World Wildlife Foundation’s (WWF) ‘Tx2’ programme

30/9/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Wildlife

Nepal is set to become the first country in the world to double its tiger population as part of the World Wildlife Foundation’s (WWF) ‘Tx2’ programme ...

Supreme Court Verdict on Aadhaar

30/9/2018 | Indian Polity | Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has upheld the Aadhaar scheme as constitutionally valid. However, the apex court's five-judge constitution bench also struck down se ...

Punjab Govt. to launch "Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana"

30/9/2018 | Punjab | Social Issues

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will launch "Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana" on Oct 2 in state. Facts : The scheme—Aajeevika Grameen Express Y ...

Steps to ensure transparency in PDS

30/9/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Polity

Effective steps to ensure transparency in Public Distribution System State government has taken effective steps for ensuring transparency and keeping ...

Haryana Govt announces 19 crore for upkeep of Mahabharat ‘tirths’.

30/9/2018 | Haryana | Culture

Haryana CM Khattar announces Ruppees 19 crore for upkeep of Mahabharat ‘tirths’. Facts : Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar visited 13 ‘tirths’ in the ...

Sonowal releases book on AYUSH

30/9/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal released a book on the uses, benefits and practices of ayurveda, yoga, naturopathy and homoeopathy published by the ...

First state to treat Hepatitis-C with oral medicine.

29/9/2018 | Haryana | Social Issues

Haryana the First State to treat Hepatitis-C Patients of all categories with Oral Medicine. Facts : The state government has included oral medicine in ...

NCW to launch Digital Literacy Programme

29/9/2018 | Haryana | Social Issues

Social networking giant Facebook has partnered with National Commission for Women (NCW) to launch Digital Literacy Programme to train women on safe us ...

SC on Anti pollution Measures

29/9/2018 | Haryana | Environment

The Supreme Court banned use of pet-coke and dirty furnace oil in Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh from November 1, 2017 in a bid to reduce air po ...

Supreme Court constitutes committee to look into prison reforms

29/9/2018 | Indian Polity | Judiciary

The Supreme Court constituted a three-member committee headed by its former judge Justice Amitava Roy to look into the aspect of jail reforms across t ...

Prithvi Defence Vehicle (PDV) Mission

29/9/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

India successfully conducted an interceptor missile test off the Odisha coast, achieving a major milestone in developing a two-layer Ballistic Missile ...

Jharkhand and Swach Bharat Campaign

29/9/2018 | Jharkhand | Social Issues

Context :- Four years ago, Jharkhand’s total toilet coverage was barely 16 per cent. On this date, 96 per cent households are covered. This became pos ...

Powerloom startups and Electricity shortage

28/9/2018 | Jharkhand | Economy

Context:- Powerlooom garment manufacturing start-up, launched in Ranchi by a 60-year-old homemaker in 2015, is struggling to run its operations becaus ...

Haryana to adopt Centre's start up ranking Framework

28/9/2018 | Haryana | Governance

Haryana Government has decided to adopt startup ranking framework issued by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Government of India ...

Northern states and UTs agree to fix Uniform Tax Rates on Petroleum Products

28/9/2018 | Haryana | Governance

Northern states of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Union Territories of Delhi and Chandigarh have agreed to fix uniform tax rates ...

Cochlear Implant Awareness Programme Organized in Haryana

28/9/2018 | Haryana | Social Issues

The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) under Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment organised a ‘Cochlear Implan ...

Rajasthan farmers benefited from solar water pumps :study

27/9/2018 | Rajasthan | Science and Technology

ICSSR-funded BITS, Pilani project also found a significant decline in the consumption of fuel in the agriculture sector A scientific study conducted b ...

Haryana has lowest percentage of forest cover in India

27/9/2018 | Haryana | Environment

Haryana has pipped Punjab in taking the dubious distinction of the lowest forest cover in the country with only 3.59% green cover, according to the St ...

Nutrition norms issued to tackle severe acute malnutrition

27/9/2018 | Social Issues | Health

The National Technical Board on Nutrition (NTBN) has approved guidelines proposed by WCD Ministry for severe acute malnutrition. The measures are part ...

