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  • Wednesday, July, 2020| Today's Market | Current Time: 03:40:54
  • CBSE clears air on reduction of syllabus; says move only one-time measure

    The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has clarified that topics mentioned in certain media reports as dropped from the syllabus are either being covered by the rationalized syllabus or are in the Alternative Academic Calendar of NCERT. In a press statement released today, the CBSE has informed that the Alternative Academic Calendar of NCERT […]

    Govt refutes claims of privatisation of Indian Railways

    Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has refuted claims of privatisation of the Indian Railways. In a tweet, the Minister said, all the current services of the Indian Railways will continue to remain operational and the railways is not being privatised in any way. Mr. Goyal informed that 151 additional modern trains will be operational on 109 […]

    CBDT, SEBI sign MoU for data exchange

    A  Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today between the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for data exchange between the two organizations. Ministry of Finance in a statement said,  the MoU will facilitate the sharing of data and information between SEBI and CBDT on an […]

    Operation Samudra Setu culminated after successfully evacuating 3,992 Indian citizens

    Operation Samudra Setu, which was launched on 5th of May this year as part of the national effort to repatriate Indian citizens from overseas during the COVID-19 pandemic has culminated after successfully bringing 3 thousand 9 hundred 92 Indian citizens back to their homeland by sea. Indian Naval Ships Jalashwa, Airavat, Shardul and Magar participated […]

    India says full & effective implementation of ICJ judgment in Kulbushan Jadhav case being pursued through diplomatic channels

    India has said full and effective implementation of the ICJ judgment in the case of Kulbushan Jadhav is being pursued through diplomatic channels. In response to a media query, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said, the statement made by Pakistan today in the case seeks to mask its continuing reticence to implement the ICJ […]

    Cabinet approves extension of PM Gareeb Kalyan Ann Yojana till November

    The Cabinet has given approval for extending Pradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan Ann Yojana for five more months. Briefing media in New Delhi today, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said that under the scheme, five kilogram of Wheat or Rice will be given to every member of the beneficiary family and one kilogram of Chana […]

    Expert Speak: Stay at home, spend time with family & practice Yoga

    In our series ‘Expert Speak’ on All India Radio we bring you the views of the leading medical experts on COVID-19. Dr. Nand Kumar, Professor of Psychiatry, AIIMS suggested people to stay at home, spend time with family members and practice Yoga. Dr. Anvita Aggarwal, Resident, Infectious Diseases, AIIMS advised people to not be negligent […]

    CBI registers cases on allegations of custodial death of traders in Kovilpatti, Tamil Nadu

    CBI has registered two cases on the allegations of custodial death of two traders in Kovilpatti District on the request of Tamilnadu Government. CBI has taken over the investigation of these cases registered at Kovilpatti East police station in Turicorin district of Tamil Nadu. Our correspondent reports, a team has been constituted by CBI. The […]

    COVID-19 recovery rate reaches 61.53%, 4,56,831 people cured

    The Central Government today said, a total of 4,56,831 people affected with coronavirus have recovered in the country so far. In the last 24 hours, 16,883 people have recovered from COVID-19 and with this the recovery rate has reached 61.53 per cent. The Health and Family Welfare Ministry said, a total of 22,752 new cases of COVID-19 […]

    Guidelines for ‘Evaluation of Nano-based Agri-input, food products in India’ released

    Union Minister for Science and Technology, Dr Harsh Vardhan and Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar yesterday released the ‘Guidelines for Evaluation of Nano-based Agri-input and food products in India’ through video link. On the occasion, Dr Vardhan said, these Guidelines will help policy makers and regulators to frame effective provisions for future novel nano-based products […]