New Delhi : Department of Higher Education has prepared actionable points on Fit India Programme and forwarded to all its Institutions. The details of actionable points for implementation of Fit India in Higher Education Institutes are as follows: Implementation of policies and practices: Institutions to adopt and implement policies and practices that motivate students and staffs to participate actively in health and wellness activities. In this regard, following activities may be incorporated: Pledging by students, faculty and staff in all universities/institutions for making all efforts to maintain the physical and mental fitness and do some sports activities regularly. Encouraging and motivating students and staffs to spend at least one hour in physical activities viz. sports...
He Visited Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya National Institute for Persons with Physical Disabilities NEW DELHI : The President of India Ram Nath Kovind visited Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya National Institute for Persons with Physical Disabilities under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment here today. He interacted with the outdoor child patients and rehabilitated Divyangjan children and their parents. President greeted Divyangjan children and their parents on Deepawali festival. Divyang child patients were presented with Aids and Assistive Devices on the occasion. Later, the President also interacted with the faculty members of the institute. Heads of all three departments of the institute presented the brief description of their respective departments as to how the Divyangjan patients are su
NEW DELHI : Members of European Parliament called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg, New Delhi today. Prime Minister appreciated the importance the Parliamentarians attach to their relationship with India by visiting right at the beginning of their term. Prime Minister said that India’s relationship with the European Union is based on shared interests and common commitment to democratic values. He said that an early conclusion of a fair and balanced BTIA is a priority for the government. Talking about the need to strengthen engagement with EU on regional and global matters, Prime Minister highlighted the importance of close international cooperation to fight terrorism. He also mentioned about the growth of International Solar Alliance as a global partnership.
Jammu : In continuation of the tradition set in the first tenure, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today celebrated the festival of Diwali with soldiers of Indian Army at the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu & Kashmir. This was the third instance of the Prime Minister celebrating the auspicious festival with the troops in Jammu & Kashmir. Prime Minister visited the ‘Hall of Fame’ in Rajouri and paid homage to the gallant soldiers and brave citizens who laid down their lives to protect Rajouri and Poonch sectors. He termed the Hall of Fame as ‘Parakram Bhoomi, Prerna Bhoomi, Paavan Bhoomi’. Later, Prime Minister visited the Pathankot airbase to meet the air warriors of the Indian Air Force . Addressing the soldiers, Prime Minister said that everyone endeavours to tra
New Delhi : The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India has increased 5200 MBBS seats under Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) reservation quota in State Government’s Colleges, State Government aided Society run Colleges, Municipal Corporation’s Colleges and Colleges set up on Private Public Mode (PPP mode) for the academic session 2019-20. Number of MBBS seats increased under EWS quota State/UT wise. The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh Ashwini Kumar Choubey stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today. State-wise list of Allotment of MBBS Seats under 10% EWS Quota 2019-20 Sl. No. State Seats Increased 1 Andhra Pradesh 360 2 Assam 174 3 Bihar 190 4 Chhattisgarh 120
New Delhi : Lok Sabha passed the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 today. In this amendment, it is proposed to amend the Right to Information Act, 2005 so as to provide that the term of office of, and the salaries, allowances and other terms and conditions of service of, the Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioners and the State Chief Information Commissioner and the State Information Commissioners, shall be such as may be prescribed by the Central Government. Participating in the debate on the Bill, Union Minister of Statefor Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Dr. Jitendra Singh said that this Government is fully committed to transparency and accountability. Following this principle, the Government has encouraged suo motu dissemination of maximum i...
New Delhi : The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today congratulated scientists and personnel of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Department of Space on the successful launch of Chandrayaan – 2. He highly appreciated the fact that the vehicle and Chandrayaan-2 were fully fabricated in India. This is indeed a golden chapter and major milestone in India’s progress in science and technology,” he added. The Vice President said he looked forward to a successful completion of the Chandrayaan-2 project when it lands at a site on the lunar surface where no man-made object has ever reached. “This is indeed is big leap forward in India’s contribution to explore the outer space as it joins three other countries which have undertaken similar challenging missions. It i
New Delhi : India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV MkIII-M1, successfully launched the 3840 kg Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft into an earth orbit today. The spacecraft is now revolving round the earth with a perigee (nearest point to Earth) of 169.7 km and an apogee (farthest point to Earth) of 45,475 km. Today’s flight marks the first operational flight of the GSLV Mk III. After a smooth countdown lasting 20 hours, GSLV MkIII-M1 vehicle majestically lifted off from the Second Launch Pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR (SDSC SHAR), Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh at the scheduled launch time of 1443 Hrs (2:43 pm) Indian Standard Time (IST) with the ignition of its two S200 solid strap-on motors. All the subsequent flight events occurred as scheduled. About
Tejaswi/STI Correspondent NEW DELHI : The 11th biennial edition of DefExpo India- 2020 is scheduled to be held for the first time in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow. It offers an excellent opportunity for the Indian defence industry to showcase its capabilities and promote its export potential. Main theme of the DefExpo India- 2020 will be ‘India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub’ and focus will be on ‘Digital Transformation of Defence’. The shows are conducted at an international level, which not only facilitates Business-to-Business (B2B) interaction with senior foreign delegations but also Government-to-Government (G2G) meetings and signing of Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs). The exhibition will also highlight emergence of UP as an attractive destination for investment in
NEW DELHI : CBSE has issued a Circular 19 July 2019 regarding the modalities for applying for Verification of Marks, Obtaining Photocopy of the Evaluated Answer Books(s) and Re-evaluation, for the candidates who have appeared for the Senior School Certificate Compartment (Class XII) Examinations, 2019. Only those candidates who will apply for verification of Marks Online will be eligible to apply for obtaining photocopy of answer book(s) in that/those subject(s). Detail Modalities : 1. Requests for all the processes will be accepted only Online and during the specified schedules alongwith processing charges. 2. The processing charges can only be deposited online (Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking). Processing charges shall not be accepted offline i.e Postal Order/DD/Money order/ Cheque/C