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Home to Hospital Scheme: Ambulance Services in Delhi

Delhi’s AAP government has approved the scheme to provide free ambulance services in the capital. The decision was made recently in a cabinet meeting, the chairperson of which was Delhi’s chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. Name of the scheme The AAP Government has named this scheme as “Home to Hospital” scheme. The services as per the scheme will be provided by Centralized Accident & Trauma Services (CATS), an autonomous body under the Government of NCT of [...]

The New Age Indian Authors

India, a country that boasts of epics like the Mahabharata and the Ramayana, has been eclipsed by commercial fiction books written by western authors till very recently. However, the scenario of the amazing world of books in India has taken a turn for the better in recent times. The space in the book shelves is no longer dominated by western authors. You will find that this space is slowly being taken over by the Indian [...]

e-Toilet in India

In India, lack of toilets has resulted in defecation in open places, which has created a major sanitary problem. With increased awareness among the people, the government and a number of organisations have come up with public urinals and toilets in various areas. However, most of these public toilets have not been able to live up to the hygienic standards required in a urinal. Most of these toilets remain out of use. People also hesitate [...]

Significance of Astrology In Our Lives Image

The Importance of Vedic Astrology in our Live: In this modern age of technology and science with heterodox thoughts and concepts, do you think astrology is significant? Astrology is an ancient concept, as old as time, you can say. It is an importance aspect of our lives – our past, present and future. To a great extent, astrology is used to forecast and predict future events and can also be used as a medium to [...]

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15 July 2015 has been declared as the World Youth Skills Day for the first time ever. To commensurate this day, PM Narendra Modi launched the Skill India Campaign. Launched in association with the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), the Skill India campaign is yet another prestigious and ambitious initiative by the PM for the people of our country. The Governing Council will be chaired by Narendra Modi. This campaign will have a [...]

Most expensive city Mumbai

Global HR firm Mercer’s “Cost of Quality of Living Survey 2015” was released little over a week ago. While Luanda (Angola’s capital) remained at the costliest place to live for expatriates, Mumbai is declared as one of the most expensive cities of the world. Let’s get into the details of this report. What is Mercer’s Cost of Living Ranking? This survey covers 207 prevalent destinations. The basic objective is to make an assessment of the [...]

Image of World Yoga Day

21 June has been proclaimed as International Yoga Day and experts feel that it is a great opportunity to improve the global position of Brand India. Although this event will be hosted in 192 countries simultaneously, the world will look upto India as it is preparing to celebrate it on a grand scale. The travel industry is elated for the simple fact that this event will work well for inbound tourism. In the last few [...]

Lalit Modi Image

* Image attribution: www.topnews.in The man calls himself the architect of the cash-rich Indian Premier League. The world calls him controversy’s child. Lalit Modi (or LaMo) is now the new NaMO when it comes to occupying media space. For this flamboyant businessman, the fall has been as meteoric as his rise. The same man who bagged the ‘Business Standard Award’ in 2008 for making BCCI the Most Innovative Company in India, found himself suspended as [...]

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Ericsson Joins Sterlite for Smart Cities Project in India Ericsson, one of the leading telecom equipment manufacturers around the world, has entered into a partnership with Sterlite Technologies to collaborate and create smart cities in India that can be sustained over a longer period of time. As per the contract reached, both will come up with a development plan and use services and solutions that are necessary in order to bring about a society that [...]

First Gay Marriage Advertisement

 A Gay Marriage Advertisement A matrimonial advertisement seeking a same-sex partner for her son, placed by a 57-year-old woman, broke many conventions and taboos despite much disapproval from orthodox quarters. Earlier this month, Mumbai resident, Ms. Padma Iyer, published an advertisement in the matrimonial section of the Mid-Day newspaper. Published on 19 May, it read: “Seeking 25-40, Well-placed, Animal-Loving, Vegetarian GROOM for my SON (36, 5’11”) who works with an NGO”. Ms. Iyer’s move to [...]