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Declare March 10 as “Home Buyers Day” –AOA members

March 10, 2017, Vasundhara, Ghaziabad: “FIGHT for RERA”- is a PAN INDIA organization  working for  Real Estate Regulatory Act (RERA). Fight for RERA  has been very actively associated with the formation of the Real Estate Regulatory Act and its subsequent enactment from the Parliament. The TEAM FIGHT for RERA Under the leadership of Shri Abhay Upadhyay met the Urban...

Tata Motors signs MoU with Volkswagen Group and Skoda

Tata Motors today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a long-term partnership with Volkswagen Group and Skoda, to explore strategic alliance opportunity for joint development of products. The agreement has been signed by Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD of Tata Motors, Matthias Mueller, CEO of Volkswagen AG and Bernhard Maier, CEO of Skoda Auto. The document...

RCOM INTRODUCES ‘JOY OF HOLI’ OFFER

Mumbai, 10 March 2017: Reliance Communications, India’s fully-integrated telecom service provider, today launched its innovative ‘Unimited Plan’ in a new avatar—the ‘Joy of Holi’ offer— with game-changing added data and voice-calling benefits for all new customers. RCOM’s groundbreaking Unlimited Plan, which changed the dynamics of mobile recharges in the country last year, now offers additional data & voice-calling benefits...

Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 passed in Parliament

(March 9): The Lok Sabha has passed the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 today. The Bill had already been passed by the Rajya Sabha during the Winter Session. With this, the Bill stands passed in the Parliament. The Bill seeks to amend the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 to provide for the following:- (i) Maternity leave available to the working women to...

AAI gets Airport Service Quality Survey Report of 17 airports in country

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is getting Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey conducted through Airports Council International (ACI), a global body of airport operators at 17 airports where traffic volume is 1.5 million passengers per annum or more. The ACI-ASQ Survey are conducted at Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Calicut, Chennai, Coimbatore, Goa, Guwahati, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Patna, Pune,...

Air India expecting better revenues in current financial year

Air India is expecting to report better revenues in Financial Year 2016-17 as compared to FY 2015-16. In fact, the company is expecting to have a total revenue of Rs. 22,521 crores as compared to the figure of Rs. 20,526.11 crores in FY 2015-16 which is an improvement of around 9.7% over the previous year. The main reason for this...

Trends and results of general elections of 5 Assemblies to start at 8 am tomorrow

Election Commission has set up robust, fool proof and secured infrastructure facility for disseminating Trends and Results General Elections of 5 Assemblies in Feb - March 2017, through its popular website www.eciresults.nic.in which will start functioning from 8.00 AM  tomorrowand will show trends update continuously. The IT solution captures number of votes secured by the candidates contested in elections round wise...

President Trump announces key administration posts

On March 7, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts: Courtney Simmons Elwood– General Counsel, Central Intelligence Agency Noel J. Francisco– Solicitor General, Department of Justice Jeffrey A. Rosen– Deputy Secretary, Department of Transportation John J. Sullivan– General Counsel, Department of Defense Ajit V. Pai– Member of the Federal Communications...

Infosys Public Services and Texas Department of Family & Protective Services to Modernize State’s Child Welfare Information System

Austin, Texas - March 08, 2017: Infosys Public Services Inc., a US-based subsidiary of global consulting, technology and next-generation services company Infosys, today announced its partnership with the Texas Department of Family & Protective Services (DFPS) to modernize the agency’s IMPACT (Information Management Protecting Adults and Children of Texas) system. IMPACT is the primary case management and administrative system used by...

TCS ranked as a global ‘top employer’ for second year running

Mumbai: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been recognised as one of the world’s top employers by the Top Employer Institute for the second year running. TCS was certified by the independent body from amongst more than 1,200 companies in 116 countries around the world. Established over 25 years ago, the...

Big push for education in Delhi Budget

The Delhi Government presented its third successive budget today for 2017-18 with no new tax and with a total outlay of Rs. 48,000 crores. The budget that was presented by Delhi's Deputy CM and Finance Minister, Manish Sisodia allocated a substantial sum—of 24 per cent—for education, besides making an outlay of Rs. 5,736 crore for the health sector; Rs...

Indian organised retail, a whopping $75 bn opportunity for retailers

CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd, India’s leading Real Estate Consulting firm, is pleased to announce the launch of its comprehensive strategic retail business advisory services to cater to the ever evolving and sophisticated needs of organized retailers who are operating in or evaluating business opportunities in India. With this new offering, CBRE becomes the only real estate consulting firm...

Last date of submission of Digital Life Certificate through Jeevan Pramaan Patra extended upto 31st March 2017

Noticing that many pensioners are yet to submit Aadhaar authenticated Jeevan Pramaan as life certificate for continuation of drawal of pension, the EPFO has further extended the last date of submission of Digital Life Certificate through Jeevan Pramaan Patra upto 31st March 2017. Earlier the last date was 28th February 2017. Members and pensioners of the Employees’ Pension Scheme, 1995 are required...

