India 

PM Modi to inaugurate 5-star hotel atop Gandhinagar train station

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands PM Narendra Modi will virtually inaugurate a newly-built five-star hotel atop the redeveloped Gandhinagar railway station and a host of other big-ticket projects on July 16, said the Gujarat government. The redevelopment of the existing railway station in Gandhinagar and construction of the five-star hotel on top of the station started in January 2017 after Modi performed their groundbreaking. Now, the new-look station as well as the hotel are ready and will be inaugurated by the PM at 4 pm on July 16 through video…

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India Reports 94,052 New COVID-19 Cases India 

India Reports 94,052 New COVID-19 Cases

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands India reported 94,052 new COVID-19 cases and 6148 new deaths today. The country has so far reported a total of 2,91,83,121 cases and 3,59,676 deaths. India’s test positivity rate (positive cases identified for every 100 tests) continues to decline. It stands at 4.69 percent, the third straight day that it is below the 5 per cent-mark. Tamil Nadu reported 17,321 infections, followed by Kerala (16,204) Maharashtra (10,989) and Karnataka (10,959). The Nitish Kumar government on Wednesday reported that the number of deaths across the state…

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India logs 332503 new cases; 2256 deaths amid Oxygen woes India 

India logs 332503 new cases; 2256 deaths amid Oxygen woes

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands India reported 332,503 fresh coronavirus infections on Friday, taking the cumulative caseload to 16,257,309, Worldometer showed this morning. This is the first time any country has recorded over 300,000 cases in just 24 hours. Amid oxygen shortage and the faltering health system in the country, India saw 2,256 deaths in the highest single-day spike. The death toll from the deadly infection stands at 186,928. The country now has more than 2.4 million active cases. Amid the unprecedented Covid situation in the country, Prime Minister Narendra…

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No need for lockdown India 

No need for lockdown, focus on Covid-19 tests: PM Narendra Modi to CMs

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Conceding that India was in the grip of a serious public health crisis that had surpassed the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged state governments to test more even if that meant higher reporting of the infection. Armed with the experience of managing the first wave, better health infrastructure, and a locally manufactured vaccine, lockdowns should be avoided altogether, the PM told chief ministers at the virtual meet on Covid. “In the last phase of the infection, we had to…

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Mumbai sees bed rationing again as coronavirus cases rise sharply India 

India to test travellers from Brazil, South Africa, UK after detecting new virus strains

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India will make COVID-19 molecular tests mandatory for people arriving directly or indirectly from the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil in a bid to contain the spread of more infectious virus variants found in those countries. India, which has reported the highest number of overall COVID-19 cases after the United States, detected the South African variant in four people last month and the Brazilian one in one person this month. The government has said the South African and Brazilian strains can more easily infect a…

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Republic Day 2021 India 

Rafale jets to mark debut during Indian Air Force fly-past| Republic Day 2021

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands The country’s newly acquired Rafale jets will feature for the first time in the fly-past by the Indian Air Force during Republic Day celebrations on January 26. “The finale, the ‘Vertical Charlie’ manoeuvre, will be done by the Rafale aircraft this time,” Major General Alok Kacker said on January 23 while speaking about R-Day celebrations amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking to news agency ANI about the changes that have been introduced to the usual R-Day celebrations in view of the pandemic, Kacker said the Republic Day…

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Parliament building India 

PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone for new Parliament building today

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay foundation stone of the new Parliament building in New Delhi today. The new structure will be constructed close to the existing building under the Central Vista redevelopment project. In attendance Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh, union ministers Pralhad Joshi and Hardeep Singh Puri, and 200 dignitaries, including Members of Parliament and ambassadors will attend the function. Some chief ministers and governors will also attend the event virtually. The project The prime minister…

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Some Auto, Taxi Unions In Delhi To Join Farmer Protests On December 8 India 

Some Auto, Taxi Unions In Delhi To Join Farmer Protests On December 8

By Administrator _ India Capital Sands Farmers listen to a speaker during a protest against the newly passed farm bills at Singhu border near Delhi, December 5. Commuters may face problems as some auto and taxi unions in the city have decided to join ”Bharat Bandh” on December 8 called by farmer unions protesting against the recent farm laws. However, many other unions have decided to continue normal service despite their support to demand raised by the farmers. Delhi Taxi Tourist Transporters Association President Sanjay Samrat said in a statement…

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Delhi High Court India 

Delhi High Court Clarifies Regulations 6,9 Of Central Bank FEMA Regulations 2004

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands The Delhi High Court on Friday passed a detailed judgement which clarified Regulation 6 and 9 of the RBI FEMA Regulations 2004 while disposing of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd petition and upholds transfer of money by it to a foreign subsidiary. Court also asked the Petitioner firm to ensure unencumbered assets worth remitted amount will be kept in India. The powers and discretion of the RBI in providing approval for remittance by an Indian company to its foreign subsidiaries have been clarified and reinforced…

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Centre, farmers make some headway; another meeting on Dec 5 to break logjam India 

Centre, farmers make some headway; another meeting on Dec 5 to break logjam

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The fourth round of talks between protesting farmers and the Centre on the three agriculture Acts seemed to make some headway, with the government willing to consider some of their objections to the legislation. Their demands include a having level playing field in taxes between proposed private mandis under the new Acts and the existing agriculture produce marketing committees (APMCs), and traders’ mandatory registration even if they trade outside those. Sources said a breakthrough in the key demand of the farmers’ union for an assurance on continuing minimum…

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