The Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2018

31/7/2018 | Social Issues | Health

A bill seeking to replace the Central Council of Homoeopathy (CCH) with a board of governors and aimed at bringing accountability and quality in educa ...

National Waterways Projects in the North East

31/7/2018 | Geography | Transport

The Minister of State for Shipping and Finance has informed that 20 National Waterways out of 111 are in North Eastern Region (NER). NW-2 (river Brahm ...

International Tiger Day, 2018 observed at Bokakhat & Dorakahara

31/7/2018 | Assam | Environment

With an objective to create awareness among the masses on the need to protect the Royal Bengal Tiger, World Tiger Day was observed at Bokakhat. Cabine ...

Rural home scheme incentive

31/7/2018 | Bihar | Social Issues

Bihar has come up with an incentive scheme to speed up implementation of the Prime Minister’s rural housing scheme in the state. Panchayat-level rural ...

Arsenic contamination

30/7/2018 | West Bengal | Environment

Context: A recent publication by researchers at the School of Environmental Studies (SOES), Jadavpur University, reveals not only rise in arsenic cont ...

Arsenic contamination in paddy is rising in Bengal: Study

30/7/2018 | West Bengal | Environment

According to recent study, arsenic contamination in paddy is rising from ground water in West Bengal. It reveals that rise in arsenic contamination of ...

Innovate India Platform

30/7/2018 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog & MyGov (a citizen centric platform of the Government of India) have launched “Innovate India Platform”. About Por ...

FDI Confidence Index 2017

30/7/2018 | Economic Affairs | External Sector

A.T. Kearney has released Foreign Direct Investment confidence index 2017. According to this index, India’s reforms to enable a ‘transparent’ and an ‘ ...

Tara Devi Temple in Himachal Pradesh

30/7/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Culture

Shimla’s 250-yr-old Tara Devi temple regains its past glory Rs 6 cr spent on shrine • The temple, which was restored at a cost of over Rs 6 crore, was ...

Bal Mela begins in Kangra

29/7/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Culture

A two-day Bal Mela, an annual event to celebrate the birthday of former Transport Minister GS Bali organised. The medical camp was organised on the pr ...

West Bengal Assembly passes resolution to rename state as Bangla

29/7/2018 | Indian Polity | States

West Bengal state assembly has unanimously passed resolution to change state’s name to ‘Bangla’ in all three languages – Bengali, Hindi and English. T ...

Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill 2018

29/7/2018 | Indian Polity | Fundamental Rights

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister has approved the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018 for introdu ...

Centre takes serious note of Guwahati pollution levels

29/7/2018 | Assam | Environment

Admitting that the pollution levels in Guwahati city is high, the Centre has directed the Pollution Control Board, Assam, regarding treatment of sewag ...

Patliputra University launch today

29/7/2018 | Bihar | Culture

Chief minister Nitish Kumar will inaugurate the Patliputra University at Bapu Sabhagar, and launch the university’s logo, anthem and website. With the ...

State water scheme inspires Centre

28/7/2018 | Bihar | Social Issues

Bihar’s Har Ghar Nal scheme – a part of the seven resolves of the state government and one which entails supplying piped drinking water to all househo ...

Xhoihobote Dhemalite

28/7/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Assamese film 'Xhoihobote Dhemalite'('Rainbow Fields') bagged three top awards at the 3rd Love International Film Festival including best movie. Besid ...

Assam Government To Roll Out PRANAM Act

28/7/2018 | Assam | Polity

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)- led government in Assam will be introducing a law from October 2 that will make it mandatory for state government em ...

COMMON ALERT PROTOCOL LAUNCHED

28/7/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Geography

National disaster management authority has launched common alert protocol from shimla distt. The system will able to furnish information about any cal ...

First Meeting of India-Bangladesh Joint Committee on Border Haats

28/7/2018 | India and the world | Indo-Bangladesh

First meeting of India-Bangladesh Joint Committee on Border Haats was recently held in Agartala, Tripura. In the meeting both sides noted the positive ...

Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code

28/7/2018 | Social Issues | Disadvantaged Groups

The Supreme Court (SC) reserved its verdict on a controversial and archaic provision in the Indian Penal Code (IPC) that makes gay sex a punishable of ...

NCTE amendment Bill passed

27/7/2018 | Social Issues | Education

The Lok Sabha has passed the National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Bill to grant retrospective recognition to Central/State institutions ...

Shekatkar committee

27/7/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

The government recently reviewed the implementation of ambitious reform initiative for the Indian Army based on recommendations of a committee headed ...

Assam forest cover increases

27/7/2018 | Assam | Environment

Denying reports of large-scale felling of trees in Assam, the Centre has said that according to the India State of Forest Report, 2017 of the Forest S ...

West Bengal Assembly passes resolution to rename state as Bangla

27/7/2018 | West Bengal | Culture

West Bengal state assembly dominated by Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress Government has unanimously passed resolution to change state’s name to ...

West Bengal Assembly passes resolution to rename state as Bangla

27/7/2018 | West Bengal | Polity

Context: West Bengal state assembly has unanimously passed resolution to change state’s name to ‘Bangla’ in all three languages – Bengali, Hindi and E ...

Sitamarhi becomes 1st ODF district in Bihar

26/7/2018 | Bihar | Social Issues

Under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Construction of over two lakh toilets in the last two months ensured that Sitamarhi became the first open defecation free ...

HP leads in governance among smaller states

26/7/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Polity

Himachal has secured the first rank in governance among 12 smaller states for the second consecutive year, according to the Public Affairs Index (PAI) ...

National mission for manuscripts (NMM)

26/7/2018 | Culture of India | Others

The project National Mission for Manuscripts (NMM) was launched by the Ministry of Culture in the year 2003 with the objectives to survey, document, a ...

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana

26/7/2018 | Social Issues | Gender issues

Union Government has reduced minimum yearly deposit required under popular girl child savings scheme, Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana to Rs 250 from Rs 1,000 ...

Cabinet relaxes NELP, pre-NELP pact rules

25/7/2018 | Geography | Resources

Union Cabinet approved the policy framework to streamline production sharing contracts signed in the pre-New Exploration Licensing Policy (NELP) and N ...

Hydro electric projects in Himachal Pradesh

25/7/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Geography

449-MW Duggar power project allotted to NHPC The Cabinet decided to allot Duggar hydro electric project ( pangi area of chamba ) with capacity of 449 ...

Cabinet approves Fair and Remunerative Price payable by sugar mills

25/7/2018 | Economic Affairs | Agriculture

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for fixing the Fair and Remunerati ...

Assam govt launches Muga Mission

25/7/2018 | Assam | Economy

A Muga Mission has been launched by Assam government worth Rs 460-crore to raise the muga production. The mission will be operative for a period of te ...

Hailakandi gearing up to launch IDCF

25/7/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

The Hailakandi health authorities are gearing up to launch Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF) programme targeting children below five year ...

CAG recommends winding up of loss making PSUS in state

25/7/2018 | Bihar | Economy

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG), in its report on the working of 27 functional public sector undertakings (PSUS) in the state, has ...

Bihar Assembly passes Bihar Prohibition and Excise (Amendment) Bill, 2018

24/7/2018 | Bihar | Polity

Bihar state assembly has passed Bihar Prohibition and Excise (Amendment) Bill, 2018 with 16 amendments to dilute some of stringent provisions in Bihar ...

APDCL set to earn profit for first time

24/7/2018 | Assam | Economy

The Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd (APDCL), which is in the news for its loss-making tradition since its inception, has now been able to overcom ...

Public Affairs Index 2018: HP best governed among small states

24/7/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Governance

Kerala stands as the best governed state in the country and Karnataka is at the fourth position, said the Public Affairs Index 2018 released by the th ...

