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All India Radio’s new state-of-the-art Broadcast Auditorium inaugurated

The Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Shri Prakash Javadekar inaugurated All India Radio’s new Broadcast Auditorium and launched a digital version of ‘Gurbani’...

Government clears misgivings of amendment in the Indian Forest Act, 1927

The Government of India (GoI)has cleared misgivings over the zerodraftwhich sought a techno-legal suggestions in the Indian Forest Act, 1927. Speaking to media persons...

Union HRD Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launches UNESCO MGIEP Digital Learning draft Guidelines at the General Conference in Paris

On the occasion of the 40th UNESCO General Conference, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal‘Nishank’, Union Minister, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, launched the...

Union HRD Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ addresses at 40th UNESCO General Conference in Paris

Union HRD Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ addressed education ministers/representatives of of nearly 190 countries at the 40th UNESCO General Conference today in Paris....
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Union Home Minister Visits CRPF Hqrs

Union Home Minister Sh. Amit Shah today reviewed the functioning of CRPF at the Force headquarters in New Delhi. He was given a detailed...

Tariff Notification No. 84/2019-CUSTOMS (N.T.) in respect of Fixation of Tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Silver

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Board of...

Veer Savarkar was a multidimensional personality – a freedom fighter, social reformer, writer, political thinker – Vice president

The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu said today that Veer Savarkar was a multidimensional personality - a freedom fighter, social reformer, writer, poet,...

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Fact Check : Did IIT Student Fathima Latheef actually said “My name itself is a problem”? No, Maktoob media faked it!

Days after Fathima Latheef, a first-year student of IIT-Madras, committed suicide in the hostel room, several media outlets alleged religious discrimination by some of her faculty members had forced her to take the extreme step. In particular, news outlets like Maktoob Media, The Cognate cooked up provocative statements claiming that her identity as Muslim...

“My name itself is a problem, Vappichi” : She never said anything of this sort says Fathima’s Father

Highlights : The Family doesn’t claim that Fathima had to face discrimination because of her Muslim identity.Instead, they have...

Is IIT Madras Islamophobic? This is what Muslim students say!

Fathima Latheef, a first year student from Humanities Department at IIT Madras was found dead at her hostel at IIT Madras. The...

IIT Student Fathima’s suicide note accuses Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle’s Faculty advisor Milind Brahme

"In the case of my death, the whole of blame will be unremittingly upon Mr Hemachandran Karah and Mr Milind Brahme." said...

India told a ‘NO’ to RCEP agreement

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with the leaders of ASEAN in Bangkok. India refused to sign the RCEP agreement. 4th of November marked...

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IIT Student Fathima’s suicide note accuses Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle’s Faculty advisor Milind Brahme

"In the case of my death, the whole of blame will be unremittingly upon Mr Hemachandran Karah...

Is IIT Madras Islamophobic? This is what Muslim students say!

Fathima Latheef, a first year student from Humanities Department at IIT Madras was found dead at her...

PM to inaugurate India’s second Multi Modal Terminal on Ganga at Sahibganj in Jharkhand

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation India’s second riverine Multi Modal terminal built at...

WP Starter Pack SCAM | Mega Scam Unearthed by The South Asian Express Team

A new website registered in 23rd May 2019 has been caught involved in a mega scam. The...

India Will Restore 26 Million Hectares of Degraded Land by 2030: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today inaugurated the High-Level Segment Meeting of the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to...

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Dr. Harsh Vardhan calls for developing innovative cooling solutions

Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhanaddressed an Award Ceremony here today to announce the...

Household Consumer Expenditure Survey

              The National Statistical Office (NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation carried out an all-India survey on household consumption expenditure in the 75th...

Fact Check : Did IIT Student Fathima Latheef actually said “My name itself is a problem”? No, Maktoob media faked it!

Days after Fathima Latheef, a first-year student of IIT-Madras, committed suicide in the hostel room, several media outlets alleged religious discrimination by...
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Nokia branded Smart TVs announced by Flipkart

As part of the 'Make in India' initiative, Flipkart will be facilitating the manufacturing and distribution of Nokia branded Smart TVs and will also manage end-to-end sales in order to create thousands of new jobs, the e-commerce platform said in a statement. Flipkart has...

Will Climate force Bhutan to rethink it’s policies with Energy Hungry neighbours like India?

In January last year India celebrated it’s 50th anniversary of Diplomatic relations with Bhutan. In April this year, India and Bhutan signed Rs 4,500 crore Mangdechhu Hydro project’s power tariff protocol. India and Bhutan hydro-electric power cooperation started more than five decades ago. In the beginning, the cooperation was based...

