Aadhaar card cannot be made mandatory for extending welfare schemes; however, the government cannot be stopped from using Aadhaar in other schemes like the opening of bank accounts.
The World Conference on Environment 2017 was held for two days 25-26 March 2017 at the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.
India beat Japan to become the third largest aviation market in terms of domestic passenger traffic. India’s domestic passenger traffic stood at 100 million in 2016, which is only behind the US (719 million) and China (436 million).
At present, the Board is chaired by Sharad Singh Negi, Special Secretary and Director-General (Forests), MoEF.
Lam Carrie will be the first female Chief Executive of the city and also the first leader to have graduated from the University of Hong Kong.
ESI services cover around 48 lakh beneficiaries through 12 lakh insured persons in Telangana.
A court located in the Houthi-controlled territory on 25 March 2017 sentenced Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi and six other senior officials to death for ‘High treason’.
The issued instructions states that all legal documents would be cleared by the COA, the body that can communicate anything to office bearers via CEO.
The appointment was made by the Appointment Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Dr Guleria has been appointed as Director, AIIMS, for five years.
The three Naval Systems - USHUS-II Submarine Sonar, Directing Gear for Hull Mounted Sonar Array and RLG based Inertial Navigation System for Ship Applications (INS-SA) – will boost India’s maritime security.
The Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2017 advised countries to enable the energy transition with adaptable and co-designed policies.
The approval was given at a meeting of the CCEA, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in New Delhi.
The Employee’s Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016 seeks to amend the over nine-decades old Employee’s Compensation Act, 1923.
The successful test-firing of the Barak Missile by the Navy is expected to boost India’s maritime security.
Collett was working for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) when he was abducted by armed gunman in 1985.
The day also pays tribute to those who have devoted their lives to, and lost their lives in, the struggle to promote and protect human rights for all.
This approval paves the way for the roll out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on 1 July 2017.
The International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery was observed globally on 25 March 2017.
BJP Legislator Michael Lobo has been elected as the new Deputy speaker of the Goa assembly, defeating Congress nominee Izidore Fernandes by 21-15.
One team is from Space Application Center and the second team is from National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC). The third and fourth team belongs to IRS Dehradun and Space Physics Laboratory.
The loan will be from the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank with a maturity of 25 years, including a 5-year grace period.
The launch of the Mera iMobile is expected to boost the reach of the ICICI in rural areas.
The National Commission for Schedule Tribes has approved the proposal requesting for five additional seats for the STs in the Sikkim Assembly.
Pawan Hans, the national helicopter service company is soon going to start helicopter rides for Delhi darshan, the starting price of which is just Rs 2499 per person.
Yves Meyer worked at the Centre of Mathematics and its Applications (CMLA) until formally retiring in 2008
Currently, Tikona has 20 MHz spectrum in the 2300 MHz band in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh (East), Uttar Pradesh (West), Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh circles.
The Sustainable Action for Climate Resilient Development in Majuli (SaCReD, Majuli) project seeks to develop Majuli Island as India’s first carbon neutral district.
The day commemorates the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch astounded the scientific community by announcing that he had discovered the cause of tuberculosis, the TB bacillus.
Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar is going to be completely revamped to match the international norms set by FIFA.
The book was launched to commemorated National Dairy Development Board’s (NDDB) Golden Jubilee year.
The United Nations Human Rights Council gave Sri Lanka two more years to fulfil its obligation relating to reconciliation on war crimes committed during the war with LTTE.