Design a Logo for Aatma Nirbhar Bharat, Win Cash Prize:MyGov is conducting ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat Logo Design Contest’ to encourage the spirit of innovation & self-reliance.Government is looking to have a distinct identity for ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ by developing a logo based on creative and innovative inputs from the citizens of the country through the ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat Logo Design Contest’.
Central Government to fund 112 startups to promote Agri Firms:The Central Government will spend nearly twelve crore rupees for funding 112 startups to promote agri firms in the current financial year.
India achieves milestone of more than 10 lakh COVID-19 recoveries; Recovery rate improves to 64.54 pc:Total recoveries from Covid-19 today crossed the 10.5 lakh mark. In the past 24 hours, the highest number of 37 thousand 223 recoveries have been reported in the country.
Housing Minister Hardeep Singh Puri releases Affordable Rental Housing Complexes Knowledge Pack:Union Housing Minister Hardeep Singh Puri released Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHC) Knowledge Pack on Friday. This includes MoUs to be signed with States and Union Territories to provide ease of living to urban migrants in the country.
Vice President says new National Education Policy 2020 emphasises on mother-tongue and multi-lingualism:Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has said that the new National Education Policy is a major step forward to enhance access to quality education to all the children and youth.
Phase Five of Vande Bharat Mission to start from tomorrow:Phase Five of the Vande Bharat Mission is scheduled to start from the first of August.
PM Modi to address Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2020:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will address the Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2020 on 1st August via video conferencing.
Vande Bharat Mission: 158 Indians evacuated from Dhaka to Delhi:A batch of 158 Indians left the Hazrat Shahjalal International airport Dhaka for Delhi on Friday aboard the Air India evacuation flight AI 1232.
Environment Minister participates in 6th BRICS Environment Ministers’ Meeting:Union Environment Minister, Prakash Javadekar, India could provide platform wherein all best practices in environmental management in BRICS countries could be showcased at 6th BRICS Environment Ministers’ Meeting.
Muslim women’s rights day:Muslim Women’s Rights Day is being celebrated across the nation to commemorate the first anniversary of the law against instant triple talaq.
Bihar govt extends lockdown till August 16:Bihar government has extended the lockdown in urban areas till 16 of next month, in wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Weather forecast for today:The National Capital Delhi may experience thunderstorm with rain.
Flood situation in Bihar remains critical:The number of affected districts has increased to 14.
Nagaland extends lockdown till August 31:Nagaland Government has extended the lockdown in the state till 31st August.
Vande Bharat Mission Phase 5 begins from 1st August:The fifth phase of the Vande Bharat Mission begins from 1st August to rescue Indians stranded abroad. This phase will continue till 31st August 2020.
Young people must take precautions to protect themselves and others from COVID-19, says WHO:The World Health Organization has warned that spikes in coronavirus transmission in a number of countries were being driven by young people letting down their guard.
PM Narendra Modi greets PM of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina on Eid-Ul-Azha:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended his greetings to Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Azha.
ADB signs Dollar 200 million financing deal with Reliance for power plant in Bangladesh:The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a dollar 200 million financing deal with the Reliance Bangladesh LNG and Power Limited (RBLPL) to build and operate a 718 megawatt combined-cycle gas-fired power plant in Bangladesh. Announcing the deal in a press release on Friday, the ADB said that the project will ease ongoing energy shortages and drive further private sector investments in the country’s power sector.
Bangladesh begins registration of online news portals:The Bangladesh Government released its first list of verified news portals yesterday. Announcing this in Dhaka, Information Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud said, the registration of online news portals will be a continuous and ongoing process.
India-Israel join hands to develop Covid Testing Kit:Trials begin for under-30 seconds COVID-19 tests in Delhi’s Ram Manohar Lohiya Hospital. A special testing site has been created at the Hospital and trials of the rapid COVID-19 testing kits are ongoing for the last three days. These trials are part of medical research collaboration between India and Israel.
Japan ruling party proposes strike capability to halt enemy missile attacks:A ruling party committee on Friday approved a proposal for Japan to acquire capabilities to halt ballistic missile attacks within enemy territory, bringing the pacifist nation a step closer to acquiring weapons able to strike North Korea.A ruling party committee on Friday approved a proposal for Japan to acquire capabilities to halt ballistic missile attacks within enemy territory, bringing the pacifist nation a step closer to acquiring weapons able to strike North Korea.
Sri Lanka: Campaigning heats up for general elections:In Sri Lanka, the campaigning for general elections scheduled for next Wednesday, has reached its peak with candidates adopting various means to woo the voters amidst COVID crisis.
Belarus opposition rally draws thousands ahead of presidential election:Tens of thousand rallied in the Belarus capital on Thursday in support of opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanouskaya.
Trump says he doesn’t want to delay 2020 election:Hours after suggesting a possible delay in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he did not want to postpone the vote, but remained concerned that millions of mail-in ballots would cause problems.
Eight core industries’ output shrinks 15% in June:Contracting for the fourth consecutive month, the output of eight core infrastructure industries shrank by 15 per cent in June this year due to fall in the production of coal, crude oil, natural gas, steel, cement and electricity.
15th Finance Commission’s HLEG on Agricultural Exports submits report:The High Level Group (HLEG) on Agricultural Exports set up by the Fifteenth Finance Commission has submitted its report to the Commission on Friday.
Yes Bank Scam: Special CBI court rejects bail pleas of Wadhawan brothers:A special CBI court in Mumbai today rejected the bail pleas of DHFL promoter Kapil Wadhawan and his brother Dheeraj, accused in the Yes Bank scam.
Fertiliser firm RCF sells industrial products worth Rs 200 cr in current financial year:Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Ltd., RCF, has crossed the milestone of 200 crore rupees in sales of its industrial products despite challenging situations by Covid-19
President Kovind gifts sports cycle to budding cyclist Riyaz:President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday gifted a sports cycle to budding cyclist Riyaz
Basketball player Princepal Singh makes it to NBA G-League:Teenage hoopster and India international Princepal Singh has made rapid strides in the last few years and is now taking his next big step towards realising his dream of playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA).