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Government hiked budget for drug deaddiction measures nearly 4 fold at Rs 135 crore: Thawar Chand Gehlot

Government has increased funds allocation for drug deaddiction measures to Rs 135 crore from Rs 33 crore in 2014, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot told the Rajya Sabaha. He was replying to a discussion on increasing ...

Parliament passes the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill, 2019

The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill, 2019 has been passed by the Parliament. The Rajya Sabha passed the Bill today after it was passed in Lok Sabha on 1st July, 2019. The Bill replaces the “The Central ...

Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen nominated to lead EU Commission

The surprise choice of German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen to replace Jean-Claude Juncker came after the main front-runners were rejected. IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been nominated as the first woman to head the European Central ...

Hima Das won the women’s 200m gold in the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland

Star Indian sprinter Hima Das won the women's 200m gold, while national record holder shot putter Tajinder Pal Singh Toor bagged a bronze at the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland. Hime, the world junior champion and national record holder in ...

Stromboli: One dead as volcano erupts on Italian island

A volcano has erupted on the Italian island of Stromboli, killing one person and sending frightened tourists fleeing. The victim is a male hiker who was hit by a falling stone, while other people were injured. The navy has been deployed for ...

Economic Survey projects 7% GDP growth in current fiscal

Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Economic Survey 2018-19 in both Houses of Parliament . The survey projects GDP to grow at 7 per cent in 2019-20. The Indian economy is expected to grow at 6.8 per in 2018-19 ...

Govt signs MoU with IBM for weather forecast

Agriculture ministry has signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IT major IBM for undertaking a pilot study on weather forecast and soil moisture information in three districts of Bhopal, Rajkot and Nanded in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat ...

Delhi police signed a MoU with SECI to set up rooftop solar energy systems

The Delhi police has signed an agreement with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to set up rooftop solar energy systems in over 200 of its buildings across the city. Under the agreement, the SECI will support the implementation of ...

Uttar Pradesh govt launches toll-free CM helpline 1076

Uttar Pradesh government launched a toll-free Chief Minister helpline 1076.This scheme will enable people from across the state to register their complaints and a time-bound action will be taken.Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will personally review ...

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