Most Powerful People On The Planet List is Narendra Modi

Most Powerful People On The Planet List is Narendra Modi

After achieving the TIME Person Of The Year in the readers poll it’s time for another feather in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cap. Forbes has come out with a list of the 74 Most Powerful People In The World and Prime Minister Narendra Modi bags the ninth spot on the list with Russian President Vladimir Putin on top for the fourth, straight year. Narendra Modi is way ahead of US President Barack Obama who is…

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Campaign For Farmers Cashless Transaction Training in Madhya Pradesh

Campaign For Farmers Cashless Transaction Training in Madhya Pradesh

The Madhya Pradesh government will start a campaign to impart training for cashless transactions and to create awareness among farmers visiting Mandis agriculture produce markets to sell their crops. “The government has issued directives to the officials and Krishi Upaj Mandi Samitis to launch awareness campaign immediately. The government is focussing and encouraging cashless transactions at Mandis,” said Rakesh Shrivastava, Managing Director, State Agriculture Marketing Board  today. In the directives, the SAMB stated that farmers…

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US Sending 200 soldiers to Syria to help in Fight Against Raqqa

US Sending 200 soldiers to Syria to help in Fight Against Raqqa

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says as many as 200 more American soldiers are being sent to Syria to help Kurdish and Arab fighters capture the Islamic State group’s key stronghold of Raqqa. Carter made the announcement Saturday at a security conference in Manama, Bahrain. The extra soldiers will include special operations forces and are in addition to 300 U.S. soldiers already authorized for the effort to recruit, organize, train and advise local Syrian forces…

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Restrictions in Srinagar to foil separatist protest

Restrictions in Srinagar to foil separatist protest

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday to prevent a separatist called protest march. Restrictions will remain in force today (Monday) in and around  Lal Chowk area to maintain law and order in the valley, a police official told IANS here. According to the official, section 144 of the CP (Criminal Procedure Code) that deems an assembly of five or more persons as unlawful is already in force…

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HC blow to Navi Mumbai civic chief relief to disqualified netas

HC blow to Navi Mumbai civic chief relief to disqualified netas

  On October 25, a no-confidence motion was passed against Navi Mumbai municipal commissioner Tukaram Munde In a major jolt to Navi Mumbai municipal commissioner Tukaram Munde, who had disqualified five corporators (three from the NCP and two from the Shiv Sena), the Bombay High Court yesterday stayed the process of their disqualification. Senior counsel Anil Sakhare appearing for the corporators — Standing Committee chairman of the Sena Shivram Patil and his wife Anita —…

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Delhi high court ban 344 fixed dose combination medicines

Delhi high court  ban 344 fixed dose combination medicines

In a major development and big relief to pharma majors, the Delhi High Court on Thursday set aside the Union government’s decision to ban 344 fixed-dose combination drugs, including well known names like Corex, a cough syrup, Vicks Action 500 and D’Cold. An fixed-dose combination  is one that contains two or more drugs combined in a fixed ratio of doses and available in a single dosage form. The Centre’s decision was challenged by Pfizer, Glenmark,…

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The government said there was no shortage of new currency notes but admitted it was facing problems in its transportation

The government said there was no shortage of new currency notes but admitted it was facing problems in its transportation

The Government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that its move to demonetise Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes was largely a success and that there is no shortage of new currency. The top court was seeking response of all the petitioners, who have challenged the demonetisation move in different high courts, on a plea by the Centre seeking transfer of all these matters to either the apex court or one of the high courts. However,…

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Uttar Pradesh village on edge after gangrape victim’s kin killed for not withdrawing case

Uttar Pradesh village on edge after gangrape victim’s kin killed for not withdrawing case

Tension prevailed today in Akberpur Suneti village in Shamli district after a 50-year-old kin of gangrape victim was gunned down at his residence, even as police and PAC personnel were deployed in large numbers. Brahm Singh was killed on Monday after some persons broke into his house at the village in Shamli district and opened fire after he refused to withdraw the gangrape-murder case of his sister-in-law, SP Ajaypal Sharma said. The woman was allegedly…

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Small Marchents to get 60 days to repay loans

Small Marchents to get 60 days to repay  loans

In a big relief to small loan borrowers, the Reserve Bank of India has decided to provide an additional 60 days to repay their loans. This facility is only available for borrowers with loans up to Rs 1 crore and to dues payable between November 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016. “Regulated entities (REs) shall note to ensure that this is a short-term deferment of classification as substandard due to delay in payment of dues…

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