Sebastian Vettel took the chequered flag at the Hungaroring to claim his fourth victory of the season, his chief title rival was selflessly surrendering the final spot on the podium to his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas.
‘India among top nations with potential for digital payments’: Digital Evolution Index 2017.
The Fletcher School at Tufts University in partnership with Mastercard today unveiled the Digital Evolution Index 2017.
This comprehensive research tracks the progress countries have made in developing their digital economies and integrating connectivity into the lives of billions.
The research identifies Singapore, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, the United Arab Emirates, Estonia, Hong Kong, Japan, and Israel as digital elites characterized by high levels of digital development and a fast rate of digital evolution.
Tax authorities of the five BRICS countries signed a landmark document to establish a mechanism for taxation cooperation
The BRICS Taxation Cooperation Memorandum, signed at the fifth meeting of BRICS Heads of Tax Authorities, is the blocs first document that elevates taxation cooperation to the institutional level.
The authorities also agreed to cooperate on taxation information exchange, improve consultation procedures efficiency, boost taxation capacities and plan paths for coordination of taxation policies and tax collection.
The meeting comes ahead of the 2017 BRICS Summit to be held in Fujian provinces Xiamen city from September 3 to 5.
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed India’s first unmanned tank, which has three variants – surveillance, mine detection and reconnaissance in areas with nuclear and bio threats.
It is called Muntra (Mission UNmanned TRAcked) and has been rolled out of the Chennai lab.
Though the tank has been developed and tested for the army by Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE) in Avadi, paramilitary has expressed interest to use them in Naxal-hit areas.
The tanks will facilitate Indian Armed forces in conducting unmanned surveillance missions. Muntra-S has been developed for unmanned surveillance missions, whereas Muntra-M is built for detecting mines.
Muntra-N will be deployed in areas where nuclear radiation or bio weapon risk is high.
To improve patient care through better family engagement and education, the Punjab government launched a flagship health scheme — Care Companion Programme (CCP)
Under the innovative program, the hospital hallways or wards will turn into classrooms and taps into the most compassionate and willing resource available for care, that is the patient’s own family, by teaching the family high-impact medical skills to take care of their loved ones in the hospital and at home.
CCP will initially be implemented in Maternal and Child Health wings of six district hospitals at Amritsar, Patiala, Jalandhar, SBS Nagar, Sangrur, Tarn Taran.
The aim is to reduce the number of baby deaths and complications like infections in the first 30 days’ post-discharge, and ensure adoption of long-term health pro motive behaviours.
This was first celebrated in 2010 and was founded at an international summit that had been called in response to the shocking news that 97% of all wild tigers had disappeared in the last century, with only around 3,000 left alive.
In 2013, the General Assembly held a high-level meeting to appraise the Global Plan of Action.
The Member States also adopted resolution A/RES/68/192 and designated July 30 as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons.
This resolution declared that such a day was necessary to “raise awareness of the situation of victims of human trafficking and for the promotion and protection of their rights.”