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Union Government, ADB sign $ 84 million loan for expansion of water supply in Bihar

16 hrs ago
The Union Government has signed a $84 million loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to improve and expand the water supply in Bhagalpur and Gaya towns of Bihar.

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Telangana to double size of life sciences sector to $100 billion in 10 years

2 days ago
The state government of Telangana aims to double the valuation of life sciences ecosystem in the state to $100 billion in 10 years. The life sciences ecosystem in the state is currently valued at $50 billion with the presence of over 800 companies.

Telangana, Taiwan sign MoU for better technology partnership

3 days ago
Taoyuan is one of the fastest growing cities with respect to entrepreneurship, innovation and information and technology and the government of Telangana has agreed to partner with it.

Second defence industrial corridor to come up in UP, says PM Modi

Feb 21, 2018
The corridor is expected to be built at an estimated cost of Rs 20,000 crore and it is expected to generate about 250,000 jobs. It will link Agra, Aligarh, Lucknow, Kanpur, Jhansi and Chitrakoot.

Maharashtra Government to launch cheap sanitary pad scheme

Feb 21, 2018
Under the scheme, beneficiary women will be given ‘Asmita Cards’, while participating Self Help Groups (SHGs) will be entrusted with the responsibility of the supply and sale of sanitary pads and counselling of the girls and women.

UP government signs 900 MoUs ahead of Investors Summit 2018

Feb 20, 2018
According to the UP’s Industry Minister Satish Mahana, more than 900 MOUs have been signed so far. He claimed that this is the highest number of agreements that have ever been signed with private companies.

Kerala to soon deploy robots to clean up manholes

Feb 19, 2018
The Kerala government will soon be utilising the services of robots to clean the sewer holes in the state. Named 'Bandicoot', the robots are equipped with Wi-Fi, blue tooth and control panels and have four limbs and a bucket system attached to a spider web looking extension to scoop out the waste from sewers.

Haryana government implements project to promote micro-irrigation

Feb 19, 2018
The state government of Haryana is implementing a special project to encourage micro irrigation and recharge ground water in the state. Micro-irrigation is an irrigation method that involves lower pressure and flow than a traditional sprinkler system.

Parbati Ghose, first female filmmaker of Odisha passes away

Feb 13, 2018
Parbati Ghose, the first female filmmaker of Odisha passed away recently following a prolonged illness in Bhubaneswar at the age of 85. Ghose was declared dead when she was rushed to the hospital around midnight after complaining of uneasiness.

Centre, Delhi government join hands to curb pollution in Delhi NCR

Feb 9, 2018
The Union Environment Ministry along with Delhi would be launching a campaign to combat severe levels of air pollution in the National Capital Region. The campaign outcome is expected to help the Ministry to form a larger policy framework to deal with pollution throughout the year.

UP Government introduces mass marriage policy to discourage dowry

Feb 5, 2018
The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath has stated that the state government has come up with a mass marriage policy for the poor girls in the state, under which financial assistance worth Rs 35000 will be provided at each wedding.

Assam Government, NBCC sign MoU for construction of Twin Tower Trade Centre in Guwahati

Feb 3, 2018
The construction of this 65-storey twin towers has been receiving mixed reactions as people fear that Assam falls in Zone 5, a high-risk earthquake category. The tallest existing structure in Guwahati has G+15 floors though the Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) in 2013 granted environmental clearance to a 20-storey apartment complex.

New tunnel at Sela Pass to boost Defence Preparedness in border areas

Feb 2, 2018
The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced while presenting the Union Budget 2018 that the government would be building a tunnel through the Sela Pass in Arunachal Pradesh.

IREDA, RUMSL sign agreement to finance two large-scale solar parks in Madhya Pradesh

Feb 1, 2018
The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) and Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL) signed an agreement on January 31, 2018 for financing the shared infrastructure of two large Solar Parks in Madhya Pradesh.

Rural women in Maharashtra to get sanitary pads for just Rs 5

Jan 31, 2018
The state government of Maharashtra on January 30, 2017 approved a proposal to provide sanitary napkins at a subsidised rate of Rs 5 to women living in rural areas. The decision is aimed at promoting menstrual hygiene among young girls and women.

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