|Telangana launches 'Janahitha' for speedy redressal of public grievances||20 July 2017|
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The IIIT PPP Bill, 2017 will declare the existing IIITs in Public Private Partnership as Institutions of National Importance with powers to award degrees.
A key US panel has voted to impose stricter conditions on Pakistan, compelling it to play a more active role in counter-terrorism efforts in order to receive aid from the US.
It calls for setting up a Joint Working Group with members from Indian Space Research Organisation and the Netherlands Space Office (NSO) to work out the action plan for implementing this MoU.
The National Steering Committee on Climate Change has approved three Detailed Project Reports submitted by the Governments of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Sikkim for funding under the National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change.
NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind crossed the winning margin to become the 14th President of India by beating opposition candidate Meira Kumar.
The new species, named as the hoodwinker (mola tecta), was discovered by an Australian researcher.
Hire makes it easy to identify talent, build strong candidate relationships and efficiently manage the interview process end-to-end.
The proposed Bill grants statutory status to the fifteen Indian Institutes of Information Technology in Public Private Partnership and declares them as Institutions of National Importance.
Over 4.7 billion people are covered by at least one comprehensive tobacco control measure ranging from graphic pack warnings and advertising bans to no smoking areas.
The Telangana government has launched a special portal called 'Janahitha' to act as a single window for all grievances and their redressal management.
It is the first time in the reform era that the government had disbanded an organisation without due process of law.
Once you register in mAadhar app, your Aadhaar card profile including phone number, address and other details get stored on the app.
The Presidential poll counting will begin today, following which the fourteenth President of India will be announced. Numbers look to be stacked in favour of NDA nominee, Ram Nath Kovind.
The approved guidelines would cover key areas like improvement in Consular services, Assisting Overseas Indian nationals in distress situations and Community Welfare activities.
The Bill will now be sent to the lower house of the National Assembly for a vote in October 2017.
The awardees were selected by a jury headed by former Lok Sabha Speaker Shivraj Patil.
Terming ‘right to privacy’ as “amorphous”, the Supreme Court held that privacy is not absolute and cannot prevent the state from making laws imposing reasonable restrictions on citizens.
Hydroxychloroquine is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria.
The Telangana government has imposed a cap on the weight of bags carried by schoolchildren in order to prevent any resulting physical effect and anxiety disorder in students.
The Apex court decided to seek legality of the right to privacy while hearing a bunch of petitions contending that the Aadhaar scheme, which requires the mandatory parting of biometric details, is a violation of the citizens' right to privacy.
BI Realty will help customers to choose their dream home from 3000 SBI-approved projects.
The Bank of England has unveiled a new 10-pound plastic note featuring a portrait of Jane Austen, British novelist at the Winchester Cathedral, the place where she was buried.
The concept of building eco-bridges came up after visits by experts from the Wildlife Board of India and the Wildlife Institute of India. The experts were concerned about the large-scale destruction of forest along the corridor, which would result in cutting off tiger movement between TATR and Bejjur.
Zeliang's appointment came after Nagaland Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu and nine ruling Naga People’s Front (NPF) legislators failed to appear for the floor test.
The Madhya Pradesh State Education Centre has started Shala Siddhi Prohatsan Yojana in 25 thousand schools of the state to encourage their best works.
The project was inaugurated by India’s Ambassador to Egypt Sanjay Bhattacharyya and Major General Alla Fathi Abou Zeid, Governor of Matrouh.
The election of the President is held in accordance with Single Transferable Vote system and the voting at such election is by secret ballot.
The United States Navy has successfully tested the world’s first-ever active Laser Weapons System (LaWS), which is now deployed and ready for attack.
Preet Kaur Gill, who won the Edgbaston seat for the Labour party in the 8 June 2017 snap general election, was elected to the Home Affairs Select Committee in the UK Parliament. She will be one of 11 MPs on the cross-party home affairs committee.
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata, have developed an organic-inorganic hybrid material which is water, fire and rust resistant.