Monthly Archives: January 2020

PM Modi attends 150th anniversary celebration of Kolkata Port Trust in Kolkata


Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the 150th anniversary celebration of Kolkata Port Trust in Kolkata today. On the occasion, He launched the Interactive Light & Sound Show of Rabindra Setu (Howrah Bridge) in Kolkata. He also witnessed an amazing cultural programme at the venue, marking the inauguration of facade lighting. Governor of West Bengal, Chief Minister and other dignitaries were ...

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Ukraine demands punishment for those involved in plane downing


Ukraine on Saturday demanded that Iran punish those guilty for the downing of a Ukrainian airliner and compensate victims while praising Tehran for cooperating with the “objective” investigation. Ukrainian president Volodomyr Zelensky was due to discuss the incident with his Iranian counterpart President Hassan Rouhani at 5:00 pm local time, his press office said. “We expect Iran… to bring the ...

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Delhi Police identifies 37 students from WhatsApp group in JNU violence


Delhi Police has identified 37 students from a WhatsApp group created during the January 5 violence on the JNU campus, sources said. They said the identified persons do not belong to any organisation Left or Right. Those identified are students who were in favour of the semester registration process and wanted to enrol themselves, the sources said. On Friday, police ...

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Cold wave continues in Uttarakhand


After two days of bright sunshine, the weather in Dehradun once again looked to turn for the worse today. The capital had been cloudy since morning. However, later the sun blossomed. On Saturday, bright sunshine was prevailing in most areas till noon. Later in the afternoon, the weather took a sudden turn and the sky was mildly clouded, which increased ...

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India clinch T20 series against Sri Lanka


India defeated Sri Lanka by 78 runs in the third and final T20 International to win the the three-match series 2-0 here on Friday. Sent into bat, India rode on K L Rahul (54 off 36) and Shikhar Dhawan’s (52 off 36) 97-run opening stand to post a challenging 201 for six in their allotted 20 overs. Manish Pandey then ...

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CAA comes into effect from Jan 10


The Centre on Friday announced that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act will come into force from January 10. In a gazette notification, the Union home ministry said the act under which non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan will be given Indian citizenship, will come into force from January 10. “In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of the ...

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IEA Launches First In-depth Review of India’s Energy Policies


In partnership with NITI Aayog, International Energy Agency (IEA) today released the first in-depth review of India’s energy policies. The report highlights the achievements of India’s energy policies and provides recommendations to support the government’s goals of promoting well-functioning energy markets and boosting deployment of renewables. Dr Fatih Birol (Executive Director of the IEA) presented the key findings of the ...

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23rd National Youth Festival-2020 to be organized from 12th to 16th Jan


Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and State Government of Uttar Pradesh are jointly organizing 23rd National Youth Festival (NYF) 2020 at Indira Pratishthan, Lucknow from 12th to 16th January, 2020. Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath and Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs & Sports, Shri Kiren Rijiju will inaugurate the NYF 2020 on 12th January on the ...

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PM Chairs Meeting with various sectoral groups in a pre-budget exercise


Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a focussed effort from all stakeholders in order to achieve the target of 5 Trillion Dollar Economy in India. Prime Minister was interacting with various senior Economists, Private Equity/Venture Capitalists, Business Leaders from Manufacturing, Travel & Tourism, Apparel & FMCG, Analytics, subject experts in the fields of Agriculture, Science & Technology and Finance. The ...

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Sensex surges 600 points; Nifty reclaims 12200


The BSE benchmark Sensex soared 635 points on Thursday as global investors heaved a sigh of relief after the US-Iran conflict appeared to cool off. The 30-share BSE index surged 634.61 points, or 1.55 per cent, to finish at 41,452.35. Similarly, the broader Nifty surged 190.55 points, or 1.58 per cent, to 12,215.90. ICICI Bank was the top gainer in ...

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