Government releases guidelines to control online and digital media

The Indian Government has issued digital media ethics code and guidelines for online streaming platforms, over the top (OTT) and social media platforms according to which the content involving morphed pictures of women and nudity have to be removed by these media in 24 hours. For this purpose a grievance redressal mechanism will also be […]

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Moody’s projects a positive 13.7 per cent growth for India in FY 22

Global rating agency Moody’s has revised India’s growth projection for the current financial year (FY22) from its earlier estimate of 10.5 per cent to 13.5 per cent. Moody’s has mentioned that Indian economy has rebounded quickly from the stringent lockdowns due to which the country experienced steepest fall in its GDP in the second quarter […]

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Govt. of India approves construction of 56,368 New Houses under PMAY (U)

In the recently held 53rd meeting of Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee, the government has approved construction of 56,368 New Houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY-U) Mission. The meeting was attended by 11 States/Union Territories. Speaking on the occasion, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) Secretary Durga Shankar Mishra asked the states and […]

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Government launches Rs. 125217.62 crore fund for food subsidy with more to follow

The Government has rolled out a massive sum of Rs 125217.62 crore towards food subsidy while it aims to release Rs 297196.52 crore more in the current financial year. The effort is aimed at benefitting the farmers and among this designated amount Rs. 116653.96 crore will go in PFMS for Punjab and Haryana will receive […]

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Amazon India announces manufacturing Electronic Devices in India

Minister for Electronics and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad said being an attractive investment destination, India is poised to become a major player in IT products and electronics industry in global supply chain. He was discussing a range of issues related to digital sector, in a virtual interaction with Head of Amazon India Amit Agarwal. […]

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Gadkari rolls out India’s first diesel to CNG converted tractor

With aim to ascertain increased income for the farmers, the government is not only focussing at creating job opportunities in rural India, but it’s also looking at technological innovations to lower their costs. Moving ahead with this approach, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari launched India’s first Diesel-converted CNG Tractor in a launch ceremony […]

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Food processing sector received a remarkable USD 904.7 Million FDI in 2019-20

On the back of a transparent and liberal policy framework to attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the country, the food processing sector has been able to garner USD 904.7 Million FDI in 2019-20 in comparison to USD 628.24 Million in 2018-19. According to World Investment Report 2020 released by United Nations Conference on Trade […]

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Ready for discussion with farmers, Govt assures continuation of MSP and APMC Mandis

Speaking in Rajya Sabha to thank the President for his address, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi also assured the agitating farmers that the new farm laws will not undermine APMC Mandis and that affordable ration scheme will also continue for the poor. Welcoming constructive criticism of any new idea, he said to alleviate grievances of […]

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Indian foreign exchange reserves grows to record USD 590.18 billion

India’s Forex reserves have risen by 4.85 billion US Dollars to touch a record high of 590.18 billion dollars in the week ended January 29. Forex reserves rose on account of an increase in foreign currency assets (FCA), a major component of the overall reserves.While the FCA increased by 5.03 billion dollars to 547.22 billion […]

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