Industry can now obtain CRZ Clearance through Web Portal

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Anil Madhav Dave, launched the web portal for obtaining Coastal Regulation Zone clearances, here today.  The Minister termed the launch of the portal as a good example of ‘Ease of Doing Business’. The Portal is a web-based system for obtaining clearances required from the Ministry under the “Coastal...

Sudden spurt in crime jolts Vasundhara residents

A sudden spate of crime including mobile & chain snatching and loot has gripped tras-Hindon colonies it seems. Only yesterday in the wee hours, armed robbers who had reportedly come on two bikes and around half-a-dozen in number, allegedly robbed a few newspaper vendors and other passersby in Vasundhara-- who were allegedly taken hostage at knife-point and gun-point, and...

Dabur seeks to provide healthier workplace for women

New Delhi, March 7, 2017: This International Women’s Day, the world’s largest Ayurvedic healthcare company Dabur India Ltd has taken up the cause of health and safety for its women employees. As part of its efforts to create a healthier workplace, Dabur will be hosting special ‘Yoga @ the Workstation’ classes for its women employees to help them reduce work-related stress...

SPORTECH ’17, IIT Delhi’s annual sports festival 

7 Mar 2017, IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi : IIT Delhi hosted it's very own sports extravaganza from 24 to 27th February and it was way more than a collection of tournaments! This year, it was not just about sports but about the deeper aspect of well-being and enjoyment that sports activities unfurl. Sportech this year was the proud...

PM releases commemorative postage stamp on occasion of 100th anniversary of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today released a commemorative postage stamp on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India. Speaking on the occasion, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi, the Prime Minister appreciated Swami Paramahansa Yogananda, and said that the path shown by him is not about Mukti, but about ‘Antaryatra.’ He said that...

Arsenic contamination a cause of concern

Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti has underlined the need to make people aware about the negative impact of Arsenic in Ganga basin area. Addressing a workshop on Arsenic problem in ground water and its remediation in Ganga Basin organized by Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) in New Delhi today the Minister...

The cost of a polluted environment: 1.7 million child deaths a year, says WHO

6 MARCH 2017 | GENEVA - More than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years of age are attributable to unhealthy environments. Every year, environmental risks – such as indoor and outdoor air pollution, second-hand smoke, unsafe water, lack of sanitation, and inadequate hygiene – take the lives of 1.7 million children under 5 years, say two new...

President presents visitor’s awards for ‘Best University’, ‘Research’ and ‘Innovation’

The President presented the Visitor’s Award for the ‘Best University’ to Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. The Visitor’s Award for ‘Innovation’ was presented to Dr. Deepak Pant, Department of Environmental Science, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Central University of Himachal Pradesh for development of a reactor for direct conversion of waste plastic to LPG in small scale. The...

Destination North East 2017: Exploring Tourism Potential of North East India

On the inaugural day of the Destination North East 2017 in Chandigarh today, in one of the technical session on Exploring Tourism Potential of North East India, Adviser (Banking, Industry and Tourism), North Eastern Council, Shri Gautam Chintey, said that air connectivity within the North Eastern states has improved now. He said that there are 7 entry points to...

NDMC to launch large scale skill development drive

New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), currently engaged in transforming NDMC area into a smart city with global benchmarks, has embarked on a large scale skill development drive for enhancing employment opportunities and increasing productivity as mandated under Smart City Mission Guidelines. New Delhi Municipal Council Smart City Limited (NDMCSCL), a Special Purpose Vehicle formed for executing the smart city plan, today...

Head: Bajaj Auto extends support to the Indian Armed Forces and Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre, Pune

Pune: 6th March: Bajaj Auto has donated Rs one crore to the Armed Forces Flag Day Fund (AFFDF) as well as an amount of Rs 31 lakh towards Pune-based Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre (PRC). A cheque for AFFDF was recently handed over to Honourable Shri Manohar Parrikar, Defence Minister, Government of India in New Delhi by Shri C P Tripathi, Advisor (CSR),...

Limiting proportions to 1:2 & lowering centre of gravity of any building should be mandatory

Ghaziabad: Col Tyagi, through the medium of slides, explained in details that by controlling water cement ratio, by giving a slant in the roof, by providing a RCC Shear Wall in the tall Buildings, by ensuring that beams are lighter than columns stability can be achieved in any Building. He further said that by limiting the size proportions to 1:2,...

No misuse of Aadhaar biometrics leading to identity theft or financial loss: UIDAI

There has been no incident of misuse of Aadhaar biometrics leading to identity theft and financial loss during the last five years when more than 400 crore Aadhaar authentication transactions have taken place, according to Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). In a comprehensive clarification with regard to misinformation in some news items and articles appearing in various print and...

