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  • Kerala tourism turns post-pandemic leaf; luxury liner docks at Kochi September 22, 2021 1:07 pm Kochi: The newly-built cruise terminal in Cochin Port here on Wednesday received the first batch of tourists as luxury liner M V Empress from Mumbai called at the port city, marking a promising start to the revival of post-pandemic domestic tourism in …
  • K Rajaraman to be new Telecom Secretary, Anurag Jain appointed in DPIIT September 22, 2021 1:06 pm The Government on Wednesday appointed 13 senior bureaucrats as Secretary in Central Ministries/Departments such as Telecom, Industry and Civil Aviation. Also, it upgraded nine additional secretary level officers in the rank and pay of Secretary. Based …
  • Suspected Chinese hack targets Indian media, government: report September 22, 2021 1:05 pm BANGKOK -- A U.S.-based private cybersecurity company said Wednesday it has uncovered evidence that an Indian media conglomerate, a police department and the agency responsible for the country's national identification database have been hacked, likely …
  • Report: Suspected Chinese hack targets Indian media, gov't September 22, 2021 10:49 am DAVID RISING, Associated Press Sep. 22, 2021Updated: Sep. 22, 2021 6:31 a.m. BANGKOK (AP) — A U.S.-based private cybersecurity company said Wednesday it has uncovered evidence that an Indian media conglomerate, as well as a police department and the agency …
  • DICGC to pay upto Rs 5 lakh to depositors of 21 insured co-op banks September 22, 2021 9:40 am Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC) will pay the depositors of 21 insured cooperative banks, including Punjab & Maharashtra Co-Op Bank (PBC Bank) and City Co-operative Bank, upto Rs 5 lakh in 90 days. These banks have been placed …
  • DICGC asks 21 stressed cooperative banks to prepare list of account holders September 22, 2021 9:40 am The Reserve Bank of India's subsidiary DICGC has asked nearly two dozen stressed cooperative banks including PMC Bank to prepare a list of account holders eligible to receive Rs 5 lakh within 90 days, as part of its mandate under a new law. Last month, …
  • Depositors of PMC, 20 other stressed banks to get up to September 22, 2021 9:35 am Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC) said that it has decided to pay the depositors of the insured ailing banks including PMC that come under the all-inclusive directions (AID), an amount equivalent to the deposits outstanding of ₹5 …
  • Madhya Pradesh: Man, woman who eloped forced to dance with tyres around their necks; 3 held September 22, 2021 9:23 am A 21-year-old man and a woman, aged 19, from Dhar in Madhya Pradesh were allegedly forced by some people to dance with motorcycle tyres around their necks as a punishment for eloping, police said. The Dhar police registered a case against five people and …
  • BPCL wins 15 awards at Global Communication Conclave September 22, 2021 9:19 am Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a 'Maharatna' and a Fortune Global 500 Company, bagged a total of 15 awards at the Global Communication Conclave hosted by Public Relations …
  • Former Bihar CM Manjhi’s comment on Lord Ram sparks row September 22, 2021 9:18 am Former Bihar Chief Minister and president of the Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) Jitan Ram Manjhi’s comment on Lord Ram and the Ramayan sparked a row on Wednesday, with many political parties criticising him. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders launched …
  • Monsoon entrenching ‘normal’ performance as it enters last mile September 22, 2021 8:07 am The rain deficit for the country as a whole has further shrunk to three per cent as of yesterday (Tuesday), helping the monsoon entrench its ‘normal’ performance (96-104 per cent of long-period average). It may sustain the status since the Bay of Bengal …
  • Refrain from using 'Dalit' for SC community, says Punjab commission September 22, 2021 8:00 am Taking note of the use of the word ‘Dalit’ for new Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi by the media, the state’s Schedule Caste Commission on Tuesday ordered against using the word for the members of the SC community. Commission chairperson …
  • With 1.2cr consultations, 90K daily users, govt's eSanjeevani telemedicine service turns mega hit [details] September 22, 2021 7:47 am India inoculates 2.5 Cr in a day, sets world record on PM Modi's B'day The government's national telemedicine service 'eSanjeevani' serves nearly 90,000 patients daily across the country and has completed 1.2 crore consultations, …
