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  • Army Chief General MM Naravane terms disengagement with China at LAC as ‘win-win situation’

    Army Chief General MM Naravane has said the disengagement with China at LAC is very good and it is a win-win situation. He said  the good outcome has come from the ten rounds of talks with China.  He was delivering a lecture on the role of the Army in dealing with the contemporary national security challenges. […]

    Govt to administer COVID-19 vaccine to people above 60 yrs from 1st March; People above 45 with comorbidities also to be vaccinated

    Government will start administering COVID-19 vaccine to people above 60 years of age from 1st of next month. Those above 45 years of age with comorbidities will also be vaccinated in this phase. Briefing reporters in New Delhi today after the Union Cabinet meeting, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said the vaccine will be administered […]

    Govt approves PLI Scheme for IT Hardware and Pharmaceuticals

    The Union Cabinet has approved Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Pharmaceuticals over a period of Financial Year 2020-21 to 2028-29.The Scheme will benefit domestic manufacturers, help in creating employment and is expected to contribute to the availability of a wider range of affordable medicines for consumers. The scheme is expected to promote the production […]

    Union Cabinet recommends imposition of President’s Rule in Puducherry

    The Union Cabinet has approved Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Pharmaceuticals over a period of Financial Year 2020-21 to 2028-29.The Scheme will benefit domestic manufacturers, help in creating employment and is expected to contribute to the availability of a wider range of affordable medicines for consumers. The scheme is expected to promote the production […]

    PM Modi to visit Puducherry on Thursday to inaugurate and lay foundation stone for several welfare projects

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Puducherry tomorrow (February 25) to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for several welfare projects to the value of more than Rs 3022 crore. Our Correspondent reports, according to an official release, the Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for 4 laning of NH 45-A (56 kms from […]

    I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar clarifies, only cricket stadium is named after PM, Sports Complex is still Sardar Patel Sports Enclave

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar has clarified that only the cricket stadium, within the Sardar Patel Sports Enclave in Ahmedabad, has been named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said the name of the Sports Complex is still Sardar Patel Sports Enclave.  Reacting to Congress criticism over it, Mr. Javadker hit back at the […]

    Centre lifts embargo on private sector banks for conduct of govt related transactions

    The Centre has lifted embargo on private sector banks for conduct of government related transactions. They include  taxes and other revenue payment facilities, pension payment and small saving schemes.  Earlier, only few private banks were permitted for such transactions. The move is expected to further enhance customers convenience, spur competition and higher efficiency in the […]

    President inaugurates world’s largest Cricket stadium at Motera in Ahmedabad; Renamed as ‘Narendra Modi Stadium’

    President Ram Nath Kovind today inaugurated the newly constructed world’s largest Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium at Motera in Ahmedabad. President Kovind has also laid the foundation stone of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave at newly-built Cricket Stadium. Our correspondent reports that due to COVID-19 pandemic, only 50 per cent spectators have been allowed inside the […]

    SC dismisses petitions seeking extra chance for last attempt Civil Service Examination 2020

    The Supreme Court today dismissed the petition filed by  aspirants seeking an extra attempt in Civil Services Examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for those who had exhausted their last attempt in October 2020. The petitioners, who had given their last attempt in Civil Service Examination-2020, had sought for an extra chance citing […]

    Union Health Ministry asks 4 states, 1 UT to expedite vaccination of healthcare and frontline workers

    Union Health Ministry has asked Madhya Pradesh, along with some other states including Maharashtra, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir and Chhattisgarh to expedite the vaccination of healthcare and frontline workers so as to confer immunity in the shortest possible time-frame in the wake of a rising trend of COVID-19 cases and positivity rate in some districts. […]