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Additional list of NRC draft rolled out; highlights names of ‘one lakh’ ineligible people

Taking a pledge to weed out illegal migrants entering the country, the state of Assam rolled out the National Register of Citizens draft. With this the state on Wednesday published the additional list to the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) mentioning the names of 1,02,462 persons excluded from the NRC. ..

Making journey feasible, download the new mobile app for Amarnath Yatra now!

Opening gates of the Amarthnath shrine, the state of Jammu and Kashmir is all set to welcome its pilgrims to seek the blessings. In order to enable pilgrims intending to undertake Amarnath Yatra, Amarnath Shrine Board has introduced a new mobile based application for Yatris. ..

Interactions between two largest democracies throws light on India-US strategic partnership

Extending the hand of friendship and strong bilateral relations with USA, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today conveyed to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that India and the United States have a strategic partnership and that is actually based on deep and broad convergences which have been steadily growing over the last many years. In a joint press interaction, he highlighted that India will go by its national interest while dealing with other countries, including with sanctions-hit Russia. ..

Jharkhand mob lynching was hurting but why blame entire state, asks PM Modi

“Blaming the whole state for one incident was not right,” says PM Narendra Modi while speaking in Rajya Sabha. Also, he condemned the incident of mob lynching of a man in Jharkhand. "Death of youth in mob lynching is sad, culprits will be punished but blaming entire Jharkhand for it is not right." PM Modi said and added that he was saddened to see the Opposition maligning a single state...

Best captains crack the whip..! Samant Goel becomes new R&AW chief while Kashmir expert Arvind Kumar heads as DIB

Appointing new chiefs of the country's two intelligence units, the government has named Samant Goel as the chief of Research and Analysis Wing, while naming Arving Kumar as the Director of Intelligence Bureau. ..

ED staples assets worth over Rs 9000 cr in Sterling Biotech PMLA case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached assets worth over 9,000 crore rupees in connection with its money laundering probe against Gujarat-based pharmaceutical firm Sterling Biotech, which is allegedly involved in a multi-crore bank fraud case. ED officials said a provisional order of attachment was issued under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)...

From lauding voters decisive mandate to slamming Congress for questioning EVM; PM Modi’s surgical strike in Rajya Sabha

After launching a stinging counter-attack on Congress in the Lok Sabha, Prime Minister in his reply to motion of thanks to President’s address drew another remark at the opposition. Prime Minister Modi attacked the opposition by asserting that the party is not ready to accept their defeat in the Lok Sabha elections and cannot accept victory either. By doing this they are insulting the people’s mandate. ..

PM Modi's reply to motion of thanks in Rajya Sabha

PM Modi's reply to motion of thanks in Rajya Sabha..

Drama, chaos and confused mind; Rahul Gandhi determined to quit as MPs still request him to continue

Sulking over the poll debacle, Congress scion Rahul Gandhi has been pitching to quit from reigning the realms of Congress Party. Creating drama and huge fuss about it, the Congress Members of Parliament (MP) have been asking him to reconsider his decision. During a Congress parliamentary party meeting chaired by Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday, Rahul Gandhi refused to budge and stood firm on his decision to quit the leadership. ..

Social Justice Ministry Holds '17th Run Against Drug Abuse' in New Delhi

Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot today flagged off “17th Run Against Drug Abuse” on the occasion of ‘International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking’ at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi. The dignitaries present for the event led the Symbolic Walk with Band display. A demo cultural show was organized and certificate prizes and awards of appreciation were distributed to the participants on the occasion...

Wednesday and Beyond..! Heavy rains in Goa throw normal life out of gear

Lashing the coastal areas and throwing the normal life out of gear at many places, heavy rains in the South-West Goa have completely set the continuous downpour to a huge traffic jam on the Panaji-Margao highway due to accumulation of water...

New power to Local governance! Govt assigns Rs. 7,255.5 crore for strengthening Panchayati Raj institutions

India’s local bodies structure or Panchayati Raj Institution is the backbone of Indian democracy. All the efforts to strengthening the democracy started with Panchayati Raj Institution in India. Now, giving this backbone more strength, the Centre has earmarked over Rs 7,000 crore under the Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) scheme..

