PM Modi Launches Survey On NaMo App
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a survey on the NaMo App, asking people to rate the performance of the government at the Centre and MPs and MLAs in their constituencies.
He launched the initiative, to mark the completion of four years of the NDA government, which came to power at the Centre in 2014.
Alan Bean, 4th Man To Walk On The Moon Died
Former US astronaut Alan Bean, who was the fourth man to walk on the Moon, has died in Texas, United States. He was 86. Bean went into space twice, the first time in November 1969 as the lunar module pilot on the Apollo 12 moon-landing mission. In 1973 he was commander of the second crewed flight to Skylab- America’s first space station. He retired from NASA in 1981 and carved a successful career as an artist.Alan Bean’s paintings, inspired by space travel, featured lunar boot prints as well as small pieces of his mission patches which were stained by Moon dust.
Real Madrid Lifts Champions Trophy Defeating Liverpool
Real Madrid has lifted Champions Trophy defeating Liverpool 3-1 in Kiev, Ukraine.
A sensational overhead strike from Real Madrid substitute Gareth Bale and two calamitous errors by Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius gave the Spanish side a third straight Champions League title in an incident-packed final.
1st Smart & Green Highway Eastern Peripheral Expressway At Baghpat In UP
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dedicated to the nation its first smart and green highway, the Eastern Peripheral Expressway at Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh. The 135-kilometer six-lane access-controlled expressway is eco-friendly and has world-class safety features. It envisages signal-free connectivity between Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gautam Budh Nagar and Palwal. It has been built at a cost of 11,000 crore rupees. It is India’s first highway to be lit by solar power besides provisions of rainwater harvesting.
Earlier in the day, the PM inaugurated the first phase of the Delhi-Meerut Expressway. The first phase of the Delhi-Meerut Expressway cost Rs 842 crore on building the 9-km stretch of 14-lane highway.
15th Finance Commission Constitutes Panel For Health Sector
To examine the strengths and weaknesses for enabling balanced expansion of Health Sector Fifteenth Finance Commission has constituted a High-Level Group consisting of eminent experts from across the country . High-Level Group on Health Sector will have Convenor by Dr. Randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS (New Delhi).
In the group consisting of ambitious schemes like Ayushman Bharat and also keeping in mind the needs of the huge young population of the country, this is considered as an important step to understand the needs of the health sector in the country.
E-Way Bill System For Intra-State Goods Movement Comes Into Force In Seven More States, UTs
E-Way Bill system for intra-State movement of goods will be implemented in seven more states and Union Territories from 27th May 2018. The States are Maharashtra, Manipur, Chandigarh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu and Lakshadweep.
In this, the number of States, where the system is being implemented, will go up to 27. As per the decision of the GST Council, e-Way Bill system has been rolled out from 1st of April this year.