Indian-origin billionaire businessman based in the UAE Yusuff Ali MA was first informed by the UAE about its decision to provide Rs 700 crore aid to flood-hit Kerala” said the Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan while expressing gratitude to the UAE for its assistance. Yusuff Ali MA is  Chairman and Managing Director of LuLu Group International and has announced 50 million donations for the victims of floods in the state.  Around 3 million Indians work in the UAE out of which 80 percent are from Kerala. Indian-origin billionaire businessmen based in the UAE had announced total Rs 125 million donations for flood relief fund. However, according to media reports theRead More →

Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik was appointed as the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. The details about Governors appointed by the President are mentioned below. (i)  Lal Ji Tandon as the Governor of Bihar. (ii) Satyadev Narayan Arya as the Governor of Haryana. (iii) Baby Rani Maurya as the Governor of Uttarakhand. (iv)  Satya Pal Malik, Governor of Bihar is transferred and appointed as Governor of Jammu & Kashmir. (v)  Ganga Prasad, Governor of Meghalaya is transferred and appointed as Governor of Sikkim. (vi)  Tathagata Roy, Governor of Tripura is transferred and appointed as Governor of Meghalaya. (vii) Kaptan Singh Solanki, Governor ofRead More →

“The Whatsapp CEO Chris Daniels has promised  to set up a grievance officer in India, establish a corporate entity in India and  comply with Indian laws to curb fakenews circulation” says  Union IT Minister R S Prasad. Watch this video for all details Requested CEO #Whatsapp, Chris Daniels to set up a grievance officer in India; establish a corporate entity in India & comply with Indian laws to curb #fakenews circulation: Union Minister @rsprasad pic.twitter.com/G4HKZS2z4S — PIB India (@PIB_India) August 21, 2018Read More →

  Chandigarh, August 21: The Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday paved the way for the enactment of the law to enable MLAs to hold several new categories of `Office of Profit.’ “The Punjab State Legislature (Prevention of Disqualification) (Amendment) Bill, 2018” will be tabled in the forthcoming session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha following the Cabinet nod to the new legislation. According to an official spokesperson, with the amendments proposed in the Bill, various categories of office of profit will be added to the current list of positions/offices which MLAs can hold without inviting disqualification. The amendments, aimed at addressingRead More →

Chandigarh, August 21: The Punjab Cabinet has approved amendments to CrPC and IPC to make sacrilege of all religious texts punishable with life imprisonment, thus taking a major step towards curbing such incidents and maintaining communal harmony in the state. The decision was taken at a meeting of the cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, here on Tuesday. The Cabinet also approved a series of other Bills to be tabled before the Assembly in the forthcoming session. According to an official spokesperson, the Cabinet has approved insertion of Section 295AA to the Indian Penal Code (IPC) to provide that “whoever causes injury, damageRead More →

Rape of the river: Part-10 People across the world are worried about people of Kerala. As people in many areas are in the miserable state in the absence of basic amenities. People in many places are still crying for help. They need clean water, food and medicines. So far over 400 persons died and over 10 lakh persons displaced due to floods. Kerala has witnessed the worst flood in 100 years and suffered a loss of around 21 thousand crores. The heavy rainfall is not only the reason, but many reports suggest that poor management of the dams, unscientific mining of sand and stone, large-scaleRead More →

Chandigarh, August 21 Cricketer turned politician Navjot Sidhu said that he has done nothing wrong by hugging Pakistan’s Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa while talking to media persons today. He said that he was not the only one who had visited Pakistan for good cause. Everyone wants peace. If go by the past records, the late PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji had taken ‘dosti bus’ to Lahore, invited Musharraf. PM Narendra Modi invited Nawaz Sharif to oath-taking, he also went suddenly to Lahore to meet Nawaz without informing anyone. Sidhu was criticsed by BJP for his action. Even the Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh criticising Sidgu’sRead More →

 “The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has offered financial assistance of Rs 700 crore” said the Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday. He also informed that Kerala Cabinet has decided to recommend to the Governor to convene a special assembly session on August 30th to discuss relief, rehabilitation, and reconstruction.  Giving details the CM said that the United Arab Emirates has pledged $100 million (nearly Rs 700 crore) for relief work and the crown prince of Abu Dhabi has spoken to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in this regard. Talking about the relief work, the CM said that the various people and organisations across the world haveRead More →

Chandigarh, August 20 The Chief Ministers of the Northern States on Monday decided unanimously to set up a central secretariat, to be based in Panchkula, for data and information sharing, which was critical to the fight against drugs. Nodal officers will be deputed by each of the states to coordinate the sharing process, the Chief Ministers decided at a Regional Conference on Drugs – Challenges and Strategies, convened here to discuss and formulate a joint strategy to fight drugs. The conference was attended by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Haryana CM ML Khattar, Uttarakhand CM TS Rawat, with Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram ThakurRead More →