Govt fails to stop anaemia, maternal mortality in tea tribe women

24/7/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Various government interventions meant to combat anaemia are insufficient and unsuccessful in reaching the women they are intended to serve and women ...

Punjab cites ‘narco terror’ by Pak, seeks special status

24/7/2018 | Punjab | Polity

Presenting itself as the “biggest victim of Pakistan-sponsored narcotics terrorism”, Punjab has approached the Centre for special category status unde ...

The Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Bill, 2015

24/7/2018 | Indian Polity | Judiciary

The Commercial Courts Act, 2015 provides for commercial courts and commercial divisions of high courts to adjudicate commercial disputes with a value ...

BRICS Regional Aviation Partnership

24/7/2018 | India and the world | Regional Groupings

The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) amongst BRICS Nations on the Regional Aviation Partnership Cooperation ...

Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Second Amendment) Bill, 2017

23/7/2018 | Social Issues | Education

Lok Sabha has passed The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Second Amendment) Bill, 2017 to abolish the ‘no detention policy’ in scho ...

WCD Ministry to propose enhanced punishment for sexual assault on male children

23/7/2018 | Social Issues | Disadvantaged Groups

The Law Ministry has cleared the proposal to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, for enhancing punishment in case ...

Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan in Himachal pradesh

23/7/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Economy

Chamba district has secured the 10th place in the country for the successful implementation of the Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan. The campaign is being implem ...

Himachal govt announces MIS for apple procurement

23/7/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Economy

The Himachal government has approved implementation of Market Intervention Scheme (MIS) for procurement of apple. The scheme will be implemented from ...

Guwahati To Tackle Plastic Waste By Making Roads From It

23/7/2018 | Assam | Environment

Joining the list of states like Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and immediate neighbour Meghalaya, Assam has taken up a pilot project to const ...

Bihar Government to Grant Reservation in Promotions to SCs/STs

23/7/2018 | Bihar | Social Issues

The Bihar government has decided to grant facility of reservation in promotions to the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes personnel in its services. Th ...

Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan

22/7/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Pollution

National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) is running “Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan” in five main stem Ganga basin states – Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bih ...

Women have the right to enter, pray in Sabarimala temple

22/7/2018 | Indian Polity | Fundamental Rights

Supreme Court observed that banning women aged between 10 and 50 from entering the Sabarimala temple in Kerala runs afoul of their constitutional righ ...

Lok Sabha approves bill to bring back fugitive economic offenders

21/7/2018 | Economic Affairs | Financial System

The Bill allows for a person to be declared as a fugitive economic offender (FEO) if: (i) an arrest warrant has been issued against him for any specif ...

India’s Parliament rejects no confidence against motion

21/7/2018 | Indian Polity | Parliament

Lok Sabha has rejected no confidence motion against the Council of Minister by figure of 325 to 126. What is a no-confidence motion? Neither a confide ...

Kerala tops in Governance Index, Bihar ranks the lowest: Report

21/7/2018 | Bihar | Polity

Kerala stands as the best governed state in the country and Karnataka is in the fourth position, said the Public Affairs Index 2018 released by the th ...

New initiatives to boost agriculture output

21/7/2018 | Assam | Geography

As many as 100 local farmers have been engaged in the ongoing Seed Village project initiated by Allied Crop Care Pvt. Ltd of Assam at Merapani Chowdan ...

Patna HC seeks ATR on child labour

20/7/2018 | Bihar | Social Issues

The Patna high court on Thursday sought an action taken report (ATR) from the Bihar government on steps taken to prevent child labour. The court also ...

National Mission for Clean Ganga organizes Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan

20/7/2018 | Bihar | Environment

National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) had organised Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan in five main Ganga basin states – Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar,  ...

National Mission for Clean Ganga organizes Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan

20/7/2018 | West Bengal | Environment

National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) had organised Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan in five main Ganga basin states – Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, ...

