PM releases Platinum Jubilee Milestone book on Tata Memorial Centre

PM releases Platinum Jubilee Milestone book on Tata Memorial Centre

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi released the Platinum Jubilee Milestone book on Tata Memorial Centre, at his residence in New Delhi today. Ratan Tata, in his welcome address, thanked the Prime Minister for his support, cooperation and vision towards affordable healthcare and cancer research. Addressing the audience of doctors and students of Tata Memorial Centre via video conferencing, the Prime Minister hailed invaluable contribution of Tata family towards humanitarian services and social responsibilities, particularly…

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Cabinet approves setting up of new AIIMS in Kamrup, Assam

Cabinet approves setting up of new AIIMS in Kamrup, Assam

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for establishment of new AIIMS at Kamrup (North Guwahati Revenue circle). The cost of the project is Rs.1123 crore and it will be set up under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY). The new AIIMS will be completed in a period of 48 months from the zero date (that is the date of the approval of Government of India),…

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Speculations about AG & SG extension!

Speculations about AG & SG extension!

There is a speculation whether Attorney-General Mukul Rohatgi and Solicitor-General Ranjit Kumar would get an extension next month. Their services along with a number of other law officers are scheduled to end early next month. There are also rumors that Harish Salve, who fought India’s case at the International Court of Justice at Hague this month, may be asked once again to take up the job of the government’s top law officer.

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Cabinet approves setting up of Indian Agricultural Research Institute (lARI) in Assam

Cabinet approves setting up of Indian Agricultural Research Institute (lARI) in Assam

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the setting up of Indian Agricultural Research Institute (lARI) in Assam. The proposal of Department of Agriculture Research and Education (DARE) / Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) under the scheme, the establishment of the “Indian Agricultural Research Institute (lARI)-Assam” seeks to set up the Institute on 587 acre of land provided by the Govt. of Assam. lARI-Assam would…

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India confident of trumping Pakistan in Public hearings at ICJ

India confident of trumping Pakistan in Public hearings at ICJ

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will on Monday hold public hearings in the Kulbhshan Jadhav case which has brought India and Pakistan face-to-face at ICJ after 18 years. After Pakistani military court announced death sentence for Jadhav, accusing him of spying for India’s Research And Analysis Wing (RAW), India approached ICJ terming the move as “egregious violations of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations”.historically for this big responsibility.

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NITI Aayog to partner Uttar Pradesh for holistic development

NITI Aayog to partner Uttar Pradesh for holistic development

In a marked departure from the past practices and keeping in mind the spirit of co-operative federalism, a high level delegation led by NITI Vice Chairman, Dr. Arvind Panagariya held day long deliberations in Lucknow on developmental challenges before Uttar Pradesh. The 18 member delegation comprised of Member NITI Mr. Ramesh Chand, CEO NITI, Mr. Amitabh Kant and other senior officers including the Secretary, Rural Development, Amarjit Sinha, Secretary DIPP, Ramesh Abhishek and Joint Secretary…

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Committee formed for ordinance to regularise school fee in UP

Committee formed for ordinance to regularise school fee in UP

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government, in its cabinet meeting on Tuesday, formed a committee to keep the increasing school fees in the state under check. the 9 member committee will suggest ways to curb commercialisation of education and excessive fee levied on students in private schools in the state. The committee headed by Mr. Jitendra Kumar will comrise principal secretary higher education, secretary basic education, directors secondary education and basic education and special…

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Best national film promotion award given to UP at the 64th annual Award Function

Best national film promotion award given to UP at the 64th annual Award Function

Durgesh Upadhyay Editor – NorthBlockSouthBlock.com Uttar Pradesh has been adjudged the best state in the country as far as the film promotion is concerned and was given Rajat Kamal award. Principal secretary information & tourism UP, Mr. Avanish Awasthi recieved the award from President Pranab Mukhergee at a function at Vigyan Bhawan held recently. Placed in National Film category, this award has been given for providing special opportunities,financial assistance and infrastructural support to writes, actors…

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Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) Inaugurated at Faridabad

Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) Inaugurated at Faridabad

The Inauguration of Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) at Head Post Office, Faridabad was done today by Hon’ble Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar in the auspicious presence of Shri Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay, Secretary (CPV & OIA), Col. Sukhdev Raj, CPMG, Haryana Circle, Ms. Kalpana Rajsinghot, PMG, Gurgaon and Shri Hitesh J. Rajpal, Regional Passport Officer, Delhi. On this occasion, Regional Passport Officer, Delhi (RPO Delhi) – Shri Hitesh…

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