Focusing concerns over defence surveillance, US State Secretary Mike Pompeo calls up NSA Ajit Doval

Having a deep discourse over the multiple issues concerning terror and defence prior to the meeting between PM Modi and US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of G-20 summit at Osaka on June 28, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met NSA Ajit Doval in the South block on Wednesday. ..

Fulfilling Adhir Ranjan's request, PM Modi hits out on Gandhis jail going: “This is not Emergency, enjoy being on bail”

Scathing remarks on Congress dynasty by evoking Indira Gandhi imposing Emergency; Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed the opposition for crushing India’s soul. Invoking the dark chapter of Indian history, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hinted on people out on bail by saying that they would be punished by the judiciary as it is the court which will decide on people being in jail and bail...

Reserve Bank of India launches New App “Complaint Management System (CMS)”

The Reserve Bank of India has launched an application on its website for lodging complaints against banks and NBFCs with a view to improve customer experience in timely redressal of grievances. Complaint Management System (CMS) is a software application..

Assuring Fushida of all support in game-changing cycle valley project, CM Capt Amarinder Singh discusses employment scope abide

Discussing various investment and employment generation opportunities in the state, Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh met a delegation of industrialists from China, merrily sharing the collaboration of Fushida Group and the Hero Group for the Cycle Valley project. “This will create huge employment opportunities for our youth”, he said. ..

Bonds of relation got new strength when PM Modi shook hands with US Secretary Mike Pompeo

Bonds of relation got a new strength when PM Modi shook hands with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during their meeting at the Prime Minister's Residence today. During the meeting, PM Modi and Pompeo exchanged views on various aspects of Indo-US relationship...

Fillipping low cost conduct to Economically Weaker Section, RBI revises the bank loan schemes favoring all categories

Viewing to give a fillip to low-cost housing for the Economically Weaker Sections and Low Income Groups, the Centre has revised the housing loan limits for eligibility under priority sector lending to Rs 35 lakh in metropolitan centres and Rs 25 lakh in other centres. ..

According high priority to digitization, FinMin lauds the rise of 18.65% in e-filing for AY 2018-19

Marking a 18.65 per cent of increase in the submission of e-returns for year 2018-19, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in a written reply to the lower house, lauded the spirit of the assesses to align to the digitization and technological upgradation. ..

Heading towards good bilateral relations, IAF contingent departs for Exercise Garuda-VI

After a successful exercise ‘Garuda V’ in 2014, Indian and French Air Force are heading towards ‘Garuda-VI’ to be held in next month. This is the sixth edition of bilateral exercise Garuda and is being planned at French Air Force Base, Mont-de-Marsan...

#AndhraPradesh: ‘Praja Vedika’ No More! Government Building Demolished Overnight after CM’s order

Authorities took no time to flatten the splendid government building Praja Vedika after Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy ordered on Tuesday to demolish the building claiming it an ‘illegally constructed one’. ..

Envisioning to lead in technological advancements, Indians will soon carry chip-based e-passports

Emancipating the digitization wave in the country, India has shown a considerable growth by adopting the new change. Commencing discussion with the ‘India Security Press’, the External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said that the Ministry of External Affairs has pitched in for a project on issuing chip-enabled e-passports in the future. The project has been kept on a priority basis. ..

Tearing apart opposition by evoking dark history of Emergency, PM Modi echoes the trust and mandate of Indians

Slamming the opposition party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his reply to the motion of thanks said, the main Opposition party has no connect with the masses. “We don’t want to grow taller like you, but remain connected with roots; Don’t want to disconnect with masses,” he said triggering thumping desks from treasury benches..

Target of 'Housing for All' to be achieved by 2020!

Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Puri has expressed confidence that the target of completion of constructions of all houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana -Urban will be achieved by the end of 2020 as against the target of 2022...

Waking to improve its rank in Ease of doing business, Bangladesh gets it's highest ever FDI of USD 3.61 billion

Working to improve its ranking in the ease of doing business index, Bangladesh has received its highest ever net foreign direct investment amounting to USD 3.61 billion in 2018...

