Australia today: Safety advisory against ViaGro

Newsroom24x7 Network Canberra: ViaGro 500mg Male Enhancement capsules pose a serious risk to your health and should not be taken, according to a safety advisory issued in Astralia today. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has tested a product labelled ViaGro 500mg Male Enhancement capsules and found that: the capsules contain the undeclared substances theophylline and… Read More Australia today: Safety advisory against ViaGro

Will not tolerate those who like to export terror: Narendra Modi in London

Newsroom24x7 Network London: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi said here “We believe in peace but we will not tolerate those who like to export terror. We will give back strong answers and in the language they understand. Terrorism will never be accepted.” Without naming Pakistan, Modi gave a stern message stating those who like… Read More Will not tolerate those who like to export terror: Narendra Modi in London

Rakesh Singh is the new Madhya Pradesh BJP President

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party State unit president Nand Kumar Chauhan has been replaced by Jabalpur MP and BJP Chief Whip in Lok Sabha Rakesh Singh. The outgoing State BJP President Nand Kumar Chouhan has been inducted as a member to the National Executive of the party. Chouhan’s resignation, along with that… Read More Rakesh Singh is the new Madhya Pradesh BJP President

Retired bureaucrats write to PM on the “unspeakable horror” of Kathua and Unnao incidents

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: When the entire country is shaken and rattled by the Unnao rape incident in Uttar Pradesh and the  gang rape and murder of an 8-year girl in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, many retired bureaucrats have come forward and written a hard-hitting letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the… Read More Retired bureaucrats write to PM on the “unspeakable horror” of Kathua and Unnao incidents

5 Mecca Masjid blast accused acquitted, Judge resigns after delivering judgement

Newsroom24x7 Network Hyderabad: A special anti-terror court today acquitted Swami Aseemanand and four others accused in the Mecca Masjid blast case, on the ground that the prosecution had failed to prove “even a single allegation” against them. Shortly after pronouncing the judgement in the Mecca Masjid blast case, K Ravinder Reddy, the special judge for… Read More 5 Mecca Masjid blast accused acquitted, Judge resigns after delivering judgement

CGHS is responsible for the healthcare needs of government employees and pensioners: Supreme Court of India

Shivani Bhardwaj New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India has passed an order categorically stating that Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) is responsible for taking care of healthcare needs and well being of the central government employees and pensioners. Going by the merit of a writ petition filed a retired Central Government pensioner, Shiv Kant… Read More CGHS is responsible for the healthcare needs of government employees and pensioners: Supreme Court of India

PM launches “Ayushman Bharat” programme on Ambedkar Jayanti

Newsroom24x7 Network   Bijapur (Chhattisgarh): On Ambedkar Jayanti today (14 April), Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a Health and Wellness Centre to mark the launch of “Ayushman Bharat” – Union Government’s ambitious Health Assurance Programme at the at Jangla Development Hub in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. The Prime Minister said Babasaheb Ambedkar had a key… Read More PM launches “Ayushman Bharat” programme on Ambedkar Jayanti

Justice for 8yr old girl raped and murdered in Kathua, J&K

Newsroom24x7 Network A group of women from Jammu and Kashmir is collecting signatures online (change.org) on a petition for justice in the case of rape and murder of an 8 year old girl in Hiranagar, Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir. The signatories to this petition have expressed great anguish over the “unjustifiable delay” in the investigations… Read More Justice for 8yr old girl raped and murdered in Kathua, J&K

Kathua gang rape and Unnao rape case: Rahul Gandhi thanks people for raising their voice

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who led a candle march during the intervening night of Thursday and Friday to protest against increasing acts of violence against women, has thanked the people for coming out in large numbers to express solidarity and raise their voice in this matter. Addressing media-persons near Amar Jawan Jyoti… Read More Kathua gang rape and Unnao rape case: Rahul Gandhi thanks people for raising their voice

