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govt issues notice to two news channels for broadcasting pakistan army press conference

Govt issues notice to two news channels for broadcasting Pakistan Army press conference

The ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB) has issued notices to two television news channels for broadcasting the media briefing of Pakistan army spokesperson on February 22 and said this violates the programme code laid down in the Cable Television Networks (regulation) Act, 1995.........

lpg cylinder prices could rise by 100 150 in 1 year here s why

LPG cylinder prices could rise by ₹100-150 in 1 year. Here's why

The good news is that with the developments in past few months, government is looking to completely eliminate oil subsidy by early FY22. But for consumers, the move would mean that their cooking gas price would shoot up by another ₹100-150 per cylinder over the next one year. Sources said that taking advantage of low oil prices, government may give nod to state-run oil marketing companies to increase price of subsidised LPG cylinder gradually so that entire subsidy paid under direct benefit transfer scheme (DBT) to eligible consumers is eliminated in one year's time.........

meghalaya based insurgent group hnlc banned by government over violence

Meghalaya-based Insurgent Group HNLC Banned by Government Over Violence

The MHA said the HNLC along with all its factions, wings and frontal organisations has been openly declaring as its objective the secession of the state's areas, which are largely inhabited by Khasi and Jaintia tribals, from the Indian Union.........

up govt evicts mulayam yadav s lohia trust from prime lucknow building

UP govt evicts Mulayam Yadav's Lohia Trust from prime Lucknow building

Now In a major setback for former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav, the Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday evicted the Lohia Trust bungalow from a prime property on Vikramaditya Marg in Lucknow. The Lohia Trust building was vacated by the state property department. The development comes days after the Supreme Court ordered the government to vacate all the bungalows which were running on the UP government's expenditure. While Mulayam Singh Yadav is the chairman of the Lohia Trust, Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party chief Shivpal Singh Yadav is the secretary of the Lohia Trust. ........


विकास दर: जीडीपी घटकर हुई 5 प्रतिशत! जानिए बिजनेस पर क्या पड़ेगा प्रभाव

देश की जीडीपी वर्तमान तिमाही में पिछले कई दशकों में सबसे कम है. विकास दर की इस रफ़्तार से क्या भारत 5 ट्रिलियन डॉलर की अर्थव्यवस्था बन पायेगा? जानिए...........

india to send aircraft on feb 26 to wuhan to bring back its citizens after china gives clearance

India to send aircraft on Feb 26 to Wuhan to bring back its citizens after China gives clearance

India is likely to send a military transport aircraft to the coronavirus-hit Wuhan on February 26 to deliver relief material and bring back more Indians following a clearance from China, Union Health ministry officials said on Monday. "As informed by the Ministry of External Affairs, departure of the Air Force flight to Wuhan is being planned for February 26 and the evacuees will arrive on February 27," the ministry said in a statement. Earlier, official sources had said........

trai wants to remove 100 daily sms limit what does it mean for users

TRAI wants to remove 100 daily SMS limit: What does it mean for users?

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India or TRAI released a draft regulation that seeks to remove the 100 daily SMS limit on the users. Currently, all the prepaid recharge packs from Jio, Airtel, and Vodafone Idea offering daily data benefits also come with 100 daily SMS but users are charged for SMS after they exhaust this limit. As part of its Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations (TCCCPR), TRAI imposed 10........

lotteries to attract uniform 28 gst rate from march 1

Lotteries to Attract Uniform 28% GST Rate From March 1

This GST rate will be applicable to state-run and authorised lotteries from March 1, according to a notification. The GST Council, led by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, had in December last year decided to increase the rate as well as implement a single rate for lotteries. Buyers of tickets for lotteries would now have to shell out 28 per cent. According to notification issued by the revenue department, the GST rate on supply of lotteries has been amended to 14 per cent and a similar percentage will be levied by the states. As a result, total GST on lotteries will increase to ........

india to screen air travellers from 4 more asian nations as coronavirus continues to spread

India to screen air travellers from 4 more Asian nations as coronavirus continues to spread

Releasing a statement, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said, "It has been decided to expand the universal screening of passengers arriving in flights from Nepal, Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia." The new list of nations comes in addition to the existing screening of flights arriving from China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Thailand and Singapore. As per protocol, all arrivals from these locations are being tested even if they are not showing any symptoms.........

health ministry mulls increasing legal age for tobacco consumption from 18 to 21 years

Health Ministry mulls increasing legal age for tobacco consumption from 18 to 21 years

The Union Health Ministry is mulling to increase the legal age for tobacco consumption from 18 to 21 years as part of its efforts to strengthen the provisions of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA). A legal sub-group constituted by the ministry for suggesting legal reforms for tobacco control held its meeting recently and has submitted its recommendations to the ministry. According to The Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS2), the mean age at initiation of tobacco use has increased from 17.9 years in GATS1 ........

