Saturday, August 18 2018

August 3, 2018

14 cities of India in the list of 20 cities with high levels of PM2.5

Polluted Cities in the world

Stating that 14 cities of India namely Kanpur, Faridabad, Gaya, Varanasi, Patna, Delhi, Lucknow, Agra, Gurgaon, Muzaffarpur, Srinagar, Jaipur, Patiala & Jodhpur are included in the list of 20 cities, which have recorded high levels of PM 2.5, Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate, Dr. Mahesh Sharma has pointed out that these cities in WHO Report do not report pollution on all parameters. In a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha, the Minister referred to the

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August 3, 2018

One Stop Centres to support women affected by violence

New Delhi-So far,195 One Stop Centres are functional in the country to provide single window services such as medical aid, police assistance, legal aid,case management, psychosocial counseling and temporary shelter to women affected by violence.The Ministry is implementing Scheme for setting up One Stop Centre since 1st April 2015 to support women-affected by violence. Under the scheme, it has been envisaged that One Stop Centre would be set up in every district across the country in phased manner.Ministry has approved

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August 2, 2018

India can become a global footwear manufacturing hub

New Delhi-Indian footwear Industry has a huge potential for export and employment generation said Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Mr Suresh Prabhu . He was speaking at the inaugural programme of the 4th India International Footwear Fair 2018 (IIFF) in New Delhi . India will soon become a global hub for manufacturing of footwear to cater to growing demand. The government of Indiais formulating a strategy for greater coordination with States as well as trade bodies

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August 2, 2018

BES Sensex dropped 200 points

Mumbai- Sensex at Bombay stock exchange dropped over 200 points to 37,373.08 on Thursday on heavy selling in metal, auto, banking, capital and realty stocks amid sustained capital outflows by foreign funds after the Reserve Bank of India yesterday hiked repo rate for the second time in two months.The repo rate, at which the RBI lends to other banks, now stands at 6.5 per cent.

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August 1, 2018

Make in India in defence sector introduced

New Delhi-Make in India in defence sector, which is primarily driven by capital acquisition of defence equipment and other policy measures, has been introduced in all major areas of defence such as combat vehicles, combat aircrafts, warships, weapons, ammunitions, missiles, radars, electronic warfare systems etc.Defence Research & Development Organisation the Research wing of Ministry of Defence has been set up with a mandate of developing cutting edge technologies and systems for Indian Armed Forces as per their specific Qualitative Requirements.

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