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New Kerala
Andhra CM meets Nitin Gadkari, urges for early construction of Polavaram Project - newkerala news #281370meeting. Polavaram Project is a multi-purpose irrigation project which has bee
New Kerala / Posted 11 hours ago
meeting. Polavaram Project is a multi-purpose irrigation project which has been accorded national project status by the Union Government. The dam across Godavari River is under construction. It is located in West Godavari District and East... Read more
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asianage
Hardeep Puri invites Delhi CM Kejriwal for talksNew Delhi: Ending the logjam between the Delhi government and the Centre on the
asianage / Posted 13 hours ago
New Delhi: Ending the logjam between the Delhi government and the Centre on the recent Delhi Metro fare hike, the Union government has agreed to review the revised fares. Union urban development minister Hardeep Puri on Wednesday agreed to the... Read more
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asianage
PM asks bureaucrats to ‘break silos’ to speed up workNew Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said silos are a “big bott
asianage / Posted 16 hours ago
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said silos are a “big bottleneck” in the functioning of the Union government and asked bureaucrats to adopt innovative ways to break these to speed up various processes of governance. He has asked... Read more
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The Hindu
Modi asks bureaucrats to break silos to speed up workPrime Minister Narendra Modi has said silos are a “big bottleneck” in the funct
The Hindu / Posted 19 hours ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said silos are a “big bottleneck” in the functioning of the union government and asked bureaucrats to adopt innovative ways to break these to speed up the processes of governance, which will benefit the people. He has... Read more
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dna
PM Modi urges bureaucrats to work towards New India, advises to break 'big bottleneck' silosPrime Minister Narendra Modi today said silos are a "big bottleneck" in the fun
dna / Posted 20 hours ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said silos are a "big bottleneck" in the functioning of the union government and asked bureaucrats to adopt innovative ways to break these to speed up various processes of governance. He has asked the bureaucrats... Read more
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Business Standard India
News digest: Sebi's new rules, B-School placements, and morefor many other medical devices, besides stents and knee implants. Read more Se
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
for many other medical devices, besides stents and knee implants. Read more Setting a new model for road development, the Union government is looking to impose a 1 per cent levy on registration of real estate developed along the Dwarka Expressway... Read more
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Business Standard India
Developers along Dwarka e-way face 1% registration cessSetting a new model for road development, the Union government is looking to im
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Setting a new model for road development, the Union government is looking to impose a 1 per cent levy on registration of real estate developed along the Dwarka Expressway in the National Capital Region. The development charge is likely to replace... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt working on opening Ayurveda hospital in every district, says PM Modiof each level of Ayurveda education. Terming swachhata (cleanliness) a simple
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
of each level of Ayurveda education. Terming swachhata (cleanliness) a simple preventive healthcare mechanism, he said the Union government had built more than five crore toilets in three years. "People's perception about cleanliness has changed... Read more
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Business Standard India
Abu Dhabi fund's entry to spur investment in infra asset monetisation(GGEF) would also be set up under one of the verticals of NIIF. It has anchor c
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
(GGEF) would also be set up under one of the verticals of NIIF. It has anchor commitments of £120 million each from the Union government (through NIIF) and the British government. Funds through it would be channelised for green energy... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Govt brings back proposal to establish a national police universityThe Union government has revived a proposal to set up a national university for
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
The Union government has revived a proposal to set up a national university for police that will help overhaul their training, and drive R&D and policy making pertaining to law and order in the country, according to sources. According to the plan,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
In win for Mamata, Calcutta HC stays Centre plan to withdraw forces from DarjeelingThe Calcutta high court temporarily restrained the Union government on Tuesday
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Calcutta high court temporarily restrained the Union government on Tuesday from withdrawing paramilitary reinforcements from the north Bengal hills, where the situation is yet to return to normal after a summer-long unrest triggered by the... Read more
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The Hindu
Time for health revolution under the aegis of Ayurvedaof each level of Ayurveda education. Terming swachhata (cleanliness) a simple
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
of each level of Ayurveda education. Terming swachhata (cleanliness) a simple preventive healthcare mechanism, he said the Union government had built more than five crore toilets in three years. “People’s perception about cleanliness has changed... Read more
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Aljazeera
SDF captures Syria's Raqqa city from ISILcouncils and create a joint one. Council members and Syrian civil society activ
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
