Press Information Bureau: News

CBSE releases 10, 12 Board schedule: Details here

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the date sheet for the exams of Classes 10 and 12.

17 Feb 2022

Government of India

'Fallacious': Centre slams paper claiming higher COVID-19 deaths in India

The central government on Thursday rejected a research paper claiming that India had a much higher COVID-19 death toll than officially reported.

26 May 2021

Coronavirus

#FakeNewsAlert: Nobel laureate claiming COVID-19-vaccination will kill people is untrue

A viral message doing the rounds on social media and messaging platforms claims that French virologist and Nobel Prize laureate Luc Montagnier said people who have been vaccinated for the coronavirus will die within two years.

03 May 2020

Twitter

Do not fall for fake COVID-19 relief schemes, warns government

The spread of COVID-19 - the worst public health crisis of our time - has triggered a wave of misinformation around the world.

06 Apr 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Viral message about phased lockdown extension by WHO is fake

Misinformation about a phased extension of the lockdown in India has been doing the rounds on social media.

06 Apr 2020

Prime Minister

#ScamAlert: Don't let fake 'PM CARES' donation links fool you

The spread of coronavirus (and the fear stemming from it) has led fraudsters on a hacking spree.

04 Apr 2020

Haryana

Government advises against alcohol-based sanitizers while lighting diyas on Sunday

Ahead of the lights-out event on Sunday, the government has issued an advisory against the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers while lighting lamps and candles.

30 Mar 2020

Narendra Modi

Dismissing reports, government says no plan to extend 21-day lockdown

Discrediting media reports that suggested the 21-day lockdown of the nation will be extended, Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Monday said the government, led by BJP, has no such plans.

29 Jan 2020

Ministry of AYUSH

Coronavirus: Netizens slam AYUSH Ministry for recommending Ayurveda, Unani

As a novel coronavirus outbreak continues to rapidly spread throughout China and other nations, India's AYUSH Ministry on Wednesday issued a health advisory for the viral infection.

07 Dec 2018

India

#CareerBytes: Top 5 mobile apps for UPSC preparation

The UPSC Civil Services Examination is one of the most challenging exams and cracking it isn't easy without right preparation.

26 Nov 2018

India

Veteran screenwriter Salim Khan to receive Special Award at IFFI

Legendary screenwriter Salim Khan will be honored with IFFI Special Award for his lifetime contribution to cinema.

19 Nov 2018

India

#CareerBytes: Top 5 mobile apps for UPSC preparation

The UPSC Civil Services Examination is one of the most challenging exams and cracking it isn't easy without right preparation.

14 Oct 2018

India

#CareerBytes: List of government websites to follow for UPSC preparation

The Indian Civil Services exam, commonly referred to as the IAS exam, is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) each year.

03 Oct 2018

India

UPSC: Top apps and websites to crack the IAS exam

The Indian Civil Services exam, commonly referred to as the IAS exam, is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) each year.

02 Sep 2018

India

#CareerBytes: Preparing for IAS? Here are 6 online-courses for you

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most premier civil service of the country.

05 Aug 2018

India

#CareerBytes: Preparing for IAS? Here are 6 online-courses for you

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most premier civil service of the country.

#CareerBytes: Preparing for IAS? Here are 6 online-courses for you

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most premier civil service of the country.

28 Jun 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Finance ministry approves Rs. 1.07 lakh crore for metro-rail projects

The Finance Ministry has given 'in-principle' approval to metro rail projects in Kanpur, Bhopal, Indore, Agra and the phase IV of Delhi Metro, amounting to Rs. 1.07 lakh crore, multiple reports said.

21 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

PIB's YouTube channel unblocked right after Modi's Yoga Day program

The YouTube channel of the Press Information Bureau (PIB) is finally up and running again after being blocked for nearly week.

29 May 2018

Narendra Modi

5 times when Modi's PR machinery overworked

It's widely known that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a knack for photo-ops, roadshows and breaking security protocol.

18 May 2018

Smriti Irani

IIS officers hope new I&B minister will reverse Irani's orders

Following the removal of Smriti Irani as the Information and Broadcasting minister, the association of Indian Information Service (IIS) officers now wants her orders of mass transfers that were initiated in November 2017 to be reversed.

03 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Smriti Irani releases circular on 'fake news', PMO withdraws it

Hours after the I&B Ministry issued a controversial circular to curb fake news, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has withdrawn it.

03 Apr 2018

India

India cracks down on journalists producing fake news

To check the spread of fake news, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting announced on Monday that journalists found guilty of producing or broadcasting it would lose their accreditation with the Press Information Bureau.

14 Sep 2016

Narendra Modi

Government introduces automated system to manage negative press items

Modi government has decided to follow an 'automated system' which will focus on perception-management and will keep top-ministry officials on their toes.

10 Aug 2016

India

BSF camp near Imphal witnesses another Bomb blast

An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) detonated close to the Border Security Forces camp in the village of Moriangpurel, Imphal, Manipur.