Day: February 1, 2022

India goes on a spending spree to boost growth, stokes concern over fiscal deficit

Summary Finance minister unveils higher spending on infrastructure Allocates higher subsidies ahead of state elections Indian economy projected to grow 8%-8.5% in 2022/23 NEW DELHI, Feb 1 – India’s government will step up spending to 39.45 trillion rupees ($529.7 billion) in the coming fiscal year to build public […]

Ukraine announces plan to boost army, Europeans rally behind Zelenskiy

Summary Armed forces to grow by 100,000 over three years British, Polish, Dutch leaders due in Ukraine Russia’s Lavrov due to speak to Blinken KYIV, Feb 1 – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signed a decree on Tuesday to boost Ukraine’s armed forces by 100,000 troops over three years and […]

Ukraine-Russia crisis: What to know about rising fear of war

PARIS — A series of high level talks are in the works on Tuesday to avert the threat of war as Russian troops mass by the tens of thousands on the borders of Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to make an appearance with the Hungarian prime […]

Amnesty joins rights groups in accusing Israel of apartheid

JERUSALEM — Amnesty International said Tuesday that Israel has maintained “a system of oppression and domination” over the Palestinians going all the way back to its establishment in 1948, one that meets the international definition of apartheid. With the release of a 278-page report compiled over a period of four […]

Div Com Kashmir chairs meeting regarding utility shifting on Srinagar Semi Ring Road

SRINAGAR, FEBRUARY 01: The Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today chaired a meeting regarding utility shifting of Power Transmission on Srinagar Semi Ring Road (SRR), here. The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Budgam through VC, Chief Engineers of KPDCL, KPTCL, PWD R&B, PHE, I&FC, […]

VC KVIB visits CFC Masterjee Beekeeping Cluster, inaugurates training prog

SAMBA, FEBRUARY 01: Vice Chairperson, Khadi Village Industries Board (KVIB), Dr. Hina Shafi Bhat today visited the Common Facility Centre of Masterjee Beekeeping cluster. Secretary J&K Khadi & Village Industries Board (KVIB), Farukh Qazi, Deputy Chief executive officer, Muzaffar Allaqband, Divisional officer Jammu, Tilak Raj, Dr Sandeep Kotwal […]

DIPR condole demise of Senior Journalist Mehraj-u-Din Wani

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 01: Director Information and Public Relations, Rahul Pandey has condoled the sad demise of Senior Journalist and Editor-in-Chief of Srinagar News, Mehraj-ud-Din Wani. While chairing a condolence meeting Rahul Pandey highlighted the role of departed journalist in raising public issues through his journalistic work and called […]

India & Oman review progress in military-to-military engagements

Secretary General of Ministry of Defence, Oman calls on Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh DELHI, FEBRUARY 1: Secretary General at the Ministry of Defence, Oman Dr Mohammed Bin Nasser Bin Ali Al–Zaabi called on Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on February 01, 2022. They discussed […]

PM congratulates the Finance Minister and her team for a ‘people-friendly and progressive Budget’

“Budget this year has come with a new confidence of development amidst the once-in-a-century calamity” “This Budget will create new opportunities for the common people along with providing strength to the economy” “Budget is full of opportunities for more Infrastructure, more Investment, more growth, and more jobs.” “Welfare […]

The budget is a blue print to fulfill the aspirations and hopes of NewIndia@100: Shri Anurag Thakur

Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports allocated Rs 3062.60 crore in the budget of 2022-23, an 11.08 percent rise in allocated budget as compared to the Budget estimate of 2021-22 Budgetary outlay for sports facilities and development of sports in J&K and the North-East stepped up Increased Budgetary […]

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