India, Bangladesh ink MoU to provide financial assistance for development of Sylhet city

Post Date : 27/02/2017

India and Bangladesh have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the sustainable development of Sylhet, a metropolitan city in northeastern Bangladesh with financial aid from India. The signing of MoU comes after Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar’s visit to Bangladesh to discuss prepa.....Read More

Haryana Government set up sex ratio monitoring dashboard in Panipat

Post Date : 27/02/2017

The Haryana government has set up an online system called sex ratio monitoring dashboard as part of the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ Scheme to monitor the sex ratio in the Panipat district. The system will have the data of child sex ratio collected from all villages every month in the district by .....Read More

Bet Dwarka Darshan Circuit in Gujarat to be developed under HRIDAY

Post Date : 26/02/2017

The Union Ministry of Urban Development approved development of 6 km long Bet Dwarka Darshan Circuit in Gujarat under Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY). Decision in this regard, was taken HRIDAY National Empowered Committee meeting chaired by Urban Development Secretary in N.....Read More

WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement comes into effect.

Post Date : 25/02/2017

The Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) in Goods of World Trade Organisation (WTO) came into effect with its ratification by two-thirds members of WTO including India. The TFA in Goods was adopted by the WTO Members in 2014. It aims to streamline, simplify, standardise and ease customs procedures and.....Read More

India, Israel to develop MR-SAM missile system for Army

Post Date : 25/02/2017

The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved a deal to jointly develop a medium range surface-to-air missile (MR-SAM) system for Army with help of Israel. The deal will be executed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Israel A.....Read More

Sikkim becomes 22nd State to join UDAY

Post Date : 25/02/2017

Sikkim became 22nd state in the country to join Union Government’s Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY). In this regard, Central Government and the state government have signed MoU for operational improvement of Sikkim’s Power Distribution Department.The MoU paves way to improve operational effi.....Read More

CBEC launches mobile application for GST

Post Date : 25/02/2017

The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has launched a mobile application for Goods and Services Tax (GST) to inform the taxpayers of the latest updates on GST. The app has been launched inline Union Government’s flagship Digital India initiative. It enables taxpayers to be well informed of.....Read More

Government launches Cyber Swachhta Kendra in New Delhi

Post Date : 23/02/2017

The Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has launched Cyber Swachhta Kendra in New Delhi for Botnet cleaning and Malware analysis. It was launched by Union Minister of Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad as part of Union Government’s ambitious digital India initiativ.....Read More

Scientists discover four new miniature frog species in Western Ghats

Post Date : 23/02/2017

Scientists have discovered four new species of miniature night frogs no bigger than a human thumbnail in Western Ghats, a global biodiversity hotspot. These species were discovered among the seven new ‘Night Frogs’ by a team of researchers from the University of Delhi and Kerala Forest Departmen.....Read More

Shurhozelie Liezitsu sworn-in as Chief Minister of Nagaland

Post Date : 23/02/2017

Shurhozelie Liezitsu (81) was sworn-in as the 17th Chief Minister of Nagaland. He was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor PB Acharya at a ceremony in the state capital Kohima. He succeeded TR Zeliang, who had resigned as the Chief Minister following widespread protests over reser.....Read More

National Biodiversity Congress 2017 held in Kerala

Post Date : 23/02/2017

The National Biodiversity Congress (NBC) 2017 was held in Thiruvananthapuram, capital of Kerala. The event is hosted by the Kerala State Biodiversity Board. NBC is one of the significant biodiversity mega events of the country. It aims to identify practical, evidence-based case studies at the region.....Read More

Government launches SAATHIYA Resource Kit and SAATHIYA SALAH mobile app for adolescents

Post Date : 22/02/2017

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched SAATHIYA Resource Kit and SAATHIYA SALAH mobile app for adolescents as part of the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) programme. The kit and app will help Peer Educators (Saathiyas) who are introduced under the RKSK programme. The .....Read More Protection Status

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