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10% reservation bill for general category poor is a historic step : PM Modi

Reservation for poor in general category in Lok Sabha

Prime Minister has said that the constitutional amendment bill providing 10% reservation for general category poor is a historic step for the uplift of the poor and a reflection of the Government’s commitment to SabkaSaath, SabkaVikas. Addressing a public rally in Solapur, Maharashtra on 8 January 2019, he said that the passage of the bill by Loksabha is a strong ...

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National Suicide Prevention Strategy is the need of the hour: Vice President @ 19th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Private Psychiatry

Depression and Mental Illness a global threat

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for putting in place a National Suicide Prevention Strategy to curb the tendency of youngsters and others to end their lives due to depression and frustration. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the 19th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Private Psychiatry (IAPP), in Hyderabad on 30th November 2018. ...

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Indian Constitution can serve for all times to come:President Kovind @ Constitution day 2018

President Ram Nath Kovind at the inauguration of the Constitution Day Celebrations, organised by the Supreme Court of India, in New Delhi on November 26, 2018.
The Chief Justice of India, Shri Justice Ranjan Gogoi, the Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad and other dignitaries are also seen.

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the Constitution Day 2018 celebrations, organised by the Supreme Court, to mark the anniversary of the adoption of our Constitution on November 26, 1949, today (November 26, 2018) in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that the Constitution is the modern scripture of independent India. It is our suprema lex. However, it is ...

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MWCD ropes in State and Private sector to create awareness and speedy redressal of complaints of Sexual Harassment at Workplace

India Inc + Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has linked SHe-Box, the online portal to report complaints of Sexual Harassment at Workplace, to all the Central Ministries, Departments and 653 districts across 33 States/Union Territories. For prompt disposal of complaints on SHe-Box, each case goes directly to the central/ state authority concerned having jurisdiction to take action in the matter. Cases ...

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RTI is larger narrative of strengthening Indian democracy: President Kovind @ 13th CIC Annual Convention

RTI in India

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the 13th Annual Convention of the Central Information Commission (CIC) on 12 October 2018. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that free flow of information is the essence of democracy. And for the people of a free and free-spirited country, information is power. They have a right to know how they are being ...

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India puts out draft India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP) @World Ozone Day2018

Theme of 24th World Ozone Day

 Stressing upon the need to strengthen active collaboration between the government, industries, industry associations and all stakeholders, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Harsh Vardhan has said that the World Ozone Day offers an opportunity to focus global attention and action on the vital environmental issue of protection of the ozone Layer.  Vardhan added that this is a ...

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India’s new Mineral Policy to boost exploration likely in 2018

FICCI+ IICSR event on Sustainable Mining

The draft National Mineral Policy is being given final touches and the new policy is expected to be announced in two months, Bipul Pathak, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Mines, said on 17 August 2018 speaking at the National Summit on Mineral Exploration and Sustainability, organised by FICCI with the support of the International Institute of Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility (IICSR). According to Pathak ...

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‘Need for setting Single Window System for Regulation in Indian Higher Education’

Kartik Bharat Ram, Chairman, CII Regional Committee on Higher Education and Deputy Managing Director, SRF; Dhiraj Mathur, Partner, Leader National Education & A&D Practice, PricewaterhouseCooper ; Manish Kumar Jindal, CEO, National Accreditation Board for Education & Training; Manju Singh, Joint Secretary, University Grants Commission; P B Sharma, Summit Chairman & Vice Chancellor, Amity University (Gurugram) & President, Association of Indian Universities; Aditya Berlia, Co-Founder & Pro Chancellor, ApeeJay Stya Group and Sudhir Kapur, Chairman, CII Regional Committee on Skills & MD & CEO, Country Strategy Business Consultants at the CII Delhi Higher Education Summit

Experts deliberated on the present scenario and the eco-system that will ensure that higher education in India is at par with the world standards in the nouveau tech realities. Ensuring effective regulation is the key for the growth of Higher Education sector in India, emphasised Manish Kumar Jindal, CEO, National Accreditation Board for Education & Training (NABET), while speaking at the CII Higher Education ...

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India hits back at Reuters flawed poll to peg India as the most dangerous country for women; MWCD thwarts attempt to malign India’s image

India not the most difficult place for women

Sensationalism lead to a new low with the wide publicity attributed to the recent poll titled ‘The world’s most dangerous countries for women 2018’ conducted by Thomson Reuters Foundation has proclaimed India as the most dangerous country for women. This proclamation is based on an opinion poll, rather than any reports or data. According to Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) press ...

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Independent Directors are watch persons of Corporate entities: P.P. Chaudhary

Chaudhary delivering the Inaugural Address after inaugurating the two-day Orientation Programme for newly appointed Independent Directors of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) and Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) at the campus of Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) at Manesar in District Gurugram (Haryana) on 11 January 2018

The Union Minister of State for Ministry of Law, Justice and Corporate Affairs, P.P. Chaudhary said that Independent Directors are watchpersons of Corporate entities during his inaugural Address at the two-day Orientation Programme for newly appointed Independent Directors of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) and Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) at the campus of Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) at Manesar in District Gurugram ...

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Safe & Nutritious Food integral to goals set in National Health Policy 2017

J P Nadda presiding over First Health Ministers Roundtable on Food Safety & Nutrition that had participation from Health Ministers of Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Telangana, Puducherry, Jharkhand and Delhi present at the roundtable.

Speaking at the First Health Ministers Roundtable on Food Safety & Nutrition function, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, MoS (Health) stated that promoting and building the mechanisms for availability and consumption of Safe & Nutritious Food is central to attainment of the goals laid out in the National Health Policy 2017 which focuses on “promotive and preventive health care” and targets to reduce ...

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Law catches up with companies on appointment of women directors on Board

GES 2017

In quest to ensure that listed companies must comply on appointing women board directors, a total 142 listed companies were fined, which included 54 and 88 number of companies including PSUs listed on National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange respectively which had not appointed women directors as on 30.09.2017 have been levied fine for non-appointment of women directors, as per ...

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