Daily Archives: July 15, 2019

Govt to open 4,200 Ayush wellness centres in FY’ 19-20


The government has plans to set up 4,200 Ayush wellness centres in the country in FY 2019-20 in several states, Ayush Minister Shripad Yesso Naik informed Rajya Sabha on Monday. Moreover, 2,500 new centres are planned to be opened within the first four months of the present government, the minister for Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) ...

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Shah Rukh Khan to be honoured with honorary doctorate by an Australian Uni


Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is set to receive an honorary doctorate degree from Melbourne-based La Trobe University for his contributions and efforts towards underprivileged children, women’s empowerment through Meer Foundation and his achievements in the Indian entertainment industry. Khan, who will be visiting Australia to attend the 10th edition of Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) next month as ...

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BS-VI fuel introduced in Delhi: Environment Minister


Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday informed Rajya Sabha that fuel conforming to stringent BS-VI emission norms has been introduced in the national capital to reduce air pollution. The Minister also informed the Upper House that sale of BS-VI compliant vehicles would begin in the country from next year. “BS-VI compliant fuel is now available in Delhi and from next ...

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Exports decline by 9.71pc to USD 25.01 bn in June


India’s exports declined by 9.71 per cent to USD 25.01 billion in June 2019 compared to USD 27.7 billion in the same month last year due to a fall in shipments of gems and jewellery, engineering goods and petroleum products, official data released Monday showed. Imports too declined by 9 per cent to USD 40.29 billion in June 2019 against ...

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