Free AIR News SMS Service News Services Division, All India Radio, Provides Free AIR Alert SMS Service in 10 languages, namely English, Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit, Dogri, Nepali, Assamese, Gujarati, Malayalam and Tamil. Under this service important headlines of 2/3 major bulletins are sent daily free of cost through SMS in languages opted by the subscribers. On pilot basis, this service has also been extended in 6 more languages, namely Urdu, Odia, Bengali, Kashmiri, Punjabi and Arunachali. As of now the news SMS are originating from the NSD Headquarters, New Delhi. It contains a mix of National, Regional, International, Business and Sports items. SMS Service on regional news is in pipeline and would be started soon. How to register for AIR Free News SMS Service First Method: You can register for this service by simply sending SMS to 7738299899 in the following format from the mobile phone on which SMS service is required: AIR<space>language code Second Method: For online registration a form is available at http://www.newsonair.nic.in/smsservice. LANGUAGE CODES: ENGLISH – EN HINDI – HI MARATHI – MH DOGRI – DO SANSKRIT – SK NEPALI – NP ASSAMESE – AS GUJARATI -GJ MALAYALAM – ML TAMIL – TM URDU - UR ODIYA - OD BENGALI – BN KASHMIRI - KS ARUNACHALI - AL PUNJABI - PN FAQs: 1. What is Free AIR News SMS service? Free AIR News SMS Service is a service provided by News Service Division of AIR under which important headlines of 2/3 major bulletins are sent daily free of cost through SMS in languages opted by the subscribers. 2. How do I register for the free AIR News SMS service? You can register for this free service either by online mode or by sending SMS through mobile. Online Registration can be done through filling out a Form available on the website www.newsonair.nic.in/smsservice. Registration through mobile can be done by sending SMS to 7738299899 in the following format from the mobile on which service is required: AIR<space><language code> Example: For Hindi SMS service, type AIR HI and send it to 7738299899. LANGUAGE CODE 1 ARUNACHALI AL 2 ASSAMESE AS 3 BENGALI BN 4 DOGRI DO 5 ENGLISH EN 6 GUJARATI GJ 7 HINDI HI 8 KASHMIRI KS 9 MARATHI MH 10 MALAYALAM ML 11 NEPALI NP 12 ODIA OD 13 PUNJABI PN 14 SANSKRIT SK 15 TAMIL TM 16 URDU UR 3. When will I start receiving SMS after subscribing for the service? You will start receiving SMS within 48 hours of subscribing for the service. 4. Will I get news of my region/state in this service? As of now, the news items are originating from NSD headquarters, Delhi. It contains a mix of national, regional, international, business and sports items. SMS service on regional news would be started soon. 5. How do I register for SMS in more than one language? You may send AIR<space><language code> separately for each language option. 6. How many SMS will I get in a day? You will get 2/3 SMS per day per language containing important headlines in Languages you have opted for. 7. I am not receiving the SMS in regional languages properly. The text is missing or in unreadable format. What should I do? Some of the mobile phone handsets may not be compatible with receiving of SMS in regional languages. You may kindly check with the mobile phone service provider. In general, mobile phones with Android 2.3 and above support unicode for Indian languages. 8. I have registered for free AIR News SMS service but I am not receiving any SMS. What should I do? If you do not receive AIR news SMS within 48 hours after registering for the service, please check whether you have subscribed to DND (Do not Disturb) service and let us know through email to email@example.com or contact our programmers on 011-23421135. Kindly contact your service provider and request that the keywords pertaining to AIR News SMS service be taken off the DND list. 9. How do I unregister from the service for all languages? You may unregister from the service by sending AIR<space>Newsstop to 7738299899. 10. How do I unsubscribe from one or more languages out of the total selected languages? For example if I have opted for 5 languages and I now want to unregister 3 languages, how can I do it? For unregistering any language/languages, you will have to unregister from all the languages (as in point 9 above) and then re-register through SMS as mentioned in point 2 above opting one language at a time. One must send a separate SMS for each language. 11. In case of any query related to SMS service, whom do I contact? For any queries related to SMS service you may send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If problem still remains unresolved you may contact Programmers on 011-23421135 from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm. 12. In which languages is the Free SMS Service of NSD AIR available? At present, the Free SMS Service of NSD AIR is offered in the following languages: English, Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit, Dogri, Nepali, Assamese, Gujarati, Malayalam, Tamil, Urdu, Odia, Bengali, Kashmiri, Punjabi and Arunachali.
