NEWS ON AIR http://newsonair.nic.in/Default.aspx Website cell, IT Unit, NSD, All India Radio, New Broadcasting House, New Delhi, India ? 2006 All rights reserved. All India Radio AIR Top News Zakir Naik case: ED attaches assets worth Rs 16.40 crore under PMLA http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358299 NAT Enforcement Directorate, ED has attached assets worth 16.40 crore rupees in Mumbai and Pune, under Prevention of Money Laundering Act in connection with its money laundering probe against Zakir Naik and others. PM Modi lays foundation stone of Medical College in Silvassa http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358274 NAT Earlier today Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation L&T Armoured Systems Complex at Hazira in Gujarat. It will produce 100 Howitzer artillery guns, christened “K9 Vajra-T” under the make in India programme. President Kovind says that India counts Czech Republic as a key partner in its growth story http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358309 NAT President Ram Nath Kovind has said that India counts the Czech Republic as a key partner in its growth story. PM Modi inaugurates National Museum of Indian Cinema http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358294 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the government will soon start a single window clearance and a portal for the Indian film industry which will help them get all requisite permissions for shooting across various locations in the country. Opposition rally a summit of conflicting ideologies: BJP http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358304 NAT BJP has described Opposition rally in West Bengal as an anti-Modi exercise. Railway minister flags off Delhi-Mumbai new Rajdhani train http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358300 NAT Railways’ newest addition, the bi-weekly Rajdhani Express running between Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) and Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin was flagged off this afternoon by Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. Union Minister Piyush Goyal stresses on need to prepare youths for specific outcome-oriented jobs http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358293 NAT Union Minister Piyush Goyal has stressed upon the need to prepare the youths for specific outcome-oriented jobs. IRCTC scam: Delhi court extends RJD leader Lalu Prasad's interim bail till January 28 http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358289 NAT A Delhi court today extended the interim bail granted to RJD leader Lalu Prasad in two IRCTC scam cases till January 28. Women to get 20% jobs in Military Police, says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358292 NAT The government has decided to induct women for the first time in Personnel Below Officer Rank, PBOR, role in Corps of Military Police. EAM Sushma Swaraj says terrorism is most serious challenge towards international peace, security http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358291 NAT External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today described terrorism as one of the most serious challenge towards international peace and security. Railways planning to replace its passengers trains with MEMU ones http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358287 NAT The Railways is planning to replace its passengers trains with MEMU ones for regional connectivity in the golden quadrilateral as it is expected to reduce journey time and decongest high traffic routes. PM Modi to share his thoughts in Mann Ki Baat programme of All India Radio on January 27 http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358283 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his thoughts with the people in India and abroad in his Mann Ki Baat programme of All India Radio on 27th of this month. Many countries express interest to import Railway's Ambitious Project - Train 18 http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358282 NAT A senior Railway official has said that many countries including Peru, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia have expressed interest in importing the Railways' state-of-the-art Train 18. Smriti Irani hits out at Congress for backing those who raise anti-India slogans http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358251 NAT Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Smriti Irani today hit out at Congress alleging that the party stood with those forces who had raised anti-India slogans. India aims to be in 'Top 50' rank by next year in EoDB: PM http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358221 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said, India is aiming at being in the list of top 50 countries next year in the 'ease of doing business' category. Govt approves setting up of three new naval air squadrons http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358279 NAT The Government has approved setting up of three new naval air squadrons in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu as part of efforts to bolster the Indian Navy's overall strength. Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express to be flagged off today http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358266 NAT Railways’ newest addition, the Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express passing through the Central zone will be flagged off on Saturday by Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. India signs long term contract with Uzbekistan for supply of Uranium http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358276 NAT India has signed a long-term contract with Uzbekistan for supply of uranium ore concentrates to widen its source base for the nuclear fuel. Process of fixing sugarcane prices must be streamlined as per RSF: Maharashtra’s Chief Secretary http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358265 NAT Maharashtra’s Chief Secretary D K Jain has said that the process of fixing sugarcane prices must be streamlined as per the Revenue Sharing Formula - RSF for sugar factories which have completed cane crushing. Reservation for Maratha community to alleviate it from social, economic backwardness: Maharashtra govt http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358264 NAT Maharashtra government has informed the Bombay High Court that the 16 percent reservation for Maratha community was meant to alleviate the community from its social and economic backwardness. PM Modi to visit Mumbai and Silvassa tomorrow http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358257 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Mumbai and Silvassa, the capital of union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli tomorrow. BJP will win forthcoming Lok Sabha polls, once again form govt: Piyush Goyal http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358255 NAT Railways Minister and senior BJP leader Piyush Goyal today expressed confidence that BJP would win the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls and once again form the government at the Centre. Delhi HC grants bail to alleged hawala dealer Aslam Wani http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358254 NAT The Delhi High Court has granted bail to alleged hawala dealer Mohammad Aslam Wani, arrested in a money laundering case. Justice Najmi Waziri granted relief to Wani, who has been in jail since he was arrested