A meticulous week-long exercise was carried out to identify the seven “inspiring women” about whom not much was known widely but had done remarkable work and belonged to diverse regions like Srinagar, the heartland of UP and Bihar, rural Maharashtra and urban centers. Interestingly, four out of the chosen seven women were not even active on social media and did not have Twitter accounts.
Meanwhile, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has ordered for 1,000 models of the proposed Ram temple, weighing about 15 kg each, to be prepared for the public.
The Cabinet set up the Empowered Technology Group, to be headed by the Principal Scientific Advisor, on February 19 as an institutional body to lay down, coordinate and oversee national-level policies related to the procurement and induction of technology.
The trust’s general secretary, Champat Rai, said L&T has requisite experience and capability to execute the project and the company had earlier expressed its desire to build the temple on a no-profit basis. A senior engineer from L&T visited Ayodhya with a trust committee’s chairman Nripendra Misra last week.
Anoop Kumar Mittal nd a representative from L&T accompanied the Ram Temple Complex Development Committee chairman Nripendra Misra to Ayodhya on Saturday. The Misra committee will be expanded with inclusion of experts and engineers from the public and private sectors over the next few days.
The pilot-in-command may permit the access of internet services by passengers on board an aircraft through Wi-Fi on board when laptop, smartphone, tablet, smartwatch, e-reader or a point of sale device is used in flight mode or airplane mode. Provided that the director general shall certify the aircraft for usage of internet in flight through Wi-Fi on board subject to procedures as specified in this behalf.
An SBI bank account will be opened with Re 1 donated by the Centre to the trust and fixed deposits worth Rs 11 crore from donations made to the temple so far will be transferred to this, Rai told ET. SBI offered to open a new branch in the temple complex at a meeting with Rai and other trustees who also surveyed the entire 67.7-acre plot.
The UTs of J&K and Ladakh clubbed together got the number eight spot among 36 states and UTs, reporting DBT payouts worth Rs 1,190 crore through over 80 lakh transactions. Many states like West Bengal do not implement several central schemes in which subsidies are involved. Hence, Trinamool Congress-ruled state was the worst at 36th spot.
Four of the trustees met the PM at his residence on Thursday. The PM had invited the trustees for a courtesy meeting after the trust held its first meeting in Delhi a day earlier. “We have given the PM an invitation to come for the ceremony in Ayodhya,” Das told ET.
Agra city and the Taj Mahal are being spruced up ahead of the US President's visit, with the tombs of Mumtaz and Shah Jahan in the Taj Mahal being given a fresh mud-cake cleaning treatment for the first time in many years.
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