Emergency Response Support System (ERSS)

20/7/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Polity

• Himachal is all set to emerge as the first state in the country to implement Emergency Response Support System (ERSS) • Under this system, all emerg ...

Market Intervention Scheme (MIS)

20/7/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Economy

The state government has given approval for the implementation of Market Intervention Scheme (MIS) for the procurement of processing grade mangoes in ...

Rajya Sabha Passed Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013

20/7/2018 | Social Issues | Corruption

The Rajya Sabha has passed the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013. The Bill seeks to amend the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. About ...

Samagra Shiksha Scheme

20/7/2018 | Social Issues | Education

Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has announced ‘Padhe Bharat- Badhe Bharat’ an initiative to promote reading culture among students. The ...

Cabinet approves Special Package for Irrigation Projects

19/7/2018 | Geography | Infrastructure

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the implementation of Centrally Sponsored-Scheme for completion of 83 Minor Irrigation projects ...

India, US to enhance cooperation in aviation security, counter-terror

19/7/2018 | Security Issues | External Sector

India and the United States resolved to enhance bilateral cooperation in areas, including counter-terrorism, immigration and aviation security, at the ...

Bihar Govt to install solar panels atop school, govt buildings

19/7/2018 | Bihar | Environment

The state government would install solar panels on rooftops of school and government buildings to tap non-conventional energy. Bihar had supplied up t ...

Fish, milk production up in State

19/7/2018 | Assam | Economy

The Central government is committed to accelerate cooperative development in Assam through the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC). In ...

State to get inland navigation institute

18/7/2018 | Assam | Science and Technology

A Regional Inland Navigation Institute – the second such institute in the country that would impart training in various subjects related to inland wat ...

quinoa processing units to be established in rajasthan

18/7/2018 | Rajasthan | Economy

state agriculture department in rajasthan has entererd into an agreement with a private company, according to which two quinoa processing units will b ...

Bihar touches nat’l average in school learning, but challenges remain’

18/7/2018 | Bihar | Social Issues

Bihar children have fared better than many prosperous states, despite stiff odds, and are almost at par with the national average, as per the national ...

India to have national database for gun holders

18/7/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

Union Home Ministry is planning to create National Database of Arms Licenses system from April 2019. The decision has been taken by exercising powers ...

Oil ministry supports petcoke import ban

18/7/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Pollution

The ministry of environment, forest and climate change (MoEF&CC) has informed the Supreme Court that it was undertaking a study on the ban on petroleu ...

Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA)

17/7/2018 | Social Issues | Disadvantaged Groups

Ministry of Women and Child Development has directed state governments to ensure that all the child care institutions should be registered and linked ...

Assam Bill against witch-hunt

17/7/2018 | Indian Polity | Union Executive

In order to put an end to harmful superstitious beliefs, President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the Assam Witch Hunting (Prohibition, Prevention and P ...

Mukyamantri Grameen Pey Jal Nischai scheme

17/7/2018 | Bihar | Social Issues

The state panchayati raj department will soon form a new wing named Bihar panchayati Raj engineering organisaton by recruiting more than 1500 engineer ...

High-tech covered conductors to protect Kaziranga wildlife

17/7/2018 | Assam | Environment

For the first time in the State, the power department is in the process of installing ‘covered conductors’ for power transmission which will provide s ...

President Ram Nath Kovind has Assam Witch Hunting (Prohibition, Prevention and Protection) Bill, 2015

17/7/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

?President Ram Nath Kovind has Assam Witch Hunting (Prohibition, Prevention and Protection) Bill, 2015 passed by State Assembly in August 2015. ?This ...

Witch Hunting (Prohibition, Prevention and Protection) Bill, 2015

17/7/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

President Ram Nath Kovind has Assam Witch Hunting (Prohibition, Prevention and Protection) Bill, 2015 passed by State Assembly in August 2015. This la ...

President nominates four members to Rajya Sabha

16/7/2018 | Indian Polity | Union Executive

In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 80 of the Constitution of India, and on the advice of the Prime Minister, the President of India has ma ...