councils and create a joint one. Council members and Syrian civil society activists were invited to Rome to meet European Union government representatives. According to Noah Bonsey, a senior researcher at the International Crisis Group, EU... Read more
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asianage
Sloppy CBI-police work gives a ‘licence’ to kill?to obtain a conviction.” Till recently, there was a tendency to centralise fin
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
to obtain a conviction.” Till recently, there was a tendency to centralise financial and administrative resources in the Union government on the grounds of higher efficiency and rectitude. This is self-defeating. The surest way of retaining power... Read more
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New Kerala
Owaisi challenges PM Modi-led government to remove Taj Mahal from world heritage list - newkerala news #280965Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday launched a scathing atta
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Union Government, and said he would want to challenge the Centre to tell the UNESCO to remove the Taj Mahal from the world... Read more
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New Kerala
PM addresses Centenary Celebrations of Patna University - newkerala news #280695said that the commitment of Bihar Chief Minister Shri Nitish Kumar, towards the
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
said that the commitment of Bihar Chief Minister Shri Nitish Kumar, towards the progress of the State is commendable. The Union Government attaches topmost importance to the development of eastern India, he added. The Prime Minister said that... Read more
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New Kerala
CAIT demands compensation post ban on sale of fire crackers - newkerala news #280866New Delhi , Oct. 15 : The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Sunday d
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
New Delhi , Oct. 15 : The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Sunday demanded compensation from the Union Government in lieu of losses incurred by fire cracker traders in the National Capital Region, after they were forced to discontinue the... Read more
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New Kerala
PM lays foundation stone for infrastructure projects, addresses public meeting at Mokama - newkerala news #280694delighted to come to a land closely associated with the great poet Ramdhari Sin
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
delighted to come to a land closely associated with the great poet Ramdhari Singh Dinkar Ji. He assured everyone that the Union Government and the State Government will do everything possible for Bihar's growth. The Prime Minister said that the... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Kerala: Exotic dogs on declinesay over the last several years due to harsh climatic conditions and the import
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
say over the last several years due to harsh climatic conditions and the import license restrictions imposed by the Union government, the numbers of these exotic breeds have drastically come down. Thiruvananthapuram city is often rated as... Read more
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asianage
It’s futile for AAP to protest Delhi Metro fare hikehikes in the Metro fares, the Centre is under pressure — both from the public a
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
hikes in the Metro fares, the Centre is under pressure — both from the public and the Opposition. Officials said that the Union government does not want to go against the rules to reduce the tariff as it will set a wrong precedent. The AAP has... Read more
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The Economic Times
Form a policy to deal with Rohingya refugees, says RSS leaderit was meant." Asked about contentious issues like the construction of a Ram t
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
it was meant." Asked about contentious issues like the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, Article 370 - which grants special status to Jammu & Kashmir - and the Common Civil Code, he said these questions should be asked to the Union governme... Read more
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New Kerala
Target of 150-plus easy for BJP in Gujarat: Yogi Adityanath - newkerala news #280417(UPA) government, who tried to demolish the Ram Setu but the Supreme Court had
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
(UPA) government, who tried to demolish the Ram Setu but the Supreme Court had stayed it. In fact, the then Congress led Union Government filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court and even termed Lord Ram and Lord Krishna as 'myth'. Now, when Rahul... Read more
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New Kerala
President of India addresses at the 48th Governors conference at Rashtrapati Bhavan - newkerala news #280178issues and share experiences from their respective States. He stated that Gover
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
issues and share experiences from their respective States. He stated that Governors play the role of a bridge between the Union Government and States. The obligation of Governors to preserve and uphold the Constitution and commit themselves to the... Read more
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New Kerala
PM's remarks at opening session of Governors' Conference - newkerala news #280179interact at length with students and teachers in this regard. Giving the exampl
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
interact at length with students and teachers in this regard. Giving the example of the recent Hackathon conducted by the Union Government, where students had proposed technology solutions to several problems, he said Universities should be... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
BJP plans to revive Ayodhya-Kashi-Mathura narrative with grand Diwali celebrationsSabha elections. The state executive meeting also discussed strategies to blun
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
