Daily Archives: September 18, 2015

Draft education policy may be announced by December: Smriti Irani

Agartala(PTI): Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti on Friday said the draft national education policy will be announced ‘hopefully’ by December. “For the first time, a collaborative effort has been taken from the grass root level to formulate the national education policy. We are talking to teachers, students, district …

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Niti Aayog’s administrative control over UIDAI shifted to IT Ministry

New Delhi(PTI): The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which issues Aadhaar cards, has been shifted to the administrative control of the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology from Niti Aayog. The decision to shift UIDAI from Niti Aayog, which has replaced Planning Commission, has been taken keeping in mind …

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PM Modi launches Rs 45,000 crore scheme to strengthen power distribution

Varanasi(PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched in Varanasi the Rs 45,000-crore Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) which will strengthen distribution networks and ensure 24X7 power supply to all by 2022. Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during a function for distribution of e-rickshaws and pedal rickshaws to help impoverished …

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Less than 10 percent NGOs have filed returns, CBI tells SC

New Delhi, Sep 18 – The CBI on Friday told the Supreme Court that out of 30,81,873 NGOs in India, spread over 26 states and seven union territories, only about 10 percent have filed their income-expenditure statements. The investigating agency sought another two months extension to compile all the information …

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IIT-Guwahati student found dead

Guwahati, Sep 18 – A final-year student of the Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati (IIT-G) was on Friday found dead near his hostel, police said. Security guards at the institute found the body near the IIT-G’s Brahmaputra Hostel. The staff of the institute later informed police. We have sent the body …

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