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National Education Policy 2020, paving way for transformational reforms in school and higher education systems

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approved the National Education Policy 2020 today, making way for large scale, transformational reforms in both school and higher education sectors. This is the first education policy of the 21st century and replaces the thirty-four-year-old National Policy on Education (NPE), 1986.  Built on the foundational pillars of Access, Equity, Quality, Affordability ...

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Vice President of India called for protecting and promoting various Indian languages through the use of mother tongue

Newdelhi:29/7/20: The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah  Naidu today called for protecting and promoting various Indian languages through the use of mother tongue in different fields from education to administration. Inaugurating an online webinar on “ Knowledge Creation: Mother Tongue” organized by the Department of Telugu, University of Hyderabad, and the Telugu Academy, Shri Naidu stressed the need for ...

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The first five Indian Air Force Rafale aircraft have arrived at Air Force Station

Newdelhi:29/7/20: The first five Indian Air Force (IAF) Rafale aircraft have arrived at Air Force Station, Ambala. The aircraft got airborne from Dassault Aviation Facility, Merignac, France on the morning of 27 Jul 20 and reached India this afternoon with a planned stopover en-route at Al Dhafra airbase in the UAE. The ferry was planned in two stages and was ...

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Bhubaneswar:29/7/20 : The 1st donor, a 36 yrs old Male an employee of East Coast Railway who recovered from COVID19 has successfully donated plasma

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman attended the 5th Annual Meeting of Board of Governors of AIIB

Newdelhi:29/7/20: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman attended the 5th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) through video conference in New Delhi yesterday. The discussions at the meeting broadly covered official business including election of the President of the AIIB and a roundtable discussion on the theme ‘AIIB 2030-Supporting Asia’s Development over the Next Decade’. ...

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Annual five-day Haj pilgrimage commences today in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia:29/7/20: The annual five-day Haj pilgrimage commences today in Saudi Arabia on a drastically reduced scale due to coronavirus pandemic globally. Only about 1,000 Muslims begin their journey from the holy city of Mecca to assemble in Mina. 30% of them will be Saudi citizens while the remaining seventy percent will be foreign nationals who live in Saudi Arabia. ...

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Ministry of Earth Sciences Announced National Awards for excellence in Earth System Science

The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) is mandated to provide the nation with the best possible services for weather, climate, ocean, coastal and natural hazards, for the Public Safety and socio-economic benefits. The Ministry also deals with exploration and sustainable harnessing of ocean resources (living and non-living) and plays a nodal role for Antarctic/Arctic/Himalayas and Southern Ocean research. MoES aims to provide due ...

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Nagarjuna Besha of Lord Jagannath and his siblings could be organised with minimum servitors

Puri:29/7/20 The Nagarjuna Besha of Lord Jagannath and his siblings, which will be held nearly after 25 years, could be organised with minimum servitors and without devotees. However, any official announcement is yet to be made. The auspicious day will be observed after 25 years on 12th day of the holy month of Kartik i. e on November 27, 2020. This ...

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Dil Bechara:Film Review:Saibal Chatterjee

Dil Bechara: Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Sanjana Sanghi, Saif Ali Khan, Swastika Mukherjee, Saswata Chatterjee and Sahil Vaid Director: Mukesh Chhabra As Dil Bechara unfolds, two things bubble to the surface instantly – and poignantly. One is the realisation of the sheer enormity of the loss that Sushant Singh Rajput’s untimely demise represents. This awareness is painfully heightened by the film itself. It rejoices in ...

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Ms. Archana Soreng from Odisha inducted By UN Chief To New Climate Change Advisory Group

Bhubaneswar29/7/20:: Ms. Archana Soreng from Odisha’s Sundergarh district has been selected as one amongst seven members of Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change established by the Secretary-General of United Nations as a part of UN Youth Strategy. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday congratulated Archana Soreng for being chosen in UN Secretary-General’s Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change.“Glad to see ...

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