ALL News Headlines 2019 December 23RD

Mamata Banerjee

National Headlines

West Bengal: The Calcutta high court on Monday passed an interim order stopping the television and online advertisements the West Bengal government had been running since last week, saying it will not implement citizenship laws in the state.

Andhra NRC: Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday announced that his government was opposed to the National Register of Citizens and would not implement it in the state.

BJP CAA: Bharatiya Janata Party working president JP Nadda and party general secretary in-charge of West Bengal Kailash Vijayvargiya led a rally in support of the amended Citizenship Act in Kolkata on Monday.

Jharkhand Election 2019: As BJP lost the election, conceding defeat in the assembly elections, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Monday said it was his defeat, not of the BJP. “It is not BJP’s defeat, it is my defeat,” Das told reporters at a press conference in Ranchi. BJP god only 25 seats out of 81 seats.

RIL-Jio:Reliance Jio on Monday announced the launch of “2020 Happy New Year Offer.” Under the new scheme, Reliance Jio is offering ‘unlimited’ services for one year on paying Rs 2,020. Reliance Jio’s new scheme will be available starting December 24, 2019.

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The Finance Ministry has declined to share Swiss bank accounts details of Indians saying it is covered under “confidentiality provisions” of a tax treaty signed between India and Switzerland. In reply to an RTI query, the ministry also refused to disclose the details of black money received from other foreign countries. “Information exchanged under such tax agreements is covered under confidentiality provisions of respective agreements. Thus, disclosure of tax related information and information sought/obtained from foreign governments is exempted under section 8 (1) (a) and 8 (1) (f) of the Right to Information (RTI) Act,” it said in response to the RTI application filed by this PTI journalist.

India lifts ban on export of Malaria Drugs on request of Trump, as 47% of U.S. supply of drug came from India

President Trump had called Prime Minister Modi, requesting him to supply the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine that is being used to treat Covid-19 patients and as prophylactic by the frontline health care workers deployed in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between India and China

President Shri Ram Nath Kovind, in his letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping, conveyed ‘warm greetings, felicitations and good wishes’ to the Government and the people of China, and observed that the two sides have ‘made considerable progress especially in the last few years in enhancing our bilateral engagement in a number of areas, including political, economic and people-to-people ties.

Statements by Italian President Giuseppe Conte, on new measures to fight Coronavirus epidemic-21/03/2020

Pharmacies, parapharmacies, banking, postal, insurance and financial services will continue to remain open. We will ensure all essential public services, such as transport. We will of course also ensure all related, ancillary, functional to those allowed and essential activities. We will obviously also ensure all connected, ancillary, functional to permitted activities and essential ones.

ALL News Headlines 2020 March 19TH

Prime Minister Narendra Modi bt his 30-minutes television address, which began at 8 pm, addressed the nation on Thursday on the coronavirus outbreak, where he made requests to the people of the country in tackling the virus. India reported its fourth coronavirus death on Thursday as the total number of cases of COVID-19 rose to 173.


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