NATIONAL WORKING PRESIDENT
National database of workers in informal sector in the works
The Bill seeks to empower the central government to formulate and notify, from time to time, suitable welfare schemes for unorganised workers on matters related to life and disability cover; health and maternity benefits; old-age protection; education; housing or any other benefit.
BJP begins exercise for electing president, Nadda set for top post
Top party leaders, including Union ministers and chief ministers of BJP-ru...
BJP set to get new president, Nadda likely to succeed Shah
Senior BJP leader Radha Mohan Singh, who is in charge of the party's organisationa...
Riyaaz Amlani welcomes move to keep Mumbai restaurants open 24x7, says will improve work-life balance
Impresario Handmade Restaurants boss believes this move will add to the vibrancy of the city.
Will give 100 out of 100 to Kejriwal for ads: Congress state president
Subhash Chopra, Congress state president, claims AAP and BJP are two sides of the same coin.
Work divided for Rawat-led dept of military affairs
The defence ministry has shifted administrative and revenue procurement matters of the armed services to the newly created military affairs department led by Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat, but any important matter related to defence policy will be dealt by the defence secretary.
Nirbhaya case: President Ram Nath Kovind rejects convict Mukesh's mercy plea
President of India Ram Nath Kovind has rejected mercy plea of Nirbhaya convict Mukesh Singh. The plea was sent to him by the Ministry of Hom...
Anant National University launches fellowship for climate action
“It shifts the focus from the unprecedented level of climate anxiety we see around us today to offering individuals ways to be part of the solution to mitigate climate change,” said Miniya Chatterji, CEO of Sustain Labs Paris, a company that helps companies become sustainable, who is also leading the climate action program.
Youth should not remain neutral: Aishe Ghosh, JNUSU President
The 25-year-old Ghosh, president of the JNU Students' Union (JNUSU), is arguably the most recognised student leader in the country at present.
President rejects mercy plea of Nirbhaya convict Mukesh Singh
The rejection came soon after the Union Home Ministry forwarded the petition to the president on Friday morning. "It's a very good thing. Our hopes have gone up after the disheartening news that the execution might be delayed," the young woman's father told PTI as news came in of the rejection. Mukesh had filed his mercy petition two days ago.
Persistent Systems hold smart school hackathon, may work with Atal Innovation Mission
The event received 100 applications from students in Pune and Nashik, of which 40 ideas were finalised. The selected ideas are all at a prototype stage, which the students would further refine or modify over the course of the 12-hour event.
Gen. John Raymond sworn in as Chief of Space Operations
Vice President Mike Pence officiated over the swearing in ceremony Tuesday of the first ever Chief of Space Operations for the new U.S. Spac...
India, Iran should work to expedite Chabahar Port development, connectivity to Afghanistan: Zarif
Despite the US exempting India from sanctions imposed on Iran for the development of the port in Novermber 2018, the European and Chinese suppliers who had bagged contracts to supply equipment for the port have been reluctant to deliver, fearing adverse impact on their business with the US.
More than 80 soldiers killed in Yemen missile, drone attack
Saturday's strike follows months of relative calm in the war between the Iran-backed Huthis and Yemen's internationally recognised government, which is backed by a Saudi-led military coalition. The Huthis attacked a mosque in a military camp in the central province of Marib -- about 170 kilometres (105 miles) east of the capital Sanaa.
NSA Ajit Doval meets Lankan Prez, pledges USD 50 mn security assistance from India
The President's office said President Rajapaksa and Doval also discussed improving bilateral relations and strengthening cooperation between the armed forces and coastguard agencies of the two countries and maritime security. Doval pointed out the importance of reviewing the intelligence related to the maritime zone between Sri Lanka, the Maldives and India.
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