Bangladesh-based network on NIA radar for pushing fake notes in India via Bengal

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has expedited its inquiry against an international network based in Bangladesh which is engaged in supplying Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) in India via the West Bengal route. The West Bengal route was unearthed during the investigation of an FICN trafficking case initially registered by Uttar Pradesh’s Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) on November […]

Odisha extends maternity leave from 90 days to 180 days for employees of aided colleges

The Odisha government on Tuesday extended the maternity leaves of aided college employees under Higher Education Department to 180 days, said officials. “State Government has extended Maternity Leave benefit from 90 days to 180 days in favour of eligible women employees of aided colleges under Higher Education Department,” said Department of Higher Education officials. The […]

Lata Mangeshkar admitted to ICU after testing positive for Covid-19

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar was recently admitted to a Mumbai hospital after she was diagnosed with COVID-19. The veteran singer was admitted to Mumbai’s Breach Candy hospital on Monday. “Didi is admitted to ICU after she was diagnosed with COVID-19. Dr Pratik Samdani is treating her and he says that there is nothing serious but she needs […]

Private offices, dine-in facilities in restaurants closed in Delhi

Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in the national capital, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has directed that all private offices shall be closed except those that come under the exempted category. Private banks, insurance companies, courier services, non-banking financial corporations, and companies providing essential services will remain open. […]