The Interpol and its functions

16/7/2018 | Security Issues | External Security

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) have approached the Interpol to bring back fugitive economic offenders ...

Model fee regulatory framework for unaided private schools

15/7/2018 | Social Issues | Disadvantaged Groups

The apex body for child rights, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has prepared guidelines for regulating admission fee le ...

How the government plans to use DNA profiles, samples and records?

15/7/2018 | Science Affairs | Biotechnology

Union Cabinet approved the DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018. This follows attempts to frame a Bill in 2007, 2015 and 2017, e ...

Bihar to get world’s cheapest clean drinking water

15/7/2018 | Bihar | Social Issues

Sulabh International introduced the concept of ‘Sulabh Sauchalya‘ in India, which is cost-effective innovative water project to provide the cheapest d ...

Organic manure production scheme launched at Mangaldoi

14/7/2018 | Assam | Economy

Joint Secretary in the Union Ministry of Agriculture, formally launched a new innovative organic manure commercial production scheme called ‘NADEP Tan ...

Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018

14/7/2018 | Social Issues | Sanitation

Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MDWS) has launched Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018 (SSG 2018). The rankings will take a set of compreh ...

Security Council Extends Sanctions on South Sudan

14/7/2018 | Security Issues | External Security

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has adopted Resolution 2428 (2018) to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan, almost five years after ruinou ...

India becomes world's sixth largest economy

13/7/2018 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

According to latest updated World Bank figures for 2017, India has become the world’s sixth-biggest economy, pushing France into seventh place. Import ...

India’s genetically modified crop area fifth largest in world

13/7/2018 | Science Affairs | Biotechnology

According to the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA), India has the world’s fifth largest cultivated area u ...

Durga Shakti app

13/7/2018 | Haryana | Social Issues

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has launched the android-based Durga Shakti app of the Haryana Police. The app will enable women to seek im ...

Bengal tiger’s Assam lifeline

13/7/2018 | Assam | Environment

The Bengal tiger is looking to Assam to help it survive a massive population erosion in one of its erstwhile strongholds. The plan is to relocate a ma ...

Hima Das: First Indian to win gold medal in the track event of a world championships.

13/7/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Sprinter Hima Das scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman athlete to win a gold at the world level as she clinched the top spot in the wom ...

CM Sonowal reviews schemes for welfare of tea tribes

12/7/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Sonowal also asked Power Minister Tapan Kumar Gogoi to ensure electrification of all households in tea garden areas on a priority basis under the Saub ...

Haryana is 3rd best state to do business

12/7/2018 | Haryana | Economy

Haryana is the third best state to do business after Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, according to the ease of doing business (EODB) ranking prepared by ...

Industry growth slips to 7-month low of 3.2%

12/7/2018 | Economic Affairs | Industry

Industrial production growth slipped to a seven-month low of 3.2 per cent in May mainly due sluggish performance of manufacturing and power sectors co ...

India to join multilateral lender EBRD

12/7/2018 | Economic Affairs | External Sector

India is now the 69th shareholder of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), paving the way for more joint investment with Indian ...

Punjab State slips to 20th rank in ease of doing business

12/7/2018 | Punjab | Economy

Punjab’s overall ranking in the ease of doing business has dropped from number one position in 2015 rankings and number two in 2016, to number 20 (in ...

MCX plans currency derivatives foray

11/7/2018 | Economic Affairs | Financial System

The Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX), the country’s largest commodity bourse in terms of market share, is planning to enter the currency deriva ...

ADB, India Sign $84 Million Loan to Improve Urban Services in 2 Bihar Towns

11/7/2018 | Economic Affairs | External Sector

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed a $84 million loan that will finance water supply improvements and expansion ...

Haryana tops - GST

11/7/2018 | Haryana | Economy

On 11th July 2018, Haryana Finance Minister Abhimanyu said that, Haryana has topped other states in per capita revenue collection under GST, and is al ...