Publishing poll candidate’s propaganda is paid news

27/9/2018 | Indian Polity | Elections

Election Commission of India recently told the Supreme Court that repeated publication of propaganda lauding the achievements of a candidate in an ele ...

Two Coastal Tourism Project launched under Swadesh Darshan Scheme

26/9/2018 | Culture of India | Culture

Two coastal tourism projects taken up under Swadesh Darshan scheme were recently inaugurated by the Vice- President. The first circuit includes beauti ...

Financial Inclusion Index

26/9/2018 | Economic Affairs | Financial System

Finance ministry has launched Financial Inclusion Index after Annual Performance Review Meeting with CEOs of the Public Sector Banks in New Delhi. Dep ...

21st Central Zonal Council Meeting

25/9/2018 | Indian Polity | Centre-State Relations

The 21st Central Zonal Council meeting was held in Lucknow and was chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The Council discussed various issues ...

Punjab Cabinet okays Anandpur Sahib-Naina Devi ropeway project

25/9/2018 | Punjab | Culture

The Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has given approval for setting up a Ropeway between Sri Anandpur Sahib and Naina Devi ...

PUNJAB & J&K Ink Historic Agreement to start Rs. 2793 CRORE Shahpur Kandi Dam Project

25/9/2018 | Punjab | Geography

The Punjab Cabinet on Thursday ratified the agreement signed on September 8 between the Chief Secretaries of Punjab and Jammu & Kashmir, as well as Co ...

Ease of Living index

25/9/2018 | Economic Affairs | Poverty

Andhra Pradesh has topped Ease of Living Index rankings under AMRUT (Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation). It is followed by Odisha ...

Saurabh Van Vihar submerges in Neugal

25/9/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Environment

Saurabh Van Vihar submerges in Neugal A cloudburst in the Dhauladhars on Sunday night destroyed the famous tourist resort Saurabh Van Vihar, spreading ...

Canadian University to setup satellite centre at Skill University Chamkaur Sahib

25/9/2018 | Punjab | Economy

To develop Skill and provide job opportunities to the Youth of Punjab the Canadian University to setup satellite centre at Skill University Chamkaur S ...

Punjab cabinet approves rules for FRBM Act

25/9/2018 | Punjab | Economy

The Punjab Cabinet on Thursday took a slew of vital decisions for the development of the state, including approval of the rules for implementation of ...

Punjab Cabinet Reviews Paddy Procurement Arrangements

25/9/2018 | Punjab | Economy

The Punjab Cabinet reviewed the arrangements and preparedness for the Paddy procurement season beginning from October 1, with Chief Minister Captain A ...

Haryana Government launched ‘Ladli Scheme’ for Girl Child

25/9/2018 | Haryana | Social Issues

To raise the status of the girl child in the family Haryana Government has launched ‘Ladli Scheme’. Facts : Under the scheme all parents who are resid ...

Haryana Government launched Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Accident Assistance Scheme

25/9/2018 | Haryana | Social Issues

The Haryana Government has started the Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Accident Assistance Scheme (Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Durghatna Sahayata Yojana) f ...

GRSE bridges for Majerhat

25/9/2018 | West Bengal | Economy

The defence ministry’s Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd will supply two portable bridges to the state government connecting the proposed ro ...

Green City tag for New Town

25/9/2018 | West Bengal | Environment

New Town has received a gold certification from the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), making it India’s first satellite city to receive the honour ...

NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft

24/9/2018 | Science Affairs | Space

NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft has beamed back a selfie to mark its four years orbiting Mars and studying the upper atmosphere of the red planet. MAVEN compl ...

Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyaan

24/9/2018 | Social Issues | Health

Prime Minister Narendra Modi rolled out the Centre’s flagship scheme — Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyaan, also known as Ayushman Bharat or the Nation ...

India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP)

23/9/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Climate

To assess the requirement and plan ahead, the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has released a draft India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP ...

Cyclone-30

23/9/2018 | Science Affairs | Health

The country’s biggest cyclotron facility that will produce radioisotopes vital for diagnosis and treatment of cancer became operational. The machine – ...

