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PM Modi
PM Modi Says Farm Sector Needs Post-Harvest Revolution; Govt Impetus On Scientific Ecosystem

The PM said a self-reliant rural economy is necessary for 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' or self-reliant India.

Supreme Court
New IT Rules Take Care: SC On Plea Seeking CBI, NIA Probe Against Twitter

The Chief Justice replied: "Have you examined the recent IT rules. It takes care of it".

Lighting
18 Killed By Lightning In Rajasthan, Several Injured

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Governor Kalraj Mishra expressed grief over the loss of lives in the tragedies.

BSF Jawan Capt Bhav Pandit
Meet BSF Capt Bhav Pandit Whose Heroics Saved 2 Jawans After Maoist Gunfight In Odisha

The incident of clash between Maoists and security forces on Boudh-Kandhamal border on Saturday was indeed sensational for the entire Odisha not just because of the miraculous escape of the two Commandos from the Special Operations Group who received critical injuries during the gunfight but also for their dramatic rescue from the far-off region all thanks to the efforts of Odisha DGP.

Terrorists held
Two Terrorists Held In Lucknow, Explosives Recovered

The ATS team had received a tip-off about their presence and had been tracking them since the past one week.

PM Modi
PM Modi Invites People To Nominate For Padma Awards 2022

The Padma awards are one of the highest civilian honours of India announced annually on the eve of Republic Day

No Govt Job, Subsidy For People Having Over Two Children: UP Population Control Draft Bill
No Govt Job, Subsidy For People Having Over Two Children: UP Population Control Draft Bill

"Public servants who adopt the two-child norm will get two additional increments during the entire service, maternity or as the case may be, paternity leave of 12 months, with full salary and allowances"

11 J-K Govt Employees Allegedly Working For Terror Groups Dismissed From Service
11 J-K Govt Employees Allegedly Working For Terror Groups Dismissed From Service

The decision to dismiss the 11 employees was taken at two meetings of the designated committee in Jammu and Kashmir for scrutinising such cases.

Kashmir Encounter: 3 Terrorist Shot Dead By Security Forces
Kashmir Encounter: 3 Terrorist Shot Dead By Security Forces

The firefight between terrorists and security forces took place after a joint team of the police and the army cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about presence of terrorists.

Major Maoist Attack Foiled In Jharkhand, 40 Kg IED Detected
Major Maoist Attack Foiled In Jharkhand, 40 Kg IED Detected

At least two jawans sustained multiple injuries during an exchange of fire with Maoists ultras on the Boudh-Kandhamal border on Saturday.

3 KM Radius Of INS Rajali Declared As 'No Fly Zone'
3 KM Radius Of INS Rajali Declared As 'No Fly Zone'

"INS Rajali will destroy or confiscate any non-conventional aerial object including drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) found flying without proper approval."

PM Modi
PM To Chair Meeting Of Council Of Ministers On July 14

The meeting is expected to witness many notable issues and discussion related to key ministries like Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, now being handled by Mansukh Mandaviya, and education being taken care of by Dharmendra Pradhan.

Time Limit For Submission Of Claims For TA On Retirement: Check Finance Ministry Circular
Time Limit For Submission Of Claims For TA On Retirement: Check Finance Ministry Circular

The time-limit for submission of TA claim on tour, transfer on training will remain 60 days.

PM Modi
PM Modi Reviews Progress Of Oxygen Augmentation, Availability

The Prime Minister instructed the officials to ensure that these plants are made functional at the earliest and to work closely with the state governments for the same.

Kerala HC
No Coercive Steps Against NBA Members Over Non-Compliance Of New IT Rules: Kerala HC Tells Centre

Under the rules, media companies or their associations have to form self-regulatory bodies which would be headed by a retired judge of the Supreme Court or High Courts or an eminent person.

Ashwini Vaishnaw
Officials In Railway Minister's Office To Work In Two Shifts

The railway ministry has directed that the first shift will start at 7 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. while the second shift will start at 3 p.m. and end at 12 midnight.

Eco Cottage in Malkangiri
Odisha Govt Plans To Develop Eco-Cottages In Tourist Spots

The Tourism Department will take up pilot projects for building the eco-cottages at Hirakud in Sambalpur district and Baliput (Satkoshia) in Cuttack.

PM Modi Begins Work With Fresh Cabinet, Interacts With Institutions
PM Modi Begins Work With Fresh Cabinet, Interacts With Institutions

PM Modi stressed on the need to adapt higher education and technical education to keep in tune with the changing environment and emerging challenges.

Twitter Must Follow Law Of The Country, Abide By New Guidelines, Says New IT Min Ashwini Vaishnaw
Twitter Must Follow Law Of The Country, Abide By New Guidelines, Says New IT Min Ashwini Vaishnaw

When questioned about Twitter not complying with the new IT law, the Minister hinted that everyone has to follow new guidelines.

Kashmir Encounters: 3 Lashkar, One Jaish Militant Gunned Down
Kashmir Encounters: 3 Lashkar, One Jaish Militant Gunned Down

The terrorists on seeing the troops started firing and ran towards the adjoining forested area. The area was immediately cordoned off and a firefight ensued.

Covid Vaccine Allocation To Odisha
DGCI Nod For Sanofi-GSK's Phase 3 Trial Of Covid Vax In India

The French pharma company Sanofi and its British peer GSK aim to produce up to one billion doses in 2021.

Ashwini Vaishnaw Takes Charge As Minister Of Railways
Ashwini Vaishnaw Takes Charge As Minister Of Railways

Vaishnaw will also hold two other important portfolios of Communications and Electronics and Information Technology.

Odisha CM Urges PM Modi To Include 6L Households Under PMAY (Gramin)
Odisha CM Releases Financial Assistance For PVTG Families

While disbursing special COVID assistance of Rs 5,000 each to 64,214 PVTG persons through virtual mode, the chief minister asked them to get vaccinated against the disease.

Virbhadra Singh
Former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Passes Away

The nine-time MLA and five-time MP, Singh served as Himachal Pradesh's chief minister six times.

Many Economic Ministries At Centre Get New Faces After Reshuffle
Many Economic Ministries At Centre Get New Faces After Reshuffle

Hardeep Singh Puri has got Ministries of Petroleum along with his existing portfolio of Urban Affairs while Jyotiraditya Scindia is the new Minister for Civil Aviation.