News Headlines : 27th May 2022

  • The University Grants Commission has extended the last date for submission of application for Common University Entrance Test (CUET) for admission to various undergraduate programmes till 31st of May.
  • In view of representations received from the candidates regarding giving them an opportunity to submit their Online Application Form for CUET (UG) – 2022, we have decided to keep CUET(UG) online application process open again from 27 to 31 May: UGC Chairman Prof. M Jagadesh Kumar
  • Quantum jump in drone industry shows emerging opportunities for employment in India, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi at India’s biggest Drone Festival-Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022 in New Delhi.
  • Drone technology ensures last mile delivery across the nation, says Prime Minister.
  • Union Government approves new guidelines for Micro and Small Enterprises Cluster Development Programme.
  • The guidelines will be implemented during the 15th Finance Commission Cycle.
  • Prime Minister to participate in various functions including  Seminar of Leaders of various Cooperative Institutions at Gandhi Nagar in Gujarat tomorrow.
  • Union Ministry of Coal has prepared a National Mission Document to achieve 100 Million Tonnes of Coal Gasification by 2030.
  • V K Tiwari, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Coal said Coal gasification is considered as a cleaner option as compared to burning of coal.
  • Union Government approves new guidelines for Micro and Small Enterprises Cluster Development Programme to enhance competitiveness and productivity.
  • Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Anupriya Patel launched the Indian Business Portal in New Delhi this evening.
  • Union Minister of State for External Affairs & Education Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh holds a review meeting with Higher and Technical Education Minister R Lalthangliana and state officials at Aizawl.
  • Former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala sentenced to four years in jail in connection with a disproportionate assets case against him.
  • WHO says countries should take quick steps to contain spread of Monkeypox &share data about their vaccine stockpiles.
  • Monkeypox is usually mild viral infection that is endemic in parts of West/Central Africa.
  • There are about 300 confirmed or suspected cases in around 20 countries.
  • India’s documentary film festival MIFF 2022 to kick start on Sunday.
  • The Films Division complex, which also houses the National Museum of Indian Cinema is getting ready to host the 17th Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Short Fiction and Animation films on Sunday.
  • In Ladakh, seven army jawans killed and 19 injured in bus accident near Turtuk in Nubra Valley.
  • Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda along with Minister of state for Tribal Affairs Bisheshwar Tudu held a meeting in New Delhi, with Acharya Balkrishna, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Patanjali Yogpeeth and his team to review the progress of partnership between the Ministry and Patanjali in the area of tribal welfare and development.
  • In Asia Cup Hockey, India to take on Japan in their first Super-Four stage match tomorrow at Jakarta in Indonesia.