Amitabh Bachchan to spread awareness about infectious diseases

Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan offered his services to the Indian government for creating awareness about infectious diseases, specially tuberculosis and hepatitis B. Bachchan, accompanied by his wife and Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan, met union Health Minister J.P. Nadda at his residence and offered his services to spread awareness about the disease. Nadda tweeted: “Deeply … Read more

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas begins in Gujarat today

The 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas has been kicked off in Gandhinagar, Gujarat this morning. Inaugurating the Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called upon the young Indian diaspora to contribute in the initiatives and programs launched by Government of India. Addressing the the gathering, mainly students and young Indian diaspora, she appealed … Read more

When newlyweds believe in sharing household chores, follow-through is everything

Of all the starry-eyed just-married couples you know, which couples are likely to stay the happiest? A University of Illinois study says chances for bliss are highest when husband and wife both believe in divvying up the household labor equally. But that happiness won’t last long if one partner is perceived as not carrying their … Read more

Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh Awarded National Tourism Award for Best State

Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh have been jointly given the award for the First Prize in the category of “Best State/UT: Comprehensive Development of Tourism.” The second and third prizes in this category have gone to Kerala and Gujarat respectively. The National Tourism Awards were given by Mr. Shashi Tharoor, Minister of State for Human … Read more

Making India an open defecation free Country

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Sh. Bharatsinh Solanki in a Statement laid on the table of the Lok Sabha, informed members that Government of India administers the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA), a comprehensive programme to ensure sanitation facilities in rural areas with the main objective of … Read more

India increases more 10,000 MBBS seats in medical colleges

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare relating to the centrally sponsored scheme for up-gradation of existing State Government/Central Government medical colleges to increase the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) seats in the country. This will result in the increase of … Read more

Govt extends NMP benefits to industry clusters in India

Seeking to boost manufacturing sector, Govt has extended the benefits of the National Manufacturing Policy (NMP) throughout the country wherever industry can organise itself into clusters and adopt a self regulatory model. Issuing the guidelines on Friday, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) said all the incentives provided to the National Investment and … Read more

Pope Francis shares hope for a better world

Pope Francis offered a Christmas wish Wednesday for a better world, praying for protection for Christians under attack, battered women and trafficked children, peace in the Middle East and Africa, and dignity for refugees fleeing misery and conflict around the globe. Francis delivered the traditional ‘’Urbi et Orbi” (Latin for ‘’to the city and to … Read more

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