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  • India lodges strong protest with Pakistan over its refusal to grant visa to 87 Indian pilgrims

    India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over its refusal to grant visa to 87 Indian pilgrims who wanted to visit the neighbouring country to observe the death anniversary of fifth Sikh Guru Arjan Dev on the occasion of Shahidi Jor Mela. Official sources said, New Delhi expressed its concern at the disregard shown […]

    Harsh Vardhan asks all Chief Ministers to consider enacting law to protect doctors

    The Centre has asked the states to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting doctors and medical professionals. Dr Harsh Vardhan has written to all the Chief Ministers in this regard in view of the recent assault on doctors in West Bengal. He also forwarded the Draft Act provided by IMA- the Protection of Medical Service […]

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets top Army brass

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today met General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff in New Delhi today. Mr Singh complimented Army for ensuring the highest level of professionalism, the continuous readiness against external and internal challenges and their role in nation building. The Minister said, it is a matter of great pride that the […]

    Harsh Vardhan urges Mamata Banerjee to ensure an amicable end to doctors agitation

    Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has written a letter to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urging her to ensure an amicable end to the doctor’s agitation and provide a secure working environment to them. He stated that the ongoing strike is causing severe hardship to the patients across the country and has adversely […]

    Government expedites environment clearance for industries: Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar

    Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today said Government has expedited the environment clearance for industries and Environment Ministry is no more a road blocker in the development. Addressing the CII National Council meeting in New Delhi. Mr Javadekar said, earlier the ministry used to take 640 days for environmental and forest clearances, which has now come […]

    MSME sector has great potential for growth and employment generation: Nitin Gadkari

    Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Nitin Gadkari has said that the MSME sector has great potential for growth and employment generation and urged the industry to invest more in this sector. Mr Gadkari said, his ministry is planning to make 700 industrial clusters and he invited the private sector to invest in this […]

    HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank stresses on creation of at least two Sanskrit speaking villages

    Human Resources Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has stressed on creation of at least two Sanskrit speaking villages near the Sanskrit Institutions in the country. He said, more highly qualified Sanskrit teachers, professors should be engaged to give new dimensions to the language both at National and International level to promote the Sanskrit language. Chairing […]

    PM Kisan Pension Scheme: Farmers’ contribution to be Rs 100 per month

    Farmers will have to contribute 100 rupees per month under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Pension Yojana that seeks to provide a minimum fixed monthly pension of  3,000 rupees on the attainment of 60 years. The central government will also contribute an equal amount to the pension fund to be managed by the LIC, which will […]

    PM Modi emphasises on sharing India’s expertise in health care and telemedicine with member countries of SCO

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emphasised on sharing India’s expertise in health care and telemedicine with member countries of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). Addressing the plenary session of the SCO summit Mr Modi said, that along with physical connectivity people to contact is also important among member countries.  Mr Modi presented his vision for regional […]

    Narendra Singh Tomar chaired a meeting with Agriculture Ministers of all States, UTs

    Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar today chaired a meeting with Agriculture Ministers of all States and Union Territories via video conference. An official release said, the implementation of three key schemes of government namely Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojna (PM-Kisan), Pension Scheme for Small and Marginal Farmers and Kisan Credit Card […]