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CCI imposes Rs 200 crore penalty on Maruti for voilation of the provisions of Competition Act, 2002

CCI imposes Rs 200 crore penalty on Maruti for restricting discounts by dealers The Competition Commission of India (CCI) passed a final order against Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) for indulging in anti-competitive conduct of Resale Price Maintenance (RPM) in the passenger vehicle segment by way of implementing Discount Control Policy vis-à-vis dealers, and accordingly, …

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Low-intensity explosion near Israel Embassy

A low-intensity explosion took place near the Israel Embassy in the heart of Lutyens’ Delhi today evening. The Delhi Police said the blast took place near the pavement and that the windscreens of three cars nearby have been damaged. No injuries have been reported. Shortly after the blast, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has …

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PM Modi Inaugurates National Metrology Conclave 2021

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Seventh round of talk concludes between Central Government and farmer unions: The Central Government held the seventh round of talks with the representatives of 41 farmers’ unions at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi to address the issues concerning them. The meeting was  attended by Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush …

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Indian Air Force ready to counter China says Air Chief Marshal: Indian Air Force Chief Air Marshal R K S Bhadauria  said the force has taken all actions required to be taken to counter China. The Air Marshal said China has deployed heavily along LAC in support of their army. He said Chinese have a …

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Indian Panorama for the 51st IFFI

Announcement of Selection films in Indian Panorama for the 51st IFFI made by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar today announced the selection of 23 Feature and 20 non-feature films in Indian Panorama for the 51st International Film Festival of India, IFFI to be held in Goa in January next year. In the Feature films section, 23 films are selected that include Kripal Kalita directed Assamese movie Bridge, Hindi Films Saand Ki Aankh and Chichhore, Govid Nihlani’s English movie Up Up & Up, Nila Madhab Panda’s Odia movie Kalira Atita, Marathi Movie Prawaas, Sanskrit Movie Namo and Malayalam Movie safe directed by Praddep Kailipurayath. In non-feature films, 20 films were selected that include Ankit Kothari’s Gujarati movie Panchika, Bimal Poddar’s Bengali movie Radha, English movie Ahimsa-Gandhi : The power of powerless directed by Ramesh Sharma and Manipuri movie Highways of Life directed by Maibam Amarjeet Singh

ASSOCHAM Foundation Week 2020

Prime Minister Modi addressed ASSOCHAM Foundation Week 2020

Delivering the keynote address  virtually at ASSOCHAM Foundation Week 2020 the Prime Minister asked the Indian industry to increase their investments in Research and Development especially in sectors like agriculture, defence, space, energy, construction, pharma and transport. Mr Modi also urged  all the companies to earmark a certain amount for Research and Development in every …

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India and  Asian Development Bank sign 4.21 million dollar Project Readiness Financing facility: The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) today signed a 4.21 million dollar project readiness financing (PRF) facility for the preparation of infrastructure development projects to improve urban amenities and develop tourism infrastructure in Tripura. This is ADB’s first …

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses International Bharati Festival

While addressing the International Bharati Festival, organized by the Vanavil Culture Centre in Chennai, via video-conference the Prime Minister said 15-crore women were disbursed MUDRA loans and they have become economically self-reliant. Noting that women’s empowerment is an important vision of Mahakavi Subramaniya Bharati, the Prime Minister said, women are now joining the Armed Forces …

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India’s first indigenous mRNA vaccine candidate receives approval to initiate Phase 1 and 2 human clinical trials

India’s first indigenous mRNA vaccine candidate has received approval from Indian Drug regulators to initiate Phase one and two human clinical trials. The novel mRNA vaccine candidate, HGCO19 has been developed by Gennova, Pune and supported with seed grant under the Ind-CEPI mission of the Department of Biotechnology. The mRNA vaccines do not use the …

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Union Cabinet approves Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana

Union Cabinet has approved Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana at an expenditure of Rs 1,584 crore for the current financial year. An amount of Rs 20,810 crore has been approved for the entire Scheme period 2020-2023. Under the scheme, the government will provide subsidy for two years in respect of new employees engaged on or after …

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Former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi unanimously elected as Rajya Sabha member

Former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi unanimously elected as Rajya Sabha member

Senior BJP leader and former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi was today unanimously elected member of Rajya Sabha. Patna’s Divisional Commissioner and Rajya Sabha Election Officer Sanjay Aggarwal handed over the certificate to Mr Modi. The By election was necessitated following the death of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) founder and Union minister …

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All accused of the Malegaon blast case to appear before NIA Court on 19 December

All accused of the Malegaon blast case to appear before NIA Court on 19 December

A special NIA court in Mumbai directed all the accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case to appear before it on December 19. Out of the seven accused in the matter, only three accused including LT Col Purohit, Sameer Kulkarni and Ajay Rahirkar were present before the court today. The court took note of their …

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Health Minister said COVID 19 vaccine will be free across India