  • Post-PM Modi's birthday special 'lasika mela', COVID vaccine drive in Karnataka drops by over 90% September 22, 2021 6:55 am Express News Service BENGALURU: Following the COVID-19 lasika mela (vaccination drive) which was held on Friday, on the occasion of PM Narendra Modi's birthday, with much fanfare, the vaccination numbers in Karnakata dropped in the subsequent days.  …
  • Stocks to watch: ZEEL, Vodafone Idea, KEC Int'l, Torrent Power, Infosys September 22, 2021 4:32 am Nifty futures on SGX were trading 24 points lower at 17,537 around 8.45 am, indicating a tepid start for the benchmark indices on Wednesday. Here are the top stocks to track in today's session on Dalal Street: ZEEL: Zee Entertainment (ZEEL) has signed …
  • Cops loyal to gangsters should be taken to task: Allahabad HC September 22, 2021 2:44 am Rejecting the bail applications of two policemen arrested for conspiring with gangster Vikas Dubey during last year’s Bikru ambush in Kanpur in which eight policemen were killed, the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday said that policemen who are loyal to …
  • Flesh trade racket rampant in rural areas of Ernakulam September 22, 2021 1:28 am By Express News Service KOCHI: The rural areas of the district have become a soft target for sex rackets that bring in girls from Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Bangladesh, say police. Officers have collected details of such a gang after a woman …
  • Many dam gates opened after rains across region; soya, cotton at stake September 22, 2021 12:56 am Nagpur: Though the Indian Metrological Department (IMD) sounded an alert on heavy rainfall in the region, the situation was under control even as some of the pockets saw major downpour, said officials. Out of the record maintained for 10 rivers flowing …
  • TN's Covid vaccination drive pace hit by short supply September 22, 2021 12:48 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as Tamil Nadu successfully conducted mega vaccination camps against Covid-19 in September, administering 1.08 crore doses in just 20 days, supply constraints have put brakes on the drive. With the Indian Council of …
  • SC Collegium recommendations: 13 HCs set to get new Chief Justices September 22, 2021 12:45 am In another determined push to fill judicial vacancies in High Courts and spruce up their working, the Supreme Court Collegium headed by Chief Justice of India N V Ramana has recommended appointment of Chief Justices for eight HCs and cleared the transfer …
  • IMD issues rain alert for Konkan, Vidarbha, moderate rainfall to continue in Mumbai September 21, 2021 9:54 pm UNDER THE influence of a low-pressure system in the Bay of Bengal, widespread rainfall is likely in Konkan and Vidarbha region on Wednesday, IMD said on Tuesday. As per the district forecast and warning, Mumbai, Thane, Raigad and Palghar are under yellow …
  • IPL 2021: Who is KKR batsman Venkatesh Iyer? September 21, 2021 9:46 pm (MENAFN- NewsBytes) Left-handed batsman Venkatesh Iyer made his debut for Kolkata Knight Riders on Monday. He smashed an unbeaten 41 as the Knight Riders chased down 93 against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 31st match of the IPL 2021. Iyer impressed …
  • SC Commission directs to refrain from using word 'Dalit' September 21, 2021 8:38 pm Chandigarh [India], September 21 (ANI): Taking notice of the word 'Dalit' being used for newly appointed Chief Minister Punjab Charanjit Singh Channi in social media pages and media, Tejinder Kaur, Chairperson Punjab State Scheduled Castes …
  • Punjab SC body issues instructions to refrain from using ‘Dalit’ word September 21, 2021 7:36 pm Taking note of the use of the word ‘Dalit’ for Punjab’s new Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi by the media, the state’s Schedule Caste Commission Tuesday issued instructions against using the word for the members of the Scheduled Castes community. …
  • Karnataka planning to bring anti-conversion law September 21, 2021 6:56 pm The Karnataka government is planning to bring an anti-conversion law, state Home Minister Araga Jnanendra informed on Tuesday. "We're planning to bring a (anti-conversion) Bill. Some states have already brought anti-conversion law, we will study …
