NEWS ON AIR Website cell, IT Unit, NSD, All India Radio, New Broadcasting House, New Delhi, India ? 2006 All rights reserved. All India Radio AIR Top News Govt's ''Find the Incredible You'' campaign wins PATA award NAT The "Find the Incredible You" campaign of the Tourism Ministry, has won the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Award, 2019. Cabinet extends 15th Finance Commission's term up to Nov 30 NAT Cabinet has approved the extension of the term of Fifteenth Finance Commission up to 30th November this year. Parliament passes National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill NAT Parliament has passed the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with the Rajya Sabha approving it today unanimously. Cabinet approves setting up of National Medical Commission replacing Medical Council of India NAT The Union Cabinet has approved National Medical Commission Bill, 2019. The bill provides for setting up of a National Medical Commission in place of Medical Council of India and repeal the Indian Medical Council Act 1956. ICJ rules in favour of India; stays Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution NAT In a major relief for India, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) today asked Pakistan to review its conviction and sentencing of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, facing execution on charges of spying. Cabinet approves Rs 1,600 cr for Dibang Multipurpose Project in Arunachal NAT Union Cabinet has approved 1,600 crore rupees for Dibang Multipurpose Project in Arunachal Pradesh. India welcomes ICJ verdict on Kulbushan Jadhav NAT India has hailed the verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case relating to Indian national Kulbushan Jadhav. Congress-JD(S) govt to face trust vote in K'taka Assembly today NAT The Congress-JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka will face a trust vote in the Legislative Assembly at 11 AM today. SC likely to peruse report on progress of mediation in Ayodhya case today NAT The Supreme Court is likely to peruse today a report on the progress of mediation in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case in Ayodhya. Karnataka rebel MLAs should not be forced to take part in Assembly: SC NAT The Supreme Court today directed that the 15 rebel MLAs of the Congress - JD(S) coalition in Karnataka should not be compelled to take part in the proceedings of the State Assembly. Amarnath Yatra: Over 13,900 Yatris pay obeisance on day 17 NAT On the 17th day of the ongoing Shri Amarnathji Yatra, over 13 thousand 9 hundred Yatris paid obeisance at the Holy Cave today. All illegal migrants will be identified and deported: Amit Shah NAT Home Minister Amit Shah today said that the government will identify illegal immigrants staying in any part of the country and deport them as per international law. SC finds life convict a juvenile at time of murder in 1980; releases him NAT Supreme Court today ordered release of a convict from jail, awarded life term for killing his cousin in 1980, after finding that he was a juvenile at the time of the crime. Calcutta HC rejects Bidhannagar Municipality's notice to discuss no confidence motion against Sabyasachi Dutta NAT The Calcutta High Court today rejected the notice served by the Bidhannagar Municipality to discuss no confidence motion against the Mayor Sabyasachi Dutta tomorrow. Cabinet approves proposal to carry out seven amendments to Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 NAT The Union Cabinet has also approved the proposal to carry out seven amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 through the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed arrested in Pakistan NAT Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jama'at-ud-Da'wah Chief Hafiz Saeed was today arrested by the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Pakistan's Punjab Province. US welcomes Kartarpur Corridor between India & Pakistan NAT United States has welcomed building of the landmark Kartarpur Corridor between India and Pakistan to facilitate visa-free travel of Sikh pilgrims, saying the Trump administration is incredibly supportive of anything that increases people-to-people ties between the two neighbours. IIGP should aim at doubling number of awardees : Ashutosh Sharma NAT It’s time for the start ups to scale up their ventures to achieve sustainable growth, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology (DST) Prof. SC, HC judgments should be available in major Indian languages: Prez NAT President Ram Nath Kovind today said maximum number of judgments of the Supreme Court and the high courts should be available in major Indian languages. Cabinet approves Inter-Institutional Agreement between India & USA for cooperation in field of medicine NAT The Cabinet has given ex-post facto approval to the Inter-Institutional Agreement between India and the US in the areas of regenerative medicine and 3D bioprinting, new technologies, and joint use of scientific infrastructure. Cabinet clears proposal for introduction of Dam Safety Bill 2019 NAT The Cabinet has cleared a proposal for introduction of the Dam Safety Bill 2019 in Parliament. Smriti Irani stresses on need for more coordination to eradicate malnutrition NAT Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani stressed on the need for more coordination among the Central Ministries, States and Panchayati Raj institutions to eradicate malnutrition. Indian Coast Guard repatriates 516 fishermen, 32 fishing boats from B'desh NAT Indian Coast Guard repatriated 516 Indian fishermen alongwith 32 fishing boats from Bangladesh