Govt. launches campaign to promote ‘eat right movement’
Union Health Minister has kick-started a year-long social and mass media campaign on the Eat Right India movement.
New CBI unit to help investigators share info
Union Minister of State Jitendra Singh has said a Centralised Technology Vertical (CTV) would be set up under the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)
WHO South-East Asia Region plans to banish measles, rubella by 2023
Member-countries of the World Health Organisation (WHO) South-East Asia Region have resolved to eliminate measles and rubella by 2023.
India extends $1 billion line of credit for development of Russia’s Far East
India has unveiled “Act Far East” policy to boost India’s engagement with Russia’s Far East region.
Russia proposes joint development of submarines with India
Russia has offered India joint design and development of conventional submarines through an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA)
IIT-Madras, Delhi University, three others get Institution of Eminence status
The Human Resource Development Ministry has awarded the status of Institute of Eminence to the IIT-Madras, the IIT-Kharagpur, Delhi University, Benares Hindu University and the University of Hyderabad
A weak chase: On controlling hepatitis B
Controlling the hepatitis B virus calls for universal vaccination of newborns
Teaching in the time of consumerism
Changes in social ethos and state policy have pushed the once-venerated Indian teacher to the margins of public life
New traffic rules may entail steeper penalties, court visit
Many States are yet to pass an order that will allow police personnel to let off offenders after paying a fine
Interesting, but risky: On RBI’s floating rate loans diktat
RBI’s diktat to banks could spur borrowing but may pressure lenders’ margins
Putting the pedal to the metal
The government should consider dropping GST rates for BS-IV vehicles to revive the automobile industry
Will PSB mergers alter the banking scenario?
Consolidation will cause disruption in the short run, but could lead to speedier decision-making in future