Goa liberation movement leader Mohan Ranade dies at 90

Mohan Ranade, veteran freedom fighter and a leading figure in the Goa Liberation struggle passed away on Tuesday morning at a very ripe age of 90 in a Pune-based hospital...

Providing enhanced impetus to manufacturing sector, the Finance Commission meets representatives of Trade and Industry in Karnataka

The 15th Finance Commission headed by NK Singh along with its members and senior officials on Tuesday observed the needs to provide enhanced impetus to develop the manufacturing sector, which, in turn, would calibrate its over dependence on IT sector, thereby, reducing concentration risk to growth. ..

We’ll see million smiling farmers soon: By the end of November, Rs 2100 crore will be in the accounts of 35 million farmers

Soon we will see smiles on million farmers as the state government will give Rs. 5000 crore in 2-3 months directly into their accounts through DBT. Under the Pradhan Mantri Kishan Samman Nidhi as a token, nearly 5 lakh farmers of the state were given Rs 2,000 on Monday...

Swami Satyamitranand ji Giri passes away at 87

His divine holiness, Swami Satyamitranand ji Giri, former Jagadguru Shankaracharya, Mahamandleshwar and founder of Bharat Mata Mandir at Hardwar passed off in wee hours of Tuesday. He was 87...

‘Always honor the spirit and the letter of law’, Centre continues to embrace digitization, taking economy forward

Reiterating that the Centre will ensure that small retailers and kirana shops thrive in the country, Commerce head Piyush Goyal, held an interactive session with e-Commerce companies, discussing ways to bring about convergence of interests of e-Commerce platforms and small retailers. ..

Straight to Jail: Delhi Court Sentences Three Months Imprisonment to AAP’s Manoj Kumar

Aam Aadmi Party MLA Manoj Kumar has been sentenced to three months in jail by a Delhi court today for obstructing election process at a polling station in Kalyan Puri area of East Delhi during 2013 Assembly polls. ..

PM Modi's reply to motion of thanks on President's address

PM Modi motion of thanks on President's address in Lok Sabha..

Taking harsh action on those fuelling terror activities, NIA till date has arrested 155 in affiliation to ISIS

Busting the IS terror module by raiding places in Uttar Pradesh and Hyderabad, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested ten convicts and have filed a charge sheet getting all the whereabouts. In a reply to the members in Lok Sabha, the Ministry of Home Affairs highlighted that the NIA has arrested at least 155 accused from various parts of the country who are affiliated to the ISIS group. ..

Doing least possible to reward the real heroes, MH increases monthly remuneration for freedom fighters

Respecting and rewarding the real legends, Maharashtra government today decided to increase the monthly remuneration for all the freedom fighters, doing the least possible it could for the freedom fighters...

Stimulating Medical education in country, Government approves 22 new AIIMS

The Union Government has approved/announced 22 new AIIMS in the country. Six AIIMS at Patna (Bihar), Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Bhubaneswar (Odisha), Jodhpur (Rajasthan) and Rishikesh (Uttaranchal) are functional...

Staging healthcare as center of policymaking, NITI Aayog releases second edition of report on “Healthy States and Progressive India”

NITI Aayog, today released the second edition of “Healthy States, Progressive India” in the capital...

Taking off the blanket of terror, MHA hints zero tolerance policy acts on point in eliminating terrorism

In a reply given in Lok Sabha, the numbers slated by the government clearly indicates that the policy initiated by the central government towards terrorism is acting on point. As per the data, the number of terrorists killed upto 16 June, 2019 have summed up to 113. Whereas the civilians killed in the valley round up to 18...

Watter-Battle on Rise: Tamil Nadu CM Writes to Centre to Disallow Karnataka’s Mekedatu Dam

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi k. Palaniswami in a written letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged the Centre to deny permission to Karnataka’s request to construct mekedatu reservoir across the inter-state river Cauvery. ..

