Author: P. Pranith Kumar Reddy

Akasa Air, the youngest airline started its first flight operations from Delhi International Airport here on Friday. The first flight has taken off from Delhi Airport at 11:40 pm and reached Bengaluru Airport at 2:25 pm. Earlier on August 7, Akasa Air started its commercial domestic operations and plans are afoot to begin international flights by the end of 2022. Akasa Air completed 60 days of operations on Friday, the company official said. Akasa Air through its Twitter account shared its excitement about the first flight from Delhi Airport. It wrote “A 🧡-ka connection is being formed!! Excited about our first…

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Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das has launched a new initiative called DAKSH, the central bank’s advanced supervisory monitoring system which is to bank on supervisory powers more vigorous here on Thursday. The Central Bank has been taking various initiatives in strengthening supervision among other initiatives including the adaption of the latest data and analytical tools as well as leveraging technology for implementing more efficient and automated work processes. Reserve Bank of India launches application DAKSH Advanced Supervisory monitoring system DAKSH is competent and efficient and reflects the underlying capabilities of the application. DAKSH is a web-based end-to-end…

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The Ministerial dialogue of US India Strategic Clean Energy Partnership (USISCEP) is going to be co-chair by Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Hardeep Singh Puri with the United States Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm to be held on Friday, October 7 in Washington DC. Mr Puri will also lead an official and business delegation to Washington DC and Houston from October 6 to 11, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas said in a statement.  Revamped USISCEP The updated USISCEP has launched in 2021 following the US-India Climate and Clean Energy Agenda 2030 partnership announced by India’s Prime Minister…

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G7 or the Group of seven countries has announced an infrastructure programme as a possible course of action for the developing countries to counter China’s Belt and Road Initiative. China makes an effort to project itself to assist developing countries in the sectors of infrastructure and economic development, nevertheless only to attract the countries to fall into the debt trap. The countries that fall debt trap in china are usually low and middle-income countries like Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Many of the recipients of Chinese investments have cried over the debt trap diplomacy as an outcome of the Belt and…

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Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) is now available for the Bengaluru public from Friday onwards. The ONDC is part of the beta testing process of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry initiative to assist small retailers and lessen the dominance of e-commerce platforms. ONDC is an initiative of the Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT). The Ministry of Commerce will make its network available to consumers in 16 pin codes across Bengaluru city. The ONDC is planned in such a way that two e-commerce companies will dominate the business. The e-commerce giants account for more than…

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Union Cabinet Ministry approved Rs 10,000 crores for the redevelopment of three major railway stations New Delhi, Mumbai  Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) and Ahmedabad railway stations into world-class stations here on Thursday. The three railway stations will be renovated with all the modern airport facilities and will have all the necessary infrastructure for specially-abled passengers. Apart from three railway stations, Railways is planning to redevelop in the first phase as many as 199 stations which have a footfall of over 50 lakh per day.  Integrated with other transports mode The Railway station in the country’s capital will be integrated…

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​​Archaeological Survey of India conducted a major exploration on Wednesday at Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh.  During exploration, ASI found ancient caves and temples, mural inscriptions relevant to names of cities like Kaushambi, Sepatanaairikaa, Vejabharada, Parvata and Mathura in old scripts like Brahmi, Nagari and Shankhalipi etc and remains of Buddhist structures from period of 2nd century to 5th century of the Mahayana sect. Besides, one of the historical findings was the huge sculpture of Lord Vishnu avatar ‘Varaha’ belongs to the period from the 9th century to 13th century CE.  ASI’s first exploration at Tiger reserve since 1938…

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The Indian Naval Ship Vessel INS Sunayna’ participated for the first time in the world’s largest multinational naval partnership, Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) exercise conducted in the Indian Ocean island country Seychelles. As part of Operation Southern Readiness organised by Combined Maritime Forces, India’s INS Sunayna participated in the capacity-building exercise at Seychelles from September 24 to 27 2022, the ministry of defence said in a statement. INS Sunayna reached Seychelles, an island off the coast of East Africa on September 26 to participate for the first time in the annual training exercise ‘Operation Southern Readiness’. “Participation in the maiden…

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NHSRCL (National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited) invited bids for the construction of a 21 km long tunnel for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor in Maharashtra State. In a 21 km long tunnel, seven kilometres long will be an underwater sea tunnel at Thane Creek, an intertidal zone (on the shore, between high tide and low tide, where sea and land meet). The tunnel is between the Bandra-Kurla Complex underground station and Shilphata in the Thane district of Maharashtra. This is India’s first seven-kilometre-long underwater sea tunnel for Mumbai -Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor (MAHSRC). The underwater tunnel has twin tracks  The…

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