India Updates


MoU between SEBI and FSRA

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 12 May   

        The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA), Abu Dhabi for mutual co-operation and technical assistance between the two regulators. The MoU will promote further development of economic li...


Rs. 2446 Crore approved under Namami Gange Programme 

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 05 May   

        Giving a major fillip to Namami Gange programme the Empowered Steering Committee (ESC) of the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) has approved projects for Development of Ghats and crematoria in the stretch from Haridwar to Uttarakhand Border in Uttarakhand, Garhmukteshwar in UP, Buxar, Hajipur and Sonepur of Bihar, Sahibganj, Rajmahal and Kanhaiya Ghat of Jharkhand and Delhi a...


Voluntary Surrender of Subsidy on Domestic LPG 

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 05 May   

        The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply that as on 01.05.2016 more than 1 crore LPG customers have given up LPG subsidy under the ‘Give It Up’ campaign.  State/UT-wise number of LPG consumers who have given up their subsidy is at Annexure-I. Annexure referred to Part (a) of Raja Sabha Unstarred Q...


Reforms in Oil and Gas Exploration 

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 05 May   

       The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply today that the Government takes various policy and administrative initiatives from time to time to facilitate hydrocarbon exploration in the country. Some of the policy decisions taken by the Government in recent years to enhance exploration and production a...


PM congratulates the Indian scientists

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 05 May   

     The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated the Indian scientists, who are among the recipients of the Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics.  “Congratulations to the Indian scientists who are among the recipients of the Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics.  These scientists have been awarded for detection of gravitational waves, an exceptional scient...


Agreement between India and UAE 

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 05 May   

       The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy has said that the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship on 29.4.2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with National Qualifications Authority of United Arab Emirates (UAE) on cooperation for Skill development and mutual recognition of qualifications. Key areas of c...


11889 samples of AYUSH medicines tested

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 04 May   

    Under the provisions of Drugs & amp; Cosmetics Rules, 1945, Good Manufacturing Practices and Quality standards given in the respective pharmacopoeias are mandatory for the manufacturing of licensed Ayurvedic, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathic medicines. In addition, two voluntary certification schemes for Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani medicines are implemented by Quality Council of India and...


Combined Defence Services Examination (I)-2016 

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 04 May   

      On the basis of the results of the COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICES EXAMINATION (I), 2016 held by the Union Public Service Commission on February 14, 2016, 8411  candidates with the following Roll Numbers have qualified for being interviewed by the Service Selection Board of the Ministry of Defence, for admission to (i) Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 142 th  Course commencing in January, 2017...


Electric Buses under FAME India 

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 04 May   

         Initially there was lack of demand of electric and hybrid vehicles in absence of demand incentives. However due to introduction of FAME India Scheme, demand of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles started picking up.  As per the National Mission on Electric Mobility, if present scheme continue till 2020, it is expected to save approximately 9500 million litre of crude oil equivalent of Rs. 620...


Expansion of Make in India 

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 04 May   

          As per the information provided by Department of Industrial Promotion and Policy, “Ünder Make in India”, 117 Action Plans across 22 sectors cutting across different Ministries such as Railways, Defence, Mines, Shipping, Petroleum & Natural Gas, Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Food Processing Industries, Electronics & IT (DeitY), have been laid out, which...