The cyclonic storm “DAYE” over south Odisha and its neighbourhood has moved west-northwestwards with a speed of about 26 kilometres per hour and weakened into a deep depression.  AIR correspondent reports as the cyclonic storm crossed Odisha coast, heavy downpour occurred in the southern and south-west region of the State, raising the water level of
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Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu has ordered a safety audit of all scheduled airlines and airports, amid recent incidents related to the safety of passengers. AIR correspondent reports, the Minister has directed officials concerned to immediately prepare a comprehensive safety audit plan, which involves assessment of safety parameters of all scheduled airlines, aerodromes, flying training
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World Bank Board has endorsed an ambitious five-year Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for India, which aligns with New Delhi’s objectives of high, sustainable and inclusive growth. The move is aimed at supporting India’s transition to a higher middle-income country by addressing some of its key development priorities such as resource efficient and inclusive growth, job
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the country has achieved all-round development during the past four years of NDA rule as reflected by strong macroeconomic fundamentals.  Speaking at the foundation laying ceremony of India International Convention and Expo Centre (IICC) in New Delhi, he said the NDA government at the centre has established an
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The Trump administration has praised India for its significant counter terrorism acts and said Pakistan-based militant groups continued their terror attacks in the country.  In its annual ‘Country Report on Terrorism’ the US State Department said the Indian leadership has expressed resolve to prevent terrorist attacks domestically and to bring to justice the perpetrators of
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The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has approved a new scheme- Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojna for Insured Persons covered under the Employees’ State Insurance Act.  This scheme is a relief payable in cash directly to their Bank Account in case of unemployment and while they search for new engagement. The decision was taken at
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of India International Convention and Expo Centre, IICC, at Dwarka  in New Delhi today. According to an official release, the facilities provided at the centre will be at par with the best in the world in size and quality, offering setting for international and national events,
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President Ram Nath Kovind has Promulgated an Ordinance banning the practice of instant triple talaq. This was  stated by the Ministry of Law and Justice in a Gazette notification late last evening.  Earlier, Union Cabinet had approved an Ordinance yesterday making instant triple talaq a punishable offence with a three-year jail term. Talking  to reporters,
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