• SHAPE THE FUTURE: Bitcoin and Blockchain GlobalSummit Now Opens for Registration
    BEIJING, July 21, 2017 : On the 10th of this September, global Bitcoin and Blockchain experts and industry leaders will gather at the SHAPE THE FUTURE: BTC and Blockchain Global Summit in Beijing, China.

  • Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Makes Complete 2018 Rate Filings Public, Stresses Immediate Need for Certainty from Congress and the Trump Administration
    HARRISBURG, Pa., July 21, 2017 : Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today announced that rate filings for 2018 individual market and small group plans and additional materials that help explain county-level impacts of these filings are available on the department's website.

  • CME urges Ontario government to rethink workplace reforms
    TORONTO, July 21, 2017: Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) is concerned that the proposed reforms included in the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act could have unintended consequences affecting the competitiveness of the manufacturing sector and discouraging investments in Ontario.

  • Janssen Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for SYMTUZA The First Darunavir-Based Single-Tablet Regimen for the Treatment of HIV
    Beerse, Belgium, July 21: Janssen-Cilag International NV (Janssen) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has issued a Positive Opinion recommending marketing authorisation for SYMTUZA (darunavir/cobicistat/emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide [D/C/F/TAF]), a once-daily darunavir-based single tablet regimen (STR).

  • NITI Aayog's Meeting on Resource Efficiency (RE) Strategy
    New Delhi, July 21: Resource Efficiency is a key element of Sustainable Development. This is reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 12 which aims to Ensure Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns.

  • Water storage level of 91 major reservoirs of the country goes up by five per cent
    New Delhi, July 21: The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on July 20, 2017 was 43.732 BCM, which is 28pc of total storage capacity of these reservoirs.

  • Steps for Reviving Export of Cotton Commodities
    New Delhi, July 21: The Government has taken the following steps to boost the export of textiles, including cotton commodities:

  • Jan Aushadhi Stores at Railway Stations
    New Delhi, July 21: 'Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana' is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India, to provide quality medicines at affordable prices to the masses through special kendras known as Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendras.

  • Shri Bandaru Dattatreya reviews the status of implementation of the recommendations of the Majithia Wage Board
    New Delhi, July 21: Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour and Employment held a meeting with the representatives of the State Governments here today to review the status of implementation of the recommendations of the Majithia Wage Board.

  • Government has constituted a Central Monitoring Committee headed by the Cabinet Secretary to monitor the impact of GST
    New Delhi, July 21: The Government of India has setup a Central Monitoring Committee headed by the Cabinet Secretary.

  • Number of Registration of GSTN crosses 77.5 lakhs
    New Delhi, July 21: Till 18th July 2017, the total number of GSTIN registrations is 77,55,416.

  • Implementation of Seventh Pay Commission Report
    New Delhi, July 21: Based on the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission and due consultation and examination by the Empowered Committee of Secretaries and consideration by the Government, the following notifications have been issued and published on the website of Department of Defence:

  • 29 fighter aircraft crash during last five years
    New Delhi, July 21: During the last five financial years (2012-13 to 2016-17) and current year (upto 18.07.2017) 29 fighter aircraft including 5 Sukhoi-30 and 3 trainer aircraft have crashed. Technical Defects and Human Error were the main causes of the accidents.

  • 91.23pc consumer complaints dispose of against complaints filed under Consumer Protection Law
    New Delhi, July 21: 91.23pc consumer complaints disposed of against complaints filed since inception under Consumer Protection Law. The details of complaints filed/disposed of before/by the National, State and District Consumer Fora are given below in the table.

  • Seven New Homoeopathic Medical Colleges with 610 UG seats given permission in 2016-17: Shri Shripad Naik
    New Delhi, July 21: Rs. 417.11 crore has been spent by the Ministry of AYUSH during the last financial year under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National AYUSH Mission for promotion of AYUSH including AYUSH infrastructure.