DigiLocker is a key initiative under Digital India, the Indian Government’s flagship program aimed at transforming India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. DigiLocker ties into Digital India’s visions areas of providing citizens a shareable private space on a public cloud and making all documents / certificates available on this cloud.
Targeted at the idea of paperless governance, DigiLocker is a platform for issuance and verification of documents & certificates in a digital way, thus eliminating the use of physical documents. Indian citizens who sign up for a DigiLocker account get a dedicated cloud storage space that is linked to their Aadhaar (UIDAI) number. Organizations that are registered with Digital Locker can push electronic copies of documents and certificates (e.g. driving license, Voter ID, School certificates) directly into citizens lockers. Citizens can also upload scanned copies of their legacy documents in their accounts. These legacy documents can be electronically signed using the eSign facility.
The platform has the following benefits:
Citizens can access their digital documents anytime, anywhere and share it online. This is convenient and time saving.
It reduces the administrative overhead of Government departments by minimizing the use of paper.
Digital Locker makes it easier to validate the authenticity of documents as they are issued directly by the registered issuers.
Self-uploaded documents can be digitally signed using the eSign facility (which is similar to the process of self-attestation).
The following are the key stakeholders in the DigiLocker system:
Issuer: Entity issuing e-documents to individuals in a standard format and making them electronically available e.g. CBSE, Registrar Office, Income Tax department, etc.
Requester: Entity requesting secure access to a particular e-document stored within a repository (e.g. University, Passport Office, Regional Transport Office, etc.)
Resident: An individual who uses the Digital Locker service based on Aadhaar number.
The main technology components of the DigiLocker system are:
Repository: Collection of e-documents that is exposed via standard APIs for secure, real-time access.
Access Gateway: Secure online mechanism for requesters to access e-documents from various repositories in real-time using URI (Uniform Resource Indicator).
DigiLocker Portal: Dedicated cloud based personal storage space, linked to each resident’s Aadhaar for storing e-documents, or URIs of e-documents.
మీకు ఇండియన్ గవర్నమెంట్ అందిస్తున్న Digital Locker. మీ మార్కుల మెమోలూ, ఓటర్ ఐడిలు, పాన్ కార్డుల వంటి డాక్యుమెంట్లు అన్నింటినీ Gmail, Google డ్రైవ్ వంటి వాటిలో స్టోర్ చేసుకుంటున్నారా? ఎక్కడో US సర్వర్లలో ఉండే ఆ డేటా విదేశీ నిఘా ఏజెన్సీల కళ్ల పడకుండానో, హ్యాకర్ల బారిన పడకుండానో ఉండాలంటే భారత ప్రభుత్వం ప్రతీ సిటిజెన్కీ అందిస్తున్న డిజిటల్ లాకర్ సదుపాయం వాడుకోవచ్చు. దీని ద్వారా ఇకపై ఎవరైనా అడ్రస్ ప్రూఫ్ల లాంటివి అడిగినప్పుడు వాటిని జిరాక్స్ తీయాల్సిన పని కూడా లేదు, ఆ డిజిటల్ లాకర్లో ఉన్న ఫైల్ని ఆ డిపార్ట్మెంట్కి పంపిస్తే సరిపోతుంది.
To expedite the passport issuing system, the ministry of external affairs (MEA) has now decided to rely on Aadhaar card for identification of the applicant and on the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) database for validation of his/her criminal antecedents.
