Eight states asked to disclose off-budget liabilities
... off-budget liabilities to be disclosed for approval of their borrowing plans. The move is intended to bolster transparency in states' balance sheets and reduce off-budget liabilities, which have been flagged by economists and states. The eight states are Uttar Pradesh Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Sikkim. Eight states' borrowing plans are yet to be approved as they are required to give full disclosure as per the new guidelines, an official told ET. The states ...
Updated: 06/19/2022
ESIC to be fully implemented in the entire country by end of 2022
... hospitals across the country. These include six hospitals in Maharashtra in Palghar, Satara, Pen, Jalgaon, Chakan and Panvel , four hospitals in Haryana at Hisar , Sonepat, Ambala and Rohatak, two hospitals in Tamil Nadu in Chengalpattu and Erode Uttar Pradesh Moradabad and Karnataka Tumkur and West Bengal Kharagpur. There will be 48 dispensaries in Maharashtra, 12 dispensaries in Delhi and 2 dispensaries in Haryana. These hospitals and dispensaries will ensure the delivery of quality medical care to ...
Updated: 06/19/2022
ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, NPCI as critical information infrastructure, jail terms
... system because of the recent sophisticated cyber attacks. The control system of all the electric, oil, airports, railways, metros and transport systems are critical infrastructure and must be declared as a protected system, according to SP, Cyber Crime, Uttar Pradesh Police, and certified cyber expert Triveni Singh . As per the Act, a critical information infrastructure means a computer resource that is incapacitation or destruction that will have a devastating impact on national security, economy, public ...
Updated: 06/19/2022
Bihar protesters attack new military recruitment plan
... police official overseeing law and order in the state, said at least 12 protesters were arrested and at least four policemen injured in clashes. Around 2,000 to 2,500 people entered the Masaurhi railway station and attacked the forces, he said. In Uttar Pradesh , India's most populous state, police arrested at least 250 people under what are called preventative arrests. Some demonstrators accused the police of using excessive force. The federal government has announced concessions for those who will ...
Updated: 06/19/2022
ICICI Bank’s IT resources are ‘critical information infrastructure’
... notified of the recent sophisticated cyber attacks. The control system of all the electricity, oil, airports, railways, metros and transport systems is critical infrastructure and must be declared as a protected system, according to SP, Cyber Crime , Uttar Pradesh Police and certified cyber expert Triveni Singh . The incapacitation or destruction of a computer resource has a debilitating impact on national security, economy, public health or safety, as per the Act. A person who attempts to secure access ...
Updated: 06/18/2022
States, Union territories asked to submit larger samples for sequencing
... missing out any important clues regarding newer sub variants during routine sequencing through sentinel surveillance. Over 1,000 cases have been reported in 10 states and union territories - Maharashtra, Kerala, Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu , Haryana, Uttar Pradesh , Telangana, West Bengal and Gujarat. There was no variant of concern in the country at the last review meeting. India has a BA. In addition to BA, 5 are added. The official said that 2 have slightly higher transmissibility as compared to other ...
Updated: 06/18/2022
Internet blocked in parts of eastern India
... reduce pension costs. Protesters, mostly young men, say the plan will limit opportunities for permanent jobs with the defence forces, which guarantee fixed salaries, pensions and other benefits. Many people took to the streets in West Bengal, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar to protest against this plan. In 15 of 38 districts of Bihar, social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Whatsapp have been blocked, according to Sanjay Singh , a senior police official in the state, where protesters burned ...
Updated: 06/18/2022
India’s COVID19 tally rises to 4,32,83,793
... December 19. India crossed the 2 crore milestone on May 4, 3 crore on June 23 and 4 crore on January 25 this year. The deaths include 13 from Kerala, three from Maharashtra , two from Karnataka and one from Delhi, Meghalaya, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh . Of the 5,24, 883 deaths recorded so far in the country, 1,47, 883 came from Maharashtra , 69,866 from Kerala, 40,112 from Karnataka , 38,026 from Tamil Nadu , 26,226 from Delhi, 23,526 from Uttar Pradesh and 21,207 from West Bengal. More ...
Updated: 06/18/2022
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