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Encounter in Kashmir’s Shopian
One unidentified terrorist killed in an encounter between security forces and terrorists in Shopian district of South Kashmir. Operation is still going on, says J&K Police.
Under the National Food Security Act, every member of a family who is poor but does not have a ration card will get… https://t.co/v3JFSoiFAi
— ANI (@ANI) 1597835384000
EU and Britain resume talks, deal still weeks away
British chief negotiator David Frost and his EU counterpart, Michel Barnier, dined together on Tuesday ahead of the talks, which have snagged on the issues of fishing rights in British waters and ensuring state aid preserves fair competition. “The state aid part of the level playing field and fisheries remain the main hurdles. If this moves, everything else will fall into place,” said an EU diplomat.
Gold declines by Rs 640, silver plunges Rs 3,112
Merit list of Common Entrance Test (CET) will remain valid for 3 years during which the candidate can apply for jobs in different sectors depending upon his aptitude and preferences
– Union Minister Jitendra Singh
Union Cabinet approves one-time relaxation to Power Finance Corporation & Rural Electrification Corporation for ext… https://t.co/07XFs8QjGX
— ANI (@ANI) 1597830139000
India building new road to Ladakh
In an effort to rush troops and tanks to the Pakistan and China front in Ladakh without being observed by the enemy, India is working on making a new road from Manali to Leh, which will provide the third link between the high altitude mountainous Union Territory (UT) and the rest of the country.
Cabinet okays common body for entrance tests
The Cabinet has approved the setting up of the National Recruitment Agency to conduct Common Eligibility Test for recruiters
Government to lease out airports
Cabinet approves proposal for leasing out Jaipur, Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram airports through public-private partnership, said Prakash Javadekar.
Belarus opposition urges EU to reject vote
The exiled head of Belarus’s opposition urged European leaders to reject President Alexander Lukashenko’s “fraudulent” re-election ahead of an emergency EU summit on Wednesday.
Draft EIA notification ‘deeply anti-democratic’: Jairam Ramesh
Ramesh also asserted that Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar saw his job as being an accelerator for project clearances and not as a the guardian/protector of India’s natural resources.
CCEA approves increase in sugarcane FRP to Rs 285/quintal
The FRP, which is determined under Sugarcane (Control) Order, 1966, is the minimum price that sugar mills have to pay to sugarcane farmers.
Gold futures decline on low spot demand
The yellow metal for December delivery eased by Rs 339, or 0.63 per cent, to Rs 53,430 per 10 gram in 2,461 lots.
OPEC+ meets to review compliance with oil cuts
Compliance with the cuts was seen at 95% to 97% in July, according to OPEC+ sources and a draft report (Reuters)
Prashant Bhushan files application to defer hearing
In his contempt case before the Supreme Court, Bhushan says he intends to file review within the limitation period of 30 days.
Leeway for discoms:
Breaking :- Cabinet approves one- time relaxation in working capital lending limit to discoms fixed under UDAY. Ben… https://t.co/csvZQgM8qP
— Sarita C Singh (@SaritasinghET) 1597826096000
PC questions PM-CARES:
Who are the donors who gave Rs 3076 crore in the first five days in March 2020? Do they include Chinese firms? Wh… https://t.co/Hr9sInUgOO
— P. Chidambaram (@PChidambaram_IN) 1597810334000
‘Maintain reform momentum to reverse economic slowdown’
“Countries that invest in sectoral reforms — infrastructure, labour, land and human capital — and ensure that their national systems are connected to global value chains are more able to respond to uncertainties and are better placed to take advantage of any global shifts. Investing in these areas will give India the ability to navigate these uncertainties and be more competitive as the world emerges from the pandemic,” said Junaid Ahmad, World Bank Country Director in India.
Yogi orders action in bus hijack case
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has sought a report on the ‘bus hijack’ incident that took place in Agra on Wednesday morning when representatives of a finance company drove off with 34 passengers due to the non-payment of EMIs.
India’s pharma market to grow by 12-14% in three years
India’s domestic pharmaceuticals market is expected to grow by 12 to 14 per cent in the next three years while the export market may grow by 8 to 14 per cent, according to a new report by professional services firm KPMG.
Former cricketer G Kasturirangan dies of heart attack
Rahul targets job losses:
पिछले 4 महीनों में क़रीब 2 करोड़ लोगों ने नौकरियाँ गँवायी हैं। 2 करोड़ परिवारों का भविष्य अंधकार…