NTA increased the number of examination centres for JEE(Main) and NEET-UG exams:In order to meet the social distancing requirements due to Covid19 pandemic, NTA has substantially increased the number of examination centres for JEE(Main) and NEET-UG exams.
PNB receives RS 24.33 Cr as 1st tranche of recoveries in fugitive Nirav Modi case:Punjab National Bank has received the first tranche of recoveries amounting to Rs 24 crore 33 lakh in fugitive Nirav Modi case related to bank fraud case.
President Ram Nath Kovind celebrates Van Mahotsav with planting a Neem sapling in President’s Estate:Reaffirming commitment for a cleaner and sustainable planet, President Ram Nath Kovind celebrated Van Mahotsav today with planting a Neem sapling in the President’s Estate.
NIA files charge sheet in Pulwama terror attack case:In Jammu and Kashmir, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) today filed a charge sheet in February 2019 Pulwama terror attack case in which it named 19 people for carrying out the attack at Pakistan’s behest. The 13,500 pages charge sheet was filed before a special NIA court in Jammu.
Delhi to witness thunderstorms with rain tomorrow:The weather forecast for tomorrow says, the National Capital Delhi will have thunderstorms with rain. It will have a minimum temperature of around 26 degrees Celsius and maximum of 35 degrees.
Ganesh festival remains a low key affair in Gujarat due to Coronavirus pandemic:In Gujarat, the Ganesh festival is a low key affair this year due to Coronavirus pandemic. Lord Ganesha will finish the demon of Coronavirus very soon is the main theme of this year’s Ganesh festival.
MoS for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Dr Jitendra Singh felicitates All India Toppers of CSE 2019:Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions , Dr Jitendra Singh today felicitated All India Toppers of Civil Services Exam 2019.
Govt allows free export of PPE medical coveralls of all categories, face shields and masks:The Commerce Ministry amended its export policy for Personal Protection Equipment, PPE and masks today. Under the new policy, PPE medical coveralls of all categories are allowed to be freely exported from the country.
Shipping Ministry facilitates more than 1 lakh crew change on Indian ports and through charter flights:The Shipping Ministry has facilitated more than one lakh crew change on Indian ports and through charter flights. It is the highest number of crew changes in the world.
Raksha Mantri calls for seamless implementation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes in Cantonment areas:Ministry of Defence and Directorate General of Defence Estates (DGDE) organised a webinar to improve implementation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) in 62 cantonments around the country today. It was inaugurated by Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh
Nitin Gadkari inaugurates 45 Highway projects of over Rs 11,000 cr in Madhya Pradesh:Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari said that he wants to open a driving training school in every district of the country.
COVID-19 recovery rate improves to around 76 percent; over 3.5 crore people tested in country so far:The recovery rate of COVID-19 patients continues its upward streak and has reached around 76 per cent today. With sustained, pre-emptive and timely interventions over 24 lakh people in the country have successfully recovered from COVID-19. India registered a record number of recoveries of over 66 thousand patients in the last 24 hours.
No significant change in Bihar flood situation:There is no significant change in flood situation in Bihar. As many as 1333 panchayats of 130 blocks in 16 districts are still facing the wrath of flood. A total of over 83 lakh population is affected in these districts. 27 people have lost there lives in the current flood fury.
Bangladesh COVID 19 death toll crosses 4000, infections nearly 3 lakh:The COVID-19 death toll crossed 4000 in Bangladesh with 45 deaths reported on Tuesday in the last 24 hours since Monday afternoon.
Coronavirus plasma treatment still experimental, cautions WHO:The World Health Organization has cautioned that using blood plasma from COVID-19 survivors to treat other patients is still considered an experimental therapy.
10 killed in multiple bomb attacks in Philippines:In Philippines, 10 people were killed in multiple bomb attacks by suspected Islamic militants in the southern part of the country today.
Top Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway resigns; to leave White House by month end:US President Donald Trump’s top advisor Kellyanne Conway has resigned and said that she will leave the White House this month. In a statement posted on Twitter, Conway said she made the decision in order to focus on her children.
Newspapers facing unprecedented crisis in Bangladesh-Editors’ Council:The Editors’ Council of Bangladesh has said that the newspapers in the country are facing an uncertain future because of falling circulation and advertising revenue due to the negative impact of the Corona pandemic.
Pakistan’s propaganda gets strong rebuttal from India at UN:India has once again slammed Pakistan for continuing with its anti-India propaganda at international forum. India’s permanent representative at United Nations T S Tirumurti in a series of tweets has blown away Pakistan’s theory of being a ‘Victim of Terrorism’ and unmasked it as a rather a perpetrator and safe haven of terrorists.
8,363 projects with an anticipated cost of Rs 5.88 lakh crore kick-started in Oil and Gas sector :Oil & Gas industry has kick-started economic activities/projects, numbering 8,363 with an anticipated cost of Rs 5.88 lakh crore which resumed progressively since 20.04.2020, following all pandemic related SOP.
APEDA signs MoUs with AFC India Ltd and NCUI, Delhi to utilise their expertise in agri sector:Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) is engaged with State governments for the implementation of agri export policy. Several States, including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Kerala have also finalised the action plan for the implementation of policy.
Government announces tax exemptions for businesses with annual turnover of up to Rs 40 lakh:The Ministry of Finance on Monday said that businesses with an annual turnover of up to Rs 40 lakh are GST exempt. Initially, this limit was Rs 20 lakh. In a tweet, the Finance Ministry said, additionally those with a turnover up to Rs 1.5 crore can opt for the Composition Scheme and pay only 1 per cent tax.
Delhi Capitals announce Ryan Harris as new Bowling Coach:Delhi Capitals on Tuesday announced former Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris as their new Bowling Coach.
Weather forecast for today:Take a look at the weather forecast for 25.8.2020.