India-Canada Trade and Investment Relations taken further

A bilateral meeting was held on 03-03-2017 in New Delhi between visiting Canadian Minister of International Trade, Mr. François-Philippe Champagne and Commerce and Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman The two Ministers carried forward the discussion from the bilateral meeting held on the side lines of World Economic Forum at Davos in January, 2017. The discussion focussed on expanding bilateral trade...

President presents ‘Standard’ to 125 Helicopter Squadron and ‘Colours’ to mechanical training institute of IAF

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presented the ‘Standard’ to 125 Helicopter Squadron and ‘Colours’ to Mechanical Training Institute of Indian Air Force today (March 3, 2017) at Air Force Station, Tambaram, Tamil Nadu. Speaking on the occasion, the President complimented the 125 Helicopter Squadron and Mechanical Training Institute of Indian Air Force and said these units have a...

Oil India Limited celebrated 58th Foundation Day

Oil India Limited (OIL), India’s second largest National Exploration & Production Company, celebrated its 58th Foundation Day with full fervor and zeal at it's Corporate Office in NOIDA on 18th February, 2017. Various events were organized for observing the company's 58th Foundation Day, which received a large participation from all personnel and their family members. The activities included Pledge...

NITI Aayog to partner with eminent Civil Society organizations

Recognizing the important role played by Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in effective implementation of government policies/schemes, NITI Aayog organized an interaction with the leading CSOs and key ministries of the Union Government in the national capital on Wednesday, March 01, 2017. Over 17 leading voluntary organizations and 15 central ministries took part in the deliberations to take forward the social...

Furnishing of Aadhaar mandatory for final settlement of Pension claims

The EPFO has clarified that obtaining of Aadhaar should be mandatory for the time being only for final settlement of Pension and not in withdrawl cases. The EPFO had extended the date of submission of Aadhaar Number authentication by the members of Employees’Pension Scheme 1995 upto 31st March 2017. However, news item appearing in few dailies suggested that Aadhaar is...

Rs. 16,097 cr foreign exchange earned through tourism in Jan. 2017

Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) during the month of January 2017 were Rs.16,097 crore as compared to Rs.13,669 crore in January 2016 and Rs.12,100 crore in January 2015. The growth rate in FEEs in rupee terms during January 2017 over January 2016 was 17.8% as compared to the growth of 13.0% in January 2016 over January 2015. Based on the credit data of Travel head...

India signs Financing Agreement with World Bank for US$ 63 Million for Tejaswini

  A Financing Agreement for IDA credit of US$ 63 million (equivalent) for theon 23rd February, 2017. The Financing Agreement was signed by Mr. Raj Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance on behalf of the Government of India and Mr. Junaid Kamal Ahmad, Country Director, World Bank (India) on behalf of the World Bank. A Project...

Three Forest Research Institutes Develop High-Yielding Varieties of Plant Species

Three institutes of Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), Dehradun, have developed 20 high-yielding varieties of plant species. The Variety Releasing Committee (VRC) of ICFRE, granted approval for the release of these varieties of plant species, at a meeting held here yesterday (Feb. 27). Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, has worked, for more than a decade, on ten improved varieties...

Nation gets its first integrated heliport at Rohini in Delhi

The Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati at the dedication ceremony of the First Integrated Heliport to the Nation, at Rohini Heliport, in Delhi on February 28, 2017. The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Shri Anil Baijal, the Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Shri R.N. Choubey and the Member of Parliament, Shri Udit Raj are also seen. In...

Elections could be a subdued affair

With SP in fragments and most parties feeling the heat of the demonetization drive of PM Modi, electoral politics in Uttar Pradesh could take an altogether different dimension this time round By Prasoon Pant With assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh just round the corner the political class is a bundle of nerves. While the recent demonetization drive has wiped out cash...

Autos, buses, taking commuters for a ride

Barring a few, most auto and bus drivers try to take advantage of the commuting public going to and fro Vaishali Metro Station. Female commuters are often at the receiving end of these errant drivers. Ghaziabad Mail takes a look By Prasoon Pant Autos and buses stopping and being parked at and near the Vaishali Metro Station are proving a nuisance...

Govt. to have Common Norms for skill development

State governments are also expected to align their skill development schemes with the common norms so as to bring in uniformity and standardization.   By delhincrnews.in & Ghaziabad Mail Bureau The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, gave its approval for introduction of Common Norms across all skill development schemes being implemented by different Ministries / Departments of...

New Rail Mill inaugurated

The state-of-the-art URM, established at a cost of about Rs. 1200 Crores will now take BSP’s total capacity to produce rails at 2.0 MTPA, which will be the largest rail production capacity in any single location for a Plant world over   By delhincrnews.in   Hon’ble Union Steel Minister, Shri Birender Singh inaugurated the new Universal Rail Mill at Steel Authority of India...