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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Karnataka on March 12 where he will dedicate the Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway to the nation.
The PM Gati Shakti National Master Plan (NMP) is a transformative approach that enables integrated planning and synchronized implementation for multi-modal and last mile connectivity across the country, Sumita Dawra, an official of the Union Commerce and Industry Ministry has said.
CBI has summoned Bihar Deputy CM and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav today, March 11 in connection with land-for-job case. This is the second summon issued to him, the first being issued on 4th February: Agency officialTelangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's daughter and BRS MLC K Kavitha will appear before Enforcement Directorate today for questioning in connection with Delhi excise policy scam.
Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal will chair the sixth meeting of the National Startup Advisory Council (NSAC) in New Delhi today.
Railways Land for Job Scam: Police searches 24 locations at various places in Delhi NCR, Patna, Mumbai, Ranchi
DCW to issue notice against men for molesting Japanese woman during Holi celebrations
'Infodemic' of misinformation and lies killed thousands across world: Anurag Thakur on Covid-19
Union minister Anurag Thakur on Saturday described the spread of misinformation and lies during the Covid-19 pandemic as "infodemic", and said thousands of people lost their lives due to it across the world.
Thakur was speaking at the Youth 20 (Y20) consultation meeting organised at a private university in Pune city. Y20 is an official consultation forum for youth from all G20 member countries to be able to dialogue with each other.
Talking about mental health issues, Thakur said, "More than a pandemic, it was an infodemic because of the spread of lies and misinformation. And it led to the loss of thousands and thousands of lives across the world."
Assam to have south east Asia's largest cancer research facility
Assam will soon have a cancer research centre which is believed to be the largest in South Asia, officials said on Saturday.
The cancer facility has been planned to be built in Kamrup rural district's Amingaon area.
According to state health department officers, once the centre comes up, Assam would represent the northeastern states on the world map of research hubs as a result of the state-of-the art facility here.
Home Minister Amit Shah to visit Hyderabad, Thrissur Sunday to attend rally
PM Modi meets US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met with US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, who was in India from March 7-10, the Prime Minister's Office said on Saturday.
Taking to Twitter, Prime Minister's Office tweeted, "US Secretary of Commerce @SecRaimondohad a fruitful meeting with PM @narendramodi yesterday."
Bomb kills 1, wounds 5 at press award event in Afghanistan
A bomb exploded on Saturday during an award ceremony for journalists in Afghanistan's Mazar-e- Sharif city, killing at least one person and wounded five others, a Taliban police spokesman said.
The blast occurred at the Tabian Farhang center in Mazar-e Sharif, the capital of Balkh province, as journalists gathered for the award event at 11 am, said Mohammad Asif Waziri, the Taliban-appointed spokesman for Balkh police
Bengal, UNICEF focus on community participation to end child marriage
The West Bengal government and UNICEF have unveiled tools to give impetus to their joint initiative focusing on community participation for ending child marriage, gender inequality and gender-based violence.
West Bengal State Rural Livelihood Mission (WBSRLM), under the aegis of the 'Anandadhara' project, has engaged Self-Help Groups (SHG) since September last year to form child-friendly sanghas' (clusters) to end child marriage and other deprivations meted out on the children in the state.
NITI Aayog's AIM ties up with Australia's science agency CSIRO for cooperation on innovations
NITI Aayog's Atal Innovation Mission and Australia's national science agency Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) have joined hands to encourage cooperation on innovations in areas of national challenges and shared priorities, an official statement said on Saturday.
The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and CSIRO have signed a letter of intent to drive innovation activities in areas of national challenges and shared priorities of both countries, the statement said.
Delhi Police recovers medicines from farmhouse where actor Satish Kaushik attended party day before his death
Delhi Police receives Satish Kaushik's postmortem report, probe into demise to continue
Delhi Police on Saturday after recieving the post mortem report of Satish Kaushik again visited the farmhouse where the verteran actor had partied on Holi before he passed away earlier this week.
After they recieved the late actor's postmortem report, Delhi Police reached the farmhouse again and analysed CCTV footage, according to police sources
Need to reorient skill infrastructure system: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stressed the need to reorient the skill infrastructure system according to the needs of Lord Vishwakarma.
The Prime Minister addressed a Post Budget Webinar on the subject of 'PM Vishwakarma Kaushal Samman'
Land-for-job scam: Tejashwi to skip CBI's probe, seeks more time
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav has sought more time from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to join the probe in connection with the land-for-job scam, citing his wife's health issues.
The CBI had summoned him to join the probe on Saturday to record his statement in the case.
Net direct tax collection reaches Rs 13.73 trn, 83% of revised estimate for FY23
Net direct tax collection so far this fiscal grew 17 per cent to reach Rs 13.73 trillion, which is 83 per cent of the revised target for the full financial year, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said on Saturday.
The growth in direct tax mop-up, which comprises personal income tax and corporate taxes, was driven by PIT collections.
India logs 456 new Covid-19 infections, active case tally rises to 3,406
India recorded 456 new coronavirus infections, pushing the tally to 4.46 crore, while the active cases increased to 3,406, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday.
The death toll stands at 530,780 with one death reported in Gujarat, data updated by the ministry at 8 am stated.
Bihar govt asks depts to prioritise state-manufactured goods
You can trouble me by putting me in jail but cannot break my spirit: Manish Sisodia
Former Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia has sent a message from the Tihar jail, saying imprisonment may pose difficulties for him but it cannot break his spirit.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader on February 26 in connection with alleged corruption in the formulation and implementation of the now-scrapped Delhi excise policy for 2021-22. He was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) too earlier this week.
PM Modi addresses post-Budget webinar on PM Vishwakarma Kaushal Samman
Land-for-jobs scam: CBI summons Bihar Dy CM Tejashwi Yadav for questioning
Tamil Nadu CM Stalin slams governor for returning anti-gambling bill
First Published: Mar 11 2023 | 08:19 AM IST