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MS Swaminathan to be honored with Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for the Year 2012

Famous agricultural scientist MS Swaminathan has been selected for the Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for the year 2012. About MS Swaminathan Indian geneticist and former member of Rajya Sabha. Contributed in revitalizing agricultural in the country and led the nation to achieve green revolution. Previously served as Director of the Indian Agricultural Research ..

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Ministry of MSME sets up District-level Advisory Committee to monitor PMEGP

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) has established an Advisory Committee for each district of the country for monitoring the progress of Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) with active role of Members of Parliament from the district. What is Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)? Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) ..

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Rajya Sabha passes National Food Security Bill 2013

The National Food Security Bill 2013 has been passed in the Rajya Sabha. What are the key features of the National Food Security Bill 2013? Entitles 5 kg of rice, wheat and coarse cereals per month per person at 3, 2 and 1 Rupees respectively to around 67% of nation’s population. With this Bill, India ..

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Current Affairs: Top Headlines for September 3, 2013

Moortidevi award to Haraprasad Das Noted poet, Haraprasad Das has been honored with the Moortidevi Award for 2012 for ‘Vamsha’, a poetic recreation of the Mahabharata in contemporary dialect, which has been heralded as a post-modern masterwork. Food Security Bill passed in Rajya Sabha The Rajya Sabha passed the ambitious Food Security Bill which aims to ..

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Rajya Sabha passed National Waterway Bill for Assam’s Barak River

The National Waterway (Lakhipur-Bhanga Stretch of the Barak River) Bill, 2013 has been passed by the Rajya Sabha. The Bill aims to develop the 121 km Barak river stretch in Assam as country’s sixth National Waterway that would particularly benefit Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura and Arunachal Pradesh by facilitating cargo movement there. Cost and ..

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