram Nath, former Chief Justice of the Gujarat

31st August 2021 National Sports Day: 29th August, 2021

National Sports Day is celebrated on 29th August every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of legendary hockey player Major Dhyan Chand. On 6th of this month, the Government had announced that India’s highest sporting honour Khel Ratna Award has been named as

28th August 2021 India hosting International Climate Summit 2020-21

India is hosting the International Climate Summit 2020-21 on September 3, 2021 in physical and virtual mode. Director of CSIR, National Chemical Laboratory, Dr. Ashish Lele has underlined the importance of the conference for the future mitigation strategies of climate change.

27th August 2021 Nine new judges appointed to SC, total strength moves up to 33

President Ram Nath Kovind appointed nine judges to the Supreme Court, taking its total strength to 33 judges, one short of full strength. Sources told that the judges are likely to be sworn-in on August 31 by Chief Justice of India N V Ramana. The government’s nod to appoint nine judges comes a week after the Supreme Court collegium, ending a nearly two-year-long impasse, sent its recommendations.

25th August 2021 Former Indian Footballer O Chandrasekharan passes away

Former Indian Footballer O Chandrasekharan passed away in Kochi this afternoon. He was 86. of the Indian team that participated in the 1960 Rome and the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. He was also a member of the Indian team that won the gold in 1962 Asian Games in Jakarta and the silver medal in Asian Cup in Tel Aviv the same year.

24th August 2021 Govt launches new geospatial planning portal, ‘Yuktdhara'

The Government has launched a new geospatial planning portal, ‘Yuktdhara’,that will help in facilitating new MGNREGA assets using remote sensing and geographic information system-based data. The portal was launched by Union Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati

23rd August 2021 Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh passes away

Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Kalyan Singh passed away in Lucknow last night. He was 89 and was in the hospital for the last few weeks. He breathed his last at SGPGI Hospital Lucknow. His last rites will be performed tomorrow at Naraora Ghat in the Bulandshahar district. Singh was the former governor of

21th August 2021 U. Raja Babu appointed as Director of Hyderabad-based

An Outstanding Scientist and Programme Director U. Raja Babu has been appointed as Director of the Hyderabad-based Research Centre Imarat (RCI). (RCI). RCI is the premier avionics laboratory of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Missile Complex of DRDO in Hyderabad. Raja Babu is renowned for his significant contribution as Programme Director at RCI.

20th August 2021 World Humanitarian Day observed by UN on August 19

World Humanitarian Day was observed on August 19, 2021. Theme of the day for year 2021 is “The Human Race”. This day was designated in memory of the 19 August 2003 bomb attack on the Canal Hotel in Baghdad, Iraq, killing 22 people, including the chief humanitarian in Iraq, Sergio Vieira de Mello.

19th August 2021 India, Australia sign document to boost naval ties

Chiefs of the Indian and Australian navies signed a guidance document to streamline interaction between the two forces forces at various levels. The Navy said in a statement that the signing ceremony for the ‘Joint Guidance for the Australia-India Navy

18th August 2021 India starts single entry e-visa facility for Afghans

In the wake of the prevailing situation in Afghanistan where the Taliban have seized power, India has introduced a new category of e-visa for Afghan nationals to fast-track their applications for entry into India.

17th August 2021 Puducherry celebrates its De Jure Transfer day: 16th August, 2021

Puducherry celebrated its De Jure Transfer day; it is the day it really got independence. The then Pondicherry was under French control well after 1947, even when the other parts of India

16th August 2021 Nation celebrated 75th Independence Day

The 75th Independence Day is being celebrated with patriotic fervor across the country and around the world. Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted the national flag on the 75th Independence Day and addressed the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort in New Delhi. He also inspected the Guard of Honour.

14th August 2021 India’s first ‘Water Plus’ city

Indore, India's cleanest city, has now been declared as the country's first 'water plus' city under the Swachh Survekshan 2021. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan took to Twitter saying Indore, the state's commercial capital, has set an example for other cities by becoming the first 'Water+' certified city under the Swachh Survekshan 2021.

13th August 2021 Govt announces Prime Minister’s Shram Awards for year 2018

Government today announced the Prime Minister’s Shram Awards for the year 2018.These awards are to be given to 69 workers employed in the Departmental Undertakings and Public Sector Undertakings of the Central and State Governments and Private Sector Units employing 500 or more workers.

12th August 2021 International Youth Day

The theme of the International Youth Day 2021 is - Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health which highlights the success of such a global effort will not be achieved without the meaningful participation of young people.

11th August 2021 India-made drug to cure mild Covid

A little known biosciences company near Kolhapur in Maharashtra is testing a new drug that could potentially become India’s first indigenously developed cure for Covid-19, at least for mild and moderately-infected patients.

