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FM Nirmala Sitharaman addresses Directors of Central Board of RBI, explains priorities of the government
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FM Nirmala Sitharaman addresses Directors of Central Board of RBI, explains priorities of the government

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday explained the government's priorities to the Reserve Bank of India's central board during their first meeting after the presentation of the Union Budget 2021-22. As per the tradition, the Finance Minister holds customary meetings with the board members of the RBI and the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi)  every year after the presentation of the Budget. The RBI said in a statement that the FM minister addressed the 587th RBI Central Council, informing members of key budget initiatives and government priorities. “Complimenting the finance minister on the budget, the board members made various suggestions for consideration of the government,” it added. At its first meeting after the presentation of the Budget for 2021...
Govt to set up a digital intelligence unit to tackle pesky calls, financial duplicity
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Govt to set up a digital intelligence unit to tackle pesky calls, financial duplicity

The telecom ministry will set up an intelligence unit and a consumer protection system to tackle pesky calls, financial duplicity. "In the meeting, the Minister of Communication directed the authorities to take strict action against the telemarketers and individuals involved in harassment of telecom subscribers. Further, the minister observed that telecom resources are also being used to carry out financial frauds and dupe the common man of his hard-earned money,” the statement read. To take strict action against financial irregularities, the government is planning to set up an intelligence unit and a consumer protection system to address the rising concern and irritation of consumers over Unsolicited Messages on mobile phones, repeated harassment through SMS, promising fraudulen...
PM Modi will visit Coimbatore to began BJP poll campaign on 25th February
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PM Modi will visit Coimbatore to began BJP poll campaign on 25th February

 The Prime minister Narendra Modi will visit Coimbatore (TamilNadu) and will address an election meeting on 25th Feb, BJP state president L. Murugan informed on Monday.  As similarly, the union defence minister Rajnath Singh will address a youth wing conference in Salem on the 21st of February. Although according to the media spokesperson, PM will attend a government event and then join the meeting organised by the state president of BJP. Apart from these Mr Murugan added that the venue and time of the event will be announced in a couple of days. on a question of the ruling alliance with the AIADMK, Mr Murugan said it was already decided and reiterated by the party president JP Nanda and home minister Amit shah during their visit to the state. Even though the assembly polls are like...
Mamta Banerjee launches “Maa” scheme to feed poor in Bengal at Rs 5/- per plate
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Mamta Banerjee launches “Maa” scheme to feed poor in Bengal at Rs 5/- per plate

The chief minister of West Bengal Mamta Banerjee has virtually launched the scheme‘’ MAA’’ under which the government will provide the daily meals at the nominal cost of  Rs 5/- only, mainly to the poor people. As ahead of the assembly elections in the state itself.  The government will give a platter of rice, dal, A vegetable and egg curry for rupees 5/- only.  She said that the self-help group kitchens will be operating from 1 pm to 3 pm every day. And gradually they’ll set up more kitchens all across the state. She added ‘’ I will go and taste it one day’’. Although the food will be served based on a first come- first serve basis. The state government has allotted the Rs 100 crores for the scheme, said Mamta Banerjee from Trinamool Congress supremo. He emphasised that this is ...
India Shortlists Four Banks for Potential Privatisation – sources
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India Shortlists Four Banks for Potential Privatisation – sources

India’s government has shortlisted four mid-sized state-run banks for privatisation, under a new push to sell state assets and shore up government revenues, three government sources said. Privatisation of the banking sector, which is dominated by state-run behemoths with hundreds of thousands of employees, is politically risky because it could put jobs at risk but Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration aims to make a start with second-tier banks. The report said two of these banks will be selected for sale in the next financial year, 2021-22, starting April. Privatisation of these banking behemoths employing thousands may put jobs at risk, but this would let the government test the waters in the first round before moving on to bigger banks, it added. The government, how...
Chief Minister Yogi AdityaNath Assures the Development of the Braj region
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Chief Minister Yogi AdityaNath Assures the Development of the Braj region

