President of India presents Padma Awards

New Delhi: The President of India,  Droupadi Murmu presented 2 Padma Vibhushan, 9 Padma Bhushan and 56 Padma Shri Awards for the year 2024 at the Civil Investiture Ceremony-II held with grandeur in Darbar Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhawan. The Vice President of India,  Jagdeep Dhankhar, Prime Minister  Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation,  Amit Shah, many Ministers of the Union and other dignitaries were present on the occasion. After the Investiture Ceremony, Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation,  Amit Shah and other Union Ministers interacted…

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India to participate at 77th Cannes Film Festival 

77th Cannes Film Festival

Mumbai: It is a special year for India at the Cannes Film Festival as the country readies for the 77th edition of the prestigious festival. The Corporate Indian Delegation consists of representatives from Government of India, State Governments, members of the industry will showcase India’s creative economy in the leading film market of the world, Marche du Films through a series of significant initiatives. It will be for the first time that the country will host a “Bharat Parv” at the 77th Cannes Film Festival,for eminent dignitaries and delegates from around the…

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India’s Index of Industrial Production grows by 4.9 % in March 2024

Industrial Production

New Delhi: For the month of March 2024, the Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) with base 2011-12 stands at 159.2. The Indices of Industrial Production for the Mining, Manufacturing and Electricity sectors for the month of March 2024 stand at 156.1, 155.1 and 204.2 respectively. These Quick Estimates will undergo revision in subsequent releases as per the revision policy of IIP. The Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) are released on 12th of every month (or previous working day if 12th is a holiday) with a six…

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NHAI Debars toll Operating Agency for Misbehaving

Delhi: Acting tough on misbehavior with the general public by toll (user fee) operator and its employees, NHAI has taken strict action and debarred Ms. Riddhi Siddhi Associates for an incident of assault and misbehavior with the National Highway users at Sirmandi Toll Plaza on Amritsar-Jamnagar section in Rajasthan. An incident of assault and misbehavior by the employees of toll operating agency with highway users at Sirmandi Toll Plaza on 05.05.2024 was reported.  Taking prompt action on the matter, the incident was examined by NHAI and a ‘Show Cause’ Notice…

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ICG signs MoU with private sector for construction of ships

Indian Coast Guard

New Delhi: Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and Hindalco Industries, on May 09, 2024, inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in New Delhi for the manufacturing and supply of indigenous marine-grade aluminium to Indian public and private shipyards for the construction of ships. The MoU will also provide benefits such as quarterly pricing, priority in supplies and Turnover discount. The ICG fleet is presently operating 67 ships with aluminium hull with capability of operating in shallow waters. To further boost coastal security, it has planned to induct more such vessels where…

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DoT, MHA and State Police join hands to combat cyber fraudsters


DoT issued directions for blocking of 28,200 mobile handsets & reverification of associated 20 lakh mobile connections New Delhi: Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and State Police have joined hands for curbing the misuse of telecom resources in cyber-crime and financial frauds. This collaborative effort aims to dismantle networks of fraudsters and protect citizens from digital threats. Analysis carried out by MHA and State Police have revealed that 28,200 mobile handsets were misused in cybercrimes. The DoT further analyzed and found that a staggering 20 lakh…

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Kumari Selja talks tough in poll season

All India Congress Committee

Sirsa: All India Congress Committee General Secretary, former Union Minister, former Haryana Congress State President and Uttarakhand in-charge and Congress (India Alliance) candidate from Sirsa Lok Sabha seat, Kumari Selja said that our biggest concern is the current environment of fear, threat and hatred. For the last ten years, people of every class are living in fear. Laws and investigation agencies are being used as weapons to intimidate people. Hatred has been spread among people of different religious, language and caste groups. Democracy in India is becoming hollow. The country’s…

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Congress Legislature Party Calls for President’s Rule in Haryana

Congress Legislature Party

Chandigarh: A memorandum has been submitted to the Governor on behalf of the Congress Legislature Party demanding imposition of President’s rule in Haryana soon. Deputy Leader of the Congress Legislature Party Aftab Ahmed and Chief Whip Bharat Bhushan Batra held a press conference after submitting the memorandum to the Governor. He said that the BJP government has lost the trust of both the public and the House. Therefore, it should be dissolved soon and assembly elections should be held in the state soon. The Chief Minister government should submit its…

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OnePlus strengthens partnership with JioMart Digital

  OnePlus, the global technology brand, strengthened its partnership with JioMart Digital, one of India’s biggest consumer electronics retail store network, thus extending its range of OnePlus products to retail outlets across India. In line with this effort, OnePlus products will now be even more accessible to consumers across 2000+ cities and towns in India. With this growing association and given JioMart Digital’s vast distribution network of stores spread across India, OnePlus is poised to expand its presence in tier 3 and 4 cities and towns and beyond, thereby garnering…

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Hemant Soren appears before Jharkhand High Court

Hemant Soren

Ranchi: Hearing was held in Jharkhand High Court  on ED’s petition demanding handing over the FIR registered against ED officials under the SC-ST Act on the complaint of former Chief Minister Hemant Soren to CBI or other independent agency. In the case, the court has issued a notice to the defendant former Chief Minister Hemant Soren and sought his reply. The next hearing of the case will be after the summer vacation of the High Court. Advocates AK Das and Saurabh Kumar appeared on behalf of ED. Ban on notice…

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