|Health Secretary launched ‘SAATHIYA’ Resource Kit and ‘SAATHIYA SALAH’ Mobile App for Adolescents||
21 February 2017
|Tripartite MoU to help Scheduled Caste artisans signed||
21 February 2017
|UN's WHO gives India's vaccine regulatory body NRAI highest ratings||
20 February 2017
Union Government is keeping a close watch on companies trying to create an artificial shortage of life-saving coronary stents, and stringent action will be taken against those engaging in unethical practices.
The Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi announced this measure in view of growing instances of sexual crimes against children.
The introduction of Antyodaya Express trains is considered as a major step by the Indian Railways towards providing better amenities to passengers.
Justice Sapre, who will head the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal, was elevated as Judge of the Supreme Court and assumed charge on 13 August 2014.
The SAATHIYA Resource Kit has being designed to present the Peer Educators with key information on adolescent health and communicate the same and help the adolescents at the grass root/village level’.
The tripartite MoU was signed among various agencies of the Union Government to boost livelihood opportunities for scheduled caste artisans.
This highest approval rating is expected to give a boost to Indian pharmaceutical companies.
SC directed search engines to set up in-house expert bodies without delay to ensure deletion of materials which went against Indian laws prohibiting pre-natal sex determination.
While the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi was conferred with the first prize, North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS), Shillong was given the second prize.
A new marriage bill in Lok Sabha seeks to put a restriction on lavish spending in Indian weddings by limiting the number of guests invited and the number of dishes included in the menu.
The International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) will assist the Indian Government in setting up of the Food Legumes Research Platform.
In May 2016, the proposal for the merger was cleared by the State Bank of India. The Union Cabinet approved the merger in principle in June 2016. The proposal then went to the respective bank boards before returning to the Union Cabinet for a final nod.
The amendment will strengthen the data collection mechanism in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
The panel will review the Draft Food Safety and Standards (Fortification of Food) Regulations, 2016 and suggest measures accordingly.
While Sasta Sahitya Mandal is a trust established by Mahatma Gandhi in 1925, Publication Division is a media unit under the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
This will be a 190-km double track route with a total of 380 km track length which will be under the scrutiny of Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL).
The ruling of the SC renders Sasikala ineligible to contest Assembly elections.
This first of its kind school was set up with an aim to provide education to drop outs students as well as illiterate adults.
Union government seeks to eradicate unemployment among the rural youth by launching the National Career Service portal.
Indian artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has broken Guinness World Record with his newest artwork, a 48.8 feet high sand castle, which was created in just four days.
The first phase of the seven-phase UP assembly elections is scheduled to begin tomorrow. The voting would be spread across 15 districts of west Uttar Pradesh.
In January 2017, the External Affairs Ministry and the Department of Posts announced their decision to utilize the Head Post Offices in the various States as Post Office Passport Seva Kendras. The partnership is aimed at extending passport services on a larger scale and to ensure wider area coverage.
The Railways Ministry will collaborate with the Union Ministry of Urban Development to develop these smart stations.
The top four positions of the index were fetched by the United States, United Kingdom, Japan and the European Union.
The outlay for the project is Rs.2351.38 crore. It targets ushering in digital literacy in rural India by March 2019.
The Railway ministry has given a green signal to an ambitious rail link project that will connect Andaman’s capital Port Blair to Diglipur, the largest town in the north of the islands.
The Bill will replace the Ordinance promulgated by the President on 28 December 2016.
The bench refused to hear the writ petition of Congress Rajya Sabha MP Husain Dalwai.
Non-polluting industries (White Category) will not be required to obtain consent certificate from respective State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs).
Ministry of Tourism, under the initiative 'Development of Tourism in the J&K State– New Projects', sanctioned projects to PSUs NPCC and NBCC for implementation by September 2017.