Sabha elections. The state executive meeting also discussed strategies to blunt the opposition’s attack on the Modi-led Union government over economic slowdown after demonetisation of high-value currency and the GST rollout. The party would go... Read more
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New Kerala
First day of conference of Governors concludes - newkerala news #280177by the over-arching national mission to achieve 'New India-2022'. India will co
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
by the over-arching national mission to achieve 'New India-2022'. India will complete 75 years of Independence in 2022. The Union Government has developed a vision for 'New India-2022' that will require initiatives in education and skill building,... Read more
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dna
India’s political funding messOn October 3, the Supreme Court issued a series of notices to the Union governm
dna / Posted 6 days ago
On October 3, the Supreme Court issued a series of notices to the Union government and the Election Commission of India while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed on behalf of two prominent democracy watchdogs; namely the Association of... Read more
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asianage
Modi exhorts governors to be agents of social changeat length with students and teachers, a PMO statement said. Giving the example
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
at length with students and teachers, a PMO statement said. Giving the example of the recent hackathon conducted by the Union government where students had proposed technology solutions to several problems, the Prime Minister said universities... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government opposes use of parliamentary reports as evidence in court casesNEW DELHI: The Union government on Thursday opposed use of parliamentary panel
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
NEW DELHI: The Union government on Thursday opposed use of parliamentary panel reports in court proceedings, arguiging such reports should not be used as evidence in a court of law. “The committee reports are at best external aids of construction in... Read more
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Gulf News
Child marriage and rape law conflict15 years of age. As child marriage is a crime, this exception created clear-cut
Gulf News / Posted 6 days ago
15 years of age. As child marriage is a crime, this exception created clear-cut conflict between laws. The courts or the union government should have addressed this conflict much before,” says Delhi-based social commentator Rashmi Gupta,... Read more
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dna
Governors need to coordinate with legislators for creation of New India: President Kovindand share experiences from their respective states, he said. He added that the
dna / Posted 7 days ago
and share experiences from their respective states, he said. He added that they play the role of a bridge between the Union government and states. "The obligation of governors to preserve and uphold the Constitution and commit themselves to... Read more
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The Indian Express
Gurdaspur bypoll: 56% voter turnout recorded, minor incidents of violencehas remained peaceful. People have cast their votes to give jolt to the BJP gov
The Indian Express / Posted 7 days ago
has remained peaceful. People have cast their votes to give jolt to the BJP government in Delhi. People are angry with Union government over issues of GST, demonetisation and failure of economic policies,” said Jakhar. “The low turnout on... Read more
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Business Standard India
7th Pay Commission: Govt approves pay hike for 758,000 college teachersfor teachers and academic staff. This benefits 758,000 teachers and other acad
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
for teachers and academic staff. This benefits 758,000 teachers and other academic staff in 106 institutions under the Union government and 329 universities funded by various state governments. The revised pay will be implemented with effect... Read more
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Business Standard India
GIC Re IPO receives 79% subscription so far on first dayup to Rs 9804 crore at the upper price band of Rs 912 per share. The offer for
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
up to Rs 9804 crore at the upper price band of Rs 912 per share. The offer for sale comprises 10.75 crore shares by the Union government. There is a discount of Rs 45 per share on the offer price for retail individual bidders. The net proceeds... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Put cases of terrorism, sedition, assassination in Centre’s jurisdiction: Niti AayogCases of terrorism, sedition and high-profile assassinations should be brought
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
Cases of terrorism, sedition and high-profile assassinations should be brought under the jurisdiction of the Union government and investigated by the NIA or the CBI, the country’s top policy advisory body Niti Aayog said in a report suggesting ways... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Centre opposes concept of ‘living will’ in SCThe Union government opposed the concept of a ‘living will’, or advance medical
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Union government opposed the concept of a ‘living will’, or advance medical directive by patients for mercy killing, in the Supreme Court on Tuesday. Rejecting the idea, the government told the court that “it could be enormously misused”. A... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Yogi Adityanath plans Lord Ram’s grand statue in AyodhyaRs 195.89 crore and the grand Diwali celebrations in Ayodhya this year. Of this
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
Rs 195.89 crore and the grand Diwali celebrations in Ayodhya this year. Of this, Rs 133.70 crore has been sanctioned by the Union government. Awasthi said in the presentation titled, Nav Ayodhya, a deepotsav will be organised in Ayodhya at Ram Ki... Read more
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Business Standard India
PMO tells ministries to get favourable opinion in media to back policiesfor the benefit of the people to every possible citizen using all possible medi
