YouTube Blocked

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Union Govt Blocks 8 YouTube Channels For Anti-National Content

In order to prevent anti-national content spread, the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) blocked eight YouTube channels. As per Press Information Bureau (PIB) the channels, including one Pakistani channel were spreading disinformation related to India's national security, foreign relations and public order. Notably, the channels had, in total, over 85 lakh subscribers and 114 crore views between, confirmed the Union Ministry… read-more

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 - 01:34 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: YouTube Channels, Anti-National Content, Indian government, Ministry of Home Affairs, Pakistani Channel

Supreme Court

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SC Bench Reviews Political Freebies Row, Asks What Is Freebies?

The Supreme Court bench led by CJI NV Ramana reviewed the freebies row and said, it cannot prevent political parties from making promises during the election campaigns. On August 17, Ramana said, "The question is what constitutes right promises and what is the right way of spending public money." The bench observed that it is essential to define what is a freebie and what doesn't."

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 - 05:40 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Freebies, Political Parties, Indian government, CJI NV Ramana, Supreme Court

Union Education minister

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Union Ministry Holds Meeting With Officials, Discusses New Curriculum

Union Ministry of Education held an inter-ministerial conference to solicit input for reorganising the curriculum and pedagogical framework under the National Curriculum Framework (NCF). Held on August 9, the meeting was attended by senior officials and representatives of all ministries and significant organisations, like National Council of Education and Research Training (NCERT), the ECI, the ICAR, and the DRDO.  Ministry will soon issue … read-more

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 - 08:51 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Education Ministry, meeting, New Curriculum, Indian government, National Education Policy

Elon Musk Twitter

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Elon Musk Cites Indian Government In Response To Twitter's Lawsuit

In his answer to Twitter's complaint, Elon Musk invoked the Indian government. Musk stated in court that the corporation failed to disclose that it had launched a "risky" lawsuit against the government of Twitter's third-largest market. Twitter is appealing the Indian government's ruling in the Karnataka High Court, claiming that if they comply with the order to restrict material, their India company would be shut down. 

Fri, 05 Aug 2022 - 07:48 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Elon Musk, Twitter, Indian government, lawsuit, merger agreement

Courtesy: DNA INDIA

Jet aircrafts

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Indian Govt Offers 18 Light Combat Aircraft To Malaysia

The Indian Government has offered to sell 18 light-combat aircraft (LCA) named "Tejas" to Malaysia, confirmed the defence ministry on August 5. The Ministry also said, after Malaysia, Argentina, Australia, Egypt, the United States, Indonesia, and the Philippines were also interested in the single-engine jet. Notably, the government last year gave a $6 billion contract to state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd for 83 Tejas jets, approved for… read-more

Fri, 05 Aug 2022 - 06:14 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: jets, Tejas, Indian government, Defence Ministry, LAC

Courtesy: NDTV

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Centre To Upgrade PM Narendra Modi's Vehicle, Might Switch To Electric Car

Delhi-based sources claim the government is eager to modernize Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vehicle shortly and that PM is to switch to electric. PM will probably take this action in an effort to "lead by example," since the Centre is encouraging individuals to adopt EVs in order to lessen our carbon footprint. According to sources, several world leaders are also considering switching to electric vehicles. 

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 02:23 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Electric Car, Mercedes, Indian government, Vehicle

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Indian National Flag

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KTR Fires At Central Govt For Importing National Flag From China

Telangana IT Minister KT Rama Rao took a dig at the BJP-led Central Government for importing National tricolour flags from China. In a tweet, KTR said, "Slogan–Make In India. Reality–Import National flags from China for #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav. could not even plan flags for 75th Independence-Day when they knew it years ahead. Wah re Wah #atmanirbharbharat.” India couldn't meet the Har-Ghar-Tiranga campaign… read-more

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 02:57 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: National Flag, China Import, Indian government, Telangana Minister, KT Rama Rao

Courtesy: Twitter

SEBI

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SEBI Imposes Fine Of Rs 3 Lakh On BSE Amid Irregularities

The market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has imposed a fine of Rs 3 lakh on BSE for engaging in activities unrelated to a stock exchange. “This is to inform that pursuant to Regulation 30 read with Schedule Ill of SEBI Regulations, 2015, we intimate that SEBI has passed an order, imposing a penalty of Rs. 3 lakhs on BSE Limited." said SEBI in a statement.

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 - 06:38 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: SEBI, BSE, penalty, Irregularities, Indian government

Courtesy: Business Today

Parliament Session

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Lok Sabha Passes The Indian Antarctic Bill 2022: Monsoon Parliament Session

The Lok Sabha passed 'The Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022' during the Monsoon-Parliament Session, which started on July 18. The Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022, seeks to give effect to the Antarctic Treaty, the Convention on Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, and the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic… read-more

Fri, 22 Jul 2022 - 06:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: lok sabha, Indian Antarctic Bill 2022, Monsoon Parliament Session, Indian government, Opposition leader

Gopal Baglay

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India Will Continue Its Support To Sri Lanka: Gopal Baglay

The Indian Government assured full support to the economic crisis-hit nation, Sri Lanka. On July 21, the High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay said, "We'll continue to be supportive of the requirements of the people of Sri Lanka." Furthermore, he highlighted that Sri Lanka is the closest friend of India, and India has rendered a kind of support which has not been given to any other nation.

Fri, 22 Jul 2022 - 10:05 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sri Lanka, Gopal baglay, Sri Lanka Economic Crisis, President, Indian government

Courtesy: ANI