  • 21 colleges impart courses in Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences: Shri Shripad Naik
    New Delhi, July 21: The Ministry of AYUSH has established the following three organizations for the development of Yoga and Naturopathy and also for providing treatment through Yoga and Naturopathy in the country and the details of their activities are as under :-

  • India collaborating with US on traditional medicines development for diseases including cancer: AYUSH Minister
    New Delhi, July 21: The Ministry of AYUSH is mandated to promote and propagate AYUSH systems of medicine across the globe. To achieve the objective, the Ministry of AYUSH signs Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) for 'Country to Country' cooperation in the field of Traditional Medicines; sets-up AYUSH Academic Chairs in foreign Universities/ Educational Institutes; establishes AYUSH Information Cells in the premises of the Indian Missions abroad or Indian Cultural Centres for dissemination of authentic Information about AYUSH Systems of medicine and enters into MoUs with foreign institutes for undertaking collaborative research.

  • Poetry is thoughts that come from above: Vice President
    New Delhi, July 21: The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that the poetry of thoughts that come from above. He was addressing the gathering after releasing the book 'Isthmus of Time' authored by Shri Anshuman Gaur and published by Milap Publications, here today.

  • Rahul digs out Rohit Vemula, Dadri lynching issues to corner Modi Govt
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) July 21 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Centre while digging out issues including Rohith Vemula suicide case, Dadri lynching case and demonetisation drive.

  • CPI-M for solving Indo-China border issue through diplomacy, dialogues
    Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , July 21 : The Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPI-M) on Friday assured to extend support to the Centre to solve the issue of Indo-China border through diplomacy and dialogues.

  • BharatMatrimony reveals a girl's key expectations when choosing a partner
    New Delhi , July 21 : A BharatMatrimony matchmaking survey to find out "What people expect from a life partner" saw a whopping 11,682 participants share their opinions.

  • German minister compares Turkey to former East Germany, to review weapons sale
    Berlin [Germany], July 21 : Germany's finance minister Wolfgang Schauble has fired a salvo in the ongoing feud by drawing parallels between contemporary Turkey and government practices in former East Germany. Meanwhile,Germany's Economy Ministry said that Berlin would be reviewing all future exports of weapons to NATO member Turkey.

  • Investing in the Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic Athletes
    TORONTO, July 21, 2017 : Ensuring that Canadian athletes have the support they need, to continue to push for the podium today and in the future, is an important focus for the Government of Canada.

  • Britain's Supreme Court gets first woman president
    London [Britain], July 21 : Eminent law lord Baroness Hale of Richmond has become the first woman to head the United Kingdom's Supreme Court.

  • Federal Study on College Mental Health Services Reveals Long Waiting Lists, Other Gaps and Barriers Impeding Student Success
    ORLANDO, Fla., July 21, 2017 : Today, the research team of the National Council on Disability (NCD) - a U.S. federal agency that provides advice to the President, Congress, and other federal agencies - will release the results of a national study on the experiences of students with mental health disabilities on U.S. college campuses during a session at the national conference of the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD).

  • Sushma Swaraj meets toddler from Pakistan after heart surgery
    New Delhi , July 21 : External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Friday met Rohaan, the four-month-old toddler from Pakistan who underwent heart surgery at Jaypee Hospital in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

  • IT raid at ABIL founder's offices, residence
    New Delhi , July 21 : The Income Tax Department (ITD) on Friday raided the residence and offices of Avinash Bhosale, Founder of ABIL Group.

  • Nastase banned, fined over racist comment about Williams' pregnancy
    Johannesburg [South Africa], July 21 : Romanian tennis legend Ilie Nastase has been handed a three-year ban and a fine by the International Tennis Federation over his offensive statements about former world number one Serena Williams and a foul-mouthed Fed Cup tirade.

  • No one can lower status of constitutional authority: Kiran Bedi on Hitler poster
    Puducherry , July 21 : Miffed with a poster that projected her as German dictator Adolf Hitler, Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi on Friday said no one has the right to spoil the image of an officer.

  • Narayanasamy denies link with Kiran Bedi's 'Hitler' posters
    Puducherry , July 21 : Puducherry Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy on Friday denied any link with the posters that portrayed Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi as German dictator Adolf Hitler.

  • More than 20pc of Medtec China 2017 are debut suppliers; a continuous stream of branded buyers registered to the show
    SHANGHAI, July 21, 2017 : Medtec China 2017 will take place 20-22 September 2017 at Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition and Convention Center.

