National Technical Textiles Mission: Centre clears 23 strategic projects

The Ministry of Textiles cleared 23 strategic research projects worth around Rs 60 crores in the areas of specialty fibres, sustainable textiles, geotextiles, mobiltech and sports textiles under the chairmanship of Union Minister of Textiles Piyush Goyal, on Wednesday, informed the Ministry of Textiles on Friday. These strategic research … Read more

European Medicines Agency clears Pfizer-BioNTech’s tweaked Covid booster

The European Medicines Agency has recommended the authorisation of a tweaked booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine that includes protection against two of the latest versions of omicron, as countries look to bolster their immunisation programs ahead of winter. The EU regulator said Monday that laboratory studies suggest the combination vaccine … Read more

QRSAM: Indian Army clears quick reaction surface-to-air missile system

On the morning of February 27, 2019, Pakistani fighter aircraft crossed the Line of Control (LoC) near Naushera, in what they called Operation Swift Retort — a retaliatory strike on India to avenge the previous day’s strike by the Indian Air Force (IAF) on a terrorist establishment in Balakot, in Pakistan. … Read more

Andhra clears Rs 1.26-trn investment proposals to create direct employment

The Andhra Pradesh State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB), headed by Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, on Monday approved various investment proposals worth Rs 1,26,748 crore that would create 40,330 direct employment over the next seven years. Of the total, Rs 81,000 crore would be invested on green energy projects that … Read more

Karnataka govt clears 53 investment proposals worth Rs 2,750 crore

The Karnataka government on Saturday cleared a total of 53 investment proposals worth Rs 2,750.55 crore, which is expected to generate over 8,000 jobs. In the 134th State Level Single Window Clearance Committee (SLSWCC) meeting held at Karnataka Udyog Mitra office, nine investment proposals with each one above Rs 50 crore were … Read more

Bankruptcy Judge Clears Way for Defamation Case in Connecticut Against Alex Jones

A federal bankruptcy judge on Monday cleared the way for a defamation lawsuit in Connecticut to proceed against Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. The case was filed by relatives of some victims of the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Jones has falsely claimed the nation’s deadliest school shooting … Read more

Caste panel clears Sameer Wankhede, says he’s from SC community, not Muslim

Former Mumbai zonal director of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Sameer Wankhede, who was being probed for allegedly submitting a fake caste certificate for getting a government job, was given a clean chit by the caste scrutiny committee, an official said on Saturday. The order was issued by the Social Justice Department … Read more

Panel clears ex-NCB chief Sameer Wankhede of fake caste certificate charge

The Maharashtra government on Saturday cleared the Narcotics Control Bureau’s (NCB) former Mumbai Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede, who was accused of submitting an alleged fake caste certificate for a government job. The government order came after the Mumbai District Caste Scrutiny Committee probed the issue for nearly seven months and gave the … Read more

House clears bill on climate change, drug prices (NYSE:LLY)

designer491/iStock via Getty Images The U.S. House of Representatives voted 220 to 207 along party lines on Friday to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, paving the way for wide-ranging reforms in healthcare and clean energy. The lawmakers returned from their summer recess to approve the $430B bill, which includes measures to allow historic Medicare drug … Read more

Karnataka government clears 18 investment proposals worth Rs 34,432 crore

The state high-level clearance committee (SHLCC) chaired by chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday cleared 18 investment proposals worth Rs 34,432 crore with a potential to add 48,850 jobs. Of these eight are new projects while 10 are about additional investments. Some of the major proposals cleared are: Trualt Bioenergy’s ethanol plant of 2000 kilo-litres … Read more