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Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh delvers Kunwar Viyogi Annual Memorial Lecture of University of Jammu

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh today said that the common man in Kashmir is tired of terrorism and is becoming increasingly aspirational for himself...

Wastage due to Improper Storage

No wastage of Central Pool Foodgrains (wheat & rice) stored in godowns of Food Corporation of India (FCI) can be directly attributed to lack...

Increase in price of moong and urad

The retail prices of Moong and Urad in April, 2020 increased by 26.75% and 7.25% respectively as compared to their five-year monthly average prices....

Adjournment in consumer complaints by NCDRC

The Consumer Protection Act, 2019 and the Consumer Protection (Consumer Commission Procedure) Regulations, 2020 provide for expeditious disposal of cases. To ensure timely disposal...

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Protection against unfair contracts

The Indian Contract Act, 1872 determines obligations of the parties to perform or offer to perform respective promises unless such performance is dispensed with...

MoU signed between Ministry of AYUSH and Ministry of Women and Child Development for Controlling Malnutrition

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Ministry of AYUSH and Ministry of Women and Child Development today in New Delhi for controlling...

Ministry of Women and Child Development signs MoU with Ministry of AYUSH for integration of AYUSH systems with ongoing nutrition interventions under the ICDS...

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha...

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Covid 19: Global Data, Analyses, and Policy Implications.

Introduction: Lazy Media and Damned Statistics Is it unfair or disingenuous to write of the Western media as lazy? Do we not get the media that we deserve, and so is it not our own fault that much reportage in the west concerning the Covid 19 pandemic often appears both shallow and partial?

Water, Diamer Bhasha Dam, and Sino- Pak Collision

Figure 1 Water v Population Beggars can’t be choosers. However, they do have a choice of place for begging....

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INDEX OF EIGHT CORE INDUSTRIES (BASE: 2011-12=100) FOR JUNE, 2020

The Office of Economic Adviser, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade is releasing Index of Eight Core...

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...

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

Update (Nov 13th 11:00PM IST) : We have received multiple queries regarding the reliability of the...

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...

Abrogation of Article 370 is based on the Government’s faith and trust in the People J&K

Prime Minister said that the abrogation of the Article 370 has led to the complete integration of Jammu &...

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Application for Domicile for J&K

As per the information provided by the Government of Jammu & Kashmir, a total of 21,13,879 persons have applied for Domicile Certificates. Rule 5 of...

M/o SJ&E is Going to Implement a New Financial Model for Interest Subvention for Individual Beneficiaries as well as SHGs Comprising SC and OBC...

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is going to implement a new Financial  Model  for Interest Subvention for individual beneficiaries as well as...

M/o Social Justice and Empowerment is Implementing a National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (NAPDDR) for 2018-2025

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has formulated and is implementing a National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (NAPDDR) for 2018-2025. The...

Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh delvers Kunwar Viyogi Annual Memorial Lecture of University of Jammu

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh today said that the common man in Kashmir is tired of terrorism and is becoming increasingly aspirational for himself...

Wastage due to Improper Storage

No wastage of Central Pool Foodgrains (wheat & rice) stored in godowns of Food Corporation of India (FCI) can be directly attributed to lack...

Increase in price of moong and urad

The retail prices of Moong and Urad in April, 2020 increased by 26.75% and 7.25% respectively as compared to their five-year monthly average prices....

Adjournment in consumer complaints by NCDRC

The Consumer Protection Act, 2019 and the Consumer Protection (Consumer Commission Procedure) Regulations, 2020 provide for expeditious disposal of cases. To ensure timely disposal...
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Covid 19 Strategy for the Global South : Why it is unwise to follow the west – by Ian Inkster

The 20th century debate on appropriate technology as aid to the global south was eventually won by those who saw the reason in refusing to plan development around the wholesale use of large-scale western techniques. Today, right now, the discourse on aid to the poor nations of...

Covid 19 in South Asia – Lessons from Oceania.

Ian Inkster, SOAS, University of London. In an earlier contribution to The South Asian Express (Wednesday 6 May), I suggested that the region was on the cusp of an invasion of the coronavirus. I also argued that a good measure of both the seriousness...

COVID 19: South Asia in Global Context

Ian Inkster, SOAS, University of London. There is a very high probability that South Asia is about to enter the more severe phase of the COVID 19 attack. This will involve an acceleration in the number of people infected by the virus, but also...