10th August 2021 Parliament passes Tribunals Reforms Bill, 2021

Parliament has passed the Tribunals Reforms Bill, 2021 with the Rajya Sabha approving it amid din. The Lok Sabha has already passed the Bill. The bill seeks to dissolve certain existing appellate bodies and transfer their functions to other existing judicial bodies. It replaces a similar ordinance promulgated in April this year.

9th August 2021 Neeraj Chopra's Gold in Javelin Throw leads to Indian contingent's

India's campaign at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 finished on a high with Neeraj Chopra's historic gold in men's javelin throw. India's medal tally at the Tokyo Olympics swelled to seven - the highest-ever haul for the country, beating the tally of six medals at the 2012 London Games. India won one gold, two silver and four bronze medals at the Tokyo Games in an impressive showing.

7th August 2021 Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill passed in Lok Sabha

The Lok Sabha today passed the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 amid din with voice vote. The Bill provides that no tax demand will be raised in future on the basis of the retrospective amendment for any indirect transfer of Indian assets if the transaction was undertaken before 28th May, 2012.

6th August 2021 Parliament passes Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021

Parliament has passed the Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021 with the Rajya Sabha approving it amidst din. The Lok Sabha has already cleared the Bill. The Bill allows the central government to prohibit strikes, lock-outs, and lay-offs in units engaged in essential defence services.

5th August 2021 India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier starts sea trial

India’s first indigenously designed and built aircraft carrier began sea trials off the coast off the coast of Kochi on 4th August, 2021. The landmark achievement puts India in an exclusive list of a handful of nations that have the capability to manufacture these most powerful of naval vessels.

4th August 2021 Lok Sabha passes Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021

The Lok Sabha passed the Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021 amidst din without any discussion. The Bill seeks to replace the Ordinance promulgated in June this year. The Bill allows the central government to prohibit strikes, lock-outs, and lay-offs in units engaged in essential defence services. It amends the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 to include essential defence services under public utility services.

3rd August 2021 India, China agree to disengage from a key patrol point

Ending the stalemate in border talks that lasted nearly six months, India and China have agreed in principle to disengage at a key patrol point in eastern Ladakh. The agreement on PP17A was reached during the 12th round of Corps Commander-level talks, The meeting, which was part of a series of measures to resolve the 15-month standoff in Ladakh, was held on the Indian side of the Chushul-Moldo border.

30th July 2021 International Tiger Day is observed on 29th July.

Global Tiger Day or International Tiger Day is observed on 29th July every year to raise awareness about the declining population of wild cats and making efforts to conserve them. The goal of the day is to promote a global system for protecting the natural habitats of tigers and

24th July 2021 at Tokyo Olympics, Mirabai Chanu clinches first silver in weightlifting

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has secured first medal for the country at Tokyo Olympics, winning the silver medal in the women's 49 kilogram category. She lifted a total 202 kilograms in clean and jerk category. Renowned Marathi poet Satish Kalsekar passes away

23rd July 2021 Cabinet gives nod for setting up of Central University of Ladakh

A fortnight ahead of Second Anniversary of announcement of UT Status to Ladakh, the Centre made two big announcements for the region. Cabinet approvals for Central University and establishment of an integrated multi-purpose

22nd July 2021 DRDO successfully flight-tests New Generation Akash Missile

Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO today successfully flight-tested the New Generation Akash Missile, a surface-to-air Missile from Integrated Test Range off the coast of Odisha. The flight trial was conducted

21st July 2021 SC quashes some provisions of 97th Amendment dealing

The Supreme Court on 20th July 2021 struck down certain provisions of the Constitution (97th Amendment) Act, 2011 in so far as it introduced clauses dealing with the working of cooperative societies working within a state, saying the subject matter fell in the state list and “belongs

20th July 2021 Govt announces launch of National Logistics Excellence Awards

Government on Monday announced the launch of National Logistics Excellence Awards to turn the spotlight on the logistics sector. The Awards will give due recognition to various players involved in the logistics supply chain. The awards are in

19th July 2021 Successful trial of movement of train between Jaynagar in India and Kurtha

Successful trial of movement of train between Jaynagar in India and Kurtha in Nepal was undertaken on 18th July 2021. The 34.50 km-long rail section is the first section of the rail line links between the two countries which connects Jaynagar in Madhubani district of Bihar to Kurtha in Mahottari district of Nepal. The cost of this rail section is 619 crore. The Jayanagar

17th July 2021 Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana launches ‘FASTER’

The Supreme Court Friday announced a plan to set up a system for swift and secure electronic transmission of its rulings to jail authorities so that prisoners who have been granted relief are not left waiting for a certified order copy in order to be released.

