The Reserve Bank will launch the first pilot for retail digital rupee (e₹-R) in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru and Bhubaneswar on December 1, and later expand it to nine more cities in the initial phase. This follows a month after the RBI had started a pilot in the digital rupee – wholesale segment on November 1. The Reserve Bank announces… Continue reading "RBI to launch first pilot of retail digital rupee in 4 cities on Dec 1"
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India has invited Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi as the chief guest on Republic Day 2023, said the Ministry of External Affairs in an official statement on Sunday. This would be the first time that an Egyptian president would be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations. Egypt is also one of the nine guest countries to the… Continue reading "Egyptian President likely to be chief guest of Republic Day"
Our Constitution is “open, futuristic and known for its progressive views”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today during an event to mark the Constitution Day. “The words ‘We the people’ are not just three words, but the very essence of our Constitution and one that defines our democracy and makes us the mother of all democracies in the world,” PM… Continue reading "Our Constitution “Open, futuristic, known for progressive views”: Modi"
RH200, the versatile sounding rocket of ISRO, on Wednesday registered its 200th consecutive successful launch from the shores of Thumba, Thiruvananthapuram. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) termed it a “historic moment”. It was witnessed by former President Ram Nath Kovind and ISRO chairman S Somanath, among others. The successful flight of RH200 took off from the Thumba Equatorial Rocket… Continue reading "ISRO successfully conducts 200th launch of RH 200"
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur has said the Centre is working on a bill to regulate digital media. Thakur said there used to be one-way communication of news earlier, but with the development of electronic and digital media, communication of news has become multi-dimensional. Now even small news of a village reaches the national platform through digital media,… Continue reading "Centre to introduce new law to regulate digital media: Anurag Thakur"
CV Ananda Bose on Wednesday took oath as the new governor of West Bengal. He was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court Prakash Shrivastava in the presence of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, other state ministers and Speaker Biman Banerjee at a programme in the Raj Bhavan. Leader of Opposition in the state assembly Suvendu… Continue reading "CV Ananda Bose sworn in as Governor of West Bengal"
The Bharat Jodo Yatra led by Congress MP Rahul Gandhi entered Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday. A large number of Congressmen carrying the tricolour in their hands reached Bodarli village as the foot procession crossed over from Maharashtra into Madhya Pradesh. Maharashtra Congress president Nana Patole handed over the tricolour to Madhya Pradesh party chief Kamal Nath to formally launch the… Continue reading "Bharat Jodo Yatra enters MP, Priyanka to join Rahul Gandhi"
In the history of India-US ties, 2022 has been a huge year and the next year will be even bigger, a top White House official has said, asserting that the Biden administration sees this alliance as among the most consequential relationships for America anywhere in the world. Principal Deputy National Security Advisor Jon Finer also applauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi… Continue reading "Modi Was “Instrumental In Forging Consensus” At G20 Meet: US Official"
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has given the go-ahead for 3,000 visas for young professionals from India to work in the UK each year. The British government said India is the first visa-national country to benefit from such a scheme, highlighting the strength of the UK-India Migration and Mobility Partnership agreed last year. “Today the UK-India Young Professionals Scheme was… Continue reading "UK clears big visa scheme for Indians"
Terming forced religious conversion a “very serious” issue, the Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to step in and make sincere efforts to check the practice. It also warned a “very difficult situation” will emerge if forced religious conversions are not stopped. A bench of Justices M R Shah and Hima Kohli asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to enumerate… Continue reading "Forced religious conversion can affect national security: SC"