Wednesday, June 20, 2018
To honour soldiers, who have been disabled in line of duty, the Army is observing this year as the Year of Disabled Soldiers in Line of Duty. The Defence Ministry said this in a detailed statement yesterday. Our correspondent reports that the primary focus is towards alleviating the sufferings of...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with farmers tomorrow at 9:30 AM. Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh said Mr Modi will have a direct dialogue with farmers across the country, in which various initiatives related to doubling the income of farmers by 2022 will also be...
Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey has sought enhanced participation by state health ministers in the National Health Mission. Releasing the 11th Common Review Mission report in New Delhi today, Choubey said up to 70 per cent of health-related work in states is done...
Calling the bullet train extremely essential for India, Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani has said that the project would unleash technology-driven transportation in the country. Addressing a press conference in Mumbai yesterday, Mr Lohani said the bullet train will be a medium of rapid transport that will run at par...
India has said matters related to India-Pakistan relations are purely bilateral in nature and have no scope for involvement of any third country. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar yesterday said this in a response to queries on the comments made by the Chinese Ambassador to India on a trilateral...
Government has directed the CBSE to conduct the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) examination in all Indian languages as was being done earlier. In a tweet yesterday, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said he has asked the CBSE to conduct examination in all the 20 languages. He said the...
The ICICI Bank has announced that its CEO Chanda Kochhar would be on leave till completion of an enquiry against her in the Videocon loan matter. The bank has named Sandeep Bakhshi as the Chief Operating Officer, COO, who would be handling all the businesses from today, subject to various...
President Ram Nath Kovind said that India's ties with Greece are very ancient and special. India reaffirms to deepen and strengthen them. In the present times, the growth story of India has created new opportunities, he added. He was speaking at the Banquet organised in his honour by the...
Finance Minister Piyush Goyal will meet heads of 13 public sectors banks in New Delhi today to resolve various issues concerning them. This will be the first meeting with the heads of the Public sector banks after their annual financial result for 2017-18. Most of the banks posted loss in...
The Enforcement Directorate -ED has filed a fresh charge sheet against liquor baron Vijay Mallya, and others for allegedly cheating a consortium of nationalized banks to the tune of over Rs 6,000 crore. The charge sheet was filed under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and...