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Delimitation has started, elections soon in J&K: Amit Shah

Delimitation has started, elections soon in J&K: Amit Shah

🕔17:52, 22.Jan 2022

Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Saturday that elections will soon be held in J&K since the delimitation process has already started. Speaking at the virtual launch of the district good governance index in Jammu and

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PM Modi sets a new challenge for 142 districts to improve on all parameters

PM Modi sets a new challenge for 142 districts to improve on all parameters

🕔17:50, 22.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the government has identified 142 districts that lag on one or two development parametres and set a new challenge for all governments to collectively work as has been done

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Aspirational District Programme leveraged competitive federalism: Amitabh Kant

Aspirational District Programme leveraged competitive federalism: Amitabh Kant

🕔17:49, 22.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Saturday that the Aspirational District Programme leveraged competitive and cooperative federalism, driven by a Team India spirit. “The efforts have resulted in these districts performing remarkably better in every

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Delhi to see partly cloudy sky but no rain on R-Day: IMD

Delhi to see partly cloudy sky but no rain on R-Day: IMD

🕔17:48, 22.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Delhi is likely to have a partly cloudy sky on the morning of January 26 — the Republic Day — with shallow fog and no rainfall, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday. While the

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Amit Shah to release India’s first ‘District Good Governance Index’

Amit Shah to release India’s first ‘District Good Governance Index’

🕔17:46, 22.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Aiming to boost the strong governance performance, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will virtually release India’s first “District Good Governance Index”, prepared by DARPG in collaboration with the Government of Jammu and Kashmir. Minister of State

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Navy tableau to depict 1946 naval uprising this R-Day

Navy tableau to depict 1946 naval uprising this R-Day

🕔13:36, 22.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Indian Navy will highlight naval uprising of 1946 — an event which contributed in India’s struggle for Independence — in its tableau this Republic Day. Lieutenant Mayank Bhagour, an Aviation Officer currently posted at INS

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4.0-magnitude quakes jolts J&K

4.0-magnitude quakes jolts J&K

🕔11:26, 22.Jan 2022

Jammu, Jan 22 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale struck Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, with no immediate reports of any casualties or damage to property. A disaster management official said the temblor occurred at 2.53 a.m., and

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PM to interact with DMs of various districts on Saturday

PM to interact with DMs of various districts on Saturday

🕔07:38, 22.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually interact with the District Magistrates (DMs) of various districts on Saturday. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “At the core of good governance is service delivery at the grassroots

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MHA amends rules to allow companies to increase fire arms production

MHA amends rules to allow companies to increase fire arms production

🕔07:37, 22.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Thursday changed provisions to increase the annual fire arms production calibre-wise and allowed the manufacturers to enhance their annual production of licensed capacity by giving intimation to the licensing

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Vice President calls for increased indigenous crude oil production

Vice President calls for increased indigenous crude oil production

🕔07:35, 22.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday called for increasing indigenous production of crude oil through strong research and development (R&D) efforts to ensure energy security of the country. Calling for ‘Atma Nirbharta’ in the country’s

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WEF ‘Davos Agenda’ closed with world leaders’ global economic concerns

WEF ‘Davos Agenda’ closed with world leaders’ global economic concerns

🕔07:32, 22.Jan 2022

New Delhi/Geneva, Jan 22 (IANS) The week-long meeting convened leaders on “The State Of The World” — the Davos Agenda — closed on Friday with headline-making dialogues by Heads of state and governments, international organisations, business and civil society. World leaders

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EC to meet Health Secy, top officials of poll-bound states on Saturday

EC to meet Health Secy, top officials of poll-bound states on Saturday

🕔07:30, 22.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Election Commission of India will hold a review meeting on Saturday with the Union Health Secretary, Chief Secretaries and Health Secretaries of the five poll-bound states to take stock of the Covid situation. The five

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Himachal provides tap water connections to all schools, anganwadis

Himachal provides tap water connections to all schools, anganwadis

🕔07:29, 22.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Congratulating Himachal Pradesh for providing tap water connections at 100 per cent schools and anganwadi centres, Union Drinking Water and Sanitation Secretary Vini Mahajan said that this will help in reducing water-borne ailments among children. “Safe

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1K drones to light up dark sky at ‘Beating The Retreat’ ceremony on Jan 29

1K drones to light up dark sky at ‘Beating The Retreat’ ceremony on Jan 29

🕔07:28, 22.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) A ‘1,000 Drones Light Show’ will light up the dark skies at the ‘Beating the Retreat Ceremony’ on January 29, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology Jitendra Singh said on Friday. India will

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QR codes on drug manufacturing ingredients mandatory from next year

QR codes on drug manufacturing ingredients mandatory from next year

🕔07:26, 22.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Central government has made QR codes mandatory on drug manufacturing ingredients packages and the new rule will be applicable from January 1, 2023. It has been made mandatory to put QR codes on Active Pharmaceutical

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Iran, China and Russia hold joint naval drill in Indian Ocean

Iran, China and Russia hold joint naval drill in Indian Ocean

🕔07:25, 22.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Iran, China and Russia have launched a joint naval exercise in the Indian Ocean, with the aim of boosting marine security, the Daily Mail reported. Iran’s state TV said that 11 of its vessels have been

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South Central Railway cancels 55 trains over low occupancy

South Central Railway cancels 55 trains over low occupancy

🕔07:23, 22.Jan 2022

Secunderabad, Jan 22 (IANS) With Covid cases continuing to rise in the region, the South Central Railway (SCR) has announced cancellation of several trains over the next few days. Starting Friday, as many as 55 trains covering destinations in Telangana, Andhra

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Enhancement in basic income tax exemption limit of Rs 2.5 lakh highly awaited

Enhancement in basic income tax exemption limit of Rs 2.5 lakh highly awaited

🕔07:21, 22.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) On the individual tax front, 64 per cent respondents expect an enhancement in the basic income tax exemption limit of Rs 2.5 lakh, according to a KPMG survey. When asked about the most anticipated change for

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India’s forex reserves rise by over $2 bn

India’s forex reserves rise by over $2 bn

🕔07:20, 22.Jan 2022

Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) India’s foreign exchange reserves rose by $2.229 billion during the week ended January 14. The Reserve Bank of India’s forex reserves increased to $634.965 billion from $632.736 billion reported for January 7. The country’s forex reserves comprises

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Two moderate quakes hit India-Myanmar border, NE states; no damage reported

Two moderate quakes hit India-Myanmar border, NE states; no damage reported

🕔07:15, 22.Jan 2022

Aizawl/Itanagar, Jan 22 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter Scale hit the India-Myanmar border region and a few northeastern states, including Mizoram, on Friday afternoon. Another quake measuring 4.2 on the Richter Scale hit the Dibang valley in northern

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