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  • Friday, January, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 11:25:33
  • 9th International Micro irrigation conference begins in Aurangabad

    Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the 9th International Micro irrigation conference at Aurangabad in Maharashtra today. Speaking on the occasion Mr. Nitin Gadkari said the Central government taking several new initiatives for water conservation. He said this is the time to think of change in crop pattern considering the availability of water. The […]

    SC asks WB govt to allow BJP’s proposed rallies in state

    The Supreme Court has asked the West Bengal government to allow BJP’s proposed public meetings and rallies in the state under the party’s Ganatantra Bachao Yatra. A bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, asked the BJP’s West Bengal unit to submit a revised schedule of its proposed ‘Rath Yatra’ with the authorities and seek […]

    Teachers, academic staff of tech institutes to get 7th Central pay commission benefits

    The government has approved a proposal to extend the 7th Central Pay Commission benefits to teachers and other academic staff of the state government and government-aided degree level technical institutes. This will have additional Central government liability of over 1240 crore rupees. The Centre will reimburse 50 per cent of the total additional expenditure from […]

    VP Naidu greets people of Tamil Nadu on Thiruvalluvar Day

    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has greeted people of Tamil Nadu on Thiruvalluvar Day. Paying homage to Saint Thiruvalluvar, the celebrated Tamil poet and philosopher, In a tweet, Mr Naidu said, Saint Thiruvalluvar’s teachings and writings in Thirukkural have a great impact on people and it will continue to inspire many in the times to […]

    Marketing Guru Philip Kotler congratulates PM Modi for leadership award

    New Delhi :Marketing Guru Philip Kotler has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for being conferred the first ever Philip Kotler Presidential Award. In a series of tweets, Mr Kotler said, Prime Minister Modi has been selected for the award for his outstanding leadership and selfless service towards India, combined with his tireless energy. He said, […]

    SC dismisses pleas of 5 States seeking modification of its order on DGP appointment

    The Supreme Court today dismissed the pleas of five states seeking modification of its order issued last year on the selection and appointment of director generals of police DGPs. The apex court was hearing applications of various state governments, including Punjab, Kerala, West Bengal, Haryana and Bihar, seeking implementation of their local laws regarding the […]

    All time high Rs. 61,084 Crores for MGNREGA

    The Centre has allocated an additional 6 thousand 84 crore rupees to Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, MGNREGA. With this the total allocation for the scheme has reached an  all time high of 61 thousand 84 Crore rupees. Over the last 4 years, the Ministry of Rural Development has completed major reforms in […]

    10 % reservation in education to economically weaker sections of general category to be implemented from 2019-20 session

    The 10 per cent reservation in education to Economically Weaker Sections of general category will be implemented in 40,000 colleges and 900 universities from academic year 2019-20. Human Resource and Development Minister Prakash Javadekar made the announcement in New Delhi today. He said this will be implemented without impacting the existing quotas for SCs, STs […]

    Cold wave conditions continue to prevail over North India

    Cold wave conditions continued to prevail over North India particularly in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, North West Rajasthan, North East Madhya Pradesh and North Chhattisgarh. As many as 13 trains coming to Delhi were delayed as thick fog engulfed the national capital and its surrounding areas  today. According to weather department, the minimum temperature in the […]

    Around two crore devotees take holy dip on Makar Sankranti at Kumbh in Prayagraj

    Around two crore devotees took holy dip on the occasion of Makar Sankranti at Kumbh Prayagraj. Bathing passed peacefully without any  untoward incident. Additional Mela Adhikari Dileep Trigunyat told media persons at Kumbh that devotees were still at Sangam  for bathing. Elaborate security arrangements were put in place for the world’s largest  religious and cultural […]