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Cabinet approves Umbrella scheme “Ocean Services, Technology, Observations, Resources Modelling and Science (O-SMART)

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval today for the umbrella scheme “Ocean Services, Technology, Observations, Resources Modelling and Science – O-SMART. The scheme with an overall cost of 1623 crore encompasses a total of 16 sub-projects addressing ocean development […]

High level central team reaches flood hit Kerala to review relief and rehabilitation measures by banks and insurance companies

A High level delegation led by Minister of State for Finance Pon. Radhakrishnan is visiting Kerala today afternoon to review the relief and rehabilitation measures undertaken by the banks and insurance companies in view of the large-scale devastation caused by the recent floods.The review meeting is scheduled at 4PM today. […]

Petitioners urge SC to direct independent probe into arrest of human rights activists in connection with Bhima-Koregaon case

Historian Romila Thapar and four others today moved the Supreme Court against the arrest of five Left-wing activists by the Maharashtra Police yesterday in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence.  The five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra agreed to give an urgent hearing today at 3:45 PM. The […]

PM Modi says govt is focussing on preventive health care which helps the poor and middle-class people

Prime Minister Narendra has said, the government is focussing on preventive health care, which helps the poor and middle-class people the most. Interacting with BJP workers in Varanasi through Video Conferencing, Mr Modi said, healthcare must be affordable. Prime Minister said, as a citizen, every eligible person should enrol his […]

Gen V.K.Singh emphasizes India’s sincere and abiding commitment to work with BIMSTEC Member States

Minister of State for External Affairs Gen V.K.Singh has emphasized India’s sincere and abiding commitment to work with Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation-BIMSTEC Member States. Addressing the Sixteenth BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting in Kathmandu this morning, Gen Singh said that India is dedicated to making the […]

Today is the National Sports Day

Today is the National Sports Day. The Day is celebrated on 29th August every year to mark the birthday of legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand. Prime Minister Narendra has greeted all sports enthusiasts on this occasion.  In a tweet, Mr Modi also paid tributes to the phenomenal hockey player, Major […]