Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana: Free Ration Scheme Extended for 5 Years | Cabinet Meeting Decisions

2023-11-29 18:16:55 New Delhi ∙ The Union Cabinet meeting has decided to extend the free ration scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana for another 5 years from January 1, 2024. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced last month during the election campaign in 5 states that the scheme will be extended for 5 … Read more

India’s Support for UN Resolution on Golan Heights Withdrawal

2023-11-29 17:00:12 New Delhi – India supports the UN General Assembly resolution demanding Israel’s withdrawal from the Golan Heights. India will be among the 91 countries that have voted in support of the resolution. Apart from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, China, Lebanon, Iran and Iraq also supported the resolution. Eight countries, including Israel, opposed the … Read more

London Heathrow: Saudi Arabia’s Investment and Global Impact

2023-11-29 13:04:20 London ∙ Saudi Arabia to buy 10% stake in London Heathrow, one of the world’s largest airports. Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund has agreed to buy shares in Spanish infrastructure company Ferrovial. Ferrovial invested in Heathrow in 2006. The new investment deal is worth £2.37 billion. Revenue from passenger charges is an important … Read more

Kerala Governor’s Decision: Sending 7 Bills to President for Approval

2023-11-28 22:43:55 Thiruvananthapuram ∙ Governor Arif Muhammad Khan has decided to send the 7 bills passed by the Legislative Assembly including the bill to curtail the powers of the Lokayukta and 2 bills to remove the governor from the post of chancellor of universities for the approval of the President. The Governor approved the Public … Read more

Qatar’s Mediation Efforts in Gaza Crisis: Updates on Ceasefire and International Involvement

2023-11-28 18:15:45 JERUSALEM ∙ Qatar says efforts to maintain peace are continuing as the extended ceasefire is set to end early tomorrow. 10 hostages and 30 Palestinian prisoners were handed over yesterday. Qatar is actively engaged in mediation talks with the cooperation of Egypt and the US. The heads of the US spy agency CIA … Read more

Israel-Hamas Ceasefire and Hostage Releases: Latest Updates and News

2023-11-26 21:17:59 Gaza – The release of Israeli hostages and the release of Palestinian prisoners continued yesterday, the third day of the ceasefire. While Hamas released 13 Israeli hostages, Israel also released 39 Palestinian prisoners. A Russian citizen held hostage by Hamas was also released yesterday. Hamas had earlier released 20 Thai hostages as part … Read more