Yak in Indian Himalayas facing threat of climate change

Dinesh C Sharma Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh): Yak – the lifeline of pastoral nomads in high altitudes of the Indian Himalayan region – is facing the threat of gradually rising temperatures in the region. The increasing trend of environmental temperature at high altitudes is resulting in heat stress in yak during warmer months of the year.… Read More Yak in Indian Himalayas facing threat of climate change

Anti-quota agitation: Firing at Arah in Bihar, mixed response in many states

….Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal/Patna/Lucknow/Jaipur: There was a mixed response to the anti-reservation Bharat Bandh (country-wide call for strike) today (Tuesday 10 April 2016) with firing reported in Arah district of Bihar, group clashes in Punjab and curfew imposed in Bhind and Morena district of Madhya Pradesh to prevent unlawful assembly of people. Prohibitory orders were also… Read More Anti-quota agitation: Firing at Arah in Bihar, mixed response in many states

Bharat Bandh call: Home Ministry tells States to take all precautions

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has issued an advisory to all states to take necessary precautionary measures in view of calls on social media for Bharat Bandh today (10 April 2018) by some groups. MHA has advised the states to beef up security and make appropriate arrangements to prevent any… Read More Bharat Bandh call: Home Ministry tells States to take all precautions

Chemical attack in Syria: US, France announce joint response

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington/Paris: President Donald J. Trump and French President, Emmanuel Macron, have announced a strong, joint response following reports of a chemical attack last weekend by the Syrian government and it’s allies, including Russia, on the suburb of Douma in Syria dominated by the Opposition, where rescuers reported at least forty-two dead, including women… Read More Chemical attack in Syria: US, France announce joint response

UP Singh gets additional charge of Secretary Water Resources

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the assignment of the additional charge of the post of Secretary, Ministry of Labour & Employment to U.P.Singh, lAS (OR:1985), Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.  Y.L.P. Rao is Deputy Director General UIDAI ACC has also cleared the proposal of UIDAI,… Read More UP Singh gets additional charge of Secretary Water Resources

Allegations against ICICI Bank pose reputational risks

ewsroom24x7 Network Mumbai/Singapore: An investigation into allegations that India’s ICICI Bank (BBB-/Stable/bbb-) extended a loan with a potential conflict of interest raises questions over the bank’s governance and creates reputational risks, says Fitch Ratings. According to Fitch, other regulatory sanctions are also possible, depending on the outcome of the investigation. The allegation regarding ICICI Bank… Read More Allegations against ICICI Bank pose reputational risks

After Salman khan’s conviction and bail; Now its time to look beyond the blackbuck poaching case

Lalit Shastri Bollywood actor Salman Khan was sentenced 5 years in jail by a trial court in Jodhpur on 5 April 2018 for killing two blackbuks in 1998 under Section 51 of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972 (WLPA) which deals with penalty for hunting a Schedule 1 animal. Today (7 April 2018) Khan was granted… Read More After Salman khan’s conviction and bail; Now its time to look beyond the blackbuck poaching case

Learning and Development in Asia: Be a part of Change

Anirudh Gupta Learning, learning and continuous learning, ladies and gentleman, is the key differentiator to become a successful organisation. – Head of HR of a large Indian Conglomerate at an L&D conference, in Mumbai. Almost all organisations talk about the importance of learning and development, however few do much about it. It is not because… Read More Learning and Development in Asia: Be a part of Change

Shivraj accords minister status to a few Sadhus and Babas before general election

Lalit Shastri Politcs of BJP has gone full circle in Madhya Pradesh – from Kamandal to Modi to Kamandal Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has become a target of attack and there is serious criticism regarding the formation of a special committee comprising of “Babas and Sadhus” to conduct a mass awareness drive… Read More Shivraj accords minister status to a few Sadhus and Babas before general election

Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan sentenced to 5 years in jail, fined 10k

Newsroom24x7 Network Jodhpur: Bollywood actor Salman Khan was today lodged in the Jodhpur Central jail after a court here sentenced him to five years in jail under Section 51 of the Wildlife Protection Act for killing two blackbucks in October 1998. Salman has been sentenced a five-year jail term and a fine of Rs 10,000.… Read More Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan sentenced to 5 years in jail, fined 10k