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Ministry approves construction of 609 houses in A&N Islands

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PORT BLAIR, JUNE 25: The Ministry of Housing,Urban and Poverty Alleviation has approved the  construction 609 houses in Urban area of Andaman and Nicobar Islands with an investment of Rs. 54.00 Crs. and Central Assistance of Rs.09.00 Crs. According to a press release from MP office here, there are two components, one each for “Affordable Housing in Partnership” and Read More

Ray meets Paswan, demands resumption of subsidised sugar for islanders

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NEW DELHI/PORT BLAIR, JUNE 22:  Bishnu Pada Ray, MP, met the Union Minister, Food & Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Pawan, in New Delhi on 22-07-2017 and discussed the issue of continuation of subsidised sugar supply on APL/BPL families through the PDS, which has been stopped since May 2017 except the beneficiaries of AAY.   According to a press Read More

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Names Amit Agarwal, 9 Others as Top 10 Entrepreneurs

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Ayanangsha Maitra   KOLKATA, June 22: The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship  has named Amit Agarwal, a third year BBA student of Inspiria Knowledge Campus of Siliguri , as one of the Top Ten Young Entrepreneurs. This programme initiated by the Centre’s Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship began in the month of May Read More

Indian Navy’s second Floating Dock – FDN 2 launched

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CHENNAI, JUNE 20: The first indigenously built Floating Dock (FDN-2) for the Indian Navy was launched today (20 Jun 17) by  Anjali Deshpande, wife of Vice Admiral DM Deshpande, AVSM, VSM, Controller of Warship Production & Acquisition at an impressive ceremony at Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T) Shipyard at Kattupalli near Chennai. After formal welcome Read More

Prime Minister’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Promotion and Development of Yoga announced

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NEW DELHI, JUNE 20: The Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute has been selected as the first recipient of the Prime Minister’s Award for outstanding contribution to promotion and development of Yoga. The instiution of the award was announced by the Prime Minister on the occasion of the Second International Day of Yoga at Chandigarh on Read More

VIEW POINT: India’s Space Odyssey—from rocket on bullock cart to Mars

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The successful delivery of India’s heaviest high-tech Geostationary Communication Satellite, GSAT 19, into a geosynchronous transfer orbit, early June, by the most powerful indigenous rocket GSLV Mark III has propelled the country into the league of big achievers in space technology. It has also paved the way for the first manned mission. The June 5 Read More