The case for making Pluto a planet again

22/9/2018 | Science Affairs | Space

Scientists are arguing that denying Pluto planetary status is invalid and erroneous. Scientists are saying that the basis on which Pluto was rejected ...

Environment Ministry Launches a Regional Project to Tackle Stubble Burning

22/9/2018 | Punjab | Social Issues

In significant step to combat climate change,the Environment Ministry has approved regional project on ‘Climate Resilience Building among Farmers thro ...

Punjab Government launched Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojna (MGSVY)

22/9/2018 | Punjab | Social Issues

Punjab Government has launched Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojna (MGSVY) for the welfare of the downtrodden citizen across the state. Aim of Scheme : ...

Govt proposes to merge Dena Bank, Vijaya Bank and Bank of Baroda

22/9/2018 | Economic Affairs | Financial System

The Centre has proposed the amalgamation of state-owned Bank of Baroda, Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank to create India’s third largest bank as parts of ref ...

Haryana government launched first of its kind Toll free number for farmers

22/9/2018 | Haryana | Governance

The Haryana government would soon launch a toll free number for farmers where they can inform about damage caused to crops due to natural calamities. ...

Haryana Financial Assistance Scheme For PMAY Deprives.

22/9/2018 | Haryana | Governance

Haryana Government has launched Haryana Financial Assistance Scheme For Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) Deprives. Facts : Under this scheme Haryana ...

Chatra Parivahan Suraksha Yojana launched by Haryana Government

22/9/2018 | Haryana | Governance

Haryana govt. is going to launch Chatra Parivahan Suraksha Yojana for safety of girls. Facts : Under this scheme, the state government will provide mo ...

Meri Cycle Meri Pasand Yojana launched by Haryana Government

22/9/2018 | Haryana | Social Issues

The Haryana Government led by the Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Manohar Lal Khattar has launched an ambitious scheme “Meri Cycle Meri Pasand” for the sc ...

Haryana Government launched 'Project Zindagi'

22/9/2018 | Haryana | Social Issues

Haryana Government has launched a unique project ‘Project Zindagi’ to counsel government school children so that they can talk about their feelings, h ...

Haryana launches four subsidised food canteens

22/9/2018 | Haryana | Social Issues

The Haryana government has opened subsidised canteens in four districts under the ‘Antyodaya Aahaar Yojana’ to provide healthy, nutritious and hygieni ...

Panipat to get country’s first smart grid project

22/9/2018 | Punjab | Economy

India-Japan Smart Grid Pilot Project was inaugurated Panipat, Haryana to solve the various complications faced by the power distribution sector. Facts ...

Accidents decline but roads remain unsafe

21/9/2018 | West Bengal | Social Issues

The number of road accidents under Bengal police’s jurisdiction in the first six months of 2018 declined by 15 per cent compared to the corresponding ...

7th UNWTO Global Summit

21/9/2018 | International Affairs | International Institutions

7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism is being held in Seoul, capital of South Korea. This summit is organised by World Tourism Organization (UNWTO ...

Modified operational guidelines for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY)

21/9/2018 | Economic Affairs | Agriculture

Government has modified operational guidelines for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY). The new operational guidelines come at the onset of the ra ...

28th meeting of the Southern Zonal Council

20/9/2018 | Indian Polity | Centre-State Relations

The 28th meeting of the Southern Zonal Council was recently held under the Chairmanship of the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh in Bengaluru. Th ...

DAC has approved Procurement of Equipment Worth Rs 9,100 Crores.

20/9/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman accorded approval for the procurement of equipment for the Defen ...

Haryana : Tooti Lagao, Jal Bachao Campaign

20/9/2018 | Haryana | Environment

The Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal has launched ‘Tooti Lagao, Jal Bachao’ campaign in villages falling under municipalities for water conservation whi ...

Haryana signs MoU with Indian Oil for ethanol plant

19/9/2018 | Haryana | Environment

Haryana Government has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) to set up ethanol plant at village Bohali village in ...

Losses due to monsoon in Himachal

19/9/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Environment

33 cloud bursts and 391 landslides took place in the State. As many as 264 persons lost their lives including 199 deaths due to road accidents caused ...

