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Tuesday, 12-December-2017

PADMA ON 68TH REPUBLIC

46 weeks ago
  The list included senior politicial Sharad Pawar, Murli Manohar Joshi, Late J&K Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Late PA Sangma, Late MP CM Sunder Lal Patwah and legendary singer KJ Yesudas for the seven recipients of the Padma Vibhushan, India's second-highest civilian honour. The awardees included 19 women and five persons NRIs/PIOs (Persons of Indian Origin) while six of th...

INDIA'S WATERMAN

46 weeks ago
Popularly known as “Waterman of India”, Singh points that none of the political parties have taken up the twin issues in their manifestoes which revolves around hollow development promises and policies promoting their vote-banks on caste and religious lines. Speaking at a public forum on Water, Earth and Forest, Singh appealed to people of the state and NGOs to come forward and use their franchise judiciously voting for only those political parties which prom...

KOLKATA BOOK FAIR

46 weeks ago
In fact, KBF is the Largest Open-air Book Fair in the world in terms of number of visitors. Nearly one-and-a-half million people will visit the fair and many of them buy books. Usually global book fairs, including Berlin and London, are buyer-seller meet; while Kolkata Book Fair is completely buyer-seller-author-reader event for 10 days. The fair will come to an end on February 5, 2017. This year Costa Rica is the theme country of the fair. 29 countries including Bangladesh, Russia, the USA, the UK, Egypt, Spain, Bolivia and other Latin countries will ha...

VARISHTHA PENSION SCHEME

46 weeks ago
"The scheme would be implemented through Life Insurance Corp (LIC) during the current financial year to provide social security during old age and protect elderly persons aged 60 years and above against a future fall in their interest income due to uncertain market conditions," the Finance Ministry said in a statement. The scheme would provide an assured pension based on a guaranteed rate of return of 8 per cent per annum for 10...

GIRL CHILD DAY

46 weeks ago
Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister, Maneka Gandhi praised women including Silver medalist at Rio Paralympics 2016 Deepa Malik and Avani Chaturvedi, a fighter pilot, for their success. First woman amputee to climb Mount Everest Arunima Sinha and Shanno -- main advisor of Balaknama newspaper, which is run completely by street children -- were also applauded at the event here.

ALL-INDIA COMPETITION

46 weeks ago
“All Indian citizens above 18 years of age are eligible to participate in the competition for which there will be no entry fee. The Commission has invited entries from filmmakers, producers, artists and individuals who are Indian citizens above 18 years of age,” it said. The first prize for short films is Rs one lakh and second and third prizes are Rs 75,000 and Rs 50,000 respectively.

CCTV CAMERAS IN NIGHT SHELTERS

46 weeks ago
  The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal along with the team of the Commission had visited several night shelters last year and had pointed out several anomalies in security measures there. The Commission had issued notices to the department and recommended it to take requisite steps to ensure safety and security of women in the shelters.

60,000 YOUTH FOR GRAVIT YOJANA

46 weeks ago
The state government has ensured election of only educated persons as representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) to ensure development and empowerment of villages, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said at the 'Gramin Vikas ke liye Tarun (GRAVIT) Shikshit se Saksham ki Ore' programme in Rohtak. He also launched training programmes for GRAVIT volunteers, three-month certificate course for PRI representatives and rel...

'EMPLOYMENT PROFILE' FOR OPTIMUM UTILISATION

46 weeks ago
It will also embark on a survey to prepare this profile. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan issued the directives in this regard while chairing the first meeting of the Employment Board after its restructuring at state secretariat yesterday, informed a public relations officer today. ‘Chief Minister has directed to conduct a survey to prepare 'employment profile' of the state which will help in providing employment oriente...

BLOOMING LEMONS

46 weeks ago
  Kohima| World Bank will provide a IDA credit of USD 48 million for the Nagaland Health Project which is likely to benefit 600,000 people in the hill state. The financing agreement was signed yesterday by Raj Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs on behalf of the  Government of India and Mrs. Genevieve Connors, Acting Country Directo...

NAGALAND HEALTH PROJECT

46 weeks ago
  The financing agreement was signed yesterday by Raj Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs on behalf of the  Government of India and Mrs. Genevieve Connors, Acting Country Director, World Bank (India) on behalf of the World Bank. A Project Agreement was also signed by Dr. L. Watikala, Principal Director, Directorate of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Nagalan...

SPICE TRADE BOOST

46 weeks ago
  The buyer-seller meet, ‘Eastern Emporia – from the farmlands of North East’, facilitated trial orders which may turn into a potential spice trade worth Rs. 10 crore in the next one year. It was organised at National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj at Khanapara in Guwahati, considered the gateway to North-East India. Around 100 sellers and 60 buyers attended ...