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New Batch Of Over 5000 Pilgrims Leave From Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

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Jammu:10/7/19: Another batch of 5,273 pilgrims left Jammu on Wednesday to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra. Since the Yatra started this year on July 1, over 1.2 lakh pilgrims had Darshan inside the holy Cave shrine situated 3,888 metres above the sea-level in Kashmir Himalayas. The Cave shrine houses an ice stalagmite structure that symbolises mythical powers of Lord Shiva according ...

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Cabinet has approved the Amendments to the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences

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Newdelhi:10/7/19:Cabinet has approved the Amendments to the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences, POCSO, Act, 2012. It will make punishment more stringent for committing sexual crimes against children including the death penalty. The amendments also provide for levy of fines and imprisonment to curb child pornography. Briefing reporters, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said the amendment is expected to ...

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Launch of Phase-II of DBT in Fertilizer Subsidy

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Newdelhi:10/7/19:Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda launched the Phase-II of the Direct Benefit Transfer of Fertilizer Subsidy (DBT 2.0), here today. Minister of State for Shipping (IC) and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya also graced the occasion. The Department of Fertilizers (DoF) has implemented the Phase-I of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) system in fertilizer subsidy pan-India ...

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Odisha athlete Dutee Chand has bagged the prestigious cover story

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Mumbai:9/7/19: Odisha athlete Dutee Chand has bagged the prestigious cover story spread in the India edition of the world’s largest selling fashion and entertainment magazine, Cosmopolitan. The ace sprinter is seen on the running track sporting a multicolored ruffled layered cape draped on her sports wear on the cover page of this month’s issue of the magazine .She has spoken to ...

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Both the houses of Parliament witnessed noisy scenes over the political situation in Karnataka

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Newdelhi:9/7/19:Both the houses of Parliament today witnessed noisy scenes over the political situation in Karnataka. The Rajya Sabha was adjourned twice, before being adjourned for the day following ruckus by Congress members over Karnataka issue. As soon as House met at 11 a.m. Congress members created ruckus after which the Chairman adjourned the house till noon. But when house reassembled ...

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NCS Portal Provides a Nation Wide Online Platform for Job Seekers and Employers

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Newdelhi:8/7/19:Employment generation coupled with improving employability is the priority of the Government. Government has taken various steps for generating employment in the country like encouraging private sector of economy, fast-tracking various projects involving substantial investment and increasing public expenditure on schemes such as Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), Pt. Deen Dayal ...

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State Agriculture Ministers’ Conference held in New Delhi

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Newdelhi:8/7/19:There are new challenges in agriculture, small farmers need to be helped with technology at the ground level so that input costs can be reduced. The farmer should test his soil regularly and there is a need to speed up the pace of organic farming. Stating this at the State Agriculture Ministers’ Conference in New Delhi today, Union Minister for ...

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PM visits Varanasi Joins a tree plantation drive

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Varanasi:6/7/19:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today, visited Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh and took part in various programs.The Prime Minister unveiled the statue of former Prime Minister Sh. Lal Bahadur Shastri at the Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport in Varanasi. He then launched the tree-plantation drive at Anand Kanan Vatika in Varanasi.Later in the day, the Prime Minister visited the ...

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India gets its 38th WORLD UNESCO World HERITAGE SITE as Pink City Jaipur

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Newdelhi:6/7/19:In yet another landmark achievement, India’s nomination of the Jaipur City, Rajasthan got inscribed today on the World Heritage List of UNESCO during the 43rd Session of the World Heritage Committee held at Baku, Azerbaijan.  The nomination of Jaipur City has successfully been done by complying with the various UNESCO guidelines of 2017. With Successful inscription of Jaipur City,  India ...

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Army Chief has released a Kargil Tribute Song

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Newdelhi:6/7/19:Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has released a Kargil Tribute Song to honour, salute and pay homage to the Kargil martyrs and war veterans. The song was released at a function organized in New Delhi yesterday as part of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas on 26th of this month. The song, a tribute to the ...

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