Hockey India names 39 players for junior women’s national coaching camp

Hockey India has named 39 players for the upcoming Indian junior women’s national coaching camp. The camp will be held at Sports Authority of India (SAI) Bengaluru Campus from November 4 to 28. The Indian junior women’s team is scheduled to play a three-nation...

Burmese Ethnic cleansing continues: What it means to India?

The head of the UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, Marzuki Darusman, told the General Assembly last week, that Myanmar is failing in its obligations under the Genocide Convention to prevent, to investigate and to enact effective legislation criminalising and punishing genocide. Mr. Darusman on wednesday while addressing told...

Google owner Alphabet reportedly to buy Fitbit

Google owner Alphabet Inc has made an offer to acquire U.S. wearable device maker Fitbit Inc, as it eyes a slice of the crowded market for fitness trackers and smartwatches, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. There is no certainty that the...

Delhi battles to breathe after Diwali, EDMC sprinkles water on roads to reduce the effects

The air quality in the National Capital dips to ‘very poor’ as the residents complain about difficulty in breathing and of burning sensation in the eyes on Monday morning after Diwali. Adding to the pollution, roads in several areas of Delhi were littered with cracker waste. 

Delhi CM flags off 104 new CNG buses

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday flagged off 104 new CNG buses from a bus depot at Dwarka Sector 22. The buses feature CCTV cameras, panic buttons, and hydraulic lifts for the differently-abled amongst other unique features. The initiative comes...

Cyclone ‘Kyarr’ to intensify into ‘Very Severe’ storm, Heavy rains to hit Konkan coast

Cyclone storm ‘Kyarr’ is very likely to intensify into a ‘Very Severe’ Cyclonic Storm on Saturday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said. According to the IMD, the weather is likely to further intensify during the subsequent 24 hours and is likely to move west-northwest-wards...

Kamlesh Tiwari’s wife to be new chief of Hindu Samaj Party

Kiran Tiwari, the wife of slain founder and chief of the Hindu Samaj Party Kamlesh Tiwari, has been announced as the new president of the Hindu Samaj Party. Kamlesh was shot on October 18 in Naka area of Lucknow and succumbed to injuries at...

Dixon Technologies to manufacture Samsung mobile phones

Dixon Technlogies on Friday said that it has entered into an agreement with Samsung India Electronics for manufaturing mobile feature phones. Samsung recently ended mobile telephone production in China due to intensifying competition from domestic rivals as it expands its facility in India.

Scientists have recorded the World’s loudest bird in the Amazon

With sound as painful as 125 decibels, on a recent trek to the mountains of the Northern Amazon, ornithologists confirm that the male white bellbirds have the loudest birdsong ever recorded. After careful measurement, the observation was published in the journal Current Biology, but...

BBC News now on the dark web with Tor mirror

BBC News is now available on the Tor network allowing it to be more securely accessed via the anonymising browser. The news organisation is putting its international edition on the network, with coverage available in a variety of languages including Arabic, Persian, and Russian. 

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All India Radio’s new state-of-the-art Broadcast Auditorium inaugurated

The Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Shri Prakash Javadekar inaugurated All India Radio’s new Broadcast Auditorium and launched a digital version of ‘Gurbani’ of archival value as preserved in PrasarBharati Archives at New Delhi today.  To mark the...

Dr. Harsh Vardhan calls for developing innovative cooling solutions

Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhanaddressed an Award Ceremony here today to announce the...

Household Consumer Expenditure Survey

              The National Statistical Office (NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation carried out an all-India survey on household consumption expenditure in the 75th...

Fact Check : Did IIT Student Fathima Latheef actually said “My name itself is a problem”? No, Maktoob media faked it!

Days after Fathima Latheef, a first-year student of IIT-Madras, committed suicide in the hostel room, several media outlets alleged religious discrimination by...

Rashtrapati Bhavan to Host Conference of Directors of IITS, NITS and IIEST on November 19

Rashtrapati Bhavan will host a conference of the Directors of IITs, NITs and IIEST, Shibpur on November 19, 2019. This Conference is part of regular interactions...
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India’s Foreign Trade: October 2019

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Indian Railways rationalizes Catering Tariff and Menu for Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duronto Trains & Standard Meals on Mail/Express trains being served through IRCTC

Taking note of the need to further improve variety, hygiene and quality of food for its passengers, Indian Railways has rationalized the Menus and...

