Tuesday, August 14, 2018
ਤਾਜ਼ੀਆਂ ਖ਼ਬਰਾਂ


Preparation for Tokyo Olympics


Delhi, July 27 (Punjab Post Bureau) – Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore has said that Government has been implementing through Sports Authority of India (SAI), the Scheme of Assistance to National Sports Federations (NSFs) for high level support to the national teams at Senior, Junior and Sub-junior levels. State-of-the-Art indigenous as well ... Read More »

Para-Athletics under Khelo India Scheme

Para Olympics

Delhi, July 27 (Punjab Post Bureau) – Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore has said that the Khelo India Scheme has a dedicated vertical, namely, “Promotion of Sports among persons with disabilities” for supporting athletes with disabilities including sportspersons for Para-athletics. The indicative estimated expenditure for this vertical for the years 2018-19 and ... Read More »

National Overseas Scholarships for Scheduled Castes


Delhi, July 26 (Punjab Post Bureau) – The National Overseas Scholarship is a Central Sector scheme for Scheduled Caste (SC) students. There is no state wise quota of slots under this Scheme. Advertisements inviting applications under the scheme are published in leading newspapers and Employment News twice a year, once at the beginning of the year and then once again ... Read More »

Indian Money in Swiss Bank

Currency Notes

Delhi, July 24 (Punjab Post Bureau) – Swiss authorities have shared the following information regarding the Swiss National Bank (SNB) figures quoted in the media “The figures published by the SNB are regularly mentioned in the Indian media as a reliable indicator of the amount of assets held with Swiss financial institutions in respect of Indian residents. More often than ... Read More »

Annexure – Exemptions / Changes In GST Rates and Services


Revised GST rate on Services Delhi, July 22 (Punjab Post Bureau) –  Delhi, July 22 (Punjab Post Bureau) – The GST Council in its 28th meeting held here today under the Chairmanship of Shri Piyush Goyal,Union Minister for Railways, Coal, Finance & Corporate Affairs  took following decisions relating to exemptions / changes in GST rates / ITC eligibility criteria, rationalization of ... Read More »

Cabinet approves continuation of Pre-Matric, Post Matric and Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme


Delhi, July 20 (Punjab Post Bureau) – The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for Continuation of Pre-Matric, Post Matric and Merit-cum-Means based Scholarship Schemes for the students belonging to the six notified Minority Communities at a total cost of Rs. 5338.32 crore for period up to 2019-20. This will ... Read More »

New ticket confirmation process in Railways


Delhi, July 20 (Punjab Post Bureau) – A tool has been developed to predict the probability of waitlisted ticket getting confirmed at the time of booking as well as during Passenger Name Record (PNR) enquiry of waitlisted ticket. The tool has been developed using the algorithm of Machine learning. The machine learning model has been developed using the waitlisted PNR data of ... Read More »

Doubling the income of farmers

Agriculture farm

Delhi, July 20 (Punjab Post Bureau) – The Government has set a target of doubling of farmers’ income by the year 2022. The Government has constituted an Inter-Ministerial Committee under the Chairmanship of Chief Executive Officer, National Rainfed Area Authority, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare to examine issues relating to doubling of farmers’ income and recommend a strategy ... Read More »

Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai declared as a World Heritage

Rajabai Clock Tower

India gets its 37th World Unesco World Heritage Site  Delhi, July 1 (Punjab Post Bureau) – In yet another landmark achievement, India’s nomination of the “Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai ” has been inscribed on  UNESCO’s World Heritage list. The decision was taken at the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO at Manama in Bahrain today. As recommended ... Read More »