THE TRUTH BEHIND CORONA CONSPIRACY THEORIES

Be it Trump saying “looking into reports that the virus escaped from the Wuhan lab” or some Chinese officials accusing that it was the US army that brought the virus to Wuhan, as the novel Corona virus spreads around the world, conspiracy theories are spreading just as fast. While some people claim...

THE CORONA COMBAT – FIFTH REVIEW. THINKING BEYOND LOCK DOWNS BY LT GEN PR SHANKAR (R)

Fourth Review @https://palepurshankar.blogspot.com/2020/04/the-corona-combat-fourth-review-on-to.html Phase1Successfully executed. Phase 2New guidelines issued by government of India as outlined by PM.Battle continues without a pause.Voices and articles questioning the lockdown are surfacing. Hindsight is always clear. It is so clear that you can conclude that...

THE CORONA COMBAT – SECOND REVIEW BY LT GEN P R SHANKAR (R)

This is a follow up of the first review GeneralWe are now into Day 10 of our lockdown. Midway point of Phase 1 of the battle with the Chinese Virus. Approaching Phase 2 shortly. Critical times ahead. Time for a review of the situation....

A glimpse of the post Covid world scenario – Global analysis from Indian perspective

As we reach the Summers, hoping that the virus goes down, China opened up Wuhan and declared it feasible to roam around within the city. People came out after a lockdown that extended for 75 days and the dragon made it a point to show the shower...

Covid – 19 : How India’s rapid action prevented a colossal disaster

Recently, the chair of U.K. think tank Chatham House, commended the “fast, aggressive” Chinese response to the coronavirus outbreak,suggesting western countries should follow suit. However he later added, "Thank God this didn’t start in somewhere like India, because there’s absolutely no way that the quality of Indian...

Covid19, it’s impact on geopolitics in South Asia and China -By Lt. Gen. P R Shankar (R)

Covid 19 is causing a humanitarian crisis of epic proportions and is roiling people worldwide. As per reports the peak of this pandemic seems to be still ahead. Its outcomes might be even more disastrous than what we have seen so far. The world is on the...

“The opportunity given by the demons of Pakistan” : by Lt Gen P R Shankar (R)

Disappearing K Word When article 370 was abrogated on 05 Aug 19, Pakistan and its Prime Minister Mr Imran Khan went ballistic. They predicted war and nuclear holocaust. They predicted mass bloodshed when restrictions were lifted in Kashmir. They promised to stand by their...

IISc and Think India conduct youth conference to engage young students towards ‘Mission 2020’.

Student council of Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru and Think India organization organized the conference 'Jagruti 2020' , a national level youth conference on the theme of 'Mission 2020'. The key agenda of the event was to discuss ideas on achieving the vision of...

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Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh delvers Kunwar Viyogi Annual Memorial Lecture of University of Jammu

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh today said that the common man in Kashmir is tired of terrorism and is becoming increasingly aspirational for himself and for his children. Delivering the 1st edition of "Kunwar Viyogi Annual Memorial Lecture" of the...

Application for Domicile for J&K

As per the information provided by the Government of Jammu & Kashmir, a total of 21,13,879 persons have applied for Domicile Certificates. Rule 5 of...

M/o SJ&E is Going to Implement a New Financial Model for Interest Subvention for Individual Beneficiaries as well as SHGs Comprising SC and OBC...

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is going to implement a new Financial  Model  for Interest Subvention for individual beneficiaries as well as...

M/o Social Justice and Empowerment is Implementing a National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (NAPDDR) for 2018-2025

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has formulated and is implementing a National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (NAPDDR) for 2018-2025. The...

PM wishes farmers on the passage of farm bills in Parliament

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has wished farmers on the passage of farm bills in Parliament and called it a watershed moment in the...
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Dr Harsh Vardhan interacts with social media users during Sunday Samvaad-2

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare answered questions posed by his social media interactors on the Sunday Samvaad platform for...

E-Gram Swaraj Portal

With a vision to strengthen digitalization in Panchayats for the purpose of empowering rural India, a unified tool e-Gram SWARAJ portal (https://egramswaraj.gov.in/) has been...

