Thursday, 23 June 2016

Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Germany

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 12 hours ago
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been apprised of signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Steinbeis GmbH Co. KG for Technologietransfer, Germany on technology resourcing in manufacturing, including sub-sectors of Capital Goods. The MoU was signed on 25th April, 2016 during the Industrial Exhibition Hannover Messe 2016 in Hannover, Germany. Steinbeis GmbH is leading organization for applied industrial research in Europe. It will act as a Technology Resource Partner for implementing identified projects in manufacturing. The field of c... more »

Cabinet approves Protocol amending the Agreement for avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with Belgium

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 12 hours ago
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved today the signing of a Protocol amending the Agreement between India and Belgium for avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income. The amendment in the Protocol will broaden the scope of the existing framework of exchange of tax related information between the two countries, which will help curb tax evasion and tax avoidance. The Protocol will also revise the existing treaty provisions on mutual assistance in collection of taxes. Courtesy:pib.nic.in

Cabinet approves four laning of Hubli-Hospet Section of NH-63 in Karnataka

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 12 hours ago
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the development of four laning of Hubli-Hospet Section of NH-63 in Karnataka. The cost is estimated to be Rs.2272.20 crore including cost of land acquisition, resettlement and rehabilitation and other pre-construction activities. The total length of the road to be developed is approximately 144 kms. This work will be done under the National Highways Development Project (NHDP) Phase-IV on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis. The project will help in expediti... more »

Incentives and Promotions for Anganwadi Workers

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 12 hours ago
The Ministry of Women and Child Development has provided several facilities and incentives to the Anganwadi Workers to improve their conditions of service. The Anganwadi Workers have been provided an insurance cover under Anganwadi Karyakartri Bima Yojana. The annual premium for this is Rs.280/- out of which Rs.100/- is paid by the Central Government, Rs.100/- is paid by the Ministry of Finance and Rs.80/-, which is supposed to be paid by the Anganwadi Workers, has been waived off. The Anganwadi Worker is also provided 180 days of maternity leave. She is also sanctioned two saris as ... more »

Vice President Congratulates ISRO on the Successful Launch of PSLV-C34

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 12 hours ago
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on the successful launch of PSLV-C34, carrying a record 20 satellites in a single mission including the Cartosat-2 series satellite and 19 other satellites. *Following is the text of Vice President’s message*: “I offer my congratulations to the Scientists, Engineers and Technicians of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for the successful launch of the PSLV-C34, carrying a record 20 satellites in a single mission including the Cartosat-2 series satellite and ... more »

3rd National Standards Conclave

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 13 hours ago
Department of Commerce, Government of India in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and the National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB) and other knowledge partners is organizing the 3rd National Standards Conclave on 23-24 June 2016 in New Delhi. The Conclave will be inaugurated by Commerce and Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman. The objective of the two day Conclave is to bring awareness and prepare Industries, Central Government Ministries, State Governments, regulatory/standards setting and conformi... more »

President Shri Pranab Mukherjee congratulates ISRO on the successful launch of PSLV-C34

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 13 hours ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on the successful launch of PSLV-C34, carrying a record 20 satellites in a single mission including the Cartosat-2 series satellite and 19 co-passenger satellites. In a message to Shri A.S. Kiran Kumar, Chairman of ISRO, the President has said, “My heartiest congratulations to you and your entire team at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch of PSLV-C34, carrying a record 20 satellites in a single mission including the Cartosat-2 series sat... more »

Yoga is a science, not a dogma; It helps improve the levels of fitness and the overall health profile: Vice President

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 13 hours ago
Inaugurates International Conference on ‘Yoga for Body and Beyond’ The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that Yoga is a science, not a dogma and it helps improve the levels of fitness and the overall health profile. He was addressing the audience after inaugurating a two-day International Conference on ‘Yoga for Body and Beyond’, here today. The Minister of State for AYUSH (I/C) and Health & Family Welfare, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev, Dr. Pranav Pandya, Swami Amrita Suryananda, Swami Chidanand Muni and Prof. H.R. Nagendra were also present on... more »

PSLV-C34 Successfully Launches 20 Satellites in a Single Flight

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 13 hours ago
In its thirty sixth flight (PSLV-C34), ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 727.5 kg Cartosat-2 Series Satellite along with 19 co-passenger satellites today morning from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the thirty fifth consecutively successful mission of PSLV and the fourteenth in its 'XL' configuration. The total weight of all the 20 satellites carried on-board PSLV-C34 was 1288 kg. After PSLV-C34 lift-off at 0926 hrs (9:26 am) IST from the Second Launch Pad with the ignition of the first stage, the subsequent important flight even... more »

Clarification regarding News Report of Arrest of Tax Defaulters

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 18 hours ago
Certain sections of the press have been carrying news reports today that Income Tax Department is going to arrest wilful defaulters of tax. In this regard, it is clarified that no such statement has been authorised by the Income-tax Department. Though the provisions for arrest and detention by the Tax Recovery Officers in respect of the non-compliant tax defaulters are contained in the Income-tax Act, these are used extremely sparingly. Courtesy:pib.nic.in

India ready to lead the world: Dr Jitendra Singh

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports, MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh has said, the message should go out loud and clear, far and wide, that just as India has proved its capacity to lead the world in the field of Yoga and today every country is following it, similarly, India is ready to lead the world in every other sphere as well.“Just as India has led the world in Yoga, let us pledge that India will... more »

Ministry of Civil Aviation Holds Numerous Activities to Mark 2nd International Day of Yoga on 21st June 2016.

