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President’s Rule to be revoked, Congress back in Uttarakhand

President’s Rule to be revoked, Congress back in Uttarakhand

🕔12:24, 11.May 2016

New Delhi, May 11  The central government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that ousted Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat had the legislative majority and his government would be restored as soon as President’s Rule was revoked in the state.

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‘Centre on sticky wicket over President’s Rule in Uttarakhand’

‘Centre on sticky wicket over President’s Rule in Uttarakhand’

🕔10:54, 2.Apr 2016

New Delhi, April 2  The central government is on a sticky wicket over its decision to impose President’s Rule in Uttarakhand, Congress sources said here on Friday. The sources insisted that state governor Krishan Kant Paul had not recommended the

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Modi government announces new insurance policy for farmers

Modi government announces new insurance policy for farmers

🕔10:05, 14.Jan 2016

New Delhi, Jan 14  The central government on Wednesday announced a new crop insurance policy ‘Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana’ for farmers across the country, saying the “path-breaking scheme” will boost the farming sector. Announcing the new insurance scheme for

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Centre to invest Rs.52,000 crore in Bengal port, road sectors

Centre to invest Rs.52,000 crore in Bengal port, road sectors

🕔08:55, 9.Jan 2016

Kolkata, Jan 9  The central government will invest around Rs.52,000 crore for strengthening the port and road infrastructure in West Bengal, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled to lay the foundation of the much-awaited deep sea port, the work on

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India-Singapore civil aviation MoU approved

India-Singapore civil aviation MoU approved

🕔14:11, 6.Jan 2016

New Delhi, Jan 6  The central government on Wednesday approved a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between India and Singapore to increase cooperation in civil aviation.The decision was taken by the cabinet under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.“The union

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Government to sign MoU to conserve migratory birds

Government to sign MoU to conserve migratory birds

🕔12:10, 31.Dec 2015

New Delhi, Dec 31  The central government on Wednesday gave its nod to sign an MoU on conservation of migratory birds of prey in Africa and Eurasia.Approval for this MoU, also called ‘Raptor MoU’ was taken in a meeting of

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No junior-level interviews in central government, PSUs from January 1

No junior-level interviews in central government, PSUs from January 1

🕔10:06, 30.Dec 2015

New Delhi, Dec 30  There will be no more interviews for selection in junior level posts and non-gazetted posts of the central government from January 1, 2016, a government memorandum said on Tuesday.“The timeline set regarding completing the process of

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Public suggestions for rail budget invited

Public suggestions for rail budget invited

🕔11:31, 17.Dec 2015

New Delhi, Dec 17  The central government on Wednesday invited public suggestions regarding the forthcoming Railway budget 2016-17.According to the Ministry of Railways, suggestions can be given online on its website where a special icon with the title “public suggestions

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NHAI to issue Rs.10,000 crore-worth tax-free bonds

NHAI to issue Rs.10,000 crore-worth tax-free bonds

🕔11:26, 17.Dec 2015

New Delhi, Dec 17  The central government on Wednesday said the national highways development authority will raise up to Rs.10,000 crore through public issue of bonds.According to Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) plans to

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Centre funds Rs.3,231 crore to build 2.28 lakh houses for urban poor

Centre funds Rs.3,231 crore to build 2.28 lakh houses for urban poor

🕔11:39, 19.Nov 2015

New Delhi, Nov 19  The central government will provide Rs.3,231 crore to five states — Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Rajasthana – for constructing 2,28,204 houses for urban poor.The project was approved on Wednesday by the Union Housing

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FDI proposals worth Rs.1,810.25 crore approved

FDI proposals worth Rs.1,810.25 crore approved

🕔16:00, 18.Nov 2015

New Delhi, Nov 18  The central government on Wednesday approved six foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals amounting to Rs.1,810.25 crore.As per the finance ministry, the approval for the six FDI proposal were based on the recommendations given by the Foreign Investment

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Rs.1,000 crore to be spent in a year on greening highways

Rs.1,000 crore to be spent in a year on greening highways

🕔10:48, 25.Sep 2015

New Delhi, Sep 25 The central government aims to spend around Rs.1,000 crore in a one-year period on greening Indian roads under a policy for highways to be unveiled soon, a senior official said on Thursday.“The government intends to take

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Arunachal, Manipur, Mizoram under ESI health scheme by year-end

Arunachal, Manipur, Mizoram under ESI health scheme by year-end

🕔11:24, 23.Sep 2015

New Delhi, Sep 23  The central government on Tuesday announced extending by December 31 the Employees State Insurance (ESI) scheme to Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Mizoram — the remaining three states of the northeast region so far uncovered by the

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Government opens skill training centres at Bihar madrassas

Government opens skill training centres at Bihar madrassas

🕔11:01, 1.Sep 2015

New Delhi, Sept 01  The central government on Monday launched skill training centres in three madrassas in Bihar as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas’ campaign.“The launch of the skill training centres through traditional educational institutions

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Rajiv Mehrishi appointed new union home secretary

Rajiv Mehrishi appointed new union home secretary

🕔14:03, 31.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 31  The central government on Monday appointed Finance Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi as the new union home secretary. He succeeds L.C. Goyal.“The prime minister has approved the appointment of Rajiv Mehrishi as union home secretary for a period

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Rs.3,030 crore investment in Andhra higher education: Irani

Rs.3,030 crore investment in Andhra higher education: Irani

🕔14:51, 20.Aug 2015

Hyderabad, Aug 20  The central government propose to invest over Rs.3,030 crore in higher education in Andhra Pardesh, Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani said on Thursday. She was speaking after laying the foundation stone of National Institute of

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36 new additional secretaries appointed

36 new additional secretaries appointed

🕔11:48, 30.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 30  The central government, in a midnight reshuffle of senior bureaucrats, appointed 36 new additional secretaries on Thursday. Major appointments include Arun Goel as the vice chairman of Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and Yogendra Tripathy as the

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Government trying to minimise road accidents: Gadkari

Government trying to minimise road accidents: Gadkari

🕔10:50, 27.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 27  The central government was concerned over the large number of road accidents in India and was trying to “minimise” them, union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Sunday. A large number of people die or get injured

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Power Finance Corp 5 percent stake on sale

Power Finance Corp 5 percent stake on sale

🕔10:49, 27.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 27  The central government has set a floor price at Rs.254 per equity share for divestment of 5 percent of its stake in Power Finance Corp (PFC) on Monday. “The floor price of the offer shall be

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Centre to promote places linked with Rani Laxmibai

Centre to promote places linked with Rani Laxmibai

🕔11:37, 17.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 17  The central government will extend all help to Madhya Pradesh to develop tourism around places associated with Rani Laxmibai, the woman ruler of the princely state of Jhansi who led an army against the British, an

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