kashmir schools shut since scrapping of article 370 to reopen on february 24

Kashmir Schools, Shut Since Scrapping Of Article 370, To Reopen On February 24

All schools in Kashmir are set to reopen on Monday, i.e. February 24. The schools have been closed since the scrapping of Article 370 by the Modi-led central government. Director School Education Mohammad Younis Malik said all arrangements have been made for the proper functioning of schools. "It's our responsibility to redouble efforts to get the school syllabus completed in time," he said. According to officials, the timing for school in the Srinagar municipal limits will be 10 am to 3 pm and for others, it will be 10.30 am to 3.30 pm.........

fugitive gangster ravi pujari arrested in south africa to be extradited to india karnataka police

Fugitive Gangster Ravi Pujari Arrested in South Africa, to be Extradited to India: Karnataka Police

Wanted in India for over 200 cases of heinous crimes, including murder and extortion, Pujari was on the run for over 15 years. He was recently deported to Senegal from where he had jumped bail last year, and extradited. Following persistent efforts by GoI, Ravi Prakash Pujari, accused of committing a number of serious offences including murder & extortion in multiple jurisdictions was extradited from Senegal on 22 Feb 2020, pursuant to an extradition request made by India in ........

sc interlocutor wajahat habibullah files affidavit says protest in shaheen bagh peaceful

SC interlocutor Wajahat Habibullah files affidavit, says protest in Shaheen Bagh 'peaceful'

The Supreme Court-appointed interlocutor to initiate talks with protesters at Shaheen Bagh, Wajahat Habibullah has submitted an affidavit in the top court saying that the protest is largely peaceful and blamed the police for the "unnecessarily blocking the roads. The former Chief Information Officer submitted that the police have blocked five points around Shaheen Bagh and that if these police blockades are removed then traffic will become normal. He also ........

coronavirus outbreak indians asked to avoid non essential travel to singapore

Coronavirus outbreak: Indians asked to avoid non-essential travel to Singapore

The government on Saturday advised Indian citizens to avoid all non-essential travel to Singapore as cases of novel coronavirus continue to rise across the world. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba to review the status, actions taken and preparedness of states and UTs regarding the management of COVID-19. As on date, 21,805 passengers have been brought under community surveillance. In addition, 3,97,152 flight passengers and 9,695 travellers at seaports have been screened, the ministry said. ........

without gender justice not possible to achieve holistic development pm narendra modi

Without gender justice not possible to achieve holistic development: PM Narendra Modi

"The government has brought about many changes, whether it be the appointment of women in military service or in the selection process of fighter pilots or regarding their freedom to work in the mines at night." He emphasised that the Indian Constitution guarantees gender justice under the provisions of the right to equality, and India is among the few countries of the world which have ensured the right to vote for women since Independence.  Modi added that after 70 years of Independence, the participation of women in elections is at it........

ram temple work should be conducted peacefully pm tells trust construction to start in 6 months

Ram Temple Work Should be Conducted Peacefully, PM Tells Trust; Construction to Start in 6 Months

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked members of the newly constituted Ram temple trust to ensure that construction work on the temple is conducted harmoniously and without any bitterness, the trust’s general secretary Champat Rai said on Friday. Meanwhile, President of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust Mahant Nritya Gopal Das said the Ram temple in Ayodhya will come up where the deity dwells and it would be on the lines of........

provident fund pensioners can submit life certificate online anytime of the year

Provident fund pensioners can submit life certificate online anytime of the year

Pensioners under the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) can now submit their life certificate online anytime during the year. The retirement fund body said the reforms initiated in submission of life certificate or Jeevan Pramaan Patra benefits around 64 lakh pensioners. Earlier, the process of generation and submission of life certificates used to begin from November 1 while November 30 was fixed as the last date to complete the process. Those who failed to complete it in November had their pension disb........

10 key things you should know about 2000 rupee note

10 key things you should know about 2000 rupee note

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has introduced new design banknotes in the denomination of ₹2,000 as part of the Mahatma Gandhi (New) series. The new design currency notes are distinctly different from the current Mahatma Gandhi Series of bank notes in colour, size and theme, RBI said. The theme of the new series notes is India’s heritage sites. The new denomination has motif of the Mangalyaan on the reverse. The base colour of the note is magenta. The note has other designs, geome........

donald trump now expects 10m turnout in ahmedabad says dil mangega more from us rallies

Donald Trump now expects 10M turnout in Ahmedabad. Says dil mangega more from US rallies

Call it Donald Trump's Art of The Superlative. The US president now expects between "6 to 10 million people" to line up to greet him Monday in Ahmedabad, up from an earlier prediction of 7 million. Ahmedabad's estimated population is 7 million, according to a civic official quoted in a recent PTI report. It was around 5.57 million a decade ago, according to the 2011 census. But Donald Trump told supporters in Colarado Springs that ........

centre working on legal changes to link aadhaar with voter id soon

Centre working on legal changes to link Aadhaar with voter ID soon

Linking of Aadhaar with voter ID is on the cards with the Centre informing the Election Commission that it has moved to amend the Aadhaar Act to link the unique identification number with the electoral roll. The linkage of Aadhaar with voter ID, the government has said, will remove bogus entries, clean up electoral rolls and give remote voting rights. Sources within the government have said that the law ministry may soon move a note before the Union Cab........