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Cabinet Approves Ban on E-Cigarettes

🕔18:20, 20.Sep 2019

The Union Cabinet has approved a ban on e-cigarettes, citing the need to take early action to protect public health. The government will immediately pass an ordinance, subject to the approval of the President, and the matter will be taken

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National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT) Scheme

🕔18:05, 20.Sep 2019

Ministry of Human Resource Development has announced a new PPP Scheme, National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT) for using technology for better learning outcomes in Higher Education. Details Objective The objective is to use Artificial Intelligence to make learning more

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Most States Won’t Meet Poshan Abhiyaan Targets : Study

🕔17:48, 19.Sep 2019

A study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has said that the targets framed by the Centre to tackle malnutrition and stunting under Poshan Abhiyaan Targets are ‘aspirational’, and many Indian states are running behind and may not

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Margdarshan, Margdarshak, WAWE Summit 2019

🕔17:40, 19.Sep 2019

WAWE Summit 2019 Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched several initiatives of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) It includes Facilitation through Margadarshan and Margadarshak, Model Curriculum for Diploma Courses, Waste Management Accelerator for Aspiring

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The Burden of Malnutrition

🕔17:38, 19.Sep 2019

In News Two-thirds of the 1.04 million deaths in children under five years in India are still attributable to malnutrition, according to the first comprehensive estimate of disease burden due to child and maternal malnutrition and the trends of its

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Kandhamal Tops in Institutional Deliveries

🕔17:31, 19.Sep 2019

Kandhamal Tops in Institutional Deliveries: According to an assessment of the percentage of institutional deliveries against estimated pregnancies during the period from April to July this year, Kandhamal district has topped among 30 districts in Odisha. Details Institutional delivery has

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MHRD Releases Faculty Development Programmes- LEAP And ARPIT

🕔11:04, 18.Sep 2019

Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP) – 2019 and Annual Refresher Programme In Teaching (ARPIT) – 2019 under Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT) in New

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State Government’s Reinforcing The Sons Of The Soil Demand

🕔09:39, 14.Sep 2019

The author surfaces various policy actions taken by state governments and how these policies are reinforcing Sons of the soil demand. He also opines why pluralism needs to be celebrated in India. Present Scenario For decades, Sons of the soil

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Fat Tax 

🕔17:40, 13.Sep 2019

Introduction: Fat Tax A fat tax is a tax or surcharge that is placed upon fattening food, beverages or on overweight individuals. It is considered an example of Pigovian taxation. A fat tax aims to decrease the consumption of foods

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Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2020

🕔17:44, 12.Sep 2019

In News  Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2020 released. Highlights For the first time, since 2012, no Indian university featured in the top 300 though the total number of entries from the country increased from 49 in 2018

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