President, PM condole demise of Manohar Joshi

President, PM condole demise of Manohar Joshi

Saturday, 24 February 2024 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

President Droupadi Murmu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday condoled the death of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Manohar Joshi.  He was also Lok Sabha Speaker from 2002 to 2004. In her condolence message, President Murmu said Joshi endeared himself to...

Thakur launches portals to revolutionise media landscape

Friday, 23 February 2024 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

Minister of Information and Broadcasting Anurag Singh Thakur here on Thursday launched four transformatory portals that promise to revolutionize the media landscape in India. They include Press Sewa Portal, Transparent Empanelment Media Planning and e-Billing System, Navigate Bharat Portal and National Register for Local Cable Operators(LCOs). These initiative are aimed at...

Media should not be crushed in Bengal, Thakur appeals to Mamata

Friday, 23 February 2024 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur on Thursday took serious exception to the arrest of a TV journalist in West Bengal and appealed to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to ensure the media is not crushed in the state. Addressing a press conference here, Thakur called the journalist’s arrest unfortunate. “It...

Normalisation of scores in CUET UG likely to be done away with

Friday, 23 February 2024 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

Normalisation of scores for the Common University Entrance Test (CUET)-UG is likely to be done away with this year, with the National Testing Agency (NTA) planning a rejig of the crucial examination for its third edition, according to top officials. The examination, which is spread over a month, is likely to...

Centre to continue scheme for women safety

Friday, 23 February 2024 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

The Centre has decided to continue its flagship scheme for women safety with an approval of Rs 1,179.72 crore till 2025-26. The Union Cabinet took the decision on Wednesday night in an effort to check incidents of crime against women in the country. According to the latest record of the National...

PARAKH to adopt global standards for national assessment survey

Friday, 23 February 2024 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

Conducting the National Achievement Survey (NAS) and the Foundational Learning Study (FLS), aiming to adopt international standards to further refine assessment methods and expanding stakeholder capacity building are among the plans of national assessment regulator PARAKH for 2024. Performance Assessment, Review and Analysis of Knowledge for Holistic Development (PARAKH), which completed...

Jaishankar to begin South Korea, Japan visit from March 5

Friday, 23 February 2024 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will embark on a four-day visit to South Korea and Japan beginning March 5 to hold talks with his interlocutors on key bilateral, regional and global issues, including the challenges in the Indo-Pacific. Jaishankar’s visit to the Republic of Korea and Japan, two of India’s major...

Ghazwa-e-Hind fatwa puts Darul Uloom in a spot

Friday, 23 February 2024 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

The apex child rights body National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has issued directive to the Uttar Pradesh government to register an FIR and take legal action against Darul Uloom Deoband, a renowned Islamic educational institution, following the discovery of alleged objectionable content on its website. In a letter...

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