Monthly Archives: October 2017

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs sign MoU with UrbanClap to boost job prospects of skilled urban poor under DAY-NULM

Man in Action- The Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs (I/C), Hardeep Singh Puri participating in the Shramdan, under the “Swachhata hi Sewa” Abhiyan, in New Delhi on September 24, 2017 (File Picture).

A digital Start-Up- Urban Clap has entered into an MoU with Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MUHA)  sign MoU to enhance job chances with assured incomes for urban poor skilled under DAY-NULM with minimum guarantee of Rs.15,000-25,000 per month in 16 cities including Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad among 16 cities covered initially. MUHA roped in a ...

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India top improver, rises to top 100 in World Bank’s doing Business Report, 2018

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley addressing a press conference on India'’s ranking in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2018, in New Delhi on October 31, 2017.The Secretary, DIPP, Ramesh Abhishek, the Principal Director General, Press Information Bureau,  A.P. Frank Noronha and other dignitaries are also seen.

India has leapt 30 ranks over its rank of 130 in the Doing Business Report 2017, according to the the World Bank, released the Doing Business (DB) Report, 2018 on 31 st 2017. In an communique, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) announced that India ranks 100 among 190 countries assessed by the Doing Business Team. This edition of the ...

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Naidu inaugurates CVC’s Vigilance week 2017 with ‘My Vision-Corruption-free India’ theme

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu releasing the booklet ‘Preventive Vigilance Initiatives’, at the ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’ function, organised by the Central Vigilance Commission, in New Delhi on October 30, 2017.
 Union Minister Jitendra Singh, the Cabinet Secretary, P.K. Sinha and the Central Vigilance Commissioner, Shri K.V. Chowdary are also seen.

Justice should not only be done, but should also be seen to be done is a basic fundamental of law of natural justice and likewise in world’s biggest democracy- democratic governance should be made available to all in a free and fair manner! The Vice-President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu at the inauguration of the Vigilance Awareness Week, 2017 on 30th October 2017 said that we must ensure that ...

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Unleash power of compassion, learn lifestyle changes and Go Vegan@ Ahimsa Fest in Mumbai

The second edition of Ahimsa fest in 2017 gets underway in presence of Dr Will, Madeleine Tuttle, along with Amruta Fadnavis and other dignitaries to spur compassion, lifestyle changes and harmonise human relations with animals

Worldover the Go Vegan movement is gathering pace! Here in India, on similar yet covering broader contours- the second edition of The Ahimsa Festival opened today at St. Andrew’s Auditorium in Mumbai. A unique event of its own type- the Ahimsa Festival is based on compassion. The festivities will run across 18 days and create awareness about the power of compassion ...

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Stroke is preventable; need urgent attention globally

All have good reasons to prevent stroke; getting aware is a formidable first step!

The call to action, issued by the World Stroke Organisation to mark World Stroke Day on Sunday the 29th October, responds to new data that shows stroke was responsible for over 116 million years of life lived with disability (YLD) worldwide in 2016. This adds to existing global mortality data that positions stroke as the second largest cause of death. ...

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Healthcare sector and Skill Development in youth crucial for India’s progress: Vice President

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurating the Smart City Skill Development Centre, at Swarna Bharat Trust Campus, in Hyderabad on October 26, 2017. 
The Deputy Chief Minister of Telangana, Mohammad Mahmood Ali, the Minister for Irrigation, Marketing & Legislative Affairs, Telangana, T. Harish Rao and the Minister for Health and Medical Education, Andhra Pradesh, Kamineni Srinivas are also seen.

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the Healthcare sector and Skill Development in youth crucial for India’s progress. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating a Medical Camp in association with Star and Rainb ow Hospitals and two Skill Development facilities – CCTV Network Management and Optic Fiber Technician courses in association with L&T Smart ...

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Inform Inspire Influence to keep Occupational Hazards at Bay!

Today is the day to get sensitive about ill's of occupational hazards on the World OT day 2017!

Occupational therapy is one such branch of science incorporates your valued occupations into the rehabilitation process. On 27th October the world occupational therapy day is held globally. Different countries observe this noble professional day in diverse ways united by a common theme set forth by World federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) every year. This year’s theme is “Inform Inspire Influence”. Before ...

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Which pillow helps people keen to fight Cervical Spondylosis?

Latex Pillow is best among other pro wellness pillows that keep CS pain away! Pic Courtesy: MM Foam.

A good night sleep is inevitable to kick start another day absolutely afresh! Though quite simple it might seem but people do struggle to get a sound sleep. Mental state of mind might hinder falling asleep. Daily experience like anxiety for an exam or presentation or result tomorrow morning, or feeling mundane for some reason like undesirable or uninvited event ...

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‘My Vision-Corruption Free India’ theme for vigilance week 2017

The Central Vigilance Commissioner, K.V. Chowdary addressing a press conference on Vigilance Awareness Week 2017, in New Delhi on October 26, 2017. 
The Vigilance Commissioners,  T.M. Basin and Rajiv are also seen.

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has decided that this year the Vigilance Awareness Week would be observed from 30th October to 4th November, 2017. The theme of the week would be “My Vision-Corruption Free India” (“मेरालक्ष्य – भ्रष्टाचारमुक्तभारत”). The Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu will be the Chief Guest at the Inaugural Function to be held on 30th ...

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Ro-Ro projects in Assam, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Kerala can help open India’s interior areas: Kant

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi interacting with the divyangjan children at Dahej Sea Ferry Point after his maiden voyage via Ghogha-Dahej Ro-Ro Ferry Service, in Gujarat on October 22, 2017.

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the first of its kind, state-of-the-art Ro-Ro Ghogha-Dahej and subsequently Hazira project (in phase-2), which marks the beginning of a radical transformation of the transportation and logistics sector in India. The logistic costs in India are extremely high and tapping the full potential of waterways will provide a huge impetus to movement of people, goods, ...

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Dedicated soul: Sister Nivedita, an inspiration to today’s India

28th October 2017 will mark Sister Nivedita's 150 Birth Anniversary.

“I doubt whether any Indian loved India the way Nivedita loved her”, said Bipin Chandra Pal, the great freedom fighter. Tagore called her the “Lok Mata’, for her self-sacrificing services to India. Margaret Elizabeth Noble, was rechristened as Nivedita, “the dedicated” by Swami Vivekananda. Inspired by Swamiji’s fervent call for upliftment of Indian women, Nivedita reached the shores of India, ...

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Modi to inaugurate Roll on, Roll off ferry service between Ghogha and Dahej in Gujarat

PM Narendra Modi  inaugurated first phase of Roll on, Roll off ferry service between Ghogha and Dahej in Gujarat  on 22 October 2017. It will reduce travel time from 8hrs to 1hr approx. PM  also was part of the maiden voyage of Ro-Ro Ferry Service between Ghogha and Dahej, in Gujarat on October 22, 2017.

Its likely to be a big stride in the New India’s ambition of putting in use its waterways- as an affordable and more sustainable mode of transport– to conserve scarce natural resources and environment as today at a public meeting in Ghogha, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Phase 1 of the RO RO (Roll on, Roll off) ferry service between ...

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