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Priyam Chatterjee becomes first Indian chef to receive French honour

Priyam Chatterjee has become the first Indian chef to be awarded the ‘Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricoleto’ by the Government of France. The award recognises his contribution towards reinventing the gastronomic scene in India. Chatterjee is best known for revisiting the traditional dishes from his native state of West Bengal and giving it a ..

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Madhya Pradesh government announces Mukhyamantri Madad Yojna for tribals

The Madhya Pradesh government has recently `Mukhyamantri Madad Yojna’ for providing assistance to tribal families on child birth and death of a family member. Upon the birth of a boy or a girl, the family will get 50 kg of rice or wheat. In the event of death in the family, 100 kg of rice ..

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India signs UN Convention on International Settlement Agreements

India signed United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements (UNISA) also known as Singapore Convention on Mediation. It was signed by India’s High Commissioner to Singapore Jawed Ashraf, representing Government of India (GoI). So far 46 countries have signed this international treaty on settlement agreements. Benefits for India: It is particularly important for the growth ..

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Jammu and Kashmir: Union Territory with Legislature

With the passing of Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 in both the houses of Parliament, Jammu and Kashmir is all set to become third union territory alongside National Capital Territory of Delhi and Puducherry to have a legislature. Article 239A of the Indian Constitution The provisions under Article 239A empowers the union territory with ..

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UGC recommendes 20 institutions for Institutes of Eminence (IoE)

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended the grant of the Institute of Eminence (IoE) status to 20 institutions such as IITs Madras and Kharagpur, Delhi University, University of Hyderabad, Amritha Vishwa Vidyapeetham and VIT. The recommendations are based on the reports of the Empowered Expert Committee (EEC) under the chairmanship of N Gopalaswami. The ..

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