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The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the proposal to convert and expand the pilot programme of Burn Injuries of the 11th Plan period into a full-fledged National Programme on Prevention & Management of Burn Injuries (NPPMBI) during the remaining part of the 12th Plan Period. At an estimated cost of Rs. 4 billion, ..
The Union Cabinet cleared the Bill for the creation of Telangana with minimum changes in it. The bill stated that Hyderabad will not get the status of UnionTerritory. The cabinet also decided that a special economic package will be given to both Telangana and residuary Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad will remain the joint capital of Telangana ..
The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) is developing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to track down maoists in naxal hit states viz. Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, etc. And would demonstrate the operational capability of the first such vehicle, Nishant in Jagdalpur. The UAVs being developed for CRPF would be able ..
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned the burning of tyres at public places viz. roads, areas surrounded by residential buildings and also during protests by political and religious groups, as this leads to health hazards. As per the Western Zone Bench of NGT-Pune ruling: The local police shall take prompt check on burning of tyres and any negligence in the instructions given ..
World Children’s Prize (Children's Nobel Prize) Nominees 2014: Malala, John Wood and Indira Ranamagar
For the 2014 World’s Children’s Prize, Pakistani teenage rights activist Malala Yousafzai, John Wood from the USA and Nepalese child rights worker Indira Ranamagar are nominated for an award also known as the “Children’s Nobel Prize”. Ms. Malala Yousafzai nominated for her courageous and dangerous fight for girls’ right to education. She started to speak ..
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