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  • Smriti Irani calls for making fight against child labour people’s movement

    Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani has called for making fight against child labour a people’s movement or Jan Andolan. Speaking at an event to mark the World Day against Child Labour in New Delhi today, Ms Irani said, there is a need to strengthen Child Welfare Committees and formulate training modules for district […]

    Govt adopting a multi-pronged strategy to combat problem of Child Labour

    Government is adopting a multi pronged strategy to combat the problem of Child Labour and emphasizing on the importance of implementation of the various acts and rules to eliminate the child labour. Secretary in Labour and Employment Ministry Heeralal Samariya said, the ideal place for a child is school and not work. Speaking at an event in […]

    China: At least 16 killed in floods triggered by torrential rains

    In China, at least 16 people were killed in floods triggered by torrential rains. The floods have toppled or damaged more than 1,300 houses and caused nearly 17,000 residents to evacuate. According to the regional emergency management department, the week-long downpours triggered floods in six cities and 32 counties in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, in […]

    IMD issues heavy rainfall warning; warns fishermen not to venture into sea

    The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued heavy rainfall warning and ed fishermen not to venture into the sea in view of the northward-moving cyclonic storm Vaayu in the Arabian Sea. Speaking to AIR, Director in-Charge, IMD, Goa K.V. Padgalwar informed that Vaayu is moving 250-300 km parallel to Goa towards Saurashtra in Gujarat and […]

    HM Amit Shah chairs high-level meeting to review preparedness for cyclone Vayu

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah today chaired a high-level meeting to review the preparedness of State and Central Ministries concerned to deal with the situation arising out of Cyclone VAYU. India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that Cyclone VAYU is expected to touch Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval and Diu region as a […]

    Seven Indian-origin Australians receive top honours

    In Australia, seven Indian-origin Australians, including three women, have received the country’s top honours for their significant contributions in the field of medicine, music, education and finance. Jayashri Kulkarni, the Director of the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre and Winita Hardikar received Member of the Order of Australia (OAM) for their contributions in field of […]

    Defence Minister, Army chief pay tribute to Lance Naik Mohammad Jawed

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Army Chief General  Bipin Rawat paid tributes  to martyred  Lance Naik Mohammad Jawed  by laying wreath at Palam Airport in New Delhi today. Yesterday, he was critically injured and later succumbed to his injuries in ceasefire violation in Poonch Sector of Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistan. In a tweet, Mr Singh said, he salutes […]

    Senior IPS officer V S Kaumudi appointed as BPR&D DG

    Senior IPS officer V S Kaumudi has been appointed as the Director General of the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D).  Kaumudi, a 1986-batch IPS officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre, is at present the Additional Director General in the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment […]

    Wreckage of missing AN-32 aircraft spotted in Arunachal Pradesh

    The Indian Air Force has spotted the wreckage of the missing AN 32 aircraft. Official sources said that Mi- 17 of the Indian Air Force located the wreckage at 16 kms of North of Lipo at Siang district in Arunachal Pradesh today. The aircraft with 13 people lost its contact on last Monday on it’s […]

    Finance Minister to hold pre-budget consultations from tomorrow

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will hold her Pre- Budget Consultation Meetings from tomorrow,11th June. She will hold a meeting with representatives of agriculture & rural development in the first session followed by Meeting with representatives of Industry & Trade Associations in the second session.