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5th India International Science Festival (IISF) inaugurated by PM Modi

On 5th November 2019, the 5th edition of India International Science Festival (IISF) inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with theme “RISEN India – Research, Innovation and Science Empowering the Nation” at Biswa Bangla Convention Centre in Kolkata through video conference. The prime objective of the 4-day fest is to instil scientific temper among the ..

Ayodhya gets World Guinness Record for lighting 4 lakh diyas

On October 26, 2019, in the city of Ayodhya 4 lakh earthen lamps were lit along the banks of Sarayu river. The event was organized by the Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath. It was the third and largest Deepotsav in Ayodhya after he came to power. Last year around 3 lakh lamps were lit. The ..

Govinda be appointed as brand ambassador of Madhya Pradesh

Film star Govinda has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Madhya Pradesh to promote the state’s traditions and tourist places. It is state government’s intention that the message about the state’s traditions and tourist destinations should reach the masses. The Kamal Nath government has also plans to set up a film city in the ..

World Bank sanctions Rs 3,000 crore aid for food parks in India

The World Bank (WB)  will provide Rs 3,000 crore assistance to finance, mini and mega food parks across the country. This move will help boost farmers’ income. This information was revealed by the Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Rameswar Teli during the  15th Indo-US Economic Summit. The summit was organized by the ..

Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank launches a school education portal ‘Shagun

Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has recently launched a school education portal ‘Shagun’, which links over 15 lakh schools across the country to provide all the information on school education. The schools have been geo-tagged and all the data provided by them can be accessed through this portal. According to HRD officials, ..

Birender Singh Dhanoa represents India at 2019 Indo Pacific Chiefs of Defence (CHOD) Conference in Bangkok

Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa is representing India at the 2019 Indo Pacific Chiefs of Defence (CHOD) Conference in Bangkok, Thailand. The theme for the conference is “Collaboration in a free and Open Indo – Pacific”. The conference will provide perspectives on common challenges faced by attending nations and elicit open discussions on the ..

Madhya Pradesh to have Legislative Council

The government of Madhya Pradesh has indicated that it is planning to revive the efforts for the creation of the Legislative Council in the state. Long Pending Proposal The government of Madhya Pradesh had passed a resolution passed in the state assembly for the constitution of the legislative council by more than two-thirds majority in ..

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launchs world’s biggest teacher training programme

On 21st August 2019, the Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched the world’s biggest teacher training programme – , NISHTHA – in New Delhi under which more than 42 lakh teachers will be trained across the country. The acronym ‘NISHTHA’ stands for ‘National Initiative for School Head’s and Teachers’ Holistic Advancement’. The purpose of ..