Category Archives: National

Indian govt hikes wheat MSP by Rs 50, ups prices of other Rabi crops

New Delhi/October 29 (NG News)
Indian government on Wednesday announced Minimum Support Prices (MSP) of Rabi Crops for 2014-15 marketing season with a hike of Rs 50 in the MSP of wheat.

The decision to hike MSPs of Rabi crops was taken in the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs that was chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Indian govt hikes LPG rates by Rs 3 per cylinder

New Delhi/October 29 (NG News)
Indian government on Tuesday hiked the rates of subsidised LPG by Rs 3 per cylinder as the government has increased commission paid to the LPG dealers from Rs 40.71 to Rs 43.71.

As per reports, the new rates have come into effect from October 23 after the government decision on hiking the commission

Haryana CM allots cabinet portfolios, keeps Home, Power

Chandigarh/October 28 (NG News)
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday evening allotted portfolios to state cabinet while retaining the key portfolios, Home Power, Town and Country Planning.

Ram Bilas Sharma has been given Education, Food and Civil Supplies and Transport, Capt Abhimanyu Singh has got Finance, Revenue, Health Department to Anil Vij

Apply for UGC NET Dec 2014 exam by Nov 15, 2014

New Delhi/October 28 (NG News)
The University Grant Commission (UGC) has invited applications for the NET exam for December 2014 and the last date to apply for this exam is November 15.

The application forms are available from October 15,2015. More detail is available at UGC’s official website.

The interested candidates, who want to appear in UGC NET examination, may apply online through UGC NET Official portal for UGC Net examination. UGC is conducting this test twice every year.

SC orders Indian govt to disclose names of all black money account holders

New Delhi/October 28 (NG News)
The Supreme Court of India on Tuesday ordered Indian government to disclose the names of all persons who had stashed black money in foreign country bank.

Indian government had earlier sought modification in of its order on black money on disclosing names of account holders in foreign banks

Delhi government declares public holiday on Chhath Pooja

New Delhi/October 28 (NG News)
Delhi government on Tuesday declared public holiday on the occasion of Chhath Pooja on October 29 in the national capital.

A notification in this regard was issued by the Delhi Lt Governor today under which all the government offices in Delhi would remain closed tomorrow.

Court grants bail to Dhumal in HPCA land allotment case

Shimla/October 27 (NG News)
A Kangra district court on Monday granted bail to former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal for alleged wrongdoings in the allotment of land to Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) during previous BJP regime.

Additional District and Sessions Judge Davinder Kumar granted bail to Dhumal and 10 others upon furnishing bail bond of Rs 25,000

Modi lauds Kuwait based teenagers efforts for collecting funds for relief work in J&K

New Delhi/October 27 (NG News)
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday appreciated the efforts of Kuwait based teenaged student for collecting Rs 2.15 lakh for relief and rehabilitation of flood affected people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Modi had a personal letter to appreciate the efforts of 16-year-old girl Duvvuri Rohini Pratyusha who is studying in Class XII student of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Kuwait for collecting Rs 2.15 lakh

8 arrested for duping people in the name of participation in Kaun Banega Crorepati

New Delhi/October 22 (NG News)
Eight persons have been arrested by Delhi Police’s Special Cell for duping people of crores of rupees on the pretext of securing a chance for them to appear in famous quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati, hosted by Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan.

As per reports, the scam was being carried out from Pakistan from the past one year in which people would get calls from numbers beginning with +92 where the cons would claim to calling from KBC