India-Netherlands launches Clean Air India Initiative
India and Netherlands launched Clean Air India Initiative in New Delhi. It aims to curb air pollution in Indian cities by promoting partnerships between Indian start-ups and companies from Netherlands. It also aims build network of entrepreneurs work More..





ASEAN India Film Festival held in New Delhi
ASEAN India Film Festival was held in New Delhi from May 25 to 30, 2018. It was organised by Ministry of External Affairs (ASEAN Multilateral Division) as part of the series of events to commemorate 25 years of ASEAN and India relations.

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MHA creates Women Safety Division to address issues of women security
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has created Women Safety Division to address issues related to security of women comprehensively amid rising concerns over women safety. The division will deal with all aspects of women safety in coordination with r More..





NITI Aayog signs SoI with Sushant Singh Rajput to promote Women Entrepreneurship Platform
NITI Aayog has signed Statement of Intent (SoI) with noted media personality and entrepreneur Sushant Singh Rajput to collaborate and support its flagship Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) initiative. In his new role, actor turned entrepreneur wi More..





Patratu Super Thermal Power Project: PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone in Jharkhand
Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid foundation stone for first phase (2400MW) of NTPC’s coal based Patratu Super Thermal Power Project in Jharkhand. The project is 74: 26 Joint Venture between Government of Jharkhand (GoJ) and Patratu Vidyut Utpadan Ni More..





Prakash Javadekar launches Samagra Shiksha scheme for school education
The Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on May 24, 2018 launched Samagra Shiksha scheme for school education from pre-school to senior secondary levels.

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Government to set up national registry of crimes against women
The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) is in the process of creating a national registry of crimes against women.

The announcement was made by the NCRB Chief Ish Kumar on May 21, 2018 at a seminar organised by the Bureau of Police R More..





Everything Explained: Model Contract Farming Act 2018 finalised; Contract farming excluded from APMC Act
Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on May 22, 2018 released the final Model Act titled ‘The ….State/UT Agricultural Produce and Livestock Contract Farming and Services (Promotion & Facilitation) Act, 2018’.

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No cancellation fee for flights cancelled within 24 hours of booking: Draft Passenger Charter
The Union Ministry of Civil Aviation on May 22, 2018 notified the Draft Passenger Charter defining rights for air passengers for public consultation.

The Draft Passenger Charter lays down the benefits that More..





SC directs HCs not to entertain pleas on RBI circular on virtual currencies
The Supreme Court on May 17, 2018 barred all the high courts from listening to any plea related to an RBI circular that prohibited dealings in virtual currencies such as the Bitcoin.

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