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Naga Peace talks in rough weather, PM involves IB Director

18 Aug 2020

Naga Peace talks in rough weather, PM involves IB Director

With a threat of derailment looming large over Naga Peace talks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is learned to have roped in Arvind Kumar, the Director of Intelligence Bureau, to steer the conversations in the right direction.

New Android malware can steal your banking credentials, Government warns

30 Jul 2020

New Android malware can steal your banking credentials, Government warns

The cybersecurity agency working for the Government of India has raised alarms over a dangerous new strain of malware on Android.

IPL will run from September 19 to November 8: Reports

24 Jul 2020

IPL will run from September 19 to November 8: Reports

The much-awaited 2020 season of the Indian Premier League will likely take place from September 19 to November 8, in the United Arab Emirates.

Harbhajan explains why Punjab government withdrew his Khel Ratna nomination

19 Jul 2020

Harbhajan explains why Punjab government withdrew his Khel Ratna nomination

Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh explained why the Punjab government withdrew his nomination from Khel Ratna award shortlist.

After major hack, Indian government issues notice to Twitter

19 Jul 2020

After major hack, Indian government issues notice to Twitter

The Government of India has issued a notice to Twitter to get more details around how it became the target of a massive coordinated hack three days ago.

Yogi Adityanath government announces lockdown in Uttar Pradesh: Details here

09 Jul 2020

Yogi Adityanath government announces lockdown in Uttar Pradesh: Details here

The Government of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday announced that a lockdown will be imposed in the state from 10:00 pm on July 10 to 5:00 am on July 13 to curb the spread of the deadly COVID-19.

Kejriwal-Shah meet: Delhi's COVID-19 testing to be tripled

14 Jun 2020

Kejriwal-Shah meet: Delhi's COVID-19 testing to be tripled

The Delhi and the central governments on Sunday held a crucial meeting as the number of coronavirus cases continue to rise in the national capital.

Indian government to decide fate of IPL: Kiren Rijiju

24 May 2020

Indian government to decide fate of IPL: Kiren Rijiju

India's Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju, on Sunday, clarified that any decision regarding the commencement of Indian Premier League (IPL) will be taken by the government.

IPL 2020: Government to issue fresh advisory on April 15

19 Mar 2020

IPL 2020: Government to issue fresh advisory on April 15

India's Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Thursday cleared the air about the upcoming IPL edition.

Is government planning to censor streaming platforms

04 Mar 2020

Is government planning to censor streaming platforms

The clock is ticking fast for streaming platforms in India as the government wants them to finalize a self-regulatory code of conduct in 100 days.

Popular government healthcare schemes you need to know about

16 Jan 2020

Popular government healthcare schemes you need to know about

Lack of access to proper healthcare is a major problem in India, and to address the issue, the government has introduced many healthcare schemes over the years.

To amplify support for CAA, Centre reaches out to Bollywood

05 Jan 2020

To amplify support for CAA, Centre reaches out to Bollywood

In its ongoing scheme to amplify support for the newly-implemented Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government has now reached out to members of Mumbai's glitzy entertainment industry.

UP: 81 students served 1 liter milk, diluted with water

29 Nov 2019

UP: 81 students served 1 liter milk, diluted with water

Just months after Mirzapur's infamous roti-and-salt mid-day meal episode came to light, another case of mismanagement in government's mid-day meal scheme, this time from Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra, has surfaced.

Government junks survey on consumer spending over "data quality issues"

15 Nov 2019

Government junks survey on consumer spending over "data quality issues"

Narendra Modi-led government has decided not to release the official findings of Consumer Survey for the financial year 2017-18, due to "data quality issues."

#CareerBytes: Useful tips to prepare for government job exams

08 Nov 2019

#CareerBytes: Useful tips to prepare for government job exams

Government jobs are a dream for many and are the most preferred option for youngsters in the country.

#CareerBytes: Five mobile apps to track government job openings

04 Nov 2019

#CareerBytes: Five mobile apps to track government job openings

Government jobs are a dream for many and are the most preferred option for youngsters. Finding the right and relevant information about government jobs is very important.

UP Government bans mobile phones in colleges and universities

18 Oct 2019

UP Government bans mobile phones in colleges and universities

The Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh has banned the use of mobile phones in colleges and universities in the state, according to a circular issued by the Directorate of Higher Education in Uttar Pradesh, IANS reported on Friday.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends Justice SA Bobde as his successor

18 Oct 2019

CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends Justice SA Bobde as his successor

On Thursday, in a letter addressed to the Ministry of Law and Justice, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi recommended Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, the senior-most judge of Supreme Court after him, as his successor.

Farooq Abdullah's sister, daughter detained during Srinagar protests

15 Oct 2019

Farooq Abdullah's sister, daughter detained during Srinagar protests

On Tuesday, the police detained several women activists in Srinagar for protesting against the Centre's move to repeal Jammu and Kashmir's special status.

