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  • J&K High Court dismisses PIL seeking stay on release of movie ‘Shikara’

    Jammu and Kashmir High Court today dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking stay on the release of ‘Shikara’, a movie on the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley in 1990. A division bench of the high court comprising Justices A M Magray and D S Thakur dismissed the PIL following assurances by the […]

    Situation of Novel Coronavirus is under control: Govt

    The government has said that the situation of Novel Coronavirus is under control in the country and is being regularly monitored on a daily basis. Health Secretary Preeti Sudan today held a video conference with Health Secretaries of States and Union Territories and concerned Ministries to review preparedness for management of the virus. She reiterated […]

    Nirbhaya case: Court dismisses Tihar, Delhi govt’s plea for fresh date to execute convicts

    A Delhi court today dismissed the pleas of Delhi government and Tihar jail authorities seeking fresh date for execution of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. Additional Sessions Judge Dharmendra Rana took note of the Delhi High Court’s February 5 order permitting the convicts to exercise their legal […]

    Opposition should not indulge in hypocritical practice, must appreciate good works of govt: Prakash Javadekar

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar today said that Opposition parties should not indulge in the hypocritical practice and must appreciate the good works of the government. Participating in the discussion on Motion of thanks to the President’s address in Rajya Sabha today, he said, there is no proposal to implement NRC across the country. […]

    LS takes up discussion on Union Budget

    Lok Sabha today took up general discussion on the Union Budget 2020-21. Initiating the discussion, Senior Congress leader Manish Tiwari raised a poser to the government whether it is right for the government to sell the Public Sector Organization’s shares. He also said that the Indian Economy is very strong because of these public sectors. […]

    Africa is at top of India’s priorities: Rajnath Singh

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today said that India is an all- weather friend of Africa and Africa is at the top of India’s priorities. Addressing the First ever India-Africa Defence Ministers Conclave in Lucknow today, on the sidelines of DefExpo-2020, Mr Singh expressed India’s readiness to take the defence engagements with the friendly African countries […]

    All 645 evacuees from Wuhan tested negative for Coronavirus: Govt

    Union Health Ministry today said that all 645 evacuees from Wuhan in China have tested negative for Novel Coronavirus. In addition, 510 samples have been tested by Indian Council of Medical Research network laboratories of which all have tested negative except for three already reported positive. The three positive cases are clinically stable. An official […]

    First two students in Kerala who tested positive for Novel Coronavirus are on recovery path: Health Secretary

    Health Secretary Preeti Sudan has said that the first two students in Kerala who tested positive for Novel Coronavirus are on recovery path and their viral load has come down drastically. Three students from Kerala studying in China were tested positive for Coronavirus. Talking to source  this evening, Ms Sudan said, they are under close […]

    One crore 28 lakh beneficiaries received 5,280 crore rupees via DBT: Smriti Zubin Irani

    Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Zubin Irani today said that one crore 28 lakh beneficiaries received 5,280 crore rupees in their bank accounts through Direct Benefit Transfer. She said, efficiency in the implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana, PMMVY has now touched the 90 per cent mark in comparison to 38 per […]

    Group of Ministers reviews preparedness regarding management of Novel Corona Virus in country

    A Group of Union Ministers met today in New Delhi to review the preparedness and steps taken by the Ministries of Health, Shipping, External Affairs, Civil Aviation and Home Affairs regarding the management of Novel Coronavirus in the country. The meeting was chaired by the Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan. The group, which has been […]