  • AgriBazaar expects traded volumes to top 2.5 mt this kharif September 21, 2021 4:58 pm AgriBazaar, the digital marketplace for farm products, expects traded commodity volumes on its platform to rise by about two-thirds on good prospects of kharif harvest. The company is expanding its footprint in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, …
  • Kharif output seen at record 150.5 m t September 21, 2021 4:58 pm   The country is preparing for a record kharif harvest of 150.50 million tonnes with an increase in the output of paddy and pulses. Higher production of cotton, sugarcane, and jute and mesta is also seen, according to the Agriculture Ministry’s First …
  • RSS Production House's producer Sushil Sachdeva September 21, 2021 4:13 pm Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 21 (ANI/BusinessWire India): RSS Production House has finished shooting for the upcoming movie 'Ajmer 1992' based on real life events in 1992 with a stellar cast starring Zarina Wahab, Karan Verma, Rajesh …
  • Torrent Power acquires 156 MW wind energy capacities from CESC September 21, 2021 4:01 pm Torrent Power, on Tuesday, announced acquisition of 100 per cent share capital of Surya Vidyut, a wholly-owned subsidiary of RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group’s CESC with an estimated enterprise value of ₹790 crore. Torrent Power has entered into a share purchase …
  • Drive from Delhi to Jaipur to be Reduced to just 3 Hours September 21, 2021 3:42 pm Share The time it takes to travel from Delhi to Jaipur will soon be reduced to just three hours!  The Delhi-Gurgaon and Sohna-Mumbai expressways will allow you to travel nonstop from Dhaula Kuan to Jaipur in approximately three hours by next June. The …
  • Torrent Power to acquire 156 MW wind power plants from CESC Ltd September 21, 2021 3:39 pm on Tuesday announced that it has inked a share purchase pact to acquire 156 MW wind power projects for about Rs 790 crore from Surya Vidyut, an arm of Ltd. Surya Vidyut operates 156 MW wind power plants spread across the states of Gujarat, Rajasthan and …
  • Torrent Power acquires 156 Mw wind power plants from CESC Ltd arm September 21, 2021 3:30 pm Torrent Power Limited has entered into a share purchase agreement with CESC Limited and others for 100 per cent acquisition of CESC's wholly-owned subsidiary Surya Vidyut Limited and its 156 Mw wind power plants, the company informed on Tuesday. A …
  • Torrent buys wind power plants from Surya Vidyut September 21, 2021 3:26 pm MUMBAI : Torrent Power has agreed to acquire 156MW wind power projects for about ₹790 crore from Surya Vidyut, a unit of CESC Ltd, the company said. Surya Vidyut operates 156MW wind power plants across Gujarat, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. Long-term power …
  • Ministry calls for meeting on fertilizer shortage September 21, 2021 2:14 pm The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has called for an urgent meeting with the industry this week to sort out the issue of fertilizer shortage ahead of the Rabi sowing season, which starts early next month. Despite government doubling subsidy, …
  • On CM Charanjit Channi’s Direction, Punjab Police Arrest Person Who Tried To Damage Ambedkar’s Statue September 21, 2021 12:54 pm Following the directions of the newly sworn-in Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, the Punjab Police have arrested a person who had tried to cause damage to the statue of Bharat Ratna Dr BR Ambedkar in Phillaur town of Jalandhar district on Monday  …
  • India's rooftop solar market grew 53% to 521 MW in June quarter: Report September 21, 2021 11:45 am The ‘Mercom India Rooftop Solar Market Report Q2 2021’ said that rooftop installations in Q2 were the highest ever in a quarter. A total of 862 MW was added to rooftop solar capacity in the first half of the current calendar year 2021, marking a 210 per …
  • India adds record high rooftop solar capacity of 521 MW in April-June September 21, 2021 11:32 am India has added 521 MW of rooftop solar capacity in April-June this year, which is the highest capacity installed in a quarter, according to Mercom India report. India added 521 megawatts (MW) of rooftop solar capacity in the second quarter (Q2) of the …
  • Nurse to doctor ratio in India estimated to be 1.7:1 on basis of NSSO data: Report September 21, 2021 10:05 am NEW DELHI: The nurse to doctor ratio in India is estimated to be 1.7:1 on the basis of NSSO data, while the ratio of allied health workers to doctors is estimated to be 1:1, according to a report by the WHO and the Public Health Foundation of India. …
