Can colour-blind people pursue MBBS: SC to Medical Council of India
The committee shall include experts from genetics, ophthalmology, psychiatry and medical education from AIIMS, New Delhi and PGIMER, Chandigarh.
PM Modi among Time magazine contenders for most influential people
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi features among the names of probable contenders for Times most influential people 2017 list.
India becomes the third largest aviation market in domestic traffic
India beat Japan to become the third largest aviation market in terms of domestic passenger traffic. India’s domestic passenger traffic stood at 100 million in 2016, which is only behind the US (719 million) and China (436 million).
Arun Jailtley handed over DRDO developed products to Indian Navy
The three Naval Systems - USHUS-II Submarine Sonar, Directing Gear for Hull Mounted Sonar Array and RLG based Inertial Navigation System for Ship Applications (INS-SA) – will boost India’s maritime security.
Rajya Sabha passed Employee’s Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016
The Employee’s Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016 seeks to amend the over nine-decades old Employee’s Compensation Act, 1923.
Five Indian cities included in World Heritage List
Ahmedabad, Delhi, Jaipur, Bhubaneswar and Mumbai are the five cities that were included in the tentative List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Suresh Prabhu announced scaling up of VIKALP Scheme for Railway Passengers
The expanded VIKALP scheme will enable the Indian Railways to get more revenues without any increase in the number of train services. Union Cabinet approves
Union Cabinet approves proposal for amendments to NABARD Act, 1981
The proposed increase in the authorized capital of NABARD will allow the organisation to respond to the commitments it has undertaken.
Union Ministry of Railways releases new Water Management Policy
On this occasion, the Union Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu presented GreenCo Certificates to three units of Indian Railways for their eco-friendly initiatives.
India slips to rank 131 in Human Development Index, Norway tops again
India has been ranked 131 in the Human Development Index, below two of its SAARC counterparts Sri Lanka and Maldives, which have been categorised in the high human development category.