Tricolour to be unfurled at 130 archaeological sites in country: Minister

The tricolour will be unfurled at 130 archaeological sites in the country under the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign, Union minister G Kishan Reddy said on Saturday. He was in Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhatarpur district to participate in a Tiranga Yatra and other events. “The tricolour will be unfurled at 130 … Read more

China sanctions Lithuanian deputy minister for Taiwan visit

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Publishing date: Aug 12, 2022  •  11 minutes ago  •  2 minute read  •  Join the conversation Article content BEIJING — China’s foreign ministry said on Friday it had imposed sanctions on Lithuanian Deputy Transport and Communications Minister Agne Vaiciukeviciute for visiting Taiwan, the latest development in … Read more

Indonesians must prepare for a potential fuel price hike, minister says

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Article content JAKARTA — Indonesians must prepare for a potential hike in fuel prices as the government looks to control its ballooning energy subsidies amid high global oil prices, a cabinet minister said on Friday. Southeast Asia’s largest economy has tripled this year’s energy subsidy budget … Read more

Govt will allocate 5G spectrum by Aug 12: Telecom Minister Vaishnaw

Within days of conducting 5G auctions, the government has completed the spectrum ‘harmonisation’ process, paving the way for players’ holdings to be streamlined within a particular band for greater efficiency, Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has said. The spectrum harmonisation process, critical for 5G services, brings together a bunch of … Read more

Chief Justice Ramana requested by Law Minister to nominate successor

Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana, who is set to demit office on August 26 on superannuation, on Wednesday received a communication from the Law and Justice Minister to nominate his successor. A communication from the apex court said: “Today (03.08.2022) at 2130 hrs, the Secretariat of the Chief Justice of India … Read more

No proposal to withdraw flexi fare policy, says Railway Minister Vaishnaw

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav on Wednesday said that no changes will be made in the flexi fare policy in the coming times. The flexi fare system was introduced in Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains with effect from September 9, 2016. Under this system, the basic fare increases by 10 per cent for every 10 … Read more

Goa Police crackdown on drunken driving, Tourism Minister hails decision

Stating that crackdown on drunken driving was a good step for tourism, state Minister Rohan Khaunte on Wednesday said that everyone should drive responsibly. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant had directed the police officials last week to crackdown against drunken driving following some fatal accidents that took place in the state. “Laws … Read more

9 TV channels taken off air for code violation: I&B Minister Thakur

Nine television channels were taken off air for a specified time period between 2017 and 2022 for programme and advertising code violation, Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur informed Lok Sabha on Tuesday. In reply to a written question, Thakur said the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had also issued directions to … Read more

Financial Services Minister to address NIBA Summit – The Professional – Insurance News

Financial Services Minister to address NIBA Summit 1 August 2022 Financial Services Minister and Assistant Treasurer Stephen Jones will be among speakers at the National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) Summit in October. The event, marking NIBA’s 40th year in advocating for the insurance broking industry, will be held at the Establishment Ballroom in Sydney and … Read more