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  • Budget Session of Parliament to commence on Jan 31

    The Budget Session of Parliament will commence on the 31st of this month. The session will begin with the address of President  Ram Nath Kovind to the joint sitting of both the Houses of Parliament at 11.00 A.M in Central Hall. The Interim Budget will be presented on the 1st of February. The session will […]

    Delhi HC to hear National Herald publisher AJL’s plea on Jan 28

    The Delhi High Court  today said it will hear the appeal of Associated Journals Ltd, AJL  on January 28 challenging the single judge order asking it to vacate its Delhi premises . A bench headed by Chief Justice Rajendra Menon cited health issues and asked if the matter could be heard some other day. Solicitor […]

    WHO Goodwill ambassador Yohei Sasakawa to get Gandhi Peace Prize for 2018

    Gandhi Peace Prize for 2018 will be conferred on Yohei Sasakawa who is Goodwill Ambassador of the World Health Organization for Leprosy Elimination. The award will be given to Mr Sasakawa in recognition of his work towards the eradication of the disease in India and across the world. Ekal Abhiyan Trust has been chosen for […]

    Micro-irrigation is a game changer in agricultural development: Gadkari

    New Delhi : Minister for Water resources and River development Nitin Gadkari has said that micro irrigation is a game changer in agricultural development. Inaugurating  three day International Micro irrigation conference in Aurangabad, Maharashtra,  he emphasised on new technology, new innovation and new research for agricultural sector. The Minister said, it will help in increasing productivity. […]

    SC dismisses pleas of 5 States seeking modification of its order on DGP appointment

    New Delhi :The Supreme Court today dismissed the pleas of five states seeking modification of its order issued last year on the selection and appointment of director generals of police DGPs. The apex court was hearing applications of various state governments, including Punjab, Kerala, West Bengal, Haryana and Bihar, seeking implementation of their local laws […]

    2300 Muslim women from India to go on Haj without male companion this Year: Naqvi

    Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said that for the first time after independence, more than 2300 Muslim women from India will go on Hai without male companion this year. After inaugurating New Haj Division in New Delhi today the Minister said, on the directions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his Ministry has made […]

    Piyush Goyal asks RPF, Govt Railway Police officers to work together to ensure security passengers

    Railways Minister Piyush Goyal today asked Railway Protection Force and Government Railway Police officers to work together to ensure security of railway passengers. Addressing All India Conference on Railway Security, the Minister said Government wants to install the best equipment and bring modern technology to prevent crime and instill a sense of security in passengers. […]

    Petroleum and Natural Gas Additional Secy Rajiv Bansal emphasises importance of fuel conservation

    Additional Secretary in Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry Rajiv Bansal today emphasised the importance of fuel conservation. Launching the Sanrakshan Kshamta Mahotsav in New Delhi, Mr Bansal said, India has limited number of petroleum resources therefore the need of the hour is that the resources must be conserved. He said, people should also switch to […]

    9th International Micro irrigation conference begins in Aurangabad

    Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the 9th International Micro irrigation conference at Aurangabad in Maharashtra today. Speaking on the occasion Mr. Nitin Gadkari said the Central government taking several new initiatives for water conservation. He said this is the time to think of change in crop pattern considering the availability of water. The […]

    Teachers, academic staff of tech institutes to get 7th Central pay commission benefits

    The government has approved a proposal to extend the 7th Central Pay Commission benefits to teachers and other academic staff of the state government and government-aided degree level technical institutes. This will have additional Central government liability of over 1240 crore rupees. The Centre will reimburse 50 per cent of the total additional expenditure from […]