Prakash Javadekar
North East  /  Published 30.12.19

States in Northeast lose forest cover

The Northeast, which is one of the 17 biodiversity hotspots of the world, has lost 765 square km of forest cover during 2017-19.Overall, the country has gained 3,976 square km forest cover.The India S...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 19.02.20

Seal on patent pact with United States

The cabinet on Wednesday approved a plan to sign an initial pact on intellectual property rights with the United States, a government minister said, days ahead of a visit by US President Donald Trump....
By Our Bureau and Reuters in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 24.09.19

Amitabh Bachchan named Dada Sahab Phalke winner

Actor Amitabh Bachchan was on Tuesday named this year's Dadasaheb Phalke winner, Indian cinema's highest honour for an artiste.Information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar confirmed the new...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.09.19

Many questions on vaping and the ban

The government today announced a ban on e-cigarettes.It will bring an ordinance barring its sale, manufacture, import and distribution in India. The announcement was made by finance minister Nirmala ...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.04.20

President, PM, MPs to take 30% pay cut

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and all Union ministers along with over 750 Members of Parliament (MPs) will take a 30 per cent salary cut for one year and the amount will be used to fight the Covid-19 p...
By Our Bureau and PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 29.04.20

BJP waves away NPA charge

The BJP on Wednesday accused Rahul Gandhi of “misleading” and “sensationalising facts” and sought to ridicule his comments over a list of bank defaulters the Reserve Bank of India had released...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 28.08.19

FDI rules relaxed to boost growth

The government on Wednesday further liberalised the foreign direct investment rules in sectors such as coal mining, contract manufacturing and digital media in an effort to get the economy back on the...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.06.20

Javadekar takes note of killing of pregnant elephant

It is not in Indian culture to feed firecrackers and kill, Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday while taking serious note of the death of a pregnant wild elephant in Kerala af...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.11.18

Rush for professionals triggers cronyism cry

Human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar wants urgent recruitment of young professionals in autonomous organisations under his watch, a move being seen as a pre-election attempt to give j...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 22.05.20

Urgent appeal for Dehing Patkai

A group of 305 conservationists and professionals from across the Northeast wrote to Prakash Javadekar, Union minister of environment, forest and climate change, expressing their concerns over the div...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


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