  • From pursuing MBA to IPL debut: All you need to know about Venkatesh Iyer September 21, 2021 9:25 am (MENAFN- BreezyScroll) IPL is a stage to identify the young talents and make them ready for international cricket. The Indian Premier League, since its inception in 2008, has given a lot of youngsters the opportunity to play international cricket. Over the …
  • IPL 2021, KKR vs RCB: Unknown facts about Venkatesh Iyer, KKR's new debutant September 21, 2021 8:50 am Image Source : IPLT20.COM Venkatesh Iyer Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) couldn't have asked for a better return to the 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Monday as they defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by nine wickets to record …
  • Collegium recommends appointment of 8 high court Chief Justices, transfer of 5 September 21, 2021 8:24 am The Supreme Court collegium has recommended appointment of Chief Justices for 8 High Court besides transfer of 5 High Court Chief Justices and 17 High Court judges. As per the resolutions, which were uploaded on the Supreme Court’s official webpage Tuesday …
  • India logs 26,115 fresh COVID cases in past 24 hours; active cases drop to lowest in 184 days September 21, 2021 8:09 am India recorded 26,115 new cases of the novel coronavirus, alongwith 252 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday, the country saw a total of 34,469 recoveries in the last 24 …
  • Venkatesh Iyer's knock signifies the aggressive brand of cricket KKR want to play: Eoin Morgan September 21, 2021 7:12 am Lavishing praise on debutant Venkatesh Iyer, skipper Eoin Morgan said the Madhya Pradesh batsman's unbeaten knock against Royal Challengers Bangalore signified the "aggressive" brand of cricket Kolkata Knight Riders aspire to play. After …
  • Bay of Bengal may toss up fresh circulation by weekend September 21, 2021 6:46 am A fresh rain-driving cyclonic circulation is likely to form over East-Central and adjoining North-East Bay of Bengal by this weekend (Saturday) and reach the Odisha coast, seemingly the favourite landfall area for circulations and low-pressure areas …
  • KKR vs RCB: Post match lessons from Kohli completes a memorable debut for Venkatesh Iyer September 21, 2021 5:46 am Venkatesh Iyer had a debut to remember as he scored an unbeaten 41 off 27 balls. The southpaw, who opened the batting for KKR played quite a few audacious shots and helped his team reach the target of 93 in 10 overs. Iyer, who could have been a successful …
  • UP: Woman brutally thrashed by husband in Bulandshahr, dies September 21, 2021 5:44 am (MENAFN- NewsBytes) A woman died after being brutally assaulted by her husband for at least two straight days in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh . She was first thrashed on Friday and then again on Saturday, the day she died. A case has been registered but the …
  • Centre plans to create unique IDs, database for farmers September 21, 2021 5:44 am (MENAFN- NewsBytes) The central government is reportedly planning to create unique IDs and a database for farmers to help them "seamlessly" avail all farm-related services under various government schemes. The move aims to create a unified farmer …
  • GenNext emerges, one state at a time September 21, 2021 5:27 am Hyderabad: Generation Next is taking its rightful apex place in Indian politics, state by state. With Charanjit Singh Channi taking over as Chief Minister of Punjab on Monday, yet another state has witnessed a changeover of leadership, marking a shift of …
  • Leopard drags away 3-month-old baby from inside home, infant's half-eaten body found September 21, 2021 5:02 am The mutilated remains of a 3-month-old baby were found in a forest a day after the child was dragged away by a leopard in India. The incident took place Thursday night in the state of Gujarat, local media said Saturday. Authorities said the child's …
  • Indian Pharmacist Association in association with Tattvan to launch E─Clinics across India September 21, 2021 3:43 am The Indian Pharmacist Association stated that it will be launching E-Clinic across India on the occasion of World Pharmacists Day on 25th September, 2021. In a virtual meet with the different state heads of the Association, Abhay Kumar, national president …
