Make in India also requires Move in India push

Make in India also requires Move in India push

IANS July 5 By Amit Kapoor Logistics forms the backbone of domestic and international trade in any economy and is a critical factor for competitiveness. Besides providing employment and movement of goods, an efficient logistical network enables increases in the speed of doing business.   A pertinent question is how does one measure the logistics […]

Why crime is rising against India’s lowest castes and tribes

IANS By Himadri Ghosh   In the prosperous district of Kannur in one of India’s most prosperous states, Kerala, Eramangalathu Chitralekha, 39, was the first Dalit woman to drive an autorickshaw in 2005. Her new profession immediately angered the upper castes, who taunted her and threatened violence. One day, that year, her autorickshaw was set […]

NGOs not furnishing annual returns to be penalised: Home Ministry

NEW DELHI, JULY 3 (PTI): NGOs not furnishing annual income and expenditure statement for two consecutive years will face a penalty totalling 10% of foreign contributions received by them or Rs 10 lakh, whichever is less, the Home Ministry has said in a gazette notification.   A penalty equivalent to 5% of total foreign funds […]

Made-in-India Tejas: Historic landmark for aerospace industry

Made-in-India Tejas: Historic landmark for aerospace industry

IANS By Admiral Arun Prakash (Retd) On July 1, 2016, No.45 Squadron of the Indian Air Force (IAF) became the proud recipient of India’s first indigenous 4th generation fighter; the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) dubbed Tejas. This marks, not just an historic landmark for our aerospace industry, but a significant step forward in India’s quest […]

UGC declares new list of fake universities

New Delhi, July 2 (MExN): The University Grants Commission (UGC), on June 30, declared a new list of fake universities which it said  are functioning contravention of the UGC Act.   UGC  Secretary Prof. Jaspal Singh Sandhu said in a notification that these “self styled, unrecognised” institutions has been declared fake universities and they are […]

India must be aware of emerging international law: CJI

New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Chief Justice of India T.S.Thakur on Saturday stressed that in the ever-shrinking world, “we must be aware of the international law” and deal with the emerging scenarios.   “We must be aware of what is happening in the world, prepare for it with an ability to deal with them,” the […]

Digital India on way to connect rural people: Industry leaders

Digital India on way to connect rural people: Industry leaders

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Technology will be the main enabler of access to quality education, healthcare and financial services in empowering people in non-urban and rural areas and Digital India is slowly but steadily connecting rural India with the mainstream, industry leaders said on Friday.   Reacting to the first anniversary of the government’s […]