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Goa:Dipak Pauskar was sworn in as a Cabinet Minister last night


Goa:28/3/19:In Goa, Dipak Pauskar was sworn in as a Cabinet Minister last night by Governor Mridula Sinha at the Raj Bhavan in Dona Paula. Pauskar replaces deputy Chief Minister and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) leader Sudin Dhavalikar in the Council of Ministers. Mr Dhavalikar was dropped from Chief Minister Pramod Sawant’s cabinet earlier on Wednesday. As two of the three ...

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All eight members of the Lokpal were administered the oath of office


Newdelhi:27/3/19:All eight members of the Lokpal were administered the oath of office today. The Chairperson of the anti corruption ombudsman Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose administered the oath of office to them. Besides Chairperson, the President Ram Nath Kovind had appointed four Judicial members and four Non-Judicial members as Lokpal. Former Chief Justices – Dilip B. Bhosale, Pradip Kumar Mohanty, and ...

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DRDO successfully conducted an Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) missile test

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully launched the Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) Interceptor missile, in an Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) missile test ‘Mission Shakti’ engaging an Indian orbiting target satellite in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) in a ‘Hit to Kill’ mode from the Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Island, in Odisha on March 27, 2019.

Bhadrak:(Odisha)27/3/19:Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO, on Wednesday successfully conducted an Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) missile test, under Mission Shakti from Dr A P J Abdul Kalam Island in Bhadrak Odisha. A DRDO-developed Ballistic Missile, Defence Interceptor Missile successfully engaged an Indian orbiting target satellite in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) in a Hit to Kill mode. from An official release said, the interceptor ...

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PM interacts with scientists involved with Mission Shakti, via video-conference


Newdelhi:27/3/19:Shortly after his address to the nation today, Prime Minister spoke to scientists involved with the successful conduct of Mission Shakti, via video conference. The successful conduct of Mission Shakti today, has made India the fourth nation in the world, with the capability to successfully target satellites through an Anti-Satellite Missile. Congratulating them on their success, the Prime Minister said ...

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Vaibhav Verma Seeks Apex Court’s Intervention On Naveen’s Coal Block Allocation


Newdelhi:26/3/19: Alleged improprieties in coal block allocation dating back to more than two decades has returned to bother Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the wake of a impleadment application filed in the Supreme Court yesterday. BJD however dismissed the alleged irregularities and said some vested interests are playing dirty game in view of the upcoming with general elections. As per ...

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EC seizes unaccounted cash, liquor & other items worth Rs 540 crore as on March 25, 2019


Newdelhi:26/3/19:The Election Commission has seized unaccounted cash, illicit liquor, drugs, gold and freebies worth around 540 crore rupees since the model code of conduct came into effect. Tamil Nadu is on top of the list with total seizures worth over 107 crore rupees, followed by Uttar Pradesh with over 104 crore rupees and Andhra Pradesh with over 103 crore rupees. ...

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Filing of nominations for 1st phase of LS polls ends


Newdelhi:25/3/19:The filing of nominations for the first phase of General election ends on Monday evening. The scrutiny of the nomination papers will be carried out tomorrow and the last date for withdrawal of nomination papers is 28th of March. Ninety-one Parliamentary constituencies spread over 20 states and Union Territories will go to polls in this phase. The election for the ...

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Reserve bank of india appoints five-member committee to deepen digital payments


Newdelhi:25/3/19:Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das has said that the central bank of the country has appointed 5-member committee under the chairmanship of Nandan Nilekani to further deepen digital payments and enhance financial inclusion through Fintech. He said, the RBI has requested the committee to give recommendations in 3 months in this regard. Mr. Das was speaking today ...

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Induction of Chinook Helicopters in Indian Air Force


Newdelhi:25/3/19:On 25 March 2019, the IAF formally inducted the CH 47 F(I)- Chinook heavy lift helicopters into its inventory at Air Force Station Chandigarh. Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff was the Chief guest and the event was attended by various dignitaries. IAF had signed a contract with M/s Boeing Ltd ...

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Twitter India launched a special Lok Sabha poll emoji in Odia language


New Delhi:23/3/19: In a bid to encourage healthy participation in election-related discussions and encouraging more people to go out and vote, Twitter India launched a special Lok Sabha poll emoji in Odia language. According to Twitter, the Twitteratis can make use of the emoji, featuring an image of the Parliament of India, will be available in 12 languages – Hindi, English, ...

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