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Cauvery Verdict: SC reduces Tamil Nadu’s water share, Karnataka’s increased

3 days ago
In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court of India has increased Karnataka’s share of Cauvery water and reduced the share of Tamil Nadu by 14.75 tmcft water per year. The court stated that the decision to increase the water share of Karnataka was taken due to the 10 tmcft groundwater and 4.75 tmcft drinking water requirement for Bengaluru residents.

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Ministry of Railways begins recruitment process for over 89000 posts

3 days ago
The Ministry of Railways has announced one of the worlds’ largest recruitment processes for over 89 thousand posts in Group C Level I & Level II categories. The posts under Group C Level-1 category include Track maintainer, Points man, Helper, Gateman and Porter in the age group of 18-31 years.

Government extends anti-narcotics scheme for 3 more years

Feb 15, 2018
The centre has extended its anti-narcotics scheme for the third time for 3 more years. The scheme aims to eliminate illicit drug trafficking and drug abuse, especially among the youth of the country. Its main strategy would include reducing both supply and demand.

Health Ministry approves MCI proposal to amend the Screening Test Regulations, 2002

Feb 14, 2018
The amendment has made the National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance test (NEET) mandatory for even those who wish to pursue medical courses in foreign universities.

Union Government makes amendments in Small Savings Act

Feb 14, 2018
The amended provisions will add to the flexibility in operation of the Account under Small Savings Schemes.

India to host 2018 Theatre Olympics for first time

Feb 14, 2018
This 8th edition of Theatre Olympics will host 450 shows in 17 different Indian cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Chennai.

NHAI to launch ranking system for toll plazas

Feb 13, 2018
The National Highways Authority of India has announced that it would be launching a ranking system of the toll plazas to create a competitive atmosphere, which will, in turn, improve amenities and overall convenience for highway users.

Dun & Bradstreet releases 'Port Logistics: Issues & Challenges in India’ report

Feb 13, 2018
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Union Government releases India’s first ever Highway Capacity Manual

Feb 13, 2018
Nitin Gadkari has released India’s first-ever Highway Capacity Manual that will help expand India’s road infrastructure and pave the way for the construction of world class infrastructure that is safe, cost effective and environment friendly.

Union Minister JP Nadda launches National Deworming initiative 2018

Feb 12, 2018
Deworming may have very few side effects, however, children, especially those with high worm infections, might experience nausea, mild abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhoea, and fatigue.

Centre, Delhi government join hands to curb pollution in Delhi NCR

Feb 9, 2018
The Union Environment Ministry along with Delhi would be launching a campaign to combat severe levels of air pollution in the National Capital Region. The campaign outcome is expected to help the Ministry to form a larger policy framework to deal with pollution throughout the year.

Union Government launches ASH TRACK Mobile App for management of fly ash

Feb 9, 2018
Fly Ash is a proven resource material for many applications of construction industries such as for production of Cement, bricks and tiles.

Union Cabinet approves auction of 60 Discovered Small Fields of ONGC, OIL

Feb 9, 2018
Out of these 60 un-monetised discoveries, 22 fields belong to of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Limited, 5 belong to Oil India Limited (OIL) and 12 are abandoned fields from the New Exploration and Licensing Policy (NELP) Blocks.

Budget 2018: List of all Schemes

Feb 9, 2018
The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced various schemes in the Union Budget 2018-19 on February 1, 2018. The Union Budget 2018-19 is the Modi government's last full year Budget in which the Finance Minister began his speech by highlighting the government's economic reforms undertaken in the last four years and its achievements.In this year budget, the government has announced several key schemes to uplift the poor and farmers. Here, we’ll see all the new schemes launched by the government.

Union Cabinet approves proposal for amendment to MSME Development Act, 2006

Feb 8, 2018
One of the key amendments changes the basis of classifying Micro, Small and Medium enterprises to ‘annual turnover’ from ‘investment in plant & machinery/equipment’. This will encourage ease of doing business and align the enterprises to the new tax regime revolving around GST (Goods & Services Tax).

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