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New Rules on Solid Waste Management (SWM)

On 5 April, 2016, the Environment Ministry notified the new Solid Waste Management (SWM) rules 2016. As per these new rules the people of...

Radical Revamp of Medical Council of India Needed – British Medical Journal

In its latest issue the British Medical Journal (BMJ) has advocated for a radical revamp of the Medical council of India (MCI) to remove...

NITI Aayog Prepare Model Act for Farm Land Lease

An expert panel, appointed by NITI Aayog, has submitted its recommendations to formulate a model law to formalize leasing of agricultural land. According to...

Nuclear Security Summit (NSS)

On 1, April the fourth Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) started in Washington DC in which leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, of more than...

I&B Ministry’s Focus on Ease of Doing Business

The Secretary of Information & Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry has asserted that the Ministry, being guided by the philosophy of ‘minimum government, maximum governance’, is...

New US Bill Helping India to Join APEC

A Legislation soliciting the Obama administration to help India to join APEC forum has been introduced in US Congress by few influential American lawmakers;...

Aadhar Bill Presented in the Lok Sabha

On Thursday, Union Finace Minister Arun Jaitly presented the Aadhar Bill (Targeted Delivery of Financial and other Subsidies, Benefits and Services), 2016 in the...

From e-Post to eIPO (Indian Postal Order)

e-Post e-post is a service in which customers’ printed or handwritten messages are scanned and transmitted as e-mail through internet. In fact, it is an...

Economic Survey of India 2015-16 – Key Highlights

The Economic Survey 2015-16, presented in Parliament, has described external environment as challenging but projected a GDP growth rate of 7 to 7.75% in the...

Salient Features of Railway Budget 2016

Union Minister Suresh Prabhu presented the Railway Budget 2016 his second Rail Budget- in Lok Sabha. The Salient Features of the Railway budget are: In Railway...
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