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Satish Reddy appointed as Chairman of National Safety Council

Union Ministry of Labour and Employment has appointed K Satish Reddy as the chairman of the National Safety Council (NSC). He will succeed Venu Srinivasan, who was appointed in July 2011. As the chairman of the NSC, Mr. Reddy will oversee its functioning to generate and develop initiatives on Safety, Health and Environment at the ..

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India ranked 140th in 2015 Mothers' Index

In recently released 2015 Mother’s Index in the State of the World’s Mothers (SOWM) report titled The Urban Disadvantage, India was placed at 140th position out of 179 countries. The report prepared by Save the Children and was launched by Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla in New Delhi. Key facts from the report Top ..

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Rajasthan Government inks MoU with NHM, UNICEF and GAIN to counter malnourishment

Rajasthan Government has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Health Mission (NHM), UNICEF and Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) to tackle the severe problem malnourishment in the state. This MoU will help to implement the state government programme which was announced during the state budget. In this budget the state government had ..

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BSF launches nationwide tele-medicine programme for troops

Border Security Force (BSF) on 14 April 2015 launched nationwide satellite-based tele-medicine programme for its troops. The programme will address medical and health-related problems of its troops deployed in far-flung frontier areas and difficult regions in the hinterland in case of an emergency or illness. Facts about Tele-medicine programme It will be operated and hosted ..

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National Green Tribunal bans diesel vehicles older than 10 years in Delhi

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on 7 April 2015 held that all diesel vehicles heavy or light which are more than 10 years old will not be permitted to ply in Delhi and NCR. The judgment was given by bench headed by NGT Chairman Justice Swatanter Kumar on a petition filed by Vardhaman Kaushik who ..

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