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OP SAMUDRA SETU – INS JALASHWA DEPARTS COLOMBO TO BRING INDIAN NATIONALS TO TUTICORIN

Indian Naval Ship Jalashwa departed Colombo, Sri Lanka today (01Jun 20) evening after having embarked 685 Indian nationals and set course for the port...

Biennial Elections to the Council of States to fill the seats of members retiring between June to July 2020-reg.

The term of office of 06 members of the Rajya Sabha elected from following 03 states is due to expireon their retirement in June...

Home Minister Shri Amit Shah holds a review meeting with officials of NDMA, NDRF, IMD, Indian Coast Guard on preparedness to deal with impending...

Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah today held a high level review meeting with officials of NDMA, NDRF, IMD, and Indian Coast...

Issue of GST late fee for the past period (August 2017 to January 2020) to be discussed in the next GST Council meeting

In the recent past, tweets have been noticed by the Government on the issue of waiver of late fee applicable on non-filing of GSTR...

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Kisan Credit Cards (KCC) campaign launched for 1.5 crore dairy farmers

The Government will provide Kisan Credit Card (KCC) to 1.5 crore dairy farmers belonging to Milk Unions and Milk producing Companies within the next...

PM addresses SPIC MACAY’s International Convention

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today addressed the Spic Macay's International Convention via video conference. Prime Minister appreciated the fact that even under these trying...

PIB’S DAILY BULLETIN ON COVID-19

  (Contains Press releases concerning Covid-19, issued in last 24 hours, inputs from PIB Field Offices and Fact checks undertaken by PIB) During the last 24...

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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...

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...

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...

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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Auction for Sale (Re-Issue) of ‘5.09% GS 2022’, Auction for Sale (Re-Issue) of ‘5.79% GS 2030’, Auction for Sale (Re-issue) of ‘GoI Floating Rate...

The Government of India has announced the Sale (Re-issue) of (i) ‘5.09 per cent  Government Stock, 2022’ for a notified amount of Rs 3,000...

Date of Poll and Counting of Votes for Deferred Rajya Sabha Poll

          On 25.02.2020, Election Commission of India announced elections to the Council of States to fill 55 seats of Members from 17 States, retiring...

Cabinet approves Upward revision of MSME definition and modalities/ road map for implementing remaining two Packages for MSMEs (a)Rs 20000 crore package for Distressed...

In line with Government of India's top focus on energising MSMEs in the country, a special meeting of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA)...

OP SAMUDRA SETU – INS JALASHWA DEPARTS COLOMBO TO BRING INDIAN NATIONALS TO TUTICORIN

Indian Naval Ship Jalashwa departed Colombo, Sri Lanka today (01Jun 20) evening after having embarked 685 Indian nationals and set course for the port...

Biennial Elections to the Council of States to fill the seats of members retiring between June to July 2020-reg.

The term of office of 06 members of the Rajya Sabha elected from following 03 states is due to expireon their retirement in June...

Home Minister Shri Amit Shah holds a review meeting with officials of NDMA, NDRF, IMD, Indian Coast Guard on preparedness to deal with impending...

Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah today held a high level review meeting with officials of NDMA, NDRF, IMD, and Indian Coast...

Issue of GST late fee for the past period (August 2017 to January 2020) to be discussed in the next GST Council meeting

In the recent past, tweets have been noticed by the Government on the issue of waiver of late fee applicable on non-filing of GSTR...
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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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OP SAMUDRA SETU – INS JALASHWA DEPARTS COLOMBO TO BRING INDIAN NATIONALS TO TUTICORIN

Indian Naval Ship Jalashwa departed Colombo, Sri Lanka today (01Jun 20) evening after having embarked 685 Indian nationals and set course for the port of Tuticorin in Tamilnadu.   The ship, on her third trip as part of Indian Navy's Operation...

Auction for Sale (Re-Issue) of ‘5.09% GS 2022’, Auction for Sale (Re-Issue) of ‘5.79% GS 2030’, Auction for Sale (Re-issue) of ‘GoI Floating Rate...

The Government of India has announced the Sale (Re-issue) of (i) ‘5.09 per cent  Government Stock, 2022’ for a notified amount of Rs 3,000...

Date of Poll and Counting of Votes for Deferred Rajya Sabha Poll

          On 25.02.2020, Election Commission of India announced elections to the Council of States to fill 55 seats of Members from 17 States, retiring...

Cabinet approves Upward revision of MSME definition and modalities/ road map for implementing remaining two Packages for MSMEs (a)Rs 20000 crore package for Distressed...

In line with Government of India's top focus on energising MSMEs in the country, a special meeting of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA)...

