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Weavers, designers, academics have committed to publishing the innovations in the handloom sector in India. Legal experts will help construct new protection mechanisms to save creativity. The NALSAR Law University, Hyderabad, has offered to create a special group, work with weavers and write a new law that will highlight their concerns to strengthen the struggling …

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 …

MukhyamantriNari Shakti Yojana for women, Bihar

The Mukhya Mantri Nari Shakti Yojana is a comprehensive scheme with provisions of diverse and innovative schemes aiming at the social, economic and cultural empowerment of women. The major goal of this scheme is assisting children and women affected by domestic violence besides setting up of women’s helpline, protection homes, short stay homes, Pantnagar, constitution …

Rahul Gandhi addresses the media on Rafale deal issue

The Congress on Friday accused the government in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh of fudging agriculture production figures in order to win the Krishi Karman Award, which is distributed by the Union government. The Krishi Karman Award was introduced in 2010-11 by the UPA government to incentivize states to increase agricultural production. MP has won the award …

India a tough trade negotiator, says Trump

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday explained India as “very good negotiators” as he celebrated Diwali in the White House along with top Indian-Americans and said he is “grateful” for his friendship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “The United States has deep ties to the nation of India and I am grateful for my relationship …

Congress launches toll-free number to take manifesto suggestions from the public

The Congress in Rajasthan on Friday commenced its ‘Jan Ghoshna Patra’ campaign, under which a tollfree number has been launched with the objective of getting suggestions from the public for its election manifesto. Senior Congress leader and president of the manifesto committee Harish Choudhary said that this initiative has been taken up to increase the …

Swalia BibiUjjwala's beneficiary number 2 crore can no longer afford LPG

On the evening of March 31, 2017, when Swalia Bibi returned home after working as a house help, she sees officials of the Indian Oil Corporation Limited and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited waiting at her doorstep. They had come to her dingy two-room house in Bhubaneswar’s Sikharchandi slum to tell the bewildered Swalia that she …

Tripura govt to begin talks over buying ILFS shares of Palatana project

The Tripura government will soon commence dialogue for the purchase of 26 percent equity shares of the Palatana gas thermal power project from the Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS). The 726.6 MW gas-based power project, run by ONGC Tripura Power Company (OTPC), was officially started in 2014 as a joint venture of the ONGC, …

Delhi air quality to remain ‘severe’ till Saturday

Delhi’s air quality would remain in the hard category till Saturday and the already toxic situation caused by smoke from fireworks is likely to aggravate further due to intensified stubble burning in neighboring states, government-run agency SAFAR said on Friday. Delhi’s air quality lits “significant” improvement as compared to Thursday when it went off the …

130 Km Of Roads Constructed Daily Under Government

An average 130 km of roads are being constructed every day under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), the highest in the last seven years, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari claimed today. Mr Gadkari said in Lok Sabha that the central government has taken a decision to speed up the execution of PMGSY to substantially …

What is the National Scheme on Welfare of Fishermen

Introduction: The Centrally Sponsored ‘National Scheme of Welfare of Fishermen’ envisaging to give financial assistance to fishers for construction of the house, community hall for recreation and common working place and installation of tube-wells for drinking water and assistance during lean period through saving cum relief component was in operation till the terminal year of …

National Agriculture Market (NAM)

National Agriculture Market (NAM) is a pan-India electronic trading portal which networks the existing APMC mandis to make a unified national market for agricultural commodities. The NAM Portal gives a single window service for all APMC related information and services. This covers commodity arrivals & prices, buy & sell trade offers, provision to respond to trade …