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Shailendra Shukla | March 27, 2021

PM Modi visits war memorial, meets Bangladesh leaders, young achievers in Dhaka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit to Bangladesh which coincides with the country's 50th Independence Day celebrations. The Prime Minister was greeted by his counterpart Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina when he landed in Dhaka on Friday. While in Dhaka, PM Modi visited the National Martyrs' Memorial, Savar. The Prime Minister paid homage to the freedom fighters who had died in 1971 during the Bangladesh War of Independence. PM Modi planted a sapling of the Arjuna tree at the memorial. The Prime Minister also met with members of the minority community in Bangladesh.

Enforce COVID protocols during Holi, Shab-e-Barat, Easter: MHA to states

With the second wave of coronavirus cases being recorded across the country, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) have asked states to enforce COVID-19 protocols during upcoming festivals. In a letter addressed to chief secretaries and director generals of police (DGPs) of states on Friday, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla called for "strict adherence to COVID appropriate behaviour in public places and gatherings" to break the chain of transmission in the country.

'Validation of group's values, ethics', says Ratan Tata after Supreme Court rules in favour of Tata Sons

Tata Group's Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata has welcomed the Supreme Court's judgement to set aside NCLAT (National Company Law Appellate Tribunal) verdict in the five-year-old case between Tata Group and Cyrus Mistry. The industrialist, in a tweet, on Friday, minutes after the SC judgement, "appreciated" the top court's verdict, stating that it is a validation of the values and ethics of Tata Group. The apex court on Friday allowed Tata Sons' appeal against the order passed by the National Company Law Tribunal. In a big win for Tata Sons, the apex court upheld Cyrus Mistry's removal from the post of Chairman.

RBI extends restrictions on PMC Bank till June 30

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has extended the restrictions on Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank till June 30, 2021. The decision has been taken in the backdrop of financial condition of the bank which is likely to make the reconstruction process complex and time-consuming, the central bank said in a notification on Friday.

This year most challenging for Indian Railways, showed its resolve to fight back: Piyush Goyal

The year of the lockdown was the most challenging year for Indian Railways, said Minister of Railways, Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Piyush Goyal. The minister said that the pandemic demonstrated the resolve of the Indian Railways to fight back and emerge stronger. The minister was reviewing the performance of zones and divisions with Indian Railways Chairman Suneet Sharma, Railway Board, General Managers and Division Railway Managers. Goyal said in the future, the success of the Indian Railways would define the success of the nation.

Air India sale: New owners of national carrier will be decided by May-end, says Hardeep Singh Puri

The Centre has taken the decision to pick the future owners for Air India by May-end. At a meeting on March 25 it was decided that the government will close the financial bids within 64 days, post which the final announcement will be made, said Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri. Puri informed that once the new owners of the national carrier are decided by June, it will take the government another six months to completely handover the airline. The minister stated that previous attempts to privatise Air India were half-hearted and that the airline will find takers this time since it is a first-rate asset.

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