Sunday, August 19 2018

August 1, 2018

Millions Indians were pushed into poverty to fund their healthcare

High cost on medical expenditure in India

New Delhi- 55 million Indians were pushed into poverty in a single year because of having to fund their own healthcare, and out of this, 38 million fell below the poverty line due to spending on medicines alone. These data are a recently published research paper based on cross-sectional analysis of National Sample Survey Office . It is true that the total expenditure on out-patient care is significantly higher than the in-patient care. Further, as per the 71st Round (January-June

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August 1, 2018

Konkan Railway to begin work on Kolhapur-Vaibhavwadi Route Soon

Work on the 103 kilometreKolhapur-Vaibhavwadi section of Konkan Railway will begin soon. This decision was taken at a review meeting of Konkan railway chaired by Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, in New Delhi.The meeting was attended by the Chairman, Railway Board, CMD, Konkan Railway and other senior officials. During the discussions the Minister emphasised that the construction of the Kolhapur-Vaibhavwadi section will be a game changer for not only the Konkan Railway but also

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July 31, 2018

Walled City of Jaipur for UNESCO World Heritage recognition

Jaipur next proposed site for UNESCO

New Delhi-The site namely The Walled City of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India has been proposed for World Heritage. As per Operation Guidelines 2017, only one site can be nominated by the state party each year. The recognition of World Heritage is a matter of great pride. It impacts the local economy by giving a boost to domestic and international tourism leading to increased employment Generation, creation of World class infrastructure and augmentation of sale of local handicrafts, handlooms and heritage memorabilia.

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July 30, 2018

Khadi will become a global fabric

aunching Western and Ethnic Khadi Designer Wear in New Delhi

New Delhi-Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh launched Western and Ethnic Designer Wear collections at Khadi Bhawan at Connaught Place .During the launch the Minister said that Khadi has come a long way after Prime Ministers call to make Khadi the signature fabric of India and a means for the economic transformation of the country. The Minister hoped that in the coming days Khadi will become a global fabric. The Minister informed that with

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July 30, 2018

Indian film Newton bags honour at BRICS Film Festival

3rd BRICS Film Festival concluded with India Day

The 3rd BRICS Film Festival took place in Durban, South Africa, along with the International Durban Film Festival from 22-27th July, 2018. The last day of the festival was celebrated as India Country Day followed by Awards and Closing Ceremony.Newton bags honour at BRICS Film Festival.The film festival is aimed at celebrating world-class film productions from the BRICS nations with the objective of inspiring more collaboration from these nations. The format of the festival consisted of screening two feature films

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