Month: March 2022

Ukraine crisis | Russia continues
World

Ukraine crisis | Russia continues to pound Chernihiv

Britain’s defense ministry says Russia continues to pound Chernihiv in northern Ukraine, despite Moscow’s claim to have scaled back its offensive around that city and Kyiv. The Ministry of Defense says significant Russian shelling and missile strikes have continued. It said on Thursday that Russian forces continue to hold positions to the east and west […]

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India cuts coal supply inventories
Economy News

India cuts coal supply, inventories slump as power demand surges

India has cut coal supplies to the non-power sector and put on hold plans to increase the number of fuel auctions for utilities due to a slump in inventories at state government-owned utilities even as demand for electricity surges. The supply cuts come months after India’s most crippling coal shortage in recent years led to […]

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Goa cabinet decides to provide 3 cooking gas cylinders
Economy News

Goa cabinet decides to provide 3 cooking gas cylinders free to households

The Goa government has said it will provide three cooking gas cylinders free of cost to households in the coastal state, as promised by the BJP in its election manifesto. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant announced on Monday after chairing the first meeting of the new cabinet, comprising him and eight other ministers. In a tweet […]

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Around 17 lakh people visited India Pavilion at Dubai Expo: Anurag Thakur
India

Around 17 lakh people visited India Pavilion at Dubai Expo: Anurag Thakur

Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur on Sunday said that around 17 lakh people visited the Indian Pavilion at Dubai Expo 2020. The information and broadcasting minister is in Dubai to participate in the Indian Pavilion at Dubai Expo 2020. “People have gathered in huge numbers to witness India Pavilion at Dubai Expo. People are excited to watch Indian exhibitions including Yoga, Ayurveda, tourism, […]

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COVID-19: Gujarat govt collected Rs 249 crore from over 36 lakh mask rule violators
India

COVID-19: Gujarat govt collected Rs 249 crore from over 36 lakh mask rule violators in two years

Gujarat police have collected Rs 249 crore as fine in the last two years from over 36 lakh people, who were found roaming without wearing masks amid the coronavirus pandemic, the state government has informed the legislative assembly. Responding to a set of questions raised by a Congress MLA during the Question Hour on Thursday, […]

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India records 4 184 fresh COVID-19 cases
Health

India records 4,184 fresh COVID-19 cases, 104 deaths in last 24 hours

India reported 4,184 new COVID-19 cases on March 10, bringing down the tally of active coronavirus cases below 45,000 across the country. With the fresh cases, the total tally of COVID-19 cases in the country now stands at 4,29,80,067,  according to the Union Health Ministry data updated today at 8:00 am. A total of 104 COVID-19 deaths were […]

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India to resume regular international flight
India

India to resume regular international flight operations from March 27

The Civil Aviation Ministry on March 8 announced that it will resume regular international flight operations from March 27. “After having recognized the increased vaccination coverage across the globe and in consultation with the stakeholders, the Government of India has decided to resume scheduled commercial international passenger services to/from India from 27.03.2022, i.e. start of […]

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Russian Belarusian hackers target Ukraine
International

Russian, Belarusian hackers target Ukraine in phishing, Google says

Alphabet Inc’s Google said it has seen Russian hackers well-known to law enforcement, including FancyBear, engaging in espionage, phishing campaigns, and other attacks targeting Ukraine and its European allies in recent weeks. Google’s Threat Analysis Group, which focuses on disrupting computer hackers and issuing warnings about them to users, said in a blog post on […]

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GST Council
Economy News

GST Council may consider raising lowest slab to 8%, rationalise tax slabs

The GST Council in its next meeting may look at raising the lowest tax slab to 8 per cent, from 5 per cent, and prune the exemption list in the Goods and Services Tax regime as it looks to increase revenues and do away with states’ dependence on Centre for compensation, sources said on Sunday. A panel […]

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More than 7,400 Indians are expected to be brought back to India from Ukraine's neighboring countries on special flights
India

Operation Ganga: Over 7400 Indians expected to be brought back over the next two days

More than 7,400 Indians are expected to be brought back to India from Ukraine’s neighboring countries on special flights in the next two days, the Civil Aviation Ministry said on March 3. Operation Ganga which is India’s evacuation program for its citizens stranded in Ukraine began on February 22 and has brought back over 6200 […]

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