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Evening News Digest, 25 June 2017

UP Government launches 'informer scheme' to curb female foeticide The Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government has launched the Mukhbir Yojana (Informer Scheme) to arrest the cases of female foeticide in the state. Under this scheme, informers w ... Read More

Published : 29 minutes ago

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Afternoon News Digest, 25 June 2017

Centre clears proposal for an airport at Jewar The government gave in-principle clearance for a proposal for setting up a Greenfield airport at Jewar in Greater Noida. The airport is likely to be operational in the next five to six years. The Yamuna ... Read More

Published : 6 hrs ago

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Morning News Digest, 25 June 2017

RBI widens scope of Banking Ombudsman Scheme The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) extended the scope of Banking Ombudsman Scheme, 2006, to include, inter alia, deficiencies arising out of sale of insurance, mutual fund, and other third-party investment p ... Read More

Published : 9 hrs ago

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24 June 2017

Evening News Digest, 24 June 2017

Women helpline-181 for providing 24X7 services launched in Manipur Manipur Social Welfare Minister Nemcha Kipgen on June 23, 2017 launched a women helpline- 181 for providing 24X7 services to needy women. As part of the initiative, women from any pa ... Read More

Published : 24 hrs ago

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Afternoon News Digest, 24 June 2017

International Widows’ Day: June 23 The United Nations observed the International Widows’ Day 2017 with the theme ‘Invisible Women, Invisible Problems’. The Day is an opportunity for action towards achieving full rights and re ... Read More

Published : yesterday

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ISRO successfully launches CARTOSAT-2 Series Satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched CARTOSAT-2 Series satellite from the First Launch Pad (FLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. The 712-kg satellite was carried along with 30 other ... Read More

Published : yesterday

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Morning News Digest, 24 June 2017

Congress-led Opposition names Meira Kumar as Presidential nominee On behalf of opposition parties, Congress president Sonia Gandhi announced former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar as their presidential candidate. Kumar, a five-time Member of Parliamen ... Read More

Published : yesterday

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23 June 2017

Union Cabinet Decisions taken on June 22, 2017

Cabinet approves two MoUs with the Netherlands The Union Cabinet gave approval to two MoUs between India and the Netherlands, viz., Amendment of the bilateral Social Security Agreement (SSA) and MoU on cooperation in water resource management. The a ... Read More

Published : 2 days ago

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Evening News Digest, 23 June 2017

US approves sale of 22 Guardian drones to India The US State Department has approved the sale of 22 unmanned Guardian drones to India. The deal was approved ahead of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit to the US. The deal, estimated to be worth $ ... Read More

Published : 2 days ago

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Afternoon News Digest, 23 June 2017

Ireland, Afghanistan granted Test Cricket playing status The International Cricket Committee (ICC) voted to admit Ireland and Afghanistan as test-playing nations. With this, the total number of test-playing nations goes up to 12. Until 1982 there we ... Read More

Published : 2 days ago

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