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Four Key Objectives for New Energy Policy

New Delhi, Nov 21: The National Energy Policy (NEP) aims to chart the way forward to meet the Government’s bold announcements in the energy domain. The four key objectives of the new energy policy are access at affordable prices, improved energy security and independence, greater sustainability and economic growth. The policy is being discussed by NITI Aayog with different stake ...

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Asst. police inspector suspended,3 other arrested under for cheating a builder

Mumbai, Nov 18: An asst. police inspector Sanjay Mali who was deputed at the Santacruz Police Station in Mumbai was suspended with immediate effects and other three who were accused namely Raju Sawant, Maruti Gohil and Mahesh Shetty have been arrested by Mumbai police under the Indian Penal Code sections under the charge of cheating a builder for Rs 3 ...

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Health Plan for Women through Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan

New Delhi, Nov 18: The Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan has been launched by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India to provide fixed-day assured, comprehensive and quality antenatal care universally to all pregnant women on the 9th of every month. As part of the campaign, a package of antenatal care services would be provided to ...

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Indian vessel under UN sanction for carrying disputed Libyan oil freed

New Delhi, May 14: United Nations has formally lifted the sanction put on Indian flag tanker MT Distya Ameya owned by M/s Arya Shipping, Mumbai. The oil tanker was blacklisted by the United Nations on April 26, 2016 after it had sailed from Al-Herega port in Libya picking up the consignment of over 6.5 lakh barrels of oil to discharge ...

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Smriti Irani should be arrested and charged for being blasphemous: Congress

New Delhi, Feb 26: While Union Minister Smriti Irani defended her remarks on Goddess Durga, Congress went ballistic against her and said her words should be expunged and she might be arrested and charged for being blasphemous. Congressman Anand Sharma said, “Anything inflammatory about any God, Prophet, spoken by any member, especially the minister, will not be taken. We want ...

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El Niño may increase breeding grounds for mosquitoes spreading Zika warns WHO

New York, Feb 26: The above-average rainfall caused by El Niño that is expected in parts of South America until May could cause floods and increases in diseases spread by mosquitoes, including malaria and the Zika virus, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. A recent report published by the agency on the health consequences of El Niño forecasts a ...

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Amitabh Bachchan and Naseeruddin Shah pledge support for Film Preservation and Restoration Workshop India 2016

Feb, 26: After having accomplished a successful inaugural edition of an academic initiative focused on Film Preservation and Restoration last year, this year the Film Heritage Foundation in association with Viacom18 have once again joined hands with an aim to save and uphold the legacy of India’s cinematic heritage. The inaugural event, which was held in the National Film Archive ...

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ICC named a 31 member match officials for the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016

Dubai, Feb 25: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday named a 31-member match officials’ team for the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016, which runs from Mar 8 to Apr 3. The strong Playing Control Team includes all the seven and 12 members of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees and Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires, respectively, ...

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Students march in National Capital for Rohith Vemula, Kanhaiya Kumar

New Delhi, Feb 23: Students are participating in a rally here on Tuesday to demand justice for Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula and JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi have expressed their support to the students who are marching in the national capital. Rohith’s family is currently present in New Delhi. “Will ...

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Govt releases Seismic Microzonation reports for Delhi and Kolkata

New Delhi, Feb 22: The Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Dr. Harsh Vardhan released Seismic microzonation reports for Delhi and Kolkata in New Delhi today. Speaking on the occasion, he said such scientific endeavours should help us to minimize the impact of earthquakes by (a) Proper assessment of Seismic Hazard (b) Implementation of safe building construction ...

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