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26 AND 27  MARCH 2022



Pramod Sawant to take oath as Goa CM tomorrow; PM to attend event

BJP leader Pramod Sawant will take oath as the Chief Minister of Goa for the second term at a ceremony that will be held at 11 am on Monday. PM Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will attend the oath-taking ceremony, a government spokesperson said. More than 10,000 people are expected to attend the event.

India to start building 10 nuclear reactors in 'fleet mode' from 2023

India will begin construction of 10 nuclear reactors in 'fleet mode' over the next three years from 2023, officials said. The first pour of concrete (FPC) for a 700 MW atomic plant in Karnataka is scheduled for 2023. Under the fleet mode, a nuclear power plant is expected to be built over a period of five years from the FPC.

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath extends free ration scheme by 3 months

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, while addressing the new cabinet's first meeting on Saturday, announced that the state government has decided to extend the free ration scheme for the next three months. "It will benefit 15 crore people of the state," Adityanath said. The scheme provides for an additional five kilograms of food grain per household per month.

Ritu Khanduri becomes first female Speaker of Uttarakhand Assembly

short by Mohammad Anab / 03:47 pm on 26 Mar 2022,Saturday

BJP MLA Ritu Khanduri Bhushan has become the first woman Speaker of the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly in the state's 21-year-history. Ritu, who is the daughter of former state Chief Minister BC Khanduri, was elected unopposed. Ritu will be the fifth speaker of the state Assembly and will succeed BJP MLA Premchand Aggarwal.

S Jaishankar begins 5-day visit to Maldives and Sri Lanka

short by Swati Dubey / 04:42 pm on 26 Mar 2022,Saturday

Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar began a 5-day visit to Maldives and Sri Lanka on Saturday. He will inaugurate various India-supported projects and firm up several agreements to further bolster bilateral cooperation in the Maldives. "The minister's visit is testimony to...importance that India attaches to its close and friendly relations with Maldives and Sri Lanka," the government said.

PM Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana to provide free grains extended till Sept

Union Cabinet on Saturday decided to extend PM Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana by another six months, till September 2022. The scheme was introduced after the coronavirus outbreak. In November 2021, it was extended till March 2022 for the nearly 80 crore beneficiaries covered under the National Food Security Act. The beneficiaries get 5 kg of food grains free of cost.

China wanted its Foreign Minister to meet PM Modi, govt declined: Report

China had reached out to India for Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to call on PM Narendra Modi, but the government politely declined, The Indian Express reported. India reportedly conveyed to China that PM Modi was busy on Friday since he had to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow.

Paytm Mall, Snapdeal fined ₹1 lakh each for selling defective pressure cookers

Paytm Mall and Snapdeal have been fined ₹1 lakh each by the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) for selling non-standard pressure cookers. The CCPA found the companies guilty of selling pressure cookers which did not conform to BIS standards. The e-commerce platforms have been asked to recall the defective pressure cookers sold on their platform and reimburse the customers.


BJD's Sulochana Das becomes 1st female Mayor of Bhubaneswar

BJD's Sulochana Das on Saturday became the first female Mayor of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation. "I want to thank the people of Bhubaneswar and our CM Naveen Patnaik for giving me this opportunity. Smart and vibrant Bhubaneswar is our first priority," she said. BJD's mayoral candidates won in all three municipal corporations namely Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Berhampur.

Telangana CM to attend reconstructed Yadadri Temple's inauguration

Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao will attend the inauguration ceremony of the newly-reconstructed Yadadri temple on Monday. Minister of Endowment, Indrakaran Reddy, said he'll be present at the 'Maha Kumbha Samprokshana' along with various ministers, MPs and other leaders who'll take Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy's blessings. He added the temple will be open for public from 4 pm onwards.



Russian referendum in occupied territory won't be legal: Ukraine

Ukraine said on Sunday that Russia holding a referendum in occupied Ukrainian territory will invite global condemnation and increased isolation. "All fake referendums in...temporarily occupied territories...will [not be legal]," Ukraine's Foreign Ministry said. This comes after the leader of the Ukrainian breakaway region of Luhansk said the region may soon hold a referendum to join Russia.

Insurance firm removes its 'Z' logo from social media amid Russia-Ukraine war

Zurich Insurance has removed its 'Z' logo from social media after the letter became a symbol of support for Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The Swiss insurance company said it did not want to be misinterpreted as supporting Russia in the conflict. The letter 'Z' has been used as a marking on Russian military vehicles taking part in the conflict.



FDI in India has broken records every year in last 7 years: Piyush Goyal

Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday said foreign direct investment (FDI) in India in the last seven years "has consistently been growing and has broken all records year after year". He added that this shows India is emerging as a preferred destination for investment. "We had record investments in the COVID-19 period too," he said.

Adani Finserve, Tata AIG, 52 other firms bid for Reliance Capital: Reports

Adani Finserve, Tata AIG and ICICI Lombard are among 54 prominent companies that have expressed interest to acquire debt-ridden Reliance Capital Limited, PTI reported on Sunday. The company's board was superseded by RBI on November 29 in view of payment defaults and governance issues. The company had said in September 2021 that it had a consolidated debt of ₹40,000 crore.



KKR win IPL 2022 opener, end their 4-match losing streak against CSK

IPL 2021 runners-up KKR defeated defending champions CSK by six wickets in the IPL 2022 opener at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. With the victory, KKR ended their four-match losing streak against CSK. The match witnessed former CSK captain MS Dhoni smash a fifty in IPL after almost three years. Umesh Yadav registered bowling figures of 4-0-20-2 for KKR.

PV Sindhu becomes 2nd Indian female badminton player to win Swiss Open

PV Sindhu has become the second Indian female badminton player to win Swiss Open title. The 26-year-old defeated Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan 21-16, 21-8 in the final to win her second title of 2022. Saina Nehwal had become the first Indian woman to win Swiss Open in 2011. She also won the title in 2012.

Girls gave it all, I'm proud of them for coming so far: Mithali after defeat in WC

After India crashed out of the 2022 Women's World Cup, India captain Mithali Raj said "girls gave it all" and she was proud of the team for their performance in the tournament. "With the bowlers we had, I thought 274 was a good'll take time to settle the emotions," she added. India lost to South Africa by three wickets.




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