Wednesday, August 22 2018

September 24, 2017

Pakistan lied at the United Nations Assembly and showed fake photo of a girl

UN representative of Pakistan Malin Lodhi showed  fake photo of a pellet gun victim in the UN General Assembly and said, “This is the face of Indian democracy.” In fact this was the photo of 17-year-old Gazan woman named Rawya abu Jom, who had been injured by shrapnel during an air strike by Israeli forces.The picture was taken by photojournalist Heidi Levine in July 2014 when she was covering the Gaza war.This is not the first time that Pakistan has

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September 24, 2017

World needs to fight terrorism unitedly without compromise – MJ Akbar

New York-MJ Akbar,Union Minister of State for External Affairs has said that terrorism is the greatest challenge faced by the world as of now and it needs to be fought unitedly without a compromise.He was addressing a conference in New York ,Akbar said, though the world has suffered from isms before, but terrorism is the most dangerous ism of the 21st century. Mr. Akbar was in New York to attend the annual session of UN General Assembly.Indian Minister referred to

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September 24, 2017

Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian to stay one year more

New Delhi-Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian will get one year extension till October next year said Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.He had assumed the office of India’s CEA in October 2014 after the government picked him up out of many aspirants for the coveted job.Mr Subramanian has been quite vocal in his stand on RBI’s monetary policy and has openly supported the need for a rate cut.

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September 23, 2017

India emerging as Investor’s destination: Dr Jitendra Singh

The Union Minister of State Dr Jitendra Singh said that India is fast emerging as Investors’ destination and this has been primarily possible because of a number of decisions taken by the UnionGovernment to bring in the ease of business. As a result today, many of those Indians who had left the country decades ago and never found a reason to look back, are now keenly exploring the possibilities of returning back and investing in India. Dr Jitendra Singh credited

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September 23, 2017

India and US discuss all aspects of bilateral relationship

Indian foreign minister of India Sushma Swaraj met U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reviewed all aspects of the bilateral relationship and discussed the situation in the neighbourhood and the Indo-Asia Pacific region.Both leaders discuss regional issues, with a focus on Pakistan, Afghanistan, terrorism and strengthening strategic partnership. The meeting held on the sidelines of UNGA, both the leaders review all aspects of Indo-US bilateral relationship.Sushma Swaraj and Rex Tillerson met on the sidelines of the annual UN General Assembly

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September 22, 2017

Tax Payers of Delhi Advised To Confirm Identities Of Income Tax Search Authorities

New Delhi-The Income Tax Department in the Delhi region regularly conducts search,survey and verification exercises in case of suspected tax evaders to uncover concealment of undisclosed income and assets as per the law.However, instances have been brought to the notice of department wherein, certain unscrupulous elements have conducted unauthorized and illegal searches through forged identity cards claiming to be from Income Tax Department, Delhi.It is reiterated that the tax payers is well within his rights to seek & inspect the

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September 22, 2017

Modern education apart from religious training also must in madrasas: Chouhan

Bhopal-MP chief Minister Mr Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that modern education should also be imparted along with religious training in madrasas.He was addressing the 20th foundation day of Madhya Pradesh Madrasa Board and one-day Madrasa Shiksha Sammelan. Children need to be skillfull as well in today’s modern times. While there is employment on the one hand, there is dearth of skillfull hands. We have to check this situation. He said that children would have to be given modern education besides

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September 22, 2017

Govt provides additional Rs.12000 Crores to fight malnutrition in India

New Delhi-The Government has provided an additional Rs.12000 Crores to fight malnutrition over next three years in the country by revising cost norms for supplementary nutrition provided in anganwadis and in the scheme for adolescent girls. Briefing media persons in New Delhi , Secretary, WCD Rakesh Srivastava said that the government has effected a quantum increase of about 33% in cost norms, which have been revised for the first time since 2011 in the case of ICDS. In the case

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September 22, 2017

Hindi film ‘Newton’ will be India’s official entry to Oscars 2018

Film Federation of India announced that Hindi film Newton has been chosen to represent India in the Best Foreign Language category for Oscars 2018.Newton is a black comedy on the foibles of democracy, released commercially across the country today.No Indian film has ever won an Oscar.The last Indian film that made it to the final five in the Best Foreign Film Lagaan in 2001.Mother India in 1958 and Salaam Bombay in 1989 are the other two Indian movies to have

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September 22, 2017

New superfast express train will run between Varanasi and Vadodara

The new weekly superfast train Mahamana express will run from Varanasi every Friday and from Vadodara every Wednesday. The 1,531-km journey between the two cities will take 27 hour 30 minutes.There has long been a demand for a direct train between Varanasi and Vadodara.This superfast express train will have 9 stops including Vadodara, Surat, Itarsi, Jabalpur and Varanasi.It boasts modern luxurious coaches with plush interiors. These include ergonomically designed ladders for climbing to upper berths, snack tables for side berths,

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