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Shri Gowda holds meeting with pharmaceutical officers to review various aspects of proposed Bulks drugs and medical device park

Minister of Chemicals and Fertilisers Shri DV Sadananda Gowda today held a meeting with senior officers of Department of Pharmaceuticals today to review various...

INAE invites nominations for Innovative Student Projects Award 2020

The nominations are invited for the Innovative Student Projects Award 2020. Projects of students from three categories are eligible for participation -- Final Year...

MSDE-IBM Partnership Unveils Free Digital Learning Platform “Skills Build Reignite” to Reach More Job Seekers & Provide New Resources to Business Owners in India

Directorate General of Training (DGT), under the aegis of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), is responsible for implementing long term institutional...

Railways to generate 8 lac mandays of employment opportunity for migrants and others in infrastructure projects worth Rs 1800 Crores in next 125 days...

Ministry of Railways today i.e. 24th June 2020 reviewed the progress of Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan with Zonal Railways and Railway PSUs through video...

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Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurates Devika and Puneja Bridges in Udhampur & Doda Districts

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr...

Favourable conditions for further advance of southwest monsoon into some more parts of Rajasthan, remaining parts of Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, most parts of Haryana...

According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre/Regional Meteorological Centre, New Delhi of the India Meteorological Department (IMD):   • The, southwest Monsoon has further advanced today...

Ministry of HRD releases roadmap for NCERT for the year 2020-21

In view of the decision of setting up of  Foundational Literacy and Numeracy Mission under AtmaNirbhar Bharat, and in view of the focus of...

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COVID 19 in South Asia: A Turning Point – By Ian Inkster

By, Ian Inkster, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 31 May 2020 Even now (May 31), the four major nations of South Asia do not suffer from the worst of the COVID-19 virus. Compared with the four COVID centres of USA, Brazil, Russia and Spain, with their total number of cases...

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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...

RSS’s Mumbai unit emerges as rescuers for the NE, Christians, Muslims and Transgender Indians

RSS has come to the rescue of the poor, needy & deprived at the time of...

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...

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Cabinet approves additional investment by ONGC Videsh Ltd. for development of blocks A-1 and A-3 Blocks of Myanmar

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved additional investment of US$ 121.27 million (about Rs.909 crore)...

Cabinet approves additional investment by ONGC Videsh Ltd. for development of blocks A-1 and A-3 Blocks of Myanmar

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved additional investment of US$ 121.27 million (about Rs.909 crore)...

Cabinet approves establishment of Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund

In pursuance of recently announced Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan stimulus package for ensuring growth in several sectors, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired...

Shri Gowda holds meeting with pharmaceutical officers to review various aspects of proposed Bulks drugs and medical device park

Minister of Chemicals and Fertilisers Shri DV Sadananda Gowda today held a meeting with senior officers of Department of Pharmaceuticals today to review various...

INAE invites nominations for Innovative Student Projects Award 2020

The nominations are invited for the Innovative Student Projects Award 2020. Projects of students from three categories are eligible for participation -- Final Year...

MSDE-IBM Partnership Unveils Free Digital Learning Platform “Skills Build Reignite” to Reach More Job Seekers & Provide New Resources to Business Owners in India

Directorate General of Training (DGT), under the aegis of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), is responsible for implementing long term institutional...

Railways to generate 8 lac mandays of employment opportunity for migrants and others in infrastructure projects worth Rs 1800 Crores in next 125 days...

Ministry of Railways today i.e. 24th June 2020 reviewed the progress of Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan with Zonal Railways and Railway PSUs through video...
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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...

Is China a superpower? Analysis by Lt. Gen P R Shankar(R)

Worldwide, people talk of an American dream. If I moved to the US, I could become “American” and my children would certainly be Americans. But moving to China would not make me or my children Chinese. Would it? Is there a China dream?NO! Civilizations,...

All you need to know about the IIT Madras K-gate protest and what students want to say.

IIT Madras administration has closed, Krishna Gate, one of the total five entry/exit point to the institute. The decision was taken by the administration after considering the intimation from the police. According to sources this gate was prone for dealing illegal and banned substances. Another major reason...

We are ready to be killed but will not tolerate infringement on sharia: AAP leader Mohammed Iqbal

Councillor Mohammad Iqbal, son of Shoaib Iqbal said in his speech during the CAA protest that "Narendra Modi, you may be a Mota Bhai (elder brother) of whosoever it may be… listen to me, from this square of this Jama Masjid we tell you that we are...

Muslim mob sets 18 Hindu houses ablaze : Media calls it ‘local community clash’

Over 19 people were injured and more than 18 houses belonging to Hindus were set to fire by a Muslim mob on January 14th. The riots happened in the communally sensitive area of Bhainsa where the Muslim population is close to 50%. The...

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Shri Gowda holds meeting with pharmaceutical officers to review various aspects of proposed Bulks drugs and medical device park

Minister of Chemicals and Fertilisers Shri DV Sadananda Gowda today held a meeting with senior officers of Department of Pharmaceuticals today to review various aspects of proposed development of three Bulk Drug Parks and four Medical Device Parks across...

