Thursday, 27 October 2016

Govt News In Brief

Environment Ministry’s monitoring Committee reviews situation arising from avian influenza

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 12 hours ago
The Monitoring Committee constituted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change for overseeing outbreak of H5N8 avian influenza reviewed the control and containment of the avian influenza situation today. *Mortality Status within 24 hours:* NATIONAL ZOOLOGICAL PARK, NEW DELHI - 01 (Grey Partridge, in-house bird) DEER PARK, HAUZ KHAS, NEW DELHI - Nil GWALIOR ZOO - Nil *Action taken*: The control and containment measures of avian influenza in the affected zoos are being continued, which inclu... more »

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot Attends The ‘23rd Rehabilitation International World Congress’ at Edinburgh, Scotland

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 12 hours ago
Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, the Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment attended the 23rdRehabilitation International World Congress at Edinburgh, Scotland, being held from 25-27 October, 2016. The Theme of the Congress is, "*Create a More Inclusive World*". The Congress is being attended by more than 1000 delegates from 65 countries. Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal is the Patron of this Congress. The First Minister for Scotland, Rt. Hon Nicola Sturgeon, delegates from China, Great Britain, Germany and other countries attended the Congress. The Minister of SJ&E Shri Tha... more »

Sub- Extension of Period for applying of renewal for GMDSS-GOC License

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 12 hours ago
The Ministry of Communication has extended the period for applying of Renewal of Global Management Distress Safety System General Operator’s Certificate (GMDSS-GOC) License from three months to six months prior to its expiry vide notification No. GSR 186 dated 4th October 2016. This will enable the officers to have adequate time required to renew their GMDSS-GOC license and they will be able to sail on ships without any delay in future. The Standard of Training and Certification of watch keeping mandates all Nautical Grade Officers to hold a valid GMDSS-GOC license issued by Ministry...more »

Shri Piyush Goyal leads Indian Delegation to Republic of Vanuatu

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 12 hours ago
MoU signed for establishing India-Vanuatu Centre of Excellence in IT in Vanuatu Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal led a thirteen-member Indian delegation to Republic of Vanuatu on 25-26th October, 2016. During this visit, the Minister held meetings with H.E. Mr. Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas, Prime Minister of Republic of Vanuatu and H.E. Mr. Bruno Leingkone Tau, Minister for Foreign Affairs, and discussed India-Vanuatu bilateral relations. Vanuatu has acknowledged India’s commitment for strengthening bilateral ties through ... more »

Government committed to facilitate growth and innovation of the M&E sector – Col. Rathore

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 12 hours ago
*Minister delivers address at CII Big Picture Summit * Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore has said with technological changes and innovation, the content platform is undergoing constant change with respect to creation / access and distribution. As a consequence, revenue and business models were being fragmented along with changes in market distribution and talent pool identification. Col. Rathore mentioned this while delivering his key note address at the CII Big Picture Summit here today. Speaking further, the Minister said, a series of measure... more »

Press Statement by Prime Minister during visit of Prime Minister of New Zealand to India

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 12 hours ago
Your Excellency, Prime Minister John Key, Members of the delegations, Members of the media, I am delighted to welcome Excellency Key to India. Excellency, I am told that it is now a regular feature for the New Zealand Parliament to celebrate the festival of Diwali and, you yourself have participated in several of these festivities. So, it is a particular pleasure to receive you in India during the festive season. Friends, Prime Minister Key and I have met several times on the sidelines of multilateral summits and today, it is an honour for us to welcome Excellency Key in India o... more »

Centre Constitutes Committee for monitoring Bird Flu

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 12 hours ago
The Centre has constituted a Committee headed by Joint Commissioner, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairy and Fisheries (DADF) to maintain constant vigil on the situation arising out of avian influenza (H5N8). The Committee will have representatives from Ministry of Health, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change and Department of Agriculture Research and Extension (DARE) and representative of the Delhi Government. Besides, monitoring the situation, the Committee will assist the State Government in taking steps to contain the spread of Avian Influenza. The Centre has als...more »

