Thursday, December 02, 2021

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Stable material for organic pseudocapacitor can offer a low-cost scalable energy storage solution

Stable material for organic pseudocapacitor can offer a low-cost scalable energy storage solution

Scientists at the Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), Mohali, an autonomous institute under the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, have developed a stable material for pseudocapacitors or supercapacitors which store electrical 

Telephone Conversation between PM and President of the Republic of South Africa

Telephone Conversation between PM and President of the Republic of South Africa

 Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had a telephone conversation today with H.E. Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa.

Minister for Rural Development, Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar conducts detailed review meeting of all flagship schemes of Ministry of Rural Development

Minister for Rural Development, Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar conducts detailed review meeting of all flagship schemes of Ministry of Rural Development

Rs.7300 crores released to States and UTs under MGNREGS to liquidate pending dues of FY 2019-2020 and wage dues for the first fortnight of 2020-2021

Shri Tomar advised that around 40 lakh beneficiaries of PMAY(G) who have received second and third instalment of funds must be assisted for quick completion of their housing units

 Minister for Rural Development, Agriculture & Farmers’ Wel

AICTE gives instructions to colleges/institutions to ensure safety and academic welfare of students

AICTE gives instructions to colleges/institutions to ensure safety and academic welfare of students

 Due to the outbreak of covid-19 pandemic the country is currently observing a lock down till 3rd May 2020, 

No positive cases reported from 325 districts: Heath Ministry

No positive cases reported from 325 districts: Heath Ministry

WHO's National Polio Surveillance network team to be utilized to strengthen ongoing COVID-19 surveillance at district level: Health Ministry

Rapid Antibody based Blood test to be used for surveillance, not for diagnosis: ICMR

The number of COVID-19 positive cases stands at 12,380 as on date, while 1489 people have recovered. A total of 414 people in the country have died because of the COVID-2019 infection.

Exchange Rate Notification No.39/2020 - Customs (N.T.)

Exchange Rate Notification No.39/2020 - Customs (N.T.)  

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), and in supersession of the Notification No.37/2020-Customs(N.T.), dated 1st April, 2020 except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, 

Government of India Gives 4 Months’ Rental Waiver to the IT Companies Operating from Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) Centers

Government of India Gives 4 Months’ Rental Waiver to the IT Companies Operating from Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) Centers

 In view of the challenges thrown by COVID19 outbreak and consequent lockdown, the Government today took a major decision to provide relief from payment of rental to the small IT units operating out of the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI).  Most of these units are either Tech MSMEs or startups.

Kidney patients are more vulnerable to COVID-19infections

Kidney patients are more vulnerable to COVID-19infections

Management of patients on dialysis must be according to strict protocols to minimize risk

Guidelines available on International Society of Nephrology website

Factors effecting life expectancy and death

Factors effecting life expectancy and death

 The report -“World Health Statistics 2019 – Monitoring Health for the SDGs” published by World Health Organization is intended to monitor progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

Challenges faced by seafood exporters

Challenges faced by seafood exporters

 The Government is taking various measures to address the issues of seafood exporters wherever feasible.

Tariff Notification No. 29/2020-CUSTOMS (N.T.)

Tariff Notification No. 29/2020-CUSTOMS (N.T.)

 In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962),

Exchange Rates Notification No.28/2020 - Customs (N.T.)

Exchange Rates Notification No.28/2020 - Customs (N.T.) 

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs hereby makes the following amendment in the Notification of the Central Board of Indirect

Cabinet approves Promotion of domestic manufacturing of critical Key Starting Materials/Drug Intermediates and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients in the country

Cabinet approves Promotion of domestic manufacturing of critical Key Starting Materials/Drug Intermediates and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients in the country

 The Union Cabinetchaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved the following schemes:

Cabinet approves promotion of the Domestic Manufacturing of Medical Devices in country

Cabinet approves promotion of the Domestic Manufacturing of Medical Devices in country

 The Union Cabinetchaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved the following schemes:

Cabinet approves Production Linked Incentive Scheme for Large Scale Electronics Manufacturing

Cabinet approves Production Linked Incentive Scheme for Large Scale Electronics Manufacturing

 The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Production Incentive Scheme (PLI)

Cabinet approves Modified Electronics Manufacturing Clusters (EMC 2.0) Scheme

Cabinet approves Modified Electronics Manufacturing Clusters (EMC 2.0) Scheme

 The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved financial assistance to the Modified Electronics Manufacturing Clusters (EMC2.0) 

