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Not just think but also act on judicial reforms, says President Wednesday, February 22, 2017 New Delhi: The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee received the first copy of a book ‘Judicial Reforms – Recent Global Trends’ today (February 22, 2017) at Rashtrapati Bhavan from Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India who for... Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired his seventeenth interaction through PRAGATI Wednesday, February 22, 2017 New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today chaired his seventeenth interaction through PRAGATI - the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation.  The Prime Minister reviewed the progress towards handling and... Rs.5,590 cr investment approved with Central assistance of Rs.1,188 cr Monday, February 20, 2017 New Delhi: Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation today approved construction of 90,095 more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) with an investment of Rs.5,590 cr and central assistance of Rs.1,188 cr. MoS in PMO Dr. Jitendra Singh and MoS (IC), Minority Affairs, Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi visit Hunar Haat Monday, February 20, 2017 New Delhi: The second “Hunar Haat” of Minority Affairs Ministry, has become a hit among the visitors and more than 20 lakh people have visited it so far.     Union Minister of State in PMO and MoS (IC) for Development of North Eastern Region ... Kirloskar Oil Engine Limited Launches new High Horse Power Gensets for the Indian Market Monday, February 20, 2017 New Delhi: Kirloskar Oil Engine Limited one (KOEL) India’s most trusted brands announced the launch of their new High Horse Power Gensets in the city today. Having started their High Horse Power Gensets journey in 1998 KOEL has successfully completed 30,000 installations in the cou... There is a renewed and more focused effort to give a dynamic impetus to our relations with African nations: Vice President Sunday, February 19, 2017 New Delhi:  The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that after the India Africa Forum Summit (IAFS) conference in India, there is a renewed and more focused effort by the Government to give a dynamic impetus to our relations with African nations. He was addressing... Kangana Ranaut & Saif Ali Khan flagged off the 5th edition of Max Bupa Walk for Health event in the city Sunday, February 19, 2017 Delhi:  After a great kick-start in Mumbai last Sunday, Max Bupa Health Insurance today flagged off the second leg of its flagship event, Max Bupa Walk for Health, in the capital. The one of its kind walkathon in the country, received an overwhelming response from thousands of famil... 43rd edition of IHGF Delhi Fair Spring 2017 Inaugurated Thursday, February 16, 2017 New Delhi: Textiles Secretary, Smt. Rashmi Verma inaugurated the 43rd edition of “IHGF- Delhi Fair Spring 2017 in a colourful ceremony at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida today.  The fair is scheduled to be held from 16 – 20 February, 2017 at the state-of-the ... JICA Promoted Intensive Discussions on the Issue of Air Pollution: Effects and Challenges for Better Air Thursday, February 16, 2017 New Delhi: With the support of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), JICA Alumni Association of India (JAAI), an association of JICA training ex-participants, organized an international seminar in New Delhi on February 12, 2017, on the effects and challenges faced due to severe ... Dr. Mahesh Sharma launches pre-loaded Sim Card for Tourists arriving in India on E-visa Wednesday, February 15, 2017 New Delhi: Dr. Mahesh Sharma,Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism and Culture, launched the initiative of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India for providing pre-loaded Sim Card to foreign tourists arriving in India on e-Visa here today. Addressing on the occasion, h... Kayakalp awards felicitate Public Health Facilities for maintaining high standards of sanitation and hygiene Wednesday, February 15, 2017 New Delhi: “We want to change the image of the public health facilities. The thrust of Kayakalp is to inculcate culture of cleanliness for gaining the trust and confidence of community in these facilities.” This was stated by Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Fami... The Outstanding Speakers' Bureau and Client Associates' Power Talk on Budget, Economy, Policy and Politics: The Outlook for India in 2017 Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Bhubaneswar: The Outstanding Speakers’ Bureau and Client Associates partnered to organize the Power Talk on “The Outlook for India in 2017, Budget, Economy, Policy and Politics”, yesterday evening, at the Magnolias Club in Gurgaon.  T... PM congratulates ISRO on successful launch of PSLV-C37 and CARTOSAT satellite together with 103 nano satellites Wednesday, February 15, 2017 New Delhi: The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated ISRO on successful launch of PSLV-C37 and CARTOSAT satellite together with 103 nano satellites.  "Congratulations to ISRO for the successful launch of PSLV-C37 and CARTOSAT satellite to... Delegation of British MPs calls on Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday, February 14, 2017 New Delhi: An eight-member delegation of British Parliamentarians called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. The Prime Minister said that the relations between India and UK have strong bipartisan support in both countries, and called for enhanced in... Radha Mohan Singh inaugurates Indian Seed Congress – 2017 in Kolkata Monday, February 13, 2017 Kolkata: The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh today spoke about National Farmer Policy of the Union Government and said that the objective of this policy is to accelerate agricultural output, develop infrastructural facilities in the villages, pro... Petroleum Minister reviews existing policy on allotment of Retail Outlets to SC / ST candidates Monday, February 13, 2017 New Delhi: Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan reviewed the existing policy concerning allotment of Retail Outlets to candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe communities.    The Oil Market... Oral-B® Revolutionizes Tooth-Brushing,IntroducesElectric Rechargeable Toothbrushesin India Monday, February 13, 2017 Hyderabad: Oral-B, the world’s largest selling electric toothbrushbrand*, just launched its electric rechargeable toothbrush range in India in order to revolutionize the way people brush their teeth. The electric toothbrush sets a new benchmark in oral healthcare with features for ... Ananthkumar inaugurates Orientation Programme for launching of 1000 Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras (PMBJKs) Saturday, February 11, 2017 New Delhi: Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Ananthkumar inaugurated and presided over the orientation programme for the district conveners of National Yuva Cooperative Society (NYCS) here today, for launching of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaush... World's Oldest Working Steam Engine ‘Fairy Queen’ Ready to Haul Heritage Train Once Again Friday, February 10, 2017 New Delhi: The ‘Fairy Queen’, the oldest surviving functional steam engine in the world is once again ready in this season to haul a heritage train from National Capital Delhi to Rewari, Haryana after a gap of 5 years. This train, which is a great attraction among steam engin... Harnessing Solar Energy is crucial, says President Friday, February 10, 2017 New Delhi: The President of India Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the first phase of a Solarization Project in the President’s Estate today (February 10, 2017) under which 670 KW of solar power will be generated through rooftop solar panels installed on seven buildings in the Presiden... Biodiversity Act to be implemented in all districts of Himachal Pradesh: Chief Secretary Friday, February 10, 2017 Report by Vijyender Sharma, Shimla: Chief Secretary Shri V.C Pharka today said that Biodiversity Act, 2002 would soon be implemented in all the remaining districts of the state so that all Gram Panchayats could avail its benefit.        ... Himachal Pradesh to extend all support for completion of bulk petroleum terminal: CM Friday, February 10, 2017 Shimla: Executive Director, Indian Oil Corporation,(IOC) Shri Gurmeet Singh   called on Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh here today and apprised him about the status of the bulk petroleum terminal  coming up at Pukhebela in district Una. He said the project was expected to b... Himachal Pradesh CM directs to register Gau Sadans Friday, February 10, 2017 Shimla: A technology should be evolved for identification of the stray and abandoned cattle, which should be cost-effective, feasible and  without causing much harm to the cattle, stated Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh while presiding over the first meeting of ‘Gau Vansh S... BSF Air Wing inducts own pilots and crew Thursday, February 09, 2017 New Delhi: The Air Wing of Border Security Force (BSF) added a new chapter with the induction of its own pilots and crew today. Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju became the first dignitary to be flown by “all BSF” aircrew, aboard the MI-17 V5 helicopter fr... Future of Asia will depend on what happens in India, says M. J. Akbar Thursday, February 09, 2017 New Delhi: The Minister of State for External Affairs Shri M. J. Akbar addressed at the ongoing 17th International NSG Seminar here today. Speaking on the occasion, Shri M. J. Akbar said that terrorism is a biggest threat to prosperity and peace will prevai... PM Narendra Modi replied to to the motion of thanks on the President's Address in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday, February 08, 2017 New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today replied to the motion of thanks on the President’s Address in the Rajya Sabha.  