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India ranked 140th in 2015 Mothers' Index

In recently released 2015 Mother’s Index in the State of the World’s Mothers (SOWM) report titled The Urban Disadvantage, India was placed at 140th position out of 179 countries. The report prepared by Save the Children and was launched by Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla in New Delhi. Key facts from the report Top ..

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NTPC flags off Mobile Science labs to revolutionize rural education

India’s largest power producer, National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) flagged off a Mobile Science Lab (MSL) as part of its efforts to promote scientific learning. MSL seeks to revolutionize rural education in India and make hands-on learning accessible to underprivileged children. Union Minister for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal flagged off ..

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Bharatiya Mahila Bank wins Asian Banker Achievement Award 2015

Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) has won The Asian Banker Achievement Award 2015. The award was presented to the BMB in the Technology Implementation category of Best Outsourcing Project (New Bank). Usha Ananthasubramanian, Chairman and Managing Director of BMB received the award at a function held in Hongkong as a part of The Asian Banker Summit ..

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Rajya Sabha passes The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 2014

Rajya Sabha on 24 April 2015 unanimously passed The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 2014 by voice vote. It should be noted that it was a private member’s bill moved by DMK MP Tiruchi Shiva to protect the rights of transgender persons. It is the first private members bill to be passed in 46 years. ..

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President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates 'Songs and Dances of the North East' festival

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated first Songs and Dances of the North East, a cultural festival in New Delhi. The day long festival was organized by Government of Meghalaya and sponsored by the North Eastern Council (NEC). The purpose of festival is to showcase the culture of India’s northeast region and highlight the immense contribution made ..

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