  • Congress nominates Rajani Patil to Rajya Sabha bypoll from Maharashtra September 21, 2021 3:37 am The Congress on Monday nominated senior party leader and Gandhi family loyalist Rajani Patil to the Rajya Sabha bypoll from Maharashtra to be held on October 4. The seat had become vacant after the death of party leader Rajiv Satav. The tenure of the said …
  • 22-yr-old youth kidnapped & murdered September 21, 2021 2:28 am Kanpur: A 22-year-old ‘chaat’ seller was allegedly kidnapped and killed by his four friends, who later dumped his body in Pandu river and demanded a ransom from his family members. The incident was reported from Karrahi area under the limits of Barra …
  • Man thrashed to death in Gondal village September 20, 2021 11:46 pm Rajkot: A farm labourer from Madhya Pradesh was allegedly beaten to death by some unidentifed persons in Gondal on Sunday night. Police said 47-year-old victim Kali Singh Barela was returning to the farm where he worked in Shivrajgarh village when he was …
  • Despite more than normal rains, crop damage minimal in region September 20, 2021 11:33 pm If rains continue the soyabean crop may be affectedNagpur: The rain gods have been kinder on the farmer so far this year. Despite a good downpour, including heavy rains in some places, damage to crops has been minimal. According to reports compiled by the …
  • Rest house opens for Narmada pilgrims September 20, 2021 11:30 pm It can accommodate 200 peopleBharuch: A dharamshala meant to accommodate at 200 pilgrims performing Narmada Parikrama which starts from Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh was inaugurated on Sunday. The Sarla Basant Birla Vishranti Dharmashala at Vamleshwar …
  • Missing three-year-old boy from TN rescued at Nagpur station; 2 migrant workers held September 20, 2021 11:05 pm Republic TV Bangla journalist sacked for alleged kidnapping and extortion Within days after the missing complaint was filed, the police rescue a three-year-old boy from Nagpur. The boy was kidnapped by two migrant labourers from Bihar. The parents, …
  • Madhya Pradesh authorities intimidate Pentecostals September 20, 2021 8:48 pm The revenue department in a local district sent a letter the members of the clergy of the Shalom Mission Church asking them to present personal documents and certify that their conversion did not take place by force. For Auxiliary Bishop Paul Muniya, “ …
  • 'Keep an eye on Venkatesh Iyer' September 20, 2021 7:59 pm (MENAFN- IANS) New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders included a fresh face in their playing XI for their first match of the second phase of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. The Eoin Morgan-led side gave a chance to Madhya Pradesh all-rounder …
  • ‘Keep an eye on Venkatesh Iyer’ September 20, 2021 6:18 pm Kolkata Knight Riders included a fresh face in their playing XI for their first match of the second phase of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. The Eoin Morgan-led side gave a chance to Madhya Pradesh all-rounder Venkatesh Iyer to debut at the Sheikh Zayed …
  • How important is MSP-based procurement? September 20, 2021 5:34 pm Though not featuring in any of the three farm laws, the Minimum Support Price (MSP) at which the government promises to procure 25 different commodities through different agencies, is a central issue in the standoff between the government and protesting …
  • Uma Bharti's controversial remark: 'Bureaucracy there to carry our slippers' | WATCH September 20, 2021 5:08 pm A video has surfaced showing senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti making a controversial statement about bureaucracy in the country. Uma Bharti, who served as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and Union Minister as well, is heard degrading …
  • Mahant Narendra Giri, Akhada Parishad head, found dead, suicide note recovered September 20, 2021 5:07 pm Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad president Mahant Narendra Giri was found dead on Monday. Giri's body was found in Baghambari mutt in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj. According to initial reports, he was found hanging. A 5-page suicide note has also been …
  • ‘Bureaucrats there to pick up our slippers,’ says Uma Bharti; later expresses regret September 20, 2021 4:46 pm In controversial remarks against bureaucracy, senior BJP leader Uma Bharti has said government officials are there only to “pick up our (leaders’) slippers”. As a video containing Bharti’s critical comments against bureaucracy surfaced on social media on …