He said that several members have shared their views and there was considerable discussion on demonetization.... Twitter introduces new Safety features Wednesday, February 08, 2017 New Delhi: Twitter stands for freedom of expression and people being able to see all sides of any topic. The global live communication platform announced three changes today -  stopping the creation of new abusive accounts, bringing forward safer search results, and collapsing poten... Registration for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra 2017 Organized by Ministry of External Affairs Commences Wednesday, February 08, 2017 New Delhi: Registration for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra organized by Ministry of External Affairs has commenced on 1 February 2017. This year the Yatra is scheduled during the period 12 June to 8 September through two routes. Applicants for this Yatra must be at least 18 years and not more... Prime Minister Narendra Modi replied to the motion of thanks on the President's Address in the Lok Sabha Wednesday, February 08, 2017 New Delhi: Prime Minister  Narendra Modi, today replied to the motion of thanks on the President’s Address in the Lok Sabha. He thanked the various Members of the House, for adding vigour into the debate, and sharing insightful points. Stating th... 100 Pipers Play For A Cause Is Set To Bring One Of The Greatest Concerts In The Country Tuesday, February 07, 2017 New Delhi: This year, 100 Pipers ‘Play for a Cause’ is going to be bigger and better with The Dire Straits Experience, performing live for the first time in India. The iconic British band will be making their stage debut in the country and support the 100 Pipers ‘Play f... Maharashtra to become Open Defecation Free by March 2018 Monday, February 06, 2017 New Delhi: The Chief Secretary of Maharashtra, Shri Swadhin Kshatriya has conveyed to the Centre that the State will be declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) by March 2018. He said this in a meeting with the Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Shri Parameswaran Iyer, in M... Health Ministry launches single vaccine for dual protection against measles and rubella as part of Universal Immunization Programme Monday, February 06, 2017 New Delhi: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched Measles Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign in the country at a function in Bengaluru, here today. The campaign against these two diseases will start from five States/UTs (Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Goa and Lakshadweep) ... PM congratulates Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre, Leh Ladakh on Mahakaruna Diwas 2017 celebrations Sunday, February 05, 2017 New Delhi: The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated  Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre, Leh Ladakh on Mahakaruna Diwas 2017 celebrations. "Congratulations & best wishes to Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre, Leh Ladakh... J&K DGP calls on Dr Jitendra Singh Friday, February 03, 2017 New Delhi: The Director General of Police, Jammu & Kashmir, Shri S. P. Vaid called on the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh here yes... UIDAI demonstrate at Zero Tolerance against unauthorized Agencies and Websites Friday, February 03, 2017 New Delhi: Demonstrating zero tolerance to unauthorized websites and mobile applications providing Aadhaar related services illegally by charging excessive money from the public, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in an stern action against them has got shut down 12 website... Rs.1,350cr investment approved in Andhra Pradesh under Atal Mission for next 3 years Thursday, February 02, 2017 New Delhi: Ministry of Urban Development today approved an investment of Rs.1,350cr in Andhra Pradesh for improvement of basic urban infrastructure over the next three financial years, under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT). The Ministry also approved ce... Digital Technology ensures level playing field providing equal opportunities for all- Col. Rathore Thursday, February 02, 2017 New Delhi: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore has said that Digital Technology Platform acted as a equalizer ensuring level playing field and providing equal opportunities for all irrespective of age, region and economic background.Digital Techn... GST Council has finalised its recommendations on almost all the issues based on consensus, says Finance Minister in his Budget Speech Wednesday, February 01, 2017 New Delhi: The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley while presenting the General Budget 2017-18 in Parliament today said that the GST Council has finalised its recommendations on almost all the issues based on consensus after spirited debate and discussions... Allocation for the