The Enforcement Directorate (ED) filed its first chargesheet against former Uttar Pradesh Minister Gayatri Prajapati on Thursday even as it attached 60 assets and over 50 bank accounts of his and his family members worth over Rs 55 crore, officials said. The central agency is probing the former legislator, who held the mining portfolio in the Samajwadi Party government led… Continue reading "ED files chargesheet against former UP Minister"
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India has set another record of daily Covid cases with 1,31,968 infections in the last 24 hours, pushing the total case count to over 1.3 crore. The surge, much steeper than last year’s first wave, has forced many states have imposed tight curbs. This is the fourth time in five days when India reported over one lakh new cases. 1,67,64… Continue reading "More than 1.31 lakh infection reported in India"
Shri S Selvaraj, Chief General Manager, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Tamil Nadu Regional Office, Chennai informed at the annual Press conference held in Chennai today (08 March 2021) that during the year 2020-21, loans disbursed by Tamil Nadu Regional Office of NABARD reached an all-time high of ₹27,040 crore, up from ₹14,458 crore the previous year –… Continue reading "Loans disbursed by Tamil Nadu Regional Office of NABARD reached an all-time high of ₹27,040 crore"
Based on intelligence, one Sathakathullah,37, of Tiruchirapalli, who was destined for Dubai by Air Arabia flight G9-472 was intercepted in departure terminal on suspicion of carrying foreign currency. On search of his hand bag, 15000 Saudi Riyals were found concealed in inner fitting of his handbag and four bundles wrapped with black adhesive tape were found inside the bag. On… Continue reading "Foreign currency worth Rs. 51.28 lakhs seized by Chennai Air Customs."
A story that once again showcases the Van Dhan tribal start-ups programme, a component of the The ‘Mechanism for Marketing of Minor Forest Produce (MFP) through Minimum Support Price (MSP) & Development of Value Chain for MFP’ Scheme, has emerged as a major source of employment for local tribals is the success of VDVK Adivasi Eakatmik Samajik Sanstha, Shahapur. VDVK Adivasi Eakatmik Samajik… Continue reading "Van Dhan Vikas Yojana – Empowering Tribals across India"
Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman attends Plenary Meeting of International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) of IMF through video-conference
Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman here today attended the Plenary Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) at the virtual Spring Meetings 2021. The meeting was attended by Governors/Alternate Governors representing 190 member countries of the IMF. The discussions at the meeting were… Continue reading "Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman attends Plenary Meeting of International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) of IMF through video-conference"
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr.Jitendra Singh today flagged off India Russia Friendship Car Rally 2021. The event organized by International Friendship Car Rally Association, IFCRA, will take place in Russia from 18th to 20th April. This is the 5th IFCRA edition and there are 14… Continue reading "Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh flags off India Russia Friendship Car Rally 2021"
Continuing with the excellent tradition of strong bilateral and defence ties between India and Bangladesh, General MM Naravane, Chief of the Army Staff has proceeded on a visit to Bangladesh from 08 to 12 April 2021. General Naravane’s visit comes in the midst of Swarnim Vijay Varsh celebrations which mark 50 years of the liberation of Bangladesh, made possible by… Continue reading "General MM Naravane, COAS proceeds on visit to Bangladesh"
The Government of India has notified Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2021 vide Gazette notification under reference G.S.R. 225(E) dated 30th March, 2021. In India, the copyright regime is governed by the Copyright Act, 1957 and the Copyright Rules, 2013. The Copyright Rules, 2013 were last amended in the year 2016. The amendments have been introduced with the objective of bringing the existing… Continue reading "Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2021 notified;"
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today took second dose of COVID-19 vaccine. In a tweet Shri Modi said “Got my second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS today. Vaccination is among the few ways we have, to defeat the virus. If you are eligible for the vaccine, get your shot soon. Register on CoWin.gov.in.” DS (Release ID: 1710307) Visitor Counter… Continue reading "PM gets second dose of COVID-19 vaccine"