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
In line with direction of Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH), an Action Plan in respect of Ministry of Civil Aviation (Main) and its subordinate/attached officers and PSUs has been worked out and being implemented. *Ministry* A Yoga Training Camp was organized in the Ministry in coordination with AYUSH accredited expert trainers from Patanjali Yogpeeth from 15th to 20thJune, 2016 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. On 21st June, 2016, YOGA Day was observed from 8:00 a.m.to 9:00 a.m and the session was lead by Secretary, Shri R.N. Choubey. Beside... more »

Vice President to inaugurate International Conference on Yoga tomorrow;

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
Delegates from 32 countries set to participate As part of the celebrations of second International Day of Yoga, Ministry of AYUSH is organising a two-day International Conference titled ‘Yoga for Body and Beyond’ from 22nd to 23 June, 2016 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Vice President Shri Hamid Ansari, will Inaugurate the Conference at 11 A.M. Lok Sabha Speaker Smt. Sumitra Mahajan, will grace the Valedictory Session of the Conference at 5.00 P.M. on 23rd June. Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik will be the ‘Guest of Honour’ in both the sessions.... more »

Shri Piyush Goyal Presides International Yoga Day Celebration At Raipur

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy presided over the function to celebrate International Yoga Day at Kendriya Vidyalaya in Raipur, Chhattisgarh today. In order to emphasize importance of sports and to promote Indian heritage of yoga among youth, Shri Goyal participated in mass Yoga demonstration along with Dr. Raman Singh, Chief Minister, Chhattisgarh. A large number of students also took part in this 45 minutes Yoga protocol demonstration programme. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Singh said that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, wit... more »

Make the practice of yoga an integral part of life, says President

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee kicked off today (June 21, 2016) the 2ndInternational Yoga Day Celebrations at Rashtrapati Bhavan with around 1000 persons participating in a mass Yoga event. Addressing participants, the President urged people to make the practice of Yoga an integral part of life. He said this will provide them mental and physical strength. It will enable them live a healthy life. It will create overall harmony between body and mind. It will enhance mental and physical well-being. The President also recalled that on December 11, 2014, the General Asse... more »

PM celebrates International Yoga Day in Chandigarh – participates in mass Yoga demonstration, addresses and mingles with people at Capitol Complex

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today celebrated the second International Day of Yoga at Chandigarh, where he joined approximately 30,000 participants in a mass Yoga demonstration. Addressing the gathering at the iconic Capitol Complex, the Prime Minister said that today, people in all parts of the country have connected with Yoga. He said that the world has come forward to support the idea of International Day of Yoga. He added that all sections of society too, have come together in this endeavour. The Prime Minister said that the International Day of Yoga is a day linked... more »

Text of PM’s address at International Day of Yoga event at Capitol Complex, Chandigarh, 21.06.2016

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
इस समय देश के हर कोने में इस योग के कार्यक्रम से लोग जुड़े हुए हैं और विश्‍व के सभी देश अपने-अपने समय की सुविधा से इस कार्यक्रम के साथ जुड़े हुए हैं। यूनाइटेड नेशन्स द्वारा पूरे विश्‍व में अंतर्राष्‍ट्रीय योग दिवस मनाया जा रहा है। भारत के अनुरोध पर गत वर्ष इसका प्रारंभ हुआ। 21 जून की तारीख इसलिए पसंद की गई कि एक प्रकार से विश्‍व के एक बहुत बड़े हिस्‍से में आज का दिवस सबसे लंबा दिवस होता है और एक प्रकार से सूर्य से निकट नाते का यह पर्व होता है और उसे ध्‍यान में रखते हुए 21 जून को अंतर्राष्‍ट्रीय योग दिवस के रूप में पसंद किया गया है। पूरे विश्‍व का समर्थन मिला, विकसित देश हो, विकासमान... more »

Ministry of I&B issues Notice Inviting Applications (NIA) for e-auction of 266 Private FM Radio Channels in 92 Cities in Second Batch of FM Phase III

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India today issued the Notice Inviting Applications (NIA) for e-auction of 266 FM Radio channels in 92 cities in the second batch of Private FM Phase III. The second batch consists of 227 channels in 69 new cities besides 39 channels in 23 existing cities. Out of 69 new cities taken up for auction in the second batch, 20 cities with 80 channels are having population of 3-10 lakh , 38 cities with 114 channels are having population of 1-3 lakh whereas 11 cities in border areas of Jammu & Kashmir and North Eastern states with popu... more »

Celebrations of International Yoga Day,2016 At Mumbai Port Trust – “Awaken Your Heart at Gateway of India”

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 2 days ago
The 2 1st June has been declared as The International Yoga Day by the Hon’b1e Prime Minister of India in the year 2015. Ever since, then, the entire world has joined hands in celebrating this day as “The International Yoga Day". In keeping with the theme, Mumbai Port Trust has arranged a slew of programmes from 19 to 2 lst June 2016. The events are being arranged on this occasion at various locations viz., Gateway of India, Conference Hall at Vijay Deep, Ballard Estate, Welfare Centre at Nadkarni Park, Wadala for the benefit of port employees, port users as also general public who wo... more »

Salient Activities of Ministry of HRD Regarding Yoga Education and Celebration of International Day of Yoga

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 2 days ago
First Yoga Olympiad at National level was held (18-19th June, 2016) in which 21 States/UTs participated, Hon’ble Human Resource Development Minister Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani gave away prizes to winners on June 20th, 2016 in the presence of Union Minister of AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik. State/UT teams were divided into four categories viz., Upper Primary Girls, Upper Primary Boys, Secondary Girls and Secondary Boys. A total of 321 students along with their 79 teachers from 21 states/UTs participated in the Yoga Olympiad Performance. The Central Government has for the first time giv... more »
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