Digital Media Broadcasting to Play a Critical Role in Bringing About Change in Sports Broadcasting in India Says Sports Minister

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 12 hours ago
The Minister of state (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel has said that digital media broadcasting will play a critical role in bringing about change in sports broadcasting in India. Addressing the Big Picture Summit 2016 here today, he said increasing penetration of internet, mobile devices and cheaper data services especially in rural areas will prove game changer in this direction. He said Broadcasters must focus on how sports are delivered to these audiences. Shri Goel said, data suggests that more than 60% of the Digital Audiences in India is within the age group ... more »

Libraries continue to play a central role in providing open and free access to information and ideas: Vice President

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 16 hours ago
Inaugurates 19th National Convention on Knowledge, Library and Information Networking - NACLIN 2016 The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that the libraries continue to play a central role in providing open and free access to information and ideas. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the 19th National Convention on Knowledge, Library and Information Networking - NACLIN 2016, here today, which was jointly organized by the Tezpur University and Developing Library Network, New Delhi. The Governor of Assam, Shri Banwarilal Purohit, the Minister for Ir...more »

34546 MT pulses procured from farmers during ongoing Kharif season

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 18 hours ago
The Government agencies have procured 34546.69 MT pulses- Moong and Urad as on 25.10.2016 during ongoing Kharif Marketing Season (KMS). FCI, NAFED and SFAC are procuring Kharif pulses from the farmers to ensure MSP for their crops in pulses producing states. So far, FCI has procured 8166.71 MT, NAFED 23510.13 MT and SFAC 2869.85 MT Moong and Urad since the arrival of Kharif crop during ongoing KMS 2016-17. The Government has set up the procurement target of 50,000 MT Kharif pulses during current KMS for its buffer stock. Courtesy: pib.nic.in

PM Shri Narendra Modi inaugurates National Tribal Carnival

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 19 hours ago
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today inaugurated the National Tribal Carnival in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion after witnessing an enthralling carnival parade, he said this is the first time that tribal groups from across the country would be in Delhi at the time of the festive occasion of Diwali. He said the tribal carnival would showcase the capabilities of the tribal communities, in the national capital. The Prime Minister said India is a land of great diversity. He said the carnival parade presented at the function today had offered just a small glimpse of this d... more »

Text of PM Shri Narendra Modi's speech at Inauguration of National Tribal Carnival-2016

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 19 hours ago
देश के इतिहास में पहली बार, देश के कोने कोने से आए हुए आदिवासी भाइयों और बहनों के बीच राजधानी दिल्ली में दीपावली मनाई जाएगी। करीब चार दिन दिल्ली इस बात को अनुभव करेगा कि भारत कितना विशाल है, भारत कितनी विविधताओं से भरा हुआ है और जंगलों में जिंदगी गुजारने वाले हमारे आदिवासी भाई बहनों में कितना सामर्थ्य है कितनी शक्ति है। देश के लिए कुछ न कुछ करने के लिए दूर-सुदूर जंगलों में रहते हुए भी वो कितना बड़ा योगदान दे रहे हैं ये दिल्ली पहली बार अनुभव करेगा। भारत विविधताओं से भरा हुआ देश है। 'बीस गांव- बोली बदल जाए' ये हमारे यहां पुरानी कहावत है लेकिन हमने यहां उसकी झलक देखी। झलक भर ही थी, अगर... more »

Thrust on increasing productivity of Oilseeds and Pulses to meet the Nation’s requirement : Shri Radha Mohan Singh.

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
Agriculture & farmers’ Welfare Minister briefs consultative committee on steps being taken for self sufficiency in Pulses and Oilseeds The Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh today outlined the thrust of the Agriculture Ministry for increasing the productivity of oilseeds and pulses to achieve self sufficiency. Addressing the Members of the Consultative Committee attached to the Ministry of Agriculture this morning, Shri Radha Mohan Singh said that Indian Council of Agricultural Research and the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare will join... more »

Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh and his Bahrain counterpart held productive session

