All National Highways to go digital from December 1

National Highways, digital

From December 1 the national highways’ toll fee plazas would encourage digital payment to prevent congestion and ensure seamless traffic. All the lanes would become FASTag lanes except one that will be a hybrid lane to monitor over-dimensional or oversized vehicles. FASTag is a prepaid tag based on radio-frequency identification (RFID). It will More...

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Ministry of Electronics and IT put up 24 questions to TikTok
By Paul Linus On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Ministry of Electronics and IT put up 24 questions to TikTok

TikTok will again be fishing in troubled water. The app now faces fresh 24 questions from the government ranging from alleged unlawful usage by children anti-national content. The Chinese video app has more than More...

BREAKING: Earthquake strikes Assam, Arunachal Pradesh
By Paul Linus On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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BREAKING: Earthquake strikes Assam, Arunachal Pradesh

BREAKING: Earthquake strikes Assam, Arunachal Pradesh A 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and other states in the northeastern part of India Friday afternoon, at around 2.52 p.m. The tremors More...

NRC will be implemented across India: Amit Shah
By Paul Linus On Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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NRC will be implemented across India: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah said National Register of Citizens (NRC) will not be limited to Assam or the eastern region, but to be extended across India to identify undocumented immigrants. Amit Shah told the More...

Chandrayaan-2 rescheduled for July 22 launching: ISRO
By Paul Linus On Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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Chandrayaan-2 rescheduled for July 22 launching: ISRO

ISRO has released a new date for the launching of Chandrayaan-2. The reschedule is on July 22, Thursday, at 2.43 p.m. from the second launchpad at the spaceport in Sriharikota. The first attempt on July 15 was called More...

Brahmaputra flood, Kaziranga National Park
By Paul Linus On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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Brahmaputra flood submerges most of Kaziranga National Park

Brahmaputra river in the Assam region is flowing above the danger mark causing flood and submerging 70 percent of the Kaziranga National Park in water. Heavy rains for the past several days have caused damaged to More...

ISRO, Chandrayan 2
By Paul Linus On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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ISRO calls off Chandrayan 2 launching due to technical snag

The Chandrayan 2 mission of ISRO was called off Sunday due to a technical snag in the launch vehicle at T-56th minute. A revised launch date will soon be announced. The mission was supposed to deposit a lander and More...

fast track courts, India, Ministry
By Paul Linus On Friday, July 12th, 2019
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1023 fast track courts to be set up across India: Ministry

Ministry of Women and Child Development approved Thursday further speedy justice in sexual assault cases with setting up of 1023 fast track courts across India. The ministry spokesperson said the courts would be More...

FIR, Assam, NRC, poems
By Paul Linus On Friday, July 12th, 2019
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FIR lodged against 10 in Assam for hindering NRC with poems

Though no arrests have yet been made but a case has been filed against ten people in Assam by the state police for their video compilation of poems that tries to defame the Assamese community as xenophobic. The More...

Poor monsoon could risk summer crops this year
By Paul Linus On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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Poor monsoon could risk summer crops this year

The output of summer-sown crops could be at risk this year due to poor monsoon in the central and western regions. According to a weather department official, in the next two weeks, there will be below-average rainfall More...