Bid to avert animals’ death on highways

Bid to avert animals’ death on highways

Saturday, 06 June 2020 | Deepak Kumar Jha | New Delhi

Road and Highway Ministry asks State Govts to identify accident blackspots For the first time, the Road and Highway Ministry has woken up to the need of reducing animal mortality on State roads and national highways. For this purpose, the Ministry has asked State Governments and other stakeholders of wildlife and...

No new scheme for year, Central Ministries told

No new scheme for year, Central Ministries told

Saturday, 06 June 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Spending on only PM Garib Kalyan and Atmanirbhar Bharat allowed  Resource-starved as it is, the Government will not start any new schemes for a year, the Finance Ministry said on Friday making it clear that any spending will only be allowed in the Prime Minister’s “Garib Kalyan Package” and the recent...

Send migrants home in 15 days: SC

Send migrants home in 15 days: SC

Saturday, 06 June 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Apex court says it intends to pass such order to Centre, State Govts on June 9 The Supreme Court on Thursday gave two-week time to the Centre and the States to complete the transportation of all stranded migrant workers to their native places and fixed June 9 as the date to...

2 Gujarat Cong MLAs quit as RS poll nears

Friday, 05 June 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Ahead of Rajya Sabha elections on June 19, the Congress on Thursday suffered a jolt in Gujarat after at least two of its MLAs resigned and a third one is said to be on the way out. The development can turn the Rajya Sabha elections into a close contest this...

J’khand villagers rally around injured jumbo

Friday, 05 June 2020 | VIJAY DEO JHA | Ranchi

In Birsa Bhagwan’s own country, people are praying and offering medicines to save an injured elephant.  Unlike Kerala where a pregnant wild elephant suffered a painful death after unknown miscreants offered her fruit laced with explosives, villagers of Hesadih and Rigrigram of Ranchi in Jharkhand are supporting forest department to save...

India, Oz to use each other’s military bases, landmark defence pact inked

India, Oz to use each other’s military bases, landmark defence pact inked

Friday, 05 June 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Deal is part of seven agreements signed between India and Australia in first-ever virtual summit Days after US President Donald Trump invited India, Australia and South Korea to join the G-7 summit in September and China slammed the gesture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Aussie counterpart Scott Morrison held...

Mahatma Gandhi’s statue outside Indian Embassy in US vandalised

Friday, 05 June 2020 | PTI | washington

Unknown miscreants have vandalised the statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside the Indian embassy in the US with graffiti and spray painting, prompting the mission to register a complaint with the local law enforcement agencies. Vandalism of the statue of the apostle of peace happened during the week of nationwide protests against...

9K plus cases 2nd day in a row; situation grim

Friday, 05 June 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

North-eastern States as well  as Jammu & Kashmir, Haryana, Uttarakhand, and Bihar saw a huge spike in the number of cases on Thursday that pushed the countrywide tally to 9,000 plus for the second day in a row amid indications that the coming days could see worsening of the situation...

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