MCA Organized more than 1300 Investor Awareness Programmes

During the Current Financial Year, a total of 1,370 Investor Awareness Programmes have been organized by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in various parts of the country as on 31.12.2013 through its 3 Professional Institutes: Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and the Institute of Cost Accountants… Read More

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Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act A Welcome Change in a World of Unwelcome Advances?

Sexual Harassment affects all women in some form or the other. Lewd remarks, touching, wolf-whistles, looks are part of any woman™s life, so much so that it is dismissed as normal. Working women are no exception. In fact, working women most commonly face the backlash to women taking new roles, which belong to male domains… Read More

Tags: BhanwariBhanwari DeviIndiaRajasthanSexual harassmentSupreme CourtSupreme Court of IndiaSupreme Court of the United States

Notification Under Section 35AC in respect of National Committee for Promotion of Social and Economic Welfare

MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) NOTIFICATION New Delhi,   the 07th October, 2013 S.O. 3033(E)- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with clause (b) of the Explanation to Section 35AC of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government, on the recommendations of the National Committee for Promotion of Social and Economic Welfare, hereby… Read More

Tags: AmbalikaAndhra PradeshGujaratIndiaIndo-Asian News ServiceMaharashtraNew DelhiRajasthan

Special Tourist Police Stations

In order to ensure safety and security of tourists, including foreign tourists, Ministry of Tourism has advised all the State Governments/Union Territory Administrations to deploy Tourist Police in the States/Union Territories. ˜Public Order™ and ˜Police™ are State subjects as per the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India. As such, the prevention of crime, including… Read More

Tags: Andhra PradeshHimachal PradeshIndiaMadhya PradeshMinistry of TourismOdishaRajasthanUttar Pradesh

National Capital Region Transport Corporation – Memorandum & Articles of Association Signed for new shell company

In a move that is expected to transform the National Capital Region, the various stakeholders have signed the Memorandum & Articles of Association (MAA) for setting up a new shell company called National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC). The MAA was signed by all the constituent states of National Capital Region (Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar… Read More

Tags: DelhiHaryanaMinistry of Urban DevelopmentNational Capital RegionNCRRajasthanTransit Oriented DevelopmentUttar Pradesh

Domestic Tourism Increases by More than Nineteen Percent During 2012

Domestic Tourism Increases by More than Nineteen Percent During 2012 ; Foreign Tourist Arrival also Goes up by Over Six Percent; Andhra Pradesh Continues to be Most Popular Destination Among Domestic Tourists While Maharashtra Most Favoured State of Foreign Tourists The number of domestic tourist visits (DTVs) to States/UTs registered an increase of 19.87% during the… Read More

Tags: Andhra PradeshHimachal PradeshIndiaMadhya PradeshMaharashtraRajasthanTamil NaduUttar Pradesh

Twenty-first Meeting of Central Supervisory Board

The 21st meeting of the Central Supervisory Board (CSB) was held in New Delhi today. The meeting was on PC & PNDT Act. It was held under the Chairmanship of Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare. In his opening remarks, Shri Azad said his Ministry has increased its engagement with… Read More

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Formation of National Capital Region Transport Corporation Limited (NCRTC)

The Union Cabinet today approved constitution of National Capital Region Transport Corporation Limited (NCRTC) under the Companies Act, 1956 with initial seed capital of Rs.100 crore as per Company Act, 1956 for designing, developing, implementing, financing, operating and maintaining Regional Rapid Transit system (RRTS) in National Capital Region (NCR) to provide comfortable and fast transit… Read More

Tags: DelhiDelhi Metro Rail CorporationHaryanaNational Capital RegionNCRRajasthanTransit Oriented DevelopmentUttar Pradesh

National Consumer Helpline – Complaint Report, May 2013

The National Consumer Helpline (NCH) received 12,704 calls during May, 2013.  In addition to these telephonic calls/complaints, 2135 complaints were also received through online complaint system on NCH website. The maximum calls were received from Delhi followed by Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Haryana, Rajasthan, Bihar, Gujarat, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab. Break-up of calls in respect of top ten States during May,… Read More

Tags: DelhiGujaratHaryanaMadhya PradeshMaharashtraNational Consumer HelplineRajasthanUttar PradeshWest Bengal

Change of Guard: Shish Ram Ola Takes over as New Union Minister Labour and Employment Minister

Shri Shish Ram Ola has taken over as new Union Minister Labour and Employment Minister here in Shram Shakti Bhawan New Delhi today. Shri Ola is a Lok Sabha member (INC) from Jhunjhnu Constituency of Rajasthan and has already handled this portfolio from May 23, 2004 to November 27, 2004 in the UPA-I tenure. Speaking on… Read More

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Change of Guard: Girija Vyas takes charge as New Minister for Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation

Ms. Girija Vyas, took over as the new Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (M/oHUPA), here today. She was welcomed by the senior officers of the Ministry. While briefing the media, after assumption of office, Ms Girija Vyas said social service is always her priority area and will utilize each minute available for alleviation… Read More

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Mrs. Kushal Sigh Appointed as NCPCR Chairperson

Mrs. Kushal Singh has been appointed as the Chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. She was selected by a Committee headed by Smt. Krishna Tirath, Minister of Women and Child Development. The Secretary, M/O WCD is also a member of the Committee. Mrs. Kushal… Read More

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Union Cabinet declares Year as Water Conservation Year-2013

The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for declaring the year 2013 as Water Conservation Year 2013. A number of mass awareness activities will be undertaken during Water Conservation Year 2013 with emphasis on sensitizing the masses on water related issues, encourage them to conserve and use it judiciously.   The policies and programmes of the… Read More

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