India on Friday announced a USD one million contribution to a UN fund for tsunami, disaster and climate preparedness in the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asian countries on the 10th anniversary of the 2004 tsunami.
The Gulfs of Kambhat and Kutch in Gujarat show very high indices to multi-hazard coastal vulnerability, according to mapping carried out by the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), the government on Thursday said.
Union Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday inaugurated a multi-speciality Ayurvedic centre in East Delhi and said there was a need to focus on traditional Ayurveda and yoga apart from the modern health facility.
To encouraging scientific research and infuse new energy into research institutions of the government will be our prime focus, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said as he took charge as the Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences.
The Narendra Modi-led NDA government on Sunday evening effected a reshuffle of some ministries and allocated portfolios to 21 new ministers, giving Defence to Manohar Parrikar, Railways to Suresh Prabhu, Information and Broadcasting to Arun Jaitley and moving Harsh Vardhan from health to Science and Technology.