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Niti Aayog with Health Index spurs competitive spirit to better National Health Mission reach among states

Niti Aayog's annual Health Index , a check-up for the States' health sector will encourage preventive & promotive health policies across the country in line with the National Health Mission.

“Healthy States, Progressive India”: A comprehensive Health Index report was released by NITI Aayog released on 09 February 2018 at a function in the capital. The report ranks states and Union territories innovatively on their year-on-year incremental change in health outcomes, as well as, their overall performance with respect to each other. The report was released jointly by the CEO, NITI Aayog; ...

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Human Rights is part of Indian DNA: Vice President Addresses Human Rights Day 2017

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu lighting the lamp at an event to celebrate the Human Rights Day, organised by the National Human Rights Commission, in New Delhi on December 10, 2017.
The Chairperson of National Human Rights Commission, Justice H.L. Dattu is also seen.

Justice has and must continue to remain the first principle of social and political institutions, said Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu at the Human Rights Day 2017 on 10 December 2017 in presence of the Chairperson of National Human Rights Commission, Justice H.L. Dattu and other dignitaries present on the occasion. The Vice President said that the Human Rights Day observed on 10 December every year ...

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Date for linking of Aadhaar with PAN extended till March 2018

Under 139AA of the Income-tax Act its required to link Aadhar to PAN

Under the provisions of recently introduced section 139AA of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (the Act), with effect from 01.07.2017, all taxpayers having Aadhaar Number or Enrolment Number are required to link the same with Permanent Account Number (PAN). In view of the difficulties faced by some of the taxpayers in the process, the date for linking of Aadhaar with PAN ...

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AAP government adopts zero tolerance stance on medical negligence, cancels Max Super Speciality Hospital permit on prima facie gross medical negligence

Arvind Kejriwal on zero tolerance against medical negligence

In quest for ensuring affordable and quality healthcare services, Chief Minister of NCT, Arvind Kejriwal reacting on the cancellation of the license of Max Super Speciality Hospital Shalimar Bagh on 8 December 2017 said that the AAP Government gives top priority to education and health sector for people of India and the government will not tolerate any entity causing harm ...

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Delhi Smog advances introduction of BS -VI grade auto fuels in NCT Delhi to April 2018

Air Pollution in Delhi had peaked to hazardous level in first week of November 2017

Taking into account the serious pollution levels in Delhi and adjoining areas, Petroleum Ministry in consultation with Public Oil Marketing Companies has decided for preponement of BS-VI grade auto fuels in NCT of Delhi w.e.f 01.04.2018 instead of 01.04.2020. OMCs have also been asked to examine the possibility of introduction of BS-VI auto fuels in the whole of NCR area ...

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India to promote philately with Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana: Sinha

The Minister of State for Communications (I/C) and Railways, Manoj Sinha launching the “Deendayal SPARSH” scheme, in New Delhi on November 03, 2017. Secretary (Post),  Ananta Narayan Nanda and other dignitaries are also seen.

Philately is the hobby of collection and study of Postage stamps and also entails the collection, appreciation and research activities on stamps and other related philatelic products. The hobby of collecting Stamps includes seeking, locating, acquiring, organising, cataloguing, displaying, storing, and maintaining the stamps or related products on thematic areas. Philately is called the king of hobbies because Stamp collection as a hobby has lot ...

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PPP Policy to promote private investments in affordable housing to be put on the anvil

Ahead of the 
Real Estate & Infrastructure Investors Summit-2017 the Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs (I/C),Hardeep Singh Puri meeting the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis, in Mumbai on September 21, 2017.

Central Government announced a new PPP Policy for Affordable Housing that allows extending central assistance of up to Rs.2.50 lakh  per each house to be built by private builders even on private lands besides opening up immense potential for private investments in affordable housing projects on government lands in urban areas. Minister of Housing & Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on ...

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Ethical values basis for exemplary corporate governance: Vice President

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu at an event to inaugurate the ICSI Centre of Excellence, in Hyderabad on September 16, 2017.  The Deputy Chief Minister of Telangana, Mohammad Mahmood Ali and other dignitaries are also seen.

Strong foundation in ethical values should be the basis for exemplary corporate governance said The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu, while addressing the gathering after inaugurating the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) Centre of Excellence, in Hyderabad on 16 September 2017. The Deputy Chief Minister of Telangana, Mohammad Mahmood Ali and other dignitaries were present on the occasion. The ...

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New Tourism Policy to put single window clearance for MICE in India?

Global MICE Travel Mart

The government is giving final touches to the formulation of a National Tourism Policy, which is expected to provide single window clearance for organization of meetings and conferences. This was indicated here at the Global MICE Travel Mart by  Satyajeet Rajan, Director General, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. The said second edition of Global MICE Travel Mart is an exclusive MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Events/Exhibitions) ...

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Government to bar unruly passengers; paves way for ‘No Fly List’ with new rules

The Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati briefing the media on the proposed Civil Aviation Requirements regarding Handling of unruly/ disruptive passengers, in New Delhi on September 08, 2017. The Minister of State for Civil Aviation,  Jayant Sinha and the Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, R.N. Choubey are also seen.

The Ministry of Civil Aviation on 8 September 2017 unveiled rules to tackle on-board disruptive and unruly behaviour by passengers. Briefing the media in New Delhi, the Minister for Civil Aviation P Ashok Gajapathi Raju said that the new rules will allow for the formation of a national, No Fly List of such unruly passengers. He said the promulgation of the No ...

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New industrial policy to build India as manufacturing hub in line with Make in India campaign

The Minister of State for Commerce & Industry (Independent Charge), Nirmala Sitharaman has sought consultation from focus groups along with public participation on six themes.

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry initiated the process of formulation of a new Industrial Policy in May 2017. Since the last Industrial Policy announced in 1991, India has transformed into one of the fastest growing economies in the world. With strong macro-economic fundamentals and several path breaking reforms in the last three years, ...

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India gets 45th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India

India gets its 45th Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India

India gots its 45th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India with Justice Dipak Misra sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India at a ceremony held on August 28, 2017 in the Durbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan. He made and subscribed to the oath of office before the President of India Ram Nath Kovind. Later ...

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