Niti Aayog to develop National Data Platform
Niti VC said that the NDAP will strive to ensure that the data is assured, consistent, coherent and credible.
President confers Bal Shakti Puraskar to 49 children
The Bal Shakti Puraskar is given to children in the fields of innovation, social service...
Maintaining database: National Business Register on anvil
It will have a district-wise list of all enterprises and establishments dealing in ...
Communication Resource Unit created to provide support to national flagship programmes
The Unit provides social and behavioural change communications (SBCC) to state governments as well as to central government schemes such as POSHAN Abhiyaan, National Health Mission and Swachh Bharath Mission among others. It is currently operating in three states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka.
United Nations needs to work on a strong definition of terror: Nagaraj Naidu
India's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador K Nagaraj Naidu, speaking at a session of the General Assembly on 'Report of th...
CAA and NRC national issues, no resonance in Delhi polls: Raghav Chadha
AAP spokesperson and Rajinder Nagar candidate Raghav Chadha says the Bharatiya Janata Party might try to "polarise" the environment ahead of the polls.
NIRDPR and UNICEF to provide communication support to national flagship programmes like Swachh Bharat
A release from NIRDPR said: "It provides Social and Behavioural Change Communications (SBCC) to State Governments as well as to Central Government Schemes such as POSHAN Abhiyaan, National Health Mission and Swachh Bharath Mission among others. It is currently operating in three states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka.
PM Narendra Modi to lay wreath at National War Memorial on R-Day for the first time
Amar Jawan Jyoti is symbolised by an inverted bayonet and soldier's helmet over it with an eternal flame burning beside it. It was built in 1972 underneath the India Gate arch to commemorate soldiers martyred in the Indo-Pak War of 1971. Tri-Services chiefs pay respect on occasions of national importance like Independence Day, Republic Day at the Amar Jawan Jyoti.
SC says it will consider after 3 months Subramanian Swamy's plea for giving Ram Sethu national heritage status
Ram Sethu is a chain of limestone shoals between coasts of India and Sri Lanka. According to the epic Ramayana, the Ram Sethu bridge was built by the 'Vanara army' to rescue Sita, who was kidnapped by Ravana.
Supreme Court to hear plea against imposition of NSA amid anti-CAA protests
Anil Baijal on Jan 10 extended detaining powers to Delhi Police under the NSA for a three-month period starting January 19. This allows police to detain a person for 12 months without trial. Sharma has made the Ministry of Home Affairs and the governments of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Manipur parties to the plea.
If a country wants a National Register of Citizens, why should it be opposed: Rajnath Singh
Addressing a rally in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Shatabdi Nagar here, the BJP leader said religious minorities in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh were living a "life of misery" and India has fulfilled its "moral duty" by enacting the CAA.
India attracted $49 billion FDI in 2019, among top 10 recipients of overseas investment: UNCTAD
UNCTAD, in its Global Investment Trend Monitor report said that the global foreign direct investment remained flat in 2019 at $1.39 trillion, a 1% decline from a revised $1.41 trillion in 2018. “South Asia recorded a 10% increase in FDI to $60 billion. The growth was driven by India, with a 16% increase in inflows to an estimated $49 billion. The majority went into services industries, including information technology,” it said.
We failed ourselves by continuing to procrastinate on concluding CCIT: India
India proposed a draft document on the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) at the UN in 1986 but it has not been implemented as there is no unanimity on the definition of terrorism among the member states.
Govt notifies National Startup Advisory Council, Commerce Minister to chair
The council is being set up in the wake of a plethora of regulatory changes covering startups in the works to reduce time spent on tax compliance by them to less than one hour a month along with easier incorporation processes and boosting the availability of global and domestic capital.
Muslims in India safer than most other places in world: Goyal
"When we take electricity to every home we do not ask them their colour or their religion, when we take toilets, digital tech, bank accounts, cooking gas to every home we do not ask their religion. All our programmes are equal for all," the minister said.
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