Day: April 1, 2022

Indian gasoil and gasoline sales surge as dealers top up tanks

NEW DELHI, April 1 – Indian state refiners’ gasoil and gasoline sales surged to a three-month high in March on increased demand from dealers and consumers ahead of an expected sharp rise in retail prices after elections in key states. State refiners’ average daily sales of gasoline and […]

Pakistan PM Khan protests to US about alleged interference

ISLAMABAD, April 1 – Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan said his government handed an official protest to the U.S. embassy on Friday over what it called Washington’s interference in the country’s affairs. “We now have given a demarche to (the) American embassy,” Khan told local television channel ARY […]

Russian logistics hub ablaze, Moscow blames Ukraine

Summary Gas still flowing to Europe despite Putin threat to cut it off Hopes for evacuations from Mariupol but aid not allowed in Workers collect the bodies in recaptured Irpin IRPIN, Ukraine, April 1 (Reuters) – A fuel depot was ablaze at one of Russia’s main logistics hubs […]

War in Ukraine fuels fears among draft-age Russian youths

As Moscow’s forces bog down in Ukraine, many young Russians of draft age are increasingly jittery about the prospect of being sent into combat. Making those fears particularly acute is an annual spring conscription that begins Friday and aims to round up 134,500 men for a one-year tour […]

Ukraine strike on Russian territory reported as talks resume

KYIV, Ukraine — Talks to stop the fighting in Ukraine resumed Friday, as another attempt to rescue civilians from the shattered and encircled city of Mariupol was thrown into jeopardy and Russia accused the Ukrainians of a cross-border helicopter attack on an oil depot. The governor of Russia’s Belgorod […]

J&K Girl Student’s Delegation Visit Parliament, WCD Ministry & Various Commissions To Understand Functioning Of Government

DELHI, APRIL 1: A delegation of six girl students from Jammu & Kashmir today visited the Parliament, Ministry of Women and Child Development, and other Commissions to understand the functioning of the government. The girls, nominated by higher educational institutes across different districts of Jammu and Kashmir met […]

Expansion of NCW

DELHI, APRIL 1: The details of funds allocated to National Commission for Women (NCW) during the last three years and expenditure incurred thereon by the Commission are as under: (Figures in Crore) Year Budget Estimate (BE) Revised Estimate (RE) Expenditure incurred 2018-19 24.00 24.00 22.78 2019-20 25.00 25.00 […]

Women Welfare Policy

DELHI, APRIL 1: The Government has decided to implement ‘Mission Shakti’, an integrated women empowerment programme as umbrella scheme for the safety, security and empowerment of women during the 15th Finance Commission period. Mission Shakti seeks to realise the Government’s vision for ‘women-led development’ by addressing issues affecting […]

Digital Infrastructural Capacity

DELHI, APRIL 1:It has been the endeavour of the Department of Legal Affairs to strengthen its digital infrastructure capacity both in terms of the hardware and the use of e-tools.  In this regard, every officer/official is provided with complete set of computer systems. Further, to promote ease of […]

Women Representation on Benches

DELHI, APRIL 1: Appointment of Judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts is made under Articles 124, 217 and 224 of the Constitution of India, which do not provide reservation for any caste or class of persons. In the present system of appointment of Judges to the […]

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