FM channel to counter Radio Pakistan

19/9/2018 | Punjab | Polity

India has announced to launch an exclusive radio service for the border belt. Facts : A 1,000-ft high, 20-KW high power relay transmitter tower was se ...

Agriculture project in Rajasthan - GEF grant

19/9/2018 | Rajasthan | Economy

Union government (Agriculture and Environment ministries) along with UN body Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched agriculture project ...

Ayushman Bharat Scheme

19/9/2018 | Haryana | Social Issues

Haryana became the first state in the country to settle and release payment of the first claim under the Ayushman Bharat Scheme. Facts : Mousami, a re ...

Cabinet approves 4 New National Institutes Of Design

19/9/2018 | Haryana | Polity

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved proposal for introduction of Bill in Parliament for amendment of National Institute ...

Haryana Vidhan Sabha passes State Commission for SC Bill, 2018

19/9/2018 | Haryana | Polity

The Haryana Legislative Assembly passed the Haryana State Commission for Scheduled Castes Bill, 2018, for development and safeguarding the interests o ...

Two Bills for changing name of Universities passed in Haryana Assembly

19/9/2018 | Haryana | Polity

The Haryana Vidhan Sabha passed two Bills for changing the names of two prestigious Universities of Haryana in the ongoing Monsoon Session. Facts : Th ...

CIC wants break-up of how MPLADS funds are utilised

19/9/2018 | Indian Polity | Parliament

Noting that ?12,000 crore of the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) funds remains unspent, the Central Information Commissio ...

NITI Aayog for clear policy on ‘jhum’ cultivation

19/9/2018 | Economic Affairs | Agriculture

A recent NITI Aayog publication on shifting cultivation which is particularly practised in the northeastern States, has recommended that the Ministry ...

Punjab government to give free education to girls from Nursery till PhD

19/9/2018 | Punjab | Social Issues

To make education more accessible to girls, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh has announced free education for girls, from kindergarten to doctora ...

PSLV-C42 Mission

18/9/2018 | Science Affairs | Space

The Indian Space Research Organisation’s (Isro) workhorse, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), in its 44th flight put into orbit two UK earth o ...

Swachhata Hi Seva’ movement

18/9/2018 | Social Issues | Sanitation

‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ movement has been launched across the country on September 15, 2018. This movement will ensure the aims to ensure a high standard ...

First of its kind Centralised Police Control Room to be set up in Panchkula

18/9/2018 | Haryana | Governance

Haryana Government has decided to set up a Centralised State Emergency Response Centre (CSERC) at Police Headquarters, Panchkula to swiftly deal with ...

Rakhigarhi museum in Haryana to be world class

18/9/2018 | Haryana | Culture

Rakhigarhi Museum in Narnaund village of Hisar district set up by the Haryana government is going to be completed by December 2018 and will be destina ...

Welfare Schemes of Himachal Government

18/9/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Economy

Healthcare and government services at doorstep, a priority of Government Providing quality health services to the people of the state nearer to their ...

Haryana State First Police Mitra Kaksh opens in Karnal

18/9/2018 | Haryana | Governance

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar inaugurated the state’s first ‘Police Mitra Kaksh’ (PMK), constructed at a cost of Rs 30 lakh by the Police Housing ...

Panchayat boards in two phases

18/9/2018 | West Bengal | Polity

Mamata Banerjee government will constitute gram panchayat boards in two phases instead of one because of clashes over the formation of such bodies, de ...

E- Transparency in Labour Department

17/9/2018 | Jharkhand | Science and Technology

Context :- The state labour, employment and training department will come of e-age this Vishwakarma Puja.An online labour court management system will ...

Smoke-Free District

17/9/2018 | Jharkhand | Social Issues

Introduction :- Ranchi is to be declared a smoke-free district on October 2 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, but the exercise m ...

Horticultural and Forestry Development and Extension Center

17/9/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Economy

Even as staff shortage continues to plague Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, it has not deterred the management from openin ...

Hills set to have ‘Darjeeling’ varsity

17/9/2018 | West Bengal | Polity

The Bengal government has in principle decided to rename Greenfield University as Darjeeling University, a move which is expected to be welcomed by a ...

Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM)

17/9/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) conducted the first successful test firing of a new indigenously designed and developed m ...

Invest North 2018 : Singapore Companies to Invest in Punjab

17/9/2018 | Punjab | Economy

Various leading Singapore companies have shown interest in making investments worth crores of rupees in infrastructure, gas, smart cities and other de ...

Europe law proposes to protect copyright

17/9/2018 | Economic Affairs | IPR

European Parliament approved a new copyright legislation that increases the responsibilities of technology platforms and the rights of content produce ...

Report on HIV Cases

16/9/2018 | Social Issues | Health

According to National AIDS Control Organisation report, New HIV infections have been reported in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram in 20 ...

48.11 lakh women enrolled under PMMVY

16/9/2018 | Social Issues | Gender issues

Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) recently marked the anniversary of the launch of scheme as Matru Vandana Saptah. During this week, the Sta ...

Hill culture fest next year

16/9/2018 | West Bengal | Culture

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the government would organise an Asian culture festival in Darjeeling next year. Mamata also directed ...

Ayushman Bharat

15/9/2018 | Jharkhand | Social Issues

Context:- East Singhbhum deputy development commissioner directed all private hospitals and nursing homes to register themselves by logging into www.a ...

UN sees 70% chance of El Nino event this year

15/9/2018 | Geography | Climate

The World Meteorological Organization forecast "a 70% chance of an El Nino developing by the end of this year,". WMO does not expect the anticipated E ...

Proposed Monuments Bill

15/9/2018 | Culture of India | Architecture

Historians have vociferously opposed changes to the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958. If the Act comes into force, the ...

Baldev Singh Saraknama banned novel got Dahan Literary Award

15/9/2018 | Punjab | Culture

Prominent Punjabi writer Baldev Singh Saraknama has been declared the winner of 2018 Dhahan Literary Award for his novel " Sooraj Dee Akh (‘Sun’s Eye’ ...

Swayangsiddha Initiative

15/9/2018 | West Bengal | Social Issues

Context: To combat human trafficking, the West Bengal government has rolled out a scheme, Swayangsiddha, in its different districts. Background: As th ...

Rajasthan’s first lion safari was inaugurated at Nahargarh Biological Park.

15/9/2018 | Rajasthan | Environment

Rajasthan’s first lion safari was inaugurated at Nahargarh Biological Park. geographical location- The park is located on Delhi-Jaipur National Highwa ...

State ranked best under PM’s maternity scheme

15/9/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Economy

Himachal Pradesh has been ranked best in the country under the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY). The award was received by women and child ...

Muktsar adopted Vellore model for eco-friendly garbage disposal

15/9/2018 | Punjab | Social Issues

Inspired by the waste management model of Ambikapur town in Chhattisgarh, the Muktsar district administration has inaugurated its Solid Liquid Resourc ...

Punjab Government to bring new mining policy

15/9/2018 | Punjab | Economy

The Punjab government is likely to bring in its new mining policy, which aims to bring down the prices of sand and gravel for the common man by over 5 ...

Punjab Governor gave nod to legislation on ‘office of profit’

15/9/2018 | Punjab | Polity

Punjab Governor VP Singh Bandore has given his consent to the amended Punjab State Legislature (Prevention of Disqualification) Act, 1952. Facts : It ...

Punjab sex ratio up by 15 in a year

14/9/2018 | Punjab | Social Issues

Punjab has seen a significant improvement in gender ratio in the past one decade - 907 girls for every 1,000 boys (2017-2018), up from 878 in 2009-10. ...

“550 Rukh Guru de Naam” Campaign

14/9/2018 | Punjab | Social Issues

To commemorate Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary, EcoSikh, an NGO working for environment protection, on launched a world-wide campaign “550 Rukh G ...

Govt announces five measures to stabilize rupee, curb current account deficit

14/9/2018 | Economic Affairs | Financial System

Government has announced a series of measures to boost market confidence, curb the widening current account deficit and stabilize the rupee. Steps to ...

