Monday, July 13, 2020

Governance Watch

Moody’s rates India positive from stable

Global ratings agency Moody's has enhanced India's sovereign rating to positive from stable, expecting positive steps from policy-makers to spur growth and put the country ahead of peers -- a development that finance ministry said was significant. In a statement...

Modi announces higher compensation to farmers for crop loss

Finally, there seems to be a good news for Indian farmers as Prime Minister Narendra Modi announces higher compensation to those who face uncertain crop damage due to unseasonal rain and hailstorm. This move would ease the criteria for...

India to end Yemen air evacuation ops today

After evacuating about 4,000 Indians and 235 nationals from 26 foreign countries from worn-torn Yemen, India has decided to end the air evacuation operation today. India has extended the air evacuation programme of stranded nationals from Yemen till today, following a rescue request...

Defence Minister undocks first indigenously-built Scorpene submarine

 Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar has launched the first indigenously-built Scorpene submarine at the Mazagaon Dockyard Ltd in Mumbai. The first of six French-designed Scorpene submarines was launched for initiating the process for extensive trials. The diesel-electric submarines are being built at...

China expresses interest to link Silk Road plans with India’s Mausam

China has expressed its readiness to work with India to link its ambitious Maritime Silk Road plans with India’s ‘Mausam’ project with the aim to address New Delhi’s strategic concerns and derive “common benefits”. Ahead of this week’s annual Defence...

Modi launches India’s first air quality index

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched India's first air quality index to monitor pollution level at the two-day conference of State Environment and Forest Ministers. The conference, attended by state environment and forest ministers, is seen as a final step in consulting states on making...

Akhilesh Yadav inaugurates thermal power plant station in UP

Uttar Pradesh CM, Akhilesh Yadav inaugurated the 500 megawatt Unit-1 of Anpara D thermal power station in the state. This is the first power plant in the public sector set up in UP after a gap of over two...

Govt. moves Supreme Court on Jat reservation

The central government has moved the apex court for seeking review of its March 17 verdict setting aside a 2014 notification of the last government which had included Jats in the central list of the Other Backward Classes (OBC)...

India welcomes agreement over Iran on nuclear programme

India has welcomed the understanding reached between Iran and the E3+3 on the nuclear issue in Lausanne. China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States form the E3+3. A significant step seems to have been taken with...

PM asks RBI to prepare 20 yr road map for Financial Inclusion

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the Reserve Bank of India to prepare a 20-year roadmap for deepening financial inclusion in the country. Modi was present during the function to commemorate the completion of 80 years of RBI when...
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Kerala brings ordinance to defer Government employees’ salary

In the wake of the financial crisis created by the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Kerala government had decided to defer the payment...

Kerala announces Rs. 3,000 crores agriculture revival package

In a bid to ensure food security and employment generation, Kerala today announced a Rs. 3,000 crores package for the revival of the agriculture...