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Narendra Modi Inaugurates 1st PIO Parliamentary Conference in New Delhi

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates the first Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) Parliamentary Conference in Delhi on the occasion of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas. The day is celebrated every year to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community in the development of India. It also commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Mumbai…

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Uttar Pradesh restricts the use of loudspeakers at religious, public places.

Uttar Pradesh State Government has directed all District Collectors and Superintendents of Police to take action against unauthorised loudspeakers and public address systems installed at religious and public places. The officials have been directed to conduct a survey for the same and submit a detailed report to State Government on January 10, 2018. Those using…

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Akshay Kumar promotes ‘Swachh Survekshan 2018’ in Brihanmumbai

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has agreed to partner with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to promote cleanliness in Mumbai as part of the Swachh Survekshan 2018. Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs commenced Swachh Survekshan 2018 survey o January 4, 2018. This survey It is being dubbed as the world’s largest cleanliness survey. It…

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Shri Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Launches ‘Khelo India’ Logo

The vibrant Khelo India logo, reflecting the freshness, agility, and vitality of New India was launched at a ceremony by the Union Minister of State (I/C) Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan Rathore at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. The logo also conveys an impression of fitness and competitiveness. The three-stroke Khelo India logo,…

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India’s second FTII to be set up in Arunachal Pradesh

Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region, Dr Jitendra Singh announced that Central Government will set up second Film and Television Institute of Indian (FTII) in Arunachal Pradesh. Objective behind setting up FTII in Arunachal Pradesh is to tap the potential of India’s North Eastern region. FTII in Arunachal Pradesh would be…

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CSIR join hands to develop eco-friendly e-crackers

Different labs of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) have decided to put joint efforts for developing eco-friendly firecrackers and arriving at a cost-effective technology to make e-crackers (electronic-crackers). This research and development endeavour will initially focus on reduction of pollutants and in future will develop a solution which would remove the pollutants…

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Himachal Pradesh sets gudiya helpline for reporting crimes against women.

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Jai Ram Thakur announced setting up of 24X7 ‘Gudiya helpline’ for reporting crimes against women. ‘Gudiya’ is a nickname given to the 16-year-old victim of rape and murder in Kotkhai town. The incident took place in 2017. Under ‘Gudiya helpline’ initiative, three special crime cells would be set up, one each…

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Environment and Climate Change-theme of 2018 New Delhi World Book Fair

New Delhi World Book Fair 2018 began on January 6, 2018 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. It is Organised by the National Book Trust (NBT) in association with India Trade Promotion Organisation. ‘Environment and Climate Change’ is the main theme of New Delhi World Book Fair 2018. The theme pavilion (made from environmental-friendly material like…

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Indian Navy signed MoU with Cochin Port Trust

The Indian Navy inked a MoU with the Cochin Port Trust (CPT), Kerala towards leasing of 228 meters of berths at Mattancherry Wharf for a period of five years. The MoU has been concluded to cater for the futuristic requirements of the Navy with the sizeable increase in its fleet scheduled in the near future.…

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8.500 railway stations will be equipped with Wi-Fi facilities by Indian Railway

All railway station nearly 8,500 across the country, including those in rural and remote areas will be equipped with Wi-Fi facilities at an estimated cost of Rs. 700 crore ($110 million). As part of the government’s ambitious Digital India initiative, the national transporter has currently commissioned Wi-Fi services at 216 major stations enabling about seven…

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