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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.........

national male workforce shrinking says labour report that govt buried

National male workforce shrinking, says labour report that Govt buried

For the first time since 1993-94, the actual size of India’s male workforce, or men who are working, has shrunk. Data from the NSSO’s Periodic Labour Force Survey 2017-18. This is the first instance of a drop in the male workforce that steadily swelled from 21.9 crore in 1993-94 to 30.4 crore in 2011-12 when the last NSSO survey was conducted.........

food served at karnataka govt s indira canteens unfit for human consumption lab reports

Food served at Karnataka govt's Indira Canteens 'unfit for human consumption': Lab reports

Lab tests have revealed that food served at Karnataka government-run Indira Canteens are unfit for human consumption. Items like rice, sambar and bisi bele bath (lentil rice dish), which were taken as samples. The tests reportedly found the presence of certain chemicals, bacteria and fungus. ........

india issues note verbale to pakistan over harassment of diplomats

India issues note verbale to Pakistan over harassment of diplomats

India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over several incidents of alleged harassment of Indian High Commission officials in Islamabad between March 8 and 11, and demanded an immediate investigation into them.........

instead of covering expenses upto rs 5 lakh pmjay providing claims just above rs 13 000

Instead of covering expenses upto Rs 5 lakh, PMJAY providing claims just above Rs 13,000

Under the PMJAY, the Centre’s flagship healthcare scheme which promises to cover hospital expenses of up to Rs 5 lakh for nearly 50 crore Indians, the average claim size is just over Rs 13,000, thereby implying that majority of the treatments being availed are low-cost procedures.........

india pakistan threatened to unleash missiles at each other pacified after us intervention report

India, Pakistan Threatened to Unleash Missiles at Each Other, Pacified After US Intervention: Report

The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by US officials. At one stage, India threatened to fire at least six missiles at Pakistan, and Islamabad said it would respond with its own missile strikes "three times over".........

on rafale papers secrecy claims supreme court cites post rti revolution

On Rafale Papers Secrecy Claims, Supreme Court Cites Post-RTI "Revolution"

The concept of confidentiality in documents has undergone a change since the Right To Information Act was put in place, the Supreme Court indicated today during the hearing of petitions that sought review of the judgment in the Rafale case. ........

india asks pakistan to allow visa free travel on kartarpur corridor for 5 000 pilgrims per day

India Asks Pakistan to Allow Visa-Free Travel on Kartarpur Corridor For 5,000 Pilgrims Per Day

In the shadow of escalating tension in their ties, India and Pakistan held in a "cordial environment" their first meeting to finalise the modalities for a corridor linking Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in the Pakistani town of Kartarpur with Gurdaspur district in Punjab.........

president ram nath kovind confers gallantry awards 2019 full list of awardees

President Ram Nath Kovind Confers Gallantry Awards 2019 - Full List of Awardees

President conferred 411 gallantry awards and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others on at an event held at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.........

if imran khan is a statesman he should hand over masood azhar to india says sushma

If Imran Khan is a statesman, he should hand over Masood Azhar to India, says Sushma

Sushma Swaraj said if Imran Khan is so generous and a statesman, he should give us Masood Azhar, The external affairs minister said India can have a good relationship with Pakistan, provided the neighbouring country takes action against terror groups on its soil.........

india us agree to build six nuclear power plants to prevent proliferation of weapons of mass destruction

India, US Agree to Build Six Nuclear Power Plants to Prevent Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

India and the US have agreed to build six American nuclear power plants in India, in a boost to bilateral civil nuclear energy cooperation. The two countries said this in a joint statement issued at the conclusion of the 9th round of India-US Strategic Security Dialogue.........

bsnl crisis continues over 1 68 lakh employees yet to receive salary

BSNL Crisis Continues, Over 1.68 Lakh Employees Yet to Receive Salary

Full-time BSNL employees haven’t received their salaries for the month of February. on the other hand, contractual employees are in a worse situation in some circles, they haven’t received their salaries for the last 3 months.........

secret documents in rafale review plea jeopardize national security centre to supreme court

‘Secret documents in Rafale review plea jeopardize national security’: Centre to Supreme Court

The widely-circulated review petition against the Supreme Court’s December verdict in the Rafale deal that includes leaked defence ministry documents jeopardizes national security and should be dismissed, the defence ministry has told the Supreme Court in an affidavit filed.........

election commission forms panel to crack down on black money use during polls cbdt ed heads part of team

Election Commission forms panel to crack down on black money use during polls; CBDT, ED heads part of team

The Election Commission has formed a committee to check the use of black money in the polls. The team will include the heads of the CBDT, Enforcement Directorate and other financial authorities. The focus will primarily be on the southern states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.........

indian government says naya pakistan should show naya action against terrorism

Indian government says Naya Pakistan should show Naya Action against terrorism

Indian government says naya Pakistan should show naya action against terrorism: While briefing the media over Indian Air Force (IAF) air strikes, the Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that Pakistan is still pushing a false narrative on the aerial dogfight, however, the country has no proof to back its claim.........

third nuclear powered attack submarine from russia on its way to india

Third nuclear-powered attack submarine from Russia on its way to India

India is on course to lease out a second Akula-II nuclear-powered attack submarine from Russia with the two countries hammering out a deal worth almost $3 billion.........

don t target civilian areas indian army warns pakistan amid heavy firing along loc

Don’t target civilian areas: Indian Army warns Pakistan amid heavy firing along LoC

The Indian Army has warned the Pakistan Army “not to target civilian areas” as it continued to violate the ceasefire along the Line of Control as well as the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir.........

india s unemployment rate highest since 2016 report

India's unemployment rate highest since 2016: Report

The unemployment rate in India rose to 7.2 percent in February 2019, the highest since September 2016, and up from 5.9 percent in February 2018, according to data compiled by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE).........

all options available with govt if another terror attack happens sources

All options available with govt if another terror attack happens: Sources

India’s focus now was on fighting terrorism, the sources downplayed Pakistan’s claims that its soil is not being used for terrorism and that it was taking action against the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and the Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF).........

we hit the target we do not count deaths air force chief bs dhanoa

We hit the target, we do not count deaths: Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said that the Air Force was not in a position to say how many casualties were caused by India's counter-terrorism operation against Jaish-e-Mohammed in Pakistan. That was the government's job, adding that the Air Force did not count human casualties, but targets hit and missed.........