New UP Cabinet members assigned portfolios, Jitin Prasada gets technical education ministry

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The seven newly inducted Cabinet members in Uttar Pradesh were assigned portfolios on September 27, with former Congress leader Jitin Prasada being allotted the technical education ministry. Prasada, a top Brahmin leader in the state who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in June this year, was the only ministerContinue Reading

Class 12 Board Exams To Be Held In July, Class 10 Tests In August: Mamata Banerjee

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Amid a spike in coronavirus infections in poll-bound West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on April 18 said the Trinamool Congress (TMC) would organise small meetings in Kolkata and she would give short speeches in rallies in districts where polling would be held in the remainingContinue Reading

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Asian shares and Wall Street futures fell on Wednesday as growing scepticism about Washington’s stimulus package to fight the coronavirus outbreak knocked the steam out of an earlier rally. Markets had been recovering from a brutal global selloff on Monday that was triggered by the doubleContinue Reading

Protests in New Delhi against India's citizenship law ahead of Trump visit

By Administrator_India, Capital Sands Police used tear gas to disperse large crowds in India’s capital of New Delhi on Sunday in the latest eruption of violence at protests over a new citizenship law, police officials said. Hundreds of people supporting the new law clashed with those opposing it, with theContinue Reading

China cuts benchmark lending rate to prop up virus-hit economy

By  Administrator_India, Capital Sands China cut the benchmark lending rate on Thursday, as widely expected, as the authorities move to lower financing costs for businesses and support an economy jolted by a severe coronavirus outbreak. The epidemic has disrupted global supply chains and caused widespread disruption to businesses and factoryContinue Reading