Archive for May, 2013

Information Education and Communication (IEC) Strategy in PLACE for MGNREGA

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The Ministry of Rural Development has formulated a comprehensive Information Education and Communication (IEC) Strategy exclusively for Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). The strategy aims to create awareness among rural people and other stake holders with special focus on MGNREGA workers about various aspects of MGNREGA. The strategy also aims at facilitating

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Release of Funds Under Special Scholarship Scheme for J&K Students

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The Ministry of Human Resource Development has launched a Special Scholarship Scheme for J&K students appearing for class XII or equivalent exams through the State Board of Jammu & Kashmir or Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) affiliated schools located in J&K.
Under this scheme, 5000 scholarships will be given every year to J&K students, who

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Anand Sharma Meets Pascal Lamy and Roberto Carvalho De Azevêdo

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The Union Minister of Commerce, Industry & Textiles Shri Anand Sharma today met outgoing Director-General, World Trade Organisation (WTO) Mr. Pascal Lamy and Director-General, WTO- Designate Mr. Roberto Carvalho de Azevêdo in Paris.
During the meeting, Shri Sharma told them that India will play a constructive role in ensuring successful outcome in the Bali Ministerial. While

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President of India to visit Maharashtra from May 31 to June 1

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The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a two-day visit to Maharashtra from May 31 to June 1, 2013.
The President will attend the commemoration function of the 120th Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s Voyage from Gateway of India to the West organized by Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission at Mumbai on May 31, 2013.

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Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has made no recommendations to regularise betting to the Union Law Ministry

Comments Off | 05-29-2013

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has observed with considerable disquiet, the reports about match & spot fixing in cricket. BCCI is inquiring into allegations of match and spot fixing. As there is a conflict of interest in this inquiry, therefore BCCI President should tender his resignation on moral grounds, pending the outcome of

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Global crude oil price of Indian Basket rises sharply to 101.59/US$ bbl on 28.5.2013

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The international crude oil price of Indian Basket as computed/published today by Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas went up to US$ 101.59/per barrel (bbl) on 28.05.2013. This was higher than the price of US$ 99.37/bbl prevailing on the previous trading day

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V.Narayansami Inaugurates ISRO Navigation Centre near Bengaluru

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The ISRO Navigation Centre (INC), established at Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN) complex at Byalalu, about 40 km from Bangalore, was inaugurated yesterday (May 28, 2013) by Mr. V. Narayanasamy, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions. INC is an important element of the Indian Regional Navigation

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Vice President Inaugurates ‘Muslim Educational Conference’ in Mumbai

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Following is the text of address by the Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari at the inauguration of the “Muslim Educational Conference” organized by Maulana Azad Vichar Manch in Mumbai today :
“I am happy to be here today to inaugurate the ‘Muslim Educational Conference’ organized by Maulana Azad Vichar Manch whose good work

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HRD Ministry Announces Cash Awards for 200 Meritorious Students

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The HRD Ministry has announced a cash award of Rs. One lakh each to about 200 meritorious students who have passed class 12th this year in the Government schools affiliated to CBSE. This was approved by the HRD Minister, Dr. M.M. Pallam Raju in New Delhi last evening. The students who have studied from classes

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Quarterly Report on Public Debt Management for the Quarter – January-March 2013 Released; Gross and Net Market Borrowings are Higher than Previous Year By 9.4 Per Cent and 7.1 Per Cent Respectively

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Since April-June (Q1) 2010-11, Middle Office (MO) is bringing out a Quarterly Report on Debt Management. The current report pertains to the quarter January-March 2013 (Q4 of 2012-13).
For Fiscal Year 2012-13 (FY13), Gross and Net Market Borrowings were higher than previous year by 9.4 per cent and 7.1 per cent respectively. Auctions during Q4 of

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