Jan Dhan Yojana revolutionised financial inclusion in India: FM

Posted on   3:36 pm

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said Jan Dhan Yojana-led interventions and digital transformation have revolutionised financial inclusion in the country, as more than 50 crore people have been brought into the formal banking system with cumulative deposits surpassing Rs 2 lakh crore.

Kochi-Bengaluru flight receives bomb threat

Posted on   3:33 pm

Passengers on board an Indigo flight from Kochi to Bengaluru were deboarded at the international airport here on Monday after receiving a call regarding the presence of a bomb in the aircraft, airport sources said.

Chandrayaan-3: ISRO monitor experiments on lunar surface

Posted on   3:31 pm

With only 10 days remaining for the completion of one lunar day, Nilesh M Desai, Director, Space Applications Centre (SAC) on Sunday said that the Chandrayaan-3’s rover module Pragyan, moving on the surface of the moon, is in a “race against time” and that the ISRO scientists are working to cover a maximum distance of the uncharted South pole through the six-wheeled rover.

India will become one of world’s top 3 economies: PM

Posted on   3:29 pm

India will become one of the world’s top three economies in this decade, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday, after virtually distributing around 51,000 appointment letters to newly inducted recruits in government departments and organisations, under Rozgar Mela.