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Parliament nod to two bills related to Indian medicine council and Homeopathy central council
The Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2020 seeks a year's time to reconstitute the central council and provides for a board of directors to exercise its powers in the interim period.
Lanka will not allow its land or maritime territory to threaten India’s security: Foreign Secretary
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Bills on central councils for homoeopathy, Indian medicines get Rajya Sabha nod
Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2020 seeks to further extend the time to form the Central Council of Homeopathy by a year, after exhausting two years for the purpose. Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2020 seeks a year's time to reconstitute the central council and provides for a board of directors to exercise its powers in the interim period.
India, US hold consultations, agree to work closely at UN Security Council
The two countries also agreed to work closely together given their shared values of democracy, pluralism and rule-based international order.
Centre makes plans for nationwide vaccine distribution; asks states to wait for final policy
The ministry of health and family welfare said the government is fine tuning the distribution plan and prioritisation policy for Covid-19 vaccine, whenever it is developed and approved by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
BJP Manifesto triggers free vaccine politics, opposition cries foul
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter to attack the government. “Government of India just announced India’s Covid access strategy. Kindly refer to the state-wise election schedule to know when will you get it, along with a hoard of false promises,” he said.
True potential of India-US relations yet to come: Envoy
India's Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu, addressing a virtual meeting said that the US-India partnership is underpinned by democratic ideals, shared economic and security interests as well as robust people-to-people ties.
Textile sector key in realising self-reliant India: Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Addressing an international webinar on textile traditions organised by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), he said Indian textiles are highly valued globally and they have also got enriched with customs, crafts, products and techniques of other cultures, a statement said.
Contributions to R&D spends on Covid-related vaccine, drugs to be considered as CSR: Govt
The targeted amendment in the CSR rules permitted such companies to categorise as CSR activity any Covid-related R&D activity even if undertaken as part of its normal course of business. While the relaxation is applicable for three years from the ongoing fiscal till FY23, it came with the rider that such R&D activity must be carried out in collaboration with specified public institutions.
ICMR's 2nd sero-survey shows Indians far from achieving herd immunity against COVID-19: Vardhan
During an interaction with his social media followers, the minister said the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is actively researching on reports of COVID-19 reinfection and although the number of such cases is negligible at this moment, the government is fully seized of the importance of the matter, the health ministry said in a statement.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrives in Russia to attend SCO meeting
His trip to Moscow comes days after Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited the Russian capital to attend a meeting of the defence ministers of the eight-nation SCO of which both India and China are members. During his stay in Moscow, Jaishankar will attend the meeting of Council of Foreign Ministers of SCO.
Indians not buying energy efficient AC: Study
Shikha Bhasin, programme Lead at CEEW, and lead author of the study, said, India has led one of the most successful energy-labelling programme globally.
MEA creates musical ensemble to create spirit of unity in fight against Covid-19
This song is dedicated to the world by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) of India. ICCR is MEA’s autonomous organization mandated to build international understanding, develop closer cultural relations between India and other countries and project India’s soft power abroad.
There is a free media in India: MEA on Chinese embassy's Taiwan guidelines to journalists
The spokesperson said this when asked for comments about a letter sent to journalists by the Chinese embassy that called for honouring the 'One-China' policy.