Tamil Nadu sees increase in BPL cards, experts cite 'liberal rules' as reason

Last May, 1.09 crore poor families in Tamil Nadu had ration cards, of which 90.96 lakh were priority households and 18.10 lakh were Antyodaya Anna Yojana cards.

published on : 15th June 2022

CBI seeks metadata of 'Yogi' email from Microsoft in NSE co-location scam; MLAT request sent to US

Under the MLAT, which was ratified by India in 2005, both countries help each other in the criminal law matters with the sanction of their respective central authorities.

published on : 14th May 2022

CM gifts Rs 800 crore KALIA aid to 40 lakh farmers

Besides, a provision of Rs 97 crore has been made as incentives for farmers under the Jackfruit Mission launched by the State government.

published on : 4th May 2022

New Delhi has extended assistance of over USD 3 billion to Sri Lanka in 2022: High Commission

The ongoing crisis in Sri Lanka is caused in part by a lack of foreign currency, which has meant that the country cannot afford to pay for imports of staple foods and fuel.

published on : 3rd May 2022

KALIA Commission remains a promise in BJD manifesto

It was to look into farmers’ problems and advise govt on remedial measures

published on : 15th April 2022

Biden approves $800M in artillery, helicopters for Ukraine

Biden said the US will continue to work with allies to share additional weapons and resources as the conflict continues.

published on : 14th April 2022

Legal services clinic floated for women 

NCW is also planning to set up similar legal services clinics in other State Commissions for Women. The legal aid clinic will operate out of the Commission’s office in New Delhi.

published on : 30th March 2022

AP got Rs 1,189 crore under special aid

Funds released to States under the scheme are considered as 50-year interest-free loan.

published on : 30th March 2022

Districts asked to disburse Covid ex-gratia by March 14  

The State government has expressed displeasure over delayed payment of ex-gratia to the kin of Covid-19 victims by some of the districts.

published on : 10th March 2022

Beneficiaries with own land in Telangana to get Rs 3 lakh each for housing

For each Assembly segment, 3,000 houses will be constructed. With this, 3,57,000 houses will be taken up in the MLA Assembly segments. 

published on : 8th March 2022

Govt sponsors 58 SC/ST students to pursue higher studies abroad

Another scheme is to provide financial assistance for 50 students belonging to primitive tribes pursuing Civil Service coaching in nationally accredited institutes.

published on : 21st February 2022

Where are Zahra Mohammadi and Mursal Ayar? UN demands Taliban provide information on missing women activists

Since their August return to power, the Taliban have cracked down on dissent by forcefully dispersing women's rallies, detaining critics and beating local journalists covering protests.

published on : 4th February 2022

India sends 4th batch of medical assistance to Afghanistan

The Ministry further stated that India stands committed to continuing its special relationship with the people of Afghanistan and providing humanitarian assistance.

published on : 29th January 2022

BJP questions BJD on KALIA, PMAY aid 

BJP national general secretary and Odisha in-charge D Purandeswari told mediapersons that people want a change as they feel cheated by the regional party.

published on : 29th January 2022

Our approach to Afghanistan guided by 'special relationship' with its people: India at UN

The diplomat noted that India has committed to provide 50,000 MT of wheat and lifesaving medicines and one million doses of COVID vaccines to the Afghan people.

published on : 27th January 2022
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