Telangana government introduces Rs 5 lakh life insurance cover for handloom weavers

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], August 7 (ANI): On the occasion of National Handloom Day on Sunday, the Telangana government introduced the Nethanna Beema scheme for handloom weavers under which they will get Rs 5 lakh life insurance cover.

Updated: Aug 08, 2022 00:16 IST

NITI Aayog meet: Punjab demands MSP for farmers, Chhattisgarh asks for GST compensation

New Delhi [India], August 7 (ANI): From farmers' plight to GST revenue, chief Ministers of States raised several issues in the 7th Governing Council meeting of NITI Aayog, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and held in the national capital on Sunday.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 23:50 IST

G Kishan Reddy slams KCR for skipping NITI Aayog meeting, says TRS will lose in upcoming elections

New Delhi [India], August 7 (ANI): Union Minister G Kishan Reddy on Sunday lashed out at Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao at the 7th Governing Council Meeting of NITI Aayog for skipping the meeting, stating that TRS is scared of losing the upcoming elections and that's why it is making false allegations against PM Narendra Modi.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 23:40 IST

PM Modi pays tribute to India's rich cultural diversity on occasion of National Handloom Day

New Delhi [India], August 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid tribute to India's rich cultural diversity and all those working to celebrate India's artistic traditions on the occasion of National Handloom Day.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 23:33 IST

PM Modi congratulates Nikhat Zareen for winning Gold medal in Women's 50kg Boxing at CWG 2020

New Delhi [India], August 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Nikhat Zareen for winning the Gold medal in Women's 50kg Boxing at Commonwealth Games, 2022.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 23:32 IST

UP CM Yogi Adityanath meets Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi

New Delhi [India], August 7 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the national capital.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 23:31 IST

Fire breaks out in slums in Mumbai

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 7 (ANI): A massive fire broke out in the slums in Mumbai's Reay road area on Sunday evening.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 23:24 IST

I-Day preparation: Delhi Police assesses alertness of personnel, plants 4 'dummy IEDs'

New Delhi [India], August 7 (ANI): To assess the preparation and alertness of the force ahead of Independence Day, Delhi Police planned a mock exercise in the central district on Sunday.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 23:21 IST

India records 2423 new Covid-19 cases, highest in last 6 and a half months

New Delhi [India], August 7 (ANI): India On Sunday saw a surge in the number of Covid-19 cases as the country recorded 2423 new corona cases during the last 24 hours, which is the highest after 3 February, 2668 cases came on 3 February.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 23:08 IST

Delhi: Two held for killing man for resisting robbery

New Delhi [India], August 7 (ANI): Delhi Police on Sunday arrested two persons who allegedly killed a man when the latter resisted their robbery attempt.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 22:52 IST

Kolkata museum firing: Court sends accused CISF personnel to police custody

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], August 7 (ANI): Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court in Kolkata on Sunday sent the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) head constable AK Mishra who allegedly shot dead another CISF personnel in the Indian Museum firing case, to police custody till August 21.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 22:51 IST

Rail project from Delhi to Kashmir amidst Himalayan range is near to completion

New Delhi [India] August 7 (ANI): The central government along with the Indian Railways will soon be opening the Delhi to Kashmir rail route for the public as the project is in its final stage, not only this, but the railway bridge on the Chenab river in district Reasi on the Baramulla railway line is also near to its completion.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 22:50 IST

Great feat, recognition for L&T shipyard, says Def Secy Ajay Kumar on US Navy ship arriving in India

Thiruvallur (Tamil Nadu) [India], August 7 (ANI): Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar on Sunday termed a US Navy ship arriving in India for repairs for the first time ever as a "great feat and recognition for L&T Shipyard".

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 22:41 IST

Assam to focus on increasing export of agricultural goods, says Assam CM Hemanta after meeting with NITI Aayog

New Delhi [India] August 7 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Hemanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday discussed the modernization of the agriculture sector while attending the 7th Governing Council meeting of NITI Aayog in Delhi.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 22:11 IST

Gujarat to uphold position as role model of development, good governance in India: Bhupendra Patel

New Delhi [India], August 7 (ANI): Participating in the NITI Aayog Governing Council meeting, Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel on Sunday expressed his commitment to move forward with a determination to uphold the state as a role model of development and good governance in the country.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 21:55 IST

Dhami participates in 7th meeting of NITI Aayog Governing Council

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], August 7 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Sunday participated in the 7th meeting of the Governing Council of the NITI Aayog held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 21:33 IST

India witnessing democratisation of aviation industry, expects 40 cr air travellers in next 4 years: Scindia

New Delhi [India], August 7 (ANI): Highlighting the transformation of India's civil aviation industry, Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday said India is witnessing the democratisation of the aviation industry and the country expects to reach 40 crore air travellers in next four years.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 21:28 IST

BSF foils smuggling bid, seizes 85 cattle on India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya

East Jaintia Hills (Meghalaya) [India], August 7 (ANI): Border Security Force (BSF) seized 85 cattle from the India-Bangladesh border areas in Meghalaya in the last 24 hours.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 20:50 IST

CWG 2022: PM Modi, President Murmu and Union Minister Anurag Thakur congratulates Indian women's hockey team on winning Bronze

New India [India], August 7 (ANI): President Droupadi Murmu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur took to Twitter on Sunday to congratulate the Indian women's hockey team for claiming the bronze medal in the Commonwealth Games 2022 (CWG22).

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 20:49 IST

Delhi Police bust International immigration racket involved in duping people on the pretext of sending them to foreign shores

New Delhi [india] August 7 (ANI): A man allegedly involved in arranging a forged passport with the help of his two accomplices were arrested by Delhi Police on Sunday at the Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Updated: Aug 07, 2022 20:45 IST