MoD initiates dialogue with OFB employees’ associations on corporatisation of OFB:A High Level Official Committee of Department of Defence Production has taken initiative to commence dialogue with employees’ federations and Unions to address their concerns regarding corporatisation of Ordnance Factory Board in New Delhi today.
Indian Army rescues wildlife in West Kameng:It was a pleasant morning in scenic natural beauty of West Kameng of Arunachal Pradesh on 02 Jun 2020.
Snana Yatra of Lord Jagannath begins in Puri:The famous Snana Yatra of Lord Jagannath has begun in Puri today. Snana Yatra is a ceremonial grand shower festival celebrated on the Purnima (full moon day) of the Hindu month of Jyeshtha.
President Kovind promulgates two ordinances with aim of giving a boost to rural economy, to help farmers:President Ram Nath Kovind has promulgated the two ordinances with an aim of giving a boost to rural economy and to help farmers.
Govt approves Rs 572 Cr implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Jharkhand:Union Government today approved 572 Crore rupees for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Jharkhand in 2020-21. The state is planning cent percent household coverage by 2023-24.
Govt starts disbursal of third installment to women jan dhan account holders:Government today started the disbursal of amount of 500 rupees in the accounts of women beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, PMJDY for the month of June.
PM Modi assures India’s support to Rwanda in fight against COVID-19:Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephonic conversation today with the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame.
CSIR with AIM to promote culture of innovation, entrepreneurship in various sectors:Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, CSIR has come together with Atal Innovation Mission, AIM to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in various sectors.
Virtual celebrations on World Environment Day with focus on Urban Forest:World Environment Day is being Celebrated across the globe on Friday.
Home Minister urges people to preserve environment for a better tomorrow:Home Minister Amit Shah today said that India has rich tradition and deep knowledge about nature conservation from times immemorial.
HRD Minister launches information booklet ‘Safe online learning in the times of COVID-19’:Human Resource Development Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank launched the information booklet titled ‘Safe online learning in the times of COVID-19’ to raise awareness in students and teachers.
Power Minister launches the ‘#iCommit’ initiative on World Environment Day:Power Minister R K Singh ton Friday initiated the ‘#iCommit’ campaign on the occasion of World Environment Day.
Nitin Gadkari launches national awareness campaign on Prevention of Human, Animal Mortality on Highways:Road, Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday launched national awareness campaign on Prevention of Human and Animal Mortality on Highways.
Conditions becoming favourable for further advancement of Southwest Monsoon: Ministry of Earth Sciences:Ministry of Earth Sciences has said that conditions are becoming favourable for further advancement of Southwest Monsoon into some more parts of Central Arabian Sea, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal and entire Southeast Bay of Bengal and some parts of Westcentral Bay of Bengal during next two days.
COVID-19 recovery rate reaches 48.27 pct in India:The Central Government today said that the recovery rate reached to 48.27 per cent in the country and the total number of recovered people from corona virus reached to one lakh nine thousand 462.
Conditions becoming favourable for further advancement of Southwest Monsoon:Conditions are becoming favourable for further advancement of Southwest Monsoon into some more parts of Central Arabian Sea, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal, Southwest & Eastcentral Bay of Bengal; entire Southeast Bay of Bengal and some parts of Westcentral Bay of Bengal during next 2 days.
Hardeep Singh Puri launches three advisories on World Environment Day:Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri has launched three advisories on the occasion of World Environment Day.
Air India flight carrying 143 passengers from Jeddah arrives at Srinagar:In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, an Air India flight from Jeddah with about 143 passengers on board arrived at Srinagar International Airport on Thursday, as a part of Government’s initiative to evacuate J&K residents stranded abroad amid the prevailing lockdown following the outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic.
Indian Railways is committed to provide world class facilities to its passengers:Indian Railways is committed to provide world class facilities to its passengers through one of the best railways network in the world.
Union Environment Minister launches Urban Forest Programme on World Environment Day:Union Environment Minister , Prakash Javadekar launched the Urban Forest program on the occasion of World Environment Day, today.
New Orientation for a Reformed Multilateral System to be India’s approach at UNSC: EAM Dr S Jaishankar:India’s approach at the United Nations Security Council will be guided by the tenets of Samman, Samvad, Sahyog, Shanti and Samriddhi.
PM reiterates the pledge to preserve the planet’s rich biodiversity:On the occasion of World Environment Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterates the pledge to preserve the planet’s rich biodiversity.
Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh launches e-Booklet on one year achievements of DoPPW under Modi Government 2.0.
Union Minister of Jal Shakti writes to Chief Minister, Tamil Nadu for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in the State:Minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, in his letter to the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, has sought intervention to ensure expeditious implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) in the State.
