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By GovernanceToday
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Mar 5th, 2015
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According to the information released by the Registrar General of India, the poor sex ratio of India is further deteriorating. According to the data released by the agency, Just under 2.1 crore children were born in 2010. This was higher compared to the year 2000, when 1.98 crore children were born. However, in 2010, the growth in the number of male children born was h...
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Mar 3rd, 2015
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The Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu launched a ‘Customer Complaint Web Portal and Mobile Application’ (android/windows based mobile App). Speaking on the occasion the Railway Minister said that this ‘Customer Complaint-cum-Suggestion’ portal and mobile App which can be freely downloaded, will be very useful as one can track the status of the complaints whi...
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Mar 3rd, 2015
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On the foundation day of Central Warehousing Corporation, Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan, asked the corporation to gear up to participate in Make in India program. While his address he said that the program has created new opportunities for CWC, hence it should now take up logistic management in a big way besides ware...
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Mar 3rd, 2015
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From this April, the government of Odisha would provide meal at Rs. 5 to urban poor people in five districts of the state. The service, named “Aahar” would cover the districts of Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Sambalpur, Berhampur and Rourkela which have large number of migrant laborers. Around 25,000 people are expected to avail the facility, in which corporate houses are expe...
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Mar 3rd, 2015
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There has been a massive hike in electoral spends of major political parties. Over the last decade, the declared expenditure by political parties for the Lok Sabha elections has grown four fold. According to the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), publicity spending was the biggest contributor of this hike. The six national political parties revealed that they co...
By GovernanceToday
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Mar 3rd, 2015
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In a move towards accepting inflation targeting as a focal monetary policy, the government of India and the RBI have entered in an agreement which binds the central bank to control inflation. The two signed an agreement last month under which the central bank would accord higher priority to controlling price rise than the other objectives of the monetary policy, i.e. m...
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Feb 26th, 2015
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While recognizing that under-investment has been a persistent problem in the Indian Railways, the Minister Suresh Prabhu unveiled a comprehensive plan for modernization of the Railways and improving the customer experience, said Ajay S Shriram, President, CII. The Minister also suggested several innovative financing mechanisms including setting up special purpose vehic...
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Feb 26th, 2015
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Real estate sector is considered as the mainstay of the Indian economy and correctly so; as it contributes to 6.5 percent of the nation’s Gross domestic product (GDP) and employs over 50 million people making it as the second biggest employer in the country, after agriculture sector. Over the past few of decades, the sector has developed leaps and bounds and has attrac...
By GovernanceToday
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Feb 13th, 2015
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One of the leading inventory and accounting software companies of the country, Marg Compusoft, has planned to introduce the most affordable and economical inventory accounting software for small and medium enterprises. The software would be priced at Rs 5,100 only while other softwares in the segment are priced too high, making it the most inexpensive in the country. “...
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Jan 21st, 2015
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With the rising number of accidents in the country, there has been a significant increase in the number of spinal cord injuries in the last two decades. Spinal  experts caution that this number is expected to rise sharply if preventive steps are not taken on a priority basis. Although the exact incidence of spinal injuries in India is not known, some pilot studies have...