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WCD Ministry holds the Second All India Women Journalists’ Workshop

New Delhi, Nov 21: Over 100 journalists from across the country, representing various media organizations came together on a single platform at the second ‘All India Women Journalists’ Workshop’ organized by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in association with Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in New Delhi today. The first ‘All India Women Journalists’ Workshop’ ...

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Health Ministry allows Birth Companions during Delivery in Public Health facilitie

New Delhi, Feb 25: In an innovative move aimed at reduction in Maternal Mortality Ratio and Infant Mortality Rate, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has taken a significant decision to allow birth companions during delivery in public health facilities. While several measures have been taken up by the Ministry over the years aimed in reduction in MMR and ...

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Consultative Committee of MPs attached to the Ministry of Home Affairs meets today

New Delhi, Nov 7 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the meeting of Consultative Committee of Members of Parliament (MPs) attached to Union Home Ministry here on Friday. The members discussed various issues pertaining to the human trafficking and safety and security of women in the meeting. Singh informed the members that the Ministry of Home Affairs has taken ...

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After protests, FTII students meet I&B Ministry officials over Chauhan’s appointment

New Delhi, July 4: After staging protests, students and alumni of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) on Friday met Information and Broadcasting Ministry officials here over the appointment of actor Gajendra Chauhan as the new chairman of the institution. The meeting had ended but there is no official word on whether both parties have reached a compromise ...

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Coal Ministry Approves Transfer of Existing Coal Linkage of Panipat TPS

New Delhi, Apr 17: The Ministry of Coal has approved transfer of existing coal linkage of Panipat Thermal Power Station (TPS) to a new supercritical plant to be set up at the same location. The decision has been taken on the basis of recommendations of the Standing Linkage Committee (Long Term) which considered the request of the Government of Haryana. ...

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Delhi Govt. asks IT Ministry to block Uber, Ola mobile apps

New Delhi, Mar 25 : The Delhi government has asked Information Technology Ministry to block mobile applications of cab rental companies Uber and Ola in the capital city. Reports said on Tuesday, Delhi transport officials asked US cab company Uber and its Indian rival Ola to stop operations if they want their applications of radio taxi licence to operate in ...

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2 Petroleum Ministry employees, 3 others arrested for leaking govt documents

New Delhi, Feb 19 : The Delhi Police on Thursday said five people, including two officials of the Petroleum Ministry, have been arrested for leaking confidential government documents. Delhi Police Chief BS Bassi told reporters that those who have received the documents have been identified. “Investigation is still on the preliminary stage…We will catch everyone involved in this matter,” he ...

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No shortage of drugs: Health Ministry on H1N1

New Delhi, Feb 18: The Health Ministry has been closely monitoring the situation arising due to cases and deaths caused by H1N1 in some states and there is no shortage of drugs or any other logistics, Secretary (Health & Family Welfare) B P Sharma stated after a high level meeting chaired by him on Wednesday. Senior officers of the Ministry, ...

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Sports Ministry asks NSFs and IOA to hold timely Elections of Office Bearers

New Delhi, Feb 10: Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has advised that all National Sports Federations (NSFs) and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) shall conduct their election to elect new office bearers at least one month before the expiry of the term of the office bearers. In a communication sent to NSFs and IOA today, the Ministry said that ...

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AYUSH Ministry organises ‘AROGYA health fair’ at Raipur

Raipur, Feb 6 : Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of AYUSH and Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Government of India presided over the inauguration of the AROGYA health fair, at Raipur today. The fair was inaugurated by Dr. Raman Singh, Chief Minister, Chhattisgarh. Also present during the function were Shri Amar Agarwal, ...

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