  • Home Ministry to review Maoist situation with affected states soon September 20, 2021 12:35 pm Amid weakening footprints of Maoists and subsequent improvements in the violence affected districts in the country, the Ministry of Home Affairs will very soon review the Left-Wing Extremism situation with states concerned, sources said. Sources also said …
  • PNB earns Rs 170 cr in FY21 as charges for not maintaining min balance: RTI September 20, 2021 11:46 am State-owned Punjab National Bank (PNB) collected nearly Rs 170 crore by levying charges on customers for not maintaining the required minimum balance in their accounts during 2020-21, according to RTI information. The lender's revenue earned from such …
  • PNB earns Rs 170 crore in FY21 by levying charges on non-maintenance of minimum balance September 20, 2021 11:35 am State-owned (PNB) collected nearly Rs 170 crore by levying charges on customers for not maintaining the required minimum balance in their accounts during 2020-21, according to RTI information. The lender's revenue earned from such charges stood at Rs …
  • Premium single-screen theatres hit the refresh button to stay afloat September 20, 2021 9:43 am They have employed several strategies to help them gain traction among relatively affluent consumers, especially families in small towns. These include continually upgrading their infrastructure and technology, including installing the 2K projectors that …
  • India logs 30,256 fresh Covid-19 cases, 295 deaths in past 24 hours September 20, 2021 8:43 am India recorded 30,256 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 295 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Monday, the country saw a total of 43,938 recoveries in the last 24 …
  • Kidnapped Chennai toddler rescued from Nagpur station September 20, 2021 7:19 am (MENAFN - IANS) Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Police has tracked down a three-year-old son of migrant Bihari labourers from a railway station in Maharashtra just days after he was picked up. Officers told IANS that after the parents, Mithilesh, 26, and Meeradevi, …
  • Kalady sex racket case: Police probe human trafficking angle September 20, 2021 2:39 am By Express News Service KOCHI:  After a 22-year-old woman from Madhya Pradesh was also picked up from a hotel in Kalady on Saturday, the police are investigating whether more women from other states have fallen prey to the flesh trade racket which has …
  • Weather alert: IMD predicts heavy rainfall in THESE states September 20, 2021 2:35 am Image Source : AP Scattered to fairly widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls is very likely over Uttarakhand from Monday till September 23 while fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy rainfall likely to continue over Odisha and …
  • Kidnapped from Chennai, toddler rescued in Nagpur September 20, 2021 12:09 am By Express News Service CHENNAI:  A three-year-old boy who was allegedly kidnapped by two migrant labourers in the city was rescued at Nagpur railway station. The suspects were arrested. The police said Mitheelesh (26) and his wife Meeradevi (25) from …
  • For easy access to schemes, Govt plans 12-digit unique ID for farmers, database September 19, 2021 11:39 pm THE GOVERNMENT has started generating 12-digit unique IDs for farmers that can be used to avail all farm-related services under various schemes “seamlessly”, according to a senior official of the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare. Vivek …
  • Kids’ fever cases giving states shivers September 19, 2021 10:08 pm On Sunday, 14-year-old Chhotu, son of a former pradhan of Chahiha village in western Uttar Pradesh, died while he was being taken to a hospital in Agra. Chhotu is among eight children who have died following high fever in the last four days in Agra …
  • Man held in Chennai for sharing obscene pictures in son's school Whatsapp group September 19, 2021 7:38 pm By PTI CHENNAI: A 44-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly sharing obscene pictures in his son's school whatsapp group, police said on Sunday. The action was taken based on a complaint from the school headmaster in Avadi that such pictures were …
  • Madhya Pradesh: Domestic tourist inflow picks up in Orchha September 19, 2021 7:29 pm Orchha (Madhya Pradesh) [India], September 19 (ANI): Months after facing immense loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the tourism in Madhya Pradesh's Orchha picks up pace due inflow of domestic tourists. Expressing relief about the improving pace of …
