Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI)

Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI): The Breastfeeding Promotion Network of India (BPNI), in collaboration with the Association of Healthcare Providers of India (AHPI), which comprises more than 12,000 private hospitals, has launched an accreditation programme that will enable hospitals to get a “breastfeeding-friendly” tag. This programme is called “Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI)”. The initiative […]

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA)

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA): The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has cancelled the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), 2010 registration of various non-governmental organisations (NGOs). Suspension of FCRA licence means that the NGO can no longer receive fresh foreign funds from donors pending a probe by the Home Ministry. The FCRA is mandatory […]

Mediation Bill,2021

Mediation Bill,2021: The Centre will table the much awaited Mediation Bill in the Rajya Sabha. The Bill provides for establishment of the Mediation Council of India and for community mediation. The Bill intends to institutionalise the process of mediation by strengthening the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanisms. The Bill safeguards the interest of the litigants […]

Agni-P Missile

Agni-P Missile: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test-fired the new generation nuclear-capable ballistic missile ‘Agni Prime’. This is the second test of the missile, the first test took place in June 2021. The Agni-P missile aims to further strengthen India’s credible deterrence capabilities. Agni-P is a two-stage canisterised solid propellant missile with […]