Big Diplomatic Victory for India: Fugitive Mehul Choksi to be extradited to India confirms Antiguan PM Gaston Browne

Soon India will be getting back its fraud criminal businessman Mehul Choksi as Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne has confirmed Mehul Choksi's citizenship will be revoked. Choksi along with Nirav Modi is the main accused in the Rs 11, 400 crore PNB scam...

Breaking loose the human panic, Kolkata Police arrests four Bangladeshi ISIS terror operatives

Busting the terror nexus and acting on tip off, the Kolkata Police’s Special Task Force (STF) arrested four neo-Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) operatives from Kolkata. Two operatives Md. Jiaur Rahman and Mamonur Rashid of Bangladeshi nationals were arrested from the vicinity of Sealdah Railway Station’s parking lot in Kolkata. A mobile phone containing photos, videos, jihadi text, and literature were found on them. ..

Advocating the impact of financial and non-financial incentives, RBI furthers growth of Indian MSME sectors

Furthering the growth and development of the MSME sectors in India, U K Sinha, former chairman of SEBI, consented its working on the topic of economic and national importance to the Reserve Bank. This is after the SEBI held intense interactions with various stakeholders and international experts across the country...

Andhra CM Aggressive: Orders Demolition of Govt Building on Krishna Riverbed in Amaravati

Being Aggressive against the former CM N. Chandrababu Naidu, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has ordered demolition of a government building on a riverbed in Amaravati claiming it an illegal one. ..

Career diplomat turned EAM Dr S Jaishankar files his nomination as MP from Gujarat's Rajya Sabha seat

Waking ahead to file nomination to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat on Tuesday, External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar met Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani seeking respectful and appreciative honours. ..

Reap what you sow! Rajasthan farmer committed suicide; slams Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot in suicide note for loan promise

Now, the situation regarding loan waiver is intensified. On Sunday, a 45-year-old farmer committed suicide, leaving behind a note which apparently written by him accused CM Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot of not fulfilling its pre-poll promise of waiving bank loans...

Intensifying the inflamed trade knots, India, China and US to hold a discourse at Japan's G20 summit

Viewing to enhance trade and develop the bond under the key GSP trade programme, the United States is up to hold a diligent meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping amongst other world leaders, on the sidelines of G-20 meeting in Japan this week. ..

Himachal CM woos business leaders of UAE during business leaders forum

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur addressed prominent business leaders of UAE during a business leader’s forum in Dubai on Monday. He said that the state offers attractive incentives under its industrial policy to boost investments...

Rajya Sabha adjourned as a mark of respect for departed BJP Member Madan Lal Saini

The BJP on Tuesday cancelled its parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday due to the death of party Rajya Sabha MP Madan Lal Saini. The meeting, which was scheduled early morning on Tuesday, was the first meeting of all BJP MPs alone after 2019 polls. ..

#Emergency: Day to Remember Victory of India’s Democratic Ethos over Authoritarian Mindset…

“India salutes all those greats who fiercely and fearlessly resisted the Emergency. India’s democratic ethos successfully prevailed over an authoritarian mindset.” In these words, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tribute to all those courageous Indians who strived to save India’s democracy from the black clouds of 1975 emergency...

National Policy on Biofuels: Gateway to convert damaged food grains into biofuel

By seeing damaged food grains one thinks to dump it but has anybody thought that there is fuel hidden in it? No then reading this article would surely help you. The National Policy on Biofuels-2018 notified on 8.6.2018, inter-alia, allows the production of ethanol from damaged food grains like wheat, broken rice, etc. which are unfit for human consumption. The policy also allows conversion of surplus quantities of food grains to ethanol, based on the approval of the National Biofuel Coordination Committee...

Congress proves its ‘Highly-Disqualified’ DNA again: Disrespecting PM Modi, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury compares him with Gandi Naali

Congress has again proved that it has cheap and highly disqualified DNA to even stand in Lok Sabha. It is a wonder that how come Congress won even 52 seats; like the way it behaves the next term would be a nil account for it. Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury stoked a controversy on Monday with his "naali" (drain) remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha...

