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January 2020

Nirmala Sitharaman to present budget in Parliament today

New Delhi , Feb 1 (ANI): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will on Saturday present the budget of the second term of the Narendra Modi government.This will also be the second budget for Sitharaman, who became the second woman finance minister after Indira Gandhi to do so in the history of independent India.Sitharaman will present the full-year budget for the year ending March 2021.The Budget speech will begin at around 11 am today with Sitharaman beginning it with an address to the speaker of Lok Sabha. Usually, the…

No symptomatic or suspected coronavirus case reported yet: Punjab Health Minister

Chandigarh , Feb 1 (ANI): As many as 1,804 passengers have been screened for coronavirus at Amritsar and Mohali airports, and at border check posts of Attari and Dera Baba Nanak, Punjab Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said on Friday."A total of 1,804 passengers have been screened for coronavirus at Amritsar and Mohali airports as well as border check posts of Attari and Dera Baba Nanak so far. No symptomatic or suspected case has been reported yet," Sidhu said.Meanwhile, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant…

Tihar Jail inmate who attempted suicide dies in hospital

New Delhi , Feb 1 (ANI): A man, who allegedly tried to commit suicide inside Tihar Jail, passed away in a hospital on Friday.The accused, Rajesh, had allegedly attempted to take his own inside the prison on January 29.He was in jail under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. (ANI)

3 JeM terrorists killed in encounter had IED ready to be used around Nagrota: J-K Police

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Feb 1 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Police said that the three terrorists Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists killed in an encounter on Jammu-Srinagar Highway on Friday had Improvised Explosive Device (IED) ready to be used around Nagrota through a third person in a few days."Recovered from 3 Slain Pakistan terrorists of JeM today (January 31). They had an IED ready to be used around Nagrota through some third person in a few days. They had dumped it at a convenient location on Jammu-Srinagar…

2G, fixed line internet access to remain operative in J-K till Feb 7

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Feb 1 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday stated that its January 24 order regarding the allowance of mobile data services and internet access through fixed-line across the Union Territory with restrictions shall continue to remain operative till February 7."The overall security scenario in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir since the issuance of the directions related to the regulation of telecom services on January 24, 2020, has been reviewed. Among other things, the…