in 2017. Govt sanctions three new Naval Air Squadrons to be set up in Gujarat, Tamil Nadu http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358253 NAT Government has this week sanctioned three new Naval Air Squadrons to be set up in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. Housing, Urban Affairs Ministry to organise 'Shehri Samridhi Utsav' from Feb 1 to 15 http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358244 NAT Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs is organising a fortnight of events named Shehri Samridhi Utsav all over the country focusing on urban livelihoods. Justices Dinesh Maheshwari, Sanjiv Khanna sworn-in as SC judges http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358240 NAT Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna were sworn-in as Supreme Court judges today. Avalanche hits Khardung La pass in Ladakh, 3 killed and nine missing http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358233 NAT In Ladakh, three people have died and nine are missing after an avalanche buried an SUV at Khardung La pass this morning. ISRO to launch two unmanned space missions in 2020 and 2021 http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358238 NAT Indian Speace Research Organisation (ISRO) today announced that it will send two unmanned mission to space in December next year and in July 2021. EC instructs Bihar govt to transfer officers posted at one place for last 3 years http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358232 NAT The Election Commission (EC) has instructed the Bihar government to transfer officers who have been continuously posted at a place for the last three years or more. CBI arrests 6 people including Director of SAI for alleged corruption http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358204 NAT Central Bureau of Investigation, CBI has taken into custody six people including Sports Authority of India (SAI) director and three officials in connection with a case of alleged corruption. ED summons senior IAS officer B Chandrakala, others in alleged UP mining scam http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358234 NAT The Enforcement Directorate, ED today summoned senior IAS officer B Chandrakala and others in the alleged Uttar Pradesh mining scam. NIA conducts searches in UP, Punjab in connection with ISIS inspired module case http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358176 NAT NIA is conducting searches in Amroha, Hapur, Meerut, Bulandshahar and Ludhiana today in connection with the ISIS inspired module case. Ram Rahim, three others sentenced to life imprisonment in Journalist murder case http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358195 NAT Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and three others were today sentenced to life imprisonment in Journalist Ramchandra Chhatrapati murder case by the special CBI court in Panchkula. 10% reservation for economically weaker sections achieved due to political will of my govt: PM Modi http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358157 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurates Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Ahmedabad. PMRPY crossed milestone of one crore beneficiaries as on Jan 14 http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358197 NAT The Pradhan Mantri Rozgar Protsahan Yojana, PMRPY has crossed the milestone of one crore beneficiaries as on the 14th of this month. BES EXPO 2019 begins, 25 countries displaying their products at Expo http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358227 NAT Information and Broadcasting Secretary Amit Khare and TRAI Chairman RS Sharma inaugurated the 25th International conference and exhibition on terrestrial and satellite broadcasting, BES EXPO 2019 in New Delhi yesterday. Self-reliance is essential to develop military capability of country: Subhash Bhambre http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358226 NAT Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhambre has said that self-reliance is essential to develop the military capability of a country. Opposition 'mahagathbandhan' is club of 'nawabs of negativity': Arun Jaitley http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358224 NAT Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that the opposition 'mahagathbandhan' or grand alliance is a club of 'nawabs of negativity' and the only 'glue' of this diverse grouping is its opposition to one man Narendra Modi. ISRO to share its expertise in space sector, train 45 countries in nano-satellite making http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358222 NAT India will train participants from 45 countries in nano-satellite making through a new capacity building programme. Social activists hail SC’s verdict on dance bars in Maharashtra http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358215 NAT Social activists have hailed Supreme Court’s verdict paving way for reopening of dance bars in Maharashtra. HC asks agencies to conduct independent probe of Dabholkar, Pansare murders http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358213 NAT Bombay High Court has asked CBI and the Maharashtra CID not to completely rely on the revelations made in the Gauri Lankesh case and conduct independent probe into the killings of Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare. SC relaxes rules to open dance bars in Mumbai http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358211 NAT The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside certain provisions of a law imposing restrictions on the licensing and functioning of dance bars in Maharashtra. Bill Gates lauds GoI on sucess of Ayushman Bharat http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358206 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that Ayushman Bharat stems out of the Government's commitment to provide top quality and affordable healthcare to the poor. Govt curtails tenures of Special CBI Director Rakesh Asthana, three other http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358199 NAT The Government today curtailed tenures of Special CBI Director Rakesh Asthana and three other officers from the agency with immediate effect. PM Modi says, govt has made business process very simple for small traders http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358205 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that his government has taken a series of steps to encourage the small and medium traders that is why India’s ranking in ease of doing business has jumped to 77 from 142. EC instructs officials to take effective steps to ensure free and fair polls http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358202 NAT The Election Commission (EC) has instructed officials and security forces to take effective steps to ensure free and fair polls. Waqf properties will be utilized for socio-economic empowerment of needy sections of society http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358194 NAT Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said Waqf properties will be utilized for socio-economic empowerment of the needy sections of society. MoS Defence, Subhash Bhambre says, self-reliance is essential to develop military capability of a country http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=358196 NAT Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhambre has said that self-reliance is essential to develop the military capability of a country.