Standard Operating Procedures on Preventive Measures in Markets issued by Health Ministry

Standard operating Procedures on Preventive Measures in Markets issued by the Health Ministry to contain spread of COVID-19. Market places in containment zones shall remain closed. Only those outside containment zones will be allowed to open-up. Persons above 65 years of age, persons with co morbidities, pregnant women, and children below the age of 10 …

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Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhry appointed as the 27th Director General Border Roads

Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhry assumed the charge as 27th Director General Border Roads (DGBR) on 1st December 2020.Before taking over as Director General Border Roads, he was holding the appointment of ADG LW&E in QMG’s Branch at Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army).He  was commissioned into the Corps of Engineers from Indian Military Academy, …

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IISc, Bengaluru researchers develop wastewater treatment and recycling system

IISc, Bengaluru researchers develop wastewater treatment and recycling system

The Bengaluru based Indian Institute of Science researchers have developed an efficient decentralised wastewater treatment and recycling system for rural areas. The water that drains out of the wash basin and kitchen is treated and recycled after removing the oil and grease and used again for non potable purposes such as toilet flushing and gardening. …

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UMANG’s App international version launched

UMANG’s App international version launched

The UMANG mobile app -Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance is a Government of India all-in-one single, unified, secure, multi-channel, multi-lingual, multiservice Mobile App. providing access to high impact services of various Government of India Departments and State Governments. To mark the occasion of 3 years of UMANG and 2000 plus services milestone, an online …

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Compilation of initiatives by School Education Dept during COVID-19 released by Education Minister

Online ATAL Faculty Development Programmes inaugurated by Union Education Minister

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ today inaugurated 46 online AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy Faculty Development Programmes (FDPs) to train teachers of higher education institutions. The FDPs will be conducted in 22 Indian states. The online Faculty Development Programmes will be conducted according to the new National Education Policy -2020. IITs, IIITs, NITs and …

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India and European Union hold 6th round of consultations on disarmament & non-proliferation matters

India and the European Union today held the sixth round of consultations on disarmament and non-proliferation matters in a virtual format. The consultations involved exchanges on developments in the area of nuclear, chemical, biological disarmament and non-proliferation, conventional weapons, outer space security issues, export control regimes, strategic stability environment and other developments of mutual interest. …

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Ministry of External Affair lodges strong protest over planned attack by Jaish e Mohammed in Jammu and Kashmir

India has conveyed its strong concern to Pakistan on the terror attack planned by Jaish e Mohammed in Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistani charged affaires were summoned by the External Affairs Ministry and a strong protest was lodged at the attempted attack. External Affairs Ministry said in a statement that India is firmly and resolutely committed …

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India’s QRSAM Second flight test conducted
successfully

Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile System (QRSAM) second flight test was successfully conducted today from the Integrated Test Range, Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha. Today’s flight test was carried out against the high performance Jet Unmanned Aerial Target called Banshee, which simulates an aircraft. The Radars acquired the target from a long range …

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7th round of Foreign Office Consultations between India and Kazakhstan held via video-conference

7th round of Foreign Office Consultations between India
and Kazakhstan held via video-conference

The 7th round of Foreign Office Consultations between India and Kazakhstan was held via video-conference today. The Indian side was led by Vikas Swarup, Secretary (West) and the Kazakhstan side by Shakhrat Nuryshev, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan.An MoU on “Indian Grant Assistance for Implementation of High Impact Community Development Projects in …

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India expects full support from SCO for reformed
multilateralism: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, India expects full support from SCO for a reformed multilateralism that reflects today’s global realities. Addressing the 20th Summit of SCO Council of Heads of State via video-conferencing today, Mr Modi said, the United Nations has completed 75 years, but the basic goal of the United Nations is still …

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Current and Corporate Affairs as on 26 October 2020

Current and Corporate Affairs as on 26 October 2020

Current and Corporate Affairs as on 26 October 2020 COVID-19 NEWS India’s COVID-19 recovery rate touches 90 per cent: India has crossed a significant milestone in its fight against COVID, as the recovery rate reached 90 per cent yesterday. Over 70 lakh patients have recovered from this highly infectious disease in the country so far. …

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CURRENT AND CORPORATE NEWS : 17 OCTOBER 2020

COVID- 19 NEWS Government issues SOPs for cultural functions & programs Ministry of Culture yesterday issued detailed SOPs for Cultural Functions and Programs on preventive measures to contain spread of COVID-19. These guidelines contain Standard Operating Procedures to be followed by the management of theatres and performance spaces, as well as the entertainment or creative …

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Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla holds bilateral consultations with US Deputy Secy of State Stephen Biegun

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla today held bilateral consultations over a diverse range of issues with visiting US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun in New Delhi. Both highlighted convergences and shared interests between India-US. Both sides reiterated their commitment to the Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership. Mr Shringla and Mr Biegun also reviewed status and …

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