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Civil Aviation Ministry Asks Airlines To Self-Monitor Prices

Civil Aviation Ministry held a meeting with the Airlines Advisory Group. During the meeting, the Civil Aviation ministry expressed concerns regarding recent reports of abnormal surge pricing on specific air routes. The ministry emphasised the importance of self-monitoring airfares by airlines, particularly on select routes that have witnessed a significant increase in prices lately, specifically those previously serviced by Go First. They… read-more

Mon, 05 Jun 2023 - 07:54 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Civil Aviation Ministry, Price Surge, odisha train tragedy, Government, meetings

Siddaramaiah-DK Shivakumar

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Karnataka To Get Chief Minister Today As Congress To Announce Name

The Indian National Congress (INC) is set to announce the Chief Minister of Karnataka, after the thumping victory against the BJP.  After securing 137 seats in the southern state, the Congress is in tough spot, to select the Karnataka CM. Notably, Siddaramaiah and DK Shivakumar are eyeing the position, and are the two candidates for the post. In this regard, Congress held a meeting and would announce the CM.

Tue, 16 May 2023 - 09:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Congress, Siddaramaiah, DK Shivakumar, Karnataka Elections, Government


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Netflix India Income Under IT Scanner, Govt To Tax It Soon

The Central Government is mulling taxing Netflix, the OTT Platforms earnings in India. With this, the American OTT platform is under the income tax (IT) scanner of the officials. As per a draft report, the tax authorities attributed an income of about 550 million rupees ($6.73 million) to Netflix's Indian permanent establishment (PE) in the assessment year 2021-2022. The officials said, the Indian set up is liable for tax.

Fri, 12 May 2023 - 11:45 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Netflix, India OTT, Government, Income Tax, Earnings

Courtesy: NDTV

PM Narendra Modi

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PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat Completes 100th Episode Crossing Benchmark

Prime Minister Narendra Modi began the address of the 100th episode of his monthly programme 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday. Modi congratuled all the listeners all over the country who heard the monthly programme throughout the journey of 100 episodes. On this ocassion, PM Narendra Modi recalled his journey, and how the air broadcast show which spoke about several social issues, being a bridge between the Central Government and citizens.

Sun, 30 Apr 2023 - 11:14 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Modi, Government, Radio Show, Mann Ki Baat, 100th episode

PM Narendra Modi

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PM Modi Addresses Road Shows, Public Meetings In Karnataka

With the May 10 Karnataka Assembly Elections, PM Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit to the state starting April 29, where he is scheduled to address six public meetings and hold two roadshows. Addressing a public rally for the BJP, Modi said, "There is double development with double speed in the state. Karnataka is ready for the BJP govt again," He also hit out at the Congress.

Sat, 29 Apr 2023 - 01:16 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Karnataka Elections, BJP, Government, politics, PM Narendra Modi


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Avalanche Kills 6 Tourists, 50 Missing In Nathula China Border: Sikkim

On road 14th mile on Jawaharlal Nehru road connecting Gangtok with Nathula at the India-China border, a massive avalanche killed 6 tourists. Furthermore, 50 are said to be missing in Sikkim, confirmed sources. The Sikkim Police who are trying to find tourists said, although tourists were permitted to go up to 13th Mile, many had gone up to 15th Mile resulting in tragedy. A rescue and search operation is underway.

Tue, 04 Apr 2023 - 04:36 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Avalanche, Sikkim Tourism, Tourists Dead, Government, RESCUE OPERATION

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Smriti Irani-Rahul Gandhi

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Smriti Irani Remarks On Bungalow Eviction Of Rahul Gandhi

BJP Leader and Union Minister Smriti Irani made remarks over the issued notice to Rahul Gandhi, asking him to vacate his government bungalow. Addressing the media, Irani said, "The house does not belong to him, it belongs to the common people." Notably, the Lok Sabha Housing committee issued notice, asking Gandhi to vacate his house by April 23, as a disqualified parliamentarian isn't entitled to government accommodation.

Tue, 28 Mar 2023 - 12:03 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: BJP Leader, smriti irani, Government, Lok Sabha Member, Disqualification

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Sunil Mittal

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Sunil Mittal Praises Government For Making Business In 5G Allocation Easier

Sunil Bharti Mittal, Founder and Chairman of Bharti Enterprises, praised Indian government's ease-of-doing business program on August 18 after Airtel received an allocation letter for specified 5G frequency bands "within hours" after completing payments. Bharti Airtel paid Rs 8,312.4 crore to Department of Telecom for 5G spectrum purchased. Sunil Mittal stated given his over 30 years of first-hand involvement with DoT, "this is a first!… read-more

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 - 06:52 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Sunil Mittal, Government, business, 5G allocation, 5G

Courtesy: DNA INDIA

Justice UU Lalit

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GoI Appoints Senior Most SC Justice UU Lalit As Next CJI

The Government of India announced the appointment of Justice Uday Umesh Lalit as the next Chief Justice of India and issued a notification, on August 10. Recommended by the outgoing CJI NV Ramana,  UU Lalit is the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court. Furthermore, the notification of GoI read, "Justice Uday Umesh Lalit, Judge of the Supreme Court as the Chief Justice of India with effect from 27th August, 2022".

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 - 08:02 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: UU Lalit, Outgoing CJI NV Ramana, Government, Notification, Supreme Court Judges

School Education department of Andhra Pradesh government

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Government Of Andhra Pradesh Undertakes Measures To Make Schools Safer

The Andhra Pradesh government's School Education department has begun a novel attempt to make schools a safer environment for kids by maintaining a record of bullying and sexual harassment. Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) have been developed to safeguard the safety and security of students, particularly female students. Teachers and other school personnel are being instructed on child protection policies and the prevention of child… read-more

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 08:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Andhra Pradesh, Government, Schools, Safety, students

Courtesy: Free Press Journal