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Kudumbasree to take lead in project for the destitute 18.5.2018 Hindu: News
There is no alternative to Kudumbasree in the State: Minister
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Rajasthan High Court bench to listen to Prithviraj Nagar woes 17.5.2018 DNA: Opinion
The Rajasthan High Court has admitted a public interest litigation demanding development of basic services at the Prithviraj Nagar (PRN) area. A double bench of chief justice Rajasthan while hearing on the litigation moved by advocate Rajesh Maharshi and others observed that the services must be ensured to residents.  However, as the case related to the development of Prithviraj Nagar is already under consideration of the main bench at Jodhpur, the PIL was also transferred to the above bench. The bench is holding a hearing on the case regarding review of master development plans and related urban development issues.  “Even the regularised colonies of the area are devoid of basic facilities such as water, electricity, sanitation and school. The Jaipur Development Authority has been negligent towards these colonies while it extends these services at other colonies of the city,” said advocate Rajesh Maharsh. Meanwhile, an indefinite demonstration being held by Prithviraj Nagar Jan Adhikar Sangharsh Samiti ...
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Sailing academy project set to take off 16.5.2018 Hindu: Cities
Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu floats tender for a detailed project report
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BJP Haryana appreciates IFRF Haryana's selfless work 15.5.2018 General News
ISKCON Food Relief Foundation (IFRF), provides mid day meals to 2.5 lakh children of more than 2,000 government schools in the four districts of Haryana - Gurugram, Palwal, Kurukshetra and Faridabad. The main objective of IFRF is to provide healthy and nutritious food to the children, which helps them in physical and mental development.On May 11, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Spokesperson (Haryana) Raman Malik visited the Gurugram Kitchen along with his wife, son and daughter. IFRF-Vice Chairman (North India Chapter) Dhananjay Krishna Das, Rahul Saxena (Manager of Gurugram Kitchen) and Ramatma Das (Promotion-Incharge) welcomed and gave them a complete kitchen tour.On observing the mid-day meals being prepared using the modern techniques, Malik said, "IFRF is doing a great selfless work in the social sector. On one hand, many children don't get enough food and on the other there are children who rely on the mid-day meal provided in school for their physical and mental growth. Lord is ...
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Gujarat government to launch drive to clean drainage network across state 12.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Gujarat government has decided to initiate the drive of clear sewerage across the state along with the water conservation drive going on these days. This will be a fifteen days long drive across the state and government and different agencies would sensitise the citizens through various media on keeping the sewerage clean or make it clear. The civic authorities also will have to be prepared for the drive and will have to clear the sewerage including storm water drainage system too. The urban development department of state government issued the circular on Friday for the programme of the drive that starts from May 20. As per this programme, the civic authorities will have to run the activity to make the sewerage clean and also to propagate the message among citizens to make the conservative use of water and not to flow the domestic waste in drainage. The state government has also instructed the civic bodies that the school and college students should be made volunteer for the drive for running the ...
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Khuntia takes charge as Irdai new chairman from today 7.5.2018 General News
Subhash C Khuntia has taken charge as the Chairman of Irdai, the insurance regulator said today. The government had last week announced Khuntia's appointment as the chief of Insurnace Regulatory and Development Authority of India. The post fell vacant on February 21 after the retirement of T S Vijayan. A Karnataka Cadre IAS officer of 1981 Batch, Khuntia has vast administrative experience, Irdai said in a notification. He has worked in several central government departments including at Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs); Ministry of Human Resource Development (School Education and Literacy) and Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, it said. In Karnataka, he worked with the state government in departments of finance, revenue, personnel, urban development, public works and ports. He retired as Chief Secretary to Government of Karnataka. Khuntia holds a doctorate in economics. A graduate in law, he is an alumnus of Ravenshaw College, Cuttack, Indian Institute of ...
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BJP loses another committee in Palakkad municipality 7.5.2018 Hindu: Rx
The combined Opposition in Palakkad municipality unseated the ruling BJP from the chairmanship of yet another standing committee on Monday, with CPI(
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‘1st Sensitization Meeting of Stakeholders to make Delhi a Model Accessible City’ Held 7.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is having the commitment to uphold the rights of Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) and to ensure the accessible and inclusive assets are created in the country.
