Govt to reduce weight of school bags

AMN Appreciating the demands for reducing the weight of school bags, the government said it has taken several initiatives in this regard. Replying to supplementaries in the Rajya Sabha, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan has taken up a number of steps to promote digital learning in its schools. He said … Continue reading Govt to reduce weight of school bags

Centre asks State govts to set up insurance companies for crop scheme

AMN The Centre has asked the state governments to set up their own insurance companies for better implementation of the crop insurance scheme and warned the existing insurers of strict action in case of irregularities. Replying to a debate on agrarian crisis in the Lok Sabha, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said there are implementation … Continue reading Centre asks State govts to set up insurance companies for crop scheme

Ram Nath Kovind elected as 14th President of India

AMN Senior BJP leader Ram Nath Kovind has been elected as the new President of India as he secured victory over opposition candidate Meira Kumar with comfortable margin. Announcing the results, Lok Sabha Secretary General and returning officer Anoop Mishra told media in New Delhi that Mr Kovind got 2930 votes valued 7,02,044 and Meira … Continue reading Ram Nath Kovind elected as 14th President of India

Crude price of Indian Basket was US$ 47.74/bbl on July 19

The international crude oil price of Indian Basket as computed/published today by Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas was US$ 47.74 per barrel (bbl) on 19.07.2017. This was higher than the price of US$ 47.36 per bbl on previous publishing day of 18.07.2017. In rupee terms, the … Continue reading Crude price of Indian Basket was US$ 47.74/bbl on July 19

राहुल ने कहा कांग्रेस के दबाव में यूपी के किसानों का कर्ज माफ हुआ

बांसवाड़ा (राजस्थान) कांग्रेस उपाध्यक्ष राहुल गांधी ने बुधवार को राजस्थान के बांसवाड़ा में आयोजित किसान आक्रोश रैली में पीएम नरेंद्र मोदी सरकार और राजस्थान सरकार पर जमकर प्रहार किया और कांग्रेस शासित राज्य कर्नाटक में सिद्धरमैया और पंजाब में कैप्टन अमरिंदर सिंह की तारीफ करते हुए कहा कि सत्ता में आते ही 24 घंटों में … Continue reading राहुल ने कहा कांग्रेस के दबाव में यूपी के किसानों का कर्ज माफ हुआ

Advani receives Lifetime Achievement award for contributions as Lok Sabha MP

Veteran BJP leader LK Advani received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions as a Lok Sabha member. JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav got the Lifetime Achievement Award as a Rajya Sabha MP. The award was given by the Vice President Hamid Ansari at a function organised by the Lokmat Media Group. Addressing a Parliamentary Award … Continue reading Advani receives Lifetime Achievement award for contributions as Lok Sabha MP

Counting of votes for Presidential election begins

AMN The counting of votes for the Presidential began at 11 AM. First, the ballot box of Parliament House will be opened, and then, the ballot papers received from states will be counted in alphabetical order. NDA candidate Ramnath Kovind and Opposition candidate Meira Kumar are in the fray for the top constitutional post. The … Continue reading Counting of votes for Presidential election begins

नोटबंदी से 60 लाख से ज्‍यादा लोग रोटी के लिए परेशान, 15 लाख लोगों की नौकरी गई– सर्वे

प्रदीप शर्मा नोटबंदी के बाद भारत में लगभग 15 लाख लोगों को नौकरियां गंवानी पड़ी हैं। एक सर्वे में यह खुलासा हुआ है। अगर एक कमाऊ शख्स पर घर के चार लोग आश्रित हैं तो इस लिहाज से पीएम नरेंद्र मोदी के एक फैसले से 60 लाख से ज्यादा लोगों को रोटी के लिए परेशान … Continue reading नोटबंदी से 60 लाख से ज्‍यादा लोग रोटी के लिए परेशान, 15 लाख लोगों की नौकरी गई– सर्वे

Delhi Govt warns people not to use ‘chinese manja’

New Delhi The Delhi Government has warned people not to use sharp synthetic kite flying thread known as ‘chinese manja’ as it has completely banned its sale and use in the state. This was informed by the Government through a advisory. “There shall be complete ban on the sale, production, storage, supply and use of … Continue reading Delhi Govt warns people not to use ‘chinese manja’

Aadhaar Privacy issue: SC to continue hearing today

New Delhi Supreme Court will continue to hear the arguments from various petitioners and respondents, in connection with whether the individual privacy is one fundamental right or not. A nine-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice (CJI) Jagdish Singh Khehar said, ‘We would continue hearing the arguments tomorrow in the privacy issue. The other eight … Continue reading Aadhaar Privacy issue: SC to continue hearing today