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National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board

The National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board was constituted under the Chairmanship of the Minister for Tourism in October 2015 to provide dedicated institutional...

Energy Conservation Building Code 2017 Launched

Mr. Piyush Goyal, Minister of for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines launched the Energy Conservation Building Code 2017 (ECBC 2017). Developed by...

New Post Office Passport Seva Kendras Opened

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and the Department of Posts (DOP) have decided to utilize the Head Post Offices (HPO)/ Post Offices in...

Creating One Trillion Dollar Digital Economy in India

Digital India being one of the most important programmes of the Government of India. The Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) recently organized...

Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight Launched

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched the Intensified Diarrhea Control Fortnight (IDCF) in order to intensify efforts to reduce child deaths...

India’s First e-Vehicle Project Launched

India’s first multi-model electric vehicle project was inaugurated in Nagpur by Union Surface Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari. A fleet of 200 electric cars,...

ADB and PNB $100m Loan for Solar Rooftop Projects

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Punjab National Bank (PNB) signed a $100 million loan — to be guaranteed by the Government of...

Smart Performance Appraisal Report Recording Window

In accordance with the Government of India’s policy to introduce online Annual Performance Appraisal Report (APAR) for Group ‘A’ services, Smt. Rita Teotia, Commerce...

Web Platform for Sale & Purchase of Construction Material

The Minister of Road Transport Nitin Gadkari launched INAM-Pro + in New Delhi. INAM-Pro+ is an upgraded version of INAM-Pro, the web portal designed...

Campaign ‘Darwaza Band’ Launched

The union government launched an aggressive new campaign titled 'Darwaza Band' to promote toilet use and freedom from open defecation across the country's villages. The...

WHO Confirms Zika Virus Cases in India

World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed the infection of Zika Virus in Gujarat's Ahmedabad. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare - Government of India...

India is the Largest Producer of Milk in the World

The Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh informed that it is a matter of immense pride that our country is number one in milk production...

India’s First Multi-Modal Electric Vehicle Project

The Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari launched India’s first multi-modal electric vehicle project at the Nagpur airport complex. This unique...

Hotel Janpath Tranferred to Ministry of Urban Development

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its ‘In Principle’ approval to transfer the property of Hotel Janpath, New Delhi to Ministry of...

2.5% of Central Road Fund Marked for National Waterways

The Union Cabinet has accorded its approval to a proposal jointly mooted by the Ministry of Shipping and the Ministry of Road Transport &...

New AIIMS in Kamrup, Assam Approved

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for establishment of new AIIMS at Kamrup (North Guwahati Revenue circle). The cost of the project is...

Foreign Investment Promotion Board Abolished

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Modi has given its approval to the phasing out of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB). The proposal...

Test Track Facility for Automotive Manufacturers

Union Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises Minister Anant G. Geete inaugurated the test track facility develop by Global Automotive Research centre (GARC) at Oragadam,...

National MSME Authority Headed by PM

The Draft National MSME Policy has called for setting up an overarching policy-making authority headed by the Prime Minister as also empowering the Centre...

Indian Agricultural Research Institute in Assam

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by PM Modi, has approved the setting up of Indian Agricultural Research Institute (lARI) in Assam. The proposal...

10 New Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors Approved

In a significant decision to fast-track India’s domestic nuclear power programme, and give a push to country’s nuclear industry, the Union Cabinet has given...

Old Power Plants’ Replacement with Supercritical Units

The government has identified 7,738 MW inefficient thermal plants, which would be replaced with supercritical units, to conserve scarce natural resources like land, water...

Panel Setup on Hooch Deaths in Surat

A three-member committee has been set up to inquire into the hooch tragedy at a village near Surat that saw 18 persons lose their...

Scientists Convert Sand into Soil

Chinese scientists have converted sand into fertile soil using a new method. A team of researchers from Chongqing Jiaotong University in China has developed a...

Asian Junior Wrestling Championship Winners

India bagged five medals in the 2017 Asian Junior Wrestling Championships in Taiwan. India’s gold came in the women’s 51 kilogram freestyle category through Puja. Further...

Denmark Ratifies ‘Forced Labour Convention’

Denmark has deposited the instrument of ratification of the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 , thereby becoming the 17th country...