Rahul Gandhi and the Congress have supported a demand by a section of students to postpone the NEET and JEE exams in view of the COVID-19 pandemic
At a webinar on the Atmanirbhar Bharat mission, Puri added that "India has to build 600 to 800 million square metres of urban space every year till 2030"
Hardeep Singh Puri says will send proposal for 'further' privatisation of airports to Union Cabinet tomorrow
Last year, airports in Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Mangaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, Guwahati were cleared for operation, management, development through public-private partnership model
One can think of at least four such major hurdles to a truly independent India.
According to the Ministry of Defence, the portal will display those items that are being imported currently so that the Indian industry can design, develop and manufacture them domestically as per its capability
Even if the industry bites the bullet and agrees to go full throttle on defence manufacturing, the lack of transparency from the government corridor will hardly instil confidence in the private sector.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh embargoes import of 101 defence items in big push for 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'
Artillery guns, assault rifles, sonar systems, transport aircraft are among the high technology weapon systems on the list
Abolishing Handloom, Handicraft Boards during COVID-19 crisis is hasty move, reflecting govt's neglect of sectors
These measures are likely to push the traditional and informal sectors into crisis, just like the British pushed the weavers into unemployment and poverty
The study is based on a rapid assessment survey of 4,835 households across 48 districts in 11 states carried out between 24 June and 8 July
The attorney general has said that there is no obligation on the Central government to pay the GST compensation shortfall to the states.
The prime minister added that there is 'global optimism' towards India because it offers a perfect combination of openness, opportunities and options
How will the Atmanirbhar Bharat scheme benefit the urban poor when its long term vision discounts vital short term measures?
On May 12, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the second stimulus package, named Atmanirbhar Bharat in the aftermath of the COVID-19, which has since then been unveiled over five tranches. The package, which is mostly liquidity driven, would be the size of 10 percent of India's GDP.
Union HRD ministry to launch counselling helpline 'Manodarpan' for students, teachers tomorrow at 11 am
HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that the platform will act as a sustainable psychosocial support system for students, teachers and families.
Sports minister Kiren Rijiju says he’d urge states to start ‘some kind of sporting activities’ after two-three months
Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju emphasised on resuming non-contact sports as and when the COVID-19 situation in India, currently the third-worst-affected globally, improves.
Shaking the logistics and supply chain industry, COVID 19 has disrupted the wheels of the economy. Therefore, it is expected to take at least a year for activities to resume to pre-pandemic levels and until the end of next year for any growth.
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In an effective Atal Tinkering Lab, the traditional rules of classrooms don’t apply. The teacher becomes a facilitator gently nudging students while focussing on practical applications
Atmanirbhar Bharat need of the hour, every Indian entrepreneur will battle challenges with fresh spirit: KV Kamath tells Network18
India is a land of opportunities and so there is going to be no shortage of things to do which is unlike several other countries, veteran banker KV Kamath tells Network18, Group Editor-in-Chief, Rahul Joshi in an exclusive interview.
India to ban Chinese firms from participating in highway projects, even via joint ventures, says Nitin Gadkari
Gadkari also said the government will ensure that Chinese investors are not entertained in various sectors like MSMEs.
At $0.6 bn, India records current account surplus in fourth quarter of FY20 for first time in 13 years, says RBI
The RBI data also showed the current account deficit for the October-December quarter of fiscal 2019-20 was revised to $2.6 billion or 0.4 percent of GDP from $1.4 billion earlier.