Centre enhances monetary allowances for Gallantry Award winners :- The Government has enhanced the monetary allowances for the Gallantry Award winners vide notification dated 04 December 2017.
PM in Gujarat poll battlefield :- During his Gujarat rallies, the PM also drew a contrast between himself and the Congress over how he has never taken or not taken any decision keeping elections in mind.
Congress exposed over Sibal Ayodhya plea? :- Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on the warpath today in Gujarat during his election rallies.He attacked both the Congress and its leader Kapil Sibal for the stand he took on Tuesday in the Supreme Court during the Ayodhya dispute hearing.
Fortis case: Panel indicts hospital; Not death but murder, says minister :- A panel probing allegations of overcharging against a Gurgaon hospital regarding a case in which a 7-year-old girl died of dengue has found “several irregularities” following which the Haryana government is planning to lodge an FIR.
Sunni Waqf Board accuses Kapil Sibal for wrong statement :- Just a day after, Supreme Court adjourned the hearing of various appeals filed in the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute case to Feb 8, reactions from across the board began pouring in.
UP first state to endorse Centre’s triple talaq draft bill :- Uttar Pradesh becomes the first state to endorse the Centre’s draft bill that makes instant triple talaq a cognisable and non-bailable offence.
Bombay High Court strikes down petitions challenging RERA :- The HC said a majority of the tribunal members must be judges or judicial officers.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates 12th Annual convention of central information commission :- Addressing the gathering, the Vice President stressed on maintaining transparency and accountability in public life. He also said that sharing of information strengthens democracy.
Supreme Court to hear pleas on deportation of Rohingyas to Myanmar on Jan 31, 2018 :- Two Rohingya immigrants had approached the court opposing the Centre’s decision to deport over 40,000 refugees who came to India after escaping from Myanmar due to widespread discrimination and violence against the community in the Rakhine state.
Female officers of Afghan air force, military off to India :- Ambassador of India Manpreet Vohra addressed the Officers prior to their departure.
Nation pays tribute to Babasaheb Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar :- Dr Ambedkar is remembered for his triumphant struggle against age-old social discrimination against Dalits, women and labour classes.
India successfully launches surface-to-air missile Akash :- The Surface to Air Missile AKASH with indigenous radio frequency seeker against target Banshee, has been successfully launched from the Launch Complex-III at ITR Chandipur on Tuesday.
Cyclone Ockhi: J P Nadda speaks to Gujarat, Tamil Nadu health ministers :- The Union Health Minister also directed the officials in his ministry to stay in touch with the state health departments for any assistance. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Cyclone Ockhi weakens, may not hit Gujarat :- The IMD release said that the deep depression would bring light to moderate rain in several parts of state for the next three days as the sea condition would remain rough for the next 18 hours.
Ayodhya case: Supreme Court to hear appeals in February, 2018 :- A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ashok Bhushan and S A Najeeb also asked the Advocates on Record of appeals to sit together and ensure that all the requisite documents are translated, filed and numbered before the apex court Registry
PM attacks Congress for linking Ram temple matter with elections :- Prime Minister Narendra Modi continued his campaign in Gujarat with just 3 days to go before the first phase of polling on 9th of December.
Trump announcement on Jerusalem tonight :- The Palestinians and the Israelis have contrasting reactions to the possible move by the united states to recognise Jerusalem as the capital city of Israel. While the Palestinians are seething with rage and a sense of betrayal, Israelis have welcomed the move.
Arab leaders warn US President Trump against moving embassy to Jerusalem :- Arab leaders have warned US President Donald Trump that moving the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem could have dangerous repercussions.
Nepal President appeals voters to enthusiastically participate in elections :- President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari has appealed the people of Nepal to enthusiastically participate in second and final phase of parliamentary and provincial elections to be held tomorrow.
Plot to assasinate UK PM Theresa May foiled: Sky News :- Police believe that the plan was to launch some sort of improvised explosive device at the Prime Minister’s residence at Downing Street and in the ensuing chaos to attack and kill Theresa May.
Nepal Elections: Preparations for final phase completed :- Elaborate security arrangements have been made for free, fair and peaceful elections.
Donald Trump’s Jerusalem calls spark warnings from Arab leaders :- Trump is scheduled to deliver remarks and White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said he was “pretty solid” in his thinking on the issue. Meanwhile, Turkey has threatened to cut off ties with israel over the move even as France, the European Union and the Arab League have also spoken out to express concern.
International Solar Alliance becomes treaty-based international intergovernmental organisation :- India’s global initiative International Solar Alliance (ISA), becomes a treaty-based international intergovernmental organisation.
Finance Minister holds 3rd Pre-Budget Consultative Committee meeting :- The 3rd meeting of Pre-Budget Consultative Committee held in New Delhi. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, chaired the meet, with stake-holders groups from Industry and Trade in connection with the forthcoming Union Budget 2018-19.
RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6%, maintains neutral policy stance :- RBI Governor Urjit Patel said that the recent reforms undertaken will help pick up the rate of growth.He said that Bank recapitalization plan is a reform as well as recap package.
Government unviels mid-term review of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 :- The Commerce and Industry Minister said the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) incentive rate will be raised by 2 percent across the board for labour intensive/MSME sectors.
Youngsters guide Sri Lanka to draw, India claim series :- Sri Lanka’s unheralded youngsters, led by Dhananjaya De Silva, cashed in on the ineffectiveness of Indian spinners, holding on for a draw in the third Test even as the home team collected its ninth successive series victory in New Delhi today.
International Olympic Committee bans Russia from 2018 winter Olympics :- It follows an investigation into allegations of state-sponsored doping at the 2014 Games hosted by Russia in Sochi.
China to establish robot station on moon :- In support of the lunar landing programme, China will launch a carrier rocket with a 100-ton-plus payload for the first time by about 2030, the report quoted a report of the symposium published on the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the central cabinet.
India remembers Babasaheb Ambedkar on his death anniversary :- The nation is remembering the architect of the Indian Constitution and Bharat Ratna Dr. B R Ambedkar on his 62nd death anniversary.