GOVERNMENT AWAAZ

Govt to install Solar projects of 40,000 MW by 2022

AMN / NEW DELHI The government has set a target for the installation of Rooftop Solar projects of forty thousand MegaWatt by 2022 in the country. In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, New and Renewable Energy Minister RK Singh said, the projects include installation of solar panels on the rooftop of houses. He said, … Continue reading Govt to install Solar projects of 40,000 MW by 2022

Cabinet extends 15th Finance Commission’s term

AMN / NEW DELHI Cabinet has approved the extension of the term of Fifteenth Finance Commission up to 30th November this year. It will enable the Commission to examine various comparable estimates for financial projections in view of reforms and the new realities to finalise its recommendations for the period 2020-2025. Cabinet has also approved … Continue reading Cabinet extends 15th Finance Commission’s term

Govt to establish first National Police University

AMN / NEW DELHI Centre has initiated a proposal to establish the first National Police University in the country. It will be dedicated to imparting education in policing and internal security. In a written reply in Lok Sabha the Minister of State for Home Affairs, G. Kishan Reddy said the university will conduct undergraduate, graduate … Continue reading Govt to establish first National Police University

Govt gives nod to bring 13 Labour Laws in ambit of New Code

  Cabinet approves Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Bill, 2019 Staff Reporter / New Delhi Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Bill, 2019 to be introduced in the Parliament. This proposal would enhance the coverage of the safety, health … Continue reading Govt gives nod to bring 13 Labour Laws in ambit of New Code

Govt approves amendments to POCSO Act

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Cabinet today approved the Amendments to the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences, POCSO, Act, 2012. It will make punishment more stringent for committing sexual crimes against children including the death penalty. The amendments also provide for levy of fines and imprisonment to curb child pornography. Briefing media Information and … Continue reading Govt approves amendments to POCSO Act

Govt to invest Rs 50 lakh crore in railways by 2030

AMN / PANAJI Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has said that the government is eyeing investment of 50 lakh crore in railways by the year 2030 to make it the best in the world. The Minister said that the rail infrastructure in the country increased by mere 30 per cent in the last 65 years due … Continue reading Govt to invest Rs 50 lakh crore in railways by 2030

Results for Teachers, other staff in KVS to be declared on July 8

AMN / NEW DELHI The results for over seven thousand posts of Teachers and other staff in Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan will be declared on Monday. Human Resources Development Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced this while addressing the 8th Deputy Commissioner’s Conference of KVS in New Delhi today. He emphasized on delivering quality education to … Continue reading Results for Teachers, other staff in KVS to be declared on July 8

Cabinet approves proposal to extend benefits to CAPF officers

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Cabinet has approved the proposal for Grant of Organized Group ‘A’ Service to Group ‘A’ Executive Cadre Officers of Central Armed Police Forces and extension of benefit of Non-Functional Financial Upgradation and Non-Functional Selection Grade. Briefing media in New Delhi this afternoon, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said, the … Continue reading Cabinet approves proposal to extend benefits to CAPF officers

Govt launches awareness programme for water conservation..

Onkar Singh / New Delhi Centre has launched Jal Shakti Abhiyan to create awareness on the benefits of water conservation and declining sources of water in the country. Launching the initiative in New Delhi this evening, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said, water conservation is now a national priority and it is time to … Continue reading Govt launches awareness programme for water conservation..

Centre to launch evening meal scheme in AES affected districts of Bihar

By A Correspondent / NEW DELHI Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwani Kumar Choubey has said that the Centre will launch evening meal scheme among children in Acute Encephalitis Syndrome AES affected districts of Bihar on the line of midday meal scheme. Mr Choubey was talking to media persons after reviewing … Continue reading Centre to launch evening meal scheme in AES affected districts of Bihar

SPORTS

Golf: Rookie Lal grabs the first-round lead, Gulfam shines with two eagles

  Harpal Singh Bedi /Faridabad Teenage rookie Amrit Lal of Chandigarh shot a six-under-66 t ...

Sai Praneeth storms into second round of Japan Open

In Badminton, Sai Praneeth stormed into the second round of men's singles of Japan Open, beating Kento Nishimo ...

TT: India makes clean sweep of all seven gold medals at stake

Cuttack Indian paddlers clinched all the seven medals at the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championshi ...

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MARQUEE

Bill for Transgender Persons introduced in Lok Sabha

Staff Reporter / New Delhi The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, was introduced in Lok ...

UP Mangoes to hit fruits market in Italy

First Shipment of North Indian Mangoes from Lucknow to Italy dispatched Our Special correspondent / L ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Indian entries bag six awards at SAARC Film Festival

WEB DESK SAARC-film-festival Indian entries bagged six awards including the Best Feature Film for the movie ...

Dangal’ girl Zaira Wasim quits Film World, citing religion

Zaira Wasim WEB DESK National Award-winning actor Zaira Wasim who played an important role in film D ...

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ART & CULTURE

International Urdu Day Awards announced

  Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The annual International Urdu Day Awards have been announced. ...

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

    AMN Renowned English writer Amitav Ghosh was conferred the 54th Jnanpith award for the ...