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Tag: Government Of India

Consistent Govt Approach, Mass Awareness Changed Status Of Girl Child In India
Consistent Govt Approach, Mass Awareness Changed Status Of Girl Child In India

India has not scored well in the Global Gender Gap Report 2021 published by the World Economic Forum, where India has been placed at 140 out of 156 countries with a score of 0.625 (out of 1), although India's female population has outnumbered male population as per 5th National Family Health Survey Report 2019-21 (NFHSR-5). India now has 1,020 females per 1,000 males as per NFHSR-5.

Omicron Threat
Omicron Threat: Top Health Official On Lockdown Triggers

Amidst the threat of a third wave of Covid-19 owing to the detection of new variant ‘Omicron’, Odisha Health Services Director, Bijay Mohapatra on Wednesday (Dec 22) explained the parameters to be followed to impose containment and restrictions.

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Tiktok Shuts Down India Business, To Downsize Workforce By 2000

New Delhi: Over the uncertainty in making a comeback following a ban on the hugely popular TikTok video app, China’s ByteDance will shut its India business and cut the 2,000-plus employees to a bare minimum, the company told employees in an internal memo on Wednesday. Tiktok’s global interim head Vanessa Pappas and vice president for […]

Women In Army
Permanent Commission Of Women In Army: Centre Seeks 6 More Months

New Delhi: Citing the COVID induced lockdown, the Centre has asked the Supreme Court to grant it six months extra to comply with its verdict granting permanent commission to eligible women officers in the army and also making provisions for them in command posts. In an application, the Ministry of Defence said: “The applicants have […]

COVID-19 Global Update: US eclipses China's death toll, Italy's toll crosses 12,000
COVID-19 In India: Coronavirus Outbreak And Control Measures Till April 4

As of now, 2902 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 68 deaths have been reported. Meanwhile, 183 persons have been cured/discharged from the hospitals after recovery. Among the total confirmed cases, 1023 cases have been linked to Tablighi Jamaat across 17 States which includes Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, J&K, Rajasthan, Telangana, A&N Islands, Arunachal […]

Privatising BPCL: Govt Seeks Global Bidders With $10 Bn Networth

New Delhi: The Union government has issued a Global Invite for Expression of Interest for disinvestment in Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) from prospective bidders with a minimum net worth of $10 billion as of Saturday. The EoI submissions can be made till May 2, whereas investor queries will be entertained till April 4. Another […]

India declares fringe group 'Sikhs For Justice' unlawful

New Delhi: India on Wednesday declared foreign-based, pro-Khalistan group Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) an unlawful association for supporting militancy and secessionism in Punjab. The decision, under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, was taken in a Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The fringe group is run by a few radical Sikhs […]

Jet Airways
Jet loan restructuring to be under Sashakt scheme, says SBI chief

New Delhi: Lenders of the cash strapped Jet Airways will restructure loans given to the airline under the ‘Sashakt’ scheme, State Bank of India (SBI) Chairman Rajnish Kumar said on Friday. Speaking at a concall after the third quarter earning results on Friday, Kumar said the debt recast proposal would go to the screening panel […]

Sports Authority of India Recruitment 2018: Apply Now

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has released a notification for the recruitment of Executive Director. Interested and eligible candidates may apply by March 20, 2018. Educational Qualification Candidates with Graduate degree from a recognized University/Institution can only apply for the post. Other Qualifications Eligibility Conditions: Officers of the Government of India, State […]

7th pay commission effect: Now, State employees to get death-cum-retirement gratuity

Bhubaneswar: After implementing the 7th Pay Commission recommendations, the State Government has taken a step forward to appease its employees post retirement as it agreed to provide death-cum-retirement gratuity to employees who were appointed post 2005. Amid speculation over the kind of benefit to employees post retirement, the government has started administrative processing to benefit […]

Can’t take any action on return of Kohinoor diamond: Queen of Britain

Puri: The Queen of Britain has expressed her inability in the matter relating to the return of Kohinoor diamond. “I have been asked to write in response to your letter which you wrote on behalf of the members of Sri Jagannath Sena. I apologise for the delay in replying which is due to the amount […]

'Odisha should focus more on tourism, textile sectors'

Odisha has a wide scope to develop in tourism and textile sectors making it necessary for the State government to emphasise in the two areas, said Chief Economic Advisor to the Centre Arvind Subramanian today