Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicPrakash Javadekar

Topic: Prakash Javadekar

Govt always makes efforts to revive potential PSUs, says Prakash Javadekar in Lok Sabha

During Question Hour in Lok Sabha Tuesday, the public enterprises minister further said his government has approved the revival, merger, or restructuring of some PSUs.

India only G-20 country implementing Paris accord commitments, says Prakash Javadekar

Speaking at the Rajya Sabha Monday, the environment minister said India is ahead of other countries in reducing emissions and increasing afforestation.

Keep us out of new rules for online content, print & TV media groups tell Modi govt

The representatives interacted with I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar through a video conference Thursday. Javadekar said he has taken note of the suggestions.

Netflix, Amazon, Alt Balaji want protection from FIRs, time to classify shows based on age

Streaming platforms met I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar Thursday to raise concerns over the new rules. They said govt assured them of looking into their concerns.  

Rahul Gandhi’s statement on Emergency ‘laughable’, says Prakash Javadekar

Javadekar hit back at the Congress leader for attacking the RSS and claiming that his party at no point during the Emergency attempted to capture India's institutional framework.

I&B Minister Javadekar announces cinema halls will be allowed full occupancy from Monday

All Covid-related protocols will be followed, Prakash Javadekar says, adding that Union home ministry had given its nod to open up cinema halls on 27 January.

Amarinder slams Union minister Javadekar for trying to blame Congress for Delhi violence

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh says not a single Congress leader or member was seen indulging in any kind of lawlessness at Red Fort on Republic Day.

Govt never said doors for dialogue with farmers are closed, says Prakash Javadekar

The Union minister said the government will inform whenever the decision is taken for fresh talks with farmers.

Cabinet allows issuing DTH service licenses for 20 years, opens up 100% FDI in sector

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said the change in guidelines would also allow 100% FDI in the DTH sector, which was earlier limited to just 49%.

India not responsible for climate change, contributes only 6.8% of global emissions — Javadekar

Union Environment Minister said India is 'walking the talk' on climate change and is the only G20 country which is complying to the Paris Agreement.

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Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

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