Cabinet approves Upward revision of MSME definition and modalities/ road map for implementing remaining two Packages for MSMEs (a)Rs 20000 crore package for Distressed...

In line with Government of India's top focus on energising MSMEs in the country, a special meeting of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA)...
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Minimum Support Prices (MSP) for Kharif Crops for marketing season 2020-21

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by the Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the increase in the Minimum Support...

Minimum Support Prices (MSP) for Kharif Crops for marketing season 2020-21

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by the Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the increase in the Minimum Support...

Meghalaya plans to provide tap connection to all rural households by December, 2022

Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) launched by Central Government last year aims to provide “Functional Household Tap Connection” (FHTC) to every rural household by 2024....

Rs 812 Crore approved for Odisha under “Jal Jeevan Mission (Har Ghar Jal)

Through ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’, Government of India is making all efforts to provide every rural household in the country a Functional Household Tap Connection...

DRDO develops Ultra Swachh for disinfection of PPEs and other materials

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a disinfection unit named Ultra Swachh to disinfect a wide range of materials, including Personal Protective...

PM chairs first Cabinet Meeting of second year in office

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi met on Monday, 1st June 2020. This was the first meeting of the Union...
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PM chairs first Cabinet Meeting of second year in office

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi met on Monday, 1st June 2020. This was the first meeting of the Union...

Cabinet approves extension of repayment date for short term loans for agriculture and allied activities by banks which have become due or shall become...

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to extend repayment date upto 31.08.2020 for Standard Short-Term...

Cabinet approves extension of repayment date for short term loans for agriculture and allied activities by banks which have become due or shall become...

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to extend repayment date upto 31.08.2020 for Standard Short-Term...

PM Modi Launches CHAMPIONS: Technology Platform to empower MSMEs

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today launched the technology platform CHAMPIONS which stands for Creation and Harmonious Application of Modern Processes for Increasing the Output and National...

R K Chaturvedi Assumes Charge as Secretary,Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals

Shri R K Chaturvedi, a 1987-batch IAS officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre, has assumed charge  today as Secretary in the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Ministry...

UPDATES ON COVID-19

Through a graded, pre-emptive and pro-active approach, Government of India is taking several steps along with the States/UTs for prevention, containment and management of...

EPFO Pensioners to Get Enhanced Pension

EPFO released  Rs  868 crore pension along with Rs 105 crore arrear on account of restoration of commuted value of pension.   On the recommendation of...
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Rs 812 Crore approved for Odisha under “Jal Jeevan Mission (Har Ghar Jal)

Through ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’, Government of India is making all efforts to provide every rural household in the country a Functional Household Tap Connection...

DRDO develops Ultra Swachh for disinfection of PPEs and other materials

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a disinfection unit named Ultra Swachh to disinfect a wide range of materials, including Personal Protective...

PM chairs first Cabinet Meeting of second year in office

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi met on Monday, 1st June 2020. This was the first meeting of the Union...

PM chairs first Cabinet Meeting of second year in office

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi met on Monday, 1st June 2020. This was the first meeting of the Union...

Cabinet approves extension of repayment date for short term loans for agriculture and allied activities by banks which have become due or shall become...

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to extend repayment date upto 31.08.2020 for Standard Short-Term...

Cabinet approves extension of repayment date for short term loans for agriculture and allied activities by banks which have become due or shall become...

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to extend repayment date upto 31.08.2020 for Standard Short-Term...

PM Modi Launches CHAMPIONS: Technology Platform to empower MSMEs

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today launched the technology platform CHAMPIONS which stands for Creation and Harmonious Application of Modern Processes for Increasing the Output and National...

R K Chaturvedi Assumes Charge as Secretary,Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals

Shri R K Chaturvedi, a 1987-batch IAS officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre, has assumed charge  today as Secretary in the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Ministry...

Three more States included in One Nation One Card scheme

The Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Shri Ram Vilas Paswan today announced the inclusion of three more states namely -...

Shri Pradip Kumar Tripathi Assumes Charge as Secretary in Ministry of Steel

Shri Pradip Kumar Tripathi, IAS (J&K:1987) has taken over as Secretary, Ministry of Steel, Govt. of India, here today. Prior to this, Shri Tripathihad...

PMBJKs achieves impressive sales of over Rs 100 crore in first two months of 2020-21 compared to about Rs 40 crore in same period...

Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushdhi Kendra's -PMBJKs has achieved an impressive sales of Rs 100.40 Crore in first two months of 2020-21 as compared to...

Finance Commission holds meeting with the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on Issues Related to Air Quality in Urban Areas and

            The 15th Finance Commission headed by Sh. N. K. Singh and including its Members and senior officials held a detailed meeting with the...