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Women education must be given prime importance: VP

AMN / Kozhikode Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today said, education for women must be given prime importance as educating a girl uplifts the entire family. Mr Naidu was speaking at an event in Farooq College at Kozhikode in Kerala. He urged all organisations to encourage free education for socially and economically backward children. The … Continue reading Women education must be given prime importance: VP

Electric Vehicles to revolutionise transportation: Nitin Gadkari

AMN /NEW DELHI Road Transport & Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that electric vehicles are cost-effective and pollution free and electric charging stations can come up at petrol stations also, which will give employment to lots of people. Inaugurating two electric vehicle charging points at NITI Aayog today, Mr Gadkari said electric mobility is … Continue reading Electric Vehicles to revolutionise transportation: Nitin Gadkari

Govt extends anti-narcotics scheme for 3 more years

The government has extended the anti-narcotics scheme for 3 more years to combat illicit trafficking in drugs and psychotropic substance. The purpose of the scheme is to assist states and Union Territories, which are contributing in controlling the inter-state and cross-border drug trafficking. I n a notification, the Home Ministry said, the assistance for narcotics … Continue reading Govt extends anti-narcotics scheme for 3 more years

Centre to set up one sanitary pad unit in each block

AMN / NEW DELHI Centre will set up at least one sanitary pad unit in each block of the country for better health and hygiene of women. These units will be set up through Common Services Centers network and will create employment for around 60 thousand women. This was announced by Electronics and IT Minister … Continue reading Centre to set up one sanitary pad unit in each block

Ujjawala Yojana empowers women: President Kovind

AMN / NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said Ujjawala Yojana for providing LPG connections to women will empower them. At a function in Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan on Pradhan Mantri LPG panchayat, Mr Kovind said Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana (PMUY) has brought smiles on the faces of crores of families. Mr … Continue reading Ujjawala Yojana empowers women: President Kovind

Kerala, Punjab, TN top in Health Index, UP at bottom

NITI Aayog unveils Health Index for states AMN / NEW DELHI In the list of Healthy State progressive report released by NITI Aayog today, Kerala continues to top the health index among large states in terms of overall health performance while Uttar Pradesh stays at the bottom, though it has shown improvement. Kerala was followed … Continue reading Kerala, Punjab, TN top in Health Index, UP at bottom

Govt to give fellowship to 1,000 B. Tech, M. Tech meritorious students

AMN The Government will give fellowships to 1,000 meritorious students of B. Tech and M. Tech every year under the Prime Minister’s Research Fellows scheme. The fellowship amount will be Rs. 70 to 80 thousand per month. Apart from this, a research grant of Rs. two lakh will be provided to each of the fellows … Continue reading Govt to give fellowship to 1,000 B. Tech, M. Tech meritorious students

Govt not to impose ban on telecast of junk food and soft drinks advertisements

AMN / NEW DELHI The government today said that there is no proposal to impose a ban on telecast of junk food and soft drinks advertisements on television. Replying to questions in the Lok Sabha, minister of state for information and broadcasting Col Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, however, said bodies like Food and Beverage Alliance of … Continue reading Govt not to impose ban on telecast of junk food and soft drinks advertisements

Govt constitutes advisory committee for modernisation of Armed Forces

AMN /NEW DELHI Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has constituted a 13-member advisory committee to monitor and expedite capital acquisition projects for the modernisation of the armed forces. In a statement, the Ministry said, the committee will undertake an independent review and check the status of ongoing critical projects worth more than 500 crore rupees. The … Continue reading Govt constitutes advisory committee for modernisation of Armed Forces

Mega healthcare scheme game changer: Niti Aayog

AMN / NEW Delhi Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar has said, the newly announced mega healthcare scheme is a game changer and revenue from the 1 per cent additional cess would be enough to meet the funding needs. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his budget for 2018-19 announced the National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) announced … Continue reading Mega healthcare scheme game changer: Niti Aayog

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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

AMN India has given a fresh set of papers to the UK in the extradition case of businessman Vijay Mallya. Ex ...