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IT Raid on Janardhan Reddy’s mining company


Ballari, Nov 21: Today the IT department has raided the offices of Bharatiya Janata Party leader Janardhan Reddy’s mining company, days after a grandiose wedding of his daughter, the offices of Obulapuram Mining Company and Associated Mining Company, both owned by mining baron and BJP leader and his family was raided. The raid comes in the wake of his daughter’s ...

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Ind vs Eng, 2nd Test: India won the match by 246 runs


Visakhapatnam, Nov 21: India won the match by 246 runs, handing England a massive loss which they deserved.Chasing an unlikely 405 for victory on the fifth day, England were bowled out 20 minutes after lunch for 158. While India had scored 455 and 204 respectively in their first and second innings, the visitors, with a first innings score of 255, ...

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Govt allows farmers to buy seeds with old currency notes


New Delhi, Nov 21: Good news for farmers as today the government has allowed farmers to buy seeds with old currency notes from any state or central government outlets and agri universities ahead of the Rabi harvesting season. Farmers can purchase seeds from the centres, units or outlets belonging to the central or state governments, public sector undertakings, national or ...

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WCD Ministry holds the Second All India Women Journalists’ Workshop


New Delhi, Nov 21: Over 100 journalists from across the country, representing various media organizations came together on a single platform at the second ‘All India Women Journalists’ Workshop’ organized by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in association with Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in New Delhi today. The first ‘All India Women Journalists’ Workshop’ ...

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Steps being taken to make India a Gas based economy


New Delhi, Nov 21: The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan informed the Lok Sabha in a written reply today that natural gas is one of the cleanest and most environment friendly fuels having extremely low Carbon Dioxide emissions compared to other fuels like coal and oil. The Government has taken the following steps ...

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Steps being taken to Reduce the weight of School Bags


New Delhi, Nov 21: The Central Government has taken various steps to reduce curriculum load and the weight of school bags. The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has not recommended any textbook for early childhood education. It has recommended only two books (Language and Mathematics) for classes I & II and three books for classes III to ...

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Communal Harmony Week: Child victims of violence from different States arrive New Delhi


New Delhi, Nov 21: As part of the Communal Harmony Campaign week being observed from November 19-25, 2016, a group of child victims of violence from different States arrived here today. During their six-day visit to the National Capital, organised by the National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH), these children pin-up ‘Communal Harmony Flags’ on the person of the dignitaries ...

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Guided Missile Destroyer INS Chennai Joins the Indian Navy


Mumbai, Nov 21: INS Chennai, a P 15A Guided Missile Destroyer, was commissioned into the Indian Navy by the Hon’ble Raksha Mantri Shri Manohar Parrikar at an impressive ceremony held at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai today. The event marks the formal induction into the Navy of the third and the last of the three ‘Kolkata’ class destroyers, indigenously designed by ...

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Ban on Imports of Plastic Items from China


New Delhi, Nov 21: The Government has comprehensively revised its regulation on hazardous materials through Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management & Tranboundary Movement) Rules, 2016 dated 4th April, 2016 wherein plastic waste has been included in the Schedule-VI of the above Rules and the item is prohibited for import from all countries since then. The Foreign Trade Policy (2015-2020) provides ...

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1st BRICS Trade Fair was organized at Pragati Maidan from 12-14 October 2016


New Delhi, Nov 21: The BRICS Trade Fair was completely an interactive business engagement and was organized with an objective to promote trade and investment opportunities amongst the participating BRICS nations i.e. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. 397 companies participated at the BRICS Trade Fair to showcase the capability of each of the BRICS nations in the identified ...

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