Tuesday, August 21 2018

June 11, 2018

Govt of India stands committed to support each and every Public Sector Bank -Piyush Goyal

Mumbai-Government stands committed to strengthen the operations of PSBs and to protect the interests of depositors, customers, employees and other stakeholders of Public Sector banks said Union Finance Minister, Mr Piyush Goyal. A Committee has been formed for faster resolution of stressed assets involving multiple Public Sector Banks. The Union Finance Minister, Mr Goyal announced this while interacting with the media at Mumbai , after meeting with heads of Public Sectors Banks based out of western and southern regions to

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June 9, 2018

ED appeals to Mumbai court to issue non-bailable warrants against Nirav Modi and his family

Mumbai – ED appealed to court to issue non-bailable warrants against diamantaire Nirav Modi and his family members in the over USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank fraud case.Enforcement Directorate charged Nirav Modi and 23 others under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of Money Laundering Act in the over Rs 13,000 crore PNB scam case. The Special court of Mumbai said it would pass its order on June 12. Nirav Modi is said to have

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June 9, 2018

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi statement prior to his departure to Qingdao in China

New Delhi- Prime Minister, Narendra Modi gave following statement prior to his visit to Qingdao in China. I will be visiting Qingdao in China for the annual meeting of the Council of Heads of States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).I am excited to lead the Indian delegation for our first-ever meeting of the Council as a full member. The SCO has a rich agenda for cooperation, ranging from fighting terrorism, separatism and extremism to promoting cooperation in connectivity, commerce,

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June 8, 2018

India and Norway sign MoU to extend health cooperation

New Delhi-Ministry of Health and Family Welfare signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Norway to extend the cooperation within health sector through the Norway India Partnership Initiative for a period of three years starting from 2018 to 2020.Smt Preeti Sudan, Secretary (HFW) and Mr. ilsRagnarKamsvag, Ambassador of Norway signed the Memorandum of Understanding.The partnership shall also include areas related to maternal, new-born, child health, and shall build on experiences from NIPI phase

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June 7, 2018

Govt seeks explanation from Facebook over reports of data sharing without explicit consent

New Delhi-Recently there are media reports claiming that Facebook has agreements which are allowing phone and other device manufacturers access to its users personal information, including that of their friends without taking their explicit consent. The Government of India is deeply concerned about reports of such lapses, violations.In response to earlier notices about breaches of personal data relating to the Cambridge Analytica episode, Facebook had apologised and given strong assurances to the Government of India that they would take sincere

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June 7, 2018

Anupam Kher will be honoured by Lifetime Achievement award at Bangkok

Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher,63years will be given the prestigious Lifetime Achievement honour at the upcoming International Indian Film Academy awards ceremony in Bangkok. Anupam Kher worked in over 500 films spanning across languages along with projects both in India and abroad for over three decades. He will be presented with the honour on June 24 at the 19th edition of IIFA.He is grateful for this award and considers the recognition as an encouragement to keep working in the industry

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June 5, 2018

Narendra Modi to interact with young innovators and start-up entrepreneurs

New Delhi-Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take part in an interaction with young innovators and start up entrepreneurs.The interaction offers a wonderful opportunity to hear directly from pioneering young innovators who have excelled as start-up entrepreneurs.India has emerged a hub for start-ups and innovation. Indian youngsters have distinguished themselves due to their futuristic and out-of-the-box thinking. During  interaction youngsters from leading incubation centres and tinkering labs will be taking part as well. You can join the interaction via the Narendra

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June 5, 2018

High Court directs Karnataka govt to arrange security for peaceful release of Rajinikanth film Kaala

High Court of Karnataka to the state govt to arrange necessary security for peaceful release of Rajinikanth starrer Kaala film, which pro Kannada outfits had threatened to stall over the actors reported remarks on the Cauvery row.Karnataka HC Justice G Narendra issued the direction on the basis of a Supreme Court order, which had stayed ban orders imposed on the release of film Padmaavat by four states, early this year.KFCC had on the 29th of last month decided not to

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June 4, 2018

Minister asks for immediate action in Sexual Harassment Case in Air India

Compulsory registration of NRI marriages

New Delhi-Air Hostess, who is working with Air India met Ms Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Minister for Women and Child Development regarding her complaint under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi has taken up the matter with Minister for Civil Aviation. The Minister has also spoken to the head of the Internal Complaints Committee of Air India and has directed her to complete the inquiry within June, 2018.

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June 4, 2018

Indian beaches to get prestigious Blue Flag certification of international standards

13 Indian beaches will soon get the Blue Flag certification of international standards.To make the beaches environment and tourist-friendly in accordance with the Blue Flag standards, a beach has to be plastic-free and be equipped with a waste management system Project Head of SCIOM Arvind Nautiyal. Blue Flag cerified beaches will be in Odisha, Maharashtra and other coastal states.These beaches will be the first in not just India, but in Asia, to get the Blue Flag certification.

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