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Regulating Online Pharmacy Business

A sub-committee had been constituted by the Drugs Consultative Committee (DCC) to examine issues relating to Online Pharmacy Business and sale of drugs. The Sub-Committee has submitted its report to the Drugs Consultative Committee. The Sub-Committee has inter alia recommended Creation of a National Portal to act as the nodal platform for transacting and monitoring …

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National Strategic Plan For Malaria Elimination | PIB

Shri J P Nadda, the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare launched the National Strategic Plan for Malaria Elimination 2017-22. National Strategic Plan For Malaria Elimination | Details The Strategic Plan gives details about year wise elimination targets in various parts of the country depending upon the endemicity of malaria in the next 5 …

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PSLV-C38 Successfully Launches 31 Satellites

ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C38 successfully launched the 712 kg Cartosat-2 Series Satellite along with 30 co-passenger satellites today from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the thirty ninth consecutively successful mission of PSLV.  Details of the satellites One of the 30 co-passenger satellites carried by PSLV-C38 was the 15 kg NIUSAT, …

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Fuel Supply Agreement

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the signing of Fuel Supply Agreement (FSA) with the Letter of Assurance (LoA) holders. Details of the Fuel Supply Agreement Allocation of linkages for power sector shall be based on the auction of linkages or through Power Purchase Agreement …

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Innovate In India (I3)

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for Industry-Academia Collaborative Mission for accelerating discovery research to early development for biopharmaceuticals – ” Innovate India (13) empowering biotech entrepreneurs & accelerating inclusive innovation” to be funded by the Government of India. Focus | Innovate India Academia collaboration for accelerating …

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Technology Day Celebrations | PIB Summary

Points to Ponder Technology day commemorates India’s success in taking science and technology to the service of the country. India is now one of the world’s fastest growing centres for S&T entrepreneurship. India needs technology for Inclusive and Sustainable Development through micro-industry models using local material. Introduction | Technology Day India is now one of the …

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GSLV launches South Asia Satellite | PIB Summary

India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09) successfully launched the 2230 kg South Asia Satellite (GSAT-9) into its planned Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO). The launch of GSLV was its eleventh and took place from the Second Launch Pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR (SDSC SHAR), Sriharikota, the spaceport of India. This is the fourth …

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Geotagging Of Assets | PIB Summary

What is Geotagging? Geotagging is the process of adding geographical identification like latitude and longitude to various media such as a photo or video. Geotagging can help users find a wide variety of location-specific information from a device. It provides users the location of the content of a given picture. What is Geo-mapping? A visual representation of the geographical location …

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Neem Coating Of Urea | PIB Summary

Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare (DAC&FW) conducted a study to determine the impact of Neem Coated Urea that clearly demonstrates the benefits of the of the scheme, as detailed ahead. Neem Coated Urea | Details The interim report prepared by Agricultural Development and Rural Transformation Centre (ADRTC), Bengaluru has been submitted by Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers …

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