Day: August 23, 2019

Government to substantially increase the daily supply of onions from its buffer stock held with NAFED

open view news desk The Department of Consumers Affairs today reviewed the prices of Essential Commodities such as Onions, Pulses and Oilseeds with all the stakeholders under the chairmanship of Secretary Consumer Affairs, Shri Avinash K Srivastava. The committeedecided to substantially increase the daily supply of onions from […]

NITI Aayog releases Report on the Composite Water Management Index 2.0

open view news desk To supplement the efforts of Jal Shakti Ministry, NITI Aayog has prepared the second Round of Composite Water Management Index (CWMI 2.0).The Report was launched today by Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Minister of Jal Shakti, and Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog.  Shri […]

Dr Jitendra Singh presents Smart Policing Awards at the Homeland Security 2019 conference

Policing has evolved over the years to adapt to new challenges, says Minister Nation is eternally indebted to our security forces: Dr Jitendra Singh Government will always stand for its security forces, assures MoS PMO open view news desk The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Ministry […]

Global watchdog to monitor Pakistan’s progress in tackling militant funding

ISLAMABAD – The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will monitor Pakistan’s progress in implementing a proposed plan against financing for militant organizations ahead of a meeting in October, the international watchdog body said on Friday. Its Asia Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) met in Canberra this week […]

Government to rollback higher surcharge on foreign portfolio investors

NEW DELHI – The Indian government announced measures on Friday to revive economic growth and markets including the withdrawal of higher taxes for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) and said it would release funds for bank recapitalisation upfront. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told reporters the government had decided to […]

CM announces Rs 500-cr Puri package, seeks people’s support

Bhubaneswar, Aug 23:  Amid protests over the governments eviction drive near Puris Shri Jagannath Temple, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday urged people to cooperate and make sacrifices for the upkeep and security of the 12th century shrine. Patnaik also announced a Rs 500-crore special package for developing […]

FM proposes measures to enhance fund flows for infra, housing projs

New Delhi, Aug 23: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday proposed to establish an organisation to provide credit enhancement for infrastructure and housing projects with an aim to enhance fund flows towards such projects. Announcing steps to prop up the slowing economy, the minister said that in order to […]

US officials confirm Israeli strike in Iraq

JERUSALEM — Israel was responsible for the bombing of an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq lost month, U.S. officials have confirmed, an attack that would mark a significant escalation in Israel’s years-long campaign against Iranian military entrenchment across the region. The confirmation comes as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin […]

As global economic picture dims, solutions seem out of reach

WASHINGTON — As global leaders gather on two continents to take account of a darkening economic outlook, this is the picture they face: Factories are slumping, many businesses are paralyzed, global growth is sputtering and the world’s two mightiest economies are in the grip of a dangerous trade […]

The Fifteenth Finance Commission discussed the Health Sector with Dr. Harsh Vardhan

open view news desk The 15th Finance Commission headed by Chairman, Shri N.K. Singh today held a meeting with the Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan and other senior officials from his Ministry. Also present at the meeting were representatives of High Level Group on Health […]

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