The chief minister of Uttar Pradesh yogi adityanath had set up a meeting on 14 Feb 2021 with many saints and seers in the Vrindavan town and emphasis on the development of the braj region. Ha said that ‘’ the government is working in tandem with the so many religious leaders for the development of braj region’’. He added while addressing the saints that ‘’ we will take this to the global level.’’   According to the IANS ( Indo - Asian news service),  Mr. yogi adityanath said that the government did not do any religious tourism work after the independence. Thus,  they’ll try to improve the existing conditions. He also mentioned that ‘’the Kashi Vishwanath corridor is being done by the guidelines of prime minister Narendra Modi, the Kumbh Mela in Prayag raj is another brilliant ex...
Indian Government Launches The Website Of ‘India Toy Fair’- 2021’
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Indian Government Launches The Website Of ‘India Toy Fair’- 2021’

The union ministers Ramesh pokhriyal ‘nishank’, Smriti Irani with Piyush Goyal has jointly launched a website on Thursday. This is first India’s toy fair - 2021 to be organized from February 27 to March 2. This event is the country’s first such event to be held virtually. This event took place at the national media center in New Delhi, which was also screaming at the internet itself.  The website ‘theindiantoyfair’ will allow - children, toymakers, innovators, students, teachers, parents, and exhibitors to register themselves in that online portal. It will provide a platform to buyers and sellers for direct sale and purchase across the country. Although other people can also take part in a series of activities such as - online quizzes and competitions to improve their skills. At the...
PM MODI Gets Call From The Canadian President For The Supply Of Covid- 19 Vaccine
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PM MODI Gets Call From The Canadian President For The Supply Of Covid- 19 Vaccine

  The prime minister of Canada Justin Trudeau and India’s prime minister Narendra  Modi  had a telephonic conversation on Wednesday, 10th February regarding the Canada's requirement of Indian covid - 19 vaccine.  Both the leaders looked forward to seeing each other in the international fora later this year, and continuing their discussions over all the mutual interests. Furthermore, in response of Canadian prime minister’s call, the prime minister Narendra Modi tweeted on Wednesday that ‘’ was happy to receive a call from my friend Justin Trudeau. And assured him that India would do its best to facilitate the supply of covid- 19 vaccines sought by Canada. We also agreed to collaborating on other important issues like climate change and global economy recovery.’’   Althoug...
The government has decided to shut two pharma undertakings and divest other three
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The government has decided to shut two pharma undertakings and divest other three

The Government of India has decided to shut two pharma public undertakings and deprive the other three of all possessions, Sadananda Gowda said, minister of chemicals and fertilizers on Tuesday in parliament. "There are five PSUs(public sector undertakings) in the department of pharmaceuticals, out of which the government has decided to shut two, namely, Indian drugs and pharmaceutical Ltd (IDPL), and Rajasthan drugs and pharmaceutical Ltd (RDPL), he further said", in response to a question in Lok Sabha.  The government also judiciously divest the other three, namely, Hindustan antibiotics Ltd (HAL), Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd (BCPL), and Karnataka Antibiotics and Pharmaceuticals Ltd (KAPL), he added.    The employees of IDPL and RDPL have been offered vo...
Koo, The AtmaNirbhar Version of Twitter Application
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Koo, The AtmaNirbhar Version of Twitter Application

Koo is India's Answer to Twitter however it Must Ensure it Doesn't Become a Clone of Parler. Koo is a micro-blogging platform that was launched by a Bengaluru-based startup co-founded by Aprameya Radhakrishna, who is also its CEO, and an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. It was launched in March 2020. But after many politicians and celebs joining it, it is now being seen as an Indian alternative on Twitter. Like Twitter, Koo is used to expressing thoughts and opinions on various topics. Users can follow each other, take surveys and share photos, audio, video on Koo as they do on Twitter. The Koo app also has DMs like Twitter so that users can chat with each other. Koo has seen over 1 lakh daily downloads in the last 48 hours and now expanded its user base to a...