Manipur Assault

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Union Home Ministry To Refer Manipur Assault Case To CBI

In breaking news, the Union Home Ministry has decided to refer the viral Manipur Violence and sexual assault against two women to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI.)  The decision was taken on July 27, after several hue-cry, ruckus created by the opposition leaders in the ongoing Monsoon Parliament session. Meanwhile, in the matter the northeastern police has made six arrests so far, and accused are yet to be arrested.

Thu, 27 Jul 2023 - 07:17 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: union ministry, Home Affairs, Manipur Assault, CBI, arrest


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Electronic Gadgets Becomes Cheap With GST Reduction: Union Finance Ministry

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced relief for citizens, especially those planning to purchase home appliances and gadgets. On July 3, the Goods and Services Tax (GST), which was implemented on July 1 and is now in its sixth year, has been cut by the government. Appliances like smart-tv, fridges, AC, washing machines and others. The Ministry of Finance took to Twitter and announced the same officially.

Mon, 03 Jul 2023 - 06:46 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: union ministry, FM Nirmala Sitharaman, Gadgets, Indian government

Courtesy: Jagran TV

Indian Railways Ministry

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Railway Ministry Recommends CBI Probe Into Odisha Balasore Train Accident

Days after the tragic Odisha Triple Train Accident, the Union Railway Ministry ordered a CBI probe into the accident. The recommendation came after a meeting held by Union Rail Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw. "Keeping in mind the situation and circumstances under which the accident took place, and the administrative information gathered so far, the Railway Board is recommending that further inquiry be undertaken… read-more

Mon, 05 Jun 2023 - 09:37 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: RAILWAYS, union ministry, Odisha Triple Train Accident, cbi probe, Ashwini Vaishnaw

Courtesy: The Indian Express


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Union Govt To Launch Tobacco Free India Campaign On May 31

The Union Health Ministry is planning to launch a 60-day pan India campaign on the theme 'tobacco-free youth'. Starting on May 31, the campaign will focus on taking steps to prevent the initiation of tobacco use among youngsters and assisting users to quit. According to the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS), current tobacco use among young adolescents (13–15 years) in 2019 was 8.5% but is high amongst youths in India.

Wed, 24 May 2023 - 05:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: union ministry, Indian government, Health Ministry, Tobacco, campaign

Covid hospital

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Mock Drills Conducted At Hospitals Amid COVID-19 Spike

Amid spike in the cases of Covid-19, the nation is witnessing alarming concerns and precautions taken by respective governments. In light of the Covid situation, mock drilling is being conducted in various Indian states, including Karnataka, Maharashtra, and other states, which is contributing to the highest number of Covid-19 cases. The Union Health Ministry directed the state government to mock drill and see the preparedness of the… read-more

Mon, 10 Apr 2023 - 10:41 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Novel Coronavirus, Spike Cases, Mock Drills, Health Concerns, union ministry

Indian Army

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Army Force Forms Special Panel To Examine Disability Pension

After questions were raised regarding the special grant in disability pension, the Armed Forced were directed to form a panel and examine the same.  The Department of Military Affairs headed by Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Anil Chauhan directed for the panel to examine the same.  The decision was in the view of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report tabled in Parliament. Notably, disability pension offers a higher percentage.… read-more

Mon, 10 Apr 2023 - 10:31 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Armed Forces, Indian Army Pension, Special Panel, parliament, union ministry

Courtesy: The Indian Express


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Hundi Collection On Hold, Union Ministry Issues Order To TTD

With its registration under the FCRA (Foreign Contribution Regulation Act) under “suspension” for the past three years, the country’s richest religious Trust, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), faces an unprecedented situation. The Union Ministry FRCA wrote to the TTD, asking them to not make any foreign contributions, described as 'Hundi' donations.

Mon, 27 Mar 2023 - 11:39 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: TTD, Hundi Donations, SEBI, union ministry, Notice Issued

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Andhra Pradesh

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AP Stand No 1 In Providing Telemedicine Services In India

Andhra Pradesh Government, which aimed to provide telemedicine services to the needy in remote areas of the state, stands in the top position in providing telemedicine services. On February 20, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced, "By the end of January this year, telemedicine services were provided to 6.03 crore patients across the country, and 1.86 crore patients were provided with… read-more

Mon, 20 Feb 2023 - 04:31 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: AP Government, YSRCP, Telemedicine services, union ministry, MoHFW

Courtesy: The Hans India

Amit Shah

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Amit Shah Breaks Silence Over Adani Row, Says "Nothing To Hide"

Union Home Minister Amit Shah responded to the allegations of the Indian National Congress over Adani V/S Hindenburg Row. On February 14, Shah said, "There is nothing to hide or be afraid of." In a news interview Amit Shah denied any favours to Adani Group by the Modi Government and said, Congress's allegations are baseless. Earlier, in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha session, PM Modi also rubbished the allegations.

Tue, 14 Feb 2023 - 11:25 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Adani Groups, Adani V/S Hindenburg, Amit Shah, union ministry, Congress

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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GoI Imposes New COVID-19 Rules From Today

Amid a decline in COVID-19 cases worldwide, the Government of India (GoI,) issued new guidelines for those travelling to India from abroad. As per the new rules, signing 'Air Suvidha' form and mandate of pre-departure COVID-19 test is not required for those travelling from six countries. However, the random 2% testing of international passengers and arrivals from foreign countries will be same, in effect from February 13, 11 AM.

Mon, 13 Feb 2023 - 09:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: GoI, Air Travel, new guidelines, Covid-19, union ministry, International

Courtesy: Hindustan Times