Infra, green growth, financial sector among seven priority areas for Budget FY24: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday listed seven priorities of Union Budget 2023-24, including infrastructure, green growth, financial sector and youth power. She said four transformative opportunities can be used in Amrit Kaal for enhancing economic empowerment. The finance minister said digital public infrastructure for agriculture will be built as open source, open […]

Budget adopts seven priorities to guide India through Amrit Kaal: FM

New Delhi: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that the Budget adopts seven priorities to guide India through the Amrit Kaal. Sitharaman announced this while presenting the Budget 2023-24 in Parliament. “The budget adopts following seven priorities — inclusive development, reaching the last mile, infrastructure and investment, unleashing the potential, green growth, youth power […]

Made cash transfer of Rs 2.2 lakh cr under PM-KISAN scheme: Sitharaman

New Delhi: The government made cash transfer of Rs 2.2 lakh crore under the PM-KISAN scheme, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Wednesday. Presenting the last full Budget of the second term of the BJP-led NDA government ahead of the general elections in 2024, she said the mission of the government is to achieve knowledge-driven […]

US accuses Russia of endangering nuclear arms control treaty

Washington: Russia’s refusal to allow on-the-ground inspections to resume is endangering the New START nuclear treaty and US-Russian arms control overall, the Biden administration charged on Tuesday. The finding was delivered to Congress and summarized in a statement by the State Department. It follows months of more hopeful US assessments that the two countries would […]

US Deputy Secretary of Defence Kathleen Hicks meets NSA Doval, discusses bilateral defence ties

Washington’: US Deputy Defense Secretary Dr Kathleen Hicks met National Security Advisor Ajit Doval here and discussed priorities for the US-India bilateral defence partnership, the Pentagon said. It said the discussions also included strengthening policy and operational coordination in the Indo-Pacific region and increasing defence industrial cooperation between the two countries. “They discussed a range […]

Citing Art 370 Abrogation, President Says Govt ‘Decisive’

Citing Art 370 Abrogation, President Says Govt ‘Decisive’

‘From LoC To LAC, Befitting Response Given To Every Misadventure’ New Delhi: President Droupadi Murmu on Tuesday said the government has been laying constant emphasis on modernising the military as it firmly believes that lasting peace is possible only when India is politically and strategically strong. Murmu’s comments during her address to the joint session […]

No Major Snowfall In 2 Weeks, Nights To Be Colder: MeT

No Major Snowfall In 2 Weeks, Nights To Be Colder: MeT

Srinagar: Weatherman on Tuesday said that weather was very likely to remain dry for next five days and ruled out possibility of any major snowfall in J&K and Ladakh for next two weeks. “Weather is very likely to remain dry for the next 5 days. There is no forecast of any major snowfall in J&K […]

Air Traffic, Train Services Resume

Air Traffic, Train Services Resume

Srinagar: Air connectivity to and from the Valley was restored on Tuesday morning after the weather improved. Flight operations resumed as the weather stayed dry and the visibility improved, they said. Director, Airport Authority of India (AAI), Srinagar Airport, Kuldeep Singh said that the visibility was good and the surface was cleared of snow for […]

2 Judges Recommended For Elevation To SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Collegium Tuesday recommended to the Centre the names of Allahabad High Court Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal and Gujarat High Court Chief Justice Aravind Kumar for elevation as apex court judges. All the six members of the Collegium, led by Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud, were unanimous in recommending […]