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh, who is on a three-day visit to Bahrain, held extensive talks with his Bahrain counterpart, Minister of Interior Lt. General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa in capital Manama yesterday. The two sides held a productive session, in which the Bahrain Interior Minister welcomed the Union Home Minister and his delegation with an opening speech. Lt. General Shaikh Rashid stated that Bahrain has throughout history been a link between East and West. He also discussed Bahrain's special relationship with India due to the large Indian community ...more »

PM Shri Narendra Modi meets members of the Club des Chefs des Chefs (CCC)

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
Members of the Club des Chefs des Chefs (Club of Presidential Chefs from across the Globe), called on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today. The Club comprises personal chefs of the heads of state of two dozen countries. It has been informally described as the world’s most exclusive gastronomic society. This Paris based Association is currently holding its general assembly in India, for the first time. Besides Delhi, the chefs will be visiting Agra and Jaipur as well. Members of the Club include Mr. Montu Saini, Chef to the President of India; Ms. Cristeta Comerford, Chef... more »

“Make in India”, “Skill India” and “Digital India” Positive signals of new Transformation

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
I&B Ministry to play the Facilitator’s role for the M&E Sector – Venkaiah Naidu I&B Minister delivers inaugural address at the 5th Edition of CII Big Picture Summit Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that digital and mobile tools have been leading to paradigm shifts in the M&E sector. The growth of varied platforms such as 4G, broadband, mobile technologies, digital media has enabled the M&E sector to move towards “Convergence across platforms and content”. The Government of India's “Make in India”, "Skill India" and “Digital India” campaigns ... more »

e-Postal Ballot System for Service Voters

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
*Decision:* The Government has issued Notification on 21st October, 2016 amending rule 23 of the Conduct of Elections Rules, 1961 enabling service voters, including armed forces personnel, to cast their vote in elections through e-postal ballot. Under this system a blank postal ballot paper would be transmitted to them electronically. This would cut short the delay experienced in the present system in two-way transmission of ballot paper by the postal services. The armed forces personnel serving in remote and border areas would be greatly benefitted since the present system of two-... more »

Text of PM’s speech in Varanasi, laying the foundation stone of Urja Ganga Project, PNG Pipeline & Doubling Varanasi-Allahabad Rail Track, 24.10.2016

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
मैं सबसे पहले काशी वासियों का आभार व्यक्त करना चाहता हूं, उनका धन्यवाद करना चाहता हूं। जब मैंने टीवी पर देखा, अखबारों में पढ़ा, कुछ यहां के स्थानीय नागरिकों ने मुझे फोन करके बताया कि हम काशी वालों ने छोटी दिवाली मना ली। 29 सितंबर को जब देश की सेना ने पराक्रम किया तो पूरा काशी झूम उठा। काशी वासियों ने देश के सुरक्षा बलों का जो गौरव गान किया, मां गंगा की आरती को जिस प्रकार से समर्पित किया, यहां का सांसद होने के नाते आपके द्वारा सेना का इतना सम्मान हो, गौरव हो तो मेरी खुशियों का कोई पार नहीं रहता। ये आपने जो छोटी दिवाली मनाई थी उसके लिए मैं आपका ह्रदय से आभार व्यक्त करता हूं। कई वर्षों... more »

Address by the President Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the closing ceremony of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
1. I am very happy to be present amidst you this evening at the conclusion of the ten-day cultural festival, “*Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav*” organized by the Ministry of Culture and its constituent centres and akademies. This festival has a very noble objective, and that is to celebrate the spirit of tradition, culture, heritage and diversity of our great nation. I compliment Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of Tourism and Culture, under whose dynamic leadership this festival has been conceptualized and organized. 2. The seven Zonal Cultural Centres, the Akademies and other ... more »

President Shri Pranab Mukherjee congratulates Indian Kabaddi Team on winning the Kabaddi World Cup

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has written to Shri Anup Kumar, Captain of Indian Kabaddi Team congratulating him and him team members on winning the Kabaddi World Cup. In his message, the President said “I congratulate you and all members of your team on winning the Kabaddi World Cup. The hard work and dedication of the team has made this success possible. The nation is proud of the accomplishment. My best wishes to you and the entire team for all your future endeavours too”. Courtesy:pib.nic.in
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