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Nov 22, 2017 02:26 PM 10 new heritage sites commence special sanitation action as the Swachh Iconic Places 10 new heritage sites commence special sanitation action as the Swachh Iconic Places project under Swachh Bharat Mission completes a year.
Nov 17, 2017 05:51 PM Health Ministry introduces Daily Drug Regimen for treatment of Tuberculosis The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has recently announced the launch of daily regimen for TB patients across the country under The Revised National TB Control Programme (RNTCP).
Nov 16, 2017 10:18 AM Reduced GST rate come into effect on 178 items GST Rate Changes come into effect on 178 items where rate has been brought down from 28% to 18% from 15th November, 2017. Accordingly, there would be a corresponding reduction in price/MRP on these goods. Consumers may take note of these reduction while making purchases.
Nov 15, 2017 05:37 PM India State Level Disease Burden Report released The India State Level Disease Burden report of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has been released. The report is the first comprehensive set of state-level disease burden, risk factors estimates and trends for each state in India to inform health planning to reduce health inequalities amongst states in India.
Nov 13, 2017 12:43 PM Changes recommended in Composition Scheme Changes have been recommended in the Composition Scheme on the basis of discussions held in the 23rd meeting of the GST Council.
Nov 09, 2017 09:49 AM Health Ministry issues pollution advisory for citizens The Union Health Ministry has issued a health advisory in view of the severe air pollution in the city of Delhi.
Nov 08, 2017 12:20 PM Online mechanism to lodge complaints of sexual harassment at workplace launched Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched a comprehensive SHe-Box online complaint Management System for women working in both public and private organizations to lodge complaints of sexual harassment at workplace. The SHe-Box has been launched to ensure the effective implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act (the SH Act), 2013.
Nov 07, 2017 10:15 AM Ministry of Railways provides information through SMS regarding status of delayed trains. Ministry of Railways has commenced facility of information to passengers through Short Messaging Service (SMS) regarding status of trains running late by more than one hour. This facility has been made available from 3rd November 2017. Initially this facility has been started for passengers booked on all Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Tejas and Gatimaan trains.
Nov 07, 2017 10:12 AM India Pavilion Launched at COP 23 in Bonn The India Pavilion at COP 23 was launched by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change at Bonn in Germany, as part of the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP-23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) from November 6-17, 2017. India’s theme for COP 23 “Conserving Now, Preserving Future”.
Nov 02, 2017 11:24 AM Maximum age of joining NPS increased to 65 years under NPS-Private Sector. The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has increased the maximum age of joining under NPS-Private Sector (i.e. All Citizen and Corporate Model) from the existing 60 years to 65 years of age.
Nov 01, 2017 09:20 AM CBDT extends due date for filing Income Tax Returns and Tax Audit Reports The due date of 30th September 2017 for those liable to file returns has been extended to 30.09.2017 and to facilitate ease of compliance by the taxpayers, CBDT has further extended the ‘due-date’ for filing Income Tax Returns and various reports of audit prescribed under the Income-tax Act,1961 pertaining to AY 2017-18 from 31st October, 2017 to 7th November, 2017 for all such taxpayers.
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