|Sahitya Akademi awardees cannot return award: HC||
28 March 2017
|Parliament passes Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016||
28 March 2017
|Law Commission of India submitted report on Hate Speech||
28 March 2017
This online certification system will enable in making the CBFC Office paper less.
The ruling was given by a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal.
The Bill describes mental illness as “a substantial disorder of thinking, mood, perception, orientation or memory that grossly impairs judgment, behaviour, capacity to recognise reality or ability to meet the ordinary demands of life, mental conditions associated with the abuse of alcohol and drugs.”
The Law Commission of India submitted the report on ‘Hate Speech’ in pursuance of a recommendation made by the Supreme Court of India.
These new projects will lead to the reduction in wastage in agri supply chains and will create huge employment opportunities.
As per the revised petroleum pact, which was supposed to expire on 31 March 2017, Indian Oil will supply one million tonnes fuel annually to Nepal for 5 years.
Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta appearing in the court on behalf of Centre said it is a national issue as in some states the community, which is part of minorities nationally, is in majority.
The MoPNG e-Seva portal will be a single point interface for all customers to reach out to the government for addressing their feedback or grievances related to Oil & Gas Sector on social media.
The committee shall include experts from genetics, ophthalmology, psychiatry and medical education from AIIMS, New Delhi and PGIMER, Chandigarh.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi features among the names of probable contenders for Times most influential people 2017 list.
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.
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).
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 Employee’s Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016 seeks to amend the over nine-decades old Employee’s Compensation Act, 1923.
Ahmedabad, Delhi, Jaipur, Bhubaneswar and Mumbai are the five cities that were included in the tentative List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The Union Cabinet in 2016 approved the proposal to establish a Fund of Funds for Start-ups (FFS) with a total corpus of Rs 10000 crore.
The expanded VIKALP scheme will enable the Indian Railways to get more revenues without any increase in the number of train services.
The proposed increase in the authorized capital of NABARD will allow the organisation to respond to the commitments it has undertaken.
On this occasion, the Union Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu presented GreenCo Certificates to three units of Indian Railways for their eco-friendly initiatives.
India has been ranked 131 in the Human Development Index, below two of its SAARC counterparts Sri Lanka and Maldives, which have been categorised in the high human development category.
The agreement aims to promote closer co-operation and exchange of information pertaining to the Cyber Security in accordance with the relevant laws, rules and regulations and on the basis of equality, reciprocity and mutual benefit.
Central assistance of Rs 27766 crore was approved for construction of these houses.
With this, Aadhaar enrolment number while filing ITR could also be accepted. However, failing to declare Aadhaar may lead to PAN being deemed invalid.
Indian parliament’s upper house on 21 March passed a crucial bill that not only protects the rights of those afflicted by HIV and AIDS but also ensures that nobody is denied treatment.
Consumer Affairs minister Ram Vilas Paswan announced that the centre would be taking strict action against the entities who put out misleading advertisements.
This came following the appeal of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy who sought an urgent hearing on the matter.
The court said, in the first stage, it will look at filling the existing vacancies of high courts and then look into increasing the number if high court judges.
Norway slid up to rank 1 from its previous rank 4 in the World Happiness Report 2017. The other countries that featured in the top five include Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland and Finland.
In its latest ruling, the Delhi High Court allowed parents to evict abusive children from their house, regardless of whether it is a rented property or a self-acquired one.
India’s longest tunnel has successfully completed its trial run and would be soon open for public usage.