Uttarakhand Health Systems Development Project to get $100 million funding from World Bank


India has signed a $100-million financing agreement with the World Bank for the Uttarakhand Health Systems Development Project. The objective of the project is to improve access to quality health services, particularly in the hilly districts of the state, and expand health financial risk protection for residents. The project has two main components— More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Grand Finale of 36 hour Smart India Hackathon 2017 to be held in Nagpur

Ministry of Road Transport & Highways to host Grand Finale of 36 hour Smart India Hackathon, 2017 in Nagpur The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways is hosting the ‘Smart India Hackathon, 2017- Grand More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Shivaji memorial will be increased from 192m to 210m to compete with Chinese statue

The height of the Shivaji memorial will be increased from the proposed 192m to 210m, to compete with a Buddha statue in China for the world’s tallest statue tag. The state government will send a revised proposal More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Mamta Banerjee wants Sushma Swaraj or Sumitra Mahajan to become next president of India

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has said she would be happy to see BJP patriarch LK Advani as the next President of India but would not mind if Union minister Sushma Swaraj or Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Election Commission of India decided to freeze two-leaves symbol of AIADMK

The Election Commission of India on Wednesday decided to freeze the two-leaves symbol of the AIADMK after two factions – led by V K Sasikala and O Panneerselvam – staked claim to it. In TN, bypolls have More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

India slipped down one rank in human development index

India slipped down one place from 130 to 131 among the 188 countries ranked in terms of human development, says the 2016 Human Development Report (HDR) released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Terrorists found the new ways to reach in Indian terriotry through WB: Bangaldesh

In an alarming report from the Bangladesh government to the Union home ministry, the security agencies have been warned of the recent spike in infiltration of terrorists to India. The Bangladesh government stated More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Villagers celebrate Yogi Adityanath’s new achievement

As Yogi Adityanath, 44, took oath as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister on Sunday, in a village in neighbouring Uttarakhand 600 km away from Lucknow, families were glued to the television. In 1972, Yogi Adityanath was More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP CM; heads 47-member team

 BJP’s hardline Hindutva poster boy and five-time MP, Yogi Adityanath was today sworn in as the 21st chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, heading a 47-member council of ministers that includes two deputy CMs. A More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, March 19th, 2017

13 Maruti ex-employees get life term for 2012 violence

A Gurgaon court yesterday awarded life sentence to 13 former employees of Maruti-Suzuki India Limited, who it had found guilty of murder, in connection with the violence at the automobile giant’s Manesar plant More...