Viewing to curb pollution and save grids of it's hazards, India decides to ban import of plastic waste from August 2019

Listing out the steps to curb pollution, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday moved up banning import of plastic waste from August 2019. “About 20,000 tonnes of plastic wastes get generated every day in the country and out of that only 13,000-14000 tonnes are collected”, he said while replying to a query in the Upper House. ..

Prioritizing eradication of terror, Union Cabinet approves amendments of two laws to give more power to NIA

Giving the strength to NIA for the eradication of terror, Today Union Cabinet approved amendments in two laws...

BSP divorces SP; Mayawati says will fight all elections alone

Tearing out the stole of the alliance, The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has decided to contest all elections in the future alone. After meeting her party workers in Lucknow on Sunday, BSP leader Mayawati today said in a tweet that the behavior of Samajwadi Party (SP) after the recent Lok Sabha elections was the reason behind her decision...

Passport Revolution - 7th Passport Seva Divas

The Passport Seva Divas is celebrated by the Ministry of External Affairs since 2012. The celebration of the 7th Passport Seva Diwas is being held in New Delhi on June 24 and June 25. Passport Act came into force in India in 1967. Currently India is issuing on an average more than one crore passports every year...

AgustaWestland Scam: SC to hear on June 25 against Rajeev Saxena’s request to travel abroad

The Supreme Court on June 24 agreed to hear a plea by the Enforcement Directorate against the permission granted Rajeev Saxena, an approver in a money laundering case related to the AgustaWestland chopper scam, to travel abroad on medical grounds...

Maratha quota row: SC refuses to seek plea challenging Maratha Quota in PG Medical Colleges

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea challenging a Bombay High Court order which dismissed a petition against 16% quota for Marathas in admission to postgraduate medical and dental courses...

One nation, One Driving License..! Centre modifies driving license format to laminated card without smart card

Amid rising chaos of license distribution that had been stopped for months in the wake of unsettled applications in conventional method, the Ministry of Road Transport has decided to modify the format of driving licenses to laminated card without chip or smart card type driving licences...

One for the pilgrims safety, Vaishno Devi shrine to have an inhouse disaster response force by Sept 2020

Gathering from across the country, the pilgrims with complete reverence seek blessings of Mata Vaishno Devi in Jammu and Kashmir. In order to take proper care, the pilgrims visiting the shrine, the state has opted to dedicate an inhouse disaster response force by September next year...

EAM S Jaishankar formally joins BJP

External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar, a former bureaucrat, Monday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of party working president J P Nadda and others at the Paraliament House...

Vijay Wadettiwar chairs as new LoP in MH; BJP indicates Congress to withdraw from fray for deputy chairman post

Replacing the former congressman and LoP Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil, who recently switched to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and was inducted into the Devendra Fadnavis ministry, Vijay Wadettiwar of the Indian National Congress is to chair as the new leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly...

Center is committed to promoting all Indian languages in #NewEducationPolicy!

Now, resting all the issues around the languages, HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishak said, “The center is committed to promoting all Indian Languages equally through the New Education Policy in the country”...

Inspiring step by Odisha! Odisha’s new health policy will formulate with help of citizens

As per the statement of State Health Minister, The Odisha government is in the process of formulating the State Health Policy and Vision for 2025, chief district medical officers have been asked to collect suggestions from the people...

Moving to allow 'trusts' in SEZ, Centre airs grounds for immediate legislation by promulgation of ordinance

Allowing ‘trusts’ to set up units in special economic zones, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal introduced the Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the lower house today, sharing reasons for immediate legislation by the promulgation of existing ordinance...

Assuring secured privacy and no mandatory compliance, Ravi Shankar Prasad introduces Aadhaar Bill in the lower house

Amidst loud thumping in the lower house and protests by opposition parties over concerns of privacy, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on Monday saying that Aadhaar was in national interest and it did not violate privacy...

With complete media blackout; Pakistan hints on wrapping hidden truths at the Rawalpindi military hosp blast

Injuring almost ten people, the huge blast at the military hospital in Rawalpindi, Pakistan shocked everyone. Apparently, Jaish-e-Mohammad leader Masood Azhar was being admitted to the army hospital as he received dialysis for the renal failure treatment. The Pakistan media also did not cover the issue because of military pressure and so the news spread was widely reported on social media. ..

