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PM LAUNCHES FINANCING FACILITY OF RS. 1 LAKH CRORE UNDER AGRICULTURE INFRASTRUCTURE FUND

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New Delhi:9/8/20PrimeMinister Shri Narendra Modi today launched a new Central Sector Scheme of financing facility under the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund of Rs. 1 Lakh Crore. The scheme will support farmers, PACS, FPOs, Agri-entrepreneurs, etc. in building community farming assets and post-harvest agriculture infrastructure. These assets will enable farmers to get greater value for their produce as they will be able ...

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PM inaugurates Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra

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New Delhi:8/8/20Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra – an interactive experience centre on the Swachh Bharat Mission, at the Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti at Rajghat, New Delhi. A tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, the Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra (RSK) was first announced by the Prime Minister on 10th April 2017, on the occasion of the centenary ...

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G C Murmu takes oath as Comptroller and Auditor General of India

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New Delhi:8/8/20:Shri Girish Chandra Murmu assumed office as the Comptroller and Auditor General of India here today. He belongs to Indian Administrative Service of Gujrat cadre (1985 batch). Shri Murmu succeeds Shri Rajiv Mehrishi, who demitted office on Friday. Prior to this, Shri Murmu was the first Lieutenant Governor of Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir. Honorable President Shri Ram ...

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Atleast 18 people killed in plane crash at Kozhikode Airport

Kozhikode: Rescue operation underway after an Air India Express flight with passengers on board en route from Dubai skidded off the runway while landing, at Karippur in Kozhikode, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. (PTI Photo)(PTI08-08-2020_000004B)

Kozhikode:8/8/20: At least 18 people, including two pilots, died when an Air India Express aircraft from Dubai crashed after overshooting the runway in Kozhikode last night. 162 people have been injured. 15 of them are in serious condition. Rescue operations at the site have been completed and all injured persons have been admitted to hospitals in Malappuram and Kozhikode. There were 191 people including 10 infants, 2 pilots, and 5 cabin crew onboard the aircraft. DGCA ...

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Chingari wins India’s first Aatma Nirbhar App

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Bhubaneswar:7/8/20 After the Govt banned Chinese apps like Tik Tok, Govt of India today announced Chingari as the best home-grown short-form video secure app, as it bags the first position as the best app in ‘Social Category’, in the Govt of India’s #AatmaNirbharBharatApp challenge. Chingari app has the highest user base of 5.1M+users from Hyderabad. In a major achievement for ...

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Two-week social media campaign under hashtag #Vocal4Handmade launched to promote handloom products

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New Delhi:7/8/20:Union Minister of Textiles and Women & Child Development, Smt Smriti Zubin Irani has extended her greetings on the occasion of the 6th National Handloom Day today. Addressing a function organized in virtual mode by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India to celebrate National Handloom Day today, Smt Smriti Irani thanked Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for declaring 7th August ...

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Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Kumar Joshi takes oath as Chairman, UPSC

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New Delhi:7/8/20:Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Kumar Joshi, presently Member, Union Public Service Commission, took the oath of office and secrecy as Chairman, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) today.  The oath was administered by Shri Arvind Saxena, the outgoing Chairman of the Commission. Prof.(Dr.) Joshi joined the Commission as Member on 12/05/2015. Prior to joining the Commission, he held the post of ...

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Union Minister of Panchayati Raj & Rural Development distributes National Panchayat Awards 2020

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New Delhi:7/8/20:Union Minister of Panchayati Raj, Rural Development and Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar has said that Sarpanches and elected representatives of Panchayats should perform their responsibility for the overall development of villages. Panchayat representatives should also come forward to work on subjects like education, health, and nutrition so that every village in the country can move ...

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Kisan Rail is a step towards making farmers more prosperous – Shri Piyush Goyal

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New Delhi:7/8/20; Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar flagged off the inaugural run of ‘Devlali-Danapur Kisan Rail’ today through Video Conference in the presence of Union Minister of Railways, Commerce & Industry Shri Piyush Goyal who presided over the function. Union Minister of Finance Smt Nirmala Sitharaman had made an announcement in the Union Budget ...

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New Education policy lays the foundation of the New India, the 21st Century India

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New Delhi:7/8/20:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi delivered the inaugural address at the Higher Education Conclave. Modi today said New Education Policy ( NEP) is a game-changer to empower students. Addressing inaugural NEP conclave, Mr. Modi said education overhaul was the need of the hour. He added the new education policy will lay the foundation for new India. Mr. Modi said ...

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