Here's how to file Aadhaar complaints via post, website, phone

05 Oct 2019

Here's how to file Aadhaar complaints via post, website, phone

With so many government welfare schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

Now, no more discounts on credit-card payments at petrol pumps

25 Sep 2019

Now, no more discounts on credit-card payments at petrol pumps

Credit card payments at petrol pumps will not get the 0.75% cashback/discount, starting from October 1.

Enough jobs, but candidates from North-India lack skills: BJP leader

15 Sep 2019

Enough jobs, but candidates from North-India lack skills: BJP leader

The ruling BJP-led central government's blame-game over the ongoing economic slowdown does not seem to end.

Need to update/change Aadhaar details? Here's how to book appointment

05 Sep 2019

Need to update/change Aadhaar details? Here's how to book appointment

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has set up several Aadhaar Seva Kendras (ASKs) in many cities across the country.

Automatic PAN generation for taxpayers using Aadhaar to file ITR

04 Sep 2019

Automatic PAN generation for taxpayers using Aadhaar to file ITR

The Income Tax department will now issue a Permanent Account Number (PAN) to taxpayers using their Aadhaar number to file Income Tax returns, as a new method to link the two databases.

#MotorVehiclesAct2019: Delhi man fined Rs. 23,000 for violating traffic rules

03 Sep 2019

#MotorVehiclesAct2019: Delhi man fined Rs. 23,000 for violating traffic rules

Following the implementation of the new Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill 2019, hefty fines have been issued to thousands of people, across the country.

Received notice from Income-tax department? These could be the reasons

30 Aug 2019

Received notice from Income-tax department? These could be the reasons

Whether favorable or not, you should never ignore a notice from the Income Tax department.

Need to update/correct details in PAN card? Here's the procedure

28 Aug 2019

Need to update/correct details in PAN card? Here's the procedure

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, 10-digit alphanumeric identity allotted to all taxpayers in India by the Income Tax department.

Want to secure Aadhaar? Here's how to lock/unlock its data

26 Aug 2019

Want to secure Aadhaar? Here's how to lock/unlock its data

In a bid to enhance security of users' biometric data, and prevent potential misuse of sensitive personal information, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) launched a service, by which users can "lock/unlock" their biometrics.

Lost/misplaced PAN card? Here's how you can get a duplicate

25 Aug 2019

Lost/misplaced PAN card? Here's how you can get a duplicate

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, 10-digit alphanumeric identity allotted to all taxpayers in India, that is essential for undergoing various financial transactions such as receiving taxable salaries/professional fees, sale or purchase of assets, trading of mutual funds, etc.

How to change your name after marriage in Aadhaar card

24 Aug 2019

How to change your name after marriage in Aadhaar card

With so many government services linked with your Aadhaar card, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold. Thus, having correct and updated information in the UIDAI database becomes vital.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses media: Here are key takeaways

23 Aug 2019

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses media: Here are key takeaways

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today addressed the media in the capital, over growing concerns of economic slowdown.

Aadhaar-PAN linkage: Status, deadline, procedure, and other details

17 Aug 2019

Aadhaar-PAN linkage: Status, deadline, procedure, and other details

If your PAN is not linked with Aadhaar, it might get deactivated soon.

Bollywood divided over scrapping of Article 370: Who said what?

05 Aug 2019

Bollywood divided over scrapping of Article 370: Who said what?

In a historic move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central government scrapped Article 370 of Indian Constitution today, thereby repealing the special status given to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Home Minister Amit Shah to visit J&K after August 7

04 Aug 2019

Home Minister Amit Shah to visit J&K after August 7

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to visit Jammu & Kashmir after the Parliament's Budget Session concludes on August 7.

Income Tax: How salaried individuals can file their I-T return

28 Jul 2019

Income Tax: How salaried individuals can file their I-T return

August 31, 2019 is the last date to file Income Tax return for FY 2018-19.

Government extends monsoon session of Parliament till August 7

25 Jul 2019

Government extends monsoon session of Parliament till August 7

After rounds of deliberation, the government has decided to extend the ongoing monsoon session of the Parliament till August 7, considering a plethora of pending bills in both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.

How to update address and other details in PAN card

25 Jul 2019

How to update address and other details in PAN card

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, 10-digit alphanumeric identity allotted to all taxpayers in India by the Income Tax department.

#FinancialBytes: Applying for PAN? Know these points

22 Jul 2019

#FinancialBytes: Applying for PAN? Know these points

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, 10-digit alphanumeric identity allotted to the taxpayers in India by the Income Tax department.

#FinancialBytes: Step-by-step guide to file ITR-1

19 Jul 2019

#FinancialBytes: Step-by-step guide to file ITR-1

July 31, 2019 is the last date to file Income Tax return for FY 2018-19.

Despite favorable ICJ verdict, Kulbhushan Jadhav's family is scared

18 Jul 2019

Despite favorable ICJ verdict, Kulbhushan Jadhav's family is scared

In what qualifies as a huge diplomatic win for India, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday directed Pakistan to suspend Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence. ICJ also said India should be granted consular access to Jadhav, who is imprisoned since 2016.