Grant-In-Aid To Rural Local Bodies

The Fifteenth Finance Commission (XV FC) in its report for 2020-21 has recommended grants for Rural Local Bodies (RLBs) in 28 States. The grants...

35,074 taxpayers opt for Vivad Se Vishwas Scheme

The total number of taxpayers who have opted for the Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Act since its enactment is 35,074 through Form-1 (Declaration...

Fiscal and monetary policies to deal with slowdown due to COVID-19

The Government has implemented a judicious mix of fiscal and monetary policies to mitigate the negative impact of COVID-19 on the economy. On May...

Borrowing of money to meet GST revenue shortfall

As per provision in Sections 7, 8 & 10 of the GST (Compensation to States) Act, 2017, the issue of pending GST compensation and...
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Insurance coverage to PMJDY account holders

Under Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), a free RuPay debit card is provided to the PMJDY account holders with inbuilt accident insurance cover of...

Parliament passes The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and...

Parliament today passed two bills aimed at transforming agriculture in the country and raising farmers’ incomes. The Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and...

Government struck off 3,82,581 shell companies during last three years

The Government has undertaken a Special Drive for identification and strike off Shell Companies. Based on non-filing of Financial Statements (FS) consecutively for two...

India registers a record number of High Recoveries

India has reported high recoveries of more than 94,000 for two successive days. 94,612 recoveries have been registered in the last 24 hours in the...

Let Us Strive to Make Jammu and Kashmir a Firdaus on The Earth, A Bright Jewel on The Crown of Mother India: President Kovind

My dream is to see Jammu and Kashmir emerge as a centre of knowledge, enterprise, innovation and skill development, said the President of India,...

India scales yet another PEAK- Records all-time High of DAILY TESTING

India has crossed a crucial milestone in the fight against COVID-19. In a landmark achievement, for the first time, a record number of more...

“Swachhta Pakhwara” is being observed all over Indian Railways

'Swachhta Pakhwara' is being observed all over Indian Railways from 16th to 30th September 2020. During the inaugural day of Pakhwara, Swachhta pledge was...
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35,074 taxpayers opt for Vivad Se Vishwas Scheme

The total number of taxpayers who have opted for the Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Act since its enactment is 35,074 through Form-1 (Declaration...

Fiscal and monetary policies to deal with slowdown due to COVID-19

The Government has implemented a judicious mix of fiscal and monetary policies to mitigate the negative impact of COVID-19 on the economy. On May...

Borrowing of money to meet GST revenue shortfall

As per provision in Sections 7, 8 & 10 of the GST (Compensation to States) Act, 2017, the issue of pending GST compensation and...

Insurance coverage to PMJDY account holders

Under Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), a free RuPay debit card is provided to the PMJDY account holders with inbuilt accident insurance cover of...

Parliament passes The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and...

Parliament today passed two bills aimed at transforming agriculture in the country and raising farmers’ incomes. The Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and...

Government struck off 3,82,581 shell companies during last three years

The Government has undertaken a Special Drive for identification and strike off Shell Companies. Based on non-filing of Financial Statements (FS) consecutively for two...

India registers a record number of High Recoveries

India has reported high recoveries of more than 94,000 for two successive days. 94,612 recoveries have been registered in the last 24 hours in the...

Let Us Strive to Make Jammu and Kashmir a Firdaus on The Earth, A Bright Jewel on The Crown of Mother India: President Kovind

My dream is to see Jammu and Kashmir emerge as a centre of knowledge, enterprise, innovation and skill development, said the President of India,...

More than 9,79,000 mandays of work generated by Indian Railways till 18 September, 2020 under Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan

Indian Railways has generated 9,79,557 mandays of work till 18 September 2020 under Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan in 6 States viz. Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya...

India’s first CRISPR Covid-19 test, developed by the Tata Group and CSIR-IGIB, approved for use in India

The Tata CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) test, powered by CSIR-IGIB(Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology) FELUDA, received regulatory approvals today from...

Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh reviews COVID-19 situation in J&K

Expressing concern over Jammu having earned the dubious distinction of recording one of the lowest COVID recovery rate of 43% in the country, Union...

Government issued Advisory to PSBs to moot action against personal guarantors of corporate debtors

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy (Application to Adjudicating Authority for Insolvency Resolution Process for Personal Guarantors to Corporate Debtors) Rules, 2019 empowering creditors to file...