Daily Archives: October 4, 2018

Centre’s nod for mental health institute

Centre’s nod for mental health institute in M.P. The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of the National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation in Madhya Pradesh’s Sehore. The latest approval revises a government decision in May which chose Bhopal as the location. Source :  https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/centres-nod-for-mental-health-institute/article25117087.ece

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Saradha scam probe: SIT member appears before CBI

Pallab Kanti Ghosh, a member of the Special Investigation Team formed by the West Bengal government to probe the 2013 Saradha money laundering scam, appeared before the CBI on Wednesday. Mr. Ghosh, a retired IPS officer, arrived at the CBI office at Salt Lake for interrogation. The central agency wrote …

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Nagaland CM launches vaccination campaign

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Wednesday launched the Measles-Rubella Vaccination Campaign (MRVC) in the State targeting to vaccinate 4.72 lakh children in the age group of 9 months to 15 years during the next five weeks.PTI Source :  https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/nagaland-cm-launches-vaccination-campaign/article25117455.ece

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SC upholds validity of GST Act

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the validity of the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act of 2017 for levy and collection of tax on inter-State supply of goods or services or both by the Centre. The court also upheld the legality of the Goods and Services Tax …

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Air India to launch six new flights

Air India will launch six new flights this month to New York, Frankfurt, London, Bangkok and Jaipur as part of its plans to better utilise its aircraft, some of which have been lying idle for the past several months due to lack of funds for maintenance. The airline will introduce …

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‘India remains vigilant against polioviruses’

Days after the Union Health Ministry ordered an inquiry into the Type-2 polio virus contamination detected in the vials used for immunisation in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Telangana and ordered for additional immunisation in the three States, the ministry on Wednesday issued a statement stating that “India was certified polio-free …

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Plea to replace demonic statue of Mahishasura

‘Depict him as Buddhist monk’ Kannada writer K.S. Bhagavan on Wednesday called for replacing Mahishasura’s demonic statue atop Chamundi Hills with one depicting him as a Buddhist monk. At a press conference here in connection with Mahisha Dasara Habba scheduled for October 7, Mr. Bhagavan called for pulling down the …

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Goa Speaker disallows notice by Cong. MLAs

14-day intimation needed to be given Goa Speaker Pramod Sawant on Wednesday disallowed a notice filed by 16 Congress MLAs seeking to move a motion for his removal. Mr. Sawant said the notice was not in line with procedures, as well as provisions of the Constitution. A statement by the …

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