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Union Government releases Analytical Report of National Health Profile 2018

16 hrs ago
The National Health Resource Repository is the country’s first ever national healthcare facility registry of authentic, standardised and updated geo-spatial data of all public and private healthcare establishments.

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SC Collegium recommends names of chief justices for 5 high courts

1 day ago
The Supreme Court Collegium headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has recommended the appointment of five Chief Justices to the High Courts of Bombay, Calcutta, Uttarakhand, Gauhati and Sikkim.

WCD Ministry to set up panel to look into all #MeToo cases

3 days ago
The Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi has announced that her ministry will be setting up a four-member committee to examine all the #MeToo cases. The four-member committee will comprise senior judicial and legal persons.

States, UTs set free over 900 prisoners under special remission scheme

3 days ago
The Indian states and union territories released over 900 prisoners in the first phase of the Centre's scheme for grant of special remission to specific categories of prisoners. The move was undertaken as a part of the commemoration of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Draft National Policy on Electronics 2018 released; aims $400 billion manufacturing industry by 2025

3 days ago
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology will coordinate with the concerned ministries and departments to provide incentives to industry for robust expansion of electronics hardware manufacturing. MeitY will work out the details and facilitate decisions by the government.

No original certificates needed while submitting admission form: UGC Notification

Oct 11, 2018
No student will be required to submit any original academic and personal certificates like marksheets, school leaving certificates, etc. at the time of submission of admission form. In case required, the institution concerned will only ensure verification of the same with the original certificates and these certificates shall be returned to the students immediately.

NITI Aayog, IBM India jointly design Student Internship Programme

Oct 11, 2018
The Atal Innovation Mission conducted the Atal Tinkering Marathon in 2017 where Top 30 innovations across five focus areas were identified. These fiver focus areas were agritech, healthcare, smart mobility, clean energy, waste management and water management.

NITI Aayog organises workshop on Best Practices in International Arbitration

Oct 11, 2018
The workshop aims to encourage and highlight the need for understanding and implementing arbitration across the spectrum of commercial contracts. It follows up on the international conference on arbitration held in 2016 and the National Law Day conference in 2017.

#MeToo movement in India: NCW asks sexual abuse survivors to lodge formal complaints

Oct 11, 2018
Almost a year after the #MeToo movement took flight in the Hollywood with the Harvey Weinstein expose, the movement has now arrived in the Bollywood, Indian film industry; and is spreading through India.

Cabinet approves merger of NCVT, NSDA to form National Council for Vocational Education & Training

Oct 10, 2018
This merger of existing regulatory institutions in the skills space will lead to improvement in quality and market relevance of skill development programs, lending credibility to vocational education and training.

Top Cabinet Approvals: 10 October 2018

Oct 10, 2018
The Union Cabinet has approved the payment of Productivity Linked Bonus (PLB) equivalent to 78 days’ wages for the financial year 2017-18 for all eligible non-gazetted Railway employees. Its financial implication has been estimated to be Rs 2044.31 crore.

Nitin Gadkari to lay the foundation stone for development of Ghagra River as National Waterway

Oct 9, 2018
The waterway will stretch from Manjhighat at Ganga-Gaghra river confluence to Faizabad or Ayodhya along Gaghra River for a length of 354 km. This stretch was declared as National Waterway (NW)-40 during the year 2016, as part of Government’s renewed push to develop inland waterways sector in the country.

Government’s crop insurance scheme to cover crop loss in wild animal attacks

Oct 8, 2018
The Union Government has decided to cover damages done to crops in case of wild animal attacks under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna in select districts on an experimental basis. The scheme did not previously cover the damages.

ECI announces election schedule for legislative assemblies of Chhattisgarh, MP, Rajasthan, Mizoram & Telangana

Oct 8, 2018
The Model Code of Conduct came into effect immediately from October 6, 2018 onwards in these five assemblies. All the provisions of the Model Code will be applicable to all candidates, political parties and the State Government of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Mizoram and Telangana.

Indian Railways sign two agreements with Russia

Oct 8, 2018
The Union Ministry of Railways has signed a MoU with Russia’s Ministry of Transport for the development of cooperation in transport education. The main objective of the agreement is to provide organisational and methodological support to the higher educational institutions implementing joint projects in the field of transport education in the two countries.

India, ADB sign USD 110 million loan agreement to improve rural connectivity in Madhya Pradesh

Oct 6, 2018
The tranche 2 of the project will provide continued assistance to the PMGSY by upgrading rural roads in Madhya Pradesh that will support the Government's long term goal to achieve inclusive economic growth in rural India.

Union Cabinet approves creation of smart railway stations

Oct 4, 2018
The Union Cabinet has approved the redevelopment of railway stations through simplified procedures. The development paves the way for large-scale modernisation and will ensure world-class rail infrastructure.

Top Cabinet Approvals: 4 October 2018

Oct 4, 2018
The Union Cabinet approved the implementation of Indore Metro Rail Project comprising Ring Line of length 31.55 Km from Bengali Square - Vijay Nagar - Bhawarsala - Airport - Patasia - Bengali Square. The Cabinet also approved implementation of Bhopal Metro Rail Project comprising two corridors of total length 27.87 Km.

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates first assembly of International Solar Alliance

Oct 4, 2018
International Solar Alliance (ISA) is an alliance of 121 solar resource rich countries, lying fully or partially between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. ISA was jointly launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and the then President of France, Francois Hollande on November 30, 2015 in Paris.

Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth year celebrations begin in India

Oct 2, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 15, 2018 launched the mega countrywide campaign- Swachhata hi Seva Campaign 2018. The culmination of Swachhata hi Seva Campaign and Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention marked the start of the 150th birth year celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi.

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