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AYUSH Day Care Therapy Centres for Central Government employees approved

A proposal of Day Care Therapy Center facility under Ayurveda, Yoga, and Naturopathy systems for central government employees and pensioners has been approved by the Ministry of Health and Family welfare. Private Day Care Therapy centers of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy will be empanelled under Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) shortly, in a manner similar to empanelment of Day Care ... Read More »

ADB, India sign $50 million loan to boost West Bengal’s digital platforms for public finance reforms

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India here today signed a $50 million policy-based loan to improve financial management procedures and operational efficiencies aimed at achieving more fiscal savings, promote informed decision making, and improve service delivery in the state of West Bengal. The signatories to the West Bengal Public Finance Management Investment Programme were Dr. C. ... Read More »

Government coming up with many structural reforms in mining sector to realise its true potential: Shri Pralhad Joshi

Union Minister for Coal and Mines Pralhad Joshi said that the Government is coming up with many structural reforms in the mining sector to realise its true potential. Joshi was addressing the 15th edition of Global Mining Summit and International Mining & Machinery Exhibition today. “The proposed structural changes in the mining sector aim to increase participation of the private sector ... Read More »

Various Institutes of CSIR hold Curtain Raiser Ceremonies for India International Science Festival-2020

India International Science Festival (IISF) 2020 is going to be organized during 22-25 December 2020 on virtual platform. This is the largest science festival on virtual platform. The central theme of this year’s IISF is “Science for self-reliance India and Global Welfare”. This year, 41 events will be organized under 9 verticals. IISF 2020 will also endeavour to send the ... Read More »

Armed Forces Flag Day 2020: Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh urges people to voluntarily contribute to AFFD Fund

Armed Forces Flag Day will be observed all over the country on 07th December 2020 like previous years. Since 1949, the day is observed to honour the martyrs as well as men and women in uniform, who valiantly fight on our borders to safeguard the country’s honour. Speaking at a function organized in New Delhi on 2nd December 2020, for the customary launch of the Armed ... Read More »

MDH owner Mahashay Dharampal Gulati passes away at 98

‘Mahashay’ Dharampal Gulati, the owner of the iconic spice brand MDH (Mahashian Di Hatti), passed away on Thursday. The king of spices, Dharampal Gulati, 98, was admitted to Delhi’s Mata Chanan Devi Hospital where he was reportedly undergoing treatment for the past few weeks. He passed away on Thursday morning. Dharampal Gulati of MDH, fondly called ‘dadaji‘ and ‘Mahashayji‘, was ... Read More »

India’s Active Caseload drops to 4.28 Lakh after 132 days

India’s total Active Caseload had significantly dropped to 4.28 lakh (4,28,644) today. This is the lowest after 132 days. The total active cases were 4,26,167 on 23rd July, 2020. There has been a sustained decrease in the number of active cases. India’s present active caseload consists of just 4.51% of India’s Total Positive Cases.   The daily new cases added to the country’s ... Read More »

Madras High Court gets 10 additional judges

The President of India, in exercise of the power conferred by clause (l) of Article 224 of  the Constitution of India, appointed Justices S/ Govindarajulu Chandrasekharan, A.A. Nakkiran, Veerasamy Sivagnanam, Ganesan Ilangovan, Smt. Ananthi Subramanian, Smt. Kannammal Shanmuga Sundaram, Sathi Kumar Sukumara Kurup, Murali Shankar Kuppuraju, Miss  Manjula Ramaraju Nalliah, and Smt. Thamilselvi T. Valayapalayam, as Additional  Judges of the ... Read More »

Pradhan says India is all for a reasonable and responsive pricing of crude;

Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan has said that India is all for a reasonable and responsive pricing of crude. Speaking at Swarajya Webiner Event on Aatmanirbhar Bharat today, he said that gone are the days of monopoly, and the producers should take into account the consumers’ viewpoint also. The Minister said that India is currently ... Read More »

Nissan India launches the big, bold, beautiful and ‘carismatic’ SUV, the Nissan Magnite

Udaipur : Nissan Indiahas announced the price and commenced bookings of the all-new Nissan Magnite across all Nissan dealerships in the country and on its website, https://book.nissan.in/. The big, bold, beautiful and ‘carismatic’ SUV is available at a special introductory price of INR 4,99,000 (ex-showroom)until December 31, 2020. “The all-new Nissan Magnite marks the beginning of a new chapter in the Nissan ... Read More »

CSIR-NEIST organises IISF 2020 curtain Raiser Event

The 6th India International Science Festival (IISF) 2020 Curtain Raiser Event is being conducted by various institutes throughout the country to popularise the scientific events among the masses. The IISF-2020 is scheduled to be held from 22 to 25 December, 2020. Keeping this in tune, the CSIR-North East Institute of Science & Technology (CSIR-NEIST), Jorhat conducted its Curtain Raiser Event of ... Read More »

Curtain Raiser of 26th DST–CII Technology Summit 2020between India and Portugal takes place