  • MasTec Schedules Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call
    CORAL GABLES, Fla., July 21, 2017 : MasTec, Inc. (NYSE: MTZ) today announced that it will release results of operations for the quarter ended June 30, 2017 after the market closes on Thursday, August 3, 2017.

  • From Robotic Surgeons to Personalized Medicine - We Are in the Midst of a Healthcare Revolution Driven by Exponential Technologies
    TORONTO, July 21, 2017: Today, healthcare is reactive, retrospective, bureaucratic and expensive. Fortunately, it is being disrupted, redesigned and rebuilt by an explosion of innovation.

  • TransDisciplinary University Brings Together the Best Minds to Deliberate over the Promise and Problems of Synthetic Biology
    Bengaluru, July 21: Scientists across the globe are discovering novel ways to alter DNA so as to genetically engineer new forms of life.

  • Government offers assistance to Indian women abroad who have been abused/abandoned by overseas Indian spouse
    New Delhi, July 21: The Ministry of External Affairs is implementing a scheme to provide financial assistance to Indian women abused /abandoned by their Overseas Indian spouses, so that they can get access to counselling and legal services, with Indian Missions/Posts abroad.

  • Forecast for Rapid Rise in Water Levels of Rivers in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat
    New Delhi, July 21: Rainfall Forecast issued by India Meteorological Department for the next three days indicate that Heavy to Very Heavy rainfall at a few places with isolated extremely heavy falls in Gujarat and Rajasthan during the period 21st to 24th July 2017.

  • Vacant Railway Land to be Utilized
    New Delhi, July 21: The vacant land is leased/licensed for generation of non-tariff revenue for development of ancillary logistic support/infrastructure required for Railways operational needs such as bulk oil installations and oil depots, steel yards, concrete sleeper plants, coal dumps, connectivity to private sidings commercial plots, vending stalls, etc.

  • PPAs signed for first Wind Auction totalling 1050 MW
    New Delhi, July 21: Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal presided over the signing of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for purchase of 1050 MW of wind power under Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)'s first Wind Auction Scheme here today.

  • Shri Rajnath Singh chairs meeting of Home Minister's Advisory Committee for Dadra and Nagar Haveli
    New Delhi, July 21: The meeting of Home Minister Advisory Committee for Union Territory Dadra and Nagar Haveli (DNH) was held here today under the Chairmanship of Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh.

  • Relief Measures for the Farming Sector Post Demonetisation
    New Delhi, July 21: Post demonetisation, the Government has taken the following relief measures for the farming sector:

  • India to Host Global Conference on Cyber Space 2017 - World's Largest Conference on Cyber Space
    New Delhi, July 21: "India will be hosting the 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) in 2017, one of the world's largest conference on Cyber Space and related issues" announced Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon'ble Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology and Law and Justice, in the presence of Shri P.P. Chaudhary, Hon'ble Union Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology and Law and Justice after chairing a High-Level Organizing Committee meeting here today.

  • Housing Facilities to Defense Personnel
    New Delhi, July 21: Government has sanctioned construction of 1,98,881 Dwelling Units (DUs) for the Married Military officers / soldiers. Apart from construction of DUs, hiring of houses is also undertaken for Defense personnel to meet the deficiency of housing.

  • Protein-Rich Foods for Soldiers at high altitude
    New Delhi, July 21: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) developed various nutritious and protein-rich foods to cater the requirements of Service personnel deployed at high altitude and snow bound areas.

  • Demand notices of Rs. 74.65 crore issued to pharmaceutical companies for launching drug formulations without prior price approval of NPPA: Shri Mansukh Lal Mandaviya
    New Delhi, July 21: Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemicals and Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh Lal Mandaviya, in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today, informed that during the monitoring of compliance of various provisions of Drugs (Prices Control) Order, 2013 (DPCO, 2013) by drug manufacturers, it is seen that the provisions related to 'new drugs' have not been followed in some cases wherein pharmaceutical companies have launched the formulation without taking prior price approval from National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA).

  • 88 singles drugs and 33 compound formulations have been carried out under drug standardization in the year 2016-17: AYUSH Minister
    New Delhi, July 21: Ministry of AYUSH has set-up Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) as apex body for formulation and development of Ayurvedic medicines for various diseases.

