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Modi Approves Subsidy Scheme Rural Housing

New Delhi (ABC Live):The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved a new scheme for promotion of Rural Housing in the country. The Government would provide interest subsidy under the scheme. Interest subsidy would be available to every rural household who is not covered under the Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojana (Grameen), PMAY(G). The scheme would …

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India Releases Its National Action Plan for Children

New Delhi (ABC Live): National Action Plan for Children, 2016 (NPAC) was launched at a special function held to celebrate the National Girl Child Day in New Delhi today. The function was attended by the Minister of WCD, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Secretary WCD, Ms. Leena Nair, Secretary, Department of Food and Public Distribution, Smt. Preeti Sudan among others. The …

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India Successfully Tests Fire Guided PINAKA

New Delhi (ABC Live): DRDO successfully test fired the Guided PINAKA from Launch Complex-III, ITR, Chandipur today at 12:45 PM for further enhanced range. PINAKA Rocket Mark-II, equipped with navigation, guidance and control kit, is transformed to a Guided PINAKA. The conversion has facilitated to enhance the range and improve the accuracy of PINAKA. The Mission met all the objectives. …

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Modi Rolls His Geopolitics Agenda At Second Raisina Dialogue

New Delhi (ABC Liv): Second Raisina Dialogue : Today seems to be a day of speeches. Just a while ago we heard President Xi and Prime Minister May. Here I am with my words. Perhaps an overdose for some. Or a problem of plenty for 24/7 News Channels. It is a great privilege to speak to you at the inauguration …

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Draft Fuel Efficiency Norms for Heavy Duty Vehicles

New Delhi (ABC Live): Draft Fuel Efficiency Norms :The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum & Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan said that the draft norms on fuel efficiency for heavy duty vehicles will be released on 1st April, 2017. The Minister made the announcement during his address at the Saksham 2017, month long awareness drive on fuel conservation, at …

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Tamil Nadu Signs Power For All Document

New Delhi (ABC Live):Power For All : The Ministry of Power, Government of India signed the MoU for Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) with Tamil Nadu in New Delhi, on 9th January, 2017. Also, with the signing of the ‘24×7 Power For All (PFA)’ roadmap document with the State, the roadmap for all the 28 States, except one, and all the 7 Union Territories in the country have now been finalized and …

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Public Comments on Dog Breeding and Marketing Rules

New Delhi (ABC Live): Dog Breeding and Marketing Rules :The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has invited comments on the draft notification of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Dog Breeding and Marketing Rules), 2016. The Ministry will be notifying the proposed draft Rules in the Gazette of India for public information.  Any interested person can make any suggestion …

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India, Kazakhstan Sign Protocol to Amend DTAC

New Delhi (ABC Live): India and Kazakhstan signed here today in the national capital a Protocol to amend the existing Double Taxation Avoidance Convention (DTAC) between the two countries which was earlier signed on 9th December, 1996 for the avoidance of double taxation and for the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income. Salient features of the Protocol …

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Corporate Banks Defaulters List to Be Public

New Delhi (ABC Live): Corporate Banks Defaulters List :The Supreme Court of India on Tuesday has directed Government of India to make public the names of entities, who are defaulters in paying their banks loans of Rs 500 crore or above in four weeks. A bench of Chief Justice TS Thakur and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud …

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Supreme Court Rules No Vote Seeking on Religion, Caste

New Delhi (ABC Live) :The Supreme Court on Monday reiterated that the secular character of the India is an essential part of Indian democracy. The Apex Court ruled that candidates contesting elections cannot seek votes on the grounds of the religion, caste, creed, community or language of voters. “The Constitution forbids state from mixing religion with politics,” ruled a seven-judge …

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