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Virtual Maritime Summit from March 2 to 4

It will showcase latest trends in maritime sector The New Mangalore Port Trust has been conducting road shows to introduce the Virtual Maritme India Summit 2021 (MIS 2021) being organised by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways from March 2 to 4. NMPT Chairman A.V. Ramana during road shows at Kanara Small Industries Association […]

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CJI inaugurates e-resource centre, virtual court in Nagpur

First ever ‘Nyay Kaushal’ for traffic and transport will enable speedy justice for litigants Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde, along with Justice D.Y. Chandrachud of the Supreme Court, on Saturday inaugurated the first ever e-resource centre and virtual court for traffic and transport to enable speedy justice for litigants, called ‘Nyay Kaushal’, at Nagpur. […]

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CJI inaugurates e-resource centre, virtual court in Nagpur

First ever ‘Nyay Kaushal’ for traffic and transport will enable speedy justice for litigants Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde, along with Justice D.Y. Chandrachud of the Supreme Court, on Saturday inaugurated the first ever e-resource centre and virtual court for traffic and transport to enable speedy justice for litigants, called ‘Nyay Kaushal’, at Nagpur. […]

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Virtual multi-speciality clinics at PHCs in the works

One such centre will be established in each legislative constituency of the city in the first phase Tendering process to set up virtual multi-speciality clinics at primary health centres (PHCs) in Bengaluru is set to start within a week. This was decided at a meeting of Deputy Chief Minister Ashwath Narayana with BBMP health officials […]

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Environment ministry allows virtual public hearings, email submissions on hold since March

The Union environment ministry on Monday issued guidelines on holding public consultations for various large infrastructure projects like mining or industry which were on hold since March. Environmental experts have red-flagged certain clauses in the environment ministry’s office memorandum because they could dilute the consultation process in remote areas where local people have no access […]

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Now, take a virtual tour through the water lily fields

Tourism authorities filming pink blooms in Kottayam’s backwater villages The pink vista that covers the backwater villages of Kottayam every monsoon is now going online. With just a few weeks left for the water lily blooms to fade, the tourism authorities are now capturing the flowers in peak season for online tours. The initiative is […]

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Trinamool backs virtual panel meets

Birla and Naidu can decide, it says The Trinamool Congress, in a letter to both Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, has requested that meetings of parliamentary committees be held via videoconference, and that the presiding officers of both Houses have the freedom to decide the procedures for functioning of […]

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Virtual activities make up for curbs

Kothari Int’l School, Noida, organises virtual MUN, 2020 To groom young minds and sharpen their analytical skills in the times of the Covid-19 pandemic, Kothari International School (KIS), Noida, held the Model United Nation (MUN), 2020, virtually in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). That virtual conference, the first one […]

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BJP virtual rally flays Opposition

Nadda accuses parties of behaving irresponsibly BJP president J.P. Nadda has accused Opposition parties, including the Congress, of behaving irresponsibly, even while the Centre is focussed on containing the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Addressing the Kerala Jan Samvad Maha virtual rally through videoconferencing on Tuesday, Mr. Nadda alleged that the Congress had strived to […]

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How real is the Virtual?

In social media, dancers are finding a delightful window of opportunity. But how much of the display is genuine? Rare is that dancer today who doesn’t have a Facebook page, a Twitter account, an Instagram account and is NOT using all of it to the optimum. The journey of the dance from ritual spaces to […]