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Daily Archives: August 2, 2017

WHO Confirms Breastfeeding is First Natural Vaccine

New York (ABC Live):Breastfeeding  : Kicking off World Breastfeeding Week, the United Nations today stressed that although breastfeeding has cognitive and health benefits for infants and mothers, investment shortcomings impede the practice. “Breastfeeding gives babies the best possible start in life,” said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO). He added that breastmilk works like a baby’s first …

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District Mineral Foundation to Recue Miming Effected Districts

New Delhi (ABC Live):District Mineral Foundation : Ministry of Mines has amended the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Act, 1957 through the MMDR Amendment Act, 2015, one of the important provisions being the introduction of section 9(B); for the establishment of District Mineral Foundation (DMF) in districts affected by mining related operations. The object of DMFs is to …

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India Contributes 15 percent of Global Maternal Mortality

New Delhi (ABC Live):Global Maternal Mortality : As per the UN Inter–Agency estimates in the publication “Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 to 2015″, It is estimated that India accounts for 15% of the total global maternal deaths. As per SRS 2001-03 major reasons of maternal deaths are Haemorrhage (38%) Sepsis (11%), Abortion (8%), Hypertensive disorders (5%), Obstructed labor (5%) and other causes …

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All India Medical Services in India on Cards

New Delhi (ABC Live): All India Medical Services  :Based on the recommendations of the Cadre Review Committee, the Ministry has sought views of all States Governments once again on the proposal for Creation of All India Medical Services to enable the Ministry of firm up its proposal. The details regarding the vacancies in various new All India Institute of Medical …

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Aadhaar Linked PAN becomes Mandatory

New Delhi (ABC Live):Aadhaar Linked PAN  : Permanent Account Number (PAN) is the key identifier of taxable entity and aggregator of all financial transactions undertaken by one person. One PAN for one person is the guiding principle for allotment of PAN. However, for achieving the objective of one PAN to one assessee it is required to maintain uniqueness of PAN. …

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Know Operation Clean Money Realty Check

Mumbai (ABC Live): Operation Clean Money Realty : With a view to curbing financing of terrorism through the proceeds of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) and use of such funds for subversive activities such as espionage, smuggling of arms, drugs and other contrabands into India, and for eliminating black money which casts a long shadow of parallel economy on the …

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RBI Decreases Agriculture Loans Interest Rate

Mumbai (ABC Live):Agriculture Loans Interest Rate  :Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has deregulated the interest rate on advances sanctioned by Scheduled Commercial Banks and these interest rates are determined by banks with the approval of their respective Board of Directors subject to regulatory guidelines on interest rate on advances contained in RBI’s Master Direction dated 03.03.2016. Interest rates on loans …

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Indian Air Force Investigates 29 Air Accidents in Three years

New Delhi (ABC Live):Air Accidents  :Every aircraft accident/incident is thoroughly investigated by a Court of Inquiry to ascertain the cause of accident and the recommendations of the completed Court of Inquiry are implemented. Various preventive measures are being taken including invigoration of Aviation Safety Organization, streamlining of accident/ incident reporting procedure, analytical studies and quality audits of the aircraft fleets …

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Duplicate Mineral Water Bottles in India

New Delhi (ABC Live)Duplicate Mineral Water Bottles : Standards for Packaged Mineral Water and Packaged Drinking Water (other than Mineral Water) are prescribed under sub-regulations 2.10.7 and 2.10.8 of Food Safety and Standards (Food Products & Food Additives) Regulations, 2011 respectively and compliance to these standards is mandatory for any packaged drinking water manufacturer in the country. These products are …

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Legal Metrology Rules Mandates MRP on Medical Devices

New Delhi (ABC Live):Legal Metrology Rules : Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya, in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today, informed that it would become mandatory for medical devices to print/label MRP on the packages. Shri Mandaviya stated that Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and …

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