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Ayurveda and Yoga can counter NCDs effectively: Naik

The Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge), Shripad Yesso Naik addressing at the inauguration of the Pre- NCD Congress Workshop, at Chandigarh on November 03, 2017.

The Indian traditional medicine system and Yoga can play a prominent role in checking Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). This was stated by Shripad Naik, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH at the pre-event workshop of the first World Non Communicable Diseases Congress 2017 in Chandigarh today. The Minister said the Government has already started an All India Institute of Ayurveda ...

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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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Government fixes ceiling prices of Knee Implants; People of India to save Rs.1500 crore p.a.

Ananth Kumar announcing the decision of Modi Sarkar to put a price cap on implants used in Knee Surgeries after it had capped the cost of stents earlier to ensure affordable healthcare for all

“Walking the talk of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s speech on Independence Day 2017, the Government has fixed the ceiling prices of orthopaedic implants used in knee surgeries from today”, informed Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Ananthkumar, while addressing the media here in New Delhi on 16 August 2017. Based on the numbers of about 1 to ...

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Medical Value Travel segment in India to scale past $10 billion by 2020

India can very well emerge as the medical service provider to the world

  The medical value travel (MVT) industry has emerged as one of the fastest growing segments of Indian tourism industry. According to a FICCI-IMS report, more than 500,000 foreign patients seek treatment in India each year, making it a key medical tourism destination in Asia. However, coordinated efforts are required by key stakeholders to turn India into “The Healthcare Service ...

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India’s flag carrier-Air India finally up for disinvestment

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi arrives Delhi after successful visit to Portugal, USA and Netherlands, in New Delhi on June 28, 2017. The same day has come the historic in-principle approval to disinvestment in Air India.

In a far reaching pro-reform measure the Modi Government has finally taken a leap ahead in its pro-reforms initiative and put forth India’s flag carrier-Air India and five of its subsidiaries finally up for disinvestment. “The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval to fourth tranche recommendations of NITI Aayog on ...

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India eye one million cruise arrivals at its five ports; exempts biometric till 2020

Recently- River cruise on Ganga appeared on Conde Nast Traveller’s six must do cruise experiences

Cruise Tourism is one of the fastest growing components of the leisure industry worldwide and can be a major growth driver for the Indian economy by generating huge employment opportunities believes The Minister of Shipping and  Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari. Speaking at at the National Workshop on Action Plan for Development of Cruise Tourism in India, in New Delhi ...

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Delhi-NCR to get its second International Airport @ Jewar in Greater Noida 

The Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati announcing the second International Airport in NCR at Jewar, U.P., in New Delhi on June 24, 2017. The Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha and the Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, R.N. Choubey are also seen.

The Government of India has granted in-principle approval for a greenfield airport at Jewar in Greater Noida in view of the rapidly growing flying requirements of the NCR region. “Air traffic in the NCR region is growing very fast. From the current level of 62 million passengers per annum, it is expected to reach upto 91 MPPA by 2020 and ...

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India Tourism to rev up overseas offices; presence in conventional and new markets

Glimpse of Award winning India Tourism pavilion at ITB Berlin 2016

Fourteen overseas offices of India tourism had often been a subject of debate. More often than not these overseas offices are debated for all odd reason ranging from inability of India Tourism to appoint experienced officers to head them to opaque nature of conduct of the said offices that otherwise are to promote India overseas in strategic markets and assist ...

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India targets to earmark upto 2.5% GDP to provide affordable and quality healthcare to people

Narendra Modi addressing the audience of doctors and students of Tata Memorial Centre, via video conferencing, after releasing the Platinum Jubilee Milestone book on Tata Memorial Centre, in New Delhi on May 25, 2017.

Releasing the Platinum Jubilee Milestone book on Tata Memorial Centre, at his residence in New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed invaluable contribution of Tata family towards humanitarian services and social responsibilities, particularly in the field of cancer cure, care and research. Addressing the audience of doctors and students of Tata Memorial Centre via video conferencing,  Modi said, “इस किताब ...

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Health Ministry in digital India era launches app for Adolescent Health

India's app for adolescents to tackle six key topics ranging from nutrition, substance abuse to sexual and reproductive health. Pic Courtesy- Unicef India

India is determined to make use of the Digital India means to ensure health awareness reaches its masses across the country be it urban set-ups or rural areas. India is home to 253 million adolescents which is largest in the world in terms of absolute numbers and central to policy making so as to ensure health issues doesn’t hinder India’s ...

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India sweetens E-Visa facility with a pre-loaded Sim Card

India stands for absolute safety of tourists (Pic- Courtesy-GoIndia)

Notwithstanding the media bashing, India at its core with the inherent ethos of Athiti Devo Bhava (Guest is God) has undertaken another path breaking initiative to reinforce its commitments to ensure that India is absolutely safe and welcoming destination! Mahesh Sharma,Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism and Culture, launched the initiative of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India ...

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India and U.K. deal open skies to code-sharing, more flights 

Indian Civil Aviation Minister Pusapati Ashok Gajapathi Raju with his British counterpart during signing of MOU to further open skies between most Indian and British cities

The BREXIT is on the top watchlist of all nations, corporates and other stakeholders keen to know the repercussions this transition, wherein Britain formally exits from European Union. This deal is not easy to come by, as both the stakeholders have to protect their stakes and may have divergent sets of demands and expectations from each other. While, the said ...

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