NATIONAL NUTRITION MISSION
Government notifies 3-tier institutional mechanism to implement National Technical Textiles Mission
“The Mission Steering Group is fully empowered to approve all financial norms in respect of all Schemes, Components and Programme of the NTTM. In addition, all scientific / technological research projects under the NTTM shall require approval of the Mission Steering Group,” the ministry said.
Coronavirus: Indian students seek refuge within UK mission premises
“The Indian community has tried to help them and initially it was a group...
National Broadband Mission investment estimated at Rs 7 lakh cr: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Under the National Broadband Mission (NBM), the governme...
Govt approves National Technical Textiles Mission with Rs 1,480 cr outlay
The mission envisages export promotion of technical textiles, enhancing it from the current annual value of approximately Rs 14,000 crore to Rs 20,000 crore by 2021-22, and ensuring 10 per cent average growth in exports per year up to 2023-24.
Britannia is the highest scoring Indian company on new study by Access to Nutrition Index
The maker of Good Day and Tiger biscuits ranked fourth among top 16 food and beverages companies in the study which is an independent national assessment to measure the contribution of India’s largest foods and beverages manufacturers towards meeting the health and nutrition needs of consumers.
Six more positive cases in Tamil Nadu, tally jumps to 35
Of them, five people contracted the infection through contact with those tested positive for the coronavirus.
Tax evasion hurts national growth, need mission mode to address this: PM Modi at Times Now event
While the previous governments had hesitated to touch the country's taxation system, the current BJP-led dispensation was making it more cit...
China virus cases pass 70,000 as WHO mission begins
The number of people infected with the new coronavirus in China passed 70,000 on Monday as international experts began meetings with their Chinese counterparts on how to tackle an epidemic that has caused global concern.
Delhi & Ahmedabad like to add extra butter to their dal fry; men like fat in their food more than women
Almost all non-vegetarian food items have high amounts of 'added fat', the ICMR study revealed.
Diplomatic missions in India enforce strict rules to prevent spread of Covid-19
From minimising visitors to embassies to avoiding bigger gatherings to minimising non-essential meetings, Delhi-based diplomatic missions have adopted a multi-pronged approach to contain spread of the virus. Non-essential meetings are being avoided and some embassies have shortened their working hours.
What India can learn from China and South Korea to ward off coronavirus
A middle path between China’s lockdown and South Korea’s mass-testing approaches can be considered.
Budget 2020: FM proposes National Technical Textile Mission at Rs 1,480-cr outlay
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday proposed National Technical Textile Mission with an outlay of Rs 1,480 crore over four years to cut down imports.
Govt draws up Rs 1.25 L-cr action plan to end manual scavenging
According to sources, the second part of the plan is the major challenge. It would involve ministries of housing and urban affairs, drinking water and sanitation and social justice and empowerment and state governments.
Coronavirus impact: Mission critical IT-BPO staff can work from office
Government services such as tax administration, egovernance, cloud operation, passport services; healthcare and insurance-related processing; support to utilities such as gas, electricity, mobile network, broadband, etc and ecommerce services and support to banking and payment services have been identified as “essential services”.
India appreciates Iran’s assistance in evacuating nationals
“There are over 6,000 Indian nationals in various provinces of Iran. These include about 1,100 pilgrims mainly from the Union Territories of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir and the State of Maharashtra; nearly 300 students primarily from the UT of Jammu and Kashmir; about 1000 fishermen, including from Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat,” Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said.
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