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News Today 14.5.09

Politics Lapang becomes Meghalaya CMDonwa Dethwelson Lapang was yesterday sworn-in as the chief minister of Meghalaya where President’s rule was lifted on Friday.Governor R S Mooshahary administered the oath of office and secrecy to Lapang at a programme in Raj Bhavan. Lapang is head of the Meghalaya United Alliance, which is comprising Congress and a ..

Fourth Five Year Plan (1969-1974)

Fourth Five Year plan was the first plan launched by Indira Gandhi government amid pressure of drought, devaluation and inflationary recession. The country was fighting with population explosion, increased unemployment, poverty and a shackling economy. In addition, the situation in East Pakistan (now independent Bangladesh) was becoming dire as the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and ..

Indian Economy (Fact Sheets for Civil Services & Banking Exams.)

Section A : Planned Economy in IndiaBackground of Indian EconomyBack Ground of Planned Development in India, Planning Commission and National Development CouncilFirst Five Year PlanSecond Five Year PlanThird Five Year PlanFourth Five Year PlanFifth Five Year Plan Sixth Five Year PlanSeventh Five Year Plan Section B : Employment & Development Programs in IndiaSome Govt. of ..

Republic Day Parade in India

Constitution of India came into effect on January 26, 1950. During the transition period from 1947 to 1950, King George VI was the head of country. He was also the last Emperor of Modern India. C. Rajagopalachari served as the Governor-General of India during this period. Following January 26, 1950, Rajendra Prasad was elected as the ..