Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases


PM salutes CRPF personnel on 77th Anniversary Day

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 3 hours ago
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has saluted the CRPF personnel, on 77th Anniversary. “On 77th Anniversary Day of CRPF, we salute CRPF personnel for their fortitude and key role in our security system,” the Prime Minister said. Courtesy: pib.nic.in

Big investment by M/O Tourism in Tourism Infrastructure in the country

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 4 hours ago
Rs. 2333 Crore sanctioned for projects under Swadesh Darshan and PRASAD in last 18 months The Ministry of Tourism, in last 18 months, has sanctioned projects worth Rs. 2333 Crore under Swadesh Darshan and PRASAD, the flagship schemes of the Ministry of Tourism. These projects envisage world class infrastructural development of the sites with special emphasis on Tourist Facilities including Tourist Facilitation Centres, way-side amenities Parking, Public convenience, Illumination, Sound and Light Shows and Theme Parks. In the meeting of the National Steering Committee (NSC, the ap...more »

Sports Minister Vijay Goel Felicitates World Record holder Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 4 hours ago
Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports (I/C) Shri Vijay Goel here today felicitated Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra who has just returned home from Poland after his remarkable feat in Under 20 IAAF World Athletics Championship. Congratulating the young Athlete from Haryana, the Minister said that the entire nation is proud of Neeraj Chopra’s record breaking performance. He expressed hope that with his determination and dedication he will be front ranking Athlete in the world who will vie for top honours at the 2020 Olympics. Shri Goel said all facilities and support will be extended to... more »

Shri Nitin Gadkari Calls for Perfection in Road Engineering , Reiterates Government’s resolve to make High Quality, Green and Safe Roads at Low Cost

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 4 hours ago
The Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari has said that the quality of road engineering in the country needs to improve drastically and should be aligned to international standards. He was speaking at the Inception Day celebrations of National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL) in New Delhi last evening. Citing the high number of road accidents in India and the resultant fatalities, Shri Gadkari said that preparation of very high quality of Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) is the very first stage in ensuring road safety. H... more »

Composite township for Kashmiri migrants

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 4 hours ago
The State Government of Jammu and Kashmir has been requested to identify suitable land in the Kashmir Valley, where the Kashmir migrants could be rehabilitated. A variety of measures have been taken over the years by the Government for rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants. Under the Prime Minister’s Package 2004, 5242 two room tenements have been constructed in Jammu (Purkhoo, Muthi, Nagrota and Jagti) and 200 flats at Sheikhpora in Budgam district (Kashmir Valley) and have been allotted to the migrants. A comprehensive Package was announced by the Government in 2008 for return an... more »

Allowing 74 Per Cent FDI in Pharma Sector

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 4 hours ago
FDI in Brownfield pharma sector has been permitted upto 74% under automatic route; and FDI beyond 74% and upto 100% is allowed under Government approval route. The move to permit 74% FDI under automatic route in Brownfield pharmaceutical sector is aimed at attracting required capital, international best practices and latest technologies in the sector. Further, 100% FDI under automatic route is permitted for Greenfield pharma sector. The Government while reviewing FDI policy on pharma sector has put in place necessary safeguards by providing that non-compete clause would not be per... more »

Extension for submission of Comments on the draft Telecom Consumers Protection (10thAmendment), Regulation, 2016

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 5 hours ago
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) issued a draft regulation related to *Telecom Consumers Protection (10th Amendment), Regulation, 2016 *on 05.07.2016 for comments/responses of stakeholders. Last date for submission of comments/responses, if any, on the draft regulation was 26.07.2016. On the request of some stakeholders, TRAI, yesterday extended the last date for receipt of written comments/responses from the stakeholders on the draft regulation up to 02.08.2016. No request for further extension of time for submission of comments/responses shall be entertained. Courte...more »

Training Activities Imparted by PSUs

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 5 hours ago
The Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) under the Department of Heavy Industry (DHI) are engaged in various training and skill development activities through various programmes such as Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Core Programme, Functional & Technical Management Programmes, Strategic Management Programmes, Quality Management Programmes, Competency Programmes, Craftsman Training Scheme, Nursing Training Scheme, Vocational Training Scheme, Apprenticeship Training Scheme, Training on Computer Applications, Industrial Safety, Trainin... more »

Cochin Shipyard Limited Signs MoU with Government of India

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 5 hours ago
Cochin Shipyard Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of India for the financial year 2016-17. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Shri Rajive Kumar, Secretary Shipping and Shri Madhu S Nair, Chairman & Managing Director, Cochin Shipyard Limited, at New Delhi yesterday. The MoU broadly consists of the performance evaluation parameters and targets for Cochin Shipyard for the ensuing year. The MoU will be reviewed by the Ministry on a regular basis and the performance of PSU would be evaluated and ratings awarded at the end of the financial ye... more »

Anti-Dumping Duty on Imports of a Chemical

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 5 hours ago
Directorate General of Anti-dumping & Allied Duties (DGAD) conducts anti-dumping investigations on the basis of duly substantiated petitions filed by domestic industry alleging dumping of goods into the country causing injury. The basic intent of the anti-dumping measures is to eliminate injury caused to the domestic industry by the unfair trade practices of dumping and to create a level playing field for the domestic industry vis-a-vis dumped goods by re-establishing a situation of open and fair competition in the domestic market. DGAD initiated an anti-dumping investigation in re... more »

Restructuring North Eastern Council

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 5 hours ago
The Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region has constituted a Committee in February, 2016 to examine the role and functions of North Eastern Council. The Committee is required to consult the State Governments in the North East in preparation of its report, which would, inter-alia, cover the issue of up-gradation and restructuring of the North Eastern Council. This was stated by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh in written re... more »

Excerpts of the speech of Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information & Broadcasting on the occasion of Laying of Foundation Stone for Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial at Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu on July 27, 2016.