Assam betters rank in ease of doing business

11/7/2018 | Assam | Economy

Assam has improved its ranking in “ease of doing business” from 24th to 17th. The department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP), ministry of co ...

Cyberdome project building of Assam Police

10/7/2018 | Assam | Science and Technology

Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the office building of Assam Police Cyberdome project under Moitri at a programme held at special branch ...

Project of Son canal in Bihar

10/7/2018 | Bihar | Economy

Context :- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved USD 503-million lining project of the Son canal in Shahabad-Bhojpur region of Bihar that woul ...

ADB approves Lining Project of Son Canal in Bihar

10/7/2018 | Bihar | Economy

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved Lining Project of Son canal in Shahabad-Bhojpur region of Bihar. The estimated cost of this project is U ...

Global Housing Construction Technology Challenge

10/7/2018 | Geography | Urbanisation

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs is set to launch the Global Housing Construction Technology Challenge as part of the technology sub-mission ...

‘Institutions of Eminence’

10/7/2018 | Social Issues | Education

Six higher education institutions, including the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, the Indian Institutes of Technology at Mumbai and Delh ...

ICAT releases First BS-VI engine certificate

9/7/2018 | Geography | Transport

International Centre for Automotive Technology(ICAT) has completed the first BS-VI certification for a heavy-duty engine model for M/s Volvo Eicher Co ...

Special Category Status not feasible

9/7/2018 | Indian Polity | Centre-State Relations

The Central government filed a counter affidavit in the Supreme Court expressing its inability to give Special Category Status (SCS) to Andhra Pradesh ...

Government deploys 800 IAS officers for village outreach

8/7/2018 | Indian Polity | Union Executive

A battalion of Central government IAS officers has been drafted to ensure on the ground implementation as the Centre races to saturate 117 “aspiration ...

Uttarakhand HC declares animal kingdom a legal entity

8/7/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Wildlife

The Uttarakhand high court has declared the entire animal kingdom, including birds and aquatic animals, as a legal entity having rights of a “living p ...

NITI proposes 'National Health Stack' to facilitate healthcare schemes

7/7/2018 | Social Issues | Health

The NITI Aayog came out with a blueprint of the the National Health Stack (NHS), a shared digital healthcare infrastructure, with a view to implement ...

Chief Justice Master Of Roster, Has Power To Assign Cases

7/7/2018 | Indian Polity | Judiciary

Supreme court has reaffirmed that the Chief Justice of India (CJI) is the “master of the roster,”. Supreme Court’s observations: The Chief Justice (CJ ...

Fillip to water conservation and rainwater harvesting

7/7/2018 | Bihar | Geography

Though monsoon appears to be weak this time, Bihar government has made elaborate plans to take up rainwater harvesting and conserve water by revamping ...

Declare Assam floods as national problem: AAUA to Centre

7/7/2018 | Assam | Economy

In connection with the devastating flood in Nowboicha Revenue Circle (RC), some organizations of Lakhimpur district came out on the streets to protest ...

Small tea growers decries government apathy

6/7/2018 | Assam | Economy

The small tea growers of the state have been deprived from getting genuine prices while selling green leaves due to lack of own production factories i ...

Archaeological importance of Bihar

6/7/2018 | Bihar | History

State capital’s Mauryan age site at Kumhrar besides some other historical monuments are likely to be adopted by private parties. The other sites and m ...

National Commission for Safai Karmacharis

6/7/2018 | Social Issues | Social security

The Union Cabinet has approved the creation of one post each of Vice-Chairperson and Member in the National Commission for Safai Karmacharis. The deci ...

Impact of Climate Change on Indian Coastline

6/7/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Climate

One of the biggest impacts of climate change is likely to be felt along coastlines across the world. Analysis: With a nearly 7,500-km coastline, India ...

Mandatory Accreditation and Regulation of DNA Laboratories

5/7/2018 | Science Affairs | Biotechnology

The Union Cabinet has approved The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill 2018. The primary intended purpose for enactment of "The DNA T ...

