- A digital boost for the preservation of Sindhi
- Aadhaar must for access to Survey of India maps
- to get tough on traffic offences
- Polygamy is not a religious practice, government tells Supreme Court
- Australian uranium to arrive soon
- Only Parliament can allow additions to OBC list
- China, Myanmar ink oil pipeline deal
- Align bank pay to that in CPSEs: BBB
- ‘Healthcare needs innovative funding’
- ‘Zero recovery’ for damaged corals
- Wireless camera system to monitor newborns’ vital signs
- Noise pollution exceeds permissible limits in 7 cities: Government
In a major step aimed at conserving and disseminating the Sindhi language, the National Council for Promotion of Sindhi Language (NCPSL), affiliated with the Union HRD Ministry, released software tools and eBooks developed by the city-based Centre for development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) in order to adapt Sindhi into the digital medium.
The Survey of India, the country’s oldest scientific organisation and official maker of maps, has set up a web portal called Nakshe that allows 3,000 of its 7,000 maps to be downloaded for free. The only caveat is that one would require an Aadhaar number for such access.
Lok Sabha approves motor vehicle law amendments
Government argues that reforms have not happened in the practices followed by the Muslim community despite clear indications.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says working closely with India to meet its fuel requirements for civil nuclear programme.
The Lok Sabha cleared The Constitution 102nd Amendment Bill, that grants constitutional status to the Backward Classes Commission, now called the National Commission for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes.
China and Myanmar agreed a deal on a crude oil pipeline between the neighbouring countries. Also sign nine cooperative agreements.
The Bank Board Bureau (BBB) has recommended that the government bring in reforms in the compensation process in public sector banks on the lines of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs).
Conventional modes of resource mobilisation must be aided by an innovative funding mechanism to improve healthcare investments in India, a Healthcare Federation of India (NATHEALTH)-PwC report has said.
Coral bleached for two consecutive years at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has “zero prospect” of recovery, scientists warned.
Swiss scientists have developed a contactless and wireless camera system to continuously monitor the vital signs of premature babies.
The average level of noise pollution generally exceeds the permissible limits in seven cities of the country, including Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai.