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Government urged to renew ‘do no harm’ pledge on public health

Government urged to renew ‘do no harm’ pledge on public health

 A letter signed by 29 health groups expresses concern that a no-deal Brexit with impact public health standards. Photograph: Alamy The country’s leading health organisations, including those representing doctors, nurses, surgeons and mental health charities, have called on the government to confirm it will abide by its duty to “do no harm” to public health [...]

September 4, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Government urged to renew ‘do no harm’ pledge on public health

Modi 2.0―A stable government likely to further boost Indian real estate

Modi 2.0―A stable government likely to further boost Indian real estate

The Modi Government in its first term is credited for bringing some landmark steps to vitalise and boost the Indian real estate industry. Real Estate [Regulation and Development] Act (RERA), demonetisation, real estate investment trust (REIT) and GST have been instrumental in bringing the industry towards more organisation, transparency and structure. The government has also [...]

May 26, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Modi 2.0―A stable government likely to further boost Indian real estate

How Will Technology Change the Government by 2030? Federal Leaders Predict 5 Trends and Threats to Expect

How Will Technology Change the Government by 2030? Federal Leaders Predict 5 Trends and Threats to Expect

If I asked you to predict how technology would change your industry 5-10 years from now, what would you say? When it comes to predicting trends, there are a few ways to go about it — and whether you’re surveying thousands of thought-leaders or simply asking a colleague based on their domain expertise — there’s no wrong way [...]

February 26, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on How Will Technology Change the Government by 2030? Federal Leaders Predict 5 Trends and Threats to Expect

Haryana government backed a real estate firm that wanted to cut trees in the protected Aravallis

Haryana government backed a real estate firm that wanted to cut trees in the protected Aravallis

Hindustan Times Weeks before it issued an order to lift curbs on the felling of mesquite trees in the Aravallis, the office of the Additional Chief Secretary of Haryana had pushed the state forest department to allow a real estate firm to chop trees of the species on a plot of land, despite objections from [...]

May 25, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Haryana government backed a real estate firm that wanted to cut trees in the protected Aravallis

Government Says No Proposal to Let Private Cars Share Rides for Fare

Government Says No Proposal to Let Private Cars Share Rides for Fare

The government has said there is no proposal under its consideration to allow private car owners to share rides and charge fare, and no steps have been taken to evolve a regulatory mechanism over the same. “At present there is no such proposal under consideration of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways,” Minister of [...]

April 5, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Government Says No Proposal to Let Private Cars Share Rides for Fare

B.C. signs health care deal with federal government, also gets money for opioid crisis

B.C. signs health care deal with federal government, also gets money for opioid crisis

British Columbia is signing on to the health care deal with the federal government with an agreement that will provide more than $1 billion for home care and mental health. The province will also get an additional $10 million in emergency management funds to help deal with B.C.’s opioid crisis. More than 900 people died last year of [...]

February 18, 2017 Saheli Health Comments Off on B.C. signs health care deal with federal government, also gets money for opioid crisis

Budget 2017: Experts have hailed note ban’s positive impact on real estate, says government

Budget 2017: Experts have hailed note ban’s positive impact on real estate, says government

NEW DELHI: Brushing aside alleged reports of losses to the real estate sector during last quarter of 2016 due to demonetisation, the Centre today said experts feel that the move will purge the sector from the influence of black money, thereby making purchases affordable and within the reach of common man. Minister of State for [...]

February 3, 2017 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Budget 2017: Experts have hailed note ban’s positive impact on real estate, says government

Government authorities take down ‘Avalanche’ global crimeware network

Government authorities take down ‘Avalanche’ global crimeware network

A global crimeware network known as “Avalanche” was dismantled by United States and European authorities following a four-year investigation. The U.S. Department of Justice and FBI released a joint statement regarding the takedown network which infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide. “November 30 began the start of a multi-national operation to dismantle a complex, [...]

December 4, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Government authorities take down ‘Avalanche’ global crimeware network

Syria government forces retake largest Aleppo rebel district

Syria government forces retake largest Aleppo rebel district

Syrian forces have retaken the largest rebel-controlled area in east Aleppo. The capture of Hanano district, in north-east Aleppo, gives the army an advantage in its drive to seize other opposition-held areas, activists say. Hundreds of civilians have reportedly fled into Hanano. Some 275,000 people are under siege as the army’s offensive – now in [...]

November 27, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Syria government forces retake largest Aleppo rebel district

Estate agents shares slump after government fees clampdown – business live

Estate agents shares slump after government fees clampdown – business live

The pensions regulator is currently giving evidence to MPs on, among other things, BHS. Ahead of the meeting, the chairman of the House of Commons work and pensions committee Frank Field wrote to the regulator asking if Sir Philip Green’s superyacht and other assets could be seized to help plug the gap in the BHS [...]

November 23, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Estate agents shares slump after government fees clampdown – business live

Brexit court defeat for UK government

Brexit court defeat for UK government

Parliament must vote on whether the UK can start the process of leaving the EU, the High Court has ruled. This means the government cannot trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty – beginning formal exit negotiations with the EU – on its own. Theresa May says the referendum – and existing ministerial powers – [...]

November 3, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Brexit court defeat for UK government

Government Notifies Real Estate Rules

Government Notifies Real Estate Rules

NEW DELHI:  Union government on Monday notified Real Estate (Regulation and Development) (General) Rules, 2016 which stipulate real estate developers furnish additional information regarding the ongoing projects besides depositing 70 per cent of unused funds in a separate bank account to ensure their completion. Under the new rules, the developers will also be required to [...]

November 1, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Government Notifies Real Estate Rules