Month: September 2020

NHAI Accepts Suggestions from Industry Body CEAI to Improve Ease of Doing Business in National Highways sector

In order to further improve the ease of doing business, NHAI has agreed to most of the suggestions made by industry body,theConsulting Engineers Association of India (CEAI). NHAI reports that CEAI had submitted suggestions pertaining to areas that include Omnibus Bank Guarantee, Performance Parameters of Consultants, Approval of DPR, Value […]

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NHPC hosts 44th Annual General Meeting

NHPC Limited, hosted its 44th Annual General Meeting (AGM) through video conferencing from its Corporate Office, Faridabad on 29th September 2020. The management of the company recommended a dividend of Rs.1.50 per equity share for the year 2019-20, which is inclusive of interim dividend of Rs.1.18 per equity share paid in March, […]

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CCI approves demerger of the Textiles Business of GHCL Ltd. (“GHCL”)into its wholly owned subsidiary GHCL Textiles Limited (“GHCL Textiles”)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI)approved demerger of the Textiles Business of GHCL Ltd. (“GHCL”)into its wholly owned subsidiary GHCL Textiles Limited (“GHCL Textiles”)under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002. GHCL is a public limited company incorporated in India and is stated to be engaged in the business of […]

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NITI Aayog Holds Two-Day Consultation on Natural Farming

To leverage the many socioeconomic and environmental benefits of natural farming for boosting farmers’ welfare, consumer health, food security and nutrition, NITI Aayog has organized a two-day (29–30 September) national-level consultation with relevant stakeholders. Addressing the conference, Union Minster of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar stressed that […]

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Dr Harsh Vardhan addresses The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health’s (PMNCH) ‘Accountability Breakfast’

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare today participated in the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) ‘Accountability Breakfast’ through Video Conference. The event was co-hosted by the White Ribbon Alliance (WRA) and Every Woman Every Child (EWEC). A recurrent theme this year was the […]

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WHY SEX EDUCATION IS IMPORTANT

There’s nothing simple about teaching kids about sex. In these times of precocious pre-teens, pregnancy among teenagers, and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), children and adolescents need much more than a one-time chat about the birds and the bees. Pregnancy prevention and safe sex really should be ongoing, age-appropriate topics. Ideally, […]

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NO MORE NIRBHAYA

Sexual assault on women is a common phenomenon in our country. Under sexual assault comes; molestation, eve-teasing, child sex abuse, rape, marital rape, domestic violence. Of all these crimes, Rape is the most violent crime which is committed against women. According to Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code, Rape […]

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