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MDL pays interim dividend of Rs 92.56 crore for FY 2020-21
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Advertisements New Delhi Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh received an interim dividend cheque of Rs 92.56 crore for Financial Year (FY) 2020-21 from Defence Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) in New Delhi on March 03, 2021. Chairman & Managing Director (CMD), MDL Vice Admiral Narayan Prasad (Retd) handed over the cheque to the Raksha Mantri in the presence of Secretary (Defence Production) Raj Kumar.  With this, MDL has paid a total dividend of Rs 138.73 crore to…

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Piyush Goyal emphasizes on integration of road, rail and waterways to achieve One nation, One market
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Advertisements New Delhi Minister of Commerce and Industry, Railways and Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution, Piyush Goyal today emphasized on integration of road, rail and waterways to bring down the cost of transportation logistics and ensure success in achieving One nation, One market. Speaking at the Maritime India Summit 2021, he said that we are working on multi-modal logistics solutions to bring down the cost of transportation & increase supply chain efficiency. Appealing to all stakeholders to utilize this…

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PM addresses webinar on effective implementation of Budget provisions regarding education sector
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Advertisements New Delhi The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi addressed a webinar on effective implementation of Budget provisions regarding the Education sector.  Addressing the webinar, Prime Minister pointed out that to build a self-reliant India, confidence of the youth of the country is equally important. Confidence comes only when the youth has complete faith in their education and knowledge. Confidence comes only when they realize that their studies are giving them the opportunity to do their work and also the necessary…

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Policy Dialogue on COVID-19 Vaccine organized by CSIR-NISTADS and CSIR-NISCAIR
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Advertisements New Delhi CSIR Institutions CSIR-NISTADS and CSIR-NISCAIR, New Delhi jointly organized a half-day session on “A Policy Dialogue on COVID-19 Vaccine from Self-Reliance to Global Leadership: Opportunities, Challenges, and Policy Imperatives in COVID Era” recently. This event was organised to celebrate the National Science Day and to have a policy discourse from eminent personalities on the journey of indigenous development of the COVID-19 vaccine in the midst of the pandemic. It focussed on the opportunities available, the challenges…

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PM addresses webinar on effective implementation of Budget provisions regarding Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare
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Advertisements New Delhi Prime Minister, Narendra Modi addressed a webinar on effective implementation of Budget provisions regarding Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare through video conference. In this webinar experts from Agriculture, Dairy, Fisheries sector, stakeholders from Public, Private & Cooperative sector and Representatives from Banks funding the rural economy participated. Union Minister for Agriculture was present in the webinar. Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister outlined the vision of the government with small farmers in the center. He added empowerment…

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Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurates the three-day Global Bio India 2021
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Advertisements New Delhi The Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Health & Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan today inaugurated the second edition of Global Bio-India-2021 in New Delhi through virtual mode. The 3-day event will showcase the strength and opportunities of the India’s biotechnology sector at national level and to the global community. The three day event being held from 1st to 3rd March 2021 has been organized on a digital platform. The theme for this…

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Delhi has become dust capital due to increasing pollution level–Adesh Gupta
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Advertisements New Delhi Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party president, Adesh Gupta, on Saturday said that though the Kejriwal government in the last four years collected an amount of Rs 883 crore from people of Delhi in the name of green cess, it has spent only 1.6 per cent of it on controlling pollution whose level has now gone alarming with no concrete steps to check and contain it. Addressing a news conference here, he charged the Kejriwal government with having…

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Next “Hunar Haat” will be organised in Bhopal
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Advertisements New Delhi Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said here that the “Hunar Haat” is playing “phenomenal and perfect” role in making “Vocal for Local” campaign a “mass movement”. Addressing media persons at the “Hunar Haat” at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi today, Naqvi said that “Hunar Haat”” has been becoming “Kumbh of backers of brilliance”. Naqvi said that more than 12 lakh people have visited the “Hunar Haat”, started from 20th February and become…

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LNG demand holds steady despite COVID-19
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Advertisements New Delhi Global liquefied natural gas (LNG) trade increased to 360 million tonnes in 2020, according to Shell’s latest annual LNG Outlook published today, despite the unprecedented volatility caused by the COVID-19 pandemic which resulted in lockdowns around the world. Though marginal, the increase in volume reflects the resilience and flexibility of the global LNG market in 2020, a year which saw losses to global GDP of several trillion dollars as economies large and small struggled to contain…

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Indian and Brazilian S&T Ministers discuss collaborations in range of areas like health, AI, Environment
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Advertisements New Delhi Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Health and Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan discussed a wide range of scientific and technical issues and possible bilateral and multilateral collaborations such as BRICS with a high-level delegation led by Brazilian Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation Marcos Cesar Pontes who he received on February 24, 2021. The deliberations focused around India- Brazil collaboration in thematic areas such as health, drugs, and vaccine for COVID-19; medicines…

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