yesterday. Rattan Lal Kataria lauds efforts of corporate sector in promoting gender equality at workplace NAT Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Rattan Lal Kataria today lauded the efforts of corporate sector in promoting gender equality at the workplace. India, China respect bilateral pacts for peace at border: Defence Minister NAT India and China are respecting bilateral pacts to ensure peace and tranquillity along the border, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh informed the Lok Sabha today. Flood situation improves in Upper Assam, worsens in Bihar NAT The flood situation remains critical in Lower Assam districts, however, it has slightly improved at a few places in Upper Assam. Illegal migrants to be identified, deported: Home Minister Amit Shah NAT The government has taken several measures to check illegal migration in the country. Govt to increase coal production to one billion tone by 2022-23 NAT There is a plan to increase the total production of coal in the country to one billion tone by 2022-23, Coal minister Prahlad Joshi informed the Lok Sabha today. Robert Vadra seeks more time to reply to ED's plea against anticipatory bail NAT Robert Vadra today sought more time in the Delhi High Court to file his response to the Enforcement Directorate's plea challenging his anticipatory bail in a money laundering case. India, Italy to set up fast-track mechanism to facilitate investment NAT India and Italy have decided to set up a fast track mechanism to facilitate investors and companies. Home Minister Amit Shah to move NIA Amendment Bill in Rajya Sabha NAT Home Minister Amit Shah will move the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in Rajya Sabha today. India-Uzbekistan hold meet on counter-terrorism NAT The 8th meeting of India-Uzbekistan Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism was held in New Delhi yesterday. Indian entries bag six awards at SAARC Film Festival NAT Indian entries bagged six awards including the Best Feature Film for the movie Nagarkirtan at the 9th SAARC Film Festival held in Colombo. President Kovind appoints Governors for Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh NAT President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Anusuiya Uikey as Governor of Chhattisgarh. India to be free of Tuberculosis by 2025: PM Modi NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called upon BJP MPs to take up public work in their constituencies and not just focus on politics. No changes made in ITR forms after April 1 2019: CBDT NAT Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has said, no changes have been made in any of the Income-tax Return (ITR) forms since the notification made on 1st April this year. Govt cancels postal exams following protest in Parliament NAT The government today cancelled the recent Postal Department Examination conducted for recruitment of postmen and other posts following the protest by the opposition led by AIADMK and DMK in the Rajya Sabha. HC seeks Centre, Delhi govt response on plea to link property with Aadhaar NAT The Delhi High Court has sought response from the Centre and the AAP government on a plea seeking to link movable and immovable property with Aadhaar number to curb corruption, black money generation and Benami transactions. NGT sets 3-month deadline to shut polluting industries across India NAT The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board, CPCB, to shut down polluting industries coming under "critically polluted" and "severely polluted" areas within three months. Former SP Rajya Sabha MP Neeraj Shekhar joins BJP NAT Former Samajwadi Party leader Neeraj Shekhar joined BJP in presence of party general secretary Bhupender Yadav today. Irrigation is huge concern, Jal Shakti Ministry formed to deal with challenge: NS Tomar NAT Union Rural Development and Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar today lamented that no father wants his son to become a farmer. Demand for Grants of Road Transport and Highways Ministry for 2019-20 passed in LS NAT The demands for Grants of Road Transport and Highways Ministry for 2019-20 was passed in the Lok Sabha today. More than 3 crores beneficiaries receive 2nd instalment under PM KISAN NAT The government today said three crores ten lakh 77 thousand 444 beneficiaries have received the second instalment under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, PM-KISAN scheme till 5th of this month with a cost of over 6,215 crore rupees. Hectic political parleys on so as to save Congress-JD(S) Govt in Karnataka NAT Hectic political parleys are on so as to save the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) government in Karnataka. Over 1.28 Lakhs Gram Panchayats linked with optical fibre under Bharat Net NAT Union Panchayat Raj Minister Narendra Singha Tomar informed Lok Sabha today that over one lakh 28 thousand Gram Panchayats linked with optical fibre under Bharat Net programme . Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm over Postal dept exam in Tamil Nadu NAT The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 2 P.M. following ruckus by opposition led AIADMK and DMK over the issue of Postal Department Examination in Tamil Nadu. PM Modi offers warm regards to teachers, Gurus, guides on occasion of Guru Purnima NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered his warm regards to the teachers, Gurus and guides on the occasion of Guru Purnima. Delhi Police Special Cell arrests wanted JeM militant from Srinagar NAT Delhi Police Special Cell has nabbed a wanted Jaish-e-Mohammad militant, carrying a reward of two lakh rupees on his head, from Srinagar.