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Asian University Rankings 2018: IIT Bombay top among Indian universities.

Asian University Rankings 2018: IIT Bombay top among Indian universities.

In news:Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay emerged the best Indian university in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asian University Rankings for 2018, which saw most of ...

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Assam govt decides to rejuvenate Barak river

Assam govt decides to rejuvenate Barak river

In news The Assam government will rejuvenate the Barak river . Why? It has potential to revitalise trade and commerce with Bangladesh and Myanmar.Developing the river as a ...

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Government launches Sampoorna Bima Gram Yojana

Government launches Sampoorna Bima Gram Yojana

In news:The Minister for Communications Shri Manoj Sinha has launched the Sampoorna Bima Gram (SBG) Yojana and an initiative for expansion of clientele base of Postal Life ...

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All about PMGDISHA: The programme to make the poor digitally literate by 2019

All about PMGDISHA: The programme to make the poor digitally literate by 2019

PMGDISHA digital literacy programmePMGDISHA- Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan is the project launched under “Skill India” scheme. The announcement was made by ...

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Sexual intercourse with minor wife is rape:SC

Sexual intercourse with minor wife is rape:SC

In news Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday ruled that sex with a wife who is under 18 years of age is rape and therefore a crime. Why this rule? Section 375 of the Indian Penal ...

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Govt to set up mini food parks

Govt to set up mini food parks

In news The government will focus on setting up of mini food parks to raise the processing level Why? To buy agri items directly from farmers to boost their income.To ...

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SBI to set up country’s largest innovation centre

SBI to set up country’s largest innovation centre

In news The nations largest lender State Bank of India is creating a 15,000-sqft innovation centre in Navi Mumbai investing around Rs 100 crore. Highlights The centre, to be ...

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2017 Noble Laureates : (List of all Noble Prize winners from 2013-2017)

2017 Noble Laureates : (List of all Noble Prize winners from 2013-2017)

Alfred Nobel The man behind Nobel Prize Noble Prize was established "for the Greatest Benefit to Mankind". Since 1901, the Nobel Prize has been honoring men and women from all ...

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Govt sees scope for reforming highly uneven energy sector

Govt sees scope for reforming highly uneven energy sector

In news Stating that the status of the energy sector in India was “highly uneven”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hinted at further reforms in many areas in the sector. ...

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Stand Up India plan slowing down

Stand Up India plan slowing down

In news 42 RRBs have sanctioned Stand Up India loans to 536 people — 97 under the SC head, 32 in the ST category and 407 general category women. Three RRBs have not sanctioned a ...

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Foreign languages not to be part of 3-language formula in schools

Foreign languages not to be part of 3-language formula in schools

In news Foreign languages such as German and French may not be part of the three-language formula in schools from the next academic session. The HRD ministry is believed to have ...

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Govt forms panel to study problems of people near border

Govt forms panel to study problems of people near border

In news The Union Home Ministry has formed a study group to examine the problems being faced by the people residing near the International Border and the Line of Control in Jammu ...

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Tourism for all: Ministry launches ‘Paryatan Parv’

Tourism for all: Ministry launches ‘Paryatan Parv’

In news:‘Paryatan Parv’ of the Ministry of Tourism has begun across the country. The Parv is being inaugurated at the Humayun’s Tomb, New Delhi  by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister ...

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Delhi Government’s Education Loan Scheme

Delhi Government’s Education Loan Scheme

HIGHER EDUCATION AND SKILL DEVELOPMENT GUARANTEE SCHEME FOR PURSUING HIGHER EDUCATION IN DELHI In News Lt Governor Anil Baijal has approved the Delhi government's higher ...

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