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
for the benefit of the people to every possible citizen using all possible mediums,” said a secretary level official in the Union government who did not want to be identified. He said that the need for constant communication outreach has encouraged... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kashililah - JPM Followed Law in Bunge Clerk ChangeNational Assembly who shall be appointed by the President from amongst persons
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
National Assembly who shall be appointed by the President from amongst persons holding high office in the service of the Union Government." Dr Kashililah said, "If the new appointee, Mr Kagaigai, was not holding a senior position in the... Read more
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The Economic Times
DMRC fare hike: Pay more for your Metro ride from todaycould be issued to certain categories of passengers including students and phys
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
could be issued to certain categories of passengers including students and physically challenged at discounted price, a top Union government official said. He said such a possibility could be explored only for those who take the Metro service... Read more
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The Hindu
ILO defends report on ‘modern slavery’The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has defended its recent report on “
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has defended its recent report on “modern slavery” after the Union government questioned the authenticity of its estimates last week. The ILO, which produced the report titled ‘Global Estimates of Modern... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
It’s time to ‘stress’ on mental healthK. Isaac, former head of the Department of Psychiatry at the National Institute
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
K. Isaac, former head of the Department of Psychiatry at the National Institute of Mental Sciences, and consultant to the Union government on mental health policies. There are studies to prove that more accepting workplaces have happier employees... Read more
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Business Standard India
PM dangles $300 bn investment opportunity before global oil & gas majorsin a group photograph with the Oil and Gas CEOs and Experts from across the wor
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
in a group photograph with the Oil and Gas CEOs and Experts from across the world, in New Delhi on Monday. Photo: PTI The Union government says there will be investment opportunities worth $300 billion in the petroleum sector over the next 10... Read more
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dna
Delhi Metro: Union minister Hardeep Puri rejects Kejriwal's offer on DMRC; highlights poor financial health of DTCprovide half the funds needed to meet the gap in its finances for three months.
dna / Posted 9 days ago
provide half the funds needed to meet the gap in its finances for three months. Puri said Kejriwal's suggestion that the Union government share the operational expenses of DMRC along with the Delhi Government is against the extant policy on the... Read more
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dna
Bihar river project caught in political crossfirewho has changed parties many times and who has, in association with unscruplous
dna / Posted 10 days ago
who has changed parties many times and who has, in association with unscruplous engineers, hidden complete facts from the Union government with the intention to bring bad name to the government," Ramadhar Singh said in the letter. "Engineers must... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt plans monetisation of EPC projects just after completionThe Union government plans to monetise all national highway projects built unde
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
The Union government plans to monetise all national highway projects built under the EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) mode immediately after completion of construction. Experts, however, say this should be done only two to three years... Read more
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The Hindu
Six airports may take off via land-poolingThe Union government is planning to build six airports under the public-private
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
The Union government is planning to build six airports under the public-private partnership (PPP) model in Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar adopting a land-pooling model for land acquisition. The Centre proposes to... Read more
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dna
Not a Diwali gift when people can't celebrate: Uddhav Thackerayback a few goods from GST's ambit was not a 'Diwali gift to people' but was a r
dna / Posted 11 days ago
back a few goods from GST's ambit was not a 'Diwali gift to people' but was a result of people's unhappiness with the Union Government. Speaking at the Shiv Sena Bhavan in Mumbai, the Sena chief said it was inevitable that the government... Read more
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The Hindu
CRPF sends plastic bullets to Kashmir to reduce usage of pellet gunshad come under heavy criticism after locals suffered grievous injuries, includi
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
had come under heavy criticism after locals suffered grievous injuries, including blindness in some cases, in the last few years. The Union government had then ordered for the introduction of chilli-based PAVA shells to replace the pellet shot... Read more
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asianage
CRPF sends 21,000 rounds of plastic bullets to Kashmir as alternative to pellet gunshad come under heavy criticism after locals suffered grevious injuries, includi
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
had come under heavy criticism after locals suffered grevious injuries, including blindness in some cases, in the last few years. The Union government had then ordered for the introduction of chilli-based PAVA shells to replace the pellet shot... Read more
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