India Experiences Passport Revolution: S Jaishankar at the Inauguration of 7th Passport Seva Divas

The Passport Seva Divas is celebrated by the Ministry of External Affairs since 2012. The celebration of the 7th Passport Seva Diwas is being held in New Delhi on June 24 and June 25. The function was inaugurated today by the Minister of External Affairs Dr. S. jaishankar, the Secretory to the Department of Posts Anant Narayan Nanda, the Secretory to the CPV & OIA Sanjeev Arora and the Joint Secretory to the CPO and PSP Arun Kumar Chatterjee. Awards were given to the best performing Passport offices ..

Warning of a talent crisis at RBI, Dy Governor Viral Acharya quits six months early

RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya, the in-charge of the monetary policy department, has moved up resigning six months before the scheduled end of his term saying that the central bank's independence and autonomy is crucial for economic progress and financial stability and that any government undermining its monetary authorities would face the wrath of financial markets and economic fires. ..

Rebuilding ‘Green Odisha’..! Assuring afforestation in Cyclone Fani hit areas, Maharashtra rolls 10 lakh absolute seedballs

Viewing to rebuild green Odisha after the devastating Cyclone hit the state, a group of environmentalists in Maharashtra’s Pune city, headed up making 10 lakhs seedballs to help restore the forest cover, assuring green plantation there on a mass scale...

Navy cum eco-warriors step in waste and step out clean, click to know how

Taking Swachhta on their shoulders like their duty, the Naval personnel in Kochi on Saturday undertook clean-up of the 2.5 km Backbay channel - also called as Venduruthy channel, to make it plastic-free and devoid of all non-biodegradable wastes. A team of 300-400 personnel of Southern Naval Command (SNC) led by Vice Admiral A.K. Chawla joined the endeavour of removing the considerable amount of plastic waste which had accumulated in the channel over the years thereby depleting the mangroves and affecting ..

Indicating downward trend in chemical industry accidents, Centre proclaims mitigating deceases in last three years

"The accidents in chemical industries not only cause damage to the environment, but also the human life”, said Environment Minister Dr Harsh Varshan, further adding that the number of deceases due to accidents in chemical industries have come down by nearly 41 per cent from 2015 to 2018. ..

Single-minded pursuit for growth, PM Modi focuses to open banking and insurance sectors for FDI

Viewing to speed the disinvestment process and management of water resources, PM Narendra Modi, ahead of the General Budget session, met the economic experts discussing the ‘Economic Policy – The road ahead’. A more than 40 economists were diligently heard in an interactive session organized by NITI Aayog...

Central, state teams together finalize to site and design of 100 bedded PICU at Muzaffarpur

“The central and state teams have finalized the site and design of 100 bedded PICU at Muzaffarpur, which will be supported under a centrally sponsored scheme” says Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, after reviewing the status of AES cases of Bihar with senior officers of the Health Ministry on Sunday. The Union Health Minister is reviewing the AES cases on a daily basis with the Health Ministry officials...

Rejecting meaningless bunch of US international religious freedom report, India proudly stands on its secular credentials pillar

International Religious Freedom report published by the US State Department is nothing but a bunch of meaningless prints. India rejecting US’ words, said that it is proud of its, its status as the largest democracy and pluralistic society with a longstanding commitment to tolerance and inclusion...

ITBP recovers bodies of seven missing mountaineers on their way to Nanda Devi peak

After struggling for nearly ten days, Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) mountaineers have discovered the seven dead bodies believed to be of the missing mountaineers near an unnamed peak near Nanda Devi East, District Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand today. ..

Big Salute to #WomenInUniform

Big Salute to #WomenInUniform..

Irked with Pakistan's attitude, FAFT members give three months deadline; Will Pakistan seriously act against terrorism?

Paying a hefty price, the neighboring country has been ‘grey-listed’ by international counter terror funding organization, Financial Action Task Force (FATF). With this, Pakistan has called in for more trouble as the member countries of FATF have notified that the country has not taken any strong action to combat terrorism. Four member nations (United States, United Kingdom, Germany and France) who have stood by India thoroughly in its quest to counter terrorism, have expressed their displeasure towards ..