16th July 2021 Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurates and dedicates PRASHAD

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated various development projects in Varanasi which includesTourist Facilitation Centre under the Project “Development of Varanasi Under PRASHAD Scheme – Phase II” and operation of Cruise Boat from Assi

15th July 2021 Supreme Court strikes down Tribunals Ordinance provision

In a 2:1 verdict, the Supreme Court on 14th July 2021 struck down certain provisions of the Tribunals Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions of Service) Ordinance, 2021 relating to minimum age

14th July 2021 Minister for Tourism Shri G. Kishan Reddy chairs the BRICS

Minister for Tourism Shri G. Kishan Reddychaired the BRICS Tourism Ministers’ meeting on 13 July, 2021, as part of India’s BRICS chairship. The Ministers of all the member countries viz. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africaparticipated in the meeting.India organized the BRICS Tourism Ministers’

13th July 2021 A new Bill to protect cattle tabled in the Assam Legislative

A new Bill to protect cattle tabled in the Assam Legislative Assembly on Monday by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma bars sale and purchase of beef or beef products in areas “predominantly inhabited by Hindu, Jain, Sikh and other non beef-eating communities”, or “within a radius of 5 km” of any temple or sattra (Vaishnavite monasteries).

12th July 2021 Sirisha Bandla, became the third woman of Indian origin to fly

When business magnate Richard Branson fulfilled his old dream of flying to space, among the five people who accompanied him on the the “magical” trip was a 33-year-old woman with roots in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur. Sirisha Bandla, vice president of government

9th July 2021 DRDO & AICTE launch regular M. Tech. Program in defence

All BRICS countries have agreed to the STI-led BRICS Innovation Cooperation Action Plan (2021-24) proposed by India during 12th Meeting of BRICS S&T Steering Committee. Indian had proposed the plan to facilitate sharing of experiences of each other’s innovation ecosystem and networking of innovators and entrepreneurs.

8th July 2021 New Cabinet Ministers,New Ministers Of State

Swami Prakashananda, former chief of the Sivagiri Sree Narayana Dharma Saghom Trust, passed away on Wednesday. The 99-year-old was being treated for age-related ailments at the Sree Narayana Mission Hospital at Varkala. Swami Prakashananda became the general secretary of the trust in 1970 and 1977.

7th July 2021 President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed new governors

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched a scheme and an online portal to provide financial assistance to families who lost their loved ones to COVID-19 and asked officials not to find faults in their claim applications.

6th July 2021 Stan Swamy’s is death in custody: Waiting for medical bail

Father Stan Swamy, a Jesuit priest and tribal rights activist, arrested in the Elgaar Parishad case, breathed his last in a Mumbai hospital on 5th July 2021. Doctors at Holy Family Hospital, Bandra, informed the Bombay High Court that Swamy, 84, passed away around 1.30 pm.

5th July 2021 Pushkar Singh Dhami sworn in as 11th Uttarakhand CM

A day after his election as leader of BJP legislature group, Khatima MLA Pushkar Singh Dhami on Sunday was sworn in as 11th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand..

3rd July 2021 Kerala HC renames case after dog beaten to death

In a rare gesture, Kerala High Court on Friday directed the court registry to rename suo motu PIL proceedings in the matter of protection of animal rights as “In Re: Bruno”. The proceedings were renamed in the wake of the killing and torture of Bruno, a pet dog which

2nd July 2021 Zydus Cadila seeks nod for world’s first DNA Covid vaccine

Zydus Cadila, the Ahmedabad-headquartered pharmaceutical company, has approached India’s top drug regulator for restricted emergency approval for ZyCov-D, its three-dose Covid-19 vaccine.

1st July 2021 Supreme Court: Kin of Covid victims entitled to compensation

Observing that the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) had “failed to perform its duty”, the Supreme Court directed it to recommend guidelines within six weeks for ex gratia to family members of those who lost their lives during the Covid-19 pandemic.

30th June 2021 Government gives Moderna emergency use nod

The national drug regulator granted emergency use authorisation to US biotechnology biotechnology firm Moderna for its vaccine against the novel coronavirus, paving the way for its Indian partner Cipla to import the first mRNA Covid-19 vaccine

29th June 2021 Centre rolls out second wave stimulus

In a first set of measures to mitigate the economic impact of the devastating second Covid wave, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a series of steps aimed to push credit off-take in priority areas s such as health infrastructure

28th June 2021 Two bombs fall on Indian Air Force base in Jammu

In a first-of-its-kind terrorist attack in the country, two explosive devices were dropped from a suspected drone on the Indian Air Force Station in Jammu early on 27th June 2021.

26th June 2021 Aircraft carrier built in India will be ready next year

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that India’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC), INS Vikrant, is likely to be commissioned next year. The IAC has been under construction at the Cochin Shipyard for over a decade.

