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India To Roll Out E-passports With Embedded Chips in 2022-23

India To Roll Out E-passports With Embedded Chips in 2022-23

What is e-passport? How To Apply? How it Benefits a Common Man Amid Pandemic? – We Answer all your questions. E-passports with embedded chips and futuristic technology will be rolled out in 2022-23, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced at the Union Budget 2022. E-passports were first announced in 2019 and the government said that they are compliant […]

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Mandatory 7-Day Home Quarantine For Mumbai Citizens Returning From UAE

Mandatory 7-Day Home Quarantine For Mumbai Citizens Returning From UAE

All international passengers arriving from the United Arab Emirates to Mumbai, who are residents, will have to undergo a mandatory seven-day home quarantine, the city’s civic body said today, as airports across the world see a massive holiday rush despite fears over the Omicron variant.  As per the rules announced on 29 December: If you

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Festival of Food and Culture - Kolkata's Durga Puja Gets UNESCO Heritage Tag

Festival of Food and Culture – Kolkata’s Durga Puja Gets UNESCO Heritage Tag

Join Us On A Lip-Smacking Journey Into The Unmissable Traditional Durga Puja Feast Kolkata’s Durga Puja festival has become the latest event to be inscribed in the ‘Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity’ by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).  The inscription on the UNESCO’S website reads, “Durga Puja

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In Tourism Boost Indian Railways To Run 190 Theme-Based Trains

Heritage Journeys | Indian Railways To Run 190 Theme-Based Trains

Indian Railways is all set to launch around 190 theme-based trains called Bharat Gaurav Trains, to showcase India’s rich cultural heritage and magnificent historical places to the people of India and the world. While addressing a press conference, the Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw stated that these trains could be run both by the IRCTC, as well

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14 Verified Home-Cooked Quarantine Meal Providers Across India

14 Verified Home-Cooked Quarantine Meal Providers Across India

While India continues to fight, the second wave of COVID-19 putting most states in partial lockdown, we are seeing soul touching examples of solidarity and empathy across the country, with strangers going out of their way to help those impacted by the pandemic. On one hand there are people compiling lists of oxygen cylinder suppliers to plasma

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Eat Right Challenge

To Strengthen Food Safety In India, FSSAI launches Eat Right Challenge

Aiming to strengthen food safety across the country, India’s apex food regulator on August 19 announced the launch of the annual nationwide ‘Eat Right Challenge’. The announcement was made by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, in an online orientation workshop organised by the food authority. FSSAI, as an incentive for

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