  • Post COVID lockdown, domestic tourist inflow picks up in Orchha, MP September 19, 2021 7:18 pm Sep 19, 2021, 10:49PM ISTSource: ANIAmid the COVID-19 situation, domestic tourist inflow picks up in Orchha, Madhya Pradesh. However, flow is not the same as before. Orchha's economy is based on tourism. Due to the pandemic, several people have lost …
  • Heavy rainfall over Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal expected September 19, 2021 5:06 pm Isolated heavy rainfall activity is very likely over Odisha & Gangetic West Bengal to continue till Monday while isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall activity is likely to continue over east Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat till September 23. A …
  • Aviation Ministry pitches for reduction of VAT on ATF September 19, 2021 4:52 pm The Civil Aviation Ministry is using its persuasive skills to convince the States to rationalise Value Added Tax (VAT) rates on Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) in the range of 1-4 per cent. Considering the financial situation of the airlines, the Ministry has …
  • L Murugan Likely To Be Elected Unopposed In RS Bypoll As Congress Not To Contest September 19, 2021 12:00 pm Following Congress’ decision to not field its candidate in the Rajya Sabha bypolls from Madhya Pradesh, Union Minister L Murugan is likely to be elected unopposed. The BJP had announced Murugan's name for the bypoll, which is slated to be held on …
  • Labour codes unlikely to be implemented this fiscal year: report September 19, 2021 11:17 am The four labour codes are unlikely to be implemented this fiscal in view of slow progress on the drafting of rules by the states and also for political reasons like elections in Uttar Pradesh, a source said. The implementation of these laws assumes …
  • MP Govt to start doorstep delivery of rations in 89 tribal blocks: CM Chouhan September 19, 2021 10:43 am Sep 19, 2021, 03:36PM ISTSource: ANIMadhya Pradesh Government will start doorstep delivery of rations in 89 tribal blocks from November 1 in Madhya Pradesh, announced Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on September 18. ‘We will start doorstep delivery of …
  • India logs 30,773 fresh Covid-19 cases, 309 deaths in past 24 hours September 19, 2021 8:24 am India recorded 30,773 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 309 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Sunday, the country saw a total of 38,945 recoveries in the last 24 …
  • BJP leader Uma Bharti sets Jan 15 deadline for prohibition in Madhya Pradesh, warns party's government of agitation September 18, 2021 3:26 pm
  • BJP nominates Union Minister L Murugan for Rajya Sabha polls from Madhya Pradesh  September 18, 2021 8:57 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The BJP on Saturday nominated Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting L Murugan for Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh.  Murugan was appointed as a Union Minister on July 7. Since he is not an MP now, he has …
  • Government school in Madhya Pradesh used to operate flour mill in Shivpuri; teacher suspended September 17, 2021 12:51 pm By PTI SHIVPURI: A teacher of a primary school was suspended by after it was found that instead of classes for children, the premises of the school in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri district was being used to operate a flour mill, an official said on Friday …
  • Crimes against SCs, STs went up in 2020; Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh top charts: NCRB data September 16, 2021 6:53 pm Crimes against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes continued to rise in 2020, with maximum cases of offences against the communities being registered in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, according to latest government data. Last year, 50,291 cases were …
  • Madhya Pradesh: carolling is not a crime, priest acquitted September 16, 2021 2:08 am After four years of legal wrangles, the High Court acquitted Fr George Mangalapilly. Hindu extremists had accused him of forcing residents of a village to convert via Christmas carols sung by a group of seminarians. Certain of his innocence, the priest is …
