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Jharkhand pitches to double farmers’ income by 2022 and attract investors @ Global Agriculture & Food Summit 2018

Raghubar Das-Jharkhand

  The Govt. of Jharkhand, as a part of its endeavour to develop agriculture sector in the state and with a view to provide a focused platform to the prospective investors in the Agriculture & Food Processing Sector, is organising “Global Agriculture & Food Summit 2018” in association with FICCI in Ranchi on 29th & 30th November 2018. While inaugurating ...

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Uttar Pradesh contributes about 44 per cent in Indian handicraft exports; President of India inaugurates ‘One District one Product’ Summit  

‘One District One Product’ Summit, at Lucknow, in Uttar Pradesh

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the ‘One District One Product’ Summit on August 10, 2018 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that micro, small and medium enterprises are called the backbone of our economy. These enterprises are engines of inclusive development. After the agricultural sector, most people find employment in this sector. This ...

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Star icon of Tamil Nadu Kalaignar Karunanidhi passes away; Condolences pour in as mark of respect to legendary leader

Kalaignar Karunanidhi former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and mentor DMK

The legendary leader from land of Tamil Nadu Kalaignar Karunanidhi passed away on 7 August 2018, while his family, party men, fans and the entire nation prayed for him! An iconic star icon turned statesmen Kalaignar Karunanidhi left a void thats very difficult to fill, as condolences pour in as mark of respect to legendary leader! President of India Ram Nath Kovind ...

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Kejriwal doubles aid to green Delhi parks; calls for public consultation on CCTV cameras in Delhi on 29th July 2018

Biggest plantation drive in Delhi in August 2018

In a series of major announcements, the Chief Minister NCT Arvind Kejriwal on 22 July 2018 announced that the Delhi government will double the financial assistance from the existing Rs one lakh per acre to Rs two lakh per acre to the Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) and NGOs registered with the Delhi Parks and Gardens Society (DPGS) for maintenance of parks and ...

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THE GST EXPERIENCE – by Arun Jaitley

Goods & Service Tax (GST in India

It has been one year since the country’s switchover to a new indirect taxation system – the Good and Services Tax. One single tax replaced seventeen taxes and multiple cesses imposed by the Central and the State Governments. This had obviously necessitated every assesses to file multiple returns, have an interface with multiple inspectors and assessing authorities, suffer the cascading ...

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‘GST day’ on 1st July to celebrate spirit of cooperative federalism and realisation of One Nation-One Market- One Tax

GST Day 2018

Government of India is celebrating the 1st Anniversary of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) coming into force, on 1st July 2018. GST was launched on the 1st July, 2017 in a majestic ceremony held in the Central Hall of Parliament on the midnight of 30th June, 2017. The first year has been remarkable both for the sheer variety of ...

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Think Global, Act Local for environment protection is President Kovind’s call @ Conference of Governors held that coincided with World Environment Day 2018

President, Ram Nath Kovind addressing the opening session of the 49th Governors’ Conference, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on June 04, 2018. Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu, PM Narendra Modi and the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh are also seen.

The President noted that June 5 is World Environment Day and hence the approach of ‘Think Global, Act Local’ is considered effective for environment protection. Keeping in mind the Sustainable Development Goals, the Paris Accord and the International Solar Alliance, local and state-level contributions are very important to achieving national goals. The Directive Principles of our Constitution specifically mention issues of the environment ...

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Niti Aayog with Health Index spurs competitive spirit to better National Health Mission reach among states

Niti Aayog's annual Health Index , a check-up for the States' health sector will encourage preventive & promotive health policies across the country in line with the National Health Mission.

“Healthy States, Progressive India”: A comprehensive Health Index report was released by NITI Aayog released on 09 February 2018 at a function in the capital. The report ranks states and Union territories innovatively on their year-on-year incremental change in health outcomes, as well as, their overall performance with respect to each other. The report was released jointly by the CEO, NITI Aayog; ...

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PM inaugurates new metro link between Noida and Delhi; lauds Yogi for redefining governance & ending Noida-Jinx

PM Narendra Modi flagging off the Metro Magenta Line from Botanical Garden to Kalkaji Mandir, at Noida, Uttar Pradesh on December 25, 2017. The Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik, the Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, the MoS Culture Mahesh Sharma, the MoS Housing and Urban Affairs,  Hardeep Singh Puri and other dignitaries are also seen.

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on 25 December 2017 inaugurated a new metro link between Noida and Delhi. He unveiled a plaque at Botanical Garden Metro Station, to mark the inauguration of a portion of the Magenta Line of the Delhi Metro, connecting Botanical Garden in Noida with Kalkaji Mandir in South Delhi. He also travelled briefly on the metro train, ...

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Anti Pollution Drive in January 2018 to tackle air pollution in Delhi

Seen here in the pic is Harsh Vardhan chairing the meeting to tackle the issue of air pollution along with Chief Minister of Delhi NCTArvind Kejriwal and other dignitaries on 12 December 2017.

To work in a collaborative manner on tackling the issue of air pollution in Delhi- in a high profile meeting led by the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Harsh Vardhan, Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Minister for PWD, Government of Delhi, Satendra Jain, Minister for Environment, Government of Uttar Pradesh, Dara Singh Chauhan, Environment  Minister, Government of ...

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AAP government adopts zero tolerance stance on medical negligence, cancels Max Super Speciality Hospital permit on prima facie gross medical negligence

Arvind Kejriwal on zero tolerance against medical negligence

In quest for ensuring affordable and quality healthcare services, Chief Minister of NCT, Arvind Kejriwal reacting on the cancellation of the license of Max Super Speciality Hospital Shalimar Bagh on 8 December 2017 said that the AAP Government gives top priority to education and health sector for people of India and the government will not tolerate any entity causing harm ...

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Pilot test for Northeast Hill Area Development Programme approved: Jitendra Singh

DONER Minister Jitendra Singh at the inauguration of the two-week “Northeast handicraft-cum-handloom Exhibition cum Sale”, in New Delhi on December 03, 2017.

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh on 03 December 2017 committed Rs. 90 crore for “Northeast Hill Area Development” beginning from Tamenglong district on a pilot basis, in the first phase, for a period of two years. Speaking to media persons after ...

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