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Union Law Ministry notifies Delhi HC Amendment Act, 2015

Union Law Ministry has notified Delhi High Court Amendment Act, 2015 which was passed by Parliament in August, 2015. The Amendment Acts amends the Delhi High Court Act, 1966 in order to reduce the workload of the Delhi High Court. Key provisions Provides for enhancement of pecuniary jurisdiction of the District Courts of Delhi from ..

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India’s Soft Power

Power has always been the central point in all security studies in international relations. Power is the ability to achieve one’s goals or capacity to influence the decision of others to get favourable outcomes. Nations have made use of both hard power i.e. use of force and soft power i.e. using cordial relations with other ..

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Government to shut old power plants to replace them with new ones

Union Government is planning to shut down 100 old power plants with capacities ranging from 60 to 220 MW and replace them with 30 critical units ranging between 660MW to 800MW. The old units are more than 25 years old. This will require an estimated expense of Rs. 70, 000 Crore. Since the new units ..

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Union Government plans to produce power, compost from solid waste under Swachh Bharat Mission

Union Urban Development Ministry has announced crucial policy changes to allow generation of electricity and compost from municipal solid waste. It was announced by the Ministry on the occasion of first anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission which was launched on 2 October 2014. The Ministry is also finalising the pricing model for the compost produced ..

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Union Health Ministry releases National Health Profile 2015

Ministry Health and Family Welfare has released National Health Profile (NHP) 2015, which provides comprehensive information related to health sector. The 11th edition of the document has been prepared by Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI) and for first time was released in e-book (digital) version in lines with Digital India initiative. It was released ..

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PM Narendra Modi launches IPDS in Varanasi to ensure 24×7 power supply to every house

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched National Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh to provide 24×7 power supply to every house. To start the scheme in Varanasi, PM laid foundation stone of two power substations and Union Government will provide 572 crore rupees to implement it. Apart from launching IPDS, PM also laid ..

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