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Budget 2022 promises push for infrastructure, welfare schemes take backseat
Budget 2022 promises push for infrastructure, welfare schemes take backseat

The Centre has slightly increased the health budget from Rs. 85,915 crore in 2021-22 to Rs. 86,606 crore in 2022-23.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on 1 Feb 2022 3:05 PM GMT


Union Cabinet approves to increase marriageable age for women from 18 to 21 years
Union Cabinet approves to increase marriageable age for women from 18 to 21 years

The government is eyeing changes to the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, Special Marriage Act, and the Hindu Marriage Act to bring the plan into...

By Newsmeter Network  Published on 16 Dec 2021 7:46 AM GMT


Two-day nationwide bank strike against privatization begins; financial operations hit
Two-day nationwide bank strike against privatization begins; financial operations hit

Bank employees, officers, and managers have begun a two-day nationwide strike to protest against the central government’s move to privatize the Public ...

By Newsmeter Network  Published on 16 Dec 2021 6:47 AM GMT


No OBC Census, Union government makes it clear
No OBC Census, Union government makes it clear

In response to a question posed by YSRCP Rajya Sabha MP V. Vijaysai Reddy, the minister of state for Home affairs, Nityananda Rai, said taking up...

By Newsmeter Network  Published on 15 Dec 2021 2:47 PM GMT


Omicron threat: Passengers from at-risk countries can pre-book RT-PCR tests at Hyderabad, other airports
Omicron threat: Passengers from 'at-risk' countries can pre-book RT-PCR tests at Hyderabad, other airports

The new system will come to effect from December 20 onwards in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, and Hyderabad in the first phase.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on 15 Dec 2021 6:29 AM GMT


End of farmers protest: Samyukta Kishan Morcha calls off agitation, to vacate protest sites on 11 Dec
End of farmers' protest: Samyukta Kishan Morcha calls off agitation, to vacate protest sites on 11 Dec

The Samyukta Kishan Morcha (SKM) on Thursday called off the year-long farmers’ agitation after the Centre accepted all the demands put forward by...

By Newsmeter Network  Published on 9 Dec 2021 1:22 PM GMT


IAF helicopter with CDS Bipin Rawat on board crashes in Tamil Nadu, 4 dead
IAF helicopter with CDS Bipin Rawat on board crashes in Tamil Nadu, 4 dead

'An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter, with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat on board, met with an accident today near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu. An Inquiry has been ordered to...

By Newsmeter Network  Published on 8 Dec 2021 8:44 AM GMT


India Impact Summit: Socio Story to host discussion on digital divide, livelihood on 15 Dec in Delhi
India Impact Summit: Socio Story to host discussion on digital divide, livelihood on 15 Dec in Delhi

The event will see notable stakeholders, speakers, CSR leaders, and development practitioners discussing long-term sustainable strategies to address...

By Newsmeter Network  Published on 4 Dec 2021 2:09 PM GMT


Safety harness, crash helmets mandatory for child pillion; Centre notifies draft rules
Safety harness, crash helmets mandatory for child pillion; Centre notifies draft rules

The safety harness should be lightweight, adjustable, waterproof, and durable. It should be made of heavy nylon or multifilament nylon material with...

By Newsmeter Network  Published on 27 Oct 2021 3:49 AM GMT


Indias vaccination programme has been science-born, science-driven, science-based: PM Modi
India's vaccination programme has been science-born, science-driven, science-based: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said administering 100 crore vaccine doses was a difficult task but an extraordinary feat for the country.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on 22 Oct 2021 5:17 AM GMT


Celebrations start as India crosses 100 crore Covid-19 vaccination mark
Celebrations start as India crosses 100 crore Covid-19 vaccination mark

India crossed the 100 crore Covid-19 vaccination mark on Thursday, nine months after the launch of the world's biggest immunization drive on January...

By Newsmeter Network  Published on 21 Oct 2021 4:27 AM GMT


Why is India facing coal crisis despite having fifth-largest deposits in the world?
Why is India facing coal crisis despite having fifth-largest deposits in the world?

There has been an orchestrated attempt to weaken the premier public sector unit, Coal India Limited (CIL) from several directions. Despite the...

By Prof. Nageshwar K  Published on 19 Oct 2021 3:35 AM GMT


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