Tuesday, August 21 2018

March 31, 2018

India and Pakistan agreed to resolve matters related to the treatment of diplomats

Ministers of India and Pakistan have mutually agreed to resolve matters related to the treatment of diplomats and diplomatic premises, in line with the 1992 ‘Code of Conduct’ for treatment of Diplomatic or Consular personnel in India and Pakistan.It provides smooth and unhindered functioning of the diplomatic and consular officials of the two countries in conformity with the international laws without violating their privileges and immunities.

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March 30, 2018

Income Tax Dept seized two bank accounts of Navjot Singh Sidhu

Two bank accounts of Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu has been seized by Income Tax Department for non-payment of taxes.The action has been taken as Minister in Punjab government, failed to provide documentary evidence in support of his expenses related to dress, tour and travelling and others. Official sources said his accounts were seized last month.

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March 30, 2018

Smart India Hackathon begins at 28 centres across the country

New Delhi-The Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon began at 28 centres across the country . Union Minister for Human Resource Development,Praksh Javadekar declared the Hackathon open at the Delhi centre of SIH 2018. In this world’s largest innovation under Digital India, about 1300 teams are participating to evolve software solutions to 340 problems given by the different Ministries,Departments and State Governments. The event has been jointly organized by Ministry of HRD, AICTE, Persistant Systems i4Cand RambhauMhalgiPrabodhini. The Chairperson of

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March 30, 2018

Non resident Indians are true national ambassadors – Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, Indians living abroad are true national ambassadors who contribute in strengthening India’s relation with other countries said PM Modi.He was addressing the Shree Cutchi Leva Patel Samaj in Nairobi via video conferencing on its Silver Jubilee Celebrations.Mr Modi said, Cutchi Leva Patel Samaj has made great contribution in the development of Africa for the last 125 years. He said, the contribution of the Samaj to Kenya is noteworthy.

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March 30, 2018

Trump administration issues work permits to spouses of H-1B visa holders

Trump administration has issued employment authorisation to spouses of more than 71,000 H-1B visa holders.Out of which over 90 percent of them are Indians.In 2015 President Obama had started issuing employment authorisation or work permits to the spouses of H-1B visas.Before 2015 spouses or dependents of H-1B visa holders come to the US on H-4 visas, were not authorised to work.Now US has signalled it plans to end the programme this year, likely with a proposed regulation in June.

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March 27, 2018

Home stays : Foreign tourists can stay with Indian families

New Delhi,The Ministry of Tourism has a voluntary scheme for approval of Incredible India Bed and Breakfast,Homestay Establishments wherein the basic idea is to provide a clean and affordable place for foreign and domestic tourists alike including an opportunity for foreign tourists to stay with an Indian family and enjoy the warm hospitality and get a taste of Indian Culture and Cuisine. The Ministry of Tourism has been conducting sensitization workshops on promotion of Home stays Incredible India Bed and

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March 26, 2018

Chinese Commerce Minister welcomed Indian investment in China

New Delhi – The Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation,Suresh Prabhu,welcoming his Chinese counterpar Mr. Zhong Shan at the meet .Both ministers co- chaired the11th meeting of India-China Joint Group on Economic Relations, Trade, Science and Technology at New Delhi.Welcoming Mr. Zhong Shan, Prabhu said that the joint group between India and China is the oldest and the most important dialogue mechanism between the two countries. Addressing India’s trade imbalance with China is the most important issue to

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March 25, 2018

Today India has emerged as a bright spot in the global economy – Modi

New Delhi-Sharing his thoughts in the 42nd edition of Mann Ki Baat programme on All India Radio Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, Today India has emerged as a bright spot in the global economy and today the highest foreign direct investment or FDI in the world, is flowing to India. The whole world is looking at India as a hub for investment innovation and development. That the development of industries could only be possible in the cities, was the kernel

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March 25, 2018

Naidu decision to quit NDA was guided by political considerations – Shah

TDP decision to withdraw from NDA government as unfortunate and unilateral said BJP President Amit Shah.He said that Naidu decision to quit NDA was guided by political considerations instead of Andhra Pradesh’s development concerns.He added that a number of development projects undertaken by the Centre for the state, besides funds given to it, Amit Shah said that any claim of discrimination against the state is far from facts.Mr Shah said NDA Govt has not left any stone unturned in ensuring

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March 24, 2018

Thai film festival to be held in Mumbai during March 29 – 31

Thai film festival will take place during Thursday, 29 March to 31 March in Mumbai. The Festival is being organised by the Royal Thai Consulate-General in Mumbai, in cooperation with the Films Division, Government of India. Admission to all screenings is free of charge.Eight Thai films from various genres such as short film, animation, documentary, classic drama, comedy drama, action, and horror will be screened during the Festival. The films will be screened in Thai language, with English subtitles. Panel

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