Apsara – U Reactor

14/9/2018 | Science Affairs | Nuclear science

THE BHABHA Atomic Research Centre has recommissioned an upgraded version of ‘Apsara’, the country’s oldest research reactor that was decommissioned al ...

e-AarogyaBharati (e-VBAB) Network Project

13/9/2018 | Social Issues | Health

Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd. (TCIL) signed an agreement with Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) for the implementation of e-VBAB (e-Vidya ...

Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana

13/9/2018 | Economic Affairs | Financial System

Mudra Yojana, the scheme which the central government takes pride in, met with a concern when former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan submitted his report ...

Waste Disposal Site in Jamshedpur Railway Station

13/9/2018 | Jharkhand | Environment

Context :- The stench that used to greet passengers at Tatanagar station is almost gone, thanks to the railway authorities who have found a new dumpin ...

Birsa jail museum

13/9/2018 | Jharkhand | History

Context :- The state cabinet approved Rs 26.69 crore for the conservation of old Birsa Munda Central Jail building and remodelling it into a museum, d ...

Mukti Caravan

13/9/2018 | Jharkhand | Social Issues

Context :- The Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation will launch Mukti Caravan, a nationwide campaign rally to sensitise people to the issue of chil ...

HIV/AIDS Act, 2017

12/9/2018 | Social Issues | Health

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued a notification for bringing the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndr ...

4th World Summit on Accreditation (WOSA-2018)

12/9/2018 | Social Issues | Education

4th World Summit on Accreditation (WOSA-2018) was held in New Delhi. World Summit on Accreditation (WOSA) is a biennial Summit organised by NBA, which ...

Eco Tourism in state

12/9/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Environment

Himachal to be developed as major eco-tourism destination: CM The Himachal Pradesh Government has identified 113 sites to be developed from eco- touri ...

'Pledge for life' campaign in Haryana

11/9/2018 | Haryana | Social Issues

A 'Pledge for life' campaign to save the children from tobacco addiction was organised on Monday as a part of ‘Tobacco Free Haryana' campaign in a cit ...

Eight Avian Species Declared “Extinct”

11/9/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Biodiversity

Scientists have declared eight species of birds to be extinct in what are being seen as the first avian extinctions of the 21st century. Important poi ...

Kepler space telescope

11/9/2018 | Science Affairs | Space

NASA’s planet hunting Kepler space telescope — which has led to the discovery of over 2,300 planets so far – has woken up from sleep mode and has rest ...

COMCASA is signed

10/9/2018 | Security Issues | External Security

India and the U.S. have signed the foundational or enabling agreement COMCASA on the side-lines of the inaugural 2+2 dialogue. What is COMCASA? COMCAS ...

Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

10/9/2018 | Security Issues | External Security

UN chief Antonio Guterres reiterated his appeal to eight nations, including India and the US, to ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, say ...

HP Government new initiatives to increase green cover

10/9/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Environment

With a view to increase green cover and ensuring environment conservation, the Himachal Pradesh government has initiated three forestry projects. To i ...

Coal Mine gas emission

10/9/2018 | Jharkhand | Environment

Context :- Increased emission of carbon dioxide and methane from an abandoned mine at BCCL's Tisra Colliery in Lodna, around 15km from here, has made ...

Solar Lamps for Rural Children

10/9/2018 | Jharkhand | Science and Technology

Context :- Around 5.4 lakh school students of underserved communities in the state have been provided with solar study lamps and another 2.6 lakh are ...

Haryana Cabinet approved new Haryana Film Policy

9/9/2018 | Haryana | Culture

Haryana Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal approved the Haryana Film Policy for the development of Haryanvi and non- Har ...

Haryana Women Development Corporation to launch Jagriti Yojana

9/9/2018 | Haryana | Social Issues

Jagriti Yojana will be started by Haryana Women Development Corporation to create awareness among rural and urban women and involve them in the scheme ...

Haryana's Electronics & IT Dept signed MOU with M/S Mitra Medical Services LLP

9/9/2018 | Haryana | Economy

Haryana Electronics and Information Technology Department today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with M/s Mitra Medical Services LLP for set ...

Atal Pension Yojana indefinitely extended

9/9/2018 | Economic Affairs | Financial Inclusion

Union Cabinet decided to indefinitely extended Atal Pension Scheme, which had lapsed in August 2018. It also has broadened its scope by keeping it ope ...

Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)

9/9/2018 | Social Issues | Education

Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD has officially decided to participate in Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) after ...

Mobilise Your City (MYC) programme

8/9/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Biodiversity

India and France have signed an implementation agreement on “MOBILISE YOUR CITY” (MYC) programme. Based on a proposal made by AFD in 2015, the Europea ...

Court Verdict on Section 377

8/9/2018 | Indian Polity | Judiciary

The Supreme Court (SC) in a landmark judgement scrapped a colonial-era ban on gay sex, that sparked celebrations across India and elsewhere in South A ...

Anubhav Yojana

8/9/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Economy

Himachal Pradesh government has started a program that will enable to get doctor appointment online. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today launches ANUB ...

Gas reserves discovered in West Bengal

8/9/2018 | West Bengal | Economy

State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has made oil and gas discoveries in Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal that may potentially open up two new se ...

National Nutrition Month :- Four-week campaign to promote and provide health services.

8/9/2018 | Jharkhand | Social Issues

Context :- The district health society has kicked off a four-week campaign to promote and provide health services in rural areas through anganwadis as ...

Initiatives of state government to control polliution

7/9/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Environment

The Himachal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board has been selected for “SKOCH Order-of-Merit” award in the category of environment for launching the ...

Haryana to frame policy on return of unutilized land

7/9/2018 | Haryana | Governance

The Haryana government has decided to frame a policy for return of unutilized land under the provisions of Section 101-A of the Right to Fair Compensa ...

NGT puts curbs on Western ghats States

7/9/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Biodiversity

The six Western Ghats States, including Kerala, have been restrained by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) from giving environmental clearance to activ ...

100 years of Battle of Haifa

7/9/2018 | Indian History | Others

The northern Israeli coastal city of Haifa, on September 6th, celebrated the centenary year of its liberation from Ottoman rule during World War I, ho ...

Public Credit Registry

6/9/2018 | Economic Affairs | Financial System

Recently, RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya made a case for setting up a Public Credit Registry (PCR), incorporating unique identifiers: Aadhaar for i ...

6th East Asia Summit- Economic Ministers’ Meeting

6/9/2018 | India and the world | Regional Groupings

6th East Asia Summit- Economic Ministers’ Meeting (EAS-EMM) was recently held in Singapore. The Ministers agreed to the importance of keeping markets ...

Disaster management in Himachal

6/9/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Environment

Work on Una flood control project remains stalled. Work on the ambitious Rs 922-crore flood protection project on the 73 tributaries of the Swan River ...

Himachal team reviews Shanan Powerhouse in Jogindernagar

6/9/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Geography

In the wake of the Himachal High Court directions, a high-level team reviewed the Shanan Powerhouse, the first hydro-electric power station of India, ...

Tea workers seek hike in minimum wages

6/9/2018 | Assam | Economy

Hundreds of tea garden workers, under the banner of the All Tea Tribe Students’ Association (ATTSA), staged demonstrations in various tea gardens of D ...

Anti Conversion Bill

6/9/2018 | Jharkhand | Polity

Introduction :- Anti-conversion laws were passed in Orissa in 1967 under a Swatantra Party government; in Madhya Pradesh in 1968 under the Samyukta Vi ...

Rs 143-crore scheme for the restoration of Jawaharlal Nehru (JLN) Feeder

5/9/2018 | Haryana | Geography

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has initiated a Rs 143-crore scheme for the restoration of Jawaharlal Nehru (JLN) Feeder in Sahlawas of dis ...

Haryana Goernment launched Saudamini Centre for women empowerement

5/9/2018 | Haryana | Social Issues

With a view to facilitating and empowering women,Haryana Chief Minister has accorded approval for setting up Saudamini Centre, Siwah, in Panipat, Hary ...

Gurugram to get integrated control centre

5/9/2018 | Haryana | Governance

The Haryana Chief Minister Mr Manohar lal today laid foundation stone of Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) under the Smart-City initiative ...

Drug-resistant superbug spreading

5/9/2018 | Science Affairs | Health

A superbug resistant to all known antibiotics that can cause "severe" infections or even death is spreading undetected through hospital wards across t ...

