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UP Parivar Kalyan Card scheme

Recently, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had talked about issuing ‘UP Parivar Kalyan Card’ soon for all the families of the state. Under this, the benefits of various welfare schemes running in the state can be availed. This will also help those families who are deprived of the schemes due to any reason. Key ..

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Kerala online monitoring system of medicines

Amid allegations of shortage of medicines in government hospitals in Kerala, the government will soon launch an online monitoring facility to track the availability and distribution of medicines in government medical institutions in the southern state. The facility comes after reports of shortage of medicines, even basic medicines, emerged in some government hospitals. Key Points ..

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Rajasthan: Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Advanced Technologies

With an aim to make tech graduates more employable Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot recently inaugurated the Rajiv Gandhi Center for Advanced Technologies (R-CAT) in Jaipur. Key Points The center will organize modern technologies related training programs of one week to six months duration for graduates from BE, BTech, BCA, MCA, MBA, and MSc (IT) ..

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Aravind’s ground gecko: New bent-toed gecko species

A group of researchers has recently discovered a new species of bent-toed gecko from the Agasthyamalai hills in the Western Ghats. Key Points  The name of this new gecko has been given in the name of well-known malacologist N.A. Arvind as Aravind’s ground gecko. The new species has been described based on its distinctness in ..

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Chandigarh Airport to be named after Shaheed Bhagat Singh

Recently Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala collectively decided to name Chandigarh International Airport after Shaheed Bhagat Singh. Earlier Punjab Vidhan Sabha had passed a resolution to name the airport as ‘Shaheed-E-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh International Airport, Mohali’ but haryana objected it due to mohali in its name. later Haryana ..

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India’s first electric double-decker bus ‘Switch EiV 22’

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari recently launched India’s first AC double-decker electric bus named ‘Switch EiV 22’ developed by Ashok Leyland in Mumbai. About the Bus The bus can gain a 100km of range with just a 45min charge, while a full charge takes 80 minutes and has a Nickel, ..

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