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BJP announces first list of candidates for 3 states assembly polls

The BJP central election committee meeting was attended among others by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah, Organisational Secretary Ram Lal and central ministers including J P Nadda, Thawar Chand Gehlot, Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj. Briefing reporters after the meeting, J P Nadda, secretary of BJP central ... Read More »

SpiceJet Announces New Direct Flights. Check Routes Here

The SpiceJet on Tuesday announced two new daily direct flights from Amritsar to Bangkok and Goa, an official said. A three-member team from the SpiceJet, led by Chief Customer Service Officer Kamal Hingorani, met Punjab Chief Minster Amarinder Singh here to announce the launch of the new flights from the Sri ... Read More »

PM Modi announces launch of ‘Swachhata Hi Seva Movement’

It is also the day Swachh Bharat Mission completes 4 years of being a historic mass movement aimed at fulfilling Bapu’s dream of a Clean India.” PM Modi also saluted all those working towards a Swachh Bharat! In a tweet he said “The ‘Swachhata Hi Seva Movement’ commences on 15th September. This ... Read More »

PM Modi announces 100% hike in compensation for ASHA workers

The announcement which will be effective from next month was made during a video bridge interaction with lakhs of ASHA, Anganwadi and ANM workers today. The Prime Minister announced the doubling of routine incentives given by the Union Government to ASHA workers. In addition, all ASHA workers and their helperswould ... Read More »

Argentina’s President announces new austerity measures

The center-right president admitted in a speech to the nation that Argentina was facing “an emergency,” after its currency, the peso, lost more than half its dollar value this year. “We must confront a fundamental problem: to not spend more than we have, to make efforts to balance the state’s ... Read More »

BCCI announces 16-member India squad for Asia Cup

India have rested regular skipper Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma will lead the squad. Shikhar Dhawan has been named vice-captain.  The tournament will take place in the United Arab Emirates. While India will play their opening game on September 18, the event kicks off on September 15 with Bangladesh squaring off ... Read More »

Govt announces regulations for drones

The regulations will be effective from 1st of December this year. Addressing the media in New Delhi, Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu said, the regulations are intended to enable visual line-of-sight daytime-only and a maximum of 400 feet altitude operations.  He said, air space has been partitioned into Red Zone in which flying ... Read More »

GST Council announces cashback for Digital transactions

The GST Council meeting was held in the national capital on Saturday. The meeting, chaired by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, was focused on the concerns and suggestions of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. Briefing media after the 29th council meeting, the finance minister said efforts made continuously to take ... Read More »

President Kovind announces four nominations to Rajya Sabha

The nominations were made by President Ram Nath Kovind on the advice of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said. “Ram Shakal is an eminent people’s leader and public representative from Uttar Pradesh, who has devoted his life for the welfare and well-being farmers. He has also ... Read More »

EU announces retaliatory tariffs to U.S. imports starting Friday

The list of U.S. imports worth 2.8 billion euros includes a vast range of items, such as cranberry, orange juice, peanut butter, jeans, cosmetics, motorcycles, and steel products. While the list did not name specific brands, Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European commission, have warned that the EU intends ... Read More »

Trump announces US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

Moments later he signed a fresh set of sanctions against Iran and warned countries against any cooperation with Tehran on its controversial nuclear weapons programme. The “disastrous” deal gave Iran millions in cash and did not prevent it from acquiring nuclear weapons, he said. In reversing the signature foreign policy ... Read More »

BCCI announces Test team against Afghanistan

Karun Nair and Kuldeep Yadav have been included in the 15-man squad for the one-off Test against Afghanistan, as BCCI announced the team on Tuesday. Cheteshwar Pujara and Ishant Sharma, who are plying their trade in the county circuit in England will return to participate in Afghanistan’s first-ever Test match, ... Read More »

MEA announces lucky draw for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Sushma Swaraj on Monday drew the lots for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra 2018. Addressing the media, Sushma Swaraj said that around 1580 pilgrims will undertake Yatra this year. The External Affairs Ministry also said that this year, two senior officials will accompany each batch. One of the two will be an experienced ... Read More »

Cambridge Analytica announces ‘ceasing all operations’

Cambridge Analytica, the UK marketing analytics firm at the heart of the Facebook data scandal, has announced it was “immediately ceasing all operations” and filing for insolvency in Britain and the United States. Cambridge Analytica , hired by Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, said it had been “vilified” in recent months ... Read More »

Air India announces non-stop flight between Amritsar and Bangkok

Days after announcing increasing the frequency of flights from Delhi to Copenhagen and San Francisco, the airline said the flight from Amritsar to Bangkok would operate on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. However, the service will remain in effect till May 30 and a decision on its extension will be ... Read More »