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Rajasthan- 5th state to complete Urban Local Bodies Reforms

Rajasthan has become the 5th state in the country to successfully complete the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) reforms. This was specified by the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance. Benefits Rajasthan now become eligible for additional reform linked borrowing. Thus, the State has been granted permission by the Department of Expenditure an additional financial resource ..

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Cabinet Clears Policy on PSU Privatization

The Union Cabinet has cleared the policy on the privatization of public sector undertakings (PSUs). The details regarding the policy will be announced in the upcoming Union Budget that will be presented on February 1, 2021. About the Policy The policy will present a road map for the presence of government-owned entities in strategic and ..

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National Non-Communicable Disease Monitoring Survey (NNMS)

The National Non-Communicable Disease Monitoring Survey (NNMS) was recently released in India by the Ministry of health. The survey was conducted for the period of 2017-18. This is the first of its kind of a comprehensive survey on NCDs. It covers the age groups of 15-69 years, males and females from the urban and rural ..

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Kolkata’s First Young Readers’ Boat Library

The West Bengal Transport Corporation has launched the First Young Readers’ Boat Library. The library has been launched in collaboration with a heritage book store.  It has been launched on a boat making it first of its kind initiative. Why this library has been launched? The boat library was launched with the motive that one ..

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Bangladesh Forces takes part in Republic Day Event

India celebrated its 72nd Republic Day. The Republic Day Parade this year was though muted amid the COVID-19 pandemic and no chief guest was invited. But this year, Bangladesh Army contingent marched down the Rajpath. Why Bangladesh Forces marched? The Bangladesh Army Contingent participated in the parade to mark the completion of 50 years of the liberation ..

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