Day: October 11, 2018

Private sector must come forward in health-care sector in India: Vice President

October 11, 2018

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the private sector must come forward in health-care sector in India to fulfill the health-care requirements of the whole nation. He was addressing the 43rd National Conference of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons of India with the theme “Innovate, inspire, integrate”, in Chennai today. […]

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‘Special Category Status’ to states does not form part of Terms of Reference of Finance Commission, says Shri N. K. Singh

October 11, 2018

Grant of ‘Special Category Status’ to states is out of purview of the Ṭerms of Reference of Finance Commission, said Chairman of Finance Commission Shri N.K.Singh at a press conference in Amaravati today after concluding a meeting with the state govt. led by Chief Minister Shri N. Chandra Babu Naidu and his cabinet colleagues. Responding […]

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Dilli Series Seapower Seminar 2018 Commences at Indian Naval Academy

October 11, 2018

1.     The fifth edition of the annual Dilliseminar on ‘Geopolitical Impact of Sea Power’ commenced this morning at the Indian Naval Academy (INA). The two day seminar is being attended by several serving senior Naval officers, eminent academicians and distinguished luminaries.  Vice Admiral RB Pandit, AVSM,  Commandant, INA  delivered the opening address. 2.   […]

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Prime Minister to attend NHRC Silver Jubilee Foundation Day function on 12 October

October 11, 2018

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will attend the Silver Jubilee Foundation Day of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), at New Delhi, on 12th October. The Prime Minister will issue a Postage Stamp and Special Cover on the occasion. He will also launch the new version of NHRC website. The website will be more user-friendly […]

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PM addresses event to mark launch of the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

October 11, 2018

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today attended, and delivered an address at the event to mark the launch of the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. He said the components of “Industry 4.0” actually have the ability to transform the present and future of human life. He said the launch of this Centre, the […]

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Record 49,992 nominations received for Padma Awards-2019

October 11, 2018

A record number of 49,992 nominations for the Padma Awards-2019 have been received which is 32 times higher over the nominations received in 2010. As against 1,313 nominations received in 2010, 18,768 were received in the year 2016 and 35,595 nominations in 2017. The Government has transformed the Padma Awards into a ‘People’s Awards’ in […]

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Japanese Prime minister Mr. Shinzo Abe offers support  to Swachh Bharat Mission

October 11, 2018

Prime Minister of Japan Mr. Shinzo Abe has offered his Government’s support to the Swachh Bharat Mission. In a written message, Mr Abe said that Japan will cooperate with India, which promotes the Clean India initiative under Prime Minister Modi’s leadership. He further underscored Japan’s commitment to realize healthy societies in Asia and congratulated India […]

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NITI Aayog’s AIM & IBM India design First-of-its Kind Industry-tailored Student Internship Programme

October 11, 2018

 NITI Aayog and IBM today announced a first-of-its-kind internship programme for students selected by Atal Innovation Mission (AIM). The internship will see 38 students receive a two-week paid internship, and 14 teachers from Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) across the length and breadth of the country including from states such as Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & […]

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Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘TITLI’ to weaken as cyclonic storm by today evening.

October 11, 2018

The Very  Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘TITLI’ over north Coastal Andhra Pradesh & adjoining south Odisha moved Westnorth westwards with a speed of about 13kmph during past 06 hours and lay centred at 0830 hours IST of today, 11th October 2018 over south Odisha near Lat 19.0 °N and Long 84.1° E, about 90 km west southwest […]

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Special Central Government Package for Footwear and Leather Sector

October 11, 2018

The Central Government has approved a special package for employment generation in leather and footwear sector. The package involves implementation of Central Sector Scheme – Indian Footwear, Leather & Accessories Development Programme (IFLADP) with an approved expenditure of Rs. 2600 Crore for 2017-20. The scheme aims at development of infrastructure for the leather sector, address […]

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