Goa CM Pramod Sawant reviews SIT probe in illegal land grabbing cases

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday reviewed a probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into cases of illegal land grab in the coastal state. A special investigation team probing land grabbing cases in Goa has arrested four persons, including two government staffers, an official said on Sunday. … Read more

Maharashtra reports 4,205 new Covid-19 cases; CM reviews situation

A day after breaching the 5,000-mark, Maharashtra reported 4,205 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, taking the overall count to 79,54,445, while the death toll increased to 1,47,896 with the addition of three fresh fatalities linked to the infection, the state health department said. On Thursday, the state had logged … Read more

J&K Lt Gov reviews security arrangements, preparations for Amarnath Yatra

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Govenor Manoj Sinha on Thursday reviewed security arrangements and preparations for the upcoming Amarnath Yatra which begins later this month, officials said. The unified command meeting was attended by the chief secretary and senior officers from the Home department, Jammu and Kashmir Police, Army, intelligence … Read more

Army’s Northern Commander reviews preparedness for upcoming Amarnath yatra

General Officer Commanding-in-chief, Northern Command, Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi on Saturday visited the counter-insurgency force (Delta) headquarters in Ramban district and reviewed its operational preparedness for smooth conduct of the upcoming Amarnath yatra, a defence spokesman said. Accompanied by General Officer Commanding of Jammu-based White Knight Corps Lt Gen … Read more

NMRC reviews plan for Noida Sec 142-Botanical Garden metro stretch

The Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) has sought re-routing of a proposed metro rail stretch between Noida Sector 142 and Botanical Garden to facilitate more passengers, officials said. The changes have been sought in the detailed project report prepared by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for the NMRC, the … Read more

PM to lead Yoga Day celebrations from Mysuru; CM Bommai reviews preparation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to lead the International Yoga Day celebrations from Mysuru on June 21. He would perform Yoga at the Mysuru Palace premises as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, where as many as 15,000 Yoga enthusiasts are scheduled to join the Prime Minister. … Read more

VP Naidu holds delegation-level talks with Qatar PM; reviews bilateral ties

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday met Qatar’s Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani here and the two leaders held delegation level talks and reviewed bilateral relations including trade, investment, economic and security cooperation. Naidu, who reached here on the last … Read more

Amit Shah reviews security situation in J-K amid killings of minorities

The security of Kashmiri Pandits living in the Valley was discussed threadbare at a high-level meeting on Friday chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who took stock of the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. The meeting was convened in the wake of eight targeted killings … Read more

Centre to develop framework to check fake reviews on e-commerce websites

The Centre will develop a framework to keep a check over fake reviews on e-commerce websites. The Department of Consumer Affairs (DoCA), after studying the present mechanism being followed by the e-commerce entities in India and best practices available globally, will develop the framework. DoCA in association with the Advertising … Read more

Amit Shah reviews J&K security; takes stock of Amarnath Yatra preparations

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday held three back-to-back meetings with top officials of the security establishment to assess the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir, including the recent killings of civilians as well as reviewed arrangements for the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra for which the UT administration will provide RFID tags … Read more