LIVE News Updates: Terrorists on a motorcycle fired 6 rounds towards troops of CRPF in Pulwama

7 pm today, terrorists on a motorcycle fired 6 rounds towards troops of 183Bn CRPF, who were deployed for duty in Pulwama. No injury reported: Central Reserve Police Force

LIVE News Updates: Terrorists on a motorcycle fired 6 rounds towards troops of CRPF in Pulwama
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26 Mar 2020, 8:24 PM

Terrorists on a motorcycle fired 6 rounds towards troops of CRPF in Pulwama

7 pm today, terrorists on a motorcycle fired 6 rounds towards troops of 183Bn CRPF, who were deployed for duty in Pulwama. No injury reported: Central Reserve Police Force.

26 Mar 2020, 8:27 PM

Yes Bank board reconstituted with immediate effect with appointment of 8 members

Yes Bank board reconstituted with immediate effect with the appointment of 8 members pursuant to Yes Bank Limited Reconstruction Scheme, 2020.

26 Mar 2020, 6:21 PM

Pakistani troops shell forward areas along IB in J-K's Kathua

Pakistani troops fired at and shelled forward areas along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district in violation of the ceasefire, officials said on Thursday.

Pakistan Rangers opened fire and engaged in mortar shelling in Pansar, Manyari and Chak Changa areas in the Hiranagar sector.

The violation of the ceasefire began late Wednesday night and continued intermittently till Thursday morning, they said.

Border Security Force (BSF) troops guarding the border retaliated effectively, leading to brief exchanges of fire, they said.

26 Mar 2020, 3:29 PM

EAM Jaishankar shows deep concern over fresh blast in Kabul, Afghanistan

EAM Jaishankar says that he is ‘deeply concerned at the blasts reported near the cremation site of those killed during the attack on Gurudwara Sahib in Kabul.’

26 Mar 2020, 2:16 PM

Govt to front-load Rs 2,000 paid to farmers in first week of April under existing PM Kishan Yojana to benefit 8.69 cr farmers

26 Mar 2020, 2:08 PM

Central Govt to request State Govts to use this fund to augment medical testing

District Mineral Fund: Central Govt to request State Govts to use this fund to augment medical testing and screening and providing health attention, announces FM Sitharaman

26 Mar 2020, 2:06 PM

Central Govt orders State Govts to use Rs31,000 crore as relief fund to 3.5 crore construction workers

Welfare for building and construction workers, registered 3.5 crore workers to be benefited, Central Govt has given orders to State Govts to use fund (Rs31,000 crore) to provide relief, announces FM Sitharaman.

26 Mar 2020, 2:02 PM

Govt of India will pay the Employees' Provident Fund(EPF) contribution to 4.8 crore workers

Govt of India will pay the Employees' Provident Fund(EPF) contribution, both of employer and employee, put together it will be 24%, this will be for next 3 months.This is for those establishments which have upto 100 employees and 90% of them earn less that 15,000: FM Sitharaman.

Govt ready to amend the regulation of EPF due to this pandemic so that workers can draw upto 75% non-refundable advance from credit in PF account or 3 months salary, whichever is lower: FM Sitharaman

This decision is going to benefit 4.8 crore workers: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

26 Mar 2020, 1:59 PM

3 months free cylinders near for 8.3 crore BPL families covered in Ujjawala scheme

Self Help women groups (7 crore houses holds covered), collateral-free loans doubled to 20 Lakh, to increase money in hand, announces Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

Ujjawala scheme near 8.3 crore BPL families covered in this, so that no running short of cooking medium, for 3 months free cylinders, announces Finance Minister.

26 Mar 2020, 1:57 PM

DBT Cash transfers:

1)Farmers,MGNREGA, Poor widows, Pensioners&divyangs covered

2) Jan Dhan Yojna accounts,Ujjwala scheme,Self help group women dealing with DDU livelihood missions,EPFO organised workers covered

3)Construction workers&district mineral workers covered,announces FM

26 Mar 2020, 1:56 PM

Ex gratia amount of Rs 500 per month for 20 crore Jan Dhan Women for next 3 months

20 crore Jan Dhan Women account holders covered- Ex gratia amount of Rs 500 per month for the next three months, announces FM Sitharaman

26 Mar 2020, 1:54 PM

Centre announces hike in MNREGA wages, it will benefit 5 crore families, says FM

Wage increase in MGNREGA- 5 crore families benefited, an increase of Rs 2000 per worker on average as additional income, announces FM Sitharaman.

26 Mar 2020, 12:36 PM

Indian Ambassador to Afghanistan visited gurudwara

Indian Ambassador to Afghanistan Vinay Kumar visited the gurudwara & met community leaders, elders & families of the victims of the terrorist attack. He shared their grief & offered condolences. He was told that the injured are receiving satisfactory treatment: Embassy of India, Kabul

26 Mar 2020, 10:22 AM

Maharashtra: Six scrap godowns gutted in fire

A fire destroyed six scrap godowns at a village in Maharashtra's Thane district on Monday night, a fire brigade official said.

26 Mar 2020, 8:49 AM

UN chief Antonio Guterres condemns Kabul Gurudwara attack

UN chief Antonio Guterres has condemned the attack on a Gurudwara in Kabul that killed at least 25 people and injured many others, reiterating that attacks against civilians are unacceptable and those who carry out such crimes must be held accountable, his spokesman said.

On Wednesday, at least 25 worshippers were killed and eight others injured when a heavily armed suicide bomber stormed his way into a prominent gurdwara in the heart of Afghanistan's capital of Kabul, in one of the deadliest attacks on the minority Sikh community in the strife-torn country.

The Islamic State (IS) terror group, which has targeted Sikhs before in Afghanistan, claimed responsibility for the attack.

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