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Smart cities, IT to feature in Modi’s talks with East Asia Summit partners

Introducing the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Support and Outreach programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday announced the 12 historic decisions including 59-minute loan portal for sanction of up to Rs 1 crore for small and medium enterprises. He said the move will boost small and medium enterprises. “12 major decisions taken by the Central government for MSMEs …

Saraswati Cycle Scheme

 Chhattisgarh Government has formulated an incentive scheme called “Saraswati Bicycle Supply Scheme (Free)” which was launched in 2004-05 with an objective to encourage girls enrolment and reduce the dropout of the girl child in the age group of 14-18 at secondary and senior secondary level. Objectives: Secondary education is a crucial stage in the educational …

Andhra finance minister

In a remark that could trigger a political row, Andhra Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu on Saturday same as Prime Minister Narendra Modi to an ‘Anaconda’ who has been swallowing the national institutions. “Modi has been swallowing institutions like CBI, RBI, and others. How could he be a savior,” said Ramakrishnudu? He also said out at the opposition …

cheme for Welfare of Working Children. Education, Financial Assistance Bihar

 Child Labour is the harsh reality of our country which is creating our economy hollow from inside. To eliminate this menace, Indian Government has been in the regular pursuit of making every state to take proper steps,  this view Directorate of Social Welfare under Bihar Government has come up with a new scheme for the …

Plant Trees, Get Rs. 50'

Haryana Government has launched a new scheme under which school children will be given an incentive of Rs. 50 for planting trees. The detail was relayed in an official release by the government. The decision was taken at a meeting organized to review the progress of environment-centric schemes in the state and which was chaired by the …

KTR throws the gauntlet at Congress, ‘will quit if TRS does not retain power’

KT Rama Rao, senior Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leader and son of party president K Chandrasekhar Rao, vowed to leave politics if his party is not voted back to power next month. Daring the Congress to accept the challenge, he further said that the welfare and development schemes of the party will help them retain …

Amid infighting, BJP confident of winning Rajasthan

Three weeks ahead of the Rajasthan Assembly elections, the BJP is not just facing anti-incumbency sentiment, it is also struggling with protests within on selecting candidates for the contest. The party believes that such matters can be addressed by booth-level coordination and a high-decibel campaign planned during the last few days of campaigning. Protests are …

CM Maharashtra not averse to the quota for Marathas

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday indicated that the State Government is not averse to offer caste-based reservations to the Maratha community. Labeling people at a rally in Ahmednagar, Fadnavis said the community should prepare to celebrate on December 1. He gave the announcement after the Backward Class Commission submitted its Maratha reservation report …

Now, travel to Sabarimala on electric buses

Pilgrims going to Sabarimala will now be able to travel in zero emission and noiseless electric buses of Olectra–BYD deployed by Kerala Road Transport Corporation Limited. The company’s eBuzz K7 model will now commence its commercial operations in Kerala. The electric bus has been successfully running at the high altitude Kullu-Manali-Rohtang Pass route in Himachal …

Sabarimala All-party meet fails to end the impasse

An all-party meeting called by the State government here on Thursday failed to break the deadlock on the Sabarimala temple matter after the Opposition parties, the Congress and the BJP, refused to give ground. But a different meeting with the Pandalam Palace, which is strongly linked to the legacy of Lord Ayyappa, and the Sabarimala …

VP praises Nehru for the vision to make India scientifically advanced nation

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu praised Jawaharlal Nehru for his vision of a people-centric governance and initiatives to create India a scientifically advanced nation. Addressing the civil servants attending the 93rd Foundation Course, here on Wednesday, the Vice President also recalled how Sardar Patel foresaw the necessity of a competent civil service for the unity …

Exports bounce back, grow 17.86% to $26.9 b in October

India’s goods export throwback in October posting a 17.86 percent year-on-year growth to $26.98 billion boosted by an increase in shipments of petroleum products, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and engineering goods. Imports in the month increased from 17.62 percent to $44.11 billion widening the trade deficit to $17.13 billion compared to $14.61 billion last October, according to …