Cabinet approves Scheme for Promotion of manufacturing of Electronic Components and Semiconductors

Cabinet approves Scheme for Promotion of manufacturing of Electronic Components and Semiconductors

 The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved to offer financial incentive of 25% of capital expenditure for the manufacturing 

Cabinet approves promotion of the Domestic Manufacturing of Medical Devices in country

Cabinet approves promotion of the Domestic Manufacturing of Medical Devices in country

 The Union Cabinetchaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved the following schemes:

Comfort facilities to passengers

Comfort facilities to passengers

 Indian Railways constantly strive to provide better facilities to its vast set of customers through proper planning and system improvements on a continuous and ongoing basis depending upon customer feedback,

Factors effecting life expectancy and death

Factors effecting life expectancy and death

 The report -“World Health Statistics 2019 – Monitoring Health for the SDGs” published by World Health Organization is intended to monitor progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Vaccine Research on Coronavirus

Vaccine Research on Coronavirus

 As per index of average overall global health security score 2019, India has been classified as “more prepared”. 

Recommendations of GST council related to changes in GST rates on supply of goods and services

Recommendations of GST council related to changes in GST rates on supply of goods and services

 The 39th GST Council met under the Chairmanship of Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman here today  .

PM expresses anguish over the death of people in an accident in Jodhpur, Rajasthan

PM expresses anguish over the death of people in an accident in Jodhpur, Rajasthan

 Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi expressed anguish over the death of people in a road accident in Jodhpur. 

People benefited by Ayushman Bharat

People benefited by Ayushman Bharat

 Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) is an entitlement-based scheme and no registration or enrolment of beneficiaries is required for availing the benefits under the scheme. 

मानव संसाधन विकास राज्‍य मंत्री डॉ. सत्‍य पाल सिंह ने मेन्‍डोजा, अर्जेंटीना में जी-20 शिक्षा मंत्रियों की बैठक में भाग लिया

मानव संसाधन विकास राज्‍य मंत्री डॉ. सत्‍य पाल सिंह ने मेन्‍डोजा, अर्जेंटीना में जी-20 शिक्षा मंत्रियों की बैठक में भाग लिया

किसी भी समाज और देश की तरक्‍की के लिए शिक्षा को सर्वोच्‍च

 प्राथमिकता का क्षेत्र होना चाहिए: डॉ. सत्‍य पाल सिंह

      मानव संसाधन विकास राज्‍य मंत्री डॉ. सत्‍य पाल सिंह ने 05 और 06 सितम्‍बर, 2018 को मेन्‍डोजा,अर्जेंटीना में आयोजित जी-20 शिक्षा मंत्रियों की और संयुक्‍त मंत्रिस्‍तरीय बैठक में भाग लेने के लिए एक उच्‍चस्‍तरीय प्रतिनिधि मंडल का नेतृत्‍व किया। जी-20 के इतिहास में शिक्षा मंत्रियों की यह पहली बैठक थी।

Weather warnings issued for intense rain spells over Kerala during August 2018

Weather warnings issued for intense rain spells over Kerala during August 2018

India Meteorological Department (IMD) had issued all necessary severe weather warnings through its office in Thiruvananthapuram. As per the regular practice, warnings are uploaded in the local website (www.imdtvm.gov.in) every day. District wise rainfall forecast along with warnings are also uploaded and updated thrice daily in the website.

Shri Rajnath Singh reviews MHA budget expenditure for 2018-19

Shri Rajnath Singh reviews MHA budget expenditure for 2018-19

 The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh reviewed the budget expenditure of the Ministry of Home Affairs for the current financial year at a meeting here today. The MHA has utilized 49.14% of the funds till date (April-to-September 7, 2018) out of total budget of Rs. 93,171.61 crores for 2018-19.

 

List of MoUs/Agreements signed during the State visit of President of Vietnam to India List of MoUs/Agreements signed during the State visit of President of Vietnam to India

List of MoUs/Agreements signed during the State visit of President of Vietnam to India 

Cabinet approves Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018

Cabinet approves Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018

Offences worth Rs.100 crore or more under the Bill

Property of Fugitive Economic Offenders to be attached

Cabinet approves Establishment of National Financial Reporting Authority


The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for establishment of National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) and creation of one post of Chairperson, three posts of full-time Members and one post of Secretary for NFRA.