Hats off, bowing down; Capt Kalpana Khandu takes high-altitude patrol providing medical cover in Arunachal Pradesh

Once a soldier, always a soldier! Inspiring millions, signifying courage and emancipating the zeal to overcome all odds, this woman in uniform has shackled all stereotypes. A young woman officer with the Indian Army, Captain Kalpana Kundu, undertook a rare high-altitude patrol in the Himalayas in Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday. Accompanied by her team, medical officer Captain Khandu headed on a crucial patrol in inhospitable and treacherous terrain to provide medical cover to her colleagues deployed ..

Try if possible Pakistan, calm your terrorist nerves by performing yoga!

With a message of calmness and serenity; Indian Embassy celebrates International Yoga Day in Pakistan..

Ensuring safe travel, Indian airlines decide to avoid Iranian airspace

In order to ensure safe travel for passengers, India's aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation, DGCA, today said all Indian flight operators in consultation with it have decided to avoid the affected part of the Iranian airspace. They will also reroute their flight suitably...

Magnificent Success! Over 6 crore farmers get assistance from PM Kisan Nidhi scheme

The ‘PM Kisan Nidhi Scheme’ is one of the most significant initiatives of the government. Now, making magnificent success in this initiative, Over 6 crore farmers across the country have been benefited under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme till now...

Leaving no stones unturned; NIA files charge sheet against ten operatives indulged in ISIS terror module

After rigorous efforts of six months, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed charge sheet after it busted an Islamic State (IS) module in Uttar Pradesh’s Amroha district and arrested 10 operatives accused in the matter. The NIA had registered a case in December last year against Mufti Suhail and nine others. ..

Amid the foul cries from party, Rajya Sabha approves TDP MPs move to join BJP

Day after they announced merging their Legislature Party in Rajya Sabha with the BJP, the Upper House Friday recognized four TDP MPs as BJP members, giving a boost to the BJP to strength in the Upper House of Parliament...

Chapekar brothers – the founders of revolutionary movement in India

Exactly one hundred twenty-two years ago on the same day three brothers - Damodar, Vasudev and Balkrishna Chapekar - fired with the intense desire to avenge the dignity of their society and religion, did shake the very foundation of the then British Occupation Government of India. The incident came as a rude shock to the British government as the it happened on the day when the most powerful Empire was celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria...

Apart from NRC, Assam to also publish an ‘additional exclusion list’ on June 26

With the pledge to exclude all illegal immigrants entering in the country, the authorities have decided that an additional list to the draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam released last year will be published on June 26. ..

Digital power to transform agriculture! Center to use digital technology for agricultural reforms; Aims to double farmers’ income by 2022

Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar informed Rajya Sabha that the deployment of technologies like artificial intelligence, big data analytics, blockchain technology and internet of things (IoT) is important for the success of schemes...

Invoking provisions of public security, SL Prez Maithripala Sirisena extends ‘state of emergency’

Announcing state of emergency, Maithripala Sirisena said in a verdict that he believed there was a "public emergency" in the country. Therefore, invoking provisions of the public security act, he has decided on extending the state of emergency. The tough laws, granting sweeping powers to police and security forces to arrest and detain suspects, were due to expire on Saturday. Just over 100 people, including 10 women, are in custody in connection with April's Easter Sunday suicide attacks against three ..

Catching collars of culprits, CBI registers corruption case against Sanjay Bhandari

With an aim to catch the collar of culprits, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against controversial arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari, unknown officials of Indian Air Force and Ministry of Defence for alleged corruption in the procurement of 75 Pilatus basic trainer aircraft in 2009...

Swaying world with its exemplary strategic business, PM Modi with Suresh Prabhu to attend G20 summit in Japan

Binding together the economics of energy security, financial stability, WTO reforms, counter-terrorism; India will exhibit its ideas at the 14th G20 summit in Japan. Asserting India’s presence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the 14th G20 summit in Japan’s Osaka city from June 28 to June 29. ..

