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An estimated quarter of a million children severely malnourished in Borno state, Nigeria – UNICEF

Press release © UNICEF/UNI193663/Esiebo A young girl is screened for malnutrition in the Dalori camp for internally displaced people in Borno State, Nigeria. ABUJA/DAKAR/NEW YORK/GENEVA, 19 July 2016 – An estimated quarter of a million children in Borno state, North-East Nigeria, face severe malnourishment and risk death, UNICEF said today, as the scale of the […]

Flash : International Solar Alliance –The first of its kind

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and the President of France Mr François Hollande, has jointly laid the foundation stone of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Headquarters and inaugurated the interim Secretariat of the ISA in National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), Gwalpahari, Gurgaon. GOI has dedicated 5 acre land in NISE campus for the ISA Headquarters and […]

Complete List : Names for Padma Awards 2016 Declared & 2015 List

President Pranab Mukherjee has announced the names of recipients of year 2016 Padma awards. He approved conferment of 112 Padma Awards. Padma Awards, the country’s highest civilian awards, are conferred in three Categories viz. Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various disciplines- art, social work, public affairs, science and […]

Main Points About : Start Up India-Stand up India

A Rs. 10,000 crore fund for startups The government will set up a fund with an initial corpus of Rs. 2,500 crore and a total corpus of Rs. 10,000 crore over a period of four years, which will be be managed by a board with private professionals drawn from industry bodies, academia, and successful startups. […]

e-Vahan Bima Insurance Scheme

The initiative was a joint effort of IRDA (Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority), Insurance Information Bureau of India, state Police, transport and information technology departments of the state.   Government of Telangana has launched e-Vahan Bima Scheme to issue motor insurance policy in digital form. The scheme was launched by Information Technology Minister K T Rama Rao […]