Steps Being Taken for Combating Infant Mortality

The steps being taken by the government to combat infant mortality and increase vaccine coverage under the national Health mission are as under:

  1. Promotion of Institutional deliveries through cash incentive under JananiSurakshaYojana (JSY) and JananiShishuSurakshaKaryakaram (JSSK) which entitles all pregnant women delivering in public health institutions
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Information & Broadcasting Secretary meets Chinese Delegation

Secretary I&B, Shri Sunil Arora met Mr. Yang Yue, President, Fuzhou People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and his delegation members, to discuss cooperation between two countries in areas pertaining to co-production of movies and import of more Indian movies to China. Joint Secretary (Films), Shri K. Sanjay Murthy and Senior… Read More

Study finds that Green Tea & Dietary Iron are a bad combination

Summary:Green tea is touted for its many health benefits as a powerful antioxidant, but experiments in a laboratory mouse model of inflammatory bowel disease suggest that consuming green tea along with dietary iron may actually lessen green tea’s benefits.

Green tea is touted for its many health benefits as a powerful antioxidant, but experiments… Read More

Defence Minister launches Web Portal of Kendriya Sainik Board Secretariat

The Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar launched an interactive web portal of Kendriya Sainik Board (KSB) Secretariat, under the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare (ESW) of Defence Ministry . The interactive portal facilitates Ex-Servicemen/dependents to submit online applications under various welfare schemes. At present, it contains website… Read More

HRD Ministry to sign LoI with AWF to impart Skill & Education amongst Girls

ASSOCHAM Women Foundation (AWF) and the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) will be signing ‘A Letter of Intent’ to promote education and skilling amongst women and girls in country, said Ms. Revati Jain, Chairperson, ASSOCHAM Women Foundation on the occasion of International Women’s Day at New Delhi. Ms. Jain further said that agreement… Read More

Treatment through Yoga and Naturopathy in Rural Areas

Ministry of AYUSH through Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National AYUSH Mission (NAM) provides grant-in-aid to State Government in accordance with their State Annual Action Plan (SAAP) for AYUSH Wellness Centres including Yoga and Naturopathy. A total of 161 AYUSH wellness centres approved during 2015-16 to State/UTs.

Government of India has no plan to… Read More

AAI participation at World ATM Congress 2016 in Span, Madrid

Airports Authority of India is participating in World ATM Congress at IFEMA exhibition Hall, Madrid. AAI is a leading ANSP service provider and has taken a lead in implementing various CNS-ATM Initiatives in ASIA-Pacific region.  The exhibition stand of AAI was inaugurated by Mr. Lee Pang, Regional Officer (MET), ICAO on 8th March, 2016.  Also seen in the… Read More

Live on 18 Mar 2016- Mighty Indian Air Force combat & Firepower Demo

The Indian Air Force of  has evolved into a capable force to reckon with. From the days of flying vintage aircraft like the Tiger Moth and the Harvard, the Indian Air Force has transformed itself into a modern fighting force. While upgrading its inventory in terms of aerial platforms, sensors and weapon systems, the IAF has also simultaneously improved upon… Read More

Boeing Echo Voyager can operate autonomously for months

Boeing introduced Echo Voyager, its latest unmanned, undersea vehicle (UUV), which can operate autonomously for months at a time thanks to a hybrid rechargeable power system and modular payload bay.

The 51-foot-long vehicle is not only autonomous while underway, but it can also be launched and recovered without the support ships that normally assist UUVs.… Read More

Making its way into Bangladesh: IS needs to be stopped at the gate

The global community is legitimately worried about the rising influence of what appears to be one of the world’s most impactful terrorist outfits- the Islamic State (IS). The influence of IS is increasing rapidly in the region, with Afghanistan, Pakistan having become the main bastions of this terrorist outfit in South Asia. While Indian Muslims, who have… Read More

NASA OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft in Thermal Vacuum testing phase

Summary:The first US mission to collect a sample of an asteroid and return it to Earth for study is undergoing a major milestone in its environmental testing.

The first U.S. mission to collect a sample of an asteroid and return it to Earth for study is undergoing a major milestone in its environmental testing. NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation,… Read More

Nand Lal Sharma SJVN honored with ABP-News CSR Leadership Awards

SJVN is conferred with ABP-News CSR Leadership Award in the category of Best Corporate Social Responsibility Practices while Shri Nand Lal Sharma, Director (Personnel), SJVN has been honored with ABP-News CSR Leadership Award in individual category.

On this Occasion Shri Sharma told that SJVN has introduced various innovative practices besides institutionalization… Read More