New Delhi (28-02-2015): passport is good news for those applying online. Now, in just 10 days can become passport. You must apply for it online and it is not necessary to make a listing of documents. Your Documents Online Summit may applicant. Additionally, all documents such as identity proof and address proof rather than just a base card might work. Appointment will get you to the next 3 days of applying. 7 days after the right of the whole process will have your passport in your hand. The total may have
your passport in just 10 days.
Sitaram Yadav said the passport officer Ghaziabad in the process was time consuming. So try to save time by documentation being. However, sometimes due to the postal service delays or holidays may take longer to get a passport. The advantage of the base card The government of the applicant’s criminal activities based card verification process have tried to make the system. Under the new procedure to apply for a passport, and he is not the base card, you may have to make the first base card. Why was the delay Indeed, government passport to come to the police complaints in regard to verification and the consequent delays in issuing passports. The Ministry of Home Affairs to allow the applicant decided.
(ii) Fill in details like your ‘passport kendra’, date of birth, and email id. You will receive you login ID on your registered email ID. Thereafter, you will be redirected to the home page. Fill in your details. Then you will get an e-mail ID login ID. Go back to the home page.
Step 2 – Login Activate your account by clicking on the link received on your email ID. Login through your user name and password. Thereafter, click on the link ‘Apply for Fresh Passport’ or ‘Re-issue of Passport’. You will get two options; click on the second one to fill the application form online.
Then click on the Continue Button…
Step 3 – Choose your option If you are applying for passport for the first time, click on ‘Apply for Fresh Passport’ link. Thereafter, you will be required to fill in some forms. Take your time while providing with your details, lest there should be a mistake. For once the passport process fails, it takes a lot of time to reapply. Step 4 – Fill in family details Once you have filled in the details, save it. You can now access this page anytime by using your user name and password. In the next page, fill in your family details. You can save it and move to the next page where provide with your address; save it too. Provide with your emergency contact details afterwards. Step 5 – Pay and schedule appointment At ‘View Saved/Submitted Applications’ page, clink on Pay and Schedule Appointment link and fix your appointment time. After submitting the form you will be required to make online payment through your credit card, debit card, or internet banking. Step 6 – Print application receipt After completing the process, click on Application Receipt link to get the printout, which will contain application reference number and appointment number. Step 7 – Carry original documents Carry to your designated Passport Seva Kendra original documents. Well, within next 7 days, you will receive your passport at home. You can also take its copy online.
Currency notes reflect the nation’s rich and diverse culture, her struggle for freedom and her proud achievements as a nation.
With a view to bringing the identity closer to the cultural heritage of the country as also for showcasing her scientific advances, a new series of notes in a new design is being launched.
The new design bank notes are distinctly different from the current Mahatma Gandhi Series of bank notes in colour, size and theme. The theme of the new series notes is India’s heritage sites.
A few new other elements added in these notes are numerals in devnagari and the logo of Swachh Bharat. The new notes also have design elements in myriad and intricate forms and shapes.
While the security features in the current series of bank notes, such as water mark, security thread, latent image of denomination numeral, denomination numeral in colour shifting ink, number panels, see through register, electro-type, bleed lines, etc., continue to remain, their relative positions may have changed in the new design notes.
Facebook and Reliance Communications are making the internet available to millions of people in India through the launch of the FreeBasics app and free basic services. This is the first time the FreeBasics app will be available in the region.
Reliance customers in six Indian states (Tamil Nadu, Mahararashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, and Telangana) will now have access to more than three dozen services ranging from news, maternal health, travel, local jobs, sports, communication, and local government information.
Reliance customers in India can access these services in the Internet.org Android app, at
https://0.freebasics.com, from the start screen of the
Opera Mini mobile web browser, and using the Android app UC Browser for FreeBasics.
Most of the services will be available in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Gujarati and Marathi.
This is a big step forward in our efforts to connect everyone to the internet, and to help people share their ideas and creativity with the entire world. We’ll continue to improve the experience and roll it out to other parts of the world.