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Maharashtra Cabinet passes Maratha Reservation Bill

13 hrs ago
The state cabinet of Maharashtra has passed the Maratha Reservation Bill, approving reservation for the Maratha community. The bill is likely to be tabled during the winter session of the state’s legislative assembly.

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Odisha government announces new Biotechnology Policy

2 days ago
The Odisha government has announced a new Biotechnology Policy 2018 to attract investments in the sector at the concluding day of the Make in Odisha Conclave, held in its capital city Bhubaneswar. The state government aims to make the state a top biotech investment destination in the country.

Bihar approves funds worth Rs 25000 for graduate girls

Nov 9, 2018
The state cabinet of Bihar has approved a proposal to pay Rs 25000 to every girl graduating in 2018 and onwards. The one-time payment will be made to every girl who graduated from the colleges of the state on or after April 25, 2018.

Lucknow stadium renamed after Atal Bihari Vajpayee ahead of India-West Indies T20I match

Nov 7, 2018
The stadium was renamed just ahead of the first-ever international cricket match - the T20 International between India and West Indies. The city hosted its first international match at the stadium on November 6, 2018 when India played against West Indies in the second T20 International match.

Delhi’s Signature Bridge: All you need to know

Nov 5, 2018
The bridge is expected to reduce the travel time by at least half an hour for commuters going to Loni, Ghaziabad and areas near Uttar Pradesh border via Bhajanpura, Khajuri Khas, and Yamuna Vihar in northeast Delhi from north Delhi areas like Wazirabad, Mukherjee Nagar and Burari.

Delhi Metro Pink Line: Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake - Shiv Vihar section opens for public

Oct 31, 2018
With the opening of this 17.86 km long section, Delhi Metro joined the league of top metro networks around the world which have an operational length of over 300 km like those in London, Beijing, Shanghai and New York. Delhi Metro Network has now become 314 kilometres long with 229 metro stations.

PM Modi unveils world's tallest statue 'Statue of Unity'

Oct 31, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil the bronze statue of India’s first deputy prime minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at Kevadia in Gujarat's Narmada district. At 182 metres, the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel will be the tallest statue in the world, surpassing the height of Spring Temple Buddha in China, which had held the record at 153 metres.

Union Transport Minister to lay the foundation for India’s largest Dry Dock

Oct 30, 2018
The foundation stone for India's largest Dry Dock will be laid by Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at Cochin Shipyard in Kerala on October 30, 2018. The Dry Dock will give a major boost to the make in India initiative under Sagarmala and raise India’s share in global shipbuilding to 2 percent.

Arunachal Pradesh, British Council sign MoU for cultural, educational cooperation

Oct 29, 2018
The state government of Arunachal Pradesh has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the British Council to strengthen educational and cultural cooperation, in order to support the knowledge ambitions and economic growth of the state.

Government to set up National Sports Stadium for differently-abled in Meghalaya

Oct 26, 2018
The Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Thaawarchand Gehlot has announced that a stadium of international standard for differently-abled persons will be set up in Meghalaya. The stadium will be constructed at an estimated cost of over Rs 200 crore.

Madras High Court upholds disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs loyal to TTV Dinakaran

Oct 25, 2018
Speaker P Dhanapal disqualified the MLAsunder the anti-defection law after they met the Governor and expressed loss of confidence in Chief Minister K Palaniswami, after the merger of the Palaniswami and Panneerselvam parties that were formed after the death of J Jayalalithaa.

UP Cabinet approves changing name of Allahabad to 'Prayagraj'

Oct 16, 2018
The Uttar Cabinet has approved the proposal of the state government to rename the city of ‘Allahabad’ as ‘Prayagraj’. The decision has been vehemently opposed by the opposition parties.

Government launches air quality warning system in Delhi to combat air pollution

Oct 15, 2018
The Union Government unveiled an Air Quality early warning system for the Delhi region. The system has been designed with the help of American and Finnish models to predict extreme air pollution levels. The system will help combat air pollution in the National Capital by getting information 2-5 days in advance.

Home Ministry clarifies that Gorkhas in Assam are not ‘foreigners’

Oct 11, 2018
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has issued a clarification to the Assam state government regarding the citizenship status of the members of the Gorkha community living in the state. The clarification comes after some cases of Gorkhas living in Assam were referred to the Foreigners Tribunals.

Odisha launches 'Nirman Kusuma' scheme to assist children of construction workers

Oct 8, 2018
The Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik has launched 'Nirman Kusuma' programme to provide financial assistance to the children of the construction workers for their technical education in the state. In total, around 1878 students are expected to be benefited from the programme.

Odisha launches food security scheme to cover those left out from NFSA

Oct 3, 2018
The state government of Odisha has launched its own food security scheme to benefit the 25 lakh poor people who were left out of the National Food Security Act (NFSA). The scheme will benefit 25 lakh vulnerable populace.

Uttarakhand HC directs state to provide reservation to transgenders in educational institutions

Oct 1, 2018
The Uttarakhand High Court has the state government to provide reservation to transgender in educational institutions and public appointments. The direction is a part of a slew of directions issued by the court for the welfare of transgender persons in the state.

Assam to launch wage compensation scheme for pregnant women in tea gardens

Oct 1, 2018
Assam Government has become the first Indian state to offer a Wage Compensation Scheme for pregnant women working in the tea gardens of the state. The path-breaking decision was taken by the state after contemplating the issues faced by women during pregnancy.

Centre of Excellence for Data Analytics inaugurated in Delhi

Sep 29, 2018
The Centre of Excellence for Data Analytics (CEDA) was inaugurated by Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in New Delhi. The centre has been created to support government departments to unlock the hidden potential of the data that they are generating as a part of the governance processes and use it to improve the overall governance.

National Tourism Awards 2017: Ahmedabad, Mandu jointly win ‘Best Heritage City’ award

Sep 28, 2018
The National Tourism Awards 2016-17 were presented by Union Minister for Tourism (IC), K J Alphons on the occasion of the World Tourism Day, which is being celebrated globally with the theme ‘Tourism & Digital Transformation’.