Earlier in 2005, the SP government tried to do the same by amending UP Public Services Act, 1994. But the decision was termed unconstitutional by High Court.
After the win, Hockey India announced cash rewards of Rs.1 lakh for each player. It also announced Rs.50000 for each member of the support staff.
The North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Homoeopathy will help in the growth of health care sector, tourism industry and herbal-agro plantations.
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is an agency of Japan that coordinates developmental activities in the under developed and developing countries.
Indian tourists will now have to apply and successfully complete a pre-arrival registration in order to visit Hong Kong.
This new version of GARV app will map the data of about 6 lakh villages having 17 crore people on household electrification.
As per report, after this sudden and surprise move, Jung would return back to academics.
These new notes will be little different from the previous Rs 500 banknotes that came with the inset letter 'E' in both the number panels.
AIFF selected Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and Uvena Fernandes for the 2016 AIFF Award for Special Recognition awards.
2016 SASTRA-Ramanujan award for mathematics was presented to Maksym Radziwill of McGill University, Canada and Kaisa Matomaki of University of Turku, Finland.
The creation of Indian Enterprise Development Services will enable the Union Government to implement its policies and progammes in a more efficient and effective way.
Girija Vaidyanathan, an officer of 1981 IAS batch replaces P Rama Mohana Rao as the new Chief Secretary of Tamil Nadu. Rama Mohana Rao was sacked following an IT raid at his residence.
Jadeja’s maiden 10-wicket match haul against England in the Test match on 20 December 2016 in Chennai made him achieve the second position in the rankings.
During his one-day visit to Parliamentary constituency Varanasi, PM Modi laid the foundation of super speciality block of Institute of Medical Science of BHU.
The military engagement will focus on training Nepali soldiers to deal with extreme hostage situations like the one that happened in Dhaka in July 2016.
Government land will be made available at 50 percent of Jantri rates for setting up units.
The Sahitya Akademi Award for the year 2016 will be presented to the winners at a special function to be held on 22 February 2017 in New Delhi.
The Reserve Bank of India goes back on its earlier statement of Rs 5000 deposit limit in old Rs 500 and 1000 currency notes.
The NGT has directed the DGCA to issue notices to all the involved airlines to pay Rs 50,000 as compensation and to ensure that they do not release any waste from the tanks anywhere near the terminals of the IGI Airport.
These rules replace the Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2010 and seek to address the issues related to the conservation and development of wetlands in a comprehensive manner.
As per Merriam-Webster, the word surreal saw major spikes following Brussels terror attacks in March 2016, the coup attempt in Turkey and the terrorist attack in Nice. However, the largest spike in lookups for surreal was noticed after the U.S. election in November 2016.
The sanctioned amount will be spent primarily for safeguarding the land loss due to erosion and to protect the 80 km length of the bank line on the right bank of river Brahmaputra.
The recently-formed BFI was voted to office in September 2016, which ended four years of administrative logjam in the sport.
The six agreements were signed after successful deliberations between the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambaye in New Delhi.
The three-page handwritten letter was addressed to the then Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon. It mostly contains references to the death of Prince Christian Victor, eldest son of the queen’s third daughter.
The Index was topped by China, followed by USA and Germany. The cumulative installed wind power generation capacity of China is 145362 MW. The cumulative installed wind power generation capacity of the USA is 74471 MW and that of Germany is 44947 MW.
The queen will step down as patron of 25 charities at the end of this year. The patronage of the organisations will be passed on to other members of the royal family.
While addressing Kunbi Mahotsav at Shahapur, the CM also announced Rs 200 crore funds for gravity-based water supply projects.
Deepak Agarwal will replace P K Agarwal, who was officiating as the CEO of Noida Authority.
The objective of these measures is to improve country’s ranking in the World Bank’s report on Ease of Doing Business.
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