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Indian Health Ministry Notifies Medical Devices Rules, 2017

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has notified Medical Devices Rules, 2017, framed in conformity with Global Harmonisation Task Force (GHTF) framework and conform to best international practices. Only 15 categories of medical devices are, at present, regulated as drugs and to that extent, the current regulatory practices in India were not fully geared to meet the requirements of ...

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Electricity Bills to Hit Roof Next Year in India

Households consuming more electricity in the range of 300 units and above will have to cough up more than Rs.500 to Rs.1,300 next year with the new emission norms coming into effect from Jan 2017. The Ministry of Environment & Forests has notified the new emission norms for thermal power projects to minimise emission of particulate matter, sulphur dioxide, oxides ...

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Ola, Uber on License Roller Coaster Now in Karnataka

For cab aggregators Ola and Uber, the message has finally come from the state transport department which has implemented the Karnataka On-demand Transportation Technology Aggregator Rules 2016 that they would be off-roads unless they seek and get a license. The stat transport commissioner’s office on Saturday issued a statement that said: “Web-based aggregators had to obtain licences to operate cabs ...

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How Real Estate Bill Impacts Builders, Agents?

The much awaited the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2015 has been passed by the Rajya Sabha on March 10, 2016. The key points of the proposed bill which is going to benefit property buyers but impact consderably promoters, developers and real estate agents, are as follows: Ø      The Bill requires setting up a new regulator for the real ...

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No Photo Identity Required Now to Book Tatkal Tickets in Railways but…

Giving a relative relief to passengers while booking a tatkal ticket, the Ministry of Railways has decided to relax the condition of providing photocopy of identity card or indicating its number at the time of purchase of Tatkal ticket. But carrying an ID is compulsory though. The new rule in Tatkal provisions will come into effect from 1st September, 2015 and the ...

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Sports Ministry Announces New Selection Criteria for Global Events

India’s Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has formulated the selection criteria for sports teams in international sports events such as Olympic Games, Winter Olympics, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian Indoor Games, Asian Beach Games, Youth Olympics, Asian Youth Games, Commonwealth Youth Games, Paralympics and Para-Asian Games, among others. The performance of the sportspersons in the individual events during the ...

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FAA Issues Guidelines on Drones’ Use; Will it Usher in New Commercial Avenue?

  The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has revealed a set of new guidelines to channelize the way Drones can be commercially used in deliversy and courier services in the country. Just a week ago, there was a near collision at Los Angeles International Airport between a drone and a Southwest airlines aircraft at an altitude of 4,000 feet. The ...

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Public Spitting Still Main Cause Spreading TB; Time to Spread Awareness?

While TB or tuberculosis is raising its ugly head again, more than its new drug-resistance character, the root-cause has come under focus. The public spitting, a habit indigenous to India since the ancient times, still persists, say authroties and doctors. One of the worst offenders of public spitting are drivers of vehicles and paan-chewing public and no matter what the ...

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