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BIMSTEC ‘Conference on Combating Drug Trafficking’ held in New Delhi

The two-day BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) ‘Conference on Combating Drug Trafficking’ was recently inaugurated in New Delhi. The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) organised the conference, which was inaugurated by the Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Several delegations from the Partner Nations arrived in India to attend the conference.

Historic Tripartite Agreement signed to resolve the Bodo issue

For a comprehensive solution to the Bodo issue, The Central Government and the State Government of Assam on Monday, 27th January 2020 signed a tripartite agreement with the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB). The Bodo tribal group was demanding a separate state of Bodoland from Assam for several years. The agreement was signed in ..

Jeevan Raksha Padak Series Awards 2019 to 54 Persons

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind has approved to confer the Jeevan Raksha Padak Series of Awards,2019 to 54 persons. The award series consists of three categories:  Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak (conferred to 7 persons), Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak (8 persons) and Jeevan Raksha Padak (39 persons). This year Five awards are to be ..

Home Minister Chairs the sixth meeting of the Island Development Agency (IDA)

For reviewing the progress made towards the program ‘Holistic Development of Islands’, the Island Development Agency on Monday,  13th January 2020 conducted its sixth meeting under the chairmanship of the Union Home Minister of India, Amit Shah. The meeting was conducted with focus on creating sustainable development in identified five islands of the Lakshadweep and four ..

‘Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre’ inaugurated by Home Minister

The Union Home Minister of India, Amit Shah on Friday, 10th January 2020 inaugurated a state-of-the-art centre for the ‘Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre’ in New Delhi and also dedicated a citizen-centric ‘National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal’ (www.cybercrime.gov.in) to the nation. Built at an estimated cost of Rs 415.86 crore, the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination ..

‘Karmayoddha Granth’ released by Union Minister of Home Affairs

On Tuesday, 7th of January 2020 at New Delhi, India’s Union Minister of Home Affairs, Amit Shah launched a book named ‘Karmayoddha Granth’ on the life of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Home Minister addressed the gathering at the launch and said that the qualities of a Karmayoddha such as a beautiful heart for ..

Rs. 5,908 crore Additional Central Assistance to 7 States

The Centre has approved the release of funds amounting to Rs.5908 crores to 7 states. The High-Level Committee today was chaired by the Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi. Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, and Tripura are the states on the roll to receive the funds. The funds have been ..

Outreach Drive to Address Concerns about CAA begins today

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be conducting 30 rallies across the country to address the concerns raised by the opposition parties over the conflation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) with the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the NPR- National Population Register. The first rally in the series of 30 starts today, 3rd ..