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Maharashtra records highest number of missing women in past 3 years

According to the latest study by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), Maharashtra records the highest number of missing women in the last three years, followed by West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh. NCRB compiled this data on missing children and women, on the directions of the Supreme Court. The study was based on the annual ‘Crime ..

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MoC launches ‘Star rating of Coal mines’ portal

Ministry of Coal (MoC) has recently launched a web portal for star rating of coal mines. Under the portal, all operational coalmines across the country will be enabled for self-rating. The mines will be subsequently validated by Coal Controller’s Organization (CCO), the subordinate office of Ministry of Coal. The mechanism on the portal would award ..

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Haryana launches ‘Reading Mission’ initiative

The state government of Haryana has launched an initiative called ‘Reading Mission- Haryana’. The initiative was launched to encourage reading habit among the young students of the state. The scheme is on the lines of the ‘Reading Mission 2022’, launched by the central government. Under the state’s initiative, monthly book review sessions and mass book ..

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National Deworming Day observed on February 10

The National Deworming Day was recently observed across the country on February 10. All children and adolescent boys and girls in all states and Union Territories, who are in the age group of 1 to 19 years are given a single dose of the medicine called Albendazole. The day is observed with an aim of ..

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Bharosa centre to study social media’s impact on youth

The state of Maharashtra recently announced that ‘Bharosa Centre’ would be launched in the state to monitor the impact of social media on youth. The proposed Centre would comprise a psychologist, woman police officer and counsellor in the Raigad district of the state to monitor the impact of social media on youth. The announcement was ..

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