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Govt doubles FCI's authorised capital to Rs 21,000 cr in big boost to farm sector
Centre doubles FCI's authorised capital to Rs 21,000 cr in big boost to farm sector

The FCI plays a key role in the country’s food security system, including the procurement of foodgrains at Minimum Support Price (MSP)

  • Saturday, 17 February 2024
SC Strikes Down Electoral Bond Scheme: What It Means? Know The Implications & Options Before Centre
SC Strikes Down Electoral Bond Scheme: What It Means? Know The Implications & Options Before Centre

The Supreme Court's decision does not completely abolish the Electoral Bond Scheme but strikes down certain provisions. The government has the option to review and modify the scheme based on the court's observations.

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  • Thursday, 15 February 2024
Centre slashes import duty on mobile phone parts to 10%
Centre slashes import duty on mobile phone parts to 10%

The finance ministry said in a notification that the import duty on parts such as battery covers, main lens, back cover, other mechanical items of plastic and metal, among others, has been reduced to 10 per cent.

  • Wednesday, 31 January 2024
School, HEIs to provide study material in Indian languages: Education Ministry
School, HEIs to provide study material in Indian languages: Education Ministry

The Centre has directed schools and higher education institutions to provide study material for all courses in Indian languages digitally within the next three years, officials said on Friday.

  • Saturday, 20 January 2024
Minister of State for Electronics and IT, Rajeev Chandrasekhar
Centre to notify strict IT rules soon to tackle deepfake issue

“There has been a mixed performance of compliance and I had said at the time of the advisory, that if we find that the advisory is not being followed through completely, we will follow it up with very clear amended IT rules that will be notified,” Chandrasekhar said in a press conference.

  • Wednesday, 17 January 2024
Centre supplies rice, Odisha govt takes credit: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
Centre supplies rice, Odisha govt takes credit: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

The Union Minister said that the Odisha government is taking credit for the rice by hanging posters with state government logo and some photographs of the leaders. Such posters are found at retail outlets and this is sheer deceit which should not be done in a democratic system. 

  • Monday, 08 January 2024
ULFA, Centre, Assam govt sign historic peace accord
ULFA, Centre, Assam govt sign historic peace accord

Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma were present during the peace pact signing.

  • Friday, 29 December 2023
Nirmala Sitharaman
Centre cracks whip on public sector banks over big insolvency cases

The government has asked for reviews of insolvency cases as there are delays in admission of cases in insolvency courts, he explained.

  • Friday, 22 December 2023
Samsung Users
Govt issues high-risk alert for Samsung users, Know details here

CERT-In issued a high-risk warning for Samsung phones due to critical vulnerabilities in Android versions 11-14. Users urged to update security, apps, and exercise caution online.

  • Thursday, 14 December 2023
Onions
Rise in onion prices: Centre bans export to keep price in check

"The export policy for onions is amended from free to prohibited till March 31, 2024," the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGTF) said in a notification.

  • Friday, 08 December 2023
Tackle Deepfake
What Indian Govt doing to tackle Deepfake menace? Insights from IT Minister

India's concern over Deepfake misuse, as expressed by IT Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar, underscores the need for AI regulation, combating misinformation, and summoning platforms for prompt action.

  • Friday, 24 November 2023
Politics peaks in Odisha over PM SHRI, as Centre set to roll out scheme in Navodayas, KVs 
Politics peaks in Odisha over PM SHRI as Centre set to roll out scheme in Navodayas, KVs 

Many states and Union Territories have signed MoUs with the Union Ministry of Education for implementation of the scheme. After the selection of schools to be included under the scheme, funds will be allocated to the state.

  • Saturday, 18 November 2023
Supreme Court
SC tells states around Delhi to stop stubble burning, asks Centre to revisit MSP on Paddy in Punjab

The bench of Justice Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Sudhanshu Dhulia passed directives to stop stubble burning, saying that residents of Delhi are suffering because they can't find a solution. This has been going on for the past five years.

  • Tuesday, 07 November 2023
PM Modi
Centre has implemented schemes in mission mode in past 9 years, says PM Modi

"Our policies are based on a new mindset, content monitoring, mission mode implementation and mass participation. In nine years, the government has implemented policies on a mission mode," he said while addressing new appointees during a 'Rozgar Mela' via video conferencing.

  • Tuesday, 26 September 2023
Tinder, Centre for Social Research launch dating safety guide for India
Tinder, Centre for Social Research launch dating safety guide for India

The guide will also aim to educate users on how to make the most of their dating experience, while also staying alert, both online and offline.

  • Sunday, 17 September 2023
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