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India To Bring 10 Cheetahs From South Africa

The C-17 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) left India on February 16 morning, to bring the 12 cheetahs from South Africa. The National Tiger Conservation Authority official said, the cheetahs will arrive in India on February 18. Environment minister Bhupendra Yadav said that as many as 10 quarantine enclosures have been created at Madhya Pradesh’s Kuno National Park for 12 cheetahs being flown in from South Africa.

Thu, 16 Feb 2023 - 01:39 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Cheetahs, South Africa Zoo, IAF, Indian Govt, Madhya Pradesh

Courtesy: India Today


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Indian Govt Asks To Avoid Non-Essential Travel To Ukraine

Concerned over the escalation of hostilities in Ukraine, India advised its citizens to avoid all non-essential travel to and within Ukraine. On October 10, the Government of India asked them to strictly follow the safety and security guidelines issued by the local authorities. The advisory comes hours after Russia carried out strikes against multiple Ukrainian cities, including Kyiv, which killed 10 people and left 60 others injured.

Mon, 10 Oct 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ukraine, Indian Govt, Travel Advisory, War Zone, Russia-Ukraine

Bharat Jodo Yatra

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Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi Takes Dig At BJP, RSS

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attacked the BJP and the RSS over rising fuel and cooking gas prices in India. The remarks were made during the Congress' ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ which completed its journey through Thrissur district and concluded at Cheruthuruthy in Kerala, after covering 11.5 km, on September 25. He said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) were attacking the “idea of Kerala”.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 11:06 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rahul Gandhi, RSS, BJP, Indian Govt, Bharat Jodo Yatra

SCO Summit 2022

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SCO Summit 2022, Vladimir Putin Congratulates India For Presidency

The SCO is being held in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, starting from September 16. The SCO include members of a nation like Russia, India, Pakistan and China, to discuss various bilateral talks, including nuclear power. From India, PM Modi attended the meeting and highlighted how India is focusing on people-centric development. Furthermore, Russian President Vladimir Putin conveyed a congratulatory message to India for assuming the presidency next… read-more

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 - 06:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Russia, SCO SUMMIT, Indian Govt, Bilateral Talk

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Central Govt Signs Peace Pact With Tribal Organisations In Assam

The Centre signed an agreement with eight tribal militant organisations based in Assam aiming peace in the region. On September 15, the agreement was signed between groups including All Adivasi National Liberation Army, Adivasi Cobra Militant of Assam, Birsa Commando Force, Santhal Tiger Force, and Adivasi People's Army. The agreement was inked in presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma among… read-more

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 - 08:31 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: tribals, Assam, Amit Shah, Peace Pact, Indian Govt

Maldives Foreign Minister

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Maldives Foreign Minister Arrives In India, To Meet VP, Govt Officials

The Maldivian Foreign Minister and President of UN General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid, arrived in India, on August 28."A warm welcome to @UN_PGA and Maldives Foreign Minister @abdulla_shahid on his arrival in New Delhi," tweeted External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi. Shahid is set to meet Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar and Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra and hold bilateral talks. Notably, The Maldives is one of India's key… read-more

Sun, 28 Aug 2022 - 02:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: The Maldives, foreign Minister, Indian Govt, arindam bagchi, Bilateral Talks

Lok Sabha

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Lok Sabha Passes Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill-2021

Lok Sabha passed the Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill-2021, with amendments like the principal Act for better management of protected areas for wildlife.  Furthermore, the bill also mentions the explanation for certain activities like grazing bona fide and others for wildlife protection. Passed on August 2, the bill was moved by Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav, who asserted that development and environment protection go together,… read-more

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 08:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Wildlife(1851), lok sabha, Bill Passed, Environment Minister, Indian Govt

ESIC Scheme

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ESIC Scheme To Cover Entire India By 2022 Dec

In a major announcement, the Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) decided its health insurance scheme ESI to be implemented across India. Currently, the scheme is active in only 443 districts, whereas works partially in 153 district. However, it will soon cover health schemes across India. The decision was to ensure government medical facilities was taken during the 188th meeting, chaired by Union Minister of Labour and Employment… read-more

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 09:07 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: ESIC Scheme, Indian Govt, Announcement, december, 2022


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Consultation On Cryptocurrencies Done, Papers Will Be Submitted Soon

The Economic Affairs Secretary Ajay Seth addressed the media and said, they have completed the consultation on cryptocurrencies and will submit the report soon. Seth on May 30, said, "A global response is needed to deal with the challenges posed by crypto." His statement came on the lines of an event organized by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Notably, bitcoins and their usage legally is a concern globally.


Mon, 30 May 2022 - 07:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Cryptocurrencies, FINANCE MINISTRY, Nirmala Sitharaman, Ajay Seth, Indian Govt


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India Registers 2,288 New COVID Cases, Active Cases Dip To 19,637

India registered 2,288 new COVID-19 cases, which was reduced compared to the cases registered on May 10. Furthermore, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare confirmed 3,044 recovered cases and 10 death cases in India. With the drop in the COVID-19 cases, the active cases stand at 19,637 with a 0.47% daily positivity rate. Besides, the MoHFW reported that approximately 190.50 crore vaccine doses of COVID-19 have been administered.

Wed, 11 May 2022 - 12:23 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: India, Covid-19, Vaccination, MoHFW, Indian Govt

Courtesy: ANI