HRD Minister announces Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2018:HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar announces Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2018; Event to be held on 30th and 31st March across India at 28 centres.
Parliament passes Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill:Parliament passes Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill with voice vote; legislation will enable the government to enhance ceiling of tax free gratuity to Rs 20 lakh from the existing Rs 10 lakh for employees falling under the Payment of Gratuity Act.
India to become self-sufficient in Silk production: Smriti Irani:Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani terms Cabinet decisions related to Silk sector as important; says the country will become self-sufficient in silk production by 2020; Govt’s steps will lead to added job creation and more earnings for farmers.
Parliament adjourned again after opposition disruption:Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned for the day once again on Thursday after opposition members continued to raise their demands creating uproarious scenes in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
President presents Standard & Colours at Halwara Air Force Station:President Ram Nath Kovind visited the Air Force Station in Halwara where he presented the Standard and Colours to 51squadron and 230 signal unit.
BJP sharpens attack on Congress over charges of alleged misuse of social media:Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says Congress used Cambridge Analytica’s services in the recent Gujarat elections as well.Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg tenders unqualified apology for breach; promises better data security in future.
United States slaps $50bn tariff on Chinese Imports:The Trump administration is preparing to impose at least $50 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese imports, in a major escalation of the president’s ‘America First’ trade policy.
Maldives government lifts 45-day state of Emergency:The Maldives government on Thursday lifted state of Emergency in the country which was in operation for nearly 45 days since 5th February.
Boko Haram returns 110 Nigerian girls with a warning – Don’t put them in school:Boko Haram extremists brought back nearly all of the 110 girls whom they had kidnapped from a boarding school last month, dropping them off in the middle of the night with a warning: “Don’t ever put your daughters in school again.”
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AAP govt presents Rs 53,000 cr budget for 2018-19:The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) govt presented its Rs 53,000 crore budget for 2018-19 in the Assembly, which laid emphasis on environment, health, education and water.
Australia women beat India by 6 wkts in T20 tri-series opener:Australian women’s cricket team comfortably beat India by six wickets in the opening encounter of the T20 Tri-series, in Mumbai on Thursday.
Serena Williams out of Miami Open as Osaka wins in straight sets:Serena Williams crashed out of the Miami Open in the first round on Wednesday, slumping to a straight-set defeat against Japan’s Naomi Osaka in the latest setback to the former world number one’s comeback.
Supersonic Cruise Missile BrahMos successfully flight tested:Formidable Supersonic Cruise Missile BrahMos successfully flight tested with pin point accuracy at Pokhran test range, Rajasthan; Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman congratulates DRDO, Armed Forces and Defence Industry, Says the successful test will further bolster national security.
Rural boost – Gujarat village gets free WiFi service:Digital India is reaching the far flung corners of the country. Union Communication Minister Manoj Sinha unveiled free WiFi service at Udwada village in Gujarat’s Valsad district.
Mark Zuckerberg admits “mistakes”, vows to protect users:In the midst of revelations of a major data breach, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted that his company made mistakes on user data secrecy and vowed to take steps to prevent the misuse or breach of personal data of users by developers or business partners.
Water retention: Causes, symptoms, treatment:Approximately 70% of the human body comprises water, present both inside and outside of the cells.
Ayushman Bharat – World’s largest govt-funded healthcare programme:Union Cabinet has given its nod for the launch of ‘Ayushman Bharat’ – National Health Protection Mission, to provide a cover of Rs 5 lakh annually to each of the 10 crore poor and vulnerable families. Touted to be the world’s largest government-funded healthcare programme, the benefit cover will also include pre and post-hospitalisation expenses.
Awareness programmes organised to mark ‘World Water Day’:The day was first celebrated on 22 March 1993 and aims to focus on the importance of water and need to preserve it.