With FATF giving lifeline until October; India expects Pakistan to take credible action against terror

More trouble coming in for Pakistan after Financial Action Task Force (FATF) kept the neighbouring country in the grey list after failing to meet the deadlines. Expressing its stand, India on Saturday said that it expects Pakistan to take "credible, verifiable, irreversible and sustainable measures" on the "global concerns" related to "terrorism and terrorist financing" emanating from any territory under its control. ..

Maharashtra Assembly passes Amendment bill for 16% Maratha quota in PG medical admission: Know everything

Both houses of Maharashtra Legislature have passed a bill to amend the SEBC Act (Socially Economically Backward Class) to ensure 16% reservation to students of Maratha community in PG Medical Admission...

India expresses concern over rising crude oil prices

Rising crude oil prices have made a concerning topic for India following developments in the Strait of Hormuz. In a tweet, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan sought the active role of Saudi Arabia within OPEC and OPEC Plus to keep oil prices at reasonable levels...

All in one safety: 'UPCop' Uttar Pradesh Police app now enables filing of fir online

With an all in one service, Uttar Pradesh Police has launched UP Cop app to ease lodging of FIRs in crimes like theft, loot and cyber fraud in the state. "In most such cases, getting an FIR registered is essential to claim recovery or even get your loss recorded. But the victims have to make several rounds of police stations before their FIR can be registered. To ease this we have launched this app, which will be available at the swipe of the mobile phone," said Ashutosh Pandey, Additional Director ..

Sticking to the mantra of ‘Environment First’, SC stays construction of road in Uttarakhand's tiger reserves

Due to environmental issues, the Supreme Court has stayed the construction of Laldhang Chillarkhal Road passing through the corridor between Rajaji and Corbett Tiger Reserves in Uttarakhand on Friday. A Vacation Bench headed by Justice Deepak Gupta passed the order after perusing a report of the court-appointed Central Empowered Committee (CEC)...

US withdrawal of GSP won't impact India: Piyush Goyal

“US withdrawal of Generalised System of Preferences will not have a significant impact on India. Indian Industry is competitive in its export products and the government does not foresee a significant impact on the country’s foreign trade.” says Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal while giving reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on Friday...

#TamilNaduWaterCrisis: Tamil Nadu thanks Kerala for help; seeks two million liters of water daily

oday, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisami said, his govt. ad thanked Kerala’s one-time offer to supply two million liters of water to tide over the crisis in Chennai but had requested it to keep up the supply for a while by raising the storage level of Mullaperiyar dam...

'Centre and State shall work cohesively to attain the set goals', Sitharaman chairs her first GST Council meet

Chairing her first GST Council meeting which headed taking crucial decisions on myriad proposals, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman moved up voicing that the GST Council had a quantum of work to do including simplification of GST Rules, rationalisation of GST rates and bring more items in the ambit of GST among others. ..

Indresh Kumar visits Darul Uloom with message of brotherhood and peace

Senior Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) functionary and patron of Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM) Indresh Kumar paid a goodwill visit to renowned Islamic Madarsa Darul Uloom Deoband with a message of brotherhood and peace on June 20...

Tribute to Great Son of Bharat Mata!

“RSS founder Dr. Hedgewar was not only a great visionary but also a master of team building. He continues to inspire millions even after 79 years of his last death,” said Vijay Chauthaiwale. ..

Collective grit for heritage preservation, 65 villages of TN joins hand to protect temples from clasps of government

The Hindu Religious & Charitable Endowments Department (HR&CE) aims to take over the administration of the Mandai Karuppasamy Temple, Ezhailatha Amman Temple and Valladikarar Temple which have been under the control of the people of these villagers for over 500 years...

Viewing to provide social security to the farmers, Centre stages the pension scheme for Small and Marginal Farmers

Evolving to provide social security pension of Rs 3,000 per month to farmers above the age of 60 years, the centre has approved a pension scheme for all Small and Marginal Farmers (SMF), subject to certain exclusion clauses amid the Rajya Sabha session on Friday...