In early 28 February 2002, at least 57 people were killed after a train carrying Hindu activists was torched by a mob in the Muslim-dominated area of Gujarat. AFP file photoA special court here on Friday gave life imprisonment to 11 of the 24
A Yellow fever Vaccination facility was inaugurated by Smt Dr. Megha Pravin Khobragade, DADG (IH), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India in the presence of Shri S. Anantha Chandra Bose, Chairman and Shri S. Natarajan, Deputy Chairman, V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust at the premises of Port Health Organisation, World Trade Avenue, Port Estate.
“Ganges-Danube Cultural Festival of India” in Hungary will be inaugurated by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Culture & Tourism (I/C) and Civil Aviation on 17 June 2016 at Vigado Theatre in Budapest, Hungary. Dr Sharma will also inaugurate International day of Yoga followed by Yoga workshop on 18th June.
The Ministry of Shipping reviewed the follow up action on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and Petronet LNG for providing an LNG based alternative, fuel efficient and environment-friendly mode of transport on National Waterways, last week. The MoU was signed at the Maritime India Summit in Mumbai in
A two day conference of Power, Renewable Energy & Mines Ministers of States & Union Territories will be held on 16th & 17th of this month in Goa. The Conference will be inaugurated by Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy. The aim of this two day conference is to review the implementation of various ongoing Schemes/ Programmes & host of issues pertaining to power, coal & Renewable energy sectors.
Assistive Devices Provided by Alimco will be Crucial in Achieving the Objectives of Make in India - Rajnath
Shri Rajnath Singh, Union Minister for Home Affairs commended the Department for organizing the Mega ADIP Camp successfully in his Parliamentary Constituency, Lucknow. He said such Camps are crucial to the integration of Persons with Disabilities (PwD) in to the mainstream and a sensitive government like the current government under the leadership of Shri Narendra Modi will always relentlessly work towards achieving the goal of empowerment of Divyangjans. He further added that the state-of-the-art Aids and Assistive Devices provided by ALIMCO will equip PwDs and will also be crucial in achieving the objectives of ‘Make in India’ programme.
The Minister for Civil Aviation Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju said that his Ministry was committed not only to the growth of the Airline industry but also to ensure that flying for most Indians becomes a pleasant experience. In keeping with this commitment he along with MOS Dr. Mahesh Sharma, presided over a presentation made by DGCA with regard to Passenger Centric
- Category: Health
National Health Editors’ Conference on the theme - “Yoga for Holistic Health – Recent Researches” will be inaugurated by Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge), at National Media Centre in New Delhi tomorrow.
- Category: Environment
New Delhi, May 30: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday issued notice to petitioners - environmentalist Manoj Misra, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and other respondents - on a plea filed by The Art of Living Foundation, seeking reconstitution of principal expert committee to examine the alleged impact of the World Culture Festival on the Yamuna floodplains.
Centre committed to providing all assistance to state of Andhra Pradesh for development of Tourism in the state: Dr. Mahesh Sharma
- Category: Infrastructure
Tourism Minister announces financial assistance of Rs 50 crores for development of tourism in Nellore district over next five years.
- Category: Infrastructure
In terms of Budget Announcement 2016-17, Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu today flagged off the inaugural run of the Tiger Trail Circuit Train from Delhi Safdarjung Station. Shri Suresh Prabhu who was on tour to Mumbai, flagged off this train through video conferencing between Mumbai and Delhi.
- Category: Rights
In 2012, while contesting the Punjab Assembly polls, Sukhbir Singh Badal declared himself a humble farmer. His only vehicle: an old Mussy tractor worth around Rs 2 lakh. A few months later, ‘politician and agriculturist’ Badal acquired a huge stake in a family-owned aviation company engaged in ferrying passengers on planes and buses.