Union Minister for Home Affairs, Amit Shah launched three citizen-centric services of the Chandigarh Police, in Chandigarh.
The services include the Emergency Response Support System (ERSS - Dial 112), ‘E-Beat Book’ System and the ‘E-Saathi App’.
The ‘Dial 112’ emergency response service is an initiative to strengthen proactive community policing that would end confusion amongst distress callers, who at times end up dialling 100 in fire or medical emergency cases.
The ‘E-Beat Book’ is a web and mobile-based application which will ease the collection, updation, and analysis of the information related to crime and criminals in a real-time.
The ‘E-Saathi’ App would help the general public, including senior citizens, to remain in touch with the police and also give suggestions to facilitate participative community policing(‘Your Police at Your Doorstep’ initiative).
The National Conference on Agriculture for Rabi Campaign 2019 was organized on 20.09.2019 at NASC, Pusa, New Delhi.
The conference was inaugurated by Sh. Parshottam Rupala, Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare.
The Conference was graced by Secretary (AC&FW), Secretary (DARE), Secretary (Fertilizers) and senior officers from DAC&FW, DARE, ICAR & State Governments/UTs.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Anil Kumar Jain, IAS (MP:86), Special Secretary of Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change as Secretary of Ministry of Coal vice Shri Sumanta Chaudhuri, IAS (WS:85).
Google announced Google Research India, an artificial intelligence (AI)-based research lab out of Bengaluru. The Bengaluru lab will be the first in India.
The Indian AI lab will be led by Dr. Manish Gupta, a renowned computer scientist in the country and an ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) fellow.
IDBI Bank's Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Samuel Joseph Jebaraj as Deputy Managing Director (DMD) for a period of 3 years with effect from September 19, 2019.
The decision has been taken as per the approval received by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
World’s largest government healthcare scheme Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), announced a partnership with mobility platform, Ola to facilitate comprehensive health insurance for Ola’s 2 million driver-partners.
The MoU was signed in the presence of Dr. Indu Bhushan, CEO, AB-PMJAY, and National Health Authority. A representative from Common Service Centres (CSC), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, also signed the MoU in the capacity of a third-party administrator.
As a part of the partnership, the two organizations will work in tandem to identify driver-partners eligible for the scheme and provide them with access to benefits under the PM-JAY scheme.
India’s first Central Police University to be set up near the Yamuna Expressway in Greater Noida.
The Ministry of Home Affairs will launch University in Sector Techzone, Greater Noida, over an area of 100 acres of land, costing Rs 372 crore.
Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister, Government of India has said the Government is committed to working towards achieving a US$ 26 billion Defence industry by 2025.
It was said during the second annual session of Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers
India has emerged as the leading country of origin for immigrants across the world, with 17.5 million international migrants in 2019, according to a dataset released by the Union Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs in New York.
After India, Mexico ranked second as the country of origin for 12 million migrants, followed by China (11 million), Russia (10 million) and Syria (8 million).
The European region hosted the highest number of immigrants at 82 million in 2019, followed by North America (59 million) and Northern Africa and Western Asia (49 million). Among countries, the U.S. hosts the highest number of international migrants (51 million), about 19% of the global population.
Digital infrastructure provider Tata Communications announced a partnership with Cisco for a secure, fully-managed, multi-channel, cloud-based Cisco Webex Contact Center solution.
This joint offering is an end-to-end managed solution and gives contact centre users a seamless user experience across up to 150 countries on the back of Tata Communications’ global network, expanding the global reach of Cisco Webex Contact Center.
Tunisia's former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali passed away in exile in Saudi Arabia. He was 83.
Ben Ali, was a Tunisian politician and President of Tunisia from 1987 until his ousting in 2011. Ben Ali was appointed Prime Minister on October 1987, and he assumed the Presidency on 7 November 1987.
Ben Ali was subsequently reelected with enormous majorities, each time exceeding 90% of the vote; the final re-election was on 25 October 2009
The first-ever international film festival in Jammu starting from 26th September. 37 short films and documentaries from 11 countries will be screened at the inaugural edition of Jammu International Film Festival.
The festival will also present an annual 'Inspiring Icon Award', which will be given to a person, who hails from the region and has made it big in the film industry.