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Education to go digital with ‘Swayam (Ministry Of Human Resource and Development)

Education to go digital with ‘Swayam (Ministry Of Human Resource and Development)

President of India recently launched the SWAYAM, the portal that takes high quality education to the doorstep of everyone and the SWAYAM Prabha – the 32 DTH channels(Channels ...

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Gomira dance: Gomira mask-makers see silver lining

Gomira dance: Gomira mask-makers see silver lining

Gomira dance Gomira dance is a masked dance form. The word Gomira has been derived from the colloquial form of the word “Gram-Chandi” or the female deity who is the protective ...

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India’s first Dalit University to be established in Hyderabad by 2018

India’s first Dalit University to be established in Hyderabad by 2018

In news: The Telangana government has planned to Build India’s first university exclusively for Dalit students – an upgrade on an already thriving set of residential schools ...

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Indian Railways to launch Operation Swarn makeover for Rajdhani, Shatabdi trains

Indian Railways to launch Operation Swarn makeover for Rajdhani, Shatabdi trains

After years of complaints by the travelling public, the premium trains are now set for a makeover. The Railway Ministry is to launch“Operation Swarn” to improve services in ...

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K. Kasturirangan to head panel on National Education Policy

K. Kasturirangan to head panel on National Education Policy

The ministry of human resource development has set up a new committee to make the final draft on the National Education Policy (NEP) on Monday. The nine-member panel is to be ...

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Lakhs descend on Puri to witness Rath Yatra

Lakhs descend on Puri to witness Rath Yatra

What is in news? The 140th Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath here concluded peacefully as the three chariots returned to the Jagannath temple late evening after covering around 15 ...

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One with the sun

One with the sun

About Sun festival: The Inti Raymi  also called sun festival is a religious ceremony of the Inca Empire in honor of the god Inti (Quechua for “sun”), one of the most venerated ...

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Farm loans

Farm loans

Lending to the agriculture sector by banks and institutions is called farm Loan. Loan Facilities for Short Term Agricultural Operations Crop Loans Crop Loans are also ...

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Effect of Monsoon on Indian economy

Effect of Monsoon on Indian economy

Preface According to Indian Metro logical Department (IMD), India will receive normal rains during the June-to-September southwest monsoon season. The average rainfall ...

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e-NAM still a work-in-progress

e-NAM still a work-in-progress

Agriculture Market (e-NAM), the Union government move that was designed to help them in that very task, is still a work-in-progress. The prime minister launched it amid ...

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India to Get Missile Defence System Worth $2 Billion From Israel

India to Get Missile Defence System Worth $2 Billion From Israel

Israel has signed a USD 2 billion contract with India to supply it with missile defence systems, the state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries said on Friday. Israeli President ...

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Changing the Indian Railways Landscape: Rail Development Authority

Changing the Indian Railways Landscape: Rail Development Authority

The Cabinet on Wednesday evening flagged off a major reform in Indian Railways, by allowing the formation of an independent railway regulator called Rail Development Authority ...

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Important Schemes & Programmes Launched in India

Important Schemes & Programmes Launched in India

In the begining of new session 2017-18, there are numbers of new schemes will be added under Pradhan mantri kaushal vikas yojana (PMKVY). These are skill development schemes to ...

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GST council clears CGST and IGST laws

GST council clears CGST and IGST laws

Finance minister Arun Jaitley (right) during the GST council meeting at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Saturday. Photo: PTI The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council headed by ...

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