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RBI restricts Kotak Mahindra Bank from online customer onboarding

The RBI's directive, issued under Section 35A of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949, underscores the central bank's concerns about deficiencies observed during its IT examinations of KMB for the years 2022 and 2023. Despite receiving corrective action plans from the RBI in both years, subsequent assessments revealed ongoing non-compliance by the bank.

“Congress ki loot”: PM slams Congress over inheritance tax proposal

New Delhi: In a scathing attack on the Congress party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has criticised the proposal to introduce an Inheritance Tax, calling it a “dangerous intention” to loot the hard-earned wealth of citizens. A debate turned on following remarks made by Sam Pitroda, Chairman of the Indian Overseas Congress, regarding the proposal to […]

INSV Tarini triumphs: Women officers make history at sea

This historic achievement marks a new chapter in the Indian Navy's sailing history and underscores the Navy's commitment to promoting gender equality and empowering women in the maritime domain.

ECI forms heat watch task force for elections

New Delhi: In preparation for the second phase of the Lok Sabha polls scheduled for April 26, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has joined forces with meteorological experts to monitor weather conditions and mitigate potential challenges. During a meeting chaired by Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar, decisions were made to address concerns regarding heat […]

Iran seizes cargo ship ‘MSC Aries’ with 17 Indian nationals onboard

The cargo vessel, MSC Aries, fell into Iranian hands amidst mounting geopolitical tensions. The MEA revealed that they are in constant communication with Iranian authorities, both in Tehran and Delhi, to secure the welfare of the Indian crew members and facilitate their prompt return. 

BJP Unveils ‘Modi Ki Guarantee’ for 2024 Elections: Promises 6G, Free Ration for poor

One Nation One Election and India to host next Olympics all part of Manifesto

Sankalp Patra : PM Modi Vows to Empower Youth, Women, Poor, and Farmers

While launching the Manifesto PM Modi said, "This is a very holy day. Several states in the country are celebrating the 'nav varsh'...Today, on the 6th day of Navaratri we pray to Maa Katyayani. She holds the lotus in both her hands. This coincidence is a huge blessing. Even better, it is Ambedkar Jayanti too."

MEA advises against travel to Iran and Israel

New Delhi: In light of the current volatile situation in the region, the Indian government has issued a travel advisory urging its citizens to refrain from traveling to Iran or Israel until further notice. The advisory, dated April 12, 2024, comes amidst escalating tensions and security concerns in both countries. Travel advisory for Iran and […]

MEA moves embassy due to worsening situation in Myanmar

New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) announced on Friday that Indian Embassy staff have been relocated from Sittwe to Yangon due to the “precarious and deteriorating” situation in Myanmar. This decision comes amidst escalating conflict within the nation, prompting the Indian government to take precautionary measures. Randhir Jaiswal, spokesperson for the MEA, confirmed […]

Lindy Cameron appointed as new British High Commissioner to India

New Delhi: The United Kingdom has announced the appointment of Lindy Cameron as its new high commissioner to India, succeeding Alex Ellis. Cameron, who currently serves as the Chief Executive of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), is set to assume her new role this month. The readout released by the United Kingdom High […]

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