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CBDT grants relaxation in eligibility conditions for filing of Income-tax Return Form-1 (Sahaj) and Form-4 (Sugam) for Assessment Year 2020-21

In order to ensure that the e-filing utility for filing of return for assessment year (A.Y) 2020-21 is available as on 1st April, 2020, the Income-tax Return (ITR) Forms ITR-1 (Sahaj) and ITR-4 (Sugam) for the A.Y 2020-21 were notified vide notification dated 3rd January, 2020. In the notified returns, […]

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The City of Destiny Gearing Up to Host MILAN 2020

After successfully hosting the International Fleet Review (IFR) in Feb 2016, the City of Destiny Visakhapatnam is gearing up to host another International Naval event ‘MILAN’ in March 2020.   With about two months to the mega event, the preparations were reviewed at the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) by Vice Admiral […]

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Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh & Japanese Defence Minister Mr Taro Kono discuss ways to enhance bilateral security cooperation

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh held a telephonic conversation with the Minister of Defence of Japan Mr Taro Kono today. The two Defence Ministers had discussions on enhancing the bilateral security cooperation under the framework of the India-Japan Special Strategic and Global Partnership. They also exchanged views on regional security […]

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General election to the Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi, 2020 – Media Coverage during the period referred to in Section 126 of the RP Act,1951.

The Schedule for holding General Election to the Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi, 2020 has been announced on 6th January, 2020.  Poll is scheduled to be held in single phase on 08.02.2020. Section 126 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 prohibits displaying any election matter by means, inter alia, of television or similar apparatus, during the period of 48 hours before the hour […]

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PM invites Ideas and Suggestions for Union Budget 2020

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi invited ideas and suggestions for the Union Budget 2020 on MyGov. He said, “The Union Budget represents the aspirations of 130 crore Indians and lays out the path towards India’s development. I invite you all to share your ideas and suggestions for this year’s Budget on […]

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Prof. MS Swaminathan & Dr. G Muniratnam chosen for Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu National Awards

Eminent Agricultural Scientist Dr M S Swaminathan and well-known social worker, Dr. Gutta Muniratnam were respectively chosen as the first recipients of ‘Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu National Award for Excellence’ and ‘Muppavarapu National Award for Social Service’’ The National Award for Excellence was instituted by the Muppavarapu Foundation, while the one […]

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Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding between India and United Kingdom for Enabling Energy Self Sufficiency for Indian Railways

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval forsigning a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department for International Development (Government of United Kingdom) on 02.12.2019 for Enabling Energy Self-Sufficiency for Indian Railways.   Implementation Strategy and targets   The   MoU   signed   by   […]

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IP based Video Surveillance System being installed by Indian Railways at railway stations to enhance security

In order to enhance security at Railway stations which are major hubs of transportation, Indian Railways is in the process of installing Internet Protocol (IP) based Video Surveillance System (VSS) at stations, that is, waiting halls, reservation counters, parking areas, main entrance/ exit, platforms, foot over bridges, booking offices etc. Railway Board […]

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Cabinet approves Capital Grant as Viability Gap Funding to Indradhanush Gas Grid Limited for setting up the North East Natural Gas Pipeline Grid

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval as under: The North East Gas Grid project of Indradhanush Gas Grid Limited with viability Gap Funding/ Capital Grant at 60% of the estimated cost of Rs 9265 crore (Including interest during construction). […]

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Last date for student registration for the Winter Semester 2020 of JNU extended up to 12th January, 2020

Vice-Chancellor, JNU Prof. Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar along with Rector-II Prof. Satish Chandra Garkoti met Secretary, MHRD todaymorning and apprised that the situation in the campus is presentlypeaceful. They also informed that the Communication andInformation System has been repaired and is now functional. Thelast date for student registration for the Winter […]

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JNU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar meets Secretary MHRD Shri Amit Khare to apprise about current campus situation

Vice-Chancellor, JNU Prof. Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar along with Rector-II Prof. Satish Chandra Garkoti met Secretary, MHRD todaymorning and apprised that the situation in the campus is presentlypeaceful. They also informed that the Communication andInformation System has been repaired and is now functional. Thelast date for student registration for the Winter […]

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Inter-faith delegation meets MoS, Shri G.Kishan Reddy with the message of peace in times of misguided information being spread across the nation.

An interfaith delegation met the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri G. Kishan Reddy to express solidarity with the government in the times of violent protests and public unrest under the pretext of opposing Citizenship Amendment Act here today. The delegation members expressed solidarity with the government and faith […]

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Cabinet gave ex-post-facto approval on the Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) on cooperation in the field of Health

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its ex-post-facto approval on the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between Department of Health & Family Welfare (DOHFW), Government of India and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) on cooperation in the field of Health signed in November, 2019 […]

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