Union Cabinet approves scheme for designing, manufacturing semiconductor chips in India

Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a budget of Rs 76,000 crore for designing and manufacturing semiconductor chips in India. Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said the cabinet sanctioned Rs76,000 crore for the ambitious project, titled Programme for Development of Semiconductors and Display Manufacturing Ecosystem, to be spent over a span of […]

We won’t let ‘powers’ spoil India’s relations with Nepal, says Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that the Centre won’t let “powers” spoil India’s relations with Nepal. Singh, addressing the gathering on the occasion of the closing ceremony of the month-long Shaeed Samman Yatra and foundation stone laying ceremony of ‘Sainya Dham’ in Dehradun, said, “There are powers that want to […]

Omicron spreads further in India:Three more cases found in Telangana, total tally rises to 64

The Omicron variant, which is spreading at an ‘unprecedented rate’, according to the World Health Organization, has found its way to Telangana with the state recording three cases on Wednesday. According to reports, a 24-year-old Kenyan woman, a 23-year-old Somalian man and a seven-year-old kid, who arrived at the Hyderabad […]

India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeds 134.61 cr

With the administration of 68,89,025 COVID-19 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, the cumulative vaccination coverage of India has exceeded 134.61 crore, the Union Health Ministry informed on Wednesday. The ministry’s press release said, “India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 134.61 Cr (1,34,61,14,483) as per provisional reports till 7 […]

Rahul Gandhi, other Congress leaders move adjournment motion in LS over Lakhimpur Kheri incident

Several Congress MPs in Lok Sabha, including Rahul Gandhi, on Wednesday have moved an adjournment motion in the House over the Lakhimpur Kheri incident demanding the removal of Ajay Kumar Mishra as Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs. MOS Home Ajay Kumar Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra is involved in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident which took the lives […]

2022 Assembly polls: Punjab Congress to hold meeting with district presidents

Ahead of the upcoming Assembly election, Punjab Congress will convene a meeting of newly-appointed District Presidents at Congress Bhawan here on Wednesday to hold a discussion on the polls The meeting will be chaired by Harish Chaudhary, who is the party in-charge in Punjab. State Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu tweeted, “Meeting […]

Anurag Kashyap teases new project with Kriti Sanon, Nikhil Dwivedi

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, on Wednesday, teased a new project starring Kriti Sanon and producer-actor Nikhil Dwivedi. Taking to his Instagram handle, the ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ director shared a black and white picture featuring himself working on a script in his office. Sharing the picture, he wrote, “Yet another script .. another film .. @nikhildwivedi25 […]