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  • S Jaishankar holds bilateral meeting with Japanese counterpart; Says, special partnership between India & Japan can make big difference in post-COVID recovery

    External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar held a bilateral meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi in Tokyo today. During the 13th India-Japan Foreign Ministers’ Strategic Dialogue, progress made in India-Japan Special Strategic and Global Partnership was reviewed. Discussions were also held on maritime security, trade and investment, manufacturing, skill development, connectivity and infrastructure, health […]

    Union Minister Piyush Goyal to release results of 1st edition of National Startup Awards today

    Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal will release the results of the first edition of National Startup Awards today. Ministry of Commerce and Industry in a statement said, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has conceived the first ever National Startup Awards to recognize and reward outstanding Startups and ecosystem enablers that are […]

    Foreign Ministers of all four Quad countries- India, US, Japan, Australia to meet in Tokyo today

    Foreign ministers of all four Quad countries will meet in the Japanese capital Tokyo today. External Affairs Ministry said, Foreign Ministers will discuss the post-COVID-19 international order and the need for a coordinated response to the various challenges emerging from the pandemic. Four ministers will also discuss regional issues and collectively affirm the importance of […]

    I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar releases SOP on re-opening of cinema halls from Oct 15

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar today released the Standard Operating Procedures regarding re-opening of cinema halls in the country from 15th of this month. Briefing the media in New Delhi, he informed that cinema halls would be allowed to function at 50 per cent capacity as was earlier stated in the guidelines of the […]

    Country witnesses steady fall in number of active COVID cases for past two weeks

    The country is witnessing a steady fall in the number of active COVID cases incessantly for the past two weeks. The number of patients infected by the virus has been maintained below the 10 lakh mark by constant, active and effective intervention of the Health Ministry. Out of the total reported cases only 13.75 per […]

    Education Ministry issues guidelines for reopening of schools in country

    Education Ministry has issued the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for reopening of schools in the country. The Guidelines for gradual opening of schools after 15th of October are broadly divided into two parts which include health and safety aspects in accordance with Health Ministry guidelines to follow all necessary safety precautions of ensuring physical distancing […]

    New Labour Codes will promote harmonious industrial relations: Santosh Kumar Gangwar

    Minister of Labour and Employment Santosh Kumar Gangwar has said that the new Labour Codes will promote harmonious industrial relations, higher productivity and more employment generation. Addressing the webinar ‘86th Annual General Meeting of AIOE, allied body of FICCI’, on Monday, Mr  Gangwar said, the labour codes will establish a transparent, answerable and simple mechanism along […]

    Railway Minister Piyush Goyal calls for coordinated operations among Railways, Coal, Power entities

    Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has called for coordinated operations among Railways, Coal and Power entities to ensure maximum mutual growth of all these three sectors. Mr Goyal on Monday held a meeting with top leadership of Coal and Power Sector to ensure consolidation of coal business of Railways and suggest ways and means to further improve […]

    ISLRTC & NCERT to ink MoU to make education materials accessible for Deaf children

    A historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will be signed today between Indian Sign Language Research and Training Center (ISLRTC) and NCERT to make education materials accessible for Deaf children in their preferred format of communication. This MoU will be signed in the virtual presence of Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot […]

    Emission norms for tractors to be applicable from October 2021

    Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has said that emission norms for tractors will be applicable from October next year  and for Construction Equipment Vehicles, the norms will be applicable from April next year. The Ministry has notified amendment to Central Motar Vehicle Rules 1989  on 30th September, 2020 deferring the applicability date for implementing […]