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Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation to be dissolved

Indian Railways has ordered to dissolve the “Indian Railways Stations Development Corporation” on the basis of recommendation of Principal Economic Advisor of Finance Ministry, Sanjeev Sanyal. Highlights This move is in line with the rationalisation of railway bodies by closing or merging multiple organisations. Railway Board has ordered to initiate all necessary procedural formalities for ..

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NPCI launches NTS platform for Card Tokenisation

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) announced for the launch of NPCI Tokenization system (NTS) on October 20, 2021 in order to provide support to the tokenisation of cards as an alternate for storing card details with merchants. Key Facts The NTS will support the tokenisation of RuPay cards in order to further enhance the ..

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Kung Fu Nuns won UNESCO Martial Arts Education Prize 2021

Prestigious “Martial Arts Education Prize 2021” was conferred to the world-renowned Kung Fu Nuns of Drukpa order of Buddhism. Key Points Prize was given to them from the UNESCO International Centre for Martial Arts to honour their brave acts of service. The Prize recognises the historic “acts of service and championing of gender equality in ..

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Air Quality Early Warning System (AQEWS) enhanced

The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) has developed a new ‘Decision Support System’ (DSS) as well as ‘Air Quality Early Warning System’ (AQEWS). These systems were launched by Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science and Technology, Dr Jitendra Singh. Key Facts DSS and AQEWS systems were launched for better air-quality management in Delhi-NCR ..

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M.P: Mukhyamantri Ration Aapke Dwar Yojana

State cabinet of Madhya Pradesh in its meeting on October 19, 2021, decided to implement Mukhya Mantri Ration Aapke Dwar scheme. About the scheme Mukhya Mantri Ration Aapke Dwar Scheme will be implemented to benefit the poor tribal families. It will be implemented in tribal development blocks of state excluding those blocks which fall under ..

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