Socio-economic Impact of Illicit Trade Smugglers switching over to low-risk, high-reward goods


FICCI CASCADE (Committee Against Smuggling and Counterfeiting Activities Destroying the Economy) in association with the National Academy of Customs, Indirect Tax and Narcotics, (NACIN) organized a capacity building programme on the ‘Socio-Economic Impact of Illicit Trade’ on September 26 at NACIN, Faridabad.

The objective was to sensitize officers… Read More

11th Day of Paryatan Parv celebrated across the country

11th Day of Paryatan Parv

India has always been renowned for its rich cultural heritage. India’s glorious past and cultural diversity make a potent blend which attracts millions of tourists each year to its tourist destinations. India’s rich heritage is abundantly reflected in the form of numerous temples, palaces, monuments, forts etc. This has led to an increase in India’s… Read More

Government sending money to Gram Panchyats directly

Rajyavardhan Rathore

Minister of State Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore has said that government has started sending money to Gram Panchyats directly so that they can plan their development works on their own.

Addressing a programme under Sansad Aapke Dwar Programme at Khadav village in Jaipur district, Colonel Rathore said, government is sending money as… Read More

Annapurna Rasoi Yojna opened in 191 urban areas

Annapurna Rasoi Yojna

In Rajasthan, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today in Ajmer opened up the expansion of Annapurna Rasoi Yojna in all the 191 urban areas of the state. On this occasion, Mrs. Raje flagged off 50 Annapurna vans.
Reports that the scheme to provide quality food to the needy of all categories at affordable rates was being implemented in the selected cities and government… Read More

Study says that more than half of police killings not officially documented on US death certificates

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Summary:Official death certificates in the US failed to count more than half of the people killed by police in 2015 — and the problem of undercounting is especially pronounced in lower-income counties and for deaths that are due to Tasers, according to a new study.

Official death certificates in the U.S. failed to count more than half of the people killed… Read More

MHA orders withdrawal of 1,000 Paramilitary Personnel from Darjeeling


The home ministry has ordered withdrawal of as many as 1,000 paramilitary personnel, including 300 women, deployed in Darjeeling to maintain law and order during the agitation for a separate Gorkhaland state.

In a communication, the ministry said seven companies of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), including three women companies, and three companies… Read More

Steel Ministry to organize 2nd Brainstorming Session with stakeholders

Anti-Dumping Duty

Steel sector in India has emerged as a vivid example of sector turnaround in a short span of three years. The industry efforts were supported in equal measure by the Government of India, to provide a level playing field and enabling growth environment.

The Steel Minister, Shri Birender Singh has galvanized the steel industry with his call for ‘Make in Steel… Read More

Selection for the post of Chairman | SAIL


The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) is seeking qualified candidates for the post Chairman, Steel Authority of India Limited(SAIL), a schedule ‘A’ CPSE.

Last Date of Receipt:  07 th December 2017

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Alleged food poisoning in Tejas Express

food poisoning in Tejas

In Tejas Express (train no. 22120) a case of food poisoning was reported on date while on run between Karmali and CSTM. A show cause notice has been served on the catering contractor and strict action is contemplated, if found guilty.

The train departed at 0900 from Karmali and 230 passengers were served breakfast on board. A group of 7 passengers complained of… Read More

South Africa invites Indian investors to explore business opportunities in South Africa

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South Africa was gateway to Africa and markets of more than 200 million consumers. With its diversified industrial sectors, open economy and financial stability, South Africa offers a sound business case for investment and profit, said Mr. Ben Joubert, Deputy High Commissioner of South Africa to India, at an interactive session on ‘Emerging Business … Read More

RBI refuses to clean India mission logo on new currency notes


The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has refused to share details of a decision to put the logo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet project ‘clean India mission’ on the new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 currency notes, citing security concerns among other reasons.Replying to an RTI query, the central bank also did not give a copy of the guidelines on printing… Read More

Run for Clean air Campaign Harbinger of Positive Energy

Run for Clean air

Exhorting the children to spread the message of ‘Clean Air’ throughout the nation, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, said that the “Run for Clean Air” campaign is the harbinger of positive energy for Clean Air.  With Deepawali festivities in the air, Dr. Harsh Vardhan told the gathering of students that… Read More