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President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated world’s largest Cricket Stadium at Motera in Ahmedabad

President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the newly constructed world’s largest Cricket Stadium at Motera in Ahmedabad. President Kovind also laid the foundation stone of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave at newly-built Cricket Stadium. On the occasion, Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced that the newly constructed stadium will be known as the Narendra Modi Cricket […]

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Centre asks States with spike in new Covid-19 cases to increase proportion of RT-PCR tests

The Centre has advised the States that are witnessing a spike in daily new Covid19 cases to refocus on strict and comprehensive surveillance as well as stringent containment in selected districts. The Health Ministry said Maharashtra, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, and Chandigarh have a weekly Positivity Rate more than the National Average. To contain the […]

Asia Environmental Enforcement Award-2020

Wildlife Crime Control Bureau receives Asia Environmental Enforcement Award-2020

The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) has received the Asia Environmental Enforcement Award-2020 awarded by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Sharing the information, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said that WCCB getting the award twice in three years is a testimony of India’s commitment towards ending wildlife crime. Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) has […]

Special visa scheme for doctors and nurses

Special visa scheme for doctors and nurses, within SAARC countries: PM Modi

Addressing a Workshop on COVID-19 Management-Experience, Good Practices and Way Forward with nearly ten neighboring countries virtually, Mr Modi said all countries have learned from each other from best practices.   Appreciating the spirit of collaboration as the major takeaway, the Prime minister said, India has achieved the lowest fatality rate globally. Mr Modi said […]

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India and Russia hold bilateral consultations on UNSC issues in Moscow

India and Russia held bilateral consultations on UNSC issues in Moscow at the DG level. The Russian delegation was led by Director of the Department of International Organizations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation Peter Ilichev. Joint Secretary UNP and Summits in the Ministry of External Affair Prakash Gupta led the Indian […]

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Communication and IT Minister directs officials to take action against telemarketers involved in harassment of telecom subscribers

Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has directed the officials to take strict action against erring telemarketers and individuals involved in harassment of telecom subscribers. The method of harassment includes unsolicited commercial messages or calls. He observed that telecom resources are also being used to carry out financial frauds and dupe the common man […]

Budget 2021

Jal Jeevan Mission (Urban) in Union Budget 2021-22 announced on lines of Jal Jeevan Mission (Rural)

Government has announced the Jal Jeevan Mission (Urban) in the Union Budget 2021-22 on the lines of Jal Jeevan Mission (Rural). In her budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sithraman said, it will be implemented over five years, with an outlay of two lakh 87 thousand crore rupees. The government has taken this important step to […]

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NIA court issues non-bailable warrants against LeT chief Hafiz Saeed and others in terror-funding case in J&K

A Delhi court has issued non-bailable warrants against Lashkar-e-Taiba chief and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and others in a terror-funding related money laundering case in Jammu and Kashmir. National Investigation Agency (NIA) court took cognisance of a chargesheet filed by Enforcement Directorate under various provisions of money laundering act. Special Judge Praveen Singh […]

Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

Guidelines for floating structures issued by Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

The Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways has issued the guidelines for floating structures with a vision to set up world-class floating infrastructure all along the coastline in the upcoming projects as per the provisions contained in the guidelines. The guidelines set out various technical aspects for implementation of Floating Jetties or Platforms for Marinas, […]