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Archives for April 2016

High Court strikes down Madhya Pradesh provision for reservation in promotions to SC/ST category

Newsroom24x7 Staff Jabalpur: A two Judge Bench of the High Court of Madhya Pradesh today gave a landmark judgment on the issue of reservation in promotions (in government service) for the SC/ST category by declaring as ultra vires and non-est in law the existing provision relating to reservation, backlog, vacancies, carry forward of backlog vacancies

Coal scam case: Accused ready to make disclosures

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: An accused in the coal scam case, Suresh Singhal is ready to act as an approver and make disclosures in this case. Suresh Singhal, who has worked for Jindal, had earlier on April 21 sought pardon stating he is ready to make disclosures before the court by acting as an approaver.

Suicidal tendency in the Defence forces

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today told Lok Sabha that Government of India is taking measures to reduce stress and prevent incidents of suicide and fratricide in the defence forces. Parrikar told the House that the Government is working to improve the living and working conditions in Defence forces by providing better

Defence Procurement Procedure to boost “Make in India” initiative

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The new Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) 2016 focuses on a boost to the ‘Make in India’ -initiative of the Government of India, through Indigenous design, development and manufacturing of defence equipment, platforms & systems. The ‘Make’ procedure has been simplified to ensure increased participation of the Indian industry. Enhancing the role

No end to infiltration from Pakistan, zero incursion by Chinese troops into Indian territory: Manohar Parrikar

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: There has been a sharp rise in successful cases of infiltration by terrorists along the India-Pakistan border this year. This is explicit from the fact that against 33 cases of successful infiltration and 118 infiltration attempts in 2015, the security establishment in India has recorded in the first three months of

PSLV-C33 successfully launched: India will now command position information in the Indian region

In its thirty fifth flight (PSLV-C33), ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 1425 kg IRNSS-1G, the seventh satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) Thursday afternoon (April 28, 2016) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the thirty fourth consecutively successful mission of PSLV and the thirteenth in its

Foreign Ministry writes to British High Commission to seek Mallya’s deportation

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Union Ministry of External Affairs has written to the High Commission of United Kingdom in Delhi, seeking the deportation of Vijay Mallya so that his presence can be secured for investigations against him under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002. Giving this information at a press briefing here today, MEA

President’s rule to continue in Uttarakhand, no trial of strength in Assembly on April 29

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Supreme Court today extended the stay on the the High Court order which had quashed the imposition of President’s Rule in Uttarakhand. Following the latest order by the Supreme Court, the President’s rule will continue in Uttarakhand and there will be no floor test in the State Assmebly on April 29

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