The abuse of technology is the main challenge, the common feeling expressed in open forum discussion

The abuse of technology is the main challenge, the common feeling expressed in open forum discussion 

In the 48th International Film Festival of India day three of open forum belonged to the discussion on ‘Are Actors Losing Control due to Changing Technologies?’ Pierre Assouline, French Filmmaker, Shyam G K filmmaker from Bengaluru, Swastik Chaudhary, Oriyan Film maker, Amartya Bhattcharya, Bengali filmmaker and Deb Kamal Ganguly, Faculty, FTII participated in the discussion.

کابینہ سکریٹری نے پسماندہ اضلاع میں تیز رفتار تبدیلی کیلئے پربھاری افسران کی پہلی میٹنگ کی صدارت کی


کابینہ سکریٹری نے پسماندہ اضلاع میں تیز رفتار تبدیلی کیلئے پربھاری افسران کی پہلی میٹنگ کی صدارت کی

صدرجمہوریہ ہند نے ملٹری میڈیسن سے متعلق آئی سی ایم ایم کی 42 ویں عالمی کانگریس کی اختتامی تقریب میں شرکت کی

صدرجمہوریہ ہند نے ملٹری میڈیسن سے متعلق آئی سی ایم ایم کی 42 ویں عالمی کانگریس کی اختتامی تقریب میں شرکت کی

Index Numbers of Wholesale Price in India (Base: 2011-12=100) Review for the month of September, 2017

Index Numbers of Wholesale Price in India (Base: 2011-12=100) 
Review for the month of September, 2017 

 

The official Wholesale Price Index for ‘All Commodities’ (Base: 2011-12=100) for the month of September, 2017 declined by 0.4 percent to 114.3 (provisional) from 114.8 (provisional) for the previous month.

Science is the cornerstone for progress of mankind: Vice President

Science is the cornerstone for progress of mankind: Vice President 

Addresses valedictory session of 3rd India International Science Festival – 2017 

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that science is the cornerstone for the progress of mankind. He was addressing the valedictory session of the 3rd India International Science Festival – 2017, jointly organised by the Ministry of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, in Chennai today. The Governor of Tamil Nadu, Shri Banwarilal Purohit, the Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, the Minister of State for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Shri Y.S. Chowdary and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.

 

Ministry WCD launches campaign on 'women for women': #IamThatWoman

Ministry WCD launches campaign on 'women for women': #IamThatWoman 

           

            In an attempt to end Gender bias in women against women, the Ministry of Women and Child Development is undertaking an online campaign #IamThatWoman.

Coordinated effort among ministries shows the path to tide over the temporary crisis of coal shortage and occasional high prices in the Power Exchange

Coordinated effort among ministries shows the path to tide over the temporary crisis of coal shortage and occasional high prices in the Power Exchange 

Press reports have highlighted the issue of the rise in price of power on the Power Exchange on 16th October 2017 to Rs 10.8 per unit. Power Prices on IEX on 17th October 2017 on an average for the day was Rs. 5.45 per unit, and maximum prices were Rs 10.80 only for half an hour from 6.30 PM to 7.00 PM. The prices on 18th Oct 2017 has dropped to average for the day of Rs 4.33 per unit. 

Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$56.59

Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$56.59 

The international crude oil price of Indian Basket as computed/published today by Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas was US$ 56.59 per barrel (bbl) on 17.10. 2017.This was higher than the price of US$ 56.37 per bbl on previous publishing day of 16.10.2017.

Comments and Suggestions Invited for Amendment of Income-tax Rules wrt Registration of Charitable or Religious Trusts

Comments and Suggestions Invited for Amendment of Income-tax Rules wrt Registration of Charitable or Religious Trusts 

Vide Finance Act, 2017, a new clause (ab) was inserted in sub-section (1) of section 12A of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (‘the Act’) w.e.f 01.04.2018 to the effect that where a trust or an institution, which has been granted registration under sections 12A or 12AA of the Act has subsequently adopted or undertaken modification of the objects and such modification does not conform to the conditions of such registration, then such trust or institution shall be required to obtain registration again by making an application within a period of thirty days from the date of such adoption or modification of the objects.

JNPCT wins “Container Terminal of the Year” Award, 2017

JNPCT wins “Container Terminal of the Year” Award, 2017 

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal (JNPCT) was awarded “Container Terminal of the Year” Award for the above 0.6 million TEUs category at The Gateway Awards 2017 held at Mumbai. The Jawaharlal Nehru Port owned JNPCT won the award for its proactive strategies to ease congestion, smooth delivery of containers and revamping of infrastructure to support trade amidst adverse conditions. 
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