Supreme Court

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Supreme Court Allows 27% Reservation For OBC In Medical Institutions

The Supreme Court announced judgement over a petition, filed against OBC/EWS reservation.  On January 20, the Top Court allowed 27% reservation by Central Government for OBC/EWS for medical institutions admission. The SC bench led by Justice DY Chandrachud said, "Reservation is not at odds with merit but furthers the distributive consequences of social justice." Furthermore, SC bench said criteria to determine EWS quota will be heard in March… read-more

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 02:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: NEET, Medical institutions, Supreme Court, EWS-OBC, Central Government

Republic Day Parade

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Republic Day Celebrations In India To Begin From Jan 23 Instead Of Jan 24

The Central Government of India has announced to commence Republic Day Celebrations from January 23 instead of January 24, every year to include the birth anniversary of Subash Chandra Bose. As per reports, the decision has been taken to celebrate or commemorate important aspects of India's history and culture. The government has also planned to promote destinations and sites associated with Netaji across India through curated tours. 

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Sat, 15 Jan 2022 - 08:00 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: News, National, Republic Day Parade, subash chandra bose, Central Government

Courtesy: Times Now News

COVID-19 vaccine

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No Mix & Match Of COVID-19 Vaccine Allowed For 3rd Dose: Govt

The Central Government in a release said, same COVID-19 vaccine dose will be given as the "third dose" also known as "precautionary dose". On January 5, the Government said, " No mix and match will be allowed". Therefore, people who received Covishield will take same vaccine, whereas COVAXIN vaccinated people will have COVAXIN as booster dose. The approval of booster dose came at a time of Omicron threat in India. 

Wed, 05 Jan 2022 - 06:28 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Health Ministry, Central Government, Covid-19, omicron, Booster Dose

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Food container made of rice bran

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Shashi Tharoor Demands Incentive For Eco-Friendly Products Makers

Amid the rising demand for eco-friendly products, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor requested the Central government to provide an incentive to scale up the production of eco-friendly products on Twitter. He also reshared a video. The video shows that a man is showing food containers, bottles, and Glass tumblers made of rice bran. ''Various such innovations are in the works… read-more

Sun, 02 Jan 2022 - 02:25 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Tamil Nadu, Rice Bran, eco friendly, trending, Central Government

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Deadline for income tax returns

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ITR Filling Deadline Not To Be Extended, Says Govt

The deadline for filing income tax returns will not be extended beyond the current deadline of December 31, said the Central government. Informing the development, Revenue Secretary Tarun Bajaj said people have so far filed more returns than the previous year. Reportedly, if anyone didn't meet the deadline, the'll have to pay a penalty. Notably, the government has already extended the deadline two times earlier in the year. 

Fri, 31 Dec 2021 - 07:59 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: ITR, deadline, penalty, Income Tax, Central Government

Courtesy: Zee News

Nagaland Armed Force

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AFSPA Extends For 6 Months In Nagaland Amid Disturbed Situation: Central Govt

The Centre extended Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA) for more six months. On December 30, Centre issued a notification which read, "The Central Government hereby declares that the whole state of Nagaland to be 'disturbed area' for a period of six months with effect from December 30, 2021 for the purpose of the said Act". The decision was in view of killing of 13 civilians by Armed Forces. 

Thu, 30 Dec 2021 - 01:57 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Nagaland Government, Central Government, Nagaland, AFSPA, Civilians

Courtesy: ANI

Street vendor selling food

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Govt Releases Rs 2,714 Crores Under PM SVANidhi Scheme

The Central Government released Rs 2,714 crore, under PM Street Vendor's AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi Scheme), on December 20. As per the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, a total of 30.75 lakh beneficiaries were sanctioned loans under the scheme, of which 27.06 lakh people received the benefits. The beneficiaries, who received money, Include 41% of women in India. 

Tue, 21 Dec 2021 - 02:24 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM SVANidhi Scheme, Street Vendors, Central Government, LOAN, Women

Courtesy: ANI

T Harish Rao Holds Protest

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TRS Holds Protest Against 'Paddy Procurement' Issue In Telangana

Paddy procurement issue of Telangana, intensified, following which the TRS, on December 20, carried out protests across Telangana and Delhi.  The Party cadres farmers in solidarity, burnt effigies of PM Modi and demanded long pending 'Paddy procurement' benefiting farmers. Telangana Chief Minister KCR and state ministers like T Harish Rao and others staged a protest, whereas, the BJP is yet to response to the protest and demands of the TRS… read-more

Mon, 20 Dec 2021 - 08:31 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: TRS, BJP, Central Government, Paddy Procurement Issue, Indian Farmers

Courtesy: The Siasat Daily

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

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Delhi CM Requests Centre To Give People Booster Shots: Omicron Scare

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, on December 20, urged the Centre to give people a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Meanwhile, Delhi reported six new cases of COVID-19 Omicron variant, increasing the total tally to 28. ''In order to strengthen the home isolation program, a review meeting will be held on December 23,'' added CM Kejriwal. Delhi has four dedicated centers for the treatment of the variant.

Mon, 20 Dec 2021 - 07:28 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Delhi, Booster Dose, Central Government, omicron, Delhi CM

Courtesy: ANI

Union Minister Anurag Thakur

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Union Cabinet Approves Rs 76,000 Crore For Manufacturing Semiconductor Chips

The Union Cabinet, on December 15, approved Rs 76,000 crore for designing & manufacturing of semiconductor chips in India. Launched to enhance display manufacturing ecosystem, it will bring about a $5 trillion economy by 2025. The project will reportedly have effect on various sectors including electronics field. "In the next six years we will reach USD 300 billion in electronic and manufacturing," said Union Minister Anurag Thakur. 

Wed, 15 Dec 2021 - 09:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Union cabinet, Anurag Thakur, Electronics, Designing, Central Government

Courtesy: ANI