MINISTRY OF STATISTICS
Notable turnaround in mineral production due to policy reforms: Survey
India produces as many as 95 minerals which include 4 hydrocarbon energy minerals, including coal and lignite; 5 atomic minerals, 10 metallic, 21 non-metallic and 55 minor minerals.
Seventh Delhi Legislative Assembly constituted
Earlier in the day, Delhi's Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh along with EC's senior princi...
PSUs owe telecom ministry Rs 2.65 lakh crore: MoS Sanjay Dhotre
Five PSUs owe DoT over 99% of the total demand raised. This includes a demand...
Economic Survey: Meet the man whose counsel matters the most on Budget eve
India's current CEA, Krishnamurthy Subramanian, is a staunch believer of China's growth model.
Plan your dream wedding with an Arabian Nights twist at Oman's adults-only Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa
Oman is becoming the next destination wedding hot-spot for Indians.
Ministry of External Affairs undertakes path breaking restructuring exercise
MEA, a day after Harsh V Shringla took charge as the new Foreign Secretary, has assigned new roles to the Additional Secretaries (AS) who now number 12 at headquarters in what can be described as a path breaking reorganisation exercise.
BCAS bans e-cigarettes in airports and aircraft
"Upon the prohibition of electronic-cigarettes by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, it has been decided that e-cigarettes includes all forms of electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS), heat not burn products, e-hookah and the like devices," stated the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security circular dated January 10.
LPG price hiked by Rs 144.5 per cylinder
Cooking gas LPG price on Wednesday was hiked by a steep Rs 144.5 per cylinder due to spurt in benchmark global rates of the fuel. But to insulate domestic users, the government almost doubled the subsidy it provides on the fuel to keep per cylinder outgo almost unchanged.
Assam NRC data is safe, technical issue will be resolved: Govt confirms
The Union Home Ministry on Wednesday assured the safety of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) data in Assam. The Centre’s assurance cam...
Not fiscal stimulus, alternate measures needed to boost economy: Rajiv Kumar
Kumar also said growth-enhancing measures are the need of the hour to achieve India's potential growth rate of 7-8 per cent per annum. He attributed the current slowdown to low investment, muted consumption expenditure and lagging exports.
In-built automated filtering only for child porn: MeitY’s draft rules
The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY), in its latest draft sent to the law ministry for vetting, had proposed that content related to terrorism and child pornography should be weeded out by built-in automated technology tools. The final call will be taken after completing discussions with the law ministry, said the official.
First batch of medical supplies ready to be sent to China
The external affairs ministry is working in tandem with the ministry of health and family welfare and the Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP) to ensure that medical supplies are dispatched to China this week. Medical supplies such as gloves, surgical masks and disposable masks (2ply and 3ply) etc will be sent to China this week.
Speed up Cabinet proposals if ministry agrees with appraisal bodies: Cabinet Secretary
Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba has asked all secretaries to not initiate fresh Inter-Ministerial Consultations (IMC) for Cabinet proposals if the sponsoring Ministry is fully in agreement with recommendations of the appraisal bodies regarding the proposals.
Homeopathy and Unani effective in prevention of novel coronavirus infections: AYUSH ministry
"The Ministry of AYUSH is issuing the advisory as preventive measure and not claiming to be a treatment advice for the nCoV infection. The Research Councils under Ministry of AYUSH are involved in various public health activities and provide lifestyle advocacies time to time for the general public," the ministry said in a statement.
Record hike in Indian students at London universities
According to an analysis of new data from the UK's Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) released on Wednesday, Indian student numbers in London grew by 34.7 per cent in 2018-19, marking the largest numbers since 2011-12.
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