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Unwarranted delay in disbursement of old age pension is drawing flak for the local administration. According to reports, several beneficiaries in Middle Andaman region have not received the monthly pension in their bank accounts for the past two months.

Port Blair

An All-India Seminar on “Energy Efficiency in HVAC & R Industries” is being organized by Jharkhand State Centre of the Institution of Engineers (India) under the aegis of Mechanical Engineering Division Board during March 25-26 at Engineer Bhawan, Ranchi in associ

Sanjay Kumar

Accessible India Campaign (AIC) is the nationwide flagship campaign of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. The aim of the Campaign is to make a barrier free and conducive environment for Divyangjans all over the country.  It was launched by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3rd December, 2015.

Amulya Ganguli

By “stealing” the governments of Goa and Manipur from the Congress, the largest party in these states, Narendra Modi can be said to have begun his post-poll tenure on the wrong foot.
The act of larceny, as Congress leader P. Chidambaram has alleged, is all the more unfortunate since the prime minister promised in his victory speech after his party’s akalpaniya or unbelievable victory in U.P. that he will not do anything with a bad intention.

The Centre seems to have been impressed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s efforts at taming the predatory practices of the big corporate hospitals and make them observe some rules by enacting the West Bengal Clinical Establishment Act. The National Health Policy announced by Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda in the Lok Sabha proposes, among other things, free diagnosis and medicines at all public hospitals in the next eight years which Mamata has already introduced in the State.