LIC Releases Details Of Investments In Adani Group

January 30, 2023 8:05 pm

Life Insurance Corporation said on Monday that its exposure in the Adani Group is 0.97 per cent of its total assets under management at book value. LIC’s AUM( Assets Under Management) was Rs 41.66 lakh crore at the end of September last year.  LIC stated in the statement that “LIC’s total holding in Adani Group […]

Budget Session From Tuesday; Prez To Address Joint Sitting Of Two Houses

January 30, 2023 7:03 pm

The Budget session of Parliament begins on Tuesday with the maiden address of President Droupadi Murmu to the joint sitting of both Houses. While the government’s priority will be to seek approval on the Motion of Thanks to the President’s Address and the Finance Bill, the Opposition is raring to corner it on a range […]

Violence Breaks Out In Melbourne Over 'Khalistan Referendum'

January 30, 2023 6:54 pm

Two people were injured and as many Sikh men were detained when two separate brawls broke out between Khalistani activists and pro-India demonstrators in Melbourne during the so-called ‘Punjab independence referendum’, the police said on Monday. India has already asked the Australian government to curb the anti-India activities of Khalistani separatists and also attack Hindu […]

‘Vampire Diaries’ Famed Actor Annie Wersching Dies Battling Cancer

January 30, 2023 6:35 pm

Annie Wersching, 45, best known for her roles as FBI agent Renee Walker in the television series ’24’ and as Tess in the video game ‘The Last of Us,’ died on Sunday morning in Los Angeles.  As per her spokesperson, she had been fighting cancer for many years.  Annie was born in St. Louis, Missouri, […]

Trump Told Pompeo Xi Hated Him

January 30, 2023 6:12 pm

Mike Pompeo has said that among the dozens of world leaders he met as the United States Secretary of State he found the ‘most unpleasant’ was Chinese President Xi Jinping, who threatened to stop sending PPE kits to America if it kept asking for accountability from Beijing on COVID-19. In his book titled “Never Give […]

Prez To Address 31st Foundation Day Of NCW 

January 30, 2023 6:12 pm

The President of India Droupadi Murmu will address the 31st Foundation Day of the National Commission for Women in Delhi on January 31st, 2023. The theme of the programme is ‘Sashakt Nari Sashakt Bharat’ aimed at acknowledging and celebrating the stories of women who have excelled and paved their journey to leave a mark.  A […]

Gujarat Maritime Cluster Appoints Madhvendra Singh As CEO

January 30, 2023 5:40 pm

Madhvendra Singh has been appointed as the Gujarat Maritime Cluster’s first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) by Gujarat Ports Infrastructure Company Limited. The Gujarat Maritime Cluster (GMC) is the country’s first commercial maritime cluster of its kind, with the goal of developing a hub for international-standard maritime services. In GIFT City in Gandhinagar, the Gujarat Maritime […]

Gujarat 2018-2022: Dismal Conviction In Cases For Atrocities On Dalits

January 30, 2023 4:47 pm

Atrocities on Dalits continue in Gujarat and what’s worse, despite the Prevention of Atrocities On Dalits Act, the conviction rate in cases registered between 2018-2021 stands at a dismal 3.5%.  According to data released by the National Crime Bureau, there were 1,426 cases registered in Gujarat in 2018 under the Prevention of Atrocities On Dalits […]

Former Congress MLA Kanti Sodha Parmar Joins BJP

January 30, 2023 4:16 pm

Kanti Sodha Parmar, a former legislator from Central Gujarat’s Anand assembly seat, joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today at the state party headquarters in Shri Kamalam. Parmar had previously resigned as a state delegate and primary member of the Congress party. Parmar is a director of the AMUL district milk cooperative federation, so […]

Peegate: Shankar Mishra Denied Bail

January 30, 2023 3:56 pm

A Delhi court on Monday reserved for January 31 its order on the bail application of Shankar Mishra, accused of urinating on a woman on board an Air India flight from New York to New Delhi.  The police have opposed the bail application, saying India has been defamed internationally because of the incident.  The judge […]

