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  • 5 maoists killed in encounter with Odisha police

    September 10, 2020 1:17 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Odisha police have neutralised 5 maoists today. In an operation based on intelligence input, the Kalahandi police launched an anti-naxalite drive along the border of Kalahandi and Kandhamal districts. During the operation an exchange of fire took place between the... View Article

  • Govt aiming to create 5 crore jobs in MSME: Nitin Gadkari

    September 10, 2020 1:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Minister for MSME Nitin Gadkari has said that Government aims to enhance MSME contribution to GDP from about 30 per cent to 50 per cent and in exports from 49 per cent to 60 per cent. Speaking at a virtual... View Article

  • Japan calls for increased cooperation in the India-Pacific

    September 10, 2020 1:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Japanese Defence Minister Taro Kono has called for increased cooperation in the India-Pacific region to counter Chinese expansion. Speaking at a webinar held by Washington-based Center for Strategic & International Studies in Tokyo, Kono pitched for a larger regional mechanism... View Article

  • EPFO decides to pay 8.5% interest during 2019-20

    September 10, 2020 1:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The Labour and Employment Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar on Wednesday chaired the 227th Meeting of the Central Board of Trustees of Employees’ Provident Fund. In view of the exceptional circumstances arising out of Covid-19, the Central Board has recommended the... View Article

  • SC stays reservation for Marathas in govt jobs & educational institutions

    September 10, 2020 1:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The Supreme Court has stayed reservation for Maratha community in government jobs and educational institutions in Maharashtra. A three-judge bench headed by Justice L Nageswara Rao referred the case to a larger bench to consider the constitutional validity of 2018 Maharashtra government... View Article

  • Cabinet approves asset monetization of subsidiaries of PGCIL 

    September 9, 2020 1:08 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved Asset Monetization of subsidiaries of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited- POWERGRID through Infrastructure Investment Trust. It has given approval to POWERGRID  to undertake monetization of its Tariff Based Competitive Bidding (TBCB)... View Article

  • India progressively maintains low Case Fatality Rate at 1.7%: Health Ministry

    September 9, 2020 1:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Health Ministry has said that India has progressively maintained a low Case Fatality Rate -CFR which is at 1.7 per cent today as compared to global average of 3.28 per cent due to COVID- 19 infection. The Ministry in a... View Article

  • UP govt decides to involve women SHGs in distribution of nutrition fortified food

    September 9, 2020 1:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    In a major step towards women empowerment, Uttar Pradesh government has decided to involve women self help groups in distribution of nutrition fortified food for children and pregnant ladies in state. An Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between UP... View Article

  • India, ADB sign 500 million US dollar loan for Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System corridor

    September 9, 2020 1:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a 500 million US dollar loan for Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) corridor.The first tranche of a total one  billion dollar facility, to build a modern, high-speed 82-kilometer Delhi-Meerut RRTS corridor will... View Article

  • Reduction in cost will provide a major boost to renewable energy: PM Modi

    September 9, 2020 1:05 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that technology holds the key to scale up the use of solar energy. In a message  at the inaugural session of First World Solar Technology Summit yesterday, Mr Modi said that  technological achievements have... View Article

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