National News-Daily Digest: 4 Key Updates
1. Odd-even scheme called off
The Delhi government decided to call off the roll-out of the odd-even scheme that was to remain in force from November 13 to 17. This decision came after the National Green Tribunal said that the scheme will have to be implemented without any exemptions given to two-wheelers and cars driven by women.
2. Kerala soon to have e-policing kiosks
The Kerala Police plans to set up “virtual police stations or e-policing kiosks” at railway stations, airports, bus terminals, parks, public places, tourist spots, weekend destinations, and festival areas across the State.
This will make the reporting and complaining faster. It will also save a lot of time.
3. Telangana government declares Urdu as it second official language
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has declared Urdu as the state’s second official language. Every office in the state will now have an Urdu speaking officer.
4. Bike ambulances to be introduced in Delhi from January
The bike ambulance facilities would be introduced on a pilot basis in Delhi in January 2018. Initially, it will be rolled out for three districts of Delhi. This will be introduced to tackle the congested roads during peak traffic hours.