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UK-India $1.4 billion investment deal

The Government of India and British Government recently finalised a one billion pound of trade and investment with India. This is expected to create 6,500 jobs in the UK. The deal has been finalised ahead of the virtual summit between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The leaders will ..

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Ladakh Ignited Minds Project

The Indian Army recently initiated the Ladakh Ignited Mines Project to provide educational opportunities for the Ladakhi students. About the project The project aims to provide better future for the Ladakhi youths. The Indian Army has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to implement the project. The MoU has been signed with HPCL (Hindustan Petroleum Corporation ..

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Jagananna Vidya Deevena Scheme

The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy recently released the first tranche of Rs 672 crores under the Jagananna Vidya Deevena Scheme for the year 2021-22. This reimbursed the fees for 10.88 lakh students. So far, a total of Rs 4, 879 crores have been disbursed under the Jagananna Vidya Deevena ..

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Delhi School Bag Policy

The Delhi Government recently issued guidelines to reduce the weight of school bags of students in the National Capital Region under its Delhi School Bag Policy. What are the Key Features of the Delhi School Bag Policy? According to the new Delhi School Bag Policy, the weight of the school bag of students between Class ..

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Assam’s Bill to abolish State-run Madrassas

The Assam Government recently tabled a bill that will abolish all the state-run Madrassas and will convert them into schools from April 1, 2021. The bill is called Assam Repealing Bill, 2020. Key Features of the Bill The bill will abolish two existing acts namely, The Assam Madrassa Education (Provincialisation) Act, 1995. Assam Madrassa Education ..

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