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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan cycles to WHO SEARO meet

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan cycles to WHO SEARO meet

 Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan arrived to attend the 72nd session of the World Health Organisation (WHO) South East Asia Regional Office (SEARO) meet on Tuesday riding a bicycle.The Minister left his residence around 6 a.m. and was at the venue, Hyatt Hotel, in 30 minutes.Inaugurating the week-long event on Monday, Harsh Vardhan had told

Over five lakh to be trained with 'green skills'

Over five lakh to be trained with ‘green skills’

The Environment Ministry will train over five lakh people with “green skills” for better job opportunities between 2018 to 2021, said Union Minister Harsh Vardhan here on Tuesday.The Minister, however, also clarified that though the skills provided by them are in demand, the ministry does not guarantee employment. The Minister said that a total of

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Dussehra Festival

The Prime Minister Narinder Modi greeted the nation on the Dussehra festival. He wrote on twitter “Greeting to everyone on the auspicious occasion of Vijaya Dashmi”. PM Modi will take part in Dussehra celebrations at Red Fort. It will be the second time that PM will celebrate Dussehra in the capital.It is expected that President

Cabinet reshuffle: additional charges may see their burden reduce

Cabinet reshuffle: additional charges may see less burden on ministers

Reshuffle of ministers is likely to take load off four ministers who are holding additional charges after vacancies arose in the cabinet between March and July this year due to various reasons. In March, Manohar Parrikar resigned as defence minister to concentrate on the Goa Assembly polls. He later became the chief minister of the state. Arun Jaitley,

Plastic carrybags completely banned in 17 states, UTs: Government

NEW DELHI; Altogether 17 states and Union territories have imposed complete ban on manufacture, sale and use of plastic carrybags, the Lok Sabha was informed today.“In the country, 17 states and UTs have imposed complete ban on manufacture, stock, sale and use of plastic carrybags, through directions or notifications and executive orders,” Environment Minister Harsh

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After Kerala, ‘beef fest’ organised in IIT Madras: Cattle ban outrage

A group of students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras conducted a beef festival, showing their agitation against the Center recent order against selling cattle thus imposing an indirect beef ban.More than 50 students supported the cause by participating in this fest late on Sunday night.Earlier on May 27, Students’ Federation of India

Science Minister Harsh Vardhan gets additional charge of Environment Ministry

Science Minister Harsh Vardhan gets additional charge of Environment Ministry

Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan was on Thursday given additional charge of the Environment Ministry following due to sudden demise of Union Enviorement Minister Anil Madhav Dave. Dave, 61, passed away at his official residence here on Thursday morning. Harsh Vardhan is also minister for Earth Sciences.“The President of India, as advised by the

AAP focusing only on attacking PM: Harsh Vardhan

Leh (J&K): Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan has criticised the AAP government, saying its “complete” focus is on attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and not cleaning the city. “Not only Delhi, every city is grappling with the same problem. They are clean in the morning and dirty by afternoon. There is a need