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  • Iran reports 11 new coronavirus deaths taking total to 54

    In Iran, the health ministry today reported 11 new deaths from the novel coronavirus and 385 new cases of infections, bringing the overall number of lives lost to 54 and cases to 978. Ministry’s spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour told a televised news conference that eleven people lost their lives in the past 24 hours, adding that […]

    Month long Ekushey book fair ends in Dhaka

    The month-long Ekushey book fair ended in Dhaka on Saturday. Large crowds gathered at the exhibition ground in Dhaka to visit the fair and buy books on the concluding day of the largest and longest book fair of Bangladesh. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had inaugurated the book fair on February 2. State minister for cultural […]

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says introduction DBT and GST are silent revolutions of country

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the introduction of Direct Benefit Transfer(DBT) and GST  are being CITED as silent revolutions of the country. Speaking to commemorate 44th Civil Accounts Day, she said India is proud of these achievements as these are being talked about as major reforms. Lauding the civil accountants, the Finance minister said, they […]

    Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla to arrive in Dhaka on Monday

    Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla will arrive in Dhaka on Monday to prepare the ground for the forthcoming visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Bangladesh. Prime Minister Modi will be visiting Bangladesh to participate in the centenary celebrations of Bangladesh’s first President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman starting from March 17. On arrival in Dhaka he […]

    Economy is improving continuously: Anurag Singh Thakur

    Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Singh Thakur today said that taxpayers base has widened and tax collection have increased by 8 percent in the country. He said, it indicates the economy is improving continuously. Union Minister was addressing media after interaction with the stakeholders from various trades and industries body […]

    Light to moderate rain lashes several parts of North India bringing down temperature

    Light to moderate rains lashed several regions of North India yesterday bringing the temperature down. Several parts of the Delhi and neighboring region received rains late last evening affecting traffic and flight movements. A Delhi airport spokesperson yesterday said that 14 flights were diverted to Lucknow, Amritsar, Ahmedabad and Jaipur due to bad weather. Till […]

    Dronacharya awardee athletics coach Joginder Singh Saini passes away

    Veteran athletics coach and Dronacharya awardee Joginder Singh Saini, who groomed some of India’s finest track and field stars, died in Patiala today due to age-related problems. He was 90. Saini, who remained the chief national athletics coach for many years from the 1970s to 90s, was not keeping well for the past few days. […]

    Centre launches week-long special campaign to take forward empowerment of girls and women through education

    The government has launched a special campaign to take forward the momentum of the empowerment of girls and women through education. Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhrial Nishank has said the ministry will celebrate the international women’s day in schools and colleges across the country. He said the week-long special theme-based campaign begins from today […]

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah says a befitting reply will be given to those who disturb internal peace of the country

    Home Minister Mr. Amit Shah has asserted that India will give a befitting reply to those who will break the internal peace of the country or will try to enter into its soil. Inaugurating the new complex of the National Security Guard (NSG) in Kolkata this morning Mr. Shah said that India wants peace in […]

    Next 10 yrs to be decade of youth in India: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

    Vice President Venkaiah Naidu has said the next ten years would be the decade of the youth in India. He gave an extramural lecture in the IIT, Madras on the topic, ‘India 2020 to 2030: GenY’s Vision for the Decade,’ this evening. In his address, he said, India’s population is among the youngest in an […]