Ministry of Tribal Affair gone up by more than Ten per cent in the Union Budget Wednesday, February 01, 2017 New Delhi: Allocation for the Ministry of Tribal Affair has gone up by more than Ten per cent in the Union Budget presented in Parliament today. The budget allocation for the Ministry of Tribal Affairs has gone up from Rs. 4827 crore in the year 2016-17 to Rs. 5329 crore in the Union bud... Economic Survey advocates reforms to unleash economic dynamism and social justice Wednesday, February 01, 2017 New Delhi: India needs an evolution in the underlying economic vision across the political spectrum and further reforms are not just a matter of overcoming vested interests that obstruct them. This was stated in the Economic Survey 2016-17 presented in the Parliament today by the Union F... Fiscal activism embraced by advanced economies not relevant for India: Economic Survey 2016-17 Wednesday, February 01, 2017 New Delhi: India’s economic experience shows that the fiscal activism embraced by advanced economies- giving a greater role to counter-cyclical policies and attaching less weight to curbing debt- is not relevant for India. This observation was made in the Economic Survey 2016-17 pr... Meeting of the Consultative Committee for Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas on Conservation & Fuel Efficiency held Tuesday, January 31, 2017 New Delhi: Meeting of the Consultative Committee of the Members of Parliament for the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas was held in New Delhi on 30th January, 2017. Following Hon’ble Members participated in the meeting -Shri Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma, Shri Chandrakant Bhaurao ... Meghalaya's first ever Apparel and Garment Centre inaugurated at Ampati Monday, January 30, 2017 New Delhi: The Union Textiles Minister Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, along with Chief Minister of Meghalaya Dr. Mukul Sangma, inaugurated the first ever Apparel and Garment Making Centre in Meghalaya, near Ampati in South West Garo Hills today, in the presence of Union Minister of State for H... PM Narendra Modi urges all political parties to enable smooth Budget Session of Parliament Monday, January 30, 2017 New Delhi: Addressing floor leaders of parties in the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha here today, ahead of Budget Session of Parliament beginning tomorrow, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi noted that in order to preserve and enrich the institution of Democracy in India, it is imperative that ... Revenue services get facelift in Himachal Pradesh Monday, January 30, 2017 Report by Vijyender Sharma, Shimla: With a view to facilitate people of the State, the Government has taken various initiatives for strengthening and modernization of the Revenue Department. This has helped in responsive and better administration besides providing revenue services to the... Union Textiles Minister inaugurates 1st North East Investors' Summit in Shillong Monday, January 30, 2017 Shuillong: Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani launches India Handmade Bazaar Portal; nearly 20 MoUs signed for collaboration in textile sector in NER             The Union Textiles Minister Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurated the 1st Nort... English rendering of the text of PM's Mann Ki Baat address on All India Radio Sunday, January 29, 2017 New Delhi: My fellow citizens, my namaskar to all of you! 26th January, our Republic Day was celebrated with joy and enthusiasm in every nook and corner of the nation by all of us. The Constitution of India, the duties of citizens, the rights of citizens and our commitment to democracy -... Mahatma's Samadhi gets a make over after 15 years for increased visitor engagement Sunday, January 29, 2017 New Delhi: For more than 10,000 domestic and foreign visitors who visit Mahatma Gandhiji’s Samadhi at Rajghat in the national capital every day, there is nothing much to engage the visitors about his life and and thoughts other than the black stone platform that marks the spot wher... Govardhan Eco Village (GEV) observes 2017 as the year of Yoga Saturday, January 28, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Govardhan Eco Village (GEV), an ISKCON project, a WELLNESS DESTINATION FOR WORLD CITIZENS which is a premium MahaBhraman status certified by Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) recently received the prestigious UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization)... Urban Development Ministry takes serious views of delays in execution of NCRPB aided projects Friday, January 27, 2017 New Delhi: Ministry of Urban Development has taken a serious view of delay in execution of projects in the National Capital Region that were extended financial support by the NCR Planning Board. Conveying this to the member States, Shri Rajiv Gauba, Secretary(Urban Development) made it c...
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