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President Ram Nath Kovind Inaugurates three day Gandhian Resurgence Summit at Parmarth Niketan camp at Prayagraj Kumbh

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Prayagraj:17/1/19:   President Ram Nath Kovind Inaugurated the three day Gandhian Resurgence Summit at Parmarth Niketan camp at the ongoing Prayagraj Kumbh today. About 300 Gandhians from different parts of the country and organisations are participating in the Summit. Speaking at the event, the President said that Kumbh is the biggest congregation of humanity of the world and this provides for ...

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National Selection Committee finalises names for Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019

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Newdelhi:16/1/19:The National Selection Committee under the Chairpersonship of WCD Minister has finalized the names of awardees for Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019. The Government of India has been conferring the National Award on Children for their exceptional achievement in the fields of innovation, scholastic, sports, arts, culture, social service, music or any other field deserving recognition. Traditionally, these awards have ...

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Gandhi Peace Prize for 2015,2016,2017 and 2018 announced.

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Newdelhi:16/1/19:The Gandhi Peace Prize for the years 2015,2016,2017 and 2018 has been conferred on the following Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari for the year 2015 for their contribution in Rural Development, Education , Development of natural resources. For 2016 jointly to AkshayaPatra Foundation for its contribution in providing mid-day meals to millions of children across India and Sulabh International for its contribution ...

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PM visits Balangir; Launches development projects worth Rs. 1500 crore for Odisha

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Bolangir:15/1/19:Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Balangir in Odisha today. He launched several development projects worth Rs. 1500 crores and laid foundation stones of various Projects. The Prime Minister arrived at the Swami Vivekanand Airport in Raipur this morning and then left for Balangir. In Balangir, he dedicated Multi-Modal Logistics Park (MMLP) Jharsuguda to the Nation. The MMLP will make Jharsuguda the ...

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Barely 48 hours after being reinstated as CBI boss by the Supreme Court Alok Verma was removed from the top post again by a panel headed by PM

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New Delhi:10/1/19: Barely 48 hours after being reinstated as CBI boss by the Supreme Court, Alok Verma was removed from the top post again by a panel headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The high-powered committee led by the PM met for over two hours today and decided to remove Verma from the top post. Verma’s tenure as CBI chief ...

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Government launches National Clean Air Programme : Odisha’sBhubneshwar Cuttack Rourkela Talcher city inducted

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Newdelhi:10/1/19: Air pollution is one of the biggest global environmental challenges of today. A time bound national level strategy for pan India implementation to tackle the increasing air pollution problem across the country in a comprehensive manner in the form of National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) was today launched by Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh ...

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10% reservation bill for general category poor is a historic step and a reflection of Government’s commitment: Prime Minster

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing the public meeting, in Solapur, Maharashtra on January 09, 2019.

Solapur:9/1/19:    The Prime Minister has said that the constitutional amendment bill providing 10% reservation for general category poor is a historic step for the uplift of the poor and a reflection of the Government’s commitment to Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas.  Addressing a public rally in Solapur, Maharashtra today, he said that the passage of the bill by Loksabha is ...

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I&B Ministry hikes advertisement rates for print media by 25%

The Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports and Information & Broadcasting (I/C), Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore addressing at the launch of the “Sharing of AIR News with Private FM Broadcasters”, in New Delhi on January 08, 2019.

Newdelhi:9/1/19:Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has taken a decision to revise the advertisement rates for print media by announcing a hike of 25% over and above the existing rate structure for advertisement in print media by the Bureau of Outreach and Communication (erstwhile DAVP). The decision takes place w.e.f today and will be valid for a period of three years. ...

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BJD delegation met President at Rashtrapati Bhawan over its demand for paddy MSP hike.

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New Delhi:8/1/19: A delegation of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) led by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday met President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan over its demand for paddy MSP hike. The delegation comprising MP Prasanna Acharya, Minister Pratap Jena, Cuttack MP Bhatruhari Mahtab, Dhenkanal MP Tathagat Satpathy, Balasore MP Rabindra Jena, MP N. Bhaskar Rao, MLA Pramila Mallick, ...

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Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi confers National Awards to Anganwadi Workers

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Newdelhi:7/1/19:Union Minister for Women & Child Development, Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, in the presence of Minister of State for MWCD, Dr. Virendra Kumar conferred National Awards to 97 Anganwadi Workers (AWWs) for Exceptional Achievements for the year 2017-18, here today. The award is given to motivate the AWWs and recognise their exemplary service in the field of child development and ...

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