Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sammaan Yojana to all farmers

PIB Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired his first cabinet meeting of his second tenure. The Cabinet has approved extension of Prime Minister Kisan Sammaan yojana to all farmers. Earlier the benefit of this scheme was applicable to farmers having two hectacre land. Briefing reporters after the cabinet meeting in New Delhi, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said, now nearly 14Continue reading “Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sammaan Yojana to all farmers”

BHEL Net profit up 50.7% to Rs 1,215 crore in FY19

The public sector giant Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has posted a quantum jump in profits and has recommended a final dividend of 60% during the financial year 2018 – 19. During the year, the company achieved a profit before tax (PBT) of Rs. 2,058 crore, compared to a PBT of Rs. 1,585 Crore duringContinue reading “BHEL Net profit up 50.7% to Rs 1,215 crore in FY19”

UNSG:India valuable partner of UN

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has described India as a very valuable partner of the United Nations and that he looks forward to working with the new government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General has said this at the daily press briefing on Guterres’ message for Prime Minister ModiContinue reading “UNSG:India valuable partner of UN”

Suicide car bomb hits Kabul

Afghanistan, seven people were feared killed in a suicide car bomb explosion early today in an eastern neighbourhood of the capital Kabul. The attacker struck in the eastern Yakatot neighbourhood, where U.S. and NATO forces maintain complexes as well as facilities operated by the Afghan National Security Forces. Kabul police chief spokesman Firdous Faramaz, couldContinue reading “Suicide car bomb hits Kabul”

India: UNSC reform process slow

India has criticised the slow pace of UN Security Council reform process. The adoption of opaque methodologies, non-attribution of assertions and obfuscation of references by the member states are attributed to block the early reform of the world body. India’s Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin said that the document co-chairs produced on the meetings of theContinue reading “India: UNSC reform process slow”

PM Modi meets leaders of BIMSTEC

DD News Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds bilateral meetings with visiting leaders of BIMSTEC countries and Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth. In the first of a series of bilateral meetings with foreign leaders, Prime Minister had a warm meeting with President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena, at Hyderabad House in New Delhi. ExternalContinue reading “PM Modi meets leaders of BIMSTEC”

M6.1 Earthquake – Mindanao, Philippines

Preliminary Report Magnitude 6.1 Date-Time 31 May 2019 10:12:32 UTC 31 May 2019 18:12:32 near epicenter 31 May 2019 14:12:32 standard time in your timezone Location 6.264N 126.552E Depth 90 km Distances 42.7 km (26.5 mi) ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines 84.9 km (52.6 mi) SSE of Mati, Philippines 92.2 km (57.2 mi) SE of Lupon,Continue reading “M6.1 Earthquake – Mindanao, Philippines”

Amit Shah Home, Rajnath Singh gets Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will retain DoPT, Atomic Energy as well as all important policy issues and portfolios not allocated. Modi was sworn in on Thursday as prime minister for a second term, helming a 58-member team of ministers, including him and BJP president Amit Shah who makes his debut in the Central government. NirmalaContinue reading “Amit Shah Home, Rajnath Singh gets Defence”

Naresh, can we get your thoughts on this?

Naresh — Earlier this month, we celebrated two years of Onward Together — and now, we want your thoughts on where we should invest in year three. Our partner organizations are taking on the big issues that we face, from making our government more diverse to ensuring everyone has access to the polls. They’re organizingContinue reading “Naresh, can we get your thoughts on this?”


  NMDC’S 4TH QUARTER RESULTS NMDC has produced and sold 32.36 million tonnes of iron ore during 2018-19 against production of 35.58 million tonnes and sales of 36.08 million tonnes during previous year. The Company’s turnover for the year 2018-19 is Rs. 12,153 crore against Rs. 11,615 crore during 2017-18, registering a growth of 5%. NMDC’s Profit Before Tax (PBT)Continue reading “NMDC’S 4TH QUARTER RESULTS”