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In Governance Watch
Sep 6th, 2017
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Changes in the global landscape call for a solidified, stronger BRICS with the better contribution to the global governance as the bloc of five emerging economies enters its second decade. The 9th BRICS annual summit which was wrapped up on September 5, 2017 in Xiamen (China) has attracted worldwide attention to how Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa will sh...
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In Awareness
Aug 20th, 2017
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Under the Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin (SBM-G), rural Uttarakhand and rural Haryana have declared themselves as the 4th and 5th Open Defecation Free (ODF) States of India. The two joined the league of Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh and Kerala, which were the first three states to be declared ODF. Nationally, the sanitation coverage has increased from 42% to over 64% in just ...
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In Education
Aug 20th, 2017
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Government constitutes a committee to prepare the final draft of National Education Policy The 8-member committee for preparation of final draft of National Education Policy has been  constituted under the Chairmanship of eminent Scientist Dr K. Kasturirangan. The council will start its work from immediate effect. In an exhaustive democratic exercise carried for last 3...
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In Governance Watch
Aug 20th, 2017
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The Government has granted in-principle approval for a greenfield airport at Jewar in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh in view of the rapidly growing fl ying requirements of the NCR region . Minister for Civil Aviation P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju said that the air traffi c in the NCR region is growing very fast. From the current level of 62 million passengers per annum (MPPA),...
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In Governance Watch
Aug 20th, 2017
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Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh said only through cross-pollination of expertise and innovations and thereafter synergy during implementation of the programmes conceived we would be able to achieve the goal set for the country by Prime Minister, through his farsightedness, of doubling farmers’ income by 2022. Mr Singh said as per the T...
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In Governance Watch
Aug 20th, 2017
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Union Minister of Communications, Manoj Sinha said that Survey of India has met the challenges of surveying the indomitable Himalaya, blazing deserts and animal infested jungles. The Department is continuously striving to keep abreast of modern technology and has successfully entered the era of Digital Mapping and Geographic Information Systems. Mr Sinha was speaking h...
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In Finance
Aug 20th, 2017
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Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Sign USD 275 Million Loan for Upgrading Urban Services in 64 Small Towns in Madhya Pradesh The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a USD 275 million loan for improving urban services in 64 small towns in the State of Madhya Pradesh. The signatories to the loan agreement for the Madhya ...
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In Infrastructure
Aug 20th, 2017
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The need to move people and goods from one location to another has kept auto sales consistently strong year after year. The depth of the Great Recession further created a wider platform for the Original Equipment Manufacturers to gain out of the current low car penetration, rising prosperity and higher affordability of end customer. A total of 599 highway projects cove...
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In Governance Watch
Aug 5th, 2017
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Since June, Darjeeling has been hit by violent protests and prolonged strikes in support of a campaign by a local party demanding a separate state for the area’s majority Gorkha community. The protests have followed a recent decision by the West Bengal government to introduce Bengali as a compulsory subject in schools across the state, including in Darjeeling. Th...
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In Aadhar
Aug 5th, 2017
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The government has made Aadhaar number mandatory for the registration of death from 1st October 2017. The home ministry official said that it would be applicable for the residents of all states except Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya, for which a date would be notified separately. The Registrar General has directed all states and Union Territories to ensure compl...