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Rajasthan govt introduces 5% quota bill for Gujjars, four other communities

On Wednesday, the government of Rajasthan has introduced the amendment bill in the Assembly to provide a five per cent quota in jobs and educational institutes to Gujjars and four other communities agitating for it. The passed reservation bill seeks to increase the backward classes’ reservation from the present 21 per cent to 26 per cent with five per cent reservation to Gujjars, Banjaras, Gadia Lohars, Raikas and Gadaria. The bill was presented in the Rajasthan Assembly by Energy Minister B D Kalla to pacify members of the Gujjar community who have been…

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NDA’s Rafale deal cheaper than UPA offer: CAG

The Country’s top auditor Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has said in its audit report that the Rafale fighter jet deal signed in 2016 was 2.86 per cent cheaper than the UPA’s deal in 2007 and it will be a big relief for the Narendra Modi government. The much-awaited CAG audit report on Capital Acquisitions in Indian Air Force was tabled in Rajya Sabha that included the government to government Rafale deal signed between India and France. According to the report, the NDA deal was 2.86 per cent cheaper than…

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Sarojini Naidu Birth Anniversary: All you know About “Nightingale Of India”

Every year on February 13 we celebrate the birth anniversary of Sarojini Naidu, also known as the “Nightingale of India”. Sarojini  Naidu was born on February 13, 1879, in Hyderabad to scientist and philosopher Aghornath Chattopadhyaya and Barada Sundari Devi. She was a bright student and topped the matriculation examination at Madras University. At the age of 16, Sarojini Naidu went to England to pursue her further education at King’s College, London and Girton College, Cambridge. At the age of 19, she married Dr Govindarajulu Naidu, during the time when inter-caste marriages were…

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“Prime Minister Acting As Anil Ambani’s Middleman,” Says Rahul Gandhi

Today the Congress President  Rahul Gandhi said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is “acting as Anil Ambani’s middleman”,  in his latest allegation linked to the Rafale controversy. Rahul Gandhi revealed that the industrialist had visited Paris and met with the French Defence Minister, 10 days before the PM went there and announced the 36-jet deal with France. ” “PM has compromised national security, he has done what spies do,” Rahul Gandhi said in a press conference, citing an email of an official of Airbus; several employees of the plane-maker were reportedly…

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PM Narendra Modi to visit Kurukshetra with ‘message of cleanliness’

Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, PM Narendra Modi will visit Kurukshetra on Tuesday, where he will be participating in Swachh Shakti- 2019 programme. During the programme, Narendra Modi will reveal several development projects. In Kurukshetra, he will distribute the Swachh Shakti-2019 awards, and will also visit the Swachh Sundar Shauchalay exhibition at Kurukshetra. Swachh Shakti-2019 is a national event to be attended by women Panchs and Sarpanchs from across the country. About 15,000 women are expected to take part in the Swachh Shakti event this year. This programme is basically aimed at empowering women in the…

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New Delhi hotel fire: 17 people killed and 2 jumped to death

On  Tuesday early in the morning, at least 17 people were killed as a massive fire broke out at Hotel Arpit Palace in Karol Bagh in the New Delhi. According to the report  “35 people were injured in the blaze and have been taken to nearby hospitals. Most of the sixty people in the hotel were sleeping when the fire broke out. ” The officials said most of the deaths were due to suffocation. New Delhi Fire services director GC Mishra told the official that “the department received a call about around 4:30…

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Tej Hazarika refuses to accept Bharat Ratna conferred on Bhupen Hazarika

The contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 has drawn severe criticism from the people of northeast India and the latest setback for the Centre has come from the son of music maestro named Tej Hazarika, who refused to accept the honour on his father’s behalf given the present state of affairs in his region. According to the official, Tej Hazarika expressed discontent and displeasure over the controversial Bill, calling it “undemocratic and unconstitutional”.  Here are the statements passed  by Tej Hazarika are As the son of Dr Bhupen Hazarika—one of the most popular and loved…

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Nobody can repay a cow’s debt: says Prime Minister

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised the importance of the cow in India’s tradition and culture as he listed his government’s programmes for the improvement of the health of cattle. While visiting Vrindavan town in Uttar Pradesh Prime Minister Modi  said.“We cannot repay the debt of cow’s milk. The cow is an important element of India’s tradition and culture.” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the cow has been a vital element of the rural economy and the BJP-led government has launched schemes like the Rashtriya Gokul Mission and created Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog.…

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ICC T20 rankings: Kuldeep Yadav jumps to second spot

India spinner Kuldeep Yadav has risen one place to a career-best second in the latest ICC T20I Rankings for bowlers. Kuldeep scalped two for 26 in the final T20I against New Zealand, which his side lost by four runs to go 2-1 down in the series. The 24-year-old left-arm wrist-spinner picked up the wickets of well-set openers Tim Seifert and Colin Munro in the only match he played during the series. He is now only behind Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan in the table. The left-arm spinner Krunal Pandya is another…

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PM Modi inaugrates Petrotech -2019

PM Modi on Monday inaugurated the PETROTECH – 2019 at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. PETROTECH – 2019 is considered to be India’s flagship hydrocarbon conference. PETROTECH-2019, the 13th International Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition is organised under the aegis of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India. The three-day mega event will be held from 10 to 12 February 2019. PETROTECH-2019 will showcase the recent market and investor-friendly developments in India’s oil and gas sector. Over 95 Energy Ministers from partner countries and…

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