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) held the Curtain Raiser to announce the 26th edition of Technology Summit 2020 on December 1, 2020. Portugal is the partner country this year. Professor Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology said that this is an important year in which we are celebrating our research ... Read More »

Successful Test Firing of BrahMos by Indian Navy

BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile in Anti-Ship mode was successfully test fired today at 0900 hrs against a decommissioned Ship. The test firing was carried out by Indian Navy. The missile performed highly complex manoeuvres and hit Bull’s eye of the target. BrahMos is the supersonic cruise missile jointly developed by DRDO and NPOM of Russia as a Brahmos Aerospace joint venture, which ... Read More »

Unit Appreciation Awarded by CINCAN to 12 JAT, INS Utkrosh and INHS Dhanvantari

Lt Gen Manoj Pande, Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN) awarded Unit Appreciation 2019-20 for outstanding performance in the last one year to 12th Battalion of the JAT Regiment, Indian Naval Ship Air Station Utkrosh and Indian Naval Hospital Ship Dhanvantari in a formal ceremony held at Dweepika Auditorium, Haddo, today. In his address to the gathering, CINCAN commended all personnel ... Read More »

This Hackathon is an innovation in the pursuit of reducing our carbon footprint: says Shri R. K. Singh at launch of Green Charcoal Hackathon

R.K.Singh, the Union Minister of State(I/C) for Power and New & RE, was speaking with a vision to create a conducive environment by reducing carbon emissions and nurture technology solutions in India. NVVN (NTPC VidyutVyapar Nigam), a wholly-owned subsidiary company of NTPC Ltd, today launched the Green Charcoal Hackathon.   To fast-track the technology development, NVVN, in partnership with EESL ... Read More »

Government committed to the welfare of farmers and is always ready for dialogue –Narendra Singh Tomar

Shri. Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Shri. Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways & Commerce and Shri. Som Prakash, Minister of State, Ministry of Commerce and Industries interacted with the representatives of Farmers Organizations of Punjab on 1st December, 2020 in Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. The Ministers again explained the benefits of Farm Reform Acts to the representatives ... Read More »

Cyclonic Storm ‘Burevi’ over southwest Bay of Bengal (Cyclone Alert for South Tamilnadu and South Kerala coasts: Yellow Message)

According to the Cyclone Warning Division of the India Meteorological Department (IMD): The Deep Depression over southwest Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestwards with a speed of 09 kmph during past six hours, intensified into Cyclonic Storm ‘Burevi’ and lay centered at 1730 hrs IST of today, the 01st December 2020 over southwest Bay of Bengal near Lat. 7.9° N and Long. 84.8°E, about 400 km east-southeast ... Read More »

Finance Minister delivers keynote address at the inauguration of the Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2020

Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman delivered a Keynote Address at the inauguration of the 20th  Edition of Sri Lanka Economic Summit (SLES)  2020 in virtual format, today. SLES annually organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) is the premier forum in Sri Lanka for discussion on economic and business issues. The theme for this year’s ... Read More »

56th Raising Day of Border Security Force (BSF)

The Border Security Force (BSF) is celebrating its 56thRaising Day today. On this occasion, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai took the salute of the BSF Raising Day Parade-2020 held at the Chhawla Camp here today. The programme was attended by the Chief of DefenceStaff,General Bipin Rawat, BSF Director General Rakesh Asthana, senior officers of Central Armed ... Read More »

Deep Depression over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal

According to the Cyclone Warning Division  of the India Meteorological  Department (IMD): Yesterday’s depression over southeast Bay of Bengal moved westwards, intensified into a deep depression over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal in the early morning (0530 hrs IST) of today, the 1st December, 2020. At 0830 hrs IST of today, it lay over the same region about 500 ... Read More »

Very Positive response from pharmaceutical and medical device industry to PLI Schemes for Bulk Drugs and Medical Devices which closed on 30-11-2020;

Production Linked Incentive(PLI) Scheme for Bulk Drugs and PLI Scheme for Medical Devices have shown a very positive response from the pharmaceutical as well as the Medical device industry. The industry has shown a very good response to these schemes whereby 215 applications made by 83 pharmaceutical manufacturers have been received under the PLI Scheme for bulk drugs. Similarly, 28 ... Read More »

Voluntary participation of industries, crucial towards low carbon industries transition: Shri Prakash Javadekar

Union Environment, Climate Change and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar has said, people and industries are key drivers in our efforts towards mitigating the climate change. The Minister speaking at the high level segment of the Industry transition leadership summit pointed out that industry contributes directly around 30 percent of the global CO2 emissions, and transition of hard to abate industries ... Read More »

CCI approves the proposed amalgamation of Srikalahasthi Pipes Limited (SPL) with and into Electrosteel Castings Limited (ECL)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves the proposed amalgamation of Srikalahasthi Pipes Limited (SPL) with and into Electrosteel Castings Limited (ECL) under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002, today. ECL is a publicly listed company in India and ultimate holding company of the Electrosteel group of companies. It is primarily engaged in the business of manufacturing and supply ... Read More »

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