School drop-out rate decreasing across all levels: Govt informs Lok Sabha

School drop-out rate is continuously decreasing in the country at all levels of education, including primary, upper primary and secondary, the government informed Lok Sabha on Friday. Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani said this in reply to a written question on whether there was an increase in school drop-out … Read more

More than 210 mn two-wheelers registered in India: Govt informs Parliament

The country has more than 21 crore two-wheelers and over 7 crore four-wheelers and above category of vehicles registered, Parliament was informed on Thursday. In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Road Transport and Highways minister Nitin Gadkari said out of the total vehicles, 5,44,643 are electric two-wheelers while 54,252 are … Read more

SSC scam: Arpita Mukherjee informs ED of Belgharia home’s duplicate keys

Arpita Mukherjee, the close aide of Partha Chatterjee tainted in connection to the multi- crore West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) recruitment scam, has informed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) that her residence at Belgharia in the northern outskirts of Kolkata had multiple duplicate keys and hence accessed by many others in her absence. … Read more

K-Rail: SIA being done only through geo-tagging, state informs Kerala HC

Kerala Government on Tuesday informed the state High Court that no large survey stones are being used for demarcation in the ongoing Social Impact Assessment (SIA) activities as part of the SilverLine semi-high-speed rail project. It also informed that the activities of SIA will be done only through geo-tagging. Earlier the Railway … Read more