Day: March 25, 2019

Vice President calls for renewed focus on agribusiness, value addition and diversification of agriculture

Emphasizes upon the need to educate farmers about diversification and allied activities to supplement income; Asks extension officers to spend more time with the farmers; Calls for reform of agricultural markets through removal of middlemen; Asks students of agriculture to go to fields and spend time with farmers’ […]

Study: Sexual torture widespread for migrants seeking Europe

PARIS — Migrants trying to reach Europe face routine rape and sexual torture throughout their journey and especially in Libya, with men facing abuse nearly as routinely as women, according to a study based on dozens of interviews with aid workers and migrants. The graphic study released Monday […]

PM condoles loss of lives due to a bus accident in Maharashtra

open view news desk The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has condoled the loss of lives due to a bus accident in Palghar district of Maharashtra. The bus accident in Maharashtra’s Palghar is unfortunate. My thoughts are with the bereaved families and prayers with those injured. The Maharashtra […]

NITI Aayog organises FinTech Conclave 2019

Over 300 stakeholders from across the Government, Banking and Startup investors chart future of financial technologies open view news desk To shape India’s continued ascendancy in FinTech, build the narrative for future strategy and policy efforts, and to deliberate steps for comprehensive financial inclusion, NITI Aayog organized a […]

Payroll Reporting in India – A Formal Employment Perspective

open view news desk The Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has released the press note on Employment Outlook of the country covering the period September, 2017 to January, 2019, based on the administrative records available with selected government agencies to assess the progress […]

No directive to restrict choice of subjects for research

open view news deskGovernment believes in the principle of freedom in research open view news desk The Ministry of Human Resource Development has not issued any directive to restrict choice of subjects for research, as has been reported in a section of media since the Government believes in […]

Induction of Chinook Helicopters in Indian Air Force

open view news desk On 25 March 2019, the IAF formally inducted the CH 47 F(I)- Chinook heavy lift helicopters into its inventory at Air Force Station Chandigarh. Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff was the Chief guest and […]

Justice sought for 4 Dutch journalists killed in El Salvador

It was 1982, the height of the civil war in El Salvador. Four Dutch TV journalists had linked up with leftist rebels near the town of El Paraiso, which has an army base on its outskirts. Planning to spend several days behind rebel lines, the newsmen hoisted rucksacks […]

Young Scientist Programme (Yuvika) – Online Registration

open view news desk The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched a special programme for School Children called “Young Scientist Programme” “YUva VIgyani KAryakram” (युिवका) from this year. The Program is primarily aimed at imparting basic knowledge on Space Technology, Space Science and Space Applications to the […]

Admiral Sunil Lanba commissions Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Training Facility – ABHEDYA, at INS Shivaji, Lonavala

open view news desk Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM AVSM ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff commissioned a state of the art  “Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Training Facility – ABHEDYA”, at  INS Shivaji, Lonavla today. The ceremony was attended by a host of dignitaries including VAdm AK Chawla, FOC-in-C Southern […]

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