Govt empowering SC, ST communities to become entrepreneurs: Dharmendra Pradhan: Union Minister of Petroleum and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan has said that the government has gone beyond providing scholarships and reservations for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and is empowering them to become entrepreneurs.
Festival of harvest, Lohri being celebrated today in North India: The festival of harvest, Lohri is being celebrated today in North India especially in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Jammu, and Chandigarh. Lohri marks the end of the long nights of winter and welcomes the longer days of summer, as the Sun begins its journey to the Northern Hemisphere. Lohri is celebrated with a bonfire.
SC asks ED to attach Indian properties of JP Morgan for violating FEMA, FDI norms: The Supreme Court today asked the Enforcement Directorate to attach Indian properties of JP Morgan in violation of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms.
Festival of harvest, Lohri being celebrated in North India: The festival of harvest, Lohri is being celebrated in North India especially in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Jammu, and Chandigarh.
Three terrorists killed in encounter in Pulwama: Three terrorists including a top Hizb commander were killed by security forces in an encounter in Tral Subdivision of Pulwama district in Jammu & Kashmir on Sunday.
World Bank predicts Sri Lanka’s economic growth at 3.3 pct for 2020: The World Bank has forecast Sri Lanka’s economic growth at 3.3 percent for 2020 saying the growth is likely to remain below four percent in next three years.
PM Modi, Putin resolve to further develop India-Russia privileged strategic relationship: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today had a telephonic conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Both leaders expressed their principled intent to further develop the India-Russia privileged strategic relationship.
World Future Energy Summit begins in Abu Dhabi: The World Future Energy Summit will begin on Monday in Abu Dhabi, 33,500 participants from 170 countries and 800 specialist exhibitors are expected to attend the four-day annual event.
Lava gushes from Philippine volcano as ash spread to Manila: Red-hot lava gushed out of a Philippine volcano on Monday after a sudden eruption of ash and steam that forced villagers to flee and shut down Manila’s international airport, offices and schools.
Indian Cricket Team announced for T20 series in New Zealand: Vice-captain Rohit Sharma on Sunday returned to India’s 16-member T20 squad for the tour of New Zealand as the selectors dropped Kerala batsman Sanju Samson.