Skill Development Minister Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey announces IndiaSkills 2020; invites registrations for the skill competition

Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has announced the opening of online registrations for IndiaSkills 2020, a biennial competition to scout...

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurates Sisseri River bridge connecting Dibang Valley and Siang in Arunachal Pradesh

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh today called for bolstering the border infrastructure, saying that national security is the top most priority of the Government....

DPIIT establishes Development Council for Bicycle

Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, has set up a Development Council for...

“Hunar Haat” has proved to be “Empowerment Exchange” for Master Artisans and Craftsmen, Over 2.5 Lakh provided Employment Opportunities in last 3 years: Shri...

Union Minority Affairs Minister Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here today that the Ministry of Minority Affairs has been working on war-footing to establish...
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WCD Ministry to announce Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh

The Union Minister of Women and Child Development (WCD) and Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, will announce Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh (BPKK) on Monday, 18th...

‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ has been the guiding light for Indian family system- Vice President

The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today said that ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbkam’ has been the guiding light for the Indian family system since time...

Conference of Ministers and Secretaries of States and UTs in charge of Youth Affairs and Sports held;

Conference of Ministers and Secretaries of the States and Union Territories in charge of Youth Affairs and Sports was held in New Delhi today....

Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah to Inaugurate the 15 Days’ “Aadi Mahotsav 2019” at Dilli Haat, INA Tomorrow

Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah will inaugurate the National Tribal Festival “Aadi Mahotsav” at Dilli Haat, INA tomorrow.The theme of the 15 days’...

India to host the 8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics in New Delhi

The 8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS-VIII) will be organized by the Ministry of Agriculture in New Delhi from 18th to 21st November...

Racket of issuance of fake invoices involving GST of Rs 22 crores busted

Central GST Delhi North Commissionerate has unearthed a racket of issuance of fake invoices without actual supply of goods and services. Shri Naveen Mutreja...

MCA notifies Insolvency and Bankruptcy (Insolvency and Liquidation Proceedings of Financial Service Providers and Application to Adjudicating Authority) Rules, 2019 (Rules)

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has notified the Insolvency and Bankruptcy (Insolvency and Liquidation Proceedings of Financial Service Providers and Application to Adjudicating...
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Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurates Sisseri River bridge connecting Dibang Valley and Siang in Arunachal Pradesh

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh today called for bolstering the border infrastructure, saying that national security is the top most priority of the Government....

DPIIT establishes Development Council for Bicycle

Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, has set up a Development Council for...

“Hunar Haat” has proved to be “Empowerment Exchange” for Master Artisans and Craftsmen, Over 2.5 Lakh provided Employment Opportunities in last 3 years: Shri...

Union Minority Affairs Minister Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here today that the Ministry of Minority Affairs has been working on war-footing to establish...

WCD Ministry to announce Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh

The Union Minister of Women and Child Development (WCD) and Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, will announce Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh (BPKK) on Monday, 18th...

‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ has been the guiding light for Indian family system- Vice President

The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today said that ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbkam’ has been the guiding light for the Indian family system since time...

Conference of Ministers and Secretaries of States and UTs in charge of Youth Affairs and Sports held;

Conference of Ministers and Secretaries of the States and Union Territories in charge of Youth Affairs and Sports was held in New Delhi today....

Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah to Inaugurate the 15 Days’ “Aadi Mahotsav 2019” at Dilli Haat, INA Tomorrow

Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah will inaugurate the National Tribal Festival “Aadi Mahotsav” at Dilli Haat, INA tomorrow.The theme of the 15 days’...

India to host the 8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics in New Delhi

The 8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS-VIII) will be organized by the Ministry of Agriculture in New Delhi from 18th to 21st November...

NITI Aayog to release the report‘Health System for a New India: Building Blocks–—Potential Pathways to Reform’

NITI Aayog will release “Health System for a New India: BuildingBlocks - Potential Pathways to Reform” Reporton 18 November 2019, a synthesis of all...

Shripad Naik Inaugurates Two day International Conference on Yoga at Mysuru, Karnataka

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH and Defence, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated two days International Conference on Yoga today at Mysuru,...

PM greets people of Jharkhand on their Statehood Day

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has greeted the people of Jharkhand on their Statehood Day.  “झारखंड की जनता को राज्य के स्थापना दिवस की...

Tobacco Board Receives 2019 Golden Leaf Award

Tobacco Board of India has been awarded the Golden Leaf Award in the Most Impressive Public Service Initiative category for the year 2019, for its efforts...
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