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  • Martyrdom Day of Guru Tegh Bahadur being observed today across country

    Martyrdom Day of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Guru of Sikhs, is being observed today across the country. It was on this in 1675, Guru Tegh Bahadur sacrificed his life to protect religion, human values, ideals and principles. The martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur is remembered as Shaheedi Divas every year. President Ram Nath Kovind […]

    Ravi Shankar Prasad launches international version of UMANG App

    To mark the occasion of 3 years of UMANG and 2000 plus services milestone, an online conference was organized under the chairmanship of  Minister for Electronics and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad. On this occasion,  Mr Prasad launched the UMANG’s international version in coordination with Ministry of External Affairs for select countries that include USA, […]

    27 E-Lok Adalats dispose of 2.51 lakh cases from June to October this year

    Twenty seven E-Lok Adalats were organized in 15 States leading to disposal of 2.51 lakh cases from June to October this year. Over 12,686 cases were disposed off during this month so far resulting in settlement of 107.4 crore rupees through E-Lok Adalat. Legal Services Authorities creatively adapted to the new normal and moved Lok Adalat […]

    Army soldier martyred as Pakistani Army Troops violate ceasefire along LoC in J&K’s Rajouri

    In Jammu and Kashmir, an army soldier attained martyrdom as Pakistani Army Troops violated ceasefire along the LoC in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district in the wee hours today. Our Jammu Correspondent reports that the martyred soldier has been identified as Havaldar Patil Sangram Shivaji. The development has come two days after four heavily armed JeM […]

    India is the only country to achieve 2°C goal under Paris Agreement among all G20 nations: Prakash Javadekar

    Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today said India is the only country on track to achieve the 2°C goal under the Paris Agreement among all the G20 nations. In a tweet, Mr Javadekar said India is walking the talk on climate change. He added that the 2°C goal aims to keep the global temperature rise below 2°C […]

    World Toilet day: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu urges people to keep India Open Defecation Free

    Today is World Toilet Day. This day is being observed to create awareness about sanitation and encourage people to use toilets. In a message Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said poor sanitation increases the risk of transmission of diseases. He said hygiene and sanitation should be a priority for healthy communities and a healthy nation. He […]

    14,34,000 loans sanctioned under PM SVANidhi scheme

    The Centre has said that over 27 lakh 33 thousand applications have been received under Pradhan Mantri Street Vendor’s Atma-Nirbhar Nidhi- PM- SVANidhi Scheme. Out of the total applications received, over 14 lakh and 34 thousand have been sanctioned and about 7.88 lakh loans disbursed. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in a statement said that […]

    Over 25 lakh applications received under PM-SVANidhi scheme

    More than 25 lakh applications have been received under the Pradhan Mantri Street Vendor’s Atma-Nirbhar Nidhi scheme. This special micro-credit facility has provided 5.35 lakh loans. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs said that more than 6.5 lakh applications have been received in Uttar Pradesh and 1.87 lakh loans have been disbursed so far. This scheme […]

    BRICS nations adopt new counter-terrorism strategy to effectively deal with the menace

    The five-nation grouping BRICS has adopted a new counter-terrorism strategy to effectively deal with terrorism. The objective of BRICS counter-terrorism cooperation is to complement and strengthen the existing bilateral and multilateral ties among the BRICS countries, and to make a meaningful contribution to the global efforts of preventing and combating the threat of terrorism. The BRICS […]

    Four-day celebrations of Chhath Puja begin today

    The four-day celebrations of Chhath Puja have begun today in different parts of the country with the traditional Nahay Khay ceremony. Puja will conclude on Saturday morning after paying oblation to the rising Sun. Chhath Puja is celebrated to worship the Sun God and thank him for supporting life on earth. In Bihar, elaborate arrangements […]