India's entry into MTCR comes days after it failed to get Nuclear Supplier Group (NSG) membership due to stiff opposition from China and six other countries, namely Austria, Brazil, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa and Switzerland.
The programme is implemented by Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) and GAIL (India) Limited.
In a first of its kind, these Committees will oversee, review and monitor implementation of urban development, affordable housing and urban poverty alleviation programmes.
The states will have to ensure that such certificates are issued within 60 days time to the students when they are studying either in Class V or VIII.
In May 2016, FSSAI in its recommendation asked health ministry to remove potassium bromate from the list of permissible food additives.
With the commissioning of Avani Chaturvedi, Bhawana Kanth and Mohana Singhthis, India joined the select few nations in the world that have women fighter pilots in their Air Forces.
The URJA, which stands for Urban Jyoti Abhiyaan, was launched on the on the side-lines of Conference of Power Ministers at Cansaulim in South Goa.
It will help to focus on digitization, voluntary tax compliance, facilitation for taxpayers, increasing the tax base, upgradation of digital and physical infrastructure for tax administrators etc.
The extension of jurisdictional limits will allow local police while dealing with cases of smuggling and terrorism and guarding 7516-km long coastline of India.
Microsoft signed a deal of 38 crore rupees with All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) to build and run the app for three years. Later, it will be taken over by AICTE.
The policy was unveiled as part of Union Government’s attempt to reach the target of 175 Gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity from renewable energy sources by 2022.
Vidyanjali initiative is in line with the Union HRD Ministry's ongoing efforts under Padhe Bharat Badhe Bharat.
To establish an integrated eco-system leading to significant growth of civil aviation sector that would promote tourism, increase employment and lead to a balanced regional growth.
During the meeting proposal to set up 11 Ramayana Circuits and 12 Krishna Circuits were approved which were earlier approved by the expert committee.
The MoU envisages formation of a Joint Venture company having 51 percent stake of the State Government and 49 percent stake of Ministry of Railways.
Under the decision, all Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) of the city will be monitored online 24x7. Apart from this, lake water quality will be monitored by concerned authorities in Bengaluru.
The draft was prepared with an aim to provide more autonomy and flexibility to the Major Ports and to bring in a professional approach in their governance.
The Ministry is committed to ensure that flying for most Indians becomes a pleasant experience along with the growth of the Airline industry. Accordingly, it proposed certain amendments to the existing Civil Aviation Requirements (CARs)
The Express was introduced to mark 100 years of the historic Champaran Satyagraha (movement) that was launched by Mahatma Gandhi in 1917.
As per the report, road accidents have emerged as a major public health problem in India where almost 5 lakh accidents occurred last year killing 146000 people.
The Mobile App was developed by National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) which is an autonomous institution of Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE).
This decision was taken through a consensus during the 19th Plenary Session of the CGPCS that took place in Mahe, Seychelles during 31 May – 3 June 2016.
The proposed legislation provides an overarching national legal framework with principles for protection, conservation, regulation and management of water as a vital and stressed natural resource.
Both the NCLT and NCLAT were constituted under the Companies Act, 2013 which replaced the Companies Act, 1956. The Act came into force on 12 September 2013.
The code of conduct formed in November 2002 has 138 subscribing states. The non-subscribing states include countries like China, Pakistan, Israel and Iran.
The project will be executed by the existing SPV of Government of India and the Government of Tamil Nadu having 50:50 equity of Chennai Metro Rail Ltd.
The MoU was signed to implement Technical Cooperation Programme for promotion and implementation of Standards and Recommended Practices of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
It is the first of its kind of national plan prepared in India. It emphasizes on a greater need for Information, Education and Communication activities to prepare communities to cope with disasters,
The proposal was made by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to strengthen the healthcare sector in the country.
Development of the chair and its research will help Indian Railways to develop in house solutions to the problems which are often outsourced to western countries.