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28 Food Processing Projects worth over Rs 320 Crores Approved

28 projects, with project costs of Rs. 320.33 crores, supported with a grant of Rs. 107.42 Crores by MoFPI, were approved under the CEFPPC Scheme by the Inter-Ministerial Approval Committee (IMAC) meeting chaired by Shri, Union Minister, FPI.These projects spread over 10 states are likely to generate employment for nearly …

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NCC Celebrates 72nd Anniversary

National Cadet Corps (NCC), the largest uniformed youth organisation in the world, will be celebrating its 72nd Raising Day on 22 Nov 2020.  The raising day function was marked by paying homage, at the National War Memorial, today, to the fallen heroes, who made the supreme sacrifice of their lives. The …

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Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ conferred with Vatayan Lifetime Achievement Award

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ was conferred with the Vatayan Lifetime Achievement Award today at a virtual ceremony.  Dr. Amish Tripathi, renowned writer, Director of the Nehru Center, London was the special guest on the occasion. Chairman Vatayan, Mira Kaushik; Vice Chairman Central Hindi Board, Agra Kavi Anil Sharma Joshi and Executive Director, Vani Prakashan, …

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Union Education Minister virtually addresses the students of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla on 55th Foundation Day

Union Education Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank’ virtually addressed the students of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla on its 55th Foundation Day today. Eminent writer Dr. Yogendranath Sharma ‘Arun’, Prof Kapil Kapur Chairperson Governing Body IIAS, Prof Chaman Lal Gupta Vice Chairman Governing Body IIAS, Prof Makrand Paranjape, Director, IIAS, …

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PM at 8th Convocation of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi graced the 8th Convocation of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. He laid the foundation stone of ‘45 MW Production Plant of Monocrystalline Solar PhotoVoltaic Panel’ and ‘Centre of Excellence on Water Technology’. He also inaugurated ‘Innovation and Incubation Centre – Technology Business Incubation’, ‘Translational Research …

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India crosses a Landmark Milestone in Testing with more than 13 cr tests

India has crossed yet another landmark milestone in the fight against the global pandemic. Keeping in line with its commitment to conduct more than one million tests every day, 10,66,022 samples were tested in the last 24 hours which has increased India’s total cumulative tests to 13,06,57,808. The last one crore tests were conducted …

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Exercise Malabar 2020 Concludes in Arabian Sea

The 24th edition of MALABAR maritime exercise, hosted by Indian Navy (IN) in two phases, concluded in the Arabian Sea on 20 Nov 20.  Phase 1 of the exercise involving participation by Indian Navy (IN), United States Navy (USN), Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) and Royal Australian Navy (RAN), was conducted …

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India continues to lose scribes to Covid-19

Geneva/Guwahati : One more journalist falls prey to the Covid-19 pandemic as Noida based scribe Pankaj Shukla  breathed his last on Friday night (20 November). Hailed from Bareilly locality of Uttar Pradesh, Shukla (50) was admitted at JP Hospital, Noida where he succumbed to novel corona virus infection aggravated ailments. Shukla …

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PM Modi unveils various facilities at PDPU University

He laid the foundation stone of ‘45 MW Production Plant of Monocrystalline Solar PhotoVoltaic Panel’ and ‘Centre of Excellence on Water Technology’. He also inaugurated ‘Innovation and Incubation Centre – Technology Business Incubation’, ‘Translational Research Centre’  and ‘Sports Complex’ at the University. Addressing the students, the Prime Minister said it …

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Hindus call for public holiday on Diwali in US Virgin Islands

Hindus are seeking public holiday in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was not fair with USVI Hindu community as they had to be at work/school …

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Union Labour Ministry notifies Draft Rules under the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020 towards operationalising path braking labour reforms

Union Ministry of Labour and Employment has notified the draft rules under the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020 on 19.11.2020 inviting objections and suggestions, if any, from the stakeholders. Such objections and suggestions are required to be submitted within a period of 45 days from the date …

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