The Foldscope was developed by Dr Manu Prakash, an Indian-origin Assistant Professor at Stanford University.
The pilot study will be carried out in one district each of Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra during Kharif season of 2015 and two districts each of these states during Rabi season of 2015-2016.
The second phase of the programme aims at achieving more than 90 per cent full immunization in the country by 2020.
The rules will be in effect from the date of notification in the Gazette of India.
The campaign was initiated by the government to increase the accessibility of the physical environment in the country.
The framework was drafted by a core committee that included National Board of Accreditation Chairman Surendra Prasad, IIT-Kharagpur director P.P. Chakraborty and IIT-Madras Director Bhaskar Ramamurthi.
It was decided in the meeting that the next Western Zonal Council will be held in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
NOAPS will also help the citizens to apply for NOC online. The portal will provide them with a unique registration ID with which they can check the status of their applications from time to time.
Advocate Mithilesh Kumar Pandey through this PIL asked the court to ask political parties to fulfill their pre-election promises or stay away from post-poll alliances.
The PIL was filed by a 22-year old girl Kumari Vijayalakshmi Jha who in her plea questioned validity of Article 370 on the grounds that it was a temporary provision until a separate Constitution for J&K was framed by the State Constituent Assembly.
The purpose of the initiatives to augment tourism related infrastructure and manpower in the country.
Chakma-Hajong refugees came to India after being displayed from the area which became part of East Pakistan (now in Bangladesh) on construction of Kaptai hydro-electric dam in the Chittagong Hill Tracts.
Navtej Sarna, Secretary (West) in the Ministry, will be the new High Commissioner to the United Kingdom with effect from November 2015.
The National Health Profile covers demographic, socio-economic, health status and health finance indicators, along with comprehensive information on health infrastructure and human resources in health.
ISLRTC will be set up as a national level institute and will be registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.
It was approved with minor amendments in the earlier MoU for facilitating implementation of the programme Indo-German Strategic Partnerships in Higher Education.
It seeks to address anomalies associated with the original scheme of 1978-low rehabilitation package, lack of provisions for special category beneficiaries, lack of monitoring, etc.
Swavlamban Health Insurance Scheme for PwDs will provide comprehensive cover to the beneficiary, spouse and two children.
Its purpose is to encourage use of encryption technologies and products among all sections including the government for more secure communications and financial transactions in the cyber space.
The notice was issued on the basis of a petition filed by the Setti Balija Youth Association.
The purpose of the scheme is to strengthening power transmission and distribution network in urban areas.
The Act notified on 8 September 2015 fixes matriculation as minimum educational qualification for elections to Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs).
PMKKKY programme is meant for the welfare of areas and people affected by mining related operations, using the funds generated by the District Mineral Foundations (DMFs).
This Hinduja-Hits Network will serve Multi System Operators (MSOs) as well as Local Cable Operators (LCOs).
NSCN-K was banned following due legal process as it had unilaterally abrogated the ceasefire agreement with the Union government.
The Mission approved with an outlay of 5142.08 crore rupees aims to create 300 Rurban growth clusters over the next 3 years, across the country.
The proposal which was adopted for the first time in 23 years has been welcomed by India and G4 group comprising of Brazil, Germany, Japan and India and L.69 Group of Developing Countries.
State Governments contended that the May 2015 directive of the court is against the federal structure of governance enshrined in the Constitution.
This 400 million US dollars proposal for buying armed missile-armed drones from Israel will enhance India's cross-border military strike capability.
The Union Ministry also released a Logo and a Slogan Sashakt Yuva, Samarth Bharat for the National Web Portal.