Six-Laning Of Rajkot-Ahmedabad Highway Delayed By 3 Years

January 30, 2023 3:28 pm

The six-laning work of Rajkot-Ahmedabad highway has been delayed by three years. There are numerous traffic diversions and road blockages on the highway and the project is going on for the past five years.  The communication between the contractors and the authority and the notices issued by the authority became public through two (RTI) replies. The […]

Rajasthan Govt Ties Up With Rays Power Infra To Build Solar Park

January 30, 2023 3:16 pm

Rays Power Infra has signed an agreement with the Rajasthan government to construct a 1,800 MW solar park. The entire project is estimated to be worth Rs 9,140 crore. The company said in a statement that “In accordance with India’s far-reaching goal of converting existing fossil-fuel energy generation into renewable energy output, the Solar Park […]

Bitter Reality Of Sugarcane Workers Of Gujarat 

January 30, 2023 3:06 pm

While sipping your cutting chai in Amdavad, did you ever wonder where its sweetness comes from? One teaspoon of sugar in your masala chai comes after pouring the blood, sweat and tears of migrant labourers who work in the unorganised sector of sugarcane harvesting in Gujarat. These harvesters are counted among the most deprived groups […]

Rajasthan Tops In List of States With Maximum Number Of Universities

January 30, 2023 2:42 pm

Rajasthan has the most universities in India, followed by Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat. The report also included the names of the districts with the most colleges, according to the Ministry of Education’s latest All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) Report Rajasthan has 52 state private universities, 26 state public universities, 7 deemed universities, 5 […]

A List of the Most Extravagant Basketball Courts

January 30, 2023 2:41 pm

Basketball is, without a doubt, one of the most popular games around the world. It is a game that is played and watched with equal gusto. The sport is widely played in countries across Europe, Asia, and the Americas. It is one of the most widely watched sports in the Olympic games, and its prominence […]

Delhi-Ahmedabad Vistara Flight Diverted To Rajasthan Due To Low Visibility

January 30, 2023 1:58 pm

An Ahmedabad-bound Vistara flight from Delhi was diverted to Rajasthan’s Udaipur due to low visibility, officials said on Monday. The flight is now scheduled to arrive in Udaipur at around 9.10 a.m., according to Vistara. “Flight UK959 from Delhi to Ahmedabad (DEL-AMD) has been diverted to Udaipur due to low visibility at Ahmedabad Airport and […]

Entrepreneurship Out of Covid Shadow

January 30, 2023 1:41 pm

The latest Global Entrepreneurship Monitoring (GEM) report covering 47 countries for 2021-22 – carried out by EDII for India – indicated that compared to the last year’s sharp nosedive in entrepreneurial activities, this year saw a rise – almost matching pre-Covid levels of entrepreneurial activities numbers. The survey indicated that among BRICS countries, India saw […]

Gujarat's Semiconductor Industry To Receive Additional Rs 75,000 Crore Boost

January 30, 2023 1:31 pm

Gujarat’s semiconductor landscape is set to grow even larger and better following a $20 billion investment commitment by Vedanta-Foxconn, a joint venture between the Vedanta Group and Taiwanese chipmaker Foxconn. For a period of ten years, the government will provide subsidies for land acquisition, capital investment, stamp duty refunds, fixed water tariffs, and electricity tariff […]

Lackluster Diamond Trade Looks At Borrowing Dazzle From Lab-Grown Diamonds

January 30, 2023 1:29 pm

With heightened geopolitical tensions around the globe ever since Russia invaded Ukraine last year, trade routes and commerce have been badly hit. Sanctions have meant a slow-down of production and a near stop of demand. This is especially true in the case of diamonds, given that Russia provides the highest volume of the mined uncut […]

4.2 Magnitude Earthquake In Gujarat’s Kutch

January 30, 2023 1:15 pm

An earthquake of 4.2 magnitude hit Gujarat’s Kutch district on Monday morning, the Institute of Seismological Research (ISR) said. There was no report of any loss of life or damage to property, district authorities said. The earthquake was registered at 6.38 am with its epicentre 11km north-north east of Dudhai village in the district, the […]