EU Appoints Stylianides as Ebola czar

EU leaders have named Christos Stylianides of Cyprus to coordinate the bloc’s fight against Ebola which has claimed nearly 4,900 lives in west Africa.

India to Setup First Fish Hospital

The country’s first hospital to treat abnormalities and diseases in fish is set to come up in Kolkata by mid-2015. The work has already started on the project.

Rashtriya Ekta Divas on 31st Oct

Government of India has decided to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on October 31, as ‘Rashtriya Ekta Divas’ or the National Integration Day.

Survey on Higher Education Launched

The Secretary, Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development launched the All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) 2014-15 in New Delhi.

J&K Arogya Gram Yojana Launched

Dr Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences launched ‘Jammu Kashmir Arogya Gram Yojana’.

India’s Ebola Action Plan

India has put in place the same surveillance-tracking systems for checking the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) which has succeeded in Nigeria

India Elected to UNHRC

India was re-elected to the UN’s main human rights body for the period of 2015-17, receiving the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group.

Project Report on “DRISHTI” Submitted

The Government constituted a High Powered Committee (HPC) on “DRISHTI” -(Driving Information System for Holistic Tax Initiatives) in February 2014.

Steel Research & Technology Mission of India

Ministry of Steel will set up a “Steel Research & Technology Mission of India” (SRTMI) to promote collaborative research programmes in steel sector.

Merger of National Spot Exchange Limited

To ensure speedy recovery of dues for investors and others hit by Rs 5,600-crore “fraud” at the National Spot Exchange Ltd, the government ordered merger of the scam-hit firm with its holding

Australia Parliament Lifts Face Veil Ban

Australia’s Parliament House lifted a ban on face veils including burqas and niqabs.

Government Deregulate Diesel Price

Central Government deregulated the diesel and formalised the price formula for natural gas. Presently, India regulates diesel prices to protect the poor and curb inflation.

Hurricane Gonzalo Hit Bermuda

Hurricane Gonzalo slammed directly into Bermuda, knocking out most of the electricity there as it lashed the tiny Atlantic island chain with pounding surf,

National Air Quality Index Launched

India has launched a new air quality index to help citizens understand complex pollution data and its implications for their health.

‘Make In India’ Programme

Make in India is a great political pitch, it is an international marketing campaigning slogan coined by the Prime Minister of India,

Prime Minister Inaugurates Shramev Jayate

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched labour-reform initiatives under the name of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate scheme.

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