24th June 2021 Doval, Pakistan NSA agree to cooperate in SCO fight against terrorism

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Pakistan counterpart Moeed Yusuf joined NSAs of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member countries in Dushanbe where they agreed to cooperate in the joint fight against the threats of

23rd June 2021 Assam gets world’s 1st GM rubber saplin

In a major experiment in rubber farming, Rubber Board has started field trial of world’s first genetically modified (GM) rubber in Assam. Developed in the biotechnology laboratory at Rubber Research Institute of India (RRII) in Puthuppally, Kottayam, the new variety was planted at board’s Sarutari research farm in Guwahati

22nd June 2021 J&K now wants CID nod, amendment in Union Territory

From now on, no person can get a government job in Jammu and Kashmir without a satisfactory CID report on their antecedents, following an amendment by the Union Territory administration in the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Services

21st June 2021 International Yoga Day 2021

The idea of International Yoga Day was conceived by PM Modi, who proposed the concept on September 27, 2014, during his speech at the UN General Assembly. The resolution to adopt June 21 as International Yoga Day was introduced in the UN by India’s Ambassador, Ashoke

19th June 2021 Centre plans Bill to order censors to re-examine a cleared film

The Centre sought public comments on its draft Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, 2021, which proposes to bring back its “revisionary powers” over the Central Board of Film Certification. This would empower the Centre to order “re-examination” of an already certified film, following receipt of complaints.

18th June 2021 India demands review of Pak Bill linked to Kulbhushan

1. India demands review of Pak Bill linked to Kulbhushan Jadhav’s right to appeal India asked Pakistan to “take appropriate steps to address the shortcomings” in a bill introduced in the

17th June 2021 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs

1. Nod for mission to explore marine resources The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the Deep Ocean mission proposal made by the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES).

16th June 2021 Violent clash between the Armies of India and China.

1. One year of Galwan On June 15 last year, Ladakh’s Galwan Valley witnessed a violent clash between the Armies of India and China. The clash, in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed, was one of the worst in

Maharashtra gets India’s first floating LNG storage and Regasification unit

India’s first Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) has arrived at H-Energy’s Jaigarh Terminal in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, on the west coast of India.based LNG Terminals aim at providing the ability to enhance the pace of natural gas import capability in an environment-friendly and efficient manner”. The port is the first deepwater, 24×7 operational private port in Maharashtra. Höegh Giant will deliver regasified LNG to the 56-km long Jaigarh-Dabhol natural gas pipeline, connecting the LNG terminal to the national gas grid. The facility will also deliver LNG through truck loading facilities for onshore distribution, the facility is also capable to reload LNG onto small-scale LNG vessels for bunkering services.

India’s biggest floating solar power plant to be set up in Telangana

The biggest floating solar power plant in India is to be set up at Ramagundam in Telangana. It is expected to be opened in May 2021. The cost of the project has been estimated as Rs 423 crores. The power plant will have 4.5 lakh photovoltaic panels. The solar power plant is being set up at the Ramagundam Thermal Power Plant reservoir.The project is commissioned by NTPC (National Thermal Power Corporation). NTPC aims to reduce its carbon footprints and increase its green energy production to 30% of its capacity through this solar power plant. The capacity of the solar power plant is 100 MW.

Sushil Chandra takes charge as new CEC

SUSHIL CHANDRA assumed charge as the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) on Tuesday and will oversee the remaining four phases of Assembly elections in West Bengal.

UAE names first female astronaut Noura al-Matroushi for its space programme

In a first, the UAE leader has named its first female astronaut for a space programme. Noura al-Matroushi has been named as the first-ever female astronaut of the country, who has been selected out of 4,000 other applicants in the UAE.

First online PDOT program launched for migrant workers

The first online departure pre-orientation training – PDOT program for migrant workers was launched. This will serve as a supplement to the training being provided to the migrant workers at PDOT centers. The Ministry of External Affairs has taken this initiative in collaboration with the Protector of Amygrants-POE in Mumbai and other areas to take advantage of technology and leverage technology.

CJI launches top court’s AI-powered research portal ‘SUPACE’

The Supreme Court of India has launched its Artificial Intelligence Portal SUPACE ( Supreme Court Portal for Assistance in Courts Efficiency ). Through this portal, SC has the idea of leveraging machine learning to deal with the huge amount of data received at the time of filing of cases. Justice L. Nageswara Rao , who is also the chairman of the SC’s Artificial Intelligence Committee, delivered the inaugural address during the virtual launch of SUPACE. Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde was the first chairman of the Artificial Intelligence Committee. CJI Bobde spoke of the use of AI to assist the Supreme Court immediately after taking oath as Chief Justice in 2019.

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