S Jaishankar Remark For Rahul Gandhi's Statement Against India Abroad
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar took a dig at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, for badmouthing the Indian Government abroad. He criticised Gandhi, saying he has a habit of criticising India abroad and it is not in the interest of the country to take its internal matters to the outside world. The minister said, "The world is watching us". He further added, "Rahul Gandhi has a habit of criticising India abroad."
Tags: S Jaishankar, External Affairs, Congress, Rahul Gandhi, India
Courtesy: The Press Trust of India
India Surpass China And Becomes Most Populous Country In World
Now, India is the most populated country in the world, after surpassing the record of China. As per the data released by the United Nations, with an estimated population of 1.4286 billion (142.86 crores,) India has taken the top spot on the UN list of the most populous countries, overtaking China’s population of 1.4257 billion (142.57 crores). If continuing with the population, India would need a law to control birth.
Tags: India, population, China, birth control, United Nations Report
Courtesy: Business Today
India Registers Over 800 Cases Of Coronavirus
In India, the daily Covid-19 cases are rising again, with over 800 new cases. On March 18, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) confirmed that India registered highest number of cases in over four months. The nation reported, With 841 fresh infections, the active caseload has now climbed to 5,389. This is the first time in the past four months, that nation registered a high number of Coronavirus cases.
Tags: Coronavirus, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, ACTIVE CASES, health department, India
Pondicherry Schools Will Remain Close Amid H3N2 Cases Rise
Amid rising H3N2 cases, all schools for classes 1 to 8 in Puducherry will remain closed for 10 days starting tomorrow. In a circular, "All schools in Puducherry to remain closed from 16th to 26th March in wake of the spread of H3N2", Puducherry Education minister A Namassivayam told reporters. The decision was taken following reports of children falling sick owing to the H3N2 subtype of seasonal influenza.
Tags: India, Schools, Union Territories, H3N2 Cases, Indian Education
Courtesy: Times of India
Bar Council Of India Approves Allows Foreign Law Practice In India
In a significant decision, the Bar Council of India (BCI) has opened law practice in India to foreign lawyers and law firms. The BCI, which had earlier opposed the move, notified on Monday the Rules for Registration and Regulation of Foreign Lawyers and Foreign Law Firms in India, 2022.A foreign lawyer registered under rules shall be entitled to practice law in India in non-litigious matters only…”
Tags: Bar Council of India, Foreign Lawyers, Education, Legal News, India
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Taliban Govt Issues Memorandum, Asks Officials To Attend Online Classes
The Taliban government has recommended its foreign ministry to attend an online course for a four days period conducted by IIM-Kozhikode as part of Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Programme (ITEC). Notably, the Afghanistan government has themed the programme, “Immersing with India Thoughts”, which was sent to all internal and provincial offices of the Taliban foreign ministry. The memorandum which is on circulation, signed by… read-more
Tags: taliban government, online course, memorandum, World news, India
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
SC Refers Same Sex Marriage To 5 Bench
Supreme Court reviewed the sam sex marriage issue, and referred all the pleas on same-sex marriage to a five-judge Constitution Bench. The case will be heard on April 18, confirmed sources. On March 13, a bunch of applications had been filed before Supreme Court which sought legal sanction for same-sex marriages. This is a developing story, more details are awaited.
Tags: Same Sex Marraige, Supreme Court, Legal News, Petition, India
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
GoI Extends Free Ration Scheme Amid Festive Season In India
PM Narendra Modi announced that Union Cabinet decided to extend the scheme, under which over 80 crore people have been getting free ration, will ensure support to them during the festive season. On September 28, noting the Cabinet's decision on redevelopment of New Delhi, Ahmedabad and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus railway stations, PM Modi said India's infrastructure has to be futuristic and the measure reflects this vision of the… read-more
Tags: PM Narendra Modi, free ration scheme, Festive Season, welfare scheme, India
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
India Will Surpass UK & Become 3rd Largest Economy By End Of Decade: UK High Commissioner
British High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis said that India will surpass United Kingdom to become the third largest economy in the world by the end of this decade. He then stated that both the nations must work together. He then said that the UK leaving European Union opens a lot of opportunities for the UK to work with India. He said, a Free Trade Agreement will be completed by Diwali.
Tags: Free Trade Agreement, Economy, India, Alex Ellis, UK
PM Modi Turns 72 Today; Politicians, Dignitaries Convey Wishes
PM Narendra Modi turns 72-years-old today with politicians including the President and other dignitaries extending wishes on his birthday. President Droupadi Murmu on wishing him said, "the work for nation-building under his incomparable hardwork, dedication and creativity continue to advance." Meanwhile, Home Minister Amit Shah regarded him as the "flag-bearer of Indian culture" who has helped advance the country in every field.
Tags: PM Modi, birthday, draupadi murmu, Home Minister Amit Shah, India
Courtesy: Business Standard