Monthly Archives: September 2019

Business and Economy

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant says challenge before India is ...

The government is determined to take India back to a high trajectory growth rate of 8-9 per cent and the real challenge before the country is to sustain that growth, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant ...
September 25, 2019
India

Politicians Pays Homage to Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay on his ...

On September 25, the year-long birth centenary celebration for Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Deendayal Upadhyay will come to an end with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a host of senior ministers of his government and BJP ...
September 25, 2019
India

PM Modi gets ‘Global Goalkeeper’ award for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Wednesday conferred the “Global Goalkeeper” award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by his government. In a series of tweets in Hindi, ...
September 25, 2019
India

ISRO’s Mars Mission Completes 5 Years

India’s Mangalyaan mission, which was initially meant to last six months, has completed five years of orbiting Mars and is likely to continue for more time, ISRO chief K Sivan said today. In the last ...
September 25, 2019
must know

What are E-cigarettes and Reason Government Banned Them

On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet approved the promulgation of the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (production, manufacture, import, export, transport, sale, distribution, storage and advertisement) Ordinance, 2019 with immediate effect. As a result, anyone violating it ...
September 24, 2019
India

Tremors In Delhi, Parts Of North India After 6.3 Magnitude ...

Mild tremors were felt in Delhi and its neighbouring areas after a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck north-west of Lahore this afternoon. The tremors, which lasted a few seconds, were felt at around 4:35 pm, many ...
September 24, 2019
India

J&K Admin Announces New Medical College for Leh to Help ...

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has announced to establish a Government Medical College (GMC) for Leh which would be first such facility in the hilly district and help develop health education and services in the ...
September 24, 2019
India

President Kovind presents National Service Scheme Awards

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday felicitated 41 people with the prestigious NSS awards in recognition of their exemplary and commendable social service. The recipients of the National Service Scheme (NSS) Awards for 2017-18 include ...
September 24, 2019
Business and Economy

RBI Imposes Restrictions on PMC Bank; Withdrawal Restricted to Rs ...

The Reserve Bank of India has placed the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Bank Limited, Mumbai, Maharashtra, under directions. According to the Directions, depositors will be allowed to withdraw Rs 1000 only from their account. Punjab ...
September 24, 2019
World

Meetings With World Leaders, Address on Climate Change and Universal ...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived here to participate in the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly, will have a packed schedule, meetings with a number of world leaders, including US President Donald Trump, ...
September 23, 2019
India

Mobile App to be Used for Collecting 2021 Census Data ...

The 2021 census will be conducted through a mobile phone application, moving away from traditional pen and paper to give Digital India a boost, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Monday. The mammoth nationwide ...
September 23, 2019
India

Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria to be the next IAF Chief

Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, who played a key role in negotiating the Rafale deal, will be the next Chief of Air Staff, the government announced on Thursday. Bhadauria, who took over as the ...
September 19, 2019
Health and Nutrition

Anxiety: Symptoms and Foods Which Help Reduce It

Anxiety is a widespread condition, affecting millions of people globally. Symptoms vary, and some people only experience them now and then. However, someone who experiences symptoms for 6 months or longer may have a generalized anxiety disorder ...
September 19, 2019
India

Gujarat HC Junks Over 120 Pleas Against Land Acquisition for ...

The Gujarat High Court on Thursday dismissed over 120 petitions filed by farmers challenging the acquisition of their land for the ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project. A division bench led by Justice A S Dave ...
September 19, 2019
India

Will Create New Paradise in Kashmir Says PM Modi at ...

Blaming the Congress for the plight of Kashmiris for decades, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for making efforts to create a “new paradise” in the valley. Launching the BJP’s poll campaign for the ...
September 19, 2019
Entertainment

IIFA 2019: Alia Bhatt Named Best Actress for ‘Raazi’; Ranveer ...

The 20th edition of the IIFA Awards (International Indian Film Academy Awards) ended with a bang last night with Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, Vicky Kaushal, Aditi Rao Hydari, Ishaan Khatter, Sara Ali Khan, filmmaker Sriram Raghavan ...
September 19, 2019
India

Rajnath Singh Becomes First Defence Minister to Fly in Tejas ...

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday flew in the Tejas fighter aircraft from the HAL airport in Bengaluru, becoming the first defence minister to fly in the indigenously-built light combat aircraft (LCA). Wearing a G ...
September 19, 2019
India

DRDO Drone ‘Rustom-2’ Crashes In Farm In Karnataka’s Chitradurga District

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) belonging to the Defence Research and Development Organisation crashed during a trial in an agriculture field in Chitradurga district on Tuesday, a video of which has gone viral. However, no ...
September 17, 2019
India

PM Modi to Visit Statue of Unity on His Birthday

On his 69th birthday on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin the special day by visiting the site of the Gujarat’s Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river, whose water level has reached its ...
September 17, 2019
India

Odd-Even Scheme Returns to Delhi from Nov 4

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the odd-even road rationing scheme will be implemented in Delhi from November 4 to 15. Kejriwal said the move was aimed at combating high levels of air pollution ...
September 13, 2019
Business and Economy

Indian Economic Growth Much Weaker Than Expected: IMF

India’s economic growth is “much weaker” than expected, the IMF said on Thursday, attributing the reasons for corporate and environmental regulatory uncertainty and lingering weaknesses in some non-bank financial companies. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) ...
September 13, 2019
India

Govt. Launches Campaign to Promote ‘Eat Right Movement’

Launching the campaign on Thursday, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan emphasised upon the need for a “public movement” to spread awareness. “Our country is in need of a ‘Jan Andolan’ on preventive and promotive health ...
September 6, 2019
World

PM Modi Meets President Putin; Discusses Issues of Mutual Interests

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin met on Wednesday on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum and discussed ways to further cement the special and privileged Strategic Partnership between the two ...
September 4, 2019
Business and Economy

Cabinet approves Infusion of capital by Government in IDBI Bank

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Infusion of Rs 4,557 crore by Government in IDBI Bank. It will help in completing the process of IDBI Bank’s turnaround ...
September 3, 2019
India

Priyanka Gandhi Slams Centre Over ‘Historic Slowdown’ of Country’s Economy

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday attacked the government over the state of the economy and said it should now admit that there is a “historic slowdown” and move towards resolving it. She said ...
September 3, 2019
India

CGHS services to be made available in 100 cities by ...

Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) services will be made available in 100 cities by 2022, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said.  CGHS services, which started in 1954 from Gol Market in Delhi, reached only 25 ...
September 3, 2019