PM expresses delight on the successful maiden test firing of Brahmos ALCM from Su-30MKI

PM expresses delight on the successful maiden test firing of Brahmos ALCM from Su-30MKI

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has expressed his delight on the successful maiden test firing of Brahmos ALCM (Air Launched Cruise Missile) from Su-30MKI fighter aircraft. The Prime Minister also congratulated all those who were associated with this remarkable feat. “Delighted on the successful maiden test firing of Brahmos ALCM from Su-30MKI. Congratulations to all those associated with this remarkable feat”, the Prime Minister said.

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NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over its reported endorsing of killings in encounters by police for improving law and order

NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over its reported endorsing of killings in encounters by police for improving law and order

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports about the Government of Uttar Pradesh, allegedly, endorsing killings in encounters by police seeking improvement in law and order situation in the State. It has issued a notice to the Chief Secretary, Government of Uttar Pradesh, calling for a detailed report in the matter within 6 weeks. According to the official statistics, as reported on the 5th October, 2017, 433 such…

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Cabinet approves India’s Membership for European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Cabinet approves India’s Membership for European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved India’s Membership for European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD). Necessary steps will be initiated by the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance to acquire the membership of the EBRD. The minimum initial investment towards the membership of EBRD will be approximately €1 (one) million. However, this assumption is based on India deciding to buy the minimum number of shares (100) required…

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Cabinet approves continuation of the scheme on Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs beyond the 12th Plan Period

Cabinet approves continuation of the scheme on Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs beyond the 12th Plan Period

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for continuation of the scheme on Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) for another three financial years (FYs 2017-18 to 2019-20) and providing Grants-in-aid of Rs.18 crore to the Institute. It will make the Institute self-sustainable by the end of FY 2019-20.

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Bill gates meets UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Bill gates meets UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Friday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at his office in Lucknow. The billionaire reached the UP Chief Minister’s office in Lucknow where he was received by senior state officials. He is accompanied by his wife Melinda Gates. Yogi and Gates discussed investment opportunities in UP. “A delegation led by Mr Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft Corp & Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation called upon #UPCM Shri #YogiAdiyanath at…

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Government considering report on age limit for civil service exams

Government considering report on age limit for civil service exams

Nearly eight months after its submission, the report of Baswan committee that suggested changes in civil service exam pattern and age limit is under examination, the government has said. The committee had submitted its report to the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on 9 August 2016. “The Baswan Committee’s report along with UPSC’s recommendations on it has been received on 20 March 2017 and the same is under examination,” the department of personnel and training…

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Cabinet approved the continuation of Anganwadi Services

Cabinet approved the continuation of Anganwadi Services

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for continuation of Anganwadi Services, Scheme for Adolescent Girls, Child Protection Services and National Creche Scheme from 1.4.2017 to 30.11.2018 with an outlay of over Rs.41,000 crore. These are the sub-schemes under Umbrella Scheme “Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS)”. The approved Schemes include: Anganwadi Services; Scheme for Adolescent Girls; Child Protection Services; National Crèche Scheme. The Cabinet…

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Na Rang tu UP Gerua !!

Na Rang tu UP Gerua !!

Narendra Modi government quite oftenly being blamed for not doing anything new, but engaging itself in changing the names of the old schemes, colours, etc. It is said nothing concrete and constructive is coming to the surface though BJP claimed for many things. Now, if sources are to believed Yogi-government is also indulged in the same policy and trying to re-colour the entire building, buses and even the furniture of secretariats in Bhagwa colour. Got…

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Cabinet approvesMoU between India and Philippines on agriculture and related fields

Cabinet approvesMoU between India and Philippines on agriculture and related fields

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Philippines in the field of agriculture and related fields. The MoU will improve bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture and will be mutually beneficial to both countries. It will promote understanding of best agricultural practices in the two countries and will help in better productivity as well as improved global…

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