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IFSCA Authority Board approves two Regulations

A meeting of the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) was held today. The Board, after detailed deliberations, approved the following regulations: International Financial Services Centres Authority (Bullion Exchange) Regulations, 2020 The Government of India, on the recommendation of IFSCA, notified the bullion spot delivery contract and bullion depository receipt ... Read More »

Prime Minister inaugurates National Conference on Vigilance and Anti Corruption

The Prime Minister inaugurated the National Conference on Vigilance and Anti Corruption on the theme सतर्क भारत, समृद्ध भारत (Vigilant India, Prosperous India) today through video conferencing. The event was organized by the Central Bureau of Investigation focusing on Vigilance issues aimed at raising awareness and reaffirming India’s commitment to ... Read More »

PM extends greetings on the occasion of Infantry Day

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended greetings on the occasion of Infantry Day today. Prime Minister said, “Greetings to all ranks of our courageous infantry on the special occasion of Infantry Day. India is proud of the role played by the infantry in protecting our nation. Their bravery continues ... Read More »

India records lowest daily New Cases after 3 months

India has achieved several significant milestones in its fight against COVID.  The new confirmed cases in the last 24 hours have fallen below 36,500 (36,470) for the first time in three months. The new cases were 34,884 on 18th July, 2020. With a high number of COVID patients recovering every day and the sustained fall ... Read More »

PM interacts with beneficiaries of PM SVANIDHI Yojana from UP

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with beneficiaries of PM SVANIDHI Yojana from Uttar Pradesh through video conferencing. The Prime Minister while interacting with the beneficiaries gave suggestions on benefits of digital payment and how to get cashback benefits. He also said with this money one can have proper education ... Read More »

Gadkari lays Foundation Stones of 9 NH projects in Tripura

Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari unveiling the plaques for laying the foundation stones of nine National Highway projects in Tripura today. Union Minister of State Dr Jitendra Singh is also seen in the picture. __________________________________________________________________________________________ Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari ... Read More »

CSIR IndiGenome resource of 1029 Indian genomes provides a compendium of genetic variants representing the contemporary Indian population

Results from the extensive computation analysis of the 1029 sequenced genomes from India carried out by CSIR constituent labs, CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB), Delhi and CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad were published in the scientific journal, Nucleic Acid Research, earlier this week. The allele frequencies ... Read More »

MHA extends the Guidelines for Re-opening

 Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued an Order today to extend the Guidelinesfor Re-opening, issued on 30.09.2020, to remain in force upto 30.11.2020 Re-opening of activities outside the Containment Zones Since the issuance of the first Order on lockdown measures by MHA on 24th March 2020, almost all activities have been gradually opened ... Read More »

India Post and United States Postal Service (USPS) signs Agreement for Electronic Exchange of Customs Datarelated to postal shipments exchanged between the two countries

Department of Posts, Government of India (India Post) and United States Postal Service (USPS) have entered into an agreement for Electronic Exchange of Customs data related to postal shipments exchanged between the two countries. The agreement will make it possible to transmit and receive electronic data of international postal items ... Read More »

MSDE and NCVET unveil the new guidelines and operation manuals for Awarding Bodies and Assessment Agencies for further strengthening the skilling ecosystem

In line with Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of making India the skill capital of the world, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) in collaboration with their unified regulator— National Council for Vocational Education and Training (NCVET) unveiled robust set of guidelines for the Awarding Bodies (AB) and ... Read More »

Piyush Goyal calls upon the global community to ensure timely and equitable availability of vaccines and medicines for COVID-19, in sufficient quantities and affordable prices;

The Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyalh as called upon the global community to ensure timely and equitable availability of vaccines and medicines for COVID-19, in sufficient quantities and affordable prices. In his intervention at the virtual informal meeting of WTO Ministersheld today, he said thatIndia and South Africa have ... Read More »

Mudra loan disbursals not down with Pandemic

The Indian economy had to face numerous challenges during the pandemic situation. The economic fallout had a significant impact on many people’s livelihood. A lot of these individuals lost their jobs, experienced pay cuts and many small businesses were affected too. To ease the financial stress, the Indian government took ... Read More »

Punjabi version of ‘Age Appropriate Fitness Protocols’launched

To make people aware about the health issues and fitness mantra, Punjab Sports and NRI Affairs Minister   Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi today launched Punjabi version of ‘Age Appropriate Fitness Protocols’ for all age groups under fit India movement under the initiative of Sports Authority of India (SAI) and National ... Read More »

President of India’s Greetings on The Eve of Durga Puja

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind has sent his greetings to his fellow citizens on the eve of Durga Puja. In a message, the President has said, “On the auspicious occasion of Durga Puja, I extend my greetings and best wishes to my fellow citizens in India and abroad. ... Read More »