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  • Marketing Guru Philip Kotler congratulates PM Modi for leadership award

    New Delhi :Marketing Guru Philip Kotler has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for being conferred the first ever Philip Kotler Presidential Award. In a series of tweets, Mr Kotler said, Prime Minister Modi has been selected for the award for his outstanding leadership and selfless service towards India, combined with his tireless energy. He said, […]

    SC dismisses pleas of 5 States seeking modification of its order on DGP appointment

    The Supreme Court today dismissed the pleas of five states seeking modification of its order issued last year on the selection and appointment of director generals of police DGPs. The apex court was hearing applications of various state governments, including Punjab, Kerala, West Bengal, Haryana and Bihar, seeking implementation of their local laws regarding the […]

    All time high Rs. 61,084 Crores for MGNREGA

    The Centre has allocated an additional 6 thousand 84 crore rupees to Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, MGNREGA. With this the total allocation for the scheme has reached an  all time high of 61 thousand 84 Crore rupees. Over the last 4 years, the Ministry of Rural Development has completed major reforms in […]

    10 % reservation in education to economically weaker sections of general category to be implemented from 2019-20 session

    The 10 per cent reservation in education to Economically Weaker Sections of general category will be implemented in 40,000 colleges and 900 universities from academic year 2019-20. Human Resource and Development Minister Prakash Javadekar made the announcement in New Delhi today. He said this will be implemented without impacting the existing quotas for SCs, STs […]

    Cold wave conditions continue to prevail over North India

    Cold wave conditions continued to prevail over North India particularly in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, North West Rajasthan, North East Madhya Pradesh and North Chhattisgarh. As many as 13 trains coming to Delhi were delayed as thick fog engulfed the national capital and its surrounding areas  today. According to weather department, the minimum temperature in the […]

    Around two crore devotees take holy dip on Makar Sankranti at Kumbh in Prayagraj

    Around two crore devotees took holy dip on the occasion of Makar Sankranti at Kumbh Prayagraj. Bathing passed peacefully without any  untoward incident. Additional Mela Adhikari Dileep Trigunyat told media persons at Kumbh that devotees were still at Sangam  for bathing. Elaborate security arrangements were put in place for the world’s largest  religious and cultural […]

    PM dedicates Kollam bypass, Kerala to the Nation; also launches development projects worth over Rs 1,500 cr in Odisha

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that his Government is committed to provide road connectivity to all the rural habitations in the country. He said 90 percent of the rural habitations are now connected by road. He was addressing a gathering at Kollam in Kerala after dedicating the Kollam Bypass to the Nation. The Prime […]

    15 people feared killed in a cargo plane crash in Iran

    An Iranian cargo plane coming from Kyrgyzstan crashed today while trying to land west of Iran’s capital Tehran. An emergency official said only one person of the 16 on board was known to have survived. The Boeing 707 cargo aircraft was making an emergency landing at Fath Airport when it skidded off a runway and […]

    For last five years, govt working constantly on generating more employment: Prakash Javadekar

    New Delhi : HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has said, for the last five years, the government has been working constantly on generating more employment. Mr Javadekar was speaking at a workshop on Job and Livelihood organised by Confederation of Indian Industry in New Delhi today. He stressed on capturing accurate data determining employment status so […]

    SC asks UPSC secretary to appear in court, inform whether panel formed for DGP selection

    The Supreme Court today asked the UPSC secretary to personally appear and inform the court if the commission prepares a panel of senior IPS officers for Director General of Police appointments by state governments. A bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, sought the presence of the secretary tomorrow. The direction came after lawyer Prashant […]