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14th edition of International theatre festival for children “Jashne Bachpan 2018” started New Delhi

The 14th edition of International theatre festival for children “Jashne Bachpan 2018” has started in New Delhi from November 17. It is being organised by National School of Drama’s (NSD) Theatre in Education (TIE) Company, which is also known as Sanskar Rang Toli. The 9-day theatre festival for children will see 21 productions from India ..

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IIT kharagpur devises a Decision Support System (DSS) to boost LPG distribution in households below poverty line

The researchers at IIT Kharagpur have devised a Decision Support System (DSS) to help maximise the number of LPG connections in Below Poverty Level (BPL) households in the ‘Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY)’ . A DSS is a computer programme that helps in making sound rational decisions using mathematical programming and operation research techniques. The ..

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Nationalization of Banks in India

1. What is meaning of Nationalization of Bank? Nationalization refers to an act of taking an industry or assets into the public ownership. In context of banks, it means that banks which were earlier in private sector were transferred to the public Sector by the act of nationalization. Opposite of Nationalization is privatization. 2. What ..

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Jalaj Srivastava appointed as new chairman of Inland Waterways Authority of India

Jalaj Srivastava, a 1984 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, has been appointed the new chairman of the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI). Prior to this post, he was working as Additional Secretary in Ministry of Agriculture. He is known for launching the “Shakti Cab” project and “URJA” project for women when he was ..

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CSE wins 2018 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the New Delhi (India)-based independent research and advocacy think tank, has won the prestigious 2018 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development. The CSE has been awarded for its pioneering pioneering work over almost four decades on various burning issues from air and water pollution, food safety, waste ..

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