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India’s Top 10 Police Stations for 2019

The Government of India has announced the list of best-performing Police Stations for the year 2019 from across the country. Rank 1st: Aberdeen Police Station, Andaman District, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Rank 2nd: Balasinor Police Station, Mahisagar District, Gujarat Rank 3rd: Ajk Burhanpur Police Station, Burhanpur District, Madhya Pradesh Rank 4th: AWPS Theni Police Station, ..

Tamil Nadu has the Highest Wind Power installed Capacity as on 31st October 2019

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) New and Renewable Energy, Power and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Raj Kumar Singh in a written reply to Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, 3rd December 2019, informed that the installed wind power capacity in the country as on 31.10.2019 is 37,090.03 MW. Tamil Nadu with 9231.77 MW has the ..

First Maritime Museum of India to be set up at Lothal

Lothal, a Harappan site of one of the oldest ports in India is located on the Saurashtra coast of Gujarat has been chosen for setting up the first maritime museum, the National Maritime Heritage Museum of India. The Museum will have its own independent research center of underwater archaeology that will work towards an archaeology ..

Ministry of Power released data on India?s per capita consumption of electricity

As per data released by the Ministry of Power, during 2018-19, India?s per capita consumption of electricity was 1,181 kWh. Highlights from the data released Dadra and Nagar Haveli, at 15,179 kWh he highest per capita consumption in 2018-19. Gujarat with 2378 kWh, Goa (2274), Haryana (2082) and Punjab (2046) making the top 5 as ..

Premature deaths in India: Study

An analysis published in The Lancet Global Health, which looked at about 9.7 million deaths in India in 2017, found that every condition that was common in one part of India was uncommon elsewhere. The Northeastern states, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Haryana, Gujarat, Kerala, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh account for 44% of India’s cancer ..

Dilip Parikh, former Chief Minister of Gujarat passes away

Former Gujarat Chief Minister Dilip Parikh (82) has passed away in Ahmedabad on October 25. He started his political career as a BJP MLA. Industrialist by profession, he also served as President of the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He served as the 13th Chief Minister of Gujarat during 1997-98 when he was with ..

Aarambh is India’s first ever common foundation course for probationer civil servants

The Union Government has launched India’s first ever common foundation course – “Aarambh” – for probationer civil servants at the Statue of Unity, Kevadia, Gujarat. Around 500 newly recruited bureaucrats are undergoing a 6-day training. Beside this, the Indian Government has also launched the “Nurture the Future” programme. Under this program the civil servants will ..

Former Gujarat Chief Minister Dilip Parikh passes away

Former Gujarat Chief Minister Dilip Parikh died following a prolonged illness, said his family members. He was 82. Mr Parikh served as the 13th Chief Minister of Gujarat between October 1997 and March 1998 .