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Relief for pensioners under NPS as govt allows partial withdrawal 5.5.2018 Top Stories
The NPS and the Atal Pension Yojana (APY) have a cumulative subscriber base of over 21.3 million with total Asset Under Management (AUM) of more than Rs. 2.38 trillion
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Centre permits partial withdrawal to NPS subscribers 5.5.2018 Sify Finance
[India], May 5 (ANI): Partial withdrawals will now be allowed to subscribers under the National Pension System (NPS), who wish to improve their employability or acquire new skills by pursuing
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Centre permits partial withdrawal to NPS subscribers 5.5.2018 General News
Partial withdrawals will now be allowed to subscribers under the National Pension System (NPS), who wish to improve their employability or acquire new skills by pursuing higher education/ acquiring professional and technical qualifications, the Centre stated on Friday.Following the Board meeting of the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA), it was decided that individual NPS subscribers who wish to set up a new business or acquire a new one will be allowed to make partial withdrawals from his/her contributions.The PFRDA, in order to simplify and improve the operational issues in the NPS like new functionality development under NPS architecture, simplification of account opening, withdrawal and grievance management, took a number of important decisions to improve the operational and regulation issues in the aforementioned scheme.A proposal put forth on changing the investment grade rating from 'AA' to 'A' for corporate bonds was approved. However, the authority said
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Laws on sex abuse have loopholes that let off the guilty: Vinisha Nero 5.5.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
She is the lone woman MLA from Bengaluru in the last term, who was nominated from Anglo-Indian community. Vinisha Nero talks about her role and her work and offers insight. »
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Better coordination mooted for tribal welfare 5.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Coordination among government departments in planning and implementation of schemes for tribal welfare is among the main recommendations in a report
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Gujarat HC raps AMC for traffic congestion and poor condition of roads 3.5.2018 DNA: Top News
A division bench of the Gujarat High Court led by Justice MR Shah on Wednesday sought to know from the state government and the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation why no surveys about potential number of people and vehicles were ever carried out before granting permission to establishments. "Before giving permission to hospitals, schools and restaurants why is no one asking the number of people who will come there, if there is adequate facility to park, etc," the court asked while hearing a petition filed about the poor condition of roads in the city. The high court bench sought to know from the civic body's counsel why no one was held responsible, and why no notices were issued or fines imposed on establishments whose lack of adequate parking facilities created chaos in the city. Pointing to how the AMC ignored even the court's directions, the bench said everyone was happy near the Sola-Thaltej junction for a day when the AMC sought to remove illegally parked vehicles. "But the next day everything was back ...
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BMC rejects Dadar school’s proposal to change name 27.4.2018 Hindu: Home
A proposal to change the name of a school in Dadar was rejected by the education committee of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday.
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NDMC to introduce student achievement tracking system in schools 26.4.2018 General News
The schools run by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) will now have a Student Achievement Tracking System (SATS) to track the academic and non-academic progress of the students. NDMC Chairman Naresh Kumar signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with PwC India Foundation today in this regard. "The objective of the system is to track each and every child in all the schools under the jurisdiction of the NDMC and create a database," Kumar said. "Besides monitoring the schools' resources and their performance, online capturing of attendance and exam results, scholarships and incentive disbursements, making the information available to the parents and students, the system will digitise the students' records for future references, eliminating the need for paper-based documentation," he added. The project is being implemented in 42 NDMC schools and will be completed by next month. According to the MoU, while the NDMC will extend all the assistance in developing the digital platform, ..
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Indian Oil Corporation Limited, R&D signs Letter of Intent with IFRF, Haryana 26.4.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Apr 26 (NewsVoir): The two social problems in India - Poverty and Hunger go hand in hand. Not every poor person is hungry, but almost all hungry people are poor. So, to eradicate the
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Indian Oil Corporation Limited, R&D signs Letter of Intent with IFRF, Haryana 26.4.2018 General News
The two social problems in India - Poverty and Hunger go hand in hand. Not every poor person is hungry, but almost all hungry people are poor. So, to eradicate the problem, we need to start with its root cause. ISKCON Food Relief Foundation, Haryana currently serves midday meal to more than two thousand schools in Haryana.Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), R&D centre at Faridabad recognized the great work done by ISKCON Food Relief Foundation, Haryana (IFRF) in the field of Midday meal. Under its Corporate Social Responsibility scheme, the entire burden of Cooking gas and Delivery Vehicle's CNG will be borne by Indian Oil Corporation. On 23rd April, in the august presence of Honorable Minister of Industries and Environment (Government of Haryana), "Letter of Intent" was exchanged between IFRF's Vice Chairman-North India, Dhananjaya Krishna Das and TSR Gopalarao, IOCL-R&D's Chief General Manager.The domestic waste from the households of Faridabad will be picked, segregated .
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PM Modi reviews progress in resolving grievances of ex-servicemen 25.4.2018 DNA: Money
 Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reviewed the progress in resolving grievances of ex-servicemen and urged officials to ensure that the problems faced by former soldiers should be resolved in the "shortest possible time" He also stressed on the importance of improving the speed of grievance disposal. At the 25th meeting of 'Pragati', Modi also reviewed the progress of 10 infrastructure projects in the railway, road, petroleum, power, coal, urban development, and health and family welfare sectors.  These projects are spread over several states including Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Assam, Sikkim, West Bengal, Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Jharkhand. He also reviewed implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana and the programme for "National Fellowships and Scholarships for Higher Education of Scheduled Tribe Students". The 25 'Pragati' meetings have seen a cumulative review of 227 projects with a total investment of over Rs 10 lakh crore. ...
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PM reviews progress in resolving grievances of ex-servicemen 25.4.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reviewed the progress in resolving grievances of ex-servicemen and urged officials to ensure that the problems faced by former soldiers should be resolved in the "shortest possible time" He also stressed on the importance of improving the speed of grievance disposal. At the 25th meeting of 'Pragati', Modi also reviewed the progress of 10 infrastructure projects in the railway, road, petroleum, power, coal, urban development, and health and family welfare sectors. These projects are spread over several states including Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Assam, Sikkim, West Bengal, Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Jharkhand. He also reviewed implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana and the programme for "National Fellowships and Scholarships for Higher Education of Scheduled Tribe Students". The 25 'Pragati' meetings have seen a cumulative review of 227 projects with a total investment of over Rs 10 ...
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