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Won't order Centre to bring back students stranded in Moldova: SC

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it cannot pass orders to direct the Union of India to bring back the stranded students in Moldova in Europe and refused to interfere with the petition.

Indian govt issues revised guidelines for Coronavirus lockdown

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian government on Wednesday issued revised guidelines to be followed in the country till May 3 as the nation entered its second phase of the extended lockdown to combat COVID-19.

Not the time to find faults, says Health Ministry on COVID-19 cases in Nizamuddin

New Delhi/IBNS: Reacting to the recent development around the mass gathering of Tableeghi Jamaat preachers at a religious event which was held at Alami Markaz Banglewali Masjid in Nizamuddin area of New Delhi, following which twenty-four people have tested positive for COVID-19, the Indian government on Tuesday said it was not the time for fault finding.

Indian govt appoints two new JS-ranked officers under CDS

New Delhi/UNI:  The government on Monday approved appointment of two joint secretaries in the newly-created department of military affairs under the defence ministry.

Indian Governor should act in tune with peoples' desire: Kapil Sibal

Kozhikode/UNI: Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday said that a Governor has to act in tune with the desires of the democratically elected Government.

Indian government counters Moody's downgrading, says proactively taken policy decisions

New Delhi, Nov 8 (UNI) Countering Global ratings major Moody's Investors Service downgrading India's ratings outlook to 'negative' from 'stable', the Government said on Friday that it has undertaken series of financial sector and other reforms to strengthen the economy as a whole and also proactively taken policy decisions in response to the global slowdown .

Indian government revokes writer Aatish Taseer's OCI status for 'hiding information'

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian government has revoked the Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) status of writer and journalist Aatish Taseer for he has 'hidden information' regarding his father who was a Pakistani national.

Indian government bans production, sale of e-cigarettes

New Delhi: In a major health and wellness initiative for the country, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the promulgation of the prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (production, manufacture, import, export, transport, sale, distribution, storage and advertisement) Ordinance, 2019.

Indian government announces bonus for over 11 lakh Indian Railway employees

New Delhi, Sept 18 (IBNS): The Indian government on Wednesday announced bonus for 11 lakh Railway employees.

High-level team of Ministry of DoNER to visit Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow

New Delhi, Sept 4 (IBNS): A High-level team of officers from Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) will be visiting Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow, officials said.

Cabinet approves establishment of 75 new Medical Colleges by 2021-22

New Delhi, Aug 29 (IBNS): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for establishment of 75 additional Government   Medical   Colleges by 2021-22 attached with existing district/referral hospitals under Phase-III of the ongoing Centrally Sponsored scheme.

Indian government should remonetise economy by putting money back in hands of needy: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi,Aug 23 (UNI) Pointing out that Government’s own economic advisers had acknowledged that Indian economy was in a deep mess, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the Government should remonetise the economy by putting money back in the hands of the needy.

Pakistani celebrities target Indian government over its move on Jammu and Kashmir

Islamabad, Aug 5 (IBNS): Hours after the Indian government decided to scrap Article 370 and 35-A of the constitution that accords special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistani celebrities criticised the PM Narendra Modi-led government over the move.

No separate flag for Jammu and Kashmir any more

New Delhi, Aug 5 (IBNS): With the Indian government scrapping the Article 370 to integrate Jammu and Kashmir with the rest of the country and bifurcate the state into two, the separate flag which the region has will cease to exist from now on.

Market share of BSNL 10.72 per cent: Indian government

New Delhi, Jun 26 (UNI) Union Communications, Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday informed the Lok Sabha that market share of the Government-owned Telecom Service Provider(TSP) BSNL during the last three years till March this year was 10.72 per cent while another Government owned TSP MTNL's market share was 6.95 per cent.