Monday, May 27, 2024

Fatal Accident: Elderly Man Killed by Speeding Audi in Noida

Tragedy struck in Noida Sector 53 on Sunday morning as a 64-year-old man, Janak Dev Shah, lost his life after being hit by a speeding car. The vehicle, identified as a high-end Audi, struck Shah while he was on his way to buy milk near Kanchanjunga market.

Karnataka Agrees to Pay ₹80 Lakh Hotel Bill for PM Modi’s Mysuru Stay

Karnataka Forest Minister Eshwar Khandre announced that the state government will cover the hospitality expenses incurred during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Mysuru in April last year. The bill, totaling up to ₹80 lakh, was for the prime minister's stay during the commemoration of 50 years of Project Tiger.

Art Spectra 2024 Inaugurated at AIFACS, Delhi.

Art Spectra 2024, an eagerly anticipated art exhibition, was inaugurated yesterday at 6 PM at the prestigious All India Fine Arts and Craft Society (AIFACS), Parliament Street, Delhi. The exhibition, which will be on view until 30th May 2024, is open daily from 11 AM to 7 PM.

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India’s Cybercrime Watchdog Blocks 1,000+ Skype Accounts in Crackdown on Online Scams

The Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C), operating under the Ministry of Home Affairs, has taken a decisive step in combating cybercrime by blocking over 1,000 Skype accounts used by cross-border cybercriminals. These criminals were involved in various online scams, including intimidation, blackmail, extortion, and what the agency termed as "digital arrests."

“Exploring the Remarkable Journey of India’s Pioneer Female Wrestler, Hamida Banu”

In the annals of Indian sports history, one name stands out as a pioneer of grit and determination: Hamida Banu. Born in the early 1900s near Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, Banu defied societal norms to become India's first professional woman wrestler, a feat that earned her global recognition and the moniker "Amazon of Aligarh."

India Asserts Claim Over Shaksgam Valley Amid China’s Construction Activity :Report

In a recent statement, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) of India reaffirmed India's claim over the Shaksgam Valley, denouncing China's reported construction activities in the strategically significant region. MEA spokesperson Randhir Jaiswal emphasized that India has never accepted the 1963 China-Pakistan Boundary Agreement, which attempted to transfer the Shaksgam Valley from Pakistan to China.

Delhi Woman Fatally Stabbed by Neighbors at Home: Police Investigation underway

In a tragic incident in Shahdara, Delhi, a 34-year-old woman named Soni was allegedly stabbed to death by her neighbors, sparking a police investigation into the shocking crime. The suspects, however, claim that the injuries could have been self-inflicted, adding complexity to the case.

“India Achieves Success in Test Firing New-Generation ‘Agni Prime’ Ballistic Missile”

India achieved a significant milestone in its defence capabilities with the successful test firing of the new-generation nuclear-capable ballistic missile 'Agni Prime' from Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha. The launch, which took place on Wednesday around 7 pm, was hailed as a success by the defence ministry, meeting all trial objectives and validating the missile's reliable performance.

“March Sees GST Collections Reach ₹1.78 Lakh Crore, Second Highest Recorded”

In March 2024, India's Goods and Services Tax (GST) collections surged to ₹1.78 lakh crore, reflecting an 11.5% growth driven by robust domestic transactions, as announced by the finance ministry on Monday. This figure contributed to a remarkable gross GST collection of ₹20.14 lakh crore for the fiscal year spanning April 2023 to March 2024, representing an 11.7% increase compared to the previous fiscal year.

“Jaishankar’s Rebuke to China: Arunachal’s Status Unaffected by Name Changes”

In a recent development highlighting India's unwavering stance on the territorial integrity of Arunachal Pradesh, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar took a swipe at China, asserting that changing names would have no impact on the northeastern state's status as an integral part of India.

“Railway Minister Vaishnaw Updates on India’s First Ballastless Track for Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project”

The development of India's first ballastless track system for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor project reached a significant milestone as Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw shared updates on the project's progress. The minister highlighted the completion of the viaduct work on a 153 km stretch and the pier work on a 295.5 km stretch, marking important steps toward the project's operationalization by 2026.

“Fuel Prices Slashed by ₹2 Across India “

In a significant move, the Centre has announced a reduction in petrol and diesel prices by ₹2, effective from March 15 at 6 am, as confirmed by Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Hardeep Singh Puri. This decision comes just weeks before the Lok Sabha elections and aims to alleviate the burden on consumers amidst rising fuel costs.

“Public Access Begins to India’s First Underwater Metro Service in Kolkata”

Kolkata, West Bengal: The much-anticipated India's first underwater metro service commenced its public operations today, marking a historic moment in the city's transportation infrastructure. Commuters queued up eagerly for the inaugural ride on the country's maiden underwater train, which traverses beneath the Hooghly River.

“India Climbs HDI Rankings, Ranks 134th Among 193 Nations”

In a recent report released by the United Nations, India has showcased significant progress in its Human Development Index (HDI), marking a positive shift in its global ranking. The report, titled "Breaking the Gridlock: Reimagining Cooperation in a Polarized World," unveils India's climb in the HDI rankings, placing the nation at 134 out of 193 countries.

“Indian Soldiers Leaving Maldives Due to Muizzu’s Order: Report”

Amid escalating tensions between India and the Maldives, reports have emerged suggesting that Indian military personnel stationed in the archipelago have begun withdrawing, in response to an order from Maldivian President Mohamed Muizzu.

“Jaishankar Engages in Talks with Japanese FM on Economic Security, Trade, and Technology”

In a significant diplomatic development, India and Japan engaged in discussions on Thursday aimed at strengthening their bilateral relationship in response to evolving geopolitical and geo-economic dynamics. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held talks with his Japanese counterpart Yoko Kamikawa in Tokyo, where the two leaders underscored the importance of new measures to enhance cooperation in various sectors.

“CBI Stops Group Sending Indians to Russia, Raids in 7 Cities”

In a significant development, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has uncovered a human trafficking ring involved in sending Indians to Russia and Ukraine under false pretenses, with nearly two dozen individuals believed to have been coerced into participating in Russia's war effort in Ukraine.

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