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Padma Awards for 2019 announced

Padma Vibhushan – 4, Padma Bhushan – 14 and Padma Shri – 94   AMN / NEW DELHI Padma Awards – one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various disciplines/ fields of activities, viz.- art, … Continue reading Padma Awards for 2019 announced

List of 411 Republic Day Gallantry and Other Defence Decorations Awards

The President of India Ramnath Kvind has approved awards of 411Gallantry and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others on the eve of the 70th Republic Day Celebrations. This includes one Ashoka Chakra fourKirti Chakras, 11Shaurya Chakras, 28 Param VishishtSeva Medals, 03 UttamYudhSeva Medals, 51 AtiVishishtSeva Medals,oneBar to YudhSeva Medal, nineYudhSeva Medals, twoBar … Continue reading List of 411 Republic Day Gallantry and Other Defence Decorations Awards

Millennials will be eligible to vote for 1st time in 2019 general elections: President Ram Nath Kovind

AMN / NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind today said millennials will be eligible to vote for the first time in the general elections this year. Addressing the gathering on the National Voters’ Day function organised in New Delhi, the President said these first time voters have the responsibility of choosing a government which will … Continue reading Millennials will be eligible to vote for 1st time in 2019 general elections: President Ram Nath Kovind

Govt approves MoU between India and Kuwait on recruitment of domestic workers

  AMN / NEW DELHI Union Cabinet has approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between India and Kuwait for cooperation on the recruitment of domestic workers. It provides a framework for cooperation on matters related to domestic workers deployed in Kuwait and provides safeguards for them. The MoU is initially valid for a period … Continue reading Govt approves MoU between India and Kuwait on recruitment of domestic workers

Coastal Defence Exercise “Sea Vigil” Concludes

AMN / NEW DELHI The first coastal defence Exercise Sea Vigil, conducted by the Indian Navy and Coast Guard, in close coordination with State Governments and Union Territories concluded last night. It was the largest such exercise the country had ever witnessed in recent times and saw participation by more than 100 ships, aircraft and … Continue reading Coastal Defence Exercise “Sea Vigil” Concludes

Govt to strengthen NE autonomous councils

Sudhir Kumar / New Delhi Union Cabinet today approved the landmark amendment to Article 280 of the Constitution to increase powers of Autonomous Councils in Sixth Schedule areas of North East. The proposed amendment will give more powers to Autonomous District Councils of Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura. State Finance Commissions will be set up … Continue reading Govt to strengthen NE autonomous councils

Army Chief calls for incorporating Artificial Intelligence into defence system

AMN Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has stressed on incorporating Artificial Intelligence (AI) and big data computing into the Armed forces’ system. He was addressing the valedictory function of the National Conference on ‘Self Reliance in Defence Manufacturing’ in Hyderabad yesterday. General Rawat said, future wars are going to be fought in the cyber domain … Continue reading Army Chief calls for incorporating Artificial Intelligence into defence system

Defence Minister Sitharaman launches TN Defence Industrial Corridor

AMN / Tiruchirppalli Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today launched a series of projects as a part of the Tamil Nadu Defence Industrial Corridor in Tiruchirppalli today. Addressing the gathering, Ms Sitharaman spoke about the initiatives taken by the Ministry for ensuring that the Indian industry can engage with Armed forces and co-create the best in … Continue reading Defence Minister Sitharaman launches TN Defence Industrial Corridor

Academic staff of tech institutes to get 7th Central pay commission benefits

AMN NEW DELHI The government has approved a proposal to extend the 7th Central Pay Commission benefits to teachers and other academic staff of the state government and government-aided degree level technical institutes. This will have additional Central government liability of over 1240 crore rupees. The Centre will reimburse 50 per cent of the total … Continue reading Academic staff of tech institutes to get 7th Central pay commission benefits

Jaideep Govind appointed Secretary General, NHRC

AMN / NEW DELHI Senior IAS officer Jaideep Govind has been appointed the Secretary General of National Human Rights Commission. A release by NHRC today said that prior to joining the Commission, he was posted as Special Secretary and Financial Adviser in the Ministries of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water and Sanitation. He has … Continue reading Jaideep Govind appointed Secretary General, NHRC

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