MEA caught in a web of errors
Website management doesn’t seem to be India’s forte. This, despite the fact that it claims to be the hub for information and technology.
One example is the new website of the Indian embassy in Washington, www.indianembassy.org launched last weekend with added features. But whoever is in-charge doesn’t seem to know how to run a spell check, not to speak of getting facts right about Union ministers.
Ambassador is spelt as ‘Ambassdor’ on the page that has the profile of country’s envoy to US, Meera Shankar. Economic Relations header is called ‘Economics Relations’.
Then on the page that lists the “Prime Minister and Cabinet,” there is a blank space for where the name of Union Minister for Water Resources (Pawan Kumar Bansal) should come. And if the website is to be believed, Shashi Tharoor is still the minister of state for External Affairs.
Last week another portal-related goof up was seen on the Indian embassy website in Bahrain.
The website, www.indianembassy-bah.com, which was the official website of Indian mission in Bahrain had turned into a porn site. Though after some haggling between the local telecom service provider, Batelco, and Indian mission, the issue has been settled.
The mission had switched on to a new website, www.indianembassybahrain.com, middle last year, it failed to secure the old website.
Mumbai: Maharashtra on Saturday recorded 307 Covid-19 cases, including 198 from Mumbai, taking the tally in the state to 78,82,476, while the death toll remained unchanged at 1,47,856 for the second consecutive day, an official said. Dr Ameet Mandot, director, of Gut Clinic said this is a stable situation. Mumbai tops with 1211 active patients in the state followed by Pune and Thane with 306 and 178 active cases respectively.
Mumbai In what has set off a war of words between allies in the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi coalition government, the Shiv Sena has asked the Congress to introspect on why its leaders like Sunil Jakhar and Hardik Patel quit the party. An editorial on Saturday in the Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana noted that senior leader Rahul Gandhi had left many questions unanswered at the recent chintan shivir at Udaipur.
The use of latest technology by Prayagraj-based Prof Rajendra Singh (Rajju Bhaiya) State University (PRSU) is assisting the varsity in holding its annual examinations with utmost transparency and fairness. The annual examination, which commenced from May 20 and would continue till June 26, is being held under watch of hi-tech control room enabling live monitoring of all 392 exam centres located across Prayagraj division.
District magistrate Mahendra Bahadur Singh has asked self-help groups and district authorities to help in tackling the threat of malnutrition among young children. Under the state government's Total Nutrition Campaign the district authorities have identified 1081 children with severe acute malnutrition and 11000 with moderate acute malnutrition. The DM said total nutrition campaign was a collective drive in which everyone must contribute to ensure healthy development of young kids.
A 35-year-old man was killed and two people, including a 10-year-old boy, were injured after a wall collapsed in the Dwarka Sector-23 area on Saturday, officials said. Fire officials received information at 2.18 pm about the wall collapse at the DDA flats, Pochanpur, Dwarka Sector-23 B-block, they said, adding that three fire-tenders were rushed to the site. The injured were rushed to the Deen Dayal Upadhyay (DDU) hospital in a PCR van.