  • Madhya Pradesh: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan suspended two officers from the stage itself over irregularities in ‘PM Awas Yojana’ September 14, 2021 5:32 pm Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan reprimanded state officials over alleged irregularities in ‘Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana’ in Jeron during a public event in Niwari. He said, "The then CMO is being suspended with immediate effect. …
  • Lady Luck Smiles on Labourers in India's Madhya Pradesh State as They Unearth 8.22 Carat Diamond September 14, 2021 3:29 pm https://sputniknews.com/20210914/lady-luck-smiles-on-labourers-in-indias-madhya-pradesh-state-as-they-unearth-822-carat-diamond-1089057187.html Lady Luck Smiles on Labourers in India's Madhya Pradesh State as They Unearth 8.22 Carat …
  • Madhya Pradesh govt to offer medical education in Hindi September 14, 2021 2:45 pm The Madhya Pradesh government would offer the option of studying medicine in Hindi “in the near future”, state medical education minister Vishwas Sarang said on Tuesday. “We are going to form a committee at the earliest to ensure that medical education …
  • Now, dengue outbreak fear grips Madhya Pradesh September 14, 2021 2:24 am Image Source : PTI Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan told the people, "Due to unnecessary stagnation of water around the houses, dengue-causing larvae get a chance to flourish. With awareness, corona and dengue, as well as other infectious diseases …
  • Heavy rainfall warning for Konkan & ghat areas of Madhya Maharashtra September 13, 2021 11:38 pm Following the formation of a well-marked low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal, which intensified into a deep depression on Monday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued heavy rainfall warnings for the Konkan region and ghat areas of Madhya …
  • In Uttar Pradesh, Brahmins, Dalits face many issues. The way murders are happening… If someone complains, they face inquiry: Satish Chandra Misra September 13, 2021 12:26 am Satish Chandra Misra defends BSP’s Brahmin outreach and says party stands for sarv samaaj; insists BSP has been active and raising issues in Parliament and courts; and says that while the party is ready to back the Cong on issues, it will do so on its …
  • Madhya Pradesh: 139 diamonds worth over Rs 1 crore to be auctioned in Panna September 12, 2021 3:50 pm A total of 139 rough diamonds with an estimated value of Rs 1.06 crore will be auctioned in Madhya Pradesh's Panna district from September 21, an official said on Sunday. The diamonds, collectively weighing 156.46 carats, were quarried from mines in …
  • Madhya Pradesh: Khargone SP expelled for judicial custody death, says CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan September 12, 2021 3:29 pm Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister on Sunday announced the removal of Khargone district’s superintendent of police following the death of a man in judicial custody. “Due to lack of supervision in the recent incident in Khargone where a man died, we have decided …
  • General Category Commission formed: Madhya Pradesh CM September 12, 2021 2:15 pm Satna (Madhya Pradesh) [India], September 12 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said that the state government has constituted a General Category Commission to plan for the welfare, education and employment of the general …
  • Madhya Pradesh: 10 dengue cases detected in Indore on Saturday, tally for year reaches 122 September 12, 2021 3:17 am Image Source : PTI Madhya Pradesh: 10 dengue cases detected in Indore, tally for year reaches 122   The dengue tally in Indore in Madhya Pradesh for this year reached 122 after 10 cases were detected on Saturday, officials said. They added that efforts …
  • Ganesh Chaturthi: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, wife Sadhna Singh carry idol of Lord Ganesha September 10, 2021 4:15 pm Sep 10, 2021, 07:12PM ISTSource: TOI.inMadhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan with wife Sadhna Singh, carrying an idol of Lord Ganesha to install at his residence on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, in Bhopal on September 10. Ganesh Chaturthi …
  • MS Dhoni to mentor India in T20 World Cup: Madhya Pradesh cricket official Sanjeev Gupta questions BCCI move September 9, 2021 11:42 am Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) life member Sanjeev Gupta has questioned the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for taking the decision to appoint former captain MS Dhoni as the Indian team's mentor for the upcoming T20 World Cup in …