Day: June 29, 2022

India asks social media firms to remove content justifying killing of a Hindu

MUMBAI, June 29 – India has asked social media platforms to immediately remove content that encourages, glorifies or justifies the killing on Tuesday of a Hindu tailor, the government said. A Hindu man was killed in his tailoring shop in a northwestern Indian town on Tuesday, and two […]

India hikes taxes on kitchenware, farm machinery

Summary Tax on household items, machinery raised to 18% from 12% Packaged food items, hotel rooms to become costlier Analysts say tax hike could add to inflationary pressures NEW DELHI, June 29 – India will raise taxes on certain goods and services including kitchenware to 18% from 12%, […]

US to boost military presence in Europe for Russia threat

MADRID — President Joe Biden said Wednesday that the U.S. will significantly increase its military presence in Europe for the long haul, including by establishing its first permanent presence in Poland, to bolster regional security after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the opening of […]

New genus of treeshrew from Ramnagar in Jammu and Kashmir can provide a precise age estimate for the locality

JUNE 29, 2022 Scientists have spotted fossils of a small mammal resembling squirrels called treeshrew belonging to a new genus and species from Ramnagar in Jammu and Kashmir.  This treeshrew currently represents the oldest record of fossil tupaiids in the Siwaliks, extending their time range by 2.5–4.0 Million […]

“Statistics Day” celebrated on 29th June, 2022

Theme: Data for Sustainable Development JUNE 29, 2022 In recognition to the notable contributions made by (late) Professor Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in the fields of statistics and economic planning, the Government of India has been celebrating his birth Anniversary, on 29th June, as “Statistics Day”. This year, the […]

J&K Judicial Academy organises one-day training program on ‘E-Courts Project with emphasis on use of E-Court Services’

JAMMU, JUNE 29: Under the patronage of Justice Pankaj Mithal, Chief Justice, High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, (Patron-in-Chief, J&K Judicial Academy) and guidance of Justice Sindhu Sharma, Chairperson, Governing Committee, J&K Judicial Academy and Memebers of Governing Committee; Justice Javed Iqbal Wani and Justice Wasim […]

Member NCM Rinchen Lhamo interacts with reps. of Muslim, Sikh communities at Kishtwar

‘Commission has taken several revolutionary steps for welfare of minority communities’ KISHTWAR, JUNE 29: Member for National Commission for Minorities, Rinchen Lhamo today said that the commission has taken several revolutionary steps for welfare of minority communities to ensure their upliftment. This was stated by Member for National […]

Election to the Office of the Vice-President of India, 2022

JUNE 29, 2022 The term of office of Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice-President of India, is ending on 10th August, 2022. As per Article 68 of the Constitution of India, an election to fill the vacancy caused by the expiration of the term of office of the outgoing […]

Schools must foster the spirit of curiosity and innovation in students: Vice President

‘Best skill schools can impart to students today is that of adaptability’ VP calls for supplementing classroom learning with field activities and community service initiatives VP favours mother tongue as the medium of instruction in schools “Education without values is no education at all,” says Shri Naidu Vice […]

Recommendations of 47th GST Council Meeting

GoM on Casino, Race Course and Online Gaming to re-examine the issues based on further inputs from States and submit its report within a short duration GoM to be constituted to address various concerns raised by the States on GST Appellate Tribunal and amendments in CGST Act GoM […]

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