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KAPP nuclear reactor unit 3 likely to be commissioned by

NEW DELHI: Unit 3 of Kakrapar Atomic Power Plant (KAPP), the 700 MW Pressurised Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR), is expected to be commissioned by November this year, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Thursday. The first 700 MW Pressurised Heavy Water Reactor at Kakrapar, Gujarat, KAPP-3 achieved criticality (controlled self-sustaining nuclear fission chain reaction for […]Read More

Lok Sabha nominates 15 MPs as associate members of delimitation

NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha Speaker has nominated 15 MPs from Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Manipur, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh as “associate members” of the Delimitation Commission to assist the panel in redrawing parliamentary and assembly constituencies of the northeastern states and the union territory. The 15 MPs include two Union ministers — Kiren Rijiju […]Read More

5 NE states completely COVID-19 free: Union minister Jitendra Singh

New Delhi: Five out of the eight Northeastern states are completely coronavirus-free and the remaining three have not added any new COVID-19 positive case in the last few days, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Monday. Singh, who is the minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), said this after a video conference with […]Read More

No move to reduce retirement age of central government employees:

NEW DELHI: There is no move to bring down the retirement age of central government employees, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said on Sunday, refuting reports in a section of media that there was a proposal to retire the employees early. Central government staff retire at the age of 60. Strongly refuting the […]Read More

Lockdown in the Northeast is being effectively enforced, Union Minister

GUWAHATI: Union Minister of State for Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Dr Jitendra Singh was knowledgeable that lockdown in the Northeast India states is being effectively enforced. In a video convention to overview the state of affairs in the area, it was acknowledged that lengthy worldwide border round 5500 km has been effectively […]Read More