Ombudsman scheme

5/9/2018 | Indian Polity | Financial System

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has directed banks with over 10 outlets to appoint an internal ombudsman to enhance their complaint redressal mechanis ...

Spain offers referendum on greater Catalan autonomy

4/9/2018 | International Affairs | Europe

Spain’s prime minister has proposed a referendum on whether Catalonia should be given greater autonomy, in a bid to dampen tensions between Madrid and ...

Draft rules for E Pharmacies

4/9/2018 | Geography | Industry

Ministry of health and family welfare has issued a draft notification recently on the sale of drugs by E-Pharmacies. The notification is about the ame ...

First children-friendly police station of Haryana comes up in Palwal

4/9/2018 | Haryana | Social Issues

The first children-friendly police station of Haryana has been opened in Palwal. Named “Baal Veer Thana”, it was inaugurated by Justice AK Mittal of t ...

Grand welcome plan for Assam’s pride

4/9/2018 | Assam | Culture

The state government has planned a grand reception and Rs 1.6 crore for Asian Games medal winner and the pride of Assam, Hima Das. Speedster Hima, fro ...

Tata Civic Society wristwatch for women safety

4/9/2018 | Jharkhand | Social Issues

Context :- Tata Steel civic utility wing Jusco will introduce a wristwatch-like device to ensure women employees' safety. A watch with a smart button ...

State forest cover enhanced by 1%

3/9/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Geography

After Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched a plantation drive from Rajgarh during Vanamahotsava, the Forest Department last year planted 17.51 lakh ...

Higher Education Assessment Report - HP

3/9/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Polity

Only 33 of 131 colleges have NAAC accreditation. This belies govt’s claims of raising standards of higher education Tall claims of the state governmen ...

India, Pak Agree To Tours On Both Sides Of Indus basin For Power Projects

3/9/2018 | India and the world | Indo Pakistan

India and Pakistan have agreed to undertake the Indus Waters Treaty mandated tours by their Commissioners in the Indus basin on both sides to resolve ...

Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI)

3/9/2018 | Geography | Transport

Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has made public 13 standardised state-of-the-art ship designs suitable for large barge haulage on river Gan ...

India Post Payments Bank launched

2/9/2018 | Economic Affairs | Financial System

India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) has been launched. It will focus on providing banking and financial services to people in rural areas, by leveraging t ...

Punjab Assembly passes amendment bill to set up State Security Commission

2/9/2018 | Punjab | Polity

The Punjab state assembly on August 28, 2018 passed the Police (Amendment) Bill 2018 that would pave way for setting up of a State Security Commission ...

Public Distribution System in Himachal Pradesh

2/9/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Polity

Effective steps to ensure transparency in Public Distribution System State government has taken effective steps for ensuring transparency and keeping ...

BIMSTEC summit

2/9/2018 | Assam | Culture

Fourth BIMSTEC summit was recently held in Nepal. The member states have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the establishment of a Bimstec ...

Dibrugarh selected for award

2/9/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Dibrugarh district has been selected for the regional district award by the ministry of women and child development for its commendable performance in ...

Assam lacks ambulances

1/9/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Assam does not have a single functional advanced life-saving ambulance (ALS) despite receiving approval for 280 such ambulances from the Centre, a Uni ...

Himachal Govt to tap rainwater to maximize farm income

1/9/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Geography

Rs. 4751 crore water conservation project targets to increase the productivity of crops like wheat, maize and rice to match with the world crop produc ...

Illegal mining in Himachal Pradesh

1/9/2018 | Himachal Pradesh | Economy

Demand for tougher laws to check illegal mining The issue of illegal mining resonated in the state Assembly. It is not for the first time that the iss ...

First review meeting of Department of Official Language

1/9/2018 | Indian Polity | Others

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh recently chaired first review meeting of the Department of Official Language of MHA to discuss the function ...

Law Commission on Family Law Reform

1/9/2018 | Indian Polity | Legal issues

The Law Commission of India has suggested certain changes in marriage and divorce laws that should be uniformly accepted in the personal laws of all r ...

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