India, China agree to handle their differences through peaceful discussion:India and China today agreed that the two countries should handle their differences through peaceful discussion.
IMF halves growth projection for Bangladesh to 3.8 percent for FY 2020:The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has halved the GDP growth projection for Bangladesh for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 to 3.8 percent from its earlier pre-COVID figure of 7.4 percent.
Bangladesh launches Corona tracing app:The ICT Division of the Government of Bangladesh and the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) have launched an app to trace Corona infected people and alert people near them.
Fit India to launch special films promoting 10 indigenous sports of India under Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat:Sports Ministry’s flagship programme Fit India is joining hands with the Department of School Education and Literacy, to launch a series of special films promoting 10 indigenous sports of India under the Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat initiative.
Centre releases Rs.36,400 Crore as GST Compensation to States:Taking stock of the current situation due to COVID-19 where State Governments need to undertake expenditure while their resources are adversely hit, the Central Government has released the GST Compensation of Rs.36,400 crore to the States/UTs with Legislature for the period from December, 2019 to February, 2020 on Thursday.
FDI can be explored in NBFCs to strengthen them for extending support to MSMEs: Nitin Gadkari:Union Minister for MSME and Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari on Thursday held meetings via video conferencing with the representatives of Council of Leather Export, FICCI-‘NBFC Program’ and IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry on impact of COVID-19 on MSMEs.:
Implementation of paperless process for grant of Industrial Entrepreneur Memorandum:Applications for IEM/IL under I(D&R) Act, 1951 are currently accepted through the IEM portal at https://services.dipp.gov.in.
CCI approves proposed merger between Peugeot S.A and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.:The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves proposed merger between Peugeot S.A and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. The proposed combination pertains to merger between Peugeot S.A. (“PSA”) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (“FCA”).
Football: India bags right to host Women’s Asian Cup 2022:In Football, India has bagged the right to host the Women’s Asian Cup 2022.
CSIR lab to organize nationwide summer research training programme:The North East Institute of Science and Technology (NEIST) is working towards ameliorating the stagnancy created in the academic scenario of the nation due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Virtual no more – real Michelangelo awes again in Vatican Museums:If you’ve ever dreamed of being in the Sistine Chapel without feeling like you are craning your neck in a packed open-top tourist bus, now is your chance.
Life imitates art as Russian group attracts mock-up masterpieces:A Russian-language Facebook group that started off as a playful attempt by a group of friends to get through the coronavirus lockdown by recreating art masterpieces using everyday items has become an unexpected global hit.
Taiwan massage parlour struggles as coronavirus cripples tourism:With Taiwan’s borders closed to tourists as part of coronavirus controls, the staff at Taipei’s Dynasty massage parlour have little to do all day but pace the floors, the number of clients collapsing from around 600 a day to just one or two.
Japan’s Fuji Rock Festival cancelled for first time because of pandemic:Fuji Rock Festival, Japan’s biggest annual music event, will be cancelled for the first time ever due to the coronavirus pandemic, organisers said, disappointing thousands of rock-and-roll fans who flock to the outdoor festivities every year.
Not a billionaire, but Kylie Jenner is highest-paid celebrity, Forbes says:Kylie Jenner and Kanye West on Thursday topped the annual Forbes list of the highest paid celebrities, but sports stars, including Roger Federer and Lionel Messi, dominated the top 10
Charu Ghai getting fame for her entertaining videos among netizens:Charu Ghai is a TikTok sensation Who Is Going Viral With Her Content And Have Millions of Likes On Tik Tok.
Get Back! Abbey Road Studios reopen after COVID hiatus:London’s world-famous Abbey Road Studios reopened on Thursday after closing its doors during the coronavirus lockdown for the first time in its 90-year history.
J.K. Rowling publishes fairy tale so children can dream in lockdown:J.K. Rowling published the first chapters of a fairy tale about a monster known as the Ickabog on Tuesday, an allegory about truth and abuse of power that is free online so that children can read it during coronavirus lockdown
Outdoor Swiss hotel ‘rooms’ give new meaning to light and airy:Two Swiss conceptual artists are offering seven open air “hotel rooms” this summer across a “performance space” encompassing eastern Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
Art van adds a splash of colour to drab Gaza life:Every day Ammar Abu Shamalla adds a little colour to drab routine life in Gaza, loading up his camper van with pictures he displays and sells in the Palestinian territory’s streets and markets.
Winging it: Paris gallery keeps visitors apart with extension hats:An art gallery in Paris has sought inspiration in ancient China to help it enforce social distancing, by providing hats with winged extensions for visitors.
How new-age record labels are giving a platform to emerging artists from every nook and across the globe by Vinay Singh of Topshotlif:Topshotlife is the selfless initiative and vision of Mr. Vinay Singh, the Founder of the Company.