Ailing wildlife species

5/7/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Wildlife

The standing committee of National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has recently added four species- Northern River Terrapin, Clouded Leopard, Arabian Sea Hu ...

Minister reviews works of Brahmaputra Board

5/7/2018 | Assam | Polity

Union Minister of State for Water Resources Arjun Ram Meghwal today stressed the need for making the Brahmaputra Board more efficient, converting all ...

Centre revives talks on Bodo issues

4/7/2018 | Assam | Polity

The Centre has revived the Bodo dialogue process after a gap of over one year, with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh taking fresh initiative to resol ...

MHA approves proposal to install 412 mobile towers in LWE affected areas

4/7/2018 | Bihar | Polity

In a bid to increase its reach in Maoist-hit regions of Bihar, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has approved the proposal to install 412 mobile towe ...

NASA's Hubble spots massive cluster of 10 billion-years-old stars

4/7/2018 | Science Affairs | Space

Nasa’s Hubble Space Telescope has detected a stunning image of a huge collection of ageing stars, believed to be 10 billion-years-old. This rich and d ...

AMCDRR 2018

4/7/2018 | Geography | Disasters

The Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction 2018 (AMCDRR 2018) will be held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. It is convened by the UN Office ...

Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES)

3/7/2018 | Geography | Disasters

The Odisha government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) for effect ...

ISRO is planning to mine Moon

3/7/2018 | Science Affairs | Space

India is set to launch a lunar rover in October to look for signs of water and a nuclear fuel called helium-3 in the moon’s crust. A lot of countries ...

Lakhimpur flood situation remains critical

3/7/2018 | Assam | Geography

The overall flood situation of Lakhimpur district has remained critical as water level of major rivers and tributaries are still flowing above the dan ...

Monti Rajkhowa becomes the first Assamese to scale Mt. Kanchenjunga

2/7/2018 | Assam | Culture

Monti Rajkhowa, the First Assamese Woman to Scale Mount Kanchenjunga Monti, who is professionally an executive engineer of Oil and Natural Gas Corpora ...

Ban on Oxytocin

2/7/2018 | Social Issues | Health

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has restricted the manufacture of Oxytocin formulations for domestic use to public sector only. Coupled with ...

Himachal State awarded under PMSMA

2/7/2018 | Social Issues | Gender issues

Himachal Pradesh has bagged the top position in the country by enrolling 68.26 per cent women for antenatal checkup by a doctor in 495 special clinics ...

United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)

2/7/2018 | International Affairs | International Institutions

A total of 20 countries, including India, announced contributions to the 2018 budget of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palesti ...

Tourist circuit to link houses of Punjabi writers

2/7/2018 | Punjab | Culture

With the aim of promoting Punjab art and culture, the state Tourism and Cultural Department plans to develop a tourist circuit connecting the ancestra ...

Global realty transparency index 2018

1/7/2018 | International Affairs | International Institutions

Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. (JLL) has released the Global Real Estate Transparency Index 2018. Highlights: India has improved its ranking by one notch to ...

Pakistan placed on 'grey list' by FATF

1/7/2018 | International Affairs | Asia

Financial Action Task Force has placed Pakistan on the ‘grey list’ for failing to curb anti-terror financing. The decision was taken at the global fin ...

e-Bhoomi

1/7/2018 | Governance Issues | E-Governanace

The government has launched e-Bhoomi online system, wherein all details with regard to the availability of individual land and that for setting up an ...

Plastic to be used for village roads in Punjab

1/7/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Pollution

Punjab will soon join the league of states that are laying plastic-blended roads in rural areas. After successful trials on the use of multi-layered p ...

Kaziranga National Park: Rhino population rises marginally

1/7/2018 | Assam | Environment

The recent census carried out in Kaziranga National Park, Assam has revealed that there was a marginal increase in the population of the onehorned rhi ...

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