Daily Archive: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

18 Apr 2017

Telangana legislature passes bill to hike reservations for Muslims and STs

The Telangana legislature has passed the Telangana Backward Classes, Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes (Reservation of Seats in Educational Institutions and of Appointments or Posts in the Services under the State) Bill, 2017, that seeks to raise substantially
18 Apr 2017

Vastu Shashtra to be introduced in IIT Kharagpur for architecture students

IIT Kharagpur plans to introduce Vastu Shashtra to the architecture students from this year August. While the rudiments of Vastu Shastra will be introduced to the first and second-year undergraduate architecture students, detailed grounding on the subject
18 Apr 2017

Turkey Referendum: President Erdogan wins sweeping powers

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won the referendum on granting him sweeping new powers by a clear majority. The “Yes” vote garnered by Erdogan was 51.36% and “No” was 48.64%. while the supporters of Erdogan has hailed
18 Apr 2017

Government covers 14 SC, ST, OBC and DNT scholarship schemes under Digital Payments

The Government has stated that 14 scholarship schemes for Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes (OBC) / Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-nomadic Tribes (DNT) students come under Digital Payments Initiatives. This is expected to benefit 3.54 crore students
18 Apr 2017

Andhra Pradesh Government formulates market intervention for red chilli farmers

The Andhra Pradesh state government has formulated guidelines for a market intervention exercise to help red chilli farmers in the state who are in a great distress due to the price crash in the market yard, which
18 Apr 2017

Prime Minister felicitates family members of Paika rebellion

Prime Minister felicitated the descendants of 16 families associated with Paika Rebellion of 1817 and other freedom struggles of Odisha in Bhubaneswar. In this year’s budget speech, Finance Minister had mentioned about the Paika rebellion led by
18 Apr 2017

Government launches programme for capacity building of Elected Women Representatives (EWRs) of Panchayats

The Ministry of Women and Child Development in collaboration with the Ministry of Panchayati Raj has launched a nationwide programme for capacity building of Elected Women Representatives (EWRs) of Panchayats and a training program for Trainers of
18 Apr 2017

Madhya Pradesh to ban polythene carry bags from May 1

Madhya Pradesh government today decided to ban plastic/polythene carry bags across the state from May 1 saying that its consumption results in large number of cow deaths.”The state cabinet, chaired by the chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan
18 Apr 2017

Advanced Farming – Enriched Farmer scheme announced in Maharashtra

Maharashtra Government on 16 April 2017 announced Advanced Farming – Enriched Farmer scheme. The scheme aims at increasing the income of farmers by cutting production cost and increase in output. The scheme announced amidst demands for waiver
18 Apr 2017

Saturn and Jupiter’s Moons may have habitable environment

Two veteran NASA missions have revealed that Saturn’s sixth-largest moon Enceladus and Jupiter’s fourth-largest moon Europa may have the ingredients needed for a habitable environment. The missions provide new details about the two icy, ocean-bearing moons of
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