  • 32 Yoga Teachers deployed to 28 countries to lead yoga demonstrations abroad for IDY 2017
    New Delhi, July 21: For the celebration of the International Day of Yoga in other countries, Indian Missions/Posts were advised to involve internationally renowned Yoga organizations like Art of Living Global Centre, Gayatri Parivar, Isha Foundation Global, Iyengar Yoga Foundation etc. for the celebrations.

  • PM Modi reviews progress of UDAY, Mineral Block auctions
    New Delhi, July 21: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today reviewed the progress of the Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY). Senior Government officials briefed him on aspects such as addressing of debt, monitoring frameworks, improvement in financial parameters, operational achievements, and consumer empowerment.

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad terms Abdullah's advice unsolicited
    New Delhi , July 21 : Union Minister of Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said that Jammu and Kashmir's former chief minister Farooq Abdullah's advice of a third-party intervention to resolve the Kashmir issue was unsolicited and has no meaning.

  • Chinese PLA , Russian naval forces kick off drills in Baltic Sea
    Moscow [Russia], July 21 : The 'Joint Sea 2017' drills of the Russian and Chinese naval forces have begun the first stage of major exercises, marking the first time they have taken place in Europe.will engage in exercises with the Russian Navy.

  • Sean Spicer resigns as White House Press Secretary
    Washington [United States], July 21 : White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday morning, citing President Donald J. Trump's decision to appoint New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director as the reason for doing so.

  • AbbVie Receives CHMP Positive Opinion for HUMIRA (adalimumab) for the Treatment of Pediatric Patients with Chronic Non-infectious Anterior Uveitis
    NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 21, 2017 : AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company, announced today that the European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency has granted a positive opinion for HUMIRA (adalimumab) for the treatment of chronic non-infectious anterior uveitis in pediatric patients from two years of age who have had an inadequate response to or are intolerant to conventional therapy, or in whom conventional therapy is inappropriate.

  • CAG Report flaps critical shortage of army's ammunition
    New Delhi , Jul 21 : The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Friday flagged critical shortage of ammunition in the Indian Army.

  • Mary Kay Launches Beauty Industry First As Thousands Convene For U.S. Seminar
    DALLAS, July 21, 2017 : With a global portfolio of more than 1,300 patents for products, technologies and packaging designs, innovation leader Mary Kay announces a beauty industry first at the company's annual U.S. Seminar.

  • Anushka as Gujarati 'Sejal' is winning hearts!
    New Delhi , July 21 : For the first time, Anushka Sharma will be seen portraying the role of a Gujarati girl in 'Jab Harry Met Sejal'.

  • Government Advances Clean Growth Economy With Call for Expressions of Interest for Next-Generation Clean Energy Infrastructure Projects
    OTTAWA, July 21, 2017 : Investing in next generation clean energy infrastructure and technologies will advance Canada's efforts to build a clean economy, create well-paying jobs for middle-class Canadians and help us reach our climate change goals.

  • Money laundering: ED lodges prosecution complaint against Jain Brothers
    New Delhi , July 21 : The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday filed a prosecution complaint against several money launderers, as per the provisions prescribed under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA).

  • AIFF invites new bids for I-League 2017-18
    New Delhi , July 21 : The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has issued notice to invite bids for new clubs for the upcoming I-League across leading dailies of the nation.

  • MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay appointed Joint Secretary in PMO
    New Delhi , July 21 : Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Gopal Baglay was appointed as Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Friday.

  • Anne Burrell And Rachael Ray Return To Transform Celebrity Cooking Disasters Into Culinary Masters In Brand-New Season Of Worst Cooks in America
    NEW YORK, July 21, 2017 : Food icons Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray return to lead a star-studded culinary boot camp for cooking-challenged celebrities this summer with a brand-new season of Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition, premiering Wednesday, August 23rd at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network.

  • Piyush Goyal sanctions purchase of 1050 MW of wind power
    New Delhi , July 21 : Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday presided over the signing of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for the purchase of 1050 MW wind power under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)'s first Wind Auction Scheme here.