PM Narendra Modi flags off Gandhinagar-Mumbai Vande Bharat Express

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off the Gandhinagar-Mumbai Vande Bharat Express, the third such train of the Centre’s flagship railway project, calling the combination of the train and Ahmedabad Metro, also launched today, a pillar to Gujarat’s economic success “This train will bring Ahmedabad and Mumbai closer, which are two … Read more

Australia flags privacy overhaul after huge cyberattack on Optus

(Reuters) — Australia plans to toughen privacy rules to force companies to notify banks faster when they experience cyberattacks, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said on Monday, after hackers targeted the country’s second-largest telecoms firm. Optus, owned by Singapore Telecoms Ltd., said last week that home addresses, drivers’ licenses and passport numbers of up to 10 million customers, or about 40% of the population, were … Read more

Amit Shah flags off PM Modi’s cross-country slum run in Delhi today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday flagged off Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cross-country slum run at Major Dhyan Chand National stadium in the national capital as part of “Sewa karyakram”. More than 10,000 children and youth from slums will participate in the race. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has also planned … Read more

IRCTC red flags timing clash of Tejas Exp with Vande Bharat train: Report

The IRCTC has raised concerns over a potential battle for passengers between the Tejas Express and soon to be launched Vande Bharat train on the same route between Mumbai and Ahmedabad with similar timings, sources said. Sources said the IRCTC, in two letters in August and September, said the clash in timings … Read more

Delhi LG flags another violation by CM; sending unsigned files to him

Delhi Lt Governor V.K. Saxena has written to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal flagging another violation of laid down procedures and rules by him in not signing files before sending them to the LG. According to a source, Saxena has asked Kejriwal to sign every file in the interest of smooth and effective … Read more

National flags worth over Rs 6 cr procured via GeM portal in last 6 weeks

More than 2.36 crore national flags worth over Rs 6 crore were procured by different government departments and states from public buying portal GeM from July 1 to August 15, according to an official data. These procurements were carried out for the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign. The Government e-Marketplace (GeM) was … Read more

Six Flags Amusement Park Shooting Near Chicago Leaves 3 Hurt

GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — Three people were injured in a shooting in a parking lot of an amusement park north of Chicago that sent visitors scrambling for safety, authorities said. Officers responded about 7:50 p.m. Sunday after 911 calls reporting shots fired at Six Flags Great America, about 45 miles (72 kilometers) north of Chicago, … Read more

CAG flags concern over absence of Utilisation Certificate of Himachal govt

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has flagged concerns over the absence of Utilisation Certificate (UC) for work worth Rs 2,800 crore by the Himachal Pradesh government. The CAG report tabled by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on the last day of the Assembly session on Saturday, citing the unavailibility … Read more

DMRC hoists flags at 23 stations under Har Ghar Tiranga campaign: Officials

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation on Saturday hoisted the national flag at its 23 stations as part of the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign, officials said. DMRC chief Vikas Kumar hoisted the tricolour at the site of INA metro station in presence of the general public, passengers and other senior officials and the Central … Read more