Category Archives: India

On govt duty

If the title of this post sounds new to you, let me explain first. ‘on govt duty’ – these are the very familiar words in India which can be seen on any of the vehicles assigned for government employees. Government provides vehicles to some of its employees. They are supposed to be used for the [...]

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India on the moon – Chandrayaan-1 Successful

Chandrayaan-1, India’s maiden moon spacecraft, launched successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre today at 6AM. Over the next two weeks, the spacecraft would reach its desired Lunar orbit and placed at a height of 100 km from the Lunar surface. This would enable India to join the small elite club of 6 countries having [...]

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World’s cheapest car from India – Tata unveils its one lakh car

Today, Ratan Tata, the present Chairman of the Tata Group has unveiled the world’s cheapest car “Tata NANO – The People’s Car from Tata Motors” priced at one lakh Indian rupees or 2500$ at the current exchange rate. Thousands of middle class families in India dream of owning a car. This is the day to [...]

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Identity Cards cards made mandatory in Delhi

Everyone in Delhi must carry a photo identity card from January 15th 2007. Next time you visit Delhi, make sure you carry your identity card or be ready to get interrogated by police. Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Tejinder Khanna announced this on January 4th, Friday, saying the move was to counter the rising incidents of [...]

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Kiran Bedi launches website: SaferIndia.com

Kiran Bedi, the first woman to join the Indian Police Service (IPS), who quit police service recently by opting for voluntary retirement, launched a new website, “saferindia.com”, on Thursday. SaferIndia.com extends help to people whose complaints are unheard by police. The service is launched under the project “Mission Safer India” by non-government organisation India Vision [...]

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