Daily Archive: Saturday, October 15, 2016

15 Oct 2016

Safe motherhood week begins from today in Uttar Pradesh

‘Safe motherhood’ week begins from today in Uttar Pradesh: ‘Safe motherhood’ week will start from today in Uttar Pradesh,  to provide all necessary medical aid and assistance to the pregnant women and to ensure safe delivery in
15 Oct 2016

Indian-origin scientist bags young scientist award in US

Kirtiraj Kundlik Gaikwad, an Indian-origin scientist with the Department of Packaging, has been awarded the prestigious IAFP Young scientist scholarship award for his research work on “development of novel oxygen absorbing package in the field of active
15 Oct 2016

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Shaurya Smarak in Bhopal

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Shaurya Smarak in Bhopal: PM Narendra Modi on Friday said the Army would never “forgive” the country if it was found “sleeping” when it should be awake, in comments that come against the
15 Oct 2016

22 MPs from smaller parties, independents in Rajya Sabha recognised as a consolidated bloc

The winter session of Parliament will see a changed Rajya Sabha, not because of any election being held to the Upper House, but because Vice-President Hamid Ansari has formally recognised a group of 22 MPs belonging to
15 Oct 2016

India to eliminate potent greenhouse gas HFC-23 for environment

India to eliminate potent greenhouse gas HFC-23: HFC-23 use has been decided to eliminate by India, a greenhouse gas (GHG) that harms the ozone layer by 2030. With this, India, is taking the lead on tackling climate change.
15 Oct 2016

Maldives Leaves Commonwealth After Warnings Over Democracy

On Thursday, the Maldives announced its decision to leave the 53-member Commonwealth of Nations, less than a month after it was warned of suspension by the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) if it failed to take further
15 Oct 2016

Sebi confirms ban on 21 entities in tax evasion case

Market regulator Sebi has confirmed its interim order banning 21 entities in a case related to tax evasion and illegal gains through misuse of stock exchange mechanism. A detailed investigation is on against others. Sebi in an
15 Oct 2016

India, Russia ink agreement to set up 25 Agro Irradiation Centres

India, Russia ink agreement to set up 25 Agro Irradiation Centres: Agreement for cooperation in the development of a network of 25 integrated infrastructure Agro irradiation centres has been signed between India and Russia. It was signed
15 Oct 2016

Priyanka Chopra is Now on Variety Magazine’s ‘Power Of Women Impact’ List

Actress Priyanka Chopra adds another feature to her cap. The Quantico star has joined media mogul Oprah Winfrey and pop star Jennifer Lopez in Variety magazine’s ‘Power of Women Impact’ List. According to the magazine, Priyanka describes
15 Oct 2016

Andhra Pradesh Govt. releases Rs. 99.62 crore under AMRUT scheme

Andhra Pradesh Govt. releases Rs. 99.62 crore under AMRUT scheme: Andhra Pradesh Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department on Thursday released Rs.99.62 crore to AP-Urban Finance and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (AP-UFIDC) for the year 2016-17, for
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