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 5 hours ago
Brothers and sisters! Tamil is an ancient classical and beautiful language, I can understand it but unfortunately I cannot speak it and am sorry for the same. I will not take any names of the guests as the earlier speakers have all taken their names however I will take only one name in my opening and that is that of Janab APJ Maraikayar, the brother of the great Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. I welcome him. I thank my colleague the Defence Minister Mr. Manohar Parrikar for organizing this event in memory of the great son of this country APJ Abdul Kalam. I thank the Chief Minister Selvi Jay... more »

Indian Companies to pitch for executing more telecom projects in Bangladesh, says Manoj Sinha

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 10 hours ago
India today asked Bangladesh to utilize the services of Indian Companies in executing telecom projects in the neighbouring country. New Delhi has already offered line of credit worth two billion US dollars to Dhaka and Indian companies including Tejas have successfully completed pilot projects in connecting 100 Union Parishads (Gram Panchayats) in Bangladesh and has pitched for executing 1000 such projects. This was conveyed to the visiting Bangladeshi delegation led by State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Ms. Tarana Halim, who called on the Union Minister of Communicatio... more »

New Air Traffic Control Tower at IGI Airport

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 10 hours ago
The Indira Gandhi International Airport is going to get a new air traffic control tower with state-of-the-art equipment. The height of the new air traffic control (ATC) tower at IGI Airport is 102m. The cost of the tower and equipment as part of overall project cost as approved by the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) is Rs.350 crores. It took around 4 years to construct this tower. The old control tower will remain operational till the new ATC Automation System in the new control tower is stabilized. This information was given by the Minister of State for Civil Aviatio... more »

National Agricultural Research System is One of the Largest in the World

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 10 hours ago
National Agricultural Research System is One of the Largest in the World The Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE) coordinates and promotes agricultural research & education in the country. DARE provides the necessary government linkages for the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), the premier research organisation for co-ordinating, guiding and managing research, education and extension in agriculture including horticulture, fisheries and animal sciences in the entire country. With 102 research institutes and 73 agricultural universities spread across... more »

PM's telephonic conversation with Prime Minister of UK

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 10 hours ago
Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi spoke to UK Prime Minister Theresa May on telephone on Tuesday. He congratulated Prime Minister May on the assumption of her new responsibility. Prime Minister Modi recalled his memorable visit to the UK last November and affirmed India’s commitment to further strengthen the strategic partnership between both countries. Prime Minister also appreciated UK’s consistent support to India in various global fora. Prime Minister May thanked Prime Minister. She looked forward to working closely with Prime Minister for developing stronger bilateral ties a... more »

Jim Rogers on Financial Post Midas Letter 06/24/2016

noreply@blogger.com (Nicole Bourbaki) at JIM ROGERS BLOG - 17 hours ago
Jim Rogers on Brexit and Gold "You Should be Very Worried" Financial Post Midas Letter 06/24/2016 Jim Rogers started trading the stock market with $600 in 1968.In 1973 he formed the Quantum Fund with the legendary investor George Soros before retiring, a multi millionaire at the age of... This is an excerpt only please visit http://www.jimrogersinvestments.com for the full story , full links, other content, and more! Thank You >>>>

Jim Rogers Interview at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum BNE Intellinews 06/23/2016

noreply@blogger.com (Nicole Bourbaki) at JIM ROGERS BLOG - 17 hours ago
Jim Rogers Interview at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum BNE Intellinews 06/23/2016 Jim Rogers started trading the stock market with $600 in 1968.In 1973 he formed the Quantum Fund with the legendary investor George Soros before retiring, a multi millionaire at the age... This is an excerpt only please visit http://www.jimrogersinvestments.com for the full story , full links, other content, and more! Thank You >>>>

Jim Rogers : The way of the successful investor is normally to do nothing

noreply@blogger.com (Nicole Bourbaki) at JIM ROGERS BLOG - 17 hours ago
Jim Rogers: "I like to buy things and own them forever. And what success I have had in investing has usually come from buying stock that is very cheap or that I think is very cheap. Even if you are wrong, when buying something cheap you are probably not going to lose a lot of money. But buying... This is an excerpt only please visit http://www.jimrogersinvestments.com for the full story , full links, other content, and more! Thank You >>>>

Jim Rogers Turmoil Is Coming

noreply@blogger.com (Nicole Bourbaki) at JIM ROGERS BLOG - 17 hours ago
Jim Rogers Turmoil Is Coming. Description and Comments at: Two years since his last interview with us, investor . Jim Rogers started trading the stock market with $600 in 1968.In 1973 he formed the Quantum Fund with the legendary investor George Soros before retiring, a multi millionaire at... This is an excerpt only please visit http://www.jimrogersinvestments.com for the full story , full links, other content, and more! Thank You
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