Cabinet approves additional investment by ONGC Videsh Ltd. for development of blocks A-1 and A-3 Blocks of Myanmar

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved additional investment of US$ 121.27 million (about Rs.909 crore)...

Cabinet approves additional investment by ONGC Videsh Ltd. for development of blocks A-1 and A-3 Blocks of Myanmar

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved additional investment of US$ 121.27 million (about Rs.909 crore)...

Cabinet approves establishment of Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund

In pursuance of recently announced Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan stimulus package for ensuring growth in several sectors, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired...

Cabinet approves establishment of Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund

In pursuance of recently announced Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan stimulus package for ensuring growth in several sectors, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired...
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Dr Harsh Vardhan releases Annual TB Report 2020

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare released the annual TB Report 2020, in the presence of Shri Ashiwni Kumar Choubey,...

INDIAN ARMED FORCES CONTINGENT PARTICIPATED IN VICTORY DAY PARADE AT MOSCOW, RUSSIA

Russia is celebrating the 75th anniversary of victory of the then Soviet People in the great Patriotic War of 1941-1945. Indian Armed Forces contingent...

Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) launches another funding scheme to help the distressed MSME sector

Minister of MSME, Shri Nitin Gadkari today launched the Credit Guarantee Scheme for Sub-ordinate Debt (CGSSD) which is also called “Distressed Assets Fund–Sub-ordinate Debt...

Cabinet approves Extension of tenure of the Commission constituted under Article 340 of the constitution to examine the issue of sub-categorization within Other Backward...

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved the extension of the term of the Commission to examine the...

Cabinet approves declaration of Kushinagar Airport in Uttar Pradesh as an International Airport

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for declaration of Kushinagar Airport in Uttar Pradesh as...

2% Interest Subvention approved on prompt repayment of Shishu Loans under Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana for a period of 12 months

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved approved a scheme for interest subvention of 2% for a period of 12...
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2% Interest Subvention approved on prompt repayment of Shishu Loans under Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana for a period of 12 months

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved approved a scheme for interest subvention of 2% for a period of 12...

Historic reforms initiated in the Space sector

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved far reaching reforms in the Space sector aimed at boosting private sector participation...

Historic reforms initiated in the Space sector

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved far reaching reforms in the Space sector aimed at boosting private sector participation...

2% Interest Subvention approved on prompt repayment of Shishu Loans under Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana for a period of 12 months

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved approved a scheme for interest subvention of 2% for a period of 12...

Historic reforms initiated in the Space sector

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved far reaching reforms in the Space sector aimed at boosting private sector participation...

Historic decisions taken by Cabinet to boost infrastructure across sectors

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi met on 24th June, 2020 and took several landmark decisions, which will go a...

Shri Mandaviya calls for exploring the possibility of recycling of dredging material

Minister of State for Shipping (I/C) Shri MansukhMandaviyatoday chaired a video conference, for recycling of dredging material with officials of Ministry of Shipping, Dredging...
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Cabinet approves Extension of tenure of the Commission constituted under Article 340 of the constitution to examine the issue of sub-categorization within Other Backward...

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved the extension of the term of the Commission to examine the...

Cabinet approves declaration of Kushinagar Airport in Uttar Pradesh as an International Airport

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for declaration of Kushinagar Airport in Uttar Pradesh as...

2% Interest Subvention approved on prompt repayment of Shishu Loans under Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana for a period of 12 months

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved approved a scheme for interest subvention of 2% for a period of 12...

2% Interest Subvention approved on prompt repayment of Shishu Loans under Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana for a period of 12 months

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved approved a scheme for interest subvention of 2% for a period of 12...

Historic reforms initiated in the Space sector

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved far reaching reforms in the Space sector aimed at boosting private sector participation...

Historic reforms initiated in the Space sector

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved far reaching reforms in the Space sector aimed at boosting private sector participation...

2% Interest Subvention approved on prompt repayment of Shishu Loans under Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana for a period of 12 months

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved approved a scheme for interest subvention of 2% for a period of 12...

Historic reforms initiated in the Space sector

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved far reaching reforms in the Space sector aimed at boosting private sector participation...

UPDATES ON COVID-19

In a significant ramping of the testing facilities across the country, more than 2 lakh samples/day were tested in the last 24 hours, the...

Ministry of Tourism presents 37th webinar titled ‘Vedic Food and Spices of India’ under Dekho Apna Desh webinar series

To showcase the fruitful benefits about our country’s ancient form of health science, Ministry of Tourism presented a webinar on ‘Vedic Food and Spices...

Over 3000 COVID-19 samples tested at CSIR-NEERI

The COVID-19 testing facility has become operational at CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI) from April 2020. So far more than 3,00 samples have...

JNCASR kicks off crash course in molecular diagnosis of infectious diseases focusing on COVID 19

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), an autonomous research institute under the Department of Science & Technology, Govt of India, has established...