Day: February 2, 2022

Kremlin mocks Britain’s ‘utterly confused’ Johnson before Putin talks

Summary Scathing comments about UK signal no mood for compromise West fears Russia planning an invasion; Moscow denies this Washington offers talks but rejects main Russian demands MOSCOW, Feb 2 (Reuters) – Russia mocked British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as “utterly confused” and ridiculed British politicians for their […]

Micro Entrepreneurs in Rural Areas

DELHI, FEBRUARY 2: Under Startup India Initiative, entities including Micro enterprises are recognized by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) as Startups as per eligibility conditions prescribed under G.S.R. notification 127 (E) dated 19th February, 2019. All initiatives under the Startup India are inclusive and […]

Union Minister DrJitendra Singh felicitates the “Beating Retreat’ Drone Light Show

The Minister says, rules and regulations are being simplified in DST for accessing liberal funding by innovative Start-Ups Issues like Single Window Clearance, speedy processing of projects, facilities for incubation and review of matching funding obligation by Start-Ups will soon be notified for promotion of Start-Ups ecosystem: DrJitendra […]

Analysis: India’s growth budget sparks concerns on inflation, tighter rates

Summary Traders sees risks from growth-focused budget, record borrowing High oil prices, prospect of Fed hikes contribute to worries Cenbank held key repo rate at record low of 4% since May 2020 Plan to borrow record 14.95 trln rupees exceeds market estimates NEW DELHI, Feb 2 – India’s […]

COVID test, which deliberately infects young adults, found to be safe

Summary 36 young people infected with COVID in trial Study aimed at advancing research into virus Another trial by Oxford University looking at immunity LONDON, Feb 2 – The world’s first “human challenge” trial in which volunteers were deliberately exposed to COVID-19 to advance research into the disease […]

Hunger crisis looms in Nigeria’s ‘food basket’ amid conflict

AGATU, Nigeria — It’s 2 p.m. and Hannah Mgbede asks her husband if she can take her first break of the day from threshing rice so she can breastfeed their 18-month-old baby girl fastened to her back during the grueling work. Her husband Ibrahim Mohammed, 45, used to […]

Putin accuses US, allies of ignoring Russian security needs

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday accused the U.S. and its allies of ignoring Russia’s top security demands but said Moscow is willing to talk more to ease tensions over Ukraine. The comments were his first on the standoff in more than a month and suggested […]

POST-MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR SC STUDENTS

DELHI, FEBRUARY 2: The year-wise details of Post-Matric Scholarship for SC students in Karnataka during the last three years and the current year are as follows: Years No. of Beneficiaries* 2018-19 302286 2019-20 330000 2020-21 317000 2021-22 (Anticipated)  364305  *As reported by States Post-Matric Scholarship scheme is a […]

WELFARE SCHEMES FOR TRANSGENDERS

DELHI, FEBRUARY 2: The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has formulated a scheme “SMILE – Support for Marginalized Individuals for Livelihood and Enterprise”, which includes sub scheme -‘Comprehensive Rehabilitation for Welfare of Transgender Persons’. The focus of the sub-scheme is on rehabilitation, provision of medical facilities and […]

COVID-19 UPDATE

DELHI, FEBRUARY 2: 167.29cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive India’s Active caseload currently stands at 16,21,603 Active cases standat 3.90% Recovery Rate currently at 94.91% 2,81,109recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,95,11,307 1,61,386new cases recorded in the last […]

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