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Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley launches web portal for MSME banking credit space
The loans are undertaken without human intervention till sanction and or disbursement stage. The Portal sets a new benchmark in loan processing and reduces the turnaround time from 20-25 days to
59 minutes. Subsequent to the principle approval, the loan will be disbursed in 7-8 working days.
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih wins Maldives Presidential Election 2018: In Detail
Maldives, an island country, has been caught in a geopolitical struggle between China, India and the West. As soon as the results were declared, messages of congratulations from major countries including the United States and India among others began to pour in; however, China has not yet reacted to the outcome of the election.
President Ram Nath Kovind confers National Sports Awards 2018
The Ministry received a large number of nominations for these awards this year. The nominations were considered by the Selection Committees consisting of a former Olympian, Arjuna Awardees, Dronacharya Awardees, Dhyan Chand Awardees, Sport
Journalists, Experts and sports administrators.
Health Minister J P Nadda announced that 1000 people have been benefited on the first day after the launch of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY). The scheme was started by Prime Minister
Narendra Modi from Ranchi in Jharkhand on September 23, 2018.
The state of Andhra Pradesh has topped the ‘Ease of Living Index’ rankings launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. It was followed by Odisha and Madhya Pradesh.
Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, MP awarded best-performing states in ’Ease of Living Index’ 2018
18 hrs agoThe state of Andhra Pradesh has topped the ‘Ease of Living Index’ rankings launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. It was followed by Odisha and Madhya Pradesh. The three states were awarded best-performing states at the National Dissemination Workshop on September 24.
Supreme Court constitutes committee to look into jail reforms
21 hrs agoThe Supreme Court on August 27 had reserved its order on the issue of constituting a committee to deal with issues pertaining to jails and suggest reforms for prisons across the country. The bench was hearing a matter relating to inhuman conditions in 1, 382 prisons across India.
MPs, MLAs cannot be restricted from practicing law: Supreme Court
In December 2017, petitioner Upadhyay had addressed a letter to Manan Kumar Mishra, Chairman of Bar Council of India, seeking banning of MPs and MLAs from practicing law. The letter reiterated the decision rendered by the Supreme Court in the case of Dr. Haniraj L. Chulani v. Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa, 1996, wherein it was held that a person qualified to be an Advocate, would not be admitted if he is in full-time or part-time service.
Political candidates cannot be disqualified on basis of criminal charges: Supreme Court
22 hrs agoThe Supreme Court has ruled that candidates cannot be disqualified from contesting elections merely because charges have been framed against them in a criminal case. The court also directed the legislature to consider framing a law to ensure decriminalisation of politics.
Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger resign
1 day agoSocial network giant Facebook acquired Instagram in 2012 for USD 1 billion, when the photo-sharing site was used by around 30 million people. Since then, Instagram's reach has advanced with more than one billion users and has been widely considered as one of
Facebook's most successful acquisitions.
India has only 19 judges per 10 lakh people: Law Ministry
The Union Law Ministry had prepared a document in March 2018, as per which India has 19 judges per 10 lakh people on an average. The document reveals that while the subordinate courts have a shortage of 5748 judicial officers, the 24 high courts face 406 vacancies.
PM Modi inaugurates Sikkim's first-ever airport
Sikkim’s first-ever airport was inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 24, 2018 at Pakyong. The development is a historic occasion for the entire northeast region of India. The airport is situated around 60 km from the Indo-China border and around 30km away from Sikkim’s capital city, Gangtok.
High-Level Committee recommends completion of stalled housing projects in Noida, Greater Noida
A high-level committee of the Uttar Pradesh Government has come out with recommendations that are aimed at providing a solution to the completion of homes in the stalled projects of Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway.
The Assam government has asserted that no genuine citizen would be excluded from the National Register of Citizens. The state government confirmed that no action on citizenship would be taken against anyone on the basis of the draft NRC.