GOVERNMENT AWAAZ

Defence export of India grow many folds

Various reforms/steps have been taken to enhance Defence exports. These reforms have provided a big boost to defence exports in recent times. The authorisation for defence exports in the country have grown seven folds in the last two years. The steps taken to promote defence exports are as follows:- Special Chemicals, Organisms, Materials, Equipment and … Continue reading Defence export of India grow many folds

Blue Revolution improves income of fishermen: Minister

Sudhir Kumar / New Delhi Union Minister for Fisheries Giriraj Singh today informed the Lok Sabha that losses incurred by the fishermen have come down after the steps taken by the government as part of the Blue Revolution. In a written reply to a question posed by the BJD member from Kendrapara, Anubhav Mohanty on … Continue reading Blue Revolution improves income of fishermen: Minister

Centre provides support to States through Samagra Shiksha Yojana: HRD Minister

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhrial Nishank has said that his ministry is providing support to the States and UTs through Samagra Shiksha Yojana for implementing the various provisions of the RTE Act, including opening or strengthening of schools. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha … Continue reading Centre provides support to States through Samagra Shiksha Yojana: HRD Minister

Masks, hand sanitizers are essential commodities: Govt

Staff Reporter / New Delhi The government of India has declared face masks and hand sanitizers as essential commodities for the next 100 days. The move is aimed at stepping up efforts to boost supply and prevent hoarding of these items in its fight to check the spread of coronavirus disease. The Centre has also … Continue reading Masks, hand sanitizers are essential commodities: Govt

DA for Central government employees and pensioners hiked by 4%

AMN / NEW DELHI The Union Cabinet has approved a four per cent hike in Dearness Allowance – DA for 48 lakh Central government employees and Dearness Relief to 65 lakh pensioners. It will be effective from 1st of January this year. With this, the DA has gone up from 17 per cent to 21 … Continue reading DA for Central government employees and pensioners hiked by 4%

Govt to construct 1,000 more urbanized clusters in rural areas

ONKAR SINGH / NEW DELHI Union Minister for Rural Development Narendra Singh Tomar has said government is intending to move ahead to construct 1,000 more urbanized clusters in rural areas after the success of urban Clusters scheme,. Speaking at the of 4th Anniversary Celebration function of Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission, SPMRM here today, Mr … Continue reading Govt to construct 1,000 more urbanized clusters in rural areas

Amarjeet Sinha, Bhaskar Khulbe appointed as Advisers to PM

AMN Retired IAS officers Amarjeet Sinha and Bhaskar Khulbe have been appointed as Advisers to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Department of Personnel Training, in its order said, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointments in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in the rank and scale of Secretary. DoPT in its order said … Continue reading Amarjeet Sinha, Bhaskar Khulbe appointed as Advisers to PM

Gadkari Reaffirms India’s Commitment to Reduce Road Accidents

AMN / Stockholm India’s Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari has reaffirmed India’s commitment to the United Nation’s goal set under the UN Decade of Action of drastically reducing road accidents by the year 2030. Addressing the “3rd High Level Global Conference on Road Safety for Achieving Global Goals 2030” … Continue reading Gadkari Reaffirms India’s Commitment to Reduce Road Accidents

CGST wing detects Input Tax Credit fraud worth Rs 214 crores, 1 held

AMN The Anti Evasion wing of CGST Delhi South Commissionerate has detected a case of Input Tax credit fraud through fake invoices issued by bogus firms. Investigations led to discovering the accused had also been generating bogus e-way bills to back the fake invoices. Over 35 entities are involved in the bogus transactions, involving fake … Continue reading CGST wing detects Input Tax Credit fraud worth Rs 214 crores, 1 held

PM affirms India’s commitment towards conservation of Migratory species

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar through Video Conferencing. Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Modi affirmed India’s commitment towards the conservation of Migratory Species. Prime Minister said that India has … Continue reading PM affirms India’s commitment towards conservation of Migratory species

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SPORTS

Covid-19 outbreak: Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021

AMN Japan's Prime Minister and the head of the International Olympic Committee Shinzo Abe today agreed to ...

Olympics will be postponed due to coronavirus outbreak: IOC member

According to USA Today, veteran International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound said that the 2020 Tokyo Gam ...

Sports administrator BVP Rao resigns from Governing Body of SAI

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Protesting the decision to merge the Special Area Games Scheme ( SAG) with ...

ART & CULTURE

President Kovind confers 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi awards

AMN President Ram Nath Kovind Wednesday conferred 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi's awards on 15 artistes a ...

V P asks people to conserve linguistic heritage of India

"Studies by the experts suggest that teaching in mother tongue at the initial stages of education gives impetu ...

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MARQUEE

India, Maldives sign MoUs for establishing Tourism zone 

AMN India and Maldives today signed five MoUs for establishing the Addu Tourism zone in five islands of Add ...

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

AMN The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, will operate and manage luxury train, Golden ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Filmi Tidbits: Sooryavanshi to be postponed amid Coronavirus

Entertainment Desk Akshay Kumar's Sooryavanshi, directed by Rohit Shetty is set for March 24 release for no ...

Irfan Khan to take health break after Angrezi Medium

Ailing actor Irfan Khan is unlikely to sign any new film in the near future as want health break. Angrezi Medi ...

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CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

COVID-19: US death toll higher than China

US death toll - 3,415 - now larger than China The United States has become the Epicenter of Coronavirus ...

No shortage of medicines in country to combat COVID-19 outbreak: Govt

Staff Reporter / New Delhi Government of India today said that there was no shortage of medicines in the co ...